• Audubon Nature Photography Contest Offers Diverse Categories
    Article Contributed byAudubon Community Nature Center Warming weather encourages many to grab their cameras or charge their cell phones and head outdoors to do some picture-taking. The photograph you take could earn a cash prize and be exhibited during a major festival. The 2019 Nature Photography Contest presented by Audubon ... read more
    Published on 2019-05-22
  • Southwestern HS Sailing Wins 2nd at Phebe King National Invite
    Article Contributed bySouthwestern High School The Southwestern High School Sailing Team was invited to compete in The National Phebe Corckran King Invitational Co-hosted by Annapolis Yacht Club and Severn Sailing Association in Annapolis Maryland this past weekend, May 11-12. Some of the best High School teams from the Midwest and ... read more
    Published on 2019-05-22
  • Creche Donation For Mental Health Month
    Article Contributed byCreche Jamestown May is Mental Health Month. And Creche dedicated their most recent meeting to the UPMC adolescent metal health unit. This unit provides in-patient care for children from age 6 to 18. Donated items included new games, puzzle & coloring books, comfy sweatpants & sweatshirt among other ... read more
    Published on 2019-05-22
  • Jamestown Kiwanis Club Sponsors AMBA Wellness Program
    Article Contributed byThe Jamestown Kiwanis Club The Jamestown Kiwanis Club is sponsoring an AMBA Wellness Program on Saturday, June 8, 2019 at the Tree of Life Evangelical Lutheran Church at 825 Forest Avenue from 6:00 am to 10:00 am. This is a new location from previous years. The AMBA Wellness ... read more
    Published on 2019-05-22
  • JCC International Students Celebrate
    Article Contributed byJamestown Community College Jamestown Community College students representing six continents gathered for a celebration at the conclusion of the 2018-19 academic year. Jennifer Apthorpe, global learning coordinator, and Kelly Stineman, project manager, presented special recognitions to graduating students Nimish Gounder of New Zealand and Nathan Pelissier of France ... read more
    Published on 2019-05-22
  • AAUW 2019 Scholarship Award Recipients
    Article Contributed byJamestown Community College The Jamestown branch of American Association of University Women (AAUW) has given over 490,000 dollars in scholarship money to over 500 area women pursuing their degree in higher education. The money for our local scholarship program is raised through the hard work of many AAUW ... read more
    Published on 2019-05-21
  • Chautauqua County Historical Society to Present Civil War Author June 8 in Westfield
    Article Contributed byChautauqua County Historical Society A special lecture on a Civil War regiment that was partly formed in Chautauqua County will take place in Westfield during the annual 9th New York Cavalry Encampment weekend. On Saturday, June 8 author and educator Rick Barram will present information on the 72nd ... read more
    Published on 2019-05-21
  • MHA OPEN and Manufacturers Association Joining Forces
    Article Contributed byMental Health Association in Chautauqua County Through funding from the United Way of Southern Chautauqua County and the Empire State Poverty Reduction Initiative (ESPRI), the Mental Health Association in Chautauqua County (MHA) has created a program focused on workforce development. The cover story of the MHA’s spring newsletter ... read more
    Published on 2019-05-21
  • Adventures Await at Allegany Nature Pilgrimage May 31-June 2
    Article Contributed byAudubon Community Nature Center The Allegany Nature Pilgrimage is an annual outdoor learning experience that combines fun with a variety of nature-oriented activities. The May 31-June 2, 2019, Pilgrimage welcomes both the experienced naturalist and the inquisitive beginner to its 61st year at beautiful Allegany State Park, where ... read more
    Published on 2019-05-21
  • Memorial Butterfly Release Services To Be Held June 1st & 2nd
    Article Contributed byChautauqua Hospice and Palliative Care Chautauqua Hospice and Palliative Care has announced that its annual Services of Remembrance and Memorial Butterfly Release will be held this year on June 1 & 2. The first service will be held on Saturday, June 1 at 1pm at Point Gratiot Park ... read more
    Published on 2019-05-21
  • Lakewood to Host Best-Selling Author
    Article Contributed byBob Lingle of Off The Beaten Path Bookstore Off The Beaten Path Bookstore and The Lakewood Memorial Library have combined efforts to host national best-selling author, Devin Murphy, for a virtual author event at the Lakewood Library (12 W Summit St. Lakewood) on May 30, beginning at 5:30 ... read more
    Published on 2019-05-21
  • New Drama Venture Announced
    Article Contributed byBob Terreberry The owners of the Labyrinth Press and the directors of H.O.T. Productions are pleased to announce the inaugural event of their newly formed alliance. The Labyrinth Press is the popular coffee shop and restaurant housed on 4th Street in downtown Jamestown. Noted for its early morning ... read more
    Published on 2019-05-21
  • JCC Students Receive SUNY Chancellor’s Award
    Article Contributed byJamestown Community College Jamestown Community College students Kendyl Austin of Lakewood and JoElla Lane of Dunkirk were among 210 State University of New York students honored recently with the SUNY Chancellor’s Award for Student Excellence for their academic achievement, leadership, and community service. “This year’s award recipients emerged ... read more
    Published on 2019-05-21
  • Cummins Engine Celebrates 4 Years of Giving Toys to UPMC Chautauqua
    Article Contributed byUPMC Chautauqua Cummins Engine ended their Easter Toy Drive with a big celebration delivering toys to pediatric patients at UPMC Chautauqua. UPMC Chautauqua Director of Development, Megan Barone, said “Matthew Davis, Cummins Engine 3rd Shift CLT had a vision to help our own community children to cope and ... read more
    Published on 2019-05-21
  • Bar Association Honors Scolton
    Article Contributed byFLD Law Offices Marilyn Fiore-Lehman, Chairwoman of the Jamestown Bar Association Community Service Award Committee, announced at a special meeting of the Jamestown Bar Association held on May 10, 2019, that Bruce S. Scolton, former Justice of the Town of Harmony and partner in the law firm of ... read more
    Published on 2019-05-21
  • How Badly Do You Want to Kill a Gobbler?
