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For the first time since its inception, Lisciandro’s Restaurant in downtown Jamestown will be owned by someone outside of the family. Lisciandro’s, located on 207 N. Main St., has been in operation for almost 70 years. The restaurant was founded in 1954 by John Lisciandro’s father, ...

Area Board Of Realtors Honors Carlson

The Chautauqua-Cattaraugus Board of Realtors has honored William “Bill” Carlson as the 2020 Realtor of the Year. Following a career in the hospitality industry and 25 years of dedicated service to A1 Specialty Metals, Carlson entered the real estate profession. Over the years, ...

Heritage Names New Chief Financial Officer

Lisa Haglund, president and CEO of Heritage Ministries, announced that Karen Hardick of Getzville has been named chief financial officer of the organization. Hardick will replace current Heritage CFO, Greg Fernandez, who will be retiring later this year. Hardick comes to Heritage with a ...

Looking Forward: What’s The Plan?

Since October of 2020, I have been communicating with the public through this monthly article about all of the great things going on throughout Chautauqua County as they relate to economic development. These commentaries may include discussions about specific projects of public interest that ...

Before Pandemic, Brooks-TLC Was On Life Support

Brooks-TLC Hospital System Inc. in 2019 reported revenues of $62,474,978. While nearly three-quarters of that income — almost $48 million — came from patient services between the two facilities in Dunkirk and Irving, another quarter came from an entity that never needed to be treated or was ...

AM Beauty Bar Holds Grand Opening

The AM Beauty Bar in Lakewood recently celebrated its grand opening. Owner Alyssa M. Nelson is a 22-year-old professional and a member of the Chautauqua County Chamber of Commerce. The new salon offers a variety of personal services, including traditional and specialty hair services, hair cuts, ...

‘Meet That Need’

The Shults Auto Group has made a donation to CASA of Chautauqua County as part of National Child Abuse Prevention Month. CASA of Chautauqua County is asking community members to take a stand against child abuse. The Shults Auto Group is helping pay for CASA’s Pinwheels for Prevention ...

Chautauqua Medical Practice Formed By Area Providers

WESTFIELD — Fifteen providers — including physicians, a physician assistant and a nurse practitioner — have joined together to form The Chautauqua Medical Practice, with four locations in Western New York. The providers are all on the medical staff at Westfield Memorial Hospital, part ...

ZubAir Teams Up With RTI To Develop Flight Data Access Technology

DUNKIRK — Efforts to modernize flight data tracking have taken a big step forward, thanks to ZubAir Data LLC, a start-up and client of the Fredonia Technology Incubator, and its industry affiliate Real-Time Innovations (RTI), a software framework company for autonomous systems. ZubAir, ...

Arts, Business Luncheon Series Continues

DUNKIRK — The Fredonia Technology Incubator continues its Arts and Business Luncheon series with a discussion led by filmmaker and author Gregory Lamberson. During the event, Lamberson will discuss the business side of film production from the view of producers and investors, as well as ...

Barkstrom Natural Health Hires Clinical Nutritionist

Barkstrom Natural Health has hired clinical nutritionist Jennifer Overfield. Overfield is a clinical nutritionist trained in nutrition response testing and designed clinical nutrition from Ulan Institute in Clearwater, Florida. Originally a patient at Barkstrom Natural Health, Overfield ...

Sights Set On Job

Dr. Michael Landy is the newest optometrist at Chautauqua Eye Care. Landy, a Southwestern Central School graduate, completed his undergraduate studies at the University at Buffalo, and graduated from Illinois College of Optometry in 2010. He has worked in the Jamestown area ever ...

Barmore Brought On As Retail Operations Technical Specialist

Tops Friendly Markets, a leading full-service grocery retailer in New York, northern Pennsylvania, and Vermont, has hired Tracy Barmore as a retail operations technical specialist. Barmore will be responding to service calls and performing on-site repairs for all the in-store technology ...

Dunkirk Building Project To Be Scaled Down

DUNKIRK — Jolie Sasse has been at a standstill for sometime in trying to bring the old macaroni building back to usefulness. The building located at 23-25 Lake Shore Drive East in Dunkirk will be getting a makeover, it’s just going to have to cost less. “When we went through the ...

Dawson Metal Celebrating 75 Years

Dawson Metal Company is celebrating 75 years in business. Originally started as a tin and hardware shop in 1946 by Axel and George Dawson, Dawson Metal Company has grown into a world-famous door manufacturer and custom close tolerance metal fabricator. From its first patented products ...

Poll: 43% Of Upstate CEOs Expect Economy To Be Worse In 2021

New York state has recovered fewer than half of the jobs lost in the early stages of the COVID-19 pandemic. Data released recently by the state Labor Department showed employment is still more than 1 million jobs below its pre-pandemic levels. In February 2021, total non-farm employment in ...

The Chautauqua Center Honors Nutrition Month With New Doctors, Sponsors Market

The Chautauqua Center has added Steven Warden, a registered dietician nutritionist who will work from the Dunkirk and Jamestown locations. Born and raised in the Jamestown area, Warden is a 2016 graduate of Baldwin Wallace University. He completed professional internships with the Cleveland ...

TRC Recognizes Two Employees For Support

Two Resource Center employees have been recognized for their efforts in supporting people with disabilities to enjoy self-directed lives. Beth Jermain, support option administrator, and Jessica Smith, quality assurance and quality improvement systems coordinator, were among those honored when ...

Northwest Enters Agreement To Sell Insurance Business

Northwest Bank has entered into an agreement to sell its insurance business, through Northwest Insurance Services, to USI Insurance Services. “We are pleased to have reached a definitive agreement with USI, one of the largest risk management, employee benefit and retirement consulting firms ...

Incubator Presents ‘Getting Started With QuickBooks Online’

DUNKIRK — As part of its Entrepreneurial Education Program, the Fredonia Technology Incubator will be conducting a workshop “Getting Started with QuickBooks online,” presented by Mark Nickerson. Nickerson will discuss which subscription is right for business owners, importing bank ...