• Horrigan Announces Selection of New Director of Human Resources
    Chautauqua County Executive Vince Horrigan welcomes Jessica Wisniewski as the new Chautauqua County Director of Human Resources.Article Contributed byOffice of the Chautauqua County Executive Chautauqua County Executive Vince Horrigan has announced his selection of Jessica Wisniewski as the new Chautauqua County Director of Human Resources. This appointment is subject to ... read more
    Published on 2017-05-24
  • Jefferson Middle School 5th Graders Support Mental Health
    Article Contributed byJamestown Public Schools Jefferson Middle School fifth graders in Gina Hess’ class are raising the school’s knowledge of good mental health by showcasing Mental Health Awareness Month. The students are encouraging everyone in the school to wear green every Friday in May. In addition, they are selling ... read more
    Published on 2017-05-24
  • Bubbleball Hockey Tournament to Benefit Chautauqua Hospice and Palliative Care
    (L to R): Renee Moulton and Shauna Anderson of Chautauqua Hospice & Palliative Care try on the bubble balls that tournament participants will wear in the fun-filled event on June 10.Article Contributed byChautauqua Hospice and Palliative Care Bubbleball hockey is coming to Jamestown! The Northwest Arena will play host to ... read more
    Published on 2017-05-24
  • UPMC Chautauqua WCA President and Leaders Report Year in Review
    Article Contributed byUPMC Chautauqua WCA Betsy T. Wright, president, UPMC Chautauqua WCA, and affiliated board chairs delivered a recap of the past year’s accomplishments and financial summary at the 22nd Annual Meeting of the Corporations entitled, “131 Years Strong and Getting Stronger Each Day,” during a breakfast meeting held ... read more
    Published on 2017-05-24
  • Silk Scarf Workshop at Audubon Community Nature Center, Friday, June 2
    Under the expert guidance of artists Elaine Caflisch and Mary Barker, you can create a beautiful nature-themed scarf at the Audubon Community Nature Center on Friday afternoon, June 2.Article Contributed byAudubon Community Nature Center At the Audubon Community Nature Center’s Silk Scarf Workshop, you can learn an easy technique to ... read more
    Published on 2017-05-24
  • Rolling Hills Radio – Episode 64 / May 25 – Bryan Bowers
    Bryan BowersArticle Contributed byRolling Hills Radio About Bryan Bowers Bryan began his career with the support of, and association with, such high-profile bluegrass names as the Dillards and Sam Bush. Now based in Seattle, Bryan has become a major artist on the traditional music circuit. He has redefined the autoharp ... read more
    Published on 2017-05-24
  • Blue Star Mothers Upcoming May Events
    Article Contributed byLake Erie New York Chapter 4 of the Blue Star Mothers of America Lake Erie New York Chapter 4 of the Blue Star Mothers of America would like you to be aware of this month’s upcoming events: *Saturday, May 27 at 10 a.m., at the Jamestown Veterans ... read more
    Published on 2017-05-24
  • JCC Summer Youth Programs Offered
    Article Contributed byJamestown Community College Registration for several summer youth programs at Jamestown Community College’s Jamestown Campus has begun. The programs feature interactive classes in science, technology, engineering, math, art, culinary arts, and music. To register, call or visit JCC’s Center for Continuing Education in the Carnahan Center, 338-1005. ... read more
    Published on 2017-05-23
  • Infinity Seeks Bands/Musicians for 14th Annual Local Music Showcase
    Article Contributed byInfinity Visual and Performing Arts, Inc. Infinity Visual and Performing Arts, Inc. is inviting local bands and musicians to participate in their 14th Annual Local Music Showcase. Local Music Showcase is an annual event that raises funds to support youth music and arts instruction at the Infinity ... read more
    Published on 2017-05-23
  • The Importance of Vaccination
