• Week of February 11, 2019
    Published on 2019-02-11
  • Jamestown Skatepark Project Awarded Built-To-Play Skatepark Grant
    Article Contributed byJamestown Parks, Recreation & Conservation Department The City of Jamestown and the locally-driven Jamestown Skatepark Project have been awarded a Built to Play Skatepark grant of up to $250,000 in matching funds. Built to Play Skatepark Grants are made possible through a partnership between the Tony Hawk Foundation ... read more
    Published on 2019-02-06
  • Community Mental Wellness Event at MHA Tuesday, February 12
    Article Contributed byMental Health Association in Chautauqua County The Chautauqua County Department of Mental Hygiene and the Mental Health Association in Chautauqua County (MHA) invite the community to join them on Tuesday, February 12, for a Community Mental Wellness Event. From 12:30 to 3 p.m., you can learn more about ... read more
    Published on 2019-02-06
  • Chautauqua Hospice and Palliative Care Annual Bouquet Sale
    Article Contributed byChautauqua Hospice and Palliative Care Chautauqua Hospice & Palliative Care’s Spring Bouquet Sale is now in progress. The beautiful bouquets will bring smiles to loved ones while supporting CHPC’s therapeutic, community bereavement and palliative services. Orders for bouquets will be taken until February 28 and bouquets will be ... read more
    Published on 2019-02-06
  • UPMC Chautauqua Sponsors Paint Jamestown
    Article Contributed byJamestown Renaissance Corporation UPMC Chautauqua, part of a world-class healthcare delivery system, will be lending a paint brush to improvements in the Jamestown neighborhoods. Managed by the Jamestown Renaissance Corporation (JRC), and with support from Sherwin Williams and the Jamestown Department of Development, a new program called Paint ... read more
    Published on 2019-02-06
  • Fredonia Welcomes Formal Exercise Science Major
    Article Contributed byState University of New York at Fredonia High school students aspiring to work in the growing health professions field have an attractive option at the State University of New York at Fredonia following formal approval of its B.S. in Exercise Science degree by the New York State Education ... read more
    Published on 2019-02-06
  • Audubon Little Explorers are Snow Scientists on Saturday, February 9
    Article Contributed byAudubon Community Nature Center Have you ever wondered why snowflakes disappear when you come inside or if all snowflakes are really different? You and the three- to eight-year-old child(ren) in your life can find out at Audubon Community Nature Center’s Little Explorers on Saturday, February 9, 10-11:30 a.m. ... read more
    Published on 2019-02-06
  • Items To Take To The Tax Preparer
    Article Contributed byMetro Creative Connections For many working Americans, April 15 is synonymous with taxes. But taxpayers may be happy to learn that they have two extra days to file their returns in 2018. That’s because this year April 15 falls on a Sunday, and April 16 is Emancipation Day, ... read more
    Published on 2019-02-06
  • New Abortion Legislation Adopted
    Article Contributed byAssemblyman Andy Goodell New abortion legislation passed the State Legislature last week and was immediately signed into law by Governor Cuomo that removed the requirement that abortions be performed by a physician, removed the requirement that an abortion be performed in a hospital, eliminated all criminal protections for ... read more
    Published on 2019-02-06
  • The WNY Working Families Party to Hold Candidate Interviews
    Article Contributed byWNY Working Families The Working Families Party will be holding interviews for those candidates who are seeking our endorsement. The New York Working Families Party is New York’s progressive political party. The Working Families Party is focused on tackling the political, economic, and educational inequality that deprive working ... read more
    Published on 2019-02-06
  • The Back Room Radio Hour Returns to the Chadakoin Club
    Article Contributed byBack Room Radio Hour The Back Room Radio Hour returns to the Chadakoin Club as host Bill Ward welcomes acclaimed recording artist Gretchen Pleuss and special guest Ted Anderson on February 7 at 7 pm. Gretchen Pleuss is an Ohio-bred singer/songwriter whose soft vocals and evocative songwriting ability ... read more
    Published on 2019-02-05
  • St. Mary’s Cemetery Restoration Committee to Host 7th Annual St. Patrick’s Day Fundraiser
    Article Contributed bySt. Mary’s Cemetery Restoration Committee The St. Mary’s Cemetery Restoration Committee of Guernsey Hollow continues to focus on restoring the cemetery to its rightful place in the South Valley community. Significant progress has been made. With that in mind, numerous projects are at various stages of completion. Currently, ... read more
    Published on 2019-02-05
  • Ring Elementary School UPK Students Learn About Simple Machines
    Article Contributed byJamestown Public Schools “You can change all these little knobs to make the stitches bigger, so it’s a machine. This is actually called a sewing machine,” said Ring Elementary School UPK Paraprofessional Katrina Robbins to UPK students. Mrs. Robbins was showing four-year-old UPK students how a sewing machine ... read more
    Published on 2019-02-05
  • “Little Women” Coming to Washington Street Theatre, Olean Theatre Workshop
    Article Contributed byOlean Theatre Workshop Little Women, a story that never will grow old for its treatment of a mother’s love for her children and their appreciation. Who can forget tom boy Jo and her sacrificing her glorious hair to help finance her mother’s trip to Washington, when the telegram ... read more
    Published on 2019-02-05
  • Two and a Half Laughs Comedy Club to add local flavor to lineup
    Article Contributed byTwo and a Half Laughs Comedy Club Two and a Half Laughs Comedy Club announce the outstanding lineup of comedians coming to Jamestown’s only comedy club through February 2019 as well as the addition of some local talent starting off the coming shows. February 7th & 8th: Paul ... read more
    Published on 2019-02-05
  • Jefferson Middle School 8th Graders Spread Kindness
