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Chick-FIl-A holds grand opening on Walden Avenue in Cheektowaga. November 29, 2018 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Mike Baggerman
November 29, 2018 - 9:34 am
CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. (WBEN) - Chick-Fil-A opened its doors on Wednesday morning on Walden Avenue in Cheektowaga. The restaurant is open from 6:30 a.m. to 10 p.m. Monday through Saturday. It is closed on Sundays. Good morning from Chick Fil A in Cheektowaga. Now open. pic.twitter.com/tRuibfYI8Q — WBEN...
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Tom Puckett
November 29, 2018 - 4:00 am
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) As Erie County holds a public hearing on a proposal to ban pharmacies from selling tobacco, one pharmacist says it's an excellent idea. But he admits it took him some time to get out of selling it. "I think it's long overdue," says Brad Arthur of Black Rock Pharmacy. "I think it'...
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Mike Baggerman
November 29, 2018 - 3:00 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) – The Erie County Legislature on Thursday will hold a public meeting to address what they believe is a public health concern related to smoking in public places. The bill is called the “Public Health Protection Act of 2018” and it was crafted by Legislators Pat Burke, John...
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November 28, 2018 - 7:11 pm
New York, N.Y. (WBEN) - Bills Hall of Famer Jim Kelly is in New York City. He underwent surgery Wednesday in his ongoing battle with cancer. According to his wife Jill's Instagram post, doctors are hoping this is the final surgery. Another thumbs up! Surgery complete and all went as planned! In...
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Buffalo Airport officials presented award from JD Power. November 28, 2018 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Mike Baggerman
November 28, 2018 - 4:29 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - The Buffalo Niagara International Airport announced on Wednesday that it won an award for being one of the best mid-sized airports in the country. The award came from JD Power, a marketing company that unveils surveys on consumer satisfaction. "It's been growing in our...
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Tom Puckett
November 28, 2018 - 4:20 pm
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) An Amherst man has been charged with one count of Predatory Sexual Assault Against a Child, a Class “A-II” felony, and one count of Course of Sexual Conduct Against a Child, a Class “B” violent felony. The Erie County DA's office says 65 year old Anthony Mendola sexually abused a...
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Buffalo, NY (WBEN) - Why another study? The facilities study announced by the Pegulas on Tuesday sounds very similar to one completed by Erie County not long ago, with the exception of including improvements to KeyBank Center. Why so many studies and so little concrete steps toward a solution? "...
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Camper outside of Chick-Fil-A for promotion to win free food for one year. November 28, 2018 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Mike Baggerman
November 28, 2018 - 7:02 am
CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. (WBEN) - Despite below-freezing temperatures and side-blowing snow, people are literally camping outside of Chick-Fil-A ahead of its opening on Thursday morning. The fast-food restaurant, which opens to the public on Thursday morning, is running a promotion where the first 100...
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Tom Puckett
November 28, 2018 - 4:00 am
Cheektowaga, NY (WBEN) As Chick-Fil-A prepares to open its first location in Cheektowaga, police are getting ready to make sure traffic runs smoothly. "We'll have officers directing traffic on Walden Avenue, Anderson, Duke all the way down to Peppy," says Capt. Scott Pilat. "We'll have traffic...
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Diocese of Buffalo with two dozen protesters calling for Bishop Malone's resignation. September 10, 2018 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Mike Baggerman
November 28, 2018 - 3:00 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - Canisius College will hold a public symposium tonight to address the clergy sex abuse scandal in Western New York. The symposium, which runs from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the college's at the Montante Cultural Center, is the first discussion about the clergy sex abuse scandal with...
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