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Graycliff hires new executive director: Western New York native Anna Kaplan tapped to manage historic Frank Lloyd Wright property
Thu, Jan 9th 2020 02:45 pm
The Graycliff Conservancy announced the appointment of local arts and culture authority Anna Kaplan as new executive director of Graycliff.
Notaro Chiropractic Group expands East Amherst, new Maple Road location in Williamsville
Sat, Jan 4th 2020 06:55 am
The Notaro Chiropractic Group, which has a location on Grand Island, will have a new location at 950 Maple Road in Williamsville opening Jan. 30.
Motorcycle and accessories shop Voz Cycle City ready for another year helping WNY Heroes
Fri, Jan 3rd 2020 07:00 am
Inside Voz Cycle City Inc. is a vast array of gear for everyone's favorite motorcycle enthusiast. To keep it open and running, owners Terry and Carol Vosburgh have to work hard. However, even with their busy schedules, they still find time to give back.
Poloncarz appoints Szymanski Erie County director of workforce development
Thu, Jan 2nd 2020 12:25 pm
Erie County Executive Mark C. Poloncarz announced his appointment of Geoffrey M. Szymanski as Erie County director of workforce development. In that position, he serves as executive director of the Buffalo and Erie County Workforce Investment Board.
New York State Department of Labor announces implementation of new law to close gender wage gap in New York
Sat, Dec 28th 2019 10:30 am
The New York State Department of Labor announced the implementation of a new law that prohibits both public and private employers from asking about salary history. One of the pillars of the new law, which takes effect on Jan. 6, is New York employers cannot request job applicants provide wage or salary history as a condition of employment. Current employees do not have to provide their salary history from any outside employers. It also prevents businesses from seeking similar information from other sources.
Western New York REDC awarded $67.3 million for 109 projects
Fri, Dec 20th 2019 03:35 pm
As part of round IX of Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo's Regional Council initiative, the Western New York Regional Economic Development Council (WNYREDC) was awarded $67.3 million for 109 projects that build on the region's assets and invest in the future. The announcement, which supports projects in Allegany, Cattaraugus, Chautauqua, Erie and Niagara counties, was made Thursday in Albany. The Western New York region has now been awarded $620.5 million cumulatively through nine rounds of the Regional Council initiative, in state support for 890 projects across the region.
NYPA board of trustees approve economic development awards in support of 468 jobs around New York
Fri, Dec 20th 2019 02:45 pm
The New York Power Authority board of trustees has approved economic development awards in support of 468 jobs and $191 million in capital investment commitments statewide. The board approved more than 6 megawatts (MW) of ReCharge NY power and low-cost hydropower to 12 enterprises throughout the state, and an additional low-cost power allocation and several funding awards to enterprises in Western New York and the North Country.
Legacy at Lewiston: New patio home community a step above
Sat, Dec 14th 2019 07:00 am
Welcome to the Legacy at Lewiston Patio Homes Condominium Community. Located on scenic Northridge Drive, just below Ridge Road and operated by LMK Realty Associates LLC, this all-new condo community is comprised of 15 duplex units. These extend from the first bend on Northridge Drive west to West Eddy Drive. Units offer each buyer exemplary housing with truly unique offerings.
AAA Western & Central New York honored among Travel Impressions' 'Best of The Best' Travel Agencies
Fri, Dec 13th 2019 05:40 pm
AAA Western and Central New York has been recognized by Travel Impressions (, one of the country's largest tour operators selling destinations worldwide, as a "Best of the Best" travel agency.
PSC: Report recommends improved compensation for rooftop solar
Tue, Dec 10th 2019 11:40 am
The New York State Department of Public Service staff issued a report outlining options for the Public Service Commission to consider for future compensation for generation by residential rooftop or small commercial solar customers, also known as mass-market customers
Niagara Family Medicine Associates join Catholic Health to become newest member of Trinity Medical WNY
Thu, Dec 5th 2019 04:45 pm
Creating new opportunities for community collaboration, Catholic Health announced Niagara Family Medicine Associates has joined its growing physician practice network, Trinity Medical WNY, PC.
A decade of top-employer recognition for Niagara Casinos
Wed, Dec 4th 2019 03:00 pm
Niagara Casinos commemorates its diamond anniversary as a Hamilton-Niagara Top Employer in celebration with its 4,200 associates.
