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WNY Mobile Steam & Maker Lab Powered By AT&T Unveiled for Urban Schools

WNY Mobile Steam & Maker Lab Powered By AT&T Unveiled for Urban Schools

Innovative initiative is a collaboration of Computers For Children, WNY STEM Hub and AT&T to ensure more students have the opportunity to experience STEAM and makerspace educational opportunities    

Daemen’s Paralegal Program Earns ABA Approval

Daemen’s Paralegal Program Earns ABA Approval

AMHERST, N.Y. – Daemen College’s Paralegal Studies Program has been granted approval by the American Bar Association, making it one of only two ABA-approved college programs in the Buffalo Niagara region.

Following an extensive evaluation process, the seven-year approval for Daemen’s program was awarded by the ABA Standing Committee on Paralegals. The college’s paralegal studies program was determined to have met rigorous requirements in curriculum, faculty selection and instruction, quality of student work, and support by administration and the legal community.

“Designation as an ABA-approved program is a key milestone that speaks to the exceptional quality of our paralegal studies program,” said Dr. Michael Brogan, vice president for academic affairs and dean of the college. “We are proud of this achievement and the program’s commitment to academic excellence in educating future paralegal professionals.”

NOCO Express celebrates grand opening of newest City of Buffalo store

NOCO Express celebrates grand opening of newest City of Buffalo store

Today, NOCO Express officially celebrated the grand opening of its newest City of Buffalo location at 2058 Delaware Avenue, at the corner of Amherst Street. The family-owned and locally-operated gasoline convenience chain purchased the former Sunoco location in 2016 and recently completed an extensive three month interior and exterior remodel.  The store, which was closed during the renovations, debuts a complete redesign and new fuel assets in addition to enhanced fresh and convenient food offerings.

 

“As a company founded and based right here in Western New York, we are excited to open our third Express location within the City of Buffalo,” said Jim DeFilippis, vice president and general manager, NOCO Express. “NOCO continues to grow and enhance our convenience store model to provide our guests with more on-the-go amenities to meet their changing fuel and fresh food needs.”

 

Homeowners Can Reap the Financial Benefits of Solar Energy

Homeowners Can Reap the Financial Benefits of Solar Energy

Whether you’re putting an addition on your house or simply giving the interior a fresh coat of paint, there’s nothing like the feeling of achievement that comes with the completion of a home improvement project. Now imagine if that completed project also resulted in significant energy savings, putting more cash into your pocket and less pollution into the environment. 

Does that sound too good to be true? Well, it’s not. Welcome to the world of solar energy.

Mary Queen of Angels School Seeks Business Sponsorships for Educational Programs

Mary Queen of Angels School Seeks Business Sponsorships for Educational Programs

Mary Queen of Angels School, providing a quality Catholic education for students from Cheektowaga, Buffalo and several surrounding suburbs, is seeking to build corporate partnerships by offering five unique educational sponsorship opportunities.

The school is currently seeking sponsors for its science lab, digital media arts, music and the arts, STREAM (Science, Technology, Religion, Engineering, Arts, Mathematics), and professional development program.

TM Montante Development unveils first residential units at Gates Circle

TM Montante Development unveils first residential units at Gates Circle

TM Montante Development today unveiled two new luxury apartments that are ready for immediate occupancy as part of their overall Gates Circle Redevelopment Project in Buffalo, NY. 

The residential units located at 40 Gates Circle include a three-bedroom apartment, which is approximately 2,040 square feet in size with a fireplace, in-suite laundry, a den with three walls of windows, and an unparalleled view of Gates Circle.  The first floor unit is a 780 square foot one bedroom.  Both units have nine-foot ceilings, private outdoor patio space, new kitchens with quartz countertops, stainless steel appliances and built in cabinetry, and include on-site parking.  

The units are available for immediate occupancy and rents range from $1200 to $2500 per month, including amenities and parking.     

Ring in the New Year with ‘I Bang Down a Silver Bell,’ a Unique Collection of Poems

Ring in the New Year with ‘I Bang Down a Silver Bell,’ a Unique Collection of Poems

No Frills Buffalo has published a new book of poems from local author Tommy Blake. “I Bang Down a Silver Bell” is a collection of 14 poems written by Blake, who grew up in Buffalo. He was born deaf and with cerebral palsy. 

The poems were written over the past several years, a period of time that coincided with Blake regaining his hearing through cochlear implants, resulting in a wonderfully lyrical outburst that already has delighted readers around Western New York. Tommy Blake is the brother of journalist/author Rich Blake, who wrote the foreword to Tommy’s book.