Month: May 2013

Family Safety Fair at NYPA Visitors Center

Tour Fire Safety House; Simulate Texting While Driving; Register for Child Safety I.D.s and More LEWISTON—The New York Power Authority (NYPA) will hold a Family Safety Fair on Saturday, June 8, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., at its admission-free Power Vista, the visitor center for NYPA’s Niagara Hydroelectric Power Plant.

Rep. Higgins Wins Approval of Amendment to Block Northern Border Toll Study

The Niagara USA Chamber of Commerce commends Congressman Brian Higgins for his actions on the proposed cross-border fee for traffic between the US and Canada.  The Chamber was against this proposal from the beginning and applauds Congressman Higgins for getting an amendment to this bill that essentially blocks the study of a border crossing fee.  …

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Governor Cuomo Kicks Off Round 3 of Regional Economic Development Councils

Representatives from the WNYREDC attended Governor Cuomo’s Regional Economic Development Council’s Round III Summit yesterday in Albany. The representatives included Co-Chair Howard Zemesky (Larkin Development), Christina Orsi (Empire State Development), Brenda McDuffie (Buffalo Urban League), Deanna Brennen (Niagara USA Chamber), Aaron Bartley (PUSH), Laura Quebral (UB Regional Institute) and Michael Ball (Empire State Development). Each …

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Gillibrand: Brand USA to Promote Greater Niagara Region as International Travel Destination

Brand USA – America’s Leading Tourism Promotion Organization For International Travelers – Will Use Site To Increase Region’s International Visibility Youngstown, NY – U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand, joined by Brand USA CEO Christopher Thompson, Department of Commerce Deputy Under Secretary for International Trade Ken Hyatt, and Department of Homeland Security Assistant Secretary Douglas Smith, today …

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Smashing Magazine is an Excellent Resource for Both Designers & Developers

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Lockport Union-Sun & Journal: Booster groups win shares of ‘enhancement’ pot

Nineteen non-profit booster groups, including three in Lockport, are receiving grants from the William G. Mayne Jr. Business/Community Enhancement program this year. The program, funded by the Niagara Falls Bridge Commission and administered by Niagara County, is investing $39,000 in commercial district beautification and promotion efforts around the county this year.

GOVERNOR CUOMO ANNOUNCES BUFFALO BILLION MOVING FORWARD ON AMBITIOUS PLAN TO TRAIN 17,000 EMPLOYEES

Regional Workforce Advancement Center Designed to Prepare WNY’s Workforce for Future Employment Opportunities; Attract Business Investment through a Skilled, Trained Workforce Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced that the Western New York Regional Economic Development Council (WNYREDC) is recommending the creation of a new workforce training facility—the Regional Workforce Advancement Center—focused on the needs of …

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