Business

WMH Foundation’s rising thermometer nearing its goal

WESTFIELD — Westfield Memorial’s Hospital Foundation’s goal thermometer strategically placed in front of the hospital, continues to rise despite plunging temperatures due to Old Man Winter’s tightening grip. The foundation board members are pleased to announce it has reached 88 percent ...

Seneca Gaming Corporation welcomes new vice president of slot operations

NIAGARA FALLS — Seneca Gaming Corporation (SGC) has announced and welcomed Penny Parayo as its new corporate vice president of slot operations. Prior to joining SGC, Parayo served as vice president of beverage and slot operations for Maryland Live! Casino, where she was responsible for ...

Regional Grape Program welcomes new specialist to its staff

PORTLAND — Cornell Cooperative Extension of Chautauqua County’s Lake Erie Regional Grape Program is pleased to announce the addition of Jackie Dresser as the viticulture extension specialist. Dresser is the newest member of a four-person extension team, which assists area grape growers ...

Northern Chautauqua Federal Credit Union announces interest refund

Ed Gallivan, manager of the Northern Chautauqua Federal Credit Union recently announced an interest refund. The Northern Chautauqua Federal Credit Union is a non-profit credit union that serves employees and families of the Silver Creek and Forestville School districts. The credit union has ...

Kettle & Keg celebrates grand opening

The Kettle and Keg Restaurant located at 243 Lake Shore Drive East in Dunkirk, NY, held a Grand Opening Thursday evening with several guests and dignitaries. Owner Allan Steinburg, cut the ceremonial ribbon, flanked by many guests and local political figures, including Mayor Wilfred Rosas and ...

CCB announces new managers at Dunkirk, Jamestown locations

LITTLE VALLEY — Cattaraugus County Bank has announced the addition of Sean Connor and Tricia Moore to its management team. Both new managers hold the title of assistant vice president, business development and lending. Connor heads up CCB’s Jamestown branch, while Moore assumes leadership ...

The benefits of living in a winter wonderland

While those who live in warmer climates like to make fun of our Western New York winters, we know that winter season is important to our economy our businesses and our quality of life. Chautauqua County is fortunate to experience all four seasons in a way that helps bring our local consumers ...

Picone Construction is general contractor for Lake Shore Hospital renovations

IRVING — Picone Construction has been chosen as General Contractor for Lake Shore Hospital’s renovations for their Musculoskeletal Center and Chemical Dependency Unit. The project will be completed in two phases and the owner will occupy site and adjacent areas of building during entire ...

Kettle & Keg to celebrate with grand opening Jan. 25

The Kettle and Keg has announce its grand opening on Thursday, Jan. 25 from 5-7 p.m. Established originally in the late 1970’s as Dunkirk’s favorite local bar and restaurant, it is once again open for business with an updated decor and menu featuring some old local favorites. The Kettle ...

National Grid Earns Emergency Response Awards From Edison Electric Institute

BUFFALO — National Grid has received Edison Electric Institute’s Emergency Assistance and Emergency Recovery awards for its response to damaging thunderstorms and tornadoes that struck the upstate New York region in May and July 2017. The awards are presented to EEI member companies to ...

National Grid earns emergency response awards from Edison Electric Institute

BUFFALO – National Grid has received Edison Electric Institute’s Emergency Assistance and Emergency Recovery awards for its response to damaging thunderstorms and tornadoes that struck the upstate New York region in May and July 2017. The awards are presented to EEI member companies to ...

Media One Radio Group Expanding, WJTN Adding Channel 101.3 FM

JAMESTOWN — A heritage AM radio station in Chautauqua County is joining the hundreds of AM stations across the nation adding a FM translator to expand its listening base. The new channel, 101.3 FM, will simulcast the existing station, WJTN, currently found on 1240 AM, according to Media One ...

My Blue Heaven LLC receives business award

MAYVILLE — My Blue Heaven LLC was the recipient of the Business Improvement Award presented by the Mayville/Chautauqua Community Chamber of Commerce at their annual banquet and meeting held at Andriaccio’s Restaurant, Mayville on Nov. 16. Owners Jean and Mike Lobaugh own two bed and ...

The Resource Center awarded $35,000 in grants from NYSARC Trust Services

The Resource Center has been awarded $35,000 in grants from the Trustee Management Board of NYSARC Trust Services to support TRC’s guardianship and recreation programs. NYSARC Trust Services administers supplemental needs trusts that improve the lives of people with disabilities while ...

Kiwanis Club of Falconer donates to UPMC Chautauqua WCA

JAMESTOWN — The Kiwanis Club of Falconer, as a part of a service project for Autism collected and donated sensory items for the Adolescent Mental Health comfort room at UPMC Chautauqua WCA. The club has continued to collect sensory items over the past few months. Recently, members of the club ...

LERGP teaches farmers yield monitoring in bulk juice grapes

PORTLAND — The Lake Erie Regional Grape Program is a regional extension program that provides research based information to local grape growers. LERGP strives to help grape growers with any challenge they face. We provide succession planning services to regional growers. By introducing ...

TRC, CRCF partner to support individuals with disabilities

Since 1959, The Resource Center has provided services to people with disabilities and their families. In 1994, TRC Foundation was created to raise money to meet the unfunded needs of people with disabilities or socioeconomic challenges. To date, TRC Foundation has awarded more than $1 million ...

Third Annual Winter Grapes & Hops Fest Jan. 6

JAMESTOWN — The third annual Winter Grapes & Hops Festival, presented by the Media 1 Group and the Northwest Arena, is returning to the Northwest Arena on Saturday, Jan. 6 from 3-7 p.m. The event will feature beer samplings and wine tasting from local breweries and wineries, as well as ...

Chamber holds annual banquet, meeting

MAYVILLE — The Mayville/Chautauqua Community Chamber of Commerce held its Annual Banquet and Meeting recently at Andriaccio’s Restaurant in Mayville. Guests in attendance were Sally Andriaccio, Chamber president, of Andriaccio’s Restaurant; Deborah Marsala, Chamber coordinator and Larry ...