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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

Legislator Lorigo co-sponsors resolution Opposing NY SAFE Act of 2013

Erie County Legislator Joseph Lorigo has co-sponsored a resolution calling for the repeal and revision of the New York SAFE Act of 2013. The resolution, "Opposing NY SAFE Act of 2013," CLICK HERE TO READ THE RESOLUTION  will be considered by the Legislature at the Thursday, Feb. 21 session, held in Old Erie County Hall, 92 Franklin Street, Buffalo, NY 14202. 

Over 1,000 cards collected through Legislator Lorigo’s 2nd annual Valentines for Veterans program

Handmade Valentine’s Day cards will be delivered to local veterans thanks to students at schools located throughout Erie County – District 10. Legislator Joseph Lorigo, who represents the 10th District, visited several of the schools recently to recognize the students for participating in his second annual Valentines for Veterans program, which honors members of the military for their service. 

Legislator Lorigo requests special session to discuss requests for gun permit holders' information

Erie County Legislator Joseph Lorigo sent a letter on Jan. 16, 2013 to Chairwoman Betty Jean Grant requesting that the Legislature hold a special session to act on his resolution that requests Erie County Clerk Christopher L. Jacobs withhold the names of pistol permit holders in Erie County from public release until the New York State Judicial System thoroughly reviews and rules on freedom of information requests pertaining to gun permit holders.  

December 2012 Column - Adopted 2013 budget eliminates tax increase, funds programs and services

Since voting on Dec. 4 to eliminate the proposed 3.4 percent tax increase through spending reductions, I have heard from many residents thanking me for taking them into consideration. In return, I want to thank you for your comments, suggestions and support.

HEAP Outreach will be held Feb. 20, 2013 at the West Seneca Senior Center

Erie County Legislator Joseph Lorigo announces that a Home Energy Assistance Program (HEAP) Outreach will be held Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2013 at the West Seneca Senior Center, 4620 Seneca Street, West Seneca, NY 14224.

Legislators, County Clerk volunteer at Autism Services wrapping table

Erie County Legislators Lynne Dixon and Joseph Lorigo, along with County Clerk Chris Jacobs, will volunteer at the Autism Services Inc.’s (ASI) gift wrap table at the Galleria Mall at 10 a.m. on Monday, Dec. 17 to help raise funds to help the organization continue to provide much needed services for local residents on the Autism Spectrum.

Legislator Lorigo names West Seneca resident Citizen of the Month for December

Erie County Legislator Joseph Lorigo has named Joseph Cantafio as the Legislature’s Citizen of the Month for December in recognition of his many philanthropic efforts in the community. Cantafio, a resident of West Seneca, was honored by the Legislature during its Dec. 6, 2012 session.

Sgt. Mark A. Rademacher Memorial Park/ Hunter’s Creek Park designated

Legislator Joseph Lorigo joined the county executive, parks commissioner and members of the Rademacher family, and Wales residents in unveiling a sign designating “Sgt. Mark A. Rademacher Memorial Park/ Hunter’s Creek Park” in Wales.

Legislator Lorigo adopts eagle at Hawk Creek during 25th anniversary presentation

Erie County Legislator Joe Lorigo and Hawk Creek are excited to announce that Freedom, an injured bald eagle, was symbolically adopted on Nov. 20, 2012.

November 2012 Column - Property tax increase not needed during these economic times

I would like to wish you all a very happy and healthy Thanksgiving. I hope you all have a safe, warm place to celebrate this year’s holiday, reflecting on the many blessings we have to be thankful for.