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Transportation firm Roar Logistics would be the main tenant for a proposed new two-story office building on the edge of Larkinville – if the developers win city approvals and the company gets enough tax breaks from Erie County to move forward with its plan to create 14 new jobs. Christopher Jacobs of Avalon Development and Alan Dewart of Seneca Development & Managem…

Buffalo

The owner of the Signature Apparel & Footwear building is seeking to win final approval as soon as Monday to nearly double the size of the one-story retail building at the angled intersection of Walden and Bailey avenues. Ahmed F. Mohamed wants to construct a 5,720-square-foot addition to the building at 592 Walden, allowing for four more storefronts. The project, w…

Local News

It isn't just town officials and residents who don't like the idea of a truck stop on Grand Island. It's also at least one truck driver. "As soon as I heard about it I was going to protest immediately," said Michael Jablon, who drove a car hauler for 30 years. Jablon was one of dozens of residents who filled the Town Board meeting Monday to again protest a proposa…

Erie County

Love's Travel Plaza could bring $1.5 million a year in sales tax revenue and 40 to 65 jobs to Grand Island – but a potential for 250 trucks per day to a stop on Whitehaven Road. Residents have overwhelmingly said no. The Town Board held a public hearing on a local law Monday that prohibits truck stops and travel plazas on Grand Island. Town Supervisor Nathan McMurray…

Buffalo

Plans by restaurateurs Paul Tsouflidis and Kevin Lin to open their new PK Eats micro-food hall in North Buffalo garnered support from the Buffalo Planning Board, which recommended that the Common Council grant a special-use permit that would allow the reuse of a former Family Video store. Tsouflidis, owner of Acropolis and Newbury Salads, and Sun Cuisines owner Lin are …