April 14, 2012

According to an article in BuffaloRising.com, a small-format Ace Hardware store is slated to open close to downtown Buffalo in a building next to a paint store. 

Owner Paul Leahey, president of Schuele Paint Co. in Buffalo, described the 3,000 square-foot store set to open by Memorial Day as a “first class hardware store.”


October 25, 2011

Robert Gaites, one of the founders of the Strober Organization, died on Oct. 21, according to an article in the Staten Island Advance. He was 70 years old.

October 3, 2011

An article on BuffaloNews.com reported that Hector's Hardware closed one of its stores in Amherst, N.Y. The company continues to operate nine other stores.

Employees of the store that closed on Niagara Falls Boulevard, and also the closed store's accounts, will relocate to another Amherst store, also on Niagara Falls Boulevard. 

September 7, 2011

Two-unit, Buffalo, N.Y.-based lumber dealer Len-Co Lumber Corp. paid $2.95 million for a 60,000-sq.-ft. property in the Town of Tonawanda, N.Y., according to an article in the Buffalo News.

Len-Co's new location, its third, is a former Premier Wines flagship store. Len-Co operates stores in Buffalo and Williamsville, N.Y.

August 7, 2011

According to an article in the Albanyherald.com, Hardware, Bolts, Tools and Tillage celebrated the grand opening of a new store in Albany, Ga., Friday.

Known as HBT, the company was founded in Tifton, Ga., in 1981. Its motto is, "We doze, but we never close," the article reported.

July 5, 2011

According to an article in the Shawangunk Journal, a manager of an Ace Hardware store in Ellenville, N.Y., stands accused of stealing $14,000 from the store over a period of about six months.

March 23, 2011

According to an article in the postbulletin.com, and old Hollywood Video store in Rochester, Minn., will soon be converted into the city's fourth Arrow Ace Hardware location.

Owner Dave Neiman, who reportedly owns stores in Byron, Owatonna, Northfield, Mankato, Shakopee, Chaska and St. Peter, said the store is expected to open in June. 



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