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Farm Disaster Workshop Set For April 17

Cornell Cooperative Extension of Chautauqua County’s Agriculture program will offer a Farm Disaster Preparation Certificate Workshop in Jamestown from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 17. The information will help participating farms be better prepared to withstand a farm emergency ...

Historical Society To Hold Annual Meeting

WESTFIELD — The Chautauqua County Historical Society will hold its 2018 annual meeting on Saturday, April 21, at the Lakeshore Assembly of God, 252 E. Main St., Westfield. Both society members and guests should take note the venue is a new location compared to previous years. Highlighting ...

Power Outage Affects City Residents

More than 400 BPU customers were without power late Monday evening following a power outage. According to engineers and Jamestown Board of Public Utilities crew members, a problem with the English Hill Substation caused the outage around 3:30 p.m. which affected the south side quadrant of the ...

Veterans Donate Yarn For VVA Chapter 105

The David L. Woodburn Chapter 978 Vietnam Veterans of America has been collecting yarn in the Frewsburg area. The yard was presented to Nicholas Valenti, central district director of the New York State Council VVA, at their quarterly meeting by the Rev. Bob Lewis, president of the Frewsburg VVA ...

Rotary Welcomes Tri-Church Parish Pastor

Pictured, from left, are Janese Berkhouse, Rotary Club of Westfield-Mayville President, welcoming Barbara Brewer, Brocton Tri-Church Parish Pastor, to this Rotary Club’s March 27 meeting at The Parkview in Westfield. Pastor Brewer discussed the “Feed the Children” program, which provides ...

TRC Forum Today

New York state is preparing to change its system for delivering supports to people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, and The Resource Center will host two forums to explain the changes. The first forum is from 5-6:30 p.m. today in The Resource Center’s administrative ...

Tractor Supply 4-H Fundraiser Begins Wednesday

Tractor Supply Company is hosting its ninth year of Paper Clover, a fundraising campaign that provides millions of dollars in scholarships for 4-H youth in partnership with National 4-H council. From Wednesday through April 22, New York Tractor Supply customers can participate in the Paper ...

Opera House To Feature ‘Film Stars Don’t Die In Liverpool’

FREDONIA — The next feature film in the Opera House Cinema Series is “Film Stars Don’t Die in Liverpool,” starring Annette Bening and based on the story of real-life actress Gloria Grahame. It will be screened today at 7:30 p.m. Based on Peter Turner’s memoir, the film is set in ...

Can A Wellness Program Save Your Business?

Is there an employee within your business that is critical to your ability to meet your customer’s needs? What if that individual became sick and could not come to work for an extended period of time? Maybe that employee is you? Some studies show that 70-80 percent of all chronic illness ...

Students Of The Quarter Recognized At Sherman Central School

SHERMAN — Sherman Central School officials recently recognized the school’s Students of the Quarter. Kayla Yokom is the senior high student of the quarter. Kayla is the daughter of Sheila Yokom and Jeff Yokom. Science and art are Kayla’s favorite classes. She also enjoys reading and ...

Youth Ballet To Host Dance Program For Boys

The Chautauqua Regional Youth Ballet will host an eight-week classical dance program for boys ages 10 and older. Some dance experience is necessary. The classes will be held on Wednesdays from 5:30 - 6:30 p.m. Wednesday through May 30 and will be taught by Monika Alch, Chautauqua Regional ...

Cummins Engine Helps Deliver Toys To WCA

Cummins Engine ended their Easter Toy Drive with a big celebration delivering toys to pediatric patients at UPMC Chautauqua WCA. Megan Barone, UPMC Chautauqua WCA director of development, said “Matthew Davis, Cummins Engine third shift CLT had a vision to help our own community children to ...

Koinonia To Host One Day Women’s Conference May 5

Koinonia Christian Fellowship is hosting its second annual one day woman’s conference on Saturday, May 5, from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at the church, 1427 Warren Jamestown Blvd. The conference features guest speaker, Lisa J. Allen, executive director of Proverbs 31 Ministries and staff ...

Creche Inc. Members Stitch Clothes For Newborns

Members of the Creche, Inc. met at the home of Karen Dennerlein for two days of Lenten sewing sessions at the end of March. Led by the sewing committee, the ladies cut, assembled and stitched receiving blankets, fleece throws and newborn hats for the Pediatric Department of UPMC Chautauqua WCA. ...

Chautauqua Workshop Fellowships Offered

CHAUTAUQUA — The Chautauqua Literary Arts and the Chautauqua Writers’ Festival have two new festival workshop tuition fellowships for the June 2018 workshops. The fellowships are offered in partnership with VIDA, a nonprofit feminist organization committed to creating transparency around ...

Infinity Welcomes New Instructors

Infinity Visual and Performing Arts welcomes two new instructors. Britt Anderson and Corey Watson have recently joined the Infinity Team. Britt is currently offering private and group lessons in traditional art, drawing, and digital art and Corey is offering private guitar lessons. Britt ...

Simon Amsdell To Teach Shoulder Care

Chautauqua Physical and Occupational Therapy will host Solutions for Shoulder Pain from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Thursday, April 12, at Chautauqua Physical and Occupational Therapy in the Riverwalk Center, 15 S. Main St., Suite 220, Jamestown. Dr. Simon Amsdell of the Warren Medical Group will ...

Lincoln Elementary School Donates To The Audubon

Lincoln Elementary School recently raised $700 through their all-school Coin Wars for the Audubon Community Nature Center. The students raised $688 & Lincoln PTA rounded it up. The fourth grade raised the most money. This is the sixth year for the Coin Wars. Third and fourth-graders vote on ...

Maple Grove Announces Boys’ State Delegates

Three students from Maple Grove Jr.-Sr. High School have been selected as Boys’ State delegates by the American Legion Ellery Post 947, the American Legion Herman Kent Unit 777, and the VFW Post 557. Alex Duncanson, Ezekiel Olson, and Chase Benson will be attending a week long leadership ...