• A Star is Born!
    Actually, about seven brand new stars are born every year somewhere in the Milky Way Galaxy, already home to about 100 thousand million stars, and of course, also home to all of us on Planet Earth. On Wednesday evening, October 21, the Martz-Kohl Observatory in Frewsburg, New York, will welcome ... read more
    Published on 2020-10-12
  • Brookdale Lakewood Senior Living is holding a “Fine Arts and Décor Virtual Auction” Fundraiser for Jamestown Kiwanis Club
    Thursday, October 29th , 2020 • 6pm – 8pm (via Zoom Event) We invite you to join us for a very special event and fundraiser for the ever-deserving Jamestown Kiwanis Club which marks its 100th year of serving our community. The Kiwanis Club of Jamestown was looking forward to 2020 ... read more
    Published on 2020-10-12
  • Faith Matters: Changing Your Mind
    This year’s debates have certainly entered some unchartered territory. The presidential debate turned into a middle school yelling match and the star of the vice president debate turned out to be fly. It proved yet again that nothing 2020 is full of surprises. But as surprising as the debates were, ... read more
    Published on 2020-10-12
  • In Loving Memory: Week of 10/12/2020
    Sept 29 Jocelyn K Bailey, 69 of JamestownHubert Funeral Home Rodney Clyde Early of LakewoodDonald E Lewis Funeral Home Norma J. Devlin, 86, of WestfieldMason Funeral Home Joseph A. “Joe” DeMarco, 73, of JamestownLind Funeral Home Alice Lavina Lance Goddard, 96, formerly of SinclairvilleFalconer Funeral Home Joseph Anthony Tremblay, 26, ... read more
    Published on 2020-10-12
  • The Workers’ Paradise…
    Contributing Editor Walt Pickut“Milk and honey flow in the ‘workers’ paradise on earth…’ Everyone who has a human face enjoys absolute freedom.” Ninety years ago, that was the promise made by the Soviet Communist Party to workers around the world. Even great numbers of American scholars and intellectuals ... read more
    Published on 2020-10-12
  • Domestic Violence Awareness Month Reminder: The MHA has a #MeToo Support Group
    October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month. Domestic violence was already an epidemic before COVID-19, but the health crisis has caused a tremendous spike in incidents of abuse. Even as lockdown restrictions are lifted, it remains a critical time for survivors, and greater awareness, education, and bystander intervention are desperately needed. ... read more
    Published on 2020-10-12
  • October Celebrates Manufacturing
    “Manufacturing remains the backbone of the regional economy,” said Todd Tranum, President & CEO of the Chautauqua County Chamber of Commerce & Manufacturers Association of the Southern Tier, “Manufacturers in the Chautauqua, Cattaraugus and Allegany County service area of the Manufacturers Association of the Southern Tier produce $7.5 Billion USD in shipments annually. ... read more
    Published on 2020-10-12
  • Read This Week’s Issue – October 12, 2020
    Published on 2020-10-12
  • Around Town: Week of 10-06-2020
    Published on 2020-10-06
  • Join me in the Kitchen: Apple Sauce for Blake
    Well friends, here we are starting another month…where does the time go? Days turn to weeks, those weeks have turned to months, and before we know it, we will be buying a whole new calendar! My goodness, how time flies. It seems like just weeks ago I was telling everyone ... read more
    Published on 2020-10-06
  • Heritage Recognizes Resident
    For William “Bill” Disbro, local artist and resident at The Woodlands, a Heritage independent senior living community, a lifetime in the art field has brought him many memories and experiences he will never forget. Recently, he added another unforgettable experience as a resident and valued Heritage community member. Disbro and ... read more
    Published on 2020-10-06
  • Beautician Intuition: October’s Embrace
    October has arrived for her yearly color appointment in Western New York.  The forests are getting a makeover, and trees are letting down their crisp, curly leaves to whisper along the red brick roads of Jamestown.  People are talking about soup and sweaters and asking for pumpkin-spice hair color.  The ... read more
    Published on 2020-10-06
  • Marvin House Reopens with Salute to a Founder
    The board of directors of the Marvin House announce its reopening after an interruption of operations due to the coronavirus pandemic. Reopening is set for October 15, 2020. In conjunction with the reopening, the Marvin House will celebrate the 102nd birthday of one of the Founders, Dorothy Valone Snitger. On ... read more
    Published on 2020-10-06
  • Breast Cancer Signs and Symptoms
    Breast cancer is a formidable foe. According to the World Health Organization, an estimated 627,000 women lost their lives to breast cancer in 2018. But women are not helpless in the fight against breast cancer, as the WHO notes early detection is critical and could potentially save thousands of lives ... read more
    Published on 2020-10-06
  • COVID-19 and Breast Cancer Guidelines
    The novel coronavirus COVID-19 first appeared in late 2019 and has changed life for the forseeable future. While many people are quick to focus on the ways COVID-19 has impacted their abilities to shop, visit with friends and relatives or travel, the virus has made life especially difficult for people ... read more
    Published on 2020-10-06
  • 4-H National Stem Challenged Announced
