Business

Heritage Park names Wellness Workers of the Quarter

JAMESTOWN - Recently, Heritage Park Rehab & Skilled Nursing named Linda Kelly and Heather Mendell as their Wellness Workers of Second and Third Quarters of 2013. Heritage Park established the Wellness Worker of the Quarter program to help promote healthy lifestyle changes for ...

John Alfred and Oscar Johnson Memorial Trust donates $10,000 to CLA

LAKEWOOD - The John Alfred and Oscar Johnson Memorial Trust donated $10,000 to the Chautauqua Lakes Association toward the 2013 mandated FCC radio upgrade. This upgrade ensures that the CLA is in compliance with the new federal ruling.Being in constant contact with the crews is vital for the ...

Machinist training program begins in August

JAMESTOWN - New York state residents who have been unemployed long-term may have the opportunity to participate in a new advanced manufacturing training program.The Machinist Training Program, offered Aug. 27 through May 15, 2014, will be conducted on Jamestown Community College's Jamestown ...

College Factual ranks SUNY Fredonia among 150 best colleges for your money

TROY - SUNY Fredonia has been ranked No. 71 among the top 150 best colleges for your money nationwide by College Factual (www.collegefactual.com), a new site that uses customizable outcomes-based tools and rankings systems to guide students through the college selection process.SUNY at ...

Howard Hanna Holt welcomes new realtor

Howard Hanna Holt Real Estate is pleased to welcome their newest REALTOR Associate, Matthew Wroda.Wroda received his bachelors degree in Marketing and Communications from Ball State University. In addition to running his auction and appraisal company for the past two years, Wroda previously ...

Job search expenses may lower your taxes

Summer is often a time when people make major life decisions. Common events include buying a home, getting married or changing jobs. If you're looking for a new job in your same line of work, you may be able to claim a tax deduction for some of your job hunting expenses.Here are seven things ...

HCA offers facilitated enrollment for health insurance

GOWANDA - The Healthy Community Alliance offers facilitated enrollment services for Child Health Plus, Family Health Plus and Medicaid to Cattaraugus and Erie county residents. Enrollment locations are available within your community and the Alliance will make every effort to make the ...

BWB, P.C. adds to administrative staff

Jennifer L. Snyder and Shannon C. Mullen recently joined the regional accounting and business advisory firm, Buffamante Whipple Buttafaro, P.C., as administrative assistants, according to Kristy Zabrodsky, CPA, shareholder of the firm.Snyder, who lives in Salamanca, is a graduate of Salamanca ...

Tim Hortons Cafe & Bake Shop Fredonia location gets makeover

Tim Hortons Cafe & Bake Shop's Fredonia-Dunkirk guests will now get to enjoy what they love from the bakery cafe chain in an entirely new setting.The Tim Hortons Cafe & Bake Shop restaurant located at 10371 Bennett Road in Fredonia is currently undergoing renovations and ...

Heritage Speech/Language Pathologists complete certification for LSVT

Cara Frame and Melanie Cannon, Heritage Ministries speech/language pathologists, recently completed an intensive training program to become certified in LSVT (Lee Silverman Voice Treatment). They are now only two of three pathologists in the Chautauqua County region that are certified in this ...

Relaxing prize donated for Laurel Run raffle

Walt Bates, the owner of D&K Furniture in Fredonia, poses with Laurel Hotelling and the Ashley Rocker/Recliner he has donated as the top prize in the Laurel Run prize drawing that will be held Saturday in Silver Creek. For information, phone The Resource Center at 483-2344.

Upstate Shredding – Ben Weitsman acquires Valley Recycling

A strategic yard in Western New York has been purchased by Upstate Shredding - Ben Weitsman, company owner Adam Weitsman announced today. In an all-cash transaction, the Owego-based company purchased Valley Recycling, owner of the 28-year-old scrap yard in Allegany."This facility has ...

Local veteran donates flag to Red Cross Chapter

The American Red Cross, Southwestern NY Chapter recently received a United States flag from Korean War veteran Peter Carlo of Jamestown. Carlo received a Purple Heart while in service and is a past commander of the Disabled American Veterans Post 47.Carlo purchases flags from U.S. ...

Sam’s Club donates $500 to Chautauqua Lake Association

LAKEWOOD - Sam's Club and the Wal-Mart family of business made a $500 donation to the Chautauqua Lake Association in support of their lake maintenance efforts."The Chautauqua Lake Association is most appreciative of Sam's Club support this year," CLA President Douglas Conroe said. "The support ...

NCCF awards grant

The Concord Grape Belt Heritage Association was awarded a Community Benefit Grant from the Northern Chautauqua Community Foundation to purchase a Multimedia Informational Display Board for the newly opened Grape Discovery Center in Westfield. The display provides a series of short videos and ...

Heritage Ministries honors employees

Heritage Ministries recently hosted its annual Employee Recognition Dinner at the Girl Scout Council in Jamestown. This year's event honored 94 Heritage employees for a total of 905 years of service to this nonprofit, human service ministry organization. The evening's presentation recognized ...

JCC’s board of trustees approves increase in 2013-14 budget

JAMESTOWN - Jamestown Community College's 2013-2014 budget was approved at a recent meeting of the college's board of trustees. The new budget, which totals $34,551,293, is 1.6 percent larger than the college's original 2012-2013 spending plan.JCC's new fiscal year begins Sept. 1."Given the ...

2012 United Way Thank You Drawing winners

The United Way of Northern Chautauqua County held its annual meeting on Jan. 28. As part of this meeting, winning names for prizes in the 2012 Campaign Thank You Drawing were pulled.The United Way of Northern Chautauqua County thanks the following businesses for donating gifts to the Thank You ...