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One of my favorite things about the holiday season is that people have a little bit of extra cheer in their hearts, ready to give and share. Charities depend on that giving spirit this time of year. Even though a charity’s needs continue year round, the biggest bulk of their donations are received in November and December. If the spirit moves you to share your weal…

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Rochester City Council members last week rejected a request from developer Robert C. Morgan's company for a $1.5 million loan on a downtown project on Court Street there. The vote was 5-3. At least two of the five members who voted against the loan cited an FBI investigation of Morgan's companies that started in Buffalo. "The investigation was the key factor in my v…

Real Estate Transactions

Following are real estate transactions over $5,000 as listed in records of the Niagara County clerk’s office for the week ending Sept. 29, 2017. CAMBRIA • 4662 Thrall Road, County of Niagara New York to Emily A. Gazy, $60,000. • 5801 Shawnee Road, County of Niagara New York to Haph Properties, $56,000. • 5183 Townline Road, County of Niagara New York to Timot…

Real Estate Transactions

Following are real estate transactions over $5,000 as listed in records of the Erie County clerk’s office for the week ending Oct. 13, 2017. ALDEN • 300 Sullivan Road, Joseph A. Czapla; Susan K. Czapla to Trevor A. Bartlett; Jillian M. Hoerner, $370,000. • 1651 Sandridge Road, Barbara L. Astri; Charles L. Kocher; David G. Kocher; Glen D. Kocher; Lawrence S. Koch…

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A group of residents and business owners in Allentown have an idea for curbing late-night raucous behavior in the neighborhood: No new bars. And when one closes, don't allow another to take its place. Their concerns over large crowds, fights and unruly behavior on late weekend nights were heightened this month after a 37-year-old man was fatally shot outside a bar durin…

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Frank L. Ciminelli II, son of construction executive Louis P. Ciminelli, is leaving LPCiminelli to devote himself to a construction management firm he started in August, he announced Friday in an email to colleagues. Kyle W. Tuttle, a senior vice president at LPCiminelli, has been named president of the company and elected to its board, Frank Ciminelli said. The youn…

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The Episcopal Diocese of Western New York didn't have a prayer at this week's Buffalo Preservation Board meeting. The city agency dealt a blow Thursday to a controversial proposal to convert most of the former Ascension Church in Buffalo into senior housing, voting down the plan that would have brought 28 new apartments to the longtime religious building. The board's…

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Homebuilder Essex Homes has completed the third phase of its newest luxury patio home project in Clarence, as it prepares to move into the final stage of the development. The developer has added 22 lots to the existing Essex Greens at Waterford project, including five that are currently under contract and under construction. That added another $10 million to the overall…

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Pointman announced their most recent hire, Debra Spearing as the vice president of Human Resources. Spearing plans to use her expertise to develop new training initiatives within Pointman’s company.

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Pointman announced Jennifer Hillman has joined the company as the vice president of Marketing. She plans to broaden marketing efforts and expand the marketing team.

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Pointman announced that Charu Kalluri has joined their team as the vice president of product. She will use her experience in engineering and marketing in her new role to streamline product new release goals and timelines.

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Robert Healy, director of veterans services at Niagara University, has been named vice president of the New York State Advisory Council on Military Education. Its goal is to promote and support quality education programs that are available to military-aligned students and Department of Defense civilians stationed in New York state.

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Gastroenterology Associates announced that Dr. Craig Keller has joined the practice. Dr. Keller received his undergraduate degree as well as completed his residency and Gastroenterology Fellowship programs at the University of Buffalo.

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Gastroenterology Associates announced that Dr. Benjamin Schaus has joined the practice. A Canisius College graduate, he received his medical education at the New York College of Osteopathic Medicine and completed a community-based Osteopathic Gastroenterology fellowship at Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine, Erie, PA.

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Alanna Burt was named major gifts officer at Niagara University. Burt most recently spent time as a senior annual giving officer with the University at Buffalo. She has also held positions at Ontario College of Art and Design, McMaster and Cornell universities.