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ECC "Hopping" On Board

Buffalo Business Report - Friday, August 22nd 2014



ECC hopes to ride the wave of growth in Buffalo's craft beer industry.  The college will submit an application to the state Education Department to offer a certificate in Brewing Science and Service.  The goal is to enroll students by fall 2015.  The full-time, one-year program will include a total of 31 credit hours and offer courses such as Intro to Brewing and Filtration and Finishing. It will also include an internship course with a local brewer.

Smith Travel Research reports July occupancy rates were up 2.9% in Buffalo and Erie County and up 1.4% for Niagara Falls last month compared to 2013.  Business First notes it had a lot to do with bookings for a bowling and horseshoe tournament, as well as a large lawyer's gathering.

Tonawanda's SmartEdge has been awarded a contract at the Youngstown Volunteer Fire Hall for a new Card Access, CCTV, and Fire Alarm system.

Rainbow Tropical Fish at 2412 Military Rd in Niagara Falls will be among businesses participating in a Plaza wide sidewalk sale tomorrow.

Buffalo's Turner Construction Company was recognized by Engineering News-Record as the number one green builder in the country for the seventh year in a row.

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