Eight years after spending $5 million to install wind turbines at four highway exits in WNY – and five years after they stopped working – the state Thruway Authority has lost its bid to hold five installation contractors accountable.
In mid-2020, Erie County Medical Center opened its $55 million KeyBank Trauma and Emergency Department, a facility designed to handle the response to a mass casualty incident – should one hit Buffalo. Tragedy did, indeed, hit Buffalo on May 14, when a white supremacist from the Southern Tier arrived to the Tops Markets on Jefferson Avenue and shot and killed 10 Black people and wounded three others.
As of Monday afternoon's count by the National Labor Relations Board, workers at the Amherst cafe have voted 6-3 in favor of unionizing. Ten other ballots are being challenged, but union supporters predicted they will come out on top, despite "continued union-busting" efforts by the Seattle-based company.
The operation was comprised of five companies, all owned by chiropractor Dr. Scott A. Croce and his wife, Susan, and by sales professional Christopher L. Di Re, who co-owns a Williamsville water filtration business. The entities were managed by Brian J. Koziel and Marc D. Gracie.
Buffalo Urban Development Corp. officials are contemplating whether and how to pay for a potential $2.14 million investment that would duplicate the existing 3.5-megawatt substation with a second facility.
“The NLRB choosing to pursue a bargaining order at Camp Road is nothing short of exceptional. The partners at this location have been subjected to some of the most aggressive union-busting seen in recent years,” said Gianna Reeve, a shift supervisor at the store. “This is the first step for partners at my store to finally receive justice for what they have gone through.”
Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield of Western New York said Sunday that an "overwhelming majority" of the members of OPEIU Local 153 had ratified the new agreement on Sunday, after negotiations between union leaders and company management.
Fresh off the success of their third self-storage venture, in Buffalo, the owners of Secure Storage are undertaking a new project at the legendary former concert venue that is now home to a Walmart Supercenter.
Severyn Development, led by brothers Alex and Will Severyn, are proposing to develop a 14-lot single-family subdivision on 5.4 acres at 1100 Beattie Ave. in the Town of Lockport.
Holiday Valley – under Win Sum Ski Corp. – intends to spend $2.94 million to buy new equipment and make minor building improvements within the resort.
Rick Gardner is helping UB pave the way for entrepreneurs with a program dubbed the Cultivator, a nursery for sprouting startups and channeling the university's research and talent as a force for new growth across the Buffalo Niagara region.
The 250-seat facility – already nicknamed "The Tulip" by Canterbury officials because its rounded shape resembles the flower – is designed to be comfortable and appealing for both Canterbury residents and the general public.
"A friend and trusted colleague to so many in the organization and across the community, he was a visionary leader, accomplished physician, business owner, entrepreneur and engineer," Kaleida said late Thursday.
The college-company partnership is the latest example of a Buffalo Niagara higher education institution working with an industry to devise programs to address needs in the local economy.
Bright colors are inseparable from Nepali culture. Vibrant shades of red, especially, adorn the clothing of women and monks, while Nepal's nat…
The Buffalo Niagara region's job count increased 2.7% in April from a year ago, but its growth still lagged the state and national rates of job growth.
"We really have made significant progress since negotiations began back in March," Kaleida CEO Bob Nesselbush said in a statement Thursday. "And our conversations with the unions have been very productive. We know that investing in our workforce is critical to our sustainability – and we believe that our employees are more than deserving of an increase as well as a commitment on the staffing challenge that exists in healthcare."
Local businessman David Hedley is planning the first major private investment in the Niagara County waterfront community.
The board tabled the matter to allow more time to find alternative solutions.
Aebly & Associates Insurance Services Inc. is proposing to build a new two-story professional office building at the northeastern corner of Union and Center roads.
The owners of Andale Cantina want to break up the concept of the traditional Mexican American restaurant as part of its third local eatery being planned for the busy corner of Main and Transit roads in Amherst.