Peter Savage

Erie.gov

Erie County Legislator Peter Savage is seeking tougher penalties for breaking into motor vehicles. The criminal act, known also as "car popping," generally results in misdemeanor larceny charges.


Michael Mroziak, WBFO

Members of the Erie County Legislature quizzed County Attorney Michael Siragusa Thursday afternoon about public dollars spent on outside legal advice regarding a part-time job pursued by one legislator. The County Attorney insists there was no prodding by the County Executive's office to seek a legal opinion, but Republicans on the Legislature aren't buying it.


WBFO News photo by Eileen Buckley

Erie County Executive Mark Poloncarz is calling for a ban on the sale of cigarettes and electronic cigarettes at pharmacies in the county.

Chris Caya WBFO News

Repairs on Kenmore Avenue, between Military Road and Ontario Street, are complete.

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It's summer and as some drivers have noticed, that is when area roads and bridges and repaired or replaced and traffic is slowed.

Avery Schneider / WBFO News

Erie County Executive Mark Poloncarz signed legislation banning the use of electronic cigarettes in public places, Friday afternoon.

Mike Desmond/wbfo news

County legislators voted Thursday to restrict the use of electronic cigarettes in public places.

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An issue described as a technical error meant the Erie County Legislature could not vote Thursday on electronic cigarette regulations and has to go back through the entire process.

Chris Caya/WBFO news

The growing popularity of electronic cigarettes may lead to new restrictions on where users can "vape" in Erie County.

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The second phase of the Kenmore Avenue repaving project is underway.

Mike Desmond/wbfo news

Erie County Executive Mark Poloncarz and eight members of the Erie County Legislature agree on one issue: they don't want the library system turned into a separate taxing district.