Chiampou Travis Besaw and Kershner, an Amherst accounting firm, named Jill Brehm a staff accountant. Brehm is a graduate of Niagara University and was previously associated with DiDonato Knox and Associates.
The New York Power Authority appointed Lou Paonessa community relations manager at the Niagara Power Project. Paonessa most recently was public relations director at Niagara County Community College. He is a St. Bonaventure University graduate.
Goldberg Segalla founding partner Thomas F. Segalla was appointed chair of USLAW NETWORK's Insurance Committee. The network is comprised of select AV-rated law firms throughout the United States.
Amherst Alarm residential systems project manager Wesley Ribbeck achieved Certified Professional Installer designation and residential system sales and design manager Thomas Creenan achieved Certified Professional Designer designation by the Custom Electronic Design and Installation Association.
Frederiksen Development recently acquired the Williams House at 249 North St. in Buffalo. The structure, formerly proposed as the site of the Mark Twain Museum, will be completely renovated to include eight luxury residential apartments. Units -- including studio, one- and two-bedroom lofts in a traditional Victorian decor -- are planned to be available in June 2008. Additional information is available at email@example.com or 628-7777
Sleep Inn Buffalo/Amherst, 75 Innkeepers Lane, received the Gold Hospitality Award from Choice Hotels International, franchisor of the Sleep Inn hotel brand. The Gold Hospitality Award is presented annually to hotels that exceed Choice's quality assurance standards.
NCAComp Inc., a workers' compensation services provider, was named administrator of the Manufacturers Self-Insurance Trust Fund. The firm is located in downtown Buffalo in the Rand Building.
Allstate Insurance Co. recently opened a new office in Getzville, independently owned and operated by agent Tim Secrist. Located at 2357 Millersport Highway, the agency offers a complete line of insurance products and services. The agency can be reached by calling 639-1450.
Title: "Progress bar with multiple portions"
Inventors: Poslinski, Thomas (Elma); Ryal, Kim Annon (Mason, Mich.)
Assignee: Sony Corp. (Tokyo) Sony Electronics (Park Ridge, N.J.)
Date issued: Nov. 6, 2007