Month: December 2012

NIAGARA COUNTY ADOPTS $321.8M SPENDING PLAN BUDGET COMES IN UNDER COUNTY TAX CAP DESPITE STATE MANDATES

LOCKPORT- Niagara County lawmakers approved a $321.8 million spending plan Tuesday night in Lockport, with a slight 1.2 percent property tax rate increase that is below the county’s legally-required 2 percent tax cap.  The approved budget sets a full value tax rate of $7.72 per $1,000 of assessed value, up slightly from the $7.63 rate …

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Uni-World and Brightwood Acquire VanDeMark Chemical Inc.

Uni-World and Brightwood Acquire VanDeMark Chemical Inc. Firms to Build Established Specialty Chemicals Business  New York, December 11, 2012 – Uni-World Capital L.P., a private equity firm, and Brightwood Capital Advisors LLC, a private investment firm, on November 30th jointly acquired VanDeMark Chemical Inc., Lockport, NY, a leading global producer of specialty, intermediate, and catalyst …

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KEMIRA OY : j sells ChemSolutions’ food and pharmaceutical businesses to Niacet Corporation

Kemira Oyj signed an agreement today to sell its food and pharmaceutical businesses together with its acetate based chemicals business to Niacet (Niagara Falls, USA). These businesses are a part of Kemira’s ChemSolutions segment. All shares of Kemira ChemSolutions BV, including the manufacturing site in Tiel (NL), will be transferred from Kemira Oyj to Niacet …

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From the Office of Governor Andrew M. Cuomo: Great News for Western New York

Dear Fellow New Yorker, On Tuesday, Governor Cuomo traveled to Buffalo and Niagara Falls, where he made significant announcements that will jumpstart economic growth for the entire region. As The Buffalo News editorial put it, the announcements show the Governor’s ‘commitment to WNY.’ Click here to read the editorial. Learn more about Tuesday’s announcements: The Governor …

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NO-COST recruitment and training assistance is just a phone call or click away!

– The Business Services team at Niagara’s WorkSourceOne, operated by Niagara County Employment & Training, currently has funds available to assist our local business customers. – From recruitment activities aimed at connecting with that uniquely qualified candidate, to training dollars to assist both new hires and existing employees, Niagara’s WorkSourceOne stretches your human resource dollars.

NFBC Negotiates Deal on Whirlpool Bridge Railway

Rail ownership transfers from Canadian National Railway to Amtrak/VIA LEWISTON, NY – The Niagara Falls Bridge Commission <http://www.niagarafallsbridges.com/what_is_nfbc.php3> , operator of three of the four Niagara River bridges between Western New York and Southern Ontario, successfully negotiated an updated arrangement to continue operation of a passenger railway service crossing the Whirlpool Bridge. The upper deck …

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