Erie County Executive Mark Poloncarz

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February 09, 2019 - 2:04 pm
Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN) - The Erie County Democratic headquarters was full of life Saturday afternoon as Democrats endorsed Erie County Executive Mark Poloncarz for reelection and officially kicked-off his campaign. "Eight years ago you gave me, the son of a steelworker and nurse from Lackawanna, the...
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January 04, 2019 - 6:18 am
Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN) - While it's not something within the control of Erie County government, the County Executive and Legislature are watching closely as Buffalo officials navigate their way through a new parking policy in the city that has drawn harsh criticism. The new parking policy which...
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Matt Moran
October 02, 2018 - 4:45 am
Five credit card skimmers were found across the area this summer. The culprit was caught and arrested but Erie County Executive Mark Poloncarz says they are working to fight and protect the public. "Unfortuantely the skimming devices that are prevelant in other parts of the country have been found...
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Matt Moran
October 01, 2018 - 1:56 pm
Five skimming devices were found on local gas pumps within a two day period in mid july umtimately leading to arrest of a Florida man. Erie County Executive Mark Poloncarz notes how fast the skimmers can placed. "Eight seconds, its that fast especially if they can keep someone busy while someone...
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Erie County Executive Mark Poloncarz presents his school consolidation report (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Matt Moran
September 04, 2018 - 5:00 am
Consolidation across School districts in the area was a major topic of discussion earlier this year. County Executive Mark Poloncarz says it is a topic that needs to be looked at more by some. RELATED: Poloncarz Proposes School Consolidation When the county excecutive proposed that local schools...
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Matt Moran
August 30, 2018 - 2:11 pm
WEST SENECA, N.Y. (WBEN) - Congressman Brian Higgins and Erie County Executive Mark Poloncarz announce the completion of improvments to three roads in the Town of West Seneca. 18 street have been repaved in the town over the last 8 years with the support of the Federal Community Develoment Block...
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Matt Moran
August 23, 2018 - 3:43 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - Erie County Executive Mark Poloncarz is calling for a change in ownership at a local nursing home due to ongoing problems. Emerald South on Delaware Avenue has seen two resident fatalities in the lasttwo years, a recent allegation of sexual abuse. Poloncarz doesn't blame the...
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Congressman Chris Collins leaves a Manhattan federal courthouse after being charged with securities fraud and lying to the FBI. August 8, 2018 (AP Photo)
Matt Moran
August 09, 2018 - 2:03 pm
Erie County Executive Mark Poloncarz called the indictment of Congressman Chris Collins dissapointing and a break of public trust. "Wasn't that long ago that the President was talking about draining the swamp, and what he was talking about was individuals in Washington that were using their own...
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Matt Moran
July 20, 2018 - 5:00 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) -Five candidates were interviewed by the Erie County Legislature Thursday. They are looking to fill the open spot on the three-member County Water Authority Board. Because currently the two members are both democrats. The Legislature by law must nominate someone from the other...
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Matt Moran
July 19, 2018 - 4:07 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - Voters will not decide who is the next County Executive until November 2019. But current County Comptroller Stefan Mychajliw says he is giving serious consideration about running against incumbent Mark Poloncarz. "I love Buffalo, I grew up here and I want to see Erie County...
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