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NFBC & You and Who Unveil Commemorative 75th Anniversary T-Shirts

NFBC & You and Who Unveil Commemorative 75th Anniversary T-Shirts

LEWISTON, NY/QUEENSTON, ON – The Niagara Falls Bridge Commission (NFBC) and social good t-shirt company You and Who have unveiled the NFBC 75th Anniversary and Lewiston-Queenston Bridge 50th Anniversary commemorative shirt, which is now available for purchase via nfbc75.com.  For each shirt sold, a meal will be donated to Project Share in Niagara Falls, Ontario, or to Heart, Love, Soul in Niagara Falls, New York.

Sonwil Distribution Center Receives BRC Global Standard Certification

Sonwil Distribution Center Receives BRC Global Standard Certification

Sonwil Distribution Center——Western New York’s premier logistics solutions provider——has recently received the British Retail Consortium (BRC) Global Standard Certification for Storage and Distribution. This certification is the result of the company’s ongoing implementation of best practices and process improvements related to the storage and distribution of food, packaging, and consumer goods.

“Achieving BRC Global Standard Certification is further demonstration of our continued commitment to offering customers the very highest level of service possible,” said Peter Wilson, CEO & President of Sonwil Distribution Center. “From our headquarters and strategic distribution location in Buffalo, New York, we are able to provide quality logistics solutions across the Eastern Seaboard, into Canada, and beyond.” 

Sen. Kennedy Announces Senate Approval of Bill to Name I-290 Bridge for Trooper Kevin Dobson

Senate unanimously approves legislation, which Senator Kennedy introduced, to designate I-290 bridge over NY Rt. 425 as the “New York State Trooper Kevin P. Dobson Sr. Memorial Bridge”

Kennedy: The ‘NYS Trooper Kevin P. Dobson, Sr. Memorial Bridge’ will serve as a reminder for all WNYers that our highways were made safe by Trooper Dobson and his brothers and sisters in uniform.

ALBANY, N.Y. – Senator Tim Kennedy, D-Buffalo, announced the Senate has approved legislation (S.5441B) to designate the Interstate-290 bridge that crosses N.Y. State Route 425 as the “New York State Trooper Kevin P. Dobson, Sr. Memorial Bridge”. Senator Kennedy introduced the legislation earlier this year to recognize the life, service and sacrifices of Trooper Kevin Dobson, who was killed in the line of duty while working to keep our roads safe.

Senator Kennedy Announces State Funding Boost for WNY Schools, Local Highways

Senator Kennedy Announces State Funding Boost for WNY Schools, Local Highways

 

Kennedy says all Erie County school districts combined will see a state aid increase of over $35 million.

With first increase in local highway improvement funds in five years, Erie County will receive a nearly 20 percent boost in state aid for roads.

BUFFALO, N.Y. – Senator Tim Kennedy, D-Buffalo announced that more state funds will be headed to Western New York to enrich our schools and repair local roads. Kennedy said the state is investing about an additional $1 billion in schools across New York. The state budget also targets $438 million to repair local roads and bridges, which represents the first increase in local highway aid in five years. 

Jacobs Unveils New “Self-Serve Kiosks” at Auto Bureaus

Jacobs Unveils New “Self-Serve Kiosks” at Auto Bureaus

Says technology will decrease lines and wait times

Erie County, NY – In his continued effort to utilize technology to improve customer service, Erie County Clerk Chris Jacobs announced today the roll-out of Self-Serve Kiosks at the three main auto bureaus. “Similar to what you see at the airport, these kiosks allow you to by-pass the customer service window and print out a wait-time receipt on your own,” said Jacobs.

Jacobs’ says the Kiosks are a result of a “re-engineering study” done in the auto bureau in an effort to improve customer service and revenue. “The study found that customers are often waiting longer in the customer service line then they are waiting to be serviced by a cashier…the kiosks will be a powerful tool to decrease the customer service queue,” stated Jacobs.

WNY Ford Dealers Announce 2013 Ford Friendship Express Van Recipients at Buffalo Auto Show

WNY Ford Dealers Announce 2013 Ford Friendship Express Van Recipients at Buffalo Auto Show

BUFFALO, NY – Earlier today at the 2013 Buffalo Auto Show, three local nonprofit organizations - Buffalo Museum of Science, Cantalician Center for Learning, and The Family Help Center - joined a list of more than 68 groups that have received new Ford passenger vans, compliments of the Western New York Ford Dealers and its Ford Friendship Express program.

What is a Certified Pre-owned Vehicle?

What is a Certified Pre-owned Vehicle?

By Tom Torbjornsen