Local gas prices slipped a penny this week. The AAA reports the average price for a gallon of unleaded is at $3.84. The national cost for a gallon is twenty-six cents less, at $3.58.
Plans for UB's new $375 million medical school remain on track. An October groundbreaking is planned for the complex, which will incorporate the Allen Street Metro Station. Business First also reports walkways will connect the structure to the proposed John R. Oishei Children's Hospital and a second UB medical school building.
Zaepfel Development Company has purchased vacant land on Sheridan Drive, with plans for a multi-tenant office building for the site. The parcel is almost directly across from the AAA headquarters in Williamsville.
The Social Security Guys hold a free workshop on strategies to maximize Social Security benefits in retirement next Thursday at the Lancaster Village Hall. For reservations, call 633-1515.