• Senator George Borrello Named President of New York Conference of Italian-American Legislators
    Article Contributed by Senator George M. Borrello New York State Senator New York State Senator George Borrello was chosen by his Senate and Assembly colleagues to serve as President of the New York Conference of Italian-American State Legislators. The mission of the bipartisan organization is to highlight the significant contributions ... read more
    Published on 2023-01-24
  • Jamestown BPU General Manager David L. Leathers Elected President of the New York Association of Public Power (NYAPP)
    Article Contributed by Jamestown Board of Public Utilities The New York Association of Public Power (NYAPP) members have elected David L. Leathers to succeed Paul Pallas as President of NYAPP. Pallas has served as President of NYAPP since the inception of the Association in 2005. Leathers has served as Third ... read more
    Published on 2023-01-24
  • Audubon Volunteer Potluck Brunch Thursday, January 26
    Article Contributed by Audubon Community Nature Center WIthout its volunteers, Audubon Community Nature Center (ACNC) would not be able to fulfill its mission to build and nurture connections between people and nature. Each year, hundreds of individuals log thousands of volunteer work hours across every department at ACNC. They take ... read more
    Published on 2023-01-24
  • Sally Naetzker Baer on Aiding Ukraine at January 29 Unitarian Service
    Article Contributed by Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Jamestown This past year Lakewood, N.Y., native and resident Sally Naetzker Baer has worked tirelessly on behalf of the people of Ukraine. In 2022 she spearheaded the raising of more than $670,000 in aid and support and made frequent visits to the country. ... read more
    Published on 2023-01-24
  • Audubon Natural Investigators Study Owls Saturday, January 28
    Article Contributed by Audubon Community Nature Center Join an Audubon educator to learn all about owls at Audubon Community Nature Center’s newest monthly program, Natural Investigators. You and your 8 to 12-year-old(s) can learn about these secretive, nighttime creatures at the inaugural Natural Investigators program on Saturday, January 28, 10 ... read more
    Published on 2023-01-24
  • Preserving Memories
    Contributing Writer Janet Wahlberg Here we are in a new year and with it the potential for making new family memories. Did any of you do anything new and different for the holidays this year?? Was this the first holiday that you were able to get together since Covid?? If ... read more
    Published on 2023-01-23
  • What—Brooklyn Square Renamed!
    Contributing Writer Joan V. Cusimano Lindquist Although the renaming of Brooklyn Square, a time-honored name in Jamestown’s history, may have seemed preposterous to some, it nevertheless was the caption of a photograph that appeared in the Friday, November 22, 1963 issue of the JAMESTOWN POST-JOURNAL, second section of the newspaper, ... read more
    Published on 2023-01-23
  • My First Women in Networking Meeting
    Contributing Writer Darlene Brace It was a beautiful sunny winter day as I approached the JCC Carnahan Building. I was going there to attend a luncheon/meeting that I had read about online. It was being hosted by the Small Business Development Center of Jamestown. This luncheon was part of their ... read more
    Published on 2023-01-23
  • Chamber Corner – January 23, 2023
    Doors Open Jamestown is January 28 Article Contributed by Daniel J. Heitzenrater President and CEO of the Chautauqua County Chamber of Commerce A myriad of attractions in the Jamestown region are once again pleased to host Doors Open Jamestown, Saturday, January 28. This event provides a free day at local ... read more
    Published on 2023-01-23
  • Our Gospel Snake
    Contributing Writer Steve Sorensen Killer and Mud aren’t proper names for missionary kids, but that’s what my cousins wanted me to call them. When they weren’t being missionaries in Japan they lived in Minnesota. They said something about guys named Killer Brew and Mud Cat being twins on a baseball ... read more
    Published on 2023-01-23
  • Caramel Corn
    Contributing Writer Vicki McGraw Elegant Edibles Catering Where has the time gone? It is close to the end of January, and what a month we have been having! If you are a Buffalo Bills fan like myself, you know the emotional roller coaster we have been on, starting with the ... read more
    Published on 2023-01-23
  • Rude?
    Contributing Writer Rev. Dr. Scott D. Hannon St. John Lutheran Church, Amherst, NY 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. ... read more
    Published on 2023-01-23
  • Official Greeter at the Vets Finding Vets Canteen
    Contributing Writer Janet Wahlberg At the January Canteen for the Vets Finding Vets Program held at the Fenton History Center, the guests were greeted by a new face. Corky, a Corgi Mix and Therapy dog was on hand to welcome each and every attendee. He was a big hit and ... read more
    Published on 2023-01-23
  • The Waterfront Foundation Receives Donation for Read To Me TCC
    Article Contributed by The Chautauqua Center Earlier this month, staff of The Waterfront Foundation in Jamestown were presented with a donation to support the purchase of new books for pediatric patients of The Chautauqua Center (TCC). The Waterfront Foundation is a 501c3 nonprofit corporation established in 2019 to raise ... read more
    Published on 2023-01-23
  • Screen Doors & Window Shopping
    Contributing Editor Walt Pickut Screen doors and window shopping are two ways to miss out on nearly everything—a good case of look but don’t touch. Sometimes window shopping can be fun. And you can even talk through a screen door. But sometimes that’s just not enough if whatever or ... read more
    Published on 2023-01-23
  • Wackadoo! Emmy Award-Winning Phenomenon Bluey Brings First Live Stage Show to Shea’s Buffalo Theatre
    Article Contributed by Shea’s Buffalo Theatre Performing April 15-16, 2023 Tickets on sale Thursday, January 12 via sheas.org Grab the sticky geckos, break out the duck cakes, and alert the grannies! It’s time to meet the much-loved Heeler family, who will be coming to Shea’s Buffalo Theatre April 15-16 with ... read more
