• VITA Volunteers Are Prepared for Tax Season
    Article Contributed byUnited Way of Southern Chautauqua County The Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program (VITA). has officially started and utilizes volunteers, certified by the IRS, to prepare income tax returns at no charge. The primary focus of the VITA program is securing Earned Income Tax Credits for working families who ... read more
    Published on 2019-02-13
  • Zion Lutheran Receives AED Support
    Article Contributed byZion Lutheran Church Zion Lutheran Church in Frewsburg New York has received a grant to purchase an automated external defibrillator (AED) through the support of the Chautauqua Region Community Foundation’s Karl Peterson Fund. The portable electronic device automatically diagnoses the life-threatening cardiac arrhythmias of ventricular fibrillation and pulseless ... read more
    Published on 2019-02-13
  • CRCF and NCCF Partner for Give Big CHQ 2019
    Article Contributed byNorthern Chautauqua Community Foundation Something BIG is returning. For the second year in a row, Give Big CHQ, the region’s only 24-hour online fundraising event, will raise as many dollars possible for local, nonprofit organizations. Scheduled for June 13, this year’s event has one BIG change. This year, ... read more
    Published on 2019-02-13
  • United Arts Appeal Appreciates Fund Drive Contributors
    Article Contributed byUnited Arts Appeal To kick off their 2019 fund drive, this month United Arts Appeal of Chautauqua County (UAA) board members sent letters to previous donors. They requested support again for the hundreds of concerts, performances, classes, and exhibits UAA member organizations present that are enjoyed by thousands ... read more
    Published on 2019-02-13
  • YWCA Jamestown 6th Annual BTWB Fundraiser
    Article Contributed byYWCA of Jamestown YWCA Jamestown will host their 6th Annual Bag the Winter Blues Fundraiser at Chautauqua Suites in Mayville on Wednesday, March 13 at 5:30 p.m. Bag the Winter Blues features a raffle and silent auction of 75-100 purses and bags filled with generous prizes, as well ... read more
    Published on 2019-02-12
  • Audubon Announces Two Scholarship Opportunities
    Article Contributed byAudubon Community Nature Center Audubon Community Nature Center (ACNC) is accepting applications for two different opportunities for students with an interest in wildlife and nature education. The deadline for applying for the 2019 Ryan Exline Memorial Scholarship is Monday, March 18. Since 2003, the education staff of the ... read more
    Published on 2019-02-12
  • Women Create invites artist submissions for March exhibit at 3rd on 3rd Gallery
    Article Contributed byWomen Create “Women Create” invites women to submit work for consideration for its fourth juried exhibit of women’s art at the 3rd On 3rd Gallery at the Reg Lenna Center for the Arts in Jamestown. Applications are being accepted from women of all ages in any media, and ... read more
    Published on 2019-02-12
  • CARTS Bus Riders Can Ride for Free on Saturday, February 16
    Article Contributed byChautauqua Area Regional Transit System On Saturday February 16, 2019 CARTS will be offering free Fixed Route Transportation. The buses will be running in Falconer/Jamestown/Lakewood Areas and in the Dunkirk Area with a stop at Fredonia Wal-Mart. “We are actively working on enhancing CARTS, the countywide transportation service ... read more
    Published on 2019-02-12
  • Conservation Statement for Chautauqua Lake
    Article Contributed byChautauqua Watershed Conservancy Local organizations remain committed to improving the health of Chautauqua Lake together. The management of Chautauqua Lake — and the reduction of nuisance aquatic plants and harmful algae blooms — has topped headlines and sparked many discussions in the past year. We feel it is ... read more
    Published on 2019-02-12
  • CCHS Hot Dogs, Cool Cats Pet Photo Contest Winner
    Article Contributed byChautauqua County Humane Society The Chautauqua County Humane Society’s (CCHS) Hot Dogs, Cool Cats Pet Photo Contest came to a close this past Friday, February 1 with Snowflake, a Great Pyrenees mix being named CCHS Pet of the Year 2019. Along with the pet of the year title, ... read more
