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Infinity To Host Evening With Joe Caprino On Friday

On Friday, the Jazz Concert Series at the Infinity Arts Cafe at 302 E. Third St., Jamestown, will feature An Evening With Joe Caprino and Chautauqua Big Band Swing at 7 p.m. The concert is sponsored in part by the Chautauqua Region Community Foundation. There is no admission price. A free ...

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Wakeley Academy To Host Recital

The Tiffany Wakeley Academy of Dance will present its recital, “Unforgettable ... A Tribute to Icons and Legends” on Wednesday and Thursday at 7 p.m. in the Southwestern High School auditorium. The recital pays tribute people, places and things that have left their mark on our culture. ...

Jefferson Middle School fifth-graders in Gina Hess’ class are pictured with a banner they made as part of Mental Health Awareness Month.

Jefferson Students Raise Mental Health Awareness

Jefferson Middle School fifth-graders in Gina Hess’ class are raising the school’s knowledge of good mental health by showcasing Mental Health Awareness Month. The students are encouraging everyone in the school to wear green every Friday in May. In addition, they are selling green ...

Mayville Senior Citizens To Hold Next Meeting June 1 At Mayville VFW

MAYVILLE — About 45 Mayville Senior Citizens had lunch recently at the VFW in Mayville at noon followed by a meeting. Bonnie Johnson called the meeting to order. Dianne Goodrich had everyone giggling as she read two funny stories, then read a “Tribute to Mothers” followed by the ...

Dairy Princess Pageant Is June 2

Cornell Cooperative Extension of Chautauqua County will hold the 2017 Chautauqua County Dairy Princess Pageant and Dairy of Distinction Awards Program to help celebrate Dairy Month in June. This dairy recognition and promotion activity will be held on Friday, June 2, at the Carlson Community ...

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Washington Middle School Announces Students Of Month

Washington Middle School officials recently released the school’s April Students of the Month. They are: Conner Degnan, fifth grade and the son of Bill and Amanda Degnan. He likes to play outside with his sister in his spare time and his favorite classes are math and science. Mrs. Hill ...

Audubon To Host Silk Scarf Workshop On June 2

At the Audubon Community Nature Center’s Silk Scarf Workshop, those interested can learn an easy technique to create a nature-themed scarf. On Friday, June 2, from 1:30-3:30 p.m., Elaine Caflisch and Mary Barker will co-teach a hands-on workshop and provide all the materials one needs to ...

A dragon boat team is pictured during the 2016 Chautauqua Lake Dragon Boat race. Entries for the 2017 race are being accepted now.

Dragon Boat Registration Underway

The Chautauqua Lake Dragon Boat Race scheduled for Aug. 12 is offering an early bird entry fee for teams and individuals that register before June 15. Originating in Southern China more than 2,000 years ago, dragon boat racing is a fast-growing team water sport. The inaugural CHQ Dragon Boat ...

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Magnuson To Speak At JBC Graduation

Senior Grants Director for the Gebbie Foundation, Andrea Gerace Magnuson, will serve as the commencement speaker at the 131st Annual Graduation Ceremony of Jamestown Business College on June 3. Magnuson began her tenure at the Gebbie Foundation in 2009. She coordinates grant management ...

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WARRANTS FEBRUARY 13, 2017 NYS Dept. of Taxation and Finance vs. Robert M. Wilson, $989.15. NYS Dept. of Taxation and Finance vs. Sean W. Connolly PC, $114.77. NYS Dept. of Taxation and Finance vs. Frank D. Renzi and Shawn L. Renzi, $1,304.07. NYS Dept. of Taxation and Finance vs. ...

Four of the five high school students who recently attended the Rotary District 7090 SLAPSHOT leadership weekend in Ancaster, Ontario were, from left, Kaylee Thornton, Sherman CSD; Madeline Brogan, Brocton CSD; Jasmine Kiswani, Westfield Academy & CSD; and Keeshawn Smith, Bemus Point CSD. They gave insights about their experience during a recenty meeting of the Rotary Club of Westfield-Mayville.

