The American Cancer Society recognized Nicholas Picholas of Entercom Radio of Buffalo’s WKSE-FM, Kiss 98.5, with the 2013 American Cancer Society Voice of Hope Award.


Hodgson Russ partner Benjamin M. Zuffranieri Jr. was formally inducted into the Litigation Counsel of America, a national trial lawyers honorary society, at the LCA’s Spring Conference and Induction of Fellows in Newport Beach, Calif. Fellowship in the society is highly selective and by invitation only.


St. Bonaventure University named Timothy J. Johnson chairman of the Franciscan Institute Research Advisory Council. Johnson is professor of religion and chairman of the Humanities Department at Flagler College in St. Augustine, Fla.

Company Connections

Great Lakes Medical Imaging recently joined HEALTHeLINK, Western New York’s clinical information exchange, as a data source.


Reid Stores recently celebrated the opening of a Crosby’s convenience store at 7953 Rochester Road (Route 31), Gasport. Reid Stores Inc., a division of the Reid Group, is headquartered in Brockport and operates Crosby’s stores in northwestern Pennsylvania and upstate New York.


NCAComp Inc. recently opened an office in Cicero to service new business from municipalities, schools and private self-insured organizations in Central and Eastern New York. NCAComp Inc. was founded in Buffalo in 1991.


Title: Methods of hormonal treatment utilizing ascending-dose extended cycle regimens

No.: 8,450,299

Inventors: Diliberti, Charles E. (Montclair, N.J.); Reape, Kathleen Z. (Bryn Mawr, Pa.); Bronnenkant, Lance J. (Snyder)

Assignee: Teva Womans’s Health (Woodcliff Lake, N.J.)

Date issued: May 29, 2013