Woodlawn Beach

New York State Deaprtment of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation

Woodlawn Beach is officially once more a state park, with a 10-year lease to the Town of Hamburg ending.


Erie County Div. of Sewerage Management

The vast sanitary sewer network run by Erie County continues to spend a lot of money to make sure it takes in as little water as possible in water from cracked pipes, gutter downspouts, sump pumps or even leaking manhole covers. Extra water coming in can mean the pipe overflows and dumps contaminated water into area waterways.

Evans Police Department

Authorities have identified the body of a man found floating in the water at Woodlawn Beach in Hamburg. Town of Evans Police say the man is Mark Pelgrin, 65, of Derby.

WBFO File Photo / WBFO News

It’s that time for people to brave the elements and jump into frigid lake water.

Dan Telvock, Investigative Post

While some strides have been made--- notably the cleanup of the Buffalo River--- more needs to be done to improve the area's water quality. "Just look at our beaches," noted Dan Telvock of the Investigative Post. He shared some of his findings during WBFO's Press Pass.