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Chautauqua County to benefit from low-cost hydropower allocations

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo Tuesday announced that the New York Power Authority Board of Trustees has approved allocations of low-cost hydropower to manufacturers in Niagara County and St. Lawrence County. Together, the power allocations will support $5.2 million in capital investments and create ...

Kyle Leikam

Evans Investment Services adds Kyle Leikam as wealth adviser

Kyle Leikam has joined Evans Investment Services, the wealth management affiliate of Evans Bank, N.A., as a Wealth Advisor. Leikam helps Western New Yorkers meet their financial goals through tailored, comprehensive financial planning services. Leikam joins Evans from Community Bank Wealth ...

Area grocery stores collecting for ‘Check Out Hunger’

Western New Yorkers will be able to help feed hungry families in the community while shopping for groceries throughout the month of February. Customers of Dash’s Market, The Market in the Square, Tops Friendly Markets and Wegmans Food Markets will have the option to add $2, $3, or $5 to their ...

NYS Tax Department provides simple filing tips to ease tax time

The New York State Department of Taxation and Finance today announced important tax tips to follow and common errors to avoid this filing season. “Our goal is to make tax filing as easy as possible for all New Yorkers,” said New York State Acting Commissioner of Taxation and Finance Nonie ...

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Merritt Estate Winery ‘strikes gold’ in California

FORESTVILLE — The San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition awarded Merritt Estate Winery an award for each of the seven wines that were submitted for this national wine competition. Merritt Winery walked away from the competition with the Double Gold for Bella Rosa, Best of Class for Bella ...

Reed honored by National Association of Manufacturers

Tom Reed continues to fight for U.S. manufacturing jobs and revitalizing domestic manufacturing during an event with area business and economic development leaders in Corning. During the event, Reed was recognized as a leader on the subject by the National Association of Manufacturers ...

The Resource Center receives funds for kitchen improvements

A New York State grant will enable The Resource Center to upgrade the kitchens at some of its homes and day programs, thereby improving the meal preparation and dining experience for people with disabilities and preparing them to live independently. The Resource Center was awarded a $580,760 ...

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Mary Karst, CCBR scholarship reviewer, Karen Buchheit (front), Ryan Michelle Wilcox and Dennis Pezzimenti (back)

Chautauqua-Cattaraugus Board of Realtors Scholarship Fund established

OLEAN — Business-minded students throughout Cattaraugus and Chautauqua counties will have a new scholarship opportunity available to them thanks to the Chautauqua-Cattaraugus Board of Realtors Scholarship Fund. The organization’s board of directors recently decided to establish the ...

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Members of the Employee of the Month Team at G.A. Family Services congratulate Maceo Wofford on being selected as the G.A. 2016 Employee of the Year. Left to right: Timothy McMullen, Interim Director of Education, Kimberly Breneman, Maceo Wofford, Liz Lobb, Donna Ciancio, Betsy Woleen and Karl Wiggins, Vice President of G.A. Family Services.

G.A. Family Services honors Maceo Wofford as Employee of the Year

JAMESTOWN — Shortly after being selected for induction into the Chautauqua Sports Hall of Fame, Maceo Wofford’s work peers selected him for another honor at the end of 2016: G.A. Family Services Employee of the Year. The announcement was made at the annual Employee of the Month luncheon in ...

Area businesses help Brooks celebrate first birth of 2017

Congratulations Shauna Forster and Michael Ciszewski, proud parents of Lillian Ciszewski, Brook’s first baby in 2017! Lillian, who was born on Jan. 3, and her parents received over $1,400 in gifts generously donated from our community. Many thanks to these local businesses and ...

WNY Food Hub Grower meeting set

EAST AURORA — Eden Valley Growers (EVG), a farmer-owned cooperative and the owner/operator of the Western NY Food Hub, invites you to attend an information session on how they provide technical assistance and support for farmers interested in selling to the Western NY Food Hub. Eden Valley ...

Louis P. DiPalma

Fredonia man named vice chair of AAA

2017 brings new leadership to AAA Western and Central New York. Kimberly A. Boynton, CEO of Crouse Hospital in Syracuse, was named board chair of the AAA WCNY Board of Directors. Louis P. DiPalma, of Lakeshore Savings Bank who lives in Fredonia, was named vice chair. Michael S. Karnes, of ...

Elisa Galuppo

Elisa Galuppo joins TRC as compliance officer

The Resource Center is pleased to introduce Elisa Galuppo as its quality improvement compliance officer. “The role of the compliance officer is to ensure we as an agency continue to provide the highest quality of services in a caring, compassionate and professional manner. Elisa brings ...

Lake Shore Savings Bank announces creation of Millennial Advisory Board

Lake Shore Savings Bank is pleased to announce the creation of its Millennial Advisory Board. The Millennial Advisory Board will provide non-binding strategic advice to the management of Lake Shore Savings Bank with respect to digital and product relevance catering to the millennial ...

Tops Friendly Markets to promote NY state grown and certified farms

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced that Tops Friendly Markets will promote the New York State Grown & Certified program to highlight farms that qualify under the New York State Grown & Certified seal. Tops is the first grocery retailer to feature and market product grown by New ...

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Job Corps students joined staff and residents at Heritage Village to unveil the recently renovated courtyard area at the skilled nursing and rehab facility.

Heritage Village unveils new courtyard look

CASSADAGA — Throughout the summer months, the maintenance team at Heritage Village, along with students from Job Corps were busily working to transform an old outdated space into something more aesthetically pleasing and more functional.  With the help of students from Job Corps, Heritage ...

Edwin Rodriguez Jr.

Lutheran welcomes new PR and marketing director

JAMESTOWN — The Leadership Team at Lutheran has announced the hiring of Edwin Rodriguez Jr. as the new director of public relations and Marketing upon the retirement of Patty Eckwahl. Rodriguez will continue Lutheran’s award-winning Best of Times seminar series and further the ...

JCC, Excelsior update transfer agreement

Jamestown Community College and Excelsior College have updated an agreement that streamlines the transfer of credits into Excelsior’s programs. The agreement guarantees JCC students acceptance into their choice of Excelsior degree program if they meet Excelsior’s admission standards. ...