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WCAX-TV Vermont
Western NY man gets 20-life for double execution in 2014in prison for fatally shooting two men in 2014 after he forced them to get on t
Western NY man gets 20-life for double execution in 2014
WCAX-TV Vermont / Posted 3 hours ago
in prison for fatally shooting two men in 2014 after he forced them to get on their knees outside a home in Buffalo. The Erie County District Attorney's Office says Bobby Price III of Buffalo was sentenced Friday by State Supreme Court Justice M.... Read more
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WGRZ-TV Buffalo
Erie County Boil Water Advisory LiftedBUFFALO, NY - The Erie County Water Authority announced Saturday that the boil
Erie County Boil Water Advisory Lifted
WGRZ-TV Buffalo / Posted 4 hours ago
BUFFALO, NY - The Erie County Water Authority announced Saturday that the boil water advisory in effect for parts of Erie County has been lifted. Customers may begin using water normally again. The advisory had been in effect since a water main... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Boil water notice lifted, second batch of tests come back negative for bacteriaYou don’t have to boil your water anymore. Erie County Executive Mark C. Polon
Boil water notice lifted, second batch of tests come back negative for bacteria
The Buffalo News / Posted 5 hours ago
You don’t have to boil your water anymore. Erie County Executive Mark C. Poloncarz announced on the county website that the boil water notice has officially been lifted, two and half days after a water main broke in Amherst prompting a boil water... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Second round of water tests come back negative for bacterial growthA second round of water tests have come back negative for bacterial water growt
Second round of water tests come back negative for bacterial growth
The Buffalo News / Posted 6 hours ago
A second round of water tests have come back negative for bacterial water growth, the Erie County Water Authority announced just before 11 a.m. Saturday, two and half days after a water main broke in Amherst prompting a boil water notice for nearly a... Read more
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WGRZ-TV Buffalo
One Dead, 3 Hurt in Niagara Co. Crashwere taken by ambulance to Women and Children's Hospital in Buffalo. The drive
One Dead, 3 Hurt in Niagara Co. Crash
WGRZ-TV Buffalo / Posted 6 hours ago
were taken by ambulance to Women and Children's Hospital in Buffalo. The driver who caused the crash was taken by Mercy Flight to Erie County Medical Center. The extent of his injuries are not known. Deputies are investigating. Charges are pen... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Sahlen’s going to more markets and selling footlong dogslearning about the region’s large population of transplanted Western New Yorker
Sahlen’s going to more markets and selling footlong dogs
The Buffalo News / Posted 9 hours ago
learning about the region’s large population of transplanted Western New Yorkers. More than 2,000 people relocated from Erie County to Mecklenburg County from 2004 to 2010. It started its market entry with smaller deals through Charlotte Motor... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Man with two children in car is killed in collision at Porter intersectionSt. Mary’s Hospital in Lewiston where he was pronounced dead. The driver of the
Man with two children in car is killed in collision at Porter intersection
The Buffalo News / Posted 9 hours ago
St. Mary’s Hospital in Lewiston where he was pronounced dead. The driver of the other vehicle was taken by Mercy Flight to Erie County Medical Center, and the juvenile passengers were taken by ambulance to Women and Children’s Hospital for... Read more
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Connecticut Post
GE Transportation trying to reinvent Erie locomotive worksGeneral Electric Evolution Series locomotives are assembled in Building 10 at G
GE Transportation trying to reinvent Erie locomotive works
Connecticut Post / Posted 15 hours ago
General Electric Evolution Series locomotives are assembled in Building 10 at GE Transportation in Lawrence Park Township, Erie County, Pa. In the summer of 2016, officials at the plant proposed a redesign of the manufacturing process to make the... Read more
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Greenwich Time
GE Transportation trying to reinvent Erie locomotive worksGeneral Electric Evolution Series locomotives are assembled in Building 10 at G
GE Transportation trying to reinvent Erie locomotive works
Greenwich Time / Posted 15 hours ago
General Electric Evolution Series locomotives are assembled in Building 10 at GE Transportation in Lawrence Park Township, Erie County, Pa. In the summer of 2016, officials at the plant proposed a redesign of the manufacturing process to make the... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
GE Transportation trying to reinvent Erie locomotive worksGeneral Electric Evolution Series locomotives are assembled in Building 10 at G
GE Transportation trying to reinvent Erie locomotive works
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 15 hours ago
General Electric Evolution Series locomotives are assembled in Building 10 at GE Transportation in Lawrence Park Township, Erie County, Pa. In the summer of 2016, officials at the plant proposed a redesign of the manufacturing process to make the... Read more
