Business

Lake Shore Savings Bank to present Mikey’s Way event on Oct. 22

Lake Shore Savings Bank is pleased to present an evening of food, prizes and fun, on Oct. 22 from 5 to 8 p.m. at 21 Brix Winery, 6654 W. Main Road in Portland. Proceeds from the event will support the Mikey's Way Foundation, a charitable non-profit organization that assists pediatric cancer ...

US stocks edge higher as investors buy big dividend payers

NEW YORK (AP) - U.S. stocks finished slightly higher on Wednesday as investors picked stocks that pay big dividends, like real estate and phone companies. Energy companies fell with the price of oil and health care stocks continued to slide.Stocks barely budged for most of the day. The top ...

‘The Neurobiology of Abuse’ session to be offered

JAMESTOWN - Chau-tauqua Alcoholism & Substance Abuse Council is offering an educational session for community members and professionals on what the neurobiology of abuse tells us about behaviors and mental health disorders of children and adults that have been physically or emotionally ...

Trump: ‘No reason’ for Taj Mahal casino shutdown

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. - Donald Trump built the Taj Mahal casino and once called it "the eighth wonder of the world."The Republican candidate in the race for the presidency - who took his Atlantic City casinos through bankruptcy four times - minced no words about Monday's shutdown of the gambling ...

Dunkirk grad named chief operating officer of Good Days

PLANO, Texas - Good Days, one of the nation's largest providers of financial help to seriously ill Americans who cannot afford their medication, announced the hiring of Randall Odebralski as chief operating officer.Randall Odebralksi is a graduate of Dunkirk High School, class of 1993, and the ...

Jamestown Community College welcomes Tunisian students

JAMESTOWN - For the second consecutive year, Jamestown Community College has welcomed students as part of the Thomas Jefferson Scholarship Program's Tunisia Community College Scholarship Program.Ala Eddine Souissi, Alaeddine Bahri, Mehdi Ben Ameur and Ons Mekni will spend the 2016-17 academic ...

Rails to Trails

Dr. Robert Berke, right, has retired as president of the Chautauqua Rails to Trails Board of Directors. Berke was instrumental in forming Chautauqua Rails to Trails and has been very active in the organization for many years. Jim Fincher (left), the organization's trail manager, was elected ...

Chautauqua Center in Dunkirk lands federal funds

WASHINGTON, DC - Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia M. Burwell has announced $5,022,917 in funding for 63 health centers in New York, including Dunkirk, for health information technology enhancements. In total, the announcement includes $87 million in funding for 1,310 health centers in ...

The Resource Center honors direct support professionals

In conjunction with National Direct Support Professional Recognition Week, The Resource Center took time recently to pay tribute to its direct-support workforce and honor some employees for the ways in which they enhance the lives of people with disabilities.The Resource Center held its annual ...

JCC, Edinboro announce transfer agreement

A new transfer agreement between Jamestown Community College and Edinboro University of Pennsylvania focuses on Edinboro's social work degree program.JCC graduates who hold an Associate in Science degree in human services and who have met grade point and course requirements can transfer up to ...

MVP Plastics financial issues lead to fall

FALCONER - Not everything exceeds as originally envisioned in today's competitive, yet challenged, economic environment.For Jamestown MVP, LLC, or MVP Plastics, plans to produce environmentally-safe plastic products in Falconer never reached their full potential after running into financial ...

Ohlsson family honored with Dairy of Distinction award

SHERMAN - The Northeast Dairy Farm Beautification Program recognizes attractive dairy farms which gives consumers greater confidence in the wholesomeness of milk, stimulates milk sales, and encourages public support for the dairy industry. Cornell Cooperative Extension of Chautauqua County ...

National Grid fights hunger throughout Western New York

To help in the fight against hunger this Hunger Action Month, National Grid announced $12,500 in donations to ten food banks and hunger relief organizations throughout the eight counties of Western New York.Recipient organizations included: Food Bank of Western New York, Friends of the Night ...

Ben Lindquist joins Arcade Senior Services

JAMESTOWN - Arcade Senior Services has appointed Ben Lindquist as a licensed, independent agent.Ben is authorized to offer AARP Medicare Supplement Plans issued by UnitedHealthcare Insurance Company, as well as Medicare Advantage Plans and Prescription Drug Plans with UnitedHealthcare, Humana ...

Fredonia incubator client earns state WBE certification

L2 Engineering D.P.C., a water resources and environmental engineering firm housed in the Fredonia Technology Incubator, has been designated by New York State as a certified Woman Business Enterprise.Earning the state certification further enhances corporate growth and sustainability by ...

Cummins readying for full production run of new engines

JAMESTOWN - By the time 2017 comes around, Cummins' Jamestown Engine Plant will be ready for a full-scale rollout of a new and improved X-series engine.The Ashville engine-producing plant is in the preliminary stages of testing and constructing its brand new X15 engine, which just began rolling ...

The Forum expands mission, announces restaurant

JAMESTOWN - The Forum, Jamestown's center for science, business, and the arts, is expanding its business plan to include a restaurant. The Forum, operated by Galactic Systems LLC, strives to offer the community a creativity-focused facility that not only is an outlet for the company's own ...

Homeopathy class begins on Oct. 10

MAYVILLE - John-son's Village Pharmacy is offering a fall class on homeopathy. This is a three-class session on Mondays: Oct. 10, 17 and 24 from 6 to 8 p.m. that will be held at the Bemus Point United Methodist Church in the United Methodist Women's Room, closest to the Ellery Center-side ...

WCA Hospital joins effort to stop sleep-related deaths

JAMESTOWN - WCA Hospital is partnering with the New York State Office of Children and Family Services for a safe sleep education program designed to prevent sleep-related infant deaths.Sleep-related death is the number-one killer of infants 1 to 12 months old in the United States. The Centers ...