Erie County, NY

Erie County, NY This is the official page of Erie County, NY. Follow for news, alerts, and other information. Erie County is a metropolitan center located on the western border of New York State covering 1,058 square miles and consisting of 3 cities and 25 town governments.
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It has almost a million residents. Erie County is governed under a home rule charter which provides for the separation of legislative and executive functions. County Executive Mark C. Poloncarz, elected to a four year term, is the chief executive officer of the County. The County Legislature, consisting of 11 members elected to two year terms, is the County's governing body. Other elected positions are Comptroller, County Clerk, District Attorney, and Sheriff.

Operating as usual

07/08/2021

🐐 In #YourErieCountyParks, invasive species can decimate native ecosystems and often spread quickly. Goats (yes, #goats!) are helping to remove invasive species like knotweed and mugwort.

Watch this video with Kristen Guadagno of Erie County Department of Environment and Planning and Let's Goat Buffalo's Jennifer Zeitler to learn more about this project—and why goats are perfectly suited to the task!

Learn more at: erie.gov/environment

Cc: Erie County Parks, Recreation & Forestry

Photos from Erie County Department of Environment and Planning's post
07/08/2021

Photos from Erie County Department of Environment and Planning's post

Photos from Erie County District Attorney's post
07/08/2021

Photos from Erie County District Attorney's post

07/08/2021

Attention SNAP, HEAP, Temporary Assistance, and Medicaid clients! Need to turn in documents? You don't have to come downtown!

⏰ The Erie County Department of Health (ECDOH) has announced the Narcan training schedule for the next three months: Jul...
07/08/2021

⏰ The Erie County Department of Health (ECDOH) has announced the Narcan training schedule for the next three months: July 14 & 17, August 3 & 7, and September 15 & 18. Both virtual & in-person sessions are available.

Registration & details at: erie.gov/opioidtrainings
…or call (716) 858-7695.

#opioid #opioidcrisis

⏰ The Erie County Department of Health (ECDOH) has announced the Narcan training schedule for the next three months: July 14 & 17, August 3 & 7, and September 15 & 18. Both virtual & in-person sessions are available.

Registration & details at: erie.gov/opioidtrainings
…or call (716) 858-7695.

#opioid #opioidcrisis

07/08/2021

Live Well Erie is a VISION to help every resident of Erie County achieve his or her full potential. It uses five guiding principles to focus on nine broad goals across three populations: children, working families, and seniors.

www.livewellerie.com #LiveWellErie

07/08/2021

BIG NEWS: Today the Erie County Legislature approved our $123.7 million #TheRENEWPlan! The plan uses $89.2 million in #AmericanRescuePlan aid and $34 million in county surplus to invest in clean water, build our county infrastructure and public health capacity, address other areas of critical need, and create thousands of jobs for Erie County’s residents.

While I am disappointed it passed on a party-line vote, thank you to those members who supported it: Chair April Baskin, Majority Leader Tim Meyers, Legislator Lisa Chimera, Legislator John Gilmour, Legislator Kevin Hardwick, Legislator Howard Johnson and Legislator Jeanne Vinal!

🎣 Tomorrow @ 6 PM: the next "Fry"day Fishing, at Black Rock Canal Park (Buffalo). Every week, kids ages 4–14 can learn t...
07/08/2021

🎣 Tomorrow @ 6 PM: the next "Fry"day Fishing, at Black Rock Canal Park (Buffalo). Every week, kids ages 4–14 can learn to fish and enjoy a beautiful Erie County Park. All New York State license requirements are waived during these Ranger-led programs.

Sign-up at: www2.erie.gov/parks/quotfryquot-day-fishing-events

#FindYourNextAdventure #YourErieCountyParks
Cc: Erie County Parks, Recreation & Forestry

🎣 Tomorrow @ 6 PM: the next "Fry"day Fishing, at Black Rock Canal Park (Buffalo). Every week, kids ages 4–14 can learn to fish and enjoy a beautiful Erie County Park. All New York State license requirements are waived during these Ranger-led programs.

