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Wayne Ormsby elected to TRC board

JAMESTOWN — Wayne Ormsby was elected to The Resource Center’s board of directors at the agency’s annual meeting. Ormsby has served on TRC’s compliance, ethics, risk and safety committee for the past four years. His election to the board is for a two-year term. Ormsby retired in 2009 ...

Berry growers workshop set for Dec. 14 in Portland

As dramatic weather events increase, pest pressure intensifies, and local markets vitalize, New York berry growers are looking for ways to protect their crop and lengthen their season. Growers and educators are testing out techniques for growing berries under cover. Berry farmers across New ...

School 3 receives grant from National Grid

Dunkirk Elementary School 3 has had the privilege to receive a grant from the Hispanic Professional Association, a National Grid Employee Resource Group. This grant provides the opportunity for English Language Learning students and their parents to attend an after-school program that assists ...

Lake Shore Savings Bank celebrates 125 years with employee recognition event

BUFFALO — Lake Shore Savings Bank marked an important milestone in its history recently, by celebrating 125 years of serving Western New York with a special employee recognition event held at Statler City in Buffalo. “Lake Shore Savings is dedicated to our mission of Putting People ...

M&T Bank kicks off ‘Gift of Warmth’ drive

BUFFALO — For three decades, at its branches across Western New York, M&T Bank has collected warm clothes for local families in need as part of its Gift of Warmth campaign. Now through Dec. 31, Western New Yorkers can again drop off donations of new mittens, gloves, scarves, hats ...

WCA, UPMC finalize merger with new name

JAMESTOWN — There is a new official name for the city's deliverer of world-class health care. On Friday, hospital officials gathered to announce the finalization of the integration between WCA Hospital and UPMC Hamot, with UPMC Chautauqua WCA now being the new official name for the health ...

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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 ...