Community

Chautauqua County Officials Present Consolidation Projects To State

ALBANY — Chautauqua County officials recently traveled to Albany to provide New York state officials with a presentation on the county’s submitted application for the final phase of the Municipal Consolidation and Efficiency Competition. The competition is part of Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s ...

Scholarship Established In Honor Of Norm Owen

Friends of the late Norm Owen recently established a scholarship fund in his memory at the Chautauqua Region Community Foundation. In addition to making tax-deductible donations online at crcfonline.org, or by visiting the Community Foundation at 418 Spring Street in Jamestown, donations will ...

Tips, Cautions For Weekend Warriors

Univera Healthcare has tips for those who find weekends are their only time to exercise. “The good news is that a recent study showed that exercisers like you have a lower risk of mortality compared to sedentary adults,” said Dr. Bruce Naughton, Univera Healthcare chief medical officer ...

LINKS Charity Celebrates 25 Years

LINKS Charity has raised a total of $1.4 million dollars in the local fight against breast cancer over the past 25 years. Now in its 26th year, LINKS Charity continues to support UPMC Chautauqua WCA in enhancing local cancer care efforts. LINKS Charity is looking forward to its most ...

Homeowner Assistance Made Available

The state Office of Temporary and Disability Assistance has made $2 million available to help homeowners have their heating equipment cleaned and inspected before colder temperatures arrive in the fall. Anyone who thinks they may be eligible can apply at their local Department of Social ...

Akeley United Methodist Church Ice Cream Social Is Saturday

AKELEY, Pa. — An Ice Cream Social will be held at the Akeley United Methodist Church on Akeley Road on Saturday from 4:30-7 p.m. There will be hot dogs and hamburgers grilled on the grill as well as baked beans and salads. Ice cream sundaes with assorted toppings will also be available. Come ...

Dog Of The Week

The Northern Chautauqua Canine Rescue Dog of the Week is Elsa, a beautiful spayed beagle who is about 2 years old. Elsa has been the ambassador for the shelter at several public events; she is wonderful with people and the children adore her. The shelter is located at 7540 N. Gale St. in ...

JHS Battle Of The Classes Donates $12.5K To WCA Foundation Fresh Start Fund

Jamestown High School students battled to raise $12,517 to A Fresh Start Fund at WCA Foundation. The fund, created by Kim Carlson, is dedicated to helping those affected by addiction and chemical dependency. “The classes had a difficult decision to make this year, as there were numerous ...

Forestville Announces Honor, Merit Rolls

FORESTVILLE — Forestville Central School officials recently released the school’s honor and merit rolls for the fourth quarter of the 2016-17 school year. They are: HIGH HONOR ROLL 12th Grade: Joshua Ellis, Gabrielle Gadewoltz, Emily Gizowski, Kyle Goodrich, Trent Hartloff, Bruce Kaus ...

Lai, Spillane To Represent Herman Kent Post

After a thorough interview and application process, Victoria Lai and Cassie Spillane were the citizens selected to represent The Herman Kent Unit No. 777 at Girl’s State this year. The girls will be developing their leadership skills, confidence and understanding of the government process ...

CRCF Catalogs Music Project Library

The Chautauqua Regional Community Foundation recently supported Community Music Project with the cataloging of its vast music library. The project has been acquiring music for the past 30 years and with the foundation’s help, all of the choral music is now organized, cross referenced and ...

CASAC Holds Prevention Fundraiser

The Chautauqua Alcohol and Substance Abuse Council’s recently held its inaugural Keep Kids Off Drugs Chiavetta’s chicken barbecue at the Falcons Club in Dunkirk. More than 460 dinners were sold. Money raised from the dinner will be used for youth substance use prevention services throughout ...

Dunkirk Behavioral Health Office Relocates

DUNKIRK — UPMC Chautauqua WCA Behavioral Health has relocated to 306 Central Ave., Dunkirk, steps away from its previous location at 338 Central Ave. The new outpatient center will continue to provide confidential counseling services for mental health for adults, adolescents and children ...

Pre-Med Students Begin Development Program

Eight pre-medical students recently began an eight-week summer Chautauqua Works Workforce Development Board’s Healthcare Career Advantage Talent Pipeline Development Program, gaining valuable insight into the medical field. Based at UPMC Chautauqua WCA and other area health care agencies, ...

Kiantone Congregational Church Ladies Aid To Meet

KIANTONE — The Kiantone Congregational Church Ladies Aid will meet Thursday. Eleven women and one baby attended the recent June picnic. The hostess was Jean Berg. Marilyn Lewis gave the opening prayer. Loretta Smith provided the devotions. Karen Swanson read the secretary’s report, which ...

Evening In The Garden Wednesday

Rain or shine the Master Gardeners of Chautauqua County Cornell University Cooperative Extension will present Evening in the Garden on Wednesday at 6 p.m. in the Demonstration Garden at the Frank Bratt Ag Center, 3542 Turner Road, Jamestown. Master Gardeners will be there to discuss ...

RHJC To Host Fundraiser Gala

The Robert H. Jackson Center will host “The Priceless Art of Free Expression,” a benefit gala to support the Jackson Center’s mission and programs, on Sunday, Aug. 6, at the Chautauqua Suites Meeting & Expo Center, 215 W. Lake Road, Mayville. The gala begins at 5 p.m. with an ...

Restauranteurs, Artists To Join For Olean Food And Art Event

Sunday at War Vets Park in Olean restaurateurs and artists come together for the annual food and art lovers event, Taste of Olean/Art in the Park. From 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. you can stroll the Taste booths, grazing on a little of this and a taste of that, and at Art in the Park see your favorite ...

Heritage Ministries To Sponsor Faith ’N Family Night

Heritage Ministries will sponsor Faith and Family Night with the Jamestown Jammers at Russell E. Diethrick Jr. Park in Jamestown on Friday. The game will begin at 7:05 p.m. Pictured are Heritage residents who will throw out the ceremonial first pitch of the game, Judy Knopp and Catherine ...

Pets Of The Week

The Chautauqua County Humane Society’s Pets of the Week are Cinder and Oreo. Cinder, pictured above, is a beautiful 8-year-old kitty who would like a quiet home to call her own. She will require some regular grooming to keep her fur looking great. Oreo is a 1-year-old mixed breed pup who is ...