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Mike Baggerman
January 25, 2019 - 1:47 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - Governor Andrew Cuomo's office is proposing a cut to key funding for local municipalities. The cuts to the Aid and Incentives to Municipalities (AIM) funding was part of the governor's 30-day budget amendments. Several area municipal leaders were joined by State Senator Chris...
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New Era Field. September 8, 2018 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Tom Puckett
January 09, 2019 - 12:52 pm
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) The Buffalo Bills are sending out surveys to fans to gauge their interest in either a new stadium or a renovated New Era Field. The survey, emailed to Bills fans, asks about their general attitude toward the team, and whether they think the Buffalo market would support a...
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September 04, 2018 - 11:59 am
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September 02, 2018 - 1:55 pm
Orchard Park, NY (WBEN) A portion of Armor Duells Road in Orchard Park is closed Sunday after an alcohol related traffic accident. Authorities say that they discovered an injured and visibly intoxicated 24-year-old man walking from the scene of an accident Armor Dulles near Duerr road at about 3:00...
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Dillon Donovan Facebook
June 25, 2018 - 5:34 am
ORCHARD PARK (WBEN) - Controversy surfaced this weekend at Orchard Park's graduation ceremony, as the District denied senior Dillon Donovan the ability to walk with his United States Marine Corps sash. The story went viral, as it was shared more than 2,000 times on social media. Donovan clarified...
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WBEN Photo/Susan Rose
June 15, 2018 - 11:26 am
Orchard Park, N.Y. (WBEN) - Two fifth grade students at Eggert Road Elementary School in Orchard Park are behind project aimed at inclusion. Ellery Jaworowicz and Reese Politowski came up with the idea for "buddy benches" for the school playground. Any student who feels left out or alone could sit...
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Neil McManus
March 11, 2018 - 12:10 pm
Orchard Park, NY (WBEN) A Town of Boston man is facing nearly 30 charges after leading Orchard Park Police on a high speed chase early Sunday. Authorities say that officers attempted to pull over 27-year-old Mikol Rockwood for speeding on South Abbot Road just after 1:15 a.m. Rockwood fled the...
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dreamstime
February 21, 2018 - 6:43 am
Deadly crashes took the lives of two people on Buffalo-area roads Tuesday: A man died after his overturned pickup truck was found partially underwater in a drainage ditch off Taylor Road in Orchard Park, near the Route 219 overpass. the vehicle was discovered by Orchard Park police near 5 pm...
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January 18, 2018 - 9:19 am
From the National Weather Service: URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE National Weather Service Buffalo NY 933 AM EST Thu Jan 18 2018 ...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM EST THIS EVENING... * WHAT...Lake effect snow. Plan on slippery road conditions. Total snow accumulations of 3 to 5...
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WBEN Photo/Susan Rose
Orchard Park, N.Y. (WBEN) - The return of snow is a welcome sign for a popular holiday tradition at Chestnut Ridge Park in Orchard Park this weekend. Erie County Executive Mark Poloncarz announcing that Santa Land will be back this Saturday and Sunday, (December 9 & 10) from 11am - 3pm...
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