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From left, James McCauley, Camp Good Days & Special Times; June Woltmann, Hidden Valley Camping Area; and Bill Woltmann, Hidden Valley Camping Area; with the ceremonial check donation of $989.07 to Camp Good Days and Special Times from Hidden Valley Camping Area. 
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Hidden Valley Raises Funds For Charity

After tallying all the figures, Campground Owners of New York announced that Hidden Valley Camping Area in Jamestown, operated by June and Bill Woltmann, raised $989.07 in donations for Camp Good Days and Special Times, as part of the fifth annual statewide fundraising event for charity held ...

Members of the Zonta Club of Jamestown assembling birthing kits that will be sent overseas.

Zonta Club Assembles Hundreds Of Birthing Kits To Send Overseas

BEMUS POINT — The Zonta Club of Jamestown recently met to assemble birthing kits at St. Timothy’s Church in Bemus Point. Birthing kits contain a 4-foot by 4-foot piece of plastic sheeting, a pair of surgical gloves, five pieces of 4-inch by 4-inch gauze, a piece of soap, three cord ties ...

Benefit Seeking To Fund Six-Year-Old’s Medical Bills Scheduled For July

LITTLE VALLEY — A benefit for Amos Hertzler, a 6-year-old Amish child born with Down’s Syndrome, will be held starting at 9 a.m. Saturday, July 8, at the Cattaraugus County Fairgrounds, 501 Erie St., Little Valley. Amos Hertzler, son of Aaron Hertzler, has had complications and long ...

Ann Weidman, Westfield Memorial Hospital Foundation community relations chairperson, standing, and Patricia DiPalma, Westfield Memorial Hospital Foundation executive director, review the gifts given as memorials and honorariums in 2016.
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Westfield Memorial Hospital Foundation 2016 Honorariums And Memorials

WESTFIELD — The Westfield Memorial Hospital Foundation, in its 39th year, received several memorials and honorariums throughout 2016 that will be used to help Westfield Memorial Hospital acquire needed equipment. They include: MEMORIALS Lynda Farnham Ameno from Dr. and Mrs. Russell ...

Survey Shows High Satisfaction With Prescription Home Delivery

Nearly three out of 10 upstate New York adults who take a prescription medication have used home delivery when getting their prescriptions filled, and 94 percent of home delivery users were “very satisfied” or “satisfied” with their experience, according to the results of a new survey ...

Youth advocates from Reality Check Chautauqua, Cattaraugus and Allegany counties are pictured in Toronto on April 1.

Local Anti-Smoking Advocates Hold Demonstration In Toronto

TORONTO, Ontario, Canada — Youth advocates from Reality Check Chautauqua, Cattaraugus and Allegany counties demonstrated about smoking in movies outside Scotiabank Theatre, TIFF Lightbox Theatre and Ripley’s Aquarium in Toronto on April 1. They joined 50 fellow Reality Check members from ...

Art Open House Planned For Saturday

The Tree Guys and their neighbors are welcoming the public to a spring open house at Sherwood Arts Complex, at the former Dahlstom building in Jamestown’s industrial district. The Sherwood Arts team have repurposed a portion of the historic building into Jamestown’s newest multi-purpose ...

Miranda Nickerson and Cole Nickerson, Clymer Eager Beaver 4-H Club members display their ribbons earned at the Western District 4-H Dairy Bowl Contest.
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4-H Youth Participate In Dairy Quiz Bowl

Five 4-H dairy members represented Cornell Cooperative Extension of Chautauqua County’s 4-H Youth Development Program by participating in the Western District Dairy Quiz Bowl competition at Pioneer Middle School in Delevan on March 11. Dairy Bowl is a quiz bowl where the youth answer ...

Take Back The Night Even Is Thursday

Take Back The Night, a sexual violence awareness event, is being held on Thursday, April 27. The rally begins at 6 p.m. outside the Northwest Ice Arena followed by a march to City Hall, a candlelight vigil at Tracy Plaza and a speak- out by survivors of sexual violence. The event brings ...

