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Give-away winner announced

Jon Muntz of Dunkirk was the winner of a recent television give-away during a grand opening at Patient's Pharmacy in Dunkirk at Central Avenue and Fifth Street. "I am thrilled to win such a wonderful and unexpected prize," Muntz said. "We just transferred from a large national chain pharmacy, ...

BWB announces three promotions

Buffamante Whipple Buttafaro, P.C. is pleased to announce the following promotions - Kyle C. Burch, CPA, Ashlie M. Flanigan, CPA, Megan E. Green, CPA and Jamie M. Mix, CPA have been promoted to the position of supervisor.Burch is a 2009 graduate of St. Bonaventure University, where he earned ...

The Resource Center presents its annual employee awards

The Resource Center presented its three major em-ployee awards for 2013 at its annual Service Recog-nition Luncheon.The Joseph Trusso Jr. Employee of the Year Award went to Johnny Tooley, who has worked for The Resource Center since 2004. He is the special projects coordinator for the Day ...

Local photographer earns craftsman degree

RIPLEY - Stephanie Cunningham CPP of Cunningham Photography in Ripley has earned the photographic craftsman degree from Professional Photogra-phers of America.The degree was presented to Cunningham by PPA president Ralph J. Roma-guera Sr., M. Photog., Hon. M. Photog. Cr., CPP, API, F-ASP, with ...

Gowanda’s RF inductors approved for military market

GOWANDA - Gowanda Electronics, a designer and manufacturer of precision electronic components for radio frequency and power applications, announced that the company recently achieved military approval for four thru-hole RF inductor series: MLRF10M, MLRF15M, MLRF18M and MLRF17S.These Gowanda ...

CCB welcomes Michael Wimer as new president

LITTLE VALLEY - Salvatore Marranca, president and CEO of Cattaraugus County Bank, is pleased to announce that the board of directors has named Michael "Mike" Wimer as president, effective March 17.Marranca, now 67, has an almost 44-year career in banking and is now in his 32nd year at CCB. He ...

The Resource Center honors long-term employees

More than 170 people were recognized for their years of dedicated service to improving the lives of people with disabilities when The Resource Center held its 29th annual Employee Service Recognition Luncheon.The event, held Jan. 20, honored employees who, during 2013, reached milestone years ...

SUNY Fredonia, UB team-up for lean certification course

The SUNY Fredonia Technology Incubator is hosting a certification course this spring for business professionals of any industry who are interested in improving their company's performance. The Certified Lean Professional course educates candidates in the continuous improvement methodology of ...

Construction wraps up at Gowanda Medical Center

GOWANDA - It's the start of new beginnings in Gowanda as medical providers for TLC Health Network opens the expanded and renovated Gowanda Urgent Care & Medical Center.Picone Construction Corp. was prime contractor in the completion of the 5,000 square foot addition to the center ...

Great Chamber member benefits online

By TODD TRANUMPresident and CEO of the Chautauqua County Chamber of Commerce & Executive Director of the Manufacturers Association of the Southern TierMany members of the Chautauqua County Chamber of Commerce have recently taken advantage of some of the newer benefits available through ...

David Clark to be keynote speaker at Gardens & 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 ...

‘Give Kids A Smile’ free event Feb. 28

The Chautauqua Center (Family Medical Practice and Wellness Center) and The Resource Center Dental Services Office presents the "Give Kids A Smile" Event - February is National Children's Dental Health Month.If you have a baby or toddler you may have questions about thumb sucking, your child's ...

SUNY Fredonia Business Club selects Business Person of the Year

The SUNY Fredonia Business Club presented its 37th Annual Business Person of the Year Award to Rita Canfora and Debbie Michalak.These women form the partnership that owns The Cutting Crew on Eagle Street in Fredonia. Their business has been open for 10 years and both have over 25 years of ...

Brooks Memorial Hospital welcomes new leaders

Brooks Memo-rial Hospital is welcoming two dynamic new leaders to its organization. Jodi L. Witherill, RN, MHA, NA-BC will begin as the vice president of quality services on March 10 and Terrance P. Dunford will begin as director of corporate communication on Feb. 17.Witherill is presently ...

WCA Hospital School of Radiologic Technology applications due Feb. 15

JAMESTOWN - The WCA Hospital School of Radiologic Technology is accepting applications for its next class to start in August 2014.Applications are due by Saturday, with final selections to be completed in mid-April.The accredited program at WCA Hospital includes classroom instruction and ...

Tranum named Chamber Executive of the Year

Todd J. Tranum, the President and CEO of the Chautauqua County Chamber of Commerce has been named the 2013 Chamber Executive of the Year by the Chamber Alliance of New York State. The award was presented during the recent CANYS Annual Meeting in Albany. The CANYS Chamber Executive of the Year ...

Strike Out Heart Disease Bowl-A-Thon Feb. 16

JAMESTOWN - On Sunday, in celebration of National Heart Month, WCA Hospital will host the 3rd annual Strike Out Heart Disease Bowl-A-Thon at the Fountain Bowl, 3316 Fluvanna Ave., Jamestown.Presented by Serta and Moran's Floor Store, this charity event will promote good heart health and pay ...

National Grid warns Upstate New York customers of latest payment scam

National Grid customers in Upstate New York should be extremely wary of utility bill scammers demanding immediate payment for electric bill balances, which customers might not even owe, based on a recent surge in reports of scam efforts. The fraudulent callers are claiming to represent ...

Humane Society unleashes love for pit bulls with adoption event

JAMESTOWN - The Chautauqua County Humane Society is waiving the adoption fee on all of their pit bulls and pit bull mixes during the "Unleash the Love" adoption special the week leading up to Valentine's Day. There are several pit bulls and pit bull mixes at the shelter awaiting adoption and ...