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Local Jewelry Designer Featured at B.A.G.

Local Jewelry Designer Featured at B.A.G.

Local Jewelry designer Tamora lee has its site on becoming the next big thing in the accessories world. The Buffalo based company  was just featured at SBFW Feb 10. which is one of the top five must attend events during NY fashion week. The company is being featured at Brooklyn fashion week 2013 B.A.G expo feb 16 & 17 in Brooklyn NY. Look for Tamora lee Jewelry in upcoming videos from Lebanon artist Rakans as well as XXL magazine feature. The company  just got a contract to design accessories for luxury denim Brand Her11 which is set to launch late 2013. Tamora Lee Jewerly designs eco- friendly jewelry & accessories its motto “Let us cater to that accessory lover in you”  To find out more on Tamora lee jewelry or to shop go to tamoralee.com and follow them on facebook at Tamoraleejewelry or twitter @tamoralee. If you are in the NYC area this weekend stop by B.A.G expo in Brooklyn

Marsha Henderson Reflects on Buffalo Niagara Partnership's Past, Future

Marsha Henderson Reflects on Buffalo Niagara Partnership's Past, Future

As the Buffalo Niagara Partnership marks the 20th anniversary of its 1993 formation, we’re catching up with former Partnership board chairs to get their thoughts on the organization’s leading role in Buffalo Niagara’s evolving economy.   Today, we’re sitting down with Marsha Henderson, who served as Partnership board chair from 2003-2005 while she was WNY district president at KeyBank.  This is the first part in our series which will run throughout 2013.

How did you first become involved with the Partnership?

On Monday, Don’t Confuse Obama with MLK

On Monday, Don’t Confuse Obama with MLK

On Monday, Don’t Confuse Obama with MLK

by

Dr. Henry Louis Taylor

 

Buffalo State is a Safe Place to Study, Work and Visit

Buffalo State is a Safe Place to Study, Work and Visit

By President Aaron Podolefsky

Over the past several weeks, concerns regarding the safety of Buffalo State’s college community have been raised mainly in response to media attention that’s been given to off- and on-campus security incidents involving our students that have occurred during the fall semester. The cumulative impact of these events has resulted in a misperception about the safety of our campus and has overshadowed the fact that Buffalo State is a safe place to study, work and visit.

Buffalo State is an open urban 125-acre campus, connected to and surrounded by the City of Buffalo’s West Side neighborhoods. Located in the heart of the city’s vibrant museum district in the Elmwood-Grant corridor, our faculty and staff members and students are proud to work and live in such a culturally rich and diverse city that’s home to an array of cultural and recreational activities.

Quarter Life Crisis, Anyone?

Quarter Life Crisis, Anyone?

There are times when I feel as if my life is nothing but one futile attempt after another at having some sort of a 'real' life. Do you ever feel that way, or is it just me?

Upon further examination, the logical voice in my head (who I rarely listen to) told me this is simply because I'm in that "in-between" time... The time between college and career... The time between single and married... between being a young woman and a mother...

A feeling of disbelief followed this train of thought. My life is happening right now. It's always happening, every moment.. the idea that I'm somehow suspended in limbo for a few years after college seems unrealistic. Further, to think that my life doesn't really 'begin' til I have a career and am married with kids enrages me.

High Taxes Demand Healthy Smoking Alternatives

High Taxes Demand Healthy Smoking Alternatives

In light of research by RTI International that smokers in NY often spend 25 percent of their household income on cigarettes, and NY has received failing grades for its amount of investment in its Tobacco Control Program, alternatives must be considered.

NY has the country's highest cigarette tax at $4.35 per pack but smoking hasn't declined. Study author Matthew Farrelly, chief scientist and senior director of RTI's public health policy research program, says that states generate significant revenue from cigarette taxes, but only a small percentage of that money is used for tobacco control programs. It goes beyond that, however. Many smokers are seeking a safer alternative to protect their health and that of others.

Conference to Help First Responders Work With Deaf Community

Conference to Help First Responders Work With Deaf Community

October 5th event effort to improve communications during emergency situations

BUFFALO, NY, September 19, 2012 – A fire or other disaster is often a traumatic experience for those affected. The situation can become even more stressful when those affected by and responding to the emergency have issues communicating with each other, which is often the case for people who are Deaf, Hard of Hearing, or Late-Deafened.