News Categories

Featured News - Current News - Archived News - News Categories

Business

Article Title: 

Viewing articles 641 to 680 of 2733 total.
<< Prev<<
789101112131415161718192021222324252627
>>Next >>
Consumer alert: NYS DCP alerts consumers of new laws related to gift cards and gift certificates this holiday season
Mon, Dec 12th 2022 07:00 am
The New York State Division of Consumer Protection has released tips to inform and empower New York consumers purchasing gift cards and gift certificates this holiday season. Any gift cards or gift certificates purchased in New York state on or after Dec. 10, 2022, will remain valid for a minimum of nine years from the date of purchase. And, when the remaining value of a gift card or gift certificate is less than $5, the recipient can opt to receive cash for the balance.
Niagara University announces construction of solar array on campus
Fri, Dec 9th 2022 02:25 pm
Niagara University announced it has partnered with Montante Solar to develop and maintain a solar array on its Lewiston campus. The array, which is expected to generate four megawatts at peak solar capacity, is targeted to be operational in October 2023 - and represents another major step forward in the university's commitment to environmental stewardship.
US Economic Development administration visit ESD, Buffalo grantees to kick off efforts under federal 'Build Back Better Regional Challenge'
Fri, Dec 9th 2022 02:25 pm
Empire State Development announced U.S. Economic Development Administration (EDA) Deputy Assistant Secretary and Chief Operating Officer Dennis Alvord visited Buffalo to kick off the projects awarded under the "Build Back Better Regional Challenge." The EDA team met with the Western New York Manufacturing Coalition and held a roundtable discussion before concluding the visit with a tour of Buffalo Manufacturing Works and the Northland Corridor.
Excelsior Orthopaedics announces Niagara Falls expansion
Fri, Dec 9th 2022 11:00 am
Excelsior Orthopaedics has targeted early January for the opening of a much larger facility in Niagara Falls, where new non-surgical and diagnostic services will complement existing care for patients with shoulder, knee, hip and other ailments.
Destination Niagara USA sells ornaments to benefit Niagara Falls Fire Department toy fund
Wed, Dec 7th 2022 09:55 am
Each year, the Niagara Falls Fire Department hosts a large fundraiser to benefit kids in the community by providing Christmas toys to those in need. Organizers said they hope to raise $90,000 now in year 94.
Destination Niagara USA awarded 2022 Platinum Choice Award by Smart Meetings Magazine
Tue, Dec 6th 2022 04:40 pm
Destination Niagara USA, the official destination marketing organization for Niagara County, has been recognized by Smart Meetings Magazine with a Platinum Choice Award for 2022.
Village of Lewiston trustees seek uniformity with 'sandwich boards'
Tue, Dec 6th 2022 12:20 pm
For several weeks, Village of Lewiston trustees have been debating what to do with "sandwich boards" promoting Lewiston businesses. They relaxed municipal laws pertaining to A-frame posts at the start of the coronavirus pandemic, and have continued to permit the markers - particularly noting the need to direct people to slightly off-Center Street retailers Sgt. Peppers Hot Sauces and Brewed and Bottled Craft Beer Shop.
Jingle Falls USA: 'SantaCon Bar Crawl' returns to downtown Niagara Falls
Mon, Dec 5th 2022 10:25 am
Jingle Falls USA will wrap up for 2022 on Saturday, Dec. 10. In addition to the family-friendly activities on Old Falls Street earlier in the day, a "SantaCon Bar Crawl" will take place in the downtown corridor from 4-10 p.m.
A big slice of success: John's Pizza & Subs marks 40 years in business
Sat, Dec 3rd 2022 07:00 am
The Dispatch checked in on John's Pizza & Subs owners Gene Mongan and Kurt Raepple as their business was coming off a giant lake-effect snowstorm and into a busy holiday week.
Consumer alert: NYS DCP provides tips to help consumers navigate holiday shopping season
Fri, Dec 2nd 2022 12:05 pm
As part of its five-part consumer alert holiday series, the Department of State's Division of Consumer Protection reminds shoppers of New York state laws that protect consumers so they can make informed decisions about holiday purchases. To avoid surprises, DCP recommends that consumers carefully review and understand what to look for when reviewing return and refund policies.
Construction continues at Lewiston WellNow location
Fri, Dec 2nd 2022 10:00 am
While waiting for a Small Business Saturday swag bag from the Niagara River Region Chamber of Commerce last weekend, people struck up conversations regarding the construction taking place across the street.
Hochul announces RFP to redevelop Terminal A on Buffalo's Outer Harbor
Thu, Dec 1st 2022 09:20 pm
Gov. Kathy Hochul announced a request for proposals to redevelop the building known as Terminal A on Buffalo's Outer Harbor, an approximately 550,000-square-foot building that has been vacant for years.
Counting down to Christmas: Tops launches digital Advent calendar full of savings
Thu, Dec 1st 2022 09:15 am
Who doesn't love sneaking a peak behind an advent calendar window to see what surprise lies behind it?
