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Kimes, Jubeck To Depart From Visual Arts Posts

CHAUTAUQUA — Don Kimes and Lois Jubeck, artistic director and managing director, respectively, of the Visual Arts at Chautauqua Institution (VACI), will step down from their posts at the end of 2018. Kimes has led Chautauqua Institution’s visual arts program since 1986; Jubeck joined him ...

St. Luke’s Thrift Shop President Barb Kiddoo and Rector, the Rev. Luke Fodor, present a check for $5,000 to Steven Cobb and Rick Huber of the Mental Health Association of Chautauqua as part of the first round of block grant awards.

St. Luke’s Thrift Shop Awards $16,500 To Area Agencies

Five area agencies will benefit greatly from the hard work and dedication of a small group of local volunteers as the result of recent grant awards from the St. Luke’s Thrift Shop. The Thrift Shop, which is located in a small gray house at 409 Pine St., Jamestown, may look quite unassuming ...

Rodeo Senior Citizens To Hold Christmas Dinner Friday

GERRY — The Rodeo City Senior Citizens gathered recently for their Thanksgiving dinner at the United Methodist Church in Gerry. Allen Swanson, president, welcomed all to the luncheon and Cecil Miller gave the blessing prior to the meal. There was a moment of silence to remember the ...

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Auxillary Donates Water Suits To Dewittville Fire Department

The Dewittville Fire Department Auxillary recently presented the fire department with two new Mustang ice water entry suits. The suits will be worn by members for cold or ice water rescue. The suits, according to Chief Burl Swanson, help keep firefighters warm and dry during rescues. “In this ...

Jamestown Interclub Council Elects Three Officers

At their fall meeting, the Jamestown Interclub Council elected Beth Oakes and Juanita Jackson co-presidents and Marcia Bliss as secretary-treasurer. The Jamestown Interclub Council began in 1956, with the objective to sponsor various activities geared toward the advancement of community ...

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Hannah Grace Finson To Perform At Marilyn Horne Museum Wednesday

BRADFORD, Pa. — The Marilyn Horne Museum and Exhibit Center will present Hannah Grace Finson on Wednesday at 7 p.m. Finson, a Southwestern High School National Honor Society senior from Lakewood will play a selection of Classical and traditional Christmas music on her 107 year-old Lyon & ...

Westfield Seniors To Meet Thursday

Westfield Senior Citizens will meet at noon on Dec. 7. Members attending should take a dish to pass and their table service. Joyce Wainwright, Nancy Peters, Trudy Stafford and Lolita Ramos, the kitchen committee, will set up at 11:15 a.m. Shirley Kolpien opened the Nov. 9 meeting with a ...

“Bears” is the theme for Audubon Community Nature Center’s Little Explorers on Saturday, Dec. 9. Through artifacts, stories and a walk outside, children between the ages of 3 and 8 and their favorite grownups will learn about bears.

Little Explorers Learn About Bears At Audubon Saturday

On Saturday, from 10 to 11:30 a.m., children and an adult in their lives can learn about bears’ biology and behavior through artifacts, stories and a walk outside. Do bears hibernate? How do they prepare for a season of lethargy? Scientists are still learning about bears, recently ...

Local Youth Participate In National 4-H Congress

Emily Allison of Kennedy recently joined Warren County 4-H members Audrey Ferrie, and Brielle Whitney as they represent Warren County 4-H at the 96th National 4-H Congress in Atlanta, Ga. The three delegates traveled with 21 additional members from Western Pennsylvania and more than 1,000 ...

From left are Darrien Allen and Mikenna Frost engaged in a building activity.

Sinclairville Free Library Extravaganza Set For Monday

SINCLAIRVILLE — The Sinclairville Free Library will host a library extravaganza party from 6 to 7 p.m. on Monday to promote the free activities available at the library. Refreshments will be served and there will be giveaways of book bags, books and other items until supplies run out. ...

State Reminds Gift Givers Lottery Tickets Not Suitable For Children

New York’s Responsible Play Partnership, comprised of the New York State Gaming Commission, New York State Office of Alcoholism and Substances Abuse Services and the New York Council on Problem Gambling, reminds holiday gift givers that lottery scratch-off tickets are not a suitable gift for ...

Pictured, from left, are Sharon Niedzwiecki, Chairman of this year’s Christmas Bazaar, and Margaret Rammacher, a member of the Altar & Rosary Society.

Annual Christmas Bazaar And Luncheon Set For Friday

St. Mary of Lourdes Altar & Rosary Society of Mayville will hold their Annual Christmas Bazaar and Luncheon on Friday, Dec. 8 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. A special luncheon made by the women of the parish will consist of homemade chicken and biscuits and homemade pie for dessert, all for just ...

CCE Of Chautauqua County To Hold Soil Health Workshop

Cornell Cooperative Extension of Chautauqua County’s Agriculture Program will offer a workshop on Tuesday entitled “Soil Properties and Soil Health” as part of its 2017-18 L.E.A.F. Workshop Series. The workshop will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Frank Bratt Agricultural Center , 3542 ...

Mast Endorses CPT Program

The Manufacturers Association of the Southern Tier has endorsed the Certified Production Technician program through Jamestown Community College. Working in partnership with the Center for Industrial Effectiveness (TCIE) at the University at Buffalo, JCC Continuing Education is offering this ...

Tractor Supply Co. Partners With 4-H To Sponsor Youth Trips

Cornell Cooperative Extension of Chautauqua County’s 4-H Youth Development program will once again be able to offer award trips to youth with help from the Tractor Supply Co. The Tractor Supply Co. has continued to partner with the National 4-H Council to help raise money for 4-H ...

Chautauqua Lake Announces Students Of October

Students of the Month at Chautauqua Lake Central School, honored for September achievements, are Madelyn Harle, Megan Strine, Hailey Tolbert, Hannah Weise, Lily Woodis, and Emily Hawkins. The student recognition program honors students in grades 7 through 12 whose classroom performance, ...

Shults Subaru, Chautauqua County Humane Society Host Adoption Drive

Shults Subaru in Jamestown recently hosted its Subaru Loves Pets event at the dealership’s 311 Fluvanna Ave., Jamestown, location. Staff and volunteers from the Chautauqua County Humane Society held an adoption drive at the dealership on Saturday, Oct. 28. Adopters on that day were able to ...

Thule Lodge 127 Celebrates 110th Anniversary

BEMUS POINT — Thule Lodge 127 recently celebrated its 110th anniversary. The Thule Lodge is the Swedish organization formed Dec. 17, 1907, in the Jamestown and Bemus Point areas. It had an open charter for a short time and 56 members were enrolled at that time, including Mayor Emeritus ...

Kennedy Center Visiting Artist Teaches ‘Moving Through Science’

“I am here because I am a kinesthetic learner and teacher. When I really looked at scientists and choreographers, people who create dances, I discovered they have a lot in common. So I’m going to ask you, what do you think scientists and choreographers have in common?” asked Kimberli Boyd ...