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Canalside ice readying ahead of Black Friday 2018. November 21, 2018 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Mike Baggerman
November 23, 2018 - 3:00 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) – The ice at Canalside is ready to be enjoyed by close to 250,000 people in the local community. The ice opens for skating at 10 a.m. on Friday. “Summers in Buffalo are amazing but the winters are really the time to get people outside, engaged, and active,” Canalside’s Director...
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Preparations for the World's Largest Disco. November 21, 2018 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Mike Baggerman
November 23, 2018 - 3:00 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) – The World’s Largest Disco is back for its 25th year at the Buffalo Niagara Convention Center. A sell-out bunch of 7,000 retro, groovy, or (insert 70’s slang here) will get their dance on for another year. Tickets went on sale for the World’s Largest Disco back in August. “The...
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WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman
Tom Puckett
November 21, 2018 - 4:42 pm
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) Another priest in the Buffalo Diocese has been placed on administrative leave. In a statement, Bishop Richard Malone has placed Father Samuel T. Giangreco Jr. on administrative leave as an investigation continues. Giangreco is accused of sexual misconduct with an adult female...
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Tom Puckett
November 21, 2018 - 4:33 pm
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) A sixth grader at Houghton Academy is being praised for leaving a note after a bus driver struck a car and drove away. This happened Tuesday as students were being bussed home. The Shoutout to the anonymous 6th grader for saving me a couple thousand (Bus not drawn to scale) pic...
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November 21, 2018 - 1:49 pm
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - New York officials say hundreds of "I Love NY" tourism signs have been removed from the Thruway system and other state highways under an agreement with the federal government. State Department of Transportation officials say the signs have been removed by Wednesday's deadline...
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November 21, 2018 - 11:50 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - Congressman Brian Higgins released a statement saying that he will support Nancy Pelosi as speaker of the House of Representatives. READ THE FULL STATEMENT BELOW FROM HIGGINS “I will vote to elect Nancy Pelosi as Speaker of the House of Representatives. “Last summer, I...
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Mike Baggerman
November 21, 2018 - 11:08 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - Democratic congressional candidate Nate McMurray will lose to Congressman Chris Collins by about 1,000 votes after the final canvass of the vote takes place. However, McMurray has not conceded to Collins yet. Initially, a press conference was scheduled for Wednesday but...
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Nate McMurray hugs supporters after conceding to Congressman Chris Collins in 2018 midterm election. November 7, 2018 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Mike Baggerman
November 20, 2018 - 7:58 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) – Chris Collins will be the victor in New York’s 27th Congressional District after Nate McMurray, who needed to collect roughly three times as many absentee votes as Collins, only collected 59 percent of the absentee and emergency ballots in Tuesday’s count of those ballots...
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Mike Baggerman
November 20, 2018 - 3:46 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) – An investigation by New York City-based Lemire Law Firm was released as it related to former Erie County Social Services Commissioner Al Dirschberger, who is accused of the rape of a subordinate at an Albany conference last December. Dirschberger was forced to resign late...
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A bipartisan group of volunteers open absentee ballots in New York's 27th Congressional Race. November 20, 2018 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Mike Baggerman
November 20, 2018 - 1:24 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - Congressman Chris Collins lost in the absentee balloting for New York's 27th Congressional District in Erie County to Nate McMurray by about 800 votes but will likely be re-elected to another term in congress thanks to a margin of about 1,400 votes. Ralph Mohr, the Erie...
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