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WCA Home hires Barbara Jones as new activities director

The WCA Home, staff and residents are pleased to welcome Barbara Jones as the Home's new activities director.Jones was born in Warren, Pa., raised in the Silver Creek area, graduated from Silver Creek High School and continues to reside in Silver Creek. Jones graduated from the Marjon School of ...

Machinist training program honors individuals

Several individuals completed the inaugural Advanced Manufacturing Machinist Training Program at Jamestown Community College's Jamestown Campus and North County Center.Michael Brehm, Mary E. Canfield, Michael A. Garnett, Christopher A. McClaran, Oliver Nagel, Alison A. Smith, Ronny L. Travis, ...

TRC appoints director of rehabilitation, employment services

The Resource Center is pleased to announce the appointment of Terri Johnson as the director of rehabilitation and employment services.As part of her job responsibilities, Johnson oversees The Resource Center's Employment and Work Centers in Jamestown and Dunkirk. She also oversees TRC's ...

Tree Line USA recognizes National Grid for best arboriculture practices

National Grid has been honored by the Tree Line USA program of The Arbor Day Foundation for the 15th year in a row. National Grid, doing business in Massachusetts, New York and Rhode Island was recognized for its non-stop commitment to proper tree pruning, planting and care in their service ...

JCC to benefit from Walmart Foundation support

Jamestown Community College is among 17 community colleges nationwide that will share support from Walmart Foundation for workforce development initiatives.The American Associa-tion of Community Colleges recently announced a $4.19 million three-year grant from Walmart Foundation to support the ...

TLC Health Network honors long-term employees

IRVING - Nearly 70 employees of TLC Health Network were honored for their years of service during an annual recognition ceremony at Lake Shore Health Care Center in Irving. Held as part of the national celebration of Hospital and Nurses Week, the event provided honorees recognition for years ...

STEL celebrates National Mental Health Month with luncheon

Southern Tier Environments for Living celebrated National Mental Health Month at a recent luncheon at Chautauqua Suites Meeting and Conference Center. The luncheon featured Keynote Speaker Anthony Rudnicki, author of "Bipolar Buffalo-A Mosaic of Minds Journey. His topic: "The Bipolar Advantage: ...

M&T Bank offers financial tips to help seniors prevent fraud

BUFFALO - Financial fraud has been on the rise in recent years. Unfortunately, many people try to enrich themselves by taking advantage of others, and their targets often include seniors.M&T Bank trains its staff to help prevent financial abuse of the elderly and also looks to educate ...

BBB Alert: Travel scams circulating

BUFFALO - If ever there was a winter to prompt a getaway - this was it. As Spring truly arrives for Upstate New Yorkers many will be planning their summer getaways. Consider the U.S. Travel Association is forecasting travel expenditures to increase to more than $940 billion in 2014 and Better ...

WNY natives receive scholarships for software engineering program in China

Three students from the State University of New York at Fredonia Department of Computer and Information Sciences have been awarded full scholarships for the 2014 summer program at the School of Software Engineering at Beijing Jiaotong University (BJTU) in China from June 9 to 23. Mohamed Sadek ...

National Grid reminds off-road drivers: utility corridors are off limits

National Grid reminds off-road drivers that utility rights-of-way are private property where unauthorized dumping and trespass by motorized vehicles is unlawful. These rights-of-way are a critical part of the company's electric and gas network. Limiting activities within the corridors protects ...

Motorcycle run June 21 to benefit Child Advocacy Program

JAMESTOWN - Members of the Brothers By Choice motorcycle club are coming together on June 21 to raise funds that will benefit the Child Advocacy Program in Jamestown. The Child Advocacy Program, or CAP, helps sexually abused children speak up and begin to heal.Anyone with a motorcycle is ...

Chautauqua Opportunities to host home buyer’s education course

Do you feel like the financial pressures of life are standing between you and home ownership? Are you looking to buy your first home, but are unsure where to start? Chautauqua Opportunities is hosting a Home Buyer's Education Course for anyone who is looking to purchase a home. These courses ...

Five Star Bank assists Prendergast Library

Tim Dole, Five Star Bank Lakewood office manager, and his children Carter, 7, and Quinn, 4, look at new financial literacy materials for young people with Prendergast Library Director Tina Scott. Support from the bank is providing items such as toy money, shopping carts, cash registers, and ...

WNY Outlaws opens new gym in Dunkirk

The WNY Outlaws All-Star Cheerleaders' Chau-tauqua County team is proud to announce the opening of its new facility at 87 Lake Shore Drive (Route 5), in Dunkirk.The gym, located in the former Larry Spacc building, will be fully equipped with a spring floor and tumble track as well as a parents ...

The Resource Center hires social worker Tina King

The Resource Center is pleased to announce the hiring of Tina King as a licensed master social worker in TRC's Article 16 Clinic.Social work provided through the Article 16 Clinic is geared toward meeting the mental health needs of people who are diagnosed with mental health and developmental ...

Heirloom Restaurant at the Athenaeum Hotel debuts June 20

CHAUTAUQUA - The Athenaeum Hotel at Chautauqua Institution is proud to announce the opening of Heirloom Restaurant, led by new executive chef Travis Bensink.With a renewed emphasis on affordability and speed of service, the hotel's dining room space has been transformed into a full-service ...

Fredonia professor honored with distinguished achievement award

ALBANY - The New York State Speech-Lang-uage-Hearing Association honored Kim L. Tillery, Ph.D., CCC-A of the State University of New York at Fredonia with the Distinguished Achievement award at its annual convention in Saratoga Springs.The Distinguished Ach-ievement award is given annually to a ...

New York power grid prepared for summer

RENSSELAER - The New York Independent System Operator reported Thursday that electricity supplies in New York state are expected to be adequate to meet forecasted demand this summer."New York has sufficient statewide generating capacity and other power resources to address expected peak usage, ...