ESD: Nearly $15 million in Market New York funding awarded to support tourism statewide
Wed, Nov 30th 2022 09:55 pm
Empire State Development announced nearly $15 million has been awarded through the Market New York program to support 69 projects across New York state through the Regional Economic Development Council initiative.
Empire State Development: NOVAIR USA to expand manufacturing operations in Niagara County
Tue, Nov 29th 2022 04:00 pm
On Tuesday, Empire State Development announced NOVAIR USA, a leading manufacturer of on-site gas production systems, plans to add 12 jobs and invest more than $1 million in its North Tonawanda plant. The investment will be used to expand operations and develop new products.
Gas prices continue to drop across region
Tue, Nov 29th 2022 03:20 pm
Monday's national average price for a gallon of gasoline was $3.55, down 11 cents from one week ago. One year ago, the price was $3.39. The New York state average is $3.79, down 6 cents since last Monday. A year ago, the NYS average was $3.56.
Maid of the Mist names new executive vice president
Tue, Nov 29th 2022 11:55 am
Maid of the Mist President Christopher M. Glynn has announced the appointment of John Sicinski as executive vice president to oversee marine operations, marketing, retail, legal, human resources, and administrative functions.
GI Town Board approves detailed site plan, PUD for Radisson
Sat, Nov 26th 2022 07:05 am
The Grand Island Town Board signed off on an amended version of Local Law No. 7 at its work session last week. The measure allows for board approval of a detailed site plan and Planned Unit Development designation for the Radisson Hotel Niagara Falls-Grand Island complex at Whitehaven and east River roads.
Celebrate local with Small Business Saturday
Fri, Nov 25th 2022 09:45 am
The Niagara River Region Chamber of Commerce is celebrating Small Business Saturday on Nov. 26 to remind our neighbors how important their support is to local businesses this holiday season.
Avoid these 4 charity scams
Fri, Nov 25th 2022 07:00 am
Charitable giving grew in 2021. According to Blackbaud Institute, a social good innovator, giving not only increased after COVID-19, but actually rebounded more than it had in a decade - increasing in the United States by 9% overall.
Small Business Saturday 2022 profile: Queen B's Cottage
Thu, Nov 24th 2022 07:00 am
Queen B's Cottage might be new to the Village of Lewiston, but its owner, Brooke Unversaw, is no stranger to local shoppers.
Totally Buffalo Store opening 5th location, on Black Friday in Niagara Falls
Wed, Nov 23rd 2022 07:00 pm
The Totally Buffalo Store will be debuting its fifth location this month: at Military Road in Niagara Falls - just across from the Fashion Outlets Mall. The Totally Buffalo Store will celebrate a grand-opening at the new location on Black Friday, from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Nov. 25.
Small Business Saturday 2022 profile: Healing Earth CBD
Wed, Nov 23rd 2022 07:00 am
When Healing Earth CBD opened in the summer of 2021, public response "was very, very positive," co-owner Brandon Rush said. "You know, obviously there's a huge issue with education. A lot of people come in, and they don't know the difference between marijuana and hemp. They don't know what the difference between CBD and what THC (tetrahydrocannabinol) is, or what it does to the body. So, we spend a lot of time educating customers. But I think, overall, it's been a very positive customer experience. I mean, we've done very well; we're obviously still in business."
USAN, Savarino announce completion of Tugby-Lennon in Niagara Falls
Tue, Nov 22nd 2022 07:05 pm
USA Niagara Development Corp. and Savarino Companies - a Buffalo-based construction, development and property management firm - have completed the restoration and redevelopment of the historic Tugby-Lennon block at 320-324 Niagara St., Niagara Falls. The block consists of three attached historic structures located in the heart of Niagara Falls, steps from the Seneca Niagara Casino, the developing Third Street neighborhood, and just minutes from Niagara Falls State Park.
Start of construction on $23 million affordable & supportive housing development in Buffalo
Tue, Nov 22nd 2022 07:05 pm
Gov. Kathy Hochul announced the start of construction on the Apartments at the Lyceum in east Buffalo.
Small Business Saturday 2022 profile: Anchor Spirits
Tue, Nov 22nd 2022 12:25 pm
"We don't so much as direct people, and offer what I think they should buy. We speak to our customers, and find out what their interests are, what their tastes are," owner Mark Butera said. "And the advice I always give people is drink what you enjoy. And don't worry so much about all the technicalities of the wine and food pairings. What's important is that you're having a beverage that you enjoy with the meal you're anticipating having."
State Parks Niagara River Greenway Standing Committee cancels meeting, announces 2023 meeting dates
Mon, Nov 21st 2022 05:20 pm
The New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation Niagara River Greenway Standing Committee has canceled its next meeting due to lack of business. The meeting was scheduled for Dec. 7.
Gas prices fall ahead of Thanksgiving holiday
Mon, Nov 21st 2022 12:20 pm