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The News-Times
GE Transportation trying to reinvent Erie locomotive worksGeneral Electric Evolution Series locomotives are assembled in Building 10 at G
GE Transportation trying to reinvent Erie locomotive works
The News-Times / Posted 15 hours ago
General Electric Evolution Series locomotives are assembled in Building 10 at GE Transportation in Lawrence Park Township, Erie County, Pa. In the summer of 2016, officials at the plant proposed a redesign of the manufacturing process to make the... Read more
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The Post-Journal
County 4-H Animal Sale Set For FridayDoug and Sue Harper, Eckman Insurance Agency, Elaine and Arthur Nagel, Elaine a
County 4-H Animal Sale Set For Friday
The Post-Journal / Posted 15 hours ago
Doug and Sue Harper, Eckman Insurance Agency, Elaine and Arthur Nagel, Elaine and Scott Winton, Eric Cabic, Eric Ferry, Erie County Ag Society, Erie Niagara Insurance, FARMERS MILL INC., Farnham's Septic, Flyers Gymnastics, Frank and Claudia... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
GE Transportation trying to reinvent Erie locomotive worksGeneral Electric Evolution Series locomotives are assembled in Building 10 at G
GE Transportation trying to reinvent Erie locomotive works
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 16 hours ago
General Electric Evolution Series locomotives are assembled in Building 10 at GE Transportation in Lawrence Park Township, Erie County, Pa. In the summer of 2016, officials at the plant proposed a redesign of the manufacturing process to make the... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
GE Transportation trying to reinvent Erie locomotive worksGeneral Electric Evolution Series locomotives are assembled in Building 10 at G
GE Transportation trying to reinvent Erie locomotive works
Stamford Advocate / Posted 16 hours ago
General Electric Evolution Series locomotives are assembled in Building 10 at GE Transportation in Lawrence Park Township, Erie County, Pa. In the summer of 2016, officials at the plant proposed a redesign of the manufacturing process to make the... Read more
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WGRZ-TV Buffalo
Repair work on damaged water main is finishedAMHERST, NY - Repair work on a large, 30-inch main that caused thousands of res
Repair work on damaged water main is finished
WGRZ-TV Buffalo / Posted 18 hours ago
AMHERST, NY - Repair work on a large, 30-inch main that caused thousands of residents in northern Erie County to lose water is finished, but the water authority says they are still in the cleaning, flushing, and testing mode. A first round of... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Buffalo woman admits attacking teen with meat cleaveryears in prison when she is sentenced next month for attacking a Buffalo teenag
Buffalo woman admits attacking teen with meat cleaver
The Buffalo News / Posted 19 hours ago
years in prison when she is sentenced next month for attacking a Buffalo teenager with a meat cleaver during a robbery, the Erie County District Attorney’s Office reported Friday. Mercedes Rosado pleaded guilty to first-degree robbery in connection... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Man arrested on narcotics charges after Brant traffic stopaggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle and operation of motor vehic
Man arrested on narcotics charges after Brant traffic stop
The Buffalo News / Posted 19 hours ago
aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle and operation of motor vehicle without insurance. He was taken to the Erie County Holding Center. His passenger, Kelly Brown, 35, of Snyder, was charged with drug possession and released on her... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Williamsville woman gets six months for stealing $300,000 from mother$300,000 from her mother between 2012 and 2015. Sandra Krok, 55, also was orde
Williamsville woman gets six months for stealing $300,000 from mother
The Buffalo News / Posted 19 hours ago
$300,000 from her mother between 2012 and 2015. Sandra Krok, 55, also was ordered to make full restitution of the theft by Erie County Court Judge Thomas P. Franczyk. Krok, who had power of attorney to her widowed mother, took the money from her... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Erie County DA’s new unit aims to put the bite on animal crueltydog stood with the SPCA as a representative of the successes seen in the new An
Erie County DA’s new unit aims to put the bite on animal cruelty
The Buffalo News / Posted 20 hours ago
dog stood with the SPCA as a representative of the successes seen in the new Animal Cruelty Unit established by the Erie County District Attorney’s Office. Acting District Attorney Michael Flaherty announced the new unit and the SPCA... Read more
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WGRZ-TV Buffalo
Your Questions About Erie County Boil Water Advisory AnsweredBUFFALO, NY - The ongoing boil water advisory from the Erie County Water Author
Your Questions About Erie County Boil Water Advisory Answered
WGRZ-TV Buffalo / Posted 21 hours ago
