Business

LaPorte Farm Equipment supports Grape Discovery Center

Area residents are well aware of the expansive agricultural district in Chautauqua and surrounding counties. A long-standing, local business recently learned of a need at the Grape Discovery Center in Westfield and rallied to the cause. “With only one paid employee at the Center, the ...

Homestead Stables wins LeadingAge New York Innovation Award

The Innovation of the Year Award recognizes innovative approaches to care and services for the elderly are a hallmark of mission-driven organizations. The award recognizes programs that stand out because of their ground-breaking creativity, vision, success, and ability to replicate. Programs ...

Tim Hortons comes to Cassadaga

On Friday, Tim Hortons in Cassadaga opened. The coffee and bakery shop is located on the same property of the former White Horse Inn at the corner of North Main Street (Route 60) and Bard Road.

Chamber/MAST help members achieve compliance with NYS Sexual Harassment Law

The Chautauqua County Chamber of Commerce and Manufacturers Association of the Southern Tier are pleased to provide a new resource that offers New York State compliant workplace harassment guidance and tools, and much more. By providing an online platform, the Chamber and MAST can offer a ...

Celebrating Small Business Week in Chautauqua County

The Chautauqua County Chamber of Commerce, Small Business Development Center, and Workforce Readiness at Jamestown Community College launched Small Business Week with an open house on Monday, May 6 hosted by the Chamber of Commerce. Mark Geise, Deputy County Executive for Economic Development, ...

MAST holds 119th annual meeting

JAMESTOWN — Featuring a dynamic keynote address, the Manufacturers Association of the Southern Tier held its 119th Annual Meeting on Thursday, May 2 at the new DoubleTree by Hilton. Bob Roitblat, CEO of Mainsail Consulting Group, has combined his experiences in business and as a ...

Lutheran Social Services leader earns service award

LeadingAge Western New York honored 50 employees and volunteers who have shown exemplary work in the senior care and geriatrics profession at Samuel’s Grande Manor on May 8. The organization also presented Thomas Holt, president and CEO of Lutheran Social Services, Jamestown, with the ...

SUNY Fredonia computer and information sciences students visit Paychex

Dr. Syed Ali Haider, professor of computer and information sciences at SUNY Fredonia recently led a team of four students to the Paychex headquarters in Rochester. Two groups of SUNY Fredonia computer and information science students presented their semester projects from software ...

Lawley-Tradition celebrates 25 years with Merchants Insurance Group

Lawley-Tradition Insurance Agency of Dunkirk recently celebrated their 25th anniversary with Merchants Insurance Group. Lawley Tradition is a part of Lawley, a Top 100 National Broker headquartered in Western New York. The agency, which serves the business insurance needs of Western New York, ...

Chadwick Bay Property Management buys X-Cel Services janitorial accounts

In an effort to further diversify the company’s portfolio, Chadwick Bay Property Management (CBPM) Owner Andy Woloszyn would like to announce the purchase of the X-Cel Services janitorial accounts. This purchase, in addition to the recent purchases of a Pro 2 Facility Solutions Franchise ...

Lisa Barone nominated for nursing award

Congratulations Lisa Barone, BSN, RN, CIC for being nominated by Brooks-TLC for the Professional Nurses Association of WNY 2019 Nurse of Distinction award. She was nominated for her outstanding contributions to the nursing profession, for demonstrating leadership, acting as role model and ...

Mary Webster gets Brooks Nurse of Distinction Award

In memory of the late Carol Kozlowski, former Vice President of Nursing at Brooks, nursing leadership established the Carol A. Kozlowski Nurse of Distinction Award to be presented annually to a registered nurse who exemplifies Carol’s dedication to quality nursing. As part of National Nurses ...

Igoe and Rivera honored with President’s Award for Excellence

The 20th President's Awards for Excellence and Service Recognition Luncheon was held recently in the Williams Center at the State University of New York at Fredonia. Scores of employees, family and friends packed the Multipurpose Room to support and congratulate the year's award recipients: ...

Recent promotion at DFT makes way for the future of business sales

Hard work pays off. The cream rises to the top. Sow and you’ll reap. All these sayings hold true for the employees of DFT Communications, a 121-year-old telecommunications and technology company in Fredonia, New York. “We always seek to promote first from within our own,” said Mark R. ...

Rookies celebrates National Puppy Day with Yappy Hour event

Rookies on the Lake hosted a Yappy Hour event in honor of National Puppy Day on March 23. The event featured volunteers from The Lakeshore Humane Society, Northern Chautauqua Canine Rescue, The Pet Pantry and Sadie’s Safe Harbor Canine Rescue. Each organization set up a table with ...

Davis retires from Healthy Community Alliance and Academy Place Apartments

GOWANDA — Colleagues, family and friends gathered Thursday night April 18th, to celebrate the retirement of long time building supervisor, Danny Davis. Mr. Davis had provided the maintenance services at 1 School St. in Gowanda since 2010. Members of the Board, current and former employees, ...