Business

Roll Out The Barrel

DUNKIRK — The Kettle & Keg is proud to announce its grand opening on Thursday from 5-7 p.m. Established originally in the late 1970s as Dunkirk’s favorite local bar and restaurant, it is once again open for business with an updated decor and menu featuring some old local favorites. ...

Merritt Strikes Gold In California, Again

FORESTVILLE — Merritt Estate Winery’s Vidal Ice Wine placed in the top five winners out of almost 7,000 entries in the 2018 San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition. The largest competition of American wines in the world brought a panel of more than 67 judges from across the country. Held ...

National Grid Earns Emergency Response Awards

National Grid has received Edison Electric Institute’s emergency assistance and emergency recovery awards for its response to damaging thunderstorms and tornadoes that struck the upstate New York region in May and July 2017. The awards are presented to member companies to recognize efforts ...

Career Lessons From A 20-Year-Old

When I was 20 years old, I interned at a well-known advertising agency. It was my first taste of a professional gig, and the first time I traded my college summer waitressing job for an unpaid work experience. I made sure that I looked the part with a wardrobe of new business attire, and even a ...

Briefly

Weber Knapp Names New Pres. The Weber Knapp Company Board of Directors has announced the appointment of Rhonda M. Johnson to the position of president of the Weber Knapp Company effective Jan. 1. Johnson will be succeeding Rex E. McCray, who will continue in the role of chief executive ...

Passion Fish

A passion for fish has led William Smith of Jamestown into a new, unique career path as an aquarium service technician for his new business Something’s Fishy. Ten years ago, Smith began collecting fish and maintaining his own aquariums while working as a computer technician at Cummins ...

Southern Tier Partners With Artist For Double IPA Can

LAKEWOOD — Southern Tier Brewing Company introduces a new 16-ounce double India Pale Ale can collection. The brand new “Science is the Art” collection showcases their brewers’ scientific exactitude through distinctive commissioned artistry. Featuring vibrant and energetic graphic ...

Leveraging Credit Without Borrowing

As average credit scores for Americans continue to rise, the question for many becomes how to use their excellent credit rating to optimize their lives without borrowing money or adding risk. Capitalizing on great credit doesn’t have to mean incurring great debt; instead, it’s about using ...

Salsarons Multicultural Food Coming To Jamestown

Ron Vaughn has been cooking since childhood. Vaughn, owner of Salsarons Multicultural Food Products, said his passion for cooking started by watching his mom in the kitchen. Using that knowledge and flair for flavor, Vaughn started his own company, focusing on multicultural sauces and ...

Lutheran Receives Employer Award From Job Corps

The Cassadaga Job Corps Academy is currently ranked in the top 15 of the nation’s 125 Job Corps centers, and it recently held a special community relations council dinner to thank some of the agencies and people who have helped make their success possible. Among the honorees was Lutheran ...

Business Mentorship Programs

Ahh ... the start of a new year full of new possibilities for you and your organization. The timing couldn’t be better to contemplate how you can invest in growing your team through mentorship. January is National Mentoring Month. Although this annual campaign is intended to raise awareness ...

Area Native Named Partner

SEATTLE, Wash. — Perkins Coie is pleased to announce that 18 counsel and senior counsel have been promoted to partner. The new partner class of 2018 included former resident of Jamestown Priscilla (Polly) E. Hampton. “The members of Perkins Coie’s 2018 partner class are highly talented ...

Dealership Star

LAKEWOOD — A recent West Coast journey has come to prove that one Ed Shults Hyundai employee is the best in the country at what he does. Michael Butterfield of Lakewood put his skills to the test in the final round of the 2018 Sonata Better National Walkaround Competition at Hyundai Motor ...

Chautauqua Physical & Occupational Therapy Adds Staff

Chautauqua Physical & Occupational Therapy has added several new staff members. Dr. Joseph Armeli is a doctor of physical therapy who graduated from Ithaca College in the Physical Therapy Doctorate Program. Armeli said he appreciates the rewards of helping patients meet their goals to ...

County Unemployment Rate Increases During November

While the state’s unemployment rate decreased slightly in November, the county’s increased by .3 percent. On Wednesday, the state Labor Department released the preliminary November unemployment rate, which lowered from 4.8 percent in November 2016 to 4.7 percent in November. Chautauqua ...

Creating A Positive Work Culture

By Elizabeth P. Cipolla Recently, I taught a communication course as an adjunct instructor. In an effort to help create greater learning, I would often encourage students to discuss how the material directly applied to their lives outside of the classroom. Periodically, my students would share ...

TRC Hires Psychiatric NP

The Resource Center has hired Abby Wenzel as a psychiatric nurse practitioner. Wenzel has been practicing as a psychiatric nurse practitioner since 2007. She obtained her associate’s and bachelor’s degrees in nursing from the University of Pittsburgh at Bradford, and she earned her ...

Trump Criticizes US Post Office

PALM BEACH, Fla. — President Donald Trump is criticizing the U.S. Postal Service, saying the agency is “losing many billions of dollars a year” and asking why it is “charging Amazon and others so little to deliver their packages.” Trump tweeted Friday that the post office “should ...

Jamestown Honda Is The Newest In New York

LAKEWOOD — American Honda Motor Company Inc. has announced the opening of Jamestown Honda, the newest Honda dealership in New York; servicing the areas of Jamestown, Lakewood, Dunkirk, Fredonia and Olean; and Warren, Bradford and Erie, Pa. Jamestown Honda is locally owned and managed, ...

ERA Team VP Names New Chief Operating Officer

ERA Team VP Real Estate and Vacations Rentals has promoted Rachael Wiley-Steffen to chief operating officer. Previously she served as the director of corporate marketing and vacation rental management. Wiley-Steffan has been part of the ERA team for the past two and a half years. In her new ...