Niagara Falls

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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Mike Baggerman
June 21, 2019 - 3:15 am
NIAGARA FALLS, N.Y. (WBEN) - The Wallenda Family is back at it again this weekend. The daredevil family will perform their latest high wire act over Times Square. Siblings Nik and Lijana Wallenda will walk 25 stories above the concrete between the two skyscrapers at 1 Times Square and 2 Times...
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Tom Puckett
June 20, 2019 - 4:00 am
Niagara Falls, NY (WBEN) As it stands right now, the Seneca casinos would have exclusivity to sports betting in Western New York, if it holds, will it be a big payoff for Niagara Falls? "Assuming we get paid by the Senecas, we think it benefits the Seneca Niagara Casino," says Niagara Falls Mayor...
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Jenss Department Store on Main Street in Niagara Falls. June 19, 2019 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Mike Baggerman
June 19, 2019 - 12:17 pm
NIAGARA FALLS, N.Y. (WBEN) - Blue Cardinal Capital, a Buffalo-based real estate firm, purchased 38 parcels of land in an effort to revitalize Main Street and waterfront property in Niagara Falls. The $3.2 million purchase by the real estate company from Richard Hastings includes 21 parcels along...
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