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Finson Performs Harp Solo

The Mozart Club of Jamestown began its 140th season with a harp solo performance by Hannah Finson, who gave her first harp performance at ther age of 12. A Lakewood native, Finson is a sophomore at Liberty University in Lynchburg, Va., where the National Honor Society student earned a full ...

Sinclairville To Hold History Fair Saturday

SINCLAIRVILLE — Every September for the past 20 years, the village of Sinclairville and the Valley Historical Society have sponsored an event on the second Saturday known as the Sinclairville History Fair. This year is no different. On Saturday, the village will come alive once again with ...

Bemus Point Fall Fest Begins Friday

BEMUS POINT — Bemus Point will host its annual Fall Fest Friday through Sunday with a street market with vendors and sidewalk fare, a petting zoo, open houses, live music, seasonal food and drink specials at the restaurants, Draw-a-Leaf Discounts at the stores and fireworks. The street ...

Tea Party Hears Quattrone

LAKEWOOD — “I’m trying to focus on the positive,” Sheriff Jim Quattrone told members of Southern Tier TEA Party Patriots at their Aug. 27 meeting at the Lakewood American Legion. “The media portrays a negative attitude toward law enforcement, but the public supports law ...

Lecture To Feature American Politics And Foreign Policy

This year’s Murray L. Bob Lecture will feature Daniel Bob, who will discuss American politics and foreign policy, in his talk “U.S. Politics and American Policy toward East Asia.” The lecture will be held Thursday, Oct. 10, at 6:30 p.m. in the library’s Fireplace Room. Daniel Bob, ...

Benefit Held To Raise Money For Family

A benefit was held recently to raise money for the family of Eli Carter Meredith. Eli was born in April to Dustin Meredith and Maranda Fox. Born at Rochester Strong Memorial Hospital, Eli still lives there and has undergone two heart surgeries, with a major heart surgery called Norwood ...

Opera House To Present Area Screening

FREDONIA — The 1891 Fredonia Opera House will present the area premier screening of Widow’s Pont, the latest film from Filmmaker Gregory Lamberson on Friday, Sept. 13, at 7:30 p.m. Lamberson will be on hand to participate in its screening. Widow’s Point is the story of a ...

Public Market Continues, Adds Fall Activities

The Jamestown Public Market continues on Cherry Street in Jamestown with fall activities starting Sept. 14. Sept. 14 the market will host an exercise class with The Chautauqua Center’s Alicia Ekstrom. POUND is the world’s first cardio jam session inspired by playing the drums. The class ...

Relief Zone Holds Annual 5K/10K/Kidz Fun Run

The Relief Zone held its seventh annual 5K/10K/Kidz Fun Run recently at the Frewsburg Firemen’s Ground’s. There were 68 runners who competed. The Frewsburg High School football and cross-country team helped the fundraiser by participating and volunteering to direct traffic along with the ...

NY Attorney General Files Lawsuit Against Trump Over Charge Rule

NEW YORK — Letitia James, New York attorney general, has filed a lawsuit against the Trump Administration’s Public Charge Rule, a new rule that aims to deny green cards and visas to immigrants that use or have used government assistance programs. The suit, filed in the Southern District ...

CHRIC Awarded State Funding

The Chautauqua Home Rehabilitation and Improvement Corporation has been awarded funding by the state Office of Community Renewal for three home repair programs designed to assist people with disabilities who need accessibility modifications, including funding dedicated specifically to veterans ...

Falconer Public Library Story Time Program Begins Wednesday

FALCONER — Ashley Nelson is their the Falconer Public Library’s new story hour director. Nelson is a graduate of Falconer High School and St. Bonaventure University with a degree in elementary education and special education. The story hour program is a 30-week registered program on ...

‘Follow The Yellow Brick Road’

The participants of the Chautauqua Adult Day Services Senior Day programs took time to celebrate a picnic recently at Midway Park in Maple Springs. For the last 24 years Chautauqua Adult Day Services has a picnic at Midway Park with food, music and a theme for all four sites serving ...

Audubon To Host Little Explorers On Sept. 14

Autumn is a time when cold-blooded animals are getting ready for hibernation. “Snakes and Turtles” is the topic at Audubon Community Nature Center’s Little Explorers on Saturday, Sept. 14, from 10 to 11:30 a.m. Parents and the three- to eight-year-old child(ren) in their life can learn ...

Yorker Museum Hosts Community Church Service

SHERMAN — The Sherman Historical Society hosted the Sherman Community Church at the Yorker Museum on Sunday for the church’s regular Sunday service. The service was held in the chapel, one of the six historical buildings at the museum. Steven Kilburn, Sherman Community Church pastor, ...

Infinity Adds Two New Instructors

Infinity Visual and Performing Arts has added Jim Blomquist and Vince Liuzzo as new instructors. Blomquist is instructing in sound, audio and digital recording and production while Liuzzo is offering private art lessons. Born and raised in Jamestown, Blomquist began his musical career as ...

CMP’s Children’s Music Studio To Begin Season

The Community Music Project’s Children’s Music Studio will begin classes the week of Sept. 16. Classes are held from 6 to 6:45 p.m. Thursdays at Warner Place at the Lutheran Campus, 715 Falconer St., Jamestown, or starting at 9:30 a.m. Fridays at First Presbyterian Church, Jamestown. ...

NCCR Names Dog Of Week

The Northern Chautauqua Canine Rescue Dog of the Week is Molly, an older, very lively terrier mix who loves to cuddle and kiss faces. She’s not really excited about some other dogs or younger children, so she’d probably prefer a quieter home or one with older children. She loves car ...

Google, YouTube To Pay $170M Settlement

NEW YORK — Google LLC and YouTube LLC have agreed to pay $170 million in a national settlement, $34 million of which will go to New York state, for violating the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act by specifically tracking and serving targeted advertisements to users watching videos ...

Continuing Tradition

Allegheny Health Network will be the naming rights sponsor of the Chautauqua Lake Pops floating stage for three years. The stage, originally located in Bemus Point, was developed by Bemus Point businessman Dan Dalpra. Dalpra relocated the stage on the lake’s north end and gateway to 16 ...