    Article Contributed byWestern New York Public Health Alliance The Western New York Public Health Alliance (WNYPHA) is a not-for-profit organization comprised of the Public Health Directors and other community public health leaders from the eight counties of western New York. Their mission is to support collaboration across WNY to ... read more
    Published on 2017-05-23
  • Allen Park Construction Notice
    Article Contributed byJamestown Department of Parks, Recreation & Conservation The City of Jamestown Parks, Recreation and Conservation Department announces that due to construction, the area of Allen Park along the gully, on the north side of West Virginia Boulevard, that includes the large pavilion, kitchen, playground equipment, and barbecue ... read more
    Published on 2017-05-23
  • Vendors Sought for Christmas in July Shopping Event
    Article Contributed byThe Resource Center The Resource Center is seeking vendors for its Christmas in July shopping event, which will benefit TRC’s annual U.S. Marine Corps Reserve’s Toys for Tots drive. The event will be held Saturday, July 29, in The Resource Center’s administrative office building at 200 Dunham Avenue ... read more
    Published on 2017-05-23
  • Democrats Confirm Ferguson as County Exec Candidate
    Article Contributed byCounty Democratic Party Chair Norman P. Green The Chautauqua County Democratic Committee met Saturday in Mayville and unanimously endorsed county executive candidate Michael Ferguson of Fredonia to lead the party’s ticket in the Nov. 7th county general election. Currently director of marketing for Fredonia Place, a retirement community, ... read more
    Published on 2017-05-23
  • Jamestown Kiwanis Club Sponsors AMBA Wellness Program
    Jamestown Kiwanis Club President Wendy Wilcox and Board Member Chuck Nazzaro.Article Contributed byJamestown Kiwanis Club The Jamestown Kiwanis Club is sponsoring an AMBA Wellness Program on Saturday, June 10, 2017 at the Immanuel Lutheran Church at 556 East Second Street from 6:00 am to 10:00 a.m. The AMBA Wellness Program ... read more
    Published on 2017-05-23
  • Student Loan Repayment Workshop to be Held at Prendergast Library
    Article Contributed byJames Prendergast Library The New York State Department of Financial Services will be holding a free workshop titled “Having Trouble Paying Your Student Loans?” on Monday, June 5, 2017 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. in the Prendergast Library’s Fireplace Room. The one-hour workshop will include a presentation, ... read more
    Published on 2017-05-23
  • Bus Trip Library Fundraiser
    Article Contributed byEllington Farman Library Ellington Farman Library is sponsoring a Bus Shopping Trip Fundraiser on Saturday, June 10th where they will be travelling to the quaint Village of Volent Shops and then on to the Grove City Outlet stores in PA. The total cost for the bus ticket is ... read more
    Published on 2017-05-23
  • Tickets Now on Sale for CRYB Spring Gala
    CRYB students performing in last year’s Spring Gala. Photo Courtesy of Rob SiglerArticle Contributed byChautauqua Regional Youth Ballet Tickets are now on sale for Chautauqua Regional Youth Ballet’s 2017 Spring Gala Performance. The production, under the artistic direction of Monika Alch, will be presented on Saturday, June 17 at 7 ... read more
    Published on 2017-05-23
  • JHS Holds Academy Day
    Jamestown High School students in the Academy of Pre-Engineering, Manufacturing & Industrial Technology recently took a tour of Hope’s Windows as part of an Academy Day with Ken Warren, Quality Assurance/Facilities/Manufacturing Engineer Manager. Students visited workers like Final Assembler, Jason Parsons, and had an opportunity to learn about Hope’s Windows ... read more
    Published on 2017-05-22
  • Cherry Creek Water Voted Best Tasting in Chautauqua County
    Article Contributed byChautauqua County Department of Health and Human Services Chautauqua County Department of Health and Human Services Director Christine Schuyler congratulates the Village of Cherry Creek for being the winner of the 24th Annual Water Tasting Contest held at Chautauqua Mall on May 13. The Village draws its water ... read more
    Published on 2017-05-22
