Buffalo Business News

Randy Bushover
October 20, 2017 - 6:11 am
The Buffalo Zoning Board of Appeals has approved a plan to turn a vacant Hertel Avenue gas station into a mixed-use, residential anchored building. According to Business First, a four-story building would be put up at the corner of Parkside and Hertel avenues. The Buffalo Planning Board will review...
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Randy Bushover
October 19, 2017 - 4:33 am
UB spinoff company For-Robin is moving one step closer to human clinical trials. For-Robin Inc. has produced a cancer-fighting antibody that can target, penetrate and kill human tumor cells effectively. The findings were reported in September in the journal Neoplasia. A new Forbes ranking places...
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Randy Bushover
October 18, 2017 - 3:56 am
NYSERDA and Montante Solar have announced the completion of one of the first community solar projects in Western New York. The roof-mounted solar array is located in the Riverview Solar Technology Park in Tonawanda. M&T Bank has promoted Shelley Drake to the position of regional president for...
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Randy Bushover
October 17, 2017 - 4:06 am
Pressure Drop Brewery is just weeks away from tapping its first concoctions. The craft brewery is part of the Barrel Factory complex on Vandalia Street. Business First reports the $500,000 start-up project is being aided by a $215,000 low-interest loan from the Buffalo and Erie County Regional...
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Randy Bushover
October 16, 2017 - 4:01 am
Local gas prices are continuing to slide. The AAA puts the current price for a gallon of unleaded at $2.68 - down two cents from the cost a week ago. North Tonawanda based Irr Supply Centers Inc., a regional distributor of Plumbing, Heating, Cooling, Refrigeration, and Electrical Supplies,...
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October 13, 2017 - 5:25 am
Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN - Millions of Social Security recipients and other retirees can expect another small increase in benefits next year. Preliminary figures suggest an increase of around 2 percent. That would mean an extra $25 a month for the average beneficiary. The Social Security Administration...
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October 12, 2017 - 5:49 am
The Buffalo Niagara Business Ethics Association is soliciting nominations for this year's award winners. The contest is the premier business ethics award in our region, honoring small, medium and large size companies that exhibit the highest standards of business ethics. A company can nominate...
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October 11, 2017 - 12:39 pm
Our Lady of Victory institutions host their Harvest of Health Fair with Fidelis Care and OLV Faily Care from 10a-2p today at 227 Ridge Road, Lackawanna. The effort includes a range of activities and health screenings. Developer Paul Bliss has plans to invest $5 million on a Main Street residential...
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October 11, 2017 - 12:17 pm
The Buffalo Niagara Business Ethics Association are soliciting nominations for this year's award winners. The contest is the premier businessethics award in our region, honoring small, medium and large size companies that exhibit the highest standards of business ethics. A company can nominate...
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October 11, 2017 - 11:56 am
(WBEN) Gasoline prices are falling in WNY, down 1.7 cents per gallon in the past week, according to GasBuddy,com. That is still less than the six-cent-a-gallon decrease they recorded in the national average (AP) - New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo says a special legislative session may be needed this fall...
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