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Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN) - Goatscaping has arrived in the city of Buffalo. It's an eco-friendly concept, but it's not about keeping the grass trimmed. "We bring in seven goats to an area that has problematic growth, such as invasive plants or poison ivy, and we let them do what they do best, which is...
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August 20, 2019 - 9:25 am
CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. (WBEN) - A motorcyclist was taken to the hospital after he was pinned under a semi truck on Walden Avenue on Tuesday morning. According to WKBW , the accident happened around 7 a.m. and the man was taken to ECMC. The extent of his injuries are unknown. Walden Avenue will have one...
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UPDATE: The boy has been found. Buffalo, NY (WBEN) - Buffalo Police are searching for a missing 6-year-old boy on the West Side. The boy was last seen around 7:30 this morning at a house on West Avenue between West Ferry and Arkansas. No photo of the child has been provided at this time.
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Cheektowaga, N.Y. (WBEN) - Emergency responders dealing with two motorcycle crashes in Western New York in the span of 12 hours. Tuesday morning before 7am, a motorcycle went underneath a tractor trailer on Walden Avenue between Dick and Union Roads. Cheektowaga firefighters had to use special...
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Paper Straws at Bar Bill in East Aurora. April 22, 2019 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
August 20, 2019 - 6:43 am
EAST AURORA, N.Y. (WBEN) - The Village of East Aurora passed a law on Monday night which will ban the use of plastic straws and stir sticks at all restaurants beginning next March. Lynn Kinsella of the Aurora Theatre said the board meeting was well-attended and it's agreed that the various groups...
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TONAWANDA, NY (WBEN) - The Town of Tonawanda's Police Chief has asked to retire as soon as possible following a tumultuous year inside the department. Town of Tonawanda Supervisor Joe Emminger said at a town board meeting Monday evening that Chief Jerome Uschold made the request. The Board may...
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Brendan Keany
August 20, 2019 - 4:00 am
AMHERST (WBEN - Brendan Keany) - After two years of construction, the Murchie Family Fieldhouse will be open for its first full season. "We've been 15 to 20 years behind in a lot of things," said Head Coach Lance Leipold. "Our administration has noticed that and worked hard, and we've had some...
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Randy Bushover
August 20, 2019 - 3:53 am
The region's second Chick-fil-A location is under construction. Business First noting the restaurant will be at Transit and Losson Roads in Cheektowaga - but no opening date has been announced. 43North will be relocating its headquarters to Seneca One Tower. A $1.5 million grant from Empire State...
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Tom Puckett
August 19, 2019 - 5:13 pm
Lockport, NY (WBEN) Niagara County Sheriff's deputies are looking for a hit and run driver who seriously injured a firefighter Sunday night. Deputies say the fireman was directing traffic at the intersection of Tonawanda Creek and Minnick Roads because Tonawanda Creek Road was closed due to a motor...
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Tom Puckett
August 19, 2019 - 2:42 pm
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - New York officials are asking the public to help choose a new license plate design. Gov. Andrew Cuomo says people can vote on the governor's website starting Monday for one of five plate designs. Four of the designs include the Statue of Liberty while one features the Mario M...
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