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City using new Web site to sell old equipment

NIAGARA FALLS -- The city is using a new Web site to auction its old equipment.

Old computer monitors, trucks and tires no longer used by the city are now being sold through the online auction site Public Surplus,

The city's Purchasing Department, which has used eBay in recent years to auction old equipment, started using Public Surplus this fall. The site charges a 7 percent fee for buyers but does not charge municipalities.


Arts center readies gallery opening

NIAGARA FALLS -- The Niagara Arts and Cultural Center will hold a gallery opening and open house from 5 to 9 p.m. Friday.

The public will have the opportunity to tour artists' studios, see what is happening at the NACC or buy holiday gifts created by NACC artists. The event is free and open to everyone. The NACC is located at 1201 Pine Ave.


Utilities plan discussion for those with disabilities

NIAGARA FALLS -- Area utility companies and Independent Living of Niagara County will hold an open discussion for individuals with disabilities at 2 p.m. Thursday in Niagara Falls Public Library, 1425 Main St.

Representatives from National Fuel, NYSEG, National Grid and the Home Energy Assistance Program will answer questions or address issues for people with disabilities.

Limited transportation is available on a first-come, first-served basis by calling 836-0822, Ext. 150.


Reynolds aide to meet constituents in City Hall

LOCKPORT -- A staffer for Rep. Thomas M. Reynolds, R-Clarence, will be in Lockport City Hall, One Locks Plaza, from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. Wednesday to handle constituent concerns and take opinions on public issues.

Also, Reynolds announced a deadline of Nov. 23 for applications for spring internships for undergraduate and graduate students. Spaces are available in Reynolds' Washington, Rochester and Williamsville offices. Administrative and constituent relations duties will be assigned. For more information or an application, go online to or call 634-2324.

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