Erie County Newswire (Page 5)

Erie County Newswire (Page 5)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Erie County, NY. (Page 5)

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  1. Burke Calls for Big Pharma to Pay for Drug DropoffsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 27 | WBEN-AM Buffalo

    Buffalo, NY Erie County Legislator Patrick Burke wants big pharma companies to help pay for drug disposal sites, and says Albany is interfering. "For the past few months I have been working to pass the Erie County Pharmaceutical Water Pollution Act," says Burke.

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  2. Missing Man Found By Town of Tonawanda PoliceRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 27 | WBEN-AM Buffalo

    ... Hearitt located 79 year old Harold Roberts in a brush filled wooded area Tuesday. Roberts was the subject of an Erie County Silver Alert that was issued on Friday. Roberts is a former Air Force pilot had wandered into the wooded area and at some ...

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  3. Sheriff: Burglar tries to flee officers, jumps face-first into cactiRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 27 | WIVB-TV Buffalo

    After receiving a report about a suspicious vehicle along Harvey Rd., members of the Erie County Sheriff's office and the Grand Island Police Department responded. When law enforcement officers got there, around 1:30 p.m., they noticed that the building had been entered, and they say they heard someone in the house.

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  4. Poloncarz appoints Geary DPW commissionerRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 27 | Grand Island Pennysaver

    Erie County Executive Mark C. Poloncarz has appointed William Geary Jr. as Erie County commissioner of the Department of Public Works. Geary, who had been serving as deputy commissioner of the Department in the Highways Division since October 2012, replaces Charles Sickler.

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  5. Erie County IDA acquires part of former Beth Steel siteRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 26 | WIVB-TV Buffalo

    Land that's sat vacant since the early 1980s experienced a rebirth Tuesday, when 148 acres was acquired by the Erie County Industrial Development Agency to be redeveloped; building a foundation on the past for technology of the future. "We are going to turn this site into productive use," said Erie County Executive Mark Poloncarz.

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  6. Erie County Sheriff's Deputies Investigate Break-ins in ElmaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 26 | WBEN-AM Buffalo

    Elma, NY Erie County Sheriff's Deputies are investigating ten separate car break-ins in Elma. These have happened over the past two days along Homeward Place and Aurora Street.

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  7. Ten larcenies from cars reported in two days in ElmaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 26 | WIVB-TV Buffalo

    T en separate car larcenies have occurred over the last two days in Elma, the Erie County Sheriff's Office says. Some of the vehicles targeted had been left unlocked, while other vehicles sustained extensive damage from break-in attempts.

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  8. Poloncarz: Bethlehem Steel agreement heralds new age for historic Lackawanna siteRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 26 | Grand Island Pennysaver

    A view of part of the nearly 150 acres of land acquired by the Erie County Industrial Development Agency at the former Bethlehem Steel site in Lackawanna.

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  9. Free car seat check at Akron Falls Park WednesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 25 | WIVB-TV Buffalo

    The Erie County Sheriff's Office will offer a free car seat check Wednesday from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Akron Falls Park in the Village of Akron. Deputies will provide free car seat inspections and installations in the parking lot next to the tennis courts along Parkview Drive.

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  10. Tornado damage confirmed in western NYRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 20, 2017 | WENY

    ... to assess the damage. He says additional utility crews had been called in to help restore electrical service. Erie County Executive Mark Poloncarz advised no unnecessary travel after strong thunderstorms moved through towns south of Buffalo Thursday ...

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  11. Hamburg Fairgrounds Pummeled by TornadoRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 20, 2017 | WBEN-AM Buffalo

    Some saw damaged rooftops and property damage at home as a result of the swirling winds, but the unofficial "ground zero" of the surprise tornadoes was at the Erie County Fairgrounds in Hamburg. Approximately 3,500 people were at the Hamburg Casino when the first tornado touched ground shortly before 1 p.m. Patrons inside the casino told WBEN there was a loud, banging noise before the lights went out abruptly, though momentarily.

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  12. Tornado leaves extensive damage in HamburgRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 20, 2017 | WNED

    ... to have hit land near Holland. The other made its way through parts of Hamburg, leaving extensive damage at the Erie County Fairgrounds and Hamburg Casino. The storm passed through during the noon hour. Fairgrounds employee Kristina George was in ...

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  13. Two Tornadoes Touch Down in Erie CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 20, 2017 | WBEN-AM Buffalo

    The one that hit Hamburg was an EF-2 tornado with maximum speeds of 105 mph. The other was in Holland, an EF-1 with top speeds of 95 mph.

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  14. Hot Topics 1 HRS Ago Tornado tosses car from driveway of western Ny homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 20, 2017 | WSB-TV

    ... Thursday, with the National Weather Service confirming to ABC affiliate, WKBW-TV, that a tornado touched down in Erie County. Home surveillance video captures car being lifted into the air as tornado touches down in Hamburg, New York. ...

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  15. National Weather Service confirms 2 tornadoes hit Western New YorkRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 20, 2017 | The Post-Standard

    ... about 20 minutes later. A large thunderstorm moved onshore from Lake Erie, forming a tornado as it moved across Erie County, leaving a trail of damage in its wake, according to the weather service. Hundreds of cars reportedly had their windows blown ...

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  16. Fire Report, July 20Read the original story

    Jul 20, 2017 | Springville Journal

    ... BCH. 6:23 p.m., Chaffee-Sardinia firefighters responded to a first aid call on Hutchinson Road. Transported to Erie County Medical Center. 1:46 a.m., Springville firefighters responded to a first aid call on Church Street. Mercy EMS transported to ...

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  17. Lang: Fair Will Go On as PlannedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 20, 2017 | WBEN-AM Buffalo

    Hamburg, NY Although the Erie County Fairgrounds was hard hit by Thursday's storm, Dennis Lang with the Erie County Fair says the fair will be ready next month. The storm hit 20 days before the fair's opening day.

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  18. More Than 13,000 People Without Power In Erie County After Storm, Possible TornadoRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 20, 2017 | The Post-Journal, Jamestown New York

    ... lost power after severe storms ripped through western New York, uprooting trees and knocking down power lines. Erie County Executive Mark Poloncarz advised no unnecessary travel after strong thunderstorms moved through towns south of Buffalo ...

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  19. Hamburg Gaming evacuated after storm severs gas lineRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 20, 2017 | WIVB-TV Buffalo

    ... "We will continue to monitor the situation with the Town of Hamburg officials and police, as well as the Erie County Agricultural Society," Martin said. The Buffalo Raceway, located at Hamburg Gaming, has already announced that there will be no more ...

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  20. Possible tornado leaves extensive damage in HamburgRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 20, 2017 | WNED

    A tornado warning was issued early Thursday afternoon for parts of Erie County which included Hamburg, Lackawanna and East Aurora. A severe rolled over the town of Hamburg leaving extensive damage at the Erie County Fairgrounds and the Hamburg Casino.

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