• A Life in Your Hands
    A generation ago ordinary citizens started learning CPR and regular folks started saving lives. For this generation, it’s free Narcan kits that are saving lives in the hands of ordinary folks. Unfortunately, though, it’s opiate overdoses we are treating, not heart attacks. What’s Going On? “On average 24 overdoses—mostly opioids—are ... read more
    Published on 2020-01-20
  • Hospice Gala “Under the Sea” Announced
    Chautauqua Hospice and Palliative Care invites the community to celebrate its 5 th Annual Gala, “Under the Sea.” The evening of fun and aquatic adventures will take place on Saturday, February 8 at Chautauqua Suites Meeting and Expo Center in Mayville. This fundraising event has become a must-attend for many ... read more
    Published on 2020-01-20
  • Luminous Landscapes Exhibition Opens January 30
    “Luminous Landscapes”, an exhibition of scenes familiar to western New York, opens January 30 with a reception from 6-8 p.m. in Jamestown Community College’s Weeks Gallery. The event, which is free and open to the public, includes refreshments. Visitors to the exhibition can also experience another element of JCC’s cultural ... read more
    Published on 2020-01-20
  • Faith Matters: Rude
    Some tribes of Christianity often brag about how bad they are at evangelism. My tribe – Lutheran – is one of them. Lutherans notoriously are afraid (reticent may be a better word) to discuss faith with others. Not all of them, of course… but most, I think. In short, evangelism ... read more
    Published on 2020-01-20
  • Chamber Corner: January 20, 2020
    Article Contributed by Todd J. TranumPresident and CEO of the Chautauqua County Chamber of Commerce & Executive Director of the Manufacturers Association of the Southern Tier Jamestown Chamber to “Salute the Finest” January 27 All are invited to attend the annual Jamestown Community Chamber of Commerce Salute to the Finest, ... read more
    Published on 2020-01-20
  • St. Luke’s Wellness Partnership Celebrates, Connects, and Grows
    The St. Luke’s Episcopal Church Wellness Partnership is celebrating, growing, and connecting enthusiastic audiences. Seventy-four participants attended Janine Chimera’s Sound Vibration Journey on December 3. “Participants ranged from ten years old to eighty-something,” said James Colby, St. Luke’s vestry member. “Numerous high school and college students and young adults attended. ... read more
    Published on 2020-01-20
  • JCB Journal: 1940
    Contributing Writer Randy AndersonFollowing the 1939 season, the Pittsburgh Pirates, owners of the Jamestown Pirates team, decided to move their club out of Celoron Park to London, Ontario. Jamestown was left without a team in the PONY League after just one year in professional baseball.
    1940 ProgramHowever in ... read more
    Published on 2020-01-20
  • 4-H Announces 8th Annual Green Tie Affair Fundraiser
    Cornell Cooperative Extension of Chautauqua County’s 4-H Youth Development Program is excited to announce the 8th Annual Have a Heart for 4-H Green Tie Affair on Sunday, February 23, 2020 at the Chautauqua Suites in Mayville. The fun begins at 3:00pm with a basket raffle and bake sale. Dinner is ... read more
    Published on 2020-01-20
  • So Much to Do at Audubon Snowflake Festival, Sat, Feb 1
    Adults and kids of all ages will be delighted with everything there is to see, do and learn at the 38th annual Audubon Community Nature Center (ACNC) Snowflake Festival, Saturday, February 1, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Among the many opportunities, both indoors and out, are a scavenger hunt, guided hikes, trying ... read more
    Published on 2020-01-20
  • Prendergast Library to celebrate Take Your Child to the Library Day
    On Saturday, February 1, libraries nationwide offer special activities and events for families in order to encourage library engagement and childhood reading. Take Your Child to the Library Day is celebrated across the world. The event was developed to spotlight libraries as vital community resources, and encourage families to take ... read more
    Published on 2020-01-20
  • Securing Your Investment
    Thanks to a grant from the Chautauqua Regional Community Foundation, the Bemus Point Volunteer Fire Department was able to purchase and install a new security system to protect all of the apparatus and equipment purchased over the years with taxes and donation received over the years. The new state-of-the art ... read more
    Published on 2020-01-20
  • Chautauqua Art Gallery Celebrates Second Anniversary on January 25
    Chautauqua Art Gallery is celebrating their second year in business with an open house on Saturday, January 25 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Visitors to the open house will have the opportunity to see new work by new and returning artists. Watercolor demonstrations will take place at 11 a.m. ... read more
    Published on 2020-01-20
  • JHS Closet Looking for Donations from Community
    JHS Behavior Specialist, Bonnie Schnar, in the JHS Closet.Jamestown High School has a place where students can find items that they might need such as personal hygiene products, coats/gloves/hats or school supplies. They are always looking for donations from the community to keep the JHS Closet running. “There is ... read more
    Published on 2020-01-20
  • Rolling Hills Radio will Present Phoebe Legere & Tough Old Bird for Episode 95
    Phoebe LegereABOUT PHOEBE LEGERE Phoebe Legere is a performance artist, author, multi-instrumentalist, artist, playwright, dancer, songwriter, actress, a Juilliard-trained composer, and community organizer. Ms. Legere has recorded seventeen album and her latest, the 2017 album, Heart of Love, went to #18 on the National Roots chart. She has had ... read more
