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On the Record: Feb. 4, 2016


Paul D. Maurer was named 2015 Entercom Sales Club top account executive at a company awards dinner recently. Maurer has been a radio marketing consultant for more than 30 years. He is also founder and chairman of Re-Tree Western New York.


The New York State Restaurant Association named Sean Regan president of its Western New York chapter. Regan is general manager of food service operations for the Buffalo Bisons.


Cohen & Lombardo associate Erin Molisani was appointed to the board of directors for the Defense Trial Lawyers Association of Western New York for a three-year term.

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Big Brothers Big Sisters of Erie County won a $10,000 grant in the First Niagara Foundation’s Mentoring Matters Grant Giveaway. The organization won an online voting competition over seven other finalists. Six other finalists, including the Northtown Boys and Girls Club in Buffalo, each won a $1,000 grant.


Community Bank received honors in three categories in the latest MSR Best in Retail Banking Awards. Community Bank received top honors in the ease of doing business and trust categories and was also awarded the silver category for the net advocacy rating, which spotlights banks for ease of doing business and for consistently delivering a problem-free customer experience.


Title: Method of operation of a multi-layer-multi-turn structure for high efficiency wireless communication

No.: 9,232,893

Inventors: Frysz, Christine A. (Orchard Park); Singh, Vinit (Austin, Texas)

Assignee: NuCurrent Inc. (Chicago, Ill.)

Date issued: Jan. 12, 2016


Title: EMI filtered co-connected hermetic feedthrough, feedthrough capacitor and leadwire assembly for an active implantable medical device

No.: 9,233,253

Inventors: Stevenson, Robert A. (Canyon County); Marzano, Thomas (East Amherst); Seitz, Keith W. (Clarence Center); Winn, Steven W. (Lancaster); Frysz, Christine A. (Orchard Park); Brendel, Richard L. (Carson City, Nev.); Woods, Jason (Carson City, Nev.); Frustaci, Dominick J. (Williamsville); Tang, Xiaohong (Williamsville); Thiebolt, William C. (Tonawanda)

Assignee: Greatbatch Ltd. (Clarence)

Date issued: Jan. 12, 2016