CTG stock jumped by 8 percent on Tuesday after new CEO Bud Crumlish indicated the Buffalo information technology company may be poised to stop a four-year skid in sales after posting better-than-expected fourth-quarter earnings. Continued softness in its health care solutions business caused CTG's fourth-quarter profits to fall by more than half and its revenues to drop…

The upscale apartments in a three-story building now nearing completion on Main Street in Williamsville will feature 8-foot-high doors, quartz countertops and a second head in every shower meant to mimic the effect of raindrops. There are 20 apartments in the Lymstone Lofts, located at 5933 Main St. across from Williamsville South High School, and amenities like these a…

It has been nine decades since Greek immigrant Spiro T. "Ted" Liaros began selling hot dogs out of a shack near the Peace Bridge. To celebrate those 90 years in business in Western New York, the company will hold a customer appreciation day, selling its regular hot dogs for just 90 cents. The customer appreciation day will be held all day Wednesday at all Ted's locat…

An Akron manufacturer that got its start with school rulers and pencils wants to triple the size of its warehouse and manufacturing building to handle the growth of its newer promotional items business. Aakron Rule Corp., a 50-year-old company whose products are found in schools and hardware stores, wants to add more than 25,000 square feet to its 12,000-square foot wa…

A growing medical practice in Amherst that plans to move down North Forest Road to larger offices received final approval from the town Planning Board last week. Audubon Women's Medical Associates hopes to move by this fall into a 14,500-square-foot space at 2240 and 2250 N. Forest Road, near Millersport Highway, about a mile and a half from its existing, 8,600-square-…

For some families, winter break can seem like the longest week of the year. But not if you get out there and have some fun. Here are seven ways to stay busy this week on the cheap. • Try Hockey for Free Day. At various times and locations Saturday, participating rinks across Western New York will open their doors for free to give children ages 4 through 9 a taste of y…

The massive Muir Woods property in the northwest corner of Amherst has sat vacant for 17 years under the ownership of Ciminelli Real Estate Corp. The developer over the years has proposed millions of square feet of office space, hundreds of apartments and dozens of homes. But nothing has ever happened with the 326-acre site, and the ideas for the property stirred up con…

Developer Rocco Termini is seeking tax breaks for his fourth real estate development project in a North Buffalo neighborhood, as he works to create a new technology business incubator and beer-bottling facility in a former industrial plant. Termini, through his R&M Leasing LLC, wants to convert the former Linde Air Manufacturing facility at 155 Chandler St. into a m…

Following are real estate transactions over $5,000 as listed in records of the Erie County clerk’s office for the week ending Jan. 13, 2017.   AKRON • 17 Sylvan, Lynda L. Litfin; Laura Nice Morgan; Mark E. Nice to Melanie Irvine, $175,000. ALDEN • 989 Three Rod Road, Mathew John Putzi Living Trust 110712 Tr to Amber Ezzo; Sean M. Ginter, $182,500. …

Following are real estate transactions over $5,000 as listed in records of the Niagara County clerk’s office for the week ending Oct. 28, 2016.   CAMBRIA • Budd Road, Jennifer M. Kursten to Gerald J. Mahl; Lisa A. Mahl, $362,750. GASPORT • Bradley Road, James Giegerich; Marcia Giegerich to Tyler E. Colern, $143,000. • 3645 Wruck Road, Betty M. Parl…

Some southtowns residents began seeing a familiar sight in their mailboxes Friday. The Hamburg Sun, now produced by The Buffalo News, is back in circulation after its previous owner declared bankruptcy last year. A free, four-week trial will be mailed to residents in Hamburg, Lake View, Blasdell and Eden. After that, the paper will be available by subscription. The n…

Orchard Park envelope manufacturer Quality Park Products plans to close its factory by mid-June, putting 111 employees out of work. Quality Park Products plans to begin firing workers on March 1 and continue reducing the work force at its factory at 100 Centre Drive through mid-May, the company said in a filing with the state Labor Department. The company cited econo…

A recent boycott of Trump Winery products at Wegmans stores in Virginia seems to have had the opposite of the intended effect. A women's rights group, unhappy with Trump's policies, asked the grocer last week to stop carrying Trump Winery products. The group said its members would stop shopping at the store if Wegmans failed to do so. The wine, as a result, has be…

Delays on some aerospace programs caused Astronics Corp.'s fourth-quarter profits to fall by 29 percent as sales slipped, but CEO Peter Gundermann said Friday he expects earnings and revenue to rebound this year. The fourth quarter "was a little bit weaker than we wanted," Gundermann said during a conference call. While Gundermann said the current quarter is likely to b…

Moog Inc. has agreed to buy the rotary transfer systems business of Morgan Advanced Materials in a $42 million deal that will expand its components group's product line and broaden its European presence. The acquisition will add a business that makes electromechanical systems that are used to transfer current, signals and data in devices or structures that rotate. The t…