    Contributing WriterSteve Sorenson With turkey season in the home stretch and a tag still in your pocket, maybe you’re wondering how to become a better turkey hunter. Three things helped me — maybe they’ll help you too. 1. Stop obsessing over turkey hunting. Hunters can be obsessive about spring gobbler ... read more
    Published on 2019-05-20
  • Shout for joy to the Lord, all the earth, burst into jubilant song with music. – Psalm 98:4
    Contributing WriterPastor Scott Hannon St. John Lutheran Church, Amherst, NY I’ve always thought the church was kind of like an orchestra– only in lieu of strings, reed instruments, percussion and brass, we have teachers, singers, bakers and worship assistants. In an orchestra you need all of the instruments, from the ... read more
    Published on 2019-05-20
  • Mother’s Day 2019 Winner Collects Prizes at the Jamestown Gazette
    Article Contributed byJamestown Gazette Staff Mother’s Day really counted this year for Bemus Point native, Beth Pearson. As a matter of fact, it was her careful counting that won Beth this year’s Jamestown Gazette “Count the Roses” contest. She found every one of them that we had carefully nestled into ... read more
    Published on 2019-05-20
  • CARTS Announces Summer Saturday Service for City Fixed Routes
    Contributing WriterOffice of the Chautauqua County Executive As part of Chautauqua County’s goal to improve and expand CARTS service, CARTS will be providing Saturday service for City Fixed routes from June 1, 2019 to August 31, 2019. Chautauqua County Executive George Borrello and Department of Public Facilities Director Brad Bentley ... read more
    Published on 2019-05-20
  • A Night at the Orchestra
    The Music of Queen Performed by Buffalo Philharmonic Contributing WriterStephanie McCraw Jamestown is in for a world-class treat this July. “We want to create a vibrancy and a buzz downtown” said Vince DeJoy, Director of Development. The Reg Lenna Center for the Arts will be featuring members of the Buffalo ... read more
    Published on 2019-05-20
  • Is that really music?
    Every generation seems to ask the one after it the same question: “Is that really music?” I remember my parents saying Rock ‘n Roll would bring on the end of civilization, and probably curdle the milk in the refrigerator. They said it scared the cat, too. Before that, it was ... read more
    Published on 2019-05-20
  • Pets of the Week
    Meet Tony! He’s a friendly fella looking for a feline free home. He really needs to be your one and only. He enjoys attention and to be given treats! Meet him today at CCHS. Shelter No. RR179.Chautauqua County Humane Society 2825 Strunk Road • Jamestown, NY 716.665.2209www.spcapets.comcchs@spcapets.com The post ... read more
    Published on 2019-05-20
  • Mystery solved!
    A few weeks ago, sticks about 4-feet high with orange ribbons tied to them turned up on every front yard for a few blocks around my neighborhood. Nobody knew what they were. Phone calls to about a half dozen city, county, and state agencies revealed nothing. Finally, the gas company ... read more
    Published on 2019-05-20
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  • Students Attend Liberty Partnerships Program Conference
    Article Contributed byJamestown Community College Students in Jamestown Community College’s Liberty Partnerships Program participated in the 15th annual Liberty Partnerships Program Empire Promise Youth Summit in Utica recently. JCC’s representatives were joined by 46 other LPP programs from throughout New York state. LPP students, staff, and parents participated in interactive ... read more
    Published on 2019-05-15
  • GA Family Services Foster Care Program to Host Free Kids Carnival for All Families
    Article Contributed byG.A. Family Services G.A. Family Services Foster Care Program has announced that they will be hosting their first annual Kids Carnival on Sunday, May 19, in cooperation with Raymour and Flanigan in Jamestown. The Kids Carnival is free, open to all families, and is being held in celebration ... read more
    Published on 2019-05-15
  • Drafts for Cash Event Wednesday, May 15th
    Article Contributed byChautauqua Region Community Foundation On Wednesday, May 15th, join the Chautauqua Region Community Foundation and local nonprofit organizations at Brazil Craft Beer and Wine for Drafts for Cash. From 4p.m. – midnight, the owners of Brazil have generously agreed to donate 25% of its food and drink sales ... read more
    Published on 2019-05-15
  • CMP To Present Final Concert Of Season
    Article Contributed byCommunity Music Project The 80+ voice members of the CMP Chorale, will hold its final concert of the season on May 18, 2019 at Southwestern HS auditorium at 7:00 pm. The CMP Chorale was founded by Community Music Project in the fall of 2018 to promote high quality ... read more
    Published on 2019-05-15
  • Chautauqua Regional Youth Ballet Announces New Board Members
    Article Contributed byChautauqua Regional Youth Ballet Chautauqua Regional Youth Ballet is pleased to announce new members to their 2019 Board of Directors. The current Board consists of Richie Joly, President, Twan Leenders, Treasurer, Francesca Galbato, Secretary, Nancy Cala, Galena Duba-Weaver, and Chris Switala. Monika Alch, CRYB’s Artistic Director said, “We ... read more
    Published on 2019-05-15
  • Fredonia Summer Music Festival For Band, Voice And String Students
    Article Contributed byState University of New York at Fredonia The 29th Fredonia Summer Music Festival at the State University of New York at Fredonia continues its tradition of excellence with four summer music camps beginning in late June. The Honors Solo Vocal Camp (grades 9 – 12) is for students ... read more
    Published on 2019-05-15

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