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Amherst Alarm acquires in New York

May 30, 2018Spencer Ives

AMHERST, N.Y.—Amherst Alarm, a full service security company based here, gained 8,000 accounts with its purchase of Eastern States Sentinel Alarm Service of West Seneca, N.Y., the company announced today.“The owner of Eastern States, Nancy Saad, and I have had a very friendly competitor relationship over the past several years, where we would help each other out on certain things and different projects,” Tim Creenan, CEO of Amherst Alarm, told Security Systems News. “It came...

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Northeast's snow and central stations

March 11, 2015Spencer Ives

YARMOUTH, Maine—Amidst record-breaking amounts of snow, totaling more than 100 inches in some cities this winter, central stations in the Northeast still needed to operate fully staffed.For American Alarm and Communications, based just outside Boston, which got walloped with 104 inches of snow by early March, that meant inflatable beds, hotel rooms and shovels. Amherst Alarm is based outside of Buffalo, N.Y., which experienced especially heavy snow in some parts and more normal accumulation...

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Amherst Alarm takes 'deliberate' path to success

July 30, 2014Tess Nacelewicz

AMHERST, N.Y.—Amherst Alarm, one of the nation's leading alarm companies, is celebrating its 30th anniversary this year. CEO Tim Creenan credits his company's long-term success to its "slow and deliberate" approach to business.“We've kind of had slow, steady, controlled growth over the years, where we didn't, [for example], jump from 100 accounts to 10,000 accounts or something crazy like that, [which is] unmanageable,” Creenan, who co-founded Amherst in 1984, told Security Systems...

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IQ announces board of directors

February 11, 2014SSN Staff

ERIE, Pa.—Members of the board of directors of IQ Certification were recently elected during the company's annual meeting. Lynn Comer was named board chairwoman, and Dave Curie was elected vice chairman, according to a release. Amanda Baumgartner, secretary, and Peggy Anderson, treasurer, were re-elected, while Amanda Haydn, Darryl Parker were newly elected to two-year terms. Don Childers was also elected to the board. Former chair Tim Creenan will serve the IQ Program as past chairman. “With...

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Licensing of central station operators mulled in New York

December 2, 2010Daniel Gelinas

ALBANY, N.Y.—There's legislation in the works here that, if passed, would require all New York central station operators to be licensed. Some industry insiders, such as CIA Security president John Lombardi, believe there's merit in this type of legislation. But others, including Bart Didden of USA Central Station, believe this legislation is a bad idea. The proposed legislation, called Article 6-E, first appeared last fall. It was developed by outgoing New York Sen. Brian Foley and the 6-E...

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