• Around Town: Week of 9-14-2020
    Published on 2020-09-14
  • Tom Reed Opens Jamestown Campaign Office
    Saying that he “trusts the judgement of the voters of the 23rd Congressional District,” Congressman Tom Reed opened his Jamestown campaign office on Wednesday. Flanked by State Sen. George Borrello, State Assemblyman Andy Goodell, and Chautauqua County Executive PJ Wendell, Reed said, “I trust the judgement of the voters to ... read more
    Published on 2020-09-14
  • Chautauqua County Has Record Number of Absentee Ballot Requests
    A record number of nearly 7,000 absentee ballot requests have already piled up at the Chautauqua County Board of Elections with Election Day still eight weeks from this coming Tuesday. No past presidential cycle has found much more than 4,000 absentee ballot applications for the county, out of its current ... read more
    Published on 2020-09-14
  • Learn to Test for Apple Ripeness at Audubon, Tuesday, September 22
    Color is not a reliable measure of an apple’s ripeness, and whether making sweet cider, hard cider, wine or preserves, knowing when your apples are actually ripe is essential. Orchardist Al Yelvington can teach you this skill at the Testing for Apple Ripeness Workshop at Audubon Community Nature Center on ... read more
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  • Everydays True Value Hardware Donates Supplies to JHS
    Everydays True Value Hardware on Foote Avenue recently donated health and safety supplies to Jamestown High School through The True Value Foundation’s Educational Heroes Safety Campaign. The donation included hand sanitizer, NN-95 masks, hand soap and cleaners. “We are very thankful for Everydays True Value’s donation to JHS,” said JHS ... read more
    Published on 2020-09-14
  • Jamestown Public Schools Announces Universal Free Meal Programs
    Jamestown Public Schools has been approved by the United States Department of Education and the New York State Department of Education to serve breakfast and lunch at no charge to students in all Jamestown Public Schools through the Universal Free Meal Programs. “Research shows that children who eat a well-balanced ... read more
    Published on 2020-09-14
  • On the International Space Station What are the Russians Up To?
    Life-saving medical research, secret projects, and a little vodka? All of those—and more! And that’s just the same as the Americans, except for us it was white wine on the Moon. On Wednesday evening, September 16, at 7:30, the Martz-Kohl Observatory will present an in-depth, investigative report on what Russian ... read more
    Published on 2020-09-14
  • Jamestown Public Market Hosting ‘Market to your Table’ Fundraisier Event
    For the past two years, St. Luke’s has hosted the Jamestown Public Market’s annual Market to Table dinner, a fundraiser featuring locally grown and sourced food from the Market’s farmers. It is a celebration of harvest time and the efforts of the Market to make fresh, healthy food easily available ... read more
    Published on 2020-09-14
  • Reserve Your Spot Now for Audubon’s Enchanted Forest, October 9-10
    Reservations can now be made for Enchanted Forest, Audubon Community Nature Center’s (ACNC) captivating and enlightening non-scary Halloween event. With fewer openings this year because of COVID-19 restrictions, it can be expected to sell out even earlier than usual. On Friday and Saturday evenings, October 9 and 10, animals have ... read more
    Published on 2020-09-14
  • Fight the Flu with these Strategies
    Influenza can rear its head any time of the year, but is known to be a particularly bad thorn in one’s side during times of year when the weather is cold. According to WebMD, anywhere from 5 to 20 percent of the population will get the flu in an average ... read more
    Published on 2020-09-14
  • Flu Trivia
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    Published on 2020-09-14
  • Why the Flu Shot is so Important in 2020
    Millions of people across the globe get flu shots each year. Flu shots protect people against influenza, but they might provide even greater benefits in 2020. As the world continues to confront the outbreak of the COVID-19 virus, itÕs imperative that people everywhere take every step necessary to protect themselves ... read more
    Published on 2020-09-14
  • Flu-Fighting Tips to keep You & Others Healthy
    Sniffles, sore throat, fever, and aches and pains may accompany a number of illnesses, but during the wintertime such symptoms are typically indicative of influenza. Throughout much of North America, flu season peaks between December and February. But flu season can occur anywhere from October to March, advises the U.S. ... read more
    Published on 2020-09-14
  • The Everyday Hunter: Everybody’s Squirrels
    Steve SorensenContribiting WriterAlthough I cut my hunting cuspids on rabbits and ringnecks with my beagle, I’m no longer much of a small game hunter. I remember shooting my first squirrel under my grandfather’s tutelage, but I didn’t bag many in those days. That’s about to change. I was invited ... read more
    Published on 2020-09-14
  • Fredonia College Foundation Staff Member earns CFRE Designation
    Spencer D. Morgan, associate of Development with the Fredonia College Foundation at the State University of New York at Fredonia, has been awarded the Certified Fund Raising Executive designation, joining over 6,900 professionals from around the world who hold the CFRE International designation. Those granted the CFRE title have met ... read more
    Published on 2020-09-14
