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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).
Niagara Falls LongHorn Steakhouse team recognized nationally for community involvement
Tue, Sep 17th 2019 07:00 am
Rebecca Lynn Torres, managing partner of the LongHorn Steakhouse in Niagara Falls, has been presented with the company's "Community Spirit" award on behalf of her restaurant team. This award recognizes restaurants that consistently go above and beyond to support the communities where LongHorn Steakhouse operates.
Buffalo Bills extend partnership with Toshiba
Thu, Sep 12th 2019 09:55 am
Pegula Sports & Entertainment announced the Buffalo Bills and Toshiba America Business Solutions have entered a multiyear partnership agreement that extends Toshiba's status as the Official Copier Provider of the Buffalo Bills.
SBA Buffalo District seeks nominations for Small Business Week 2020
Wed, Sep 11th 2019 03:45 pm
Do you or someone you know have what it takes to become America's Small Business Person of the Year for 2020? If so, the U.S. Small Business Administration wants to hear from you.
PSE introduces LECOM as Harborcenter naming rights partner
Tue, Sep 10th 2019 05:15 pm
Pegula Sports & Entertainment and Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine (LECOM) today unveiled a multi-year naming rights partnership at LECOM Harborcenter.
ESD, Verizon Media announce $381,470 in Community Benefit Funds for Niagara County & Lockport
Tue, Sep 10th 2019 09:20 am
Empire State Development and Verizon Media on Monday announced the 2019 funding recipients for the Verizon Media Community Benefit Fund for Lockport, and Verizon Media Community Fund for Niagara County - Empire State Development. For the 2019 funding cycle, $381,470.81 was awarded to 15 projects. Each year from 2015-21, Verizon Media has committed to granting up to $500,000 to community organizations in Lockport and the surrounding areas.
Macy's announces Walden Galleria as Growth100 investment store
Tue, Sep 3rd 2019 01:15 pm
Macy's announced Macy's Walden Galleria is one of 100 stores included in its 2019 Growth150 initiative.
2019 business assistance seminar slated for Sept. 26
Thu, Aug 29th 2019 03:00 pm
The area's business community is invited to attend an informational evening on available grant opportunities and resources for business development.
Ignite Buffalo announces $30,000 small business pitch competition in partnership with Ureeka
Tue, Aug 27th 2019 03:15 pm
In partnership with Ureeka, Ignite Buffalo is inviting Western New York small businesses to apply to Ureeka's small business pitch competition, where five prizes totaling $30,000 will be awarded.
Niagara Falls Community Development Department announces second call for small business support fund grants
Tue, Aug 20th 2019 01:20 pm
The Niagara Falls Community Development Department is launching the second round of the small business support fund (SBSF) to help local entrepreneurs improve their businesses.
GM Lockport announces community grant recipients
Sat, Aug 17th 2019 07:05 pm
General Motors Co. GMCH Lockport Operations announced the recipients of its 2019 GM community grants: United Way of Greater Niagara, $30,000; Junior Achievement of Western New York, $10,000; and the Environmental Education Foundation of Soil and Water Conservation, $10,000.
43North announces its 2019 semifinalists
Tue, Aug 13th 2019 01:15 pm
43North's judges have whittled more than 500 applicants to 129 semifinalists for 43North's sixth annual $5 million startup competition. As judges reviewed the applications, they emphasized compatibility with Buffalo, company traction, team quality, and previous capital raised, officials announced.
ECHDC board approves contracts to move Buffalo's Outer Harbor projects forward
Mon, Aug 12th 2019 05:00 pm
The Erie Canal Harbor Development Corp. board of directors met and approved three contracts that will move projects forward on Buffalo's Outer Harbor. The contracts will provide for the architectural and engineering design for projects emphasizing recreation in three unique waterfront zones: First Buffalo River Marina; the vast acreage between Wilkeson Pointe and Bell Slip; and Terminal B.
Hastings Cohn joins Hunt Commercial Real Estate
Sat, Aug 10th 2019 10:20 am
HUNT Commercial Real Estate, the largest commercial real estate brokerage in Buffalo, announced Hastings Cohn Real Estate has joined the firm as the Hastings Group. The Hastings Group will operate out of the HUNT Commercial headquarters in the Brisbane Building at 403 Main St.
National Fuel reminds customers to 'Call Before You Dig'
Sat, Aug 10th 2019 10:20 am
In recognition of 811 Day on Aug. 11, National Fuel reminds homeowners and professional contractors to "Call Before You Dig."
Local Dairy Queen stores comes together for Oishei Hospital
Thu, Aug 8th 2019 01:00 pm
Recently, the local Dairy Queens in the area attempted to raise $50,000 all together to sponsor a neonatal room at the John R. Oishei Childrens Hospital. 
NYPA releases report on learnings from European wind projects aimed to guide US offshore wind development
Thu, Aug 8th 2019 11:55 am
Earlier this week, the New York Power Authority, shared key learnings from a study of European offshore wind transmission models set to help guide New York state as it moves toward its 9 gigawatt (GW) offshore wind goal by 2035, and inform regional and national offshore wind development.

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