Business

AJ Texas Hots Reaches 50th Anniversary Milestone

Business is all in the family for Sam Colera, owner of AJ Texas Hots on Foote Avenue in Jamestown. The hot dog eatery has been open for 50 years, an anniversary that will be celebrated Tuesday with discounts and giveaways. To commemorate the 50th anniversary, the trademark Texas hot dogs ...

Truck-Lite Announces New Executive Administrators

FALCONER — Truck-Lite Co. LLC, a worldwide leader in heavy-duty lighting, telematics, engine protection, safety and visibility systems, has announced three executive promotions and the addition of one new position within its organization — Mark Bara, to executive vice president of sales and ...

Tire Notification System Hailed

FALCONER — Truck-Lite Co. LLC recently received a real-life example of just how the SmartBridge Integrator benefits fleets that use the Road Ready trailer telematics system. Launched at the TMC annual meeting in March, the SmartBridge Integrator uses proprietary technology to integrate ...

DoubleTree Partners With Coffee House

The DoubleTree Hotel by Hilton recently partnered with Crown Street Roasting Company making the coffee company its sole coffee provider. As for the inspiration behind the deal, Brandon Wade, general manager of the DoubleTree by Hilton, said his business will only thrive if other local ...

Shults Subaru Makes LLS Blanket Donation

Ed Shults Subaru and The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society announced a third year of collaboration to provide much needed support and “warmth” to patients fighting cancer and their families at UPMC Chautauqua Cancer Treatment Center. During Subaru Loves to Care month, LLS and Ed Shults ...

Holiday Valley Snowsports Director Earns Honor

ELLICOTTVILLE — Every year, Ski Area Management Magazine names 10 resort employees under the age of 30 who are enthusiastic about and committed to leading the industry into the future. “The industry is facing several challenges: an aging guest and leadership demographic, static skier ...

Heritage Hires New Director

Melissa Trusler has been named the director of development at Heritage Ministries. Trusler has served in various roles growing with Heritage over the past 14 years. She has served as a senior housing counselor for the past three years with Heritage, assisting area seniors in assisted and ...

Happy Tails Kennel Is Closing

PANAMA — Happy Tails Boarding Kennel owner, Larry Ostrander, is retiring and closing the business Aug. 10. The Ostranders would like to thank their many customers that shared their four-legged families with the business for more than 20 years.

Jamestown Native Advances Career

Jamestown High School graduate Jeff Cotter has been named the new senior vice president, general counsel and corporate secretary for the Deluxe Corporation of Shoreview, Minn. Lee Schram, Deluxe Corporation chief executive officer, made the announcement in June. Cotter brings more than 20 years ...

Mayville Hardware Continues Successful Operation

MAYVILLE — Mayville Hardware may have briefly closed shop back in November, but after eight months under the fresh ownership of Craig and Sherry Stewart, owners of Sea, Land and Air, also known as Stewart’s Contracting, it continues its success through the summer months. The business ...

Unemployment Rate Decreases In Chautauqua County

The unemployment rate in Chautauqua County has decreased .7 percent during the last year. On Tuesday, the state Labor Department released preliminary local area unemployment rates for June. The county’s unemployment rate went from 5.7 percent in June 2017 to 5 percent last month. The ...

National Grid Awards Economic Development Grant

DUNKIRK — National Grid has approved an economic development grant to 320 Roberts Road Freezer LLC, which is redeveloping a vacant, contaminated industrial site that will be home to a new, state-of-the-art refrigerated warehouse. National Grid will provide up to $300,000 to cover costs ...

Nonprofit Leader Essentials

Throughout the United States there are well over one million registered nonprofit and charitable organizations. Each of these organizations vary by their cause, size, budget, location and outreach. However, they share one key similarity: their reliance upon a strong board of directors to ...

Women’s Care Center To Open

WARREN, Pa. — Women’s Care Center of Warren has opened its doors at 60 Hatch Run Road, Suite 2, to offer Warren County residents free and confidential, life-affirming pregnancy services including counseling, education, material assistance, and medical screening and referral resources. The ...

Improv Show Set For The Tarmac

A family-friendly comedy improvisation workshop and performance will be hosted by Gary F. Mooney, The Jamestown Clown, at the Tarmac Cafe, located at 205 Cherry St., Wednesday. The ERIEsistable Clown Alley of Erie, Pa., will be featured in the workshop and performance. The improvisation ...

Monofrax Featured In National Magazine

FALCONER — Monofrax, LLC, a local manufacturer of fusion cast refractories, was featured as the cover story in the March issue of the American Ceramic Society Bulletin magazine. Monofrax’s fusion cast refractories are used as liners for the glass industry and have been used for nuclear ...

Spray Tech Finishing Purchases New Equipment

FALCONER — Spray Tech Finishing Inc. is a locally-owned business, founded in 1994 by David Dawson of Dawson Metal Company and Harold Andersen of Phoenix Metal Fabricating specializing in custom paint finishing and assembly (Dawson Metal currently has a majority ownership shared between Dawson ...

Lake View Names New Manager

The Lake View Cemetery Association board has promoted Hugh B. Golden to the position of general manager. The new position will combine the previous superintendent’s and business manager’s positions and duties. Golden has been employed by the cemetery since 2012, acting as the business ...

Arcade Chooses D’Angelo As GM

Todd D’Angelo has been named the general manager of Arcade Senior Services. Arcade Senior Services, formed by Tim, Todd and Tom D’Angelo, has been in operation since 2012. The initial analysis and all follow up appointments are provided at no charge to the client. Todd D’Angelo is ...

How To Manage, Engage Remote Workers

Working remotely is no longer a thing of the future. It is here and now in full effect. According to a recent study conducted by the Society of Human Resource Management (SHRM), nearly 50 percent of the American workforce do their jobs remotely at least some of the time. By 2020, it is ...