  • Alliance Announces New Executive Director
    The Chautauqua Lake & Watershed Management Alliance has named Randall Perry as its new Executive Director, effective November 1, 2020. Perry will succeed Vince Horrigan, who has served as the organization’s Interim Executive Director since September 2019. During his tenure with the Alliance, Horrigan worked closely with the Alliance Board ... read more
    Published on 2020-09-14
  • Jackson Center Welcomes Pulizer Prize Winning Journalist Debbie Cenziper
    The Robert H. Jackson Center is hosting Pulitzer Prize winner Debbie Cenziper, an investigative reporter for the Washington Post for two virtual programs -our third annual Al & Marge Brown Lecture on WWII and an investigative journalism program on September 17 and September 18, respectively. This year’s Al &Marge Brown Lecture ... read more
    Published on 2020-09-14
  • Chautauqua County and Local Officials Urge County Residents to take Precautions to Prevent the Spread of COVID-19
    Chautauqua County and local officials are urging all Chautauqua County residents to take precautions to prevent the spread of COVID-19. “With the recent outbreaks of COVID-19 at Fieldbrook Foods Inc. in Dunkirk and now at the State University of New York at Fredonia, we are calling on all residents for ... read more
    Published on 2020-09-14
  • Obituary of John T Silo: 1953-2020
    John T. Silo, 67, of Jamestown, NY, passed away unexpectedly on Saturday, September 5, 2020. An area resident for most of his life, he was born March 12, 1953 in Cleveland, OH, a son of the late Thomas and Afroditi Pippa Silo. John graduated from Jamestown Community College with an ... read more
    Published on 2020-09-14
  • In Loving Memory: Week of 9-14-2020
    Sept 1 Josephine R “Josie” (Fusco) Hilyer, of JamestownLind Funeral Home Anita Kettis, 92, formerly of WarrenDonald E Lewis Funeral Home Faye L. Stebbins, 76, of JamestownFalconer Funeral Home Nicholas A. Tassone, Jr., 64, of WarrenDonald E Lewis Funeral Home Sept 2 Jerome C. “Jerry” Ernewein, 81, of MayvilleLind Funeral ... read more
    Published on 2020-09-14
  • Faith Matters: Get Behind Jesus
    Raise your hand if you’ve ever tried to tell God what to do… me too. I think many of us have. We see a problem and tell God to help. We see a need and we expect God to act. We encounter adversity, pain, or a setback, and we hope ... read more
    Published on 2020-09-14
  • Words of Wisdom: Poison!
    Contributing Editor Walt PickutSometimes I am amazed at the warnings on some products. I actually have a package of fish hooks that has a warning label to make sure I know: “Not to be taken internally.” Except by fish, I guess. And for the hunters, how about the MDW ... read more
    Published on 2020-09-14
  • Empty the Nest Book and Art Sale September 19th & 20th
    RTPI to Host Weekend Event of Discounts on Artwork, Books, and Select Merchandise RTPI will hold a special sale event on Saturday, September 19 and Sunday, September 20, featuring artwork, books, and other merchandise from their Snowy Owl Museum Store. We are emptying our nest of select original artwork and ... read more
    Published on 2020-09-14
  • CCIDA Awarded $10.5 Million in Federal Funding to Establish New Low-Interest Revolving Loan Fund
    Loans to be Made Available to Businesses & Non-Profits to Aid in Economic Recovery as a Result of COVID-19 The U.S. Economic Development Administration (EDA) officially announced on September 9th that the County of Chautauqua Industrial Development Agency (CCIDA) has been selected as the recipient of a $10.5 million grant ... read more
    Published on 2020-09-14
  • Flu Season 2020: Opportunity to Save Lives
    Every year has four seasons, but doctors know about a fifth one: Flu Season. Roughly speaking, it coincides with the Winter months every year, December through March. But Flu Season is fickle. Most years February is the worst and January is the mildest for flu, but sometimes December and March ... read more
    Published on 2020-09-14
  • Read This Week’s Issue – September 14, 2020
    Published on 2020-09-14
  • Arpund Town: Week of 9-08-2020
    Published on 2020-09-08
  • Unitarian Church Participates in JPS Jumpstart Kits Program
    Continuing its commitment to get books into the hands and homes of children, the Social Justice Committee of the Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Jamestown (UUCJ) provided a book for each of the 720 Jumpstart Kits prepared for Jamestown Public School (JPS) students. Designed to jumpstart students’ learning for the new ... read more
    Published on 2020-09-08
  • Cornell Cooperative Extension Offers Virtual Pesticide Applicator Training
    A live learning opportunity to review pesticide use and obtain DEC Recertification Credits on September 22nd from 9am – 10:50am or September 24th from 6pm – 7:50pm Cornell Cooperative Extension’s Southwest New York Dairy, Livestock, and Field Crops Program (SWNYDLFC) will be offering a virtual training opportunity for agricultural producers ... read more
    Published on 2020-09-08
  • Breast Cancer Survivors Support Hospice Residence, Challenge Community
    The Breast Cancer Support Group of Jamestown made a $5,000 contribution to Chautauqua Hospice & Palliative Care’s Our House Campaign to bring a hospice residence to Chautauqua County. The group also challenged other community organizations to support the Campaign. Following a recent meeting at which Mary Rappole, Our House Campaign ... read more
    Published on 2020-09-08

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