• Annual Santa Parade
    Article Contributed byLisa Yaggie Falconer Rotary Club President, Alan Gustafson, is thrilled that the 16-member group of Rotarians is able to step in and sponsor the long-held village tradition of the Annual Santa Parade, slated this year for Saturday, November 18th at 1p.m. “For decades, the Falconer Business Association ... read more
    Published on 2017-11-15
  • Student Work Selected For Best Of SUNY Exhibition
    Molly Morse, Apis Mellifera, computer design, 27” x 40”Article Contributed byJamestown Community College Works by Jamestown Community College students Samantha Nordlund, Ceilyann Semidey, and Molly Morse of Jamestown, Morgan Anderson of Ashville, and Obehi Ejele of England were among the submissions selected for inclusion in the Best of the State ... read more
    Published on 2017-11-15
  • JHS Music Boosters Spaghetti Dinner & Concert
    Olivia Gren, Brayden Higbee, Michelina Cersosimo, Hannah Hornyack, Jacob Ryan and Andrew RoofArticle Contributed byJamestown Public Schools Jamestown High School Music Boosters will hold a Pasta Dinner along with a free music concert on Wednesday, November 15th. The pasta dinner is from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. in the JHS cafeteria ... read more
    Published on 2017-11-15
  • Choral Masterwork Concert Featuring Vivaldi’s “Gloria” Scheduled for November 17
    St. Luke’s Vivaldi’s GloriaArticle Contributed bySt. Luke’s Episcopal Church The Festival Choir of St. Luke’s Episcopal Church will present its 7th annual Choral Masterwork concert on Friday evening, November 17th at 8pm. The annual event is held each year on the Friday before Thanksgiving, and traditionally features a major choral ... read more
    Published on 2017-11-15
  • JCC, Allegheny College Sign Transfer Agreement
    (Front L to R): Ron Cole, provost and dean of Allegheny College, and Marilyn Zagora, vice president of Jamestown Community College. (Back L to R): Jean Schrader, dean of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics, JCC; Ian Binnington, registrar and associate dean of academics, Allegheny; and Jan Bowman, professor of biology ... read more
    Published on 2017-11-15
  • Another 90th Birthday Celebration Held at Office for the Aging’s Westfield Senior Dining Site
    (L to R): Back row: Frankie Rothwell, Lucile Inwood, Jean Young, Roselyn Davies, Becky Blum, and Pam Raymond. Front row: Mary Cogliano; Birthday Girl, Dee Kaufman; Audrey Wilkinson; and Sylvia Colby.Article Contributed byChautauqua County Office for the Aging On November 7, 2017, participants of the Office for the Aging’s Senior ... read more
    Published on 2017-11-15
  • Here it is Holiday Season!
    Article Contributed byOffice for the Aging Here it is November and time for the holidays to really get started! It seems it gets earlier and earlier each year. We would like to thank all of our veterans for their service on Veterans day and also wish everyone a happy ... read more
    Published on 2017-11-14
  • Gifts for Avid Hunters, Anglers and Outdoorsmen
    Article Contributed byMetro Creative Connection The U.S. Fish & Wildlife Services’ 2011 National Survey of Fishing, Hunting and Wildlife-Associated Recreation unveiled that more than 90 million United States residents aged 16 or older participated in some sort of wildlife-related activity that year — the most recent year on record. Wildlife ... read more
    Published on 2017-11-14
  • Hazeltine Public Library to Host Flu Shot Clinic on December 5
    Article Contributed byHazeltine Public Library In partnership with Rite Aid Pharmacy the Hazeltine Public Library will be hosting a Flu Shot Clinic on Tuesday, December 5. From 12 p.m. – 2 p.m. representatives from the local pharmacy will be on hand to administer the flu shot. The clinic is open ... read more
    Published on 2017-11-14
  • Reg Lenna Center for The Arts Presents Sing A-Long-A Grease
    Article Contributed byThe Reg Lenna Center For The Arts Jamestown-area actor Adam Owens will host the Sing A-Long-A Grease.Reg Lenna Center for The Arts will present the audience participation movie event Sing A-Long-A Grease on Saturday, Nov. 18 at 7 p.m. The event features a screening of the 1978 movie ... read more
    Published on 2017-11-14
  • Friends & Colleagues Honor Persell Middle School Teacher Karen Harp Czysz
    Friends and colleagues of retired Persell Middle School teacher, Karen Harp Czysz, recently gathered to plant a tree in her memory outside of her former classroom with the help of Forestry Consultant Bruce E. Robinson. Not pictured is Jamestown City Arborist Dan Stone who helped facilitate the tree planting.Article Contributed ... read more
    Published on 2017-11-14
  • You Are Invited to Audubon Nature Play Day Sunday, November 19
    Audubon Community Nature Center invites two to eight year olds and their favorite adults to Nature Play Day outdoors on Sunday afternoon, November 19. Your child may enjoy gathering up evergreen branches like the girl pictured here.Article Contributed byAudubon Community Nature Center Audubon Community Nature Center invites you and the ... read more
    Published on 2017-11-14
  • Mental Health Association Outreach to the Spanish-Speaking Community
    Article Contributed byMental Health Association in Chautauqua County The cover story in the recent Mental Health Association in Chautauqua County (MHA) newsletter tells the story of certified peer specialist Luis Rosa. The Puerto Rican native’s dual language skills have enabled the MHA to extend their services to many Spanish-speaking members ... read more
    Published on 2017-11-14
  • The Living Christmas Tree
    Article Contributed byFirst Covenant Church Ushering in the Christmas season the first weekend in December will be the 33rd annual performances of the Living Christmas Tree at First Covenant Church in Jamestown. This year the 65 voice choir, youth choir, orchestra, and pageantry will present “I Have Seen the Light” ... read more
    Published on 2017-11-14
  • Infinity’s 19th Birthday Party
