Business

Setting Trends

For 35 years, one local salon has been making history in Jamestown and nationally. While the business originally started as Price Cutters in 1984, Salon 1 has been a fixture of the South Side Plaza along Foote Avenue. Along the way, the business has also been setting trends in the beauty ...

Bush Industries Awarded State Contract

For the first time, Bush Industries Inc. has received a New York state contract for the sale and installation of commercial office furniture. The contract allows the Jamestown-based manufacturer to sell professional-grade products to any state agency. The company may now bid on opportunities ...

Pierce To Join Barkstrom Acupuncture

Julian Pierce an acupuncturist is joining acupuncturist Jeff Barkstrom at Barkstrom Acupuncture PC. Pierce is a New York state licensed acupuncturist who has been practicing for more than a year. She earned a master’s degree in acupuncture from Finger Lakes School of Acupuncture and Chinese ...

Truck-Lite Integrates Stemco Wireless Products

FALCONER — Truck-Lite Co. LLC., a worldwide leader in LED lighting, telematics, engine protection, safety and visibility systems, has integrated the Stemco wireless suite of products into the Road Ready system via its SmartBridge Integrator (SBI). Released in 2018, the SBI bridges original ...

Make Your Money Last For Retirement

Many people worry about running out of money in retirement. That’s understandable, since we don’t know how long we’ll live, what your future costs might be and what kind of returns we can expect on our savings. There are several ways, however, to boost the odds that your money will ...

‘The Best Way’

The Small Business Development Center at Jamestown Community College is pleased to recognize William Uhl and ServPro of Jamestown/Olean as the recipient of this year’s Small Business Week Award for the Buffalo district. The staff of ServPro was recognized at the annual Small Business ...

Small Business Forum Held At JCC

Small Business Administration (SBA) Office of Advocacy Region II Advocate Christine Myers and National Rural Advocate Joe Knilans will join small business owners from Western New York for roundtable discussions in Chautauqua, Erie, Monroe and Niagara counties from Tuesday through Thursday. The ...

DFT Communications Promotes Curtis Reynolds

DFT Communications has promoted Curtis Reynolds, formerly the company’s business sales manager, to business sales engineer. “We always seek to promote first from within our own,” said Mark R. Maytum, DFT Communications president and COO. “We know what our people are capable of, and ...

Don’t Believe These Myths About Social Security

Researchers tell us that most people would be better off waiting to claim Social Security benefits. Yet most people file early. More than half apply for Social Security before they reach full retirement age, which is currently 66 and rising to 67 for people born in 1960 and later. More than ...

Recognition Dinner

Lutheran and G.A. Family Services held its annual Employee Recognition Dinner at Moon Brook Country Club March 18 to honor 74 employees for varying years of service to their respective organizations. The event was spring bumble bee themed recognizing “un-bee-lievable” contributions to the ...

City Resident Places Third In Regional Contest

In March, a Ridout’s Heating and Cooling employee reached a pinnacle in his metal working career. Jasen Swanson of Jamestown attended the annual Region I Sheet Metal Workers apprenticeship contest. Region I is the East Coast branch of the Sheet Metal Workers Union, which in turn is part of ...

Elite Kreations Earns Talk Award

Dedication to providing the highest levels of customer service is the heart of Elite Kreations’ business philosophy. The company has earned its ninth consecutive Talk Award for customer satisfaction. The Talk Awards identifies and honors businesses that provide an outstanding customer ...

How To Extend Your Working Life

Many people plan to work past normal retirement age, by choice or necessity. But most aren’t taking the steps that could increase the odds they’ll be able to do so. When asked what they’re doing to ensure they can continue working past 65, fewer than half of employees polled in the 2019 ...

FedEx To Deliver 7 Days A Week

FedEx plans to deliver packages seven days a week starting next January as it tries to keep up with the continuing boom in online shopping. The company is also taking back nearly 2 million daily deliveries to homes that are currently handled by the post office. FedEx says shifting SmartPost ...

Audio Applications

LAKEWOOD – Immaculate Koncepts has a new name and home. The automotive and electronic shop offering light, stereo and audio applications has moved from its former location at 54 E. Main St. in Falconer to a new one at 155 E. Fairmount Ave. in Lakewood. It is now under a new name ...

Camp Chautauqua Donates To Camp Good Days

Over the past seven years, Campground Owners of New York (CONY) and their campgrounds and campers have donated a total of $572,032 to Camp Good Days. This includes the $35,000 contributed in 2018 by the Anderson Family and their campers at Camp Chautauqua in Stow. Camp Good Days, marking its ...

JCPenny GM Receives Award

JCPenney general manager Kellie Maunakea from Chautauqua Mall was recently awarded the company's prestigious Founder's Award for outstanding accomplishments in 2018. The Founder's Award highlights store leaders excelling in the areas of financial performance, customer and client service and ...

Community Bank Names Manager

FALCONER — Community Bank N.A. is pleased to announce the promotion of Lauren Beichner to branch manager of its Falconer location. She brings to the position nearly 10 years of experience in the financial industry. In her new role, Beichner will oversee the daily operations of the office, ...

Let’s Get Real About Health Care Costs In Retirement

You won't pay for health care in retirement with one lump sum. That's the way these expenses are often presented, though, and the amounts are terrifying. Fidelity Investments, for example, says a couple retiring in 2019 at age 65 will need $285,000 for health expenses, not including nursing ...

Legendary Diesel

As a 23-year-old test inspector for Marmon in 1911, Clessie Cummins jumped at the chance to crew for Ray Harroun’s Marmon Wasp at the inaugural Indianapolis 500, an experience that led the businessman to enter cars powered by his diesel engines in the famed race years later. Now, as the ...