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Brendan Keany
December 23, 2019 - 5:34 pm
BUFFALO (WBEN) - The Buffalo Common Council voted to unanimously pass what could prove to be a critical piece of legislation for city residents - a template for a new fiber-optic franchise agreement. Essentially, this "living, breathing" document will help establish guidelines for agreements...
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December 10, 2019 - 2:13 pm
BUFFALO (WBEN) - On Tuesday, the Buffalo Common Council is voting on an item that should help expedite the process of re-developing the Aud Block - the release of the revisionary interest in the land. "Basically, the land would be returned back to the city if the project did not go forward," said...
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Ulysses Wingo. May 28, 2019. WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman
June 19, 2019 - 11:38 pm
BUFFALO (WBEN - Brendan Keany) - On Wednesday evening, the Buffalo School Board addressed the recent incident of Common Councilman Ulysees Wingo bringing a firearm to Riverside High School. RELATED : Board extends Superintendent's contract, approves new calendar While the incident was found to be...
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Mike Baggerman
February 26, 2019 - 12:10 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y (WBEN) - Candidates for the vacant Buffalo Comptroller position were interviewed on Tuesday by the Buffalo Common Council. Interviews are underway for the interim comptroller’s position. @VanessasMusings is the first to be interviewed and touted her experience as a CPA and work behind...
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Richard Root
October 11, 2017 - 6:01 am
A proposed heliport off of Ohio Street was withdrawn from consideration last night during the Buffalo Common Council meeting. Fly Buffalo Fly was hoping to add another location next to Silo City. The company already has two locations in Western New York. Common Councilman Chris Scanlon announced...
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Richard Root
October 09, 2017 - 3:49 am
North Tonawanda, NY (WBEN) - After an increase in alleged bullying this year in North Tonawanda, the Common Council unanimously passed a new law Tuesday that holds parents accountable if their children are bullies. The new, anti-bullying law means a parent could go to jail for 15 days, be fined $...
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