Rath Building

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Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN) - A small electrical fire early Friday morning at the Rath Building in Buffalo. It delayed the opening of the office building for Erie County workers. Erie County Executive Mark Poloncarz said an electrical panel on the 9th floor briefly caught fire. There was no real fire or...
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Tom Puckett
April 22, 2019 - 4:57 pm
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) The Rath Building for the most part will be open Tuesday. Offices on the third and fourth floors remain closed. The building was closed Monday because of a major water break. The incident that resulted in the building being closed all day Monday involved a main heating and...
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Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN) - The Rath Building, at 95 Franklin Street in downtown Buffalo, is closed Monday after a major water break. A main heating and cooling unit gasket blew and flooded the 2nd, 3rd, 4th and 5th Floors. Elevators are not working. Rath Building Pipe Burst - Mark Poloncarz Our @...
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Mike Baggerman
December 12, 2018 - 3:00 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) – We’re still well away from the 2019 election but one of the top races on the local front that will be highlighted include the election for Erie County Executive. Last week, Erie County Comptroller Stefan Mychajliw, who planned to run against incumbent county executive Mark...
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December 19, 2017 - 12:36 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - A Buffalo man was arrested and charged with a crime after he placed his crack pipe in a security bin at a screening point at the Rath Building. Ronald Barney, 54, was asked by deputies about the pipe that had a white residue in it. Barney said he recently smoked crack cocaine...
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Mike Baggerman
August 25, 2017 - 2:45 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - Bed bugs have made their triumphant, and unwanted, return to the Rath Building in Buffalo. The building, which houses the offices of elected officials in Erie County, has dealt with the issue of bed bugs for most of this year. "It's disgusting," Erie County Comptroller Stefan...
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Tom Puckett
July 31, 2017 - 2:22 pm
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) A Buffalo woman is charged after sheriff's deputies say she planted cherry bomb firecrackers around the Rath Building Friday. Around 3pm Friday, deputies say an employee alerted them of an individual who placed some firecrackers by a receptacle outside the Rath Building. The...
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