Tonawanda

Brendan Keany
May 23, 2019 - 4:00 am
TONAWANDA (WBEN - Brendan Keany) - Ann Suchyna has long been inspired to open up a school that combines a focus on her Catholic faith and achieving academic excellence. After her first hint of inspiration a decade ago, she decided to turn her vision into a reality in February, and right now, the...
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Brendan Keany
May 10, 2019 - 2:03 pm
TONAWANDA (WBEN) - On Friday morning, New York State announced that it will make investments into creating more bike paths and pedestrians trails for Western New York residents. "I'm very pleased to announce today $4.7 million in state funding to support bike and pedestrian access here in Western...
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WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman
Tonawanda, NY (WBEN) - The Town of Tonawanda growing impatient while waiting for help in cleanup of the former Tonawanda Coke site. Town of Tonawanda Supervisor Joe Emminger wants the State to get the Tonawanda Coke site into the Brownfield Cleanup program. "We have to get the DEC to put the site...
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Truck involved in accident on Delaware and Milton in Tonawanda. April 11, 2019 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Mike Baggerman
April 11, 2019 - 9:05 am
TONAWANDA, N.Y. (WBEN) - A two-car accident on Delaware Avenue on Thursday morning resulted in the arrest of one person and an injury to a 15-year-old girl. An accident this morning at Delaware and Milton in Tonawanda. We were told that two people suffered minor injuries. The home on the corner was...
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Mike Baggerman
April 02, 2019 - 3:00 am
AMHERST, N.Y. (WBEN) - Aid and Incentives to Municipalities, otherwise known as AIM funding, was something that was on the chopping block in the New York State budget negotiations by Governor Andrew Cuomo. Ultimately, AIM funding was restored but it had supervisors like Amherst's Brian Kulpa on...
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Tonawanda, NY (WBEN) - Two Tonawanda paramedics accused of stealing drugs from a drop off bin inside a police station have been terminated after a hearing on Thursday morning. The two men, Jon Cinelli and Jeremy Pecoraro, were previously suspended from their jobs earlier this week following an...
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(Photo: Patrick Sison, AP)
March 26, 2019 - 1:32 pm
TONAWANDA (WBEN - Brendan Keany) - Two Tonawanda paramedics have been suspended with pay after being accused of stealing prescription drugs from a drug dropbox inside the police station. Joe Emminger is the Town of Tonawanda supervisor, and on Twitterm he chimed in as to why they were suspended...
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North Tonawanda, NY (WBEN) - Police in North Tonawanda say they have arrested two people in connection with a Wednesday night robbery, but have not indicated if the pair have been involved in a string of other robberies across the Tonawandas and Amherst. North Tonawanda police arrested Justin...
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Truck hits Young Street overpass. February 28, 2019 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Tonawanda, NY (WBEN) - The City of Tonawanda is taking action to prevent more tractor trailers from crashing into a low CSX bridge on Young Street. Mayor Rick Davis issued an executive order banning large tractor trailers from traveling on Young Street between Fillmore Street and Twin Cities...
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Gander Outdoors Store in Tonawanda. The large American flag was taken down because of the wind storm in late-February. March 4, 2019 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Mike Baggerman
March 04, 2019 - 12:21 pm
TONAWANDA, N.Y. (WBEN) - Commuters used to seeing the American flag flying outside Gander Outdoors in Tonawanda haven't seen the flag for the last week. The high winds forced the store's management to take down the flag, but it hasn't flown again since the wind storm. The flag is a staple for...
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