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Dunkirk business among firms to receive hydropower allocation

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced that the New York Power Authority Board of Trustees has approved new allocations of low-cost hydropower for four firms in Western New York, one which is in Dunkirk, that will support 335 jobs and more than $28 million in capital investments in the region."By ...

CLA and CWC leaders attend conference

Doug Conroe, president of the Chautauqua Lake Association, Jane Conroe, Citizen Statewide Lake Assessment Program CLA volunteer and CWC conservationist and John Jablonski III, executive director of the Chautauqua Watershed Conservancy attended the New York State Federation of Lake Associations ...

TLC welcomes urology services to Lake Shore Hospital

IRVING - TLC Health Network officials are pleased to welcome Urologist Mark J. Doerr, MD of Western New York Urology Associates to the Lake Shore campus in Irving. Dr. Doerr will be available for appointments beginning Monday, June 9 in suite #3 of the Medical Office Building attached to the ...

Chautauqua Striders, Darden Restaurants partner

JAMESTOWN - "Dedicated to the mentoring and guidance of youth through education, advocacy and athletics," Chautauqua Striders announced it has been selected to receive a $1,000 grant as part of the Restaurant Community Grants program from the Darden Restaurants Foundation, Inc., the charitable ...

BBB calls for scholarship entries: $21,000 available, iPad mini drawing

BUFFALO - College-bound students are full of expectations. But many are worried when it comes to paying for their education. Better Business Bureau serving Upstate New York is proud to again offer the Edward A. Schmidt Student of Integrity Memorial Scholarship, which honors students who exhibit ...

NCCF awards spring community grants

The Northern Chautauqua Community Foundation has awarded $47,874 to 15 local non-profit organizations through the Community Grants Program.The Community Grants Program is a biannual program that awards grants to non-profit organizations seeking funds to improve the northern Chautauqua County ...

MAST reflects on accomplishments, installs new board

At Tuesday's annual meeting of the Manufactur-ers Association of the Southern Tier, outgoing President John Zabrodsky highlighted successes in public policy and workforce development."In terms of our advocacy and public policy efforts, on behalf of manufacturers we accomplished a great deal ...

Third annual Bike Day event set for June 14

LAKEWOOD - The 3rd annual AmTryke Bike Day event will be held June 14 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Chautauqua Mall in Lakewood.An AmTryke Bike Day is an event where adults and children with disabilities and their families are invited to learn about AMBUCS and the AmTryke Therapeutic Tricycle ...

Bankruptcy fees going up again

According to local Attorney Scott F. Humble, effective June 1 the bankruptcy court filing fee for Chapter 7 is increasing from $306 to $335 and the filing fee for Chapter 13 is increasing from $281 to $310.This is particularly negatively effects for people with financial problems, and at or ...

BOCES Carrier Education Center to offer agriscience/aquaculture course

ANGOLA - The Erie 2-Chautauqua-Cattaraugus Carrier Educational Center in Angola will open the doors on a new and very unique agriculture class this September. Designed to meet the needs of school districts, local farmers and greenhouses to not only produce competent workers, the course will ...

County gives advice to victims of floods

MAYVILLE - Since the early morning hours of Wednesday, emergency service personnel from all over Western New York has been assisting county and community leaders to help with the clean-up efforts in the recently flooded communities."The volunteer fire departments, emergency personnel, and ...

Italian American continues commitment to cancer care at WCA Hospital

JAMESTOWN - The Italian American Charity Golf Association recently presented WCA Hospital with a $50,000 check, proceeds from their 2013 golf tournament and other fundraising activities. This was the final installment of the IA's three-year, $150,000 pledge to enhance local cancer care at WCA ...

Westfield Farmers’ and Artisans’ Market opens Saturday

WESTFIELD - The popular Westfield Farmers' and Artisans' Market opens its eighth season Saturday at 9 a.m. in Moore Park. Shoppers will see many familiar vendors and some new faces, too. The Market features local products grown by or made by our vendors, and shoppers can choose from fresh ...

Education majors present theses

MAYVILLE - Eight graduate students from around Chautauqua County, along with seven others from the western New York area, presented posters displaying their thesis capstone research work at the annual dinner of the Chautauqua County Reading Council. The dinner was held in Mayville at Webb's ...

Excellus BlueCross BlueShield looking for owners of ‘forgotten funds’

ROCHESTER - More than 10,400 individuals and companies in New York state have forgotten more than $1.41 million in checks issued by Excellus Health Plan, including by its d.b.a., Excellus BlueCross Blue-Shield. This isn't money left in their pockets, but is in the form of unclaimed checks ...

Memorial Day barbecuing safety tips

NEW YORK - With Memorial Day Weekend swiftly approaching, many people will be hosting backyard barbecues and using their grill for the first time in many months. The Firemen's Association of the State of New York reminds residents to make this summertime favorite a safe one by following some ...

Perfect Pooch Dog Training help prevent bites

In honor of National Dog Bite Prevention Week, May 18-24, Kristin Yonkers of Perfect Pooch Dog Training visited with the two Small Animal classes at the LoGuidice Center, Erie II BOCES. Yonkers' interactive PowerPoint presentation included topics of canine body language, bite inhibition, signs ...

Stocks edge higher after drifting in early trade

NEW YORK (AP) -Stocks finished slightly higher on Monday, adding to the small gains the market carved out at the end of last week.A dearth of fresh economic data had many investors focusing on headline-grabbing corporate deals, including a $48.5 billion bid by AT&T to acquire satellite ...

Dunkirk Tastefully Simple consultant earns promotion

Tanya Tramuta, a Dun-kirk resident and independent consultant with Taste-fully Simple Inc., is now a team leader with the national direct seller of delicious, easy-to-prepare foods.Tramuta earned the promotion through sales achievements and by adding new consultants to the team. The promotion ...