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Brendan Keany
July 07, 2020 - 6:19 am
This could be a record-setting week of heat in Western New York, as temperatures will continue to flirt with the lower 90's humidity levels will increase along the way.
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Last night the Amherst Town Board approved the initial steps of a plan that has been 8 years in the making to allow for the construction of a new medical and surgery center, UBMD’s Orthopedic Ambulatory Center, near the Northtown Center.
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Site of Statue
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Tom Puckett
July 07, 2020 - 4:00 am
An area activist believes removing statues and defacing monuments is merely a distraction from the real issues.
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Deyanna Davis
Mike Baggerman
July 07, 2020 - 3:00 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) – The attorney representing Deyanna Davis is optimistic that she will be released from jail as early as Tuesday as she awaits a grand jury decision after her incident on June 1 in Buffalo.
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Governor Andrew Cuomo
In this May 27, 2020, file photo, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo speaks during a news conference at the National Press Club in Washington. New York's governor signed an executive order Wednesday, June 17, recognizing Juneteenth as a paid holiday for state employees to commemorate the emancipation of slaves in the U.S. Cuomo said he will propose legislation next year making June 19 a permanent state holiday. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, File)
Tom Puckett
July 06, 2020 - 2:53 pm
New York State Fair is canceled for 2020.
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Tom Puckett
July 06, 2020 - 12:44 pm
State Health department releases report on COVID19 in nursing homes.
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Kids sanitize their hands and undergo a temperature check before beginning summer youth camp in the Village of Hamburg. July 6, 2020 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Kids sanitize their hands and undergo a temperature check before beginning summer youth camp in the Village of Hamburg. July 6, 2020 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Mike Baggerman
July 06, 2020 - 12:16 pm
HAMBURG, N.Y. (WBEN) – The Village of Hamburg’s summer KIDSPLAY program began on Monday, though coronavirus has forced organizers to modify the camp.
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Downtown Auto Bureau. March 12, 2020 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Downtown Auto Bureau. March 12, 2020 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
WBEN Newsroom
July 06, 2020 - 11:32 am
Starting Wednesday, the Erie County Auto Bureau will resume accepting permit applications for Class C (commercial) and Class D/DJ (new drivers, motorcycle) licensing and testing. Permit customers can begin making their appointments beginning Monday.
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Site of Statue
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Police said the statue of Douglass was taken on Sunday from Maplewood Park, a site along the Underground Railroad where Douglass and Harriet Tubman helped shuttle slaves to freedom. The statue was found at the brink of the Genesee River gorge about 50 feet from its pedestal, police said. There was...
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Baseball diamond on Stenzil Street in North Tonawanda where filming for "A Quiet Place 2" will take place. September 3, 2019 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Brendan Keany
July 06, 2020 - 6:40 am
Some little leagues around Western New York are gearing up to begin their season despite the COVID-19 pandemic.
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