Official Ribbon Cutting at Manna Buffalo’s Newest Health Soul Food Eatery ( 2019)

GRAND OPENING AND RIBBON CUTTING AT NEW EAST BUFFALO RESTAURANT:  Buffalo’s newest restaurant, Manna@ Northland, celebrated its grand opening and ribbon cutting on Monday, November 4.  Combined,  the Manna /Culinary  Team, which consists  of  Dale Holt, Tina Grant-Holt and Reginald Ingram, represents more than 80 years of professional food service and catering experience. In keeping with their commitment to economic development and job creation, 22 new employees have been hired!  The restaurant is  located inside Northland Central at 683 Northland. It’s hours are    Monday thru Friday 7 a.m. to 8 p.m.  (closed weekends for exclusive bookings only). Pictured  from left: Chef Dale, his wife Chef Tina, Chef Reginald, Mayor Byron Brown and Council President & Ellicott representative Darius Pridgen. Congratulations!


*DR. ANNE-MARIE JOHN is the new dean of the Catherine McAuley School of Nursing, at Trocaire College. Dr. John most recently served as an associate professor of nursing , clinical simulation/nursing lab director and assistant dean of nursing at Northern Virginia Community College. She is a seasoned nurse leader and an advanced practice nurse.


*ATTORNEY COURTNEY WILLIAMS was named a “Legal Elite Rising Star”

Courtney Williams

by Buffalo Business First and Buffalo Law Journal. An Associate attorney with Gross Polowy LLC in Williamsville, her practice area is bankruptcy. She joined the firm in 2016 and holds a B.A. in political science from Canisius College and a J.D. from the University at Buffalo School of law. Born in Nashville, she lives in Buffalo.


*LEGAL ELITES: LEROI JOHNSON, owner, Law Office of LeRoi. C. Johnson

Leroi C. Johnson

PLLC on Franklin Street, CHRISTOPHER HAYES, Special Counsel, Phillips Lytle LLP,  and JOSEPH HANNA, Partner  Goldberg Segalla LLP were  among those  cited in the special  “Legal Elite of WNY 2019” by Buffalo Business First and Buffalo Law Journal.


*DAMIAN O’MEALLY of Keller. Williams Realty, Buffalo Northtowns was cited in Buffalo Business First “Spotlight: Who’s Who in Residential Real Estate.”

*SAMUEL BORBOR-SAWYER has been hired as an Associate at Phillips Lytle LLP.  Based in the firm’s Buffalo Office, he  concentrates his practice in the area of commercial litigation.