Business

MAST holds 119th annual meeting

JAMESTOWN — Featuring a dynamic keynote address, the Manufacturers Association of the Southern Tier held its 119th Annual Meeting on Thursday, May 2 at the new DoubleTree by Hilton. Bob Roitblat, CEO of Mainsail Consulting Group, has combined his experiences in business and as a ...

Lutheran Social Services leader earns service award

LeadingAge Western New York honored 50 employees and volunteers who have shown exemplary work in the senior care and geriatrics profession at Samuel’s Grande Manor on May 8. The organization also presented Thomas Holt, president and CEO of Lutheran Social Services, Jamestown, with the ...

SUNY Fredonia computer and information sciences students visit Paychex

Dr. Syed Ali Haider, professor of computer and information sciences at SUNY Fredonia recently led a team of four students to the Paychex headquarters in Rochester. Two groups of SUNY Fredonia computer and information science students presented their semester projects from software ...

Lawley-Tradition celebrates 25 years with Merchants Insurance Group

Lawley-Tradition Insurance Agency of Dunkirk recently celebrated their 25th anniversary with Merchants Insurance Group. Lawley Tradition is a part of Lawley, a Top 100 National Broker headquartered in Western New York. The agency, which serves the business insurance needs of Western New York, ...

Chadwick Bay Property Management buys X-Cel Services janitorial accounts

In an effort to further diversify the company’s portfolio, Chadwick Bay Property Management (CBPM) Owner Andy Woloszyn would like to announce the purchase of the X-Cel Services janitorial accounts. This purchase, in addition to the recent purchases of a Pro 2 Facility Solutions Franchise ...

Lisa Barone nominated for nursing award

Congratulations Lisa Barone, BSN, RN, CIC for being nominated by Brooks-TLC for the Professional Nurses Association of WNY 2019 Nurse of Distinction award. She was nominated for her outstanding contributions to the nursing profession, for demonstrating leadership, acting as role model and ...

Mary Webster gets Brooks Nurse of Distinction Award

In memory of the late Carol Kozlowski, former Vice President of Nursing at Brooks, nursing leadership established the Carol A. Kozlowski Nurse of Distinction Award to be presented annually to a registered nurse who exemplifies Carol’s dedication to quality nursing. As part of National Nurses ...

Igoe and Rivera honored with President’s Award for Excellence

The 20th President's Awards for Excellence and Service Recognition Luncheon was held recently in the Williams Center at the State University of New York at Fredonia. Scores of employees, family and friends packed the Multipurpose Room to support and congratulate the year's award recipients: ...

Recent promotion at DFT makes way for the future of business sales

Hard work pays off. The cream rises to the top. Sow and you’ll reap. All these sayings hold true for the employees of DFT Communications, a 121-year-old telecommunications and technology company in Fredonia, New York. “We always seek to promote first from within our own,” said Mark R. ...

Rookies celebrates National Puppy Day with Yappy Hour event

Rookies on the Lake hosted a Yappy Hour event in honor of National Puppy Day on March 23. The event featured volunteers from The Lakeshore Humane Society, Northern Chautauqua Canine Rescue, The Pet Pantry and Sadie’s Safe Harbor Canine Rescue. Each organization set up a table with ...

Davis retires from Healthy Community Alliance and Academy Place Apartments

GOWANDA — Colleagues, family and friends gathered Thursday night April 18th, to celebrate the retirement of long time building supervisor, Danny Davis. Mr. Davis had provided the maintenance services at 1 School St. in Gowanda since 2010. Members of the Board, current and former employees, ...

Dunkirk-Fredonia Meals on Wheels gets Subaru Share the Love grant

Dunkirk-Fredonia Meals on Wheels (DFMOW) is proud to announce it has received a $5,000 grant from Meals on Wheels America for its participation in Subaru of America’s 11th annual “Share the Love” campaign. During the event held from Nov. 15 through Jan. 2, Subaru of America, Inc. donated ...

National Grid crew frees woman from overturned car

You’re driving along an icy, winding road on the heels of a major snow storm, when you see an overturned car in a ditch. Up ahead, a motorist has parked his car and has stepped out of his vehicle, but he’s not investigating the crash scene. What would you do? Do you pull up on to the ...

Auxiliary donation to purchase mobile work stations

Brooks-TLC Hospital System announced it received a $40,000 donation from the Auxiliary of BMH. The donation is the result of funds raised at 2017-2018 golf tournaments, lobby sales and other fundraisers throughout the year. According to Ken Morris, Brooks-TLC vice president of operations, ...

KeyBank in Westfield sends appreciation

The Westfield KeyBank branch did its final day of business on Friday. Pictured are Linda Utegg, who worked in the village her entire career, which is 35 years. It was also her last day of work. At right is Crystal Schrantz, a personal banker who will be moving to the Dunkirk branch on Fourth ...

Employee give-back program at DFT benefits many local organizations

It’s better to give than receive. At least, that’s the mantra of the employees of DFT Communications in Fredonia. After opening its doors in 1898, DFT has partnered with local non-profit organizations in various fundraising campaigns. The popular DFT Communications/Maytum Family ...

Jamestown Public Market seeks vendors for 2019 season

JAMESTOWN — The Jamestown Renaissance Corporation is seeking vendors for the 2019 season of the Jamestown Public Market. Those seeking to offer their locally grown or raised products, artisan crafts, or community organizations interested in highlighting their services can contact Market ...

DFT Communications announces Robert Sciarrino Jr. as vice president of network

The past year has been one of excitement and growth at DFT Communications. With millions of dollars of upgrades to the fiber-optic network, the furthering of a Wi-Fi education campaign; leading to better customer experiences, and more community partnerships than ever before, DFT is securing its ...