BUFFALO, NY - The ongoing boil water advisory from the Erie County Water Authority is affecting about a quarter of a million Western New Yorkers. On Friday, we went on Facebook and Twitter and asked you, our viewers, what questions you have. In the... Read more
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Elmira Star-Gazette
Young Republicans added energy to conventionborn in Hong Kong who grew up in Republican-leaning Wyoming County, now lives i
Young Republicans added energy to convention
Elmira Star-Gazette / Posted yesterday
born in Hong Kong who grew up in Republican-leaning Wyoming County, now lives in a very Democratic section of Erie County. He’s a Republican candidate for state Assembly in November. “I am there to provide an alternative so my member... Read more
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The Buffalo News
First water tests from Northern Erie County come back negativeare required to determine whether the advisory may be lifted, a decision that w
First water tests from Northern Erie County come back negative
The Buffalo News / Posted yesterday
are required to determine whether the advisory may be lifted, a decision that will be made after both the authority and the Erie County Department of Health review test results. Work to replace the broken section of the damaged water main is... Read more
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WGRZ-TV Buffalo
Sabres' Evander Kane arrested by policesay Kane surrendered this morning, was processed at Central Booking, and issued
Sabres' Evander Kane arrested by police
WGRZ-TV Buffalo / Posted yesterday
say Kane surrendered this morning, was processed at Central Booking, and issued an appearance ticket. In March, the acting Erie County District Attorney, Michael J. Flahertry Jr.,says Kane was cleared in a sexual assault investigation from an... Read more
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WGRZ-TV Buffalo
ECWA awaiting water test resultsBUFFALO, NY-- The Erie County Water Authority has completed one round of water
ECWA awaiting water test results
WGRZ-TV Buffalo / Posted yesterday
BUFFALO, NY-- The Erie County Water Authority has completed one round of water testing following a major water leak that left thousands with little, or no water Wednesday evening. The results from the first test are expected later Friday... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Water Authority: Results of first water tests expected late Friday afternoonResults from the first of two rounds of water tests in northern Erie County are
Water Authority: Results of first water tests expected late Friday afternoon
The Buffalo News / Posted yesterday
Results from the first of two rounds of water tests in northern Erie County are expected late Friday afternoon, the Erie County Water Authority has announced. As the second round of tests begin Friday morning, a boil-water advisory remains in effect... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Another water main breaks in Amherstdescribed the scene as an “open depression that’s at least 10 feet deep full of
Another water main breaks in Amherst
The Buffalo News / Posted yesterday
described the scene as an “open depression that’s at least 10 feet deep full of water.” North Forest is maintained by Erie County and the water line is maintained by Erie County Water Authority. The break is on a smaller line and “nowhere... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Boil water notice remains in effectA boil-water advisory remains in effect for almost 250,000 residents in norther
Boil water notice remains in effect
The Buffalo News / Posted yesterday
A boil-water advisory remains in effect for almost 250,000 residents in northern Erie County. The Erie County Water Authority had no update to provide as of 9 a.m. Friday, but a spokesman said information would be forthcoming. Meanwhile, a... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
GE moves to profit in 2nd quarterGeneral Electric Evolution Series locomotives are assembled in Building 10 at G
GE moves to profit in 2nd quarter
San Antonio Express-News / Posted yesterday
General Electric Evolution Series locomotives are assembled in Building 10 at GE Transportation in Lawrence Park Township, Erie County, Pa. In the summer of 2016, officials at the plant proposed a redesign of the manufacturing process to make the... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Volunteers sought for shoreline cleanup at Times Beach SaturdayThe Erie County Department of Environment and Planning is seeking volunteers Sa
Volunteers sought for shoreline cleanup at Times Beach Saturday
The Buffalo News / Posted yesterday
The Erie County Department of Environment and Planning is seeking volunteers Saturday to help clean up the shoreline at Times Beach. The event, which runs from 10 a.m. until noon, is part of Buffalo Niagara Riverkeeper’s Shoreline Sweep. Times... Read more
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UB Reporter - Buffalo University
Program to address opioids and ‘inherited’ patientssenior associate dean for health policy at the Jacobs School of Medicine and Bi
Program to address opioids and ‘inherited’ patients
UB Reporter - Buffalo University / Posted yesterday
senior associate dean for health policy at the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences and a member of the Erie County Department of Health’s Opioid Task Force. Nielsen has experienced firsthand the challenges of working with... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
