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Nov 5, 2018 Press Release
Officials Celebrate Multi-Modal Project in the Village of Williamsville

The New York State Department of Transportation (NYSDOT) today joined federal, state and local officials at a ribbon cutting ceremony to celebrate the completion of a $4.2 million highway rehabilitation project to improve pedestrian safety and mobility on NY Route 5, Main Street, in the Town of Amherst and Village of Williamsville in Erie County.

Nov 2, 2018 Press Release

Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-26) honored over 40 local veterans who served during the Vietnam War during a ceremony at the Veteran One-Stop Center of Western New York.

The America Vietnam War Commemoration was authorized by Congress, established under the Secretary of Defense, and launched to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Vietnam War.  

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Nov 1, 2018 Press Release
Federal Grants Awarded to International Institute & Human Trafficking Task Force

Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-26) announced that the International Institute of Buffalo (IIB) h

Oct 28, 2018 Press Release

At the Buffalo and Erie County Naval and Military Park, Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-26) presented the family of Private James Peter Tymon with long-overdue recognition for his sacrifice in service to the United States during World War I.

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Oct 25, 2018 Press Release

Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-26) has announced two federal grants awarded to Compeer Buffalo to strengthen their mental health assistance programs.

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Oct 24, 2018 Press Release

Buffalo, NY—The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District received $3.7 million from the 2018 Continuing Authority Supplemental Appropriations to construct and repair approximately 1,300 feet of seawall of the northern section of LaSalle Park, Buffalo, NY.

Oct 23, 2018 Press Release

The New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation (Parks) announced today that work to convert the former West River Parkway into a multi- use recreational trail that connects the City of Buffalo to the City of Niagara Falls has been completed.  

 

Oct 18, 2018 Press Release
Federal funds awarded to Canisius Research Team

Canisius College and Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-26) announce a federal grant from the U.S.

Oct 18, 2018 Press Release
Special Veteran Outreach and Vietnam Veteran Tribute Taking Place on November 2nd

Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-26) announced the Congress on Your Corner schedule for the month of November. Through the program, staff from Congressman Higgins’ office are available at satellite sites throughout the district to better serve the needs of constituents. 

 

Oct 17, 2018 Press Release
New pilot program will be first of its kind in NYS outside New York City

ERIE COUNTY, NY— The Erie County Department of Senior Services (“ECDSS”) has announced plans to initiate an expansion of the department’s popular congregate dining program to include select local restaurants as dining options.

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