• “Take Back the Night” Event at Jamestown Community College, Jamestown, NY
    Article Contributed byAAUW The Jamestown Community College EmpowerMe! Student Club, the local chapter of the American Association of University Women and the Salvation Army Anew Center will host “Take Back the Night” at JCC on Monday, April 30, 5:30 – 7:00 p.m. in the JCC Student Union. “Take Back the ... read more
    Published on 2018-04-23
  • Winged Ox Players to Present “It Can’t Happen Here”
    Members of the Winged Ox Players rehearse for their upcoming production.(L to R): Peter Stark, LeeAnn Briggs, Adam Hughes, Luanne Wanamaker, Mary Hetrick, and Brody Anderson. (Center) Steven Cobb and Opie.Article Contributed bySt. Luke’s Episcopal Church The Winged Ox Players will present the thought provoking play “It Can’t Happen Here” ... read more
    Published on 2018-04-23
  • New Disposal Drop Box Location Opens at Lakewood-Busti Police Dept.
    Article Contributed byHope Chautauqua (L to R): Investigator Jarrett Reed, SSG Justin Chernogorec US Army National Guard – Counterdrug Task Force, Chief John Bently of Lakewood-Busti Police Department and Kelley Potter, Hope Chautauqua Coalition Coordinator standing beside the newest drop box at the Lakewood-Busti Police DepartmentAs part of Hope ... read more
    Published on 2018-04-23
  • Jamestown Board of Public Utilities (BPU) Announces Water Main Flushing Dates
    Article Contributed byJamestown Board of Public Utilities The Jamestown Board of Public Utilities (BPU) will begin spring daytime water main flushing at the end of April, weather-permitting. Pre-flushing in Falconer will start at 2 p.m. Friday, April 27, in the areas of Ralph, Valmeere, Mapleshade and Aldren. The complete Village ... read more
    Published on 2018-04-23
  • Frewsburg Rest Home Arbor Day
    Article Contributed byFrewsburg Rest Home Arbor Day became a Holiday over 40 years ago as a means to inspire America to appreciate nature and plant a tree! It is a day to make a positive impact on our environment and our community. As one of America’s oldest Environmental Holidays, we ... read more
    Published on 2018-04-23
  • Suicide: The Ripple Effect Will Be Shown At JCC
    Article Contributed byJamestown Community College Suicide: The Ripple Effect, a documentary on the devastating effects of suicide, will be shown at 7 p.m. on May 3 in Jamestown Community College’s Scharmann Theatre. The screening, co-sponsored by JCC’s campus life program and the Community Alliance for Suicide Prevention, is free and ... read more
    Published on 2018-04-23
  • City Modified and Co-Ed Softball Leagues Still Accepting Teams
    Article Contributed byJamestown Department of Parks, Recreation & Conservation The City Parks, Recreation and Conservation Department announces that the Co-Ed and Modified Softball Leagues will be accepting team sign-ups until Friday, May 4, 2018. The Modified Softball League fee is $460.00 which includes umpire fees and double elimination play-offs. The ... read more
    Published on 2018-04-23
  • UnCorked: The Grape Gatsby is the Bee’s Knees!
