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On the Record / July 14, 2016


M&T Bank promoted Matthew A. Cohen to Administrative Vice President. Cohen received a Bachelor’s degree in economics from Colgate University and a Master of Business Administration from Columbia Business School. He has been with M&T for six years.


Colin Tedesco, P.A., has joined Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center’s primary care medical staff. Tedesco, a Niagara University graduate, completed his master’s degree in the physician assistant program at D’Youville College and had clinical experience in a variety of specialties.

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Astronics Corporation announced that the new EmPower in-seat power system has been selected by three major airlines in Asia for installations scheduled for 2017-2021. These recent selections will place in-seat power in more than 230 additional aircraft serving the Asia Pacific region.


The Greater Buffalo United Accountable Healthcare Network and the Greater Buffalo United Independent Physician Association have teamed up with VisualDx for better accuracy in diagnosing patients. VisualDx is a Web-based decision support system that provides medical images and peer-reviewed expert information to improve and speed up diagnosing while a patient is in the office.


Title: Dynamic radius

No.: 9,391,969

Inventors: Hughes, Jeffrey W. (Green Mountain Falls, Colo.); Bates, Andrew L. (Peyton, Colo.); Allison, Jared M. (Amherst)

Assignee: Verizon Patent and Licensing Inc. (Basking Ridge, N.J.)

Date issued: July 12, 2016


Title: Light emitting diode

No.: 9,391,241

Inventors: Wityak, George M. (Albuquerque, N.M.); Duckham, Alan (Orchard Park)

Assignee: Materion Corp. (Mayfield Heights, Ohio)

Date issued: July 12, 2016