Sign-up at: www2.erie.gov/parks/quotfryquot-day-fishing-events

#FindYourNextAdventure #YourErieCountyParks
Cc: Erie County Parks, Recreation & Forestry

Did you know that Erie County Senior Services has one of the largest, most successful, longest running senior fitness pr...
07/08/2021
Erie County Senior Fitness Program

Did you know that Erie County Senior Services has one of the largest, most successful, longest running senior fitness programs in New York State? Watch this video to learn more: https://youtu.be/2H4wSfjYs9I

For more information, visit: erie.gov/seniorservices

Erie County Senior Services has one of the largest, most successful, longest running senior fitness programs in New York State. Watch this video to learn more.

07/07/2021

VETERANS (& those who love them!): Take the annual VA CHALLENG Survey for Community Veteran Service Providers.

It takes only ten minutes! Go to: surveymonkey.com/r/CHALENG2021

This survey collects data to determine unmet services & program changes for VA Homeless Programs. Prior year data is used to develop new & improved services for veterans.

Via: Erie County Veterans Service Agency

🌱💡 Erie County has been designated a "Clean Energy Community" by NYSERDA, recognizing the county's leadership in reducin...
07/07/2021

🌱💡 Erie County has been designated a "Clean Energy Community" by NYSERDA, recognizing the county's leadership in reducing energy use, cutting costs, and driving clean #energy locally.

Learn more at: nyserda.ny.gov/cec

#green #environment
Cc: Erie County Department of Environment and Planning

🌱💡 Erie County has been designated a "Clean Energy Community" by NYSERDA, recognizing the county's leadership in reducing energy use, cutting costs, and driving clean #energy locally.

Learn more at: nyserda.ny.gov/cec

#green #environment
Cc: Erie County Department of Environment and Planning

Yesterday, the Erie County Sheriff's Office unveiled a patrol vehicle dedicated to the EC200 - Erie County Bicentennial....
07/07/2021

Yesterday, the Erie County Sheriff's Office unveiled a patrol vehicle dedicated to the EC200 - Erie County Bicentennial.

More bicentennial info & events at: erie.gov/EC200 & ECSO2021.com/

Today we unveiled a patrol vehicle dedicated to the bicentennial of the Erie County Sheriff's Office.
Please visit the website: www.ecso2021.com/
#ECSO2021

07/07/2021

Our #ClerkOnTheGo Team is looking forward to seeing you at the West Seneca Farmers' Market from 4pm-7:30pm on Thursday, July 8th located at 1250 Union Road.

We will have plenty of information to share on the various services provided by the Erie County Clerk's Office- so please stop by!

#ReadyReserveRenew #REALID #Passports #ReadySetTravel #RenewLocal #ThankAVet #DMV and much more.

The Virtual Elder Law Day Summer Series is back! Erie County Senior Services is again partnering with the Center for Eld...
07/07/2021

The Virtual Elder Law Day Summer Series is back! Erie County Senior Services is again partnering with the Center for Elder Law & Justice.

The first online session is July 13. For more info, visit: erie.gov/ELD

#SeniorLiving #Seniors #seniorservices #seniorcare

We are partnering with Erie County Senior Services again this year on our Virtual Elder Law Day Summer Series! Visit https://erie.gov/ELD for more details.
@ECSeniorSvcs #elderlaw #seniorservices

07/07/2021

Become an elections inspector!

It's a great way to serve your community and be a part of the electoral process.

To find out more, go to https://elections.erie.gov/SignPoll or call 858-8891.

07/07/2021

As part of #TheRenewPlan — Erie County, NY's investment of #AmericanRescuePlan aid — we are strengthening Erie County Department of Health (ECDOH)'s Cancer Services Program. If you are uninsured or underinsured we offer FREE cancer screenings for you.

Call 716-858-7376 or go to http://erie.gov/cancerservices to learn more or sign up for a screening.

Grocery shopping? Remember to bring your reusable bags! Getting into the habit can greatly reduce the plastic waste your...
07/07/2021

Grocery shopping? Remember to bring your reusable bags! Getting into the habit can greatly reduce the plastic waste your household generates.

