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The man who helped Chris Collins transition into the county executive's office four years ago will help Mark C. Poloncarz as he moves to the 16th floor of the Rath Building. Collins has asked County Personnel Commissioner John W. Greenan to serve as a liason for Poloncarz during the transition. Greenan, who served a similar role when Collins took office, rea…

A proposal to make cyberbullying a misdemeanor in Erie County drew only one public comment during a hearing this morning. Crystal J. Rodriguez, executive director of Buffalo's Commission on Citizens' Rights and Community Relations, urged county legislators to pass its own local law since state antibullying legislation approved last year did not address online bul…

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Buffalo Common Council member Darius G. Pridgen wants political candidates to take down their campaign signs now that the election is over. The Ellicott Council member's office sent out a news release Wednesday, announcing that Pridgen would be sending a letter to candidates asking them to remove signs from vacant lots and city property in his district. In his letter…

ALBANY -- Gov. Andrew Cuomo was on a taking-credit tour on two radio shows this morning for the election victories Tuesday by three Democrats he supported, including Erie County Executive-elect Mark Poloncarz. While the state Democratic Party poured more money into races on Long Island than the Erie County contest, Cuomo did make a personal appearance with Poloncarz in a l…

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Democrat Scott A. Bylewski, left, and Republican David C. Hartzell Republican David C. Hartzell has defeated Democrat Scott A. Bylewski in the race to become Clarence town supervisor. * Read race preview

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Democrat Sheila M. Meegan, left, and Republican Wallace C. Piotrowski Democrat Sheila M. Meegan/Republican Wallace C. Piotrowski has defeated Democrat Sheila M. Meegan/Republican Wallace C. Piotrowski in the race to become West Seneca town supervisor. * Read race preview

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Democrat Mary F. Holtz, left, and Republican Ted Morton Democrat Mary F. Holtz/Republican Ted Morton has defeated Democrat Mary F. Holtz/Republican Ted Morton in the race to become Cheektowaga town supervisor. * Read race preview

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Democrat Kathy Kaminski, left, and Republican Robert Anderson Republican Robert Anderson has defeated Democrat Kathy Kaminski/Republican Robert Anderson in the race to become Amherst highway superintendent. * Read race preview

Democrat Katherine J. Bestine and Democrat R. Timothy McCarthy have won spots on the Kenmore village board, beating out Republican-backed Michael Ando and Republican-backed Mary Armstrong. * Read race preview

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Democrat Mark C. Poloncarz, left, and Republican Chris Collins Democrat Mark C. Poloncarz has defeated Republican Chris Collins in the race to become Erie County executive. * Read race previews

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Democrat Robert H. Giza, left, and Republican Dino J. Fudoli Republican Dino J. Fudoli has defeated Democrat Robert H. Giza in the race to become Lancaster town supervisor. * Read race previews: Lancaster candidates talk of issues, not the past Fudoli's drug past roils Lancaster race Lancaster voters have distinct choice

Democrat Patrick Mang, left, and Republican-backed Salvatore Muscarella Democrat Patrick Mang has defeated Republican-backed Salvatore Muscarella in the race to become Kenmore mayor. * Read race preview