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BUSINESS CERTIFICATES MARCH 1, 2019 Uplifting Transportation, 6 Dean St., Randolph, by Patrick Alexander. New Image Lawn Care, 195 Pine Ridge Rd., by Travis M. Surtas. BUSINESS CERTIFICATES MARCH 4, 2019 Misfits Construction, 33 E. Front St., Dunkirk, by Ahren B. Morano. BUSINESS ...

County To Receive Funds To Supplement Emergency Food, Shelter Programs

Chautauqua County has been chosen to receive $69,287 to supplement emergency food and shelter programs throughout the county. The award was made by the Emergency Food and Shelter Program’s National Board that is chaired by FEMA and consists of representatives from the American Red Cross, ...

Marchincin Receives College Scholarship

Kiara Marchincin of Frewsburg has been chosen to receive the chosen to receive the Bethany College Presidential Scholarship, which provides recipients with a full-tuition scholarship to reward outstanding achievements. Bethany College President Rev. Dr. Tamara Nichols Rodenberg brought the ...

Carriage House Museum Building Painted, Protected

The Valley Historical Society with a museum building in Sinclairville recently had the Carriage House portion of its museum building painted. The painting was made possible by grants from the Chautauqua Region Community Foundation and the North County Community Foundation. Society president, ...

Seeley Named Winner Of Karen Hessney Scholarship

The Association of Jamestown Paraprofessionals along with Paul Hessney have named Megan Seeley as winner of the Karen Hessney $1,000 scholarship. Megan is the daughter of Roe and Ron Seeley and a granddaughter of Sheryl Marsh, a member of the Association of Jamestown Paraprofessionals. ...

YMCA Hosts Aquatic Safety Day

Students from Falconer Central School practice their “Patrick Starfish Float” as part of the Jamestown YMCA’s Aquatic Safety Day. Falconer’s Aquatic Safety Day classes were paid for by a grant from the Chautauqua Region Community Foundation.

Goodell Sponsors Reading Challenge

In coordination with New York State Libraries, state Assemblyman Andrew Goodell, R-Jamestown, is sponsoring a Summer Reading Challenge to encourage students to read throughout the summer months. Reading daily can open children’s minds to new adventures, goals and interests. The Summer ...

Legislation Aimed To End Discrimination In Laws, Groups

U.S. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, D-New York, has introduced the Every Child Deserves a Family Act to end discriminatory laws that allow organizations to discriminate against prospective adoptive and foster parents based on sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, or religion. The ...

Brothers Bike Across US, Share Story With Rotary

WESTFIELD — Jonathan Herr of Buffalo and Judah Herr of Westfield are two brothers who are 10 years apart in age and who had a common vision to bicycle across the U.S. to the West Coast and back. Their journey of 7,713 miles lasted four months and one week, from June 1, 2018, to Oct. 6, ...

Predergast Library Announces Summer Reading Program

The Prendergast Library has announced its Summer Reading programming for 2019, including space-themed activities and a new sensory playtime in the Makerspace. Regular storytimes continue on Tuesday and Wednesday. Storytime at the library include early literacy tips for parents, songs, ...

Panama Central School Announces Students Of June

PANAMA — Panama Central School officials have named the school’s Students of the Month for June. They are: ¯ Abigaile Becker, seventh grade and daughter of David and Melissa Becker of Warren. Abigaile is an Honor Roll student who enjoys running, cooking and baking and plays the ...

JCC Graduates Recognized For Honors

Jamestown Community College graduates who earned honors citations were recognized at a recent reception. To be awarded JCC’s honors citation, a student is required to successfully complete a globally-focused honors symposium course as well as two project-based honors courses. Front row: ...

Medical Services Scholarships Awarded

Family Health Medical Services has awarded its first Family Health Medical Services Health Sciences Scholarships. The award was created this year for high school students graduating from Chautauqua Lake Central School, Panama Central School and Maple Grove High School and is awarded to ...

Edinboro Names Spring Dean’s List Students

EDINBORO, Pa. — Several area students were among those recently named to the dean’s list for the spring 2019 semester at Edinboro University. Students recognized, listed by their hometown, are: They are: Bemus Point: Colin Bruce Colburn, Jed Micek. Findley Lake: Hannah ...

JHS Seniors Celebrate National Fine Arts Signing Day

JHS seniors in the Communications, Performing and Visual Arts Academy celebrated National Fine Arts Signing Day to highlight where they will be pursuing their artistic passions: Joanna Johnson — JCC, education and arts; Amber Kutschke — JCC, film; Camryn Wilson — JCC, media arts; Mia ...

Sheriff’s Department Participates In ‘Canine Week’

Nearly 50 explosive detection canine teams from across the state, nation and federal government participated in scenario-based training recently at the inaugural ‘Canine Week’ exercise at the State Preparedness Training Center in Oriskany. The first-time event helped canine teams ...

Rotary Club Members Identify Worthy Projects

The Rotary Club of Jamestown has a 100-year history of supporting local community projects and services. A recent Monday noon meeting highlighted its growing and vibrant involvement with a series of international club projects over the past five years. The Rotary Club of Jamestown’s ...

Rotary Names New Officers And Board

WESTFIELD — On June 18, the Rotary Club of Westfield-Mayville held its installation banquet at the Grape Discovery Center in Westfield. Mary Swanson, club president 2018-19, led the program. “Small acts became the focus of this Rotary year and we were active,” she said. “Together, ...

Mitrano: Cybersecurity Affects Local Economy, Health Care

Hackers from overseas attacked computer systems at two medical offices in New York’s 23rd Congressional District recently. Patient records weren’t compromised, but the Olean Medical Group and the Seneca Nation Health System can no longer access their own digital files. Both have resorted ...