Community

Fenton To Hold Open House For New Exhibit

The Fenton History Center will host an open house and dedication of the new exhibit “To Those That Served” on Thursday, Nov. 15, from 5-7 p.m. This event is free and open to the public. The staff and volunteers at the museum have redesigned and installed new exhibits in the Fenton ...

Stow Seniors Change Dinner Meeting Time

At a recent meeting of the Stow Senior Citizens Inc. a resolution was introduced by President Ferry to change the dinner meeting time to 5 p.m. from November through April. The rationale behind the change was to accommodate people while the day provides light and the weather may be ...

Reg Lenna To Show Movies

Spike Lee’s biographical comedy-drama “BlacKKKlansman” will show today, at 7 p.m. at the Reg Lenna Center for The Arts. A lighthearted documentary about Maggie Smith and Judi Dench — “Tea with the Dames” — shows Saturday, d at 8 p.m. Admission for both films is $5. ...

Armstrong Elected New Seneca Nation President

Rickey Armstrong Sr. has been elected the next president of the Seneca Nation following the vote on the nation’s Allegany and Cattaraugus territories. Armstrong, a current member of the Seneca Nation Council, received a total of 1,829 votes to lead a Seneca Party sweep of all races on the ...

Reception For DeMarte Is Set

A community reception for Daniel DeMarte, Jamestown Community College’s new president, will be held Wednesday from 4 to 5 p.m. at the Robert H. Jackson Center. The evening will feature a brief meet-and-greet followed by an interview starting at 4:15 p.m. DeMarte will sit down with local ...

Audubon Nature Play Day Will Be Extended

The Audubon Community Nature Center’s Nature Play Day has a different twist for November. On the third Saturday morning of the month children ages two to eight and their favorite adult(s) can drop in the Nature Play Area anytime. Extra play materials are available and a naturalist is ...

County Receives Flood Study Money From NYS

New York state is dedicating $3 million for studies to reduce flooding and ice jams and improve ecology on 48 priority flood-prone streams throughout New York state. In Chautauqua County, studies will be done on Silver Creek, Walnut Creek, Canadaway Creek and Crooked Brook while Grannis ...

Lakewood Church Opens Blessing Box

“What in Heaven’s Name is a Blessing Box?” Lakewood United Methodist Church at 164 Shadyside Ave. is discovering the answer to that question. “It is an opportunity,” said Pastor Michael Childs, “for a person to bless someone else, or, for a person to receive a blessing. And, ...

BPU Announces Veteran’s Day Schedules

BPU offices will be closed on Monday in observance of Veterans’ Day. The Customer Service office reopens for business at 9 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 13. Plastic and recycling pickup will take place as usual on Monday. The BPU Yard Waste Site will be open from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 10, ...

Prendergast Library To Hold Murray L. Bob Lecture

The Prendergast Library’s 14th annual Murray L. Bob lecture will address an all-too relevant topic for Chautauqua County — the risks of algae. Dr. Gregory Boyer, who has a Ph.D. in Biochemistry, will present on the causes of harmful algae blooms and discuss reduction strategies. ...

Audubon Little Explorers To Learn ‘Whoo’s There’ Saturday

“Whoo’s There?” will be answered at Audubon Community Nature Center’s Little Explorers this month. Late at night when everyone is asleep owls are flying around hunting and looking for food. On Saturday, Nov. 10, from 10 to 11:30 a.m., parents and the three- to eight-year-old ...

Historical Society Sets Armistice Day Centennial Event

FREDONIA — The Chautauqua County Historical Society is partnering with historians from various towns and communities across the county to present a special event on Nov. 11 in Fredonia. Nov. 11, 2018, serves as the 100th anniversary of Armistice Day, marking the end of World War I. In ...

SWMS Announces September Student Awards

Southwestern Middle School officials recently named the school’s Students of the Month for September. They are: Phoebe Rutter, sixth grade and the daughter of Christine and Jeremy Rutter of Jamestown. Her favorite subjects are English language arts and library. Phoebe plays on the ...

Riverwalk Center To Hold Seminar On Bladder, Pelvic Issues

Chautauqua Physical and Occupational Therapy will host its next free workshop, for women only, titled Solutions for Bladder Leakage and Pelvic Pain, from 6 to 7 p.m. Thursday at the Riverwalk Center, 15 S. Main St., Jamestown. The seminar is co-presented by Dr. Ryan White from Western New ...

JCC Board Of Trustees Welcomes New Member

Austin Hadley of Panama has begun serving as the student representative to the Jamestown Community College board of trustees for the 2018-19 academic year. Hadley, the son of Kevin and Jennifer Hadley, is a homeschool graduate. He is president of the IMPACT student outreach club and ...

WMH Annual Meeting Held

WESTFIELD — The annual meeting of the Westfield Memorial Hospital Auxiliary was held recently at the Westfield Assembly of God Church. Members were welcomed by Marjory Fritz. Auxiliary board members provided a buffet dinner prior to the meeting. Dr. Vladislava Buntic, ...

YWCA Westfield Schedules Activities

WESTFIELD — The YWCA Westfield will hold several events in the near future. The YWCA will offer its Photos with Santa following the tree lighting in Moore Park on Friday, Nov. 15, starting around 6:45 p.m. at the YWCA. Photos are free. There will also be warm refreshments and water for ...

Veterans Rememberance Ceremony To Be Held Friday

FREDONIA — The State University at Fredonia is celebrating its 11th Veterans Remembrance Ceremony on Friday at 3:30 p.m. in the Williams Center Multipurpose Room. The celebration got its start due to the growing number of student veterans on the Fredonia campus. Seeing the need for more ...

Prendergast Library To Feature Discussion Of Harmful Algae Blooms

The Prendergast Library’s 14th annual Murray L. Bob lecture will address an all-too relevant topic for Chautauqua County — the risks of algae. Dr. Gregory Boyer, who has a Ph.D. in Biochemistry, will present on the causes of harmful algae blooms and discuss reduction strategies. ...

SUNY Fredonia Welcomes Alumnus, Former U.S. Ambassador

FREDONIA — The State University at Fredonia will welcome back James B. Foley, alumnus and former U.S. ambassador, for a Writers@Work residency and series of events from Nov. 8-10, co-sponsored by the Fredonia Convocation series. Foley received a bachelor’s degree in English with minors in ...