• Fletcher Elementary Science Fair a Success
    Article Contributed byJamestown Public Schools Fletcher Elementary School recently held its annual Science Fair headed by Fletcher’s Instructional Coach Stephanie David and Kindergarten Teacher Kara Benson. The optional activity for UPK through 4th grade students displayed 34 projects in the gymnasium for fellow students and families. Three students were awarded ... read more
    Published on 2019-06-05
  • Hope And Healing Conference of Western New York To Be Held June 5 & 6
    Article Contributed byChautauqua County Department of Mental Health & Hygiene A community event entitled Hope and Healing Conference of Western New York (WNY) will be held on Wednesday, June 5 and Thursday June 6, 2019 at the Williams Center on the campus of the State University of New York at ... read more
    Published on 2019-06-04
  • The Grand Champion Heifer at the Show is SNRS MS Friendly 20F shown by Spencer Broughton.
    Stannard Group, LLC to construct new headquarters in Ellicott to consolidate its multiple business entities, strengthen corporate culture, and create space for continued growth Article Contributed byChautauqua County Industrial Development Recently, the Chautauqua County Industrial Development Agency (CCIDA) approved a 15-year payment in lieu of taxes (PILOT) incentive for a ... read more
    Published on 2019-06-04
  • June 2019 Events At Prendergast Library
    Article Contributed byJames Prendergast Library It’s almost summertime, which means it’s time to get ready for summer reading! The library has an exciting month of events and programs in June: On June 4th at 6:30PM, Tracy Mitrano will present “Internet Safety for Families.” This free presentation will address common concerns ... read more
    Published on 2019-06-04
  • Community Cat Alliance To Sponsor Fur Ball Fundraiser
    Article Contributed byRoberta Thompson A spaghetti dinner, basket auction and bake sale will be held Sunday June 9 from 1-6pm at the Ashville Fire Dept. , 5338 Stow Rd. (the road across from Hogan’s Hut) Proceeds from the event will benefit the Community Cat Alliance fund administered by the Chautauqua ... read more
    Published on 2019-06-04
  • CHRIC and its Neighbors Build Community during NeighborWorks Week
    Article Contributed byChautauqua Home Rehabilitation & Improvement Corporation On June 7th, 2019, CHRIC volunteers will be participating in the 1st Friday celebration as part of a week-long celebration of neighborhood improvement activities nationally recognized as NeighborWorks Week. During NeighborWorks Week (June 1-8), Chautauqua Home Rehabilitation & Improvement Corporation (CHRIC) and ... read more
    Published on 2019-06-04
  • Reed Secures Head Start Grant for Chautauqua Opportunities Inc.
    Article Contributed byThe Office of Rep. Tom Reed Rep. Tom Reed announced a $2,592,917 grant to provide Chautauqua Opportunities, Inc. with funding to provide Head Start and Early Head Start services. “We care about ensuring our children receive a quality education,” Tom said. “This grant enables Chautauqua Opportunities Inc. to ... read more
    Published on 2019-06-04
  • Westfield-Mayville Rotary Announces Golf Skills Contest
    Article Contributed byWestfield-Mayville Rotary Chip and putt for cash prizes, sip a craft beer, and enjoy a barbecue buffet at the Rotary Club of Westfield-Mayville’s ‘Chips, Putts, and Pints’ event on Fri., June 14, 6:30 to 9 p.m. at the Pinehurst Golf Club in Westfield. This ‘evening of skillhilarity’ for ... read more
    Published on 2019-06-04
  • Audubon Little Explorers Will Learn about Pollinator Superheroes
    Article Contributed byAudubon Community Nature Center Did you know that for every three bites of food you take, one bite was made possible by pollinators like bats, bees, and other insects? “Pollinator Superheroes” is the topic at Audubon Community Nature Center’s Little Explorers on Saturday, June 8, 10-11:30 a.m. You ... read more
    Published on 2019-06-04
  • Multiple Opportunities to Observe National Bird Banding Program at Audubon Community Nature Center
    Article Contributed byAudubon Community Nature Center This summer is the ninth year that Audubon Community Nature Center (ACNC) has participated in the continent-wide MAPS bird banding program. Bird scientists will be working at ACNC on Saturdays, June 1, 15, and 22, July 6, 13 and 20, and August 3. While ... read more
    Published on 2019-06-04
  • Homestead Stables by Heritage Wins LeadingAge New York Innovation Award
    Article Contributed byHeritage Ministries Homestead Stables by Heritage has received a 2019 Innovation of the Year Award from LeadingAge New York. The Innovation of the Year Award recognizes innovative approaches to care and services for the elderly are a hallmark of mission-driven organizations. The award recognizes programs that stand out ... read more
    Published on 2019-06-04
  • Father’s Day Axe Throwing Fundraiser to Benefit CASA
    Article Contributed byCASA of Chautauqua Co. Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) of Chautauqua County will hold its annual Father’s Day Axe Throwing Fundraiser at Axcellent Adventures at Panama Rocks Scenic Park. Join CASA for an “Axcellent” day celebrating dads while axe-throwing for a great cause. The event will be held ... read more
    Published on 2019-06-04
  • WWII Royal Air Force Veteran Offers Glimpse Back in History to Westfield-Mayville Rotary Club
    Article Contributed byRotary Club of Mayville-Westfield What do Wellington Bombers, parachute mines, magnesium flares, and carrier pigeons have in common? They were all part of the daily life of Norman Shopland, a member of the Royal Air Force during World War II who was trained as a wireless operator and ... read more
    Published on 2019-06-03
  • The Chautauqua Barn: New Wedding Venue in Chautauqua County