More info at: erie.gov/byobag

More about the Erie County Department of Environment and Planning at: erie.gov/environment

#recycle #ErieBYOBag #plastic

Grocery shopping? Remember to bring your reusable bags! Getting into the habit can greatly reduce the plastic waste your household generates.

More info at: erie.gov/byobag

More about the Erie County Department of Environment and Planning at: erie.gov/environment

#recycle #ErieBYOBag #plastic

Learn about the local laws adopted in Erie County. Local laws may relate to the property, affairs, or government of the ...
07/07/2021

Learn about the local laws adopted in Erie County. Local laws may relate to the property, affairs, or government of the county, or any other matter of county concern. Visit: www2.erie.gov/law/erie-county-laws

Learn about the local laws adopted in Erie County. Local laws may relate to the property, affairs, or government of the county, or any other matter of county concern. Visit: www2.erie.gov/law/erie-county-laws

07/06/2021

Did you get your @ErieCounty200 - Erie County Bicentennial Heritage Passport yet?

If not, don't miss out. It is a handheld guide to 35 historical societies and museums across Erie County.

Available in all local libraries and heritage sites. Learn more:
https://t.co/VolQaETvxq

07/06/2021

A Flash Flood Warning has been issued by the US National Weather Service Buffalo NY for much of the Town of Grand Island through 5:15 pm.

🆓 Erie County "Free Week" is back, July 5–11! In partnership with the Albright-Knox Art Gallery, join us for a week of f...
07/06/2021

🆓 Erie County "Free Week" is back, July 5–11! In partnership with the Albright-Knox Art Gallery, join us for a week of free admission, programs, and events. It's a great opportunity for all residents to enjoy the Albright-Knox at no cost, with a variety of programs and workshops to take part in.

For the full schedule & more info, visit: albrightknox.org/events/erie-county-free-week-2021

🆓 Erie County "Free Week" is back, July 5–11! In partnership with the Albright-Knox Art Gallery, join us for a week of free admission, programs, and events. It's a great opportunity for all residents to enjoy the Albright-Knox at no cost, with a variety of programs and workshops to take part in.

For the full schedule & more info, visit: albrightknox.org/events/erie-county-free-week-2021

⚠️⛳ DEADLINE TODAY (June 6) to register for the 2021 Erie County Amateur Golf Championship! This year's event will be he...
07/06/2021

⚠️⛳ DEADLINE TODAY (June 6) to register for the 2021 Erie County Amateur Golf Championship! This year's event will be held July 10 & 11 at Grover Cleveland Golf Course.

Register at: golfgenius.com/pages/2913380

More info at: erie.gov/golf

Cc: Erie County Parks, Recreation & Forestry

⚠️⛳ DEADLINE TODAY (June 6) to register for the 2021 Erie County Amateur Golf Championship! This year's event will be held July 10 & 11 at Grover Cleveland Golf Course.

Register at: golfgenius.com/pages/2913380

More info at: erie.gov/golf

Cc: Erie County Parks, Recreation & Forestry

There's an Erie County COVID-19 vaccine clinic coming near you. Walk-ins welcome, but appointments recommended.For an ap...
07/05/2021

There's an Erie County COVID-19 vaccine clinic coming near you. Walk-ins welcome, but appointments recommended.

For an appointment, call (716) 858-2929; or for a schedule & more information, go to: erie.gov/vax

Cc: Erie County Department of Health (ECDOH)

There's an Erie County COVID-19 vaccine clinic coming near you. Walk-ins welcome, but appointments recommended.

For an appointment, call (716) 858-2929; or for a schedule & more information, go to: erie.gov/vax

Cc: Erie County Department of Health (ECDOH)

⚠️ DEADLINE TOMORROW (June 6) to register for the 2021 Erie County Amateur Golf Championship! This year's event will be ...
07/05/2021

⚠️ DEADLINE TOMORROW (June 6) to register for the 2021 Erie County Amateur Golf Championship! This year's event will be held July 10 & 11 at Grover Cleveland Golf Course.

