Thursday Jun 13
Williamsville tops WNY school rankings
Williamsville is No. 1 yet again in Business First's academic rankings of Western New York school districts.
Thursday Jun 13
Business First Ranks Top School Districts in WNY
We're wrapping up the annual Business First school rankings with a look at the best districts in Western New York.
Tue Jun 11, 2013
Business First ranks middle schools
Transit Middle School in Williamsville heads this year's standings for the fifth straight year, and the eighth time it has headed the list in a dozen years.
Wed Jun 05, 2013
Second Simple Elegance Solution Studio opens
Simple Elegance, made by Klaussner for Furniture First members, has been the top-selling stationary upholstery line for West Seneca, N.Y.-based Carolina Furniture.
Tue Jun 04, 2013
Williamsville is No. 1 in measure of school district affluence
Williamsville is the most affluent school district in Western New York, according to Business First's analysis of poverty rates, income levels and the percentage of students eligible for free and reduced-price lunches.
Mon Jun 03, 2013
High pay revealed for school employees
According to Business First, more than 800 administrators and teachers earned six-figure salaries from western New York's public school districts last year.
Wed May 29, 2013
The Washington Post
Premiums on U.S. Mint Silver Coins Drop From Four-Year High
Premiums on American Eagle silver coins sold by the U.S. Mint dropped in May from a four-year high, signaling waning demand.
Mon May 27, 2013
Vet hopes Memorial Day meaning known
There are fewer and fewer World War II veterans still living to mark Memorial Day, but the tradition is stronger than ever at ceremonies across Western New York.
Fri May 24, 2013
NYPA awards low-cost power to 2 WNY cos.
New York Power Authority board of trustees approved low-cost hydropower allocations to two Western New York companies as part of nearly 6,000 kilowatts of low-cost hydropower that would support nearly $55 million in capital investment and creation of 136 jobs.
Tops completes deal for more Big M stores
The grocery store chain, based in Williamsville, picked up Big M stores in Boonville, Watertown, Sandy Creek and Adams.
Tue May 21, 2013
Parents opting out of state tests
State standardized tests aren't what they were when you were in school. As one concerned parent says, "I don't think parents are really aware that these tests have really changed." Children in Grades 3 through 8 now take Math and English Language Arts assessments every year - for six days, 90 minutes each day.
Parma City Council approves rezoning that will allow senior housing
A rezoning that will allow a Williamsville, N.Y. developer to build a three-story apartment building for independent senior citizens on Huffman Road near Stumph Road has been approved by Parma City Council.