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In the News: Lockport Union-Sun & Journal invites readers to One Region Forward’s Open House

One Region Forward open house Monday

July 17, 2014

Lockport Union-Sun & Journal, the oldest newspaper in Niagara County covering the Lockport Area, recently published an article about the July 2014 Community Congress Open Houses.


One Region Forward is a collaborative effort to promote sustainable development throughout the Buffalo Niagara region. The presentations will provide an overview of the project and describe what it is, what the ultimate goal of the project is and what the basic purpose for One Region Forward is, said Emily Gibson, a graduate student.

This is the third set of Community Congress Open Houses the group is holding.

Last fall, more than 770 citizens from across Erie and Niagara counties attended regional sustainability workshops, where they mapped out how they wanted the area to look in 40 years. Large maps were used and participants drew with markers where and what type of development they wanted in the counties.

Read the full article at Lockport Union Sun & Jounal