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People Inc. said it was the target of a data security breach that involved protected health information of some of its current and former clients. People Inc. learned that two employees' email accounts were breached and their emails contained personal information about clients, including names, addresses, Social Security numbers, financial account information, medical i…

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The board of directors for Deaf Access Services recently voted to become an affiliate of People Inc. Deaf Access already delivered its services through People Inc., the largest health and human services agency in the region, with almost 4,000 employees. Leaders from both agencies said the decision will allow more collaborative power to meet growing demands across a larg…

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Change is coming to Jefferson Avenue. Nonprofit People Inc. and developers Nick Sinatra and David Pawlik on Wednesday formally kicked off construction on their $31 million project to create affordable and supportive housing on the East Side, with local, state and federal politicians touting the venture as a significant piece of the area's revitalization. The proposed…

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Social services agency People Inc. has acquired a former North Tonawanda public school, with plans to turn it into affordable housing, including a component for disabled individuals with traumatic brain injuries. The Amherst-based nonprofit paid $625,000 for the 40,263-square-foot former Grant Elementary School, buying it from the North Tonawanda City School District, a…

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A planned new affordable housing project on Jefferson Avenue is moving forward, after the nonprofit agency sponsoring the project took possession of a dozen properties from the developer who owned them. People Inc. is working with developers Nick Sinatra and David Pawlik on a $31.1 million plan to build two three-story residential buildings with 89 apartments, to be loc…

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Buffalo city officials say they are now finalizing real estate deals on more than a dozen sites as part of a host of redevelopment projects that will generate more than $8 million in sales value in the coming months. The city took possession of the properties at different times and for various reasons, including tax foreclosures and other seizures through the new land b…

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The redevelopment of Jefferson Avenue is heating up, as a proposed new bank branch is moving forward just north of a planned new residential housing complex, while the developers behind both projects now have a new office building on the drawing board. Northwest Bancorp on Monday received an endorsement from the Buffalo Planning Board for its new East Side bank branch o…

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The Buffalo Common Council will review a proposed new restaurant in Allentown, after the city Planning Board Monday night gave its backing to the establishment called A Street Meatball Market. Dennis Glenn and Robert Burns, of A Street Industries in Tonawanda, want to open the 14-person sit-down restaurant and tavern, offering beer and wine sales, at 23 Allen St., conve…

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Nonprofit People Inc. has completed its purchase of a vacant former Millard Fillmore Gates Circle Hospital parking lot, where it plans to spend $11.4 million to build a new senior housing facility. The social services agency, acting through its Linwood Lafayette Housing Development Fund Co., paid $850,000 to TM Montante Development's 637 Linwood LLC for the 1.1-acre lot…

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TM Montante Development has acquired a Delaware Avenue office building near Gates Circlein a $1.95 million deal that would expand the geographic reach of its already-mammoth project to reuse the former Millard Fillmore hospital site nearby. TM Montante spokesman Byron DeLuke said Friday that the firm's "initial concept" for its new purchase involves an adaptive reuse of…

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OLAF FUB SEZ: Advice from former Buffalo Bills coach Marv Levy, born on this date in 1925: “Plan your work and work your plan.” . . .   GOOD READS – An estimated 70,000 books will be for sale at bargain prices from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday as the North Tonawanda History Museum, 54 Webster St., North Tonawanda, holds its seasonal used book sale. Paperbacks are 50 cents …