    Published on 2023-01-18
  • SUNY JCC Board of Trustees Renews President’s Contract
    Article Contributed by SUNY Jamestown Community College The Board of Trustees at SUNY Jamestown Community College has renewed the contract of President Daniel DeMarte, Ed.D., through 2028. The Board unanimously approved the multi-year extension at their meeting yesterday. DeMarte became the ninth president of JCC in July 2018. Under his ... read more
    Published on 2023-01-18
  • SCLSD to Begin Westside Sewer Extension Phase 2
    Article Contributed by Office of the Chautauqua County Executive The South Chautauqua Lake Sewer District (SCLSD) is extending its sewer system to the west side of Chautauqua Lake to service approximately 520 parcels along a 3.6-mile stretch of New York State (NYS) Route 394 in the Towns of North ... read more
    Published on 2023-01-18
  • Ag Literacy Week Scheduled for March 20th – 24th in Chautauqua County
    CCE-Chautauqua Offers Opportunities for Ag-in-the-Classroom Article Contributed by Cornell Cooperative Extension Cornell Cooperative Extension of Chautauqua County’s Agriculture Program is continually working to increase public awareness of the great things happening in agriculture. As part of this effort, CCE-Chautauqua is proud to facilitate the Agricultural Literacy Week initiative for Chautauqua ... read more
    Published on 2023-01-18
  • Applications Now Available for Chautauqua County’s 2024 Occupancy Tax for Lakes and Waterways Grant Program
    Program Offers Up to $40K for Lake and Waterway Enhancement and Protection Projects Article Contributed by Office of the Chautauqua County Executive Chautauqua County will again be offering grants to improve our lakes and waterways. The 2024 Round of the County’s 2% Occupancy Tax Grant Program for Lakes and Waterways ... read more
    Published on 2023-01-17
  • Solve SUNY JCC Alumni Association’s “Mystery in the Operating Room” This Month
    Article Contributed by SUNY Jamestown Community College SUNY Jamestown Community College Alumni Association has a mystery they hope community members will enjoy solving – if they can! Their 34th annual interactive mystery is planned for two showings at 7 p.m. on Jan. 27 and 28 in the Student Union ... read more
    Published on 2023-01-17
  • Article Contributed by SUNY Fredonia
    Article Contributed by SUNY Fredonia Fredonia Bass Fest, a full day of performances and classes geared to high school and college students, teachers, adult learners and professional musicians along with opportunities for networking and bass fellowship, will be held at Mason Hall, home of the School of Music at the ... read more
    Published on 2023-01-17
  • Eddie Sundquist Offically Announces Reelection Bid for Mayor of Jamestown
    Article Contributed by Mayor Eddie Sundquist Mayor of Jamestown, NY Jamestown Mayor Eddie Sundquist released the following statement: “I am excited to announce that I am running for another term as Mayor of Jamestown. Since I took office in 2020, I have consistently fought for families, small businesses, public spaces, ... read more
    Published on 2023-01-16
  • Looking Ahead at the Fenton
    Contributing Writer Janet Wahlberg As the Fenton looks ahead to 2023, we would like to reflect on the past few months. In late May of 2022, our new director Jane Babinsky joined us. Jane brought a wealth of experience with her from her years as director of the Chagrin Falls, ... read more
    Published on 2023-01-16
  • New Exhibition at the Crary Art Gallery Starting February 4th
    Contributing Writer Jean Gomory Saturday, February 4th will welcome two new exhibitions at the Crary Art Gallery at 511 Market Street in Warren, PA. Adam Cooley’s Boro Land collection and Carol McDonald’s Animal Exhibition will be displayed in the Main Gallery and South Gallery respectively. Adam Cooley is from ... read more
    Published on 2023-01-16
  • “Fair Hearing”
    Contributing Writer Dr. Mary Ann Spanos Director of Office for Aging Services Many people as they get older receive programs and services from different government agencies. Maybe you have Medicaid in addition to Medicare to help with medical bills. Long-term Medicaid that pays for services in your home or ... read more
    Published on 2023-01-16
  • New NEH Grant Awarded to National Comedy Center’s Lucille Ball Desi Arnaz Museum to Showcase Rarely-Seen Lucy Desi Archives for Visitors
    Article Contributed by National Comedy Center The National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) announced a new grant for the National Comedy Center’s Lucille Ball Desi Arnaz Museum today, that will enable thousands of rarely-seen archival documents, photos and artifacts to be fully accessible by museum visitors — for the first ... read more
    Published on 2023-01-16
  • Jamestown Tarp Skunks Announce Hiring of New Director of Business and Sales Operations
    Article Contributed by Jamestown Tarp Skunks Jamestown Community Baseball, LLC, announced Friday the signing of Christian Dolce as Director of Business and Sales Operations for the Jamestown Tarp Skunks. Dolce will join experienced manager and Director of Baseball Operations Jordan Basile in leading the Tarp Skunks this season. After ... read more
    Published on 2023-01-16
  • A bee-yoo-tiful day…!
    Contributing Editor Walt Pickut “Hello again, everybody. It’s A bee-yoo-tiful day for baseball! That’s how the late, great and legendary sportscaster, Harry Caray, signed on at his microphone every day of his 53 years in broadcasting baseball, or so it seemed. What a memory for a January day like today! ... read more
    Published on 2023-01-16
  • Obituaries – January 16, 2023
    January 1 Adam R. Cope, 37, of Cheektowaga Riles & Woolley Funeral Home Gerald R. “Gary” Lang, 64, of Jamestown Lind Funeral Home Margaret E. Lawson, 94, of Russell Peterson-Blick Funeral Home William “Bill” F. Troutman, 88, formerly of Sheffield Peterson-Blick Funeral Home January 2 Christos Dufopulos, 91, of Warren ... read more
    Published on 2023-01-16

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