Tonawanda

Canal Fest 2018. July 17, 2018 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Brian Mazurowski
July 15, 2019 - 11:40 am
Tonawanda, NY (WBEN) - One of the longest festivals of the summer season is here. Canalfest kicked off on Sunday along the water on the border of the Cities of Tonawanda and North Tonawanda. The festival lasts eight days, meaning there is something for just about everyone. "It's such a huge draw...
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July 02, 2019 - 1:13 pm
TONAWANDA (WBEN) - Don't plan on bringing your dog to the upcoming Canal Fest in Tonawanda because they're no longer welcome. In fact, dogs are no longer allowed at any major city events. The city passed an ordinance several weeks back that prohibits bringing dogs, unless they're service dogs, to...
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Brian Mazurowski
June 26, 2019 - 5:18 am
North Tonawanda, NY (WBEN) - A North Carolina man is facing charges after bringing an apparent explosive device, loaded guns, and nearly 400 rounds of ammunition to North Tonawanda's City Hall yesterday North Tonawanda police said that 36 year old Timothy Payne, who has ties to the area, is charged...
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Brian Mazurowski
June 25, 2019 - 6:52 am
Tonawanda, NY (WBEN) - The Town of Tonawanda says it is moving forward with an $8 Million recreation project that will bring a new ice rink, field house, and splash pads to the town. The town calls it the first major development project since the Aquatic Center was built 29 years ago. The plan will...
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Bicyclist struck by an SUV on Kenmore Avenue in Tonawanda. June 24, 2019 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Mike Baggerman
June 24, 2019 - 7:56 am
TONAWANDA, N.Y. (WBEN) - A man is in critical condition at ECMC after he was struck by an SUV early Monday morning. Tonawanda Police told WBEN that the accident happened around 4:30 a.m. on Kenmore Avenue in front of St. Joseph’s Collegiate Institute. The man, 19 year old Marcus Cumpston, was...
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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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