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On the Record / March 19, 2016


Niagara University named Christopher R. Coyer, Christopher J. Feeney, John A. Rieger, and John P. Rumschik to its board of trustees. Coyer is a financial services professional with Transamerica Financial Advisors; Feeney serves as executive vice president and chief financial officer for Delaware North. Rieger is national managing partner of the financial services tax practice at Deloitte, and Rumschik is president and chief operating officer of M&T Insurance Agency.


The American Association of Teachers of French presented Bonnie Gordon Flickinger the 2015 “Friend of French” award. Flickinger, Brenda Benzin and Jean Francois Gounard were founding members of the Buffalo-Lille Association. Flickinger has given many lectures for the organization on French history, art, architecture, fashion and horticulture. She teaches courses on French artists and French history at the Chautauqua Institution in the summer season was the featured speaker at the annual meeting of the Huguenot Society of America in New York City last year.

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ColoCrossing, a data center, cloud computing and managed IT services company with data centers throughout the United States, has completed phase one of its data center build at its new facility in Buffalo at 325 Delaware Ave.


Max Global has signed on as a U-Haul neighborhood dealer at 822 Walden Ave. The location, owned by Mohamed Elwaseem, will offer U-Haul trucks, towing equipment, support rental items and in-store pickup for boxes. Hours of operation for U-Haul rentals are 9 a.m.-9 p.m. every day. After-hours drop-off is available for customer convenience.


Title: System for sensing human movement and methods of using the same

No.: 9,278,271

Inventors: Pelletter, Michael J. (Fredonia)

Date issued: March 8, 2016


Title: D750,924

No.: Infant swing frame

Inventors: Van Huystee, Maarten (Lancaster); Crane, Kevin (Orchard Park); Huntsberger, Kurt J. (Arcade)

Assignee: Mattel Inc. (El Segundo, Calif.)

Date issued: March 8, 2016

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