Community

County Residents Receive Extra Time To Pay Property Tax

All residents in Chautauqua County and a handful of other area municipalities will have extra time to pay their property tax payment. On Thursday, Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo issued an executive order extending the property tax payment due date in municipalities impacted by recent winter storms. ...

Gerry Senior Citizens Hear About Maple Sugaring

GERRY — The Rodeo City Senior Citizens met for their monthly luncheon and program at the Gerry United Methodist Church. Guest speaker Rich from the Audubon Community Nature Center had a slide show and talk on making maple syrup. Rich said the identification of a hard maple tree versus a ...

United Arts Appeal Fund Drive Contributors

To kick off their 2019 fund drive, this month United Arts Appeal of Chautauqua County board members sent letters to previous donors. They requested support again for the hundreds of concerts, performances, classes, and exhibits UAA member organizations present that are seen by thousands of ...

Exhibition Accepting Artists

“Women Create” invites women to submit work for consideration for its fourth juried exhibit of women’s art at the 3rd On 3rd Gallery at the Reg Lenna Center for the Arts in Jamestown. Applications are being accepted from women of all ages in any media, and artists from within 100 miles of ...

Ross Grange Met With Resolutions

Ross Grange met Feb. 11 with Resolutions of Respect read for Valerie Bartholomew and Dorothy W. Sprague. The new password was given out. A letter of thanks was received from the Blue Star Mothers for a monetary donation. Betty Wakefield will inquire regarding where to give grocery coupons for ...

Rotary Honors February Scholars

On Feb. 12 at the Lakeshore Assembly of God Church in Westfield, the Rotary Club of Westfield-Mayville gave recognition to four local high school seniors as “Scholars of the Month” for February. The honorees included Riley Rivera, Brocton Central School; Noah Knappenberger, Westfield ...

Washington Names Students Of January

Washington Middle School recently announced its students of January. They are: Scott James is in fifth grade and is the son of Tim James. He likes to play outside in his spare time. His favorite part of his day is lunch and he feels Ms. Cronin has changed his life. In the future he would ...

Lifeguarding Class Registration Open

The Jamestown YMCA has a few spots available for the lifeguarding class that begins Sunday. The class will train and certify students in American Red Cross Waterfront Lifeguarding, CPR-PR, First Aid and AED. The Y will offer the class at the downtown branch starting Sunday from 9 a.m. 5 ...

Donations For Grants

Tractor Supply Company stores across the country are collecting donations to support grants for Future Farmers of America chapters in their community. Coinciding with National FFA Week, celebrated from Feb. 17-24, Tractor Supply customers can donate $1 or more at checkout from February ...

Learn Beginning Beekeeping At Audubon

Keeping honeybees can be a daunting and complicated task. The Audubon Community Nature Center is offering an opportunity to learn about the basic equipment and skills one needs to keep hives of honeybees. The program on Saturday, Feb. 23, from 10 to 11:30 a.m. will cover everything needed to ...

Blackwell Chapel AME Donates Blankets

Deaconess Karen Neal and Pastor Reginald Smith from Blackwell Chapel AME Zion Church in Jamestown recently donated over three dozen lap blankets for the residents at Lutheran Home and Rehabilitation Center. The lap blankets feature various patterns and colors for men and women and were hand-sew ...

Plans To Legalize Adult Use Marijuana Heard

The New York State Association of Counties recently hosted a panel on proposals to legalize adult use marijuana and expand the farming and development of cannabis for hemp and medical use in New York state. Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s proposal, if agreed upon by the state Legislature, will impact ...

Bethel Baptist Christian Academy Announces Students Of First Quarter

Bethel Baptist Christian Academy recently announced its students of the first quarter. They are: Kate Fyvie is in kindergarten. She is the daughter of Timothy and Cara Fyvie. Kate’s favorite subject is reading. She enjoys playing soccer and doing arts and crafts. Her favorite color ...

Truck Rollover

KIANTONE — A tractor-trailer driver suffered only minor injuries following a rollover crash early Saturday. Volunteer firefighters from Kiantone and Falconer as well as Chautauqua County EMS were called around 6:10 a.m. to the rollover at 1706 Peck Settle Road. The driver was assisted out of ...

NCCR Dog Of The Week

The Northern Chautauqua Canine Rescue Dog of the Week is , a 1-2 year old small spayed female herding/terrier mix with beautiful markings. She’s a lively girl who requests a cat-free/young child-free home to make her life happy. She’s smart and already knows several commands; but she can ...

20 Local Service Providers Represented At Wellness Fair at MHA

The February Recovery Luncheon at the Mental Health Association in Chautauqua County was accompanied by a Wellness Fair coordinated with the Chautauqua County Department of Mental Hygiene. Representatives from 20 local organizations that offer mental health and substance use disorder services ...

Ellery Board OKs Change To Property Law

BEMUS POINT – The Ellery town board unanimously approved an amendment of Local Law No. 1 that allows for tax liens on properties. The ammendment was adopted during its monthly meeting Thursday . The amendment applies to certain provisions of the current Local Law No. 1 of 2009. The ...

Boys & Girls Club Announces January Youth Of The Month

The Winifred Crawford Dibert Boys & Girls Club of Jamestown announces the January Youth of the Month. Youth are chosen based on attendance, participation and positive attitude. The WCD Boys & Girls Club is a United Way Partner Agency where “Great Futures Start Here.” Art Room: ...

Former Methodist Gardens Donates To Falconer Region

Jon Saff, president of the board of directors of the former Methodist Gardens, confirmed a unanimous decision to present the Falconer Region Community Fund, administered by the Chautauqua Region Community Foundation, over $175,000. These funds approved by HVD and the state Attorney ...