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Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN) - There has never been an Easter season like this. Churches are findign new ways to worship during the holiest of weeks on the Christian calendar in the era of Covid-19. "We've never experienced anything like this," said Bishop Edward Scharfenberger, Apostolic Administrator of...
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NFTA Metro Rail stationed inside the DL&W Terminal. January 10, 2019 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
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April 04, 2020 - 3:00 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - The Niagara Frontier Transportation Authority is telling the public to only take a metro bus or rail if it's considered a "critical trip".
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Erie County Executive Mark Poloncarz unveils 2019 road work agenda. March 25, 2019 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Mike Baggerman
April 03, 2020 - 5:44 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) – Erie County Executive Mark Poloncarz said the county will not supply ventilators to New York City under the governor’s executive order because all ventilators are currently being used in Erie County.
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April 03, 2020 - 2:59 pm
A vast majority of Western New Yorkers with private health insurance will be relieved to know that BlueCross BlueShield, Independent Health and Univera are waiving out-of-pocket costs associated with COVID-19 testing and treatment.
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Rath Building. March 15, 2020 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Rath Building. March 15, 2020 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Mike Baggerman
April 03, 2020 - 2:55 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - 22 people are dead in Erie County as coronavirus cases are now at 802.
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Mike Baggerman
April 03, 2020 - 12:14 pm
Carolina Martinez is a bartender at Lockhouse Distillery, Ballyhoo, and Casa Azul in the City of Buffalo and is among the hundreds of hospitality workers without a job thanks to the coronavirus pandemic.
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Main Street Niagara Falls. June 19, 2019 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Mike Baggerman
April 03, 2020 - 10:59 am
NIAGARA COUNTY, N.Y. (WBEN ) - Niagara County has confirmed 103 cases of coronavirus.
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Triage tent set up outside Sisters of Charity Hospital in Buffalo. March 27, 2020 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Triage tent set up outside Sisters of Charity Hospital in Buffalo. March 27, 2020 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
On Thursday, Kaleida Health CEO Jody Lomeo told WBEN that capacity is getting more and more limited by the day. Friday, Catholic Health CEO Mark Sullivan detailed how their hospitals are dealing with the new day-to-day influx of patients.
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“We just started (Thursday),” Puzanov said. “It looks like out of the small groups of patients available, 20 patients in China, 30 in Italy, that 80 percent avoided a ventilator or improved off a ventilator quickly. There is promise.”
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St. Leo the Great
Tom Puckett
April 03, 2020 - 4:00 am
Advice on whether to bring the family together for Easter and Passover.
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