Representatives from 30 of the nation’s largest private foundations are in Buffalo Wednesday and Thursday to learn about best practices in urban revitalization.
Hosted by the Community Foundation for Greater Buffalo, the members of the Funders’ Network for Smart Growth and Livable Communities include the Annie E. Casey Foundation, the Charles Stewart Mott Foundation and The Kresge Foundation.
New York state’s manufacturing sector was graded an F while logistics gets a C, according to a Ball State University report.
The 2013 Manufacturing and Logistics Report Card is an in-depth analysis from Ball State’s Center for Business and Economic Research. The Indiana college grades all 50 states, ranking several areas of the economy.
In said New York “remains among the most under performing states” when comes to manufacturing growth. New York received the following grades:
Acquiring original works of art can be tough when you don' have the time to go gallery hopping. Sometimes limited finances can get in the way too. On Wednesday, July 31, the public will have an opportunity to attend a special event at Hallwalls Contemporary Art Center where 36 talented artists will be drawing live throughout the evening. A silent auction will ensure that the works of art end up being taken home at the end of the night.
The zoo snarling in the face of a digital media company.
OK, maybe we’re overstating that last example. But in the latest round of Social Madness, organizations of entirely different sizes and circles of influence are squaring off to see who can most effectively engage their social media audience.
James Lines, president and chief executive officer of Graham Corp., saw his pay increase nearly 25 percent in the 2012-13 fiscal year, to $1.04 million from $838,830 the year before, according to the company’s annual proxy statement, filed June 17.
The raise, revealed in a regulatory filing, was mainly due to a salary increase and hike in pension-related earnings.
By John and Cynthia Hall:After recent meetings with The City and Mayor Brown we (the original Rails to Trails Committee) were informed of a change to the original plan agreed upon by Watts Engineering.We opted for a straight path from Kenmore to Main and on to the Lasalle Station Park and Ride.