• Harmful Algal Blooms (HABS) – County Health Department Urges Us to Know It & Avoid It
    Article Contributed by Chautauqua County Department Of Health & Human Services The Public Health Division of the Chautauqua County Department of Health & Human Services (DHHS) urges all Chautauqua County residents and visitors to educate themselves about Harmful Algal Blooms (HABs) and to be cautious when swimming, boating, and fishing. ... read more
    Published on 2021-08-03
  • Audubon 2021 Nature Photography Contest Entry Deadline is August 31
    Article Contributed by Audubon Community Nature Center You have till the end of the month to take a fresh picture or choose one from your collection to enter into the 2021 Nature Photography Contest presented by Audubon Community Nature Center (ACNC) of Jamestown, N.Y. Tuesday, August 31, is the deadline ... read more
    Published on 2021-08-03
  • JPS Appoints New Coordinator of Extended Learning
    Article Contributed by Jamestown Public Schools Jamestown Public Schools is happy to announce the appointment of Laura Penhollow as the new Coordinator of Extended Learning. Mrs. Penhollow is taking over the position from Amanda Gesing, who was named the YWCA executive director. As the Coordinator of Extended Learning, Mrs. Penhollow ... read more
    Published on 2021-08-03
  • Lunch with Dr. Kevin Leman
    Article Contributed by The Marvin House The August 19, 2021, program at the Marvin House, 2 W. Fifth Street, Jamestown will feature Dr. Kevin Leman. Dr. Leman is an award-winning family psychologist known for his humor as much as his practical advice. The August 19 luncheon, followed by Dr. Leman’s ... read more
    Published on 2021-08-03
  • Metzger to Receive Community Service Award
    Article Contributed by Chautauqua Region Community Foundation The Chautauqua Region Community Foundation recently announced Michael D. Metzger as this year’s John D. Hamilton Community Service Award recipient. A reception celebrating Metzger is scheduled for September 24 at the Chautauqua Harbor Hotel. The Community Foundation has annually presented its John D. ... read more
    Published on 2021-08-03
  • The 108th Ellington Town Picnic will be held August 6-8
    Article Contributed by Ellington Town Picnic The 108th Ellington Town Picnic will be held August 6 through August 8 in the Town Square, Ellington, New York. A variety of music will be played with Happy Days Band on Friday evening and Country Memories on Saturday evening. Saturday afternoon entertainment includes ... read more
    Published on 2021-08-02
  • President Biden Announces SUNY Fredonia Alumna Trini Ross as Nominee to Serve as U.S. Attorney
    Article Contributed by SUNY Fredonia President Joseph Biden has announced eight nominees to serve as U.S. Attorneys across the country, including State University of New York at Fredonia alumna Trini E. Ross as the U.S. Attorney nominee for the Western District of New York. In making the announcement, the White ... read more
    Published on 2021-08-02
  • FAN or Cluster Research
    Contributing Writer Janet Wahlberg All of us have reached a point in our research where we seem to run out of clues, records or even ideas of how to solve certain problems. One way to work around or solve these “brick walls” is to use FAN or Cluster research. FAN ... read more
    Published on 2021-08-02
  • 1945-2021: History of the Gerry Rodeo
    Article Contributed by Gerry Rodeo Many thought that the idea of a rodeo wouldn’t succeed for even one year, but they were certainly wrong for when August 4 rolls around this summer, the tiny hamlet of Gerry just north of Jamestown, New York, will celebrate the opening night of its ... read more
    Published on 2021-08-02
  • Cold Melon Soup
    Contributing Writer Vicki McGraw Elegant Edibles Catering Well, friends, can you believe we are into the month of August already? I don’t know about you, but I don’t know where July went! After struggling to cope with the year of shutdowns and actually having to search for things to do, ... read more
    Published on 2021-08-02
  • Infinity Announces Local Music Showcase & Art Market Fundraiser
    Article Contributed by Infinity Visual & Performing Arts Save the date!! Infinity Visual and Performing Arts is excited to announce Local Music Showcase and Art Market on Saturday, September 11, 2021 from 12pm-8pm at Basil and Bones (2061 Foote Ave, Jamestown). Local Music Showcase and Infinity’s Annual Art Market are ... read more
    Published on 2021-08-02
  • A Jamestown Classic: Cruise-In Event Set for August 6th
    Article Contributed by Chautauqua County Chamber of Commerce The Jamestown Cruise-In has been an annual staple for 28 years. For many community members, the canceling of this beloved event last summer was one more disappointment in a year of isolation. Community feedback has already shown this classic car show has ... read more
    Published on 2021-08-02
  • Out for a ride…
    Contributing Editor Walt Pickut “Have you ever noticed that anybody driving slower than you is an idiot, and anyone going faster than you is a maniac?” That’s what comic George Carlin asked us. Of course, you and I are exceptionally good—even great—drivers, so that doesn’t apply to us, doesn’t it? ... read more
    Published on 2021-08-02
  • Around Town – August 2, 2021
    Published on 2021-08-02
