More than 123,700 Western New Yorkers have contracted Covid-19 since March 2020 and more than 2,400 have died of it.
Erie County Health Commissioner Dr. Gale Burstein said Thursday that wrestling is still a "very high-risk" sport with unmasked athletes close together.
In April, 11 of the county residents who died of Covid-19 were under the age of 50.
The high number of deaths in April dimmed an otherwise positive report from Erie County Executive Mark Poloncarz last week.
The county Legislature leadership is publicly announcing a full package of legislation, dubbed "Pathway Forward."
Tamara Ebo manipulated invoices, falsified vendor transactions and directed payments to herself, according to the District Attorney's Office.
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As demand for the Covid-19 vaccine continues to fall, the county is taking a new approach. It's offering free beer.
Nicole Wichlacz, 31, of Buffalo, received a conditional discharge Monday from State Supreme Court Justice Christopher J. Burns.
Western New York’s Covid-19 metrics are again improving, with daily new cases falling to their lowest point in a month on Monday.
Republicans these days aren’t much interested in moderates like Giambra, the News Editorial Board says.
New York stands to benefit and build upon our nation’s long-standing tradition of inclusion and opportunities for all. The health of our state and our country as a whole depends on it.
Gary Abbott, longtime director of communications and special projects for USA Wrestling, the sport’s national governing body, chimes in on whether high school wrestling should take place.
The incident happened at about 5:40 a.m. Thursday on Maple Road near Koepsel Road, according to the Erie County Sheriff's Office.
A Hamburg man was arrested on numerous vehicle and traffic charges after he led police on a chase through three Western New York counties.
Physicians groups are coming to the defense of Erie County Health Commissioner Dr. Gale Burstein and the Health Department she runs.
The county finished last year with $5 million left in the general fund, according to the county budget office.
Alden played football in Gowanda on April 12, and in the days after the game, several Gowanda players tested positive for Covid-19. But Gowanda Superintendent Bob Anderson said none of the players had symptoms during the game.
"The expectations are clear from our school leaders. Our school leaders cannot take on the liability associated with splitting off from the ECDOH's recommendations," Section VI president Brett Banker said.
The county will partner with Buffalo Home Care and the Visiting Nurses Association to administer shots to homebound residents.
"I'm definitely concerned that after waiting so long for the supply to increase, we are now having a tough time filling vaccine appointments," said Niagara County's public health director.
"Gale Burstein has saved countless lives in this community," the Erie County executive said.