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M&T Bank, Salvation Army kick off ‘Gift of Warmth’ drive

BUFFALO — For more than three decades, M&T Bank has collected warm clothes at its branches across Western New York for local families in need as part of its Gift of Warmth campaign. Starting today and continuing until Dec. 29, Western New Yorkers can again drop off donations of new ...

M&T Bank, Salvation Army kick off ‘Gift of Warmth’ drive

BUFFALO — For more than three decades, M&T Bank has collected warm clothes at its branches across Western New York for local families in need as part of its Gift of Warmth campaign. Starting today and continuing until Dec. 29, Western New Yorkers can again drop off donations of new ...

Chadwick Bay Financial Services partners with Private Advisor Group

Chadwick Bay Financial Services, a financial advisory firm located in Dunkirk, announces it has accepted the invitation to partner with Private Advisor Group, the largest hybrid solution at LPL Financial, in terms of number of advisors and assets under management, and a leading provider of ...

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Incubator workshop to focus on internet marketing strategies for businesses

“Ideas and Strategies to Grow Your Business the Right Way,” an entrepreneurial marketing workshop led by Sam Insalaco, owner of his own startup business, theBREWROOM, will be held at the Fredonia Technology Incubator on Thursday, Nov. 16, 9 a.m. to noon. “We are pleased to have another ...

WCA Home administrator speaks out over no increase to SSI

The state’s failure to authorize an increase in the Supplemental Security Income (SSI) rate has left approximately 12,000 low-income seniors statewide, unable to live on their own, with few residential options. For years, New York’s adult care facilities (ACFs), commonly known as adult ...

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Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs Terry Brown, center, joins Carol Smith, left, and Tracy Horth, right, who were recipients of the Barbara Saletta Meritorious Service Award and Poummit Secretarial Award in Memory of Janet Marks, respectively.

Tracy Horth, Carol Smith receive secretarial awards

Tracy Horth and Carol Smith — two secretaries at the State University of New York at Fredonia who collectively account for over three decades of service and three promotions — have received prestigious awards through endowments established with the Fredonia College Foundation. Horth, ...

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Community Helping Hands has reached the finals of M&T Bank’s Understanding What's Important Business Challenge and are now they're up for the $10,000 grand prize in a public vote. Voting started Nov. 2.

Community Helping Hands up for $10,000 grand price in competition

BUFFALO — M&T Bank announced the five finalists in its first-ever Understanding What’s Important Business Challenge, an initiative that celebrates local businesses and the organizations they support to make a difference in their communities. The public will have an opportunity to ...

Governor Cuomo launches New York Green Business program

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo launched the New York Green Business program to formally recognize New York businesses operating sustainably and celebrate businesses that are implementing projects that go above and beyond relevant State laws and regulations to preserve and enhance New York’s ...

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Pictured are Lisa Maslak, right, and Theresa Schrantz, left.

Brooks employees protect patients by taking the hand hygiene pledge

Earlier in October, it was difficult not to notice activities surrounding International Infection Prevention Week at Brooks Hospital. The talented team of Lisa Maslak and Theresa Schrantz commandeered a hospital-wide commitment to preventing the spread of infection by asking staff to sign a ...

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Jim Domagola, vice president, Northwest Savings Bank, presents a check to Lisa Hatch, executive director of JRC.

Northwest continues partnership with JRC

JAMESTOWN — The Jamestown Renaissance Corporation recently received a $2,500 donation from Northwest Savings Bank. The money was provided to further support Jamestown Renaissance Corporation’s Mission and adds to the revitalization of Greater Jamestown. When asked about the continued ...

Chosen Acres Realty merges with Howard Hanna Professionals

SMETHPORT, Pa. — Dennis Pezzimenti, managing partner of Howard Hanna Professionals, and Nancy Rathbun, owner of Chosen Acres Realty, announced Chosen Acres Realty has merged with Howard Hanna Professionals. Chosen Acres Realty has offices in Smethport, Bradford and Port Allegany, ...

Business seminar for local employers Nov. 9

JAMESTOWN — Chautauqua Works and the Workforce Investment/Development Board, along with partners The New York State Department of Labor and the Chautauqua Business Services Team, will be hosting a Business Seminar for local employers, entitled The New York Paid Family Leave Law – are you ...

Lawley employee elected President of Professional Insurance Agents of NY

BUFFALO — Lawley, one of the largest independent insurance brokers in the United States according to Business Insurance, recently announced director of administration, Fred Holender, was formally elected president of the Professional Insurance Agents of New York Inc. A member of PIANY since ...

Brooks transitions dialysis patients to new state-of-the-art DaVita Facility

In light of the pending opening of a new DaVita Dialysis Services (DaVita) center on Vineyard Drive in Dunkirk, and in an effort to reduce duplication of services within the Northern Chautauqua County community, Brooks Memorial Hospital announces plans to discontinue outpatient dialysis ...

Cuomo: More legislation to cut red tape for beverage makers

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo has signed legislation to remove barriers for businesses in New York seeking brand label registration for alcoholic beverages. “Since day one, this administration has worked to cut red tape, lower costs and roll back burdensome regulations in order to foster more ...

Lake Shore Savings welcomes branch sales managers

Lake Shore Bancorp, Inc., the holding company for Lake Shore Savings Bank is pleased to welcome Richard Greco and Scott Swan as branch sales managers. Greco, who will serve as branch sales manager for the Snyder branch of Lake Shore Savings Bank, brings with him over 25 years of banking ...

Register now for Business After Hours at Southern Tier Brewing

Sign up now for the Chamber’s Experience Chautauqua Business After Hours at Southern Tier Brewing Company, Tuesday, Nov. 14. Space is limited and it will fill up quickly, so advanced registration is essential. This annual fall event is a great way to sample NovemberFest-inspired appetizers, ...

KeyBank donates to Puerto Rico relief

KeyBank Foundation is making an additional $25,000 donation to Hurricane Maria Relief Efforts in Puerto Rico. The money will go to the Puerto Rico Community Foundation and will be specifically designated to relief efforts in the hardest hit areas throughout the island. This is coupled with ...

Lake Erie Wine Country celebrates harvest, two new wineries

Lake Erie Wine Country is the modern name of an historic wine and grape region on the southern shore of Lake Erie in both Pennsylvania and New York. The wine trail organization, formerly called the “Chautauqua Lake Erie Wine Trail,” was established in 2002, but grapes have been grown in the ...