    Article Contributed by Jamestown Public Schools Jefferson Middle School eighth graders, Kierston Fraley and Oliviah La Mountain, decided to spread positivity at their school with a “Positivity Mailbox” in the library. The young ladies approached Library Media Specialist, Julie Livengood, while decorating the library desk for Valentine’s Day. They ... read more
    Published on 2019-02-05
  • State Legislature Approves Free Tuition for Illegal Immigrants
    Article Contributed byAssemblyman Andy Goodell The State Legislature this week approved free tuition for illegal immigrants and certain out-of-state residents, over the objections of Assemblyman Andy Goodell (R,C,I Jamestown) and Senator Cathy Young (R,C,I Olean). The legislation was immediately signed by Governor Cuomo. “The legislation, entitled the DREAM Act, is ... read more
    Published on 2019-02-05
  • Rolling Hills Radio to Host Christine Lavin and Jen Sygit
    Article Contributed byRolling Hills Radio On Monday, February 11 at Shawbucks in downtown Jamestown, NY, Rolling Hills Radio will present two singer-songwriters: Christine Lavin and Jen Sygit. Christine Lavin is a singer/songwriter/guitarist/recording artist who has been based in New York City since 1984. She has just released her 23rd solo ... read more
    Published on 2019-02-05
  • City of Jamestown Department of Public Works has Snow Plow Concerns
    Article Contributed byCity of Jamestown Department of Public Works Jeffrey Lehman, P.E., Director of Public Works for the City of Jamestown, announced with the winter season upon us, the City is hoping to enlist the assistance of its residents. City plow operators often face various obstacles while working to keep ... read more
    Published on 2019-02-05
  • Aspire of Western NY iXpress Art Program to Host Month Long Exhibit
    Article Contributed byAspire of Western NY Artists from the Aspire of Western NY iXpress Art Program are hosting an exhibit of their extraordinary works beginning February 3rd at Ryders Cup, 28 Chautauqua Avenue, Lakewood. This diverse exhibit features works by artists with physical and developmental disabilities and is part of ... read more
    Published on 2019-02-05
  • “Little Women” Coming to Washington Street Theatre, Olean
    Article Contributed byOlean Theatre Workshop Little Women, a story that never will grow old for its treatment of a mother’s love for her children and their appreciation. Who can forget tom boy Jo and her sacrificing her glorious hair to help finance her mother’s trip to Washington, when the telegram ... read more
    Published on 2019-02-05
  • Jackson Center presents 14th Annual Jackson Day Event in Warren County
    Article Contributed byRobert H. Jackson Center Robert H. Jackson in Warren County Day is celebrated annually in recognition of U.S. Supreme Court Justice Jackson’s birth in nearby Spring Creek, Pennsylvania in 1892. This year’s Jackson Day program is entitled, “From William Penn to John Marshall to Robert H. Jackson” and ... read more
    Published on 2019-02-04
  • BPU Suggests Ways to Avoid Frozen Pipes and Meters at Home or at Work
    Article Contributed byJamestown Board of Public Utilities Jamestown Board of Public Utilities (BPU) water customers can take action to prevent frozen water pipes and frozen water meters that could occur as a result of extreme cold temperatures. BPU Water Division officials note that customers may want to keep water streaming ... read more
    Published on 2019-02-04
  • CSHOF Will Honor Thirty Eight Top Chautauqua County High School, Collegiate, and Community Athletes at Banquet
    The Chautauqua Sports Hall of Fame will honor thirty-eight (38) of Chautauqua County’s top high school, collegiate and community athletes for achieving New York State championships, First Team All-State status, National championships or All-American status in their respective sports during the past year at its 38th annual Induction Dinner on ... read more
    Published on 2019-02-04
  • 2019 Chautauqua Sports Hall of Fame Inductees
    Cheryl BaileyCheryl Bailey Growing up as a student at Southwestern Central School, Cheryl Bailey did not have any officially recognized girls sports in which to participate. That certainly didn’t derail her passion for them, however. And when Title IX went into effect in 1972, she ran with the boys track ... read more
    Published on 2019-02-04
  • CSHOF to Present Endowed Legacy Society Awards
    Article Contributed byChautauqua Sports Hall of Fame The Chautauqua Sports Hall of Fame will honor outstanding contributors to Chautauqua County sports by presenting endowed Legacy Society Awards at its 38th annual Induction Dinner on Monday, February 18th, at the Lakewood Rod and Gun Club: The Bill Rollinger and Tony LeVoie ... read more
    Published on 2019-02-04
  • Newsletters
    Contributing WriterJanet Wahlberg How many of you have used Newsletters from various Historical and Genealogical Societies for research? These are a bit more labor intensive but can yield valuable nuggets. The Hall House at the Fenton History Center has several newsletters that cover many years. A partial list follows: American ... read more
    Published on 2019-02-04
  • You have a call story
    Contributing WriterPastor Scott Hannon St. John Lutheran Church, Amhert, NY You have a call story – a story of God naming you and claiming you, setting you apart and sending you on a mission. Call stories are normally thought of in terms of the saints and rock-stars of our faith. ... read more
    Published on 2019-02-04
  • Sauteed Spiral Veggies
    Contributing WriterVicki McGraw Elegant Edibles Catering Happy February! By now, I do believe most of us are really, REALLY sick of crazy, dreary weather. The only redeeming quality the cold dark evenings and frigid, snowy weekends has is making me feel a little less guilty when I just sit back, ... read more
    Published on 2019-02-04
  • St. James Church to Host “Soup & A Song” Featuring Bill Ward
    Article Contributed bySt. Susan Center On Saturday February 9th , St. James Church, located at 27th Allen Street Jamestown, NY 14701 will host “Soup and a Song” featuring Bill Ward and Friends and a great meal. For the modest admission price of $10 guests will be treated to an evening ... read more
    Published on 2019-02-04

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