• 9th Annual Hoops For Hospice Held Special Meeting
    Article Contributed byChautauqua Hospice & Palliative Care The Falconer girl’s basketball program continued its Hospice winning streak. The Hoops for Hospice event on February 14 raised over $3,900 for Chautauqua Hospice & Palliative Care bringing the nine-year total to nearly $24,000. Every year the Falconer community has generously rallied around ... read more
    Published on 2019-04-17
  • YMCA’s Deep Freeze Tournament Sends Support to Hospital’s Mammography Program
    Article Contributed byUPMC Chautauqua WCA Foundation Be Strong. These two words have become the foundation for many cancer fighting patients and are especially important to those who organize the Deep Freeze Raquetball tournament. These words have resonated with the committee members and are an integral part of what the tournament ... read more
    Published on 2019-04-17
  • Ekanger Named To Workforce Readiness Post
    Article Contributed byJamestown Community College Holger Ekanger has been named vice president of workforce readiness at Jamestown Community College. Ekanger, who is currently the director of Macomb Community College’s workforce and continuing education efforts in engineering and advanced technology, will join JCC’s administration in mid-May. “I am thrilled to have ... read more
    Published on 2019-04-17
  • BPU Announces Easter Holiday Schedule
    Article Contributed byJamestown BPU While Jamestown Board of Public Utilities offices will be closed on Good Friday, April 19, garbage and recycling will be collected on Friday as usual. The recyclables to be collected during the week of April 15-19 are paper, cardboard and box board. BPU Customer Service and ... read more
    Published on 2019-04-17
  • Mud Camp at Audubon Community Nature Center
    Article Contributed byAudubon Community Nature Center Mud Camp is a spring, one-day version of Summer Day Camp at Audubon Community Nature Center (ACNC). On Monday, April 22, children ages 4 to 12 come to Audubon for the day to explore the grounds, play, discover, and learn. Normal camp games and ... read more
    Published on 2019-04-17
  • Celebrate Earth Day with Audubon at Southern Tier Brewing
    Article Contributed byAudubon Community Nature Center What better way to celebrate Earth Day than by supporting Audubon Community Nature Center (ACNC) while enjoying some food, beverages, and fun at the Empty Pint Taproom at Southern Tier Brewing Company. Twenty percent of all food and beverage sales between 4 and 10 ... read more
    Published on 2019-04-16
  • RTPI Presents Albatross Film & Plastic Pollution Forum April 23
    Article Contributed byRoger Tory Peterson Institute RTPI will host a special event featuring the film Albatross, along with a plastic pollution discussion on Tuesday, April 23rd at 7:00pm. Bird and nature-lovers alike are invited to learn about one of the largest flying seabirds in our oceans during the screening of ... read more
    Published on 2019-04-16
  • Chautauqua Watershed Conservancy Signs MOA for Chautauqua Lake Weed Management Consensus Strategy
    Article Contributed byChautauqua Watershed Conservancy The Chautauqua Watershed Conservancy has signed the Memorandum of Agreement for the Chautauqua Lake Weed Management Consensus Strategy. The CWC recognizes that the MOA serves as a positive step in creating a comprehensive plan of action for the lake. The CWC also commends the MOA ... read more
    Published on 2019-04-16
  • YWCA of Jamestown To Kick Off Social Justice Committee with “Stand Against Racism” event and Pledge Signing
    Article Contributed byYWCA of Jamestown The YWCA of Jamestown is proud to kick off the re-start of their Social Justice Committee with a “Stand Against Racism” event and pledge signing on Thursday, April 25th at 12:15pm. The YWCA is dedicated to eliminating racism, empowering women, and promoting peace, justice, freedom, ... read more
    Published on 2019-04-16
  • JCC Earth Day Festival to be Held April 24
    Article Contributed byJamestown Community College Jamestown Community College’s annual Earthfest celebrating Earth Day will be held from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on April 24. The event, sponsored by JCC’s Earth Awareness Club and the college program committee of the JCC Faculty Student Association, is free and open to the ... read more
    Published on 2019-04-16
  • Plants Are Vulnerable to Ozone, Too
    Article Contributed byMetro Creative Connections Human beings are not the only living organisms vulnerable to ground level ozone. According to the Environmental Protection Agency, ground level ozone occurs as a result of chemical reactions between pollutants, such as those produced by cars, power plants and refineries, and sunlight. Humans exposed ... read more
    Published on 2019-04-16
  • Why Social Security Retirement is Important to Women
    Article Contributed byOffice for the Aging Social Security plays an especially important role in providing economic security for women. In the 21st century, more women work, pay Social Security taxes, and earn credit toward monthly retirement income than at any other time in our nation’s history. But, women face greater ... read more
    Published on 2019-04-16
  • JHS Employees Honored by WNY Educational Service Council
    Article Contributed byJamestown Public Schools Jamestown High School Teacher Aaron Jessey and School Counselor Ashley Noon recently learned they will be honored at the Western New York Educational Service Council’s (WNYESC) 13th Annual Awards Banquet on May 1st. Mr. Jessey will receive the Award of Excellence for Teaching and Mrs. ... read more
    Published on 2019-04-16
  • Final Work To Begin On South Main Street Bridge in Jamestown
    Article Contributed byThe Chautauqua County Department of Public Facilities South Main Street in Jamestown between Harrison Street and 1st Street will be closed for approximately two weeks beginning Monday, April 15, 2019. The purpose of this closure is to complete the top course asphalt paving surface, install a crosswalk for ... read more
    Published on 2019-04-16
  • Healthcare Studies Certificate Approved For JCC
