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My Blue Heaven Inc. owners Jean and Mike Lobaugh are presented with the Business Improvement Award by the Mayville/Chautauqua Community Chamber of Commerce.

My Blue Heaven LLC receives business award

MAYVILLE — My Blue Heaven LLC was the recipient of the Business Improvement Award presented by the Mayville/Chautauqua Community Chamber of Commerce at their annual banquet and meeting held at Andriaccio’s Restaurant, Mayville on Nov. 16. Owners Jean and Mike Lobaugh own two bed and ...

The Resource Center awarded $35,000 in grants from NYSARC Trust Services

The Resource Center has been awarded $35,000 in grants from the Trustee Management Board of NYSARC Trust Services to support TRC’s guardianship and recreation programs. NYSARC Trust Services administers supplemental needs trusts that improve the lives of people with disabilities while ...

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From left, Megan Barone, director of development, UPMC Chautauqua WCA; and Trish McClennan, director of clinical services, UPMC Chautauqua WCA; accept sensory donations from Mike Erlandson, president of Kiwanis Club of Falconer; and Phyllis Belin, member of Kiwanis Club of Falconer.

Kiwanis Club of Falconer donates to UPMC Chautauqua WCA

JAMESTOWN — The Kiwanis Club of Falconer, as a part of a service project for Autism collected and donated sensory items for the Adolescent Mental Health comfort room at UPMC Chautauqua WCA. The club has continued to collect sensory items over the past few months. Recently, members of the club ...

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Growers attend the LERGP Annual Conference at SUNY Fredonia to find out more about succession planning, viticulture research and other relevant industry news.

LERGP teaches farmers yield monitoring in bulk juice grapes

PORTLAND — The Lake Erie Regional Grape Program is a regional extension program that provides research based information to local grape growers. LERGP strives to help grape growers with any challenge they face. We provide succession planning services to regional growers. By introducing ...

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Denise Jones, The Resource Center president and chief executive officer; Randy Ordines, TRC Foundation, Inc. chair; and Randy Sweeney, Chautauqua Region Community Foundation executive director, complete the necessary paperwork to transfer TRC Foundation’s $2.2 million in assets to the Community Foundation.

TRC, CRCF partner to support individuals with disabilities

Since 1959, The Resource Center has provided services to people with disabilities and their families. In 1994, TRC Foundation was created to raise money to meet the unfunded needs of people with disabilities or socioeconomic challenges. To date, TRC Foundation has awarded more than $1 million ...

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Festival goers are pictured enjoying some of the products offered at the annual Winter Grapes & Hops Fest, which will be held Saturday, Jan. 6, from 3-7 p.m at Northwest Arena.

Third Annual Winter Grapes & Hops Fest Jan. 6

JAMESTOWN — The third annual Winter Grapes & Hops Festival, presented by the Media 1 Group and the Northwest Arena, is returning to the Northwest Arena on Saturday, Jan. 6 from 3-7 p.m. The event will feature beer samplings and wine tasting from local breweries and wineries, as well as ...

Chamber holds annual banquet, meeting

MAYVILLE — The Mayville/Chautauqua Community Chamber of Commerce held its Annual Banquet and Meeting recently at Andriaccio’s Restaurant in Mayville. Guests in attendance were Sally Andriaccio, Chamber president, of Andriaccio’s Restaurant; Deborah Marsala, Chamber coordinator and Larry ...

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Nestle Purina PetCare Company was recently named  the Best Places to Work in 2018 by Glassdoor. Nestle Purina employs more than 8,000 associates across the U.S. between its headquarters in St. Louis and 20 manufacturing facilities across the country, including one in Dunkirk.

Glassdoor selects Nestle Purina as one of the Best Places to Work

ST. LOUIS, MISSOURI — Nestle Purina PetCare Company has been honored with a Glassdoor Employees’ Choice Award, recognizing the Best Places to Work in 2018. The Employees’ Choice Awards program, now in its 10th year, relies solely on the input of employees, who elect to provide feedback on ...

