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Catholic Health to Build New Headquarters Downtown

BUFFALO, N.Y. -- Catholic Health is making a big move that will bring hundreds of jobs to downtown Buffalo.

It announced Thursday that it's going to build a new $46 million administrative and regional training facility in downtown Buffalo.

Over 700 people will work at the headquarters on Genesee Street between Elm and Oak.

The city invested $3.8 million in state funds toward this project.

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Extra Firefighters Needed to Fight S. Division Street Fire

BUFFALO, N.Y. - Extra firefighters were needed to bring a large vacant house fire under control early Thursday morning in the city's Clinton-Fillmore neighborhood.

The fire broke out around 2:20 a.m. on the upper 700 block of South Division Street.

Division Chief Michael Biasillo tells 2 On Your Side's Jim Herr that heavy fire was found in a rear garage and the 2 ½-story house when firefighters arrived.

Investigators are looking into exactly where the fire may have started.

No one was hurt.

The house is said to be a total loss and emergency demolition has been order to bring the unsafe structure down.

Biasillo estimates damage to the house to be $50,000.

Final Touches Before Unveiling of Sabres Alumni Plaza

BUFFALO, NY - Crews were putting together the final touches Thursday in preparation of the official unveiling of the Buffalo Sabres' Alumni Plaza.

The unveiling ceremony will take place Friday night at 7pm.

The centerpiece of the new plaza will be a 10-foot bronze statue of the French Connection.

PHOTO GALLERYFinal Touches Before Unveiling Sabres' Alumni Plaza

Last week, former Sabres' players Gilbert Perreault and Rene Robert were on hand as Sabres officials showed off a few of the brick plates that will adorn Alumni Plaza.

Seneca Niagara Casino & Hotel Hosts Fall Job Fair on October 20

Seneca Niagara Casino & Hotel Hosts Fall Job Fair on October 20

Seneca Niagara Casino & Hotel will host a Fall Job Fair on Saturday, Oct. 20, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Seneca Niagara Events Center in Niagara Falls.  Recruiters will be available to meet with job-seekers for 50 available part-time, full-time and casual positions.

Job openings are available for the gaming, resort operations, and food and beverage sectors of the casino.  Most positions are for part-time and casual employment, but a few full-time positions also are available with Seneca Gaming Corporation.  Prospective employees are encouraged to bring copies of a resume, dress professionally and be prepared for on-the-spot interviews.

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HEALTHeLINK recognizes Erie County primary care practices

HEALTHeLINK recognizes Erie County primary care practices

In its ongoing efforts to assist practices in utilizing technology to improve the quality and coordination of patient care, HEALTHeLINK recently recognized the achievements of 59 primary care practices, including 37 in Erie County, that have reached Patient Centered Medical Home (PCMH) certification from the National Committee for Quality Assurance by using Western New York’s clinical information exchange. With the support of a New York State Health Care Efficiency and Affordability Law (HEAL) Phase 10 grant, which was awarded to HEALTHeLINK, these practices used PCMH standards to organize care around their patients, utilize technology wherever possible, and work with other health care professionals to coordinate and track care over time, including arranging for appropriate care with other qualified providers as needed.

Attention! Designer Bootcamp Comes to Buffalo

Attention! Designer Bootcamp Comes to Buffalo

Her 11, Gethebuzz716 and Connecting fashion worlds announces the immediate availability of workshop Designer bootcamp 101 and Model Bootcamp 101 which allows emerging Fashion designers and Model access to designers, Fashion professors, models scouts/agencies and fashion industry leaders with knowledge of the fashion industry. Designer Boot camp 101 provides emerging Designers and Models with resources, training and development, to support its growth and profitability. 

Senator Kennedy Calls for Senate Hearing on Future of Buffalo Skyway

With the DOT planning to spend over $110M in maintenance, Kennedy calls for hearing to ensure DOT's plan considers long-term best interest of Buffalo

Kennedy says removal of Skyway will provide economic boost to Buffalo and cost-savings for taxpayers; calls for hearing to examine DOT's future plans

Kennedy: Skyway's Sky-high Maintenance Costs Make it a Bad Investment