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Susan Rose
July 24, 2019 - 12:03 pm
Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN) - The Edward M. Cotter, oldest active fireboat in the world, is back on the job. After two months in drydock in Toronto, the 119 year old fireboat returned to its dock at Engine 20 off Michigan Street in Buffalo Wednesday morning. The Cotter was in Toronto for extensive repairs...
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Eight Days of Hope
July 22, 2019 - 9:56 pm
BUFFALO (WBEN - Brendan Keany) - Eight Days of Hope is in the middle of a massive service project that aims to fix homes for people in Buffalo. "We travel the country, usually after natural disasters, and help families rebuild their homes for free," said Steve Tybor, the president and founder of...
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July 22, 2019 - 1:58 pm
BUFFALO (WBEN - Brendan Keany) - Officials are celebrating the completion of the Frank Lloyd Wright-designed landscape at the Darwin Martin House, which marks the final component of the $50 million restoration project that has spanned more than two decades. Mary Roberts serves as the executive...
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Protests at Colonial Circle bring forth Antifa/Black Lives Matter and pro-Trump supporters. July 21, 2019 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Mike Baggerman
July 21, 2019 - 5:53 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) – Emotions ran high at Sunday afternoon’s protests along Bidwell Parkway in the City of Buffalo. Colonial Circle was the epicenter of the demonstrations as supporters of President Donald Trump’s gathered to voice their support while members of the local Black Lives Matter...
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July 20, 2019 - 1:32 am
Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN) - After Friday's unsettled weather and lines of storms that washed through the region, the heat wave presses on and oppressive humidity levels will accompany the hot weather. A Heat Advisory is in place for the Buffalo metro area and most of the region while an Excessive Heat...
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Brenda's Bites
July 19, 2019 - 1:48 pm
Yes, you’ll be able to find a Coliseum-size variety of Italian menu items and cultural activities this weekend in a new location. After a couple of years on the Outer Harbor, the Galbani Italian Heritage Festival is returning to its roots. Niagara Square and Delaware Avenue, up to Huron Street, in...
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Brian Mazurowski
July 19, 2019 - 10:57 am
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) - Utilities are getting ready for the heat to put extra stress on the power grid. National Grid has been sending emails to customers in the hope that they will listen to their requests to scale back energy use during peak hours to reduce the chance of outages. "Our system is...
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NWS Buffalo
July 18, 2019 - 5:57 am
Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN/AP) - Remember those frigid winter days of winter in Western New York when we longed for the heat of summer's warmer temperatures? It's here! The heat wave that has been roasting much of the U.S. in recent days is just getting warmed up, with temperatures expected to soar to...
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Parking sign next to Canalside Ice Rinks on Pearl/Commercial (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
July 16, 2019 - 5:54 pm
BUFFALO (WBEN - Brendan Keany) - A Buffalo Common Council meeting became rather testy on Tuesday afternoon, as council members are concerned about predatory booting practices in the city. Council members claim they have received numerous complaints from residents including high costs of removing...
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Brendan Keany
July 16, 2019 - 1:07 pm
BUFFALO (WBEN) - The Galbani Italian Heritage Festival has a new home this year. "Ladies and gentlemen take a look around at the new address of the Galbani Italian Heritage Festival right here in beautiful Niagara Square," said Mark Sciortino. "We are excited to announce that we are coming back to...
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