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Ellicottville, N.Y. (WBEN) - It's almost GO time at Holiday Valley. "We just decided today to open for a preview weekend this Saturday and Sunday," said spokeswoman Jane Eshbaugh. That's a week earlier than their initial plans. The resort will close briefly after this weekend and re-open for the...
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November 20, 2019 - 9:57 am
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - New York officials plan to spend up to $60 million to make sure state residents are fully counted in the 2020 Census. Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo on Tuesday said up to $40 million from existing resources will be used to help encourage residents to complete the Census questionnaire...
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Tom Puckett
November 20, 2019 - 4:00 am
Amherst, NY (WBEN) In an era where retailers are struggling, a new shopping facility will soon open up that will take a different approach. What was once Northtown Plaza will become Station 12. Brian Sciera of WS Development says in the retail business, things have to be done differently. Sciera...
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January 9, 2019 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Mike Baggerman
November 20, 2019 - 3:00 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) – The idea of a soccer stadium in Western New York has piqued the interest of elected officials. Buffalo Mayor Byron Brown and New York State Lieutenant Governor Kathy Hochul are among the local leaders interested in having professional soccer return to Western New York. Mayor...
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Dayquain Trent indicted on attempted murder charges. November 19, 2019 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Mike Baggerman
November 19, 2019 - 4:55 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) – A Buffalo man is accused of trying to murder a witness who testified in a separate murder trial a month ago. A grand jury returned an indictment against Dayquain Trent, who was charged with attempted murder, assault, and witness tampering after he allegedly shot a witness...
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Brendan Keany
November 19, 2019 - 4:37 pm
BUFFALO (WBEN) - The cars will be lining up early Wednesday at two local Wegmans locations and at the surface lot adjacent to Key Bank Center as the annual Turkeys for Tickets campaign plays out. Car by car, the turkeys will be handed over in exchange for ticket vouchers for upcoming Buffalo Sabres...
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Mike Baggerman
November 19, 2019 - 4:35 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - An Orchard Park hairdresser has been sentenced to prison after he sexually assaulted a 14-year-old boy at a salon in Orchard Park this summer. After pleading guilty in July, Stephen Savaglio was given a split sentence of six months in prison and ten years of probation. He...
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Tom Puckett
November 19, 2019 - 3:56 pm
Kenmore, NY (WBEN) Assemblyman Robin Schimminger will not seek re-election in the 140th Assembly District in 2020. He issued a brief statement on Tuesday, saying "For more than 40 years, I have had the honor of representing the 140th Assembly District. During that time, I have met with thousands of...
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Brendan Keany
November 19, 2019 - 3:45 pm
AMHERST (WBEN) - On Tuesday afternoon, Amherst officials and members of the WS Development team joined together for a ceremonial groundbreaking of Station 12 - a shopping plaza intended to bring retail into a new age. Station 12 is an attempt at a rebranding, as 330,000-square foot project is...
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(WBEN Photo/Brendan Keany)
Brendan Keany
November 19, 2019 - 1:53 pm
BUFFALO (WBEN) - After lifting everyone's spirits in a thorough victory over the Dolphins on Sunday, the Bills were back in Buffalo on Tuesday to help tackle hunger issues in Buffalo. About a dozen players arrived at the Food Bank of Western New York to pass out totes and bags filled with...
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