Niagara County's Industrial Development Agency approved a pair of incentive packages. One will help finance a greenhouse expansion in Wheatfield; the other will help in construction of an upscale hotel at 333 Rainbow Boulevard in Niagara Falls. Collectively, the projects will create 118 full and part-time jobs.
Delaware North Companies Sportservice has lost its contract as concessions provider at Soldier Field in Chicago. Rival Aramark Sports and Entertainment Services LLC was awarded the new 10-year concessions deal.
New York State's Tax Department reports 200,000 more people e-filed their returns this year. That brings the total to more than 7.9 million people - or 87% of filers who did so electronically.