    Article Contributed byInfinity Visual and Performing Arts, Inc. On Friday, November 17, 2017 Infinity will celebrate 19 years of youth programming in Chautauqua County! Join Infinity for a birthday celebration at the Infinity Arts Café, on Friday, November 17 at 7:00pm, featuring live musical performances by Infinity students and ... read more
    Published on 2017-11-14
  • Christmas Trees and Wreaths Raise Funds for Care Packages
    Article Contributed byVeterans of Modern Warfare Chapter 20 The Veterans of Modern Warfare Chapter 20 of Jamestown is selling Christmas trees (donations start at $20) and homemade fresh wreaths (donations start at $5) to raise funds to send care packages overseas. Sale starts Black Friday, November 24th at 11:00 a.m. ... read more
    Published on 2017-11-14
  • Metro Creative Connection
    Article Contributed byThe State University of New York at Fredonia The Fredonia Technology Incubator will host a Hispanic entrepreneurial networking event, designed to engage with local Hispanic entrepreneurs, provide an opportunity to network with other business owners, and learn about entrepreneurial support and services provided by the incubator, on ... read more
    Published on 2017-11-13
  • Fluvanna Free Library to Host Service Appreciation Reception
    Article Contributed byFluvanna Free Library The Fluvanna Free Library will host a Service Appreciation Reception honoring those who protect and serve. Past and present military personnel as well as fire, rescue and law enforcement personnel are invited to attend to share stories, fellowship and enjoy refreshments provided by the ... read more
    Published on 2017-11-13
  • HOPE Chautauqua and CASAC Bring Youth Event to Chautauqua County
    Article Contributed byChautauqua Alcohol & Substance Abuse Council HOPE Chautauqua’s Youth Advisory Committee, an initiative of Chautauqua Alcohol & Substance Abuse Council, will be holding a Youth Power of Potential (POP) vent for all middle and high school students, their parents, and anyone who works with youth. The event ... read more
    Published on 2017-11-13
  • Youth Symphony Launches Fund Drive for 31th Season
    At their November meeting, Chautauqua Regional Youth Symphony (CRYS) board members sent letters to previous and prospective contributors, asking for their support of the 2017-2018 season. Among those participating in the effort were (seated L to R): Marie Karbacka, Lana Huston, Tammy Lachner (CRYS Manager), Tim O’Brien, (standing L to ... read more
    Published on 2017-11-13
  • The Importance of Food Safety
    Article Contributed byCornell Cooperative Extension of Chautauqua County Cornell Cooperative Extension of Chautauqua County’s Expanded Food & Nutrition Education Program (EFNEP) along with the Partnership for Food Safety Education team (PFSE) are working together to educate consumers on the importance of food safety with the fundamentals of Clean, Separate, ... read more
    Published on 2017-11-13
  • Anything but Shabby!
    Shabby Shrub owner Amy PikeArticle Contributed byLisa Yaggie Hidden gems are located all around Chautauqua County. You need to check out this one before the Holiday season! The Shabby Shrub, owned and operated by the captivating Amy Pike, is located at 4736 Cramer Drive in Ashville. Amy’s antique boutique is ... read more
    Published on 2017-11-13
  • Healthy Heart
    Contributing WriterJeffrey Barkstrom I just did an internet search for healthy heart diet and at the top of the search results were ads for two types of cereal and a weight loss system that includes eating ice cream, pizza and pasta. If we go beyond the advertising, what does ... read more
    Published on 2017-11-13
  • Robert’s Favorite Smashed Roots
    Contributing WriterVicki McGraw Oh, my gosh, Thanksgiving is next week! How is it here so soon? Are you ready? Anxious? Over-whelmed? Or maybe a little bit of everything is running through your head these days. I know my mind starts spinning when I think of the fast approach of the ... read more
    Published on 2017-11-13
  • Gratitude
    Contributing WriterPastor Shawn Hannon Hope Lutheran Church Arcade, NY As I write this, the first flakes of snow are falling outside my office window. It’s a certain sign that the seasons are changing, and, while I’m not quiet ready for the winter season (see the patio furniture still adorned for ... read more
    Published on 2017-11-13
  • Problem Solved by 100 Pilots
    Article Contributed byWalt Pickut Last week the Jamestown Gazette sat down with Southern Airways executive, Chief Marketing Officer R. Keith Sisson and Airport Director Ron Almeter at the Chautauqua County Airport. The prospects for restoring reliable low-cost air travel – along with some highly innovative solutions – were on ... read more
    Published on 2017-11-13
  • Elections and Transitions
    Article Contributed byWalt Pickut Elections can rock the boat. In fact, that is why democracies hold elections. The people take regular turns at the tiller to make sure the ship of state goes where they want it to go. It is called “Voting”. The best politicians respect the process. ... read more
    Published on 2017-11-13
  • A Taxing Issue
    Death and taxes, they say are the only two inevitabilities on the planet. Everything else can be rescheduled, dodged or bargained away. Benjamin Franklin usually gets the credit – or the blame – for saying so. Funny thing, though… no matter how inevitable, neither one of those things is ... read more
    Published on 2017-11-13
  • Cat got your tongue?
    Why don’t people return phone calls anymore? Is it the “TV syndrome” where you get so used to the off button you begin to treat people the same way, or the “Facebook disease” that lets you hit the “Unfriend” option without the unpleasantness of personal interaction? If I took ... read more
    Published on 2017-11-13
  • Cornucopia Trivia
    The post Cornucopia Trivia appeared first on Jamestown Gazette. ... read more
    Published on 2017-11-13

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