After eight years, Stand Advertising is closing its doors. Founder Janet Stanek tells Business First the poor economy affected industries that Stand serviced - specifically, health care and gambling. She expected to close by this week. In September, 23 people worked there, but employment had shrunk to just a handful.
Health-care leaders tell Business First that yesterday's groundbreaking at the Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus represents "reform in action." The $291 million project will give Kaleida a new emergency department, with new medical and surgical areas. UB will use some of the space to find the cause of diseases and translate medical research into new treatments and technologies for patients.
Two healthcare expansions in Cheektowaga: Atwal Eye Care center has completed its expansion on Harlem Road in Cheektowaga, tripling its space with new operating rooms.
Secondly, a new pharmacy VascuScript is now open at the VascuFlo Center in Cheektowaga. The pharmacy offers free home delivery.