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Attorneys of the Fessenden, Laumer and DeAngelo law firm congratulate Gregory Yaw on his retirement. Yaw recently retired and sold his practice to Fessenden, Laumer and DeAngelo. From left are Yaw; Charles DeAngelo; Mary Schiller; Galena Duba-Weaver; and Daniel Gullotti.
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Yaw Law Practice Merges With Local Firm

Clients of the Gregory R. Yaw law firm were recently given an opportunity to take their legal needs to another reputable and long-running Jamestown law firm. Yaw, who had maintained an established practice in several areas of expertise in Jamestown for 40 years, decided last year that it was ...

Buffalo native and Sherman resident Liag Zeppetello will hold the grand opening of her shop — Imaginal Realm, Art and Gifts of the Earth Experience — on Wednesday, from noon-7 p.m., at 141 Chautauqua Ave. The shop offers an eclectic and unusual blend of abstract art, hand-crafted ceramics, journals, jewelry, wood sculptures and more.
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Lakewood Business Grand Opening Wednesday

The world is distracted, according to Buffalo native and Sherman resident Liag Zeppetello. Instead of appreciating the intelligence and harmony of the natural world, she said, people are so quick to fixate on themselves; indeed, drown in the maelstrom of a consumer and materialistic ...

Doors Open Saturday In Jamestown

Jamestown Up Close has announced this year’s Doors Open Jamestown event is scheduled for Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at locations across the city. Doors Open Jamestown features free admission to greater Jamestown area attractions, raffle prizes at each location, restaurant specials and ...

Lake Shore Starts Millennial Advisory Board

DUNKIRK — Lake Shore Savings Bank is pleased to announce the creation of its Millennial Advisory Board. The Millennial Advisory Board will provide non-binding strategic advice to the management of Lake Shore Savings Bank with respect to digital and product relevance catering to the ...

Millcreek Mall To Open Boscov’s Later This Year

MILLCREEK TOWNSHIP, Pa. — A national retailer is about to make its debut in northwest Pennsylvania. Albert R. Boscov, chairman, and Jim Boscov, vice-chairman and chief executive officer of Boscov’s, are pleased to announce that an all-new edition of their department store will open at the ...

Tim Scoma, Patient’s Pharmacy marketing representative, shows the brickwork and large storefront windows facing North Main Street at the downtown location. Scoma said renovations to the store were recently completed.
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Patient’s Pharmacy Renovates Downtown Location

Bold red brick and glistening glass now make up the store front of Patient’s Pharmacy after the completion of renovations. Formerly the location of Bro Laines Bridal, the shop has undergone many changes since Patient’s Pharmacy opened there in 2012, said Tim Scoma, Patient’s Pharmacy ...

Acme The Appliance Store, located at 1286 E. Second St., Jamestown, recently received the Brand Source 2016 Dealer Appreciation Award for an increase in year-over-year sales. William Courson, general manager, is holding the award plaque. 
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ACME The Appliance Store Receives Award

A quality product and customer satisfaction have a local appliance store flourishing in a competitive environment against bigger box stores. Acme The Appliance Store, located at 1286 E. Second St., Jamestown, won the Brand Source 2016 Dealer Appreciation Award for an increase in ...

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Monofrax Food Donation

Jeffrey Smith, St. Susan Center executive director, William Andrews, Monofrax president, and Monofrax employees with the food collected by union and nonnunion employees that was donated to the St. Susan Center. The union employees of Monofrax are represented by the National Conference of ...

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Lutheran Names New Marketing, PR Director

The leadership team at Lutheran has announced the hiring of Edwin Rodriguez Jr. as the new director of public relations and marketing upon the retirement of Patty Eckwahl. Rodriguez will continue Lutheran’s award-winning Best of Times seminar series and further the organization’s ...

First Cuban Export To Start This Month

HAVANA (AP) — Artisanal charcoal will become the first legal Cuban export to the U.S. in recent history this month under a new deal between the Cuban government and the former lawyer for imprisoned U.S. government contractor Alan Gross. Attorney Scott Gilbert has sought to build economic ...

