HUNT Real Estate ERA named Jeremy Hinton a licensed real estate salesman in its Lockport branch. He was a manager and customer service specialist for Schwan’s Home Service.


Beechwood Continuing Care appointed Jan Babcock president of the auxiliary board of directors for the Beechwood/Blocher Foundation. Other officers are vice president, Nancy Barlow, a retired teacher, and co-secretaries, Sue Pearce, a retired business manager, and Lynn Maraschiello, a retired registered nurse. The foundation auxiliary board was formed in 1996 to assist the foundation in its mission to support Beechwood Continuing Care by raising money for special events, increasing public awareness of all Beechwood homes and promoting Beechwood’s commitment to the health and well-being of its residents and the elderly community.


AAA Western and Central New York named Peter Green a sales executive for the Horizon Club Tours, the group travel division. Green has 20 years of experience in the travel industry both in the Unites States and Canada, most recently as tour designer and sales director for Encounter Niagara Tours.

Company Connections

Napoleon Engineering Services, an AS9100C certified custom bearing manufacturing, inspection and testing facility in Olean, has announced a 2013 worldwide strategic business development partnership with Embassy Global, a technical marketing, public relations, market research and business development firm.


Catholic Health has launched the Talent Network, a Web-based virtual network that allows job seekers to share their skills, experience and interests, and connect directly with recruiters for networking, then be automatically alerted when a job opens up that appears to be a good match. Registering with the Catholic Health Talent Network can be done through the system’s employment website,


Noco Express Stores, its customers and employees recently donated $20,265 to the Muscular Dystrophy Association in the annual “Share the Shamrock Spirit” in-store campaign. From Feb. 17 to March 17, customers could purchase a $1 paper shamrock at any of Noco’s 35 locations to benefit the MDA.


Title: Grid paint dipper

No.: 8,418,308

Inventor: Major, Willis Gerald (Buffalo)

Date issued: April 16, 2013