Weekly Feature



February 16, 2012 RSS feed / Business

Mandate relief, Medicaid reform still needed

¦ Minimum wage among topics discussed by local, state officals

Local and state government officials debated mandate relief, Medicaid reform, school aid and the merits of raising the minimum wage at a breakfast presented by the Western New York Chamber Alliance on Friday morning at the Creekside Banquet Facility More...

NEW HIRE

— Collin Corcoran of West Seneca has recently been hired as the new art director for The Martin Group, a creative marketing firm based in downtown Buffalo. More...

Social media workshop offered at UB

The University at Buffalo School of Social Work Office of Continuing Education is offering a morning workshop for human service administrators on the best human resource practices regarding social media. The workshop will be held at 9 a.m. More...

Study shows optimism in Buffalo-Niagara workplaces

Leaders of Buffalo-Niagara private businesses have higher expectations in 2012 for revenues, profits and new worker hires than their counterparts in Rochester, Syracuse and Albany, according to results from First Niagara’s annual survey of Upst More...

In brief

A free “Legal and Financial Issues of Divorce” workshop will be held from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 28, at the West Seneca Public Library, 1300 Union Road. More...

VA to host employment, education fair

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Western New York Healthcare System will host an employment and education fair for veterans from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, March 10, in Freedom Hall at the Buffalo site, 3495 Bailey Ave. More...

BNI schedules weekly meeting in Williamsville

BNI Platinum will host its weekly scheduled meeting at 6:45 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 23, at Milos Restaurant, 5877 Main St., Williamsville. More...