Community

Youth Orgs Urge Students To Live Tobacco-Free

Tobacco-Free Chautauqua, Cattaraugus and Allegany and Falconer Reality Check students at Falconer Central School are encouraging members of our community to commit or recommit to healthier, tobacco-free lives by participating in the Great American Smokeout . The Falconer Reality Check group ...

Church News

Methodist Ashville United Methodist 2108 N. Maple Street Ashville The Rev. Ray Gilman, Pastor Worship: 9:30 a.m. Message: “Prepare the Way To Your Heart!” Scripture: Mark 1:1-8 Thursday: Food Pantry, 3:30-5:30 p.m.; combined Choir practice, 7 p.m. Saturday: Food Pantry: ...

First Lutheran Choir, Soloists To Perform ‘Messiah’

The First Lutheran Choir and soloists under the direction of Brian A. Bogey, minister of music and organist, will perform George Frederick Handel’s “Messiah” on Sunday, Dec. 10 at the 11 a.m. worship service. Handel’s famous oratorio was composed in 1741 in a period of 23 days. This is ...

Chautauqua Lake Central School Releases High Honor, Honor, Merit Rolls

MAYVILLE — Chautauqua Lake Central School District officials recently released the school’s high honor, honor and merit roll students for the first quarter of the 2017-18 school year. High honor roll students are those with a grade point average of 95 percent or higher; honor roll ...

JHS Holds ENL Ceremony For Students And Their Families

Jamestown High School recently held a ceremony at Jamestown Business College for six English as a New Language (ENL) students who achieved proficiency in English: Darlene Harris, Minelys Perez-Cruz, Kathyuscaly Rios-Ocasio, Joseph Rodriguez, Alex Romero-Valentin and Anarilys Torres. Former ...

Rachael Harper Named Lucia For Pageant Sunday At Church

Rachael Harper has been selected as Lucia for 2017 by the American Scandinavian Heritage Foundation and the Thule Lodge Children’s Club. The Lucia pageant will be held at the Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, 825 Forest Ave., Jamestown, at 2 p.m. Sunday. Immediately following the pageant, ...

Kennedy Library To Host Magic Show Dec. 21

The Kennedy Free Library will celebrate the holidays with a special magic show on Thursday, Dec. 21, beginning at 5 p.m. Professional magician Chris Johnson will present his specially themed show to promote the meaning of this season of kindness and giving. Many of the illusions will take on ...

Washington Middle Builder’s Club Students Ring The Bell

Washington Middle School students Madison Terry, Alex Gren and Justin Saunders recently rang the bell for the Salvation Army’s Red Kettle Campaign at Chautauqua Mall. The students are members of Washington’s Builders Club. The Club brainstorms community service projects that they can take ...

CLN Unveils New Logo At Celebration

The Chautauqua Leadership Network released its new logo design at the organization’s 25th anniversary celebration recently. The new logo encompasses CLN’s mission of developing and growing community leaders in Chautauqua County. Erica Colby was the designer of the new logo. Erika ...

Select Chorus To Perform For Poland Seniors

The Select Chorus from Falconer Central School under the direction of Ann Mogenham will entertain the Town of Poland Seniors when they meet Dec. 20 at noon at the Kennedy Fire Hall. This will be the 32 year Mrs. Mogenham has been coming to our December meetings with a choral group. There ...

JHS Names October Students Of The Month

Abigail Roof, a freshmen at Jamestown High School, is the daughter of Lyle and Wendy Roof. Abigail plays the violin in the Concert Orchestra and plays the xylophone in Symphonic Band. She is in the marching band and sings in the mixed chorus. Abigail is a part of Impact Campus Fellowship, ...

Kennedy Library To Host Magic Show Dec. 21

The Kennedy Free Library will celebrate the holidays with a special magic show on Thursday, Dec. 21, beginning at 5 p.m. Professional magician Chris Johnson will present his specially themed show to promote the meaning of this season of kindness and giving. Many of the illusions will take on ...

CLN Unveils New Logo At Celebration

The Chautauqua Leadership Network released its new logo design at the organization’s 25th anniversary celebration recently. The new logo encompasses CLN’s mission of developing and growing community leaders in Chautauqua County. Erica Colby was the designer of the new logo. Erika ...

JHS Creates Holiday Planters For Downtown

All four Jamestown High School classes recently used their creative energy to help the City of Jamestown brighten up the streets by decorating four planters at the corner of Third and Pine streets. This is the second year for the decorating contest, sponsored by the Department of Public ...

Historical Society Open House Sunday

WESTFIELD — The Chautauqua County Historical Society will say goodbye to 2017 with its annual holiday open house on Sunday at the McClurg Museum in Westfield. The open house provides an annual opportunity for visitors to learn more about the museum and the historical society, free of ...

Mall Stores Accepting PJ Donations

LAKEWOOD — Stores in the Chautauqua Mall are accepting donations for children in foster care. Bon Ton, JCPenney, Justice and Dipson Theatres are among the stores with items that can be purchased to support the effort. “There is just so much we take for granted, like a new pair of ...

Fluvanna Library To Host Holiday Craft Event

FLUVANNA — The Fluvanna Free Library will host its annual Christmas Adult Craft Event and Family Holiday Program on Saturday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Adults should bring any special containers, wreath rings and any special adornments. Attendees will leave with centerpieces, table ...

Southwestern School Announces First Quarter Honor, Merit Roll Students

Southewestern Central School officials recently released the high school’s honor and merit rolls for the first quarter of the 2017-18 school year. They are: HONOR ROLL 12th Grade: Allyson Bankowski, Alexis Barron, Madison Belli, Paige Bernhardt, Alexis Berry, Autumn Bertges, Mikayla ...

Highlands Council Presents Patches To State To Remember 2003 Tornado

John Wojciechowicz, executive director of the Allegheny Highlands Council, Boy Scouts of America, presents a patch collection to Mitch Stickle, park manager of the Kinzua Bridge State Park. A tornado destroyed the main section of the Kinzua Viaduct in 2003. In 2005, the local boy scout council ...