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Attention Employers: Mandatory PERM Password Change Alert

Attention Employers: Mandatory PERM Password Change Alert

 

Attention all employers with Permanent Case Management System (PERM) accounts. As of Aug. 25, 2014, all PERM users must now begin to comply with new password requirements for enhanced security. All PERM users will be required to change their existing passwords within the next 90 calendar days. As cyber threats are becoming increasingly aggressive, the new password standards will now be consistent with Department of Labor and Federal Government standards. 

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No Frills Buffalo Publishes Books on Lackawanna, Poetry

No Frills Buffalo Publishes Books on Lackawanna, Poetry

 

No Frill Buffalo publishing company announces the release of two new book, “City of Steel ... Hearts of Gold: My Lackawanna” by Ralph J. Galanti Jr. and Joanna B. Nervo, and “Malcontent: A Collection of Poems” by Jeffrey Charles Naish.

“City of Steel ... Hearts of Gold” takes place in the City of Lackawanna during the 1930s. It is a story dedicated to the men and women of Lackawanna and is loosely centered around the life and times of one of its prominent citizens, Ralph J. Galanti Sr.

Dog Ears Bookstore to Offer Free ‘Puppy Tales’ Series Beginning Sept. 12

Dog Ears Bookstore to Offer Free ‘Puppy Tales’ Series Beginning Sept. 12

 

Dog Ears Bookstore, a nonprofit neighborhood bookstore located at 688 Abbott Road in South Buffalo, is teaming up with the RealtyUSA West Seneca office to offer a new series of “Puppy Tales” story time sessions beginning Friday, Sept. 12.

Free and open to children ages 2 to 4, Puppy Tales runs from 10:15 to 11 a.m. Fridays for six weeks. Each session includes stories, a craft and snacks. Children must be accompanied by an adult, and 20 registrations will be accepted.

Prospect Hill Tour of Homes Offered by Explore Buffalo

Prospect Hill Tour of Homes Offered by Explore Buffalo

 

A special tour offered by Explore Buffalo from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 20, will take a close look at one of the most historic sections of the city, the Prospect Hill neighborhood featuring beautiful homes on tree-lined streets.

The Prospect Hill neighborhood consists of four areas: Columbus Park, Armory Hill, Fargo Estate and the Cottage District. Homes and other buildings in each of the areas will be open for interior visits.

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12,000 Buffalo construction workers on sites


BUFFALO, NY - On this Labor Day weekend an estimated 12,000 construction workers are employed at building sites around Buffalo.

As you have probably noticed, construction cranes have popped up all over the skyline. That means all those people in hard hats and work boots are putting in the time to build new structures -- from the medical campus, to Harborcenter, to the new Delaware North building, among other projects.

Labor officials say many of those workers make between $40 and $50 an hour. While some are from out of town, many of the workers are local and spend their money here.

Elmwood-Bidwell Farmers Market Lists Sept. 6 Highlights

Elmwood-Bidwell Farmers Market Lists Sept. 6 Highlights

 

The popular Elmwood-Bidwell Farmers Market, featuring nearly 40 vendors selling fresh, seasonal and local produce and products, continues its 15th season on Sept. 6. A program of the Elmwood Village Association, the market is held from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturdays, rain or shine, through Nov. 29. 

Providing musical entertainment on Sept. 6 (weather permitting) will be singer/guitarist Don Z. from 9:30 to 11 a.m, followed by the Nickel City String Band from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Occupying the market’s community tables this Saturday will be the League of Women Voters, Paws Along the Waterfront and the Plein Air Painters.

Joey Chestnut sets World Record in Wing-Eating Competition


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BUFFALO, NY- Number one ranked competitive eater Joey Chestnut won the U.S. Chicken Wing Eating Championship Sunday by eating a world record 192 wings in 12 minutes.

"I started out a little bit slow, the wings were hotter than the usual. It took me a while to get a rhythm," Chestnut said. "But I had a couple burps, I had my rhythm, the crowd was pushing me."

Chestnut's performance breaks the previous world record he set in 2012, when he ate 7.61 pounds of chicken wings in 12 minutes.