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Jones Chevrolet Is Celebrating Its 100th Year In 2020

STARBRICK, Pa. — One of the oldest single family-owned Chevrolet dealerships in the country turns 100 this year. And it’s in Warren County. What started as the Sheffield Garage selling Hupmobiles in 1918 turned Chevrolet dealer in 1920, Jones Chevrolet in Starbrick is celebrating its ...

Former JHS Grad Earns New Role At UC Irvine

Dr. Robert Spitale, a former Jamestown resident and a 2000 graduate of Jamestown High School, has been appointed as associate director and founding associate dean of research for the planned UC Irvine School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences. In this role, Spitale will provide ...

JCC Seeks Input From Businesses

Jamestown Community College is seeking input from businesses throughout the region on their existing and future workforce needs. Results from the survey will be used to help JCC align current and future academic and training program development in four new areas, according to Holger Ekanger, ...

Amherst Security Opening In City

Amherst Security Professionals is opening a branch office located at 25 E. Fourth St., Jamestown, beginning July 6. Amherst Security Professionals is a state Department of State-licensed “Watch, Guard, Patrol” agency headquartered in Amherst and founded in January 2007 by two police ...

Cummins Succeeds In Patent Case

Cummins Inc. has successfully challenged patent infringements by a competitor. The action challenged Turbo Lab for infringement of Cummins’ patents by the unauthorized marketing and selling of turbo nozzle rings, a critical component of the Holset VGT turbo. Turbo Lab agreed Cummins’ ...

Progress Noted By IDA In Downtown Silver Creek Petri Project

SILVER CREEK — The community is one step closer to once again smelling Petri Baking Products cookies baking in the heart of downtown Silver Creek. At its meeting Tuesday, the County of Chautauqua Industrial Development Agency Board of Directors approved financial incentives to support ...

Heritage Announces Appointment Of New CIO

Mark Wilcox, Heritage vice president of information systems, has been named chief information officer of the organization. “We look forward to the future, knowing that he will continue working to ensure Heritage is at the forefront of technology,” said Lisa Haglund, president and CEO of ...

Peek’n Peak Resort Reopens

Peek’n Peak Resort has reopened its facilities following a brief closure due to the COVID-19 pandemic. In a news release, Scott Enterprises Inc. said its Peak Mountain Adventures opened June 19. The upper golf course at Peek’n Peak is also accepting tee-time reservations for golfers ...

Cummins Forming Venture With NPROXX

Cummins Inc. is forming a joint venture with NPROXX, a manufacturer hydrogen storage and transportation company, for hydrogen storage tanks. The joint venture will continue under the name NPROXX. “We are thrilled to combine Cummins’ expertise, innovation and commitment to customer ...

PHASE THREE OPEN FOR BUSINESS

Western New York has moved into Phase Three of the New York Forward plan, allowing restaurants to serve indoors at 50 percent of capacity, and personal service businesses to reopen such as massage therapy, spa services, tanning businesses, manicure and pedicure services, and tattoo and piercing ...

Leathers Is Recipient Of Leadership And Managerial Excellence Award

The American Public Power Association named David L. Leathers, Jamestown Board of Public Utilities general manager, as a 2020 recipient of its Mark Crisson Leadership and Managerial Excellence Award. The national recognition was announced June 9 at the APPA’s Public Power Connect: Virtual ...

Lake Shore Savings Bank Promotes 3

DUNKIRK — Lake Shore Savings Bank has promoted Adam Dimitri, Amy Harding and Gabriele Maddalena to vice president, regional branch sales officer. Dimitri, who will serve as regional branch sales officer for the northern Chautauqua County branches of Lake Shore Savings Bank, including ...

THE VALUE OF INVESTMENT: SHOPTAUQUA BOOSTS LOCAL BUSINESS

The mission of the Chautauqua County Chamber of Commerce is to create a business environment in the region where our members can thrive. As businesses of all sizes continue to reopen under the New York Forward plan, we are here to support and assist them. We call it Shoptauqua – a movement ...

Local Shoppers Return To Stores Amid COVID-19 Pandemic

Warm weather and an easing of COVID-19 restrictions have shoppers happy to be back out in the world this week. Many returned to the Salvation Army Family store on Thursday in West Ellicott to take advantage of discounted prices. “It feels wonderful,” Karrie Wetzstein said. “I have a ...

Truck-Lite Layoffs To Begin At End Of July

FALCONER — Plans to close a Falconer manufacturing plant are moving forward. The longtime village-based Truck-Lite Co. has filed notification with the state Labor Department regarding the closing of its 310 E. Elmwood Ave. facility. The shuttering will result in layoffs to 97 employees, ...

‘Inevitable Decision’

Businesses in downtown Jamestown will take another financial hit this year because of the postponement of the Lucille Ball Comedy Festival, but they’re not surprised by the decision. National Comedy Festival officials announced Thursday that they would be delaying the event until next year ...

Cummins Inc. Wins John Deere Program Award

Cummins Inc. has achieved partner-level performance classification in John Deere’s Achieving Excellence Program. The program focuses on building relationships with suppliers who work to add value to John Deere products and services. Cummins was evaluated on its ability to perform in the ...

Haglund Named Permanent President, CEO Of Heritage Ministries

The Heritage Ministries Board of Directors announced that the board has confirmed Lisa Haglund as the permanent president and CEO for Heritage and its affiliates. Haglund previously served Heritage as the vice president of marketing, sales, and development across all communities in four ...

Sweet Success

SILVER CREEK — Prepare for the warm cookie aroma to once again fill your senses. Petri is coming back to town. The company coming back to town will introduce 50 new jobs to start and is expected to create about 100 in total after 3-5 years. Chautauqua County’s deputy county executive ...