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Usherwood Office Technology names branch manager for Jamestown

JAMESTOWN - Terry Norris brings 27 years' experience in the copier industry, primarily through sales and customer service. As the branch manager for the newly-opened Jamestown office, Norris will be responsible for managing the entire sales cycle across client accounts in Chautauqua, ...

NYS Tax Commissioner: $1.3 million New York income tax returns already e-filed

New York State Commissioner of Taxation and Finance Thomas H. Mattox testified Monday to a Joint Legislative Budget Hearing that e-filing continues to significantly advance over paper filing.Only one week into the tax season, more than 1.3 million taxpayers have e-filed their income tax returns ...

SEFA initiative raises funds for charity

The 2013 State Employees Federated Appeal Chautauqua County initiative raised $59,310.50 that will go toward the charities and campaigns of employees' choosing. Pictured from left are, back row: Elias Tederous of Lakeview Correctional Facility, Linda Ippolito of SUNY Fredonia, the Rev. Mark ...

‘got pink?’ event to benefit local fight against breast cancer

JAMESTOWN - On Sunday, March 9, event organizers 106.9 KISS FM, 95.3 The Lake FM, and Salon 1 will host the 5th annual got pink? event at Shawbucks/Press Room Restaurant in downtown Jamestown to benefit the local fight against breast cancer.The festivities begin at 1 p.m. with silent and ...

Shults Subaru receives the Distinguished Subaru Stellar Care Award

For the second consecutive year, Shults Subaru of Jamestown has been named a 2013 "Subaru Stellar Care Award" winner by Subaru of America, Inc. The award is made to an elite group of dealerships who exhibit an exceptional customer experience. Dealerships must also maintain "Stellar Care" ...

David I. Lipsey joins Lawson Boating Heritage Center board of trustees

The Lawson Center is pleased to announce David I. Lipsey has been elected to the Board of Trustees.David was raised in Bemus Point and grew up on Chautauqua Lake. A graduate of Jamestown Community College, Dave attended Western Kentucky University. He served four in the United States Air Force, ...

Free tax preparation by VITA volunteers ensures fast, full refunds

According to the Internal Revenue Service, one in five taxpayers eligible for the Earned Income Tax Credit in 2013 didn't apply for it. If you think you may be one, don't miss out again. A VITA volunteer will prepare your 2013 tax return - for free. In addition to making sure you get the full ...

Catholic Charities of Buffalo appoints chief operating officer

BUFFALO - Catholic Charities of Buffalo has announced the appointment of Tish Brady as Chief Operating Officer (COO). Dennis C. Walczyk, chief executive officer, and Sister Mary McCarrick, diocesan director, made the announcement.Brady had been director of Metropolitan and District Services, ...

Volunteers needed for Red Cross Ombudsman Program

BUFFALO - The American Red Cross, Serving Erie and Niagara Counties is currently seeking volunteers for its Ombudsman Program. The Ombudsman Program provides advocacy services responsive to the complaints and problems of residents living in long term care facilities.An ombudsman is a dedicated ...

Geriatric education offered to rural health professionals

GOWANDA - The Healthy Community Alliance is partnering with The Health Foundation for Western and Central New York to inform the community about geriatric education programs for rural health professionals. Coming up is the Geriatric Scholar Certificate Program. This five-day in-person program - ...

David Clark to be keynote speaker at Gardens and Landscapes Day

JAMESTOWN - David Clark, a nationally renowned gardening speaker and horticulture instructor, will give the keynote presentation at the 2014 Gardens and Landscapes Day hosted by the Cornell Cooperative Extension of Chautauqua County Master Gardener Program & Jamestown Community ...

Prendergast Library schedules spring computer classes

JAMESTOWN - Prendergast Library will offer Introduction to Computers and the Internet and Introduction to Microsoft Office 2010 - Excel and Word starting March 4, for those interested in taking a computer class this spring.Introduction to Computers and the Internet will meet for six sessions ...

Patient’s Pharmacy and Medical opens in Dunkirk

Patient's Pharmacy and Medical in Dunkirk held its grand opening recently. Mayor Anthony J. Dolce, Chamber of Commerce Representative Dave Kleparek and many others were in attendance for the ribbon cutting ceremony.Several individuals attended the event throughout the day, receiving giveaways ...

Chautauqua County powerhouse

Sometimes we take leadership for granted. We are so fortunate to live and work in an area where there are many, many people who are leading the way in their fields or communities to help get things done. This was pointed out very nicely recently when Buffalo Business First published its new ...

American Red Cross urges residents to prepare for floods

JAMESTOWN - Allegany, Cattaraugus and Chautauqua counties are prone to seasonal flooding, and the American Red Cross of Southwestern New York urges residents to take steps now to stay safer when floods threaten."By preparing together for emergencies such as floods, we can make our families ...

Lawley Tradition receives recognition

The Personal Insurance Staff at Lawley Tradition, located in Dunkirk, was awarded "Western New York Agency Partner of the Month" by Travelers. Travelers Sales Executive, Kevin Johns, describes the staff at Lawley Tradition as, "A group of people that exemplify all the behaviors that contribute ...

WCA Hospital invests in new advanced CT scanner

JAMESTOWN - WCA Hospital, the region's leader in healthcare, announced that it has acquired a new, advanced Optima CT660 64-slice CT Scanner. The new computed tomography (CT) technology produces high quality images of the inside of the body and boosts reduced radiation dose imaging technology. ...