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Literacy Volunteers Of Chautauqua County Moves Bookstore

Literacy Volunteers of Chautauqua County has moved their bookstore to 12 Park Place in Fredonia. The bookstore is open Thursday through Saturday 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. In addition to the used bookstore, Literacy Volunteers of Chautauqua County offers free one-on-one and group tutoring in ...

Credit Unions Add Flex To Your Finances

An underused money tool that could help a new generation of adults on their path to prosperity isn’t a smartphone app, a virtual currency or a digital payment system. It’s an old-timey credit union. Credit unions , if you’re unfamiliar, are like nonprofit banks. They may not satisfy ...

Connection

Justin Hanft believes Chautauqua County can do a better job promoting its students and connecting them to employers. An app created by the company Tallo could do just that. “The impact would be huge,” Hanft told The Post-Journal. Hanft, Chautauqua County Education Coalition director, ...

Angel Hair Salon Is Celebrating 20 Years

FREWSBURG — The staff of Angel Hair Salon would like to welcome the public to an open house Saturday from noon-3 p.m. in celebration of their 20-year anniversary. Stop in during the open house and enter to win a gift basket and grab some free samples as a thank-you for your support. ...

Great Lakes Physician Practice Marks Anniversary

Great Lakes Physician Practice recently celebrated five years of providing care throughout the region. “I’m so proud to be a part of this remarkable team,” said Kelly McDonald, GLPP division administrator. “With practices throughout southwestern New York, we’re serving more patients ...

New Directions Honors Workers

New Directions Youth and Family Services recently honored recipients of the agency’s Milestone Years of Service awards, which recognize individuals who have dedicated their careers to helping Western New York children and families receiving New Directions services. Individuals from New ...

Uniting Families

Rhoe Henderson of Rhoe B. Henderson and Walter Gotowka of Lawley, two family-owned insurance providers, are now partners and are looking to continue success not only in Jamestown, but beyond city limits too. “We we’re looking to expand into the Jamestown market and I said, ‘there’s ...

Oversized Chair Honors City’s Furniture History

“Scenes From A Big Chair” is no longer just the title of a documentary about the 1980s band Tears For Fears, but it can also now be the view for tourist and local residents visiting downtown Jamestown. On Monday, an oversized chair that was produced by Fancher Chair in partnership with the ...

Elaborate Banquets

MAYVILLE — The House On The Hill, located at 186 S. Erie St. in Mayville, has reopened after being closed for six years. “I’ve been the head chef for so many other places,” said Joshua Devlieger, the new owner. “It’s cool that I get my own restaurant. And with the water stage so ...

Chautauqua Physical & Occupational Therapy Announces Expansion

Chautauqua Physical & Occupational Therapy is pleased to announce the expansion of the clinical team with the addition of three new physical therapists. Dr. Jason Schrader is a graduate of Daemen College in Buffalo with a doctorate in physical therapy. Schrader enjoys playing golf, hockey ...

David McKean Appointed Executive Vice President

FALCONER — Truck-Lite Co. LLC has appointed David McKean to the position of executive vice president of business development. McKean began his career with General Motors in 1983 and most recently served as executive director of global purchasing and supply chain before leaving the company ...

Millennial Money: Build Credit Smarts Too

Well done, America. Credit scores across the nation are going up. On the other hand, knowledge of how credit works is declining. Consumers’ grasp of credit is the lowest it’s been in eight years, according to an annual survey by credit scoring company VantageScore and the Consumer ...

House OKs $15 Minimum Wage, Sets Marker For 2020 Campaign

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Democrats approved legislation Thursday to raise the federal minimum wage for the first time in a decade, to $15 an hour, transforming an issue that once splintered the party into a benchmark for the 2020 election. Even though the bill has little chance of passing ...

‘All Or Nothing’

Crystal Borst is a hair stylist. And now she’s the owner of Charm Salon — an opportunity she “jumped on.” “It’s all or nothing,” Borst said. Charm Salon has been in operation for more than two decades, beginning as the Lucky Charm and then transitioning to its current name. ...

Douglas Appointed Director Of Morse Funeral Home

BROCTON — Douglas W. Sanderson, a state licensed funeral director and a native of Westfield, has been welcomed as the funeral director and licensed manager of the Morse Funeral Home in Brocton following the retirement of Gerald Newman, who had been the funeral home manager since the untimely ...

Piazza Appointed Chief Officer

Sallie Piazza has been appointed chief nursing officer at Saint Vincent Hospital, effective July 1. In this role, Piazza will lead nursing and clinical staff in the delivery of patient care, supporting unit-level and hospital-level strategies. She will serve on the Saint Vincent executive ...

Stocking Up For School Can Be Eco-Friendly, Economical

By Bev O’Shea NerdWallet Earth-friendly school supplies can be expensive, but going green doesn’t mean asking your kid to open a lemonade stand to help pay. You can be gentle with the planet and respectful of your wallet. Start by widening your idea of what’s “green.” LOOK FOR ...

Some Farms Collect Big Checks From Aid Program

MINNEAPOLIS — When President Donald Trump’s administration announced a $12 billion aid package for farmers struggling under the financial strain of his trade dispute with China, the payments were capped. But many large farming operations had no trouble finding legal ways around them, ...

Five Good Times To Shop

There’s a best time to buy just about anything , but knowing which product will go on sale at what time isn’t always easy. So here’s a list of general shopping rules that can apply to most things you’ll buy. With these tips, you can figure out the best time — or at least a good ...

New Chapter

A local florist has entered a new chapter of family ownership. Originally owned by Ted and Cathy Card, Lakeview Gardens was purchased by Jason and Lisa Spain in October 2018. Since then, the couple has also managed to expand the business beyond flowers. The Spains originally had a ...