Business

How To Travel For Less

Let’s shatter one myth right now: Airline passengers typically can’t talk their way into upgrades from the cheapest coach seats to first class just by dressing up and asking politely. Travel providers usually save their best experiences — comfortable seats, spacious hotel suites, quick ...

Stocks Tumble Again On US Tariff Plans

NEW YORK (AP) — Fear that the Trump administration will announce tariffs on all remaining imports from China helped knock U.S. stocks from a strong early gain to another sharp loss Monday. Technology companies sank again after Bloomberg News reported that the U.S. is planning new tariffs if ...

Destiny Location

Karma has a new meaning for Jamestown beauty goers. Karma is defined as the path of destiny or fate. For 10 years a beauty salon has provided health and beauty procedures in a laid back environment. Rachael Olson has owned and operated Karma Salon at the intersection of Hallock and Front ...

When Employees Don’t Get Along

NEW YORK (AP) — When four of Zach Hendrix’s staffers couldn’t get along or even speak to one another, he tried talking, cajoling and negotiating with them. But nothing worked. He couldn’t fire any of the staffers — they’re too critical to the success of GreenPal, a business that ...

GROWMARK FS Gains Certification

KENNEDY — GROWMARK FS recently achieved certification from ResponsibleAg, the only program in the nation that provides a voluntary comprehensive assessment of agricultural facilities that store and handle farm input supplies such as fertilizer, crop protection products, seed and fuel. ...

Tractor Supply Closed Nov. 22

LAKEWOOD — Tractor Supply Company, located at 201 E. Fairmount Ave., will be closed on Thursday, Nov. 22, in observance of Thanksgiving. Tractor Supply, which operates more than 1,725 stores nationwide with more than 28,000 team members, will reopen Friday at 6 a.m. “Tractor Supply stores ...

Home Sales Rose A Bit Last Month

WASHINGTON (AP) — Pending home sales rose slightly in September, but contract signings are depressed from a year ago as affordability has become a greater challenge for would-be buyers. The National Association of Realtors says that its pending home sales index increased 0.5 percent last ...

Saving On Health Care Expenses

Americans on average spend more on health care than they do on groceries, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics’ latest Consumer Expenditure Survey. Saving money on medical care is a lot tougher than saving money on food, however. Two big culprits: opaque pricing and ever-changing ...

Celebrating Care

Aftercare Nursing Services in Jamestown recently hosted a ribbon-cutting ceremony and open house for their grand reopening at their 411 W. Third St. location, gathering local dignitaries who commemorated the occasion Tuesday. “We want to be more predominant in Jamestown,” said Dawn ...

Magazine Names TRC’S Jones Women Of Influence

Denise Jones has been recognized with one of 25 2018 Women of Influence awards by Buffalo Business First magazine. A total of 138 nominations were received this year. Eight judges (all past recipients of a Women of Influence award) determined the winners. Jones was one of five women ...

Watchdogs Want Currency Rules

PARIS (AP) — A global financial body says governments worldwide must establish rules for virtual currencies like bitcoin to stop criminals from using them to launder money or finance terrorism. The Financial Action Task Force said Friday that from next year it will start assessing whether ...

Teachers Can Also Score Few Tax Breaks

The flood of education-related tax advice that seems to crest during back-to-school season often centers on students or their parents. But teachers can score a few tax breaks, too — if they do their homework. Three tax pros share their own lesson plans for cutting teachers’ tax ...

Stocks Surge, Dow Climbs 547

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks rocketed to their biggest gain in six months Tuesday following strong earnings from major financial and health care companies as well as encouraging reports on the economy. The Dow Jones Industrial Average jumped 547 points. Morgan Stanley, Goldman Sachs and ...

Motor Knowledge

NAPA Auto Parts is a staple of many communities in the U.S., with more than 6,000 stores nationwide, and Jamestown’s new location is showing customers what the chain’s future has in store. Alicia Beal, sales manager for the NAPA Buffalo distribution center, said the new 1024 Washington ...

Rand Machine To Host Grand Reopening, Job Fair

FALCONER — Premier Precision Machining is pleased to announce the grand reopening of Rand Machine Products. Rand has been in the manufacturing business for nearly three quarters of a century. In October 2017, Rand was purchased by Premier Precision Machining. Through strong leadership, ...

Ewalt Promoted To Chautauqua VP

Matt Ewalt has been promoted to Chautauqua Institution vice president and Emily and Richard Smucker chair for education, effective Sept. 24. Ewalt has served Chautauqua in various capacities since 2006, most recently as chief of staff. In his new role, Ewalt continues to lead the ...

Safety Group Calls Out Hyundai, Kia

DETROIT (AP) — A nonprofit auto safety group is demanding that Hyundai and Kia recall 2.9 million cars and SUVs due to consumer complaints that they can catch fire. The Center For Auto Safety says there have been more than 220 complaints to the government since 2010 about fires without ...

How To Pay College Tuition Bills

If college tuition bills are looming and you don’t have nearly enough saved, you have plenty of company. But you also have options for making it more affordable. Four out of 10 families who hope to send kids to college aren’t saving for that goal, according to student loan company Sallie ...

Electric Connection

The Jamestown Board of Public Utilities has resigned another local manufacturer to an agreement to offer lower electric rates for investment in the community. On Sept. 28, officials from both the BPU and Anderson Precision gathered to sign the new flex-rate contract. The BPU’s flex-rate ...

Acme-The Appliance Store Receives Award

Acme-The Appliance Store of Jamestown was named the 2018 BrandSource Dealer of the year for the North Atlantic Region at the BrandSource National Convention & Expo at Caesars Palace Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas, Nev. Co-owners Dan and Beth Hocking were on hand to receive the award at the ...