Erie County Newswire

Erie County Newswire

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  1. Elma woman charged with staying in park after hours, attacking sheriffa s deputiesRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | WIVB-TV Buffalo

    According to Erie County Sheriff's reports, a deputy encountered Laura Rusinski, 37, of Elma, playing on a swing set in Elma Meadows County Park around 9:15 p.m. Thursday. The deputy requested that she leave and continued his patrol.

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  2. Elma woman arrested after allegedly attacking Erie County sheriff's deputyRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Your News Now

    An Elma woman is facing charges as she is accused of attacking an Erie County sheriff's deputy Thursday night. Deputies say 37-year-old Laura Rusinski was spotted on a swingset at the Elma Meadows County Park around 9 p.m. They say she was told to leave, but was later found on the golf course and told seputies she didn't want to leave.

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  3. a Made in America Acta veto upheld after three legislators switch votesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WIVB-TV Buffalo

    BUFFALO, N.Y. - Less than seven weeks after receiving overwhelming approval by the Erie County Legislature, the Made in America Act was defeated Thursday afternoon, when the move to override a veto by County Executive Mark Poloncarz fell two votes short. "It's pathetic that three people said yes if you weeks ago and now went in and said no, the exact same law, the exact same wording, they said no after the county executive said no," said Legislator Ted Morton, R-Cheektowaga, the bill's sponsor.

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  4. Erie County Senior Services launches falls prevention seminar seriesRead the original story

    Thursday | Grand Island Pennysaver

    The Erie County Department of Senior Services has announced an upcoming falls prevention seminar series that brings together a panel of experts to discuss falls, their causes, identifying home hazards and ways to improve balance, and other falls prevention topics with area seniors. The six-person panel will present informative sessions at the Schiller Park Senior Center on Sept.

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  5. Made in America vs. Invest in Erie: Legislature to vote which is bestRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | WNED

    The Erie County Legislature meets Thursday afternoon to take an override vote on the proposed Made in America Act and take up a new measure the act's lone opponent says will be more effective and legal. The Made in America Act was sponsored by Cheektowaga/Depew lawmaker Ted Morton and passed by the Legislature, with South Buffalo's Patrick Burke casting the lone "no" vote.

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  6. 930in716 September 21, 2017 Amazon HQ in 716?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | WBEN-AM Buffalo

    ... interested in ruling that shopping giant to be home for Amazon's latest headquarters in October. Buffalo and Erie county are stepping up to put its best foot forward. Let's check in with a few people who have opinions on all of this. That buffalo ...

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  7. Should Erie County take 'LEAD' in tackling addiction? The DA seeks answersRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 15 | WNED

    The Erie County District Attorney is interested in bringing a program to Buffalo that gives law enforcers the option to assist individuals committing low-level drug-related offenses an opportunity to seek help, while avoiding arrest. On Wednesday, DA John Flynn and other local authorities heard information from peers in Albany, one of only three cities in the nation that have what is known as LEAD.

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  8. Hall is winner in Hanover justice raceRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Observer

    ... respectively. Thirteen people cast votes in the primary that didn't see a candidate's name on the ballot. In Erie County, official results haven't been posted regarding the Republican primary for North Collins town council. Three candidates are ...

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  9. Lackawanna firefighters honored for their braveryRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 20 | WBEN-AM Buffalo

    ... is being investigated as an arson and recently a reward for information leading to arrests was announced by the Erie County District Attorney's office.

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  10. Effort to lure Amazon 'HQ2' to Buffalo area picks up steamRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 20 | WNED

    ... involve city, county, state, federal, others," Mayor Brown said. "We're looking forward to that partnership." Erie County is competing in one of the great corporate gold rushes: the fight to grab Amazon's new $5 billion corporate home and ...

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  11. Celebration of Waterfront Development along Niagara RiverRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 20 | WBEN-AM Buffalo

    The Buffalo and Erie County Greenway Fund Standing Committee celebrated its tenth anniversary Wednesday morning at the Buffalo & Erie County Naval & Military Park. The greenway fund has developed 67 projects throughout the region at a cost of about $20 million.

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  12. EC Holding Center gains accreditation but why now?Read the original story

    Tuesday Sep 19 | WIVB-TV Buffalo

    Operations at the two jails run by the Erie County Sheriff's Office received a rare stamp of approval by a state sheriff's group, despite a number of controversies that raise questions about how the jails are run. The accreditation was extended to the Sheriff's Jail Management Division by the New York State Sheriff's Association, and covers both the Holding Center downtown and the Alden Correctional Facility.

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  13. NY sheriff tells deputies to ignore Cuomo's immigration orderRead the original story

    Tuesday Sep 19 | Fox News

    ... status to federal authorities, except in certain situations such as police investigations. Hours later, Erie County Sheriff Timothy Howard issued a statement telling his deputies to continue reporting to U.S. officials "any and all" incidents ...

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  14. Plane carrying Hurricane Irma shelter dogs arrives in WNYRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 18 | WIVB-TV Buffalo

    ... which makes room to bring in animals to help out," said Gary Willoughby, President and CEO of SPCA serving Erie County. "It's such a great feeling, I mean we were waiting for the call, they were obviously going through a lot down there," said Arynn ...

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  15. Couple Caught Having Sex inside a Car at Emery ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 18 | WBEN-AM Buffalo

    Wales, NY Erie County Sheriff's Deputies arrested a couple after they say the couple was caught having sex in a vehicle in Emery Park and also having drugs on them. A County Park Ranger called the Sheriff's Office about a suspicious vehicle near the parks' concert shelter.

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  16. Pumpkin spice hits the shelves: Fall seasonal food made in Upstate NYRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 18 | The Post-Standard

    ... with a slice of pumpkin pie? A scoop of pumpkin pie ice cream with a slice of pumpkin pie. Perry's, based in the Erie County village of Akron, is one of many ice cream producers offering their frozen interpretation of this fall favorite. Think of it ...

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  17. Cuomo Forbids NYS From Asking About Immigration StatusRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 18 | WBEN-AM Buffalo

    ... such as a law enforcement investigation. READ THE EXECUTIVE ORDER BELOW Just after the order was announced, Erie County Sheriff Tim Howard released a directive to his officers telling them to "continue reporting any and all suspicions of ...

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  18. Edna G. ButzerRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 17 | Observer

    Mrs Butzer was employed at the Erie County Water Authority for 20 years. She was a member of St. Joseph's RC Church in Gowanda where she was a lecturer and a member of the Altar and Rosary Society.

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  19. HAFFA - SCASE: A stunning error at trialRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 16 | Observer

    ... Attorney's office, led by Patrick Swanson, in its case against Haffa. It turns out the DNA report from the Erie County forensic lab found no DNA of a female on the male's finger nails. It is alleged that Haffa tried to choke the deputy. Having had ...

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  20. Police: Gowanda teen continues attacks on stationRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 16 | Observer

    ... peanut butter, police say and was arrested. Kennedy was arraigned in Collins Town Court and remanded to the Erie County Holding Center in lieu of $500 bail. Chautauqua County has a diverse agricultural base as well as a long and proud history of ...

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