Community

Mayville Easter Egg Hunt Held

The Mayville Fire Department held its annual Easter egg hunt recently at Lakeside Park in Mayville. With support of the community the department gave away six bicycles with helmets, board games, chocolate rabbits and more, as well as 7,000 filled eggs scattered throughout the park. The Easter ...

Kiwanis Club To Hold Annual Flower Sale

The Jamestown Kiwanis Club will hold its annual flower sale on Saturday, May 18, from 10 a.m. to noon in the Community Bank/Big Lots parking lot behind the Salvation Army on South Main Street in Jamestown. There are several colors of geraniums available, as well as mixed colors of ...

Westfield DAR To Induct Officers In May

WESTFIELD — The Benjamin Prescott Chapter of the National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution met recently at the Patterson Library in Westfield with 15 members present. The meeting was called to order with the opening ritual performed by Regent Brenda Johnson. The DAR ...

Communities Adjust Times For Memorial Day Parades

Memorial Day parades are a treasured community tradition, marked by color-guards, members of the armed forces, past and present, community groups and marching bands. With continued pressure on school budgets and increased number of available activities for students to participate in, ...

Communitywide Yard, Garage Sales To Be Hosted May 25

The Mayville/Chautauqua Community Chamber of Commerce will once again play host to the annual communitywide yard and garage sales for the Mayville, Chautauqua and Dewittville areas on Saturday, May 25. All Mayville, Chautauqua, and Dewittville area residents are invited and encouraged to ...

Great Strides Returns To Raise Awareness, Funds For Cystic Fibrosis

LAKEWOOD — The Western New York chapter of the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation will celebrate 31 years of Great Strides this year. Jamestown Great Strides, a 3-mile walk, will take place rain or shine on Sunday, May 19, at the Lakewood Rod and Gun Club at 11 a.m. This event is part of the ...

Town And Village To Hold Dem Caucus

LAKEWOOD—The Democratic Committee of the village of Lakewood and town of Busti will hold a caucus for nominating candidates to stand for election to the following offices: ¯ Busti town supervisor (four-year term); ¯ Busti Town Clerk (four-year term); ¯ Busti Town Council (two ...

‘Project Sticker Shock’ Is Underway

Students from area school districts recently kicked off “Project Sticker Shock”, a youth-led initiative to change adult attitudes about selling and providing alcohol to minors. The public awareness project is sponsored by the Chautauqua Alcohol and Substance Abuse Council to bring ...

Drug Take Back Day Scheduled For April 27

The 17th National Prescription Drug Take Back day will be held Saturday, April 27, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Office, community partners and the Drug Enforcement Administration will provide the public with an opportunity to prevent pill abuse and theft by ...

JHS Students 1st, 3rd At JCC Speech Contest

JHS senior Finley Holt placed first, and Kara Triscari took third in the seventh annual JCC College Connections Speech Contest held on the JCC campus April 10. Finley and Kara competed against 14 other students from eight high schools that offer JCC Public Speaking for college credit in the ...

Falconer VFD Raises $1,000

The Falconer Volunteer Fire Department recently hosted a pancake breakfast to raise money to purchase helmets and support the department’s Junior Firefighters program. The breakfast raised $1,000. Sponsors and donors included Community Helping Hands, The Tanning Bed, Monroe Muffler, Jamestown ...

Maple Grove Releases Honor, Merit Rolls

Maple Grove Junior-Senior High School officials recently released the school’s honor and merit rolls for the third quarter of the 2018-19 school year. They are: HONOR ROLL 12th Grade: Kayla Abbey, Chase Benson, David Brown, Frank Colburn, Sage Cresanti, Carson Crist, Clare Crossley, ...

One In Christ To Hold Maundy Service Today

Once a year, hundreds of people gather in downtown Jamestown to observe the call to love one another and come together during Holy Week. One in Christ is inviting the public to attend a collective community gathering today at 6:30 p.m. at the Reg Lenna Center for the Arts. One in Christ is a ...

Randolph Town Board OKs Work On Weeden Park

RANDOLPH — The Randolph Town Board will give all the help it can to youth athletic organizations that utilize Weeden Park. At the board’s recent meeting, officials of Randolph Youth Soccer and Randolph Area Baseball asked for separate assistance to accommodate their respective youth ...

Free Educational Series ‘Stressed Out’ To Be Presented Starting Tuesday

The Chautauqua Alcohol and Substance Abuse Council has partnered with the YWCA to offer a free educational session, “Stressed Out — Today’s Young People and Stress.” The first in the five-part series will take place from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. Tuesday in the Fluvanna Community Church, 3363 ...

Bethel Announces Honor, Merit Rolls

Bethel Baptist Christian Academy recently announced the students in grades seven to 12 who made the merit or honor roll for third quarter. They are: HIGH HONOR ROLL Justin Bloss, Natalie Corbelli, Sarah Inman, Christina McCoy, Rachel McEntire, JJ Moore, Olivia Olson, Brady Smart and Hailey ...

School Superintendent Speaks To Rotary

WESTFIELD — Doc Hamels, Westfield-Mayville Rotary Club President Elect, welcomes Ben Spitzer, Chautauqua Lake Central School District superintendent, to the Rotary Club’s March 26 meeting at the Parkview in Westfield. As the program presenter, Spitzer spoke about the state budget, aid to ...

Community Caregiver Conference Held In March

GERRY — Chautauqua Opportunities Alzheimer’s Services recently held a Community Caregiver Conference on March 22 at the Heritage Retirement Campus in Gerry. Vendors included Chautauqua Adult Day Services; Office of the Aging; Alzheimer’s Association of WNY; WillCare; Venture Forthe; ...

Holy Apostles Parish Presents Awards

Holy Apostles Parish recently presented awards to two youth members. Sarah Russo was honored with the Spirit Award. Anna Burt was honored with the Manus Christi Award. Both young ladies are altar servers and catechists (religion teachers) at the parish.

Youth Symphony Fund Drive Closing

The Chautauqua Regional Youth Symphony is celebrating its 32nd season of offering music opportunities to talented and motivated young musicians. Students in CRYS’s three orchestras have had sectional coaching by professional performers/educators as well as regular rehearsals in preparation ...