Register at: golfgenius.com/pages/2913380

More info at: erie.gov/golf

Cc: Erie County Parks, Recreation & Forestry

⚠️ DEADLINE TOMORROW (June 6) to register for the 2021 Erie County Amateur Golf Championship! This year's event will be held July 10 & 11 at Grover Cleveland Golf Course.

Register at: golfgenius.com/pages/2913380

More info at: erie.gov/golf

Cc: Erie County Parks, Recreation & Forestry

🛎️ Reminder: Erie County offices, including all Auto Bureau locations, are CLOSED TODAY (Monday, July 5) in observance o...
07/05/2021

🛎️ Reminder: Erie County offices, including all Auto Bureau locations, are CLOSED TODAY (Monday, July 5) in observance of Independence Day. All of your Erie County Parks are still open for your enjoyment.

Offices will reopen tomorrow, Tuesday, July 6. In the meantime, remember that you can get fast answers to many questions at our always-open website: erie.gov

#IndependenceDay #4thofJuly
Cc: Erie County Clerk Mickey Kearns , Erie County Parks, Recreation & Forestry

🛎️ Reminder: Erie County offices, including all Auto Bureau locations, are CLOSED TODAY (Monday, July 5) in observance of Independence Day. All of your Erie County Parks are still open for your enjoyment.

Offices will reopen tomorrow, Tuesday, July 6. In the meantime, remember that you can get fast answers to many questions at our always-open website: erie.gov

#IndependenceDay #4thofJuly
Cc: Erie County Clerk Mickey Kearns , Erie County Parks, Recreation & Forestry

The Erie County Office of Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) registers Minority- and Women-Owned Businesses in Erie Coun...
07/05/2021

The Erie County Office of Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) registers Minority- and Women-Owned Businesses in Erie County. To find M/WBE resources, including listings of certified businesses, visit: erie.gov/eeo

#MWBE

The Erie County Office of Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) registers Minority- and Women-Owned Businesses in Erie County. To find M/WBE resources, including listings of certified businesses, visit: erie.gov/eeo

#MWBE

Are you age 55 or over? Looking to upgrade your job skills? Need information on career choices? Seeking full- or part-ti...
07/04/2021

Are you age 55 or over? Looking to upgrade your job skills? Need information on career choices? Seeking full- or part-time employment?

Start with these resources compiled by Erie County Senior Services: www2.erie.gov/seniorservices/employment

#seniors #jobs #employment

Are you age 55 or over? Looking to upgrade your job skills? Need information on career choices? Seeking full- or part-time employment?

Start with these resources compiled by Erie County Senior Services: www2.erie.gov/seniorservices/employment

#seniors #jobs #employment

🇺🇸 🧨 Happy Independence Day! Reminder: Erie County offices, including all Auto Bureau locations, will be closed tomorrow...
07/04/2021

🇺🇸 🧨 Happy Independence Day! Reminder: Erie County offices, including all Auto Bureau locations, will be closed tomorrow (Monday, July 5) in observance of the holiday.

All of your Erie County Parks will still be open for your enjoyment. County offices will reopen on Tuesday, July 6.

In the meantime, remember that you can get fast answers to many questions at our always-open website: erie.gov.

#IndependenceDay #4thofJuly
Cc: Erie County Clerk Mickey Kearns, Erie County Parks, Recreation & Forestry

🇺🇸 🧨 Happy Independence Day! Reminder: Erie County offices, including all Auto Bureau locations, will be closed tomorrow (Monday, July 5) in observance of the holiday.

All of your Erie County Parks will still be open for your enjoyment. County offices will reopen on Tuesday, July 6.

In the meantime, remember that you can get fast answers to many questions at our always-open website: erie.gov.

#IndependenceDay #4thofJuly
Cc: Erie County Clerk Mickey Kearns, Erie County Parks, Recreation & Forestry

July 5–11: Erie County "Free Week" is back! In partnership with the Albright-Knox Art Gallery, join us for a week of fre...
07/03/2021

July 5–11: Erie County "Free Week" is back! In partnership with the Albright-Knox Art Gallery, join us for a week of free admission, programs, and events. It's a great opportunity for all residents to enjoy the Albright-Knox at no cost, with a variety of programs and workshops to take part in.

