Business

Free parenting class to be offered

JAMESTOWN - "Happy families aren't born . . . they are made." The Chautauqua Alcoholism & Substance Abuse Council is offering a free parenting class that is as fun as it is effective Active Parenting Now.The Chautauqua Region Community Foundation has provided a special grant to the ...

As Daylight Saving Time ends, AAA advises drivers and pedestrians

BUFFALO - With Daylight Saving Time ending Sunday, Nov. 3 at 2 a.m., Americans will "Fall Back" and set their clocks back one hour. Though the extra sleep may be welcomed, motorists and pedestrians need to be alert come Monday, as it also means most evening commutes will now take place without ...

OSHA hazard communication trainings offered

Jamestown Community College's Center for Continuing Education will host training sessions to help area businesses meet the requirements regarding OSHA's hazard communication standard.The trainings will be held at JCC's North County Training Center in Dunkirk and Jamestown Campus.OSHA's hazard ...

‘Yule Catch the Spirit Holiday Open House’ Friday, Saturday

Participating businesses throughout the Village of Fredonia are opening their doors this weekend for the annual Yule Catch the Spirit Holiday Open House on Friday and Saturday, from 9:30 a.m. until 5 p.m. Each location will showcase its unique line of products and services to begin the ...

‘Addictive Thinking’ training to be offered on Friday

JAMESTOWN - "Add-ictive Thinking" is a training which will be offered through the Chautauqua Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Council. This training will provide evidence of unusual and self-defeating logic of addictive thinking and how to use this evidence to help people understand and recover ...

Family Orthodontics to hold Candy Buy-Back Charity Program

Halloween has come to represent fun costumes and lots of candy. In an effort to promote healthier choices, Family Orthodontics will once again host their Annual Halloween Candy Buy-Back Charity Program. The program has had increasing success each year, combining the goal of promoting a safe and ...

First Niagara reports third-quarter 2013 results

BUFFALO - First Niagara Financial Group, Inc. recently reported net income available to common shareholders of $71.6 million or $0.20 per diluted share for the third quarter of 2013, highlighted by strong balance sheet growth, consistent credit quality and positive operating leverage."We ...

JBC hosts professional development program for students

JAMESTOWN - For more than 10 years, the professional development program for students at JBC (Professional EDGE) has been a key factor in the success of students and graduates as they head into future careers.With a large number of the student body participating, the day-long event gives ...

Feeling the love

Submitted PhotoPictured, from left, are licensed Zumba instructors Kielly Dietzen, Jean Sutton, Ricky Cooper, Lisa Maslak, Janet Kozlowski and Sue Chaffee, who worked together to raise $1,592 for the Circle of Love breast cancer charity fund. "It feels great to give back to the community. Thank ...

Holiday craft, gift show to be held Nov. 9 at fair grounds

The third annual Holiday Craft & Gift Show will feature local artisans and crafters and will be held on Saturday, Nov. 9. The doors open at 10 a.m. at the Ag & Expo Building of the Chautauqua County Fairgrounds, 1089 Central Ave., Dunkirk, just a few minutes from exit 59 off the ...

Local association recognizes officers

The National Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors-Chautauqua at their meeting Tuesday recognized Randy Sherrick, past president of the group, and also all past presidents attending. Pictured are: seated, Robert S. Johnson, CLU, ChFC - 1971, Randy L. Sherrick - 2011; standing, Ruth T. ...

LERHSNY reminds patients to schedule mammograms in October

Think pink! Officials at facilities of Lake Erie Regional Health System of New York are recognizing Breast Cancer Awareness Month with special events and giveaways."The purpose of our drive to remind women in the community to schedule their mammograms is to raise awareness of the importance of ...

Chautauqua County awarded funds to supplment food, shelter programs

Chautauqua County has been awarded federal funds made available through the Department of Homeland Security/Federal Emergency Management Agency under the Emergency Food and Shelter National Board Program.Chautauqua County has been chosen to receive $55,787 to supplement food and shelter ...

Fall festival at the Boardwalk Oct. 26-27

In an effort to remind the community that most of the stores on the Boardwalk at the City Pier remain open after the summer season, the merchants of the Boardwalk are scheduling a fall festival to take place at the Boardwalk on Saturday and Sunday.The merchants sponsoring this event are Tower ...

Lake Erie Wine Country welcomes two new wineries to harvest wine weekends

MAYVILLE - Mazza Chautauqua Cellars has been in operation in May-ville since 2005. They have recently moved that winery operation into a new facility in Westfield, featuring an expanded distillery and a new craft-distilling brand, Five & 20 Spirits.Visitors can taste from their ...

WCA provides free breast health info during Breast Cancer Awareness Month

JAMESTOWN - In recognition of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, the WCA Hospital Center For Imaging mammography, hospitality and wellness teams will provide "free" breast health education and awareness packets to the public.Free pamphlets, brochures, self-examination cards, wallet-size ...

Grand opening of Tarmac Cafe at Chautauqua County-Jamestown Airport Tuesday

JAMESTOWN - The Greater Chautauqua County-Jamestown Airport is pleased to announce that there will be a grand opening ceremony and ribbon-cutting event for the Tarmac Cafe on Tuesday, Oct. 22 at noon."We are very fortunate to have been approached by Michelle Johnson and Craig Benson to open a ...