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Erie County Executive Mark Poloncarz is blasting New Era for the layoffs announced by the sports cap company one day after its federal jobs subsidies ran out.

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Union workers and elected leaders gathered outside New Era Field in Orchard Park Saturday to protest New Era's decision to close its Derby plant.

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A local congressman is vowing to help New Era Cap Company work through tariff concerns, as he hopes to convince them to abandon a plan to close its Derby manufacturing plant. But another congressman thinks the problem isn't in Washington, but in Albany.

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Evans Supervisor Mary Hosler says she would like to talk to New Era CEO Chris Koch to see what might be done to help workers who will lose their jobs in the closing the Derby cap manufacturing plant. The closing comes as the company only this year used up its tax benefits and tax breaks to be liable for full property taxes on the facility.

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New Era Cap Company says it is considering ending operations at its plant in Derby, effective in March. The facility employs more than 200 people.

The Chicago Cubs' first World Series win in more than a century could be a big economic win for one Western New York company.

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New Era, the Buffalo-headquartered maker of popular sports caps, is launching its largest line of National Football League hats since securing a license with the league in 2012. The hats will all be made in Western New York by more than 250 employees inside New Era's Derby factory.

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The Buffalo Bills and New Era Cap made it official Thursday. The Orchard Park-based stadium in which the pro football team plays is known as New Era Field for at least the next seven years.

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The Buffalo Bills will formally unveil the new name of Ralph Wilson Stadium Thursday morning. Starting this season, the Orchard Park facility will be known as New Era Field.

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At the end of today's Super Bowl, a champion will be crowned, crowned with a cap made by New Era.

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The new John R. Oishei Children's Hospital has received a major gift from a Buffalo-based apparel maker. New Era is donating $2 million to complete a special lounge for patients and their families.

With New Era gift, Roswell expansion to proceed

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A large gift from a Buffalo-based company has capped off 'The Campaign to Build a Greater Roswell Park.'