NYPA reaches major milestone in deploying sensors to improve situational awareness
Tue, Dec 3rd 2019 03:45 pm
The New York Power Authority is reaching design completion of its statewide sensor deployment program, allowing site installations to commence. The multiphase program is installing hundreds of sensors on generation, substation and switchyard assets across the state to closely monitor the health and performance of NYPA's statewide power generation and transmission network.
Kappus joins surgical team at Niagara Falls Memorial
Mon, Dec 2nd 2019 05:05 pm
Mojdeh S. Kappus, M.D., has joined the surgical team at Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center where she will practice minimally invasive general surgery and bariatric surgery.
Mount St. Mary's receives top grade in hospital safety grade report
Wed, Nov 27th 2019 11:50 am
Mount St. Mary's was the only hospital in Niagara County to receive an "A" in The Leapfrog Group's fall 2019 Hospital Safety Grade Report of more than 2,600 hospitals across the country.
Niagara Falls business owners cited for work on 'Operation Safecam'
Fri, Nov 22nd 2019 04:15 pm
Niagara Falls business owners Linda and Mark Milanovich of George's Appliance Inc., and Ghandi Jourdi and Master Khechen of Master Khechen's Martial Arts Academy were recognized earlier this month for their contributions towards development of a security camera network intended to protect Pine Avenue business and customers in Niagara Falls.
Tom Golisano gives $1.5 million to build new $2 million medical oncology center at Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center
Wed, Nov 20th 2019 08:05 pm
Niagara will soon have another Golisano Center - one in which lives will be saved.
Western New York Regional Economic Development Council announces appointment of Dr. Katherine Conway-Turner as new co-chair
Mon, Nov 18th 2019 11:25 am
The Western New York Regional Economic Development Council announced Dr. Katherine Conway-Turner, president of Buffalo State College, has been appointed co-chair of the council. Conway-Turner succeeds Dr. Virginia Horvath, who served as co-chair since 2017 and who recently retired as president of SUNY Fredonia.
AAA enters new prescription partnership with GoodRx
Fri, Nov 15th 2019 04:10 pm
AAA and GoodRx have partnered to provide incredible savings at leading pharmacies to help AAA members save on prescriptions for the entire family, including pets. Even if you have health insurance to pay for your prescriptions, insurance co-pays are often higher than the discounts provided by GoodRx. AAA members can save up to 85% on prescriptions with GoodRx.
Fashion Outlets of Niagara Falls opens Free Agent store
Tue, Nov 12th 2019 03:05 pm
Free Agent, a locally owned and operated retailer, has opened a location at Fashion Outlets of Niagara Falls, USA. The 2,700-square-foot store can be found inside entrance 5, next to DAVIDs TEA. In celebration of its grand opening, Free Agent will offer 20% off eligible items through Nov. 11.
UBMD Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine selects 2 programs to receive grants through The Compassion Project
Tue, Nov 12th 2019 02:45 pm
UBMD Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine announced two recipients of grants through The Compassion Project: Boys on the Right Track and Explore & More. Each of these organizations will receive $5,000 to help promote and grow their youth programs in Western New York.
Town of Porter a Clean Energy Community
Fri, Nov 8th 2019 06:00 pm
The Town of Porter recently received designation as a Clean Energy Community by the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority for its efforts in reducing energy use, cutting costs, and pursuing clean energy locally.
Niagara Global Tourism Institute's TReC joins Business Incubator Association of New York State
Tue, Nov 5th 2019 04:55 pm
Niagara University's Niagara Global Tourism Institute announced the affiliation of its emerging TReC incubator with the Business Incubator Association of New York State Inc.
SBA begins National Veterans Small Business Week
Mon, Nov 4th 2019 01:50 pm
The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) is celebrating the accomplishments of veteran, service member and military spouse small business owners nationwide during National Veterans Small Business Week, designated nationally this year as Nov. 4-8.
Attorney William Mattar hosts pet photo contest during 'Rescue a Shelter Animal' campaign
Sat, Nov 2nd 2019 10:05 am
William Mattar law offices kicked off its "Rescue a Shelter Animal" campaign Friday, highlighting the importance of rescuing an animal in need from a local shelter or animal rescue. The initiative takes place throughout November and features a pet photo contest. Mattar will also make surprise visits to local shelters and donate needed supplies.
LECOM to support expansion of physician training at Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center
Tue, Oct 29th 2019 04:20 pm
The nation's largest medical school announced Tuesday it is making a 10-year commitment to expand new physician education and training opportunities at Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center.
