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Business

What Is A PILOT?

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 ...

DEMOCRACY WORKS FOR BUSINESS

Our national and local economies are struggling to recover through a crippling pandemic, and the federal government only recently approved a new relief bill to help businesses that have been crippled by closures and illness. Now, in the wake of a siege on the US Capitol, we have even greater ...

Abbate Receives Award

The Chautauqua County Chamber of Commerce will present its 2020 Pam Lydic Coalition Builder Award to Mike Abbate, who has worked tirelessly for the economic betterment of Chautauqua County and to address the critical issues of education and food resources in our communities. “I am humbled ...

Heritage Adds New Finance Team Members

Greg Fernandez, chief financial officer of Heritage Ministries, announced recently that Heritage has added several people to its finance department. “I am delighted to welcome Amy DeFranco, Kimberly LaTone and Milexys Hernandez to our finance team at Heritage,” Fernandez said. “We are ...

10-Year ‘Can’niversary

Don’t Trash It in Falconer is celebrating its 10th anniversary. “First,” said Kirby Fisher, Don’t Trash It owner, “Thanks are in order! Thank you to all of the faithful customers who have supported us since we first started out in the ‘old Agway’ building on East Everett Street ...

New Directions Announces Staff Awards

RANDOLPH — New Directions Youth and Family Services closed out 2020 honoring several employees with the agency’s annual “Normative Awards”, recognizing employee excellence in the areas of safety, respect, responsibility, goal achievement, and teamwork. At New Directions, the four ...

United Way Hires New Community Impact Director

The United Way of Southern Chautauqua County has hired Lindsey Rensel as its new director of community impact. “We are thrilled that Lindsey has joined our team here at the United Way,” says Amy Rohler, executive director. “Our strategic mission and objectives are in line with her ...

Webb’s Captain’s Table Honored By County

MAYVILLE — Webb’s Captain’s Table in Mayville 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 Dec. 16 meeting for its proactive efforts to adhere to ...

Full Strength Coffee Company Now Open In Westfield

Westfield has a new long anticipated coffee shop. Before anyone had even heard of COVID 19 Kathy Koshute Archer and her family had begun work on this former pharmacy at 55-57 Main St., Westfield. Due to the pandemic the work was halted and then, when they could start again, everything took ...

Warren Chamber Aims To Support Distribution Workers

WARREN, Pa. -- The Irvine Distribution Center in Warren County is set to close by the end of April. But efforts are underway to support the 300 employees who are about to be left in the lurch while additional details emerge about the closure. “Prior to the resolution of the bankruptcy we ...

Monofrax Raises Money To Support TRC

Monofrax recently held a bowling tournament to benefit Step Up for Autism, an annual event that raises money to support the services The Resource Center provides to people on the autism spectrum. “The pandemic has had a major impact on community and charitable events. Monofrax wanted to ...

Residents, Employees Celebrate National Assisted Living Week

Employees and residents at the Hultquist Place Assisted Living Program on the Lutheran Campus in Jamestown celebrated National Assisted Living Week in September. The festivities usually include various events for staff and residents, but some modifications needed to be made to keep everyone ...

CONGRESS MUST ACT ON NEW SMALL BUSINESS AID

2020 continues to be a challenging year for our communities, the economy and our families as we manage through a surge of COVID-19. For small businesses it has been an especially demanding year. Yet, we are heartened by the amazing stories of resilience and success and creativity all around ...

Lawson Boat And Motor Helping To Transform Chadakoin River

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 at, ...

Lake Shore Teams With COCC For Technology Services

COCC, a leading provider of next generation technology services for financial institutions based in Southington Conn., is proud to announce its new partnership with Lake Shore Savings Bank as the bank’s core technology provider. Headquartered in Dunkirk, Lake Shore serves the communities ...

Chautauqua Physical and Occupational Therapy Expands Clinical Team

Chautauqua Physical and Occupational Therapy announced the expansion of its clinical team with the addition of three new therapists. Dr. Alyssa Settelmaier specializes in treating ladies with pelvic floor dysfunction including bladder leakage and pelvic pain. In addition, Dr. Settelmaier ...

ShopLocalCHQ Online Marketplace Launched

The Chautauqua County Chamber of Commerce has launched a new online marketplace where consumers can shop for products and services from small, locally owned businesses across Chautauqua County. ShopLocalCHQ.com features a wide variety of local businesses and their products and services, with ...

Milestone Years Of Service Award Recipients Honored

New Directions Youth and Family Services 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 Directions services. Individuals from New ...

Area Graduate To Teach In Fairfax, S.C.

Ashley Renee Butman, a 2015 graduate of Jamestown High School and a 2019 graduate of the State University at Brockport with a bachelor’s degree in physical education/teacher education, accepted a teaching position at Fairfax Elementary/Middle school in Fairfax, S.C. In addition to her ...

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 ...