Buffalo Business News

Randy Bushover
September 28, 2017 - 6:03 am
KeyBank has stepped up with a $300,000 gift to Kaleida Health for its upcoming move to the new John R. Oishei Children’s Hospital. The new gift will cover the costs associated with the actual move from Women & Children’s Hospital of Buffalo. KeyBank had already committed $125,000 for a new mom'...
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Randy Bushover
September 26, 2017 - 4:07 am
A changing of the guard at the head of the Erie County Agricultural Society. After 18 years of service, Dennis “Denny” Lang will step down as Chief Executive Officer & Fair Manager effective September 29th. Lang is being succeeded by current Assistant Fair Manager and Manager of Agriculture,...
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Randy Bushover
September 25, 2017 - 4:51 am
The AAA reports that local gas prices have actually eased in the past week - but not by much. Currently, the average cost for a gallon of unleaded is $2.74 - one penny less than last week's cost. A national survey of passenger satisfaction finds Buffalo in the middle among medium-sized airports...
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Randy Bushover
September 22, 2017 - 3:44 am
Whole Foods will be getting some high-class neighbors, according to Business First. WS Development have confirmed that L.L. Bean, Pottery Barn, West Elm and Williams Sonoma have all signed leases to open retail outlets in the Sheridan Drive shopping center. Those shops should be open by early 2019...
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Randy Bushover
September 21, 2017 - 4:11 am
The U.S. Small Business Administration continues to hire customer service representatives in Buffalo to handle calls from those affected by a string of destructive hurricanes. Business First notes the agency plans to hire a total of 195 workers to answer calls from homeowners, renters, business...
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Randy Bushover
September 19, 2017 - 3:50 am
ECMC hopes to expand its inpatient detox program by more than 50 percent, growing to 28 beds by early next year. Business First reports the hospital has filed plans with the state to add 10 beds on the ninth floor, growing an existing 18-bed unit that provides medically managed chemical dependency...
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Randy Bushover
September 18, 2017 - 5:28 am
The current average for a gallon of unleaded gas in WNY is $2.75. That's down a half-penny from last week's average. With the necessary financial backing secured, restaurateur Kevin Townsell is ready to proceed with work on his proposed $4.5 million Hofbrauhaus Buffalo craft brewery and restaurant...
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September 15, 2017 - 12:18 pm
Graphic Controls Corp. announced the addition of 43 jobs this morning, consolidated from a plant they just purchased in Vermont. The move, aided by 1 $500,000 New York State tax credit, was celebrated in remarks by Lt. Gov. Kathy Hochul who toured the facility which makes a variety of paper...
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