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Business

It’s The New Style

Loyal customers to Forbici Hair Design can now visit the business on Washington Street, where the Red Barn used to be located. Forbici started out in 2010 with only four employees. Now, Kyla Rodriguez has 14 employees and the business has moved to a larger location at 2103 Washington St. The ...

Westfield Tractor Supply To Host Grand Opening

WESTFIELD — Tractor Supply Company will celebrate its grand opening in Westfield with a community celebration and fun for the whole family featuring a ribbon cutting ceremony, giveaways and special events. As part of the family-friendly celebration from Thursday, Nov. 14, through Sunday, ...

Canadian Co. Expands South

A Canadian financial services powerhouse is expanding southward. Following 46 years of leadership as a national collection agency serving telecommunications giants, major banks, manufacturers and service industry leaders Canada-wide, MetCredit (metcredit.com) has acquired a controlling ...

Speedier Payment Systems Could Curb Your Costs

Here’s an illustration of the many ways slow payment systems can inconvenience you and cost you money. Let’s say Homer is two days from payday. The family checking account at First Bank of Springfield is on fumes. There’s just enough in the account, Homer thinks, to gas up his Plymouth ...

‘Kids Can Save’

LAKEWOOD — John Felton believes financial literacy among the local youth can improve the community. And Southern Chautauqua Credit Union’s partnership with the Zogo is another step on that path. Felton, Southern Chautauqua Credit Union CEO, told The Post-Journal that the recent pairing ...

Tolman Engineering Merges With Rochester Company

Tolman Engineering, Architecture and Surveying, a Busti full-service design and consulting firm has merged with MacDonald Land Surveying and Engineering of Rochester. The combined company will be doing business as Patriot Design & Consulting with offices in Jamestown and Rochester. ...

Truck-Lite System On East Products

FALCONER — Truck-Lite Co., a worldwide leader in LED lighting, telematics, engine protection, safety and visibility systems, has partnered with East Manufacturing to supply the Road Ready trailer telematics system on all flatbed, dump and refuse trailers. All 2020 East trailer models will ...

How To Choose The Right Health Plan

When we’re given a choice about our health care plans, we often choose badly. In one study, more than 80% of the employees at a Fortune 100 company picked the wrong plans, often choosing low-deductible options that ultimately cost them more. Another study found that inertia — sticking ...

China Can Impose US With Sanctions

GENEVA (AP) — The World Trade Organization says China can impose sanctions on up to $3.6 billion worth of U.S. goods over the U.S. government’s failure to abide by anti-dumping rules with regard to Chinese products. The award is the latest development in a wide-ranging trade war between ...

US Manufacturing Decreases Again

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. manufacturing output dropped for the third straight month in October as trade tensions and a slowing global economy took a toll on American factories. The Institute for Supply Management, an association of purchasing managers, said Friday that its manufacturing index ...

Eyeing Change

Barbara Jean and Steve Strickland, recently sitting inside their Jamestown business, were content and ready to move on after more than three decades of service in the city. Strickland Optical Lab, a Jamestown business that’s operated for 32 years, will close its doors in December. ...

Community Bank Celebrates Good Neighbor Day

OLEAN — For the second consecutive year, Community Bank N.A. celebrated National Good Neighbor Day the week of Sept. 22 by going out into the community. Branches across the bank’s four-state footprint marked the day with neighborly activities and by donating to community causes and ...

SBDC Presents Business Classes

Two important issues for small business owners are managing financial statements and business tax savings. The Small Business Development Center at Jamestown Community College is hosting experts from the Bonadio Group to provide information on these topics on Nov. 5. The first program will ...

Heritage Names Regional Manager

Jeremy Rutter, Heritage vice president of skilled nursing operations, has announced that Mark Smeltzer has been named the regional manager of skilled nursing operations. A graduate of Grove City College with bachelor degree in business management, Smeltzer also earned his bachelor’s degree ...

Google Touts Research Feat

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Google says it has achieved a breakthrough in quantum computing research. It says an experimental quantum processor has completed a calculation in just a few minutes that would take a traditional supercomputer thousands of years. The results of its study appear in the ...

Will You Get What Social Security Promises?

The Social Security Administration will happily forecast your future monthly retirement check. Trouble is, it’s often off the mark. Understanding the sometimes-flawed assumptions underlying the estimate can help you make smarter decisions about when to claim your benefit. First, of course, ...

Year-Round Service

LAKEWOOD — A ribbon cutting ceremony was held earlier this month to celebrate Independent Health Medicare Information Center that will now be open year-round. Independent Health is a nonprofit organization that offers local seniors one-on-one assistance in selecting their Medicare plan and ...

Matco Tools Helps Habitat For Humanity Construction

On Oct. 4, South County Chautauqua Area Habitat for Humanity was assisted by Sarah Green, Harry Marsh, Earl Luce, Cory Berardi, Rachel Jean Anderson and Brooke Colley from Matco Tools at Habitat’s 27 Norton Ave. site. “Their skills proved beneficial as they worked with our Habitat ...

Truck-Lite Integrates PSI Tire Management Solutions

FALCONER — Truck-Lite Co. LLC, a worldwide leader in LED lighting, telematics, engine protection, safety and visibility systems, has integrated Pressure Systems International (PSI) automatic tire inflation and tire pressure monitoring systems data into the Road Ready system via its ...

Center Announces Doctor Addition

The Chautauqua Center is excited to announce the addition of a board-certified OB/GYN who is accepting new patients at its Dunkirk site, 319 Central Ave, Suite B. Originally from the Pacific Northwest, Dr. Safa Lohrasbi received his doctor of osteopathy from Pacific Northwest University of ...