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It’s prime time for the business of farming in Chautauqua County

It’s harvest time, and in Chautauqua County that means you can literally smell the grapes from the vineyards as you drive along Route 20. But it’s more than just grapes that are being harvested right now. Chautauqua County growers have seen a plethora of tomatoes, squash, and other ...

Sempolinski sets his focus on economy, education

The Chautauqua County Chamber of Commerce hosted newly elected U.S. Rep. Joe Sempolinski for its annual “Congressional Breakfast” event Friday at Moonbrook Country Club. Dan Heitzenrater, president and CEO of the Chautauqua County Chamber of Commerce, expressed the organization’s ...

Chautauqua town and Mayville village to hold comprehensive plan meeting

MAYVILLE — The town of Chautauqua and village of Mayville invite all residents and community stakeholders to kick off the town and village’s joint comprehensive plan by participating in a a informational meeting on Thursday, Sept. 29 at 6 p.m.. The meeting will be held at the Carlson ...

Entomologists seek safer pest management technology

Specialty crop entomologists from Cornell AgriTech and the New York State Integrated Pest Management Program (NYSIPM) will use a three-year, $450,000 grant from the New York State Department of Agriculture and Markets to evaluate alternatives for controlling insect pests that threaten the ...

Tips to avoid grandparent scam

In recognition of Grandparents Day, the state Department of State’s Division of Consumer Protection calls attention to scams targeting grandparents. “The grandparent scam has been around for years, but criminals are getting bolder by even showing up at an individual’s home. It’s one ...

BBB gives advice regarding federal student loan cancellation

BUFFALO — The Biden Administration’s recent announcement the federal government will cancel up to $20,000 of federal student loans per person is prompting the Better Business Bureau to warn of possible scams. As student loan holders navigate the new forgiveness program, con artists will ...