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Randy Bushover
July 14, 2017 - 4:00 am
A partnership has been formed for the redevelopment of the soon-to-be replaced Women and Children’s Hospital of Buffalo site. Sinatra & Company Real Estate will work with Ellicott Development. The team plans to commence project work on the Utica Street parcels, along with Essex Homes of WNY...
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Tom Puckett
July 14, 2017 - 4:00 am
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) WBEN contributor Michael Caputo goes before the House Intelligence Committee as it investigates any possible collusion between the Trump campaign and Russia during last year's election. HEAR CAPUTO's ATTORNEY DENNIS VACCO at the BOTTOM OF THIS PAGE Caputo, an East Aurora-based...
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Mike Baggerman
July 14, 2017 - 3:00 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - If you plan on heading to the Italian Heritage Festival this weekend, Buffalo Police wrote the following message on their Facebook page ahead of the event to prepare travelgoers: "Buffalo Police advise people attending this years Italian Festival at the Outer Harbor to take...
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July 13, 2017 - 9:53 pm
TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (WBEN/AP) — A "significant" harmful algae bloom is expected to form in western Lake Erie this summer, though it probably won't be as large as some previous formations that posed health risks and hampered tourism, scientists said Thursday. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric...
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Tom Puckett
July 13, 2017 - 6:50 pm
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) Kaleida Health has changed its mind over who will redevelop the Women and Children's Hospital site. Ciminelli is out, and Sinatra and Company and Ellicott Development are in. Nick Sinatra commented "Billy Paladino and I have worked together most recently on the Delavan...
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Mike Baggerman
July 13, 2017 - 4:15 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - Buffalo Mayor Byron Brown and Fort Erie Mayor Wayne Redekop kicked off the festivities for the 31st annual Fort Erie Friendship Festival on Thursday at City Hall. The Friendship Festival recognizes the friendship between Buffalo and Fort Erie by highlighting the cultural and...
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Mike Baggerman
July 13, 2017 - 4:04 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - Governor Cuomo announced a long-term plan to help ailing homes on Buffalo's East Side and in the Town of Cheektowaga on Thursday morning in Buffalo. The $10 million plan is called the "Buffalo Neighborhood Stabilization Initiative" and is a three-pronged plan which officials...
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Tom Puckett
July 13, 2017 - 3:44 pm
Collins, NY (AP/WBEN) Erie County Sheriff's deputies say they've charged a 32-year-old man in a fatal shooting at a trailer park. Sheriff Tim Howard says a deputy responded Wednesday night to reports of shots fired at the Spring Wood Trailer Park in Collins. Officials say the deputy saw Brandon...
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Susan Rose
July 13, 2017 - 10:47 am
Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN) - Political consultant and longtime Trump confidant Roger Stone was a guest of strategist Michael Caputo on WBEN Thursday morning. Both Caputo and Stone are to appear before the House Intelligence Committee investigating Russian collusion. Caputo will testify Friday at 2pm. The...
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