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WGRZ-TV Buffalo
Poloncarz: county could take over ECWABUFFALO, NY - Erie County Executive Mark Poloncarz criticized the Erie County W
Poloncarz: county could take over ECWA
WGRZ-TV Buffalo / Posted 9 hours ago
BUFFALO, NY - Erie County Executive Mark Poloncarz criticized the Erie County Water Authority for its response to last week's large main break and suggested the county could take it over. The county executive is among the critics who say the... Read more
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WGRZ-TV Buffalo
Buffalo Night at the DNCBuffalo," said the Mayor. The hosts are Buffalo Mayor Byron Brown, Lieutenant
Buffalo Night at the DNC
WGRZ-TV Buffalo / Posted 2 days ago
Buffalo," said the Mayor. The hosts are Buffalo Mayor Byron Brown, Lieutenant Governor Kathy Hochul, Erie County Executive Mark Poloncarz, Congressman Brian Higgins, Assemblywoman Crystal Peoples-Stokes, Common Council President Darius Pridgen and... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Poloncarz accuses Water Authority of incompetenceErie County Executive Mark Poloncarz is unapologetic about the county Health De
Poloncarz accuses Water Authority of incompetence
The Buffalo News / Posted 3 days ago
Erie County Executive Mark Poloncarz is unapologetic about the county Health Department issuing a boil water advisory as a result of a major water main break Wednesday night that inconvenienced nearly 210,000 people. Moreover, he’s accusing the Erie... Read more
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WGRZ-TV Buffalo
EC Water Authority Chair: Boil Water Order Forced on Them After Northtowns Breakwas out of the loop as certain decisions were made in a meeting of county offic
EC Water Authority Chair: Boil Water Order Forced on Them After Northtowns Break
WGRZ-TV Buffalo / Posted 4 days ago
was out of the loop as certain decisions were made in a meeting of county officials including Erie County Executive Mark Poloncarz. "We're told that at that meeting he directed his commissioner to issue a boil water effect before anyone had... Read more
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WGRZ-TV Buffalo
Legislators to question Water Authorityin this case the Erie County Water Authority, to issue a notification within 24
Legislators to question Water Authority
WGRZ-TV Buffalo / Posted 6 days ago
in this case the Erie County Water Authority, to issue a notification within 24 hours. Even still, Erie County Executive Mark Poloncarz noted that he posted an update on Twitter a few hours after the water main break, offering a recommendation... Read more
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The Buffalo News
It took Erie County Water Authority three hours to alert public of boil-water noticeresidents of Amherst and parts of Clarence, Newstead and Lancaster. It remained
It took Erie County Water Authority three hours to alert public of boil-water notice
The Buffalo News / Posted 8 days ago
residents of Amherst and parts of Clarence, Newstead and Lancaster. It remained slow Thursday morning. County Executive Mark Poloncarz sent his first tweets about the boiled water advisory shortly after 7 a.m., nearly an hour ahead of the water... Read more
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The Buffalo News
250,000 Erie County residents affected by boil-water advisoryis likely that you will need to boil water for the next 2-3 days until safety o
250,000 Erie County residents affected by boil-water advisory
The Buffalo News / Posted 8 days ago
is likely that you will need to boil water for the next 2-3 days until safety of the water is confirmed.” County Executive Mark Poloncarz tweeted Thursday morning that water in the Town of Cheektowaga outside of Depew is safe to drink, citing the... Read more
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WGRZ-TV Buffalo
Cheektowaga not under boil water advisorya water main lead in Erie County, the Cheektowaga water supply has been deemed
Cheektowaga not under boil water advisory
WGRZ-TV Buffalo / Posted 8 days ago
a water main lead in Erie County, the Cheektowaga water supply has been deemed safe according to Erie County Executive Mark Poloncarz. Erie County has issued a Boil Water Advisory for parts of the county following a large loss of water... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Boil-water advisory in effect for northeastern Erie Countyfor the next 2-3 days until safety of the water is confirmed,” the agency’s boi
Boil-water advisory in effect for northeastern Erie County
The Buffalo News / Posted 9 days ago
for the next 2-3 days until safety of the water is confirmed,” the agency’s boil water advisory states. County Executive Mark Poloncarz tweeted Thursday morning that water in the Town of Cheektowaga outside of Depew is safe to drink, citing the... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Water service restored but residents urged to boil waterto boil water from [sic] the next 2-3 days until safety of the water is confirm
Water service restored but residents urged to boil water
The Buffalo News / Posted 9 days ago
to boil water from [sic] the next 2-3 days until safety of the water is confirmed,” the agency posted. County Executive Mark Poloncarz tweeted Thursday morning that water in the Town of Cheektowaga outside of Depew is safe to drink, citing the... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Residents urged to boil water in wake of water main breakauthority tweeted that the leak was located and that water pressure was “expect
Residents urged to boil water in wake of water main break
The Buffalo News / Posted 9 days ago
authority tweeted that the leak was located and that water pressure was “expected to recover shortly.” County Executive Mark Poloncarz tweeted late Wednesday that the county Department of Emergency Services recommends drinking water be boiled... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Poloncarz to veto charter revisions set by Erie County LegislatureErie County Executive Mark Poloncarz said he intends to veto changes to the cou
Poloncarz to veto charter revisions set by Erie County Legislature
The Buffalo News / Posted 13 days ago
Erie County Executive Mark Poloncarz said he intends to veto changes to the county charter that legislators approved Thursday, including extended terms for legislators and expanded ethics requirements. “I will veto this law because it weakens the... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Lackawanna police chief wants investigation into who leaked his personnel file to lawmakerand 20-year officer in the department. They called the verbal abuse part of a c
Lackawanna police chief wants investigation into who leaked his personnel file to lawmaker
The Buffalo News / Posted 14 days ago
and 20-year officer in the department. They called the verbal abuse part of a continuing pattern. County Executive Mark Poloncarz withdrew Michel’s name from consideration as commissioner of Central Police Services after he read the... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Lackawanna chief out of the running for county post after ‘dirty language’ incident revealed“dirty language” toward the subordinate while he was a lieutenant on the Lackaw
Lackawanna chief out of the running for county post after ‘dirty language’ incident revealed
The Buffalo News / Posted 15 days ago
“dirty language” toward the subordinate while he was a lieutenant on the Lackawanna police force. Erie County Executive Mark Poloncarz last month announced Michel as his pick to take over at Central Police Services after the retirement of... Read more
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WGRZ-TV Buffalo
Poloncarz withdraws Central Police Services appt.BUFFALO, N.Y. -- Erie County Executive Mark Poloncarz has withdrawn his appoint
Poloncarz withdraws Central Police Services appt.
