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  1. Crockatt named to lead Olmsted Parks ConservancyRead the original story w/Photo

    May 29, 2015 | Business Journal

    After seven months in an interim leadership role, Stephanie Crockatt has been named permanent executive director for the Buffalo Olmsted Parks Conservancy . Crockatt follows Thomas Herrera-Mishler , who resigned as president and CEO last October.

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  2. Real estate broker Redfin opens Buffalo officeRead the original story w/Photo

    May 28, 2015 | Business Journal

    Redfin , the national residential real estate brokerage firm whose agents are paid a salary instead of commission, has targeted Buffalo as the site for its first Upstate New York office. The Seattle-based firm has hired former Hunt Real Estate Corp. and M.J. Peterson Real Estate Realtor Lesley Lannan to head up the Buffalo office, which officially debuts on May 29. For now, Lannan will be RedFin's lone Buffalo area broker, although other agents may soon be hired.

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  3. UB investing $25M on initiatives that address 'grand challenges facing mankind'Read the original story w/Photo

    May 28, 2015 | Business Journal

    The University at Buffalo is set to invest $25 million in four initiatives that address major societal issues, one of the significant programs to come out of the UB 2020 planning process. One initiative, RENEW has already been announced, while three "Communities of Excellence" were announced by the university Thursday.

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  4. Catholic Health brings Frank Gourmet Hot Dogs to its HQRead the original story w/Photo

    May 28, 2015 | Business Journal

    In the first of two moves, Frank Gourmet Hot Dogs will be supplying a variety of food items to workers and visitors in Catholic Health's downtown Buffalo headquarters. The Catholic Health deal comes at a time when Frank is also considering opening a site in the central business district later this summer.

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  5. BURA approves Market Arcade sale to BenchmarkRead the original story w/Photo

    May 28, 2015 | Business Journal

    Captain America , Mr. Spock and a host of mutant turtles may help usher in a new era of movies in downtown Buffalo. As expected, the Buffalo Urban Renewal Agency's directors Thursday morning unanimously approved a plan to sell the now-dark Market Arcade Cinema complex in downtown's Theater District to the Benchmark Group.

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  6. Milwaukee Art Museum immersed in rebels: van Gogh, Pollock and WarholRead the original story w/Photo

    May 28, 2015 | Business Journal

    As a student and curator of modern art, Brady Roberts immerses himself in paintings the way readers immerse themselves in books, thoughtfully searching for meaning. Roberts, the chief curator of the Milwaukee Art Museum , plans to do a good deal of immersing and unraveling as he enjoys the next major exhibit opening in the Quadracci Pavilion next month: " van Gogh to Pollock: Modern Rebels."

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  7. Canterbury Woods to contract with Rochester firm on Gates Circle campusRead the original story w/Photo

    May 28, 2015 | Business Journal

    Canterbury Woods is finalizing a contract with a Rochester construction firm to build its new campus at the former Millard Fillmore Gates Circle Hospital. The organization will hire Lecesse Construction Co.

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  8. Common Core, testing and teacher evaluations will test Elia as NY education chiefRead the original story w/Photo

    May 28, 2015 | Business Journal

    MaryEllen Elia spent nearly a decade leading one of the country's largest school districts, Florida-based Hillsborough County, and her tenure was anything but stagnant. The Lewiston native - who was appointed New York state education commissioner on Tuesday - won a $100 million grant from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation to develop a teacher evaluation system, negotiated merit pay with the district's teachers union and supported Common Core standards, according to a recent article in the Washington Post.

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  9. Competitor critical of proposed Rural/Metro contractRead the original story w/Photo

    May 28, 2015 | Business Journal

    A national emergency services company is continuing its efforts to enter the New York market, specifically with a contract in the City of Buffalo. American Medical Response Inc. officials were in Buffalo Tuesday when Common Council members voted to advance to its finance committee a contract with Rural/Metro Corp. The committee next meets June 2. That will give AMR a chance to speak on the issue and ask for more transparency on the contract process, which AMR officials say didn't give his company a fair shot.

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  10. City, Benchmark expected to complete Market Arcade dealRead the original story w/Photo

    May 27, 2015 | Business Journal

    The Buffalo Urban Renewal Agency is expected to formally approve a proposal to sell the Market Arcade Cinema Complex to the Benchmark Group , which in turn will be bringing the AMC Theater chain into the historic Main Street building. BURA directors, when they meet Thursday morning, will likely approve a land disposition agreement with the Amherst-based Benchmark to sell a trio of buildings at 639 Main St., 643 Main St. and 628 Washington St. to the developer for $250,000.

