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Crime

Not having both headlights on at night landed a Jamestown woman in jail for drunken driving early Saturday morning. Jamestown police stopped Tammy B. Arnold, 35, at North Main Street and East Fifth Street for having a headlamp out. She was arrested for driving while intoxicated and taken to the city jail, where a chemical test recorded her blood-alcohol content highe…

Crime

A 43-year-old Oakfield man had a little too much to drink before getting on his snowmobile, according to the Genesee County Sheriff's Office. Raymond E.J. Smith Jr. of Lockport Road was arrested for operating a snowmobile while intoxicated after he was involved in a single-snowmobile crash at 10:19 p.m. Saturday night on Lockport Road. He was also charged with operat…

Buffalo

After more than a year of study and evaluation, William Paladino's Ellicott Development Co. finally has a plan about what to do with the historic Cooperage property near Ohio Street. And it's going to involve beer, spirits and a rock climbing wall. The Buffalo-based developer is seeking to acquire the vacant and deteriorating former manufacturing property at 55-59 Ch…

Buffalo

The development team behind the planned reuse of the former Women & Children's Hospital of Buffalo site in the Elmwood Village has fine-tuned their proposal for a mix of condos, townhomes, apartments and retail space, and wants to unveil it to the public at the end of this month. Sinatra & Co. Real Estate and Ellicott Development Co. said Thursday that Kaleida H…

Buffalo

Ciminelli Real Estate Corp. has unveiled revised plans for a condominium and townhome project at Waterfront Village, after more than three years of community input and public comment that led to a reduction in height and mass of the buildings. The Amherst-based developer, which is moving its headquarters to downtown Buffalo, is still planning on a total of 31 for-sale r…

Business

Western New York's largest business group once again plans to focus its lobbying efforts on core issues familiar to its members: the high cost of doing business in the state, the need for more trained workers and the importance of encouraging investment in the region. The Buffalo Niagara Partnership Wednesday released its advocacy agenda for 2018, highlighting the chall…

Buffalo

One hundred, and counting. That's how many employees Bak USA has hired, less than three years after the mobile computer maker opened its doors in Buffalo as a "social enterprise" designed to both create jobs and benefit society. The company announced Wednesday that it had surpassed its original employment target, which it said demonstrated the potential of new techno…

Buffalo

A $200 million project to transform the Pilgrim Village affordable-housing community into the mixed-income and mixed-use Campus Square is now in jeopardy, months after a growing dispute between the development partners spilled out into the open with a foreclosure. McGuire Development Co. and Mark H. Trammell are battling for control of both Pilgrim Village and the poten…

Business

Officials with the new Western New York Workforce Training Center at the Northland Corridor hub will be holding an information session this weekend for students, job-seekers, women, men and veterans. The applicant program, designed for those interested in careers in advanced manufacturing and energy, will be held from noon to 1 p.m. on Saturday at the Delavan-Grider Com…

Business

Commercial real estate investors Nicholas and Dimitri Tzetzo have acquired a Tudor-style commercial mixed-use building in Lancaster from veteran bankruptcy attorney Peter Grubea, who will remain a tenant. Tzetzo Companies LLC, through Oakridge MFR Holdings LLC and RDNW LLC, partnered with Wayne Keller's WKP2 LLC to purchase the English Park Village property at 338 Harri…

Amherst

The Niagara Frontier Transportation Authority has added to its real estate holdings at the Buffalo Niagara International Airport. The NFTA late last month acquired the former site of an auto repair shop located right next to the airport, after the owner of the longtime business closed down late last year. The agency paid $850,000 to Jeffrey D. Wetzel for the one-acre pr…

Amherst

One of Buffalo's most popular pizza places may add a brewery to its operation. The owners of Santora's Pizza Pub & Grill bought a former Doodle Bugs daycare center at 7790 Transit Road, next door to one of the two existing locations for the restaurant. Acting through Santora's Phase II LLC, they paid $700,000 to Albert Bluemle's One Fusion LLC, which has owned it si…

Buffalo

The former owner and head of the ImmediateCare network of urgent-care clinics has acquired the Pierce Arrow Administration Building and a related warehouse on Elmwood Avenue from a downstate developer who had planned to turn it into a new apartment complex. The purchase by Dr. Gregory F. Daniel's Nidus Development marks the third owner in less than three years for a hig…

A Cheektowaga-based debt-collections firm, whose principals include a longtime former banking executive, has acquired a mostly vacant office building in the Audubon Office Park in Amherst from Uniland Development Co. Daniel Mendez and other owners of Diverse Funding Associates paid $2.55 million last week to purchase the 25,332-square-foot building at 2351 North Forest …

Buffalo

Nonprofit People Inc. has completed its purchase of a vacant former Millard Fillmore Gates Circle Hospital parking lot, where it plans to spend $11.4 million to build a new senior housing facility. The social services agency, acting through its Linwood Lafayette Housing Development Fund Co., paid $850,000 to TM Montante Development's 637 Linwood LLC for the 1.1-acre lot…