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Fallen Soldiers Honored In Leon

LEON — Memorial Day, a day of remembrance to those who gave their all, their lives, to guarantee our freedom, was celebrated in Leon on May 28. The annual Memorial Day parade, organized by the town under the direction of Jackie Ellis, started the day off. Members of the Cherry Creek VFW ...

Westfield-Mayville Rotarian Linda Dunn Receives Award

Linda Dunn, a Westfield resident and a 31-year member of the Rotary Club of Westfield-Mayville, was honored with her Paul Harris Fellow +1 (Level 2) Award during this Rotary Club’s May 19 BBQ & Auction fundraiser at Eason Hall in Westfield. Jim Wakeman, this Rotary Club’s Foundation ...

Audubon Nature Photography Club Meeting Set For June 14

“Close up” and “Weather” are the topics for the image review that opens the Audubon Nature Photography Club’s regular meeting on Thursday, June 14, at 6:15 p.m. The public is invited to see how participants interpret and portray these subjects. There will also be a show-and-tell ...

RTPI To Host Weed Talk At Marina

MAYVILLE — The Roger Tory Peterson Institute of Natural History will hold a free one-hour presentation on lake weeds during the National Marina Day celebration at Chautauqua Marina from noon-1 p.m. Saturday. The celebration takes place from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Hot dogs and water will be ...

Household Waste Dropoff Day Is Saturday

The Chautauqua County Department of Public Facilities Division of Solid Waste will hold its first household hazardous waste drop-off day of 2018 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at the Dunkirk Department of Public Works, 19 Lucas Ave., Dunkirk. The event allows residents to safely dispose of ...

Jamestown Public Market To Open Saturday

The Jamestown Public Market will open for the season on Saturday. Continuing on Saturdays along Cherry Street between Second and Third streets in downtown Jamestown, the market will run later in the day this season, open from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. A recent recipient of the USDA Farmers Market ...

County Historical Society’s Annual Gala Fundraiser Is Saturday

WESTFIELD — All proceeds from the annual “Standing Ground” fundraiser on Saturday at the McClurg Museum will be used to support Chautauqua County Historical Society’s mission to preserve and interpret objects and archives of local significance. Admission to the annual fundraiser and ...

Peterson Field Guide Party Set For Wednesday

The Roger Tory Peterson Institute of Natural History will host a ‘Peterson Field Guide Party’ on Wednesday from 5-7 p.m. Peterson field guides have been best sellers since the first edition of A Field Guide to the Birds was created by Roger Tory Peterson in 1934. RTPI’s current ...

Audubon To Honor Retiring President Ruth Lundin

The Audubon Community Nature Center invites the community to join them at a reception honoring retiring president Ruth Lundin on Friday. Appetizers and beverages will be served from 4 to 5 p.m. Anyone who would like to say a few words may do so at the 5 to 6 p.m. speaking session. The 6 to 7 ...

Jamestown BPU Officer To Sell Hot Dogs Thursday

Grilled hot dogs will be available from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday outside the Jamestown Board of Public Utilities’ Customer Service Office, 92 Steele St., Jamestown. BPU and St. Susan Center volunteers will sell hot dogs and sodas to benefit the Jamestown Board of Public Utilities “Cents ...

Lakewood Library To Host Art Exhibit

LAKEWOOD — Aspiring artists from the Aspire of WNY iXpress program are hosting an art exhibit at the Lakewood Library, 12 West Summit St., Lakewood. The exhibit features artwork created by a local group of artists with disabilities, as part of their “Aspiring Artists” series. The ...

Rotary Club To Host Annual Golf Tournament July 9

The Rotary Club of Jamestown will hold its annual golf tournament Monday, July 9, at Moon Brook Country Club. The golf tournament this year will honor long-time Rotarian Gordon Black, who passed away May 16, 2017, as a result of injuries sustained in an automobile accident. Gordie was born ...

Catt.Co. To Auction Nearly 200 Tax-Foreclosed Properties

CATTARAUGUS — The Cattaraugus County Office of Real Property Tax Services will hold a public auction of tax-foreclosed property at 10 a.m. Saturday, June 16 at the Campus of Cattaraugus Little Valley School at 25 North Franklin St., Cattaraugus. Registration begins at 8 a.m. Close to 175 ...

Reg Lenna To Show Teen Comedy, ‘Love, Simon’

The teen romantic comedy “Love, Simon,” shows Wednesday at 7 p.m. at Reg Lenna Center for The Arts. Admission to the film is $5. Everyone deserves a great love story, but for 17-year-old Simon, it’s a bit complicated. The gay teenager hasn’t come out yet, and doesn’t know the ...

Audubon Little Explorers To Learn About Life On The Pond Saturday

The Audubon Community Nature Center will host its next Little Explorers session from 10 to 11:30 a.m. Saturday, June 9. “Insects and Turtles and Frogs, Oh My!” is designed for children between the ages of 3 and 8 and their favorite adult. There are many different types of animals that ...

Opera House Presents Women’s Suffrage Lecture

FREDONIA — The 1891 Fredonia Opera House continues its new series of free-admission local history lectures when it presents The Local Women’s Suffrage Movement on Wednesday at 7 p.m. The Local Women’s Suffrage Movement is the second of seven multimedia presentations that will be ...

State Firewood Regulation Remains In Effect

With the start of camping season, state Department of Environmental Conservation officials are reminding campers that the state firewood regulation is still in effect. Untreated firewood may contain invasive pests that kill trees, and to protect New York’s forests, it may not be moved more ...

Give It Your Best Shot

Elise Coffin, Southwestern Middle School student, enjoys a Sunday kayaking and swimming on Chautauqua Lake. Photo by Lorinda Truver

Jamestown Rotary Club To Host Annual Golf Tournament July 10

The Rotary Club of Jamestown will hold its annual golf tournament Monday, July 10, at Moon Brook Country Club. The golf tournament this year will honor long-time Rotarian Gordon Black, who passed away May 16, 2017, as a result of injuries sustained in an automobile accident. Gordie was ...