For the full schedule and more information, visit: albrightknox.org/events/erie-county-free-week-2021

July 5–11: Erie County "Free Week" is back! In partnership with the Albright-Knox Art Gallery, join us for a week of free admission, programs, and events. It's a great opportunity for all residents to enjoy the Albright-Knox at no cost, with a variety of programs and workshops to take part in.

For the full schedule and more information, visit: albrightknox.org/events/erie-county-free-week-2021

⚠️ Remember: summer is Tick Time! Ticks can infect humans & pets with bacteria, viruses, & parasites that can cause seri...
07/03/2021

⚠️ Remember: summer is Tick Time! Ticks can infect humans & pets with bacteria, viruses, & parasites that can cause serious illness. Whenever outdoors, don't forget to take steps to prevent tick bites, including checking for ticks & showering after being outside.

More helpful tips from the Erie County Department of Health (ECDOH) at: www2.erie.gov/health/ticks-lyme-disease

#ticks #lymedisease

⚠️ Remember: summer is Tick Time! Ticks can infect humans & pets with bacteria, viruses, & parasites that can cause serious illness. Whenever outdoors, don't forget to take steps to prevent tick bites, including checking for ticks & showering after being outside.

More helpful tips from the Erie County Department of Health (ECDOH) at: www2.erie.gov/health/ticks-lyme-disease

#ticks #lymedisease

Headed to the beach? Know before you go! Check the status of beaches and other county park facilities at: erie.gov/parks...
07/03/2021

Headed to the beach? Know before you go! Check the status of beaches and other county park facilities at: erie.gov/parks

Cc: Erie County Parks, Recreation & Forestry

Headed to the beach? Know before you go! Check the status of beaches and other county park facilities at: erie.gov/parks

Cc: Erie County Parks, Recreation & Forestry

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Erie County is a metropolitan center located on the western border of New York State covering 1,058 square miles and consisting of three cities and 25 town governments. It has almost a million residents. Erie County is governed under a home rule charter which provides for the separation of legislative and executive functions. County Executive Mark C. Poloncarz, elected to a four-year term, is the chief executive officer of the County. The County Legislature, consisting of 11 members elected to two-year terms, is the County's governing body. Other elected positions are Comptroller, County Clerk, District Attorney, and Sheriff.

