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Water Quality?

Should Canalside Businesses Be Worried About Water Quality?

Buffalo, NY (WBEN) Water quality is improving along the waterfront, says the executive director of the Buffalo Niagara Riverkeeper. She says it's not cause for concern for economic development along Canalside.

Bill Would Ban Microbeads in Erie County

Buffalo, NY (WBEN) - For years we've heard that microbeads, those tiny plastic particles found in many beauty products, can cause harm to fish and other wildlife when they end up in lakes and streams after being flushed down the drain.

AP Source: Sabres Interviewing Ex-Penguins Coach Dan Bylsma

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) -- A person familiar with the discussions tells The Associated Press the Buffalo Sabres are interviewing former Pittsburgh Penguins coach Dan Bylsma for their head-coaching vacancy.
Pataki Run

Former Gov. Pataki Joins Presidential Race

Former New York Gov. George Pataki  will announce Thursday that he is running for the Republican presidential nomination. A key Western New York aide says he willl do well in New Hampshire.
School Board

Buffalo School Board Hears Hard Truth, Solutions About Educational Opportunity

Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN) -- Details of a report presented to the Buffalo School Board Wednesday offer explanations and multiple solutions to slowly – hopefully – whittle away at systemic problems that have plagued the district for decades.
Yearbook Flap

Flap Over Lancaster Yearbook Page

Lancaster, NY (WBEN) There's another round of controversy over the retirement of the Lancaster Redskins name. This time, it comes in the form of a yearbook page.
HS Vote Moved

Lancaster Mascot Vote at High School Now June 3rd

Lancaster, NY (WBEN) The Lancaster mascot vote has been pushed back one more day at the high school, to June 3rd. Other schools will vote June 2nd.

Vandals Strike Black Rock Canal Park

Buffalo, NY (WBEN) Erie County Executive Mark Poloncarz is among those furious at a recent spate of vandalism at Black Rock Canal Park  Damage is pegged at $30,000.
Border Arrest

Man with Outstanding Warrant Arrested at Lewiston Queenston Bridge

Lewiston, NY (WBEN) US Customs and Border Protection say they've arrested a man with a warrant out of New Hampshire.
Cold & Snow

A Winter to Remember in WNY

Buffalo, NY (WBEN) It was a winter to remember in Western New York. If not the snow, then definitely the cold.

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