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Randy Bushover
December 26, 2017 - 4:41 am
The AAA pegs the latest average cost for a gallon of unleaded gas at $2.62 in Western New York. That's down one cent from last week's cost. Roswell Park Cancer Institute has formed a partnership with Oneida Healthcare in Central New York. Business First reports the two hospitals last week opened an...
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Randy Bushover
December 22, 2017 - 5:18 am
The AAA notes that 80 percent of drivers admit to road rage at least once in a given year. With Christmas falling on a Monday, this weekend is expected to be bustling with activity in mall parking lots. That increases the opportunity for short tempers. To temper those temper tantrums, the AAA...
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Randy Bushover
December 21, 2017 - 3:54 am
The ECIDA has given the go-ahead to sales and mortgage recording tax breaks of more than $1.9 million for the second Emerson School of Hospitality. Business First reports that will allow the $36.7 million project to proceed this winter. McGuire Development Co. and Mark Croce’s Buffalo Development...
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Tom Puckett
December 20, 2017 - 4:51 pm
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) M&T Bank has named Rene Jones Chairman and CEO, replacing Robert Wilmers, who passed away over the weekend. "Over the past 34 years, Bob Wilmers built M&T into one of the most successful banks in the country," said Robert T. Brady, M&T's Non-Executive Chairman. "Mr...
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Randy Bushover
December 20, 2017 - 3:51 am
Designated Drivers of Buffalo holds an open house today and tomorrow from 4-7pm both days. The company is looking for individuals or teams of drivers to work New Year's Eve. Drivers will earn $20 per hour plus tips; with the shift running from 11pm to 4am. Interviews will be held at 1325...
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Randy Bushover
December 19, 2017 - 5:19 am
UB spinoff POP Biotechnologies has had a fairly successful run this year. The Buffalo-based, biopharmaceutical startup recently inked research agreements with two international pharmaceutical companies, signed a manufacturing contract with a regional drug development firm and moved into a new...
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Randy Bushover
December 18, 2017 - 4:10 am
The AAA's current average cost for a gallon of unleaded gas in the region slid a half-penny - but by rounding up - it still costs $2.64 here. Last week's price was $2.641. This week, the same gallon costs $2.636. Riverside Federal Credit Union has acquired a formerly vacant First Niagara Bank...
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Randy Bushover
December 15, 2017 - 4:26 am
Schreiber-Winkleman Inc., the developers behind the planned Lackawanna Self-Storage, are on pace to begin work on the first phase of that project by late January. According to Business First, the proposed $3 million project is set for a vacant six-acre parcel at 3380 South Park Avenue and would be...
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Randy Bushover
December 14, 2017 - 4:05 am
Some interesting food for thought to digest when you book your next trip by plane. Just released by Hunter College NYC Food Policy Center and DietDetective.com is the 2017-18 Airline Food Study, rating foods for twelve airlines. Delta and Virgin America share the top spot as the airlines with the ‘...
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Randy Bushover
December 13, 2017 - 5:30 am
Five Star Bank expects to open an Amherst processing office early next year. According to Business First, that location will be on Sheridan Drive near Transit Road. The Wyoming County-based Five Star Bank has received official approval from the New York State Department of Financial Services. The...
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