Business

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 ...

Local man becomes national certified tow operator

Matthew J. Leverenz, an employee of Tick-Tock Towing and Recovery in Angola, was awarded the titled of Certified Tow Operator by the National Driver Certification Program this week. The Level 1, light duty test, comprised of 100 multiple choice questions, is designed to measure the driver's ...

CCB asks: Can you help us keep kids warm this winter?

LITTLE VALLEY - During the month of November, all eight 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 ...

BWB, P.C. adds two staff accountants to team

Kaitlyn L. Bentley, of Jamestown, and Eric M. Rockwood, of Allegany, recently joined the firm, Buffamante Whipple Buttafaro, P.C., as staff accountants in their Jamestown and Olean office locations, according to Jack Whipple, CPA, managing shareholder of the firm.Bentley and Rockwood will be ...

JCC now offering early childhood degree

The New York State Department of Education and State University of New York have approved the offering of an associate's degree in early childhood at Jamestown Com-munity College's James-town and Cattaraugus County campuses.The 60-credit hour degree program is designed to meet the professional ...

Bemus Bay Pops announces boat winner

LAKEWOOD, - Last month, Stacy Thompson of Randolph was announced as the lucky winner of the Bemus Bay Pops summer boat raffle. Tickets were sold throughout the summer with proceeds to benefit the Bemus Bay Pops and Chautauqua Lake Association."Ms. Thompson had the choice of taking a brand new ...

HPW Energy receives Innovative Energy Initiatives award

The County Executive's Award for Innovative Energy Initiatives was presented to HPW Energy at their location, at the Barcelona Market and Cafe in the town of Westfield, by County Executive Greg Edwards. HPW Energy provides compressed natural gas for trucks and cars.The owners of HPW Energy are ...

Chautauqua Opportunities receives housing preservation grant

Chautauqua Opportuni-ties Inc. is the recent recipient of an award to operate a United States Department of Agriculture Rural Devel-opment Housing Preserva-tion Grant Program.The funds are designated to assist low-income, single-family homeowners who reside in rural areas in Chautauqua County ...

Application deadline nears for Chautauqua Leadership Network class of 2014

Applications are being accepted through Nov. 15 for Chautauqua Leadership Network's Class of 2014. Those selected for the organization's new class will participate in an almost year-long educational program designed to help them become more effective leaders for their companies, their ...

AAUW What’s New Fair Nov. 9-10

JAMESTOWN - The Jamestown Branch of the American Association of University Women will hold its 58th annual AAUW What's New Fair on Nov. 9 and Nov. 10 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., respectively, at the Hamilton Collegiate Center on the Jamestown Community College campus in ...

Kristen Johnson named JCC Alumni Relations Director

JAMESTOWN - Kristen A. Johnson has been named director of alumni relations and annual giving at Jamestown Community College.Johnson is responsible for managing all aspects of JCC's alumni relations program and is the chief advocate for its approximately 18,000 alumni, about 80 percent of whom ...

TRC receives CRCF grant to purchase EKG machine

JAMESTOWN - Cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of death in Chautauqua County. Thanks to a grant from the Chautauqua Region Community Foundation, The Resource Center soon will be better equipped to help save lives.As part of its "Maintaining the Right Rhythm" initiative, The Resource ...

Free parenting class to be offered

JAMESTOWN - "Happy families aren't born . . . they are made." The Chautauqua Alcoholism & Substance Abuse Council is offering a free parenting class that is as fun as it is effective Active Parenting Now.The Chautauqua Region Community Foundation has provided a special grant to the ...

As Daylight Saving Time ends, AAA advises drivers and pedestrians

BUFFALO - With Daylight Saving Time ending Sunday, Nov. 3 at 2 a.m., Americans will "Fall Back" and set their clocks back one hour. Though the extra sleep may be welcomed, motorists and pedestrians need to be alert come Monday, as it also means most evening commutes will now take place without ...

OSHA hazard communication trainings offered

Jamestown Community College's Center for Continuing Education will host training sessions to help area businesses meet the requirements regarding OSHA's hazard communication standard.The trainings will be held at JCC's North County Training Center in Dunkirk and Jamestown Campus.OSHA's hazard ...

‘Yule Catch the Spirit Holiday Open House’ Friday, Saturday

Participating businesses throughout the Village of Fredonia are opening their doors this weekend for the annual Yule Catch the Spirit Holiday Open House on Friday and Saturday, from 9:30 a.m. until 5 p.m. Each location will showcase its unique line of products and services to begin the ...

‘Addictive Thinking’ training to be offered on Friday

JAMESTOWN - "Add-ictive Thinking" is a training which will be offered through the Chautauqua Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Council. This training will provide evidence of unusual and self-defeating logic of addictive thinking and how to use this evidence to help people understand and recover ...