• Agriculture Trivia
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    Published on 2020-03-30
  • Around Town: Week of 3-30-2020
    Published on 2020-03-30
  • JCB Journal: 1950
    A new manager greeted the fans and players of the 1950 Jamestown Falcons. 60-year-old Bob Shawkey, a major league pitcher of 15 years, was the choice of the Detroit Tigers to lead their Class D ball club at Municipal Stadium. Shawkey, who was the winning pitcher of the first-ever game ... read more
    Published on 2020-03-30
  • Chautauqua County Extends Delinquent Tax Redemption Period
    Chautauqua County will extend the time period delinquent property owners will have to pay property taxes to avoid the County’s current real property tax foreclosure from April 15, 2020 to June 18, 2020. The County’s 2020 tax foreclosure proceeding was commenced as of January 2, 2020, and provided that the ... read more
    Published on 2020-03-30
  • First Positive Case of COVID-19 Confirmed in Warren County
    Warren County Public Safety has identified the first confirmed case of COVID-19 in Warren County. With the increasing number of positive cases in both Pennsylvania and nearby New York state, this was not an unexpected result. No specific information will be provided about the patient, except that the individual is ... read more
    Published on 2020-03-30
  • Hunting, Fishing, and COVID-19 Questions
    Steve SorensenContribiting WriterRumors are flying. People are asking, “How will this new corona virus affect me?” Don’t bother to ask. It has already affected you, even if you’re not infected. “Did this new virus come from a Chinese biological warfare lab?” No. That’s a rumor. Scientists who study these ... read more
    Published on 2020-03-30
  • Until the Next PenNY Coin Show
    So due to circumstances beyond all of our control you missed the PenNY Show at the Herman Kent Post #777. It was cancelled but don’t worry – there will be another coin show at that same location on September 13th of this year. So what do you do with your ... read more
    Published on 2020-03-30
  • Agriculture is an Essential Business
    “It’s business as usual with adherence to the CDC’s and USDA’s guidelines for human safety. The things we have all been seeing and reading, washing your hands, etc.,” according to Lisa Kempisty, Cornell Cooperative Extension, Agriculture Community Educator (Dairy & Livestock), “the important piece is don’t panic. The dairy producers ... read more
    Published on 2020-03-30
  • Lutheran Begins Employee Meal Program During Stressful Time in Healthcare
    With everyone’s nerves on high alert as the Novel Coronavirus continues to sweep through New York State, Senior Leadership at the Lutheran Campus in Jamestown have made sure to pay extra attention to the staff and their needs during this time of uncertainty. As a healthcare facility, nursing homes are ... read more
    Published on 2020-03-30
  • At the Center of Caring
    It is all-hands-on-deck right now at the Chautauqua Center. The doctors, nurses and staff have quickly implemented COVID-19 protocols as the health center pivots to meet the new needs of the community. CEO Michael Pease and his leadership team have been in daily talks with County and other local, state ... read more
    Published on 2020-03-30
  • Community Needs Assessment Completed by Chautauqua Opportunities, Inc. Addresses Poverty Within the County
    Chautauqua County has one of the highest poverty rates in the state of New York. The Community Needs Assessment, which is completed every three years by Chautauqua Opportunities, Inc., addresses the issues surrounding poverty. With over half of the renter population deemed rent-burdened, the low availability of higher paying jobs, ... read more
    Published on 2020-03-30
  • Faith Matters: Jesus Wept
    Jesus wept. He was at the funeral of his friend Lazarus whom he loved. The reality of his friend’s cold, dead body lying behind a stone in a cave was enough to move him to tears. But the addition of Lazarus’ sisters Mary and Martha – whom Jesus also loved ... read more
    Published on 2020-03-30
  • In Loving Memory: 3-30-2020
    March 17 Dorothy R. Grimes Hansen, 67 formerly of KennedyFalconer Funeral Home Sharon E. Wakeley. 76, of MayvilleFreay Funeral Home March 18 Catherine A. Kopp, 52 of JamestownLind Funeral Home Lori L. McLaughlin, 53, of WarrenDonald E Lewis Funeral Home James V. Patti, 87 formerly of JamestownLind Funeral Home Michael ... read more
    Published on 2020-03-30
  • A Light in the Darkness
    Contributing Editor Walt PickutEven when the sun is out, some days can seem very dark. Anybody who has lived through hard times knows that. So, what’s the truth? Is the day light or dark? Sorry, that’s a trick question. “It’s your reaction to adversity, not adversity itself that determines ... read more
    Published on 2020-03-30
  • County Manufacturers Encouraged to Produce Needed Supplies for COVID-19 Response
    In response to a shortage of products to respond to the COVID-19 crisis in New York State, the County and the County of Chautauqua Industrial Development Agency (CCIDA) are encouraging local health care professionals, schools of public health or medicine, and providers and manufacturers of Personal Protective Equipment products to ... read more
