Bills players offer to help fans upset by vaccine requirement

(WBEN) - Some fans who were upset at the new vaccination requirements to attend Buffalo Bills games at Highmark Stadium have received a response from players who may help them out. Both Wide Receiver Cole Beasley and Long Snapper Reid Ferguson responded to Tweets from fans upset with the mandate,...
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OP School Board meeting gets contentious about masks

ORCHARD PARK (WBEN) - An at times contentious Orchard Park School Board meeting took place Tuesday night, as more than 50 parents against the statewide mask mandate organized prior to the meeting to make their concerns heard in front of the board. The group entered the meeting together - many...

Sabres to play in NHL Heritage Classic in March

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - The Buffalo Sabres and Toronto Maple Leafs will play in the NHL's Heritage Classic next year. This the the third time the Buffalo Sabres have played in a regular-season outdoor game. Buffalo previously hosted the first-ever Winter Classic in 2008 at then-Ralph Wilson Stadium. They also played in the 2018 NHL Winter Classic in New York City.

Bills: reaction from fans, so far, "minimal"

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - The day after new gameday Covid protocols were announced for Highmark Stadium and KeyBank Center, Pegula Sports and Entertainment's Ron Raccuia said reaction has been minimal. "In terms of fans asking for a refund, reaction has been minimal" said Raccuia on WBEN Wednesday morning. The Executive...

Public hearings on NFTA rapid transit expansion

Buffalo, NY (WBEN) The NFTA is looking for your input in a pair of virtual public meetings Wednesday on the planned expansion of the rapid transit. The expansion of the Metro Rail would take it from University station into Amherst. Project Manager Scott Sibert tells WBEN the goal of the...

Important Deadline For Buffalo Bills Season Ticket Holders This Friday

We're only one week into the 2021 regular season for the Buffalo Bills, but we're already having a ton to discuss when it comes to both the team and Highmark Stadium. In case you missed the news, Erie County Executive Mark Poloncarz and Pegula Sports and Entertainment announced a new vaccine mandate for all events at Highmark Stadium and KeyBank Center.

Karol Markowicz: Jimmy Kimmel Is a Terrible Person

NY Post columnist Karol Markowicz slammed late-night host Jimmy Kimmel for comments that he made during his monologue Monday about Floridians who have died from COVID-19. “Of the 54,000 Americans who died from COVID since the start of the summer, almost one of five — one in five of them died in Florida, which my God, all those orphaned ferrets, it’s a shame,” Kimmel said.

Bret Gogoel Named The John Howell Show’s Executive Producer

WLS 890 AM has promoted technical producer and podcast manager Bret Gogoel to Executive Producer of The John Howell Show. Gogoel replaces Mallory Vor Broker who was elevated to on-air reporter covering city hall politics. “I couldn’t be more excited to step into the big shoes left by Mallory and...

Bill Spadea Doesn’t Plan to Comply with Vaccine Mandate

New Jersey talk radio host Bill Spadea very candidly said he will not comply with any vaccine mandate or COVID testing that his company may require him to take. Spadea hosts the morning show at Townsquare Media’s New Jersey 101.5. He made the comments in an op-ed piece on the station’s website.