• Around Town: Week of 08-01-2022
    Published on 2022-08-01
  • Community Music Project Looking for Singers.
    The CMP Chorale is currently looking for singers to join our very popular ensemble and reestablish our pre-COVID greatness. The CMP Chorale was formed in 2018 with over 90 singers comprised of community members from Ashville, Mayville, Stow, Findley Lake, Randolph, Clymer, Portland, Panama, Dunkirk, Frewsburg, Westfield, Fredonia, Ellington, Chautauqua, ... read more
    Published on 2022-08-01
  • Grape Discovery Center Welcomes New Brewery to Site
    Popular Seattle-based Ghostfish Brewing Company (GBC) beverages will soon be produced locally when a new East Coast processing and distribution center opens within the existing vacant space at the Grape Discovery Center (GDC) in Westfield, New York. The County of Chautauqua Industrial Development Agency (CCIDA) Board of Directors passed a ... read more
    Published on 2022-08-01
  • The Chautauqua Center Announces 9th Annual Backpack Distribution and Community Event to Celebrate National Health Center Week
    For the ninth consecutive year, The Chautauqua Center (TCC) and supporting organization The Waterfront Foundation are spearheading the area’s largest backpack and school supply giveaway to benefit local students. This week, volunteers convened to assemble nearly 2,000 backpacks that were filled with school supplies for TCC’s Community Picnic Events taking ... read more
    Published on 2022-08-01
  • Mrs. Butler (Tabetha) is retiring!
    Please join us for a celebration of her 24 years of service as Director of the Library Come share your memories and your well wishes with Mrs. Butler Light refreshments will be available Saturday August 20th at 3 pm The post Mrs. Butler (Tabetha) is retiring! appeared first on Jamestown ... read more
    Published on 2022-08-01
  • Heritage Announces New CHRO
    Lisa Haglund, President and CEO of Heritage Ministries, recently announced the promotion of Danielle Bozich, SHRM-SCP, MBA, of Lake View, NY, to the role of Chief Human Resources Officer (CHRO). Previously, Bozich served as the Vice President of Human Resources for the organization. As CHRO, Danielle will be responsible for ... read more
    Published on 2022-08-01
  • The Everyday Hunter: Congressman Seeks to Gut Wildlife Funding
    Who funds wildlife? That might seem like an odd question. Government has countless programs that fund people, but wildlife doesn’t pay rent, use food stamps, buy health insurance, or draw Social Security. And it gets nothing from the defense budget. Why would wildlife need funding? What do we mean by ... read more
    Published on 2022-08-01
  • Geneology: New York State Resources
    Currently, the Hall House is presenting a series of workshops on doing research in New York State. It is a 12-part program and is spread over 2022 and 2023. Many of us who reside in New York State will at some time be doing research in the records connected to ... read more
    Published on 2022-08-01
  • This is Hard
    Contributing WriterRev. Dr. Scott D. HannonSt. John Lutheran Church, Amherst, NY This is hard. Life in the coronatimes is difficult. It is tough time to be old and a tough time to be young. It is a tough time to be working and a tough time for those looking for ... read more
    Published on 2022-08-01
  • In Loving Memory: Week of 8-01-2022
    July 19 Jody Gauggel, 63, of Jamestown Lind Funeral Home Donald Lumbert, 92, of Brocton Riles & Woolley Funeral Home July 20 Lois E. Carter Riles & Woolley Funeral Home Louis A. Chiodo, 65, of Warren Donald E Lewis Funeral Home Richard Louis Gearhart, 85, of Gerry Distasio Funeral Home ... read more
    Published on 2022-08-01
  • The Mystery of Laughter
    Nobody knows what it is! At least nobody who thinks they’re really smart. Psychologists have studied it, scientists have picked it apart, and even theologians have meditated on whether it’s good or bad for you. But maybe it is worth studying because laughing can kill you. Consider these real-life examples ... read more
    Published on 2022-08-01
  • Audubon Seeks Monarch Festival Volunteers, Vendors and Supporters
    Audubon Community Nature Center (ACNC) is putting out a call for help for its annual Monarch Butterfly Festival that will be in full swing again this year. On the last Saturday in August, Audubon transforms its multipurpose room into a garden of flowers and free-flying butterflies and offers nature walks, ... read more
    Published on 2022-08-01
  • How some famous comedians got their starts
    It is an ideal time to reflect on some of the popular comics who have entertained throughout the years and how they got their starts in the industry. l Roseanne Barr: Born in Salt Lake City, Utah, Barr turned her experiences as a wife and mother into a stand-up comedy ... read more
    Published on 2022-08-01
  • Lucille Ball Comedy Festival Returns Guess Who’s Coming to Town!
