The good news for our region is that gas prices have only risen one cent in the past month. On the flip side, the difference between the local and national prices has increased to a margin of fifteen cents. The AAA pegs the local average for unleaded at $3.76 per gallon and the national cost at $3.61.
Alfa Laval of Sweden has purchased Niagara Blower for an undisclosed sum. Both companies are involved in the heat transfer business.
Synacor of Buffalo has expanded with a new office in Boston, Massachusetts. The company plans to hire 25 people to staff it.
Orchard Park Properties, a local investment group, has purchased the Village Square Apartments on East Quaker Street. Business First says the price was $1.7 million.
Hockey equipment store Pure Hockey holds its grand opening tomorrow on Sheridan Drive across from Wal-Mart.