Mayor Byron Brown

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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Tom Puckett
July 03, 2019 - 6:39 pm
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) It will be a busy weekend in Buffalo, with plenty of parking. Buffalo Mayor Byron Brown says that is a good thing for the city. "It'll be a great time with so many major events taking place," says Brown, referring to the Tall Ships at Canalside, as well as the start of the 11 day...
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July 03, 2019 - 2:17 pm
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) As the city expects an unprecedented crowd at Canalside for 4th of July, city leaders are asking folks to consider parking away from Canalside. "This is a big opporutnity for Buffalo to once again showcase our beautiful city," says Mayor Brown. "For the first time in more than...
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June 13, 2019 - 10:11 pm
Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN) - Buffalo Mayor Byron Brown was all smiles at the Corporate Challenge Thursday night as he talked-up two major downtown development projects that hit major milestones this week. "It shows that there's great development interest in downtown Buffalo", said Mayor Brown as he told...
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Buffalo Police on the east side meeting with residents. May 15, 2019 WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman
Mike Baggerman
May 15, 2019 - 1:24 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - Buffalo Mayor Byron Brown announced the return of the "Clean Sweep" initiative. The initiative features the police department's use of its SOS Task Force to give quality-of-life services to residents including dental services, health insurance enrollment, homeless outreach,...
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Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN) - Buffalo is within striking distance of setting a new snow record for January. The current record is 68.3 inches set during the infamous Blizzard of 1977. That storm, 42 years ago, made weather history in Buffalo as the snowiest January ever and has been the benchmark for...
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Tom Puckett
December 20, 2018 - 4:00 am
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) The public has had months to submit comments on the pros and cons of a new convention center for Buffalo and many are wondering if the Queen City is a viable city for conventions in general. One expert, whose job it is to orchestrate convention displays nationwide in countless...
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December 17, 2018 - 3:43 pm
Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN) - As time ticks away on the aggressive and historic AK360 Albright-Knox development and expansion project, Buffalo Mayor Byron Brown Monday announced a pledge of $2.5 million in funding toward the ambitious campaign. The expansion at the 156 year old art gallery includes a new...
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December 05, 2018 - 11:37 am
Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN) - Declaring "we are ready for winter in Buffalo", Buffalo Mayor Byron Brown climbed aboard one of the newest pieces of equipment in the snow fighting fleet for the city. The annual inspection of the snow fighting fleet came none too soon, with the potential for heavy lake...
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November 30, 2018 - 9:21 pm
Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN) - In what's become an annual tradition in downtown Buffalo, thousands of hearty Buffalonians packed the Ice at Canalside for the ceremonial tree lighting festivities. Santa Claus was on stage as Buffalo Mayor Byron Brown and New York Lieutenant Governor Kathy Hochul did the...
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