Erie County

A Flood Watch has been issued
According to the National Weather Service, there has been a flood watch issued for Erie & Wyoming counties (including the cities of Buffalo, Warsaw, Orchard Park, and Springville) through Friday evening.
They are calling for over an inch of rain in some areas, and with all of the s…
First Lake Effect Snow Fall Totals for Erie County
It finally happened, the cold temperatures are here and so is the snow! Wondering what the lake effect total was for your town? Here are the first totals for Erie County according to WGRZ. 
EAST CONCORD        11.6"
COLDEN          …
Erie County Car Break Ins -- Be Sure To Lock Up!!
Just last week, we were talking about a recent string of car break-ins in my neighborhood in Tonawanda.
We then posed the question, what's the weirdest thing someone has stolen from your car? The answers were incredible.
It seems the break-ins are spreading throughout Erie County, prompting the Sherif…
No Buttons or Pins Allowed in Polling Places Today
True story.
According to the New York State law, you are prohibited to wear pro-candidate buttons, stickers and t-shirts, bring posters or banners within 100 feet of polling places when open. Most times, polling places will not say anything and for the most part, if they say anything at all, they may…
9-1-1 System Down
UPDATE: The Erie County 911 Emergency System was fully restored as of 7:00A.M. on Wednesday morning.
Erie County's 911 Emergency System is experiencing problem this morning.
Erie County Executive Mark Polancarz says that crews are working to get the system up and running again by 7:00A...
Buffalo Bans Microbeads
Stores in Erie County will soon be banned from selling products with microbeads, and could face legal trouble if they do not abide by the law.
NY Has the Highest Taxes in the United States…Again!
New York State pays more taxes than any other place in the country. Most of the money goes to schools (New York State has the largest and best school system in America) and Social Services.
According to WIVB:
"New Yorkers pay over 12 percent of what they earn just in State and local taxes...

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