Grand Island

Fantasy Island in Grand Island. February 19, 2020 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Fantasy Island in Grand Island. February 19, 2020 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
WBEN Newsroom
March 13, 2020 - 4:20 pm
GRAND ISLAND, N.Y. (WBEN) - Fantasy Island is issuing refunds to those who purchased a 2020 season pass.
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Grand Island
WBEN Photo/Mike Pesarchick
WBEN Newsroom
March 02, 2020 - 9:36 pm
GRAND ISLAND, N.Y. (WBEN-Mike Pesarchick) - Trammell Crow Development's massive Grand Island e-commerce distribution center project was formally introduced to the town board and to a standing-room-only crowd Monday night at the Grand Island Town Hall.
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Fantasy Island in Grand Island. February 19, 2020 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Fantasy Island in Grand Island. February 19, 2020 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
WBEN Newsroom
February 25, 2020 - 1:37 pm
GRAND ISLAND, N.Y. (WBEN) - Could Fantasy Island make a comeback?
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Fantasy Island. Photo courtesy of John Anthony
Fantasy Island. Photo courtesy of John Anthony
"I think the writing was on the wall," said Jay Wilcox of Queen City Amusements
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Fantasy Island. Photo courtesy of John Anthony
Fantasy Island. Photo courtesy of John Anthony
The California-based Apex Parks announced on Wednesday that Fantasy Island will permanently close
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Fantasy Island in Grand Island. February 19, 2020 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Fantasy Island in Grand Island. February 19, 2020 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Mike Baggerman
February 19, 2020 - 12:44 pm
GRAND ISLAND, N.Y. (WBEN) - Fantasy Island has confirmed on its website that it is permanently closed.
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WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman
WBEN Newsroom
January 02, 2020 - 9:03 am
GRAND ISLAND, N.Y. (WBEN) - Authorities are looking for your help finding a person who robbed a 7-11 store in Grand Island on New Year's Day. The Erie County Sheriff's Office said the robbery happened Wednesday night at 8:15 p.m. at the convenience store on 1787 Love Road. The robber pulled out a...
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August 18, 2019 - 3:39 pm
North Elba, NY (WBEN) New York State Police say that a Grand Island man was killed in a head-on collision near Lake Placid in the Essex County town of North Elba just after 9:00 Saturday morning. Authorities say that a car driven by 50-year-old, Kevin Maras of Grand Island was traveling eastbound...
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The cashless toll gantry beyond the South Grand Island Bridge on the 190-N (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Mike Baggerman
May 15, 2019 - 7:00 pm
GRAND ISLAND, N.Y. (WBEN) - With cashless tolling expected to be the norm statewide by the end of 2020, members of the Thruway Authority and EZ-Pass held an outreach program on Wednesday to address and solve any concerns. Thruway Authority Commissioner Matthew Driscoll told reporters that less than...
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The cashless toll gantry beyond the South Grand Island Bridge on the 190-N (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Mike Baggerman
March 14, 2019 - 3:00 am
GRAND ISLAND, N.Y. (WBEN) - Some Grand Island residents have discrepancies in their E-Z Pass statements and were charged more than 20 times the nine cents it should cost residents to cross the bridge. Jim Marinello is one of those residents. He showed us his E-Z Pass statement which showed dozens...
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