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Business

Recognized

SHERMAN — District 18 Legislator Bill Ward recently presented Pine Junction’s COVID Safety Certificate of Recognition to owner Lonnie Pound and General Manager Michelle Lloyd during a short ceremony at the restaurant. Also on hand was manager Kim Orton, who accepted the award on behalf ...

New Directions Honors Workers

New Directions Youth and Family Services, with offices in Jamestown, Olean and Randolph, recently honored recipients of the agency’s Milestone Years of Service awards, which recognize individuals who dedicate their careers to helping Western New York children and families receiving New ...

Restaurant Owner Appreciates 30 Years Of Support

DUNKIRK — After nearly 30 years in business, Demetri’s on the Lake is now under new management. Demetrios “Jamie” Tsirtsakis has decided to retire. He along with his wife of 30 years, Joy, are looking forward to doing whatever they want with their time. “I just want to say thanks ...

Incubator Presents LinkedIn For Startups Workshop

The Fredonia Technology Incubator continues its Entrepreneurial Education Program with a virtual workshop designed to assist entrepreneurs and startups in maximizing their opportunities on LinkedIn. Entrepreneur and eCommerce expert Curt Anderson will conduct the workshop presented by ...

New Addition Downtown

The Chautauqua Soap Company celebrated its grand opening recently with a ribbon cutting. Located at 14 E. Third St., the business makes and sells a wide variety of all natural and organic soap, lip balm, candles, and more. Audrey Ralston purchased the business in February from its ...

Pine Grove Junction Honored By County

MAYVILLE — Pine Junction in Sherman, N.Y. was recently recognized for demonstrating exemplary customer service and safety during the COVID-19 pandemic. This restaurant was recognized during the Chautauqua County Legislature’s recnet meeting for its proactive efforts to adhere to social ...

Area Native Joins Colecraft Commercial Furnishings

Colecraft Commercial Furnishings has hired Amber Grekalski as its new digital marketing manager. “We are thrilled to have Amber join our team, her expertise and talents are a great fit for Colecraft,” said Dave Messinger, owner and CEO of Colecraft Commercial Furnishings. “Amber will ...

Two Area Businesses Excited About Future

Every month I will be communicating with the public about all of the great things going on throughout Chautauqua County as they relate to economic development. This could include a discussion about specific projects of public interest that are underway or have been completed, where they are ...

Filling Open Jobs

FREDONIA — Andrew Brown, owner of the new location of Express Employment Professionals, opened the doors to his new office in Fredonia on Friday. The new Fredonia location, at 264 E. Main St., is the second in the county, adding to the one already located in Jamestown. Brown is the owner of ...

Incubator Presents Legal Advice for Startups Workshop

FREDONIA — The Fredonia Technology Incubator continues its Entrepreneurial Education Program with a virtual workshop designed to assist entrepreneurs and startups with an overview of key legal issues. PhillipsLytle attorney Michael Borello will conduct the workshop. “The Entrepreneurial ...

Gunderson Named To List Of 50 Museum Influencers

Journey Gunderson, executive director of the National Comedy Center, was recently named to the Blooloop 50 Museum Influencer List during the Blooloop V-Expo. Blooloop’s inaugural Museum Influencer List recognizes 50 of the most influential people in the museum sector worldwide, celebrating ...

SMALL LOCAL BUSINESSES MUST COMPETE ONLINE NOW: THE CHAMBER CAN HELP

Almost all consumers have purchased something online. Whether it’s a household item, apparel, or event tickets, we have become used to buying online. But not all businesses are prepared to sell online. That’s where the Chamber of Commerce can make a big difference for your business right ...

Taking Cover

GOWANDA — “I choose to rise up out of that storm and see that in moments of desperation, fear and helplessness, each of us can be a rainbow of hope, doing what we can to extend ourselves in kindness and grace to one another. And I know for sure that there is no them – there’s only ...

Local Physician Appointed To Post At Cleveland Clinic

Dr. G. Jay Bishop MD, FACP, FSVM, RPVI was recently appointed Associate Section Head of the section of vascular medicine at the Cleveland Clinic effective October 2020. Dr. Bishop joined the Vascular Medicine Section of the Cleveland Clinic in October of 2019 after a five-year stint as the ...

Krywy Earns Position At Athena SWC

Athena SWC, a provider of demand generation, lead management, marketing and sales support services, has hired Amanda Krywy as its newest account manager. Krywy will be responsible for strategic guidance of client programs, program management, process improvement implementation, target ...

Legal Notices

BUSINESS CERTIFICATES JANUARY 13, 2020 Scrobrin Pups, 2874 Ivystone Dr., Jamestown, by Brandalyn M. Adams. Bishop Concrete, 1530 Shadyside Rd., Lakewood, by Michael T. Bishop. Beast Belly Productions, 17 E. Livingston, Celeron, by Ezekiel G. Witruke. BUSINESS CERTIFICATES JANUARY ...

YOUR VOTE MATTERS

Voting is more than just a right in the United States of America. It is a privilege and a responsibility. When you vote you take an active role in determining what types of policies shape our country and what type of programs serve our communities. It is true that there is power in numbers. ...

Berke Named Medical Director

WESTFIELD — Absolut Care of Westfield, a 120-bed nursing and rehabilitation facility, recently announced the appointment of Dr. Robert Berke as its medical director. The facility is currently being serviced under an administrative services agreement with RCA Healthcare Management as it ...

Falconer Business Owner Reflects On Past 50 Years

FALCONER - Not many can say they have worked in the same location for five decades. Even fewer can say they have enjoyed every second of it. On Monday, Brian Nelson will be celebrating 50 years of work on West Main Street in the village of Falconer. In a story Nelson has proudly stated ...

Randolph Superintendent Named Business First ‘Woman Of Influence’

RANDOLPH - Lori DeCarlo has been named one of Business First's 2020 Women of Influence. She is the superintendent of the Randolph Academy, a public school which supports, empowers and educates children with various emotional and mental health disabilities from campuses in Randolph and ...