    Published on 2020-01-20
  • LIVE! From Your Favorite Children’s Books
    Your favorite children’s books come to life at a very special event hosted by the Jefferson DeFrees Family Center in Warren, PA. Moms, Dads, Grands and children of all ages are going to have the time of their lives at the Storybook Breakfast being held Saturday, January 25th. Meet, greet ... read more
    Published on 2020-01-20
  • Hospice & General Physician PC Announce Bereavement Collaboration
    Chautauqua Hospice & Palliative Care and General Physician PC have announced their collaboration to sponsor a support group for parents who have lost a child. HOPE Grief Support Group will meet the third Monday of each month from 6-8pm at the General Physician, PC’s Dunkirk office, 3898 Vineyard Drive, Suite ... read more
    Published on 2020-01-20
  • The Everyday Hunter: Poaching and Hunting — Not the Same Thing
    Steve SorensenContribiting Writer“I’m going poaching,” said no hunter, ever. Poachers call their activity hunting, but it’s not hunting. Poaching is a crime, and hunting is not a crime. Poaching goes far beyond hunting. Poaching is the word used when people steal endangered plants, and no one lumps those criminals ... read more
    Published on 2020-01-20
  • Remembering Brooklyn Square: The Cheese Factory
    Part of the appeal of Brooklyn Square was the number and variety of businesses packed into eighty acres of land in the Chadakoin River valley on the south side of Jamestown. They peppered the Square and also the neighborhoods that formed the residential boundaries of that commercial area of Jamestown. ... read more
    Published on 2020-01-20
  • Trinity UMC to Kick Off St. Susan Center Soup and A Song 1/30/2020
    On Thursday, Jan. 30th St. Susan Center will host a Soup and a Song the first of two winter series. A program combining popular local musical groups and a great meal. For the modest admission price of $10.00, guests will be treated not only to an evening of live musical ... read more
    Published on 2020-01-20
  • New Members of Board of Directors of Chautauqua Rails to Trails
    Chautauqua Rails to Trails held its first meeting of the new year at the See-Zurh House in Bemus Point on January 6. The board of directors welcomes the addition of four new members in the last several months. Pictured left to right are: Bob Lannon of Mayville, Ginny King of ... read more
    Published on 2020-01-20
  • Around Town 01-20-2020
    The post Around Town 01-20-2020 appeared first on Jamestown Gazette. ... read more
    Published on 2020-01-20
  • Civil Rights Trivia
    The post Civil Rights Trivia appeared first on Jamestown Gazette. ... read more
    Published on 2020-01-20
  • A Bucket Brigade
    Remember the old Bucket Brigade? I hope not. That was way before our time. It was a heroic—but usually futile—exercise in putting out fires. It made prevention seem even more urgent than it is today. That was the day when the old saying made even more sense. It was the ... read more
    Published on 2020-01-20
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  • In Loving Memory: Week of 1-20-2020
    January 9 Rindy Gifford, 43 of JamestownHubert Funeral Home Sylvia J. Hardin, 89, of FrewsburgPeterson Funeral Home James B. Holt, 91 of JamestownLind Funeral Home January 10 Sheri L. Martin, 56 of JamestownHubert Funeral Home Grace Irene Vennberg, 94 of JamestownLind Funeral Home January 11 Norma J. Kidd, 96 of ... read more
    Published on 2020-01-20
  • Open Doors, Open Invitations
    Spend the day discovering Jamestown during the annual Doors Open Jamestown event Saturday January 18, 2020. From 10:00 am until 5 pm Jamestown area museums and attractions will be flinging their doors wide open and welcoming you, your family and your friends to a FREE day of visits. What a ... read more
    Published on 2020-01-13
  • Mayville-Chautauqua Chamber Announces 34th Annual Presidents’ Day Weekend Winter Festival, February 14-16
    Popular Returning Activities Complement Centerpiece Ice Castle Display, to Be Lit Feb. 14 Followed by Queen of Hearts Ice Ball The Mayville-Chautauqua Community Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce its 34th annual Presidents’ Day Weekend Winter Festival, which will take place Feb. 14–16, 2020, at Lakeside Park in Mayville, ... read more
    Published on 2020-01-13
  • “The Lost Words” at Audubon for Doors Open, Saturday, January 18
    On Saturday, January 18, Audubon Community Nature Center (ACNC) joins a number of local organizations in welcoming the community for Doors Open Jamestown. From 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. visitors can experience the interactive displays and live animals in the three-story Nature Center building with no admission charge. They can ... read more
    Published on 2020-01-13
  • Jamestown Community Chamber of Commerce Salute to the Finest
    Join us for the Jamestown Community Chamber of Commerce Salute to the Finest January 27, 2020 Cocktail Hour with cash bar at 5pm Dinner and program at 6pm Awards will be presented for the following: New Business of the Year: Fringe Hair Salon Young Business Person of the Year: Andrea ... read more
    Published on 2020-01-13
  • Words of Wisdom: Magic & Mystery
    Magic waits behind every castle gate! Whether it’s the Magic Kingdom in Disney World or King Arthur’s mythical castle in medieval England, you are sure to find magic all around. It’s right there behind every castle gate! But since we have no great castles in our part of the world, ... read more
    Published on 2020-01-13

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