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Name: Elisabeth M. Rossow Who she is: Attorney and public defender who represents poor and marginalized people accused of crimes. The North Tonawanda native graduated from City University of New York (CUNY) School of Law in 2013 and currently represents cases for the Assigned Counsel Program and handles criminal appeals. What she's wearing: Vintage Louis Féraud suit …

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Name: Stephen Seerey, 61. Who he is: Assistant branch manager, M&T Bank, Elmwood Plaza Branch, 709 Elmwood Ave. He has been with M&T for 13 years; eight years at this branch location. What he's wearing: Suit from the 1905 Collection at Jos. A. Bank; no iron Supima cotton pinpoint dress shirt from Lands' End; bow tie from J. Savage Goods of Buffalo, a gift pur…

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Name: Anne Marie Biron, 38. Who she is: Owner of Four Honey Bees Cottage, a gift and home furnishings store at 306 Main St., East Aurora. The Western New York native is mother of four,  ages 8 to 14. What she's wearing:  Opting for a dressy look, she wore a black lace jumpsuit from a boutique in Armonk, N.Y.; dangling earrings from her store, and red-soled black pump…

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Name: Hayley Carrow-Janecki, 31. Who she is: Fine artist specializing in oil painting and textiles; owner of Ró, a shop at 732 Elmwood Ave. in the Elmwood Village featuring mid-century authentic and inspired home decor. The Western New York native graduated from Alfred University with a bachelor of fine arts degree. She and her husband, contractor Nick Janecki, live in …

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Name: Dan Urtz, 27. Who he is: Buffalo resident and actor who plays Charlie Brown in the Theatre of Youth production of “A Charlie Brown Christmas” (Dec. 1-16). A native of Verona, N.Y., he graduated from Niagara University in 2014 with a bachelor of fine arts degree in theatre performance and has been acting in and around Buffalo ever since. What he’s wearing: "Laby…

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Name: Caitlin Deibel, 31. Who she is: Marketing manager at Frank Lloyd Wright’s Martin House, 125 Jewett Parkway, since 2016. She has a bachelor of fine arts degree in fashion design from Syracuse University, with a minor in communications. She’s also a visual artist. What she’s wearing: A Pendleton quilted barn coat with plaid lining from eBay; First Standard Co. me…

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Name: Erin Lalley-Bauer, 31. Who she is: Owner of Fern Croft Floral, 291 Bryant St. The Hamburg native graduated from the Art Institute of Boston and has a background in graphic design. She has a 7-year-old daughter, Bayla Bauer. What she’s wearing: Suzie Winkle blouse from August Market, East Aurora; black jeans from Everlane.com; boots from Clarks, Walden Galleria;…

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Name: Alessio Alessandro Yots, age 2 (in human years). Who he is: A 13.9-pound Havanese pup and social media star with a wardrobe to match. A former shelter dog, he lives in the Mattress Factory Lofts in Buffalo’s Hamlin Park Historic District with Louise and Tom Yots. He is photographed daily in one of Tom Yots’ “Adventure with Alessio” Facebook posts – always with a B…

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Name: Mary Jean Jakubowski, 57. Who she is: Library director of the Buffalo & Erie County Public Library system since June 2011. She joined the system in 1992 as a librarian and has since held a variety of positions, including chief operating officer and human resources officer. She graduated from Medaille College and holds a master’s degree in information and libra…

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Name: Novi Paluch, 44. What she does: Founder/owner of Sasmita Batik Indonesia, which has been in the Market Arcade, 617 Main St., for eight years. The boutique specializes in handmade clothing, jewelry, fabrics and crafts from home industries mostly in Indonesia but also Cambodia and Thailand. A native of Indonesia, she lives in North Buffalo with her husband, Rocky. S…

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Name: Donald J. Siuta, 67. Who he is: Founder/director/owner of Art Dialogue Gallery, which he opened in 1984. An artist, Siuta helped establish Western New York Artists Group in the mid-1990s and is director of its Artists Group Gallery. He has served on various committees and boards, including the Buffalo Society of Artists and the Buffalo Arts Commission, where he he…

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Name:  Lizzy Dugan, 39. Who she is: Owner of Salon Elizabeth, Elma. Professional hair and makeup artist specializing in bridal beauty. Member of Buffalo Indie Weddings. Grew up in Clarence/Lancaster area. Married to Mike Dugan, high school sweetheart from Clarence High School. English Mastiff lover. What she is wearing: Peplum dress from Buffalo-based Made by Anatomy…

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Name: Carrie Smigelski, 35. Who she is: The Lockport native is assistant manager of purchasing at New Era Cap Co. She graduated from Lockport High School and Indiana University, where she earned a degree in journalism and apparel merchandising. She has a fashion blog called Buffalo Blonde. What she’s wearing: Floral wrap dress by Sadie & Sage, purchased for about…

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Name: Jeremy Besch, 43. Who he is: Head of school at the Park School of Buffalo in Snyder since July. The Buffalo native began as an English teacher at Park in 2003 and has served as dean of students, head of Upper School (grades 9 to 12) and assistant head of school. An outdoor enthusiast, he is a graduate of St. Joseph’s Collegiate Institute, Canisius College and Daem…