Local Students Attend Rotary SLAPSHOT

Five students from area high schools participated in the Rotary District 7090 Student Leadership Award Program for Students High On Training (SLAPSHOT) experience at The Adventure Learning Centre at Canterbury Hills, Ancaster, Ontario, Canada during the weekend of April 28-30. The five young ...

Malachi Blakeslee, a second-grader at C.C. Ring Elementary School in Jamestown, assists a classmate out of the water during Water Safety Days, which was held recently at the Jamestown Area YMCA’s downtown branch.

JPS Second-Graders Swim For Safety

The Jamestown Area YMCA recently launched its annual water safety days at the Jamestown Y’s downtown branch. Each year, JPS second-graders visit the YMCA for this fun-filled, educational class which covers safety techniques designed to help keep them safe during the summer months, when ...

Cassadaga Cemetery Association Holds Annual Meeting

CASSADAGA — The Cassadaga Cemetery Association recently met for its annual meeting in May in the conference room at the Cassadaga Library. The fiscal year for the association was from May 1, 2016, until April 30, 2017. The Cassadaga Cemetery dates back to 1817, and this year marks the ...

SUNY Fredonia Announces May 2017 Degree Candidates

FREDONIA — Virginia S. Horvath, State University at Fredonia president, recently announced the following students who are May 2017 candidates for degrees. The students, their hometowns and degrees are as follows: Cattaraugus: Jocelyn J. Jaquith, Bachelor of Science in Education, Early and ...

Jamestown YMCA To Offer Aquatic Safety Day Programs

The Jamestown YMCA will be offering two Aquatic Safety Day programs to the community on Thursday and Friday at the Jamestown YMCA. On Thursday, the Y will offer an evening program from 7-8:30 p.m., and on Friday the program will be offered from noon-1:30 p.m. The program is free and ...

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Tanglewood Group to Host Summer Concerts In The Park

Nestled just behind Tanglewood Manor, The Louis Ferreri Memorial Park offers miles of peaceful woodland full of activities for both residents of the Tanglewood Group and the community. Opened in 2006, this hidden treasure has become the location for a wide variety of outdoor activities during ...

A benefit will be held today for Stockton firefighter Jeremy Catanese, who was diagnosed with multiple myeloma. Catanese was the assistant fire chief when he received his diagnosis.

Benefit For Stockton Firefighter Today

STOCKTON — After beloved Stockton volunteer firefighter Jeremy Catanese was diagnosed with multiple myeloma about eight months ago, the community knew it had to pull together to help him and his family. That’s why on Sunday, the Stockton Fire Department will hold a benefit to support ...

Back row, from left: Sharoyn Ruby, Martin Dibble, Clayton Hanson, Kaylee Childress, Dustin Sheldon and Arlene Christopherson. Front row, from left: Cecilia Pearson, Elizabeth Becker, Carolyn Ruby are Emma Dennis. Not pictured is Annalise Boyer.

Daughters Of The American Revolution Honors Local High School Seniors

The Jamestown Chapter National Society Daughters of the American Revolution recently honored area high school seniors with a Good Citizens Award. The award recognizes dependability, service, leadership and patriotism. The presentation of pins and certificates was held at the historic ...

Westfield High School Honor, Merit Rolls

Westfield Academy and Central School officials recently released the high school’s high honor/academic all-star, honor and merit rolls for the third quarter of the 2016-17 school year. Students earning an average of 85 to 89.499 percent are awarded recognition by having their names placed ...

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Junior Auxiliary Makes Donation

The Junior Auxiliary of the Herman Kent Unit 777 recently made a $200 donation to Kids for Cancer. The girls work very hard for their money by doing various fund raising during the year. They felt very strongly regarding a donation to this cause. Pictured, from left, are Madison and Reagan ...