GE tops Street 2Q forecastsGeneral Electric Evolution Series locomotives are assembled in Building 10 at G
GE tops Street 2Q forecasts
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted yesterday
General Electric Evolution Series locomotives are assembled in Building 10 at GE Transportation in Lawrence Park Township, Erie County, Pa. In the summer of 2016, officials at the plant proposed a redesign of the manufacturing process to make the... Read more
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The Post-Journal
American Chemical Society Penn-York Section Recognizes Outstanding StudentsHunter Howes, Westfield Academy and Central School; and Joshua Janicki, Chautau
American Chemical Society Penn-York Section Recognizes Outstanding Students
The Post-Journal / Posted yesterday
Hunter Howes, Westfield Academy and Central School; and Joshua Janicki, Chautauqua Lake Central School. Cattaraugus and Erie county awardees were Mackenzie Gleason, Portville Central School; Peyton Kunselman, Olean High School; Matthew Sion,... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Hot dog lovers, rejoice: Footlongs growinglearning about the region’s large population of transplanted Western New Yorker
Hot dog lovers, rejoice: Footlongs growing
The Buffalo News / Posted yesterday
learning about the region’s large population of transplanted Western New Yorkers. More than 2,000 people relocated from Erie County to Mecklenburg County from 2004 to 2010. It started its market entry with smaller deals through Charlotte Motor... Read more
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St. Catharines Standard
Body recovered from Niagara Riveralong the bank of the Niagara River. Searchers were assisted by helicopters fr
Body recovered from Niagara River
St. Catharines Standard / Posted yesterday
along the bank of the Niagara River. Searchers were assisted by helicopters from the Niagara County Sheriff’s Office, Erie County Sheriff’s Department, U.S. Homeland Security and Niagara Helicopters. Vessels form the U.S. Coast Guard,... Read more
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Niagara Falls Review
Body recovered from Niagara Riveralong the bank of the Niagara River. Searchers were assisted by helicopters fr
Body recovered from Niagara River
Niagara Falls Review / Posted yesterday
along the bank of the Niagara River. Searchers were assisted by helicopters from the Niagara County Sheriff’s Office, Erie County Sheriff’s Department, U.S. Homeland Security and Niagara Helicopters. Vessels form the U.S. Coast Guard,... Read more
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Welland Tribune
Body recovered from Niagara Riveralong the bank of the Niagara River. Searchers were assisted by helicopters fr
Body recovered from Niagara River
Welland Tribune / Posted yesterday
along the bank of the Niagara River. Searchers were assisted by helicopters from the Niagara County Sheriff’s Office, Erie County Sheriff’s Department, U.S. Homeland Security and Niagara Helicopters. Vessels form the U.S. Coast Guard,... Read more
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WGRZ-TV Buffalo
Tough Questions For Erie County Water Authoritypraise for quickly identifying, and repairing what was a major rupture of a maj
Tough Questions For Erie County Water Authority
WGRZ-TV Buffalo / Posted yesterday
praise for quickly identifying, and repairing what was a major rupture of a major water pipeline, the board chair of the Erie County Water Authority concedes there could have been better communication with customers. “You can always do better on... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Ballowe grand juries are focus of heated legal arguments2013, off state Route 5 in Evans and driving away. A 2014 grand jury first vote
Ballowe grand juries are focus of heated legal arguments
The Buffalo News / Posted yesterday
2013, off state Route 5 in Evans and driving away. A 2014 grand jury first voted to indict her, then at the request of the Erie County District Attorney’s Office, voted a second time and opted not to charge her. Last month, a grand jury, hearing... Read more
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The Buffalo News
County legislators discuss problems with ambulance response timesAdd Erie County to the list of those raising questions about ambulance response
County legislators discuss problems with ambulance response times
The Buffalo News / Posted yesterday
Add Erie County to the list of those raising questions about ambulance response times. Last month, Buffalo’s Emergency Medical Services Board sought answers from Rural/Metro Medical Services about its failure to meet its goals for response... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Duplicate Bridge: July 2310:30 a.m. Friday, July 29. Unit 116 will hold its annual Summer Picnic Sunday
Duplicate Bridge: July 23
The Buffalo News / Posted yesterday
10:30 a.m. Friday, July 29. Unit 116 will hold its annual Summer Picnic Sunday, July 24, in Grandstand Casino Room at the Erie County Fairgrounds in Hamburg, with games at 11 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. Tickets are $10 for ACBL members, $16 for... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Major water main rupture leaves hundreds of thousands in limboThe water is probably safe to drink. Probably. But nearly a quarter of a milli