WGRZ-TV Buffalo / Posted 15 days ago
BUFFALO, N.Y. -- Erie County Executive Mark Poloncarz has withdrawn his appointment of James Michel as Commissioner of Central Police Services. Michel, who serves as chief of police for the City of Lackawanna, was supposed to take over the job on... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Lackawanna chief dropped from consideration for Central Police Services post after ‘dirty language’ incident revealed“dirty language” toward the subordinate while he was a lieutenant on the Lackaw
Lackawanna chief dropped from consideration for Central Police Services post after ‘dirty language’ incident revealed
The Buffalo News / Posted 15 days ago
“dirty language” toward the subordinate while he was a lieutenant on the Lackawanna police force. Erie County Executive Mark Poloncarz last month announced Michel as his pick to take over at Central Police Services after the retirement of... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Lackawanna police chief no longer seeking top Central Police Services post after ‘dirty language’ incident comes to light“dirty language” toward the subordinate while he was a lieutenant on the Lackaw
Lackawanna police chief no longer seeking top Central Police Services post after ‘dirty language’ incident comes to light
The Buffalo News / Posted 15 days ago
“dirty language” toward the subordinate while he was a lieutenant on the Lackawanna police force. Erie County Executive Mark Poloncarz last month announced Michel as his pick to take over at Central Police Services after the retirement of... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Metal detectors, more deputies planned to boost Rath Building securitysecurity guards. “We have had incidents, in the past here, of individuals who
Metal detectors, more deputies planned to boost Rath Building security
The Buffalo News / Posted 16 days ago
security guards. “We have had incidents, in the past here, of individuals who have become violent,” said County Executive Mark Poloncarz. “We have incidents of threats of violence. In this day and age, we cannot sit back and assume nothing is... Read more
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WCAX-TV Vermont
Monarch butterflies released in New York conservation effortTuesday at the Times Beach Nature Preserve, where experts say there is abundant
Monarch butterflies released in New York conservation effort
WCAX-TV Vermont / Posted 17 days ago
Tuesday at the Times Beach Nature Preserve, where experts say there is abundant milkweed for egg-laying. County Executive Mark Poloncarz says the county has been working to restore pollinator habitats to rebuild the populations of bees and... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Mayor, community leaders lead prayers over Dallas killingsafternoon as Mayor Byron Brown, Buffalo Police Chief Daniel Derenda, U.S. Attor
Mayor, community leaders lead prayers over Dallas killings
The Buffalo News / Posted 21 days ago
afternoon as Mayor Byron Brown, Buffalo Police Chief Daniel Derenda, U.S. Attorney William Hochul and Erie County Executive Mark Poloncarz joined hand - and hearts - to pray with three spiritual leaders in Western New York. The news conference was... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Erie County senior services commissioner steps downfor the AARP throughout the western half of Upstate New York. Hoak’s departure
Erie County senior services commissioner steps down
The Buffalo News / Posted 23 days ago
for the AARP throughout the western half of Upstate New York. Hoak’s departure leaves a new vacancy for County Executive Mark Poloncarz to fill. Two weeks ago, Poloncarz announced his appointment of Lackawanna Police Chief James L. Michel Jr. as... Read more
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WGRZ-TV Buffalo
Free concert at Chestnut Ridge Parkat 7 p.m. at the base of the park's sledding hill near the casino, according to
Free concert at Chestnut Ridge Park
WGRZ-TV Buffalo / Posted 23 days ago
at 7 p.m. at the base of the park's sledding hill near the casino, according to a news release from Erie County Executive Mark Poloncarz. The evening's program will feature songs that commemorate the 50th anniversary of popular television shows... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Public input sought on proposed Erie County Charter changesAll the recommendations have now been packaged into a single proposed local law
Public input sought on proposed Erie County Charter changes
The Buffalo News / Posted 23 days ago
All the recommendations have now been packaged into a single proposed local law, requiring public input. County Executive Mark Poloncarz and some Democratic commissioners expressed criticism of what they viewed as a politically biased process, and... Read more

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