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Press Releases - 2011


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The Amanda Hansen Foundation, New York State Assemblyman Michael Kearns and Erie County Legislator Lynne Dixon announce that thanks to the generosity of event sponsor Baillie Lumber, a total of 200 carbon monoxide detectors will be given away...

Erie County Legislators Joseph Lorigo and Lynne Dixon met with some of Cornell Cooperative Extension of Erie County’s (CCE Erie) 4-H Youth Community Action Network (CAN) teen leader interns, who were the first to be supported by Erie County...

Erie County Legislator Lynne Dixon announces that the Legislature unanimously approved a resolution in support of improving the work environment for E-911 call takers. Legislator Dixon cosponsored a resolution with several of her colleagues in...

When talking about the number of heroin deaths a week, it is never “good” news but it was encouraging to learn that the number dropped from approximately 11 a week to 8 in the past year. While the loss of just one life to this...

One of the top complaints heard in Lackawanna is that the city isn’t benefitting from Buffalo’s resurgence, specifically along the water. With a great deal of waterfront of its own, Lackawanna hasn’t been able to capitalize,...

12/27/11
Legislator Dixon announces HEAP Outreach will be held Jan. 17 at Hamburg Town Hall

12/09/11
Legislator Dixon supports resolution to save $50 million statewide, limit primary elections to two

11/22/11
Legislator Dixon seeks participants for roundtable discussion of County budget

11/4/11
Legislator Dixon: Yellow Dot, Vial of Life programs approved for Erie County

11/1/11
Legislator Dixon named to Finance & Management Budget Committee

10/21/11
Legislator Dixon supports funding for critical public safety improvements

10/21/11
Legislator Dixon sponsors resolution to streamline process for obtaining vital statistic records

10/20/11
Legislator Dixon declares October 20th Breast Cancer Awareness Day in Erie County

09/13/11
County Reopens First Stretch of Reconstructed Eden Evans Center Road

08/10/11
Smardz and Dixon to Conduct Free Child Car Seat Check for Area Families

07/28/11
Construction Begins on Eden Evans Center Road

07/26/11
Legislator Dixon announces public forum focused on farming in Erie County

07/19/11
Legislator Dixon to meet with residents in Eden and North Collins

07/12/11
Legislator Dixon's Summer 2011 Newsletter

06/24/11
Erie County Beaches Officially Open for Summer 2011 Season

06/21/11
Legislator Dixon announces Bicycle Route Guide now available

06/13/11
Legislator Dixon announces Household Hazardous Waste Drop-Off Day

05/13/11
Hot Spot Fishing Maps available through Legislator Dixon’s office

05/05/11
Legislator Dixon donates laptops to Town of Boston Recreation Center

05/03/11
Legislator Dixon announces free boater safety course open to 25 attendees

04/27/11
Legislator Dixon’s Prom Dress Drive collects more than 600 dresses

04/25/11
Erie County to participate in National Prescription Drug Drop Off Day

04/15/11
Free gowns available during Legislator Dixon's two ‘shopping’ days

04/11/11
Legislator Dixon announces availability of second emergency HEAP benefits

04/04/11
Legislator Dixon's March 2011 Newsletter

03/29/11
Legislator Dixon, Legislature voices support for ‘Laura Cummings Law’

03/17/11
Legislator Dixon announces that Erie County opposes wind farms in Lake Erie

03/11/11
Legislator Dixon announces free boater safety course

03/07/11
Legislator Dixon’s Prom Dress Drive Returns

03/01/11
County’s Minority Caucus opposes imposing registration fee on bicycles

03/01/11
Legislator Dixon plans District Outreach Meetings in March

02/03/11
Conservation Tree and Shrub Seedlings available; orders due March 18

02/03/11
Legislator Dixon plans District Outreach Meetings

01/26/11
Legislator Dixon announces HEAP Outreach will be held Feb. 2 at Eden Town Hall

01/05/11
Toward a Regional Vision: Erie and Niagara Counties Framework for Regional Growth Shared and Differing Approaches in Implementing a Two-County Plan