    Cornell Cooperative Extension of Chautauqua County’s 4-H Program is taking part in the 4‑H STEM Challenge, formerly known as 4‑H National Youth Science Day (4‑H NYSD). The 4-H STEM Challenge is an annual initiative to inspire kids everywhere to take an interest in science, technology, engineering, and math through hands-on ... read more
    Published on 2020-10-06
  • Dr. Jeffrey Victor Leads Virtual Unitarian Service on October 11
    The speaker at the Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Jamestown’s (UUCJ) 10:30 a.m. virtual service on Sunday, October 11, is longtime member, Dr. Jeffrey Victor. The subject of Victor’s presentation is “Multiculturalism, Religion and the Election.” Victor notes that today many conservative, white Protestant Americans feel under threat from an increasingly ... read more
    Published on 2020-10-06
  • Alliance Announces Next Steps in Local Funding Assistance for 2021 Chautauqua Lake & Watershed Projects
    The Chautauqua Lake and Watershed Management Alliance (Alliance) has once again partnered with local foundations and the County of Chautauqua to offer 2021 local funding assistance opportunities to its members via its Consolidated Local Funding Program. This program was established in 2018, and is used to identify, prioritize, and fund ... read more
    Published on 2020-10-06
  • Chautauqua County Launches CombatAddictionCHQ Website
    CombatAddictionCHQ.com Provides Information on Addiction, and Prevention, Treatment and Recovery Services Available in the County As part of the County’s ongoing efforts to address the Opioid Crisis, today Chautauqua County Executive Paul M. Wendel, Jr. announced the launch of the website www.CombatAddictionCHQ.com, a one-stop online resource where residents can learn ... read more
    Published on 2020-10-06
  • Faith Matters: Crutches
    I have a confession to make. I can’t skate. Despite growing up in Western New York where playing hockey seems to be a childhood rite of passage and where backyard rinks still abound, I never learned to do it. And it was never an issue, until my girls received ice ... read more
    Published on 2020-10-06
  • In Loving Memory: Week of 10-05-2020
    Sept 22 Susan Frost Anderson, formerly of MayvilleFreay Funeral Home Jeffrey Rasmussen 61 of JamestownHubert Funeral Home Phyllis L. (Champion) Torbjornsen, 71, formerly of JamestownLind Funeral Home Sept 23 Myra L. Armstrong, 76, of JamestownFalconer Funeral Home James T. “Tim” Jenkins, 73, of ClymerLind Funeral Home Jennifer (Lattuca) Newhall, 44, ... read more
    Published on 2020-10-06
  • User Guide For Debates
    Contributing Editor Walt PickutThis is not about how to stage a debate. It is a guide for listening to one. Step one: Listen. American philosopher Henry David Thoreau once said, “It takes two to speak the truth – one to speak and another to hear.” Step two: Think. Hearing ... read more
    Published on 2020-10-06
  • The Relief Zone 14th Annual Pig Roast & 20th Anniversary Celebration
    The Relief Zone (TRZ) held its 14th Annual Pig Roast & 20th Anniversary Celebration Sunday September 20th. Over $4,700 was raised to help support TRZ programming. The event was organized to benefit The Relief Zone, Inc. “We host our Pig Roast every year and it’s always a great event! So ... read more
    Published on 2020-10-06
  • Reg Lenna Center for The Arts, Local Media Members Partner to Provide Three Candidates’ Debates in October
    Three 60-minute debates involving the candidates for New York State Assembly, Chautauqua County Executive, and Chautauqua County District Attorney will take place at the Reg Lenna Center for the Arts’ Media Arts Studio for two nights in October. The first debate will be held at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. ... read more
    Published on 2020-10-06
  • Read This Week’s Issue – October 5, 2020
    Published on 2020-10-05
  • Around Town: Week of 9-28-2020
    Published on 2020-09-28
  • Cal State LA Prof to Speak at Virtual Unitarian Service Sunday, October 4
    Dr. William M. London, a professor in the Department of Public Health at California State University, Los Angeles, and editor of the weekly e-newsletter Consumer Health Digest, will be the speaker at the Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Jamestown’s 10:30 a.m. virtual service on Sunday, October 4. London’s topic is “When ... read more
    Published on 2020-09-28
  • JCC, LECOM Update Pharmacy Degree Program Agreement
    An updated articulation agreement will enhance the transfer of Jamestown Community College graduates into Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine’s Doctor of Pharmacy degree program. Under the terms of the transfer agreement, accepted students spend two years at JCC and upon meeting requirements, are guaranteed acceptance to the Doctor of ... read more
    Published on 2020-09-28
  • What Noisy Brakes may be Telling You
    The only noises many drivers ever want to hear coming from their vehicles are the sounds of their favorite songs blasting from their car stereos. But cars sometimes make noises that aren’t nearly as inviting as music. Noises that seem to pop up when applying the brakes can be especially ... read more
    Published on 2020-09-28
  • Deep Fried and Dipped in Honey
    Rooted in the local music scene in western NY is a three-piece string band that hearkens back to American roots by bringing old-time music to the forefront of local venues. Deep Fried and Dipped in Honey, consisting of Jason Green, Sara Rafaloski and Billy Blakey are fully invested in the ... read more
    Published on 2020-09-28

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