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Don’t Skip The Importance Of Your Dog’s Dental Health

Hey, guys. We’re back at it. Back to talking about our pups. This week we’re talking about dental health. What? Our dogs need dentists? Don’t panic if you’re just now finding this out. There are many dog lovers who don’t know the importance of doggy dental health. After reading ...

You Have To Ask For A Radical Answer

During what was a particularly emotional service this weekend, I found myself praying at the front of the church with my pastor. That isn’t something I normally do — generally, I remain in my own pew and sing while rocking gently back and forth, as is expected of you. For some reason, ...

Weekend Festival To Give Cultural Insight For Visitors

MAYVILLE — More than 5,000 people are expected to attend the 13th annual Jamestown Regional Celtic Festival, which will decorate Mayville Lakeside Park on Friday and Saturday with the clothing, music, games and heritage of Irish, Scottish and Welsh families. Doug Clark, event organizer, ...

Cyclists To Gather For Gran Fondo

MAYVILLE — The fourth annual Chautauqua Gran Fondo charity cycling event is set for Saturday. The tour begins at Webb’s Captain’s Table Restaurant, and is scheduled to kick off at 9 a.m. After bicyclists are finished with their chosen routes, a family-friendly post-ride party will ...

CLMC Releases Plans To Benefit Chautauqua Lake

The Chautauqua Lake & Watershed Management Alliance evolved from the Chautauqua Lake Management Commission. Since its inception in 2005 and pursuant to its core mission, the CLMC was a major contributor to the development of the Chautauqua Lake Watershed Management Plan and initiated work ...

Embroiderer’s Guild Looking To Expand Participation

“We are a group of people who get together on a monthly basis to stitch, talk and eat,” were the words member Ruth Walton used to describe Chautauqua Region Chapter of the Embroiderer’s Guild of America (CREGA). Members range from needlework novices to experts. Skill is not a ...

Fenton To Host Church Tours Saturday

The Fenton History Center will host “A Peek Inside” tour of four of Jamestown’s historic churches on Saturday. Join genealogist Janet Wahlberg and curator Jenn Champ for a new and unique tour of Jamestown’s historic churches. Meet at St. Luke’s Church at 10:45 a.m. The cost is ...

Dog Training Really Can Be Beneficial For Dog, Owner

Hey, guys. Another week, another article. This week I want to focus on one question… is dog training really worth it? This is a question I receive on a regular basis. The short answer. Yes. Professional opinion and personal opinion. Yes. Whether you’re trying to teach your dog basic ...

Bottoms Up

While sorting through boxes that have been in storage, I rediscovered two cartons of beer bottles, not remembering that these were moved from my grandmother’s home and stored at my place. The bottles were Iroquois beer made in Buffalo. I was intrigued and began thinking about the area ...

Male Stretch Marks Are A Result Of My Diet

I “have” six children. But I never claim that I or any male had actually birthed children. Oddly, though I am beyond childbearing age, I have acquired something that moms usually deplore. I have stretch marks. They are low, not high up. I never had the “six-pack abs” rippling ...

Chautauqua: Week Eight

CHAUTAUQUA — Chautauqua Institution is proud to announce the program lineup for Week Eight of its 2018 season. The week, which began Saturday and concludes Friday, features presentations by renowned guests such as Equal Justice Initiative Executive Director Bryan Stephenson, Kent State ...

Family Splits Year Between Chautauqua And Fort Lauderdale

Four generations of the Streeter Family have known nothing different than a lifestyle that sounds like a wish on a bucket list. Warm snowless, winters spent in Fort Lauderdale paired with summers spent in the shade of Chautauqua Institution while enjoying lake breezes seems like a dream, but it ...

For Adults Only Monarch Festival To Be Held

The Monarch Butterfly Festival is for all ages, but the night before is just for grown-ups. Monarchs and Margaritas, a special adults-only preview of the festival is 5-7 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 24. The Nature Center is transformed into a butterfly house full of lovely flowers and Monarchs in ...

Clymer Woman Has Over 400 Varieties Of Daylilies

There have been many changes in the life of Loujean White since I last told her story 19 years ago on June 5, 1999. In 2004, when she left the winter job she held for 16 years in the ski shop at Peek’n Peak Resort, she undoubtedly had no idea she would make up those hours during a milder ...

Local Author Releases Third Children’s Book

Local author and illustrator James Vincent says he is inspired by his own grandchildren to write and draw children’s books. “I’m Gonna Miss My Brother,” the third book in the Beginning Cycles of Life series exploring the emotions of sister Rita and brother “Bubby,” is all about how ...

Chautauqua: Week Six

CHAUTAUQUA — Chautauqua Institution is proud to announce the program lineup for Week Six of its 2018 season. The week, which begins July 28 and concludes Aug. 3, features a performance of Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets† in Concert with Live Orchestra and presentations by renowned ...

Son-in-Law of Local Family Does Barbecue Right

Although Charles Dodson III of Mesquite, Texas has never lived in Chautauqua County or even on this side of the country, he has visited the area many times, having married Rhonda Simmons Dodson, a native of Ashville. “My mom is actually a really good cook. My grandmother was ...

Former Educator Shares Peace Corps Experiences

Henry Danielson started out from humble beginnings here in Lakewood and grew up to be a teacher alongside his wife. What differentiates him and his spouse from most teachers is their Peace Corps adventures, chronicled in his recently released book titled “Island People: Finding Our ...

Baking And Art Are Part Of Teacher’s Many Passions

Talent flows from Klaralyn Gatz like water from a mountain spring, but unlike spring water, every drop is collected and shared. The Vancouver, Wash. woman has an amazing ability to transform everything to which she comes in contact, whether it be a lump of dough, a palette of paint, musical ...