NU Family Business Center breakfast forum
Tue, Oct 29th 2019 03:40 pm
The Niagara University Family Business Center will hold its next breakfast forum Tuesday, Nov. 5, at Giancarlo's Italian Steakhouse, 5110 Main St., Williamsville. Breakfast and networking will take place from 7:30-8:15 a.m., with the presentation from 8:15-9:30 a.m.
Seneca Niagara's Holly Gagnon, Christian Printup Sr. honored
Mon, Oct 28th 2019 01:20 pm
Seneca Gaming Corporation operates Seneca Niagara Resort & Casino in Niagara Falls, Seneca Allegany Resort & Casino in Salamanca, and Seneca Buffalo Creek Casino in downtown Buffalo, on behalf of the Seneca Nation of Indians.
National gas prices drop; local prices should follow
Mon, Oct 28th 2019 01:10 pm
Today's national average price for a gallon of gasoline is $2.60, down 5 cents since last week. One year ago, the price was $2.82. The New York state average is $2.69 - no change from last week. A year ago, the state average was $2.96.
PSC: Electricity & natural gas prices expected to be below average this winter
Fri, Oct 18th 2019 04:20 pm
The New York State Public Service Commission announced the price of electricity this winter is expected to be slightly lower than last winter on average. Likewise, for natural gas, based on lower prices and a normal weather forecast, the average customer's bill is expected to be lower than last year.
Fashion Outlets: Shop fashionably for a cause
Fri, Oct 11th 2019 05:10 pm
Fashion Outlets of Niagara Falls is celebrating breast cancer awareness month with a "Shop Fashionably for a Cause" initiative throughout the month of October. From Oct. 1-31, Fashion Outlets of Niagara Falls will offer a pink savings pass for $5, with 100% of proceeds benefitting the Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center.
NYPA hires business strategist to drive leadership in clean energy & energy efficiency
Thu, Oct 10th 2019 04:10 pm
Ramping up its effort to focus on long-range planning and help New York achieve its ambitious clean energy goals, the New York Power Authority has hired a business strategist to serve in the new position of senior vice president, strategy and corporate development. Yves Edouard Noel joined NYPA Oct. 1.
Western New York Regional Economic Development Council submits 2019 progress report
Wed, Oct 2nd 2019 08:00 pm
The Western New York Regional Economic Development Council announced it recently submitted its 2019 progress report to New York state to meet the Oct. 1 deadline. The progress report details the council's achievements in implementing its strategic plan and reflects Western New York's progress on efforts to ensure sustainable and long-term growth in the five-county region and to leverage the region's advantages in key industry sectors, including tourism, health life sciences, agriculture and advanced manufacturing.
Buffalo Bills partner with EnergyMark for electric and natural gas supply
Fri, Sep 27th 2019 08:00 pm
Pegula Sports & Entertainment welcomed EnergyMark as the Official Energy Supplier of the Buffalo Bills. The Williamsville-based company will now provide New Era Field and ADPRO Sports Training Center with electricity and natural gas supply services.
Better Business Bureau Study examines risk to businesses from business email compromise scams
Thu, Sep 26th 2019 05:10 pm
An in-depth investigative study by Better Business Bureau finds business email compromise scams are skyrocketing in frequency and have cost businesses and other organizations more than $3 billion since 2016.
ControlRad announces first clinical use of its trace radiation reduction technology
Mon, Sep 23rd 2019 12:20 pm
ControlRad Inc., a privately held medical technology company focused on dramatically reducing unnecessary radiation exposure during fluoroscopically guided procedures (FGP), announced the first clinical use of the ControlRad Trace system following its clearance by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. Andrew Cappuccino, M.D., an orthopedic surgeon specializing in minimally invasive spine surgery, performed the initial procedures at Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center.
Buffalo Sabres name Kevyn Adams senior VP of business administration
Mon, Sep 23rd 2019 11:45 am
Buffalo Sabres President Kim Pegula today named Kevyn Adams the franchise's senior vice president of business administration.
Buffalo Niagara Business Ethics Association & Niagara University announce educational partnership
Mon, Sep 23rd 2019 11:15 am
The Buffalo Niagara Business Ethics Association and Niagara University have announced a new strategic educational partnership.
Empire State Development board approves Buffalo's east side commercial district program
Thu, Sep 19th 2019 02:20 pm
The Empire State Development board of directors met and authorized ESD to move forward with the east side commercial district program, a new initiative for the City of Buffalo as part of Gov. Andrew Cuomo's previously announced $50 million East Side Corridor Economic Development Fund (ESCEDF).

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