Esquire Cleaners, 1st Place Winner

JRC announces storefront decorating contest winners

JAMESTOWN — The Jamestown Renaissance Corporation has announced the winners of the annual Downtown Jamestown Storefront Holiday Decorating Contest. The contest began in 2015 as a way to encourage business owners in downtown Jamestown to dress up their businesses for the holidays and to ...

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Dr. Newburg joins local chiropractic and physical therapy practice

Joel D. Newburg D.C. is a December 2017 graduate of New York Chiropractic College in Seneca Falls, N.Y., where he received his doctor of chiropractic degree with magna cum laude distinction. He was a member of the Phi Chi Omega honor society, motion palpation club and captain of the club ...

Lake Shore Savings Bank raises funds for Mikey’s Way Foundation

Lake Shore Bancorp, Inc., the holding company for Lake Shore Savings Bank is pleased to announce another successful fundraising event. Lake Shore Savings Bank recently hosted a successful evening of fundraising at 21 Brix Winery in Portland. The evening was filled with lots of love, kindness ...

Paul Kazmierczak

National Grid announces Paul Kazmierczak as jurisdiction manager

Paul Kazmierczak has been named jurisdiction manager, community and customer management for National Grid’s Southern Tier Region. In this role, Kazmierczak will work with National Grid’s major accounts, key stakeholders and community and municipal leaders in Chautauqua, Allegany and ...

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Sunisi “Bo” Sirijindaphan (center) is joined by members of the Enactus team that worked on the Siri Thai Cuisine project: Katelyn Killoran (’18, graphic design), Paige Halter (’18, marketing), Dan Bertloff (’18, management), Professor Justin Mindzak, Latrell Tyson (’18, marketing), Nicole Lyons (’18, public relations/communication) and Nate Winn (’18, marketing).

Enactus helps business bring Thai food to area

The State University of New York at Fredonia’s Enactus chapter is helping to introduce Thai food in the Fredonia/Dunkirk area and promote a startup business at the same time. The group’s E.D.G.E. consulting team partnered with Thailand native Sunisi “Bo” Sirijindaphan to launch Siri ...

Lake Shore Savings awards grants to local non-profits

Lake Shore Bancorp, Inc., the holding company for Lake Shore Savings Bank awarded grants to a number of local non-profit organizations, as designated by each of the 27 Women of Influence winners from Business First’s annual Women of Influence event, held this past September, of which Lake ...

Waggies by Maggie & Friends earns $10,000 from M&T Bank

BUFFALO — To celebrate Giving Tuesday, a global day to give back, M&T Bank announced Waggies by Maggie & Friends has been awarded the $10,000 grand prize in its first-ever Understanding What’s Important Business Challenge, an initiative that celebrates local businesses and the ...

National Grid promotes staffer to regional manager

BUFFALO — Ken Kujawa has been promoted to the position of Western New York regional manager at National Grid. Kujawa manages a team that serves as primary contacts for the company's largest customers and key stakeholders in a 10-county area that includes Western New York. He also plays a ...

Temporary shop opens in city

College Closeouts & More, located at 423 Central Ave., Dunkirk, has opened for the holidays. The grand opening was Nov. 24. The store is loaded with T-shirts, hoodies, hats, children’s and infant clothing along with many novelty items priced to sell. The College Closeouts and More ...

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Summit Co-Owner  Luke Buehler, Emily Mierzwa, Rural Ministry Director of Programs Bridget Majka, Rural Ministry Executive Director Kathleen G. Peterson, President of Board of Directors Steve Keefe, Erika Strychalski, Caitlin Buehler

Summit Wealth Management, Inc. holds National Day of Giving events

The offices of Summit Wealth Management, Inc. held National Day of Giving events at their locations in Jamestown and Fredonia on Thursday, Nov. 28. The focus was to give thanks to their clients and community with a holiday party and provide donations to two local charities. The Fredonia office ...

Grant funds available to help landlords repair rental properties

Lead Safe County provides grants to landlords to help create lead-safe housing for Chautauqua’s kids. Landlords whose tenants include families with young children can receive grant funding to replace old windows and doors and stabilize other painted surfaces that present a lead hazard. CHRIC ...