Rick Davis

Cheryl Ward (left) and Cindi Barraclough (right) stand in front of the Young Street bridge, where more than 50 trucks became stuck over the last several years, including three in the last three weeks. March 14, 2019 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Mike Baggerman
March 14, 2019 - 10:10 pm
TONAWANDA, N.Y. (WBEN) – Thursday morning’s announcement by City of Tonawanda Mayor Rick Davis that trucks are banned on Young Street between Fillmore Street and Twin Cities Highway was thrilling news for business owners and neighbors who have dealt with trucks hitting the CSX overpass for years. “...
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Truck hits Young Street overpass. February 28, 2019 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Mike Baggerman
February 28, 2019 - 12:59 pm
TONAWANDA, N.Y. (WBEN) - For the second time in ten days, a tractor-trailer hit the Young Street overpass. The latest incident happened on Thursday morning when a semi with Oklahoma license plates hit the overpass in Tonawanda. The driver was not injured according to individuals who were at the...
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Tonawanda Coke. October 15, 2018 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Mike Baggerman
January 16, 2019 - 3:00 am
TONAWANDA, N.Y. (WBEN) - Researchers at the University at Buffalo are scheduled to hold a community meeting on Wednesday evening and give an update on their soil study at the Tonawanda Coke site. Tonawanda Coke was an industrial plant located on River Road in Tonawanda that was the subject of...
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Tom Puckett
December 24, 2018 - 4:00 am
Tonawanda, NY (WBEN) Donations are continuing to pour in for Jessica Cameron, the woman who was set on fire last week. Tonawanda City Mayor Rick Davis says as of Friday, donations to a Go Fund Me page reached $18,000. "Most of them are complete strangers who really identify with the victim and the...
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Tom Puckett
October 15, 2018 - 4:00 am
Tonawanda, NY (WBEN) The mayor of the city of Tonawanda reacts to the decision by Tonawanda Coke to begin the shutdown process. Rick Davis says he has mixed feelings for the people of his city. "It stinks for the people who work there, who earn a living, but it's not as if Tonawanda Coke has had...
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Road Closed. Bar Open. Young Street in Tonawanda construction. September 25, 2018 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Mike Baggerman
September 26, 2018 - 3:00 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - Two municipal road construction projects are nearing a conclusion in Western New York. Main Street, Williamsville --The Main Street reconstruction project began in early June and is expected to be completed at the end of next month, though Glen Park Tavern co-owner, Ellie...
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Tonawanda Coke. August 2018 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Tom Puckett
September 11, 2018 - 4:00 am
Tonawanda, NY (WBEN) Judge Willam Skretny ruled a hearing on whether Tonawanda Coke violated probation will take place on Friday. Some area leaders say they're glad it's happening sooner rather than later. State Senator Chris Jacobs says Skretny will likely determine whether Tonawanda Coke violated...
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Canal Fest 2018. July 17, 2018 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Mike Baggerman
July 18, 2018 - 3:00 am
TONAWANDA, N.Y. (WBEN) - Canal Fest continues to entertain the community along the Erie Canal in the City of North Tonawanda and City of Tonawanda. "The waterfront is a huge draw in the summertime with our parks and amenities that we have to offer here," City of Tonawanda Mayor Rick Davis told WBEN...
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