RACDC Ice Cream Social Is May 7

RANDOLPH — The Randolph Area Community Development Corporation will host “My Doll and Me: A Spring Ice Cream Social” on Sunday, May 7, from 2 to 4 p.m. The event for girls and their dolls will be held at the new fellowship hall of Grace Episcopal Church in Randolph. Mary Heyl, ...

Bridge League Announces Recent Winners

Judy Young and Pat Fincher took first place honors at the regular weekly game of the Jamestown Area Bridge League recently. Candy Larson and Shelley Dahlie placed second. In other recent action, Fran McCarren and Cheryl Johnson led the way, followed by Barbara Schuckers and Bill Everts. ...

YMCA Swimming Classes Begin Monday

The Jamestown YMCA is accepting registrations for their next session of swimming lessons. The next session will begin on April 24 and it will run for eight weeks. The YMCA offers lessons from infant to adult on a variety of days and times and has added water polo, porpoise club and Jets ...

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JHS Orchestra To Perform Wednesday

The Jamestown High School Orchestra will hold its annual spring concert on Wednesday, April 26, at 7 p.m. in the Merton P. Corwin Auditorium. The concert will feature string and concert orchestras performing pieces including: Open Arms, a concerto performance of the Allegro movement of Spring ...

Raising awareness about the drug disposal drop box located at the Jamestown Police Department are Harry Snellings, Jamestown police chief, with members of HOPE Chautauqua’s Adult Awareness and Education Committee, from left to right, Peggy Hallberg, Kathy Stornes, Eileen Goodling, Cecelia Nosel, Alison Espin and Sherry Osborne.

Drug Take-Back Day To Be Held April 29 In County

On Saturday, April 29, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., the Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Office, community partners and the Drug Enforcement Administration will give the public its 13th opportunity in seven years to prevent pill abuse and theft by ridding their homes of potentially dangerous expired, ...

Meeting On Brocton Main Street Work Is Wednesday

MAYVILLE — The Chautauqua Home Rehabilitation and Improvement Corporation has been awarded $242,235 in New York Main Street grant funding by the Housing Trust Fund Corporation in conjunction with the state Office of Community Renewal to address economic development and revitalization in ...

The public can see bird scientists in action and birds up close at bird banding demonstrations at Audubon Community Nature Center any Saturday morning from April 29 through May 20. Children can participate, as the children pictured did while helping find the goldfinch page in the record book.

Audubon To Begin Bird Banding April 29; Continues Saturdays Through May 20

Bird banding is an age-old technique used to discover details about the behaviors of birds. On Saturday mornings from April 29 through May 20, the public is invited to join ornithologists at the Audubon Community Nature Center to observe them bird banding. Dr. Scott Stoleson and Don Watts, ...

Author To Speak Thursday At Prendergast Library

Author and Speaker Cecil Murphey will speak and have a book signing at the James Prendergast Library at 6:30 p.m. Thursday. Murphey has written or cowritten more than 135 books, including 90 Minutes in Heaven (with Don Piper) and Gifted Hands: The Ben Carson Story (with Dr. Ben Carson). In ...

Registration Underway For Library’s Run For Literacy 5K

The date of Saturday, May 13, is closing in quickly, and James Prendergast Library will be hosting its 11th annual 5K run/walk. Sponsors for the 2017 Prendergast Run for Literacy include Cummins Engine, Wegmans, Jamestown Mattress Company, Rodgers Land Surveying, Univera Healthcare, Cattaraugus ...

Petitions For Jamestown Board Of Education Election Due Friday

As a reminder, all petitions for the Jamestown Board of Education Elections are due to the district clerk on Friday, April 26, by 5 p.m. at 197 Martin Road. There are three Jamestown Board of Education seats up for vote at the May 16 election. The 2017-18 School Budget Vote and School ...