    ho’s coming to town this week? “It just might be a redneck,” if you like laughing with Jeff Foxworthy, one of this year’s top-billed headliners at the 2022 Lucille Ball Comedy Festival—Wednesday through Sunday this week—August 3 through 7. And there’s much more for everybody else, too. The National Comedy ... read more
    Published on 2022-08-01
  • Read This Week’s Issue – August 1, 2022
    Published on 2022-08-01
  • Around Town: Week of 7-25-2022
    Published on 2022-07-25
  • Creche’s FriYay Supports UPMC Chautauqua’s Newborns
    For more than a century, Crèche has raised significant funding to provide for the needs of children in Chautauqua County. Each year, the Crèche Hospital Committee helps fulfill wishes from child-related departments at UPMC Chautauqua. Crèche recently had a FriYay Fundraising event at the S. Tier Distillery on June 3rd. ... read more
    Published on 2022-07-25
  • Remembering Brooklyn Square: Warm Summer Nights
    Nothing could bring out the neighbors at our end of Derby Street like warm summer nights. By July, the city heat had found its way to second floor apartments in two-story houses that lined the block, and by night fall we often sought relief, hoping to catch a breeze, by ... read more
    Published on 2022-07-25
  • Assemblyman Lemondes, Senator Borrello Host Joint Press Conference Calling for Further Agricultural Education in NY Schools
    Assemblyman John Lemondes (R,C,I-Lafayette) and Sen. George Borrello (R,C,I,LIBT-Sunset Bay) were joined by legislative colleagues, agriculture industry professionals, education professionals and local leadership at a July 20 press conference to champion the further implementation of agricultural education in New York state schools. New York’s agriculture industry, valued at about $5.75 ... read more
    Published on 2022-07-25
  • 5 ways local businesses can make the most of the county fair
    County fairs are family-friendly events that provide wholesome fun and foods that are hard to find elsewhere. County fairs also provide great opportunities for local businesses to attract new customers. Fairs draw large crowds, which should appeal to small business owners who want to market their businesses in a way ... read more
    Published on 2022-07-25
  • SUNY JCC Beginning New Era of Athletics on Cattaraugus County Campus
    Later this summer, the outdated logo at center court of the Olean Family YMCA gym floor will be removed and replaced with one of a Jayhawk. The change will symbolically mark a new era of athletics at SUNY Jamestown Community College’s Cattaraugus Campus. Athletics returned to the campus in fall ... read more
    Published on 2022-07-25
  • WCA Foundation Presents Murray S. Marsh Scholarship Award
    Kristin Melville, Executive Director at the WCA Foundation presented Gabriella Chudy with the 2022 Murray S. Marsh Outstanding Student Award at UPMC Chautauqua Medical Laboratory Science Program graduation ceremonies on June 15. Ms. Chudy earned a BS in Medical Technology from SUNY Fredonia. She was presented an award of $500. ... read more
    Published on 2022-07-25
  • Twan Leenders to Speak at Conservancy Annual Meeting August 3rd
    The Chautauqua Watershed Conservancy will hold its 2022 annual meeting at the Chautauqua Harbor Hotel in Celoron on Wednesday, August 3rd from 5-7pm, which is open to both CWC members and the public. This year’s featured speaker will be author, photographer, biologist and CWC Ecological Restoration Manager, Twan Leenders, who ... read more
    Published on 2022-07-25
  • United Way Labor Committee Selects James Cama for 2022 Mason Award
    Every year United Way solicits local union halls for nominations and convenes past winners to select a member or staff person from organized labor who contributes to the community through volunteer service. The Joseph H. Mason award and “Salute to Labor” Dinner honors the legacy of Joe Mason, who served ... read more
    Published on 2022-07-25
  • Chamber Corner: Week of 7-25-2022
    Let the Chamber Help with Your Grand Opening Plans It takes more than luck for a business to be successful. It requires planning and work. Fortunately, there are a number of resources available locally to help give businesses the right start. From the County of Chautauqua Industrial Development Agency to ... read more
    Published on 2022-07-25
  • Faith Matters: Week of 7-25-2022
    Pastor Shawn HannonHope Lutheran Church, Arcade, NY Mulligans There’s a classic joke about Moses, Jesus, and another guy playing golf. Moses hits his ball toward the water, but the water parts. Jesus hits his ball toward the water, but it hovers right on top. The other guy whacks his ball ... read more
    Published on 2022-07-25
  • In Loving Memory: Week of 7-25-2022
    July 11 Patricia Buttafaro, 89, of Lakewood Lind Funeral Home Timothy J. George, 58, of Randolph VanRensselaer & Son Funeral Home Shirley M. Hayward, 87, of Ashville Falconer Funeral Home Rebecca L. Coen Wilks, 64, of Warren Peterson-Blick Funeral Home July 12 Sherrel L. Aker, 72, of Warren Donald E ... read more
    Published on 2022-07-25
  • Words of Wisdom: Week of 7-25-2022
    Contributing Editor Walt Pickut The Mama Bear Business… Every hunter knows this: Don’t get between a mama bear and her cubs. As a matter of fact, papa bears aren’t much fun to mess with either, even when the cubs are not around. But every bear cub needs a big bear ... read more
    Published on 2022-07-25
  • 2022 Book & Paper Show in Mayville to Benefit Jamestown Trolley Car Restoration Project
    The 2022 Vintage Book and Paper Show & Sale is returning the first weekend of August to Chautauqua County, and this year it is at a new and larger location. The event will take place from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Chautauqua Suites (215 West Lake Rd. / Route ... read more
    Published on 2022-07-25
  • CITY UNVEILS ’ HOME OF 10,000 MANIACS’ SIGN AT CITY ENTRACE
    Mayor Eddie Sundquist, along with members of 10,000 Maniacs and local elected officials, unveiled a new “Home of 10,000 Maniacs” sign at the North Main Street entrance sign today, joining Lucille Ball, Roger Tory Peterson, and Robert H. Jackson as those honored on City entrance signs. Dennis Drew, Steve Gustafson, ... read more
    Published on 2022-07-25

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