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SUNY Fredonia Professor Authors Study On Pet Impact On Learning, Behavior

FREDONIA — Nancy Gee, State University at Fredonia psychology professor, was the lead author of a study published in August in the journal American Educational Research Association Open that demonstrates the impact pets can have on the behavior and learning of children in a classroom ...

Tom Hanks in “California Typewriter.”
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Fredonia Opera House To Present New Documentary

FREDONIA – The 1891 Fredonia Opera House will present the new documentary “California Typewriter” in a special one-night-only screening on Tuesday at 7:30 p.m. Critics are calling it “an ode to the iconic writing instrument.” “California Typewriter” is a documentary portrait of ...

Cornell Cooperative Extension To Host LEAF Workshops Series

Cornell Cooperative Extension of Chautauqua County’s Agriculture Program will host several workshops this season as part of its 2017-18 L.E.A.F. Workshop Series. “Raising Poultry for Egg Production” will be a three-course series offered at multiple times at the Frank W. Bratt ...

Church To Host Video Lecture Series Beginning Wednesday

The Seventh Day Adventist Church of Jamestown will present “Landmarks of Prophecy,” an epic Bible study adventure video lecture series by Pastor Doug Batchelor every Wednesday from 1-2:30 p.m., beginning with “Dream of the Ages!” on Wednesday. Other dates are “Return of the ...

Guest Speaker Event At Library Canceled

The Chautauqua County Historical Society’s Nov. 4 speaker program at the James Prendergast Library in Jamestown has been cancelled. The event was to feature Leo Duliba leading a presentation on the history of Local Banks and Bank Notes of Chautauqua County. However, due to unforeseen ...

National Agricultural Statistics Service To Survey Fruit Growers

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Agricultural Statistics Service will survey fruit growers in 12 states, including Pennsylvania, New York and New Jersey, for its biennial Fruit Chemical Use Survey. The survey will collect information on bearing acreage, pest management ...

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Barbershoppers Concert To Salute Vets

The Jamestown Harmony Express Barbershop Chorus will pay tribute to the veterans of all wars the country as been involved with with a concert on Saturday, Oct. 28, at 7:30 p.m. at Southwestern High School in Lakewood. This is a time that service men and women of the five armed force services ...

Kerry Milhalko, R.D. and UPMC Chautauqua WCA Certified Diabetes educator receives a check from Der Kobblers representative Colton Cappalino, in the amount of $2,500 toward the UPMC Chautauqua WCA Diabetes Self-Management Program.

Automobile Association Provides Funds To Diabetes Self-Management Program

Members of the Der Kobblers Automobile Association recently donated $2,500 to the UPMC Chautauqua WCA Diabetes Self-Management Program, which represented proceeds from their 2017 Labor Day Cruise-In Car Show at Midway Park. The gift will enable WCA to purchase educational materials and ...

Anew Center Receives Donation For Domestic Violence Month

Anew Center Receives Donation For Domestic Violence Month

The Chautauqua-Cattaraugus Board of Realtors Inc. recently made a donation to the Anew Center in recognition of Domestic Violence Month. Over the past three months, donations of unused toiletries and household items were collected for the center. Additonally, the board learned of a need ...

Board members of the Lakewood American Legion Post 1286 recently donated cleaning supplies to UCAN men’s homeless shelter in Jamestown. The shelter is located on First Street in the city.

Cleaning Supplies Donated To Men’s Shelter

Board members of the Lakewood American Legion Post 1286 recently donated cleaning supplies to UCAN men’s homeless shelter in Jamestown. The shelter is located on First Street in the city.

Bethel Baptist Announces Students Of The Quarter

Bethel Baptist Christian Academy recently announced the Students of the First Quarter. They are: Levi Corbelli is a Kindergarten student. He is the son of Rachel Corbelli and the grandson of Carl and Cynthia Corbelli. His favorite subject is Bible because he enjoys the stories. His favorite ...

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Chautauqua Shores Welcomes Member

Recently, the Chautauqua Shores Chorus welcomed Sheryl Morgan of Irvine, Pa., to the group. Pictured, from left, are Team Leader Elaine Crossley presenting Morgan with her personalized Chautauqua Shores name tag. The Chorus is always looking for new members. Rehearsals are every Monday night at ...

City Leaf Collection To Begin Oct. 30

The first phase of leaf collection in Jamestown will begin Monday, Oct. 30. Residents are advised to rake leaves to the terrace area behind the curb and not into the street. Residents should not place any trash, plastic bags or containers in leaves. The first phase will begin in the Foote ...

General Motors To Begin Testing Automated Vehicles In New York

General Motors and Cruise Automation are applying to begin the first sustained testing of vehicles in fully autonomous mode in New York state in early 2018. Through Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s recent legislation allowing the testing of autonomous technology, GM and Cruise are applying to begin ...

Southern Tier Tea Party Patriots Discuss Government

The September meeting of Southern Tier TEA Party Patriots at Lakewood American Legion opened with a moving rendition of Red Skelton explaining the Pledge of Allegiance to our national flag, followed by opening prayer. Prager video, “If You Hate Poverty, You Should Love Capitalism,” was ...

Cleveland Grissom is pictured as Humpty Dumpty as part of a recent Love Elementary School nursery rhyme unit for listening and learning that involved students and their families.

Love Elementary Kindergarteners Create Nursery Rhyme Projects With Families

Love Elementary School kindergartners recently created a project with their families as part of a nursery rhyme unit for listening and learning. The unit introduces students to nursery rhymes and fables such as, “Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star,” “Humpty Dumpty,” and “Hickory, ...

Misty Dawn

NCCS Rescue Dog Of The Week

The Northern Chautauqua Canine Rescue Dog of the Week is Misty Dawn, a red ticked coonhound who loves to run and play. She will require a lot of exercise. October is Adopt A Shelter Dog Month, and open hours at the shelter are 1 to 3 p.m. Monday through Saturday. On Saturday, the shelter will ...

CASAC Receives $2K Award

The Chautauqua Alcohol and Substance Abuse Council was recently awarded $2,000 by the Chautauqua Region Community Foundation to create an online Prevention Works Video Library available at www.casacweb.org. There are six short videos that provide tools and techniques on the following topics: ...

From left are Lou Wineman and Cass Wineman delivering food from the Chautauqua community food drive.

Chautauqua Community Holds Food Drive

CHAUTAUQUA — The Chautauqua Post Office and the Chautauqua Community held a food collection drive at Chautauqua Institution during the 2017 summer season and into the fall benefiting the Mayville Food Pantry. More than 100 bags of non-perishable food was collected. The donations helped ...

Fredonia Baroque Trio members are, from left, Theresa Thordarson, Even Kirshen and Mateo Mendez.

Children’s Concert Series Opens Saturday

The Children’s Concert Series will open the 12th season of Musical Journeys, a community outreach project of the State University at Fredonia School of Music, with half-hour performances by the Fredonia Baroque Trio. Concerts, which are designed for very young children and free and open to ...