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Randy Bushover
October 01, 2018 - 4:20 am
The average price for a gallon of unleaded gas in WNY continues to hang in there at $2.99. That same gallon a year ago cost $2.72, as per the AAA. Crews working on the second Emerson School of Hospitality made an interesting discovery. Business First reports a two-seat MG convertible, a BMW and a...
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Randy Bushover
September 28, 2018 - 4:20 am
The Pike Company, Inc., one of the Northeast’s largest construction management firms, has been officially selected to serve as the construction manager for a $52.6 million expansion project at Buffalo Niagara International Airport. The project includes the addition of two buildings, along with the...
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Randy Bushover
September 27, 2018 - 4:34 am
The University at Buffalo and Hauptman-Woodward Medical Research Institute will see a five-year grant renewal from the National Science Foundation. Business First reports it will bring another $22.5 million to Buffalo for life science research. The grant continues work in the area of X-ray lasers...
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Randy Bushover
September 26, 2018 - 4:27 am
The NFTA will receive $11 million in funding via the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Transit Administration. The funding will go toward the purchase of modern and less-polluting Compressed Natural Gas buses. The AAA of Western and Central New York has experienced a surge in membership...
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Randy Bushover
September 25, 2018 - 4:25 am
Cheektowaga is chock full of Chick-fil-A news. Business First points out that revised plans for the second location at Transit and Losson have been unveiled. The restaurant will be an out-parcel - fronting a Wegman's store at the corner. The original Chick-fil-A on Walden Avenue near the Walden...
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Randy Bushover
September 24, 2018 - 4:43 am
The current average cost for a gallon of unleaded gas in the region is still $2.99 according to the AAA. M&T Bank plans to invest nearly $2 million to renovate four branches located on Buffalo’s East Side. The renovations will begin in October, with the work scheduled to be complete by December...
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Randy Bushover
September 21, 2018 - 4:05 am
The Federal General Service Administration has awarded Williamsville-based EnergyMark the supply contract to three Veterans Administration Facilities in Western New York. The four year contract will provide natural gas supply to the Buffalo and Batavia veterans administration hospital facilities...
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Randy Bushover
September 20, 2018 - 4:35 am
Amazon is hiring for more than 400 permanent, part-time roles for its fulfillment operations in Buffalo. The company holding a hiring event today and next Tuesday, September 25th from 11am-7pm at the Fairlfield Inn - 4271 Genesee Street, Cheektowaga. Amazon also holding a hiring event from 9am-4pm...
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Randy Bushover
September 19, 2018 - 4:37 am
Outdoor and sports-orientated retailer Runnings is close to opening its first area store. Business First says Runnings hopes to be up and running at the former Wal-Mart store on South Transit Road in Lockport by next spring. Sisters Hospital and Catholic Health recently opened the new Sisters...
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Randy Bushover
September 18, 2018 - 5:03 am
Ellicott Development and Sinatra & Co. are seeking city approval to demolish 800 square feet of the now-closed MTK restaurant building at 451 Elmwood Avenue. Business First reports the request is a prelude to beginning work on the first phase of the Elmwood Crossing project. ECMC and Tim...
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