Elmwood Village

July 26, 2019 - 2:08 pm
BUFFALO (WBEN - Brendan Keany) - State Assemblyman Sean Ryan is addressing the so-called "playground desert in the Elmwood Village. "There's an organization called Trust for Public Land, and they say one of the measurements of a healthy community is if you can walk to a park or a playground within...
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June 25, 2019 - 1:55 pm
BUFFALO (WBEN) - A partial roof collapse at an Elmwood Village shop Tuesday afternoon caused a section of Elmwood to be closed. Plenty of emergency crews on scene for a partial collapse of the Half & Half Boutique on Emwood Ave. Nobody hurt. @NewsRadio930 pic.twitter.com/anQEz08kwu — Brendan...
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May 09, 2019 - 12:57 pm
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) Buffalo firefighters say human remains have been found at the scene of Wednesday's fire in the Elmwood Village. It's unclear if the remains are those of the missing man. Buffalo Fire Commissioner Bill Renaldo says crews are looking for 55 year old Curtis Brown, who has not been...
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May 08, 2019 - 5:40 am
Update: Remains were found in the Elmwood Village fire according to WGRZ. WBEN will have the latest when fire officials hold an 11:30 a.m. press conference. BUFFALO (WBEN) - A massive fire in Elmwood Village raged early Wednesday morning at 1074 Elmwood Avenue between Bird Avenue and Forest Avenue...
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Garage fire on Cleveland Ave in Elmwood Village allegedly started by Nathan Wasyl. April 9, 2019 WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Mike Baggerman
April 12, 2019 - 12:18 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - Nathan Wasyl, the man who allegedly set fire to five garages in Buffalo's Elmwood Village on Tuesday, will undergo a forensic exam to determine his mental competency for a potential trial. Judge Andrew LoTempio ordered the forensic exam after initially showing skepticism over...
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Mike Baggerman
January 02, 2019 - 9:00 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - Buffalo Parking Commissioner Kevin Helfer said Wednesday was the first phase of the new parking rules in the City of Buffalo with the implementation of new parking signs. Areas of Downtown Buffalo saw parking rates double in some spots while free parking after 5 p.m. is...
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WBEN Photo/Matt Moran
Matt Moran
July 18, 2018 - 5:00 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - The Elmwood Village has seen a boom in development over the years. But some are saying it may become a victim of its own success. Jessie Fischer, Executive Director of Preservation Buffalo Niagara, has seen the Village grow into one of the most vibrant communities in the...
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Richard Root
October 19, 2017 - 3:53 am
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) - At least six adults are left homeless after a fire overnight on the outskirts the Elmwood Village. Buffalo fire crews were called to 420 Breckenridge Street around 2:30 a.m. A basement fire had spread to the first floor of a rooming house with eight apartments. No injuries...
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Mike Baggerman
June 21, 2017 - 9:23 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) – The Chason Affinity Project in Buffalo’s Elmwood Village is currently on hold after a vote on Wednesday evening by the Buffalo Zoning Board of Appeals called for further review of the variance proposal before an official yes or no vote. The vote to address the topic next...
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Mike Baggerman
June 21, 2017 - 1:09 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - The vote from the Zoning Board of Appeals will determine the next step Chason Affinity Project in Buffalo's Elmwood Village. The vote circles around the controversy surrounding the condominium project and whether or not it will violate Buffalo's Green Code, a guidance that...
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