Tops

Tops Protest
[WBEN Photo - Brendan Keany]
WBEN Newsroom
July 30, 2020 - 5:41 pm
On Thursday afternoon, about 200 Tops employees and UFCW members gathered outside the Elmwood location to protest the company dropping hero pay for workers.
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Grocery store worker
AP Photo
They aren’t doctors or nurses, yet they have been praised for their dedication by Pope Francis, former U.S. President Barack Obama and countless people on social media, as infections and death counts rise.
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Wegmans
A group called the Gig Workers Collective is calling for a nationwide walk-out Monday.
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TOPS Comfirms that one of the positive Erie County tests was one of their corporate employees.
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Orchard Fresh
Tom Puckett
March 03, 2020 - 11:13 am
Tops chooses to close Orchard Fresh store in Orchard Park.
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Plastic bags at Straight Up Wines & Liquors in Kenmore. January 24, 2020 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Plastic bags at Straight Up Wines & Liquors in Kenmore. January 24, 2020 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Mike Baggerman
January 27, 2020 - 3:00 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - Supermarkets aren't the only industry impacted by the plastic bag ban that takes effect on March 1.
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Plastic bags in a grocery cart. January 14, 2019 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Mike Baggerman
January 07, 2020 - 3:00 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - Wegmans is the first notable supermarket in the region to eliminate the use of plastic bags ahead of the March 1 deadline. Wegmans to Eliminate Plastic Bags on January 27 The chain announced Monday they will eliminate the use of carryout plastic bags on January 27 and also...
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Amherst, NY (WBEN) - Another major plaza in the Town of Amherst could be in line for a new look. The University Plaza retail center in Eggertsville along the border of Tonawanda and the City of Buffalo is for sale. The 14-acre Main Street property, which sits an intersection away from the...
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Tom Puckett
September 05, 2019 - 1:22 pm
Derby, NY (WBEN) Someone in WNY is $80 million richer. For the first time, a Powerball winning ticket was sold here. The winning ticket for Powerball's Wednesday drawing was sold at Tops in Derby. The winning numbers are: 4, 8, 30, 52, 59 with the Powerball 2. New York has been playing Powerball...
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Mike Baggerman
July 25, 2019 - 3:00 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - Wegmans has no immediate plans to curb its use of single-use plastic bags at their grocery stores in Western New York. The company this week announced a pilot program to eliminate the use of plastic bags at their stores in Corning and Ithaca, which begins on Monday. No stores...
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