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Please tell me the county will reconsider using the convention center!! There is NO PARKING available (without cost). I've been saying for months - get it to the Primary Care doctors and care centers!! Comments Eileen Leary Shelly Chodora Seel I agree 100%. Parking is critical. But they do need centralized distribution due to vaccine storage requirements, centralized database training, equitable distribution, etc. the convention center is not the answer. They need pa… See More · Reply · 3h Patti Scarfia Why not use the fairgrounds? · Reply · 46m Eileen Leary Fairgrounds...good option. How about all the banquet halls that have absolutely no business these days. Hearthstone, Samuels Manor, etc. They have ample parking, WiFi, multiple rooms for social distancing, etc. If they are open for 15 hours (use the other hours for cleaning please) and they vaccinate 200 per hour, they can get to their goal. Find a banquet hall in the north, city, and south. Easy peasy! This is not rocket science....it has been done before on a smaller scale and Florida is handling it nicely on a large scale. Fly someone to Lee County to see their system. One thing that Lee County has that Buffalo does not is good weather! Thus they are using tents.
"When voters entrust someone with the power and responsibility of public office, they expect them to work on behalf of the best interests of our community." #HowardJohnson said this on December 20, 2020. So my question to you Mr. Howard Johnson is how true do you stand to your words? It has been brought to my attention that a good friend of yours who pushes your campaign is in fact a known criminal. When the voters entrust you with power and responsibility of public office, how do we know you will work on behalf of the best interests of our community and not your friends? Will you be impartial or have no moral sensibility?
Why does Erie County have no places to get vaccine. I’m considered in tier 1b, essential worker. But still we wait. What’s going on.
Is there a Facebook group associated with genealogy for the Lancaster Village area of the county? One of my great aunts, Louisa Laveing, lived there for decades and am interested if any relatives of her family are still in that area.
Mayor #ByronBrown Commissioner #byronlockwood The primary objectives of the #buffalopolicedepartment include: protecting life and property, preventing crime, suppressing criminal activity, apprehending and prosecuting violators of the law, regulating non-criminal conduct, and preserving the peace. Members are supposed to respond to calls, take appropriate action regarding any violation of the law, maintain a strictly impartial attitude and be courteous, and they shall take a neutral position in dispute of a civil nature (See https://www.bpdny.org/.../BPD-MANUAL-OF-PROCEDURES...). Furthermore, employees shall not participate directly or indirectly, in any unlawful compromise between complainants and offenders and are expected to give both badge number and name when requested (Officer Dickson refused to give me his name). Unfortunately, Officer Dickson, Badge ID 366 has taken it upon himself to conduct himself in a manner that is outside the scopes of the Buffalo Police Department's manual of procedures. This officer has discriminated against me and tried to file false charges on me, he then retaliated against me for giving a witness statement to Internal Affairs about himself, he has been partial to me and my property (I have the officer on video refusing to watch evidence to a crime, calling me a liar for the second time, depriving me of my property against the Constitution and Buffalo manual of procedures, etc.), told me to remove my cameras off my house without due process when there is high level of vandalism and criminal damage to my property, deprived me of full use and access to my property, and he has taken a position which is clear in a civil dispute. I have an order of protection in place with 5 outstanding warrants against the person Officer Dickson, Badge ID 366 has taken a side with and abused his power to criminally prosecute me on false charges because of it. Officer Dickson, Badge ID 366 has made several attempts to make an unlawful compromise between me and the offender over the last 5 months. I am in Supreme and Criminal Court and any and all compromises will go through a Court of Law, not a partial police officer. Due to the officers rogue behavior, partial attitude, and abuse of power I hereby request that this officer is to never be dispatched to my home again. I do not wish for this officer to set one foot on my property as I am in fear of him continuing to retaliate against me for filing good faith complaints which I have a legal right to do. I fear the relationship with the officer and my offender is friendly in nature and that is why he has committed the acts above. I am attaching a copy of the video where officer Dickson was partial to me, depriving me of my property, refusing to take the appropriate action to define a crime, and falsely charging me with harassment. I do not feel safe nor protected when this officer is dispatched to my home. On the contrary, I feel undue stress and fear of retaliation. I plead that this officer Dickson, Badge ID 366 is no longer allowed to respond to calls involving my person or home. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Nc6MyWc4cZ8&feature=youtu.be
The vaccination appointments that are cancelled this week should be rescheduled the first day vaccines are back. The people who have appointments on these days should not be out of luck.
Good job liberals, you NY people who voted for this government, don't whine, since you got the exact government you voted for.
Cuomo and crew..Do as they say not as they Do Serving Gail Bernstein and Mark Polancarz at their homes today on Thanksgiving...but they both, as did Cuomo, traveled for Thanksgiving so we missed them. Once again...do as they say not as they do. Hypocrites. https://m.facebook.com/story.php?story_fbid=10225442801763954&id=1442574074 https://m.facebook.com/story.php?story_fbid=133521205217111&id=100056776974225 https://artvoice.com/2020/11/26/thanksgiving-protestors-serve-papers-to-mark-poloncarz-and-gail-burstein/ Do as they say not as they do. He said NOT to travel for Thanksgiving and he, Polancarz, and DOH Hit squad leader Gail 'OT QUEEN' Berstein leader ALL traveled for Thanksgiving. Are you FED UP WITH their LIES and HYPOCRISY YET ?!
why did the Holling senior homes apts here at 1 holling dr.. 14216 .. STOP .. letting us recycle ? no more green bins
This is a evil racist city. God curse you all bigots
Why am I receiving prerecorded calls after 9pm on my home phone? Thought no calls after 9 and besides I completed my census in April! 🤬