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Majority Leader
Joseph C. Lorigo -
District 10

 

District Office:
Old Erie County Hall
92 Franklin Street
Fourth Floor
Buffalo, N.Y. 14202

Phone: 858-8922
Fax: 858-8895
Email: joseph.lorigo@erie.gov

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Legislator Lorigo tours the Village of East Aurora with
Minority Leader John Mills.

Touring the Roycroft Campus' Power House on Jan. 27, 2012
with Legislator John Mills and Assemblywoman Jane Corwin.

Queen of Heaven students created handmade cards
as part of the 2012 Valentines for Veterans program.

Kiwanis March 2012
Legislator Lorigo was the guest speaker at the West
Seneca Kiwanis Club's March 7, 2012 meeting. He is
joined by Kiwanis President Don Rauscher and
Kiwanis Past Lt. Governor & Program Chair Eric Paul.

 


Crista Botticello, owner of Ooo La La Boutique in East
Aurora, was honored during the April 5, 2012 session
for creating a scholarship program for high school seniors.

 


Julia Shea received a proclamation in recognition of being
a Greater East Aurora Chamber of Commerce 2012 Chambers
Choice honoree. Legislator Lorigo was proud to sponsor
Shea at the event.
(Photo courtesy of Joseph Stanek)


Doug Swift was recognized for his service as president
of the Roycroft Campus Corporation for seven years.
Legislator Lorigo presented the proclamation during the
Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for the Power House in April 2012.


Legislator Lorigo and a Meals on Wheels volunteer
deliver meals to a resident. 


Students from Marilla Primary School in the Iroquois
School District listened as Legislator Lorigo read,
"Seed, Soil and Sun"  on March 19, 2012 during
Agricultural Literacy Week.

 

Erie County Legislator Joseph Lorigo, right, named
Joseph Cantafio of West Seneca as December’s Citizen
of the Month. Mr. Cantafio was joined by his wife, Karen,
and three sons, from left, John, Paul, and Daniel at the
Dec. 6, 2012 Erie County Legislative Session. 

Marykate Hoffman and Daniel Kelley, educators at The
Gow School, recently received recognition from
the International Multisensory Structured Language Education
Council. Legislator Lorigo honored them during an assembly
held at the school on Dec. 7, 2012.  

OFFICE HIGHLIGHTS

December 2013 Column - Today's hasty decisions could have long lasting implications

As the Erie County Legislature closes out the year, some action has been taken that doesn’t reflect how I believe government should run. 

HEAP Outreach will be held Dec. 3 at Aurora Senior Center

Erie County Legislator Joseph C. Lorigo announces that a Home Energy Assistance Program (HEAP) Outreach will be held on Tuesday, Dec. 3 at the Aurora Senior Center, 101 King Street, East Aurora. Interviews will begin at 9 a.m. and continue until 4 p.m. Doors open at 8:30 a.m.  All applicants will be interviewed. 

Legislator Lorigo names Ken Hansen as November’s Citizen of Month

Erie County Legislator Joseph C. Lorigo is honored to announce that he has named Ken Hansen the Erie County Legislature’s Citizen of the Month for November 2013 for his tireless efforts to educate the community about the hazards of carbon monoxide poisoning and to implement regulations that have made every household in New York State safer. Legislator Lorigo recognized Hansen at the Legislature’s Nov. 21 session, marking the honor by presenting Hansen with a county proclamation.

November 2013 Column - True thank you to our veterans is said with quality services

Last week our country marked Veterans Day with ceremonies and memorials honoring those who served in our armed forces. I attended several community events to pay tribute to our brave men and women in uniform and was impressed with the outpouring of support from residents.  There were several parades and ceremonies to say thank you and to recognize the true meaning of the day.

Repairs to Ridge Road in West Seneca complete

Erie County Legislator Joseph Lorigo announces that Ridge Road in West Seneca has been repaved, repairing the serious pothole issues drivers had been dealing with for some time now.

Legislator Lorigo, Supervisor Meegan announce change at dangerous curve near Senior Center

Erie County Legislator Joseph Lorigo and West Seneca Supervisor Sheila Meegan announce that parking is no longer allowed on Seneca Street in front of the Senior Center to improve safety along that stretch of roadway.

October 2013 Column - County needs to focus on local improvements while State ranked worst for State Business Tax Climate

Last place. That is where New York State ranked in the Tax Foundation’s recent study that compares all 50 states’ tax systems.

Legislator Lorigo announces District Outreach Meetings

Legislator Joseph Lorigo will host District Outreach Meetings to meet with residents and discuss any questions or concerns they may have. Information about county services and programs will be available.

September 2013 Column - Prescription collection kiosks reduce risk of abuse, poisonings

Recently, Erie County has started offering residents the opportunity to dispose of unwanted drugs when they choose. Collection kiosks have been set up across the county allowing residents to safely drop off pharmaceuticals at their convenience.

Legislator Lorigo announces repair work on Bullis Road is complete

Erie County Legislator Joseph C. Lorigo met with County Highway workers last week on Bullis Road in Elma to receive an update on the repairs being done to improve the roadway for drivers. The two-week long project concluded at the end of August and included the application of asphalt overlays on several long stretches of roadway to address pothole and cracking complaints.