  • JCC Golf with Coach Swanson
    Contributing WriterCortney Linnecke The golf team at Jamestown Community College had a rough start to the 2017 competitive year. For starters, the players were without a coach for the first few weeks of their season. Then there was the weather: persistent snow and cold rain kept them off the ... read more
    Published on 2017-05-22
  • JHS Honor Society Inducts New Members
    Article Contributed byJamestown Public Schools Jamestown High School held its annual Induction Ceremony for the Jamestown Chapter of the National Honor Society this week with 33 new inductees. The new inductees were: Seniors: Tyler Anderson, Skyler Dunlap, Anna Paterniti, Josh Snyder and Matthew Stone Juniors: Brianna Abbott, Ejuah Adam, ... read more
    Published on 2017-05-22
  • A Woefully Inefficient Predator
    It’s not only turkey poults that are prey animals. Adult turkeys are too. A hawk, an owl, a coyote, a fisher—some predator had a turkey dinner here. Photo by Steve SorensenContributing WriterSteve Sorensen A couple of weeks ago I was on I-80 in Pennsylvania and saw a hawk dive-bomb something ... read more
    Published on 2017-05-22
  • Community Bank N.A. Presents $5,000 Donation to National Comedy Center
    National Comedy Center Executive Director Journey Gunderson, Community Bank N.A. Regional Manager Eric Garvin and Community Bank N.A. District Manager Lisa Allenson.Article Contributed byCommunity Bank N.A. Community Bank N.A. recently presented the National Comedy Center with a $5,000 donation to help fund its 2017 Lucille Ball Comedy Festival Aug. 3-6. ... read more
    Published on 2017-05-22
  • 13 Hours
    Contributing WriterPastor Scott Hannon St. John Lutheran Church Amherst, NY As I left the Hodge Avenue parking ramp adjacent to Children’s Hospital, I was struck by the joy in front of me. I pulled onto Elmwood Avenue. on a beautiful May day and was simply taken aback at the busy ... read more
    Published on 2017-05-22
  • Memorial Day Parades Across the County
    Article Contributed byCortney Linnecke Every year, Memorial Day is celebrated in many different ways. Some people congregate at cemeteries to trim gravestones with flowers, flags, and wreaths. Others host picnics, breaking out the grill for a red, white and blue barbecue. Still others buy or wear poppies to remember ... read more
    Published on 2017-05-22
  • National Comedy Center Completes Capital Funding Campaign
    Article Contributed byNational Comedy Center The National Comedy Center, the first national-scale non-profit cultural institution and visitor experience dedicated to comedy, has secured all funding for its capital budget with the closing of a Federal New Markets Tax Credit transaction that provided the Project with approximately $5 million of ... read more
    Published on 2017-05-22
  • Memorial Day 2017
    Ceremonial folding of an honored flag at Soldier’s Circle.Article Contributed byWalt Pickut Jamestown can be proud to name 4,300 of its citizens who have served – many of whom died in combat – in military service to the United States of America since the Revolutionary War. Memorial Day was created ... read more
    Published on 2017-05-22
  • Easy livin’ ain’t cheap…
    Memorial Day. It’s the holiday that starts us out on another good old summer time, a time for vacations and picnics and back yard barbecues. It’s a day that brings families and friends together in a wonderful spirit of lightness and peace and freedom. But that freedom did not come ... read more
    Published on 2017-05-22
  • Miracle gadgets?
    If I hear one more perky, shapely, photoshop-beautified model advertise one more miracle-slimming, trimming, muscle-bulking, anti-aging gimmick, gadget or device, diet pill or super-slimming-smoothie, I’ll just have to shoot my TV. How about trying this miracle: put down the grease-burgers, fat-fries and triple-chocolate-toffee-and-cream shakes with rainbow sprinkles and go ... read more
    Published on 2017-05-22
  • Memorial Day Trivia
    Published on 2017-05-22

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