• Hospital Foundation Celebrates Successful 2023 Fundraising Year
    Article Contributed by Westfield Memorial Hospital Foundation “Partnering with AHN Westfield Hospital to provide compassionate care close to home is what we’ve always done. It’s what we will always do,” is the motto that the Westfield Memorial Hospital (WMH) Foundation Board of Directors (BOD) adheres to on a daily basis. ... read more
    Published on 2024-02-28
  • SUNY Fredonia Wind Ensemble to Perform First Concert of the Semester
    Article Contributed by SUNY Fredonia The State University of New York at Fredonia Wind Ensemble will present its opening concert of the spring semester featuring bassoonist and Professor Laura Koepke performing “Dead Elvis,” a highly original work by Michael Daugherty, on Saturday, March 2. Violinist and Assistant Professor Jessica ... read more
    Published on 2024-02-28
  • First Covenant Church Welcomes Pastor Elizabeth Whitney
    Article Contributed by First Covenant Church First Covenant Church proudly welcomes Pastor Elizabeth Whitney into the congregation. She will have her first Sunday on March 3rd at 10am. A time of fellowship will follow the service to meet Pastor Whitney and her family over coffee and doughnuts. Please join ... read more
    Published on 2024-02-28
  • Northern Chautauqua Young Professionals to Host Business Networking Luncheon
    Article Contributed by Northern Chautauqua Young Professionals The Northern Chautauqua Young Professionals (NCYP) are excited to announce the return of our networking luncheons. NCYP will host Ken Morris of Brooks-TLC Hospital at our upcoming Networking Luncheon on March 6, from 12-1 PM at the JCC North County Center, Located at ... read more
    Published on 2024-02-27
  • SUNY JCC Explores Transit Options for Students Through CHQ Transport
    Article Contributed by SUNY Jamestown Community College A $10,000 grant from the State University of New York has created a vehicle with which SUNY Jamestown Community College can pursue improving transportation options for students at its locations. The move is in response to information gathered from a student intake survey ... read more
    Published on 2024-02-27
  • 16th Annual Come to the Table
    Article Contributed by CASA of Chautauqua County Join CASA of Chautauqua County at its 16th Annual Come to the Table 2024 fundraising event to support abused and neglected children in the pursuit of safe and permanent homes. The event will be held in-person at The Chautauqua Suites in Mayville, ... read more
    Published on 2024-02-27
  • Busti Fire Dept. Ladies’ Auxiliary to Host Swiss Steak Dinner for Veterans
    Article Contributed by Busti Fire Dept. Ladies’ Auxiliary The Busti Fire Dept. Ladies’ Auxiliary is hosting a Swiss Steak Dinner on Saturday, March 9 from 4 pm – 6 pm. Come and enjoy a delicious Swiss steak dinner (swiss steak with mashed potatoes and gravy, veggie, beverage, and dessert) to ... read more
    Published on 2024-02-27
  • Hazeltine Public Library Partners with Martz Kohl Oberservatory to Present Solar Eclipse Program on March 14
    Article Contributed by Hazeltine Public Library Hazeltine Public Library is pleased to announce they have partnered with the Martz Kohl Observatory to present a Solar Eclipse Program. The event, Free and open the public, will be held on Thursday, March 14 at 6:30 PM at the library. While not required, ... read more
    Published on 2024-02-26
  • Jamestown Salute to the Finest is March 4
    Article Contributed by Chautauqua County Chamber of Commerce Each year the Chautauqua County Chamber of Commerce Committee in Jamestown presents Salute to the Finest – an annual recognition of some of the local businesses, individuals, and organizations that make a difference in the community. This year, Salute to the Finest ... read more
    Published on 2024-02-26
  • Rare Disease Day
    Article Contributed by Joan Eppehimer Once every four years we have a rare day, February 29. In 2009, The National Organization for Rare Disorders (NORD) chose and designated February 29 as Rare Disease Day, to help raise awareness for the approximately 30 million Americans affected by a rare disease. ... read more
    Published on 2024-02-26
  • Chautauqua County’s Team VP Real Estate Selected Top Five All-Around Companies
    Published on 2024-02-26
  • Chamber Corner: February 26, 2024
    Article Contributed by Daniel J. Heitzenrater President and CEO of the Chautauqua County Chamber of Commerce Eclipse Opportunities for Businesses Is your business ready for the total solar eclipse April 8? Let the Chamber of Commerce help you get prepared. We have an upcoming workshop just for you, and an ... read more
    Published on 2024-02-26
  • Prevention Works Holding 23rd Annual Alcohol Awareness Month Poster Contest
    The 2024 Theme is “I Am Not Alone in Saying No” Article Contributed by Prevention Works Contest Rules: All Chautauqua County students in grades 3-12 are invited to participate. This includes public, private, and homeschooled students Limit one poster per student 11” x 17” (ledger size) paper or poster ... read more
    Published on 2024-02-26
  • Leap Year
    Contributing Writer Paul Leone Having listened attentively to Neil deGrasse Tyson, in his inimitable way, explaining on video what exactly is a Leap Year and why, I remain somewhat less confused over the physics of the matter but no less beguiled by Neil deGrasse Tyson’s extraordinary ability to distill ... read more
    Published on 2024-02-26
  • Perpetua and Felicity
