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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Graduation celebration
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BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - "Graduation is a big deal, so we found a Drive-In and Graduation 2020 is playing tonight," said Keith Junik, Dean of Academics at St. Mary's High School in Lancaster. Thursday night, St. Mary's will put on a graduation movie at the Transit Drive In in Lockport. "A lot of it...
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Tom Puckett
January 10, 2020 - 4:00 am
Lancaster, NY (WBEN) During his first town board meeting as Lancaster Supervisor, Ronald Ruffino expressed his unhappiness over a last minute decision to not give a $5,000 stipend to him as budget officer. "This year, the salary was $77,250 after the stipend and raise. The outgoing board removed...
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Lancaster, NY (WBEN) - Western New York is rallying to help a woman and four children who were displaced after a weekend house fire on School Street in Lancaster. The family's home is considered a total loss after the Saturday fire destroyed everything inside. One of the children has severe autism...
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Marissa Graham
Lancaster Police Facebook
Lancaster, NY (WBEN) - Police in Lancaster are looking for the public's help in locating a missing teenager. Police say that 16 year old Marissa Graham was last seen Monday morning at Lancaster High School. Anyone with knowledge of her whereabouts is asked to contact Lancaster Police at (716) 683-...
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Brendan Keany
March 07, 2019 - 1:39 am
LANCASTER (WBEN - Brendan Keany) - Local officials are concerned about the number of kids who start vaping at a young age. Erie County Legislator John Bruso is hosting a public forum on the dangers of adolescent vaping at the Lancaster Opera House. — WBEN NewsRadio 930AM...
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October 25, 2018 - 5:12 pm
Lancaster, N.Y. (WBEN) - Imagine the late lunch crowd's surprise at The Olive Tree Restaurant on Broadway in Lancaster Thursday when they looked up and saw former Vice President Joe Biden meandering through the dining room and mingling with patrons. That's exactly what happened as Biden made a...
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February 20, 2018 - 4:54 pm
Lancaster, NY (WBEN) A fire in an upstairs apartment at the Yelling Goat in Lancaster stopped dinner service Tuesday afternoon. The owner says no one was hurt. "My partner was there when it started in one of the front apartments upstairs," says John Rooney, a co-owner of the restaurant who spoke...
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James Kamysz
Lancaster Police
Richard Root
September 25, 2017 - 3:19 am
The following individual is reported to be suffering from Alzheimer’s disease, dementia, or related cognitive disorders and has been reported missing: Name: James Kamysz Age: 72 Race: White Sex: Male Height: 5’9” Weight: 175 lbs Hair Color: Gray Eye Color: Brown Clothing Description: Gray shirt,...
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Mike Baggerman
August 02, 2017 - 12:40 pm
DEPEW, N.Y. (WBEN) - The online retailer Amazon held a job fair at Salvatore's Italian Gardens on Wednesday, drawing hundreds of Western New Yorkers looking for work. WATCH: Hundreds of WNYers wait in line at Amazon Job Fair at Salvatore's Italian Gardens "Amazon feels incredibly grateful that we'...
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