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Multifamily real estate investor Bryan Green snapped up another Town of Tonawanda apartment complex Thursday, adding to a cluster he already owns on Sheridan Drive and Englewood Avenue. Green, through Matlis Four, paid $820,000 to acquire 614 Englewood from Frank Ventura, who has owned it since 1985, when it was built. The two-building, two-story complex – with 12 un…

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A Town of Tonawanda-based survey research firm has sold its Sheridan Drive building to Buffalo Dental Group. ARG SurveyService, a firm owned by Susan R. Adelman, sold its single-story office building for $625,000. The building was marketed for sale by Hanna Commercial Real Estate for $649,000. Located at 1909-1911 Sheridan, the 8,563-square-foot facility was construc…

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Frontier's Brandon Badaszewski is going to states again, and once again he'll have plenty of Falcons joining him. That's the way he likes it. The Falcons as a team proved their might in soaring all the way to the top during the grueling day that is the annual Section VI boys bowling tournament. Frontier captured its fourth team championship in six seasons, posting a …

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Three apartment complexes in Tonawanda, Kenmore and West Seneca have new owners after the completion of sales totaling nearly $3.9 million. Gregory A. Suffoletto's Standard Property Management paid $1.71 million through Parker Heights LLC to acquire the Parker Heights Apartments, located at 2652-2684 Sheridan Drive in the Town of Tonawanda, according to Erie County Cler…

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A Washington state real estate investor has sold a pair of franchised 7-Eleven convenience store properties in the Town of Tonawanda and Buffalo to a Los Angeles couple. Alexander C. Osborn of Fircrest, Wash., sold the stores at 737 Kenmore Ave. in Tonawanda and 975 Abbott Road in Buffalo to the David Hakmyong Rhee and Patricia S. Rhee Revocable 2002 Trust, for a total …

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More than 2,300 hourly workers at General Motors' two area plants are eligible for profit-sharing checks of up to $11,750. GM announced the size of the profit sharing checks for United Auto Workers-represented workers on Tuesday, based on the automaker's full-year North American profits for 2017. GM said 1,325 workers at its Town of Tonawanda engine plant and 1,012 w…

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General Motors’ Town of Tonawanda engine plant is preparing for its next wave of production, with a new leader at the helm. In late 2016, the manufacturing complex was celebrating the news that GM would invest $296 million in the site for future engine production. As that new work ramps up, GM veteran Ram Ramanujam is settling into his new job as plant manager. Raman…

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Steve Finch, who retired last month as head of the General Motors' Town of Tonawanda engine plant, has a new job: senior vice president of automotive services for AAA of Western and Central New York. Finch has served on the automotive group's board of directors since 2011 and has been chairman of the board's automotive committee for several years. He will transition fro…

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Citizens Bank has relocated a Town of Tonawanda branch from 1698 Sheridan Drive to 3494 Delaware Ave., a move of about two-tenths of a mile. Plans for the move were announced last year. The branch's new home is in a former Manhattan Bagel store. Rhode Island-based Citizens ranked No. 5 in deposit market share in the Buffalo Niagara region in the most recently availab…

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The small schools title at the 2017 Section VI finals came down to a tiebreaker between Pioneer and Falconer, with the Panthers earning a 33-32 win due to the fact they recorded one more victory during the match between the teams. Pioneer has been ranked No. 1 in WNY and Falconer No. 3 so far this season, with the Panthers beating the Golden Falcons, 38-30, at the Dick …

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DowDuPont's Yerkes plant in the Town of Tonawanda will undergo a leadership change. Warren C. Hoy, the plant manager for more than five years, will retire later this month. His successor will be David Ledesma. Hoy is a Tonawanda native. He began his career with DuPont, which merged with Dow Chemical last year, as an engineer at its Niagara Falls plant in 1981. Ho…

A Tonawanda man has been charged with possession and distribution of child pornography, according to the U.S. Attorney's Office. Dakar Young, 23, faces a minimum of five years and a maximum of 20 years if he is convicted on the charges, the U.S. Attorney's Office said. According to Assistant U.S. Attorney Stephanie Lamarque, who is handling the case, Young was arrest…

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Here's a roundup of available video highlights from Week Seven of the high school football season, the last week of the regular season for Section VI Have a game recap posted somewhere other than Hudl? Send a message on Twitter or email cdesiderio@buffnews.com. http://buffalonews.com/2017/10/15/news-football-polls-week-seven/ http://buffalonews.com/2017/10/16/sect…

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Alden Bulldogs (6-3) Coach: Rob Currin, fifth season Home field: Alden Complex Program founded: 1952 Outlook: Currin is aiming for a more balanced offensive attack after the Bulldogs ran for more than twice as many yards as they passed for last season. Senior QB Bryan Cybulski is coming off an all-league season in which he threw for 1,146 yards and 12 TDs. Seni…

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Who’s who: The 18-team class consists of three divisions. Class B1 includes the Burgard Bulldogs, Cheektowaga Warriors, East Aurora/Holland Blue Devils, Lewiston-Porter Lancers, Maryvale Flyers and Pioneer Panthers. Class B2 features the Albion Purple Eagles, Depew Wildcats, the Dunkirk Marauders, Fredonia/Westfield-Brocton (no nickname), Olean Huskies and Springville Grif…