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NYS COVID-19 testing site in Buffalo's Cobblestone District. May 19, 2020 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
NYS COVID-19 testing site in Buffalo's Cobblestone District. May 19, 2020 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Mike Baggerman
May 22, 2020 - 4:51 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) – Hospitalizations in Erie County are on the decline again, according to the latest information provided by Erie County Health Commissioner Gale Burstein.
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Social distancing guidelines at Woodlawn Beach State Park in Hamburg. May 22, 2020 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Social distancing guidelines at Woodlawn Beach State Park in Hamburg. May 22, 2020 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Mike Baggerman
May 22, 2020 - 12:59 pm
HAMBURG, N.Y. (WBEN) – Woodlawn Beach State Park officially opened for the 2020 season on Friday, though this year will feature some restrictions for beachgoers.
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Seneca Niagara Casino Photo
Tom Puckett
May 22, 2020 - 12:40 pm
Seneca Nation plan phased reopening of casinos in June.
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RV camping
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BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - in 2019, 43 million Americans traveled for Memorial Day weekend. This year, Triple A is not even issuing a travel forecast, because it's expected to be record low. It's turning into the year of the staycation.
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Hot dog and beer
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Tom Puckett
May 22, 2020 - 4:00 am
Experts say Memorial Day gatherings are fine, as long as they're small.
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Protesters at Niagara Square want New York to reopen entirely. May 21, 2020 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Protesters at Niagara Square want New York to reopen entirely. May 21, 2020 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Mike Baggerman
May 22, 2020 - 2:00 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) – Even though protesters continue to express their frustration over the state not opening quick enough, there remains ample questions about how the state can expedite the process to save the economy but also stop the spread of coronavirus.
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Niagara Square Protest
[WBEN Photo - Mike Baggerman]
WBEN Newsroom
May 21, 2020 - 2:36 pm
On Thursday afternoon, a tame 150 or so people gathered in Niagara Square to protest local business, as many believe New York's economy isn't reopening quite fast enough.
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The Boardwalk at Canalside on May 9, 2018 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
WBEN Newsroom
May 21, 2020 - 11:46 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - Canalside and Buffalo's Outer Harbor will be open this summer for visitors, but expect precautions to be taken if you visit either location this summer.
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Paula's Donuts
[WBEN Photo - Brendan Keany]
Brendan Keany
May 21, 2020 - 11:40 am
Western New Yorkers came out by the hundreds to support local staple Paula's Donuts on their first day of reopening on Thursday morning.
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St. Stephen Parish on Baseline Road in Grand Island on April 23, 2018 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Tom Puckett
May 21, 2020 - 11:19 am
Buffalo Catholic Diocese unveils guidance to reopening following pandemic.
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