    Contributing Writer Pastor Laura A. Csellak, Chaplain Lutheran-Jamestown First, blessings in retirement to you, Stacey, with gratitude for having founded the Gazette. And blessing to you too, Lori, in the bold and exciting venture of now owning this great asset for our community. Do you have any friends named ... read more
    Published on 2024-02-26
  • Lakewood: History as Beautiful as its Landscape
    Helen Ebersole Retired Lakewood Village Historian The below is an excerpt from an original piece written by retired Lakewood Village Historian Helen Ebersole, reprinted with permission from the Village. The area now covered by the village of Lakewood originally was divided into large farms. The owners of those large ... read more
    Published on 2024-02-26
  • Chautauqua Sports Hall of Fame Class of 2024 Inductees
    Article Contributed by Chautauqua Sports Hall of Fame Above are the Chautauqua Sports Hall of Fame Class of 2024 inductees who were enshrined Monday night at the Lakewood Rod & Gun Club. Seated, from the left, are Judy Young, Cheryl Burns, Karen Bakewell, Carlene Sluberski and Karen Tellinghuisen. Standing are ... read more
    Published on 2024-02-26
  • Downtown Lakewood Highlights Thriving Businesses, Enriching Community
    Contributing Editor Katrina Fuller Despite being a small area, the village of Lakewood has big-time offerings for visitors and residents alike. From small businesses to summer events and family-friendly parks, the area is a draw both through activities and amenities. A gem nestled near the beautiful Chautauqua Lake, Lakewood ... read more
    Published on 2024-02-26
  • Community Showcase: Village of Lakewood
    Owner & Publisher Lori Cornell This week, we begin our “Community Showcase” series, with a plan to feature each of the municipal centers the newspaper serves over the next two months. It is a pleasure to kick off this series with the downtown Village of Lakewood! Perhaps best known for ... read more
    Published on 2024-02-26
  • Village of Lakewood Trivia
    Published on 2024-02-26
  • Around Town – February 26, 2024
    Published on 2024-02-26
  • Obituary – February 26, 2024
    February 14 Winifred J. Sirianno, 89, of Chautauqua County Freay Funeral Home Wayne Edward Johnson, 68, of Jamestown Lind Funeral Home Loretta Farr, 88, of Youngsville Peterson-Blick Funeral Home February 15 Phyllis M. Bjork, 99, of Lakewood Lind Funeral Home February 16 Charles Douglas Coldiron, 91, of Warren Peterson-Blick Funeral ... read more
    Published on 2024-02-26
  • Read This Week’s Issue – February 26, 2024
    Published on 2024-02-26
  • Hop on the Bus – We’re Headed East
    Cornell Cooperative Extension Hosts Value Added Dairy Tour March 13th & 14 Article Contributed by Cornell Cooperative Extension Are you a dairy producer interested in on-farm dairy processing? Looking to diversify your operation with direct to consumer sales? Interested in value-added production? Well, hop on the bus – we’re headed ... read more
    Published on 2024-02-21
  • SUNY JCC’s Prison Education Program Sees Success, Growth
    Article Contributed by SUNY Jamestown Community College The spring semester at SUNY Jamestown Community College is underway on the college’s physical campuses, and at Collins Correctional Facility. Now in its third semester, the program has seen growth in the number of incarcerated individuals participating, courses being offered, and instructors ... read more
    Published on 2024-02-21
  • SUNY JCC Health Centers Working to Raise Heart Health Awareness
    Article Contributed by SUNY Jamestown Community College Ranea Bird, first-year Nursing student and student assistant at the SUNY Jamestown Community College Health Center, was out on the Jamestown Campus this week to bring awareness Heart Health Month in February by doing blood pressure checks for members of the college ... read more
    Published on 2024-02-21
  • Senior Sweetheart Crowned
    Article Contributed by Chautauqua County Media Information Officer Brookdale Senior Living in Lakewood proudly crowned Rita Meleen as its esteemed Senior Sweetheart for the year on Wednesday. Rita, nominated by her colleagues, exemplifies the spirit of compassion and dedication. As the receptionist at the Chautauqua County Office for Aging Services ... read more
    Published on 2024-02-21
  • Open House at ILS Veterans Club
    Article Contributed by ILS Veterans Club The ILS Veterans Club welcomes all to an Open House on Saturday, February 24, 2024 from 4 pm to 8 pm at the Post, 364 Fluvanna Avenue next to Arby’s. There will be food and karaoke. Come and see what this club has ... read more
    Published on 2024-02-20
  • Chamber Corner: February 19, 2024
    Article Contributed by Daniel J. Heitzenrater President and CEO of the Chautauqua County Chamber of Commerce Volunteers Make Good Things Happen With the annual Mayville Winter Festival underway this weekend it’s important that we take a moment to say thank you to all the volunteers who have worked for ... read more
    Published on 2024-02-20
  • HOPE Chautauqua Coalition Receives FORx Grant
    Article Contributed by HOPE Chautauqua The HOPE Chautauqua Coalition (an initiative of Prevention Works, Inc.) has announced that they have received a state grant, awarding them a total of $800,000 over 4 years towards community-based opioid prevention services. This new grant titled the Fentanyl, Opioid, Rx (FORx) Grant is funded ... read more
    Published on 2024-02-20

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