WBEN Buffalo Business Report - Tuesday, December 3rd 2019

Randy Bushover
December 03, 2019 - 4:10 am
Another West Herr Purchase

The West Herr Automotive Group has acquired a new Rochester location - purchasing the former Doan Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram Fiat on West Ridge Road in Greece, New York.  West Herr now has four dealerships in the Rochester area.

According to Business First, athletic footwear retailer Skechers will soon open two new stores.  One will be near Milestrip Road and McKinley Boulevard in Hamburg; the other in The Boulevard Consumer Square plaza along Niagara Falls Boulevard in Amherst.  Spring openings are planned.

The Kaleida Health Foundation is partnering with the Buffalo Marathon for the second year to raise funds to fight heart disease in Western New York.  Registration is now open for the annual Heart to Heart Relay, which will be run in conjunction with the Buffalo Marathon on May 24th, 2020.  Teams of up to four people can fundraise to benefit the cardiac programs at Buffalo General Medical Center/Gates Vascular Institute and collectively run the marathon as a relay team.  Participants can register at buffalomarathon.org/relay.

A research team led by a scientist at Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center has identified a new tumor suppressor protein in prostate cancer.  The next step is looking into how to use this knowledge as a potential way to treat patients with prostate cancer.

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