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State University At Fredonia Reveals Candidates For Spring 2018 Degrees

FREDONIA — Virginia S. Horvath, State University at Fredonia president, recently announced the following students who are spring 2018 candidates for degrees. The students, their hometowns and degrees are as follows: CHAUTAUQUA COUNTY Bemus Point: Miranda R. Hitchcock, Bachelor of ...

Community Cat Alliance To Hold Fundraiser

A spaghetti dinner, basket auction and bake sale will be held today from 2-7 p.m. at the Frewsburg Fireman’s Grounds Blue Building. Proceeds from the event will benefit the Community Cat Alliance fund administered by the Chautauqua Region Community Foundation. The fund is 100 percent ...

Falconer Names Honor, Merit Roll Students Of The Quarter

FALCONER — Falconer Middle/High School officials recently released the school’s honor and merit rolls for the third quarter of the 2017-18 school year. They are: HONOR ROLL Sixth Grade: Marlei Armstrong, Wyatt Bell, Jaden Binkley, Aylah Boutwell, Lillian Brooks, Cristiano Bunce, ...

Liberty Partnerships Program Represented At Youth Summit

The Liberty Partnerships Program at Jamestown Community College was represented by local students at the annual LPP Youth Summit in Albany in late April. Dunkirk High School students Bryan Montalban, Ibraim Lopez and Aubrey DeLeon and a parent joined JCC’s LPP staff members Lindsey Rensel, ...

YWCA Names New Executive Director

The YWCA of Jamestown is proud to announce Jacqueline Chiarot Phelps as the organization’s new Executive Director. Phelps succeeds longtime director Beth Oakes, who now serves as the Executive Director of the Child Advocacy Program. “On behalf of the board we are just thrilled to have ...

Ballet Student To Attend Conservatory Of Dance

Megan Stefanik, a pre-professional student at the Chautauqua Regional Youth Ballet has been accepted at the Conservatory of Dance at Point Park University in Pittsburgh, Pa., majoring in Dance (B.F.A) with a concentration in Ballet. Point Park University has been ranked as No. 3 on Onstage’s ...

‘Baldies And Brews’ Is Special Audubon Event Wednesday, May 23

The Audubon Community Nature Center has added another special event to its Audubon Exclusives series of opportunities and experiences created to help fund center programs. At Baldies and Brews on Wednesday from 5:30-7:30 p.m., the public can learn more about the country’s national bird and ...

Chautauqua Chosen To Receive Emergency Funds

Chautauqua County has been chosen to receive $60,357 to supplement emergency food and shelter programs throughout the county. The award was made by the Emergency Food and Shelter Program’s National Board that is chaired by FEMA and consists of representatives from the American Red Cross, ...

Get A Match For Your Audubon Community Nature Center Donation

The Community Foundation of Warren County is giving donors an opportunity to get a match for their gift to Audubon Community Nature Center. With its “Warren Gives” program, the foundation will be accepting and tracking donations, strictly online, and contributions will be matched. All ...

Zevenbergen Receives SUNY Honor

FREDONIA — Dr. Andrea Zevenbergen of the State University at Fredonia Psychology Department is one of 15 faculty members throughout the SUNY system to be promoted to the Distinguished Faculty Ranks by the State University of New York Board of Trustees. A member of the Fredonia faculty since ...

Daughter Of American Revolution Host Meeting

WESTFIELD — A regular meeting of the Benjamin Prescott Chapter of The National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution was held recently at the McClug Mansion in Westfield. The opening ritual was performed by Regent Brenda Johnson. Lisa Sedlmayer read the DAR president’s ...

SUNY Fredonia Professor Signs Book Deal With Cambridge University Press

Steven Fabian of the State University at Fredonia History Department recently signed a book contract with Cambridge University Press, the oldest printing and publishing house in the world and the oldest university press. Fabian’s manuscript, “Making Identity on the Swahili Coast: Urban ...

Southwestern Middle Names Students Of The Month

Southwestern Middle School officials recently released the school’s Students of the Month for April. They are: Ebaad Meer, sixth grade and the son of Dr. Shahnawaz and Syeda Ayesha Meer of Lakewood. His favorite subjects are social studies, gym, music, art and science. Ebaad plays on ...

Library Celebrates Month Of The Young Child

Brenda Cavallaro, a special guest reader at the Falconer Public Library’s story hour program, is pictured with the 4-year-old story hour class. She read “Thunder Cake” by Patricia Polacco, “Just a Thunderstorm” by Mercer Mayer and “Rain” by Donald Crews. She helped the children ...

City Resident Inducted Into New York Veteran’s Hall Of Fame

ALBANY — Jamestown resident Peter Carlo, a War veteran and advocate for veterans, has been inducted into the New York State Senate Veterans’ Hall of Fame following his nomination by state Sen. Catharine Young, R-Olean. The annual recognition established in 2005 is bestowed upon a veteran ...

City Resident Inducted Into New York Veteran’s Hall Of Fame

ALBANY — Jamestown resident Peter Carlo, a War veteran and advocate for veterans, has been inducted into the New York State Senate Veterans’ Hall of Fame following his nomination by state Sen. Catharine Young, R-Olean. The annual recognition established in 2005 is bestowed upon a veteran ...

American Flags To Recognize Loved Ones In Cassadaga

CASSADAGA — Cassadaga American Legion Post 1280 has a special program of flying the American Flag throughout the village of Cassadaga. This year, 206 new American flags will be on display throughout the village, with a name tag along with the flag. Many of the flags are there in memory ...

American Flags To Recognize Loved Ones In Cassadaga

CASSADAGA — Cassadaga American Legion Post 1280 has a special program of flying the American Flag throughout the village of Cassadaga. This year, 206 new American flags will be on display throughout the village, with a name tag along with the flag. Many of the flags are there in memory ...

Southwestern Confirms Write-In Candidate

The Southwestern Central School District approved a proposed 2018-19 school budget of $28,687,534 as well as electing four board members. The fourth board seat was filled by a write-in candidate and was officially announced Thursday to be Correy Miller with 109 write-in votes. His term will ...