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Earlier the month the Erie County Opioid Task Force held its quarterly meeting to reassess the steps that have been taken to address the heroin/opioid epidemic. Sadly, despite these multifaceted efforts, we are still losing our family members,...

Erie County Legislator Lynne Dixon announces that Erie County will accept a federal grant through the Board of Elections to ensure that the Hamburg Moose Lodge, utilized as a polling place, is compliant with American Disabilities Act (ADA). In...

Recently the topic of transportation has been the focus of several local meetings as our region continues to address safety concerns, improve public transportation and hopefully utilize ridesharing soon. 

Erie County Legislator Lynne Dixon has allocated funding in the 2017 Erie County budget for the Lackawanna Senior Center and Tosh Collins Center to support their efforts in serving members and the community. Each organization will receive $1,000...

Erie County Legislator Lynne Dixon has secured $4,500 for WNY United Against Drug & Alcohol Abuse in the 2017 Erie County budget, nearly twice the amount allocated in last year’s budget. The Legislature approved the funding at the Dec....

12/22/16
Legislator Dixon announces funding for Lackawanna Senior Center, Tosh Collins Community Center

12/9/16
Legislator Dixon prioritizes fight against heroin/opioid addiction in county budget

12/9/16
Legislator Dixon designates funding for Hamburg’s community playground campaign

12/8/16
Legislator Dixon responds to plan to cleanup Bethlehem Park following fire

12/8/16
Legislator Dixon announces HEAP Outreach to be held Dec. 12 in Lackawanna

12/8/16
November 2016 Column - True heroism showed during recent fire

11/17/16
Legislator Dixon calls on state to end unfunded mandate for child care providers

11/10/16
Legislator Dixon honors Lackawanna’s Boys Soccer Team, 2016 Section VI – Class B2 champions, on historic season

10/25/16
Legislator Dixon names hardworking Walk to End Alzheimer’s Team captain, members as Citizen of the Month

10/24/16
October 2016 Column - ‘It Takes a Community’ – Addressing underage drinking

9/12/16
CO Detector Giveaway on Thursday, Sept. 15

9/9/16
Legislators Lorigo, Dixon meet with Cornell Cooperative Extension’s first Primetime interns

9/2/16
Legislature backs 911 call takers in an effort to improve public safety

8/24/16
August 2016 Column - Update on Heroin/Opioid Task Force efforts, supporting scheduling change for 911 call takers

7/27/16
July 2016 Column - Lackawanna, Blasdell projects focus on creating walkable communities

6/16/16
Legislator Dixon hosts discussion on Zika virus to provide facts to residents

6/13/16
Erie County urges NYS to approve anti-heroin legislation

5/16/16
Legislator Dixon, Sheriff’s Office to host free Boater Safety Course

5/10/16
Legislator Dixon named 2016 WNY United Friend of Prevention

4/27/16
Legislators support Assemblyman's continued fight against Zombie Properties

4/26/16
Legislator Dixon provides update on Blasdell section of Lake Avenue

4/25/16
April 2016 Column - Various outreach programs provided free of charge for Erie County residents

4/19/16
Legislature supports RecruitNY, recognizes importance of volunteer firefighters

4/18/16
Legislator Dixon announces funding approved to repair Big Tree Road in Hamburg

4/12/16
Legislator Dixon marks Alcohol Awareness Month in Erie County

4/11/16
Free Prom Dresses Available Sunday, April 17

4/8/16
Legislator Dixon, Unyts to host blood drive at Lackawanna Library on April 25

4/4/16
Legislator Dixon announces dates for drug collection events

3/31/16
7th annual Prom Dress Drive Collection Sites

3/18/16
Erie County requests Thruway Authority release records concerning emergency response to the November ’14 storm

3/17/16
Legislator Dixon honors 76th St. Patrick’s Day Parade Grand Marshal

3/1/16
Legislator Dixon, Urban Valet Kick-Off 7th annual Prom Dress Drive

2/22/16
County accepting applications for youth programming, Prom Dress Drive makes prom more affordable

2/22/16
Erie County Legislature requests more State aid for schools

2/9/16
Legislator Dixon, Urban Valet’s 7th annual Prom Dress Drive returns in March

2/8/16
Legislator Dixon, students thank military personnel through Valentines for Veterans

1/29/16
Legislator Dixon announces Judith MacDonald Day in Erie County

1/26/16
January 2016 Column - Heroin – What is Erie County doing about this epidemic?

1/14/16
Legislator Dixon’s informational meeting on opioid, heroin epidemic lays out immediate issues that need to be addressed

1/7/16
Legislator Dixon installed for new term