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Tech Tip of the Week and Tech Tool of the Week

Tech Tip of the Week and Tech Tool of the Week

Hello everyone, as you know BuffaloreuseIT is a non for profit organization. Our goal is to help improve the life of communties by offering technology, help to low income families. We are also trying to help people gain a better general understanding of computers also. So here is the first tech tip of the week from BuffaloreuseIT.

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Planet Flop Fights Poverty with Soles

Planet Flop Fights Poverty with Soles

Soles4Souls, the international shoe charity collects new shoes to give relief to the victims of poverty and collects used shoes to support micro-enterprise efforts to eradicate poverty. Sole4souls looks for companies in the apparel and footwear industry to partner with to battle for the lives of people in natural diasters and to combat poverty.

Soles4souls is partnering with Planet Flops who make flip flops made of natural rubber and from every one flipflop purchased one goes to provide footwear to an impoverish adult and/or child in developing nations. It’s called the “Buy one, Give One” campaign. Planet Flop also has the Buy one Plant program that plants a tree in the Brazilian rainforest for every pair of its flip flop sold on its website. Soles4Souls’ other two divisions, Clothes4Souls and Hope4Souls.

Recycle Totes on Display

Recycle Totes on Display

(Amherst-NY)---In anticipation of Amherst’s expanded recycling program, Highway Superintendent Bob Anderson announces that totes are available for residents to view at 1042 North Forest Road from 7:30AM-3:30PM, weekdays. Totes will be delivered in late spring.

Mr. Anderson states, “If a resident is interested in a tote size other than the standard 65 gallon, they are welcome to stop in to look at the 35 or 95 gallon tote. If you have a preference, please email kevans@amherst.ny.us  or call 631-5990 ext. 5924, otherwise your residence will receive a 65 gallon tote automatically.

Our recycling capabilities have expanded and if you need an updated list of what is now recyclable, please visit our website at www.amherst.ny.us  All residences were mailed a flyer earlier this year showing the expanded list.

Local Firm to Supply SUNY Campuses in WNY

Local Firm to Supply SUNY Campuses in WNY

EnergyMark, a local owned Natural gas and Power supply company, headquartered at Main Street in Williamsville, has been awarded a multiple year Natural Gas Supply contract worth over 22 million dollars by New York State.

EnergyMark will be supplying the State University of New York campuses including the University at Buffalo, Buffalo State College, SUNY Fredonia, Alfred State, and the New York State College of Ceramics at Alfred University with locally produced natural gas.  This local supply will be transported by pipelines direct from shallow vertical wells in New York and Marcellus Shale – horizontal wells in Pennsylvania.

"With the tremendous growth of available, locally produced natural gas, direct supply of this resource will benefit the local economy and large local energy consumers, like our University System" stated Gary Marchiori, EnergyMark's President.

EnergyMark’s focus on the use of local fuel supply will bring the benefit of locally produ

First Robin of Spring?

First Robin of Spring?

Could this be the first robin of spring in Western New York? This bird was spotted in Killbuck, NY (outside Salamanca) by 2 On Your Side Facebook friend Eva Brooks on Wednesday morning.

If you can get a photo of a robin, email it to us and we'll post it here.

Local Company Provides Personalized Weather Forecasts

Local Company Provides Personalized Weather Forecasts

Personal forecasts, provided with pinpoint accuracy, save clients time and money