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Lakeview Shock NYSCOPBA donates to Legion

The Lakeview Shock NYSCOPBA made a donation to the Forestville American Legion J. Carter Knapp Post 953 to assist with the Post’s Memorial Day celebration. Pictured left to right are: Ralph Silleman, Jim Hilliker, Neal Gruber (NYSCOPBA), Chris Matthies, Tom Halicki (Commander), Dick Bradigan, ...

RTPI’s ‘Art After 5’ series begins June 14

JAMESTOWN — The Roger Tory Peterson Institute of Natural History (RTPI) invites the community to celebrate the warm weather with a series of ‘Art After 5’ adult gatherings from 5-7 p.m. on four different evenings throughout the summer: June 14, July 10, Aug. 2 and Sept. 6. Guests to these ...

Fredonia man earns Chartered Life Underwriter professional designation

WESTFIELD — Eric Ferry, senior partner at Fundamental Wealth Management LLC has been authorized by The American College of Financial Services, Bryn Mawr, Pa., to use the chartered life underwriter marks. The American College is the nation’s largest non-profit educational institution devoted ...

Candy shop opens at Cross Roads

WESTFIELD — Cross Roads Farm & Craft Market has opened its doors for the 21st season. With this new season came many new vendors along with the lineup of favorites the public has come to know and love through the years. One of these new businesses is none other than “Grammies ...

FFC 2018 winners of the Route 66 Walking Challenge

Submitted Photo The wellness committee at Fieldbrook Foods Corporation chaired by Jennifer Montes Human Resources Benefits Coordinator, held a Route 66 Walking Challenge in conjunction with their health insurance provider BlueCross BlueShield of WNY. The winners were as follows: 1st place Sue ...

Great Lakes Tree Services assists Puerto Rico

SINCLAIRVILLE — With recovery efforts still underway in Puerto Rico seven months after experiencing its worst natural disaster on record, one area business was honored to be a part of the process. Great Lakes Tree Services of Sinclairville recently had an opportunity to send some of its ...

State Parks Western Regional Director Mark Thomas announces retirement

OBSERVER Staff Report The New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation has announced that Mark W. Thomas who has served as the Western District Director for State Parks since 2007 will retire in May 2018. Before Thomas was the Western District Director, he was ...

Joe Traniello joins Arcade Senior Services

Arcade Senior Services has added Joseph Traniello as a licensed benefit advisor. Traniello is authorized to offer AARP Medicare Supplement Plans issued by UnitedHealthcare, as well as Medicare Advantage Plans with UnitedHealthcare, Humana and Univera as well as prescription drug plans with ...

St. Columban’s on the Lake Retirement Home celebrates 48 years of service

St. Columban’s on the Lake Retirement Home in Silver Creek celebrated its 48th anniversary on May 1, marking nearly half a century of serving the Western New York community. As part of the anniversary celebration, St. Columban’s on the Lake hosted the newly-elected leadership of the ...

Nussbaumer & Clarke announces promotion

Nussbaumer & Clarke, Inc., Consulting Engineers and Surveyors, of Buffalo, East Aurora, North Tonawanda, and Dunkirk, has announced the promotion of Karl W. Rohde, P.E., to corporate associate. Rohde has a degree in civil engineering from the State University of New York at Buffalo and has ...

Lutheran and G.A. Family Services honor employees and retirees

JAMESTOWN — Lutheran and G.A. Family Services held their annual Employee Recognition Dinner at Moon Brook Country Club on Monday, March 19, to honor 91 employees for varying years of service to their respective organizations. The theme of the event was “Lutheran Employees Rock” and had a ...

Join the Maker community at informative social hour

Join the Circus of Creativity known at a Maker Meetup and nformative social gathering in the atrium of the Science Center on the campus of The State University of New York at Fredonia on Tuesday, May 8 from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. This Maker Meetup is sponsored by Erie 2-Chautauqua-Cattaraugus ...

Great Lakes Impact Profiles posted by New York Sea Grant

From responding to Lake Ontario landowners impacted by high water levels and providing green infrastructure retrofitting guidance to the City of Rochester and Monroe County to Great Lakes Basin Bins for teachers and a new king salmon video for anglers and researchers, New York Sea Grant ...

Program enhances county’s manufacturing talent

JAMESTOWN — Cummins Jamestown Engine Plant adheres to a “grow from within” philosophy, offering its more than 1,500 employees a cadre of educational opportunities to evolve their skills and better support the plant’s production of diesel and natural gas-powered engines. The five-month ...

SunCliff on the Lake names Tina Ames director of programs

DERBY — Tina T. Ames has been named the new director of programs at SunCliff on the Lake in Derby, by owners David Johnson and Brenda Shaw. SunCliff on the Lake is set to open the end of April 2018. This historic mansion was built by the Schmidt and Schoelkopf families around 1914 and ...

Morris joins Brooks-TLC Senior Leadership team

Brooks-TLC Hospital System, Inc. has announced the appointment of Kenneth R. Morris as its vice president of operations, effective this Monday. Morris brings 17 years of health care leadership experience, most recently as director of North Texas Division of Neuroscience and Baylor University ...

Lynn, Connection agree to 10-year lease, office relocation

JAMESTOWN — A new agreement between a downtown developer and major employer of area residents has resulted in the retaining of about 200 jobs in the city of Jamestown. The Lynn Development Group announced this week that it has struck up a long-term lease agreement with The Connection, which ...

Heidenhain Corp. latest to announce closure in Ellicott

ELLICOTT — Almost 40 employees at an Ellicott optics and electronics business will lose their jobs when operations are moved elsewhere, a filing with the state Department of Labor said last week. The 39 layoffs at Heidenhain Corp., based in Schaumburg, Ill., was first reported by Buffalo ...

Local real estate firms announce merger

Local real estate firms Nancy J. Shattuck Real Estate of Warren, Pennsylvania and ERA Team VP Real Estate, headquartered in Chautauqua County with a location in Warren, have announced the merger of their operations. The combined firm will conduct business as ERA Team VP Real Estate with the ...