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Sabres - WellNow Deal
Randy Bushover
January 17, 2020 - 3:55 am
Acme Cabinet Co. is leaving its leased space on Elmwood Avenue in Allentown for a destination more than four times bigger - a 3,600-square-foot building on Clinton Street. Business First notes the move was prompted by a need to handle a growing customer base. We've barely started 2020 and there's...
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NCIDA Grant Received
Randy Bushover
January 16, 2020 - 4:09 am
Buffalo based Valu Home Centers says it will close three stores. Those stores are in Olean, Painted Post, and Warren, Pennsylvania. According to Business First, the company blames changing buying habits in the retailing sector as part of the reason for the move. The Robert J. Los Insurance Agency,...
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Paulas-Flying Bison Have New Brew
Randy Bushover
January 15, 2020 - 3:54 am
Park Grove Realty of Rochester has been given approval for its $16.5 million project to convert the former Iroquois Door Co. on Exchange Street into a multi-use building. The Buffalo Planning Board signing off on the proposal, which would create 60 market-rate apartments, office space and a 267-...
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Five Star Bank Expansion
Randy Bushover
January 14, 2020 - 3:43 am
Five Star Bank, with one branch in the city of Buffalo at 40-50 Fountain Plaza, has plans for two more according to Business First. The financial concern is seeking approval for two new branches at 2222 Seneca Street in South Buffalo and at 451 Elmwood Avenue. KeyBank, in partnership with the First...
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Gas Prices Remain Steady
Randy Bushover
January 13, 2020 - 4:41 am
The current cost for a gallon of unleaded gas in Western New York is down a penny this week to $2.64. The AAA notes the current statewide average of $2.72 remained basically unchanged from last week. Home and auto insurance provider Plymouth Rock Assurance has announced a partnership with AAA...
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Perrys Logo Change
Randy Bushover
January 10, 2020 - 4:02 am
Perry's Ice Cream has tweaked its logo. The iconic red crest logo and primary black background remain, while the ribbons around flavor names have been removed and replaced with brand mark stamps. Perry's partnered with The Martin Group to conduct consumer research and develop strategic brand...
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Balanced Nutrition On the Move
Randy Bushover
January 09, 2020 - 4:00 am
Nutrition counseling service Balanced Nutrition of WNY has joined Excelsior Orthopaedics. Balanced Nutrition of WNY has moved to the Excelsior Medical Campus in Amherst at 3915 Sheridan Drive. Planet Fitness franchise owner ECP-PF Holdings Group Inc. celebrates the completion of its $800,000...
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Major Project Planned For Batavia
Randy Bushover
January 08, 2020 - 4:02 am
The Genesee County Economic Development Center board of directors will consider accepting an application for assistance for the proposed $22.5 million Ellicott Station project in the city of Batavia at its meeting tomorrow. Savarino Companies is the project developer. The project proposes a 5-story...
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Calspan Renovation Planned
Randy Bushover
January 07, 2020 - 3:54 am
Calspan Corporation is scheduled for a $6 million renovation to its transonic wind tunnel. Business First reports the work will take place this year, but it will not interfere with scheduled tests. Calspan’s wind tunnel is the only independently-owned and privately-operated wind tunnel testing...
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Gas Prices Remain Steady
Randy Bushover
January 06, 2020 - 4:18 am
Gas prices locally remained virtually unchanged at $2.65 per gallon of unleaded. The AAA notes the price was four cents per gallon lower one month ago. BlueCross BlueShield of Western New York and Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center announced a contract agreement that ensures BlueCross...
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