ALLEGANY — When members of the Enchanted Mountain Garden Club of Allegany began looking for additional ways to help the community during the pandemic, they decided to provide outdoor chairs to several restaurants in town.
OLEAN — Despite the financial impact of the pandemic, area businesses have stepped up to make possible a prize package of more than $14,000 with the support of the Cattaraugus Region Community Foundation for Cattaraugus Gives in 2020.
ALLEGANY — The regional cable provider, Spectrum, has a new store for mobile services in the area of the Walmart plaza off of West State Street.
Local unemployment is back below 6% across the region for the first time in half a year, the state reports.
OLEAN — Local restaurant weighed in on how they expect the cold weather will impact their businesses when they have to return to complete indoor operations in the upcoming months.
ELLICOTTVILLE — The Cattaraugus County Industrial Development Agency got the ball rolling Tuesday on a $1.5 million project in the Homer Street Industrial Park.
ELLICOTTVILLE — Holiday Valley officials were glad to hear the governor give the go-ahead on Sunday for ski resorts to open this winter at reduced capacity.
OLEAN — The Cattaraugus County Industrial Development Agency will consider an application today from the Olean Area Federal Credit Union to buy a Homer Street building for use as a back office operation.
ALBANY (AP) — New York’s long-delayed ban on single-use plastic bags went into effect Monday.
WELLSVILLE — A town that gained much of its early wealth and prosperity from the oil industry in the late 19th and early 20th centuries is in the final stages of approving the installation of a 21st century solar farm.
OLEAN — The Workforce Readiness Program of Jamestown Community College and the Greater Olean Area Chamber of Commerce will be hosting two separate leadership events — LeaderCast: Positive Disruption on Nov. 4 and LeaderCast: Ripple Effect on Nov. 12.
Virtual conversations, in which faculty will discuss academic and career pathways through Jamestown Community College, will be held throughout November.
OLEAN — For Jamestown Community College students Trevor Harrington, Sean Boorum and Anthony James, skills learned in mechanical technology are expected to lead to good careers.
Applications for Pandemic Emergency Unemployment surged in New York and other states as workers exhausted their 26 weeks of traditional benefits, the U.S. Labor Department reports.
Kevin Nephew is the new president and CEO of Seneca Gaming Corporation, the first Seneca Nation member to lead the corporation in its 18-year history.
OLEAN — With the ongoing pandemic, many people are likely using their computers more — and finding additional skills would be helpful for higher education, developing employment skills or obtaining certification.
OLEAN — Dale Freer, shear grind operator for Cutco Cutlery Corporation, celebrates 30 years of service with the company on today.
Seneca Gaming Corporation recently announced its selection of officers for the company’s board of directors.
OLEAN — An almost 100-year-old business and a local manufacturer helping take humanity to space are the top honorees from the Greater Olean Area Chamber of Commerce for 2020.
OLEAN — Mark Nolan, auto haft/CNC operator for Cutco Cutlery Corporation, will celebrate 25 years with the company on Friday.
OLEAN — Sue Hellwig, distribution center operator for Cutco Cutlery Corporation, celebrated 25 years of service with the company on Oct. 11.
OLEAN — The Cattaraugus Region Community Foundation’s Nonprofit Link and Learn Seminar Series will kick off Oct. 23 with the webinar “How Peer-to-Peer Fundraising Can Ignite Your Cattaraugus Gives Campaign.”
ALFRED — Two Cuba students business students at Alfred State are gaining valuable hands-on, real-world experience this semester by taking part in the national E-Valuator TEAM University Challenge.
OLEAN — Jamestown Community College’s campuses are marking Manufacturing Month throughout October.
Speaking at Rep. Tom Reed’s Manufacturing Summit Friday, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin touted a new unemployment report and predicted a strong fourth quarter for the U.S. economy.
Seneca Gaming Corporation has announced a total of 300 layoffs at its three casino properties in Western New York as a result of the ongoing impacts of the coronavirus pandemic.
OLEAN — An Olean couple has plans to open the city’s second independent pharmacy.
SYRACUSE (TNS) — A bankruptcy judge approved the sale of Remington’s huge gun factory in Ilion on Wednesday as part of the arms maker’s breakup.
LITTLE VALLEY — The annual We Invite Local Manufacturers & Artisans (W.I.L.M.A.) Woolly Bear Weekend has been canceled for 2020, the Cattaraugus County Department of Economic Development, Planning and Tourism announced.
New York gas prices have fallen 1.4 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.26/g on Monday, according to GasBuddy’s daily survey of 6,118 stations.
BELMONT — With only a few finishing touches left to complete, the Quicklee’s travel plaza at the crossroads in Belvidere is open and serving customers.
WELLSVILLE — As work continues on House 56, Alfred State College students and faculty recently broke ground on what will become the 57th home the school has constructed for the Wellsville community.
ALBANY — The New York State Siting Board denied petitions Friday from the towns of Farmersville and Freedom for a rehearing of the board’s approval June 3 of the Alle-Catt wind farm.
OLEAN — One of the city’s top recreation and gathering locations, Good Times of Olean, is up for sale.
COUDERSPORT, Pa. — Businesses in Potter County have received some assistance through federal funding as part of the CARES Act.
SYRACUSE (TNS) — Homeowners in New York state got used to receiving a second STAR property tax break check in the fall.
SYRACUSE (TNS) — If you are collecting unemployment benefits — as many people are these days — you could get hit with a nasty tax bill next year if you are not careful.
For the first time since the COVID-19 pandemic began, local unemployment rates have dropped back into the single digits.
OLEAN — A former West End restaurant building came tumbling down on Tuesday after sitting empty for more than two years.
ITHACA — Cornell University engineers and researchers have received a $1.5 million grant to help them bridge Upstate New York’s digital divide by designing the nation’s first statewide Internet of Things public infrastructure.
OLEAN — Local counties saw sales tax revenues slip again in August, according to state officials.
JAMESTOWN — The Small Business Development Center at Jamestown Community College has named John Crawford and Jennifer Wedzik as business advisors.
COUDERSPORT, Pa. — Potter County leaders are developing a way to give local merchants a venue to connect with customers: an open-air market.
SALAMANCA — There was good news and bad news this week regarding Seneca Allegany Resort & Casino.
OLEAN — Denise Carpenter, cleaning line operator for Cutco Cutlery Corporation, is celebrating her 25th year with the company.
ALBANY (TNS) — New Yorkers who were unemployed in late July and early August should start receiving a $300 a week unemployment check this week thanks to federal aid.
SALAMANCA — The opening of a new business Cupcaked Bakery on Main has been in the works this summer at 79 Main St., and customers can begin buying tasty treats this Wednesday.
BRADFORD, Pa. — Jim Pascarella, web manager at the University of Pittsburgh at Bradford, has been chosen by his fellow staff members as the recipient of the University of Pittsburgh at Bradford’s annual Staff Recognition Award.
OLEAN — Sherri Kelly, shipping clerk for Cutco Cutlery Corporation, celebrated 25 years of service on Sept. 9.
OLEAN — John Taylor, group leader for Cutco Cutlery Corporation, celebrated 25 years of service with Cutco Cutlery on Sept. 8.