Today's national average price for a gallon of gasoline is $3.66, down 11 cents from one week ago. One year ago, the price was $3.41. The New York state average is $3.85, down 5 cents since last Monday. A year ago, the NYS average was $3.57.
Highmark BCBSWNY & Kaleida Health announce new long-term agreement
Sat, Nov 19th 2022 10:45 am
Earlier this week, Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield of Western New York and Kaleida Health announced a new agreement that ensures Highmark's membership will continue to have access to Kaleida Health's hospitals, facilities and services.
Higgins announces 'major win' for thousands of New York retired teamsters
Fri, Nov 18th 2022 05:20 pm
Congressman Brian Higgins hailed action by the U.S. Pension Benefit Guaranty Corp. (PBGC) to approve $963.4 million in special financial assistance to the New York State Teamsters Conference Plan. The move will cover 33,643 New York Teamster workers, including approximately 5,000 in Western New York, who saw their pension benefits cut by up to 29% going back to 2017.
Win free LASIK: See the holidays more clearly!
Fri, Nov 18th 2022 11:00 am
Fichte, Endl & Elmer is excited to give away a free laser vision correction procedure during a free upcoming open house on Thursday, Dec. 15. Doors will open at 5:30 p.m. with a presentation at 6 p.m. Every person who attends will be entered to win a free laser correction procedure utilizing the newest, most-advanced technology in the world, known as ZEISS SMILE.
Consumer alert: NYS DCP provides tips to avoid charity impersonation scams
Fri, Nov 18th 2022 10:30 am
The New York State Department of State's Division of Consumer Protection (DCP) aims to raise awareness about charity scams. Donations of any kind can make a real impact on a good cause, which is why charity scams are especially cruel. Unfortunately, scammers never miss an opportunity to defraud people, so it's important to remember that not all donation requests are legitimate. The division has created this quick guide to help donors do their own due diligence on the charities seeking their support.
M&T Bank launches first WNY Community Impact Week, announces return of 'Gift of Warmth'
Fri, Nov 18th 2022 10:25 am
M&T Bank announced the launch of its first-ever WNY Community Impact Week and the start of the 37th annual "Gift of Warmth" drive, as it "marks this season of gratitude by making a difference in people's lives."
Fashion Outlets of Niagara Falls USA celebrates holiday season with unique activities & charity partners
Fri, Nov 18th 2022 09:35 am
Fashion Outlets of Niagara Falls USA welcomes back the holiday season with a true in-person shopping experience featuring family-friendly activities, charity partner engagements and deals on the top brands.
Attorney General James warns against price-gouging with major snowstorm
Fri, Nov 18th 2022 09:10 am
New York Attorney General Letitia James on Thursday issued an alert reminding consumers and businesses in Western New York and the North Country against price-gouging amid the snowstorm and declared state of emergency.
Sister & Brother has new location in Youngstown
Fri, Nov 18th 2022 07:00 am
It has been two years since Sister & Brother closed its doors in Lewiston. Last year, Lisa and Mark Leffler reopened the beloved children's boutique in the Village of Youngstown, right on Main Street. The location was small, but full of beautiful clothing for children and a small selection of toys.
Hochul: 11 'transformational projects' in Buffalo part of $10 million DRI award
Mon, Nov 14th 2022 04:45 pm
Gov. Kathy Hochul on Monday announced 11 transformational projects in Buffalo's Broadway-Fillmore neighborhood to enhance the quality of life for Buffalonians, and create business, employment and housing opportunities as part of the $10 million Downtown Revitalization Initiative award.
Erie County Medical Center named in nation's Top 100 Hospitals for Orthopedic Surgery
Sat, Nov 12th 2022 11:15 am
Erie County Medical Center (ECMC) Corp. recently announced it is one of America's 100 Best Hospitals for Orthopedic Surgery, according to new research released by Healthgrades, a leading marketplace connecting doctors and patients.
Perry's Ice Cream: ESD announces support for ice cream manufacturer's expansion in Erie County
Sat, Nov 12th 2022 10:35 am
Earlier this week, Empire State Development announced Perry's Ice Cream Company Inc. is expanding its production capabilities to meet the growth of the novelty market, adding 20,000-square-feet to its manufacturing facility in the Village of Akron. To better accommodate the growing demand for frozen Greek yogurt novelties, Perry's will also purchase new machinery and equipment. The company has committed to creating up to 15 new jobs as part of the expansion project; 370 jobs will be retained.
New York State has surpassed half a billion dollars in mobile sports wagering tax revenue
Sat, Nov 12th 2022 10:30 am
Earlier this week, Gov. Kathy Hochul announced that, since early January - when mobile sports wagering became available in New York - the state has collected $542 million in taxes (through the week ending Oct. 30), "far surpassing" every other state in the nation.
 

Hometown News

View All News