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Sinclairville Senior Citizens Meet For Fall Season Luncheon

SINCLAIRVILLE — Members of the Sinclairville Senior Citizens met at the Sinclairville Fire Department dining room for a luncheon and meeting. President June Whipple welcomed all to the fall gathering. Pastor Phil Shay led all in a blessing prior to the meal. Festival fall table ...

Bill Increases Standards In Animal Care

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo has signed legislation, S.3828/A.216, to increase health and safety standards in animal care for all pet dealers. The legislation passed the state Assembly, 139-1, with both Assemblymen Andrew Goodell, R-Jamestown, and Joe Giglio, R-Gowanda, voting in favor. There ...

Full Moon Paddle Event Is Today

The Cassadaga Lakes Association, in conjunction with the Chautauqua Watershed Conservancy and Evergreen Outfitters, will host a Full Moon Paddle today. The Full Moon Paddle is a new wrinkle to the Cassadaga Lakes Association’s annual Paddle Across the Lakes. Kayaks, paddleboards and canoes ...

Association Offering Creative Nonfiction Writing Workshop

Local author Beth Peyton gave a presentation at the August Recovery Luncheon at the Mental Health Association in Chautauqua County about the “Writing Your Life” workshop she is presenting on Friday afternoons from September through November. The author of “Clear Skies, Deep Water: A ...

Fill The Boot Drive Benefits MDA

FREDONIA — A recent “Fill the Boot” drive by members of the Fredonia Professional Fire Fighters Association IAFF Local 2931 raised $4,700 to benefit the Muscular Dystrophy Association. “The fire fighters of Fredonia, IAFF Local 2931 have once again gone above and beyond for MDA’s ...

Ashville UM Receives Grant For Repairs

The Ashville United Methodist Church recently received a grant from the Chautauqua Region Community Foundation’s Karl Peterson Field of Interest Fund to help pay for roof repairs. The Ashville United Methodist Church provides worship services to individuals and families in the surrounding ...

Audubon To Hold Enchanted Forest In October

Reservations are being accepted for the Enchanted Forest, the Audubon Community Nature Center’s non-scary Halloween event. Even with spaces for more than 500 children and their adults, it can be expected to sell out. The Enchanted Forest is held Friday and Saturday evenings, Oct. 4 and 5, ...

Art Donation

In recognition of UPMC Chautauqua as the 2018 Partner Agency of the Year by Jamestown Community College’s nursing program, JCC’s nursing program director Kathy Taydus, second from left, and Maria Kindberg, JCC’s dean of arts, humanities, health sciences, and athletics, presented pieces ...

Salamanca To Receive Funding For Fire Dept.

Salamanca will receive $4.7 million from New York state, money that will be used to hire two city firefighters. U.S. Rep. Tom Reed on Thursday announced the funding, which he said will allow the Salamanca Fire Department to fully staff two ambulances, “which improves the city’s response ...

SAR Hears Presentation By President

CASSADAGA — Recently, chapter president Steve Boothe gave a talk about the Kings Mountain Battle occuring during the Revolutionary War southern campaign to the Chautauqua County Chapter of the Sons of the American Revolution, touring the site by way of slides. Nowadays, the site features a ...

Coach’s Corner Inn To Host Fundraising Events

Coach’s Corner Inn will host its sixth annual series of fundraising events for youth sports. There will be two events this year, a four-man golf scramble and a fundraising event from which all proceeds will go to local area youth sports programs. The golf tournament will be Sunday, ...

Japanese Students From Nagasaki University Visit JCC

Students and an accompanying professor from Nagasaki University, Japan are in residence at Jamestown Community College through September 21. While at JCC, the 12 visiting students are taking an intensive, non-credit English immersion course; visiting workplaces including Cummins Engine, ...

Blood Drive To Be Held At Memorial Cruise-In Event Sat.

GERRY — The Community Blood Bank is partnering with Partners in Kind of Chautauqua County and the V-Dub Club to be a part of the third annual Reid Jones Memorial Cruise-In. This is the first year the Community Blood Bank is holding a blood drive at the event. All proceeds from the Reid ...

All For Amy

As the nation paused Wednesday to remember the thousands of lives forever changed by the acts of Sept. 11, 2001, friends and family of Amy King remain committed to keeping her memory alive by helping others. Since 2006, the “All for Amy” Golf Tournament has raised over $150,000 for the ...

Local Car Club Competes At Show

The Los Contrincantes Car Club of Jamestown came home with several trophies after competing at the 716 Finest Car Show at the Dunkirk Fairgrounds. Los Contrincantes, also known as the contenders in English, were formed by Jose Sanchez and his wife Yesenia Sanchez as well as Jose Nieves back in ...

Audubon Offering Dam, Fish Hatchery Tour

The Audubon Community Nature Center is presenting a behind-the-scenes tour of the Kinzua Dam and Allegheny National Fish Hatchery on Saturday, Oct. 5. Reservations are required by Tuesday, Sept. 24. Guests will begin the day at 8:30 a.m. with a guided tour inside the U.S. Fish and Wildlife ...

‘Visit The Farm Day’ Is Saturday

Cornell Cooperative Extension of Chautauqua County will host its “Visit the Farm Day” to be held on Saturday at Frontier Brook Farm, owned and operated by the Glen Moss Family at 5777 Route 83, Conewango Valley. Admission and parking is free and the event will take place rain or ...

St Luke’s To Host Implicit Bias Workshop

The Commission to Dismantle Racism and Discrimination of the Episcopal Diocese of Western New York will sponsor an Implicit Bias Workshop, on Saturday, Sept. 28, from 9 a.m. to noon at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church, 410 N. Main St., Jamestown. The event will feature a presentation by Dr. ...

DOT Plans Hearing On Route 60 Work

SINCLAIRVILLE — The New York state Department of Transportation will host a public information meeting on Tuesday from 4-6 p.m. about a proposed paving project scheduled to begin next spring on state Route 60 in the towns of Charlotte, Gerry and Stockton, and villages of Cassadaga and ...

Library Hires New Director

LAKEWOOD — The Lakewood Memorial Library board has hired a new director, Shannon Taylor. Taylor topped the list of eight other candidates for the position. A resident of Lakewood, Taylor has worked in a related capacity at the library for two years. She has a Masters of Library and ...