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Business

Wegmans Ranked No. 1 On The List Of Best Workplaces

Great Place to Work and Fortune have ranked Wegmans No. 1 on the list of the 2019 Best Workplaces in Retail. This is the fourth consecutive year that Wegmans has ranked at the top of the list. To determine the Best Workplaces in Retail, Great Place to Work analyzed anonymous survey feedback ...

Lewis & Lewis Names Partners

Lewis & Lewis is pleased to announce that attorneys Laurie M. Beckerink and John I. LaMancuso have been named partners. Beckerink is a graduate of Clymer Central School, St. Andrews Presbyterian College and the University at Buffalo School of Law. She has practiced with Lewis & ...

Anti-Robocall Bill Passes Senate

The Senate has passed a bill that cracks down on robocalls, a persistent and costly problem for Americans. The bill has already passed the House and now goes to President Donald Trump for his signature. The bill is one of several measures that federal and local government and the telecom ...

How To Make Your Money Biases Work For You

The way our brains work can cost us a lot of money. But some of our mental quirks can be turned to our advantage. Cognitive biases are the faulty ways of thinking that can persuade us to run up debt, save too little and make stupid investment decisions. The bandwagon effect, for example, ...

Come Out And Play

Sarah and Colin Myers noticed a void in the Southern Tier of Chautauqua County — specifically a business that offered accommodations for children and their parents alike. Sarah and Colin Myers have three children, so Tot Cafe, their new business that doubles as a cafe and play place, was ...

Community Bank Supports Neighbors During Holiday

The holiday season often means spending extra time with family and friends and enjoying delicious meals with loved ones. It’s also the perfect time to focus on gratitude and giving. Community Bank N.A. branches are getting in the festive spirit by giving back to the communities they ...

Media One Group Promotes Staff

James T. Embrescia, founder and CEO of Media One Radio Group, has announced the appointment of two veteran employees to new positions with the local radio stations headquartered in Jamestown. Andrew Hill, who has worked in local radio since 2000, has been named general manager of the six ...

US Consumer Prices Rising

WASHINGTON (AP) — Higher energy prices lifted U.S. overall consumer prices in November. The Labor Department said Wednesday that its consumer price index rose 0.3% last month after rising 0.4% in October. Energy prices, led by a 1.1% uptick in gasoline, rose 0.8% in November on top of a ...

How Employers Help Workers Save Money

Everyone needs a rainy-day fund — your financial health depends on it. Your employer could help you build one. Many companies offer 401(k)s and other retirement plans, but until recently few had programs to promote short-term savings. That’s starting to change, as employers experiment ...

Repair Or Replace

CELORON – Vince DeJoy had a crack in his car windshield in May. He called Safelite AutoGlass for a quick fix, and he was on his way. Seven months later he’s now the store manager of the company’s new headquarters in the area. “We’re excited to be here,” said DeJoy, who took ...

Hartley Joins Shults Group

Hartley Buick GMC Truck has closed and its joining Shults Auto Group. Six generations of local automotive families have come together at Shults Auto Group “Since the early 1940s, the Hartley family has been known as service minded people,” said William (Bill) Hartley, president of ...

Long-Awaited Indoor Ski Slop Debuts In Jersey Mall

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — An indoor ski slope that has been the most visible feature of the long-delayed American Dream megamall in New Jersey for more than a decade has finally opened. Olympic downhill champion Lindsey Vonn took the first official run down the 1,000-foot slope Thursday. ...

DHS Retreats On Facial Screening

DALLAS (AP) — The Homeland Security Department is backing away from requiring U.S. citizens to submit to facial-recognition technology when they leave or enter the country. The department said Thursday that it has no plans to expand facial recognition to U.S. citizens. A spokesman said DHS ...

Financial Tasks You Should Tackle By Year-End

A task without a deadline is just wishful thinking. Sometimes, you can get away with procrastinating. If you never get around to alphabetizing your spices, no one’s life will change. But putting off some tasks could have a huge impact on loved ones. The close of the year is a good time to ...

Dinner And A Show

A lot of couples hit the town to see a show and eat a meal. At a new downtown restaurant in Jamestown, visitors are now able to see a show and eat a meal all at the same time. Skinner’s Kitchen is holding a grand opening celebration at 11:30 a.m. Tuesday at 120 Foundry Alley, which is ...

Southern Chautauqua Credit Union CEO Retires

LAKEWOOD — Jerry Felton, the former CEO of Southern Chautauqua Federal Credit Union, has retired after 53 years of service. Jerry Felton grew up in Sinclairville, graduating from Cassadaga High School in 1953. She went on to pursue her education and graduated from Brockport University in ...

Frewsburg Tops Names Manager

FREWSBURG — Tops Friendly Markets, a leading full-service grocery retailer in New York, northern Pennsylvania, and Vermont, has promoted Jon Osterdahl to store manager for the Frewsburg Tops location. Osterdahl started his career at the Falconer Tops in 2010 as a cashier. Since that time, ...

M&T Named As A Top SBA Lender

M&T Bank continues its leadership in small businesses lending, ranking No. 7 nationally and No. 1 in many of its major communities for the U.S. Small Business Administration’s (SBA) fiscal year 2019. Over the course of the year, M&T Bank extended 1,449 loans for a total of $178.8 ...