• Sisters Restaurant
    Ken and Tina LarsenArticle Contributed byMallery Rockwell Sisters Restaurant was first recognized as the Enterprise Drive-in in 1955, before sisters Esther Little and Jane Spiesman turned it into the successful family-oriented diner that they owned for 13 years. John (Ken) Larsen took ownership of the restaurant in May 2017, located ... read more
    Published on 2017-09-18
  • Busti Apple Festival
    Article Contributed byBusti Historical Society September 24, always the last Sunday in September, is the date for the Busti Apple Festival. This year is the 38th annual. The Apple Festival is the regional favorite among history and craft fairs featuring dozens of handcraft vendors, a farmers’ market of produce and ... read more
    Published on 2017-09-18
  • The Trophy House
    Peter Harrison, owner and artist at Jamestown’s Trophy House.Article Contributed byWalt Pickut “This is beautiful,” a customer told Peter Harrison admiringly. “It’s just what I wanted,” he said as he ran his hand over the polished wood, handcrafted commemorative plaque now gleaming in the sunlight on a countertop at Jamestown’s ... read more
    Published on 2017-09-18
  • The Roosevelt Theater
    Article Contributed byJoan V. Cusimano Lindquist Roosevelt Theater ad, 1945The Roosevelt Theater, beloved movie house of children who lived in or near the Lost Neighborhood and beyond in the late 1930s and 1940s, became a staple of childhood Saturday and Sunday afternoon entertainment. Matinees featured Westerns starring Tom Mix, Roy ... read more
    Published on 2017-09-18
  • Midget Football with Commissioner Branden Maggio
    Contributing WriterCortney Linnecke Football is the sport of choice for any red-blooded American come autumn. But while many locals devote themselves to NFL teams or root for high school athletes beneath Friday night lights, there is another form of football with some serious traction in Chautauqua County. The league ... read more
    Published on 2017-09-18
  • Blessings
    Contributing WriterPastor Shawn Hannon Hope Lutheran Church Arcade, NY Part of the territory of pastoral ministry is being asked to pray. These prayers cover a wide variety of requests. Some are very serious like praying for the sick or the grieving. Other requests fall more in the ritual sense like ... read more
    Published on 2017-09-18
  • America’s Got Talent Finalists to Perform at Reg Lenna Center for The Arts in February
    Article Contributed byThe Reg Lenna Center For The Arts Los Angeles-based dance troupe DIAVOLO – scheduled to perform at Reg Lenna Center for The Arts in February 2018 – will compete in the finals on America’s Got Talent airing locally on NBC’s Buffalo affiliate WGRZ Channel 2. DIAVOLO was ... read more
    Published on 2017-09-18
  • Autumn Trivia
    The post Autumn Trivia appeared first on Jamestown Gazette. ... read more
    Published on 2017-09-18
  • Be the 1 – Reach Out a Hand
    (L to R): Cynde Johnson, Victoria Patti, Thaddeus Lund, Chris Anderson , Annie RosenthalArticle Contributed byWalt Pickut Life is precious. But sometimes it takes a helping hand to remember that – reaching out to help someone take a first step out of the darkness. “I think it’s just the way ... read more
    Published on 2017-09-18
  • Over the Edge?
    You can’t fall over a cliff from far away. You’ve got to be near the edge. So, are you near the edge today? It sure can happen, can’t it? Even the best of us – and that’s a hard club to join anyway – can feel pushed too far ... read more
    Published on 2017-09-18
  • Watch your slanguage!
    I’ve been having trouble understanding some people lately, so I decided to learn a new language, but even a little is too much. “Stay woke, pal, keep it 100 for plain English. I’m hundo p 4 that. Got no FOMO. In fact, got JOMO on it.” Rough translation: “Keep ... read more
    Published on 2017-09-18
  • Chautauqua Lake Fishing Association donates $7,000 to CLA
    (L to R): Mark Damon of the CLFA presents Doug Conroe of the CLA with a $7,000 donation for ongoing lake cleanup efforts.Article Contributed byChautauqua Lake Association The Chautauqua Lake Association recently accepted a $7,000 donation from the Chautauqua Lake Fishing Association. The funds will be used toward ongoing lake ... read more
    Published on 2017-09-13
  • Take a Happy Hour Hike into Autumn at Audubon
    You can welcome autumn with a Happy Hour Hike at the Audubon Community Nature Center on Friday afternoon, September 22. Then, if you’d like, join your fellow nature lovers for an optional happy hour beverage.Article Contributed byAudubon Community Nature Center You are invited to welcome autumn with a hike on ... read more
    Published on 2017-09-13
  • Celebrate the Foundation of America
    Article Contributed byDaughters of the American Revolution There are two documents of paramount importance to American history: the Declaration of Independence, which forged our national identity, and the United States Constitution, which set forth the framework for the federal government that is still in use today. While Independence Day ... read more
    Published on 2017-09-13
  • Historical Lecture on 100th Anniversary of Women’s Suffrage Set for Sept. 23
    Article Contributed byChautauqua County Historical Society JCC professor Traci LangworthyThe Chautauqua County Historical Society, in partnership with the Bemus Point Historical Society, will present a special lecture on the 100th anniversary of women’s suffrage in New York state on Saturday, Sept. 23 at 10 a.m. at Bemus Point United Methodist ... read more
    Published on 2017-09-13
  • Hazeltine Library Invites You to Learn About Herbs
