Business

CCIDA hires business development manager

JAMESTOWN — Following an expansive outreach and interview process, the County of Chautauqua Industrial Development Agency is pleased and excited to announce that Ms. Linda Burns has joined their team to fill the position of business development manager that was vacated as a result of Lawrie ...

Chautauqua Works announces Ticket-to-Work Program

According to the Social Security Administration (SSA), disability is unpredictable and can happen to anyone at any stage of life. One in four 20-year olds today will become disabled before they reach their retirement age and will need Social Security disability payments for income support. The ...

Evergreen Health expands services in Chautauqua County

JAMESTOWN — To meet the healthcare needs of people in the Southern Tier, Evergreen Health recently opened a new location at 320 Prather Avenue in Jamestown. The building will be the central hub for specialty care services in the region, including HIV care, Hepatitis C care, STI testing and ...

Keith Martin named executive director of Northwest Arena

JAMESTOWN — Northwest Arena’s Board of Directors has named Keith Martin as the organization’s Executive Director following an extensive local search. Martin, an experienced athletics executive, will join the organization on August 13, 2018. Northwest Arena exists to advance economic ...

Ed Teeter named CNRC Star Employee of the Quarter

CNRC is proud to recognize and announce their STAR employee of the quarter, Dietary Clerk, Ed Teeter. Teeter, who was hired in 2012 and started off in the Activity Department said that he enjoyed his years as an Activity Aide, in particular getting to know the residents. When the nursing ...

Partnership announced with city insurance agency

The Northwoods Corp. has announced its partnership with the Northwoods-Dillenburg Agency at 1136 Central Ave. in Dunkirk, formerly known as the David G Glenn Agency. The Northwoods Corp. is a group of 30 independent insurance agencies located throughout New York state. With access to more ...

Sanvidge named vice chairman of Lake Shore Bancorp, Inc. Board of Directors

Lake Shore Bancorp, Inc., the holding company for Lake Shore Savings Bank has named Kevin M. Sanvidge as vice chairman of the company’s Board of Directors. Sanvidge, former chief executive officer and administrative director of the Chautauqua County Industrial Development Agency, has served ...

Get Ready! National Comedy Center opens this week

After years of planning, fundraising, and construction, the National Comedy Center is poised to open this week. The Center opening in conjunction with the Lucille Ball Comedy Festival will bring thousands of people to Chautauqua County. Get ready! This is a great opportunity for businesses to ...

ADD Lumber True Value celebrates grand opening

IRVING — ADD Lumber True Value recently marked its grand opening in Irving, and had three days of celebrations for the new store. Formerly Smith’s True Value, the store underwent a full remodel to transform its 27,000 sq. ft. into a hardware superstore that has the whole community ...

Healthy Community Alliance awarded two grants to support older adults

GOWANDA — Healthy Community Alliance (HCA) has been selected to receive two separate grant awards from local foundations totaling $96,000 that will help the agency provide improved services and supports to older adults and their caregivers. One grant will address improving social connectivity ...

It’s no joke! KeyBank donates $250,000 to National Comedy Center

JAMESTOWN — KeyBank isn’t joking around when it comes to supporting an exciting new attraction in the Southern Tier! The bank is making a $250,000 donation to the National Comedy Center in Jamestown, which is scheduled to open on Aug. 1. This grant is being made in partnership with the ...

Jamestown Community College honors employees

Several Jamestown Community College staff members were recognized for their contributions and service during a recent program. The President’s Award for Excellence and State University of New York Chancellor’s Award for Excellence were presented by JCC president Cory L. Duckworth to Keith ...

Fredonia Incubator to host Boots to Business Reboot session for veterans

On July 18, the Fredonia Technology Incubator will be hosting a veterans outreach workshop, “Boots to Business Reboot.” The two-step training program will allow guests to learn more about starting or growing a veteran-owned business. The workshop will focus on an introduction to business ...

Lake Erie Medical services consolidates with G & P Gynecare

Lake Erie Medical Services, P.C. (LEMS) has announced plans to consolidate with G & P Gynecare, P.C. Andre Persaud, MD, FACOG, owner of the OB/GYN medical practice, will combine services with the LEMS team, joining colleague, Collins Osula, MD, MS, FACOG, beginning Aug. 1. In addition to ...

Heritage announces new development director

Melissa Trusler has been named the Director of Development at Heritage Ministries. Trusler has served in various roles growing with Heritage over the past 14 years. She has served as a Senior Housing Counselor for the past three years with Heritage, assisting area seniors in assisted and ...

Brooks, TLC announce partnership with Unyts

Unyts, WNY’s only organ, eye, tissue and community blood center, has become the primary provider of blood products for Brooks-TLC Hospital System, Inc., which includes Brooks Memorial Hospital and TLC Health. Unyts started collecting blood in 2007 and since then has become the primary ...

Johnson, Mackowiak & Associates, LLP welcomes new employees

Johnson, Mackowiak & Associates, LLP has announced the hiring of Nathan Nobles and Kathleen Furness as staff accountants. Both Nobles and Furness will be involved in various areas of the firm including tax preparation, auditing, reviews of financial statements, and compiling financial ...