Business

Texas Hots Eatery Honoring 42 Years

Michael’s AJ Texas Hots, located at 1265 E. Second St., Jamestown, will be hosting a customer appreciation day Tuesday, July 10. The business is celebrating its 42nd anniversary with 99-cent hot dogs all day and 42-cent hot dogs from 1-3 p.m. and 5-7 p.m. For more information, call 665-3322.

Puerto Rico To Make Budget Cuts

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — New austerity measures are looming for storm-battered Puerto Rico after legislators refused to change labor laws as ordered by a federal control board overseeing the U.S. territory’s finances amid an 11-year recession. The board said Friday that it will ...

Couple Create Ivory Acres Wedding Venue

FREWSBURG — After searching for venues to possibly host their own wedding, John Volpe and Kelsey Akin decided to open their own wedding venue Ivory Acres. In October, the couple purchased the land that featured a field and an old red barn that Volpe said was built in the early 1900s. Ten ...

Accounting Firm Welcomes Two New Employees

FREDONIA — Johnson, Mackowiak & Associates has announced the hiring of Nathan Nobles and Kathleen Furness as staff accountants. Both Nobles and Furness will be involved in various areas of the firm including tax preparation, auditing, reviews of financial statements and compiling ...

Stopping Difficult Coworker Behavior

Passive aggressive behavior in the workplace can undoubtedly be one of the trickiest to deal with. People who behave this way do so because it is more convenient that a direct conversation, and involves less skill than being assertive. There are many different types of passive aggressive ...

OPEC To Increase Oil Production

VIENNA (AP) — The countries of the OPEC oil cartel will discuss increasing their production by about 1 million barrels a day at a meeting Friday that could influence the cost of energy globally in coming months. The group’s largest producer, Saudi Arabia, is seen to be open to higher ...

EU Forces Tariffs On US Products

BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union started enforcing tariffs Friday on American imports like bourbon, peanut butter and orange juice, part of a growing global trade rift that’s likely to intensify over the next few weeks. The EU tariffs on $3.4 billion worth of U.S. products are in ...

Blink Of An Eye

Optometrist Dr. Kara Gibbs and her business, Southern Tier Optometry, has moved shop and set up a new location in the same building as the previous location, albeit with more rooms to handle patients and space for workers to be able to customize their offices. Not much has changed at ...

Lutheran Welcomes New Organization, Foundation Board Chairs

Lutheran Jamestown and the Lutheran Foundation proudly welcome and announce the election of two new board chairs after elections took place this spring. Terry Havens-Turner has been elected as the board chair for Lutheran Jamestown and Joel Gaden has been elected as the board chair for the ...

It’s A New Era In State Offices

Although the #MeToo movement began just eight months ago in October 2017, it has gained impressive momentum and support as a sweeping anti sexual-harassment movement throughout Hollywood, government, media and big business. State Gov. Andrew Cuomo, with support of Western New York Sen. ...

Pizzaria Owner’s Products Achieve National Distribution

BEMUS POINT — Coppola’s Pizzaria has provided quality Italian food products for the surrounding community and region, and while the pizzaria is planned to be sold by owner Luke Andriaccio, the pizzaria will stick around along with the legacy of its sauces—Marco Rosso’s Italian ...

State Tractor Supply Stores Donate Funds To Local FFA Projects

CLYMER — Tractor Supply Company and the National FFA Organization are supporting New York’s next generation of agricultural leaders through the third annual Grants for Growing program. This year, New York Tractor Supply stores raised $39,500 through customer donations to fund local, ...

Teens Should Work The Summer

Summer jobs for teens are an endangered species worth saving. These seasonal jobs offer more than a paycheck. Summer employment can: ¯ Improve academic performance, especially among lower-income teens. ¯ Teach important employment skills, including teamwork and problem-solving. ¯ Give ...

Incubator To Hold Startup Workshop

FREDONIA — As part of its Entrepreneurial Education Program, the Fredonia Technology Incubator will feature a “Business Plan for Startups” workshop from 10 a.m. to noon Tuesday. The workshop will feature guest speaker Dale Canning, co-founder of Premier Technical Services. Canning is ...

City Law Firm Adds Attorney

Hall and Lee Yaw LLP, has added Lynn S. Schaffer to the firm. Schaffer will focus her practice in the areas of estate planning, wills and trusts. Schaffer received her bachelor’s degree from Hartwick College in Oneonta in 1999 and went on to receive a Master of Science from Arkansas ...

Lutheran, G.A. Family Services Honor Employees

Lutheran and G.A. Family Services held their annual Employee Recognition Dinner at Moon Brook Country Club March 19 to honor 91 employees for varying years of service to their respective organizations. The theme of the event was “Lutheran Employees Rock” and had a rock-n-roll ...

YWCA of Jamestown Announces New Executive Director

The YWCA of Jamestown is proud to announce Jacqueline Chiarot Phelps as the organization’s new executive director. Phelps succeeds longtime director Beth Oakes, who now serves as the executive director of the Child Advocacy Program. “On behalf of the board we are just thrilled to have ...

Floors At Your Door Changes Ownership

The past 25-plus years have been kind to Floors At Your Door and More, including a recent ownership transfer. The 2220 Foote Ave. Ext. business saw this exchange occur last year between former owner and founder Kelly Gloss and current owner Menash Petscher of East Amherst. However, the ...

Borsari Wins Small Business Administration Award

Borsari Food Company Inc. was honored at the National Small Business Week Awards ceremony, an annual event sponsored by the Small Business Administration — Buffalo District that recognizes outstanding regional businesses and entrepreneurs. The Small Business Development Center at ...

Bemus Point Golf Course, Tap House Now Open

BEMUS POINT — A premier fixture in the scenic village of Bemus Point has reopened its doors to the public under new ownership. Bryce and Rachael Steffen, the establishment’s management team, concluded an eight-month process of bringing extensive remodeling and renovations to the existing ...