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Dog Of The Week

The Northern Chautauqua Canine Rescue Dog of the Week is Jackson, a young, smart and athletic dog who is very loving to all the people he meets. His journey started in Texas, and the shelter was told he is a Catahoula Leopard Dog, possibly mixed with greyhound. He can easily climb fences and ...

Audubon To Honor Volunteers With Dinner

The public is invited to join the Audubon Community Nature Center in honoring volunteers, celebrating the successes of the year, and welcoming new board members at the Volunteer Appreciation Night and Annual Dinner on Monday, Sept. 24. Social time begins at 5:30 p.m. with hors d’oeuvres and ...

Audubon Community Nature Center To Host Nature Play Day Sept. 15

The Audubon Community Nature Center will host its next Nature Play Day on Saturday, Sept. 15. Children ages 2 to 8 and their favorite adults can drop in anytime from 10 a.m. to noon at the Nature Play Area. It is an open house format so those attending can stay as long as they like. At ...

Heritage Ministries Honors Employees At Annual Recognition Dinner

Heritage Ministries hosted its annual Employee Recognition Dinner at Moonbrook Country Club in Jamestown. This year’s event honored 82 Heritage employees for their service to the nonprofit, human service ministry organization. The evening’s presentation recognized these individuals along ...

RTPI Hosts Reception For New Extinct Birds Project Exhibit

On August 17, Roger Tory Peterson Institute of Natural History hosted a reception to celebrate the opening of their newest exhibition, The Extinct Birds Project. According to Twan Leenders, RTPI executive director, the project is a collaboration between Alberto Rey and Jason Dilworth and ...

State Legislation To Preserve 9/11 Benefits For Helpers Signed Into Law

Legislation to preserve benefits for those who sacrificed their health and well-being during the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attack response has been signed into law. The legislation (S.7797A), sponsored by Sen. Martin Golden, R-Brooklyn, extends the ability for participants injured in World ...

Cuomo Calls On State To Phase Out Use Of Hydrofluorocarbons

Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo has directed the state Department of Environmental Conservation to develop regulations to phase out the use of hydrofluorocarbons. The regulations would adopt the 2015 and 2016 changes to the Significant New Alternatives Policy developed by the U.S. Environmental ...

Pilot Program In Four-Part Initiative To Combat Algal Blooms Begins

A pilot program on Skaneateles, Owasco, and Seneca lakes as part of New York’s $65 million, four-point initiative to aggressively combat harmful algal blooms in vulnerable lakes and waterbodies in Upstate New York has begun. The project pairs state and federal researchers with advances in ...

Pilgrim Memorial Church Holds Hot Dog Roast

Pilgrim Memorial and First Congregational United Church of Christ held another successful neighborhood hot dog roast after church on Aug. 19. Along with free hotdogs, cookies, beverages, mini chips, Doritos, corn chips and cheese puffs were served. Pictured, in back, are Christi, Sherry, Bill, ...

Annual Harvest Festival, Quilt Show Begins Saturday In Blockville

BLOCKVILLE — The Harmony Historical Society’s annual Harvest Festival and Quilt Show will be held Saturday and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day, rain or shine, at the historical society’s campus at 1943 Open Meadows Road in Blockville. Admission and parking are free. The ...

Heritage Ministries Honors Employees At Annual Recognition Dinner

Heritage Ministries hosted its annual Employee Recognition Dinner at Moonbrook Country Club in Jamestown. This year’s event honored 82 Heritage employees for their service to this nonprofit, human service ministry organization. The evening’s presentation recognized these individuals ...

Audubon Community Nature Center To Host Nature Play Day Sept. 15

The Audubon Community Nature Center will host its next Nature Play Day on Saturday, Sept. 15. Children ages two to eight and their favorite adults can drop in anytime from 10 a.m. to noon at the Nature Play Area. It is an open house format so those attending can stay as long as they like. At ...

County Receives Soil, Water District Funding

The Chautauqua County Soil and Water Conservation District will receive $586,564 while the Cattaraugus County Soil and Water Conservation District will receive $770,000 as part of a $14.7 million state program to implement water quality protection projects on 43 farms across the state. The ...

Fenton History Center To Install Military Exhibit

The Fenton History Center is excited to announce that it is installing a new military room exhibit this fall. The history center excited to update the exhibit and include new research, collection items, personal stories and interviews that have been gathered over the last few years. In order ...

Church News

Salvation Army The Salvation Army 83 S. Main St., Jamestown Temple Corps Captains John and Kimberly Merchant 11 a.m. Sunday School, 9:45 a.m.; Major John Merchant in charge of service; Corps Council Meeting following service. The public is always welcome to attend. Monday: Men ...

Fenton History Center To Install Military Exhibit

The Fenton History Center is excited to announce that it is installing a new military room exhibit this fall. The history center excited to update the exhibit and include new research, collection items, personal stories and interviews that have been gathered over the last few years. In order ...

County Receives Soil, Water District Funding

The Chautauqua County Soil and Water Conservation District will receive $586,564 while the Cattaraugus County Soil and Water Conservation District will receive $770,000 as part of a $14.7 million state program to implement water quality protection projects on 43 farms across the state. The ...

JPS Installs New Tech For Meetings

The Jamestown Public Schools District will begin using BoardDocs for its Board of Education meetings. BoardDocs will allow for electronic distribution of board documents, saving time and resources and providing greater access via the Jamestown Public Schools’ website at www.jpsny.org to ...

Dr. Hamels Running For Riply Town Justice

Dr. John Hamels is running for the one-year vacancy of Ripley Town Justice left by the late Hon. Laverne Gibson. ”It would be a true honor to follow in Justice Gibson’s footsteps and I will endeavor to bring the same fairness and level of professionalism to the office,” Hamels said. ...

Mental Health Association Plans Multiple Events

The Mental Health Association of Chautauqua County will hold several events as part of Recovery Month, a national observance held every September. Recovery Month teaches that substance use treatment and mental health services can enable those with a mental and/or substance use disorder to ...