  • “Hot Rod” Trivia
    The post “Hot Rod” Trivia appeared first on Jamestown Gazette. ... read more
    Published on 2021-08-02
  • Read This Week’s Issue – August 2, 2021
    Published on 2021-08-02
  • 2021 Vintage Book and Paper Show Returns to Westfield August 7
    Article Contributed by Chautauqua County Historical Society After being cancelled in 2020 due to the COVID 19 pandemic, the annual Vintage Book and Paper Show & Sale will return to Westfield the first weekend of August 2021. The event will take place from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Westfield’s ... read more
    Published on 2021-07-29
  • Septic System Replacement Grant Announced for Chautauqua & Findley Lakes
    Article Contributed by Chautauqua County Department of Health and Human Services The Chautauqua County Department of Health and Human Services recently announced it is accepting applications from lakeshore property owners to partially fund the replacement of septic systems around a portion of Chautauqua Lake and all of Findley Lake. This ... read more
    Published on 2021-07-28
  • Wendel Announces Appointment of Real Property Tax Director
    Article Contributed by Chautauqua County Office of the County Executive Chautauqua County Executive Paul M. Wendel, Jr. recently announced the appointment of Kim Meleen as the Director of Real Property Tax Services III of the Chautauqua County Real Property Tax Department effective August 5, 2021 until her term’s expiration on ... read more
    Published on 2021-07-28
  • David Painter Receives Paul Harris Fellow Award
    Article Contributed by Rotary Club of Jamestown The Rotary Club of Jamestown presented David Painter, President and CEO of Ahlstrom Schaeffer Electric Corp., with his first Paul Harris Fellow Award. The Club’s Foundation Chairman, Greg Jones, made the presentation assisted by Past President Joni Blackman and current President, Kevin Sixbey ... read more
    Published on 2021-07-27
  • Audubon Has Summer “VolunTeens”
    Article Contributed by Audubon Community Nature Center Audubon Community Nature Center (ACNC) has been fortunate to have a number of teenagers volunteer this summer. ACNC Volunteer Coordinator Tina Preston reports that, “This summer teens are serving as camp counselors-in-training and assisting the staff and other volunteers performing administrative work, gardening, ... read more
    Published on 2021-07-27
  • Learn More About The Child Advocacy Program (CAP)
    Article Contributed by The Child Advocacy Program (CAP) The Child Advocacy Program (CAP) is a non-profit organization that has provided services to child victims of abuse since 2008. With two locations in Chautauqua County, one in Jamestown at 405 W. Third Street and the newest location at 425 Main Street ... read more
    Published on 2021-07-27
  • “200 Years Ago” Trivia
    Published on 2021-07-26
  • Around Town – July 26, 2021
    Published on 2021-07-26
  • Statement from The City of Jamestown Human Rights Commission on Dow Park Incident
    Article Contributed by The City of Jamestown Human Rights Commission The City of Jamestown Human Rights Commission denounces the hateful vandalism of the Catherine Harris and Silas Sherman statues in Dow Park discovered on the 4th of July in the City of Jamestown. This racist, anti-Semitic act is a clear ... read more
    Published on 2021-07-26
  • How Animals Die
    Contributing Writer Steve Sorensen Take a walk in the woods and it won’t be long before you discover a mystery. You’ll find a dead animal, and you’ll wonder how it died. Some people will go further and wonder who killed it. After all, animals will be fine if we just ... read more
    Published on 2021-07-26
  • NY State Program Helps with Overdue Rent and Unpaid Utility Bills Which Occurred During the COVID-19 Pandemic Period
    Article Contributed by Jamestown Board of Public Utilities (BPU) Tenants with overdue rent and past due utility bills which have accumulated during the Pandemic can seek help to pay these debts by applying to New York State’s Emergency Rental Assistance Program (ERAP) with the aid of their landlords. The link ... read more
    Published on 2021-07-26
  • 2021 Tulip Queen Crowning: Clymer Celebration
    Article Contributed by Clymer Tulip Festival Join us ONLINE or in person for the 2021 Tulip Queen Crowning on Friday, July 30, 2021 at 7pm! With the event being held at Clymer Central School there are still NY Covid guidelines for schools; Seating will be limited the night of the ... read more
    Published on 2021-07-26
  • Audubon’s Wild 5k Run/Walk is Saturday, July 31
    Article Contributed by Audubon Community Nature Center The start time is 9 a.m. when the Audubon Community Nature Center (ACNC) Wild 5k Run/Walk returns to a live event on Saturday, July 31. Walkers and runners of all ages can register up to the 8-8:45 a.m. registration before the race begins. ... read more
    Published on 2021-07-26
  • Mustard.
    Contributing Writer Rev. Dr. Scott D. Hannon St. John Lutheran Church, Amherst, NY “Lord, increase our faith!” the apostles begged of Jesus. Increase our faith. As I read the disciples’ request it struck a chord in my heart. I’ve been there. I’ve felt that. And I know many of you ... read more
    Published on 2021-07-26

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