Business

Employ Older Americans Week set for Sept. 23-30

Employ Older Americans Week has been designated by the United States Department of Labor to occur during the last week of September which is Sept. 23-30. This period is set aside to recognize the many attributes which are exhibited by our mature workers. Some very interesting elements have ...

Northwest Bank names Brocton man VP, security officer

WARREN, Pa. — Lance L. Spencer has been named vice president and chief information security officer (CISO) of Northwest Bank. Drew Young, chief information officer, made the announcement. As chief information security officer, Mr. Spencer oversees the bank’s cybersecurity programs, ...

Incubator to host Crowdfunding workshop

The Fredonia Technology Incubator is hosting a Crowdfunding workshop as part of its ongoing Entrepreneurial Education Program. The workshop, conducted by SCORE, is scheduled from 8:30-10:30 a.m. on Tuesday. The workshop will cover the fundamentals of crowdfunding, understanding options and ...

Chautauqua County officials tour Crunch Roll facility

WESTFIELD — Following CCIDA’s August 28, 2018 Board of Director’s meeting, county and CCIDA officials toured The Original Crunch Roll Factory’s Bourne Street, Westfield food production facility to witness the operation first-hand. According to Crunch Roll’s Mark Bohn, they are very ...

Newman announces partnership with Mackowiak Funeral Home

After years of service to the community, the Newman Funeral Home Inc. will be part of a partnership with Mackowiak Funeral Home, Newman family members recently announced. “We wish to sincerely thank the local community and the many friends and families who over the years have entrusted The ...

CCIDA hires business development manager

JAMESTOWN — Following an expansive outreach and interview process, the County of Chautauqua Industrial Development Agency is pleased and excited to announce that Ms. Linda Burns has joined their team to fill the position of business development manager that was vacated as a result of Lawrie ...

Chautauqua Works announces Ticket-to-Work Program

According to the Social Security Administration (SSA), disability is unpredictable and can happen to anyone at any stage of life. One in four 20-year olds today will become disabled before they reach their retirement age and will need Social Security disability payments for income support. The ...

Evergreen Health expands services in Chautauqua County

JAMESTOWN — To meet the healthcare needs of people in the Southern Tier, Evergreen Health recently opened a new location at 320 Prather Avenue in Jamestown. The building will be the central hub for specialty care services in the region, including HIV care, Hepatitis C care, STI testing and ...

Keith Martin named executive director of Northwest Arena

JAMESTOWN — Northwest Arena’s Board of Directors has named Keith Martin as the organization’s Executive Director following an extensive local search. Martin, an experienced athletics executive, will join the organization on August 13, 2018. Northwest Arena exists to advance economic ...

Ed Teeter named CNRC Star Employee of the Quarter

CNRC is proud to recognize and announce their STAR employee of the quarter, Dietary Clerk, Ed Teeter. Teeter, who was hired in 2012 and started off in the Activity Department said that he enjoyed his years as an Activity Aide, in particular getting to know the residents. When the nursing ...

Partnership announced with city insurance agency

The Northwoods Corp. has announced its partnership with the Northwoods-Dillenburg Agency at 1136 Central Ave. in Dunkirk, formerly known as the David G Glenn Agency. The Northwoods Corp. is a group of 30 independent insurance agencies located throughout New York state. With access to more ...

Sanvidge named vice chairman of Lake Shore Bancorp, Inc. Board of Directors

Lake Shore Bancorp, Inc., the holding company for Lake Shore Savings Bank has named Kevin M. Sanvidge as vice chairman of the company’s Board of Directors. Sanvidge, former chief executive officer and administrative director of the Chautauqua County Industrial Development Agency, has served ...

Get Ready! National Comedy Center opens this week

After years of planning, fundraising, and construction, the National Comedy Center is poised to open this week. The Center opening in conjunction with the Lucille Ball Comedy Festival will bring thousands of people to Chautauqua County. Get ready! This is a great opportunity for businesses to ...

ADD Lumber True Value celebrates grand opening

IRVING — ADD Lumber True Value recently marked its grand opening in Irving, and had three days of celebrations for the new store. Formerly Smith’s True Value, the store underwent a full remodel to transform its 27,000 sq. ft. into a hardware superstore that has the whole community ...

Healthy Community Alliance awarded two grants to support older adults

GOWANDA — Healthy Community Alliance (HCA) has been selected to receive two separate grant awards from local foundations totaling $96,000 that will help the agency provide improved services and supports to older adults and their caregivers. One grant will address improving social connectivity ...

It’s no joke! KeyBank donates $250,000 to National Comedy Center

JAMESTOWN — KeyBank isn’t joking around when it comes to supporting an exciting new attraction in the Southern Tier! The bank is making a $250,000 donation to the National Comedy Center in Jamestown, which is scheduled to open on Aug. 1. This grant is being made in partnership with the ...

Jamestown Community College honors employees

Several Jamestown Community College staff members were recognized for their contributions and service during a recent program. The President’s Award for Excellence and State University of New York Chancellor’s Award for Excellence were presented by JCC president Cory L. Duckworth to Keith ...