NYSAC Recognized for Excellence in Government Relations
The New York State Association of Counties (NYSAC) is proud to be the recipient of the 2013 Association Excellence Award in Government Relations, awarded by the Empire State Society of Association Executives (ESSAE).
The award, presented at ESSAE’s Annual Meeting on February 7, recognizes NYSAC’s work during the 2012 State Legislative session, specifically the mandate relief advocacy brief campaign developed by NYSAC’s staff and leadership to educate State lawmakers on the issues that impact counties.
“As the voice of county leaders throughout New York State, NYSAC is steadfast in communicating our challenges and recommendations to State lawmakers. NYSAC did an outstanding job speaking out for New York’s counties over the past year,” said Rensselaer County Executive Kathleen Jimino.
Feb 8, 2013, 17:10
A Statement by NYSAC President Edward A. Diana in Response to the Executive Budget Proposal
There are helpful actions in the 2013-14 Executive State Budget proposal released today and we look forward to working with the State Legislature during the budget negotiation process. County leaders are pleased that the Governor continues to recognize the impact unfunded mandates are having in our communities. Fully implementing the 2012 County Medicaid Relief Act, along with other initiatives announced by the Governor today, will have positive long term fiscal benefits at the local level.
Jan 23, 2013, 08:40
Gowanda Harley-Davidson® Fills Up The Kitchen This Christmas
Gowanda, NY, December 13, 2012: Gowanda Harley-Davidson® is proud to announce 364 pounds of non-perishable food items were donated for the Gowanda Food Pantry during their annual Employee Cookoff on December 1st . As part of an on-going effort to raise awareness for the efforts of Gowanda’s Food Pantry, Gowanda Harley-Davidson® was proud to present such an incredible amount of food at such a needed time. “The Gowanda Food Pantry shared with us that they served over 90 homes in the month of November, and that each home in need gets enough food for three days.
Dec 14, 2012, 17:05
The Bark Park fundraiser, “Black Rock Canal Park is Going to the Dogs”, to be held on Saturday 11/17/12
The Black Rock Canal Park Steering Committee Inc. will be holding a fundraiser “Black Rock Canal Park is Going to the Dogs” to benefit Buffalo’s newest dog park, The Bark Park at Black Rock Canal Park, which will be opening in December 2012.
Nov 16, 2012, 16:54
iPOST Hosts panel on investigative reporting in the 21st century
BUFFALO, NY – October 1, 2012 - The economic decline of mainstream news outlets has lead to major cost cutting at newspapers and television stations, limiting their capacity to produce investigative reporting that is vital to our democracy. Yet advances in technology and research provide reporters more tools than ever to produce and distribute their work.
Oct 2, 2012, 11:44
Parkside Community Association’s 'Movies in the Meadow
The Parkside Community Association is proud to present our popular Movies in the Meadow series, brought to you through the generous support of M&T Bank and Councilman Michael LoCurto. All showings are in Delaware Park, are free and open to the public, though donations in support of the mission of the PCA are always appreciated.
Aug 20, 2012, 13:49
LOCAL ENTREPRENEURS GET LOW-COST ADVICE FROM SELF-MADE MILLIONAIRES
Based on the NY Times best-selling book Secrets of the Millionaire Mind by T. Harv Eker, Peak Potentials is offering a low-cost workshop on creating financial success in an entrepreneurial economy. Attendees of the two-day Ultimate Success Business Mindset Workshop will learn techniques Eker and other self-made millionaires used to change their financial mindsets and create wealth.
Jul 14, 2012, 10:30
Embassy Suites Buffalo Named Among Best-Reviewed Hotels on Expedia’s 2012 Insiders’ Select List
BUFFALO, NY, July 11, 2012 – Embassy Suites Buffalo today announced that it has been named to the Expedia Insiders’ Select® list for 2012. Embassy Suites Buffalo is the only hotel within the eight counties of Western New York selected for this prestigious list. An annual ranking of best-reviewed hotels as determined by Expedia, the world’s leading full-service online travel agency, the Insiders’ Select® list reflects feedback from more than 500,000 verified Expedia customer reviews received during 2011. The reviews are then combined with a value rating and the expertise of more than 650 Expedia employees in local markets worldwide to determine the hotel’s rank. Insiders’ Select is an easy-to-browse list that helps travelers find the perfect hotel using trusted insights from fellow travelers.
Jul 14, 2012, 10:26
ROCHESTER BASED URGENT CARE FACILITY EXPANDS TO BUFFALO
Hamburg, NY – AccelCare is pleased to announce the grand opening of their latest state-ofthe-art urgent care facility at 4154 McKinley Parkway in Hamburg, NY on July 1, 2012. Like their other Rochester, NY based locations in Pittsford and Henrietta, this new facility will offer the very best care for non-life-threatening emergencies. This new location will also offer x-ray and lab work right on site with results available in minutes.
Jul 5, 2012, 12:45
Food Bank of WNY BackPack Students Receive New Books
C&S Wholesale Grocers and First Book Deliver For Youth in Need
Buffalo, NY, Tuesday, June 26, 2012 — As the school year ends, Food Bank of WNY BackPack Program students recently received something a little extra in their take-home bags.
Jun 26, 2012, 16:29