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Fredonia To Offer QuickBooks Class A workshop on the accounting software program QuickBooks, conducted by Fredonia accountant Sham Baghat, will be offered Wednesday from 9 a.m. to noon at the Fredonia Technology Incubator, 214 Central Ave., Dunkirk, as part of its Entrepreneurial Workshop ...

Are You Hurting Output

Do you have a new employee who walked through your doors full of enthusiastic ideas six months ago, but now remains silent at meetings? Is your previously optimistic and upbeat employee now avoiding you like the plague? Before you brush it off as their bad day or poor attitude, consider this: ...

Wayne Young

Local Financial Advisor Awarded

Wayne Young will be honored as a 2016 top advisor for Cadaret, Grant & Co., Inc., a broker/dealer based in Syracuse. Of more than 900 advisors associated with Cadaret, Grant & Co., Wayne was among the 20 percent who qualified for the prestigious award and will be recognized for his ...

Rhoe Henderson, far left, and the staff of Rhoe B. Henderson Insurance Agency, located at 552 W. Third St. in Jamestown. The agency recently marked its 90th anniversary.

Local Insurance Agency Marks 90th Anniversary

Finding affordable, reliable insurance can often be a taxing process. But thanks to four generations of the Henderson family and the men and women of Rhoe B. Henderson Insurance Agency, the process is not only made simpler, but reassuring. Late last year, the independently-owned and ...

Scott Axelson, Clear View Pools & Spas of WNY owner and operator, a former engineer who has worked at improving the quality of the items he provides at his business.

Clear View Pools, Spas Prided On Expertise

There are a handful of options for Western New York residents looking to purchase a swimming pool or spa, but only one that will ensure the overall quality of the water they contain. Clear View Pools & Spas of WNY, located at 707 Fairmount Ave. in Jamestown, is owned and operated by Scott ...

Davidson’s Family Restaurant in Lakewood received recognition as a ‘‘Distinguished Restaurant’’ by Sysco Foods. From left is James Saullo, sales representative for Sysco Foods; Leslie Davidson Genareo, third-generation Davidson’s Family Restaurant owner; John Szczypierowski, Sysco Foods district sales manager; and Daniel Willow, director of account sales for Sysco Foods. 
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Davidson’s Receives Food Service Recognition

LAKEWOOD — An established Lakewood restaurant was recently recognized for its exceptional food service. Davidson’s Family Restaurant, located at 398 E. Fairmount Ave., was recognized as “Distinguished Restaurant” by Sysco Foods. The restaurant was founded by Bob and Margrete Davidson ...

Rick Mascaro, executive director, speaks to attendees of the grand opening of the Lake Shore Center for the Arts facility in the new Jacqueline Phillips Theater.
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Lake Shore Center For The Arts Opens

WESTFIELD — The Lake Shore Center for the Arts organization hosted a grand opening for its new digs in Westfield last month. Center officials showcased the new space that includes a state-of-the-art theater, recital hall and art gallery. A ribbon-cutting ceremony sponsored by the ...

Cindy Saeger

VP Real Estate Expands Ranks

CHAUTAUQUA — ERA Team VP Real Estate recently announced the addition of Cindy Saeger to its team of real estate sales professionals serving consumers in the Chautauqua County area. Saeger is the newest real estate sales agent to join ERA Team VP Real Estate. Born and raised in the area, she ...

VP Real Estate Expands Ranks

Riverwalk Storage Announces Expansion To Allen Street Extension Riverwalk Self Storage is expanding storage services to a new facility on Allen Street Extension in Jamestown. The former site of the Sysco Cash & Carry store will now make room for 55 new climate controlled storage units ...

Colonial Apartments, 100 Prescot Drive off of Howard Avenue, now boasts two new apartment buildings housing eight-family units a piece, and is seeking tenants.
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Colonial Seeking Tenants For New Apartments

ELLICOTT — A West Ellicott apartment complex that opened its doors to the public in 2015 now has 16 new units for rent following a recent expansion project. Colonial Apartments, located at 100 Prescot Drive off of Howard Avenue, now boasts two new apartment buildings with eight apartments ...

