Mark Poloncarz

New Era Field. April 26, 2019 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Mike Baggerman
August 13, 2019 - 7:00 pm
ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (WBEN) - County and state leaders continue to emphasize there are no definitive plans on a new Buffalo Bills stadium or a renovation of the current stadium in Orchard Park. New York State Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie visited the stadium in Orchard Park on Monday in what he...
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Mike Baggerman
July 30, 2019 - 3:00 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - Despite a decline in the number of deaths caused by the opioid epidemic in Western New York, Erie County Executive Mark Poloncarz said there's still work to be done on the front. "Just because we're seeing the light at the end of the tunnel of the opioid epidemic doesn't mean...
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Brendan Keany
July 24, 2019 - 2:10 pm
BUFFALO (WBEN - Brendan Keany) - On Wednesday, Erie County Comptroller Stefan Mychajliw released a report indicating that lead paint had been discovered on certain playground equipment at county parks, and he called for an immediate shutdown of playgrounds until the problem is further investigated...
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Erie County Parks Playground. July 24, 2019 (WBEN Photo/Brendan Keany).jpg
Mike Baggerman
July 24, 2019 - 9:56 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - Erie County Comptroller Stefan Mychajliw is raising red flags over lead levels in Erie County Parks and called on the county executive to immediately shut down all playgrounds in Erie County Parks until the playgrounds are safe. Mychajliw sent a letter to County Executive...
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Brendan Keany
Tom Puckett
July 10, 2019 - 4:29 pm
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) Erie County Executive Mark Poloncarz says he is opposed to the newly-enacted Green Light NY law that gives illegal immigrants access to driver's licenses. Poloncarz, in a statement released Wednesday while he skated in the 11 Day Power Play, says he directed the county attorney...
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Brendan Keany
July 01, 2019 - 2:22 pm
BUFFALO (WBEN) - Erie County Executive Mark Poloncarz was joined by several members of law enforcement on Monday morning to further promote its anti-DWI efforts this holiday week. Mark Poloncarz joins local law enforcement to discuss the anti-DWI measures that will be taken over the course of this...
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Mike Baggerman
June 28, 2019 - 2:53 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - An accusation against the campaign chairman for the republican candidate for Erie County Executive is heating up the race for the county's top seat. Chris Grant, the campaign manager for Lynne Dixon, was reportedly involved in the alleged insider trading scandal against...
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Brendan Keany
Mike Baggerman
June 21, 2019 - 1:34 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - Erie County Comptroller Stefan Mychajliw is planning to extend the current Erie County Whistleblower Hotline to include tips on illegal aliens, with the intention to forward the tips to U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement. Earlier this month, the New York State...
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Pegula Sports
June 04, 2019 - 9:09 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - Erie County Executive Mark Poloncarz on Tuesday said that NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell's comments about the future of a Buffalo Bills stadium is the same conversation that he has every year. "He represents the owners," Poloncarz told WGR 550's Howard Simon and Jeremy White...
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Brendan Keany
April 09, 2019 - 4:57 pm
BUFFALO (WBEN - Brendan Keany) - Local organizers for the Frozen Four, as well as several government officials, gathered at the KeyBank Center on Tuesday afternoon to discuss the opportunity to host the NCAA hockey championship weekend. The stage is set! -- #FrozenFour pic.twitter.com/HDrblgt9vq —...
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