Seeking candidates for a Western New York Business Hall of Fame

Business First is soliciting nominations for a new program to honor the greatest entrepreneurs in the history of the Buffalo area. The Western New York Business Hall of Fame will recognize the region’s preeminent business leaders and innovators from the 1800s to the present. A permanent exhibit in the Buffalo History Museum will commemorate the honorees. The public is encouraged to submit candidates’ names by email to wnyhalloffame@bizjournals.com. A panel of local historians will meet later…

USA Hockey rolls out Bills-themed jersey for outdoor game

On Flag Day, USA Hockey unveiled a different kind of red, white and blue that the 2018 U.S. National Junior Team will wear on Dec. 29 at New Era Field against Canada. The colors will primarily reflect that of the Buffalo Bills — the National Football League team that also calls New Era Field its home. Officials noted the jersey utilizes large numbers on the front and back, similar to that of an NFL jersey. The main color of the jersey is the same blue utilized by the Bills. “This jersey will…