Community

Lions Club Makes Ambulance Fund Donation

The proceeds from a chicken and biscuit dinner held this spring were donated to the Frewsburg Fire Department to purchase media equipment for the department’s new ambulance. Pictured are Gary Wells, Lions Club president, presenting a check for $871.67 to Chief Nick Miles and members of the ...

County Receives State, Federal Elder Abuse Prevention Grants

The Chautauqua County Health and Human Services Department will receive money from the state and federal governments as part of an $8.4 million program to to improve and expand services for vulnerable adults at risk of abuse, neglect or financial exploitation. Developed by the state Office ...

Former Exchange Student Shares Insights With Rotary Club

WESTFIELD — Brenna Wright, a former Rotary Youth Exchange Student and Westfield native, presented a program July 17 titled “Rotary and Me: Life After Youth Exchange” to members of the Rotary Club of Westfield-Mayville during a meeting held at The Parkview in Westfield. She was introduced ...

Historical Society Annual Picnic Will Feature Honey

PANAMA — The Chautauqua County Historical Society’s annual picnic returns this year to focus on a sweet subject: the history of local honey production and beekeeping. On Wednesday, Aug. 15, local beekeepers Dennis and Laura LaMonica will present “Pioneering Efforts of Honey Production ...

Alzheimer’s Association To Host Support Group Meetings

The Alzheimer’s Association of Western New York holds facilitator training for those who want to lead monthly caregiver support groups in six locations across Chautauqua County. The support groups allow caregivers to connect with others facing similar challenges and hear advice for ...

Roger Tory Peterson Institute To Feature Alberto Rey Exhibition This Fall

The Roger Tory Peterson Institute of Natural History will present a new exhibition by artist Alberto Rey this fall. The Extinct Birds Project will be featured at RTPI from Aug. 17 to Dec. 14 and will include 18 original works by the artist. The Project also includes a new book by Rey, along ...

JCC Announces Part-Time Dean’s List

Several area high school students were named to the Jamestown Community College part-time student dean’s list during the 2017-18 academic year. To be eligible for the part-time student dean’s list, a student must achieve a minimum GPA of 3.50 during the semester while enrolled in 6-11 ...

Reasons To Live And Invest In Chautauqua County

Tremendous opportunities in Chautauqua County form an exceptional quality of life and present reason to invest here. The grand opening of the National Comedy Center in Jamestown introduces another amazing asset that our entire community can leverage to enhance the experience of visitors and ...

Elks Lodge Donation To Help St. Susan Serve 1,000 Meals

Jamestown Elks Lodge 263 is awarding $3,500 to St. Susan Center to purchase 1,000 meals for the summer season when meal counts increase dramatically. “We are always glad to be able to support our community soup kitchen with these grant awards,” said John Geraci, lodge treasurer. “These ...

Rolling Hills Radio To Present Crookston, Burge

CHAUTAUQUA — As part of its “summer on the road,” Rolling Hills Radio with Ken Hardley will present Joe Crookston and Todd Burge on the Amphitheater stage at the Chautauqua Institution today at 2 p.m. Crookston is a songwriter, guitarist, painter, fiddler, slide player, eco-village ...

County 4-H Youth Show Off Chickens In Poultry Barn Competition

DUNKIRK — The 4-H Poultry Project members area had 54 chickens, two ducks and two turkeys on display in the County Fair Poultry Barn. 4-H members had 19 different breeds of chickens the 4-H Poultry Show, judged by Rick Hare of Springville. Hare also judged the Showmanship Classes, ...

Rotary Club Welcomes Artistic Director Andrew Borba

The Rotary Club of Jamestown recently welcomed Andrew Borba, who is in his third year as artistic director of the Chautauqua Theatre Company. He has served eight seasons as the company’s associate artistic director and this is his 13th summer at the Chautauqua Theatre Company. At the ...

State Senate Farmland Protection Bill Is Signed Into Law

A state Senate-led effort to improve the existing Farmland Protection Implementation Grant Program has been signed into law. The measure (S8362A, Chapter 158), sponsored by state Sen. Patty Ritchie, R-Heuvelton, strengthens the grant program to better protect farmland, improves the chances ...

Cuomo Calls For Action Against Election Meddling

Gov. Andrew Cuomo is calling on the state Board of Elections to issue the strongest possible regulations of the state’s new online political ad transparency laws to ensure aggressive enforcement following revelations of fake accounts on Facebook linked to a Russian campaign to influence the ...

Frewsburg Rest Home To Host Car Show Thursday

FREWSBURG — The Frewsburg Rest Home will once again host the Chautauqua Lake Region AACA Car Show on Thursday at 5:30 p.m. at their facility in Frewsburg. The event is free to the public and will be held, weather dependent, in the FRH parking lot. There will be a raffle basket as well as ...

Living Arts Association To Perform ‘Beauty And The Beast’

The Cattaraugus County Living Arts Association, along with a cast of area performers, will bring Disney’s “Beauty and the Beast” to life, when the stage adaption of the 1991 film will be performed in August at Salamanca’s Ray Evans Seneca Theater. “Beauty and the Beast” tells the ...

Church News

Salvation Army The Salvation Army 83 S. Main St., Jamestown Temple Corps Captains John and Kimberly Merchant 11 a.m. Sunday School, 9:45 a.m.; Message: By Major John Merchant. The public is always welcome to attend; Summer Park Concert at the Riverwalk in Brooklyn Square featuring ...

Vegetarian-Vegan Society To Meet

WESTFIELD — The Chautauqua County Vegetarian-Vegan Society will meet on Wednesday at 6 p.m. at the YWCA, 58 S. Portage St., Westfield. The speaker will be Janeen Beard, whose topic is “Restoring Health. One Meal at a Time.” Beard’s presentation deals with more than six decades of ...

Randolph Class Of 1968 Celebrates 50 Years

The Randolph Central School Class of 1968 celebrated its 50-year reunion at Cardinal Hills Golf Course in Randolph. Including 46 classmates and their guests, the event was attended by 68 people. Pictured in the first row, from left, are Owen Carr, Don Millspaw, Jerry Summerfield, Nancy Jaquay ...