Medicaid Changes At Frewsburg Home

FREWSBURG — The Tanglewood Group is proud to announce that the Frewsburg Rest Home has been awarded ALP status as an assisted living facility. With the addition of 81 Medicaid-eligible resident beds, the 106 W. Main St., Frewsburg, location can now offer the same government-assisted care to ...

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Kraft Joins Ohio Architecture Firm

KENT, Ohio — DS Architecture of Kent, Ohio, has announce the addition of Lucas W. Kraft to their team. Kraft, a 13-year veteran architect for higher education and research facilities, is the new higher education studio lead at DS Architecture. Kraft brings a level of confidence and ...

From left, attorneys Sam Price and Dana Lundberg have recently announced that the Price Flowers Malin & Westerburg law firm, located at 202 N. Main St., will merge with Lundberg Law Offices, located at 202 W. Fourth St., at the start of the new year.
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Lundberg, Price Merge Law Firms

Practicing law has been a family tradition for local attorney Sam Price. Not only did his grandfather practice law in the Fenton Building back in the early 1900s, but his dad and uncle followed suit after World War II. Now, after more than 20 years in the former Key Bank building, ...

Sarah Tranum and her grandmother, Mabel, along with the various components of their newly conceived product, Grandma Mabel’s Chocolate Candy Kit. Tranum is currently operating a Kickstarter campaign to fund a test run of 1,000 kits that she can take to various retailers to gauge public interest in the product.
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Sinclairville Native Starts Kickstarter Fund

SINCLAIRVILLE — Sarah Tranum is putting her passion for creativity and entrepreneurship into practice, with the ultimate aim of providing consumers worldwide with a baking alternative for future Christmases. Tranum, a Sinclairville native and current resident of Toronto, Ontario, ...

Meritool Earns Safety Achievement

SALAMANCA — Meritool LLC. was recognized for achieving acceptance into the Safety & Health Achievement Recognition Program, also known as SHARP. SHARP provides companies with formal recognition for maintaining a safety and health program that is among the most-effective in the ...

Cattaraugus County Bank Board of  Directors has elected Kristy B. Zabrodsky to become a member of the board of the independently owned community bank.
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CPA Zabrodsky Added To CCB Board

LITTLE VALLEY — At its meeting on Sept. 15, the Cattaraugus County Bank Board of  Directors elected Kristy B. Zabrodsky to become a member of the board of the independently owned community bank. Zabrodsky is a certified public accountant and shareholder with Buffamante Whipple Buttafaro. ...

FHMS Opens Mayville Office Following Fire

MAYVILLE — On Monday, Dec. 19 around 8 a.m. a fire was discovered in a restroom in the back of the building at the Mayville office of Family Health Medical Services at 95 E. Chautauqua Ave. The fire was quickly contained to one area thanks to the fast response of Mayville, Chautauqua and ...

Tarmac Cafe has a new location at 679 Fairmount Ave. in the city of Jamestown. The airplane-themed diner was originally located at the Chautauqua County-Jamestown Airport.
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Tarmac Cafe Opens New Fairmount Location

A local aviation-themed cafe has taken flight to a new destination in the city of Jamestown. Home to many local favorites, Tarmac Cafe has moved from its location at the Chautauqua County-Jamestown Airport to a new spot on Fairmount Avenue. The cafe, run by business partners Michelle ...

From left, Laurie Shults and Salvatore Rachuna, The Fitness Bunker co-owners, at the new 24-hour fitness center, located at 9 W. Summit Ave. in Lakewood.
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Fitness Bunker To Open In Lakewood

LAKEWOOD — For those looking to keep their New Year’s resolution and finally get into shape, consider joining The Fitness Bunker, Chautauqua County’s newest 24-hour gym. Located at 9 W. Summit Ave. in Lakewood, The Fitness Bunker offers a smart, one-of-a-kind experience for its members, ...

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JRC Appoints New Staff Member

The Jamestown Renaissance Corporation has announced Sarah J. Gilbert has been hired as their newest staff addition. Gilbert will be filling the vacant grant writer position with the organization to help secure funding sources at the local, state and federal level for projects occurring ...