Amherst

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - "I didn't hear anything, but I can tell you that there were 18 to 20 notifications this morning from North Buffalo, to Amherst, to Tonawanda about several loud bangs in a row." Val lfrom North Buffalo telling Rob Lucas at Star 102.5 about the alerts she received on her phone...
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Produce at Agle Farm in Eden. June 18, 2018 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Mike Baggerman
May 05, 2020 - 1:39 pm
AMHERST, N.Y. (WBEN) – Municipalities continue to fret over their finances as they await some type of federal assistance sometime this month.
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Main Street Buffalo. June 27, 2019 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Mike Baggerman
April 23, 2020 - 3:00 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) – There is a frustration among local, county, and state leaders that the latest federal stimulus bill does not include funding for government to continue operating.
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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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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
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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