    Article Contributed byNorth East Area Chamber of Commerce It’s an evening of murder, mayhem and the mob! With the passing of prohibition and organized crime on the rise, The Grape Juice Joint, a swanky speakeasy run by Louie Marie, has been nothing but jumping. To celebrate its success, Louie ... read more
    Published on 2018-04-23
  • A Million Questions
    Contributing Writer Pastor Shawn HannonHope Lutheran Church Arcade, NY My daughter, Quinn, is at that age where she has a million questions. At the top of her list of things to understand at the moment is heaven. Many bedtimes these days are accompanied by 20 minutes of questions and conversation ... read more
    Published on 2018-04-23
  • Learn About the Pollination Needs of Apple Trees, Friday, May 4, at Audubon
    Article Contributed by Audubon Community Nature Center It takes the right pollination and sometimes protection for apple blossoms to turn into apples. Learn more at Apples All Year Long on Friday afternoon, May 4, at Audubon Community Nature Center.Apple blossoms only turn into delicious, multipurpose fruits if they survive and are ... read more
    Published on 2018-04-23
  • Spring Into Northwest Arena for Wits ‘n Giggles
    Article Contributed by Northwest Arena Mikey MasonWits ‘n Giggles Stand-Up Comedy brought to you by Bud Light and Comfort Inn returns to the Northwest Arena Saturday, April 28 at 7:30 p.m. The night features headliner, Mikey Mason and feature, Brad Scott. Feature act, Brad Scott, has battled entire armies alone, ... read more
    Published on 2018-04-23
  • Pets of the Week
    Meet Dixie. She tends to be a little bashful. She is very respectful and gets along with just about everyone she meets, even cats! Meet Dixie at the Chautauqua County Humane Society. Chautuaqua County Humane Society 2825 Strunk Rd., Jamestown, NY 716.665.2209www.spcapets.comcchs@spcapets.com Young, beautiful Border Collie mix is looking for ... read more
    Published on 2018-04-23
  • Grilling Marinade
    Contributing WriterVicki McGraw Well friends, as I sit writing this week’s article, I can look out at my backyard to see green grass and the sun is streaming in my kitchen window.  It is still a chilly morning, but I do believe spring may well be on our door step!  ... read more
    Published on 2018-04-23
  • Northwest Arena Announces Biggest Grapes & Hops Festival Yet
    Article Contributed byNorthwest Arena The 4th Annual Spring Grapes & Hops Festival presented by the Media 1 Group and the Northwest Arena is returning to the Northwest Arena on Saturday, May 12 from 3-7pm. The event will feature beer samplings and wine tasting from local breweries and wineries, as well ... read more
    Published on 2018-04-23
  • Jamestown Public Market Seeking Vendors
    Article Contributed byJamestown Renaissance Corporation The Jamestown Renaissance Corporation is hosting a pre-season meeting for all current and interested vendors for the 2018 season. Those seeking to offer their locally grown or raised products, artisan crafts, or community organizations interested in highlighting their services are encouraged to attend. Past and ... read more
    Published on 2018-04-23
  • Youth Symphony Orchestras Performing at Chautauqua Sunday, May 6
    Article Contributed byChautauqua Regional Youth Symphony Board On Sunday afternoon, May 6, the Chautauqua Regional Youth Symphony orchestras will present their 2018 Spring Gala Concert in the Elizabeth S. Lenna Hall at Chautauqua Institution. This picture is of the combined orchestras at last year’s Spring Gala.The Elizabeth S. Lenna Hall ... read more
    Published on 2018-04-23
  • Fluvanna Free Library Presents Craft Event
    Article Contributed byFluvanna Free Library The Fluvanna Free Library will host a Native American Craft event for adults on Saturday, April 28 at 12:30 Participants will make dream catchers and learn the legend of the dream catcher plus other Native American legends. Space is limited so registrations are ... read more
    Published on 2018-04-23
  • 22nd Annual Hospice Walk Steps Off on May 19th
    Article Contributed byHomeCare & Hospice The HomeCare & Hospice Foundation will celebrate its 22nd annual Hospice Walk and Run on Saturday, May 19th at 10 a.m. on the Allegheny River Trail, located at the west entrance of St. Bonaventure University.  Pre-registration will begin at 9 a.m.  The event will help ... read more
    Published on 2018-04-23
  • Rich Vocals & Lyrical Humor Converge At Rollings Hills Radio April 30 Show
