Business

Blink Of An Eye

Optometrist Dr. Kara Gibbs and her business, Southern Tier Optometry, has moved shop and set up a new location in the same building as the previous location, albeit with more rooms to handle patients and space for workers to be able to customize their offices. Not much has changed at ...

Lutheran Welcomes New Organization, Foundation Board Chairs

Lutheran Jamestown and the Lutheran Foundation proudly welcome and announce the election of two new board chairs after elections took place this spring. Terry Havens-Turner has been elected as the board chair for Lutheran Jamestown and Joel Gaden has been elected as the board chair for the ...

It’s A New Era In State Offices

Although the #MeToo movement began just eight months ago in October 2017, it has gained impressive momentum and support as a sweeping anti sexual-harassment movement throughout Hollywood, government, media and big business. State Gov. Andrew Cuomo, with support of Western New York Sen. ...

Pizzaria Owner’s Products Achieve National Distribution

BEMUS POINT — Coppola’s Pizzaria has provided quality Italian food products for the surrounding community and region, and while the pizzaria is planned to be sold by owner Luke Andriaccio, the pizzaria will stick around along with the legacy of its sauces—Marco Rosso’s Italian ...

State Tractor Supply Stores Donate Funds To Local FFA Projects

CLYMER — Tractor Supply Company and the National FFA Organization are supporting New York’s next generation of agricultural leaders through the third annual Grants for Growing program. This year, New York Tractor Supply stores raised $39,500 through customer donations to fund local, ...

Teens Should Work The Summer

Summer jobs for teens are an endangered species worth saving. These seasonal jobs offer more than a paycheck. Summer employment can: ¯ Improve academic performance, especially among lower-income teens. ¯ Teach important employment skills, including teamwork and problem-solving. ¯ Give ...

Incubator To Hold Startup Workshop

FREDONIA — As part of its Entrepreneurial Education Program, the Fredonia Technology Incubator will feature a “Business Plan for Startups” workshop from 10 a.m. to noon Tuesday. The workshop will feature guest speaker Dale Canning, co-founder of Premier Technical Services. Canning is ...

City Law Firm Adds Attorney

Hall and Lee Yaw LLP, has added Lynn S. Schaffer to the firm. Schaffer will focus her practice in the areas of estate planning, wills and trusts. Schaffer received her bachelor’s degree from Hartwick College in Oneonta in 1999 and went on to receive a Master of Science from Arkansas ...

Lutheran, G.A. Family Services Honor Employees

Lutheran and G.A. Family Services held their annual Employee Recognition Dinner at Moon Brook Country Club March 19 to honor 91 employees for varying years of service to their respective organizations. The theme of the event was “Lutheran Employees Rock” and had a rock-n-roll ...

YWCA of Jamestown Announces New Executive Director

The YWCA of Jamestown is proud to announce Jacqueline Chiarot Phelps as the organization’s new executive director. Phelps succeeds longtime director Beth Oakes, who now serves as the executive director of the Child Advocacy Program. “On behalf of the board we are just thrilled to have ...

Floors At Your Door Changes Ownership

The past 25-plus years have been kind to Floors At Your Door and More, including a recent ownership transfer. The 2220 Foote Ave. Ext. business saw this exchange occur last year between former owner and founder Kelly Gloss and current owner Menash Petscher of East Amherst. However, the ...

Borsari Wins Small Business Administration Award

Borsari Food Company Inc. was honored at the National Small Business Week Awards ceremony, an annual event sponsored by the Small Business Administration — Buffalo District that recognizes outstanding regional businesses and entrepreneurs. The Small Business Development Center at ...

Bemus Point Golf Course, Tap House Now Open

BEMUS POINT — A premier fixture in the scenic village of Bemus Point has reopened its doors to the public under new ownership. Bryce and Rachael Steffen, the establishment’s management team, concluded an eight-month process of bringing extensive remodeling and renovations to the existing ...

Truck-Lite Celebrates Life, Career Of Chief Tech Officer

FALCONER — Truck-Lite Co. LLC regretfully announces the passing of senior vice president and chief technology officer Bradley C. Van Riper after a brief battle with cancer. Van Riper, 64, started his career at Truck-Lite in 1978 as a maintenance technician and steadily acquired more ...

Great Lakes Tree Services Assists Puerto Rico

SINCLAIRVILLE — With recovery efforts still underway in Puerto Rico seven months after experiencing its worst natural disaster on record, one area business was honored to be a part of the process. Great Lakes Tree Services of Sinclairville recently had an opportunity to send some of its ...

MAST Holds Annual Meeting To Highlight Innovation

Innovation and the talent pipeline were focus areas for the Manufactures Association of the Southern Tier Annual Meeting, held Thursday at Moon Brook Country Club. This year’s event featured a presentation on Shift, a resource designed to help manufacturers start the process of ...

Vac Shack Grand Opening Slated For Tuesday

The Falconer Vac Shack is holding a special grand opening event on Tuesday to celebrate being back in business. A new shack stands where the Falconer Vac Shop once sat before the second fire along Main Street in Falconer struck in January. Brian Nelson, business owner, has been anxious to ...

Office Of Lewis & Lewis To Move To Tew Mansion

The Jamestown office of Lewis & Lewis, P.C., will move to the Tew Mansion located at 413 N. Main St. in Jamestown tomorrow. Lewis & Lewis is swapping offices with the United Way of Southern Chautauqua County. The United Way will be moving into Lewis & Lewis’ current location at ...

Five Considerations For An Easy And Thorough Spring Cleaning

This time of year, when you live north of the Mason-Dixon, you’re itching to get outdoors and enjoy the warming weather; however, when the weather starts to warm up, it usually signals a time you need to roll up your sleeves and start your spring clean. The annual purge of household items ...

Window World Operating Out Of New Location

New look. New location. Same professional, quality service. That’s what customers of Window World of Jamestown can expect upon their next visit to the local window retail outlet, now located at 2640 S. Work St., Suite 101, in Falconer. Having operated locally since 2006, Window World has ...