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Tools to keep our workplaces safe and healthy

The recent increase in COVID-19 cases in Western New York has demonstrated the importance of workplace safety. It is extremely important that we all do our part to help stop the spread of this virus, in our social lives and in our workplaces. This is especially critical as schools return to ...

Westfield Hospital Foundation welcomes new board member

WESTFIELD — The Westfield Memorial Hospital Foundation welcomed Christine G. Adams, CPA to its board of directors recently. A cum laude graduate of Gannon University, Adams earned a Bachelor’s of Science degree, majoring in Accounting with a minor in Finance. Adams, who lives in ...

Ralph C. Wilson Jr. Foundation grant provides COVID relief

A grant from the Ralph C. Wilson Jr. Foundation to support small business relief and recovery from COVID-19 is paying for the Small Business Development Center at Jamestown Community College to focus on providing website development and e-commerce training to small businesses. The COVID19 ...

Sherman grocery store returns to its roots

SHERMAN — Graham’s Market, 104 Church St., Sherman, is a grocery store that was originally established in 1969 as a Quality Market, was later taken over by Jeff and Jody Mack in 2004, and closed in 2018 for personal reasons. Graham’s Market is now open. “By re-opening this ...

Amanda Brinkman to keynote the virtual Chamber Awards Banquet

The Chautauqua County Chamber of Commerce is gearing up for an Annual Awards event like no other! In this year of pauses and restarts and changes to how things work, we will still celebrate the exemplary determination, service, and outstanding work of numerous individuals and organizations. To ...

National Fuel warns of scam

National Fuel Gas Distribution Corporation is warning customers of a recent collections scam. Scammers, posing as National Fuel representatives, are contacting customers and stating that the customer has 45 minutes to pay their bill or service will be disconnected. Customers are reminded ...

Heritage CEO joins LeadingAge New York Board of Directors

Lisa Haglund, Heritage president and CEO, has been appointed to serve as a member of the LeadingAge New York Board of Directors. LeadingAge New York is the only statewide organization representing the entire continuum of not-for-profit, mission-driven, and public continuing care, including ...

State tax receipts through first four months down 10.2%

State tax receipts of $26.4 billion through the first four months of the state fiscal year were $3 billion, or 10.2%, below the same period last year, according to the July cash report by state Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli. “The shift of the tax filing deadline from April to July this ...

Enjoy cultural events online from Chautauqua County

To call this an unusual summer would be an understatement. With so many businesses still at partial capacity, numerous events canceled, and a lower than usual summer tourist influx, it has been abnormal. In the midst of it all, however, we have seen some extraordinarily creative work as some of ...

2020 Census is important for the entire county

With just under 56% of the census completed in Chautauqua County to date, it remains crucial for everyone to redouble their efforts to get everyone counted. The census is a constitutionally required count of the U. S. population. It is that count that determines our representation in Congress, ...

Dairy leaders say to end bloc voting

National Farmers Organization dairy leaders say it’s time for the elimination of bloc voting by co-ops, when it comes to Federal Milk Marketing Order hearings. Currently, only dairy farmers who are independent and not members of cooperatives may cast individual ballots. “I believe dairy ...

Ribbon cut on new Dunkirk office

Chautauqua Physical & Occupational Therapy held a ribbon cutting at its new Dunkirk location on Friday. Branching out from their Mayville and Jamestown offices, Chautauqua Physical & Occupational Therapy now has an office in Dunkirk, at 51 E. Third St. Dr. Patrick Green, owner and ...

Brooks-TLC Hospital System receives significant certification

Brooks-TLC Hospital System, Inc. has been awarded by DNV GL Healthcare full certification to the ISO (International Organization for Standardization) 9001 Quality Management System. “Brooks-TLC is dedicated to providing the safest and most effective healthcare services possible,” says ...

Lake Shore announces new vice president

Lake Shore Bancorp, Inc., the holding company for Lake Shore Savings Bank, announced this week that Susan C. Ballard has been named to the newly created role of Executive Vice President for Retail, Sales and Marketing. She began her new role on Aug. 1, focused on growing the bank’s 11-branch ...

Lake Shore Bancorp announces second quarter results

Lake Shore Bancorp Inc., the holding company for Lake Shore Savings Bank, reported unaudited net income of $1.4 million, or 23 cents per diluted share, for the second quarter of 2020 compared to net income of $805,000, or 13 cents per diluted share, for second quarter of 2019. For the first ...

Get the most from your membership investment

The Chautauqua County Chamber of Commerce is in business for business. Our consistent goal is to help you grow your business. We do this by driving traffic and sales for your business, connecting business people to one another, providing cost health insurance and human resources support, ...

Northwest Bancshares Inc. announces loss

WARREN, Pa. — Northwest Bancshares Inc. announced a net loss for the quarter ended June 30, 2020, of $6.2 million, or 5 cents per diluted share. This represents a decrease of $32.6 million, or 123.5%, compared to the same quarter last year when net income was $26.4 million or $0.25 per ...

Tranum to step away from Chamber, MAST in 2021

Only one person has held the title of president and chief executive officer of the Chautauqua County Chamber of Commerce while simultaneously holding the title of executive director of the Manufacturers Association of the Southern Tier. That person is Todd Tranum and his tenure will wrap up ...