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Pictured (left to right): Community Bank N.A. District Manager Lisa Allenson, Customer Service Representative Nancy Pavolko, Head Teller Chris Overturf, Retail Services Officer Amy Shelters and Teller Meghan Allenson.

Community Bank N.A. donates comfort packs to CASA

MAYVILLE — Local Community Bank N.A. branches recently presented Court Appointed Special Advocates of Chautauqua County with comfort packs to help support its mission of helping local foster care children in need. Comfort packs are given to foster children who otherwise would have no way to ...

Deadline approaching in New York for SBA Working Capital Loans after drought

The U.S. Small Business Administration is reminding small businesses, small agricultural cooperatives, small businesses engaged in aquaculture and most private nonprofit organizations that April 25 is the filing deadline for federal economic injury disaster loans in New York as a result of the ...

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Liberty Vineyards & Winery of Sheridan won Best White Wine at the 2017 Florida State Fair International Wine Competition for its 2016 Dry Riesling wine.

Liberty Dry Riesling named best white wine

SHERIDAN — Liberty Vineyards & Winery of Sheridan won Best White Wine at the 2017 Florida State Fair International Wine Competition for its 2016 Dry Riesling wine. In addition to the Best of Show honor, Liberty Vineyards also took home Double Gold medals for its 2015 Riesling and ...

Megan Valentine

Valentine selected for leadership institute

Megan Valentine, associate director of Athletics and Recreation/Senior Woman Administrator at the State University of New York at Fredonia, was recently selected for the Women in the Spotlight’s Brand Leadership Institute. Through a new collaboration with the National Collegiate Athletics ...

4-H to offer tractor, farm machinery safety course

JAMESTOWN — Cornell Cooperative Extension Chautauqua County’s 4-H Youth Development Program invites youth age 14 and older to participate in a three day tractor and farm machinery safety course April 10, 12 and 15. It is important for all youth who operate tractors and farm machinery take ...

Dunkirk Boilers partners with dog sled team

Dunkirk Boilers was proud to sponsor Kristy and Anna Berington of Seeing Double Sled Dog Racing as they participated in the 2017 Iditarod, The Last Great Race. The Ceremonial Start ran out of downtown Anchorage on March 4, but mushers then drove the 350 miles or so with their teams and gear ...

Kevin Sixbey

Sixbey to manage insurance benefits program

The Chautauqua County Chamber of Commerce and Manufacturers Association of the Southern Tier have hired Kevin Sixbey to manage the insurance benefits program of the organizations. “Kevin is a great addition to our team in that he brings extensive insurance experience and strong connections ...

Fredonia Place continues as Opera House series sponsor

The 1891 Fredonia Opera House has announced Fredonia Place is sponsoring the Opera House Art & Architecture On Screen Series for a second year. “We are very excited that Fredonia Pace has agreed to sponsor our Art & Architecture On Screen series again this year,” Opera House ...

JCC announces agreement with University of Pittsburgh at Bradford

Jamestown Community College has established a transfer agreement for students interested in the international affairs bachelor’s degree program at the University of Pittsburgh at Bradford. The agreement guarantees acceptance of JCC students who successfully complete up to 75 transferable ...

Maple Weekend 2017: The sweet tradition continues

In Western New York and throughout the state, there are more tappable maple trees than in any other state in the America according to the U.S. Forest Service Forest Inventory and Analysis data. That means hundreds of thousands of gallons of maple syrup will be made this season. With all those ...

Kaleida Health developing partnership with Upper Allegheny Health System

BUFFALO — The New York State Public Health and Health Planning Council has approved the active parent model for Upper Allegheny Health System and Kaleida Health. Under terms of the proposal, Kaleida Health will become the parent organization of UAHS. UAHS and its member hospitals, Bradford ...

Residents urged to use caution during high wind warning

MAYVILLE — With a high wind warning issued by the National Weather Service in Buffalo for Chautauqua County today, the County Office of Emergency Services and County Executive Vince Horrigan are reminding residents to use caution and be prepared. The high wind warning is in effect from 9 ...

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Betsy T. Wright, president, UPMC Chautauqua WCA; and Jim Yezzi, station manager, Media One Group, congratulate Jim Mee, owner of Gametime Sports Bar and Grill, and two of his chefs for winning the Best Soup Award for SOUPer Bowl Sunday VI 2017.

Game Time Sports Bar and Grill wins title for best soup at SOUPer Bowl VI

LAKEWOOD — SOUPer Bowl Sunday VI, which took place on Jan. 29 at the Lakewood Rod & Gun Club was a great success. Thanks to another record-setting attendance, sponsors and organizers UPMC Chautauqua WCA, WCA Foundation, Media One Group, Maplevale Farms, and the Lakewood Rod & ...

Janell Sluga, Geriatric Care Manager and Director of Senior Life Matters at Lutheran

Edgewood Communities to host March Medicare Madness

JAMESTOWN — Lutheran’s award-winning Best of Times Seminars, sponsored by Edgewood Communities, will feature a three-part information series next month called March Medicare Madness. Each part will focus on different aspects of the Medicare program and they will be presented by Janell ...

Betsy Thayer

The Resource Center hires new controller for agency

The Resource Center has announced the hiring of Betsy Thayer as the agency’s controller. Thayer, a Jamestown native, is looking forward to her role with The Resource Center, which is one of the largest not-for-profit organizations in Western New York. She admires TRC’s position as an ...

JCC named Tree Campus USA for 8th consecutive year

JAMESTOWN — The Arbor Day Foundation has designated Jamestown Community College as a Tree Campus USA for the eighth consecutive year. Tree Campus USA is a national program created in 2008 by the National Arbor Day Foundation to honor colleges and universities for effective campus forest ...