Kathy Hochul

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Brendan Keany
July 14, 2020 - 4:00 am
Governor issues more guidance on requirements for schools to reopen in fall.
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Seneca One Tower with its old and new colors. July 8, 2020 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Seneca One Tower with its old and new colors. July 8, 2020 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Mike Baggerman
July 08, 2020 - 1:25 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) – The developer for Seneca One Tower in Buffalo believes that renovation of the city’s tallest building will be complete in about two months.
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McKinley Mall on June 15, 2018 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Mike Baggerman
June 30, 2020 - 3:00 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) – Phase four of New York’s reopening strategy takes effect on Tuesday, meaning low-risk entertainment and recreation activities like museums, zoos, and botanical gardens can reopen, though questions remain when other elements of the economy can reopen such as malls, gyms, and...
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Lieutenant Governor Kathy Hochul tours Jacobs School of Medicine on the eve of phase four beginning in WNY. June 29, 2020 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Lieutenant Governor Kathy Hochul tours Jacobs School of Medicine on the eve of phase four beginning in WNY. June 29, 2020 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Mike Baggerman
June 29, 2020 - 3:42 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) – State and health officials continue to urge people to wear a mask in public despite a continued decrease of coronavirus hospitalizations across New York State.
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Kathy Hochul
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Brendan Keany
June 25, 2020 - 4:53 pm
Gyms, shopping malls, and movie theaters will not immediately reopen even as some regions in New York will begin Phase Four at the end of this week, and Western New York is on pace for early next week.
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West Main Extension
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WBEN Newsroom
June 25, 2020 - 2:11 pm
Numerous local officials gathered on West Main Street in Lancaster Thursday morning in a breaking gound ceremony for the long anticipated extension project.
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Erie County Executive Mark Poloncarz gives an update on the COVID-19 pandemic. May 20, 2020 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Erie County Executive Mark Poloncarz gives an update on the COVID-19 pandemic. May 20, 2020 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Mike Baggerman
June 25, 2020 - 3:00 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) – Despite a lack of clear guidance for businesses in New York under its phased reopening plans, Erie County Executive Mark Poloncarz said he has faith in the Cuomo administration’s handling of reopening efforts.
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Lieutenant Governor Kathy Hochul address reporters about phase four of reopening. June 23, 2020 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Lieutenant Governor Kathy Hochul address reporters about phase four of reopening. June 23, 2020 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Mike Baggerman
June 23, 2020 - 4:35 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - Phase four of New York's reopening plan is expected in the coming days, though there are still plenty of questions ahead of the anticipated stage.
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Hochul & Kennedy
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Brendan Keany
June 19, 2020 - 12:46 pm
On Friday morning, Lt. Governor Kathy Hochul and State Senator Tim Kennedy held a press conference to discuss the continued reopening of the New York State economy.
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Boost Mobile on Pine Avenue in Niagara Falls is open despite plywood on its windows. June 11, 2020 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Boost Mobile on Pine Avenue in Niagara Falls is open despite plywood on its windows. June 11, 2020 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Mike Baggerman
June 11, 2020 - 2:42 pm
NIAGARA FALLS, N.Y. (WBEN) - Small businesses are eager to resume operations at full capacity but are at the mercy of New York State's reopening plan.
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