Hamburg

(WBEN Photo/Brendan Keany)
Brendan Keany
September 26, 2019 - 12:34 pm
HAMBURG (WBEN) - On Thursday morning, 43-year-old Keith Sparks of Niagara Falls was arraigned on charges of Second Degree Murder in connection to the Wednesday afternoon stabbing death of 38-year-old Mallicia Tipps. 43-year-old Keith Sparks is being charged with Second Degree Murder following...
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Hamburg, NY (WBEN) - UPDATE from Town of Hamburg Police: Town of Hamburg Police have arrested Keith R. Sparks, 43, of Niagara Falls for the fatal stabbing of Mallicia U. Tipps, 38, at the McKinley Mall yesterday afternoon. Sparks surrendered himself at his Independence Avenue residence at about 10:...
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Proposed site of AL Asphalt Plant on Camp Road in Hamburg. September 2019 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Mike Baggerman
September 18, 2019 - 10:50 pm
HAMBURG, N.Y. (WBEN) - The group behind the proposed asphalt plant on Camp Road in Hamburg refuted much of the public worries about health factors related to odors and emissions from the site at Wednesday’s planning board meeting. The proposed plant would be placed at 5960 Camp Road at the site of...
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Brendan Keany
Brendan Keany
September 04, 2019 - 9:16 pm
HAMBURG (WBEN) - More than 100 concerned residents and community members attended Hamburg's second Town Hall meeting on Wednesday evening regarding AL Asphalt Corporation - a company requesting site plan approval of a hot mix asphalt plant to be located on Camp Road. There are A LOT of people here...
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Tom Puckett
August 28, 2019 - 4:00 am
Hamburg, NY (WBEN) A proposed hot mix asphalt plant is firing up a number of residents in Hamburg, concerned about environmental impact. It's also gotten the attention of the Erie County executive. Erie County Executive Mark Poloncarz sent letters to both the town and the DEC expressing his...
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Erie County Fair Train. July 31, 2019 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Mike Baggerman
July 31, 2019 - 3:33 pm
HAMBURG, N.Y. (WBEN) - The Erie County Fair train arrived with dozens of pieces of equipment for Strates Shows on Wednesday morning ahead of the annual summertime festival. More than a thousand people visited Union and Scott Streets in Hamburg to welcome the parade in. The grand entrance featured a...
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Hamburger Water Tower in 2019. (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Mike Baggerman
July 19, 2019 - 3:00 am
HAMBURG, N.Y. (WBEN) - The group planning to transform the Hamburg Water Tower into a giant hamburger will begin fundraising at this weekend's BurgerFest in Hamburg. The $1 million project that was pushed by Hamburg resident Chris Hannotte Luly will begin its fundraising by selling t-shirts with...
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Brian Mazurowski
July 16, 2019 - 11:40 am
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) - Three daughters found guilty of assaulting and terrorizing their own father were each sentenced to two years in prison. A State Supreme Court Judge sentenced 41 year old Elissa Pietrocarlo, 31 year old Grace Pietrocarlo, and 23 year old Annabel Pietrocarlo, to two years behind...
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WBEN Photo/Susan Rose
Tom Puckett
May 06, 2019 - 1:00 am
Hamburg, NY (WBEN) With a number of shopping centers in Hamburg having more for sale signs than sales. Supervisor Jim Shaw decided it's time to hold up on new centers unless tenants are signed up. His moratorium on those shopping centers is scheduled for a vote tonight before the Hamburg Town Board...
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McKinley Mall on June 15, 2018 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Hamburg, NY (WBEN) - The Hamburg Town Board introduced the idea of a moratorium on new commercial spaces unless there is tenant signed to a lease and ready to go. Hamburg Town Supervisor Jim Shaw told WBEN he feels there's a real need for something to be done about the growing number of retail...
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