Business

Hospitalists to help patients while staying at Brooks Hospital

The delivery of healthcare continues to change rapidly, and Lake Erie Regional Health System of New York (LERHSNY) is making efforts to ensure the highest level of quality and care is provided locally. Beginning today, LERHSNY's Brooks Memorial Hospital campus will offer hospitalist services ...

The Resource Center will hold sixth annual Educational Conference on Sept. 24

JAMESTOWN - People's experiences with a diagnosis of a disability will be explored when The Resource Center holds its sixth annual Educational Conference on Sept. 24.The 2013 conference is titled "Life After Diagnosis" and will be held in TRC's Administrative Offices at 200 Dunham Ave., ...

JCC hosts ‘boot camp’ for area teachers

JAMESTOWN - Jamestown Community College hosted an intensive five-week "boot camp" this summer for teachers in area schools who signed onto the HURI SURI program offered through JCC's biotechnology degree program.Program Director and Associate Professor of biotechnology Jackie Crisman noted that ...

Curves Complete combines fitness, meal plans and coaching

Curves International Inc., a leader in the fitness and weight management category and the largest fitness club chain in the world for women, announced recently that Curves Complete has been fully rolled out to its thousands of Curves Clubs across the U.S. and most of Canada aside from Quebec, ...

New business utilizes old remedy

A new business in Western New York called Seneca Salve utilizes the healing qualities of herbs in its product.For generations, Native Americans across the United States have been using natural herbs to heal all sorts of aches, pains, and illnesses. Herbs have long been used in natural ...

21st Annual Mater Christi CHAIRS announced by Immaculata Academy

HAMBURG - Since 1993, Immaculata Academy has honored those who serve their community. This year, we will be celebrating the 21st annual Mater Christi Award Gala on Thursday, Oct. 17 at Michael's Banquet Facility in Hamburg. Jim and Diana Iglewski of Hamburg and Larry Kavanaugh of West Seneca ...

Cops wait tables for Special Olympics

Local law enforcement officers traded their uniforms for aprons Thursday at the Dunkirk Applebee's restaurant located at 3908 Vineyard Drive. As part of Applebee's "Law and Orders" fundraiser, officers teamed up with Special Olympics athletes and wait staff to serve customers, bus tables and ...

Box Monkey Pack & Ship moves to a new location

Box Monkey Pack & Ship, the area's only full-service pack and ship store, relocated to 3972 Vineyard Drive, Dunkirk, in the TJMaxx Plaza to meet the increased needs of the local population.Roger Britz Jr., Box Monkey's founder and president, wanted to accomplish a more efficient way of ...

JCC named military-friendly school

Victory Media, a resource for military personnel transitioning into civilian life, has named Jamestown Community College to its Military Friendly Schools list for the third consecutive year.The list honors the top 20 percent of colleges, universities, and trade schools in the U.S. that are ...

DFT Communications receives commendation

The New York State Public Service Commission recently recognized Dunkirk and Fredonia Telephone Company and Cassadaga Telephone Company for providing excellent service as a local exchange carrier in 2012. The commendation was the 24th consecutive year for Dunkirk & Fredonia Telephone ...

Affordable Care Act – What you need to know

JAMESTOWN - The Small Business Development Center at Jamestown Community College is presenting information to business owners on preparing for the Affordable Care Act. The presentation will answer questions such as:Do you know what is currently required by Affordable Care Act?Do you know the ...

Lake Shore Savings increases support for performing arts at SUNY Fredonia

Lake Shore Savings Bank has long been a supporter of the performing arts at SUNY Fredonia. This year, the Dunkirk-based financial institution takes that support to a new level with a $12,000 commitment as the season-wide sponsor for the Michael C. Rockefeller Arts Center.This marks the seventh ...

Cassadaga Job Corps recognizes outstanding staff

CASSADAGA - Stu-dents pass through the Cassadaga Job Corps Academy on a weekly basis, to learn a skill, to improve their academic standing and to leave more employable then when they arrived. As students enter and exit, the staff remains dedicated and prepared to educate and train the next ...

Immaculata Academy announces major gift officer

HAMBURG - Immaculata Academy is pleased to announce Amanda Rebeck as the new major gift officer.Rebeck comes to IA with a wealth of experience from her time with Syracuse University and the College of Saint Rose. Most recently, she served as the director of young alumni giving and assistant ...

Grape Discovery Center announces Sept. 13 Grand Opening

WESTFIELD - The public is cordially invited to attend the Westfield Grape Discovery Center's Grand Opening, a mile west on Route 20, between 1:30 and 5 p.m. on Sept. 13.Highlight of the afternoon will be the introduction of an exhibit room dedicated to the Star Family of Fredonia. This room ...

Holmberg Foundation makes grant to WCA Hospital for new bladder scanner in ASC

JAMESTOWN - The Holmberg Foundation recently made a $9,800 grant to WCA Hospital for the purchase of a bladder scanner for the Ambulatory Services Center (ASC).ASC nurses now have the ability to utilize the bladder scanner to more effectively and efficiently assess patients before and after ...

Silver Creek Irving Heritage Fund accepting applications

The Silver Creek Irving Heritage Fund (SCIHF) Committee will be will be accepting grant applications until Sept. 30.All charitable organizations that serve the Silver Creek Irving community are eligible to apply for a grant. The SCIHF provides funding to new community initiatives, leadership ...

Grand opening

Gentleman Jack's East Main Liquors recently celebrated its grand opening under new ownership. Pictured at the ribbon cutting from front left are Dave Kleparek with Dunkirk Community Chamber, Pomfret Town Councilmember Ann Eckman, Heidi Seddon with the Fredonia Community Chamber, owners Tracy ...

Small Business Essentials course offered for county residents

Chautauqua Opportuni-ties for Development, Inc. is offering an informative workshop for budding and established entrepreneurs in Chautauqua County. Small Business Essentials is a 10-week course covering all issues involved in starting a business and making it successful.The course begins Sept. ...