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  11. M&T Bank ranks No. 15 in 1Q overdraft feesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 27, 2015 | Business Journal

    M&T Bank collected $27.5 million in overdraft-related services charges and fees during the first quarter of 2015, accounting for 7.5 percent of the Buffalo bank's total noninterest income for the quarter. That's just below the industry median of 7.6 percent, according to a new report from SNL Financial, which compiled first-quarter overdraft fees amassed by the top 20 largest banks and thrifts in the United States.

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  12. Unemployment down, workforce grows in Buffalo areaRead the original story w/Photo

    May 27, 2015 | Business Journal

    The April 2015 unemployment rate for the Buffalo Niagara Falls metropolitan area was 5.5 percent in April, down from 6.0 percent in the same month a year ago. At the same time the Buffalo workforce increased in the past year to 549,300, up from 547,000 last year, according to the state Department of Labor.

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  13. ECMC appoints Cleland as CEO, Quatroche as presidentRead the original story w/Photo

    May 27, 2015 | Business Journal

    A year after his appointment to the interim post, Richard Cleland has been approved as permanent CEO for the Erie County Medical Center Corp. , while Thomas Quatroche was named president. The appointments by the ECMC board of directors follow a practice of promoting from within at the Buffalo trauma center.

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  14. State awards $2.5M to WNY to support summer jobs for youthRead the original story w/Photo

    May 27, 2015 | Business Journal

    The state will provide $30 million in funding statewide through the Summer Youth Employment program, which helps communities across New York create summer jobs for youth from low-income families. The funds will support jobs for 18,000 youth.

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  15. Five questions with... Robert Murray, attorney at Harris BeachRead the original story w/Photo

    May 27, 2015 | Business Journal

    I'm in our firm's economic development and public finance practice group and we represent both the public side, like municipalities, and private developers.It's the same law and everyone basically has the same goal - developing a project, making an investment, creating new jobs, acquiring real property and developing it, taking a contaminated property, going through remediation and putting it back on the tax roll or investing in a blighted area. Our practice group tries to identify any and all applicable federal, state and local incentives to encourage the investment.

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  16. Gates Vascular Institute drawing patients from near and farRead the original story w/Photo

    May 27, 2015 | Business Journal

    For the second time in about a week, the Gates Vascular Institute has brought patients and surgeons out of a hospital room and into the media spotlight. Last week, it was Ronald Cooper , an Australian man who traveled from Down Under to Buffalo to receive treatment for intracranial basilar artery stenosis, a brain condition that is rarely treated in his home country but frequently offered here at the GVI.

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  17. Peace Bridge adds second Nexus lane on Canadian plazaRead the original story w/Photo

    May 26, 2015 | Business Journal

    The new lane opened on May 26 and is expected to alleviate some of the Canada-bound traffic on the busy international bridge crossing exiting from Buffalo. The Peace Bridge, last year, handled more than 5.6 million vehicle crossings between the U.S. and Canada.

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  18. Mexican restaurant planned for downtown Buffalo warehouseRead the original story w/Photo

    May 26, 2015 | Business Journal

    The operator of a proposed new Mexican-themed restaurant in downtown Buffalo has taken an important step in getting ready to serve his first order of tacos and burritos. Former Delaware North chef and restaurant consultant Richard Hamilton has officially filed a proposal with the Buffalo Planning Board to open Taco Cocina in a former warehouse located at 301 Ellicott St. The application, filed by Taco Cocina Ellicott LLC, will be reviewed by the planning board during its June 2 meeting.

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  19. Lewiston native to be state's next education commissionerRead the original story w/Photo

    May 26, 2015 | Business Journal

    The state Board of Regents has named a Lewiston native and experienced school administrator as the next state education commissioner. MaryEllen Elia, 66, is set to take over the top state schools position vacated in December by John King , a controversial commissioner who resigned to become a senior adviser to U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan .

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  20. Hatch expansion could bring more people to Buffalo's waterfrontRead the original story w/Photo

    May 26, 2015 | Business Journal

    The expanded enclosed wing of the Hatch restaurant could go a long way to helping to make Erie Basin Marina a year round waterfront destination. Buffalo leaders as well as business leader Molly Koessler , Tuesday morning, officially announced the $900,000-plus expansion of the popular summertime restaurant.

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