Major water main rupture leaves hundreds of thousands in limbo
The Buffalo News / Posted yesterday
The water is probably safe to drink. Probably. But nearly a quarter of a million Erie County residents won’t know for sure until Saturday – three days after a major water main ruptured in Amherst. Until then, the Erie County Health Department... Read more
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News 10 NBC Rochester
Local GOP delegate: 'Lying Ted' lived up to his name with RNC speechexecutive -- not a career politician -- it was an easy choice for me. Similar b
Local GOP delegate: 'Lying Ted' lived up to his name with RNC speech
News 10 NBC Rochester / Posted yesterday
executive -- not a career politician -- it was an easy choice for me. Similar background -- I was the chief executive of Erie County as the county executive. Now he represents the 27th Congressional District covering a large portion of western... Read more
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The Buffalo News
North Tonawanda man charged with DWI was convicted in fatal 2004 crashsaw the pickup traveling at a high speed before the crash. Jakubec refused to s
North Tonawanda man charged with DWI was convicted in fatal 2004 crash
The Buffalo News / Posted 2 days ago
saw the pickup traveling at a high speed before the crash. Jakubec refused to submit to a breath test. He was taken to Erie County Medical Center after suffering minor injuries in the crash and was kept at the hospital overnight, police... Read more
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The Buffalo News
19 Erie County water executives earn more than $100,000 as rates riseThe Erie County Water Authority has long been swayed by external political forc
19 Erie County water executives earn more than $100,000 as rates rise
The Buffalo News / Posted 2 days ago
The Erie County Water Authority has long been swayed by external political forces. The political party that controls the County Legislature appoints two of three commissioners who call the shots at the agency, which provides water to some 550,000... Read more
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WGRZ-TV Buffalo
W. Genesee Co. added to boil water advisorythe western end of Genesee County are being advised to boil their water, a spil
W. Genesee Co. added to boil water advisory
WGRZ-TV Buffalo / Posted 2 days ago
the western end of Genesee County are being advised to boil their water, a spillover affect of a major water main break in Erie County. The Monroe County Water Authority (MCWA) buys its water for Western Genesee County from the Erie County Water... Read more
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The Buffalo News
While you paid more for water, 19 executives earned more than $100,000The Erie County Water Authority has long been swayed by external political forc
While you paid more for water, 19 executives earned more than $100,000
The Buffalo News / Posted 2 days ago
The Erie County Water Authority has long been swayed by external political forces. The political party that controls the County Legislature appoints two of three commissioners who call the shots at the agency, which provides water to some 550,000... Read more
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WGRZ-TV Buffalo
Two Wegmans out of bottled waterthe area. Residents are clearing shelves of bottled water following a large lo
Two Wegmans out of bottled water
WGRZ-TV Buffalo / Posted 2 days ago
the area. Residents are clearing shelves of bottled water following a large loss of water pressure in the northern part of Erie County Wednesday evening due to a water main break. Thousands of county residents were either without water or had low... Read more
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WGRZ-TV Buffalo
Police threat suspect arraigned on chargesthat Jordan should be kept in custody. Still, because Jordan has a state case
Police threat suspect arraigned on charges
WGRZ-TV Buffalo / Posted 2 days ago
that Jordan should be kept in custody. Still, because Jordan has a state case pending, he is being kept in custody in the Erie County Holding Center on $500,000 cash or bond. Jordan's family was in federal court Thursday, and had no comment on... Read more
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The Buffalo News
While you paid more for water, 19 executives earned more than $100,000The Erie County Water Authority has long been swayed by external political forc
While you paid more for water, 19 executives earned more than $100,000
The Buffalo News / Posted 2 days ago
The Erie County Water Authority has long been swayed by external political forces. The political party that controls the County Legislature appoints two of three commissioners who call the shots at the agency, which provides water to some 550,000... Read more
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WGRZ-TV Buffalo
ECWA updates water situationBUFFALO, NY-- The Erie County Water Authority (ECWA) has issued a statement via
ECWA updates water situation
WGRZ-TV Buffalo / Posted 2 days ago
BUFFALO, NY-- The Erie County Water Authority (ECWA) has issued a statement via Twitter about Wednesday night's water main break. The ECWA says the break was a rare occurrence and have not had to issue a boil water notice in ten years, and say that... Read more
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