• Child Advocacy Program of Chautauqua County 5K Run/Walk
    Article Contributed byChild Advocacy Program of Chautauqua County The Child Advocacy Program of Chautauqua County (CAP) will hold the 6th Annual 5K Run/Walk & Kids’ Hero Run around beautiful Cassadaga Lake, starting and ending at the beach on Park Street in Cassadaga, NY Saturday, September 28, 2019. CAP’s mission is ... read more
    Published on 2019-08-21
  • Infinity Welcomes New Instructor
    Article Contributed byInfinity Visual and Performing Arts, Inc. Infinity Visual and Performing Arts welcomes a new dance instructor! Brea Tota has joined the Infinity Team, and she is currently offering private and group instruction in various dance techniques. Brea Tota, Dance Brea has been dancing for 16 years, and has ... read more
    Published on 2019-08-20
  • Board Announces New Director of Lakewood Memorial Library
    Article Contributed byLakewood Memorial Library The Board of Trustees of the Lakewood Memorial Library is pleased to announce the hiring of a new director, Shannon Taylor. Ms. Taylor topped the list of 8 other candidates for the position. A resident of Lakewood, Ms. Taylor has worked in a related capacity ... read more
    Published on 2019-08-20
  • Raymour & Flanigan to exhibit works by artists from The Resource Center
    Article Contributed byThe Resource Center Raymour & Flanigan will host an exhibit showcasing the artistic talents of people with developmental disabilities the last week of August. Works by people in The Resource Center’s Creations art program will be on display at Raymour & Flanigan’s Jamestown showroom beginning August 25. The ... read more
    Published on 2019-08-20
  • Red Cross Disaster Training workshop on Tuesday, September 10
    Article Contributed byHazeltine Public Library Area residents are invited to a Red Cross Disaster Training workshop on Tuesday, September 10. The workshop is cosponsored by the Hazeltine Public Library and the Busti Fire Department and will be held at the fire hall. The Busti Fire Hall is located at ... read more
    Published on 2019-08-20
  • SUNY Oneonta Sign Music Degree Agreement
    Article Contributed byJamestown Community College Jamestown Community College and the State University of New York at Oneonta have developed an articulation agreement for JCC graduates transferring into SUNY Oneonta’s music industry degree program. The agreement guarantees junior standing to JCC students who graduate with an associate’s degree in music industry ... read more
    Published on 2019-08-20
  • Axemen “Fill the Bus” Fundraiser
    Article Contributed byAxemen Professional Firefighters M/C Chapter 4 The Axemen MC is announcing its “fill the bus” school supply fundraiser. The collection is an effort to help prepare the youth and the educators in the Jamestown & falconer school districts as well as T.E.A.M. (Teenage Education and Motherhood) program, with ... read more
    Published on 2019-08-20
  • JCC, Empire State College Update Transfer Agreement
    Article Contributed byJamestown Community College Jamestown Community College graduates can benefit from an updated transfer agreement with the State University of New York’s Empire State College. The agreement guarantees acceptance of students who graduate with an associate’s degree from JCC into several Empire State programs. JCC graduates can transfer 79 ... read more
    Published on 2019-08-20
  • Prendergast Library’s half-off book sale to run September 5 – 7
    Article Contributed byPrendergast Library  The Prendergast Library will hold its quarterly half-off book sale starting Thursday, September 5th. The event will run through Saturday, September 7. The book sale is open during regular library hours. All books are half off during the quarterly sale. Adult hardcovers are $1.00, adult paperbacks ... read more
    Published on 2019-08-20
  • Homestead Stables by Heritage hosts Equine Ambassador Riding for Domestic Violence Awareness
    Article Contributed byHeritage Ministries Meredith Cherry is spending time this week at Homestead Stables by Heritage in Gerry, NY. Meredith is a domestic violence survivor and is currently traveling alone with her horse Apollo for four years on a continuous ride named The Centauride, which spans 10,000 miles and 48 ... read more
    Published on 2019-08-20
  • JCC Names New Concert Band Director
    Article Contributed byJamestown Community College Christopher Wakefield has been named director of Jamestown Community College’s concert band. Wakefield, a Jamestown High School graduate, also directs the band program at Clymer Central School. JCC’s concert band is open to JCC students and community members. Wakefield will also direct the pit orchestra ... read more
    Published on 2019-08-20
  • Reed Delivers $167K Grant to The Chautauqua Center
    Article Contributed byThe Chautauqua Center Today, Rep. Tom Reed announced a $167,000 grant to provide The Chautauqua Center with funding to support their efforts to provide healthcare in the community. “We care about ensuring that our friends and neighbors have fair access to affordable and high-quality healthcare,” Tom said. “This ... read more
    Published on 2019-08-20
  • Free Behavior Workshop for Parents
    Article Contributed byPrevention Works Parent Network of WNY and Prevention Works, formerly known as CASAC, are hosting the free workshop, “What to do About Challenging Behavior Part II?” This workshop is scheduled for September 14, 2019 from 9:00 to 12:00 pm. Part I was very well received and feedback was ... read more
    Published on 2019-08-20
  • Drew Appointed To JCC Board
    Article Contributed byJamestown Community College Dennis A. Drew III has been appointed by Jamestown mayor Samuel Teresi to the Jamestown Community College board of trustees for a term expiring in 2026. Drew has served as general manager of WRFA-LP, a community radio station through the Reg Lenna Center for the ... read more
