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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.

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Claire Crean was named major gifts officer at Niagara University. Crean comes to Niagara after 10 years with the March of Dimes in the positions of executive director of market development, division director and community director.

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David Greenman joined Niagara University as its associate vice president of institutional advancement. He holds a bachelor’s degree from Canisius College.

It’s not exactly Grand Central Terminal, but the newsstand scheduled to open in January will offer a Manhattan touch to a Metro Rail stop opening in Allen-Medical Campus Station. Grab and Go Newsstands Inc. will offer newspapers, coffee, sandwiches, cappucinos, protein shakes and more at a street level stand inside the new station at the base of the $375 million Unive…

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The Center for Hospice & Palliative Care, parent company of Hospice Buffalo, welcomed Roseann McAnulty as chief operations officer. McAnulty’s role will begin with oversight of all non-clinical operations and evolve with time.

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Goldberg Segalla added associate Samantha Catone to the firm’s General Liability Practice Group in Buffalo. Catone focuses on defending large, nationally prominent retailers, malls, manufacturers, and food and beverage franchises and their insurers. She was previously a law clerk with the firm.

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Gateway Longview recently announced the promotion of Derek Kise to Director of Lynde School. As director, Kise will oversee approximately 100 staff, providing guidance and support as they maintain a solution-focused and trauma-informed environment for 150 students from more than 30 local school districts.

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FORT ERIE , Ont. – A Democratic  fundraiser with close ties to Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo sees tranquil days ahead for the once bitterly divided Peace Bridge Authority as he takes a leadership position on the bi-national panel. Kenneth A. Manning, an engineer by training and partner in the Phillips Lytle law firm, succeeds Sam Hoyt as vice chairman of the bridge governing …

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Buffalo police and firefighters said a "suspicious package" containing white powder was mailed to the law offices of Cellino and Barnes in Main Place Tower today. Deputy Fire Commissioner Johnathan Eaton said it was not believed to be a harmful substance but the 25th floor was quarantined during the investigation as a precaution. The rest of the building remained open. …

Orchard Park athletic footwear store, Runner’s Roost, has been purchased by long time employee Michelle Fox. In a straight up stock sales, Fox has acquired one-hundred percent of the stock of D.J.B Shoes, Inc., the parent company of Runner’s Roost.