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Upgrades Made At New Escape Rooms Location

If solving puzzles or playing classic arcade games is something you consider fun, a visit to the new location of Escape Rooms Jamestown should be on your to-do list. Escape Rooms Jamestown is back open following the COVID-19 pandemic at its new location, 100 E. Second St., Jamestown. ...

Buddy Brewster’s Opens In Fredonia

FREDONIA — Buddy Brewster’s Ale House is opening Monday in the Dunkirk and Fredonia area — replacing what was once Wing City Grille. Andrew Carlson and his wife Amber own several area restaurants, including Village Casino in Bemus Point, Chop House on Main in Jamestown, an Arby’s in ...

The Resource Center Honors Employees During Direct Support Professionals Week

The Resource Center recently observed Direct Support Professionals Recognition Week by honoring employees who have done an exemplary job of helping people with disabilities to lead meaningful lives. TRC held its annual Everyday Heroes Celebration on September 16 at its administrative offices ...

Small Business Award Winner Named

The Small Business Development Center at Jamestown Community College recognized Denise Damonti-Wright as the recipient of this year’s Small Business Week Women in Business Champion of the Year presented by the US Small Business Administration, Buffalo District. Damonti-Wright was recognized ...

CHAMBER MEMBERS RECEIVE A 12 TO 1 RETURN ON THEIR INVESTMENT

A business that invests in a Chamber membership can get $12 out of every $1 they invest in the organization. The Chamber provides services designed to help build and strengthen local businesses. As a member/investor in the Chautauqua County Chamber of Commerce our local businesses are part of ...

Fitness On The Plaza

Right, Shawna Kohlbacher owner of Jamestown Fitness Factory leading the Fitness on the Plaza course on Tracy Plaza outside of the Jamestown Municipal Building, located at 200 E. Third St., Jamestown. Kohlbacher is the owner of Jamestown Fitness Factory, located at 110 N. Main St., which ...

City Attorney Named Rising Star

Jamestown attorney John I. LaMancuso, a partner in the law firm of Lewis & Lewis P.C., has been named a Rising Star by lawyer rating service Super Lawyers. No more than 2.5% of lawyers in the state are designated Rising Stars. Super Lawyers is a rating service of lawyers from more ...

SBDC Hires Wedzik, Crawford To Counsel Small Businesses

The Small Business Development Center at Jamestown Community College has hired John Crawford and Jennifer Wedzik as business advisors. The SBDC now has seven advisors to help small businesses in Chautauqua, Cattaraugus and Allegany counties succeed by providing free and confidential ...

Incubator Presents Tax, Accounting Workshop For Entrepreneurs

The Fredonia Technology Incubator continues its Entrepreneurial Education Program with a virtual workshop designed to assist entrepreneurs and startups with taxes and accounting. Small business owner, CPA and Fredonia lecturer Mark Nickerson will conduct the workshop. “The ...

MUCH TO APPRECIATE IN WESTERN NEW YORK LIVING

As we watch with anxiety and grave concern while large portions of the Western United States burn in wildfires, hurricanes batter our southern and eastern coastlines, and the coronavirus pandemic continues to rapidly infect and take the lives of Americans in a number of communities across this ...

Senators Urge City Business To Remain Open

New York’s two U.S. Senators are urging Institutional Casework Inc. to reconsider closing Jamestown Metal Products. In a joint news release Friday morning, Charles Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand noted that the Jamestown-based manufacturer, slated to end operation by Sept. 4, remains open as ...

Area Lawyers Named To State Super List

Super Lawyers, part of Thomson Reuters, is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. The annual selections are made using a patented multiphase process that includes a statewide ...

Family Video To Close Dunkirk Location

DUNKIRK — Family Video recently announced the closing of several locations nationwide, including the Dunkirk store, located at 1190 Central Ave. Adam Chase, district manager for New York, said movies will be available to rent until Sept. 13 and the store has a planned closing date of Oct. ...

Lack Of New Movies

DUNKIRK — Family Video recently announced the closing of several locations nationwide, including the Dunkirk store, located at 1190 Central Ave. Adam Chase, district manager for New York, said movies will be available to rent until Sept. 13 and the store has a planned closing date of ...

Brewery, Marina Recognized By Legislature

MAYVILLE — Two area businesses were recently recognized for demonstrating exemplary customer service and safety during the COVID-19 pandemic. Big Inlet Brewing and Chautauqua Marina in Mayville were both recognized during the Chautauqua County Legislature’s Aug. 26 meeting for its ...

Foundation Grant To Aid Small Businesses

A grant from the Ralph C. Wilson Jr. Foundation to support small business relief and recovery from COVID-19 is paying for the Small Business Development Center at Jamestown Community College to focus on providing website development and ecommerce training to small businesses. The COVID-19 ...

Scott Enterprises Opens New Hotel In Erie

ERIE, Pa. — Erie-based hospitality group, Scott Enterprises, has opened its latest location. A brand-new Hampton Inn & Suites is welcoming overnight guests and travelers. The new hotel features 94 guest rooms, 32 of which are studio-style suites, which are larger and more luxurious ...

Graham’s Market Opens In Sherman

SHERMAN — Graham's Market, 104 Church St., Sherman, is a grocery store that was originally established in 1969 as a Quality Market, was later taken over by Jeff and Jody Mack in 2004, and closed in 2018 for personal reasons. Graham's Market is now open. "By re-opening this grocery ...

Men’s Wearhouse Closes Lakewood Location

Men's Wearhouse has shuttered its Lakewood location. The 279 E. Fairmount Ave. men's apparel store closed its doors late last week; the sign was recently removed. Parent company Tailored Brands Inc., which also owns JoS. A. Bank, announced in mid-July it planned to close 500 of its retail ...