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On Thursday, August 31, 2017, at 6:30PM the second Candlelight Memorial to remember loved ones, neighbors, colleagues and friends who succumbed to the disease of opioid addiction will be held at the LaSalle Park Pavilion Bandshell. This...

Erie County Legislator Lynne Dixon recently toured several Summer Youth Employment Program (SYEP) job sites and Primetime programs to see firsthand how county funding is being used in support of youth activities. SYEP provides teens with job...

Erie County Legislator Lynne Dixon was frustrated to learn that repairs to Lake Avenue in Blasdell have been delayed another year, after promises from the administration that the work would be done in 2017.

We all recall back in November 2014 when our community got 7+ feet of snow but some neighboring towns had nothing more than a dusting. Well, on July 20, 2017, Hamburg once again took the brunt of a major weather event when the first tornado in...

Erie County Legislator Lynne Dixon, Chairwoman of the Health and Human Services Committee, is pleased to announce that Ruthie’s Law was signed by the County Executive on July 7. The law requires improved accountability from nursing homes in...

Legislator Dixon meets with Summer Youth workers, tours Primetime sites

Legislator Dixon seeks information after Lake Avenue repairs delayed another year

July 2017 Column - Thank you to all who responded after the tornado

Legislator Dixon thanks County Executive for signing Ruthie’s Law

Legislator Dixon, Unyts to host blood drive at Lackawanna Library

Legislator Dixon thanks State Senate, Assembly for approving bill to help firefighters who develop cancer

Legislature approves Legislator Dixon’s resolution in support of protecting police animals

Legislator Dixon announces Bethlehem Steel Shoreline Trail takes another step forward

Legislator Dixon approves funding for youth programming in Hamburg, Lackawanna & South Buffalo

Legislator Dixon joins Consumer’s Beverages, WNY United, And Erie County Sheriff’s Office to Launch Not A Minor Problem Initiative

Erie County to collect hazardous waste materials on June 3 & August 5

Legislator Dixon thanks sponsors for making 8th annual Prom Dress Drive possible

Legislator Dixon, Sheriff’s Office to host free Boater Safety Course in May

Legislator Dixon announces Lake Avenue funding secured for 2017

Legislator Dixon urges Congress to maintain Meals on Wheels, HEAP funding

Erie County kicks off Alcohol Awareness Month

Legislator Dixon, Urban Valet continue to collect prom dresses through April 13

Legislator Dixon honors 77th St. Patrick’s Day Parade Grand Marshal

Erie County Legislature takes action to protect Great Lakes funding

Legislator Dixon urges State to act on bill that would help firefighters who develop cancer

February 2017 column - County to mark Black Balloon Day on March 6 as battle with opioid epidemic continues

Legislator Dixon announces grant received to ensure Hamburg polling place can better accommodate voters with disabilities

January 2017 Column - Transportation safety and service concerns raised as state officials take look at road safety, bus routes & ridesharing