Mickey Kearns

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Mike Baggerman
December 12, 2018 - 3:00 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) – We’re still well away from the 2019 election but one of the top races on the local front that will be highlighted include the election for Erie County Executive. Last week, Erie County Comptroller Stefan Mychajliw, who planned to run against incumbent county executive Mark...
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Mike Baggerman
November 27, 2018 - 3:00 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - State Senator Michael Ranzenhofer called a bill which would mandate a background check of social media when applying for a handgun license "outrageous". The bill, which was introduced by Brooklyn State Senator Kevin Parker earlier this month, would require the person applying...
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Erik Bohen following primary victories on September 13, 2018 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Mike Baggerman
September 13, 2018 - 11:57 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - There were few surprises for local republicans on Thursday's primary election. Erik Bohen, the incumbent assemblyman in New York's 142nd district, won his primary in the republican and conservative line, though lost in the independent line to Michelle Kennedy by a total of 12...
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Erie County Auto Bureau in Tonawanda. July 5, 2018 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Mike Baggerman
July 05, 2018 - 2:03 pm
TONAWANDA, N.Y. (WBEN) - Erie County Clerk Mickey Kearns announced that the Northtowns Auto Bureau in Tonawanda will begin Saturday service on July 28. The bureau, which currently operates Monday through Friday, will be open from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. It will be the only bureau in Erie County to be open...
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Matt Moran
June 26, 2018 - 4:48 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - Erie County Clerk Mickey Kearns is calling on the New York State Department of Motor Vehicles to fix a significant mistke with its license renewal notifcations. Clerk Kearns says the NYS DMV is not alerting drivers of the proper document that are required for a Real ID or an...
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Matt Moran
June 06, 2018 - 2:58 pm
CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. (WBEN) - Erie County Clerk Mickey Kearns and Sheriff Timothy Howard are addressing the security concerns at local auto bureaus. Kearns and Sheriff Howard were at the Cheektowaga location on George Urban Boulevard. That location is among nine of the 10 county auto bureaus that have...
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Erie County Clerk Mickey Kearns at the Erie County Auto Bureau at 170 Pearl Street on March 28, 2018 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Matt Moran
May 29, 2018 - 5:00 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - Erie County Clerk Mickey Kearns is holding his stance on not allowing illegal immigrants to receive licenses. Kearns says he and other local county clerks are in unison of this opinion. "We had a great coversation, we are now formalizing a letter from the western region,"...
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Mickey Kearns, left, celebrates victory for Erik Bohen, right WBEN Photo/Tim Wenger
Matt Moran
April 24, 2018 - 11:04 pm
Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN) - Saying, "the people spoke, the teachers spoke", Erik Bohen celebrated his victory over Democrat Patrick Burke in the special election for the NYS 142nd Assembly seat. The seat was vacated by Mickey Kearns when he left to become Erie County Clerk. Bohen ran as a Democrat on...
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Tom Puckett
April 03, 2018 - 5:23 pm
West Seneca, NY (WBEN) New York State has decided to keep the WNY Children's Psychiatric Center open. This comes hours after an attorney representing a group pushing to keep it open called for an investigation into the motives why. Erie County Legislator Joe Lorigo says, “I applaud the state’s...
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Erie County Clerk Mickey Kearns at the Erie County Auto Bureau at 170 Pearl Street on March 28, 2018 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Mike Baggerman
March 28, 2018 - 2:57 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - Erie County Clerk Mickey Kearns announced the results of a survey that indicated most Erie County registrants want to opt-out of having information sold by New York State. Approximately 1,500 people took part in the survey over the last week, with 95 percent choosing to opt-...
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