Amherst

Niagara Falls Boulevard. January 13, 2020 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Niagara Falls Boulevard. January 13, 2020 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Mike Baggerman
January 15, 2020 - 3:00 am
AMHERST, N.Y. (WBEN) - After years of safety concerns over the 6.2 mile stretch of Niagara Falls Boulevard between Kenmore Avenue and Tonawanda Creek Road, progress is finally noticeable. In recent weeks, the Town of Amherst installed a series of lights that have clearly introduced more visibility...
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Boulevard Mall in Amherst. April 2, 2019 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Brendan Keany
December 10, 2019 - 7:28 pm
AMHERST (WBEN) - On Tuesday evening, Amherst Town Supervisor Brian Kulpa held a meeting for property owners and residents in the North Bailey area to update them on Boulevard Mall redevelopment and planning . While the meeting wasn't particularly well-attended, Kulpa explained that they are...
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WBEN Newsroom
December 03, 2019 - 1:35 pm
AMHERST, N.Y. (WBEN) - Medical personnel inside an ambulance were injured after an accident on Tuesday morning in Amherst. A neighbor’s security camera caught the crash— it looks like the ambulance was hit on Youngs Rd, flipped and landed on Maple Rd. Waiting for more updates on if anyone is hurt...
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Brendan Keany
November 19, 2019 - 3:45 pm
AMHERST (WBEN) - On Tuesday afternoon, Amherst officials and members of the WS Development team joined together for a ceremonial groundbreaking of Station 12 - a shopping plaza intended to bring retail into a new age. Station 12 is an attempt at a rebranding, as 330,000-square foot project is...
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Tom Puckett
November 15, 2019 - 1:50 pm
Amherst, NY (WBEN) A Williamsville woman has been arrested in connection with an October hit and run. Amherst Police say a 21 year old was struck by a vehicle in the 2300 block of Wehrle Dr. near Curtwright Dr. The man suffered serious head and shoulder injuries and was treated at ECMC. After an...
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WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman
Amherst, N.Y. (WBEN) - To celebrate National Pasta Day, Chef's iconic restaurant in Buffalo opened their new Chef's "On the Go" location Thursday in the Williamsville Place Plaza, at 5483 Sheridan Drive in Amherst. Brother and sister owners Lou and Marybeth Billitier say the motto at the new...
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Niagara Falls Boulevard at Maple Road on May 15, 2018 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Mike Baggerman
October 14, 2019 - 6:15 am
AMHERST, N.Y. (WBEN) - A 17-year-old boy suffered serious head and neck injuries after he was hit by a car on Niagara Falls Boulevard on Sunday evening. The boy was hit in the 2300 block of Niagara Falls Boulevard after 7 p.m. by a 2006 Mitsubishi that was driven by a 23-year-old woman from...
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Amherst, NY (WBEN) - Another major plaza in the Town of Amherst could be in line for a new look. The University Plaza retail center in Eggertsville along the border of Tonawanda and the City of Buffalo is for sale. The 14-acre Main Street property, which sits an intersection away from the...
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Brendan Keany
September 24, 2019 - 6:50 pm
AMHERST (WBEN) - The NFTA held another public meeting at Sweet Home Middle School on Tuesday evening, as the organization continues to investigate the reality of an expanded Metro Rail line that would connect the UB South Campus to UB North. "We're in the environmental process; we're doing an...
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WBEN Photo/Tim Wenger
Tom Puckett
September 13, 2019 - 4:00 am
Amherst, NY (WBEN) If you were driving along Sheridan Drive Thursday, you may have noticed work crews putting the finishing touches on a soaring cell phone tower tucked behind plazas and along private property in the Town of Amherst. Workers were actually installing fake branches on the structure...
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