• In Loving Memory: 01-13-2020
    January 1 Larry J. Troutman, 68 of JamestownHubert Funeral Home & Cremation Services January 2 Pauline M. Jones, 84 of FrewsburgPeterson Funeral Home January 3 John L. Andrews, 64 of New YorkVan Rensselaer & Son Funeral Home Samantha Lee Beaver, 20 formerly of JamestownLind Funeral Home Inc Josephine Cavallaro, 97 ... read more
    Published on 2020-01-13
  • Faith Matters: War is Not a Game
    I was 17 when terrorists struck the World Trade Center in NYC. I was in my senior year in high school and remember gathering in the library as the morning played out on a television on a media cart. Some of my classmates were scared; which was probably more due ... read more
    Published on 2020-01-13
  • Tanglewood Group Recognizes Employees
    Tanglewood Group Owner and President Nick Ferreri presented Year-end achievement awards to team members at the Annual Employee Recognition programs held recently at the company’s main campus in Jamestown and the Magnolia at Frewsburg. The coveted ‘Employee of the Year’ awards for 2019 were presented to Roxanne Vanstrom, Activities Coordinator ... read more
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  • Top 10 Recommendations for Older Adults to Improve Health
    Happy New Year 2020! The start of a new year and a new decade is a good time to reflect on our life and our life style and commit to making some changes that can improve our health and happiness. The American Geriatrics Society has these top 10 recommendations for ... read more
    Published on 2020-01-13
  • RTPI to Host “Illuminating the Dark Side of Nature” Book Club
    The Roger Tory Peterson Institute is pleased to announce that it has been selected to host a series of Humanities NY Reading and Discussion programs. Participants will read a selection of books which are connected by the theme “Illuminating the Dark Side of Nature”; each title explores some of the ... read more
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  • Heritage to Host Job Fair
    Area residents looking for employment will have an opportunity to explore careers in the healthcare and the health care support arena at the Chautauqua Mall on Monday, January 27, 2020 Heritage Ministries will host a job fair from 12:30pm to 3:30 p.m. in its Heritage Living location at the Chautauqua ... read more
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  • The Relief Zone Annual 3 On 3 Basketball Tournament Set for Jan 25
    The Relief Zone (TRZ) fundraising committee has announced they will host their fourth annual “3 On 3 Basketball Tournament” Saturday, January 25, at the Frewsburg Junior-Senior High School gymnasiums located at 26 Institute Street, Frewsburg. Brackets start at 9 a.m. The tournament is open to the public. Interested students in ... read more
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  • BPU Announces Martin Luther King Jr. Day Hours
    The Jamestown Board of Public Utilities (BPU) offices will be closed on Monday, January 20, in observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. Customer Service will reopen for business at 9 a.m. Tuesday, January 21. Garbage and recycling will be picked up on its regular weekly schedule with no collection ... read more
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  • 2020 Prevention Works Poster Contest Announced Theme: “Prevention Works”
    Now accepting entries for our 2020 Alcohol Awareness Poster Contest! Submission deadline: March 13, 2020 Prevention Works’ Alcohol Awareness Poster Contest is an artwork competition focusing on the prevention of underage drinking and healthy alternatives to alcohol use. In an on- going effort to continue the dialogue about the dangers ... read more
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  • Small Business Development Center Advisors to Answer Questions at Prendergast Library
    Business Advisors from the Small Business Development Center will be available at the Prendergast Library to answer any business related questions at no cost. Advisors will be available on January 14 and January 23 from 11am-2pm at the Prendergast Library, 509 Cherry Street, Jamestown, New York 14701. Anyone can attend ... read more
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  • Erin Reeves Joins ERA Team VP
    ERA Team VP Real Estate &Vacation Rentals recently announced the addition of Erin Reeves to its team of real estate sales professionals serving consumers in the Jamestown area. Reeves, who has resided in Chautauqua County her whole life, has been in the Real Estate industry for 3 years. “I’m so ... read more
    Published on 2020-01-13
  • Natural Health: How to Stick to your 2020 New Year’s Resolutions this Year
    Now that January has hit, you’ve probably noticed that the gyms are a little fuller, the health isles at the grocery store are a little busier, and the lines at the fast food restaurants are a little shorter. By February, things will most likely go back to normal but not ... read more
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  • La Cage aux Folles Opens January 30 at JCC
    Jamestown Community College’s production of the musical “La Cage aux Folles”, directed by Todd Wagner, opens in late January in Scharmann Theatre. Performances begin at 7:30 p.m. January 30-February 1 and February 6-8 and at 2 p.m. on February 2 and 9. Ticket information and details on special box seat ... read more
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  • JCC Alumni to Present Interactive Mystery
    The Jamestown Community College Alumni Association will present “Mystery at the Snake Pit,” its 32nd annual interactive mystery, on January 24 and 25. The mystery begins at 7 p.m. both nights and will be held in the Student Union on JCC’s Jamestown Campus. During the event, attendees will interview a ... read more
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  • JCB Journal: 1939
    Contributing Writer Randy AndersonIn November of 1938, representatives of 21 cities met in Olean, NY to discuss the feasibility of organizing a new professional baseball league. Jamestown, Olean and Niagara Falls made commitments if the new circuit was formed. In March of 1939, the Pennsylvania-Ontario-New York (PONY) League became ... read more
