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Better Business Bureau issues scam warning

The Better Business Bureau advises all consumers and small business owners looking to get loans to be on the lookout for a particular scam. Individuals with bad credit or no credit take a short-term risk but most often are taken themselves by advance fee loan scams. According to complaints filed with the Better Business Bureau, victims from Upstate New York […]

Interns sought for governor’s Buffalo office

Gov. David A. Paterson is seeking college-level (undergraduate and graduate) interns to provide assistance and support his Region 1 Buffalo Office. Candidates should have an interest in state and local government. Internships are available for interested students during all semesters and quarters of the school year, including the summer. Students gain firsthand knowledge of the legislative and political process and […]

Women’s Fund event features Emmy winner

Emmy Award-winning congressional correspondent and best-selling author Cokie Roberts will deliver the keynote address at the Western New York Women’s Fund’s second annual “What She’s Made Of” fundraising event from 6 to 8:30 p.m. Wednesday, July 21, at Kleinhans Music Hall. The WNY Women’s Fund is a found that collaborates with organizations on the critical needs affecting women and girls. […]

BNHRA to hold networking on Miss Buffalo II

The Buffalo Niagara Human Resource Association will provide an evening of networking aboard the Miss Buffalo II at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, July 21, at the Erie Basin Marina. Boarding time is 5:30, and departure is 6 p.m. The boat will dock at 8 p.m. The private charter includes networking, food and a disc jockey. The cost is $30 for members […]

Applebee’s to serve free children’s meal on Fourth of July

Applebee’s Neighborhood Grill & Bar restaurants across Western New York are hosting the “Kids Eat Free” event for children ages 10 and younger on Sunday, July 4. Children will be able to choose one free entrée from the following options on the children’s menu: chicken fingers, mini cheeseburger, grilled cheese sandwich, Kraft macaroni and cheese, fried shrimp and a hot […]

In brief

In honor of Independence Day, A New You by Clare & Co., 707 Cayuga Creek Road, Cheektowaga, will offer all military personnel 15 percent off any service during the month of July. The special of the month is a 40-day colorlock keratin treatment for $25 dollars with any hair service. To contact the business, call 893-7900.

People in the news

Depew personal financial specialist Randolph Ashby has been recognized by Allstate Insurance Company for high standards in customer satisfaction, customer retention and financial services sales and has earned an invitation to attend Leaders Forum 2010, where he will meet with top Allstate officers.


Multisorb to benefit from funding

Multisorb Technologies Inc. will soon receive $5 million to expand and renovate its manufacturing facilities in both West Seneca and Cheektowaga. The federal government allocated $17.1 million to Erie County and $7.2 million to the City of Buffalo as part of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009, better known as the federal stimulus bill. Erie County Executive Chris […]