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Washington developer Douglas Jemal can move ahead with his latest facade renovation and addition at One Seneca Tower, after the Buffalo Planning Board approved his proposal Monday night. Jemal's Douglas Development Corp. is adding a one-story building on the southeastern corner of the plaza, creating another 20,144 square feet of commercial office space, while extending…

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Developer Douglas Jemal's latest plan to expand One Seneca Tower's massive concrete design won approval from the Buffalo Planning Board Monday night, while Ellicott Development Co. got the go-ahead for a long-delayed new warehouse on Dingens Street. Jemal received approval in January for an addition and facade improvements to the west side of the tower complex's plaza l…

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Attention, Elmwood Avenue: Expect even more Gator sightings in the near future. Nardin Academy is working with Mod-Pac Corp. to construct new outdoor athletic fields in North Buffalo for the Catholic school's soccer, field hockey, lacrosse and softball teams. According to an application to the city Planning Board, the plan would use 8.1 acres of vacant land that Mod-…

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Two weeks after resistance by a vocal minority of neighbors delayed its plans, Nardin Academy Monday won city approval for a new gym and health building on its Elmwood Village campus. By a 4-2 vote, the Buffalo Planning Board gave assent to a proposal by the school to construct a two-story rear addition at 135 Cleveland Ave., with a wellness facility on the first floor …

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It all comes down to parking. Nardin Academy's president on Monday tried to impress upon the city's Planning Board the importance of the Buffalo private school and the value that a proposed new gymnasium would bring for students. Marsha Joy Sullivan also stressed the 160-year-old school's history and roots in the Elmwood Village since 1905, its growth and its reputation…

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Nardin Academy's hopes for quick approval for its proposed new gym and health center were dashed Monday, as the Buffalo Planning Board tabled the proposal for two weeks after a few area residents voiced concerns the private Catholic school wasn't being respectful of the neighborhood. The school at 135 Cleveland Ave. wants to construct a two-story rear addition, with a h…

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One of the region's elite private schools is seeking to add a two-story gymnasium and fitness facility to its Buffalo campus. Nardin Academy wants to construct a 20,700-square-foot addition to the current school building at 135 Cleveland Ave. Plans call for the addition to include a full-size gym, a fitness center, a wellness center, two locker rooms, athletic offices, …

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Lucas Beyer had about three minutes to celebrate a rare trifecta before his feeling of accomplishment deflated into dejection. The Canisius sophomore was trying to become the first runner since 2000 to sweep the 800 meters, one-mile and two-mile races at the All-Catholic Track and Field Championships, and the only underclassman in Monsignor Martin High School Athletic Ass…

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Derby's Tricia Mangan narrowly lost her individual race and the United States fell Friday in the first round to Great Britain in the inaugural Alpine team event Friday at the Winter Olympics in South Korea. Mangan finished six-hundredths of a second behind Alexandra Tilley in their head-to-head race, the third of the four individual races between the teams. Tilley finis…

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Tricia Mangan's hopes in the giant slalom at the Winter Olympics were over before they barely began. The Derby skier fell during the first run Thursday at Yongpyong Alpine Center, meaning she is out of the competition. The top 30 among the 79 racers advanced to the second run. Mangan was among 11 skiers who did not finish the first run. Mangan, a 20-year-old Dartm…

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Even while apart, the Orie twins apparently haven't lost their tendency to do things in tandem. Danielle Orie, a freshman cross country runner at Penn, and Gabrielle, a freshman at Cornell, were both named Female Rookies of the Week by hepstrack.com, a website dedicated to spotlighting track and field athletes and events in the Ivy League. Danielle, last year's P…