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February 24, 2017 - 12:16 am
The McGuire Group and Erie 2 BOCES have partnered to provide a 12-month LPN certificate program. Participants can have their education fully funded and are guaranteed a position upon graduation. Interested applicants can download an informational packet and apply online. A new health care option, "...
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February 22, 2017 - 11:50 pm
Kenmore Mercy Hospital registered nurses have overwhelmingly ratified a new contract. The new agreement covers about 300 nurses represented by CWA Local 1133. The ratified contract, which runs through June 2020, includes a series of annual wage increases, the continuation of high quality health...
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February 22, 2017 - 12:18 am
According to Business First - new life for a former Jubilee store in the southtowns. Neighborhood Health Center will remake the site at 4233 Lake Ave. in Blasdell into a community health center extension site. Plans are to provide primary care, pediatrics, dental and pharmacy services. Ted’s Hot...
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February 20, 2017 - 11:58 pm
The AAA pegged the latest cost for a gallon of unleaded gas in the region at $2.43 to start the week. That's down another cent from a week ago. Northwest Bank will get $87,500 in sales tax breaks for its $1.5 million regional headquarters project in Amherst. Business First reporting the Amherst IDA...
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February 20, 2017 - 12:14 am
Moog Inc. has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire the global Rotary Transfer Systems business from Morgan Advanced Materials. The purchase price is $42 million U.S. in cash and includes Rotary’s European manufacturing sites in Germany and France. The transaction is subject to receipt of...
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February 16, 2017 - 10:55 pm
AT&T has received the top ranking in the recent J.D. Power 2017 U.S. Purchase Experience Survey. AT&T is the first carrier ever to sweep all 6 categories of the independent survey. AT&T also announced its Unlimited Data plan is now available to any AT&T wireless customer, with or...
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February 16, 2017 - 12:12 am
The Buffalo Zoo saw 538,100 visitors stream through its admission gates in 2016. That tops the previous year's total by 52,000 - and is the most since 1987. Attendance was bolstered by the birth of lion cubs and an ocelot as well as the new Arctic Edge exhibit. LPCiminelli Inc. and the Richardson...
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February 13, 2017 - 11:41 pm
John Koelmel has been named the new company president of OnCore Golf. Koelmel is the former former CEO of First Niagara Financial Group. OnCore Golf is poised to release its first ever high performance tour ball - the ELIXR. Cricket Wireless celebrates its new authorized retailer store in Depew at...
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February 13, 2017 - 12:22 am
The AAA reports the current average for a gallon of unleaded gas in the area is $2.44. That's down one cent from last week's cost. Pump prices have been pressured higher overall due to cuts in oil production globally, but increased U.S. production and low demand has led to a leveling out of prices...
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February 10, 2017 - 12:19 am
Erie County Medical Center Corporation closed 2016 with a $2.1 million operating surplus on its total $593 million in operating revenues. 2016 proved to be an incredibly productive year for the hospital. Among the highlights: Total inpatient visits increased by 22.5%, while outpatient visits grew...
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