• Tips for Buying Locally Raised Meats
    Buying local is a great way to support our area’s farmers, while securing a supply of wholesome, delicious protein. The tips below canhelp achieve a positive purchasing experience. Cornell Cooperative Extension’s Southwest New York Dairy, Livestock, and Field Crops Program (SWNYDLFC) is committed to helping farmers produce safe, high quality products for their communities, and would like to share that local farms across the region ... read more
    Published on 2020-06-01
  • Around Town: Week of 06-01-2020
    Published on 2020-06-01
  • Lutheran’s Foster Grandparent Program Delivers Thank You Gifts to Volunteers in Community
    Under normal circumstances, this would be the time of year when Lutheran’s Foster Grandparents, teachers and other school support staff from the area would come together for a celebration of service to children and families in the community. Unfortunately, temporary changes had to be made to this year’s volunteer appreciation ... read more
    Published on 2020-06-01
  • Toys for Tots Donates Books to JPS
    The Chautauqua County Toys for Tots Program recently donated 1,000 books to Jamestown Public Schools’ UPK, kindergarten, first and second grade students. The Toys for Tots National office recently contacted the Chautauqua County Toys for Tots Program, overseen by Heather Brown, Terri Jophnson and Patrick Smeraldo. Because the Chautauqua County ... read more
    Published on 2020-06-01
  • City Announces 2020 Streets Program
    The City of Jamestown has announced its annual Streets Program today, with work starting Wednesday, May 27th. Due to anticipated reduction in New York State aid and budgetary challenges brought forth by the COVID-19 pandemic, the Department of Public Works will be moving forward with a reduced streets program. The ... read more
    Published on 2020-06-01
  • Heritage Ministries to Reopen Skilled Nursing Admissions
    Jeremy Rutter, Heritage Chief Clinical Officer, announced today that Heritage skilled nursing and rehabilitation communities in Chautauqua County will begin to admit residents on May 27, 2020. Previously, Heritage had temporarily ceased all admissions effective Tuesday, May 19, 2020, in response to the New York State mandate to test all ... read more
    Published on 2020-06-01
  • Jamestown Tim Horton’s United Donut Generates $4,052 for the Crisis Response Fund
    Jamestown Tim Hortons and The Tarana family reached out to the United Way of Southern Chautauqua County recently to discuss ways they could help when Tim Hortons announced the launch of the United Donut. The donut, which included vanilla frosting, with red white and blue chocolate sprinkles, became a hit ... read more
    Published on 2020-06-01
  • National Comedy Center Announces Rescheduling of 30th Annual Lucille Ball Comedy Festival to August 2021
    Due to the ongoing COVID-19 situation, the National Comedy Center has announced that it will be rescheduling the 30th annual Lucille Ball Comedy Festival in Jamestown, NY, originally scheduled for August 5-9, 2020, to the same weekend in 2021: August 4-8, 2021, in order to ensure the health and safety ... read more
    Published on 2020-06-01
  • Summer Trivia
    The post Summer Trivia appeared first on Jamestown Gazette. ... read more
    Published on 2020-06-01
  • JCC to Hold Youth Classes Online this Summer
    Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Jamestown Community College will offer engaging, interactive, and collaborative online courses instead of its traditional Kids’ College program this summer. In partnership with Black Rocket, a creative learning web-based platform, JCC will offer 14 classes on coding, programming, gaming, and animation from June 8 to ... read more
    Published on 2020-06-01
  • My Favorite BBQ Sauce…
    Well friends, spring has not only finally sprung, but with our recent recognition of Memorial Day and “mini heatwave”, dare we say the summer season is finally upon us? The sun has been out quite a bit, the temperatures have moderated and the rain hasn’t been too frequent! Given the ... read more
    Published on 2020-06-01
  • Improve Comfort when Dining Outdoors
    Article Courtesy of Metro Creative Warm weather entices people to enjoy long hours outside basking in the sun or relaxing on balmy evenings. Many of the activities people once reserved for indoors when temperatures were chilly, including dining, are moved outside as the weather warms. Even though outdoor dining can ... read more
    Published on 2020-06-01
  • Drive Up VITA (Volunteer Income Tax Assistance) to Open Saturday, May 30th
    The Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program (VITA), will open a drive up, appointment only, operation starting on Saturday, May 30th at the Boys & Girls Club in Jamestown. Funded in part by the United Way of Southern Chautauqua County, VITA offers working families who earned less than $56,000 in 2019 ... read more
    Published on 2020-06-01
  • Infinity Visual & Performing Arts Goes Digital
    Infinity Visual and Performing Arts, Inc. remains dedicated to providing music and arts instruction to Chautauqua area students through COVID-19 shutdowns by providing digital lesson opportunities to all who would like to learn! Infinity has successfully transitioned more than 200 registered students to online learning experiences through the dedicated help ... read more
    Published on 2020-06-01
  • Heritage Ministries Confirms New Permanent President and CEO of Organization
