• Debunking Common Myths Associated with Breast Cancer
    Article & Image Contributed ByMetro Creative Connections Cancer claims the lives of millions of people across the globe every year. But the fight against cancer is anything but hopeless, as the World Health Organization notes that between 30 and 50 percent of all cancer cases are preventable. Learning about cancer ... read more
    Published on 2019-10-07
  • League of Women Voters Candidate Forum
    Tuesday Oct. 15, 2019 7-9 pm – JCC Sarita Weeks Room Article Contributed byAAUW-Jamestown The League of Women Voters, AAUW-Jamestown and the Jamestown Community College Political Science Department invite you to Meet the Candidates for New York State Senate and Jamestown Mayor on Tuesday, October 15th, 2019 from 7-9pm. The ... read more
    Published on 2019-10-07
  • Taxidermy — Thinking about the Cost
    “You get what you pay for.” That’s a stock answer in every discussion about the cost of taxidermy, but does that mean the more you pay the better the quality? Definitely not, so before that answer ends all debate, let’s think about it. You can pay $400 for a shoulder ... read more
    Published on 2019-10-07
  • Finding the Ladies in Your Family Part II
    Last month I began a discussion on finding the ladies in you family. This month I will continue the discussion with a look at the many records that the ladies may appear in that relate to others, such as their husbands or children. I will also talk a bit about ... read more
    Published on 2019-10-07
  • Growing to Help, Wherever the Need Is.
    Local Equine Therapy organization is creating a mobile therapy unit to prevent suicide. Article Contributed byHappy Hounds Hotel Local organization N.E.I.G.H. (National Equine Institute of Growth through Healing, Inc.) provides Equine assisted therapy and learning to help clients improve their emotional, mental, and social well-being. Dawn Samuelson, ... read more
    Published on 2019-10-07
  • Girl Scouts of Western New York to Host Outdoor Celebration 2019 – A Gathering in Honor of Over 100 Years of Outdoor Adventure in Girl Scouts
    The Girl Scout event will bring outdoor enthusiast together for forest games, tomahawk-throwing, firebending, wildcrafts, and more Article Contributed byGirl Scouts of Western New York Girl Scouts has a long history of connecting girls with the great outdoors in memorable and enriching, girl-led ways. On OCTOBER 18-20, 2019, 6 P.M. ... read more
    Published on 2019-10-07
  • Lakewood Library Hosts Best-Selling Mystery Author
    Article Contributed byOff the Beaten Path Bookstore On October 8th at 5:30 PM, Off The Beaten Path Bookstore and the Lakewood Memorial Library are excited to bring Lissa Marie Redmond back to Lakewood for a third time. This free event hosted at the Library (_12 W. Summit Street, ... read more
    Published on 2019-10-07
  • Chautauqua County Beekeepers Association presents “An Evening with Ross Conrad, Beekeeper” on Tuesday, October 15
    Article Contributed byChautauqua County Beekeepers Association Chautauqua County Beekeepers Association presents “An Evening with Ross Conrad, Beekeeper” on Tuesday, October 15, 2019 at 7:00pm, Fluvanna Community Church, 3363 Fluvanna Ave, Jamestown, NY. Admission is $10 for non-members of Chautauqua County Beekeepers Association, and by donation for members. The event is ... read more
    Published on 2019-10-07
  • International Day of Older Persons
    Article Contributed byNY Connects October 1 was the United Nations designated International Day of Older Persons. This years theme is “The Journey to Age Equality” to focus on the need to eliminate age discrimination and to empower and promote the social, economic and political inclusion of all, irrespective of age, ... read more
    Published on 2019-10-07
  • Can We Talk?? Medicare Open enrollment is October 15th, 2019 to December 7th, 2019
    Article Contributed byNY Connects This is the time of the year when you can compare health care plans to make sure you have the right health and prescription coverage for you. Beware of Health Insurance brokers who: 1) Who state they are approved, endorsed, or authorized by Medicare, are calling ... read more
    Published on 2019-10-07
  • Build it! They will come.
