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Thule Lodge Receives Historical Report

BEMUS POINT — The Thule Lodge recently received its historical report for the past year. The Thule Lodge is the Swedish organization in the Jamestown/Bemus Point area formed 111 years ago to help the Swedish immigrants settle in this country. Many Swedish immigrants settled in the area, ...

Honor, Merit Rolls Announced

Maple Grove Junior-Senior High School officials recently released the school’s honor and merit rolls for the third quarter of the 2017-18 school year. They are: HONOR ROLL 12th Grade: Katherine Allen, Grace Auer, Katherine Baer, Matthew Bloss, Chase Boardman, Tabitha Boughton, Susan ...

United Veterans Council Seeks Volunteers For Parade

The United Veterans Council of Jamestown is looking for participants for the 2018 Memorial Day parade. Invitations were mailed out to several organizations, schools, businesses and government officials to participate in the city’s annual Memorial Day parade and services. The Veterans ...

Jefferson Middle ‘Rocks’ Their ‘Socks’

Jefferson Middle School staff recently celebrated “Rock Your Socks” World Down Syndrome’s Day by buying and wearing T-shirts and donating money to The Resource Center. Jefferson held the day to raise awareness of Down Syndrome and to honor student Charleigh Saeger, whose mother ...

United Veterans Council Hosts Essay Contest

The United Veterans Council of Jamestown is holding an essay contest to find this year’s Memorial Day Miss Veterans Poppy. The council is making preparations for the annual Jamestown Memorial Day Parade. The essay contest is extended to all local fifth- through eighth-grade girls to become ...

Wits ‘n Giggles To Return Saturday

Wits ‘n Giggles Stand-Up Comedy will return to the Northwest Arena at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, April 28, with headliner Mikey Mason and featured performer Brad Scott. Scott has battled entire armies alone, slain dragons and feasted on the meat of mythological creatures. He is a mild-mannered ...

Bill Includes Funding For Nonprofit Grant Program

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The omnibus spending bill that passed last week includes $60 million in funding for the Nonprofit Security Grant Program, which more than doubles the $25 million in federal funding provided to the program last year. The Nonprofit Security Grant Program provides funding ...

Senior Center Members Discuss Jackson

Jamestown Senior Center members who meet at the Tree of Life Church on Second Street gathered recently. Shirley Vandenburg opened the meeting with the Pledge of Allegiance and singing of God Bless America. New member Alice Cross was welcomed. A trip to Nashville in September still has ...

Agricultural Labor Survey To Be Conducted In April

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Agricultural Statistics Service will conduct its biannual Agricultural Labor Survey during the second half of April. The survey will collect information about hired labor from more than 1,600 Northeastern farmers and ranchers. “The ...

E2CC BOCES Celebrates World Down Syndrome Day

FREDONIA — The LoGuidice Educational Center in Fredonia, a part of the Erie 2-Chautauqua-Cattaraugus BOCES, celebrated World Down Syndrome Day during the week of March 19-23 with a variety of activities and observances. Everyone at LoGuidice was encouraged to wear “odd socks” — striped, ...

Southwestern Middle School Announces Students Of The Month

Southwestern Middle School officials recently released the school’s February Students of the Month. They are: Jonas Gesing, sixth grade and the son of Josh and Amanda Gesing of Lakewood. His favorite subjects are math, English language arts, science and social studies. Jonas belongs to ...

Special Volunteer Recognized At Mental Health Association Luncheon

Participants at the recent Recovery Luncheon at the Mental Health Association in Chautauqua County applauded those who achieved recovery milestones. Steven Cobb, Mental Health Association associate director, had certificates for 14 people for advancing phases in treatment court, four for ...

Brookdale To Host Smart Driving Course

AARP officials are pictured presenting Brookdale of Lakewood with a certificate of appreciation to Joy King, Brookdale executive director. Brookdale has agreed to host the AARP Smart Driving Course once a month throughout 2018. Registration is done by calling Brookdale at 665-2414. The ...

Korean War Veteran Donates 300th Flag

Retired Korean War veteran Peter Carlo has donated his 300th American flag in the community, this one to Jamestown Meals on Wheels. Carlo arranged the donation of the flag, which flew over the U.S. Capitol in Washington D.C. Meals on Wheels accepted the donation at a recent board meeting for ...

Award Will Pay for Pet Peace Of Mind Program

Chautauqua Hospice & Palliative Care is a recent recipient of a Field of Interest Grant from the Chautauqua Region Community Foundation. The $2,000 award will pay for the organization’s Pet Peace of Mind program. Chautauqua Hospice & Palliative Care was among the first hospice ...

Church News

Christian and Missionary Alliance Church Corner of West Third Street and Lakin Avenue Jamestown The Rev. Wayne Eppehimer, Senior Pastor Worship: 10:30 a.m. Sunday School for all ages, 9:30 a.m.; Ladies Healing Journey, 3 p.m.; Alliance Youth and Spiritual Formation small group, ...

Warren Defeats Youngsville, Ellicottville Trumps Fredonia In Bowls

Warren Area High School defeated Youngsville High School, 66-23, in a recent Media One High School Bowl match at Jamestown Community College. In another match, Ellicottville Central School defeated Fredonia Central School, 79-30. Stephen Ashbaugh and Josh John of Warren and Louisa ...

Remembering The County’s First Female Mail Carrier

“Neither snow nor rain nor heat nor gloom of night stays these couriers from the swift completion of their appointed rounds.” In 1845, legislation establishing contracted mail service called for servicers to carry the mail with “celerity, certainty, and security.” The term ...

4-Hers To Celebrate Day Of Service Saturday

Cornell Cooperative Extension of Chautauqua County’s 4-H Youth Development Program is holding a community service workshop for youth enrolled in the program on Saturday from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. The 4-H Day of Service is sponsored by the 4-H Teen Ambassadors, a leadership club for youth age 14 ...

NCCR Announces Dogs Of The Week

The Northern Chautauqua Canine Rescue Dogs of the Week are a lot of seven puppies, including TJ, CeCe and JJ, pictured. The pups’ parents are unknown, but it is believed they will be medium-sized adults and possibly are collie mixed with hound. The shelter, located at 7540 N. Gale St., ...