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Kathmans Receive Rotary’s Paul Harris Awards

Deborah and Daniel “Deke” Kathman each received Rotary’s Paul Harris Fellow Award at a recent meeting of the Rotary Club of Jamestown. Greg Jones, Rotary Club of Jamestown Foundation chairman, and Cheri Krull, club president, presented Mrs. Kathman with her second award. The retired ...

Hummel Named Winner Of Annual P-J Coverall BINGO Contest

Karen Hummel has been named the winner of The Post-Journal’s 2019 coverall BINGO contest. Hummel covered all spots in the contest, winning $1,000 as a result. She said she has been playing the annual BINGO contest for “many years.” Hummel is pictured with Andrew Gee, circulation director ...

Descendants Of Infantry To Hold Annual Reunion

BEMUS POINT — Descendants of members of the 154th New York Volunteer Infantry, a Civil War regiment raised in Cattaraugus and Chautauqua counties, will hold their 14th annual reunion from 2-5 p.m. on Saturday at the Bemus Point United Methodist Church at 4954 Bemus-Ellery Road in Bemus ...

Youth Ballet To Host Guest Artist Monday

The Chautauqua Regional Youth Ballet is sponsoring a master class with guest artist Jordan Leeper, soloist with the Atlanta Ballet, from 6:30-8:15 p.m. Monday. Classes are for intermediate level dancers and up. The cost for non-Chautauqua Regional Youth Ballet members is $20. Leeper began ...

Festival Sounds Ring Out In City

The Whirlybird has landed. And Director Miki Girts said the festival is growing “organically.” The second Whirlybird Music and Arts Festival began Thursday and will continue today with more activities and performances. People could be seen enjoying musical performances at the Winter ...

Student Art Exhibit Held At Weeks Gallery At JCC

Jamestown Community College hosted the College Connections Student Art Exhibition in JCC’s Weeks Gallery recently. Best in show was awarded to Drake Greene of Southwestern High School for his photograph, Ce n’est pas un Couteau. The runner-up award was presented to Brytni Taylor of ...

‘Rocketman’ To Be Shown Wednesday

Taron Egerton stars as Elton John in “Rocketman” showing Wednesday at 7 p.m. at Reg Lenna Center for The Arts. Admission is $5. “Rocketman” is a musical fantasy about the human story of Elton John’s breakthrough years. The film follows the fantastical journey of transformation from ...

JHS Class Of 1969 Awards Scholarship

Five years ago, during their 45th class reunion, the Jamestown High School Class of 1969 challenged themselves to create, and fully fund, a scholarship that would be awarded during their next milestone reunion. “Our class was inspired by the (JHS) Class of 1950 Scholarship, and how it had ...

Annual Mel Perks Motorcycle Run Is Saturday

FREWSBURG — The Mel Perks Motorcycle Run to benefit Chautauqua Hospice and Palliative Care will take place Saturday at the Frewsburg Legion. The day will begin with coffee and doughnuts at 9 a.m. at the Legion. Registration will be open until 10:45 a.m. Free-will donations will be accepted ...

Westfield Antique Show To Be Held Over Weekend

WESTFIELD — The annual Westfield Antique Show, sponsored by the Chautauqua County Historical Society, will be celebrating its 81st consecutive year in 2019 with a wide variety of items on display and available for sale. This year’s Antique Show will be held Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. ...

Area Folk Festival To Include Lectures Of Historical Significance

This year’s Scandinavian Folk Festival, held Friday through Sunday, offers a choice of several lectures of historical significance. There is no fee to attend any of the lectures beyond the festival’s gate fee. At the festival, the lectures, are just one of the many events. The New ...

Literacy Volunteers Of Chautauqua County To Expand Services In City

Literacy Volunteers of Chautauqua County is expanding adult literacy services to the city of Jamestown. The expansion focuses on the development of a substantial tutor base so that Jamestown residents can receive specialized, one-on-one tutoring with trained volunteers. Literacy Volunteers ...

Southwestern Middle School Releases Honor, Merit Rolls

Southwestern Middle School officials recently released the school’s honor and merit rolls for the fourth quarter of the 2018-19 school year. They are: HONOR ROLL Eighth Grade: Griffin Bogdanowicz, Breauna Bull, Kiara Calkins, Ryan Camp, Lillian Cobb, Madison Cresanti, Mackenzie Cross, ...

Two Opportunities Remain To Observe National Bird Banding

There are two more opportunities to observe bird banding at the Audubon Community Nature Center this summer, on Saturday mornings, July 20, and Aug. 3. Those attending are likely to see more the earlier they come because of the cooler weather. Bird banding viewing is open from 6 a.m. to ...

Washington Descendants Gather At 102nd Reunion

Descendants from the Washington family of Dunkirk gathered together for their 102nd annual family reunion at the Lake Erie State Park. Shane Washington of Washington, D.C. served as the president of the event and welcomed all. A special thanks is extended to all who helped to organize the ...

Westfield Announces Fourth Quarter Honor, Merit Rolls

WESTFIELD — Westfield Academy and Central School recently released its fourth quarter honor and merit rolls. Students on the list are: HIGH HONOR ROLL Sixth grade: Mason Baum, Daniel Bratton, Kameron Cady, Alina Franklin, Devon Hood, Addison Luce, Mason Maring, Carson Swanson. Seventh ...

Powwow To Celebrate 30th Anniversary In Salamanca

SALAMANCA — The Marvin “Joe” Curry Veterans Powwow will celebrate its 30th anniversary this weekend. The event is held from Friday through Sunday in Veterans Park in Salamanca. The annual three-day event will feature a series of dance and drum competitions, including what is billed as ...

Veterans Services Topic Of Rotary Program

WESTFIELD — During the July 2 meeting of the Rotary Club of Westfield-Mayville in Westfield, Greg Carlson, Chautauqua County Veterans Service Agency director, highlighted some of the services and types of assistance which this agency offers to Chautauqua County veterans and their dependents. ...

Campaign Financing Panel Members Named

The members of the state’s Public Campaign Financing Commission have been announced. The commission was established as part of the 2019-2020 state budget and will have the binding power to implement public campaign financing for legislative and statewide offices, authorizing up to $100 ...

5 Kids To Attend Sheriff’s Summer Camp

MAYVILLE — Chautauqua County Sheriff Jim Quattrone said five children have been sent to the New York State Sheriffs’ Institute Summer Camp. The camp is located on Keuka Lake in the Finger Lakes Region of Yates County. Now in its 43rd year of operation, the camp will accommodate over 900 ...