When President Obama begins his bus tour in western New York Thursday, he will arrive on Air Force One. News 4 has learned Air Force One will arrive Thursday morning, and the president will leave by bus to go to Syracuse and Binghamton. We don't know what airport he will be landing at but local secret service agents say the president will be landing on Air Force One,Thursday morning.
The University at Buffalo will host the president Thursday, when he comes to town and talks about college costs.
Students, faculty and staff at UB can enter to win tickets in a lottery to see the president. There will also be tickets made available to the public, free of charge. The tickets will be distributed on a first-come, first-serve basis on Tuesday. The tickets will be made available at 5 p.m. at the Alumni Arena box office.
There is no word on how many tickets will be made available to the UB community and the public. The doors will open at 9 a.m. Thursday, for those who get tickets.
With security preps underway ahead of the commander in chief's visit, a lot of people want to know if he has any other stops scheduled during his trip to Buffalo on Thursday. There's a possibility President Obama could bite into a famous beef on weck sandwich from Charlie the Butcher, which is only one mile from the Buffalo Niagara Internation Airport.
News 4 spoke to Charlie the Butcher Monday morning inside the Wehrle Drive location in Williamsville about all of the rumors swirling around this week. He doesn't know for sure, but Senator Chuck Schumer highly recommended the president eat a beef on weck sandwich during his trip. Last time he was here, the president had wings from Duffs. Charlie says this wouldn't be the first time he's fed a president.
He has served both President George H. W. Bush and President George W. Bush. “Not coming in, but they have experienced beef on weck. President Clinton, after he left office, was sent in here by his wife Hillary.”
Advance teams have been in the Buffalo area since Friday. No details on possible road closures have been announced.
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The district received more than $5.5 million on Tuesday, which covers its share of revenues from the Seneca Allegany Casino.
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