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Hazeltine Library To Host ArtMobile Thursday

BUSTI — The St. Bonaventure ArtMobile will be at the Hazeltine Public Library at 10 a.m. Thursday. “We’re thrilled to welcome the ArtMobile back to the Hazeltine Library,” said Katie Smith, library manager. “This year the day will be full of activities, beginning with the arrival ...

Quilter’s Guild To Feature Fiber Artist

WESTFIELD — The Westfield Quilter’s Guild will host fiber artist Mary Ann Fritz as the guild’s guest speaker at the monthly meeting 6:30 p.m. Thursday at the Westfield YWCA. Fritz will share her artistic talent in her quilts and wearables that have been painted or dyed, then free-motion ...

Reg Lenna To Present ‘Book Club’ Wednesday

The comedy “Book Club” will show at Reg Lenna Center for The Arts on Wednesday at 7 p.m. Admission is $5. Diane (Diane Keaton) is recently widowed after 40 years of marriage, Vivian (Jane Fonda) enjoys her men with no strings attached, Sharon (Candice Bergen) is still working through ...

Evening Of Wine, Art Event Set For Thursday

On Thursday at 5 p.m. the Chautauqua Blind Association will be hosting a fundraiser entitled “Intrigue Your Senses with an Evening of Wine and Art” at 21 Brix Winery in Portland. As the evening begins, those who attend will enjoy music from harpist Hannah Finson, wine by the glass as well ...

City Seniors Convene For Coffee, Cookies

The Jamestown Senior Center, 556 E. Second St., Jamestown, met recently for coffee and cookies. Shirley Vandenburg, director, led the group in the Pledge of Allegiance and singing of God Bless America. The dental lab at the church parking lot is accepting senior citizens who don’t have ...

State Groups To Hold Session For Low-Carbon Emissions Plan

The state Environmental Conservation and Transportation departments and the state Energy Research and Development Authority will hold a listening session on Thursday about low-carbon transportation policy development. The session will be held from 9 a.m. to noon and 1-4 p.m. Thursday at Erie ...

Chautauqua Regional Youth Ballet Opens Registration For Fall Semester

Registration is open for Chautauqua Regional Youth Ballet’s fall semester of classes for children and adults. Classes begin Monday, Sept. 10, at the ballet’s studio located in The Spain Building, formerly the Willow Bay Commerce Center, 21 E. Third St., Jamestown. Open registration, ...

Falconer Rocks Help Library

Pictured are some of the children in the Summer Recreation Program at the Falconer Park who recently painted rocks in conjunction with the Summer Reading Program at the Falconer Public Library. After completing their rocks the children then placed them where others might find them. On the back ...

New Directions Begins Backpack Drive

RANDOLPH — New Directions Youth and Family Services has begun its annual Fill-a-Backpack campaign. New Directions has partnered with Walmart in Olean to host a donation drive on Wednesday, Aug. 22. Volunteers will staff a table located at the Walmart entrance from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., asking ...

Temporary Pop-Up Shop Will Open In Westfield

WESTFIELD — What is a pop-up shop? A temporary store that pops up quickly. This new shop will be open only until December. Pop up arrangements help fill empty store fronts and allows entrepreneurs to try new and risky ideas. This idea has been embraced by several Westfield building ...

Lions Club Donates To Camp Onyahsa

Diabetes, especially childhood Type I Diabetes, has become a growing concern over the past few years. Lions Club International has added diabetes education to its framework dealing with vision, health, environment, hunger, and pancreatic cancer. The Jamestown Lions Club has taken its first step ...

Oktobenefest Planned For Tuesday

LAKEWOOD — The 11th annual Oktobenefest — sponsored by Southern Tier Brewing Company at 2072 Stoneman Circle in Lakewood — is scheduled for Tuesday from 5-9 p.m. All proceeds from the event will benefit St. Susan Center. “This is always a date that many in our community have had ...

Meals On Wheels To Host Fundraiser Saturday

Participants at the Saturday Dragon Boat event in Celoron will have an opportunity to have a nourishing breakfast while helping provide home-delivered meals to hundreds of local senior citizens served by Jamestown Meals on Wheels. For the second time, Jamestown Meals on Wheels will be ...

Distinguished Class

Fifteen area high school students will participate in the 2018-19 Chautauqua Area Scholarship Program, according to Christine Yocum, contest chairwoman,. The 15 participants were chosen based on academic achievement, community and school activities and a personal interview. Representing ...

State Files To Dismiss NRA Suit

New York is filing a motion to dismiss the National Rifle Association’s lawsuit against New York. The NRS’s lawsuit was filed May 11 after Gov. Andrew Cuomo directed the Department of Financial Services to urge companies to weigh reputational risk of business ties to the NRA and similar ...

Lions Club Makes Ambulance Fund Donation

The proceeds from a chicken and biscuit dinner held this spring were donated to the Frewsburg Fire Department to purchase media equipment for the department’s new ambulance. Pictured are Gary Wells, Lions Club president, presenting a check for $871.67 to Chief Nick Miles and members of the ...

County Receives State, Federal Elder Abuse Prevention Grants

The Chautauqua County Health and Human Services Department will receive money from the state and federal governments as part of an $8.4 million program to to improve and expand services for vulnerable adults at risk of abuse, neglect or financial exploitation. Developed by the state Office ...

Former Exchange Student Shares Insights With Rotary Club

WESTFIELD — Brenna Wright, a former Rotary Youth Exchange Student and Westfield native, presented a program July 17 titled “Rotary and Me: Life After Youth Exchange” to members of the Rotary Club of Westfield-Mayville during a meeting held at The Parkview in Westfield. She was introduced ...

Historical Society Annual Picnic Will Feature Honey

PANAMA — The Chautauqua County Historical Society’s annual picnic returns this year to focus on a sweet subject: the history of local honey production and beekeeping. On Wednesday, Aug. 15, local beekeepers Dennis and Laura LaMonica will present “Pioneering Efforts of Honey Production ...

Alzheimer’s Association To Host Support Group Meetings

The Alzheimer’s Association of Western New York holds facilitator training for those who want to lead monthly caregiver support groups in six locations across Chautauqua County. The support groups allow caregivers to connect with others facing similar challenges and hear advice for ...