Business

New online campus calendar makes it easy to find events at Fredonia

The Department of Marketing and Communications at the State University of New York at Fredonia has established a new, robust online campus calendar for the university website. “Events @ Fredonia” is live at http://events.fredonia.edu. A year of planning, set-up, and configuration has ...

September is Mature Worker recognition month

September has traditionally been set aside to recognize and appreciate the tremendous value of our mature population in the workplace. It’s quite easy to realize this if you’ve had this unique breed working for you. They are dependable and usually report to work early. Mature workers ...

Complimentary home buyer seminar Sept. 27

Lake Shore Savings Bank will host a complimentary home buyer seminar at the Bank’s Lakewood Branch, located at 1 Green Avenue WE, Jamestown from 6 to 8 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 27. The seminar will cover a range of topics, including: ¯ Understanding Credit Scores ¯ Pre-Qualifying ...

Dining Out for Life set for Oct. 10

BUFFALO — The theme for this year’s 15th annual DINING OUT FOR LIFE event is “Chews To Help. Dine Out, Fight AIDS.” Western New Yorkers can help raise funds to assist individuals and families in our community who are affected by HIV by dining out for breakfast, lunch or dinner on ...

TRC United Employees Association donate to hurricane victims

JAMESTOWN — Service providers, nurses, therapists and other healthcare professionals employed at The Resource Center and represented by TRC United Employees Association worked with their elected union representatives to donate $400 toward Hurricane Harvey relief through coordination with ...

M&T Bank launches ‘Understanding What’s Important Business Challenge’

BUFFALO — M&T Bank, a company with a long history of supporting the communities it serves, today debuted the Understanding What’s Important Business Challenge, a new initiative that celebrates local businesses and the organizations they support to make a difference in their communities. ...

Submitted Photo: Ryan Holbrook, right, thoroughly reviewed the various aspects of the oil and gas leasing process with member Mike Wesley, left, and others.

U.S. Energy enlightens Land Owners with Gas well Interests and Concerns

MAYVILLE — During the annual Mayville village park picnic of Land Owners with Gas well Interests and Concerns (LOGIC), US Energy representative Ryan Holbrook thoroughly reviewed the various aspects of the oil and gas leasing process. He began by covering the rights of property owners vs. ...

KeyBank Foundation making hurricane donation

KeyBank Foundation will donate $100,000 to help families and communities affected by Tropical Storm Harvey and the devastating flooding in southeastern Texas. The American Red Cross will receive a $50,000 donation to provide safe shelter and comfort for the hundreds of thousands of people ...

Local engineering firm expands its staff

Greenman-Pedersen, Inc., a leading professional engineering and construction services firm, has welcomed Chad Jespersen, P.E. to its Western New York operations. A licensed professional engineer, Jespersen has worked in both construction and consulting having performed in the capacity of ...

Decker Oil purchased Corrine Covert’s grand champion market hog.

53rd annual meat animal sale a success

Cornell Cooperative Extension of Chautauqua County’s 4-H Youth Development Program held the 53rd annual 4-H Meat Animal Sale on July 28 during the Chautauqua County Fair. Local businesses and 4-H supporters were out in full force. A total of 161 animals were sold at this annual event ...

Senior leadership plan unfolds at Chautauqua Institution

CHAUTAUQUA — Chautauqua Institution President Michael E. Hill has announced changes to the Institution’s administrative leadership, effective Sept. 1, completing an initial reorganization to help him lead the Institution into a new phase in its history. “These position modifications and ...

More jobs for Rand Products

OBSERVER Staff Report SINCLAIRVILLE — A Sinclairville business on Route 60 will be consolidating with another in Falconer with the hopes of adding 40 new jobs. But in doing so, the county Industrial Development Agency is going to take a hit of $350,000. Kevin Sanvidge, president and chief ...

Chautauquan joins Westfield Memorial Hospital Foundation

WESTFIELD — Recently welcomed to the Westfield Memorial Hospital Foundation Board, Bob Battaglin is a year-round Chautauquan who knows the value of the hospital. Battaglin and his wife Joan have experienced care from the hospital's Emergency Department. "We have had our share of emergency ...

State Ed, SUNY approve sport management degrees at JCC

Jamestown Community College has been approved to offer Associate in Science and Associate in Applied Science degrees in sport management on the Jamestown Campus. The programs were reviewed and approved by the State University of New York and the New York State Education Department. The ...

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Top: These curious calves can’t wait to meet everyone at the upcoming Visit the Farm Day event to be held Saturday at Oak View Dairy in Jamestown.
Right: This year’s Visit the Farm Day will be hosted by Oak View Dairy in Jamestown, which has been family owned since 1817. The farm is owned and operated by Bruce Kidder, and Shawn and Tara Cotter.

Learn about agriculture during Visit the Farm Day

JAMESTOWN — Cornell Cooperative Extension of Chautauqua County invites everyone to attend 2017’s Visit the Farm Day event on Saturday from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Oak View Dairy, 3836 Nutt Road, Jamestown. Visitors will have the chance to participate in a guided walking tour, interact with ...

Over $6.4M in federal funds heading to NY community health centers

U.S. Sens. Charles E. Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand announced $6,400,528 in federal funds for 62 New York community health centers. The funding will be allocated by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Health Resources and Services Administration. These Health Center Quality ...

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A Lakewood business will open its doors this Friday. It states it is the only homebrew and winemaking supply store in southern Chautauqua County.

Straight Fermentations to hold grand opening and ribbon cutting

LAKEWOOD — Straight Fermentations recently opened its doors as the only homebrew and winemaking supply store in southern Chautauqua County. Located at 104 Chautauqua Ave., Lakewood, Straight Fermentations offers all supplies needed for beginning to advanced brewers and winemakers. They ...