Move Buffalo Forward

WBEN Newsroom
August 09, 2020 - 4:20 pm
Albany, NY (WBEN) New York Governor, Andrew Cuomo announced Sunday that the state had logged it's lowest positivity rate for COVID-19 since the start of the pandemic back in March. Cuomo said that of the over 65,812 tests that came back on Saturday, 515 came back positive for a .78% rate of...
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NY Governor Andrew Cuomo says that schools can re-open given the low infection rate.
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Sunflowers of Sanborn. August 1, 2019 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Sanborn, N.Y. (WBEN) A popular Niagara County attraction is NOT canceled this year. Sunflowers of Sanborn is reopening for the season on Saturday, August 1. "We were really hoping to be able to open this year," said farm owner Louise Brachmann. "There is life beyond Covid. People come out to our...
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Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN) - Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center has retained the 14th position on the annual U.S. News & World Report listing of best hospitals. The recognition identifies Roswell as one of the top cancer hospitals in the country. U.S News' data-driven ranking places Roswell...
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Brayton Wilson
July 24, 2020 - 12:29 pm
Though several other potential locations were considered, including Baltimore and Pittsburgh, the Toronto Blue Jays are set to play the majority of their home games at Sahlen Field in Buffalo for the 2020 season.
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FLOATmingo paddle boats at Hoyt Lake in Buffalo
WBEN Newsroom
July 16, 2020 - 9:52 am
Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN) The Buffalo Olmsted Parks Conservancy has announced that four Floatmingo paddle boats in Delaware Park have been named. The Conservancy and Buffalo Maritime Center launched a community wide naming contest on July 1st. Over 500 entries were received, with over two thousand...
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Canisius College. March 3, 2020 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Canisius College. March 3, 2020 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Tom Puckett
July 14, 2020 - 4:00 am
Colleges are preparing for in-person learning, but there is a possibility of distance learning as well. Is it worth waiting a year?
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WBEN Newsroom
July 12, 2020 - 6:56 pm
ALBANY, N.Y. (WBEN/AP) — New York education officials are set to begin outlining what will need to be done to reopen schools as Gov. Andrew Cuomo says the state has maintained a “low and stable” number of people testing positive for coronavirus. The state Education Department is scheduled to...
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WBEN Newsroom
July 12, 2020 - 10:43 am
(WBEN) Governor Cuomo has released the latest Covid 19 numbers this Sunday morning.
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"I had prepared for this probably two or three weeks ago when we thought we were going to be in Phase 4," said Michael O'Hara from Laux Sporting Goods. "I've kept in constant contact with my employees, called them yesterday and they're ready to come in today."
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