• Around Town: Week of 5-03-2021
    Published on 2021-05-03
  • “The Divided States of America” is Subject of May 9 Virtual Unitarian Service
    Dr. Greg Rabb, Jamestown Community College (JCC) professor of political science, is speaking at the Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Jamestown (UUCJ) virtual service on Sunday, May 9, 10:30 a.m. His subject is “The Divided States of America.” Rabb notes that since even before its coming into being in the 18th ... read more
    Published on 2021-05-03
  • Creative Mother’s Day Celebration and Gift Ideas
    On Sunday, May 9, 2021, millions of people will celebrate the special women in their lives, particularly the mothers, grandmothers and stepmothers who often tirelessly care for those they love. Created by Anna Jarvis in the early 20th century and designated an official United States holiday in 1914, Mother’s Day ... read more
    Published on 2021-05-03
  • KeyBank Foundation Supports Star Hospice House
    Chautauqua Hospice & Palliative Care is pleased to announce the $50,000 contribution from KeyBank, in partnership with the First Niagara Foundation, to its Our House Campaign to build a hospice residence in Chautauqua County. The hospice residence, which will be located adjacent to the CHPC administrative offices on Fairmount Ave. ... read more
    Published on 2021-05-03
  • JTA Donates to CCHS
    The Jamestown Teachers Association recently donated $500 to the Chautauqua County Humane Society’s Pennies 4 Paws campaign. JTA President Stephanie Sardi and Local Action Project Committee Chair Stephanie Baker presented the donation to CCHS Partnership Director, Brian Papalia who is holding Thomasina one of the cats currently up for adoption. ... read more
    Published on 2021-05-03
  • JHS Senior Selected for NYSSMA Conference All-States
    JHS senior, Alyssa Shimmel, was recently selected for the NYSSMA Conference All-State Wind Ensemble, which consists of the best high school musicians in New York State. Alyssa was one of two tubas chosen for the ensemble. This year, the group performed virtually. Students practiced at home, attended Zoom rehearsals, and ... read more
    Published on 2021-05-03
  • Everyday Hunter: The Learning Curve of a Turkey Hunter
    Compared to deer hunting, turkey hunting has a short legacy. Although turkeys were important to Native Americans, market hunting through the 1700s and 1800s brought a serious decline in population and we find few accounts of turkey hunting prior to the twentieth century. Adventures of famous nineteenth century hunters are ... read more
    Published on 2021-05-03
  • The Year of the Nurse
    What a year to be in the healthcare business! It has been a historic year. The World Health Organization named 2020 the International Year of the Nurse and the Midwife*. Nurses were on the front lines of a battle against an unknown, very contagious and often fatal disease. They continued ... read more
    Published on 2021-05-03
  • SUNY JCC to Allow Athletics Spectators at Limited Capacity
    SUNY Jamestown Community College Athletics, in accordance with state, NJCAA Region 3, and local guidance, will allow a limited number of fans to attend outdoor events for the spring semester. “We are happy that we can finally get fans back in the stands for our spring sports,” said Director of ... read more
    Published on 2021-05-03
  • Consequences of Unfair Police Treatment Focus of Final Brown Bag Talk
    “Health-Related Consequences of Unfair Treatment by Police” is both a timely topic and the title of a lecture University at Buffalo Assistant Professor of Sociology Christopher Dennison will deliver in the final Brown Bag Lunch Series talk of the spring semester at the State University of New York at Fredonia ... read more
    Published on 2021-05-03
  • Natural Health: Blue Zones
    Teams of medical researchers, anthropologists, demographers, and epidemiologists have searched every corner of the earth to find what they have dubbed Blue Zones. These are the pockets of people around the world with the highest life expectancy, or those with the highest proportion of people who live to be 100. ... read more
    Published on 2021-05-03
  • “A Trolley Guy” Passes Away
    Since 1996 when the first Trolley Car #93 Restoration Project article appeared in the Post Journal, I have been at times referred to as “The Trolley Guy”. The words “You’re the guy who pulled that trolley car out of the woods and wants to get it restored”, often followed. It ... read more
    Published on 2021-05-03
  • Geneology: Traveling for Research
    The arrival of sunny weather, daffodils, and researchers from out of the area made me think that it might be time to revisit “traveling for research”. I realize that it may be a bit longer before all research facilities open but why not be optimistic and ready to go when ... read more
    Published on 2021-05-03
  • How Motorcycle Riders can Stay Safe
    Warm weather and road trips often go hand-in-hand, and spring and summer are prime seasons for motorcycle riders to get out on the highway. Motorcycle riders are at an extreme disadvantage when sharing the road with cars and trucks. In the event of a collision, motorcycle riders can be seriously ... read more
    Published on 2021-05-03
  • SUNY JCC Offering a Wealth of Summer Learning for Music Lovers
    Those with a taste for music will have many opportunities to learn something new this summer at SUNY Jamestown Community College. Summertime offerings on the college’s Jamestown and Cattaraugus County campuses include learning how to play guitar, private voice and instrument lessons, and student-created internships with local theaters and music ... read more
    Published on 2021-05-03
  • Faith Matters: Week of 5-03-2021
    What are you afraid of? I used to be afraid of what lurked under my bed. Full disclosure: I still won’t let any of my limbs protrude from surface of the bed top at night. I’m petrified of snakes. And for about the last nine years I’ve had an intense ... read more
    Published on 2021-05-03
  • In Loving Memory: Week of 5-03-2021
    April 21 Diane P. Ervin, 67, of Warren Donald E Lewis Funeral Home Gertrude M. “Trudy” Reisenweber, 69, of Ashville Lind Funeral Home Barbara Ann Taylor, 78, of Russell Peterson-Blick Funeral Home Ernest J. Wiltsie Sr, 87, of Frewsburg Peterson Funeral Home April 22 Richard C. “Rik” Broxton, Jr., 63, ... read more
    Published on 2021-05-03
  • Nature or Nurture?
