Business

Legendary Diesel

As a 23-year-old test inspector for Marmon in 1911, Clessie Cummins jumped at the chance to crew for Ray Harroun’s Marmon Wasp at the inaugural Indianapolis 500, an experience that led the businessman to enter cars powered by his diesel engines in the famed race years later. Now, as the ...

DFT Announces New Network VP

Rob Sciarrino Jr. has been named DFT Communications’ new vice president of network. Born and raised in Westfield, Sciarrino came to DFT in 2009. Having started in the industry as an intern at the age of 15, Sciarrino worked his way up from the bottom; learning the complexities of ...

The Magic Of Working Longer

Retirement experts frequently recommend working longer if you haven’t saved enough. But you may not realize just how powerful a little extra work can be. Researchers who compared the relative returns of working longer versus saving more last year reached some startling findings. Among them ...

Mortgage Rates Continue Decline

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. long-term mortgage rates fell slightly this week, marking a third straight week of declines as a continued inducement to purchasers in the spring homebuying season. Mortgage buyer Freddie Mac says the average rate on the 30-year, fixed-rate mortgage eased to 4.07% ...

Keynote Address

Featuring a dynamic keynote address, the Manufacturers Association of the Southern Tier held its 119th Annual Meeting May 2 at the DoubleTree by Hilton in Jamestown. Bob Roitblat, CEO of Mainsail Consulting Group, has combined his experiences in business and as a competitive sailor to draw ...

Chamber Help Members With Compliance

The Chautauqua County Chamber of Commerce and Manufacturers Association of the Southern Tier are pleased to provide a new resource that offers state compliant workplace harassment guidance and tools, and much more. By providing an online platform, the chamber and MAST can offer a ...

Shults To Open New Dealership

WARREN, Pa. — Shults Auto Group company officials announce that Ed Shults of Warren Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram and Subaru plan to host a grand opening event to celebrate opening their brand new, state-of-the-art dealership facility on Thursday Friday and Saturday. To kick off the event, from ...

Is Better Credit Worth Exposing Your Bank Data ?

America’s credit bureaus haven’t exactly covered themselves in glory when it comes to protecting your private data. So you might well be skeptical about two new credit-enhancing products that require not just credit information but also access to your bank accounts. Experian and credit ...

US Mortgage Rates Decline

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. long-term mortgage rates declined this week for a second straight week, reversing the upward trend in April as a lure to potential home buyers. Mortgage buyer Freddie Mac said Thursday the average rate on the 30-year, fixed-rate mortgage fell to 4.10% from 4.14% last ...

Women In Business

There’s a mighty collaboration that transpired and the owners of The Brindle Barn Co., Cynde B Photography and Designs By Ashley have joined forces to bring you an experience like no other in town. Sharing a building with It’s Your Day wedding planning and event rental services, each ...

Extension Specialist Hired By Grape Program

The Lake Erie Regional Grape Program is very pleased to announce that Jennifer Russo has joined the team as the new viticulture extension specialist. The viticulture extension specialist at LERGP plays a key role providing growers in the Lake Erie Grape Belt with the latest research-based ...

Lymph Drainage Therapy Available

Chautauqua Physical & Occupational Therapy has announced that Amy Livingood, occupational therapy director, is now trained in manual lymph drainage. Manual lymph drainage is a pain-free technique used by a trained therapist. The technique helps reduce the swelling a patient is ...

Income Can Peak Before You’re Ready

Most retirement calculators are optimistic to a fault. They assume our incomes will rise throughout our working lives, or at least stay roughly the same. In reality, our incomes are likely to peak years — and sometimes decades — before we retire. Consider this: ¯ People’s biggest ...

US Productivity Grows In 1Q

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. productivity grew at a solid 3.6% rate in the first three months of this year, the strongest quarterly gain in more than four years and a hopeful sign that a long stretch of weak productivity gains may be coming to an end. The Labor Department says the first quarter ...

UK Central Bank Holds Rates

LONDON (AP) — The Bank of England kept its main interest rate on hold at 0.75% on Thursday as it assesses what impact the delay to Brexit might have on the economy. The central bank’s Monetary Policy Committee voted unanimously to keep the main rate on hold. Governor Mark Carney will hold ...

Up In Smoke

LAKEWOOD — The newest addition to Lakewood storefronts is more than just a smoke shop. Derek Pollino has always wanted to own a business. Now, he and his wife’s creation will look to capture the essence of the 1970s that will be an “outlet for creativity” with the new business, ...

Rolling Fields Announces Nonprofit Status

David Smeltzer, Heritage Ministries president and CEO, announced Rolling Fields Elder Care Community by Heritage in Conneautville, Pa., was granted the designation of 501 C-3 nonprofit corporation. The unique shift of a for-profit to nonprofit based organization is not something that is ...

Realtor Wins Diamond Award

LAKEWOOD — Century 21 Turner Brokers announced the Chautauqua-Cattaraugus County Board of Realtors recently recognized Sandra Calalesina with its Diamond Presidential Award, which recognizes sales excellence. Chautauqua-Cattaraugus County Board of Realtors recently presented the yearly ...

Agritourism Class Slated At SBDC

Hugh McPherson, national agritourism expert, will lead an Agritourism Boot Camp on the Jamestown Campus of Jamestown Community College on May 8. The program hosted by the Small Business Development Center at JCC will begin at 9 a.m. and conclude at 3 p.m. The day-long, interactive program is ...

Cannabidiol And Chill

As the cannabidiol market continues to grow, Jamestown Family Video has introduced its line of CBD products to customers this month. Kristen Prentiss, associate district manager at Family Video, told The Post-Journal that CBD products they carry include zero THC content in the natural water, ...