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COMPTROLLER MYCHAJLIW RESPONDS TO GOVERNOR ANDREW CUOMO COMMENTS THAT AMERICA ‘WAS NEVER THAT GREAT’

August 16, 2018

“My family is the definition of living the beauty of the American dream.  When my immigrant grandparents and father fled their Ukrainian farm with nothing to find a better life here, they did so because they wanted to live freely in the greatest country on Earth.  After coming to America legally, our family didn’t have two nickels to rub together.  But my Polish mother and Ukrainian father always told us that in America, if you work hard and earn an education, you can achieve greatness. 

 

 

COMPTROLLER JOINS MARILLA SUPERVISOR AND TAXPAYER ON TOUR OF CRUMBLING COUNTY ROADS

August 2, 2018

Erie County Comptroller Stefan I. Mychajliw Jr. accepted the invitation of Town of Marilla taxpayer Cyndee Stelmach to personally see the crumbling conditions of Erie County roads in and around their town.  Not only do numerous potholes litter sections of Town Line and Bullis Road, both Marilla Supervisor Earl “Skip” Gingerich, who joined the tour, and Stelmach believe the county is not going far enough this construction season to repair the entire length of Bullis Road.

COMPTROLLER MYCHAJLIW AND CONGRESSMAN COLLINS HONOR WWII HERO WITH SERVICE MEDALS

Erie County Comptroller Stefan I. Mychajliw Jr. and United States Congressman Chris Collins recognized Eugene Straub, posthumously, with the medals he earned during his service with the United States Navy. In a ceremony held on July 31, 2018 on the USS The Sullivans at the Buffalo and Erie County Naval and Military Park, Comptroller Mychajliw presented the medals that Mr. Straub was awarded to his daughter, Marjorie Jean Lagana, who was only six months old when her father was killed in battle.

Comptroller Stefan Mychajliw

Erie County Comptroller Stefan Iwan Mychajliw is the son of Polish and Ukrainian immigrants, the youngest of seven children, who grew up in blue-collar beginnings near the corner of William and Fillmore on the East Side of Buffalo.

The people of Erie County first elected Mychajliw Erie County Comptroller on November 6th, 2012. Husband to Ashley, a social worker, and proud father of Mia Theresa Mychajliw, a student at Cleve Hill. 

If you see or suspect waste, fraud or abuse of county resources, don’t ignore it!  Please take a minute and report your suspicions to our Erie County Whistleblower Hotline. 

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