    Article Contributed byFaith Gibbons Sally Andriaccio, owner of Andriaccio’s Family Restaurant in Mayville, New York, is introducing a brand-new wedding venue to Chautauqua County. The Chautauqua Barn, located at 4324 Chautauqua-Stedman Road, Mayville, within one mile of Chautauqua Institution, and right down the road from the restaurant, is a new ... read more
    Published on 2019-06-03
  • Lotus Healing Center: Bringing Holistic Healing to Jamestown
    Article Contributed byFaith Gibbons Initially embarking on her holistic journey in Lakewood NY, Linda Campbell felt compelled to bring a more natural type of healing specifically to Jamestown. In February, her and her husband, Scott, opened the doors to their wellness studio, Lotus Healing Center, to the public. “Linda’s passion ... read more
    Published on 2019-06-03
  • Mama’s Fawn Survival Strategy
    Contributing WriterSteve Sorenson “We found an orphaned fawn!” You probably know someone who has said that, but most of the time it’s not true. My closest encounter with a tiny newborn fawn was several years ago when I was turkey hunting in late May. Before approaching it, I scanned the ... read more
    Published on 2019-06-03
  • The Chautauqua Center to Open New State-of-the-Art Site
    Article Contributed byThe Chautauqua Center On June 17, 2019, The Chautauqua Center (TCC) will open its doors to primary care, behavioral health and substance abuse patients at its new site, located at 107 Institute Street in Jamestown. The new building is near the intersection of Harrison and Institute Streets in ... read more
    Published on 2019-06-03
  • City Directories
    Contributing WriterJanet Wahlberg Census records track your family every ten years, but City Directories track them every year allowing you to track your family more closely. They also allow you to research businesses and buildings in whatever city that you choose. You will find that many cities in the United ... read more
    Published on 2019-06-03
  • To Be Held
    Contributing WriterPastor Scott Hannon St. John Lutheran Church, Amherst, NY The first time I remember getting lost was as a small child in the Chautauqua Mall. I entered the mall with my family but immediately became distracted by the stationary “rides” near the entrance. I hopped on the firetruck, then ... read more
    Published on 2019-06-03
  • The Lake Erie Choral Artists To Perform Free Summer Concert
    Article Contributed byThe Lake Erie Choral Artists The Lake Erie Choral Artists will perform a free summer concert titled “Enjoy The Silence: Music for Meditation & Reflection”. Christ First United Methodist Church of Jamestown, NY will host the Sat., June 15th concert at 7:30 pm. The Cathedral of St. Paul ... read more
    Published on 2019-06-03
  • Farmer’s Market Season Begins and There’s Something For Everyone
    Contributing WriterStephanie McCraw Farmer’s Market season is upon us and it’s a great time to eat healthy while shopping local. The summer harvest provides fruits and vegetables in abundance and a visit to a farm stand or market benefits the local economy. From baked goods, to honey, to BBQ sauce ... read more
    Published on 2019-06-03
  • Farmers Market Trivia
    The post Farmers Market Trivia appeared first on Jamestown Gazette. ... read more
    Published on 2019-06-03
  • Translation Please!
    Message to merchants: “If you sell foreign-made products that come with instructions, please read them yourself before you try to sell them.” Translate these: “If timer is in stop state the time reaches 12:00am stop mode,” and “Winding if forward to stop,” and “Save energy the word L.” And the ... read more
    Published on 2019-06-03
  • Gulp!
    Gulp. Grab a mouthful, take a swig, and then grab it ‘n go! Fine dining on the run, right? Wrong. It’s not fine dining. It might be convenient, expedient, and easy, but it’s really not what a meal could be. Remember this one? Over the teeth, Past the gums, Look ... read more
    Published on 2019-06-03
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    Published on 2019-06-02
  • Some Benefits of Growing Older
    Article Contributed byMetro Creative Connections Many people are quick to think of growing older in a negative light. Although there certainly are some side effects of aging that one may wish to avoid, people may find that the benefits of growing older outweigh the negatives. Seniors are a rapidly growing ... read more
    Published on 2019-05-30
  • JHS Honor Society Inducts New Members
    Article Contributed byJamestown Public Schools Jamestown High School held its annual Induction Ceremony for the Jamestown Chapter of the National Honor Society this week with 49 new inductees. To be eligible for membership consideration, students had a weighted cumulative grade point average of 96.0%, or an unweighted average of 91.0%. ... read more
    Published on 2019-05-30
  • Bird Cherry Tree Planted In Veterans Park
    Article Contributed byDeanna Johnson Friends of Hunt Road Apartments sponsored a Bird Cherry Tree that was planted on Saturday, May 18th, 2019 at Veterans Park. Dan Stone, city arborist, read a letter from Mayor Sam Teresi thanking the Friends of Hunt Road Apartments for their financial gift to have the ... read more
    Published on 2019-05-30
  • Jamestown BOE Presents JHS Diploma To Military Veteran
    Article Contributed byJamestown Public Schools The Jamestown Board of Education awarded Timothy Pickett his Jamestown High School Diploma at tonight’s meeting through Operation Recognition, which is a program that honors Veterans of World War II, Korea and Vietnam by granting them high school diplomas. In his senior year 50 years ... read more
    Published on 2019-05-30
  • County Historical Society Gala Fundraiser Set For June 8
    Article Contributed byChautauqua County Historical Society The Chautauqua County Historical Society is inviting its members and the community to help support the preservation of local history by attending its annual fundraiser and gala on Saturday, June 8, 2019. The Gala will take place from 6 to 8 p.m. at the ... read more
    Published on 2019-05-30

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