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Tom Puckett
September 13, 2017 - 1:22 pm
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) No one was hurt and there was no hazard to nearby residents after a train derailed at Main near Greenfield Wednesday morning. "A cargo train appears to have struck the overpass on Main Street," says Buffalo Police Lt. Jeff Rinaldo. "It appears the containers may be full, some...
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Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN) - Western New Yorkers with properties in Florida are starting to find out how they fared through Hurricane Irma. WBEN reached Esther Gulyas, CEO of EG Tax Service and attorney Paul Cambria Wednesday morning. Gulyas has a home on Marco Island, where Irma made a second landfall...
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Randy Bushover
September 13, 2017 - 3:45 am
Wall Street ratings agency Standard and Poor’s has affirmed the county’s A-1 credit rating for short term obligations. This allows the county to continue to borrow at an extremely low interest rate, which saves money. Picone Construction continues rebranding work at five additional locations of...
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Tom Puckett
September 13, 2017 - 2:29 am
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) The newest member of the Buffalo School Board will be sworn in tonight. She calls this an honor. "I have been thinking about what an honor it is to serve in this capacity," says Dr. Catherine Flanagan-Priore. "I know there was a large number of applicants that went through the...
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Mike Baggerman
September 13, 2017 - 2:15 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - There are approximately 285,959 registered democratic voters in Erie County with the majority of those voters residing in the City of Buffalo. However, a small fraction of that number actually voted in the democratic primary for Mayor of the City of Buffalo on Tuesday...
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Tom Puckett
September 12, 2017 - 10:24 pm
Hamburg, NY (WBEN) Hamburg Police are searching for a person who fled from a traffic stop Tuesday evening. Police say at about 8:10 PM, Town of Hamburg Police Officers stopped a vehicle on Lake Shore Road at the City of Lackawanna line. While in the performance of the traffic stop, one subject...
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Dave Debo
September 12, 2017 - 8:15 pm
The City Of Buffalo re-elected Buffalo Mayor Byron Brown Tuesday night in a Democratic Party Primary that outstrips the general election in November without a Republican running for the office. HEAR: Brown, Schroeder & Grant's Election Night Remarks READ : Election Marked By Low Turnout Party...
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Tom Puckett
September 12, 2017 - 6:58 pm
Sanborn, NY (WBEN) Niagara County Community College has named Dr. William J. Murabito as the campus’s Interim President. “Dr. Murabito is a well-known and respected member of the SUNY family, having served our university system in several capacities over the years,” said SUNY Chairman of the Board...
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Tom Puckett
September 12, 2017 - 5:42 pm
Clarence, NY (WBEN) The owners of Eastern Hills Mall have decided to put the property on the market. There are two options on the table. "We want to go forward with a repositioning of the mall. To do this, we would like to find a joint venture partner that would come in with us and participate in...
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Tom Puckett
September 12, 2017 - 3:47 pm
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) Four members of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District have been deployed to assist in the hurricane response effort following Hurricane Harvey and in anticipation of Hurricane Irma's aftermath. "We are fully committed as a district to support these national efforts...
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