Business

SunCliff on the Lake names Tina Ames director of programs

DERBY — Tina T. Ames has been named the new director of programs at SunCliff on the Lake in Derby, by owners David Johnson and Brenda Shaw. SunCliff on the Lake is set to open the end of April 2018. This historic mansion was built by the Schmidt and Schoelkopf families around 1914 and ...

Morris joins Brooks-TLC Senior Leadership team

Brooks-TLC Hospital System, Inc. has announced the appointment of Kenneth R. Morris as its vice president of operations, effective this Monday. Morris brings 17 years of health care leadership experience, most recently as director of North Texas Division of Neuroscience and Baylor University ...

Lynn, Connection agree to 10-year lease, office relocation

JAMESTOWN — A new agreement between a downtown developer and major employer of area residents has resulted in the retaining of about 200 jobs in the city of Jamestown. The Lynn Development Group announced this week that it has struck up a long-term lease agreement with The Connection, which ...

Heidenhain Corp. latest to announce closure in Ellicott

ELLICOTT — Almost 40 employees at an Ellicott optics and electronics business will lose their jobs when operations are moved elsewhere, a filing with the state Department of Labor said last week. The 39 layoffs at Heidenhain Corp., based in Schaumburg, Ill., was first reported by Buffalo ...

Local real estate firms announce merger

Local real estate firms Nancy J. Shattuck Real Estate of Warren, Pennsylvania and ERA Team VP Real Estate, headquartered in Chautauqua County with a location in Warren, have announced the merger of their operations. The combined firm will conduct business as ERA Team VP Real Estate with the ...

Arts Council welcomes grants and development coordinator

The Cattaraugus County Arts Council is pleased to welcome its new team member, Kara Frisina, as the Grants and Development Coordinator. Kara was born and raised in Olean and recently moved back home to live on her family's old farm and participate in the revitalization of the area. She ...

National Fuel reminds public to Call Before You Dig

Now that spring is technically here, many homeowners, business owners, schools and communities are planning outdoor landscaping projects. National Fuel reminds individuals and professionals to Call Before You Dig. New York state law requires residents to call 811 — a free service — prior ...

Dispenza receives 3 top awards from County Board of Realtors

For the 13th consecutive year, Lou Dispenza, licensed real estate salesperson with Midtown Realty, Fredonia was awarded top honors by the Chautauqua-Cattaraugus Board of Realtors. At its annual general membership breakfast meeting held March 20 at Moonbrook Country Club, Dispenza was awarded ...

Sherwood Arts donates to Food Bank of WNY

MAYVILLE — The 2018 Presidents Day Weekend Winter Festival recently held in February in Mayville featured chainsaw artist and carver Vince Liuzzo of Sherwood Arts of Jamestown. This very talented chainsaw carver created a replica of the small lighthouse located on the shores of Chautauqua ...

Great Lakes Physician Practice welcomes orthopaedic surgeons

JAMESTOWN — James Fitzgerald, M.D. and Brian Mata, M.D. have both joined the Great Lakes Physician Practice (GLPP) offering the latest in minimally invasive surgeries and the treatment of conditions that affect knees, shoulders, and hips, as well as hands and wrists. Dr. Fitzgerald grew up ...

Visitors from Russia receive warm welcome at UPMC Chautauqua WCA

JAMESTOWN — UPMC Chautauqua WCA officials warmly welcomed a delegation of visitors from Russia on Tuesday, March 20. The delegation, from a variety of locations across Russia, visited the hospital, toured a variety of departments, and gained knowledge of best practices. UPMC Chautauqua WCA ...

LERGP holds annual winter grape growers conference

PORTLAND — Over 100 area growers gathered at SUNY Fredonia for the annual LERGP winter grape growers’ conference. Attendees and speakers had to brave some unseasonable early morning snowfall. Motivated by the content of the conference, some attendees arrived late but the weather did not ...

Farm disaster preparation workshop to be held April 17

JAMESTOWN — Cornell Cooperative Extension of Chautauqua County’s Agriculture program is pleased to offer a Farm Disaster Preparation Certificate Workshop in Jamestown. The information will help participating farms be better prepared to withstand a farm emergency with a higher level of ...

UPMC Chautauqua WCA ‘Going Blue’

JAMESTOWN — March was Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month and Chautauqua County Executive, George Borrello, UPMC Chautauqua WCA, JAMA-GLPP, Cancer Services Program of Chautauqua County, Chautauqua County Health Network, and local county hospitals and health partners are urging men and women to ...

Soil sampling, famacha certification completes this leaf

JAMESTOWN — Cornell Cooperative Extension of Chautauqua County's Agriculture Program will offer its final two workshops next week as part of its 2017-2018 L.E.A.F. (Learn. Empower. Achieve. Farm.) Workshop series. “FAMACHA Certification” and “Interpreting Soil Sample Reports” are the ...