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Century 21 Winklhofer sales associate Lori Adams earned a masters award for 2013 sales production. The diamond level status is awarded to an agent who has met the goal of 46 to 58 closed real estate transaction sides within a calendar year.

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The certified public accounting firm of Szymkowiak & Associates named James R. Burt a staff accountant in the firm’s tax department. Burt obtained his bachelor’s and master’s degrees from the University at Buffalo.

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The certified public accounting firm of Tronconi Segarra & Associates named Karen M. Schott general ledger specialist and Michael P. Zeoli Jr. staff accountant. Schott was with a national collection agency. Zeoli obtained both his undergraduate degree and MBA from Niagara University. Also, the firm named Lori J. Baranyi an administrative associate. Baranyi most recently worked for a local staffing company.

Company Connections

The English Tea Ladies in Elma recently added a “Downton Abbey”-themed party to its catering options, following the popularity of the international hit series. Customers are invited to dress up in period outfits while enjoying a traditional English tea.

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FirstLight HomeCare, a provider of nonmedical in-home care for adults, has opened in West Seneca. Owned and operated by Perry Ciambella, a former business consultant and priest, the business will service residents of Buffalo and Erie Counties.

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Gowanda Electronics, a designer and manufacturer of precision electronic components for radio frequency and power applications, announced that its new wirewound, molded inductors recently received approval for the U. S. military qualified product list. The inductors are designed for radio frequency applications in military, aerospace and defense communities.

Patents

Title: Cooperative control of unmanned aerial vehicles for tracking targets

No.: 8,639,396

Inventors: Hirsch, Michael J. (St. Petersburg, Fla.); Ortiz Pena, Hector J. (Orchard Park); Eck, Christopher R. (Dunedin, Fla.)

Assignee: Raytheon Co. (Waltham, Mass.)

Date issued: Jan. 28, 2014