LAKEWOOD — Century 21 Turner Brokers announced that Mary Holland “Holly” Sheeser has joined its firm as a sales associate, focusing on sales in the area of Cattaragus, Allegany and Chautauqua counties.

ALFRED — When Alfred University Professor Emeritus David Pye learned the United Nations would declare 2015 the International Year of Light and Light-Based Technologies, he began thinking of a similar UN resolution that would establish an International Year of Glass.

INDEPENDENCE — The town of Independence in Allegany County has signed up to receive 10% in annual electricity savings in addition to the tax revenue it receives from hosting three community solar projects.


ALBANY (TNS) — The movement to make takeout alcohol a regular feature available to the state’s restaurant customers is facing renewed opposition from New York’s liquor stores, who continue to wage war on bills in the state Legislature that supporters say have been significantly altered to re…

OLEAN — Vicki Pollock and Cheryl Smith of the Olean-based Thoughtful Insurance Office has scheduled the next Medicare 101 seminars on June 2.

WARREN, Pa. — Northwest Bank earned a Home Possible RISE Award from the federal Freddie Mac program, which helps low-income homebuyers secure mortgages.

New York state will begin taking applications in June to give out $2.7 billion to struggling tenants and $800 million to small businesses impacted by the coronavirus pandemic, Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Tuesday.


ORIENT, Ohio (AP) — The rye and rapeseed that Rick Clifton cultivated in central Ohio were coming along nicely — until his tractor rumbled over the flat, fertile landscape, spraying it with herbicides.

BRADFORD, Pa. — American Refining Group Inc. announced that David Cook has been selected to succeed the late Dan Palmer as its crude-producer-relationship manager in Pennsylvania and New York.


ALBANY — New York Farm Bureau highlighted key bills with four weeks left in the New York State legislative session, including a potential ban on pesticide-treated seeds farmers say are indispensable but which opponents say harm bees and other pollinators.

OLEAN — John Whelpley, senior executive vice president and chief financial officer of Cutco Corporation and president and chief operating officer of Vector Marketing Corporation, is celebrating 40 years of service.


WELLSVILLE — James Helms, a vice president and chief financial officer of Jones Memorial Hospital, will take over as the hospital’s president and chief executive in July upon the retirement of Eva Benedict.