OKLAHOMA CITY -- Fleming Cos. here said last week it is closing its Buffalo division, a move that will leave nearly 400 workers at Fleming's Cheektowaga, N.Y., distribution center without a job. ximately 200 supermarkets. A Fleming spokesman said the decision to close the Buffalo division dates back to December 1998, when the company began consolidating operations. The Cheektowaga facility was the last operating vestige of the wholesale food empire founded by S.M. Flickinger in Buffalo in ...

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