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April 05, 2018 - 4:19 am
The Kellogg Observatory at the Buffalo Museum of Science will finally reopen this July, after being closed to the public since 1999. The observatory has been rebuilt over the last two years as part of a $6 million renovation project, according to Buffalo Business First. Twenty-five-year Buffalo...
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Buffalo, NY (WBEN/AP) - Stocks are sinking again after the U.S. and China each announced tariffs on goods exported by the other, a move that increased investors' worries over a trade dispute that could slow down global commerce. The Chinese government issued a $50 billion list of more than 100 U.S...
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Randy Bushover
April 04, 2018 - 4:17 am
Construction is almost complete at Goodwill of Western New York's new retail store and donation center in the I-190 Plaza, 6530 Niagara Falls Boulevard in Niagara Falls. The 11,000 square foot store is Goodwill of Western New York’s twelfth location and its first in Niagara Falls. The store will...
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Randy Bushover
April 03, 2018 - 6:14 am
The Bon-Ton has more than a few bidders for its business. Business First reports the retailer has received lender approval to push back a deadline for bid submissions to tomorrow. The Bon-Ton had filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy in February. The ownership team of Compu-Mail, LLC announced this week...
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Randy Bushover
April 02, 2018 - 4:49 am
According to the AAA, local gas prices inched up two cents this past week. The average cost for a gallon of unleaded has risen to $2.71. Buffalo-based PR and marketing firm The Martin Group is branching out to Albany. Business First reports The Martin Group has already formed a "strategic...
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Randy Bushover
March 30, 2018 - 4:39 am
The Buffalo Bisons will need a new name for their stadium after this season. Coca Cola has decided not to renew its naming rights deal first agreed to for the 2009 season. The company will still retain some sort of partnership with the ballpark, though. The naming rights will be put up for bid...
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Randy Bushover
March 29, 2018 - 4:26 am
Canadian investor Harry Stinson hopes to complete his purchase of the Adam’s Mark hotel within the next 30 days to 60 days. Business First reports Stinson may be paying as much as $15 million for the property, which he plans to completely renovate in phases. The hotel will also be branded as the...
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Randy Bushover
March 28, 2018 - 4:50 am
Need a 50 barrel brewery? Williamsville-based Blackbird Asset Services has been retained to sell the 1 year old, 50 barrel capacity Virginia Beach, Virginia location of Green Flash Brewing Company. A $1.9 million construction project to completely update the education center on the campus of Christ...
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March 27, 2018 - 6:35 am
The University of Buffalo ranks 27th in the nation among public colleges according to the annual rankings conducted by Business First. This places UB in the top 6 percent of schools across the country - of the 485 four-year colleges that qualified for the rankings. Geneseo placed 52nd. Niagara...
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March 26, 2018 - 6:32 am
Gas prices in Buffalo have risen almost 2.5 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.65 according to Gasbuddy.com. The national average rose more than 4.5 cents this past week, bringing the price up to $2.60 a gallon, nationwide. The price at this time last year was nearly 28 cents cheaper...
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