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Gale Burstein
(WBEN Photo/Brendan Keany)
Tom Puckett
March 31, 2020 - 4:00 am
Burstein says social distancing will need to continue to help save lives.
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Buffalo City Hall (left) and Federal Courthouse (right). October 9, 2018 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Mike Baggerman
March 31, 2020 - 3:00 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) – Small businesses are struggling mightily because of the coronavirus pandemic and with new developments coming rapidly, the region’s most well-known chamber of commerce is doing their part to help companies survive.
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Dancing Couple
Brendan Keany
Brendan Keany
March 30, 2020 - 9:56 pm
Doug Smith and Nadja Piatka are now the Lexington Avenue dancing couple.
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WBEN Newsroom
March 30, 2020 - 5:49 pm
Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN) - The coronavirus outbreak is presenting the Buffalo Police Department with both a challenge to its force of officers and an opportunity for new recruits to service the community at the same time.
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Coronavirus
AP Photo
Tom Puckett
March 30, 2020 - 4:49 pm
First deaths from Coronavirus in Genesee and Allegany Counties.
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WBEN Newsroom
March 30, 2020 - 3:57 pm
NIAGARA COUNTY, N.Y. (WBEN) – Niagara County is reporting 51 cases of coronavirus.
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Erie County Executive Mark Poloncarz. July 29, 2019 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
WBEN Newsroom
March 30, 2020 - 3:39 pm
The confirmed cases in Erie County have more than doubled since last Thursday. Eight people have died in the pandemic while 43 have recovered.
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Navy hospital ship
The Navy hospital ship USNS Comfort passes lower Manhattan on its way to docking in New York, Monday, March 30, 2020. The ship has 1,000 beds and 12 operating rooms that could be up and running within 24 hours of its arrival on Monday morning. It's expected to bolster a besieged health care system by treating non-coronavirus patients while hospitals treat people with COVID-19. AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
WBEN Newsroom
March 30, 2020 - 2:46 pm
NEW YORK (WBEN/AP) — A Navy hospital ship with 1,000 beds arrived Monday in New York City as the number of deaths in the state from the outbreak climbed quickly. Mayor Bill de Blasio said President Donald Trump’s suggestion that thousands of medical masks are disappearing from New York City...
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Imperial Pizza
(WBEN Photo/Brendan Keany)
Brendan Keany
March 30, 2020 - 2:42 pm
Local pizza joints have been donating pizzas to hospitals to help feed healthcare workers.
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Elderwood at Amherst. March 30, 2020 (WBEN Photo/Tim Wenger)
Elderwood at Amherst. March 30, 2020 (WBEN Photo/Tim Wenger)
Mike Baggerman
March 30, 2020 - 12:22 pm
AMHERST, N.Y. (WBEN) – Elderwood at Amherst announced on Monday they are creating a 22-bed wing of their nursing home dedicated solely to coronavirus patients that are no longer struggling from the worst of the symptoms at area hospitals.
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