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Erie County Legislator Joseph Lorigo announces that a Home Energy Assistance Program (HEAP) Outreach will be Monday, Dec. 7 at the Aurora Senior Center, 101 King St., East Aurora. Interviews will begin at 9 a.m....

Erie County Legislature Majority Leader Joseph Lorigo is pleased to announce that Frank Cerny has been named the November 2015 Erie County Citizen of the Month for his work with the Rural Outreach Center located in...

Earlier this month we recognized Veterans Day, a day to honor all veterans, past and present, from all branches of the military. At 11 a.m. on Nov. 11, I attended the annual West Seneca Veterans Day Ceremony, and...

After reading County Executive Poloncarz’s statement yesterday, I am disappointed in his feigned position of helplessness.  In September, when refugees were desperately fleeing Syria, and it was...

Erie County Legislature Majority Leader Joseph Lorigo announces that additional funding has been allocated for the libraries in his district. The West Seneca, Elma, Marilla and East Aurora branches have each...

July 2014 Column - Community approach needed for preventing elder abuse

Legislator Lorigo to host Radon Awareness Outreach at West Seneca’s Main Street Marketplace

Local Boys & Girls Clubs receiving Summer Primetime Funding

Legislature requests County Executive capitalize on $250,000 in savings

June 2014 Column - Using smart business practices benefits government, taxpayers

Majority Leader Lorigo calls for resignation of Social Services Commissioner

May 2014 Column - Legislature’s midyear budget hearings critical for monitoring

Legislator Lorigo announces funding for district roadways

April 2014 Column - County Legislature taking necessary steps to get ‘shovels in the ground’ as soon as possible

Legislator Lorigo partners with Daisy Troop to thank members of law enforcement

Legislature applauds Sheriff's Office's award-winner Veterans Housing Unit

March 2014 Column - County considers law to assist police in recovering stolen items

Legislature Majority Caucus implements departmental reform initiatives

Legislator Lorigo to host Community Outreach Meetings at senior centers in March

February 2014 Column - Politics in government forces significant, unnecessary divides

‘Passports on the Move’ coming to Elma

Legislator Lorigo calls on State to change policy for placement of convicted sex offenders

Legislator Lorigo urges State to explore all options to assist West Seneca flooding victims

January 2014 Column - Legislature’s change in leadership forces new oversight