    Published on 2019-02-12
  • The Fenton History Center is Back With Popular Winter Trivia Event
    Article Contributed byFenton History Center The Fenton History Center is back with our popular Winter Trivia event! Put your brain to work every Wednesday night in February at Shawbucks (212 W 2nd St, Jamestown, NY 14701) for a chance to win cash prizes! The winning team each evening will receive ... read more
    Published on 2019-02-12
  • Chautauqua Mall Encourages Guests to Display their Devotion with ‘Post Your Love’ Installation
    Article Contributed byChautauqua Mall In honor of Valentine’s Day, Chautauqua Mall has installed a new art display encouraging guests to celebrate the love in their lives – and share it to inspire fellow guests to feel the love this Valentine’s season. Guests are invited to participate by placing a sticky ... read more
    Published on 2019-02-12
  • Mayville-Chautauqua Community Chamber of Commerce announces more details
    Article Contributed byMayville-Chautauqua Community Chamber of Commerce The Mayville-Chautauqua Community Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce more details regarding the 33rd annual Presidents’ Day Weekend Winter Festival, which will take place Feb. 15–17, 2019 at Lakeside Park in Mayville, along the shores of scenic Chautauqua Lake. This annual winter ... read more
    Published on 2019-02-12
  • She Kills Monsters Cast Announced
    Article Contributed byJamestown Community College Jamestown Community College’s production of “She Kills Monsters” will feature JCC students as well as community members. The dramatic comedy, directed by Adam Owens, will be presented at 7 p.m. March 15-16 and 22-23 and at 2 p.m. on March 17 and 24. Tickets are ... read more
    Published on 2019-02-12
  • Chainsaw Carving, Snowman Building Contest Join Ice Castle, Polar Plunge
    Article Contributed byMayville-Chautauqua Community Chamber of Commerce Chainsaw carver Vince Liuzzo of Sherwood Arts, will offer demonstrations of his work throughout the weekend, in addition to a raffle of a chainsaw-carved ship’s captain’s wheel. Half of the proceeds will benefit the Food Bank of Western New York. The annual Pet ... read more
    Published on 2019-02-12
  • Grapes & Hops Festival Returns to Northwest Arena
    Article Contributed byNorthwest Arena The Grapes & Hops Festival will be held at Northwest Arena in Jamestown, NY on Saturday March 23rd, 2019 from 3-7pm (early admission at 2pm). The festival will showcase the offerings of craft breweries here in New York, as well as from across the United States. ... read more
    Published on 2019-02-12
  • Managers Meeting For City Rec Baseball League
    Article Contributed byFenton History Center The City Parks, Recreation and Conservation Department would like to announce a meeting of all managers in the City Recreation Baseball League on Wednesday, February 20th at 6:00 p.m. in the offices of the Parks and Recreation Department on the 4th Floor of City Hall. ... read more
    Published on 2019-02-12
  • Dahlstrom Roll Form of Jamestown, N.Y. announces their 115th Anniversary
    Article Contributed byDahlstrom Roll Form In 1904, Charles P. Dahlstrom established Dahlstrom Metallic Door Co. and invented the first fireproof steel door. Though there have been many changes over the years, including the products manufactured, the one constant has been the company’s commitment to the area and employees. Dahlstrom is ... read more
    Published on 2019-02-11
  • The Laughs Continue with Wits ‘n Giggles at Northwest Arena
    Article Contributed byWits ‘n Giggles Wits ‘n Giggles Stand-Up Comedy brought to you by Bud Light and Comfort Inn returns to the Northwest Arena Saturday, February 16 at 7:30 p.m. This fifth show of the season features headliner, Dan Ellison; feature, Cody Cooper; and host, Casey Love. Feature act, Cody ... read more
    Published on 2019-02-11
  • Fourteenth Annual Pennies 4 Paws campaign Kicks Off February 12th
