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WBFO's Mike Desmond

While the Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus has demolished two buildings on the former home of Osmose Holdings on Ellicott Street, the city Preservation Board still wants the remaining buildings listed as city landmarks. This may lead to changes in what information has to be on the application for a demolition.

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On Saturday Governor Andrew Cuomo accompanied by other state and Syracuse officials gathered at the New York State Fairgrounds to mark the beginning of site renovations.

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Canadian transportation officials have announced that the demolition of the 7th Street Bridge in St. Catherines will close the QEW in both directions overnight.

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Buffalo Fire officials are reporting that two people are dead after an overnight blaze destroyed a building on the city's East Side.

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A vote will be held this afternoon to determine the course of action regarding the historic Chautauqua Amphitheater.

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It's been almost three years since Millard Fillmore Gates Circle Hospital closed its doors after more than a century of care. Actual clean-up and demolition of the site starts this week.

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Demolition crews were back to work at the Bethlehem Steel administration building in Lackawanna on Friday evening.

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The demolition of a North Buffalo landmark got underway on Friday.

Local preservationists are attempting to save a North Buffalo church that is designated for demolition.

The United Methodist Church on Colvin Avenue was burned by an arson fire in April, leaving the structure in a dangerous state. The Preservation Board is attempting to get landmark status for the church.

A hearing on that decision is planned for January.

Demolition approaches for Bethlehem building

Dec 26, 2012
WBFO News by photo Mike Desmond

Local preservationists may be on the verge of losing their battle to save the former Bethlehem Steel Administration Building in Lackawanna.