Press Releases - 2020

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April
4/2/20 EC DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES REMINDS RESIDENTS TO ACCESS PROGRAMS FROM HOME
March
3/31/20 EC PARKS TO CLOSE DISC GOLF COURSES IN RESPONSE TO COVID-19
3/24/20 MATCHING ESSENTIAL FRONT LINE WORKERS WITH NEEDED CHILD CARE
3/23/20 HEALTH AND MENTAL WELLNESS FOR CAREGIVERS OF THE ELDERLY DURING COVID-19
3/22/20 POLONCARZ JOINS GROCERS IN STATEMENT ON SUPPLIES
3/21/20 NYS ATTORNEY GENERAL’S OFFICE LOOKING FOR EMPLOYERS WHO VIOLATE GOVERNOR CUOMO’S ORDERS OR LABOR LAWS
3/18/20 STAYING POSITIVE AND OVERCOMING ANXIETY DURING CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19)
3/17/20 CLARIFICATION ON BUSINESS OPERATION DURING COVID-19 PANDEMIC
3/16/20 ERIE COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES ANNOUNCES STEPS TO HELP COMBAT THE TRANSMISSION OF THE COVID-19 VIRUS  
3/16/20 SOME ERIE COUNTY EMPLOYEES TO BEGIN WORKING FROM HOME
3/15/20 ERIE COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES ANNOUNCEMENT ON SCHEDULED APPOINTMENTS, NON-EMERGENCY SERVICES
3/15/20 COUNTYWIDE ELECTED OFFICIALS URGE RESTRAINT, COMMON SENSE TO CURTAIL SHOPPERS’ PANIC BUYING
3/15/20 ADDITIONAL INFORMATION ON POTENTIAL EXPOSURE FROM POSITIVE COVID-19 CASE IN CLARENCE
3/15/20 FIRST COVID-19 CASES IDENTIFIED IN ERIE COUNTY RESIDENTS
3/13/20 ERIE COUNTY SENIOR SERVICES SUSPENDS SOME SERVICES
3/13/20 Upcoming Erie County Civil Service Examinations Postponed
3/6/20 START PLANNING FOR 2020 HOUSEHOLD HAZARDOUS WASTE COLLECTION
3/6/20 GUEST COLUMN: New Convention Center is Essential for Our Local Economy
3/4/20 POLONCARZ STATEMENT ON COVID19 TESTING
February
2/28/20 TONAWANDA CREEK ROAD SLIDE REMEDIATION WORK UNDERWAY
2/27/20 HELP SPREAD THE WORD FOR INCLUSION!
2/26/20 ERIE COUNTY PARKS DEPARTMENT OFFERS GOLF SEASON PASSES
2/24/20 ERIE COUNTY PARKS DEPARTMENT CONTINUES WINTER ACTIVITIES
2/14/20 ERIE COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES AWARDED ADDITIONAL $2 MILLION TO EXPAND DAYCARE AVAILABILITY FOR LOCAL FAMILIES
2/13/20 CONVENTION CENTER PLAN SPOTLIGHTS DOWNTOWN LOCATION
2/12/20 GUEST COLUMN: 2020 CENSUS IS COUNTING ON ALL OF US
2/10/20 2021 Cultural Funding Application Period Set to Begin
2/9/20 POLONCARZ ASSAILS FEDERAL BAN ON NEW YORK PARTICIPATION IN THE TRUSTED TRAVEL PROGRAM
2/5/20 BRIDGING THE COMMUNICATION GAP BETWEEN LAW ENFORCEMENT, DEAF/HARD OF HEARING COMMUNITY
2/4/20 TREE AND SHRUB SEEDLINGS AVAILABLE FROM ERIE COUNTY SOIL AND WATER CONSERVATION DISTRICT
January
1/29/20 ERIE COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF REAL PROPERTY TAX SERVICES, PARTNERS ARRIVE AT TAX BILL SOLUTION
1/24/20 A PLAYGROUND FOR ALL PLANNED FOR CHESTNUT RIDGE PARK
1/21/20 POLONCARZ STATEMENT ON IMPACT GOVERNOR CUOMO’S PROPOSED CHANGES TO MEDICAID WOULD HAVE ON LOCAL GOVERNMENT BUDGETS
1/17/20 JOIN THE 2020 CENSUS TEAM
1/16/20 BUFFALO AND ERIE COUNTY WORKFORCE INVESTMENT BOARD DELIVERS ANNUAL REPORT
1/16/20 PUBLIC HEARINGS SCHEDULED ON 2020-2024 CONSOLIDATED PLAN FOR COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT AND 2020 ACTION PLAN
1/14/20 VOLUNTEERS NEEDED TO STEM TIDE OF ARBOREAL INVADERS
1/13/20 POLONCARZ APPOINTS BYLEWSKI DIRECTOR OF REAL PROPERTY TAX SERVICES
1/13/20 WINTERFEST RETURNS TO CHESTNUT RIDGE PARK
1/7/20 CHESTNUT RIDGE PARK SKI HILL TOW ROPE COMPLETED
1/3/20 GUEST COLUMN: Building a stronger Erie County for all in 2020
1/3/20 POLONCARZ ANNOUNCES 2020 LIVE WELL ERIE BLOCK GRANT AWARDS
1/2/20 POLONCARZ APPOINTS SZYMANSKI ERIE COUNTY DIRECTOR OF WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT