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Turkeys for Tickets. November 20, 2019 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Mike Baggerman
November 20, 2019 - 11:47 am
AMHERST, N.Y. (WBEN) - Thousands of turkeys were donated as part of the annual "Turkeys for Tickets" drive held by Entercom, Buffalo Sabres, and Wegmans. All of the donations go to benefit the Buffalo City Mission and FeedMore WNY. Dozens of cars lined up outside of Wegmans on Alberta Drive in...
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Brian Mazurowski
November 20, 2019 - 11:44 am
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) - The real estate developer who's looking to bring high level pro soccer to Buffalo said he's confident that he will be able to build a soccer-specific stadium in time for a USL Championship team to kick off in 2023. In an interview with WBEN's Brian Mazurowski, John McClutchy...
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Photo courtesy Holiday Valley
Ellicottville, N.Y. (WBEN) - It's almost GO time at Holiday Valley. "We just decided today to open for a preview weekend this Saturday and Sunday," said spokeswoman Jane Eshbaugh. That's a week earlier than their initial plans. The resort will close briefly after this weekend and re-open for the...
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WBEN Newsroom
November 20, 2019 - 9:57 am
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - New York officials plan to spend up to $60 million to make sure state residents are fully counted in the 2020 Census. Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo on Tuesday said up to $40 million from existing resources will be used to help encourage residents to complete the Census questionnaire...
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Tom Puckett
November 20, 2019 - 4:00 am
Amherst, NY (WBEN) In an era where retailers are struggling, a new shopping facility will soon open up that will take a different approach. What was once Northtown Plaza will become Station 12. Brian Sciera of WS Development says in the retail business, things have to be done differently. Sciera...
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January 9, 2019 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Mike Baggerman
November 20, 2019 - 3:00 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) – The idea of a soccer stadium in Western New York has piqued the interest of elected officials. Buffalo Mayor Byron Brown and New York State Lieutenant Governor Kathy Hochul are among the local leaders interested in having professional soccer return to Western New York. Mayor...
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Dayquain Trent indicted on attempted murder charges. November 19, 2019 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Mike Baggerman
November 19, 2019 - 4:55 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) – A Buffalo man is accused of trying to murder a witness who testified in a separate murder trial a month ago. A grand jury returned an indictment against Dayquain Trent, who was charged with attempted murder, assault, and witness tampering after he allegedly shot a witness...
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Brendan Keany
November 19, 2019 - 4:37 pm
BUFFALO (WBEN) - The cars will be lining up early Wednesday at two local Wegmans locations and at the surface lot adjacent to Key Bank Center as the annual Turkeys for Tickets campaign plays out. Car by car, the turkeys will be handed over in exchange for ticket vouchers for upcoming Buffalo Sabres...
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Mike Baggerman
November 19, 2019 - 4:35 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - An Orchard Park hairdresser has been sentenced to prison after he sexually assaulted a 14-year-old boy at a salon in Orchard Park this summer. After pleading guilty in July, Stephen Savaglio was given a split sentence of six months in prison and ten years of probation. He...
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