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Anne LaPaglia named CCBR 2016 Realtor of the Year

At its annual installation banquet, the Chautauqua Cattaraugus Board of Realtors announced Anne LaPaglia as 2016 Realtor of the Year. “It was a total surprise to me,” said LaPaglia, a 27-year veteran in the industry and Broker Associate with Howard Hanna Holt Real Estate. “Knowing ...

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Darren Hills, sales manager at Ed Shults Subaru; LouAnn Hughes, representative for LLS; and Megan Barone, WCA Director of Development.

Subaru and LLS send messages of hope and provide warmth for patients

JAMESTOWN — Ed Shults Subaru and The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society  announced a collaboration to provide much needed support and “warmth” to patients fighting cancer and their families at WCA Hospital Cancer Treatment Center. During Subaru Loves to Care month, LLS and Ed Shults ...

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Chautauqua County Humane Society announces retirement of Jeffrey Lubi

JAMESTOWN — After 14 years of dedicated and committed service to the Chautauqua County Humane Society and growing the organization more than tenfold, Jeffrey Lubi has announced his retirement as Executive Director of the Chautauqua County Humane Society effective Jan. 1. “I had mixed ...

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Theresa Schrantz, LPN, left, and Lisa Maslak, RN, right.

Brooks Infection Control to be featured at APIC conference

Anyone who has worked with Theresa Schrantz, LPN, and Lisa Maslak, RN, knows how vigilant both are about providing a safe, quality environment for their patients, and now they will take that unwavering commitment to the national stage. For a second year, the Infection Control team at Brooks ...

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Pictured, from left: Kevin Muldowney (back), community liaison for Sen. Cathy Young; Assemblyman Andy Goodell; County Executive Vince Horrigan; Jacqueline Phelps, regional director for Congressman Tom Reed; Katie Geise, executive director of the Chautauqua Works Workforce Development Board; Jody Cheney; Jamestown Renaissance Corporation Executive Director Greg Lindquist; and Cheryl Calhoun.

Chautauqua Works opens Jamestown site

JAMESTOWN — The Chautauqua Works Workforce Development Board proudly cut the purple ribbon officially opening the new office location in downtown Jamestown’s newly renovated Signature Center at 4 E. Third St. recently. “This space is dedicated to our job-seeking and business ...

Celebrate the season with CCB

LITTLE VALLEY — Cattaraugus County Bank is gearing up for the Holiday Season and truly happy to share with friends and customers information that may help make their holidays more peaceful, joyful and filled with happiness. Here’s what’s happening at Western New York’s ONLY true ...

Falconer Reality Check cleans up mall

LAKEWOOD — On Nov. 8 to celebrate the American Cancer Society’s Great American Smokeout, the Falconer Reality Check group decided to clean up the Chautauqua Mall of tobacco litter. Their purpose is to educate the community about how much tobacco litter is at one of the more popular places ...

Johnson, Mackowiak & Associates, LLP welcomes Elizabeth Martin

Johnson, Mackowiak & Associates, LLP has announced the hiring of Elizabeth “Libbi” Martin as a staff accountant. In her role at the firm, Martin  will be involved in various areas of the firm including tax preparation, auditing, and the review and compilation of financial ...

Usherwood Office Technology partners with Xerox

JAMESTOWN — Usher-wood Office Technology, a leading regional provider of Information Technology solutions and services throughout the Northeast, has been officially named a Xerox Authorized Solution Provider. Usherwood will offer Xerox’s line of industry leading technology solutions ...

Vocational Training Team announces selection of Team Leader to Australia

Thomas O’Neill of the Rotary Club of Simcoe in Ontario, Canada, has been selected to be the Vocational Training Team Team Leader for Rotary District 7090’s project of training and sharing information on Fruit Farming to the Shepparton and Goulburn Valley regions in the Australian Rotary ...

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Local resident named People Inc. Direct Support Professional of the Year

WILLIAMSVILLE — People Inc., Western New York’s largest and most experienced health and human services agency, recently recognized 13 Direct Support Professionals for their exceptional work providing one on one support and care to people with developmental disabilities and other special ...

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Chautauqua County Home Care Association celebrated its annual Awards Dinner on Nov. 3 at the Rosch Center on Lutheran Social Services Campus.

CCHCA holds annual awards dinner in Jamestown

JAMESTOWN — Chau-tauqua County Home Care Association celebrated its Annual Awards Dinner on Nov. 3 at the Rosch Center on Lutheran Social Services Campus. This annual event recognizes employees who work to ensure that those who wish to remain independent in their homes, have the ability to ...

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Craig Randall, Mayor of Lake Placid; Tait Wardlaw, Empire State Winter Games Director; Mark Tryniski, CEO of Community Bank, N.A.; Gordy Sheer, past Olympic luge participant and ESWG alum; and Andrew Weibrecht, past Olympic alpine skier and ESWG alum pose for a photo at a press event at the CBNA branch in Canton on Oct. 26.

Community Bank N.A. announces partnership

CANTON — Community Bank N.A. President and CEO Mark Tryniski announced the bank has been named the title sponsor for the 2017 Empire State Winter Games. The press conference was held at the Community Bank N.A. branch in Canton. The partnership will support the community-driven, multi-day ...

Dunkirk health care practices continue to join HEALTHeLINK

BUFFALO — HEALTHeLINK announced Brooks Memorial Hospital’s Pain Management Center has recently begun participating in western New York’s clinical information exchange. Approximately 5,000 physicians, all of the area hospitals and many independent laboratory and radiology practices are ...

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Pictured from left: Legislator Peter Savage, Legislator Barbara Miller Williams, Legislator Patrick Burke, Legislator Betty Jean Grant, Minority Leader Thomas  Loughran, Chairman John Mills, Majority Leader Joseph Lorigo, Legislator Lynne Dixon, Legislator Edward Rath, Legislator Kevin Hardwick and Legislator Ted Morton with their Paper Reduction Contest trophy, a golden copy machine

Erie County Legislature wins award for paper reduction

The Erie County Legislature’s Majority Caucus has taken several steps to reduce its paper consumption, along with the associated costs, as it further improves efforts to bring efficiency to the Legislature. As a result, the Legislature was declared the winner of the county’s Paper Reduction ...

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Donna Trusso holds the award The Resource Center received for being named the 77th healthiest workplace in America.

The Resource Center named one of America’s healthiest workplaces

A focus on creating a healthy workplace and offering employees opportunities to participate in diverse wellness activities has paid off in the form of national recognition for The Resource Center. TRC learned recently it had been named the 77th healthiest workplace in the United States. The ...

Farm owners and employees eligible for CDL Training

JAMESTOWN — Cornell Cooperative Extension of Chautauqua County’s Agriculture Program is pleased to announce a Commercial Driver’s License training program for agricultural producers and employees, in cooperation with Erie 2-Chautauqua-Cattaraugus BOCES. This CDL training (Class A or B ...

Lake Shore Bank sponsors community care package collection to support military

Lake Shore Savings Bank is pleased to team up with The Blue Star Mothers of WNY to sponsor a community care package collection to support active service men and women. During November, community members are invited to drop off requested items at any Lake Shore Savings branch throughout Erie ...