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Heed Immigration Rules When Hiring Foreign Employees

Heed Immigration Rules When Hiring Foreign Employees

 

A recent influx of jobs into the Western New York marketplace has left Buffalo area businesses in an interesting position — trying to find enough qualified employees to fill those openings. As a result, a number of companies, especially those needing to fill high-tech positions, may expand their search beyond U.S. borders.

That, however, can create unanticipated problems for companies not familiar with the process for filling positions with foreign nationals. In a nutshell, the process can be both complicated and expensive.

West Seneca’s Outdoor Marketplace Lists Aug. 21 Events

West Seneca’s Outdoor Marketplace Lists Aug. 21 Events

 

West Seneca’s new Main Street Marketplace, sponsored by the Western New York Federal Credit Union, returns from 4 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 21. The farmers’ and food producers’ market features nearly 30 vendors and local entertainment Thursday evenings through Sept. 4. 

The event takes place on the grassy hill at the corner of Union Road and Main Street, next to West Seneca Town Hall. In the event of extremely wet conditions, the market will move within the park, into the parking lot immediately in front of the West Seneca Ice Rink.

Revealing the ABCs of Pet Insurance

Revealing the ABCs of Pet Insurance

 

(Welcome to our weekly pet column, courtesy of Pet Connection Programs Inc. of Marilla. We post a new article each week, so be sure to check back on a regular basis!)

The human-animal bond between pet owners and their pets is stronger than ever, as evidenced by 91 percent of pet owners who consider their pet a part of their family and a total of $58 billion a year spent on pets. 

Erie County Fair.....Fair Camp!!

Erie County Fair.....Fair Camp!!
Well just wanted to share with all of you the wonderful activity that goes on at the Erie County Fair each year.  It is a program called "Fair Camp" and a group of youngsters spend 2 nights experiencing everything "Fair".  And I am proud to say that I personally knew one of the campers!  What a way to start your days at the Erie County Fair!!! For the sixth season the Erie County Fair has offered 12 lucky 8 to 10 year olds the opportunity to part

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Erie County Fair....Only 2 days Left!!!!

Erie County Fair....Only 2 days Left!!!!

Well Fairgoers, we are down to the last 2 days of the Erie County Fair, and if you have not been there yet, you better get going!!!  You don't want to miss the one and only 175th Erie County Fair!!

This run of the Fair has been quite the Fair.  There are so many things to see and so many things to do, that you may just run out of time to see it all!  The rides, the food, the shows, the exhibits, the things to buy and so much more.  I have walked the Fair a ton of times, and probably have still missed some things.

I love the food at the Fair and will be sad to eat my last Jim's Fries and deep fried taco, and sad to eat my last Chiavetta chicken dinner.  They both have been the best this year.  I am really not a big "deep fried" person, but if you are, you indeed only have these last 2 days to get your fill.  You will be able to find almost any "deep-fried" thing that you want this year.

A Great Place to Shop at The Fair...The Event Center

A Great Place to Shop at The Fair...The Event Center
Farigoers, an ever popular place to shop at while you are at the Erie County Fair is the Event Center.  There are so many vendors, so many things to buy.  You will for sure have a hard time deciding just what to buy. There are some vendors there that have been at the Fair for a long time, and one of those is the Beef Jerky Guy!!  I love his food items and love to hear that wonderful phrase he calls out quite often.....Beef Jerky!!!  Beef Jerky....and if you shop at this stand, you will know that he sings it out!!!  But once you hear that Beef Jerky, you will want some.  He has so many varieties and any size that you want.  This is a place that you will definitely want to stop at to make a purchase.  Beef Jerky............. And then I saw an amazing stand offering lights in bright and beautiful colors.  You almost can't walk by without looking and knowing that you want one of those oh

A Must See At the Erie County Fair-Agriculture Discovery Center

A Must See At the Erie County Fair-Agriculture Discovery Center
Fairgoers, there is one place that you need to check out on your day at the Erie County Fair!  And that place is the new building, the Agriculture Discovery Center.  It is located behind the Fair Offices, where the old barns were, taking the place of the old Ag-Experience and other livestock barns.  This is a 60,000 square foot facility that offers fairgoers of all ages the opportunity to learn about agriculture and livestock in an interactive way.  You might want to know what you can see and do here.  Well here goes....there is calf feeding, a chick hatchery, a Combine Harvester Simulator, a Farm Focus Room, Milkable Mable and the new robotic milker, a milking parlor, the Moo-Ternity Ward, the new Harvest Theater, a blacksmith,and the new Moo U Livestock Barn Tours. So, is that list of things enough for you to see and do???  You bet, taking advantage of all the things that are offered in that building will pr