    Article Contributed byHazeltine Public Library Wednesday, September 20, 2017 7 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. HARVESTING HERBS – DRYING HERBS USING HERBS IN YOUR HOME Presented by local gardener Fanchon Adams Demonstrations, hand outs and time for questions! No charge but reservations requested – please call or visit the library ... read more
    Published on 2017-09-13
  • 7th Annual Route 16 Garage Sale Event
    Article Contributed byChuck Struble Are you ready for one of New York State’s largest multi-mile garage sales? The 7th Annual Route 16 Garage Sale Event features 43 miles of sales along with numerous roadside barbeques. The numerous sales are along Route 16 from the Pennsylvania state line to the Erie ... read more
    Published on 2017-09-13
  • Harmony Historical Society Harvest Festival
    Article Contributed byHarmony Historical Society The Harmony Historical Society Harvest Festival will be held on September 16 & 17 from 10 to 5 at the museum campus in Blockville, NY. New this year will be scheduled demonstration events on both days. Some of the demonstrations will be presented by the ... read more
    Published on 2017-09-12
  • 15th Annual Dining Out for Life to Take Place October 10
    Article Contributed byEvergreen Health The theme for this year’s 15th annual Dining Out For Life event is “Chews To Help. Dine Out, Fight AIDS.” Western New Yorkers can help raise funds to assist individuals and families in our community who are affected by HIV by dining out for breakfast, lunch ... read more
    Published on 2017-09-12
  • Child Advocacy Program’s 4th Annual Step Up for Kids 5K Run/Walk
    Article Contributed byChild Advocacy Program On September 30, 2017, The Child Advocacy Program (CAP) will host the 4th annual Step Up For Kids 5K Run/Walk at Cassadaga Beach. CAP’s mission is to end child abuse in Chautauqua County, and when abuse occurs, CAP coordinates a community response to bring ... read more
    Published on 2017-09-12
  • Falls Prevention in 2017
    Article Contributed byOffice for the Aging Dana Corwin, RN Friday September 22, is the first day of autumn and it is also Fall Prevention Awareness Day. Every September we are called to become more aware of the growing public health issues related to falls. In May of this year, ... read more
    Published on 2017-09-12
  • Food Bank of WNY Motorcycle Run & Rally
    Article Contributed byFood Bank of WNY It’s time to polish those pipes, strap on those helmets and ride for the cause. Saturday, September 16th; it’s the 17th Annual Food Bank of Western New York Motorcycle Run and Rally! The Newell-Faulkner American Legion Post 880 of Eden, NY will once again ... read more
    Published on 2017-09-12
  • Chautauqua County Harmful Algal Bloom (HAB) Update
    Article Contributed byOffice of the Chautauqua County Executive This is an update about the occurrence of Harmful Algal Blooms in Chautauqua County lakes. Chautauqua Lake – Widespread HABs in both the South and North Basins. Findley Lake – Widespread HABs throughout lake. Note that HAB conditions can change rapidly. Use ... read more
    Published on 2017-09-12
  • Local American Legion and Chautauqua County Veterans Council 9/11 Remembrance Ceremony
    Article Contributed byChautauqua County Executive’s Office The local American Legion and the Chautauqua County Veterans Council held a 9/11 Remembrance Ceremony on Monday, September 11, 2017 at noon in front of the Chautauqua County Courthouse, 1 N. Erie St. in Mayville. The program is to honor and remember the over ... read more
    Published on 2017-09-12
  • Fill the Bus Day at Friendly’s Restaurant
    Article Contributed byAxemen M/C The Axemen M/C NY4 is announcing the “Fill The Bus” school supply drive will be culminating their month long school supply drive with a collection point in an effort to completely fill the bus with supplies. The Axemen will be collecting supplies at friendly’s restaurant, 10 ... read more
    Published on 2017-09-11
  • First Annual Reid Jones Memorial Cruise-In
    Article Contributed byPartners in Kind Reid Matthew Jones, infant son of Ryan and Jeannine, fought a courageous battle with Leukemia in his brief yet impactful time here on Earth. So few will ever leave a legacy of love and the giving spirit the way he did. To honor him, Partners ... read more
    Published on 2017-09-11
  • Yearbooks
    Contributing WriterJanet Wahlberg How many of you still have your yearbooks from high school or college? Have you considered using yearbooks as a source for genealogical research? If you haven’t, you should, as there is so much information in them regarding the students, including photographs. Who knows, you might just ... read more
    Published on 2017-09-11
  • Chamber Corner – September 11, 2017
    Written byTodd J. Tranum President & CEO of the Chautauqua County Chamber of Commerce & Executive Director of the Manufacturers Association of the Southern Tier Chamber Celebrates Outstanding Achievements The Chautauqua County Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce its list of award recipients for the 2017 Chamber Annual ... read more
    Published on 2017-09-11
  • Are Cell Phones Harmful?
    Contributing WriterJeffrey Barkstrom A common question I hear is, “Is my cell phone harmful to me?” Well, what does the research say? At the time of this article, 26 research studies have found that electromagnetic fields (EMFs), given off by cell phones and other devices, activate calcium channels surrounding ... read more
    Published on 2017-09-11
  • Help Fight Chronic Wasting Disease
    CWD can be spread from deer to deer where infected deer have deposited the disease-causing prions. Photo by Brett Billings, US Fish & Wildlife ServiceContributing WriterSteve Sorensen Chronic Wasting Disease may be the most serious threat to deer we have ever seen. Is CWD worse than EHD, the other disease ... read more
    Published on 2017-09-11

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