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On the Record / July 8, 2016


Tops Friendly Markets Grand Island store manager Patty Bianco was named a finalist for the 2016 Food Marketing Institute’s Store Manager of the Year. Bianco was one of just 10 finalists for the award among 85 nominations made this year, and was one of three finalists for the award in her category of U.S.-based grocers with 50 to 199 stores.


Clean Air Coalition of WNY promoted Natasha Soto to lead community organizer. Soto recently graduated from the 14-week Harvard Kennedy School Executive Education program, “Leadership, Organizing and Action: Leading Change.” A graduate of the University at Buffalo, she has been with Clean Air since 2011. Also, the agency named Brian Borncamp a community organizer.

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J. Fitzgerald Group announced the non-profit organizations that will receive free advertising and marketing services in the ninth annual Western New York area CreateAthon. The 24-hour creative marathon will be held from July 28 to 29. The organizations benefiting are: Stella Niagara Education Park, Kenan Center, Equi-Star, Family & Children Services of Niagara, Inkukuleko, Lockport Historic Palace Theatre, Community Missions of Niagara Frontier, Neighborhood Health Center, Second Generation Theatre Company, Kevin Guest House, Youth Mentoring Services of Niagara County, the Buffalo Green Fund, and S.E.R.V. Niagara.


Westermeier Martin Dental Care Northtowns Office celebrated its grand opening recently at 3500 Sheridan Drive in Amherst. Westermeier Martin Dental Care has served the region for more than 80 years.


Title: Dual circuit refrigerant condenser

No.: 9,372,019

Inventors: Allan, Lisa A. (Lockport); Alonge Jr., Nicholas J. (East Amherst); Hammer, Mark R. (Getzville); Filonczuk, Timothy J. (Williamsville); Wright, William D. (Newfane); Glenn, Judd W. (Cornelius, N.C.); Joshi, Shrikant M. (Williamsville); Hambruch, Joel T. (Newfane); Salais, Rogelio (Juarez, Mexico)

Assignee: MAHLE International GmbH (Stuttgart, Germany)

Date issued: June 21, 2016


Title: Compressor waste heat driven cooling system

No.: 9,372,022

Inventors: Czechowski, Edward S. (Orchard Park)

Assignee: Ingersoll-Rand Co. (Davidson, N.C.)

Date issued: June 21, 2016