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Buffalo, N.Y. 14202

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West Seneca Lions Club honored by Legislator Lorigo

Erie County Legislature Majority Leader Joseph Lorigo presented a proclamation to West Seneca Lions Club President Mike Yost at the Club’s Celebrate Summer Show and Hot Dog Roast on July 27. The proclamation recognized Lions International’s 100th anniversary of serving communities around the world and the great work being done locally by the West Seneca Club.

July 2017 Column - Dental law is about protecting patients’ health

Did you know that federal law requires that you know where all clothing is made, but not dental fixtures like crowns, bridges, implants, retainers, or dentures? I thought this was crazy, so I met with dentists and dental labs to change that. You deserve to know where something was made that is being permanently implanted in your body.

Majority Leader Lorigo announces Bullis Road Bridge reopened

Erie County Legislature Majority Leader Joseph Lorigo announces that Bullis Road Bridge reopened on July 21, 2017, completing a $1.3 million project.

Route 240 to be repaired from Holland Glenwood to Foote Road - July 24 to mid-August

Erie County Legislature Majority Leader Joseph Lorigo and Chairman John Mills announce that Route 240 (Glenwood-East Concord) in the towns of Colden and Concord will be repaired from Holland Glenwood to Foote Road from Monday, July 24 until Friday, Aug. 11 (or when work is complete). Restrictions will be in place. Read official notice here. 

Aurora Senior Center upgrades audiovisual equipment thanks to county investment

Erie County Legislator Joseph C. Lorigo toured the Aurora Senior Center recently with Director Donna Bodekor to see the improvements and upgrades made as a result of funding that Legislator Lorigo secured in the 2017 Erie County budget. With the money allocated ($2,000), the senior center purchased a new laptop, a projector, upgraded the sound system, and replaced outdated furniture in the library.  The audiovisual equipment will be used for presentations, classes, and a variety of events planned at the Center.

Majority Leader Lorigo introduces law requiring that all dental prosthetics be disclosed with their country of origin

Erie County Legislature Majority Leader Joseph Lorigo has introduced a law requiring the disclosure of the country of origin for any and all dental prosthetics placed into a patient’s mouth in Erie County. The law applies both to manufacturers of dental Prosthetic devices operating in Erie County as well as dentists and others who might be handling the final placement and implantation. The law was announced at a press conference held Tuesday, July 11, 2017 at Evolution Dental Science Dental laboratory along with Andy Jakson, CEO of Evolution Dental; Dr. Ronald Jarvis, DDS, MSD;     Joe Procopio, President of Pro-Esthetics Dental Lab; and Dr. Ian Walker DDS.

Portion of Eastwood Road closed July 10-21

Road closure announcement: Eastwood Road in the Town of Marilla will be closed between Williston Road and Bullis Road as crews replace a cross culvert. The closure is expected to be in place from Monday, July 10 until appx. July 21. Please plan accordingly. Read official closure notice HERE, see detour map HERE

District Outreach Meeting to be held June 29 at Aurora Town Hall

Erie County Legislator Joseph C. Lorigo will host a District Outreach Meeting at 6 p.m. Thursday, June 29 at Aurora Town Hall, Southside Municipal Center, 300 Gleed Ave., East Aurora to meet with residents and discuss county issues and concerns. 

Majority Leader opposes ECC tuition increase

Erie County Legislature Majority Leader Joseph Lorigo released the following statement after today’s Legislature vote on the Erie Community College budget:

Majority Leader Lorigo statement on NFTA adding fee for Uber, Lyft rides to and from airport

Erie County Legislature Majority Leader Joseph Lorigo has released the following statement in response to the NFTA’s plan to charge a fee to ridesharing users: