The AAA reports the current local average for a gallon of unleaded gas is $3.75. That's ten cents higher than the national average of $3.65, but still nineteen cents lower than the pump price a year ago.
Low-cost hydropower allocations were approved to a pair of local firms. Williamsville's Advance 2000 will create 67 new jobs at a newly-expanded Amherst facility. Expansion at Niagara Refining in Depew will add 13 employees at its headquarters.
Tops Markets has completed its acquisition of four Big M supermarkets. No financial terms were released. The move extends Tops' reach in northern and central New York State.
Rainbow Tropical Fish at 2412 Military Road in Niagara Falls now stocks pond supplies, koi and pond plants.
Columbus McKinnon reports fourth quarter net income rose to $2.67 per share, up from forty-seven cents per share a year ago.