• Leap Day Trivia
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  • Around Town: 2-24-2020
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  • The Relief Zone Extends Their Thanks
    Children at The Relief Zone show their appreciation to the Chautauqua Region Community Foundation for their ongoing support throughout the years. As we head into our 20th year of service, we want to extend our thanks to all who support The Relief Zone and our mission. TRZ would not be ... read more
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  • Fredonia Faculty Donate Equipment, Instruments to Music Industry Program
    Real world experience offered in the State University of New York at Fredonia’s Music Industry program has been raised a few notches, thanks to donations of professional-grade equipment and musical instruments by three faculty members in the School of Business. Students enrolled in MUSB 470 Live Sound and Touring now ... read more
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  • Brianna Bommireddipalli Wins Western NY Regional Poetry Out Loud Competition
    “Why won’t they let her go?” asked JHS senior, Brianna Bommireddipalli, shaking her head at the Poetry Out Loud judges to win first place in the Western New York Regional competition held in Brockport on February 12th. Now, she’s heading to New York City for the State Finals, where she ... read more
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  • AAUW Get in the Game Registration is Open
    In celebration of National Girls and Women in Sports Day, the Jamestown Branch of the American Association of University Women (AAUW) and Jamestown Community College (JCC) will sponsor the 21 st annual Get in the Game day-long event on Saturday, March 14, 2020 for girls in grades 4-7. Beginning at ... read more
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  • Make-and-Take a Terrarium at Audubon, Saturday, March 7
    You are invited to create a terrarium that can brighten up your indoor space – and your spirits – this spring. You can make your mini garden at Audubon Community Nature Center on Saturday, March 7, any time between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. Terrariums are simple to make but ... read more
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  • Join Audubon’s Nature Play Team
    Audubon Community Nature Center (ACNC) needs your help to take nature play on the road. Audubon is looking for interested volunteers to go to community events and other local sites and host a pop up nature play area. Free training for this adventure is being presented on Thursday, March 5, ... read more
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  • Interpreting Soil Sample Reports
    Interpreting Soil Sample Reports Thursday, March 19, 2020 at 6:00 pm JCC Carnahan Center; Room 120 525 Falconer Street Jamestown, NY 14702 Instructor- Josh Putman Coordinator: Lisa Kempisty $5/person OR $20/family to include a FREE sample voucher This CCE Chautauqua L.E.A.F. (Learn. Empower. Achieve. Farm.) Workshop, led by Josh Putman, ... read more
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  • Ring Elementary School Holds 7th Annual P.S. I Love You Day
    Ring Elementary School spent time last Friday spreading love, kindness and awareness to its students and families, letting them now that they are loved through their annual P.S. I Love You Day. The annual event, coordinated by teacher Samantha Hasbrouck, joined forces with the Community Alliance for Suicide, Family Services ... read more
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  • Ash Wednesday Observance
    The Southwestern Conference of the area Lutheran Churches are sponsoring the annual Lenten noon day services at the Jamestown First Lutheran Church, 120 Chandler Street, Jamestown, beginning this Ash Wednesday, February 26 th in the Memorial Chapel at 12 p.m. Guest pastor for this week is the Rev. Timothy Hoyer, ... read more
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  • WMH Foundation Grateful to Community for Successful 2019 Annual Campaign
    The Westfield Memorial Hospital Foundation has announced the success of its 2019 Annual Campaign, which raised an impressive $335,420. The monies will enable the Foundation to continue to fulfill its mission of providing financial support for the delivery of high quality health care to the residents of the Chautauqua region. ... read more
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  • Amy Barkley Joins New SWNY Dairy, Livestock, and Field Crops Program
    Cornell Cooperative Extension continues to provide programming to assist agricultural producers Cornell Cooperative Extension’s Southwest New York Dairy, Livestock & Field Crops Program (SWNYDLFC) is excited to welcome Amy Barkley as the Livestock and Beginning Farms Support Specialist. Amy will be working on programming related to beef, sheep, goat, and ... read more
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  • Celebrate The Great Leap Day – Saturday, February 29 – at Audubon
    Jump for joy! Leap Day comes but once every four years and this is the year. Audubon Community Nature Center invites you to celebrate Saturday, February 29, by visiting with some live animals that hop, jump, and leap. Stop in whenever you wish from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on ... read more
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  • Senators Borrello and O’Mara Share Local Concerns Over Governor Cuomo’s Proposed Budget
    Pledge to work to prevent state efforts to ‘pass the buck on fiscal responsibility Local leaders from across New York State traveled to Albany last week for a meeting of the New York Conference of Mayors (NYCOM) and to directly share their concerns with state legislators on Governor Andrew Cuomo’s ... read more
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  • Westfield Hospital President Reviews Facility’s 2019 Highlights with Westfield-Mayville Rotary
    Gratitude, milestones, patient services, capital investment and 2020 goals were some of the topics addressed by Karen Surkala, Westfield Memorial Hospital President, about the Westfield Memorial Hospital (WMH) in Westfield during the Feb. 18 Rotary Club of Westfield-Mayville session. Rotarians gathered at The Parkview in Westfield to hear Surkala discuss ... read more
