Hamburg

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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Woodlawn Beach State Park. Photo via NYS Parks
April 02, 2019 - 7:20 am
HAMBURG, N.Y. (WBEN) - The Town of Hamburg will no longer operate Woodlawn Beach State Park after the town board on Monday passed a resolution to end their partnership with New York State on operations at the park at the end of this year. The resolution passed by a 3-2 vote. For the last several...
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Braymiller Market in Hamburg. March 28, 2019 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Mike Baggerman
March 29, 2019 - 3:00 am
HAMBURG, N.Y. (WBEN) – The state government’s plan to ban single-use plastic bags and impose a fee on paper bags could have an effect on grocery stores and markets across the state. RELATED : The Environmental Impact of Plastic Bags However, Hamburg’s Braymiller Market isn’t concerned about the ban...
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February 09, 2019 - 10:20 am
HAMBURG, N.Y. (WBEN) - A Hamburg woman who's car was rummaged through had an extra surprise on Wednesday. Hamburg Police said on Facebook that the woman on Wednesday morning reported the theft of property inside of her car. While at the police station, she and Hamburg Police Officer Josh Eagen went...
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Mike Baggerman
January 25, 2019 - 1:47 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - Governor Andrew Cuomo's office is proposing a cut to key funding for local municipalities. The cuts to the Aid and Incentives to Municipalities (AIM) funding was part of the governor's 30-day budget amendments. Several area municipal leaders were joined by State Senator Chris...
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The home on Loring Avenue where Kevin Kopper killed Danielle Morse, then took his own life. January 16, 2019 (WBEN Photo/Brendan Keany)
January 16, 2019 - 12:42 pm
Hamburg, NY (WBEN) Hamburg Police say a man fatally shot his girlfriend before turning the gun on himself early Wednesday morning. "We got a phone call at approximately 3:30 this morning about a male who had called saying he shot his girlfriend and was intending to kill himself," said Hamburg...
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