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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.
 
Pollution

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.
Interviewed

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.
 
Cancer Risk

Report: FBI investigating medical device that spread cancer in women


(CBS) The FBI reportedly is investigating a medical device that was withdrawn from the market last year after it was found to spread cancer during hysterectomies
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.
 
Vandalism

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.
 
Poll
What do you think of the water quality along Buffalo's inner harbor and waterfront?
  Better than it used to be!
  About the same as it's been.
  Worse than it's been!
 
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