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  • City Sets Youth Recreation Baseball League Sign-Up Date
    The City Parks, Recreation and Conservation Department would like to announce sign-ups for the City Recreation Youth Baseball League will take place Monday, March 16th from 4:30 -6:30 p.m. in the lobby of City Hall. The program is open to youth ages 7 to 12 years old. Children of 7 ... read more
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  • City Offers Scholarships for City Rec Youth Baseball League
    The Jamestown Parks, Recreation & Conservation Department today announced they are accepting scholarship applications for youth interested in participating in the City Recreation Youth Baseball League. Recreation Coordinator Julia Ciesla-Hanley stated, “Councilmember-At-Large Kim Ecklund worked to establish the scholarship fund in 2018 to give youth who might not have otherwise ... read more
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  • JCB Journal: 1945
    Contributing Writer Randy AndersonThe 1945 Falcons of playing-manager Jim Levey, finished in second place. They were led by the PONY League batting average champion Barney Hearn (.352) and the loop’s leader in hits and total bases, Ken Humphrey. Chautauqua Sports Hall of Famer, Lyle Parkhurst, was the ace of ... read more
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  • Friend Helping Friend with Spaghetti Dinner Fundraiser, Saturday, February 29
    On Saturday, February 29, 5-7 p.m., Rick Rupprecht will present one of his popular spaghetti dinners, complete with cupcakes, to help cover the medical expenses of his friend, Russell, Pa., resident Pat Spicer. Spicer and Rupprecht became acquainted over their years of volunteering and later Spicer’s more than two decades ... read more
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  • Jamestown Lions Club Organizes ‘Walk for Diabetes’ in Support of Camp Onyahsa’s Youth Diabetes Program
    Founded in 1917, the International Lions Club is known throughout the world for championing action addressing various social ills, most notably assisting those living with vision or hearing impairments. However, the Lions work in many communities uniting over five specific global causes. One of these is to join the fight ... read more
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  • Join Me in the Kitchen: Cake Mix Cookies
    Happy end of February! By now, I do believe many of us are really, REALLY sick of cold weather…I know for a fact my patience has run out on old man winter and I am anxiously awaiting gentle spring breezes. That being said however, I have been enjoying having my ... read more
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  • Prendergast Library’s Half-Off Book Sale to Run March 5-7
    The Prendergast Library will hold its quarterly half-off book sale starting Thursday, March 5th. The event will run through Saturday, March 7. The book sale is open during regular library hours. All books are half off during the quarterly sale. Adult hardcovers are $1.00, adult paperbacks are $.50, and all ... read more
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  • CARTS Awarded $1.5 Million Grant to Purchase Clean-fuel Hybrid Trolley Buses
    Chautauqua Area Regional Transit System (CARTS) has been notified by the New York State Department of Transportation (NYSDOT) that it will receive a $1.5 million grant for the modernization and enhancement of the CARTS transportation fleet via the purchase of clean-fuel hybrid trolley buses and associated equipment. “Everyone at CARTS ... read more
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  • Acclaimed Rashchèr Quartet to Hold 3-Day Residency at Fredonia
    Members of the Raschèr Saxophone Quartet will conduct a three-day residency at the State University of New York at Fredonia School of Music during the last week of February. The quartet, one of Europe’s leading new music ensembles, will give two performances, teach saxophone master classes and lead a seminar ... read more
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  • Raschèr Quartet to join Fredonia Wind Ensemble in Concert
    The Fredonia Wind Ensemble will be joined by the celebrated Raschèr Saxophone Quartet at a concert on Saturday, Feb. 29, 8 p.m., at the State University of New York at Fredonia’s King Concert Hall. The concert is free and open to the public. “The Wind Ensemble is honored to perform ... read more
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  • Jamestown BPU, City Sign Renewed Water Agreement with North Harmony, Busti
    Jamestown Mayor Eddie Sundquist, North Harmony Deputy Supervisor Louise Ortman, Busti Supervisor Jesse Robbins and Jamestown Board of Public Utilities (BPU) General Manager David Leathers recently met to discuss and sign a contract renewing and outlining a new water agreement between the City, the BPU and the Towns. The ten-year ... read more
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  • Faith Matters: Home In Your Heart
    The other day our 9th graders who are walking through a rite of passage in our church into adult membership were invited to write a letter to the youth who are just starting the journey. As each youth shared their thoughts I was blown away by their thoughtfulness and their ... read more
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  • In Loving Memory: 2-24-2020
    February 6 Merl A. Rice, 69, of WarrenDonald E Lewis Funeral Home February 8 Sean V. Goss, 43, of WarrenDonald E Lewis Funeral Home Sharon A Hallifax, 80, of JamestownHubert Funeral Home Lorraine Peterson of JamestownHubert Funeral Home February 10 Steven W Anderson, 59, of JamestownHubert Funeral Home Frederick William ... read more
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  • Words of Wisdom: Just Imagine
    Imagination is a funny thing. It is everything that isn’t. It is your ticket to every place you have never been. Astrophysicist Carl Sagan once said, “Imagination will often carry us to worlds that never were. But without it we go nowhere,” and Dr. Seuss added his own bit of ... read more
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