Clarence Community Education, "Legal Survival for Landlords" course, 6 to 9:30 p.m., Clarence High School, Learning Assistance Center, 9625 Main St., Clarence. Speaker: Robert Friedman, attorney/author will discuss terrorists, evictions, leases, small claims court, discrimination laws, civil liability, insurance, security deposits, elderly tenants, drugs, debt collection and lead paint. Registration, call 407-9001 or visit: www.clarenceschools.org.
The Buffalo law firm of Watson, Bennett, Colligan, Johnson and Schechter named Kristin Langdon Arcuri partner. With the firm since 2001, Arcuri heads the firm's Matrimonial and Family Law Department.
Alfred University named Norman Pollard dean of students. Pollard most recently served as director of the Counseling and Student Development Center at the university more than 13 years.
Hodgson Russ partner Harry G. Meyer served as program chair for the New York State Bar Association Real Property Law Section's annual meeting recently in Manhattan. A member of the law firm's Real Estate and Finance Practice Group and the Buffalo Anti-Flipping Task Force, Meyer also was a recent guest on WNED-AM's Law Line where he answered questions about the task force.
The PCA Group, an information technology service company in Cheektowaga, named Steven D. Szubinski managing partner. Szubinski, co-owner of the company, previously served as chief marketing officer. He a graduate of Erie County Community College and the University at Buffalo.
The New York State Bar Association elected Paul J. Suozzi chair of its Torts, Insurance and Compensation Law Section. Suozzi, a partner at the Buffalo law firm, heads its Governmental Tort Liability and Medical Malpractice groups.
Renaldo Sales and Service of North Collins, a agricultural equipment and propane gas storage tank dolly manufacturer, contracted with Keithly-Williams Seeds to allow the Yuma, Arizona-based company to distribute and service its complete line of agricultural equipment and replacement parts.
Gibraltar Industries, a manufacturer, processor and distributor of metals and other engineered materials for the building products, vehicular and industrials markets, retained FB Displays and Design, a Williamsville event marketing solution provider, to design and create a marketing display booth for its Thermal Processing Division.
The Western New York Alarm Association donated approximately $500 in new toys to the Buffalo Salvation Army for distribution to WNY families in need of holiday assistance. The toys were collected during the association's third annual holiday toy drive at its December meeting.
Title: "Security system incorporating a single modular unit motion sensor"
Inventors: Saleh, Rameez (Yale University, New Haven, Conn.); Klemic, James Frank (New Haven, Conn.); Lubow, Abigail (Baltimore, Md.); Meras, Mark (Amherst)
Date issued: Jan. 31, 2006
Title: "Temperature sensitive control of liposome-cell adhesion"
Inventors: Hui, Sek Wen (Williamsville); Sen, Arindam (Williamsville)
Assignee: Health Research Inc. (Buffalo)
Date issued: Jan. 31, 2006