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Heritage announces regional manager of skilled nursing operations

Jeremy Rutter, Heritage vice president of Skilled Nursing Operations has announced that Mark Smeltzer, LNHA has been named the Regional Manager of Skilled Nursing Operations. A graduate of Grove City College with Bachelor of Science in Business Management, Smeltzer earned his Bachelor of ...

Chautauqua Institution Board of Trustees adds four new members

CHAUTAUQUA — Chautauqua Institution’s Board of Trustees elected Izumi Hara, Terrance M. Horner Jr., Sarah Hagen McWilliams and Richard R. Wade to four-year terms of service at the body’s final meeting of the 2019 season on Aug. 24. The new class officially began their Oct. 1, along with ...

Ring Precision benefits from JCC training services

Jamestown Community College is considered among the area’s top providers of customized skill and industry preparation training, and is set on becoming the premier resource for workforce needs. “JCC’s workforce readiness department connects academic, technical, vocational, and ...

Fredonia recognizes Administrative Services employees for outstanding service

The 2019 Outstanding Administrative Service Awards have been presented to five employees whose collective service spans 65 years and all major departments within the Finance and Administration division at the State University of New York at Fredonia. The awards highlight exemplary service that ...

Allegheny Health Network to sponsor Chautauqua Lake Pops floating stage

MAYVILLE — Officials of Allegheny Health Network, Westfield Memorial Hospital and AHN Saint Vincent Hospital have announced that Allegheny Health Network will be the naming rights sponsor of the Chautauqua Lake Pops floating stage for a three-year period. The stage, originally located in ...

Manufacturing Month events planned at Jamestown college

JAMESTOWN —  Manufacturing, with a focus on its educational and economic components, will be celebrated during Manufacturing Month in October at Jamestown Community College. The programs are sponsored by JCC, the Manufacturers Association of the Southern Tier, and Dream It Do It Western ...

Westfield Memorial Hospital announces opening of new OBGYN practice

WESTFIELD — Officials from Westfield Memorial Hospital, Saint Vincent Hospital and Allegheny Health Network gathered to cut the ribbon for a new OB/GYN practice on the second floor of hospital in its Specialty Suite. The new practice — OB/GYN Associates of Erie-Westfield Office — will ...

Felton wins business education award

JAMESTOWN — The Business Teachers Association of New York State (BTANYS) announces John Felton, CEO of Southern Chautauqua Federal Credit Union, as the winner of the Hobart H. Conover Friend of Business Education Award for 2018-2019. This award recognizes an individual or organization outside ...

Community Bank N.A. branch in Westfield gives $2,500 to CHRIC

WESTFIELD — The Community Bank N.A. Westfield, branch recently presented Chautauqua Home Rehabilitation & Improvement Corporation with a $2,500 donation to support its homeownership education program, which provides counseling to future homebuyers. Attendees of the homeownership program ...

QuickBooks workshop set for Incubator Thursday

The Fredonia Technology Incubator continues its Entrepreneurial Education Program with a workshop designed to assist entrepreneurs and startups with utilizing QuickBooks Desktop more efficiently and effectively. Sham Bahgat, CPA and managing director of Bahgat & Laurito-Bahgat will conduct ...

Construction of headquarters for Stannard Group underway

JAMESTOWN — Construction of Stannard Group, LLC’s (Stannard) headquarters in the Mason Industrial Park, located in the town of Ellicott, is currently underway. In May of 2019, the Chautauqua County Industrial Development Agency (CCIDA) approved a 15-year payment in lieu of taxes (PILOT) ...

DFT continues partnership with Resideo Home Security

For decades, DFT Security has been bringing Western New York homeowners comfort by maintaining a reputation as home security experts. Through innovation, outstanding customer service and solid reliability, residents around the area have come to rely on DFT Security to protect the most valuable ...

Workplace sexual harassment deadline is October 9

One of the key roles of the Chamber of Commerce and Manufacturers Association is to provide businesses with the resources they need to thrive in an ever changing environment. The New York State deadline for compliance with preventing sexual harassment in the workplace training is looming ...

DFT Communications returns for 13th season as pops series sponsor

For the 13th consecutive season, DFT Communications returns as the pops series sponsor for Rockefeller Arts Center at the State University of New York at Fredonia. DFT Communications provides phone and Internet service to the Dunkirk, Fredonia, Cassadaga and Jamestown areas. Founded in 1898 ...

Veterans, active service members invited to Entrepreneurial Networking Lunch

Fredonia Technology Incubator (FTI) welcomes veterans and active service members to an Entrepreneurial Networking Lunch. The lunch will be held Wednesday, Sept. 25 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Fredonia Technology Incubator located at 214 Central Ave., Dunkirk. This event is free and open ...

Ribbon cutting set for Buffalo Solar Solutions’ Portland Solar Farm

PORTLAND — Buffalo Solar Solutions will host a ribbon cutting ceremony for the project commissioning of the E21 Portland Solar Farm on Friday from 5 to 7 p.m. The event will include speeches from key influencers on the project as well as a representative of the New York State Senate 57th ...

Fredonia joins 19 NY colleges in renewable energy agreement

The State University of New York at Fredonia is a member of the NY Higher Education Large Scale Renewable Energy (NY HE LSRE) consortium of 20 public and private higher education institutions for the purchase of large-scale aggregated renewable energy. The consortium represents one of the ...

New high-tech food court opens at Williams Center

A warm and more inviting atmosphere. Quicker and more efficient service. That’s what students, faculty and staff will, ah, “relish,” on their first visit to Willy C’s, the former Centre Pointe food court now open in the lower level of the Williams Center at the State University of New ...