Business

Cannabidiol And Chill

As the cannabidiol market continues to grow, Jamestown Family Video has introduced its line of CBD products to customers this month. Kristen Prentiss, associate district manager at Family Video, told The Post-Journal that CBD products they carry include zero THC content in the natural water, ...

Kessel Construction Earns Award At Meeting

BRADFORD, Pa. — Kessel Construction is honored to have received several prestigious awards during Butler Manufacturing's annual sales meeting held in Marco Island, Fla. Kessel, who is currently celebrating 85 years of building excellence, has been an authorized Butler Builder for more than 70 ...

Truck-Lite Co. Acquires LED Lighting Supplier

FALCONER — Truck-Lite Co., a worldwide leader in heavy-duty and off-road lighting, telematics, engine protection, safety and visibility systems, has announced the acquisition of Lumitec, a premier supplier of LED lighting for the marine industry. "Lumitec's reputation speaks for itself as ...

April Is Financial Literacy Month

Financial literacy is defined as possessing the financial expertise needed to make healthy financial choices. April marks financial literacy month, and whether you're money-savvy or looking to learn more, this month can be used as a springboard to get involved and take action. "Financial ...

Travel Rewards Myths That Could Cost You

Twenty-four years ago, I knew so little about travel rewards that I took an around-the-world trip without signing up for a single frequent traveler program. Those lost points and miles still haunt me. Fast forward to last summer, when our family stayed two nights at a luxury hotel in Venice, ...

On The Move

KENNEDY – Mark and Tonia Wilson created Wilson Endurance Sports to organize triathlon events in the area, but they believe their work can have an even greater impact after learning the county ranks last in health and length of life statewide. Mark Wilson has been an independent triathlon ...

Bridgeview One Stop Installs New Tank

BEMUS POINT — Bridgeview One Stop has announced a new 10,000 gallon tank being installed along with a dual non-ethanol/diesel pump at their location on Main Street in Bemus at the on-ramp of Interstate 86. Business officials will be hosting a grand opening to provide their 90 octane ...

JCC Announces Readiness VP

Holger Ekanger has been named vice president of workforce readiness at Jamestown Community College. Ekanger, who is currently the director of Macomb Community College’s workforce and continuing education efforts in engineering and advanced technology, will join JCC’s administration in ...

Your 401K Just Got More Valuable

If your tax refund this year was disappointing, you may be able to do something about it: Contribute more to a retirement fund. Tax-deductible contributions to 401(k)s, IRAs and other retirement accounts are among the few remaining ways to reduce taxable income if you don’t itemize ...

Slurpee Madness

Free Slurpees and discounted hot food items were offered at the 321 Hazeltine Ave. 7-Eleven location March 28 to celebrate its opening under new ownership. The store is now owned by Peter Weinreich, which effectively took place March 14. The range of frozen foods, produce and other ...

Tailor Opens New Shop In Ashville

ASHVILLE – A local tailor shop that has called Chautauqua County home for more than two decades is open for business again. Deb’s Tailor Shop reopened at a new location in Ashville and owner Deb Manning plans on returning to work at the new location full time. Manning previously ...

Wag Supply Co. Creating Treats

Wag Supply Co. is a locally owned, sustainable business upcycling spent grain from the craft beer brewing process and turning it into dog treats. Jamestown native Mikinna Martin combined her passion of animals, craft beer and baking, and is doing what she can to help Chautauqua area animals in ...

Lake Shore Bank Names Vice Pres.

DUNKIRK — Lake Shore Bancorp Inc., the holding company of Lake Shore Savings Bank, has welcomed Michael Noville as commercial loan officers vice president. Noville comes to Lake Shore with more than 30 years of commercial lending and banking experience, most recently servicing the equipment ...

Why You Should Love Robo-Advisers

Robo-advisers have been around long enough that the question is no longer whether you should turn your investment decisions over to a computer. Now the question is: Why wouldn’t you? The success of Wealthfront and Betterment, two startups that helped launch the trend, led mainstream ...

Perfectly Legal

Cannabis isn't just for smoking after all. Business owners of the newly opened Releaf Market, located at 1240 E. Second St., are on a mission to let Jamestown area residents know that hemp products are a perfectly legal, safe and healthy way to provide relief for an assortment of ...

Mayville Dental Arts To Host Open House

MAYVILLE — 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, March 14. Dr. Erin Pender and her husband, Brian Pender, took over the dental practice. ...

Community Bank Selects 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 ...

Tanglewood Picks Social Director

The Tanglewood Group has appointed Jessica Paprocki as the director of the social adult daycare, Comfort Today, effective March 1. Paprocki is a 2010 graduate of Thiel College, earning a bachelor's degree in fine art. Paprocki has been employed with the Tanglewood Group since 2018, acting as ...

How To Know When To Spend

Some people are much better savers than spenders. That can become a problem. Certified financial planner DeDe Jones recalls clients, retired schoolteachers, who loved to travel but kept putting off the trip to China and Southeast Asia they'd always wanted to take. "The husband started having ...

Shake It Up Baby

Jamestown Nutrition - Shake It Daily has reached a milestone year in business. The business originally started from the home of wellness coach Leslie Nalbone in 2007. During that time, Nalbone and her daughter, Amanda Barton, began offering weight loss classes across the county. “We ...