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December 01, 2016 - 12:17 am
Having just completed one expansion, Yancey's Fancy fancies itself expanding some more. Business First reports he cheese maker is working with the Genesee County Economic Development Center on a proposed $5.5 million upgrade of its Route 5 Kutters Cheese facility. The plan would add fifteen jobs. A...
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November 29, 2016 - 11:59 pm
The Buffalo, Niagara County and Southwestern Building, and Construction Trades councils, and National Fuel have announced an agreement on the use of local union labor within the State of New York for the Northern Access Project. The Northern Access Project is a $455 million infrastructure...
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November 28, 2016 - 11:31 pm
Thanksgiving Day and Black Friday shopping was a bigger deal this year. First Data reports combined in-store and on-line shopping for the two-day period was 9% higher than the same two days a year ago. E-commerce sales rose 10.8 percent for the two-day period, while sales at physical stores grew 8...
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November 28, 2016 - 12:13 am
Steady as she goes for local gas prices. The AAA puts the current average for a gallon of unleaded at $2.33 - essentially the same as it's been for the past month. A year ago, the average cost per gallon was three cents less. According to Business First, the number of federally-guaranteed small...
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November 23, 2016 - 12:23 am
The New York Power Authority has completed new energy efficient lighting projects in Buffalo's City hall and on its downtown streets that will save the city more than $65,000 in annual energy costs. The switch was made to LED lighting. The Buffalo Planning Board has approved a Benderson Development...
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November 22, 2016 - 12:48 am
Delaware North has expanded its lodging and retail portfolio by acquiring a pair of operations near Rocky Mountain National Park. Business First reports the two properties are the Rocky Mountain Park Inn and Trendz at the Park properties, both of which are near the Beaver Meadows Entrance Station...
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November 21, 2016 - 12:57 am
The current Buffalo average for a gallon of unleaded gas is $2.34. According to the AAA, that's four cents higher than the cost one year ago. Direct flights between Buffalo and Albany could be returning. Business First reports that the Buffalo Niagara Partnership and NFTA are jointly surveying the...
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November 18, 2016 - 12:21 am
The Erie County Water Authority's Board of Commissioners has approved a revised rate structure for their customers set to go into effect January 1st. The new simplified rate structure categorizes customers based on their water meter size. Also - the Authority’s capital budget will increase by $4...
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November 17, 2016 - 12:39 am
Carrols Corp., the Syracuse-based owners of several local Burger King outlets, is planning to rebuild one of its oldest Buffalo restaurants. Business First reports the site on Main Street at West Utica will be demolished and rebuilt. Reviews for the project begin next month. MGS Manufacturing Group...
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November 16, 2016 - 12:34 am
Fitch Ratings has upgraded the City of Buffalo's bond rating to "AA-." That's the highest rating the city has received from the agency Bank on Buffalo opened its office in The Electric Tower lobby yesterday. Erie County Medical Center Corporation today announced it has earned The Joint Commission’s...
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