    Article Contributed byChautauqua County Humane Society The Chautauqua County Humane Society (CCHS) is excited to announce the fourteenth annual Pennies 4 Paws campaign that will be kicking off February 12 and will run through the end of April. This campaign will benefit the animals at CCHS significantly by providing essential ... read more
    Published on 2019-02-11
  • Maple Grove QB Carson Crist commits to Mercyhurst University
    Article Contributed byJustin HanftHead Football Coach Maple Grove quarterback, Carson Crist, 1st Team Class D, Post Journal and 3rd Team All WNY selection this past fall has committed to Mercyhurst University. The 6-foot-2 signal caller will strap on the pads for Laker Nation as a punter. Maple Grove coach Justin ... read more
    Published on 2019-02-11
  • National Heart Month
    Contributing WriterJeffrey Barkstrom February is national heart month in addition to being the month of valentines day. What is good good for heart health in the long run? So common thought is that you, you need to eat a low fat diet and take cholesterol medicine to keep your cholesterol ... read more
    Published on 2019-02-11
  • A Vision Come True: Spring 2019 Sees Completion
    Contributing WriterWalt PickutBoard of Directors, MMMAA Spring, 2019 will see the completion of the Martz-Kohl Observatory’s 10-year expansion project. For readers and guests who have been following the progress, a brief history was recently prepared by long-time member, Richard Carlson, a founding member of the association who, as a teenage ... read more
    Published on 2019-02-11
  • Man Versus Nature
    Contributing WriterSteve Sorenson Last week’s news reports told of a jogger in Colorado who was attacked by a mountain lion. It’s another “Man versus Nature” story, though this one had a surprise ending. He killed the cat by strangling it with his bare hands. “Nature” often gets the best of ... read more
    Published on 2019-02-11
  • Three Fold Cords
    Contributing WriterPastor Shawn HannonHope Lutheran Church Arcade, NY A few years ago paracord bracelets were all the rage. You could buy them essentially anywhere, or, better yet, you could make the bracelets yourself. For most people it was a fashion statement. For others, it was a tool. Paracord is a ... read more
    Published on 2019-02-11
  • Schumer: Making Jamestown, NY The Official National Comedy Center Is No Laughing Matter!
    Article Contributed byNational Comedy Center U.S. Senate Minority Leader Charles E. Schumer today launched a final push to pass legislation that will designate Jamestown’s National Comedy Center as the official “National Comedy Center” of the United States via a provision Schumer pushed to include in the 2019 Lands Package. Schumer ... read more
    Published on 2019-02-11
  • Mayville-Chautauqua Chamber Announces 33rd Annual Presidents’ Day Weekend Winter Festival
    Contributing WriterMayville-Chautauqua Community Chamber of Commerce The Mayville-Chautauqua Community Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce its 33rd annual Presidents’ Day Weekend Winter Festival, which will take place Feb. 15–17, 2019 at Lakeside Park in Mayville, along the shores of scenic Chautauqua Lake. This annual winter event, a highly anticipated ... read more
    Published on 2019-02-11
  • What’s Ice Good For?
    That’s a question I ask myself every winter, especially when I have to scrape it off my windshield – again. Or on snowy days when I slide past another Stop sign downtown or at the bottom of another hill out in the country. Snow and ice can certainly do create ... read more
    Published on 2019-02-11
  • Valentine Trivia
    The post Valentine Trivia appeared first on Jamestown Gazette. ... read more
    Published on 2019-02-11
  • Misunderstood on purpose?
    Just about everybody’s parents, grandparents or multi-great grandparents came to America from someplace where they did not speak English. So why do products today come with the same instructions in as many as 16 languages? Isn’t this America where we learn to work together? Some people must hate foreigners so ... read more
    Published on 2019-02-11

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