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Named for Mike DiMatteo’s grandparents, Rose and Al, Rosal Homes continues its 60+ year tradition as it closes out Phase 1 and enters Phase 2 of its Eagle Chase community in Wheatfield. Located off Lockport Road near the Nash Road intersection, the 2,163 square foot model home at 3310 Colleen Terrace is finished and ready for a new family looking to live in Wheatfield. …

Business

A Canadian distributor of laboratory and life sciences products will invest $1 million and create 15 new jobs over five years as it sets up its first U.S. site in Wheatfield. FroggaBio will lease 5,000 square feet of space  at the Woodlands Corporate Center at 3790 Commerce Court, after working with Invest Buffalo Niagara to finalize its plans. The facility is managed b…

Crime

An Amherst man was scheduled to appear in Wheatfield Town Court on Tuesday night on three felony sex charges, according to the Niagara County Sheriff's Office. Kevin J. Morris, 31, has been accused of having inappropriate contact with a juvenile female, the Sheriff's Office said in a news release. Morris was charged with first-degree course of sexual conduct against …

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When the temperature drops, Buffalonians turn to that which we know and love: pot roasts, casseroles, soups, and, let’s be honest, fried anything. Ah, comfort food. It may not be the healthiest, but it’s what sustains us through winter. Taylor’s Tap & Grille offers diners praise-worthy, cooked-from-scratch comfort food. The establishment, which opened four yea…

Business

Parker's Great British Institution, a food manufacturer on South Park Avenue that has been home to several quirky Britain-themed concepts, has closed to the public. The facility, which manufactures and ships British delicacies across the country, has closed Parker's Proper Fish & Chips and will relocate the restaurant to the former Summit Mall in the spring, accordi…

Local News

The driver of a motorized bicycle was injured Wednesday in a collision with another vehicle at Lockport and Walmore roads in Wheatfield, according to the Niagara County Sheriff's Office. The accident occurred just after 3 p.m., when a motorist traveling east on Lockport Road attempted to make a U-turn in front of the driver on the motorized bicycle, which was traveling …

Business

Moog Inc. will receive $1.6 million from the New York Power Authority to support a project in Niagara County. The Elma-based aerospace manufacturer is undertaking a $26 million expansion of its Wheatfield facility, a test facility for space propulsion. The project is expected to create 50 jobs and retain another 50 jobs. Moog has also committed to retain 50 jobs at its …

Business

Bank on Buffalo has chosen a temporary home for a Niagara County branch, in the Town of Wheatfield, until a permanent branch in Niagara Falls is built. The division of Pennsylvania-based CNB Financial has applied to regulators to open a location at 6947 Williams Road, a vacant former bank branch near the former Summit mall. Bank on Buffalo previously said it would op…

Business

Sears was a true survivor at the former Summit Mall complex in the Town of Wheatfield. The store was an original anchor tenant when what was called the Summit Park Mall debuted in 1972. In the decades that followed, Sears endured amid rising vacancies at the Williams Road complex, changes in mall ownership, and revitalization ideas that never panned out. Now the Sear…

Business

Sears will close its store at the former Summit Mall in the Town of Wheatfield. The store will start a liquidation sale on May 18 and close to the public in early August, said Howard Riefs, a Sears spokesman. "We have been strategically and aggressively evaluating our store space and productivity, and have accelerated the closing of unprofitable stores as previously …

Niagara County

Pro Training Basketball is no longer just a YouTube channel. It now has a physical place to call home. Business partners Tony Watson II and Rod Middleton, former University at Buffalo basketball players, celebrated the grand opening of the new facility at 3790 Commerce Court, Suite 100, Wheatfield, with a ribbon-cutting ceremony and free clinic Sept. 2. The 6,650-squ…

Volunteers from Adams Volunteer Fire Company responded to a fire alarm at Aero Instruments and Avionics at 7290 Nash Road in Wheatfield, just after 8 p.m. Monday. Adams Fire Chief Donald Lauer said firefighters responding to an automatic alarm found smoke in the building, which was confined to a computer room. He said they were able to use a fire extinguisher to contain…

  Aug. 14, 1937 - June 2, 2017 A good jazz musician has to master both structure and improvisation. They are diametrical -- yet complementary -- skills that were essential to Ronald L. Corsaro Sr., both in his 32-year long vocation as a teacher of history and economics at Niagara-Wheatfield High School, and in his lifelong avocation as a Grammy-nominated …

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Sam Vasiliadis, owner of Serafim’s restaurant in Wheatfield and the Greek on the Street food truck, is moving his operation to Kenmore. Greek on the Street restaurant will open at 3189 Delaware Ave., Kenmore, a space formerly occupied by Nagasaki Sushi. It should be open by Nov. 12, he said, serving a Greek-American menu for breakfast, lunch and dinner. It’ll be about 40 …

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Suzanne’s Fine Dining in Wheatfield has closed, ending 20 years of feeding hungry folks in Niagara County. Owners Suzanne and Kevin Guenther got to do what many restaurant couples dream of: selling on their own terms and retiring. “We had an offer on the property, and decided to retire,” Suzanne Guenther said. “We’ve been in the restaurant business for 30 years, at this …