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A.C. Moore craft stores
Photo courtesy A.C. Moore
Berlin, N.J. (WBEN) - A.C. Moore will close all of its stores. The Arts & Crafts store chain is going out of business. Michaels craft chain will take over the leases of some of the stores and re-open them under the Michaels name in 2020. A.C. Moore is located in McKinley Plaza in Blasdell. In a...
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(WBEN) - Family members of the boy who was found on a Buffalo porch over two months ago tell a TV station in Florida that the two people found inside a burned-out vehicle nearby were indeed the boy's parents. The families of Nicole Plaud and Miguel Valentin-Colon told WFTV in Florida that Buffalo...
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Former AM&A's Building downtown. November 25, 2019 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Former AM&A's Building downtown. November 25, 2019 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Tom Puckett
November 26, 2019 - 4:00 am
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) For more than two decades, the AM&A's building downtown has stood dormant. Common Councilmembers are going to ask for answers at their scheduled meeting Tuesday afternoon. Council President Darius Pridgen says been communcation between the council and the administration. "We...
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Pastor Eric Johns and his family embarks to Downtown Buffalo to live with homeless for next week. November 25, 2019 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Pastor Eric Johns and his family embarks to Downtown Buffalo to live with homeless for next week. November 25, 2019 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Mike Baggerman
November 25, 2019 - 7:00 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - A Buffalo area pastor took to the streets on Monday for the 21st consecutive year in an effort to connect and shine a light on homelessness in Western New York. Pastor Eric Johns from the Buffalo Dream Center on the city's west side began his trek to Downtown Buffalo on...
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Knox Lecture Hall
(WBEN Photo/Brendan Keany)
Brendan Keany
November 25, 2019 - 3:45 pm
AMHERST (WBEN) - On Friday, Governor Cuomo prompted the New York State Police Hate Crimes Task Force to assist University at Buffalo Police in investigating hate speech that was written in a bathroom stall in Knox Hall. "There were two swastikas, a homophobic slur and the usage of the N-word all...
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Mike Baggerman
November 25, 2019 - 12:31 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - Buffalo Mayor Byron Brown supported a long-time political ally of his after a report in The Buffalo News said that the FBI investigation into the Buffalo Urban Renewal Agency may be focused on that friend. THE BUFFALO NEWS: Buffalo City Hall search tied to FBI questions about...
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Lower Main Street. August 27, 2018 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Tom Puckett
November 25, 2019 - 4:00 am
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) Buffalo's bid for federal funding to continue the Cars Sharing Main Street project hit a bump in the road last week, as the US Department of Transportation rejected the city's application for a $25 million dollar BUILD grant. Congressman Brian Higgins says there may be a reason...
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Buffalo River at Red Jacket Park where The Riverline begins. November 20, 2019 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Buffalo River at Red Jacket Park where The Riverline begins. November 20, 2019 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Mike Baggerman
November 25, 2019 - 3:00 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - The Western New York Land Conservancy will focus on the concept design of The Riverline for the next year before officially presenting any timeline for the 1.5 mile greenway project in South Buffalo. Last week , the group officially re-branded the stretch between Canalside...
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WBEN Newsroom
November 23, 2019 - 10:49 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - One person has died from a shooting on Buffalo's East Side. Buffalo Police say it happened in the first block of Schmarbeck Avenue. Two males drove themselves to ECMC just after 2 a.m Saturday morning and told authorities they were shot. One of those males was initially...
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Knox Hall
Tom Puckett
November 22, 2019 - 4:25 pm
Amherst, NY (WBEN) Racist, homophobic and anti-Semitic graffiti was reported Friday in a building on the UB north campus. The UB Spectrum reports a racial slur, a homophobic slur and two swastikas were spotted in a bathroom stall at the Knox lecture hall. RELATED In-Depth: SU shaken by racism,...
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