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Thursday, March 19, 2015

It was a breathtaking day for the 5th Annual Buffalo Air Climb


Saturday, March 14, the American Lung Association hosted its 5th Annual Buffalo Air Climb with NFTA Metro as its major sponsor. This unique event, sometimes referred to as a “vertical road race” was held at One Seneca Tower, where an estimated 550 individuals (80 teams) gathered to participate in the 37-floor stair climb.

Wednesday, March 18, 2015

Police formally thank rail operator Cespedes

Jose Cespedes and Chief Gast
Thursday, February 12, NFTA Police Officers and Detectives made an arrest of a suspect wanted for a grand larceny, which took place on January 31 of this year. The police feel they were able to make the arrest as a direct result of the identification of the suspect by Metro Rail operator Jose Cespedes.

Wednesday, March 4, 2015

Dawn Skimmer Promoted to Senior Administrative Assistant to NFTA's CFO

NFTA’s Finance and Administration Department welcomes a familiar face - Dawn Skimmer. Dawn has recently been promoted to the position of Senior Administrative Assistant to Chief Financial Officer, John T. Cox, after working in the Grants Department for two years. Her new responsibilities include preparing Audit and Governance Committee reports, handling Freedom of Information Act requests as well as general administrative duties to support smooth communication between the CFO’s office and other authority business centers.

Monday, March 2, 2015

Cathy Schwab Joins NFTA as its new Senior Account Clerk

Cathy Schwab joins the NFTA as its new Senior Account Clerk. Her responsibilities will include tasks related to the processing of accounts payable and accounts receivable. Prior to this position, Cathy worked in the Accounting Division at Nabisco/Kraft in Niagara Falls for over 20 years.

Thursday, February 26, 2015

Jo Anne Sattelberg joins Metro as its new Data Entry Accounts Payable Clerk

Jo Anne Sattelberg joins the NFTA as the new Metro Data Entry Accounts Payable Clerk.   Previously, Jo Anne worked in Accounts Payable at Syracuse Community Health Center for 17 years and most recently spent two years at Raymour and Flanigan.

Friday, February 6, 2015

ECC Nursing Student Comes to the Aid of Injured Woman

Ashley Schanley between Chief Gast and Kimberley Minkel
There’s something to be said about being “in the right place at the right time.” But it’s what you do at that moment that really matters.  Ashley Schanley made the most of her “moment”when she came to the aid of an 86 year old woman who had fallen while riding the escalator at the Allen-Medical Campus Metro Rail station.

Friday, January 30, 2015

Patricia Wiseman is the new Superintendent of Metro's Special Services

Patricia B. Wiseman joins NFTA as the new Superintendent of Special Services. Her background includes over 20 years of experience working with the developmentally disabled as well as with senior citizens.