    Published on 2019-08-19
  • Vendors sought for Toys for Tots shopping event
    Article Contributed byThe Resource Center The Resource Center is seeking vendors for its annual Holiday Shopping Extravaganza, which will benefit the Marine Toys for Tots drive. The event will be held Saturday, December 7, in The Resource Center’s administrative office building at 200 Dunham Avenue in Celoron. Vendor setup will ... read more
    Published on 2019-08-19
  • Annual Stroke Awareness Walk
    Article Contributed byThe State University of New York at Fredonia The Stroke Awareness Walk, now in its 10th year at the State University of New York at Fredonia and dedicated to providing education on stroke prevention and introducing services available at the campus’ Henry C. Youngerman Center for Communications Disorders, ... read more
    Published on 2019-08-19
  • Saturn Saturday
    Article Contributed byMartz-Kohl Observatory At 8:00 pm on 24 August, the doors will be open to the Martz-Kohl Observatory for Saturn Saturday! Guests are welcome to come tour the observatory, view, and learn about Saturn. Weather permitting, guests will have an opportunity to view Saturn through the Kohl 20-inch telescope ... read more
    Published on 2019-08-19
  • Easy Ice Cream
    Contributing WriterVicki McGraw Elegant Edibles Catering Hello, friends! I hope you have been making the most of the glorious warm weather we have had this summer! I know the last week or two have been on the wet side, but we did need the rain. I am enjoying every minute ... read more
    Published on 2019-08-19
  • Fall Front Garden Recognition Program Begins in September
    Article Contributed byJamestown Renaissance Corporation Jamestown Renaissance Corporation’s GROW Jamestown Front Garden Recognition Program, returns this fall as a way to acknowledge city gardeners who contribute to the curb appeal of Jamestown’s neighborhoods. It is a project designed to encourage everyone to take part in making Jamestown a more beautiful ... read more
    Published on 2019-08-19
  • Missy Jo’s Diner
    Article Contributed byFaith Gibbons Missy Jo’s is a brand new diner open in the village of Lakewood, located at 108 Chautauqua Ave, and getting their start at the beginning of this month, with an official grand opening on August 7th 2019. This sweet addition received its title when sisters and ... read more
    Published on 2019-08-19
  • The Resource Center accepting nominations for 31st annual Disability Awareness Awards
    Article Contributed byThe Resource Center Nominations are being accepted for The Resource Center’s 31st annual Disability Awareness and Recognition Awards. Every year, people with disabilities in Chautauqua County make tremendous strides in their quest to lead productive, meaningful lives. And every day, they are supported in their efforts by a ... read more
    Published on 2019-08-19
  • H. M. Reich Company
    Article Contributed byJoan V. Cusimano Lindquist One of Brooklyn Square’s lesser known businesses was the H. M. Reich Department Store. It first appeared in the listing of businesses on the western corridor of the Square in the 1932 city directory at 1-7 N. Main Street. The manager was Verner Carlson. ... read more
    Published on 2019-08-19
  • Estate Planning Discussed at Westfield-Mayville Rotary Club
    Article Contributed byWestfield-Mayville Rotary Club Estate planning benefits, main elements, key terms, and important considerations were reviewed during a program presented by Dan Ryel, financial advisor of Gugino & Ryel Financial in Fredonia, during the Aug. 13 meeting of the Westfield-Mayville Rotary Club at The Parkview in Westfield. After serving ... read more
    Published on 2019-08-19
  • Quiet Times
    Contributing WriterPastor Shawn Hannon Hope Lutheran Church, Arcade, NY A few weeks ago my wife and children headed on vacation without me. I would join them several days later after fulfilling some work obligations, but first I had some quiet time to myself. Quiet time is rare in my life. ... read more
    Published on 2019-08-19
  • Step Back in Time.
    Article Contributed byJoni Blackman You are invited to step back in time and delight your senses at the annual Kinzua Heritage festival in beautiful Russell PA. The festival takes place Friday, August 23 (11 am-7 pm), Saturday, August 24 (10 am-7 pm) and Sunday, August 25 (10 am-5 pm). The ... read more
    Published on 2019-08-19
  • The Gathering of the Clans: The 14th Annual Jamestown Regional Celtic Festival
    Article Contributed byStephanie McCraw Bringing the common traditions of the seven nations of Celts together for one big celebration is the goal of the 14th annual Jamestown Regional Celtic Festival. Held on the grounds of Mayville NY’s beautiful Lakeside Park, the popular festival features bagpipe bands, concerts, street parades, and ... read more
    Published on 2019-08-19
  • Back to the Future?
    A year ago, today was the future. A century ago, today was the far future. Even farther back, today was science fiction, if there even was such a thing as science fiction that far back. So, aside from nostalgia, why do we spend so much time looking back and trying ... read more
    Published on 2019-08-19
  • Back to School Trivia
    The post Back to School Trivia appeared first on Jamestown Gazette. ... read more
    Published on 2019-08-19
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  • August 31 is United Arts Appeal 2019 Fund Drive Deadline
    Article Contributed byUnited Arts Appeal of Chautauqua County “Our 2019 fund drive closes at the end of August, and we want our supporters to receive all the recognitions they deserve,” said United Arts Appeal of Chautauqua County (UAA) President Julie Newell. Throughout the 2019-2020 performance season, 2019 fund drive contributors ... read more
    Published on 2019-08-14

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