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Experienced restaurateurs are bringing the fine dining experience to downtown Jamestown. Do you want to enjoy a 28-day aged angus steak or Marine Stewardship Council certified seafood? Do you want to dine where there is a valet so you don’t have to worry about parking? These a just a few of ...

Longtime Employee Retires From Maplevale Farms

Gary Rater is retiring after a 50-year career at Maplevale Farms Inc. For most of his career, Rater has been a sales representative for Maplevale Farms selling food service items to local restaurants, nursing homes, hospitals and schools. Rater played an integral role in helping Maplevale ...

AM Suchar Hires New Accountants

AM Suchar Accountants has hired two new staff accountants for the 2020 tax season. New employees are Elizabeth "Libbi" Martin and Jamie Ansell. Martin graduated from Panama High School. She holds a bachelor's degree in public accounting from the State University of New York at Fredonia. ...

ERA Team VP Adds Sales Staff

ERA Team VP announced the addition of Kacyn Cheney to its team of real estate sales professionals serving consumers in the Chautauqua County area. Cheney is the newest real estate agent to join ERA Team VP Real Estate, and she will be working out of ERA Team VP’s Jamestown location at 23 E. ...

How To Have a ‘No Regrets’ Retirement

Most retirees regret not saving more. A 2018 study by Transamerica Center for Retirement Studies found 73% wish they’d put aside more money on a consistent basis, and half felt they waited too long to get serious about retirement saving. But retirement is about more than the balance in ...

Breaking New Ground

DUNKIRK — Mark Geise, Chautauqua County Industrial Development Agency CEO, together with Erie Land Development LLC, announce that the Battery Point Villas luxury apartment complex project planned for 468 Lake Shore Drive East in the city of Dunkirk will break ground in the spring of ...

Turner Broker Agents Attend C21 LIVE

LAKEWOOD — Six Century 21 Turner Broker agents attended the C21 LIVE event at Mohegan Sun Casino & Resort in Uncasville, Conn. The agents sat with others from Century 21 offices in the northeast listening to speakers and discussing ways to build their businesses based on delivering an ...

SBDC To Host Meeting At Library

Business advisers from the Small Business Development Center will be available at the Prendergast Library to answer any business related questions at no cost. Advisers will be available on Jan. 14 and Jan. 23 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Prendergast Library, 509 Cherry St., Jamestown. ...

Truck-Lite Names New Investor

FALCONER — Truck-Lite Co. LLC announced that Genstar Capital has made a significant investment in Truck-Lite, a leader provider of safety lighting, filtration systems and telematics services for commercial vehicles. Truck-Lite was owned by affiliates of BDT Capital Partners, Koch Equity ...

Here’s What Bad Financial Advice Costs

Good financial advice leaves you better off. Bad advice does the opposite, and may even enrich someone else at your expense. Here are some areas where you need to be particularly careful to seek out good advice, since bad advice can be so costly. INVESTING Most financial advisers aren’t ...

Shades Of Pink

In early October, Runnings contacted UPMC Chautauqua, they wanted to donate locally to cancer care. This was the perfect partnership with Runnings ladies bucket night and for breast cancer awareness month. Rob, Runnings manager stated, “We wanted to make sure all of the money went to a ...

John David Salon Celebrates 40th Anniversary

On Dec.7, 1979, John Deppas embarked on his 40-year journey in the world of hairdressing. Deppas received his cosmetology training right here in Jamestown, his hometown, at the former Raphael Beauty School that once stood conveniently on West Third Street. After graduation, it didn’t ...

SBDC Hosts WIN Chautauqua Event

For more than a decade, the Small Business Development Center (SBDC) at Jamestown Community College has hosted the Women in Networking (WIN) Chautauqua program on the second Thursday of every month. The program is for female business owners and women working in the business sector. The next ...

Hershey Retiring Kiss Shaped Cars

HERSHEY, Pa. (AP) — The Hershey Co. will soon retire its vehicles that are shaped like its Hershey’s Kisses. The Hershey Kissmobiles, which are each made up of three massive Kisses candies, have traveled across the country since 1997. The chocolate company has confirmed that the ...

Focus On Monthly Tasks To Hit 2020 Goals

A year is built one day at a time. It’s the busy Tuesdays when you never have a moment and the lazy Sundays when you can finally relax. Focusing on small, cumulative actions can take you far, whether you want to train for a marathon, clean out your garage or start a hobby. This is ...

Healthy 100

The Jamestown Board of Public Utilities has been recognized as one of the Healthiest 100 Workplaces in America, an award program administered by Springbuk. Out of 100 employers honored, the BPU placed 46. With the award, the BPU is nationally recognized as one of the “best of the ...

Realtor Of The Year Named

Each year, the Chautauqua-Cattaraugus Board of Realtors honors one of its members with the distinction of Realtor of the Year. This year George “Pete” Holt, of Howard Hanna Holt, was recognized as the 2019 Realtor of the year during the Board of Realtors Annual Installation of Officers, ...

Judge Strikes Down Uber Ruling

NEW YORK (AP) — A state judge on Monday struck down a New York City rule expected to take effect next year that would have limited how much time Uber, Lyft and other for-hire vehicles could spend without passengers in the busiest parts of town. In his decision, state Supreme Court Judge ...

How To Create A Retirement ‘Paycheck’

Your expenses don’t end when your paychecks do, but creating a reliable income stream in retirement can be tricky. The right choices can result in sustainable income for the rest of your life. The wrong choices could leave you uncomfortably short of cash. In fact, retirement includes so ...

We Have The Meats

Not long after Forrest and Leroy Raffel founded the first Arby’s restaurant in Boardman, Ohio, in 1964, the franchise started to expand. It was just five years later that hungry diners in Jamestown had their first opportunity to try some of the now world-famous roast beef sandwiches in their ...