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Assemblymember Gabryszak Delivers for WNYers in 2012-13 State Budget

Assemblymember Gabryszak Delivers for WNYers in 2012-13 State Budget

The 2012-13 state budget represents a big leap forward for state government. For the second year in a row, we passed an on-time, fiscally responsible state budget. Our negotiations were productive and bipartisan, and I am confident this year’s budget will deliver real relief for hardworking Western New York families.

Together, we closed the state’s $3.5 billion budget deficit without any new taxes or fees. On top of that, millions of dollars were appropriated to programs that will help our state perform better in education, grow the economy and provide financial relief right here in our community.

Assemblyman Gabryszak urges ban on synthetic marijuana sales

Assemblyman Gabryszak urges ban on synthetic marijuana sales

Recently, there has been an increase in cases of young adults becoming ill due to the use of synthetic marijuana. Assemblyman Gabryszak (D-Cheektowaga) is urging legislators to support legislation that would completely ban the sale and distribution of synthetic marijuana (A.7324).

 

“We need to do everything in our power to keep these dangerous drugs out of our kids’ hands,” Assemblyman Gabryszak said. “I am sponsoring legislation that will restrict the sale of products containing synthetic marijuana.”

 

Assemblyman Gabryszak Urges Repeal of Notification Provisions of Wage Theft Act

Assemblyman Gabryszak Urges Repeal of Notification Provisions of Wage Theft Act

Legislation would repeal notification provisions of the Wage Theft Prevention Act

Assemblyman Dennis H. Gabryszak (D-Cheektowaga) participated in The Mandate Relief Council’s public hearing, held at the University at Buffalo in Amherst, to discuss mandate relief proposals included in Governor Cuomo’s executive budget.

“Mandate relief is crucial to help relieve heavy burdens placed on municipalities, businesses, schools and taxpayers,” Assemblyman Gabryszak said.

Assemblyman Gabryszak is sponsoring legislation in the Assembly that will provide businesses much needed mandate relief by repealing the notification provisions of the Wage Theft Prevention Act. (A.8856)

This Month, Reflect on Women’s Accomplishments in Education and Empowerment

This Month, Reflect on Women’s Accomplishments in Education and Empowerment

Every March, our nation honors the diverse and momentous accomplishments of women during Women’s History Month. This celebration pays tribute to the many inspirational women who have revolutionized our country’s laws and culture, especially our educational system. In fact, women now outnumber men in many colleges across the nation. This recent reversal in the gender gap is a tremendous example of just how far women have come in the fight for equal rights.

Model Citizen

Model Citizen

Buffalo, NY is filled with talented models on the rise to making their mark in the fashion industry and let’s not forget supermodels and Buffalo natives Jessica White and Beverly Johnson.

Building a modeling career is highly sought after and breaking into the business is all about having the right pictures, networking in the right markets, having the right agency and/or agent and finding the right jobs.  America's Next Top Model casting team came to Buffalo this past weekend in search for models for ANTM cycle 19: The College Edition.

Hundreds of women between the ages of 18-27 came out to the Boulevard Mall to show off their modeling skills in hopes of fulfilling their lifelong dream of becoming one the contestants. Recently Tara Banks received her MBA from Harvard school of business and since there will no longer be airing anymore traditional ANTM cycles she wanted to give co-ed's a chance to show the world you can have beauty and brains.

Lancaster Firefighters Ditch Ladders, Grab Serving Trays

Lancaster Firefighters Ditch Ladders, Grab Serving Trays

On Tuesday, February 21 from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m., the Applebee’s Neighborhood Grill & Bar in Lancaster, NY will join forces with members of the Lancaster Fire Department to put out meals, not fires. The event is part of Applebee’s “Tip-A-Firefighter” fundraiser and will help the firemen and women raise key funds to support the Lancaster Fire Department Explorer Program. The Explorer program is an initiative for youth ages 14 to 18 and teaches the importance of fire safety and prevention.

Tops Friendly Markets Launches Year-Long 50th Anniversary Celebration

Tops Friendly Markets Launches Year-Long 50th Anniversary Celebration

A statement from Tops Friendly Markets:

 

 

Williamsville, NY – Tops Friendly Markets, a leading full-service grocery retailer in upstate New York and northern Pennsylvania, announced today that the company will commemorate its 50th anniversary with a year-long celebration.  As part of the anniversary celebration, Tops will offer shoppers new promotions, exceptional savings, contests and events throughout the year.

 

Tops kicked off its 50th anniversary with a celebratory event at its Portage Road store in the City of Niagara Falls, NY.  Tops’ history is deeply rooted in the Niagara Falls community and the first modern Tops supermarket opened on Portage Road in 1962.