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National Grid Makes Major Investment in Entrepreneurship Programs with UB and Launch NY

National Grid Makes Major Investment in Entrepreneurship Programs with UB and Launch NY

CleanTech Incubation grants provided to help promote and grow entrepreneurship throughout the region

National Grid today became the first company in Western New York to commit direct support to the University at Buffalo’s (UB) newly launched High-Tech Entrepreneurship Opportunity Program, designed to promote innovation and growth in entrepreneurship throughout the region by directly supporting companies in their earliest business formation stage when bringing new technology, products and services to the marketplace. 

Labatt Blue Wingman Hockey Tournament to Debut at National Buffalo Wing Festival

 Labatt Blue Wingman Hockey Tournament to Debut at National Buffalo Wing Festival

             It doesn’t get much more “Buffalo” than chicken wings, Labatt Blue Beer and ice hockey - which is why Labatt Blue is helping combine all three by bringing the ice…outdoors…in the summer.

            On Saturday, August 31, the first-ever Labatt Blue Wingman Hockey Tournament will take place at the National Buffalo Wing Festival from noon to 9 p.m. at Coca-Cola Field. Eight teams have been pre-selected to compete in this two-on-two, closed tournament. All participating teams are of intermediate to advanced level play and most participated in the inaugural Labatt Blue Buffalo Pond Hockey Tournament back in 2008.

The Belle Center Appoints Lucy A. Candelario As Executive Director

The Belle Center Appoints Lucy A. Candelario As Executive Director
The Belle Center Appoints Lucy A. Candelario As Executive Director

After a year without a permanent Executive Director, The Belle Center looks to a familiar face to steer the community agency into new phases of growth.

CLERK’S “THANK-A-VET” DISCOUNT CARD PROGRAM SIGNS-ON 500TH BUSINESS

CLERK’S “THANK-A-VET” DISCOUNT CARD PROGRAM SIGNS-ON 500TH BUSINESS

                      Industry leader will also offer job and business opportunities to veterans

No Frills Buffalo Publishes ‘The Leaving,’ Announces Florida Expansion

No Frills Buffalo Publishes ‘The Leaving,’ Announces Florida Expansion

 

“The Leaving,” a fiction novel by Boston, N.Y. resident John McGlarry, is the latest release from Buffalo-based No Frills Buffalo publishing company.

A 346-page fiction novel that combines murder, sports and 19th century Ireland, “The Leaving” focuses on Liam McGinley, who leaves Donegal, Ireland in 1845 to join his family in New York City. It is a time of starvation and fever as he leaves his grandmother and everything he loves and heads for the ships along with thousands of other desperate people seeking relief. On the road, he encounters the full force of the many displaced people who are emaciated and clad in rags, heading for the holds of the lumber ships for the long voyage to America.

VETTE Block Club to Host Annual Block Sale on Saturday, July 13

VETTE Block Club to Host Annual Block Sale on Saturday, July 13

Portions of all sales will be used for beatification projects within the neighborhood, including sustaining the VETTE’s Trinity/Tupper Grassroots Community organic vegetable garden 

The Virginia, Edward, Trinity, Tupper, Elmwood (VETTE) Block Club, invites all bargain shoppers and treasure hunters to attend the historic neighborhood’s annual block sale, with a portion from all sales going to support the beautification efforts of the neighborhood, including sustaining its one-of-a-kind Grassroots Community Garden. The Block Sale will take place on Saturday, July 13th (rain date, Saturday, July 20th) from 9am-3pm on the beautifully eclectic Trinity Place, between Elmwood Ave. and Virginia St.

Jacobs Launches Electronic Recording of Real Estate Transactions

Jacobs Launches Electronic Recording of Real Estate Transactions