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Bilingual Birdwalk to Take Place at Forest Lawn Cemetery

Bilingual Birdwalk to Take Place at Forest Lawn Cemetery

The Buffalo Audubon Society and the Western New York Land Conservancy will host their first ever bilingual birdwalk – offered in both Spanish and English – at Forest Lawn Cemetery in Buffalo. The event will take place from 9 to 11 a.m. Saturday, May 10, and is free and open to the public. Participants should meet just inside the main entrance of the cemetery at Delaware and Delavan.

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Need for H-1B Visa Lottery Reignites Call for Immigration Reform

Need for H-1B Visa Lottery Reignites Call for Immigration Reform

 

United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has announced that once again an H-1B visa lottery must be held to determine which H-1B cap-subject petitions filed for prospective H-1B workers will make it to the adjudication phase. USCIS confirms that on the first day it can count petitions, they received more than enough to reach the 85,000 maximum H-1B visas that are available in fiscal year 2015. This number is comprised of 65,000 “regular” cap visas and an additional 20,000 “master cap” visas set aside for foreign nationals who have earned a U.S. master’s degree or higher.  

Daemen Professor Named Health Leadership Fellow

Daemen Professor Named Health Leadership Fellow

Dr. Isiah Marshall, associate professor and master of social work program director at Daemen College, has been selected as a Health Leadership Fellow by the Health Foundation for Western and Central New York.

The 18-month program is designed to expand the network of highly collaborative and skilled leaders who will serve as advocates to improve the health and well-being of the frail elderly and children from communities of poverty throughout the region.

As a Health Leadership Fellow, Marshall will participate in sessions on personal leadership, leading change, communicating as a leader, results-based leadership, and collaboration. He will also attend two- to three-day retreats led by experts in the field, take part in an inter-organizational team project, and receive executive coaching.

Winter Market at Horsefeathers Continues on April 12

Winter Market at Horsefeathers Continues on April 12

 

The popular Winter Market at Horsefeathers will continue its successful run on Saturday, April 12 — a run that will last just four more Saturdays! The indoor market is open from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturdays through May 3 and occupies portions of the first floor and lower level of the Horsefeathers Market & Residences, located at 346 Connecticut St. on Buffalo’s West Side. 

Recently joining the market through the end of the season is Dan Tower Farm. Occupying the community group table this week will be representatives from Earth Spirit Educational Services.

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Shooting in East Side Grocery Store


BUFFALO, NY – A man was shot in the arm inside the Big Boy Food Market at 1129 East Ferry Street just after 2 p.m. Saturday. Buffalo Police Spokesperson Mike DeGeorge said the injuries do not appear to be life-threatening.

A police officer at the scene told us it's believed the shooting occurred over a drug deal.

The victim's name has not been released yet, and there's no word on a suspect in the shooting.


Buffalo Police Report Homicide of 70-Year-Old Man


BUFFALO, NY – Erie County medical examiners have determined that a 70-year-old man whose body was discovered last week inside his C Street home was the victim of a homicide.

Buffalo Police homicide detectives said the man, Robert C. Bennett, Sr., was found last Saturday, March 29, at about 9:30 a.m.

Anyone with information about the crime is asked to call or text the Confidential Tipcall Line at (716) 847-2255.


H-1B Petitions are in the Hands of USCIS … So Now What?

H-1B Petitions are in the Hands of USCIS … So Now What?

 

These last few weeks of “H-1B season” have been a particularly busy time for immigration practitioners. As of Tuesday, April 1, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) began accepting H-1B petitions for the 2015 fiscal year.