    Published on 2020-03-30
  • JCC Continues Remote Operations
    Jamestown Community College has taken extensive steps to protect students, their families, and the public in response to the COVID-19 health crisis. “Our top priority is the health and safety of our students and employees, and helping our students complete the semester,” said JCC president Daniel T. DeMarte. “Before moving ... read more
    Published on 2020-03-30
  • Community of Lights to Light Up Jamestown
    “We have a great chance to bring a little more light and happiness to Jamestown in a dark time,” said Zach Agett, Marketing and Events Manager for the Jamestown Renaissance Corporation (JRC). JRC is partnering with Kristie Voty, the owner of Chautauqua Sign who originated the idea, to create the ... read more
    Published on 2020-03-30
  • Week of March 30, 2020
    Published on 2020-03-30
  • Around Town: Week of 3-23-2020
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    Published on 2020-03-23
  • County DPF Division of Solid Waste to Return to Normal Operations
    The Chautauqua County Department of Public Facilities (DPF) Division of Solid Waste will be returning to normal operations effective Monday, March 23, 2020. In light of further clarification from the State that sanitation and solid waste are considered essential services, the North, South, West and Ellery County Transfer Stations and ... read more
    Published on 2020-03-23
  • Tom Reed and Local Officials Met With the Chautuaqua Center to Discuss COVID-19
    Yesterday the Chautauqua Center welcomed Congressman Tom Reed, County Executive PJ Wendel and Mayor Willie Rosas to their Dunkirk clinic site for a roundtable discussion about COVID-19 and the emerging needs of our local health system. The health center has been working closely with Christine Schuyler, Public Health Director of ... read more
    Published on 2020-03-23
  • Chamber Corner: Week of 3-23-2020
    Buy Safe! Buy Small!Buy Local! We are doing our best to stay in front of the changes both in New York State and across the country at this time as the global pandemic of COVID-19 impacts our lives and our businesses. At the time this is published there probably will ... read more
    Published on 2020-03-23
  • Statement From the Mayor’s Office on Govenor Cuomo’s Workforce Reduction Order
    Today, Governor Cuomo ordered all non-essential businesses to send 100% of workforce home as well as cancelling all non-essential gatherings, effective Sunday March 22, 2020. Because of this, the City of Jamestown will be closing all City offices, effective Monday, March 23, 2020. We ask for patience during this time, ... read more
    Published on 2020-03-23
  • I Love My Hometown: Sarah Parasiliti
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    Published on 2020-03-23
  • Healthy Hygiene Trivia
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    Published on 2020-03-23
  • Jamestown BPU Temporarily Suspends Yard Waste Bag Collection
    The Jamestown Board of Public Utilities (BPU) temporarily has suspended its Yard Waste Bag collection service. In a move to assure personnel for essential services such as garbage and recycling collection and to protect employees against disease, Yard Waste Bag collection will be delayed until crews are at full capacity ... read more
    Published on 2020-03-23
  • Charter to Offer Free Access to Spectrum Broadband & Wi-Fi for 60-Days for New K-12 and College Student Housholds & more
    In the coming weeks, many Americans will be affected either directly or indirectly by COVID-19 and Charter is focused on serving and supporting our 29 million customers. Americans rely on high speed broadband in nearly every aspect of their lives and Charter is committed to ensuring our customers maintain reliable ... read more
    Published on 2020-03-23
  • City Encourages Families of K-12 and College Students to Sign Up for Free Spectrum Broadband & Wi-Fi
    Due to the recent closure of Jamestown Public Schools as well as SUNY and numerous other colleges, and the implementation of distance learning the Mayor’s office is encouraging all families to sign up for Charter’s offer of free internet for families with K-12 and/or college students who do not already ... read more
    Published on 2020-03-23
  • Kontinuing for Kallie
    “I had no idea the words Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia would consume my life-and eventually end up taking my daughter’s.” When Kallie Swan was diagnosed with pediatric cancer at 21 months old, an entire community rallied around the Swan family. Although Kallie ultimately lost her battle in 2015, The Kallie’s Krusade ... read more
    Published on 2020-03-23
  • JCB Journal: 1949
    Contributing Writer Randy Anderson, President, Chautauqua Sports Hall of Fame1949 was the beginning of the Jamestown Falcons second decade as a charter member of the PONY (Pennsylvania-Ontario-New York) League and first year under ownership of the Detroit Tigers. In previous years the team had been owned by the Pittsburgh ... read more
    Published on 2020-03-23

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