Business

Pet Pantry celebrates 10th anniversary

The Pet Pantry is celebrating its 10th Anniversary this month The Pet Pantry is a not-for-profit group that serves Chautauqua County. It provides free pet food for qualifying low income families. The group also helps them get their pets spayed and neutered. In February 2009, Pet Pantry ...

Art students complete project for local business

This past summer, two Bachelor of Fine Arts Painting students from the State University of New York at Fredonia were given the opportunity to leave their mark on a local company and employer. Dunkirk Specialty Steel (DSS) first reached out to Department of Visual Arts and New Media Chair ...

Fredonia State presents custodial safety awards

Awards were presented to members of the Custodial Services staff at the 18th Custodial Services Awards Recognition Luncheon held on Tuesday, Jan. 15, in the Williams Center at the State University of New York at Fredonia. More than 75 people, including high-level administrators, attended the ...

Heritage Ministries honors Burch as Employee of the Year for The Village

GERRY — Heritage Ministries recently honored their 2018 Employee of the Year for The Village in Gerry. Charlene Burch was presented with a special award for her achievement. Charlene currently works at The Village as a nurse facilitator. Nominated by her colleagues for the award, Charlene ...

Community Bank rated highly by Forbes

Forbes magazine recently ranked Community Bank N.A. third in the nation for financial performance in a study analyzing 10-key metrics related to growth, asset quality, capital adequacy and profitability for the nation’s 100 largest banks and thrifts. This is the eighth year running that ...

WMH Foundation announces successful 2018 annual campaign

WESTFIELD — Once again, generous donors have succeeded in taking the Westfield Memorial Hospital Foundation's goal over the top in its 40th anniversary year. The 2018 annual campaign raised an impressive $352,849 allowing the foundation to continue to fulfill its mission: As the major source ...

Resource Center membership includes discounts at businesses

The Resource Center is celebrating its 60th anniversary of improving the lives of people with disabilities, and area residents are invited to join the celebration by becoming members of TRC. The Resource Center is a membership organization, and membership is open to anyone 18 and older who ...

CCB welcomes Fite as new Dunkirk branch manager

Cattaraugus County Bank announces the addition of a NEW Officer to its management team. On Jan. 28, Thomas Fite joined CCB as Assistant Vice President, Dunkirk Branch Manager. Tom is responsible for building loan and deposit relationships, as well as business development in CCB's Dunkirk ...

Heritage Ministries awarded Eli Pick Facility Leadership Award

The American College of Health Care Administrators (ACHCA) has announced that Heritage Ministries has been awarded the Eli Pick Facility Leadership Award. All three Heritage Skilled Nursing and Rehabilitation locations in Chautauqua County have been selected to receive the award- The Park, ...

Fredonia Community Chamber of Commerce holds annual meeting and awards banquet

The Fredonia Community Chamber of Commerce recognized a number of local businesses and individuals during its Annual Meeting and Awards Banquet, which was held Monday, Jan. 28 at Manning’s Fireside Manor. David Dengler, President of the Board of Directors, welcomed the members to the banquet ...

New Dunkirk Cattaraugus County Bank branch manager named

LITTLE VALLEY – Cattaraugus County Bank announces the addition of a new officer to its management team. On Jan. 28, Thomas “Tom” Fite joined CCB as assistant vice president, Dunkirk branch manager. Fite is responsible for building loan and deposit relationships, as well as business ...

Lake Shore Bancorp, Inc. announces 2018 and fourth quarter financial results

Lake Shore Bancorp, Inc., the holding company for Lake Shore Savings Bank, announced unaudited results for the three months and year ended December 31, 2018. 2018 Fourth Quarter and Full Year Highlights: Earnings per share, basic and diluted, increased $0.11, or 20.0%, for the year ended ...

Abbate director of industrial services, DIDI coordinator

Carly Abbate has assumed the dual role of Director of Industrial Services for the Manufacturers Association of the Southern Tier and Chautauqua County Coordinator for Dream It Do It Western New York. Ms. Abbate has a Bachelor’s Degree in business management from Gannon University and an ...

Free financial courses planned in Silver Creek

SILVER CREEK – The Community Education division of the Silver Creek Central School District is accepting registration for several free, finance-based course offerings as part of its Winter/Spring 2019 program. All classes are led by Brett Komm, a financial services representative from ...

National Grid earns emergency assistance award for May storms

The Edison Electric Institute today presented National Grid with the EEI Emergency Assistance Award for the company’s outstanding power restoration efforts after severe thunderstorms and five tornadoes impacted neighboring upstate New York utilities in May 2018. EEI presents the award to ...

Northwest Arena named best place to skate in upstate in poll

JAMESTOWN — Looking for some winter fun? Lace up those skates and get ready for some cool fun at Northwest Arena, named the No. 1 best place to go skating by Syracuse.com. Northwest Arena features a dual pad ice rink serving Western New York and Northwestern Pennsylvania. Keith Martin, ...

Girl Scout cookie season kicks off for 2019 in Western New York

The 2019 Girl Scout Cookie season is underway, celebrating the largest financial investment in girls annually in the United States and a powerful entrepreneurship incubator for the next generation of female leaders. At a time when girls’ needs and issues collect fewer than $.08 of every ...

Brooks-TLC employees donate to local charity

DAYTON — It was a heart-warming gesture of kindness and generosity displayed by Brooks-TLC Hospital System, Inc. employees at both the Brooks and TLC campuses. It took four carloads and eight volunteers to transport and sort the array of clothing, toys, and books that were donated to ...