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Chautauqua Lake Central School Releases High Honor, Honor, Merit Rolls

MAYVILLE — Chautauqua Lake Central School District officials recently released the school’s high honor, honor and merit roll students for the first quarter of the 2017-18 school year. High honor roll students are those with a grade point average of 95 percent or higher; honor roll ...

JHS Holds ENL Ceremony For Students And Their Families

Jamestown High School recently held a ceremony at Jamestown Business College for six English as a New Language (ENL) students who achieved proficiency in English: Darlene Harris, Minelys Perez-Cruz, Kathyuscaly Rios-Ocasio, Joseph Rodriguez, Alex Romero-Valentin and Anarilys Torres. Former ...

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Rachael Harper Named Lucia For Pageant Sunday At Church

Rachael Harper has been selected as Lucia for 2017 by the American Scandinavian Heritage Foundation and the Thule Lodge Children’s Club. The Lucia pageant will be held at the Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, 825 Forest Ave., Jamestown, at 2 p.m. Sunday. Immediately following the pageant, ...

Kennedy Free Library Director Maggie Ruth stands by the special handmade Christmas display of books for the holidays.

Kennedy Library To Host Magic Show Dec. 21

The Kennedy Free Library will celebrate the holidays with a special magic show on Thursday, Dec. 21, beginning at 5 p.m. Professional magician Chris Johnson will present his specially themed show to promote the meaning of this season of kindness and giving. Many of the illusions will take on ...

Washington Bell Ringers

Washington Middle Builder’s Club Students Ring The Bell

Washington Middle School students Madison Terry, Alex Gren and Justin Saunders recently rang the bell for the Salvation Army’s Red Kettle Campaign at Chautauqua Mall. The students are members of Washington’s Builders Club. The Club brainstorms community service projects that they can take ...

Pictured, from left, are Kathleen Colby, Chautauqua Leadership Network member, and Erika Colby, freelance creative designer.

CLN Unveils New Logo At Celebration

The Chautauqua Leadership Network released its new logo design at the organization’s 25th anniversary celebration recently. The new logo encompasses CLN’s mission of developing and growing community leaders in Chautauqua County. Erica Colby was the designer of the new logo. Erika ...

Select Chorus To Perform For Poland Seniors

The Select Chorus from Falconer Central School under the direction of Ann Mogenham will entertain the Town of Poland Seniors when they meet Dec. 20 at noon at the Kennedy Fire Hall. This will be the 32 year Mrs. Mogenham has been coming to our December meetings with a choral group. There ...

JHS Names October Students Of The Month

Abigail Roof, a freshmen at Jamestown High School, is the daughter of Lyle and Wendy Roof. Abigail plays the violin in the Concert Orchestra and plays the xylophone in Symphonic Band. She is in the marching band and sings in the mixed chorus. Abigail is a part of Impact Campus Fellowship, ...

Kennedy Free Library Director Maggie Ruth stands by the special handmade Christmas display of books for the holidays.

Kennedy Library To Host Magic Show Dec. 21

The Kennedy Free Library will celebrate the holidays with a special magic show on Thursday, Dec. 21, beginning at 5 p.m. Professional magician Chris Johnson will present his specially themed show to promote the meaning of this season of kindness and giving. Many of the illusions will take on ...

Pictured, from left, are Kathleen Colby, Chautauqua Leadership Network member, and Erika Colby, freelance creative designer.

CLN Unveils New Logo At Celebration

The Chautauqua Leadership Network released its new logo design at the organization’s 25th anniversary celebration recently. The new logo encompasses CLN’s mission of developing and growing community leaders in Chautauqua County. Erica Colby was the designer of the new logo. Erika ...

JHS Holiday Planter Project

JHS Creates Holiday Planters For Downtown

All four Jamestown High School classes recently used their creative energy to help the City of Jamestown brighten up the streets by decorating four planters at the corner of Third and Pine streets. This is the second year for the decorating contest, sponsored by the Department of Public ...

Holiday decorations can be found throughout the McClurg Mansion in Westfield, home of the Chautauqua County Historical Society and location of the 2017 Holiday Open House, which is 2-4 p.m. on Sunday.

Historical Society Open House Sunday

WESTFIELD — The Chautauqua County Historical Society will say goodbye to 2017 with its annual holiday open house on Sunday at the McClurg Museum in Westfield. The open house provides an annual opportunity for visitors to learn more about the museum and the historical society, free of ...

From left are Cynde Johnson, Chautauqua Mall marketing director; Kathy Park, CASA director of volunteers and programming; Amanda Daniels, store manager of Justice; Carrie Rinehart, CASA director of fund development and communications; and Kelly Maunakza, store manager JCPenney.

Mall Stores Accepting PJ Donations

LAKEWOOD — Stores in the Chautauqua Mall are accepting donations for children in foster care. Bon Ton, JCPenney, Justice and Dipson Theatres are among the stores with items that can be purchased to support the effort. “There is just so much we take for granted, like a new pair of ...

Fluvanna Xmas Craft

Fluvanna Library To Host Holiday Craft Event

FLUVANNA — The Fluvanna Free Library will host its annual Christmas Adult Craft Event and Family Holiday Program on Saturday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Adults should bring any special containers, wreath rings and any special adornments. Attendees will leave with centerpieces, table ...

Southwestern School Announces First Quarter Honor, Merit Roll Students

Southewestern Central School officials recently released the high school’s honor and merit rolls for the first quarter of the 2017-18 school year. They are: HONOR ROLL 12th Grade: Allyson Bankowski, Alexis Barron, Madison Belli, Paige Bernhardt, Alexis Berry, Autumn Bertges, Mikayla ...

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Highlands Council Presents Patches To State To Remember 2003 Tornado

John Wojciechowicz, executive director of the Allegheny Highlands Council, Boy Scouts of America, presents a patch collection to Mitch Stickle, park manager of the Kinzua Bridge State Park. A tornado destroyed the main section of the Kinzua Viaduct in 2003. In 2005, the local boy scout council ...

From left are Lisa Sedlmayer, Benjamin Prescott Chapter NSDAR chapter chaplain; Jill Babcock, a new member; Mercy Warren, 50-year member, and Brenda Johnson, Benjamin Prescott Chapter NSDAR regent.

Daughters Of American Revolution Meet At McClug Museum In Westfield

WESTFIELD — The regular meeting of the Benjamin Prescott Chapter of The National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution was held at the McClug Museum in Westfield recently. The meeting was called to order and the opening ritual performed by Regent Brenda Johnson and ...

Reported Cases Of Flu Indicate A Bad Flue Season Ahead

The western region of New York state is reporting more flu cases this year than at the same time last year, according to Univera Healthcare’s review of New York state health data. As of Nov 18, the western region of the state (including Western New York and parts of the Finger Lakes ...

From left, Debbie Basile, project director; Assemblyman Andrew Goodell; Brenda Weiler, project coordinator; John (Jack) Kachermeyer and Blanche Robbins, Presidential Lifetime Service Award recipients; state Sen. Cathy Young; and Vince Horrigan, county executive. Four names were recently added to the Retired Seniors Volunteer Program’s list of volunteers earning the Presidential Lifetime Service Award.
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Four Retired Seniors Honored With Presidential Lifetime Service Award

Four names were added to Retired and Senior Volunteer Program’s distinguished list of volunteers earning the Presidential Lifetime Service Award. Individuals serving 4,000 hours or more at an accredited agency earn the Presidential Lifetime Service Award. RSVP proudly boasts its list ...