Business

KeyBank in Westfield sends appreciation

The Westfield KeyBank branch did its final day of business on Friday. Pictured are Linda Utegg, who worked in the village her entire career, which is 35 years. It was also her last day of work. At right is Crystal Schrantz, a personal banker who will be moving to the Dunkirk branch on Fourth ...

Employee give-back program at DFT benefits many local organizations

It’s better to give than receive. At least, that’s the mantra of the employees of DFT Communications in Fredonia. After opening its doors in 1898, DFT has partnered with local non-profit organizations in various fundraising campaigns. The popular DFT Communications/Maytum Family ...

Jamestown Public Market seeks vendors for 2019 season

JAMESTOWN — The Jamestown Renaissance Corporation is seeking vendors for the 2019 season of the Jamestown Public Market. Those seeking to offer their locally grown or raised products, artisan crafts, or community organizations interested in highlighting their services can contact Market ...

DFT Communications announces Robert Sciarrino Jr. as vice president of network

The past year has been one of excitement and growth at DFT Communications. With millions of dollars of upgrades to the fiber-optic network, the furthering of a Wi-Fi education campaign; leading to better customer experiences, and more community partnerships than ever before, DFT is securing its ...

Community Bank N.A. announces district manager promotion

Gowanda — Community Bank N.A. is pleased to announce the promotion of Ralph Swanson to district manager of the banks’ west market. He brings to the position more than 35 years of experience in the financial industry. In his new role, Swanson will oversee six Community Bank N.A. branches ...

Brooks Obstetrics receives Fisher Price donation

The Obstetrics Department at Brooks-TLC Hospital System, Inc. is honored to receive a generous donation of three infant swings from Fisher Price in East Aurora, NY. According to Katie Tomkiewicz, RN, OB nurse manager, “Infant swings can be a valuable asset when mom needs help soothing a ...

KeyBank and First Niagara Foundation donate $25,000 to FeedMore WNY

KeyBank and First Niagara Foundation donate $25,000 in merger to feed more in Western New York. In recognition of the recent merger between The Food Bank of Western New York and Meals on Wheels for Western New York, KeyBank, in partnership with the First Niagara Foundation, is awarding a ...

CCB celebrates Community Banking Month

LITTLE VALLEY — April is National Community Banking Month and CCB will join thousands of independent bankers across the country to celebrate. Community banks, like CCB, make a combined effort to discuss with the public the important economic and social contributions their banks make in their ...

Incubator announces winners of Student Business Competition

The Fredonia Technology Incubator conducted its fourth annual Student Business Competition and announced the winners selected by a panel of five independent judges. The program offers a $1,200 Grand Prize along with admittance into the incubator program. The 2019 grand prize winner was ...

Consolidated Communications begins 1GB Internet services in Westfield area

WESTFIELD — Consolidated Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ: CNSL) recently announced the company has launched 1 GigaBit broadband services within its Westfield service area over a new Fiber-To-The-Premises (FTTP) technology, which significantly increases broadband speeds and on-demand capabilities ...

Growers’ Co-Operative constructing two new tanks

Growers’ Co-operative Grape Juice Company is building the future — literally. The Westfield company recently marked its 90th anniversary of collecting grapes from local growers, negotiating the best price possible and returning the profits to the farmers. Now it is banking on the future ...

Heritage announces expansion of Memory Care program

Heritage Ministries recently celebrated the grand re-opening of their newly enhanced Memory Care program at The Green Skilled Nursing and Rehabilitation in Greenhurst. One of three such Heritage programs located in Chautauqua County, the Memory Care expansion at The Green provides capacity ...

Lymphedema Services now available at Westfield Memorial Hospital

Westfield - Westfield Memorial Hospital, part of Allegheny Health Network, has announced that it now offers lymphedema services in the Physical Therapy Department at Westfield Memorial Hospital. Lymphedema is the swelling of a body part, and is most often found in the extremities. In addition ...

Midtown’s Dispenza noted for top real-estate honors

For the 14th consecutive year, Lou Dispenza, licensed real estate salesperson with Midtown Realty, Fredonia was awarded top honors by the Chautauqua-Cattaraugus Board of Realtors. At its annual general membership breakfast meeting held March 26 at Moonbrook Country Club, Dispenza was ...

Lake Shore Savings welcomes new vice president, commercial loan officer

Lake Shore Bancorp, Inc. (the “Company”) (NASDAQ:LSBK), the holding company for Lake Shore Savings Bank (the “Bank”) is pleased to welcome Michael Noville as Vice President, Commercial Loan Officer. Noville comes to Lake Shore with over 30 years of commercial lending and banking ...

Community Bank announces new district manager

WESTFIELD — Community Bank N.A. is pleased to announce the promotion of Carl Swan to district manager of the Northern Chautauqua market. He brings to the position nearly 16 years of experience in the financial industry. In his new role, Swan will oversee five Community Bank N.A. branches ...

New member ribbon cutting for Mayville Dental Arts

The Chautauqua County Chamber of Commerce and the Mayville/Chautauqua Community Chamber of Commerce held a new member ribbon cutting for Chamber member Mayville Dental Arts, 2 Memorial Drive, Mayville recently. Dr. Erin Pender and her husband, Brian Pender, recently took over the dental ...

Lake group asks DEC to deny herbicide permits for Chautauqua Lake

The Chautauqua Lake Association has filed scientific and regulatory objections to municipal applications to the state Department of Environmental Conservation for permits to apply two herbicides to 1,200 acres of Chautauqua Lake this summer. The 10 objections range from failure to notify all ...

Westfield Memorial Hospital Introduces 64-Slice CT Scanner

— Westfield Memorial Hospital, part of the Allegheny Health Network, has announced it has recently upgraded its diagnostic capabilities with the 64-slice Perspective CT scanner from Siemens Medical Solutions. The Perspective offers the ability to expand the range of available examinations to ...

National loan repayment program available for veterinarians

New York State Agriculture Commissioner Richard A. Ball Friday reminded qualified veterinarians who are willing to provide veterinary services for livestock in the underserved areas of Delaware, Sullivan, Otsego and Cattaraugus counties that they can now apply for the 2019 Veterinary Medicine ...