    If you build it, will they come? Do you remember Kevin Costner in the 1989 fantasy-drama baseball film Field of Dreams? It was nominated for three Academy Awards and selected by the United States National Film Registry for preservation in the Library of Congress as “culturally, historically, aesthetically significant.” That’s ... read more
    Published on 2019-10-07
  • Opera House Met Live Season Kicks Off with Puccini’s Beloved Turandot
    Article Contributed byFredonia Opera House Live at the Met, the Metropolitan Opera’s award-winning series of live, high definition (HD) opera transmissions to theaters around the world, kicks off its 2019-20 season at the 1891 Fredonia Opera House on Sat., Oct. 12, at 1 p.m., with Giacomo Puccini’s beloved masterpiece Turandot. ... read more
    Published on 2019-10-07
  • The New Face of Manufacturing
        Article Contributed ByJoni Blackman Manufacturing has always been robust in Chautauqua County. From the butter industry of the early 1800s to the current high-tech metal, wood and food processing industries of today. According to the latest statistics, 19% of the jobs in Chautauqua County are in ... read more
    Published on 2019-10-07
  • Borrello Cuts Ribbon on Chautauqua County Campaign Headquarters
    Dozens of well-wishers, supporters and local leaders on hand to kick off run up to Election Day on November 5 Article Contributed byOffice of Chautauqua County Executive George Borrello Chautauqua County Executive George Borrello, the endorsed Republican, Conservative, Independence and Libertarian candidate for the State Senate’s 57th District, cut the ... read more
    Published on 2019-10-07
  • CCHS Announces Expawditions Available for Walk 4 Paws
    Article Contributed byChautauqua County Humane Society The Chautauqua County Humane Society (CCHS) is offering a new way the animals at the shelter can benefit from your participation in the Walk 4 Paws presented by Happy Hounds Hotel and Day Spa and Petco on Saturday, October 5th from 9am-11:30am at Chautauqua ... read more
    Published on 2019-10-02
  • Jamestown Brewing Company to Host Free Lecture on Early History of Brewing
    Article Contributed byChautauqua County Historical Society Chautauqua County is experiencing a beer renaissance with numerous micro breweries and craft beer establishments currently operating in several local communities. But those businesses currently in operation are just the latest in a long line of bottlers and breweries that existed both before and ... read more
    Published on 2019-10-02
  • G.A. Learning Center Celebrates NYS School Breakfast Day
    Article Contributed byLutheran On September 25, students at the G.A. Learning Center celebrated the power of school breakfast to feed brains and bodies as part of New York State’s inaugural School Breakfast Day. Along with schools across the state, GALC highlighted this critical meal through social media, fun giveaways, and ... read more
    Published on 2019-10-02
  • JHS Homecoming Weekend 2019
    Article Contributed byJamestown Public Schools Calling all Jamestown High School alumni and community! Jamestown High School will hold its annual Homecoming Weekend Friday, October 4th and Saturday, October 5th. The annual Homecoming Parade will take place at 6 p.m. Friday starting at the Allen Park Ice Arena to Strider Field. ... read more
    Published on 2019-10-02
  • Chautauqua County Volunteers Walk to Fight Suicide
    Movement of a Quarter of a Million People Joined by Local Participants in Jamestown – Jamestown Out of the Darkness Walk to be Held Oct. 5 Article Contributed byChautauqua County Department of Mental Hygiene Suicide is the 10th leading cause of death in the United States, yet suicide can be ... read more
    Published on 2019-10-02
  • Accomplishments Noted at Audubon “New Year’s Eve Party”
    Article Contributed byAudubon Community Nature Center Instead of an annual dinner, Audubon Community Nature Center (ACNC) staff chose to close their 2018-2019 fiscal year and welcome 2019-2020 with a New Year’s Eve Party. Presided over by Executive Director Leigh Rovegno, the annual meeting was a casual event that included food ... read more
    Published on 2019-10-01
  • Freedonia Marxonia begins Oct. 3
    Article Contributed byState University of New York at Fredonia “Vaudeville and the Marx Brothers” is the theme of the upcoming Freedonia Marxonia, the annual celebration of the connection between the Village of Fredonia and “Freedonia” which was the setting of the 1933 Marx Brothers’ movie “Duck Soup.” Freedonia Marxonia begins ... read more
    Published on 2019-10-01
  • Beef Quality Assurance Training – Saturday, October 12, 2019 from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm in Cattaraugus County
    All cattle owners invited to learn about cattle management & producing quality meats Article Contributed byCornell Cooperative Extension Nathan & Chelsey Nelson, of Valley View Farms in neighboring Cattaraugus County are pleased to invite fellow beef producers to their farm for this Beef Quality Assurance (BQA) training and will share ... read more
    Published on 2019-10-01
  • RTPI to host: Snakes, Spiders, and Bats! Oh, My!
