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Pictured from left: Legislator Peter Savage, Legislator Barbara Miller Williams, Legislator Patrick Burke, Legislator Betty Jean Grant, Minority Leader Thomas  Loughran, Chairman John Mills, Majority Leader Joseph Lorigo, Legislator Lynne Dixon, Legislator Edward Rath, Legislator Kevin Hardwick and Legislator Ted Morton with their Paper Reduction Contest trophy, a golden copy machine

Erie County Legislature wins award for paper reduction

The Erie County Legislature’s Majority Caucus has taken several steps to reduce its paper consumption, along with the associated costs, as it further improves efforts to bring efficiency to the Legislature. As a result, the Legislature was declared the winner of the county’s Paper Reduction ...

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Donna Trusso holds the award The Resource Center received for being named the 77th healthiest workplace in America.

The Resource Center named one of America’s healthiest workplaces

A focus on creating a healthy workplace and offering employees opportunities to participate in diverse wellness activities has paid off in the form of national recognition for The Resource Center. TRC learned recently it had been named the 77th healthiest workplace in the United States. The ...

Farm owners and employees eligible for CDL Training

JAMESTOWN — Cornell Cooperative Extension of Chautauqua County’s Agriculture Program is pleased to announce a Commercial Driver’s License training program for agricultural producers and employees, in cooperation with Erie 2-Chautauqua-Cattaraugus BOCES. This CDL training (Class A or B ...

Lake Shore Bank sponsors community care package collection to support military

Lake Shore Savings Bank is pleased to team up with The Blue Star Mothers of WNY to sponsor a community care package collection to support active service men and women. During November, community members are invited to drop off requested items at any Lake Shore Savings branch throughout Erie ...

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Julie Sticek (second from left), who received the Barbara Saletta Meritorious Service Award, and Diana Beckwith (right), recipient of the Poummit Secretarial Award, are joined by Ron “Ace” Everett and Sue Engberg, brother and sister of Ms. Saletta.

Julie Sticek, Diana Beckwith receive Fredonia secretarial awards

Two State University of New York at Fredonia staffers, Julie Sticek and Diana Beckwith, were recognized for “a job well done” at the Fall 2016 Secretarial/Clerical Conference recently held at the College Lodge. Sticek, secretary in the College of Visual and Performing Arts, received the ...

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Hope Coalition of Chautauqua County and the village of Lakewood won SOPHi Awards.

Spotlight on Population Health Awards recognize area programs

MAYVILLE — Thirty-nine organizations from across Western New York, including six from Chautauqua County, were recently recognized for their work by a rapping physician who goes by the name ZDoggMD. The event was the second annual SOPHi awards ceremony, which recently took place at the Buffalo ...

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From left to right are Traci Hopkins (Healthy Community Alliance), Kaitlyn Summers (Healthy Community Alliance) and Kate Huber (Erie 1 BOCES).

Healthy Community Alliance wins second year in a row

GOWANDA — Another Spotlight on Population Health Award will hang in the Healthy Community Alliance offices. For the second year in a row, HCA was selected from among other innovative western New York programs at the annual P2 Collaborative of Western New York SOPHi award ceremony held on Oct. ...

L.E.A.F. workshops to cover goats, soil, poultry

JAMESTOWN — Cornell Cooperative Extension of Chautauqua County’s Agri-culture Program will offer three workshops next week as part of their 2016-2017 L.E.A.F. (Learn. Empower. Achieve. Farm.) Workshop Series. On Nov. 8 from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Frank Bratt Agricultural Center there will be a ...

America’s Promise Team at CCB holding new holiday fundraiser

LITTLE VALLEY - The America's Promise Team at Cattaraugus County Bank is very happy to announce a new fundraiser.They are partnering with Yankee Candle Fundraising to help achieve their goals. Yankee Candle is the world's No. 1 candle brand and they offer a wide variety of premium candles, ...

Hat and mitten drive at CCB during November

During the month of November, all eight CCB (Cattaraugus County Bank) locations will display red wagons. The red wagon is the national symbol of "America's Promise" (a nation-wide program that focuses on improving the lives of America's youth). The wagons will serve as depositories for public ...

US stocks slip but steer clear of larger losses

NEW YORK (AP) - U.S. stocks dodged bigger losses and finished barely lower on Wednesday. Health care companies fell and Apple pulled technology companies down, but banks rose.Earlier in the day, stocks had appeared to be headed for a second day of notable losses, but they recovered some of that ...

Mini Maker Faire attracts thousands

The Inaugural Mini Maker Faire was held at Fredonia State Saturday. Free and open to the public, the event spanned across the campus with booths on all floors, in the lobbies, halls and classrooms throughout the Science Center and Williams Center. There were food trucks, chainsaw artistry and ...

Is sneaker production making a return run to the US?

PROVIDENCE, R.I. - Crafting the latest trends in global footwear used to be the pride of U.S. shoe industry workers, but most of those jobs left long ago for Asia. Now, the American sneaker factory could be coming back - with robots doing most of the work.Reebok said Monday it plans to open a ...

Chautauqua Leadership Network honors the Beckers at Leader of the Year Dinner

CHAUTAUQUA - The Chautauqua Leadership Network honored Jane and Tom Becker at a recent award dinner at the Athenaeum Hotel located on the grounds of Chautauqua Institution.The Beckers were named by CLN as the recipients of the organization's 2016 Leader of the Year Award, which is given to an ...

Chautauqua Center receives NFL grant to fight breast cancer

The National Football League's A Crucial Catch Initiative has provided another year of funding to support increased access to breast cancer education and screening resources in underserved communities through the American Cancer Society.As part of its Community Health Advocates implementing ...

US stock indexes up in afternoon trading; oil rises

U.S. stocks were on course to close higher in late-afternoon trading Wednesday, extending gains from the day before. Energy stocks climbed the most, getting a boost from rising oil prices. Consumer-focused companies and utilities stocks were among the biggest laggards. Investors were sizing up ...

US stock indexes up in afternoon trading; oil rises

U.S. stocks were on course to close higher in late-afternoon trading Wednesday, extending gains from the day before. Energy stocks climbed the most, getting a boost from rising oil prices. Consumer-focused companies and utilities stocks were among the biggest laggards. Investors were sizing up ...

Meet Our Makers: A profile of seamstress Rebecca Joy

Editor's Note: For the past several months, the organizers of the upcoming Fredonia Mini Maker Faire have been gathering with Makers from across the greater Chautauqua County region to plan the inaugural free event slated Saturday, Oct. 22 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on the campus of The State ...