Chautauqua Reel Outdoors

Chautauqua Reel Outdoors

Article Contributed by Cortney Linnecke Mike Sperry caught his first fish on Chautauqua Lake when he was just 9 years old: a big, beautiful musky. Since that moment, he has been hooked – literally and figuratively – on the sport of fishing. Decades later, Sperry has found a way to transform his lifelong passion into […]

More Power to the People

Ahlstrom Schaeffer Gears Up for Another 60 Years

More Power to the People

Article Contributed by Walt Pickut Skill and craftsmanship can be hard to find, unless you know where to look. It’s all about training and experience. And that’s at the core of Ahlstrom Schaeffer Electric Corporation’s business model, according to vice president and partner in ownership, Dave Painter. In the electrical field it’s the master craftsmen […]

All American Karate School

All American Karate School

Article Contributed by Cortney Linnecke When John Lipari was twenty years old, he got jumped while working security at his family-owned racetrack in California. A few days after, still bruised from the mugging, Lipari went to catch a movie at the cinema. The only film showing that day was Karate Kid. Little did Lipari know […]

World Class Fitness – Local Leadership

World Class Fitness – Local Leadership

Article Contributed by Walt Pickut The big red sign on the wall says, “Snap Fitness – Get fit, Feel great, Be well.” And for Scott Bradish, owner and operator at both of Jamestown’s Snap Fitness 24-7 ® gyms, that just about says it all. Whether you run, jog or cycle; push, pull or lift; duck, […]

Enchanted Mountain Distillery

Good Spirits: Friendly Banter & Specialty Liquor at Enchanted Mountain Distillery

Enchanted Mountain Distillery

Article Contributed by Cortney Linnecke An Irishman and an American walk into a bar. Only, there’s no punchline here. The Irishman is Mick O’Neill, the American is Matt Moore, and the bar they own – the newly established Enchanted Mountain Spirits Distillery – is no joke at all. Enchanted Mountain, which is located at 137 […]

Country Woods Country Store and Antiques

Country Woods Country Store and Antiques

Contributing Writer Katie Smith Early in November Sharon Tibbitts will celebrate 30 years as the owner/operator Country Woods Country Store and Antiques. During those years Sharon has shared countless cups of coffee with her customers at Country Woods, learned about multiple decorating styles and home décor needs and made more friends than she can count. […]

HireTheHelp.Com

HireTheHelp.Com

Contributing Writer Katie Smith The story behind HireTheHelp.com reflects the passion Michele (Mickie) Muirhead brings to her company and the variety of experiences she has had. A friend of Mickie’s broke her arm and persuaded Mickie to step in and help her run her cleaning business. Mickie discovered she loved the work and, even when […]

3C’s Catering

3C’s Catering

Article Contributed by Katie Smith To anyone meeting Robert Cross, owner and operator of 3Cs Catering, it is clear he loves what he does. When asked how he came into the catering business he laughs and shares … “I always liked to eat, and I liked to eat a lot… I figured out at an […]