Vince’s Barber Shop in Bemus Point will be celebrating 50 years of business this summer. Vince Alessi, owner, said he started cutting hair in 1960 alongside his uncles, Joe and Saro. Alessi is pictured with John Stahley, Bemus Point resident. 
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Bemus Point Barber Hits 50 Year Milestone

BEMUS POINT — Vince’s Barber Shop in Bemus Point is set to hit a 50-year milestone come Aug. 1. Vince Alessi, owner, began his career as a barber in December 1960 working for his uncle, Joe Alessi, in Falconer. When Joe retired, he worked for his other uncle, Saro Alessi. In 1967, ...

Left to right standing, Leslie Weber; Danelle Turney; Amy Delcamp, Trinity Biotech safety coordinator; Vicki Kestler; Rae Jones; Jenna Johnson; Delcie Kestner; and, seated in front, Tim Songin, Safety Compliance Inc. account manager; who are recognizing Trinity Biotech’s recertification into the Safety & Health Achievement Recognition Program.
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Trinity Biotech Recertified For SHARP

The Jamestown facility of Trinity Biotech USA was recently recertified into the Safety & Health Achievement Recognition Program, also known as SHARP, for maintaining a highly-effective safety and health program. The company has maintained its certification in the program since its ...

Elizabeth Cipolla

Working Mom’s Secret Weapon

Each month, my business column will offer insight into a career topic specific to women in the workplace. The name of this monthly feature is, Career Talk For Women. This feature is geared toward any woman who actively strives for higher levels of professional fulfillment, and the men who ...

Amy Harding

Lake Shore Savings Names New Manager

LAKEWOOD — Lake Shore Savings Bank announced the promotion of Amy Harding to branch manager of its Lakewood branch. Harding, who began her career with Lake Shore Savings nearly 20 years ago, has served various roles including head teller, platform specialist, mortgage specialist and, most ...

Chautauqua Institution Names New VP

CHAUTAUQUA — Chautauqua Institution announced the appointment of Emily F. Morris as vice president of marketing and communications, and chief brand officer. Morris is an experienced leader and executive in higher education, having previously served in similar roles at nearby universities St. ...

EBE’s Originals, located at 135 E. Fairmount Ave. in Lakewood, is celebrating its 25th anniversary this year. From left, owner Bobbi Bragg and her daughter, manager Andrea Bragg.
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EBE’s Originals Marks 25th Anniversary

The idea may have sparked in an attic. But 25 years later, EBE’s Originals has become the definitive consignment store of the area, combining a large collection of modern, trendy fashion with affordable, hard-to-beat prices. For owner Bobbi Bragg, it’s hard to believe 25 years has come ...

Elizabeth Cipolla

A Glimpse Into The Mind Of A Conversation Dominator

Since my earliest school memories, I’ve been told I talk too much. Whether I was in the classroom, at choir practice, on the ball field or in Sunday school, I remember being scolded. In fact, most of my elementary school years were spent with me being seated closely next to the teacher’s ...

Elizabeth Cipolla

Face The Fear Of Speaking In Public

If you become panicked at the thought of giving a speech or talking in front of a group, you’re not alone. In fact, you’re perfectly normal. Speaking in public tops the list of biggest fears faced by adults. However, most people find themselves in the uncomfortable position of having to ...

Wegmans has been named to the 2017 Fortune 100 Best Companies To Work For List for the 20th consecutive year.
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Wegmans Named 100 Best To Work For

Wegmans has been named to the 2017 Fortune 100 Best Companies to Work For list, this year ranking No. 2, according to global research and consulting firm Great Place to Work and Fortune. This year marks the 20th anniversary of the Fortune 100 Best Companies to Work For list. Wegmans is one ...

An established Jamestown businessman is adding more services to his business for area residents in need of assistance with moving. Robert E. Reedy II and wife, Debra, recently opened Elite Kreations Incorporated. Trade names under the business include Elite Movers, RER Enterprises and Elite Landscaping. The Reedys also operate Elite Kreations Auto Detailing and U-Haul  of Jamestown, which are located at 731 E. Second St. in the city.
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Jamestown Entrepreneur Opens New Businesses

An established Jamestown businessman is adding more services to his business for area residents in need of assistance with moving. Robert E. Reedy II and wife, Debra, recently opened Elite Kreations Incorporated. Trade names under the business include Elite Movers, RER Enterprises and Elite ...