Business

JBC welcomes large freshman class

JAMESTOWN - Fall classes at Jamestown Business College are in full swing but recently, students took a little break for some friendly competition.The annual "Battle of the Programs," which takes place every fall at JBC, features a series of games and activities that allow students to earn ...

Shults Auto Group salutes the heroes in the community

The Shults Auto Group launched its Heroes program earlier this year in an effort to strengthen their commitment to the communities where they have dealerships. Donation objectives were established at all dealerships which would retain a portion of each vehicle sale to support the various local ...

Angels of Hope opens

The Angels of Hope Healing and Learning Center, 8 Park Place, Fredonia held its grand opening premier party recently. Highlighting the evening was keynote speaker Kati Russell, an angel inspired artist from Canal Fulton, Ohio. The artist's original art work will be on display and for sale at ...

National Paper Clover Campaign continues support of 4-H youth

JAMESTOWN - The National 4-H Council announced the launch of the fall 2013 4-H Paper Clover Campaign in partnership with Tractor Supply Company. This event marks the fourth year of collaboration between the organizations on the national in-store fundraiser, benefiting state and local 4-H ...

Chili cookoff Saturday to benefit Blue Star Mothers

WESTFIELD - Cross Roads Farm & Craft market will sponsor an All-American Chili Cook-Off Saturday to benefit the NY Chapter 4 Blue Star Mothers.The competition will feature entries in the categories of restaurant, service organization and individual class with local professional chefs ...

Breast cancer survivors invited to submit photographs to LINKS Pink Walk video

JAMESTOWN - On Oct. 5, starting at 10 a.m., LINKS Charity and WCA Hospital will host the 3rd annual LINKS Pink Walk: A Celebration of Courage presented by Jamestown Radiologists, Medline and Whisper's Boutique at Patient's Pharmacy at the Chautauqua Mall.Just before the walk begins, at 10:45 ...

Universal Stainless in Dunkirk achieves lab testing certifications

BRIDGEVILLE, Pa. - Universal Stainless & Alloy Products, Inc. (Nasdaq:USAP) announced today that it has achieved both Nadcap and ISO 17025 lab testing certifications at its Dunkirk Specialty Steel facility in Dunkirk, New York.Nadcap (National Aerospace and Defense Contractors ...

Immaculata Academy welcomes new director of development

HAMBURG - Immaculata Academy is pleased to announce Jeanmarie Cieslica, as the director of development. Cieslica brings 22 plus years of experience in fundraising and development from her time with Canisius College and The Hospice Foundation of Western New York.She most recently served as the ...

Cornell Cooperative Extension’s Visit the Farm Day a success

DEWITTVILLE - A rainy day still brought more than 525 visitors to a dairy farm on Sept. 21 to learn more about agriculture in Chautauqua County.The Visit the Farm Day, held by Cornell Cooperative Extension of Chautauqua County and hosted by Country Ayre Farms, LLC was deemed a success despite ...

Natural Resource Conservation Service program application deadline Oct. 18

New York Natural Resources Conservation Service announces Oct. 18 as the application cutoff date for the Environmental Quality Incentives Program and Wildlife Habitat Incentives Program for fiscal year 2014.Applications accepted after Oct. 18 may be considered for funding if additional ...

Law officially renames the Chautauqua Wine Trail

ALBANY - Senator Catharine Young (R,C,I-Olean) announced that Governor Andrew Cuomo has signed legislation passed by the State Legislature this year that officially affirms the name change of the Chautauqua Wine Trail to the Lake Erie Wine Country Trail, the group's preferred title for ...

County employees to wear denim, donate money to fight breast cancer

MAYVILLE - On Friday, Chautauqua County Employees will join together to help raise money for breast cancer by participating in Lee National Denim Day. During the event, employees will be given the opportunity to purchase a pink ribbon for a $5 donation, which will allow them to wear jeans to ...

TRC observes Direct Support Professional Recognition Week

The Resource Center recently took time to pay tribute to the employees who are the backbone of the agency - those who provide direct support to individuals with disabilities.The week of Sept. 8 through 14 was National Direct Support Professional Recognition Week. On Sept. 12, TRC recognized ...

Brooks’ Cardiovascular Rehabilitation Program certified by industry leader

Lake Erie Regional Health System is proud to announce the certification of its cardiovascular rehabilitation program at Brooks Memorial Hospital by the American Association of Cardiovascular and Pul-monary Rehabilitation. The department was recognized for its commitment to improving the quality ...

CCB to offer free coin appraisal service

LITTLE VALLEY - Cattaraugus County Bank will be offering FREE, professional coin appraisals, courtesy of HCC, Inc., a firm of nationally recognized numismatists.The appraisals will take place at three different CCB offices in October: Tuesday, Oct. 8 in South Dayton from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.; ...

Educators at Dunkirk School 4 receive funding to offset classroom expenses

Walmart has awarded 20 teachers from School 4 with $50 reward cards to purchase classroom supplies as part of the company's Teacher Rewards program. Representative Nicole Brancato presented the reward cards at the school on Wednesday.For the fifth consecutive year, Walmart is donating up to ...

The Resource Center’s Parent Support Groups to meet

JAMESTOWN - Information about supports available to children on the autism spectrum will be presented at the next monthly meetings of the Parents for Parents support groups.The meetings will be held Oct. 2 at The Resource Center's administrative offices, 200 Dunham Ave. in Jamestown, and Oct. 9 ...

“Grant Seeking Basics” Training to be held at Patterson Library

The Northern Chautauqua Community Foundation in partnership with the Patterson Library and the Chautauqua Cattaraugus Library System are offering a free two-part "Grant Seeking Basics" training on Tuesday, Oct. 8 from 9 a.m. to noon. The training will be held at the Patterson Library, located ...

Erie 2 BOCES Adult & Community Education offers classes

The Erie 2-Chautauqua-Cattaraugus BOCES Adult & Community Education Division has announced two new evening classes this fall. A Basic/Advanced Welding course is available at the LoGuidice Educational Center in Fredonia, and a Refrigeration/Air Conditioning Level 1 class is offered at ...

Chamber holds Restaurant Week

The Chautauqua County Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce that Restaurant Week will run from Oct. 21 to 27 throughout Chautauqua County. This initiative is designed to celebrate local member restaurants and promoting our unique cultural scene. Restaurant Week gives consumers the ...