Amherst

Fairfield Inn in Amherst. March 27, 2020 (WBEN Photo/Tim Wenger)
Fairfield Inn in Amherst. March 27, 2020 (WBEN Photo/Tim Wenger)
WBEN Newsroom
March 27, 2020 - 2:00 pm
AMHERST, N.Y. (WBEN) - The Fairfield Inn on Rensch Road in Amherst is reportedly being used as a quarantine site for individuals during the coronavirus pandemic.
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Amherst High School
Amherst Schools
Two local school districts are looking at how to deal with students who have recently traveled to countries at the center of the Coronavirus outbreak.
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Intersection of Maple Rd and Flint Rd in Amherst, N.Y.
Mike Baggerman
February 06, 2020 - 3:00 am
AMHERST, N.Y .(WBEN) - We're learning more about the technology that may soon be a mainstay on local roadways.
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Amherst has begun using artificial intelligence to monitor and improve traffic flow.
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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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WKBW Photo
WKBW Photo
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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