Ex-owners of Buffalo nursing home suing County Executive for defamation

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) — A former Buffalo nursing home that was the target of criticism from county and state officials has also generated several lawsuits. A Long Island couple formerly known as “controlling investors” of the Emerald South Nursing and Rehabilitation Center are suing Erie County Executive Mark Poloncarz.

The County Executive accused the owners of being out-of-touch with the Buffalo facility, and recent court documents seem to back him up. Read more…