    Article Contributed byRolling Hills Radio Todd Burge (Photo by Mitchell Multimedia)On April 30th at Shawbucks in downtown Jamestown, NY, Rolling Hills Radio will present two solo performers, Todd Burge and Rachael Sage. Of Todd Burge, music producer Don Dixon (who has produced albums for performers as diverse as R.E.M. ... read more
    Published on 2018-04-23
  • Don’t Fence Me In
    One season now lasts all year long. It’s the politics season when at the drop of a single opinion people decide they know everything you think. If you express approval about one single government policy, people assume you love everything that policy maker does, you hate everything and everybody ... read more
    Published on 2018-04-23
  • Bridges
    The longest bridge in the world is 102.4 miles long. It took 10,000 workers and just 4 years to build. It’s in China,  a railroad bridge called the Danyang–Kunshan Grand Bridge. The world’s longest highway bridge, a six-lane elevated expressway, is 34-miles, the Bang Na in Thailand. It contains more ... read more
    Published on 2018-04-23
  • Squirrel Trivia
    The post Squirrel Trivia appeared first on Jamestown Gazette. ... read more
    Published on 2018-04-23
  • High School Baseball Showcase
    Article Contributed byChautauqua County Baseball Umpires’ Association Falconer Central School, with the assistance of the Chautauqua County Baseball Umpires’ Association, will be sponsoring the High School Baseball Showcase on April 27th and 28th, 2018 at Russell E. Diethrick Park in Jamestown. This is the ninth year of the resurrection of ... read more
    Published on 2018-04-23
  • ACME the Appliance Store Owners Continue to Give to Messina Tournament
    (L to R):Joe Bellito, messina committee member, Beth Hocking, owner ACME the Appliance Store, Megan Barone, director of development WCA Foundation and Jim Pullan, chair of messina committee stand in front of the 50 inch Samsung television that will be raffled off the day of the tournamentArticle Contributed byUPMC Chautauqua ... read more
    Published on 2018-04-23
  • United Veterans Council of Jamestown Contest for Miss Veterans Poppy 2018
    Article Contributed byUnited Veterans Council of Jamestown The United Veterans Council of Jamestown is holding an essay contest to find this year’s Memorial Day Miss Veterans Poppy. They are currently making preparations for the Annual Jamestown Memorial Day Parade. The essay contest is extended to all local 5th – 8th ... read more
    Published on 2018-04-23
  • The 100-Year Facelift
    Article Contributed byWalt Pickut Jamestown’s Main Street Bridge started its 100-year facelift 2 years early on Monday, April 2, 2018. The picturesque stone arch bridge over the Chadakoin River was completed to great fanfare in 1920. Its design is one of the oldest in history. Some stone arch bridges ... read more
    Published on 2018-04-23
  • JCC Awarded Military Friendly School Status
    Article Contributed byJamestown Community College Jamestown Community College has earned the 2018-19 Military Friendly® School designation. Institutions earning the Military Friendly® School designation were evaluated using public data sources and proprietary survey responses. Student survey data was also taken into consideration. More than 1,400 schools participated in the 2018-2019 survey with 941 ... read more
    Published on 2018-04-16
  • ‘National Take Back Day’ Returns to Chautauqua County on April 28
    Article Contributed byCASAC The 15th National Prescription Drug Take Back day will be held on Saturday, April 28, from 10am to 2pm. The Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Office, community partners and the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) will provide the public with an opportunity to prevent pill abuse and theft by ... read more
    Published on 2018-04-16
  • Celebrate Earth Day at the Library
    Article Contributed byEllington Farman Library Ellington Farman Library will be celebrating Earth Day on Saturday, April 21 with a free event for the whole family from 10:30am – 12:30pm. Everyone is invited to learn how to make Seed Bombs and how to create a Perennial Garden with presenter Anny Lynch ... read more
    Published on 2018-04-16
  • RTPI to Open New Exhibit from Peterson Collection April 21st
    Article Contributed byRTPI RTPI is excited to present their newest exhibition, “Roger Tory Peterson: The Life, The Work, The Legacy” from April 21 – August 5, 2018. In the early 1900s, Jamestown, New York’s urban nature inspired young Roger Tory Peterson to pursue his celebrated career as a naturalist, ... read more
    Published on 2018-04-16

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