    The Heritage Ministries Board of Directors announced that the board has confirmed Lisa Haglund as the permanent President and CEO for Heritage and its affiliates. Lisa previously served Heritage as the Vice President of Marketing, Sales, and Development across all communities in four states. Lisa began her career with Northwest ... read more
    Published on 2020-06-01
  • Town Histories as a Resource
    Cannot find your great grandfather in the town in Ohio that you are sure that he lived in??? Looking at where the family came from in the “old country”? How about right here in Chautauqua County or western New York? Or perhaps you have found him but little beyond vital ... read more
    Published on 2020-06-01
  • The Chautauqua Center Receives Emergency Grant from Direct Relief to Bolster the Healthcare Safety Net in Chautauqua County
    The Chautauqua Center today announced an infusion of $50,000 in emergency grant funding from the medical aid organization Direct Relief, in partnership with the National Association of Community Health Centers. The Chautauqua Center was among 518 federally qualified health centers to receive funding last week through Direct Relief’s $25 million ... read more
    Published on 2020-06-01
  • Faith Matters: America Can’t Breathe
    The death of George Floyd revealed yet again the grave injustice that plagues what should be one of the more trustworthy institutions in our land. Of course, the immediate argument to a statement like that the institution is not the problem, just a few individuals. And let me say from ... read more
    Published on 2020-06-01
  • In Loving Memory: Week of 06-01-2020
    May 19 Caresse Gray Bush, 89, of CeloronLind Funeral Home Michelle Denise Carlson of FrewsburgHubert Funeral Home Vicki Lynne Faust, 59, of JamestownLind Funeral Home May 20 Thomaidha K. Dimas, 97, formally of JamestownLind Funeral Home Sandra Jordan Mihalko-Reynolds, 77, of TionaDonald E Lewis Funeral Home May 21 Janice L. ... read more
    Published on 2020-06-01
  • Summer is a Giving Time
    Contributing Editor Walt PickutSomeone once said, “Spring, being a tough act to follow, God invented June.” June is a generous month because it brings us summer. Summer gives us warmth and light and freedom to relax in comfort, finally outdoors in the fresh air. But in a time when ... read more
    Published on 2020-06-01
  • Give Big CHQ
    This week marks the kickoff of the third annual Give Big CHQ campaign in Chautauqua County. This online fundraising event, hosted jointly by the Chautauqua Region and Northern Chautauqua Community Foundations, will offer a platform where our community members can graciously donate to nonprofit organizations of their choice. Normally reserved ... read more
    Published on 2020-06-01
  • Read This Week’s Issue – June 01, 2020
    Published on 2020-06-01
  • Around Town: Week of 5-26-2020
    Published on 2020-05-26
  • Smile Trivia
    The post Smile Trivia appeared first on Jamestown Gazette. ... read more
    Published on 2020-05-26
  • Sale of Flavored E-Cigarettes Statewide and all Tobacco Sales at Pharmacies End May 18 in New York State
    The sale of flavored e-cigarettes ends in New York State on May 18, as does the sale of all tobacco products in pharmacies. These are huge steps forward in helping New Yorkers live free from nicotine addiction. The new laws were passed as part of the state’s fiscal year 2021 ... read more
    Published on 2020-05-26
  • The Curtain Hasn’t Fallen
    Steve SorensenContribiting WriterYou’d think a month-long season wouldn’t go so fast, but here we are already in the last week of pursuing spring gobblers. If you watch social media you’ve probably seen hundreds of pictures of turkeys by now. If you haven’t shot one yet, you might be feeling ... read more
    Published on 2020-05-26
  • Chamber Corner: Week of 5-26-2020
    Phase 1 Businesses Reopening with Optimism and Safety at the Forefront As businesses begin the process of reopening here in Western New York there is much to consider. This is a time of optimism as people begin to get back to work. Western New York is several days into Phase ... read more
    Published on 2020-05-26
  • JCC Offering COVID-19 Reopening Plan Training
    Jamestown Community College will provide training sessions for businesses and industries on developing effective post-COVID-19 reopening plans. To re-open, businesses and organizations must have a plan in place for the prevention and control of COVID-19 in the workplace. Businesses must assess the areas of risk within their operations and develop ... read more
    Published on 2020-05-26
  • Babe Ruth League Moves Traditional Summer Classic to 2021
    Due to the ongoing impact of COVID-19, the Board of Directors of Babe Ruth League, Inc. has made the difficult decision to forgo the traditional Regional and World Series formats for 2020. “These are unprecedented times,” said Steven Tellefsen, President/CEO for Babe Ruth League, Inc.  “And while it is upsetting ... read more
    Published on 2020-05-26
  • Audubon Plant Exchange and Sale Through Monday, June 1
    For more than a decade, this is the time of year Audubon Community Nature Center (ACNC) has presented the Plant Exchange and Sale, when you can bring your extra plants to trade for new ones or bring cash to purchase plants. Audubon staff have put on their creativity hats and ... read more
    Published on 2020-05-26

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