Business

$10K won at Seneca Gaming & Entertainment in Salamanca

The 10K Progressive was hit on Oct. 29 at the 7p.m. Bingo Session. Todd Bacon of Lakewood was the lucky winner who yelled "BINGO!" within the 54 numbers allotted.The 10K progressive is a $2 special that is played at every matinee and evening session of bingo. To win the grand prize of $10,000 ...

Free calls to the Philippines for Time Warner Cable phone customers

Time Warner Cable today announced that all calls placed by its Home Phone and Business Services customers to landline and mobile numbers in the Philippines will be free through Nov. 30, and is retroactive for all calls placed since Nov. 8."It is a difficult time for those who have loved ones in ...

Wegmans Food Markets and Roswell Park Cancer Institute launch QuitClub

BUFFALO - Wegmans Food Markets, Inc. and Roswell Park Cancer Institute (RPCI) have joined forces to offer the QuitClub, a stop-smoking program, to all Wegmans employees and eligible spouses who want to quit smoking.Participants in the QuitClub will have access to the specialized services of ...

OBSERVER, The Post-Journal and Westfield Republican receive award

MAYVILLE - County Executive Greg Edwards announced the OBSERVER, The Post-Journal and the Westfield Republican as recipients of the County Executive's Award for Innovative Energy Initiatives. These local newspapers have given extensive, quality coverage to the Chautauqua County Energy ...

Goodell, Young named to Farm Bureau’s Circle of Friends

The nonpartisan New York Farm Bureau recently named Assemblyman Andy Goodell and Senator Cathy Young to its prestigious "Circle of Friends" list. This recognition is based on their voting record on issues of agricultural importance, sponsorship of important agricultural bills that help local ...

JCC, Edinboro formalize agreement

JAMESTOWN - James-town Community College and Edinboro University of Pennsylvania have formalized a transfer articulation agreement regarding Edin-boro's business administration degree program.JCC students who graduate with an Associate in Applied Science Degree in business administration with a ...

Red Cross honors county volunteers and blood donors

CASSADAGA - The American Red Cross of Southwestern New York honored Chautauqua County volunteers and blood donors recently at the Cassadaga American Legion.Chapter Executive Director Bill Tucker presented "Highlights of our 106th Year of Community Service" to more than 70 volunteers, blood ...

Ribbon-cutting ceremony for Adecco held in city

It was an exciting day on Oct. 24, as Adecco hosted the ribbon-cutting celebration of its newest office located at 21 E. Second St. in the newly renovated Chadwick Building in Dunkirk. Mayor Anthony J. Dolce and his children were there to support and take part.The event featured employment ...

JBC Leadership Launch begins

JAMESTOWN In partnership with Assemblyman Andy Goodell, Jamestown Business College recently welcomed select seniors from Chautauqua and Cattaraugus county high schools as part of its 3rd annual Leadership Launch series. The five-session program, which will conclude on Oct. 30, is designed to ...

Local man becomes national certified tow operator

Matthew J. Leverenz, an employee of Tick-Tock Towing and Recovery in Angola, was awarded the titled of Certified Tow Operator by the National Driver Certification Program this week. The Level 1, light duty test, comprised of 100 multiple choice questions, is designed to measure the driver's ...

CCB asks: Can you help us keep kids warm this winter?

LITTLE VALLEY - During the month of November, all eight Cattaraugus County Bank locations will display red wagons. The red wagon is the national symbol of "America's Promise," a nation-wide program that focuses on improving the lives of America's youth. The wagons will serve as depositories for ...

BWB, P.C. adds two staff accountants to team

Kaitlyn L. Bentley, of Jamestown, and Eric M. Rockwood, of Allegany, recently joined the firm, Buffamante Whipple Buttafaro, P.C., as staff accountants in their Jamestown and Olean office locations, according to Jack Whipple, CPA, managing shareholder of the firm.Bentley and Rockwood will be ...

JCC now offering early childhood degree

The New York State Department of Education and State University of New York have approved the offering of an associate's degree in early childhood at Jamestown Com-munity College's James-town and Cattaraugus County campuses.The 60-credit hour degree program is designed to meet the professional ...

Bemus Bay Pops announces boat winner

LAKEWOOD, - Last month, Stacy Thompson of Randolph was announced as the lucky winner of the Bemus Bay Pops summer boat raffle. Tickets were sold throughout the summer with proceeds to benefit the Bemus Bay Pops and Chautauqua Lake Association."Ms. Thompson had the choice of taking a brand new ...

HPW Energy receives Innovative Energy Initiatives award

The County Executive's Award for Innovative Energy Initiatives was presented to HPW Energy at their location, at the Barcelona Market and Cafe in the town of Westfield, by County Executive Greg Edwards. HPW Energy provides compressed natural gas for trucks and cars.The owners of HPW Energy are ...

Chautauqua Opportunities receives housing preservation grant

Chautauqua Opportuni-ties Inc. is the recent recipient of an award to operate a United States Department of Agriculture Rural Devel-opment Housing Preserva-tion Grant Program.The funds are designated to assist low-income, single-family homeowners who reside in rural areas in Chautauqua County ...