Niagara Falls

Tim Wenger
October 09, 2019 - 9:42 pm
Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN) - Another honor for David Bellavia this weekend as the City of Niagara Falls will pay tribute to the Medal of Honor recipient with the key to the city. The event at the Rapids Theatre will be held from 3pm to 5pm Saturday, October 12th and the ticketed session, which will...
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(WBEN Photo/Brendan Keany)
Brendan Keany
October 08, 2019 - 6:04 pm
NIAGARA FALLS (WBEN) - On Tuesday afternoon, Congressman Brian Higgins joined Niagara Falls Superintendent Mark Laurrie to announce a federal grant that totals $2.49 million over the next five years. This equals out to $498,000 on an annual basis, and the money will go toward putting additional...
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Fire at 20th Street and Walnut Avenue in Niagara Falls. August 30, 2019 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Mike Baggerman
August 30, 2019 - 10:40 am
NIAGARA FALLS, N.Y. (WBEN) - One person remains unaccounted for after an overnight house fire on Walnut Avenue in Niagara Falls. Officials told WBEN the fire started at 3:35 a.m. in a multi-family home at the corner of Walnut and 20th street. The fire then spread to the next home over. "There was a...
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Main Street Niagara Falls. June 19, 2019 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
August 14, 2019 - 1:47 pm
NIAGARA FALLS (WBEN - Brendan Keany) - Governor Andrew Cuomo made a stop in Niagara Falls on Wednesday morning to deliver exciting news to the region, as he explained that the city has won $10 million in this round of the Downtown Revitalization Initiative. Gov. @andrewcuomo just announced that...
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Tom Puckett
August 13, 2019 - 3:52 pm
Niagara Falls, NY (WBEN) Niagara Falls Police say a woman died after she was hit by a car as she riding her bike Monday morning. Police say a 75 year old man from Lewiston stopped at a stop sign at Grand and Hyde Park Blvd. While making a left turn, police say the driver collided with 86 year old...
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Tom Puckett
July 17, 2019 - 1:58 pm
Niagara Falls, NY (WBEN) An excessive heat watch is up for Niagara and Orleans Counties Friday and Saturday. EXCESSIVE HEAT WATCH IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH SATURDAY AFTERNOON... The National Weather Service in Buffalo has issued an Excessive Heat Watch, which is in effect from Friday...
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Tom Puckett
July 09, 2019 - 12:51 pm
Niagara Falls, ON (WBEN) A man has survived a plunge over Niagara Falls in Canada. Niagara Parks Police Service say a person considered in crisis was spotted at the brink of the Canadian Horseshoe Falls. Officers arrived on-scene and located the man climbing the retaining wall, jumped into the...
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Tom Puckett
June 28, 2019 - 4:46 pm
Niagara Falls, NY (WBEN) Mayor Paul Dyster says Niagara's Choice Federal Credit Union has donated $25,000 to present the city’s 2019 Independence Fireworks Display at Hyde Park as previously scheduled. Mayor Dyster said, “Thanks to our partners at Niagara’s Choice Federal Credit Union and their...
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Uniland rendering of Wonder Falls Resort in Niagara Falls. May 11, 2017 (Uniland Photo)
Mike Baggerman
June 24, 2019 - 3:00 am
NIAGARA FALLS, N.Y. (WBEN) - Millions of tourists each year visit Niagara Falls to take in the iconic waterfalls. But a constant criticism of the American side of Niagara Falls is that it lacks the play amenities compared to its neighbors in Canada. Shortly after Nik Wallenda's famous high wire...
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June 22, 2019 - 5:43 pm
Niagara Falls (WBEN) - Storm clouds were following adult star Stormy Daniels this weekend as immigration officials in Canada denied her entry into the country for a scheduled appearance in Niagara Falls. Daniels was scheduled to be a part of a two day 50th anniversary celebration at the Sundowner...
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