Greenman-Pedersen appointed Ronald F. Foley a municipal and parks and recreation liaison in its Buffalo and Babylon offices. Foley recently retired as regional director of the Long Island Region of the New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation.


Stella Niagara Center of Renewal executive director Nancy P. Askins received the 2013 Award of Excellence for Outstanding Research/Student Research from the International Society for Performance Improvement at the recent ISPI Annual Conference. Askins received the award for her doctoral dissertation, “Core Values Implementation by Mid-Level Managers of a Faith-Based Healthcare System.”


Hunt Real Estate ERA named Vickie Eberth a licensed associate real estate broker in its East Aurora branch. She is the 2013 president of the Buffalo Niagara Women’s Council of Realtors.

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Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center was awarded a certificate of excellence by Univera Healthcare for the highest overall performance in surgical care improvement project measures.


Crowley Webb was named agency of record by SAMCO Technologies, a Tonawanda provider of custom integrated water and wastewater solutions.


Tecmotiv USA, Niagara Falls, was awarded a $108,955 federal contract for matched bevel gear sets from the Defense Logistics Agency’s Defense Supply Center, Columbus, Ohio.


A.V. Perfection Ltd., Depew, was awarded a $3,544 federal contract for StarBoard with Hitachi projector and wall arms from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs’ Tampa Medical Center, Tampa, Fla.


Title: Method for producing fluorinated organic compounds

No.: 8,455,704

Inventors: Johnson, Robert C. (Lancaster); Tung, Hsueh S. (Getzville); Merkel, Daniel C. (Orchard Park)

Assignee: Honeywell International (Morristown, N.J.)

Date issued: June 4, 2013


Title: Panelboard enclosure with manually operable load disconnector

No.: 8,456,806

Inventors: Cosley, Michael R. (Crystal Lake, Ill.); King, Aron J. (Alden); Halik, David H. (Cheektowaga)

Assignee: Diversified Control (Orchard Park)

Date issued: June 4, 2013