Erie County Newswire (Page 10)

Erie County Newswire (Page 10)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Erie County, NY. (Page 10)

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  1. Local regulation of consumer productsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 18, 2015 | Business Journal

    The issue of restricting toxic chemicals in toys and children's products is being discussed in towns and counties in New York and across the country. In recent months, it has been the subject of increasing interest in Erie County, especially in light of the recently released report by Clean & Healthy New York and the New York League of Conservation Voters Education Fund, titled "Toxic Toys in Erie County."


  2. Ronald G. DonovanRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2015 | Observer

    Ronald G. Donovan, age 75, of Main Street passed away Wednesday morning, June 17, 2015 in West Seneca surrounded by family. Ronald worked for the Erie County Highway Dept.


  3. Poloncarz declares June 'Elder Abuse Awareness Month' in Erie CountyRead the original story

    Jun 17, 2015 | Grand Island Pennysaver

    Erie County Executive Mark C. Poloncarz has declared June as "Elder Abuse Awareness Month" in Erie County. He joined with various community partners to draw attention to a serious social issue that includes an increase in the number of cases involving financial abuse of local senior citizens.


  4. Buffalo man evaded $1.9 million in tobacco taxes, now faces 25 years in prisonRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2015 | The Post-Standard

    A 28-year-old Buffalo man faces 25 years in state prison after failing to pay almost $2 million in taxes related to tobacco products, according to the state's attorney general and tax commissioner. In 2013, Anthony Mansour brought more than $2.5 million worth of tobacco products from Pennsylvania into New York, according to an indictment unsealed today in state Supreme Court in Erie County.


  5. City Council could OK Saint Vincent tax dealRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2015 | Erie Times News

    ... sign off on a settlement of that court case. The Erie School District has already approved the settlement, and Erie County Council must do so as well. City Council President David Brennan said he expects the resolution to be approved. Saint ...


  6. More events for June 15th through 21st, 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2015 |

    ... for more information. Starry Night in the Garden - Wednesday, June 17th from 6 to 9 p.m., at the Buffalo and Erie County Botaical Gardens, 2655 South Park Ave. in Buffalo, starring Andy Grammer, Katy Tiz and the Veronicas. General admission tickets ...


  7. Eugene H. RybijRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2015 | Observer

    Park. He was born in Dunkirk, NY on March 14, 1942 to Henry and Mary Rybij. Gene attended the Card- Erie County.


  8. Dagher buys Eckhardt Building for $374,000Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2015 | Business Journal

    Calling himself a firm believer in Buffalo's Broadway-Fillmore District, Dr. Fadi Dagher has officially purchased another landmark building in that neighborhood. Dagher, according to documents filed in the Erie County Clerk's office, paid $374,000 for the one-time Eckhardt's/Kobacker's department store at the corner of Broadway and Fillmore.


  9. Higgins announces Niagara Falls tourism initiativesRead the original story

    Jun 15, 2015 | Grand Island Pennysaver

    Congressman Brian Higgins announced several new tourism initiatives Monday in conjunction with the Niagara Falls National Heritage Area, the Niagara Tourism and Convention Corp. and City of Niagara Falls Mayor Paul Dyster. The media event took place at the Niagara USA Visitor Center on Rainbow Boulevard in Niagara Falls.


  10. New York State Bar's new chief visits BuffaloRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2015 | Business Journal

    David Miranda began a process to better connect the New York State Bar Association with sister groups, including the Erie County Bar, by paying a visit to Buffalo on June 8. The new president, who began a one-year term the week prior, said he will work to build stronger relationships, which could lead to getting together more often for common causes. Miranda, a partner at Albany intellectual property law firm Heslin Rothenberg Farley & Mesiti , said the local visit was one of many statewide and beyond that he has planned for the future.


  11. Psychiatry programs address shortage of community providersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2015 | UB Reporter

    ... York State's busiest psychiatric emergency program, the Comprehensive Psychiatric Emergency Program (CPEP) at Erie County Medical Center. CPEP is located in the hospital's Behavioral Health Center, headed by executive director Michael R. Cummings, ...


  12. Arco Lofts, three other WNY buildings up for historic statusRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2015 | Business Journal

    Three Erie County buildings and another in Wyoming County are among 26 being recommended to be included on New York state and National Registers of Historic Places. Securing that designation, either on the state or federal level, opens the door for the respective buildings to receive tax credits and other incentives.


  13. Ledgeview defies volatile trend, remains No. 1 WNY elementary schoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 9, 2015 | Business Journal

    ... Southtowns: No. 4 Immaculate Conception School of East Aurora and No. 5 St. John Vianney School of Orchard Park. Erie County is home to 23 of Western New York's top 25 elementary schools. The leading performers in the other seven counties are ...


  14. History of Flag Day includes connection to Erie CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 13, 2015 | Observer

    Leave it to teachers and students to come up with good ideas that can make an impact for years. This is certainly true regarding the origins of Flag Day, with one historical connection to our neighbor Erie County, N.Y. Although not an official federal or state government holiday, Flag Day has long been observed by the public as a day to commemorate our nation's flag and all that it symbolizes, particularly the freedoms we enjoy brought about by the hard work and sacrifices of so many citizens throughout our history.


  15. Memory Loss Program Provides Benefits for Participants and CaregiversRead the original story

    Jun 12, 2015 | PressReleasePoint

    ... other illnesses. Community members are welcome to visit during an open house event, held in conjunction with the Erie County Senior Services Department, on Saturday, June 13, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., at 2635 Delaware Avenue, Suite A, Buffalo (border ...


  16. Erie County: More than 900 animals vaccinated at free rabies clinicRead the original story

    Jun 6, 2015 | Grand Island Pennysaver

    Pet owners and their pets take part in a free rabies vaccination clinic at ECC South on May 27. More than 960 animals were vaccinated at the event, which was conducted by the Erie County Department of Health in association with the Niagara Frontier Veterinary Society, the Medaille College Veterinary Technology Program, and the SPCA Serving Erie County. Three more free clinics are planned for September.


  17. Tonawanda Boating Victim IdentifiedRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 23, 2011 | WBEN-AM Buffalo

    ... still talking to witnesses and processing physical evidence. Police add they have been in communication with the Erie County District Attorney's Office regarding any charges that may occur, but it is not likely that a decision about charges will ...


  18. Unease Grows as Escaped Convicted Murderers Remain at LargeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 11, 2015 | Your News Now

    As the search for Richard Matt and David Sweat continues, unease across the state, including here in Western New York, is rising. "The judges, the prosecutors, sometimes the defense attorneys, witnesses, members of the jury, anyone that was involved in these cases certainly have a little added concern," said Erie County Sheriff Tim Howard.


  19. Assembly narrowly passes East Ramapo bill, 80-56Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 11, 2015 | Albany Times Union

    ... York. "I think the real concern here is the voice of the people," said Assemblywoman Jane Corwin, R-Clarence, Erie County. "The whole idea of a board of education is to be elected by the people so the school district in the community is a reflection ... 1 comment

  20. Son of escaped prisoner says Richard Matt is genius criminalRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 11, 2015 | New York Daily News

    ... has escaped before," he told the paper, referring to Matt's 1986 escape from the Alden Correctional Facility in Erie County. He was nabbed four days later at his brother's pad in Tonawanda, N.Y. Harris said when he and his mother last saw Matt at ...