    Article Contributed byJamestown Community College The New York State Education Department and the State University of New York have approved a new certificate program in healthcare studies for Jamestown Community College. The certificate provides foundational knowledge about human health and disease and delivers critical training in soft skills that prepare ... read more
    Published on 2019-04-16
  • Master Gardener Help Line Now Open
    Article Contributed byCornell Cooperative Extension of Chautauqua County Cornell Cooperative Extension of Chautauqua County Announced the opening of the Master Gardener Help Line on April 3rd. The Help Line is a resource to answer questions on gardening from the general public and community garden groups. Master Gardener volunteers learn about ... read more
    Published on 2019-04-16
  • YWCA of Jamestown Calls for 2019 Women of Achievement Awards Nominations
    Article Contributed byYWCA of Jamestown Nominations for the YWCA of Jamestown’s 22nd Annual Women of Achievement Awards are now open until May 6, 2018. To nominate someone for a Women of Achievement Award, visit www.ywcajamestown.com or the YWCA Jamestown Facebook page and use the Survey Monkey link listed. Women of Achievement ... read more
    Published on 2019-04-16
  • First Lutheran Easter Sunday Worship Services
    Article Contributed byFirst Lutheran Church First Lutheran Church will have special music at both the 9:00 a.m. Contemporary Worship Service and the 11:00 a.m. Traditional Worship Service on Easter Sunday, April 21st. The 9 a.m. Contemporary Service will be led by the Sacred Fire Praise Team under the direction of ... read more
    Published on 2019-04-16
  • Joy and Disbelief
    Contributing WriterPastor Scott Hannon St. John Lutheran Church, Amherst, NY If you were to encounter the resurrected Lord, how would you respond? Would you fall to your knees in worship? Would you throw your hands in the air in praise? Would you bow your head in reverence or cry out ... read more
    Published on 2019-04-15
  • Chautauqua County Chamber State Legislative Breakfast Honored Departing State Senator Cathy Young
    Article Contributed byWalt Pickut A special meeting of the Chautauqua County Chamber of Commerce at the Lakewood Rod and Gun Club on Friday, April 12, honored the now retired NY State Senator Cathy Young for her years of service. Senator Young joined NY State Assemblyman Andy Goodell in discussing economic, ... read more
    Published on 2019-04-15
  • Good Times at Tokyo Beijing
    Article Contributed byCarly Gould Cindy and Calvin Wu are some of the friendliest people you could ever meet, and they happily run the local Asian cuisine restaurant, Tokyo Beijing, together. They opened the restaurant back in April of 2017, and they have been going strong ever since. Calvin and Cindy ... read more
    Published on 2019-04-15
  • St. James Church: Heart of a Community
    Article Contributed byJoan V. Cusimano Lindquist Campanilismo: a wonderful Italian word that expresses the closeness, or better yet, the unity of parishioners who live within the sound of the same church bell. For those of us who lived in the residential areas that were part of Brooklyn Square– Derby Street ... read more
    Published on 2019-04-15
  • Area Veteran and Homestead Stables to be featured on Lifetime TV’s “Military Makeover with Montel”
    Article Contributed byHeritage Ministries Heritage Ministries Vice-President of Marketing and Development, Lisa Haglund, has announced that Homestead Stables by Heritage, in conjunction with N.E.I.G.H. and the Constance Project, will serve as a filming location for “Military Makeover with Montel,” hosted by Montel Williams in May 2019. The show, which airs ... read more
    Published on 2019-04-15
  • Landfill Dispute Sheds Light on Environmental Issues
    Contributing WriterStephanie McCraw Earth Day 2019 Earth Day is a day of action that started in April 1970 as a protest against industrial giants who were using land and resources for profit, stripping natural value from the earth and not being held accountable. Issues like smog and pollution were linked ... read more
    Published on 2019-04-15
  • A Sick Friend?
    If you had a sick friend, would you help that friend get better? Naturally, you would. But, on the other hand, if your friend’s sickness isn’t your fault, why bother? It’s best not to try at all. Anything that isn’t your fault isn’t your responsibility – right? Sick friends are ... read more
    Published on 2019-04-15
  • I blame the Beatles…
    The Beatles’ British Invasion hit America in 1964 with haircuts about an inch or two longer than the customary American Standard Men’s Haircut. It was shocking! Before long, everybody improved on it with shoulder length thatch, beards to the belly, and everything else counter-cultural. Liberation had arrived! It never let ... read more
    Published on 2019-04-15
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  • ERA Team VP Real Estate Attends Fuel Conference in Las Vegas
    Article Contributed byERA Team VP Real Estate ERA Team VP Real Estate attended the 2019 Fuel ERA Real Estate Conference in Las Vegas, Nevada that was held March 19-22 at the MGM Grand Hotel. At Fuel ERA, (formally known as ERA International Business Conference) 16 ERA Team VP real estate ... read more
    Published on 2019-04-10
  • Sherwood Arts Provides Donation to Jamestown Public Market
    Article Contributed byJamestown Renaissance Center The Jamestown Renaissance Corporation announces a generous donation towards the Jamestown Public Market thanks to the talents of the local Sherwood Arts Complex, Inc. The Sherwood Arts Complex brings artists, business owners, parents, children, musicians and community members, from all walks of life, together in ... read more
    Published on 2019-04-10
  • Audubon Little Explorers To Learn About Amphibians on
    Article Contributed byAudubon Community Nature Center Every spring, while most of us are sleeping, amphibians are on the move. You and the three- to eight-year-old child(ren) in your life can learn all about these amazing creatures and their great migration this month at Little Explorers. Little Explorers is presented 10-11:30 ... read more
    Published on 2019-04-10

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