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  Erie County Government Home Page
Official website of the Erie County, NY Government
Note: Although this web site is fully accessible to all browsers and internet devices, it has been designed to utilize current web standards, and therefore appears quite differently in browsers that do not support current web standards.
Erie County NY Connects to Help Consumers with Long Term Care
www.erie.gov   (254 words)

  
  Erie County racino ready to fill 400 jobs   (Site not responding. Last check: )
MTR Gaming is investing $200 million to create its racino in Summit, just outside Erie, where a 2,000-machine casino is to open Feb. 15 and a thoroughbred racetrack is to begin operating around Sept. 1.
The Meadows in Washington County plans to open a temporary slots parlor in May, but Presque Isle Downs will be operating its own permanent casino before then while completing construction of its track.
The 2,000 slot machines, which are being moved into the new facility this week, are more than The Meadows expects to start with.
www.post-gazette.com /pg/06341/744218-85.stm   (392 words)

  
  Erie County, New York - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The eastern boundary of Tryon County was approximately five miles west of the present city of Schenectady, and the county included the western part of the Adirondack Mountains and the area west of the West Branch of the Delaware River.
Erie County is in the extreme western portion of New York State, bordering on the lake of the same name.
The northern border of the county is Tonawanda Creek.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Erie_County,_New_York   (1165 words)

  
 Secrets that Can Kill: Child Abuse Investigations in New York State   (Site not responding. Last check: )
New York State confidentiality laws prohibit public disclosure of CPS and SCR case records in all instances, and only permit disclosure of these records in certain instances to specifically enumerated agencies and individuals.
New York State law does not specifically provide for CPS records to be shared with members of a multi-disciplinary team or representatives of child advocacy centers.
The New York City Child Fatality Review Panel (the "Panel") conducted an intensive review of these thirty-seven deaths and found that the parents or guardians of twenty-five of these children were either responsible for the death of the child or acted in a way which contributed to the death of the child.
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 Erie County NY Genealogy & History
In 1990, the county population was 968,532 in a land area of 1,044 square miles, an average of 927 people per square mile.
The county seat is Buffalo, organized in 1810, incorporated as a village in 1816 and as a city in 1832.
The County itself was formed in 1821 from Niagara County which was itself formed in 1808 from Genesee County, formed in turn from Ontario County in 1802, which was created in 1789 from Montomery County which was formed in 1772 from Albany County (Montgomery was known as Tryon County until 1784).
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 Erie County, New York   (Site not responding. Last check: )
In 1784, following the peace treaty that ended the American Revolutionary War, the name of Tryon County was changed to honor the general, Richard Montgomery, who had captured several places in Canada and died attempting to capture the city of Quebec, replacing the name of the hated British governor.
As of the census of 2000, there are 950,265 people, 380,873 households, and 243,377 families residing in the county.
The racial makeup of the county is 82.18% White, 13.00% African American, 0.61% Native American, 1.46% Asian, 0.02% Pacific Islander, 1.42% from other races, and 1.31% from two or more races.
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 Erie County Buffalo, New York (Counties)
The county seat of Erie County, New York, is Buffalo.
The county population on July 1, 1999, was 925,957, a decrease of 42,627 over the 1990 census.
Located in Erie County, New York, Wales is at an elevation of 1090 feet and was established as a...
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 Erie County, New York Genealogical Records Information
So the farming processes of Erie are today very different from the time when the grains, particularly wheat, were the main crops of the whole area.
The Niagara River, with its falls, has been the means of developing industries varied and great, not even dreamed of when the timber of the County was the main, almost only, natural resource, and the small streams entering the river or the lake, were the water powers used to drive their simple mills.
But the Erie Canal was under way and, completed in 1825, it probably had more to do with the determination of Erie's destiny than any other one thing.
www.negenealogy.com /ny/ny_county/er.htm   (1383 words)

  
 Business Wire: Fitch Rates Erie County, New York GOs To `A... @ HighBeam Research   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The county has evaluated operating budget risks stemming from the late New York State budget and expects that positive variances in several accounts would be sufficient to offset potential delays in the receipt of state aid for child welfare services programs.
County debt levels are moderate and are expected to remain manageable given the dedication of tobacco settlement securitization proceeds to pay-as-you go capital spending.
Although the economic outlook for the Buffalo-Niagara region is brightening due to closer coordination of development efforts and the impact of state and local tax adjustments, the overall pace of job creation remains slow and population continues to decline in the urban centers.
www.highbeam.com /library/doc0.asp?docid=1G1:78731716&refid=ink_tptd_g1   (503 words)

  
 Erie County, New York Genealogical Records Information
The Vital Records Section of the New York State Department of Health files certificates for births, deaths and marriages that occurred in New York State outside of New York City since 1881.
In 1821 the district was too large to handle politically, even though the County seat of Niagara was at the rebuilt Buffalo, and all the southern part became the County of Erie.
Gravestone inscriptions from cemeteries in Erie County, New York
www.mynewyorkgenealogy.com /ny_county/er.htm   (1383 words)

  
 State and Local Approaches - Erie County, New York
The Team's mission is to design and implement plans for training, equipping and positioning the County's emergency responders, as well as the citizens of Erie County and the surrounding areas, for an effective response to natural or man-made disasters of all types.
The Team concept introduced by Erie County is one approach being implemented at the state and local levels to prepare emergency responders to safely and effectively respond to incidents of terrorism involving weapons of mass destruction (WMD).
Erie County would be able to house components of the system in a new Erie County Public Safety Campus currently being designed.
www.ojp.usdoj.gov /odp/docs/info65at.htm   (1096 words)

  
 Erie County Off-line Sources
Gravestone inscriptions from cemeteries in Erie County, New York [microform] compiled by Gertrude A. Barber
Erie County, New York obituaries, as found in the files of the Buffalo and Erie County Historical Society
Development of Central and Western New York / from the arrival of the white man to the eve of the civil war
www.rootsweb.com /~nysource/county/erie001.htm   (744 words)

  
 Buffalo, Erie County, New York Genealogy
Some of the early Mount Calvary Cemetery records are available on microfilm in the collection of the Western New York Genealogical Society which is located in the Special Collections Room at the main branch of the Buffalo and Erie County Public Library.
New York State censuses for Buffalo are available for 1855, 1865, 1875, 1892, 1905, 1915 and 1925.
Divorce records from the early 1800's to the present are available from the Erie County Clerk's Office, however, these records are closed to the public for 100 years according to New York State law.
www.rootsweb.com /~nyerie/buffalo/buffalo.htm   (699 words)

  
 Cemeteries of Erie County, New York - Cemetery Records - Genealogy
Cemeteries of Erie County, New York - Cemetery Records - Genealogy
New Cemeteries - a newsfeed of all new cemetery transcriptions published on Interment (daily)
Deaths and Burials of New York State Politicians - PoliticalGraveyard.com
www.interment.net /us/ny/erie.htm   (80 words)

  
 Erie County, New York   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Erie County is a county located in the U.S. State of New York.
By 1821, both these towns had already begun subdividing to form new towns.
According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 3,178 km²; (1,227 mi²;).
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