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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 ...

Huckleberry Is Northern Chautauqua Canine Rescue Dog Of The Week

The Northern Chautauqua Canine Rescue Dog of the Week is Huckleberry, a neutered 1 1/2-year-old male mix who has lots of energy and would prefer an active, cat-free home. He’s a strong boy who has been through obedience school and knows the basic commands. He likes to play ball, snuggle and ...

Chautauqua Leadership Network Accepting Award Nominations

The Chautauqua Leadership Network is accepting nominations for its Leaders of the Year awards. Nominations are due by May 1. The award will be presented at CLN’s Annual Leadership Award Program on Tuesday, Aug. 13. Nominations can be submitted at ...

JHS Junior Recognized At St. Bona Art Exhibition

Jamestown High School junior Jillian VanHouten was chosen as a “Best of Drawing” Category winner for her NuPastels and Colored Pencil artwork, “Little Brother,” at the 2018-2019 High School Juried Art Exhibition at St. Bonaventure University’s Regina A. Quick Center for the ...

‘Salamander Saturday’ To Be Held At RTPI On May 4

Seven-hundred unique species, ranging in length from 1 inch to 6 feet, residing on five out of the world’s seven continents; filling important niches while rarely being seen. These are salamanders. The Roger Tory Peterson Institute of Natural History will host a “Salamander Saturday” ...

Winners Announced For Incubator Student Business Competition

FREDONIA — Rae-Anne Clarke is the winner of the fourth annual Student Business Competition hosted by the Fredonia Technology Incubator. The program offers a $1,200 grand prize along with admittance into the incubator program. The 2019 grand prize winner was Rae-Anne Clarke, with her ...

JCC To Hold ‘Live Room’ Concert

Wooden Cities, a Buffalo-based collective of musicians and composers, will perform a free “Live Room” concert at Jamestown Community College’s Jamestown Campus on April 25. The 7 p.m. concert, free and open to the public, will be held in Scharmann Theatre. The event is sponsored by ...

Westfield VFD Releases February Call Stats

WESTFIELD — The Westfield Volunteer Fire Department responded to 45 calls for service during the month of February. Of those calls, 31 were for emergency medical services (EMS), with 10 of those calls being within the village of Westfield and 12 within the town of Westfield. There were ...

Stockton Board Holds Historic Meeting

STOCKTON — The Stockton Town Board meets once a month for a general meeting, and the recent one held in April was on the “eve” of the first town board meeting held 198 years ago in April 1821. Town Supervisor Dave Wilson remarked that on the 200th anniversary, the board will meet on ...

National Grid Urges Public To Call 811 Before Digging

National Grid is urging the public to call 811 before doing any outside ground work. Calling 811 is the law, and it prevents serious personal injury, property damage and service interruptions caused by accidentally digging into electric, gas, telephone, water, sewer or cable facilities. Dig ...

Frewsburg Wins Mock Trial Competition

Frewsburg Central School recently was named the victor in the 2019 Chautauqua County Mock Trial competition finale held recently at the Robert H. Jackson Center. A crowd witnessed Frewsburg High School and Jamestown High School compete for the Robert H. Jackson Cup. The Chautauqua County ...

Washington MS Officials Honor Four As March Students Of The Month

Washington Middle School recently announced its students of the month for March. They are: Omarys I. Bayona-Santiago is in fifth grade and is the daughter of Hope Yesenia Santiago Cosme. She likes running in her spare time. Her favorite subject in school is math and she feels Mrs. Hagglund ...

Farm Bureau Members Speak About Proposed Farm Labor Legislation

New York Farm Bureau members recently talked about the positive work happening on their farms to support their employees and the need to have a viable farm economy. They also voiced concerns about the expected financial impacts of the Farmworker Fair Labor Practices Act (S. 2837/A. 2750) ...

Magnolia In Frewsburg To Host Annual Easter Egg Hunt Friday

FREWSBURG — The Magnolia in Frewsburg invites area children and their families to join them on Friday, April 19, at 2 p.m. as they host their fourth annual Easter Egg Hunt on the campus grounds. “Everyone here at the Magnolia is very excited to host our annual Easter egg hunt event,” ...

First Lutheran Announces Easter Service Music

First Lutheran Church will have special music at both the 9 a.m. contemporary worship service and the 11 a.m. traditional worship service on Easter Sunday, April 21. The 9 a.m. contemporary service will be led by the Sacred Fire Praise Team under the direction of Kimberly King, worship leader ...

‘Living With Beavers’ At Audubon

Audubon Community Nature Center is bringing Owen and Sharon Brown, the founders of Beavers: Wetlands and Wildlife, to present “Living with Beavers” on Saturday, April 27, from 10 to 11:30 a.m. Learning to coexist with beaver wetlands ensures that we continue to enjoy essential natural ...

Audubon Nature Play Day Set For Saturday

The next Nature Play Day at Audubon Community Nature Center is this Saturday. Young children can be creative with what nature provides — plus a few additional supplies from Audubon. Extra materials that change with the weather and season are placed in the play area, and a naturalist is ...

Students Participate In Simulated Europe Council Summit

Students from Jamestown Community College and other American and European colleges participated in a simulated European council summit during the annual State University of New York Model European Union Simulation in New York City. The simulation is sponsored by the SUNY Institute for ...