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Temporary shop opens in city

College Closeouts & More, located at 423 Central Ave., Dunkirk, has opened for the holidays. The grand opening was Nov. 24. The store is loaded with T-shirts, hoodies, hats, children’s and infant clothing along with many novelty items priced to sell. The College Closeouts and More ...

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Summit Co-Owner  Luke Buehler, Emily Mierzwa, Rural Ministry Director of Programs Bridget Majka, Rural Ministry Executive Director Kathleen G. Peterson, President of Board of Directors Steve Keefe, Erika Strychalski, Caitlin Buehler

Summit Wealth Management, Inc. holds National Day of Giving events

The offices of Summit Wealth Management, Inc. held National Day of Giving events at their locations in Jamestown and Fredonia on Thursday, Nov. 28. The focus was to give thanks to their clients and community with a holiday party and provide donations to two local charities. The Fredonia office ...

Grant funds available to help landlords repair rental properties

Lead Safe County provides grants to landlords to help create lead-safe housing for Chautauqua’s kids. Landlords whose tenants include families with young children can receive grant funding to replace old windows and doors and stabilize other painted surfaces that present a lead hazard. CHRIC ...

National Fuel declares quarterly dividend

WILLIAMSVILLE — The Board of Directors of National Fuel Gas Company (NYSE:NFG) approved a regular quarterly dividend of 41.5 cents per share on the company’s common stock. The dividend is payable Jan. 12, 2018, to shareholders of record at the close of business on Dec. 29, 2017. The ...

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Chautauqua Opportunities Inc. announces new executive director

The Board of Directors at Chautauqua Opportunities, Inc. has announced the selection of Franklin Monjarrez as the agency’s new executive director. Monjarrez will replace Roberta Keller, who is retiring in January 2018 after leading the community action agency for 20 years. Board Chairperson ...

National Fuel gives safety tips for winter season

WILLIAMSVILLE — National Fuel Gas Distribution Corporation (National Fuel) advises homeowners to be vigilant and pay attention to outdoor gas meters, furnaces, and vents throughout the winter season. Snow, ice, and extreme cold temperatures can pose a variety of safety and performance issues ...

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From left, are Crystal Schwab and Eileen Bertrando, R.T reviewing a Breast Tomosynthesis image are staff mammographers at The Center For Imaging At WCA,

UPMC Chautauqua WCA earns accreditation in mammography

JAMESTOWN — UPMC Chautauqua WCA has been awarded the maximum three-year term of re-accreditation in mammography as the result of a recent review by the American College of Radiology (ACR). UPMC Chautauqua WCA is the first hospital in the region to provide 3-D mammography. The ACR gold ...

Light up your holidays without lighting up your electric bill

Advancing technology can you help you light for the holidays without lighting up your electricity bill. Light-emitting diode (LED) decorative light strings have definite advantages over the incandescent versions because they use substantially less energy to produce the same amount of ...

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Chautauqua County 4-Hers were able to attend the ABC Conference with funds raised from the 2016 Tractor Supply Co Paper Clover Campaign. The youth who attended the conference were (left to right) Emily Starceski, Kelsie Jackson, Kayla Schauman, Josephine Allen, and Brooke Andera (from Cattaraugus County and traveled with the Chautauqua group).

4-H receives funds from Tractor Supply Paper Clover Campaign

JAMESTOWN — Cornell Cooperative Extension of Chautauqua County’s 4-H Youth Development program will once again be able to offer award trips to outstanding youth thanks to Tractor Supply Co. Tractor Supply Co has continued to partner with National 4-H Council to help raise funds for 4-H ...

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From left, The Resource Center’s Jon DeSantis, Donna Trusso and Heather Courtney are all smiles after learning that TRC had been named the country’s 19th healthiest employer.

TRC named one of the healthiest workplaces in the country

The Resource Center followed up last year’s selection as one of the healthiest workplaces in the country by doing even better this year. The Resource Center has been named the 19th healthiest employer in America in a nationwide competition. The Resource Center was notified in July that it ...

Upcoming L.E.A.F. workshop focuses on soil properties and health

JAMESTOWN — Cornell Cooperative Extension of Chautauqua County’s Agriculture Program will offer a workshop on Tuesday, Dec. 5 entitled “Soil Properties and Soil Health” as part of their 2017-2018 L.E.A.F. (Learn. Empower. Achieve. Farm.) Workshop Series. This workshop will be held from ...

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Pictured from left are Nicole May, Larry Fiorella and Jenny Laurito.

Liberty Food & Spirits awarded trophy for ‘Best Drink in Fredonia’

After a phenomenal Red White & Blues Festival in downtown Fredonia this September, a winner of the Best Drink in Fredonia award has been selected. The winner, Liberty Food and Spirits, located at 21 Prospect St. in Fredonia, was presented with a trophy by the Festivals Fredonia Committee ...

World Juniors Hockey returns to Jamestown

The return of the World Juniors Exhibition Games to Jamestown this coming month is a tremendous accomplishment. The Northwest Arena is to be congratulated for this tremendous event! This will be the first time that the World Juniors have returned to Jamestown since 2010, when they played ...

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Above, fresh hops destined for an Ellicottville Brewing Company harvest ale get the final sorting by members of EBC, the Lake Erie Regional Grape Program and community volunteers.

EBC, Cornell University team up to produce harvest ale

JAMESTOWN — Cornell Cooperative Extension Chautauqua County’s Lake Erie Regional Grape Program has announced that Ellicottville Brewing Company in Ellicottville, and Cornell University have once again teamed up to use hops grown at the Cornell Lake Erie Research and Extension Laboratory ...

Heritage Ministries teaming with Hearthstone Communities

Heritage Ministries David Smeltzer, president and chief executive officer of Heritage Ministries, announced that the Board of Directors of Hearthstone Communities of Woodstock, Ill., has entered into an affiliation agreement with Heritage Ministries. Heritage Ministries was founded as the ...

Lake Shore Bancorp, Inc. reports third quarter results

Lake Shore Bancorp, Inc. the holding company for Lake Shore Savings Bank, announced unaudited results for the third quarter of 2017 and the nine months ended Sept. 30. 2017 Third quarter and year-to-date Highlights: Total assets at Sept. 30, 2017 increased $23.6 million, or 4.8 percent, ...

M&T Bank, Salvation Army kick off ‘Gift of Warmth’ drive

BUFFALO — For more than three decades, M&T Bank has collected warm clothes at its branches across Western New York for local families in need as part of its Gift of Warmth campaign. Starting today and continuing until Dec. 29, Western New Yorkers can again drop off donations of new ...