Business

Paula Komarek earns Enrolled Agent Certification

Paula J. Komarek, of Panama, a senior tax accountant with Buffamante Whipple Buttafaro, P.C., recently earned her Enrolled Agent Certification. An enrolled agent is a person who has earned the privilege of representing taxpayers before the Internal Revenue Service.Enrolled agent status is the ...

DHS student wins Kindle

Andrew Saye of Dunkirk High School (center) was selected as the winner of a Kindle Fire through his participation in College and Career Night at Jamestown Community College's Jamestown Campus. Saye's name was drawn from entries completed by students who engaged in dialogue with college and ...

JCC Senate elected

Elections were held recently for student leaders on Jamestown Community College's Jamestown Campus and North County Center. Serving as executive officers of Student Senate for the 2013-14 academic year are, in front, Katie Saff of Falconer, vice president; Stephanie McNeils of Erie, Pa., ...

Top five mistakes to avoid in donating to Typhoon Haiyan Relief

BUFFALO - As the public's attention and hearts are focused on the devastation caused by Typhoon Haiyan, BBB Wise Giving Alliance advises donors to take steps to avoid being taken by questionable solicitors or wasting their money on poorly managed relief efforts. The typhoon that hit the ...

Box Monkey Pack & Ship continues to grow

Box Monkey Pack & Ship, and it's Founder and President Roger Britz Jr., is at it yet again. With more and more customers traveling from all parts of the county to use Box Monkey's services, a satellite location will now be situated closer to those living in the southern and western ...

Ford Friendship Express applications are due Nov. 20

BUFFALO - The Western New York Ford Dealers are urging nonprofit organizations in the Western New York area to apply for a new van through the 2014 Ford Friendship Express program. The deadline to submit applications is next Wednesday, Nov. 20 for all eligible groups.Please note that the ...

Town of Terror Contest winners announced

ASHVILLE - October was a whirlwind for participants in the second annual Town of Terror Contest at the Children's Safety Village in Ashville. Businesses such as K-Mart, Z & M Ag and Turf, Rudyz Pizza, along with teams of family members and friends battled to decorate and host the most ...

JCC fall open house Nov. 17

JAMESTOWN - Jamestown Community College's student ambassadors will join members of the college's faculty, staff, and administration in welcoming visitors to the fall open house on the Jamestown Campus from 2 to 4:30 p.m. on Nov. 17.In addition to assisting with open houses, the ambassadors ...

$10K won at Seneca Gaming & Entertainment in Salamanca

The 10K Progressive was hit on Oct. 29 at the 7p.m. Bingo Session. Todd Bacon of Lakewood was the lucky winner who yelled "BINGO!" within the 54 numbers allotted.The 10K progressive is a $2 special that is played at every matinee and evening session of bingo. To win the grand prize of $10,000 ...

Free calls to the Philippines for Time Warner Cable phone customers

Time Warner Cable today announced that all calls placed by its Home Phone and Business Services customers to landline and mobile numbers in the Philippines will be free through Nov. 30, and is retroactive for all calls placed since Nov. 8."It is a difficult time for those who have loved ones in ...

Wegmans Food Markets and Roswell Park Cancer Institute launch QuitClub

BUFFALO - Wegmans Food Markets, Inc. and Roswell Park Cancer Institute (RPCI) have joined forces to offer the QuitClub, a stop-smoking program, to all Wegmans employees and eligible spouses who want to quit smoking.Participants in the QuitClub will have access to the specialized services of ...

OBSERVER, The Post-Journal and Westfield Republican receive award

MAYVILLE - County Executive Greg Edwards announced the OBSERVER, The Post-Journal and the Westfield Republican as recipients of the County Executive's Award for Innovative Energy Initiatives. These local newspapers have given extensive, quality coverage to the Chautauqua County Energy ...

Goodell, Young named to Farm Bureau’s Circle of Friends

The nonpartisan New York Farm Bureau recently named Assemblyman Andy Goodell and Senator Cathy Young to its prestigious "Circle of Friends" list. This recognition is based on their voting record on issues of agricultural importance, sponsorship of important agricultural bills that help local ...

JCC, Edinboro formalize agreement

JAMESTOWN - James-town Community College and Edinboro University of Pennsylvania have formalized a transfer articulation agreement regarding Edin-boro's business administration degree program.JCC students who graduate with an Associate in Applied Science Degree in business administration with a ...

Red Cross honors county volunteers and blood donors

CASSADAGA - The American Red Cross of Southwestern New York honored Chautauqua County volunteers and blood donors recently at the Cassadaga American Legion.Chapter Executive Director Bill Tucker presented "Highlights of our 106th Year of Community Service" to more than 70 volunteers, blood ...

Ribbon-cutting ceremony for Adecco held in city

It was an exciting day on Oct. 24, as Adecco hosted the ribbon-cutting celebration of its newest office located at 21 E. Second St. in the newly renovated Chadwick Building in Dunkirk. Mayor Anthony J. Dolce and his children were there to support and take part.The event featured employment ...

JBC Leadership Launch begins

JAMESTOWN In partnership with Assemblyman Andy Goodell, Jamestown Business College recently welcomed select seniors from Chautauqua and Cattaraugus county high schools as part of its 3rd annual Leadership Launch series. The five-session program, which will conclude on Oct. 30, is designed to ...