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Construction on Niagara Street in Buffalo. September 9, 2019 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Mike Baggerman
September 10, 2019 - 3:00 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) – The City of Buffalo is in the middle of phase three of its Niagara Street Rehabilitation Project known as “Niagara Street Now”. The 3.3 mile corridor, once completed, will go from an industrial corridor to one that “befits its waterfront proximity and recent increased level...
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Tom Puckett
September 09, 2019 - 5:11 pm
ALBANY, N.Y. (WBEN/AP) - New York state will require health warning signs in shops that sell vaping devices following hundreds of cases of lung illnesses believed to be related to the habit, Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced Monday. The state will also issue subpoenas to three companies that sell a...
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Brendan Keany
Brendan Keany
September 09, 2019 - 4:03 pm
BUFFALO (WBEN) - On Monday afternoon, Erie County Executive Mark Poloncarz officially unveiled " Live Well Erie " - a data-driven strategy that will focus on their social and economic determinants of health. Live Well Erie is a VISION to help every resident of Erie County achieve his or her full...
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Tom Puckett
September 09, 2019 - 12:51 pm
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) M&T Bank says its online banking system is back up and running.. There had been some issues prompting customers who needed to make a transaction to call the bank.
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Gerard Place Community Center. September 9, 2019 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Mike Baggerman
September 09, 2019 - 11:55 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - The Gerard Place Community Center held a ribbon cutting ceremony on Monday morning. The $6 million project received $1.5 million in funding from the Buffalo Billion. "If we can continue to support programs like this that nurture and embrace children in their youngest years up...
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Susan Rose
September 09, 2019 - 11:04 am
New York, N.Y. (WBEN) - The Director of the Office of Communications for the Archdiocese of New York told WBEN Monday that Cardinal Timothy Dolan is keeping close watch on situation with the Diocese of Buffalo. Joseph Zwilling said "Cardinal Dolan is very aware of the situation in Buffalo and...
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The body of a person was found dead on Lathrop Street in Buffalo early Monday morning. September 9, 2019 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Mike Baggerman
September 09, 2019 - 10:58 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - A person was found dead on Lathrop Street on Buffalo's east side near Sycamore Street early Monday morning. Buffalo Police said late Monday morning that the man tried to jump onto the cab of a moving tractor trailer then fell off. A semi believed to be involved in the...
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Tim Wenger
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) - Diocese of Buffalo Bishop Richard Malone is facing new internal pressure to resign from the position following the latest wave of scandal to hit the Church. Rev. Robert Zilliox of St. Mary’s of Swormville has drafted a petition that is circulating among clergy that asks both...
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Tom Puckett
September 09, 2019 - 3:11 am
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) A central New York state senator, fed up with what he calls the left lane obsession, is proposing a bill to make it a violation to stay in the left lane for more than 1 1/2 miles wihout passing another vehicle. State Senator Joseph Griffo of Rome says he's received a number of...
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WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman
Mike Baggerman
September 09, 2019 - 3:00 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - Joel Giambra's petition to increase the speed of the Scajaquada Corridor from 30 miles per hour to 50 miles per hour was met with some resistance. https://wben.radio.com/articles/petition-seeks-ramp-speed-scajaquada Justin Booth, the co-chair of the Scajaquada Corridor...
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