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  • The Amazing History of Baseball in Jamestown
    The Jamestown Gazette announces the start of a new and exciting weekly series of stories about the history of baseball in the Greater Jamestown area. Randy Anderson, president of Chautauqua Sports Hall of Fame, throws out the first pitch in this amazing series of stories in this week’s edition of ... read more
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  • Softball Early Bird Camp Set January 19-20
    The Jamestown Community College softball program will hold its Early Bird Camp on January 19 and 20 in JCC’s Physical Education Complex. The camp, open to youth ages eight to 18, will be held from 5-7:30 p.m. Registration begins at 4:30 p.m. on January 19. A T-shirt is included in ... read more
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  • Jamestown Up Close Shop Small, Win Big Winners Announced
    Jamestown Up Close and Jamestown Renaissance Corporation (JRC) are excited to announce the winners and results of this year’s Shop Small, Win Big contest. In an effort to boost local commerce during the 2019 holiday season, Jamestown Up Close encouraged shoppers to shop downtown from Small Business Saturday through December ... read more
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  • Museum Trivia
    The post Museum Trivia appeared first on Jamestown Gazette. ... read more
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  • Join Me in the Kitchen with Vicki McGraw
    Happy New Year, dear readers! As many of you “regular readers” know, I tend to speak frequently about my family…I am blessed to have a wonderful husband, two terrific sons, and a beautiful daughter-in-law (and come spring a wonderful Grandbaby!!), but I do have another family member I don’t often ... read more
    Published on 2020-01-13
  • New Partnership between SUNY Empire State College and ModernStates.org to Offer “Freshman Year for Free”
    During his 2020 State of the State Address, Governor Andrew Cuomo announced a new partnership between Empire State College, SUNY and ModernStates.org to offer a full library of free online college courses and materials for all New Yorkers, at no cost to the state or students. The program provides students ... read more
    Published on 2020-01-13
  • “First Five Years” Parenting Program Offered Free of Charge
    It is next to impossible to be good at something without practice, so why not practice your parenting skills? Prevention Works formerly known as CASAC is offering a program for parents of children ages birth to five years of age called “First Five Years.” It is being offered free of ... read more
    Published on 2020-01-13
  • Chautauqua County Soil & Water Conservation District to Receive Funding for Conservation Projects
    New York State recently approved $16.2 million to support local agricultural water quality conservation projects. All projects support the New York State Agricultural Environmental Management (AEM) Program by funding the implementation of agricultural water quality Best Management Practices (BMPs) to protect natural resources while maintaining the economic viability of New ... read more
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  • Snow or No, It’s a Go!
    The only time of the year when Warren County residents are crossing their fingers and hoping for snow is upon us. Held annually at Chapman State Park in Clarendon, PA, Warren County’s Winterfest is the largest winter event in the Pennsylvania Wilds region. The 2020 event is happening Friday- Sunday ... read more
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  • I Love CHQ County! Photo Contest
    To celebrate the third year of Give Big CHQ, the region’s only 24-hour day of giving, the Chautauqua Region and Northern Chautauqua Community Foundations are hosting a photo contest. “We want to see what people love about Chautauqua County,” said Diane Hannum, NCCF executive director. “From our region’s natural beauty ... read more
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  • Learn the Three Pillars of Meditation at Audubon, Thursday, Jan 23
    As the new year begins, if you are investigating healthy ways to deal with the stress in your life, Audubon Community Nature Center (ACNC) has just the class for you. MMI (McLean Meditation Institute) Certified Meditation and Mindfulness Instructor Loretta Cheney is teaching the Three Pillars of Meditation at ACNC ... read more
    Published on 2020-01-13
  • How to Make Driving in Inclement Weather More Safe
    Impaired visibility can be a safety hazard while driving. Everything from sun glare to hail can affect a driver’s ability to see the road and navigate it effectively. Before drivers get behind the wheel, they should make note of their local forecast and make a plan for what to do ... read more
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  • Spanish Language, Volunteer Experience Offered in Travel Course to Guatemala
    Globalize Your Mind: Guatemala, a course in which participants study Spanish and perform service learning work, will be offered May 23 through June 7 by Jamestown Community College. The cost of the trip, which includes housing, meals, airfare, travel insurance, and excursions, is approximately $3,000. The first payment of $750 ... read more
    Published on 2020-01-13
  • JCC, SUNY-ESF Transfer Agreement Updated
    Students who plan to transfer from Jamestown Community College to the State University of New York College of Environmental Science and Forestry (SUNY ESF) can do so easily as the result of an updated transfer agreement. SUNY ESF guarantees acceptance of JCC students who earn a minimum overall grade point ... read more
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  • Martz Opens its Doors for 2020
    The all-volunteer staff and the members of the Martz-Kohl Observatory atop of Robbin Hill Road in Frewsburg are looking forward to welcoming more guests than ever for Doors Open Jamestown. Visitors will enjoy tours of the entire observatory and new planetarium technology. Visitors will also learn about 2020’s upcoming schedule ... read more
    Published on 2020-01-13

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