Nate Benson, WGRZ

Nate Benson


Buffalo, NY, United States

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Recent articles by Nate:

WNY Feeds the Frontline hits milestone while providing tens of thousands of meals to healthcare workers

Healthcare workers at the area hospitals have been treated to hot meals from area restaurants thanks to the donations WNY Feeds The Frontline received. → Read More

The state has teachers teaching from home during the pandemic, but how can they if they don't have broadband access?

Teachers and IT professionals in the Town of Boston find it nearly impossible to work from home during the pandemic because broadband access is lacking. → Read More

Despite progress, Dept. of Labor still owes thousand of people unemployment benefits as lawmakers discuss changes to system.

Some workers are still waiting for their first check. State budget woes, however, could make any proposed unemployment system changes dead on arrival. → Read More

NYS broadband program still not finished and during a pandemic it's WNY residents who pay the price.

Residents in the WNY using parking lots and cell phone hot-spots to get work done because they don't have adequate access at home. → Read More

Buffalo startup develops a system to turn CPAP/BiPAP machines into ventilators

Using 3-D printed components that are patent-pending, Rapid Medical Parts has quickly found a way to provide more ventilators amid the COVID-19 pandemic. → Read More

Produce Peddlers pivot to help farms, consumers amid COVID-19 restaurant closures

The COVID-19 outbreak has people trying to figure out how to get what they want while maintaining social distancing. They'll deliver fresh produce to your house! → Read More

Western New York can now feed those on the frontline of the COVID-19 pandemic

Buffalo will see it through was a slogan during WWII and something the Buffalo startup community is emulating to help healthcare workers in the COVID-19 fight. → Read More

WNY woman trying to get home from Peru

Jessica G. went to Peru on vacation Friday. She tried to come back to the United States Sunday. → Read More

Coronavirus scams are starting to pop up

Elaborate emails allegedly from the CDC and WHO are floating around inboxes across the internet. They're phishing attempts for your data. → Read More

Western New York fish fries adjust plans amid coronavirus concerns

Some are reducing seating, others have shifted to a take out only model. Regardless, you'll still be able to get your fish fry tonight. → Read More

Gillibrand, Schumer ask FCC to review New York broadband funding exemption

The FCC excluded New York from a $20.4 billion pot of federal funding to expand rural broadband, mainly because New York already received prior funding. → Read More

Forthcoming broadband provider for Buffalo says demand is exceeding their expectations

Greenlight Networks says over 11,000 people have preliminarily signed up for the broadband service they're bringing to the Queen City. → Read More

Out 2 Eat: Fish Fry's Galore at the Wallenwein Hotel

There aren't many restaurants in WNY that have been open since the Arthur administration - yes, that's the 1880's if you were going to look. → Read More

Plans submitted to build enormous e-commerce facility on Grand Island

The application, which doesn't mention who would operate it, would be built on a 19-acre lot on Long Rd and could be home to 1,000 new jobs → Read More

Rural Broadband: Erie Net to connect those with lackluster service

A year ago Erie County Executive Mark Poloncarz announced a 360-mile county-owned fiber network to improve service to residents. A year later, where does it stand/ → Read More

Out 2 Eat: Forno Napoli

Looking for a little bit of Naples in WNY? Check out Forno Napoli in Getzville for authentic Naples dishes and incredible atmosphere → Read More

Out 2 Eat: Casa Azul

Don't accept imitations, you're in for a real treat if you check this place out. This week we go Out 2 Eat at an authentic Mexican restaurant in downtown Buffalo. → Read More

Can a Buffalo startup make one of the healthiest snacks available?

CEO Sharon Cryan thinks her Food Nerd brand of snacks is just what the market needs to enjoy their snacking habit and be healthy. → Read More

Out 2 Eat: In the mood for brisket? Head to Middleport

If you fancy yourself a brisket fiend then you want to head out to route 31 in Middleport and check out B&B BBQ f → Read More

Out 2 Eat: This Little Pig

After a brief hiatus, Out 2 Eat is back to show you the best eateries in Western New York. → Read More