It isn't just town officials and residents who don't like the idea of a truck stop on Grand Island.
It's also at least one truck driver.
"As soon as I heard about it I was going to protest immediately," said Michael Jablon, who drove a car hauler for 30 years.
Jablon was one of dozens of residents who filled the Town Board meeting Monday to again protest a proposa…
Grand Island has a simple message for a company that wants to build a truck stop here:
Different factions on the Town Board this week agreed they did not support plans for a Love's Travel Stop, a national chain truck stop and country store which has proposed plans to build a new location on the north side of Whitehaven Road, west of the I-190.
I confess. I want a Jim’s Truck Plaza waitress shirt. The red truck logo in a bright yellow circle is just too cool.
Jim’s sits along that desolate stretch of Walden Avenue near the corner of Union, an area even more bleak with K-mart closed. Yet Jim’s persists, and is open 24/7, probably one of the few places in Western New York.
We liked the quirkiness, including t…