    Article Contributed byRoger Tory Peterson Institute of Natural History The Roger Tory Peterson Institute of Natural History invites you to join us for “Snakes, Spiders, and Bats! Oh, my!” on Friday, October 11th from 5:30-8:00 pm. The Buffalo Zoo’s education department will be on site from 5:30-6:30pm with their “Zoo ... read more
    Published on 2019-10-01
  • Jamestown Area Community Orchestra Concert
    Article Contributed byJamestown Area Community Orchestra On Sunday, October 13, the Jamestown Area Community Orchestra will present a free concert at 4:00 at the First Covenant Church in Jamestown. Guest Conductor John Cross has programmed a variety of music, including “William Tell Overture”, “The New World Symphony”, and “Russian Sailor’s ... read more
    Published on 2019-10-01
  • Reg Lenna Center for the Arts and National Comedy Center to Explore Joining Forces as a Combined Organization
    Article Contributed byThe Reg Lenna Center for the Arts and The National Comedy Center The Reg Lenna Center for the Arts and the National Comedy Center will explore the potential of joining forces as a combined organization in the coming months, it was announced today by the board of directors ... read more
    Published on 2019-10-01
  • Division of Planning and Community Development Awarded Funding to Update Farmland Protection Plan
    Article Contributed byChautauqua County Division of Planning and Community Development The Chautauqua County Division of Planning and Community Development has been awarded a $50,000 grant from the New York State Department of Agriculture and Markets. These funds will enable the County to update the Chautauqua County Farmland Protection Plan, originally ... read more
    Published on 2019-10-01
  • Dwarfism Awareness “Short Walk” at Findley Lake New York Becomes Annual Affair to Improve Dwarfism Knowledge
    Article Contributed byKatie Roche Alexander’s Restaurant is delighted to announce they are once again the site for the “Short Walk” fundraiser with donations going to Little People of America (LPA), on October 6, 2019. Kris Hess and Andy Wallen (Alexander’s Co-Owners) and Katie Roche (2nd Grade Teacher and LPA member) ... read more
    Published on 2019-09-30
  • Prendergast Library to Offer Online Classes for Job Seekers
    New program provided by the Chautauqua Cattaraugus Library System Article Contributed byPrendergast Library Library users will have access to even more online resources starting October 1, with the addition of career skills courses available on the library’s website. These online courses will be available starting October 1, and will be ... read more
    Published on 2019-09-30
  • Goodell Introduces Voter Registration Integrity Act
    Article Contributed byAssemblyman Andy Goodell Assemblyman Andy Goodell recently introduced the Voter Registration Integrity Act to require new voter registrants to provide documentation of lawful New York citizenship. This legislation will help ensure that only lawful citizens can register to vote in New York State. “A fundamental principal of our ... read more
    Published on 2019-09-30
  • National Take Back Day Returns to Chautauqua County on October 26, 2019
    Article Contributed byHope Chautauqua Encouraging local residents to turn in their unused or expired prescription medications safely The 18th National Prescription Drug Take Back day will be held on Saturday, October 26th, from 10am to 2pm. The Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Office, community partners and the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) will ... read more
    Published on 2019-09-30

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