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Audubon Community Nature Center’s newest board member, Willow Fodor, is combining her love of cooking and gardening to support Audubon. On Wednesday, Feb. 28, she will serve a delicious vegetarian dinner before GreenUp Jamestown’s program at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church in Jamestown with proceeds to benefit the Nature Center. Fodor is pictured here at the Northside Community Garden.

Dinners For Audubon Added To GreenUp Jamestown Events

When Willow Fodor joined Audubon Community Nature Center’s Board of Directors recently, she learned that one of her responsibilities would be to help with fundraising. Then Fodor had an idea: She could prepare dinners before the GreenUp Jamestown Events planned for St. Luke’s Episcopal ...

Ring Elementary School teacher Carrie Davenport gave parent Jay Baehr a treat during student drop-off in the morning in honor of the school’s P.S. I Love You Day.

Ring Elementary Holds ‘P.S. I Love You’ Day

Ring Elementary School spent time recently spreading love, kindness and awareness to its students and families, letting them now that they are loved through their annual P.S. I Love You Day. The fifth annual event, the brainchild of Carrie Davenport and Brandi Meacham, joined forces with the ...

CLCS Food Pantry

CLCS Holds December Food Drive For Local Families

Chautauqua Lake Central School held a food drive during the month of December 2017 benefiting local families as well as the Mayville Food Pantry, 99 S. Erie St, Mayville. Collected by the National Honor Society and the fifth-grade classes, about 20 boxes of food were donated to the Mayville ...

Attorney General Files Lawsuit Against Fentanyl Seller

NEW YORK — The office of Eric T. Schneiderman, New York attorney general, has filed a lawsuit against Insys Therapeutics Inc., a company that sells a highly addictive fentanyl drug called Subsys. Subsys was approved by the Food and Drug Administration to treat excruciating cancer-related ...

Monika Fodor

Fulbright Professor Monika Fodor To Speak On Hungary At SUNY Fredonia Friday

Fulbright Professor Monika Fodor, an author of narrative, identity and translation studies, will visit the State University at Fredonia to give presentations on her research and on politics in Hungary. Her first presentation, titled “Hungarian Society & Culture since 1990,” will focus ...

JCC Releases Part-Time Dean List For Fall 2017

Students who were named to the fall 2017 part-time student dean’s list at Jamestown Community College earning at least a 3.50 average, equal to a B plus or better, in six to 11 credit hours of letter-graded work, included: Allegany: Kristine Graham, Nathan Hoffman, Lynn Leonard, ...

One of the films to be shown at the Banff Mountain Film Festival Jamestown stop on the world Tour on April 11 at the Reg Lenna Center for the Arts, “2.5 Million” is about American skier Aaron Rice who sets out to ski 2.5 million, human-powered, vertical feet in the backcountry and set a new world record. More information available on the Roger Tory Peterson Institute for Natural History website at www.rtpi.org or by calling 665-2473. Tickets can be purchased from the Reg Lenna box office at www.reglenna.com.

Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour To Come To Jamestown April 11

The Roger Tory Peterson Institute of Natural History’s presentation of the Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour is Wednesday, April 11, from 7 to 10 p.m. at the Reg Lenna Center for the Arts in Jamestown. The annual event is a fundraiser for the Roger Tory Peterson Institute. Local ...

STEM Wars Is Planned For March 14

One of the premier STEM events in Southwestern New York is set for March 14 at Jamestown Community College. STEM Wars will take place once again this year in the JCC Physical Education Complex on JCC’s Jamestown campus. STEM stands for Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math, and ...

Pictured during the Legislative Appreciation Day event are state Sen. Catharine Young, R-Olean, with Boys and Girls Club youth members, from left, Simon Ferringer Hunter VanSickle and Kassandra Persson.

Young Attends B&G Club Legislative Appreciation Day

The Winifred Crawford Dibert Boys and Girls Club of Jamestown hosted a Legislative Appreciation Day event recently attended by state Sen. Catharine Young, R-Olean, local Boys and Girls Club board members, staff and youth members. In conjunction with a statewide effort coordinated by the New ...

County Democrats Seek Candidates For 2018 Elections

MAYVILLE — Chautauqua County Democratic Chair Norman P. Green announces that the county party is looking for a few good candidates to take on Republican incumbents in the Nov. 6 General Election. “At the forefront of our candidate search is the statehouse,” said Green. “We are ...

Eric Schlich

Schlich receives Porter Prize For Short-Story Collection

FREDONIA — “Quantum Convention & Other Stories,” the first book written by Eric Schlich, lecturer of creative writing in the State University at Fredonia Department of English, was awarded the Katherine Anne Porter Prize in Short Fiction at the University of North Texas. Porter was ...

Church News

Methodist Ashville United Methodist 2108 N. Maple Street Ashville The Rev. Ray Gilman, Pastor Worship: 9:30 a.m. Message: “Wolves in the Wilderness;’’ scripture: Mark 1:9-15 Thursday: Food Pantry, 3:30-5:30 p.m.; choir, 7 p.m. Saturday: Food Pantry, 9:30-11:30 ...

Excelsior Scholarship Results In 10 Percent Uptick In SUNY Applications

Applications at State University of New York four-year schools and City University of New York institutions across the state increased by 10 percent as a result of the Excelsior Scholarship. SUNY institutions saw a nine percent increase in year-over-year freshman applicants received through ...

Local youth advocates recently met with state lawmakers on tobacco. Pictured, from left, are Falconer Reality Check members Spencer Bautista and Jacob Thierfeldt and Olean Reality Check members MacKenzie Sakala and Olivia Lang.

Falconer Students Join Fight Against Tobacco

FALCONER — Jacob Theirfeldt and Spencer Bautista, Reality Check students from Falconer High School, joined 200-plus youth advocates from around the state at the Capitol building in Albany earlier this month. They came together to tell elected officials not only about their successes, but on ...

Father Daughter Dance

Girl Scouts Of WNY Host Father-Daughter Dance

The Girl Scouts of Western New York hosted a Candy Land-themed father-daughter dance recently at the Jamestown Service Center. The scouts all vote on a theme, help with making decorations and provide treats for it. For more information about the Girl Scouts, visit www.gswny.org. Pictured are ...

Panama Releases Second Quarter Honor, Merit Rolls

PANAMA — Panama Central School officials recently released the school’s honor and merit rolls for the second quarter of the 2017-18 school year. They are: HONOR ROLL 12th Grade: Elle Angeletti, Abigail Bailey, Lauren Barmore, Hannah Calcaterra, Thomas Delahoy, Dalton Goldberg, Quinn ...

Chautauqua County Humane Society Begins 13th Annual Pennies 4 Paws Campaign

The Chautauqua County Humane Society has begun its 13th annual Pennies 4 Paws campaign. The campaign will end at the end of April. The campaign will benefit the animals at Humane Society by providing care and rehabilitation to animals in need of help. In 2017, the Chautauqua County Humane ...

Boys & Girls Club Announce 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. Art Room: Desiree Batchelor is the daughter of Ernest and Shaneka Batchelor. She is in second grade at Lincoln ...