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Business

Hayes Named Trust Officer, Divisional VP

Debra Hayes has been named divisional vice president and trust officer of Northwest Bank. Nathan Weaver, CFP, CTFA, Divisional Vice President, Manager of Personal Trust Administration, made the announcement. As trust officer, Hayes will be responsible for the administration of trusts, ...

Findley Lake Business Thriving Despite Pandemic

FINDLEY LAKE — While most businesses struggled because of the COVID pandemic, Findley Lake Landscape & Garden Supply not only survived, but thrived during the past year. Scott Porter, Brody Briggs and Chrissy Briggs launched the landscape and supply business in July 2019, but it was ...

Brockway Earns Staff Appreciation Award

Tina Brockway was named the recipient of The Resource Center’s agency-wide staff appreciation award for the fourth quarter of 2020. Brockway, administrative assistant in TRC’s maintenance department office on Jackson Avenue in Celoron, was cited for the way she handles her job as the ...

Heron Farm, Event Center Honored By County Legislature

SHERMAN — The Heron Farm and Event Center in Sherman was recently recognized for demonstrating exemplary customer service and safety during the COVID-19 pandemic. The venue was recognized during the Chautauqua County Legislature’s March 24 meeting for its proactive efforts to adhere to ...

No Easy Task

Opening a new business under ideal circumstances can be a challenging task. Doing so at the onset of a pandemic can be downright difficult. That is exactly what Nick Kubiszyn, owner of Universal Engine on 2950 North Main St. Ext. near Jamestown, did last year. He shared some of the past and ...

Incubator To Conduct Founder’s Luncheon

DUNKIRK — The Fredonia Technology Incubator will be conducting a virtual Founders Luncheon with RJ and Lindsey Marvin, owners of Buffalo’s Barrel +Brine. The event will cover how they got started, what challenges they have faced, and where they are now. “This is a terrific ...

Plans For Dunkirk Freezer Facility Move Forward

DUNKIRK — Plans to bring a freezer storage facility to the town of Dunkirk are moving forward. The location would bring about 70 full time new jobs to the area. The Chautauqua County Industrial Development Agency’s Board of Directors heard from company officials with Americold Real ...

Cummins Chief Speaks Out Against Anti-Asian Violence

COLUMBUS, Ind. (AP) — The CEO of Cummins Inc. says government officials and business leaders must recognize a rise in anti-Asian violence and to listen to all communities to end systemic racism. “Systemic racism impacts us all in a very negative way,” Tom Linebarger told The ...

Showing Support

Blackstone-NEY of Jamestown and its sister company, Ransohoff of Cincinnati, Ohio, not only wore wear red for national #WearRedDay to show their support for the fight against heart disease but they also raised close $2,300 for the American Heart Association. A lot of employees joined in to show ...

Milestone Years Of Service Awards 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 ...

UPMC Announces Changes To Leadership

PITTSBURGH, Pa. — UPMC announced this week a series of leadership changes. Leslie Davis has been appointed executive vice president, UPMC and president, Health Services Division. Davis leads the 40-hospital, $10 billion Health Services Division of UPMC, which has operations across ...

A Continuing Effort

Virtual Doors Open Jamestown did not draw a physical crowd during this pandemic year, but it did draw attention online for the Follow the Red Brick Road Online Scavenger Hunt. In all, videos for the participating attractions netted more than 3,000 views from YouTube and Facebook from noon ...

Local YWCA Names New Director Of Facilities

The YWCA Jamestown’s Board of Directors has named Shane Monroe director of facilities and school aged child care. “We are pleased to name Shane to the position of Director of Facilities and School Aged Child Care. Shane’s well-versed in the day-to-day operations of our three buildings ...

Ralph C. Sheldon Foundation Names Kahn To Board

At their November 2020 meeting, the Ralph C. Sheldon Foundation board accepted the resignation of Mark I. Hampton and named Dr. Tariq Kahn to the board. Hampton served the foundation as a director since 1994. Hampton received a bachelor’s degree from the University of Rochester, a juris ...

Brookside Professional Center Adds Nelson To Practice

The Brookside Professional Center, 25 Harrison St., Jamestown, has added Dr. Jordan Nelson to its practice. Nelson is a 2012 graduate of Jamestown High School and a 2016 graduate of Cleveland State University, where he earned his Bachelor of Science degree in biology. Upon completion of his ...

Spiking Energy Leads Wholesale Prices Up 0.5%

WASHINGTON (AP) — Energy prices continued to rocket higher in February, though overall wholesale prices moderated after a record jump in January. The Labor Department’s producer price index, which measures inflation before it reaches consumers. increased by 0.5% last month following a ...

Small Fire Is No Setback For Fredonia Bakery

When Jessamine Daly-Griffen, owner of Om Nohm Gluten Free bakery, received the call that her establishment at 45 Temple St. was on fire Monday, she raced to get there all the while trying to focus on what message was being sent spiritually. “I feel like we have just been carried through all ...

Clark Takes On DoubleTree General Manager Role

DoubleTree by Hilton Jamestown has promoted Matt Clark to general manager. Clark brings with him 10 years of experience within the hospitality industry. He has been with the DoubleTree since the beginning stages working as the assistant general manager as the hotel prepared to open its doors ...

Athenex To Set Meeting With FDA

Athenex officials are working to have a followup meeting with federal regulators within a month. Company officials announced Monday the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s viewthat Athenex’ new drug application for oral paclitaxel plus encequidar for the treatment of metastatic breast ...

Fredonia Technology Incubator To Conduct Workshop

DUNKIRK — The Fredonia Technology Incubator continues its Entrepreneurial Education Program with a virtual workshop on how entrepreneurs with early stage companies sell. The workshop, Selling for Startups, will be presented by George Simmons, a Senior Partner at Derby Management, a ...