Business

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 ...

Truck-Lite Celebrates Life, Career Of Chief Tech Officer

FALCONER — Truck-Lite Co. LLC regretfully announces the passing of senior vice president and chief technology officer Bradley C. Van Riper after a brief battle with cancer. Van Riper, 64, started his career at Truck-Lite in 1978 as a maintenance technician and steadily acquired more ...

Great Lakes Tree Services Assists Puerto Rico

SINCLAIRVILLE — With recovery efforts still underway in Puerto Rico seven months after experiencing its worst natural disaster on record, one area business was honored to be a part of the process. Great Lakes Tree Services of Sinclairville recently had an opportunity to send some of its ...

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 ...