Business

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 ...

Gov. Announces Record Number of Breweries In State

Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo has announced that New York state is now home to 400 breweries, surpassing the previous record of 393 breweries set in 1876. The number of breweries has skyrocketed in New York since Cuomo hosted the state’s first Wine, Beer and Spirits Summit in 2012, with 243 new ...

Jones Named To Prestigious List

Denise Jones, The Resource Center’s chief executive officer, has again been named one of the region’s most influential people by a Buffalo business magazine. Buffalo Business First recently released its “2018 Power 250” listing of the 250 most influential people in Western New York. ...

Brotherly Love

After nearly four years and a change in location, the Hidden Exclusive Grill has retained its fighting spirit alongside familiar faces and famous authentic cuisine. Jason and Lisa Frambro recently relocated their business, locally famous for its original Philly Cheesesteak ingredients, to ...

Auto Group Names New Ed Shults General Manager

Shults Auto Group announced that Jack Anderson of Sinclairville has accepted the position of general manager and managing partner of Ed Shults Chevrolet and Shults Nissan Subaru. Anderson joins a team of automobile professionals at the Fluvanna Avenue locations. “We are tremendously ...

Simple Team-Building Ideas

Imagine if you could add some variety, energy and fun into your workday. How might it impact your overall engagement, creativity, sense of inclusiveness and productivity? Better yet, imagine feeling genuinely excited to go to work. The notion of creating an environment that fosters renewed ...

Fredonia Business Club Honors Certified Public Accountants

FREDONIA — Sham Bahgat and Louann Laurito-Bahgat, of Bahgat & Laurito-Bahgat, certified public accountants, will be honored by the State University of New York at Fredonia Business Club as the recipient of its Business Person of the Year award at a dinner that was held Friday at the ...

Small Business Center Day Held

Businesses have always celebrated ribbon cuttings, grand openings and company anniversaries, and for a second year they’ll be able to celebrate the people who help them turn their dreams into reality — Small Business Development Centers. America’s SBDC Day was held Wednesday a day that ...

New Home Sales Fell In February

WASHINGTON — Sales of new U.S. homes slipped 0.6 percent in February, the third straight monthly decline. The Commerce Department says last month’s sales came in at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 618,000, down from 622,000 in January and 653,000 in December. Despite the monthly ...

Many Avenues

The Avenue, a new salon and day spa, manned by only three licensed cosmetologists is attempting give clients a more personal experience. The salon opened in November and offers hair, skin and nail services for clients. The Avenue prefers that people call ahead of time to make appointments in ...

The Resource Center Hires Job Interviewer

Chances are that if someone has been hired as a direct-care worker at The Resource Center within the last 10 months, he or she has encountered Nancy Barr. Barr has been receiving supports from TRC for several decades. Last spring, TRC hired her to serve on the panel that interviews potential ...

Chautauqua Opp Promotes Director

Chautauqua Opportunities Inc. has announced the promotion of Diane Hewitt-Johnson to the agency’s newly restructured position, director of operations. In this role Hewitt-Johnson will provide mission-driven leadership, guidance and direction through day-to-day development and ...

Finding Advice-Only Advisers

If you want money advice you can trust, your best bet is to hire a fee-only financial planner. The trick is finding a planner who’s willing to be hired for a reasonable fee. Fee-only planners don’t accept commissions or kickbacks and are paid solely by client fees. Most use an “assets ...

Off The Beaten Path

LAKEWOOD — Little has changed at Off the Beaten Path bookstore in Lakewood, save for some fresh faces behind the counter. Earlier this month the 28 Chautauqua Ave. bookstore changed hands from its previous owners, Judy and Katie Gustafson, to its new owners, the Lingle family. Bob Lingle, ...

When Your Parents Die Broke

Blogger John Schmoll’s father left a financial mess when he died: a house that was worth far less than the mortgage, credit card bills in excess of $20,000 — and debt collectors who insisted the son was legally obligated to pay what his father owed. Fortunately, Schmoll knew ...

7-Eleven Holding Women Franchise Giveaway Contest

BUFFALO — In conjunction with Women’s History Month, 7-Eleven Inc. announces its “W.E. Take the Lead” Women’s Franchise Giveaway Contest, targeted exclusively to female entrepreneurs. 7-Eleven opened the contest to all eligible women who are interested in becoming an independent ...