Erie County Executive Mark Poloncarz is responding to claims that he covered up a criminal investigation. Though Poloncarz may have referred the matter to the AG's office, Republican County Executive candidate Ray Walter says taxpayers should have been informed.
With great fanfare Tuesday morning, officials announced that legendary musician Paul McCartney will be playing a concert at First Niagara Center on October 22. It will be the first performance in Buffalo for the former Beatle.
Erie County Executive Mark Poloncarz will sign legislation Wednesday to ban personal care products containing microbeads, the tiny pieces of plastic which can pass through sewage treatment plants and into open water and potentially into fish.
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.