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DFT Receives State Award

The New York state Public Service Commission recently recognized Dunkirk and Fredonia Telephone Company, Cassadaga Telephone Corporation and DFT Local Service Corp. for providing excellent telephone service to consumers during 2021. The commendation was the 33rd consecutive year for ...

Heritage Names Chief Human Resources Officer

Danielle Bozich has been named chief human resources officer at Heritage Ministries. She previously served as the vice president of human resources for the organization. At Heritage Ministries, Bozich will be responsible for oversight and management of the human resources structure of the ...

Subway Choosing A New Route

Subway has a new recipe for success: fewer stores and a bigger menu. In early July, the 57-year-old sandwich chain introduced the Subway Series, a menu of 12 chef-developed sandwiches that can be ordered by name or number, like The Monster, which features steak, bacon, cheddar, green peppers ...

City Native To Lead Athletic Training Program

The Orthopaedic Surgery & Sports Medicine Teaching & Research Foundation has named Morgan Melquist as its program director for its OTRF Athletic Training Residency Program. As director, Melquist is responsible for training and overseeing athletic trainers participating in the annual ...

Sky-High Diesel Prices Squeeze Truckers, Farmers And Consumers

NEW YORK — When long-haul trucker Deb LaBree sets out on the road to deliver pharmaceuticals, she has strategies to hold down costs. She avoids the West Coast and the Northeast, where diesel prices are highest. She organizes her delivery route to minimize “deadheading” — driving an ...

Dire U.S. Labor Shortage Provides Opportunity For Ex-Prisoners

JACKSON, Miss. — When Antonio McGowan left the Mississippi State Penitentiary at Parchman after serving 17 years, he was free for the first time since he was 15. But as an adult finally out from behind bars, he immediately found himself confined to menial labor. McGowan needed stable work, ...