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Tom Puckett
June 04, 2020 - 4:00 am
Outdoor dining will help, but not cure the ails of struggling restaurants says one owner.
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Mike Baggerman
January 06, 2020 - 1:56 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - Two Buffalo Common Council members are asking lawmakers in Albany to revisit the cash bail reforms that took effect at the start of the year. South District Councilman Chris Scanlon and Delaware District Councilman Joel Feroleto introduced a resolution that may be voted on as...
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Columbus Statue vandalized at Columbus Park. October 8, 2018 (WBEN Photo/Brendan Keany)
Mike Baggerman
October 14, 2019 - 3:00 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) – Will the Columbus Statue at Columbus Park be vandalized again? That’s a worry for some each Columbus Day as individuals who are upset with Columbus’ actions expressed their displeasure by defacing the statue that faces Porter Avenue in the City of Buffalo. Last year, the...
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Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN) - Two Buffalo lawmakers are hoping the recent publicity and action surrounding the Buffalo Skyway competition could lead to a similar plan for the future of the Scajaquada Expressway. Two Buffalo Common Council members, both of whose districts surround the highway, have filed a...
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Tom Puckett
September 06, 2019 - 6:12 pm
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) Mayor Byron Brown has ordered a six-month moratorium on the opening of new stores that sell electronic cigarettes, This comes after the Common Council unanimously approved a resolution for that moratiorium. “This is a matter of safety and public health,” said Mayor Byron Brown. “...
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Mike Baggerman
January 07, 2019 - 3:00 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - The Buffalo Common Council recently introduced a measure which would reduce the legal speed limit by schools. Many of you who drive near a City of Buffalo Public School likely see a sign suggesting that you should slow down. However, these signs are technically not...
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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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Tom Puckett
December 24, 2018 - 4:00 am
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) Police call it a crime of opportunity. Porch pirates swooping in and taking gifts you've ordered online. It nearly happened to one Buffalo Common Councilmember. "Two people got out of a car, and ran two doors down and grabbed packages that were on a porch, and my neighbor started...
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Tom Puckett
December 19, 2018 - 4:00 am
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) Buffalo Common Councilmembers heard from the public during the hearing on a proposed law which would require dog owners to limit the time their dogs are tethered outside in extreme weather. Councilmember Joel Feroleto says the law is initially meant to educate dog owners. "It can...
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Columbus Park on Porter Avenue in Buffalo. WBEN Photo
Mike Baggerman
October 08, 2018 - 3:00 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - A protest will be held at Columbus Park at noon on Monday in response to Columbus Day. In a press release sent to WBEN, the protesters plan to demonstrate Columbus' role in murder, rape, and enslavement of indigenous peoples. You may remember our reporting from a year ago...
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