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An Akron man who drove drunk and fled the scene of an injury accident was sentenced to the maximum of one year in jail Wednesday, according to the Erie County District Attorney's Office. Matthew Jendresky, 40, was sentenced by State Supreme Court Justice Russell P. Buscaglia. Jendresky had pleaded guilty in May to leaving the scene of an incident without reporting it, a…

Business

An Akron label printing and manufacturing company that does nearly one-third of its business in Erie County is seeking tax breaks to support an expansion of its operation so it can be more efficient and competitive. Niagara Label, owned by the Whitmarsh family, wants to construct a 16,000-square-foot addition to its current manufacturing facility, located on 11 acres at…

Business

Athenex Inc. and real estate developer Casilio Cos. won a package of tax breaks from the Erie County Industrial Development Agency to support an expansion project for the drugmaker's Newstead manufacturing facility. Buffalo-based Athenex wants to build an 8,000-square-foot addition to the current 18,500-square-foot production plant at 11342 Main St., which has been occupi…

Crime

A woman who used a counterfeit $100 bill to make a purchase at a gas station in Newstead is being sought by State Police, State Police said. The transaction occurred on Feb. 9, according to the State Police Bureau of Criminal Investigation, which is seeking the public's help in identifying the woman, State Police said. The woman was a passenger in a dark-colored, 200…

Business

Athenex Inc. and real estate developer Casilio Cos. are seeking a package of county tax breaks to support a planned expansion of the drugmaker's Newstead manufacturing facility so it can continue to make small-batch medications. Buffalo-based Athenex wants to build an 8,000-square-foot addition to the current 18,500-square-foot production plant at 11342 Main St., which …