News Business Reporter and Columnist
I grew up the daughter of a steelworker in North Tonawanda. I've been a business reporter for The News since 2008 and write the Discount Diva column, which appears in every Sunday's paper.
Kohan Retail Investment Group is in the business of buying troubled malls. It also has a history of being criticized for the way it runs them.
Kohan Retail Investment Group, headquartered in Nassau County, has purchased the Hamburg mall for $8.5 million.
The new store will open at Walden Galleria on the first floor in the lower concourse next to the Apple store.
The end of social distancing requirements means restaurants can fill customer tables wall-to-wall once more, and newly vaccinated customers are clamoring for seats.
The Family Justice Center has transformed a former parsonage at Trinity United Methodist Church of Grand Island into a welcoming satellite center.
Mary Murphy, CEO of Family Justice Center, in a room that will eventually host support groups.
"If you're holding back on seeing live music because you think it may be a frivolous use of funds, I'm urging you to go for it," writes Samantha Christmann.
While they may be an afterthought for restaurants elsewhere in the country, chicken wings are a must-have in the Buffalo Niagara region.