The search is underway for panelists to join a committee being formed by the Erie County Executive to address language and cultural gaps among the region's various immigrant populations, as members of those populations adapt to life as new U.S. citizens or continue their path toward citizenship.
With a packed house of Democrats in the hall in County Executive Mark Poloncarz' home city of Lackawanna, the incumbent made his re-election candidacy official with a rousing call for another term Tuesday evening.
The snowball fight between County Executive Mark Poloncarz and some suburban supervisors and highway superintendents continues. Town officials fought back in front of the County Legislature on Thursday.
People who abandoned their cars during the height of this week's massive lake effect snow storm can begin retrieving them Saturday morning. Starting at 9:00, the county website will have a listing of all the towed cars and where owners can find them.