    Contributing Editor Walt Pickut It’s an old question. Did your DNA or your childhood make you who you are? Or maybe you and your own free will had something to do with it? Even Captain Kirk on the Starship Enterprise (AKA actor William Shatner) couldn’t figure it out. He once ... read more
    Published on 2021-05-03
  • CWC to Hold Annual Mother’s Day Wildflower Walk
    On Sunday, May 9th, the CWC will hold its annual Mother’s Day Wildflower Walk at the Bentley Nature Preserve, located on Bentley Avenue in Jamestown. This year, to help with social distancing, CWC is offering two group tours, the first starting at 1PM and led by local naturalist Jack Gulvin, ... read more
    Published on 2021-05-03
  • Read This Week’s Issue – May 3, 2021
    Published on 2021-05-03
  • Around Town: Week of 4-26-2021
    Published on 2021-04-26
  • All WNY and NW Pa. Part of Audubon May 1–9 Birdathon
    If you can observe and identify wild birds in Chautauqua, Cattaraugus or Erie Counties in New York or Warren, Erie, Crawford or McKean Counties in Pennsylvania any time during the first nine days of May, then you are eligible to participate in the Audubon Community Nature Center (ACNC) 2021 Birdathon. ... read more
    Published on 2021-04-26
  • COI Offering Help to Landlords & Tenants
    Chautauqua Opportunities, Inc. (COI) is opening up a landlord hotline for landlords who want to learn more about current and future programs to help pay rental arrears. Over the past year, the eviction moratorium put in place by New York State has kept at-risk tenants from becoming homeless during a ... read more
    Published on 2021-04-26
  • New Salon, AM Beauty Bar Opens in Villiage of Lakewood
    Officials, friends and family gathered recently to celebrate the Grand Opening of AM Beauty Bar in the Village of Lakewood. Owner Alyssa M. Nelson is a 22 year old professional and a proud member of the Chautauqua County Chamber of Commerce. This new salon offers a variety of personal services. ... read more
    Published on 2021-04-26
  • JCC Computer Programming Degree led Coon to Success in Field
    Doug Coon’s original commitment was simple: three years of service in the United States Army. One for his late brother, killed during the Vietnam War. Two for him. “My brother had enlisted for two and he was killed a year into his service in Vietnam,” said Coon, a Fredonia native. ... read more
    Published on 2021-04-26
  • Nina Karbacka Recognized for NYSSBA Board Lifetime Achievement Award
    Jamestown Board of Education member, Nina Karbacka, has been recognized by The New York State School Boards Association’s (NYSSBA) Recognition Program with a Level 4 Board Lifetime Achievement Award. The Recognition Program is designed to acknowledge those school board members who strive to continually expand their governance knowledge and skills. ... read more
    Published on 2021-04-26
  • Child Advocacy Program to host 8th Annual Step Up For Kids 5K Run/Walk
    On May 15, 2021, The Child Advocacy Program (CAP) will host their 8th annual Step Up For Kids 5K Run/Walk at Cassadaga Beach. CAP’s mission is to end child abuse in Chautauqua County, and when abuse occurs, CAP coordinates a community response to bring healing, hope and justice to these ... read more
    Published on 2021-04-26
  • Birthday Celebrations
    The pinnacle of birthday celebrations, if there’s no pi–ata to break open, is when the birthday cake comes out and party attendees serenade the guest of honor. The song everyone harmonizes to is among the most widely recognized and well-loved tunes in the world. The ‘birthday song,’ also known as ... read more
    Published on 2021-04-26
  • How Tree Services can Protect your Property
    Cold weather can take its toll on a property, especially in regions of the world where winters are harsh. Most parts of the landscape are vulnerable to damage from winter storms, but trees may be especially susceptible. By the end of winter, many homeowners wonder if their trees would benefit ... read more
    Published on 2021-04-26
  • SUNY Jamestown Community College Returning To In-Person Operations for Fall 2021
    SUNY Jamestown Community College President Daniel T. DeMarte has announced the college’s intention to resume in-person operations for the fall 2021 semester. “The COVID-19 pandeSUNY Jamestown Community College President Daniel T. DeMarte has announced the college’s intention to resume in-person operations for the fall 2021 semester. “The COVID-19 pandemic has ... read more
    Published on 2021-04-26

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