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January 16, 2013

Niagara explores shared highway services

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Tonawanda News — This pursuit is different because it will involve and actively engage Niagara’s towns, villages and cities — and it’s driven by a degree of “necessity” that perhaps wasn’t felt in the past, he said.

“If Niagara County government has any weakness, I believe it’s complacency,” Wojtaszek said. “We have not challenged the fundamental structure of county and local government services.”

Two new IDA

directors named

In their business meeting Tuesday, legislators unanimously approved appointment of Kevin McCabe and Scott Kiedrowski to the Niagara County Industrial Development Agency board of directors.

McCabe, of Lockport, is the owner and president of American Concrete of WNY and is a former operations manager of Lafarge of North America. He’s a member of the Lockport town zoning board of appeals, past chairman of the city zoning board and a past director of

He’s a present member of the Lockport town zoning board of appeals. He’s  a past chairman of the City of Lockport Zoning Board of Appeals, and a past director of the Niagara Tourism & Convention Corporation.

Kiedrowski, the North Tonawanda city clerk-treasurer, is a past Niagara County Republican election commissioner.

The new directors replace longtime IDA board members Joseph Frain, who resigned several months ago for personal reasons, and Chairman Henry Sloma, who resigned last week to pursue other business interests.

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