Community

Poland Senior Citizens Meet For Potluck, Business

POLAND — The Poland Center Seniors met May 16 at the Kennedy Fire hall with 27 in Attendance. A potluck luncheon was enjoyed by all. Val Nunn gave the table grace. The program for the afternoon was Patty Cook, who did a musical program called “Women of the Country.” There were no May ...

Pearl City Jazz Big Band To Perform At Allen Park Bandshell Wednesday

The Pearl City Jazz big band, led by Razz Rasmusson, will be in concert at the Allen Park bandshell on Wednesday, June 20. The 18-piece band will perform a two-hour blend of classic swing and modern big band jazz including numbers by Glenn Miller, the Cherry Poppin’ Daddies, Santana, Chuck ...

Fluvanna Free Library Holds Ladies Tea

The Fluvanna Free Library held a ladies tea recently. In celebration of the Royal Wedding the ladies, aged two and up, dressed in their finest hats and toasted the happy couple with a variety of teas, finger sandwiches and cookies. Afterward, each made a silt flower centerpiece to take home. ...

Fredonia Math Students Recognized

FREDONIA — The State University at Fredonia Department of Mathematical Sciences recently held its annual awards banquet. Several local students were recognized, including: Lindsey Aldrich of Dunkirk received the Dr. James McKenna Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics Award, and ...

Mayville Senior Citizens Meeting Held

A lovely luncheon of assorted dishes was enjoyed by 41 Senior Citizens on June 7 at the Mayville VFW. Before the meeting began, a representative of Office for the Aging explained about the Aging Mastery Program to be held Wednesdays, Aug 29. thru Sept. 26 1-3 p.m. at the United Methodist Church ...

Humane Society To Offer Healthy Pet Clinics

The Chautauqua County Humane Society announces its new community program, a series of Healthy Pet Clinics for the public. The first clinic will be held Saturday, June 23, at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church in Jamestown from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. No appointments will be necessary. The clinic will ...

State Attorney General Highlights Student Loan Forgiveness Program

NEW YORK — Barbara D. Underwood, state attorney general, is making federal student loan borrowers aware of a new temporary expansion of the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program. Borrowers who were turned down for public service loan forgiveness because some or all of their repayments ...

Washington Middle Names SOM

Aislynn Johnson is in fifth grade and is the daughter of Lindsay Johnson and Casey Luce. She likes to draw and read in her spare time. Her favorite subjects in school are library and math. She wants to thank her fourth-grade teacher Mrs. Powers for making a big difference in her life. In the ...

State Comptroller Audits School Safety Measures

State Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli has begun audits of the state Education Department and the New York City Department of Education to determine if they are doing enough to ensure schools have adequate and up-to-date safety plans in the event of a school shooting or major emergency. “The ...

Jamestown Grad Inducted Into Psi Chi Colby College Chapter

Andrea Swiderski, a 2016 Jamestown High School graduate, has been inducted into Psi Chi, the International Honor Society in Psychology, Colby College Chapter. Psi Chi was founded in 1929 for the purposes of “encouraging, stimulating and maintaining excellence in scholarship, and advancing the ...

Karbacka Recognized By State School Board Assn.

Nina Karbacka, Jamestown Public Schools Board of Education member, was recognized by the New York School Boards Association’s School Board U’s Mastery Award at a recent Board of Education meeting by Paul Abbott, board president. The NYSSBA Board Mastery Award acknowledges the time and ...

Access Channel 5 Programming For Saturday Through June 22

Defenders of Freedom will air at 12:30 and 6:30 p.m., featuring interviews of World War II veterans Morton Williams, Ed Derby, John Nordine, Winifred Seeley, Basil Spitale, George Hanson, Herman Leonard and Andy Portman. Chautauqua Sunrise, hosted by Doc Hamels, will have guests Annie ...

Herbicide Treatment To End Today

DEC-permitted herbicide treatments targeting the invasive/non-native Eurasian Water Milfoil and Curly Leaf Pondweed began in Chautauqua Lake on Monday. A total of 90 acres was scheduled to be treated in six areas along the shoreline at Midway Park, Sunset/Warner Bay and Bemus Bay in the town of ...

Zonta Club Awards Three Scholarships

The Zonta Club of Jamestown awarded three scholarships this year, the Mary Bargar Scholarship, the Nell Newton Scholarship and the Young Women in Public Affairs Award. The Mary Bargar Scholarship is presented to a woman who is attending college to continue her education and enter the ...

Catt. Co. Museum Summer Programming Begins Thursday

The Cattaraugus County Museum and Research Library will begin its Summer at the Stone House event series at 7 p.m. Thursday with a program detailing the life of Alonzo Sampson given by presenters Sam Genco and Karen Livsey. Sampson, a native of Cattaraugus County, was the author of the ...

Mental Health Assn. To Hold Recovery Jam Thursday

On Thursday, the Mental Health Association is hosting a Recovery Jam and Big Barbecue from noon-1:30 p.m. as part of Give Big CHQ. Give Big CHQ is a 24-hour online fundraising event coordinated by the Chautauqua Region Community Foundation. It is designed to raise as many dollars as possible ...

Jamestown Senior Picnic Reservations Due Friday

Members of the Jamestown Area Senior Center, 556 E. Second St., Jamestown, met recently for coffee and cookies. Shirley Vandenburg, director, called the meeting to order, with the group reciting the Pledge of Allegiance and singing God Bless America. Peg Kerr’s birthday was acknowledged as ...

United Arts Appeal Of Chautauqua County Announces 2018 Grant Recipients

The United Arts Appeal of Chautauqua County (UAA) has awarded grants to artistic projects of seven local artists and four non-profit organizations. In announcing the winners of the 2018 Projects Pool Grants Program, UAA President Julie Newell said, “Chautauqua County is so fortunate to have ...

Chautauqua County Counselors Assn. Awards Scholarships

The Chautauqua County Counselors’ Association recently awarded its annual scholarships to Hannah Binkley and Jillian Valvo. The association’s scholarships are presented to outstanding students who will be pursuing a degree in a counseling-related field. Binkley will be graduating ...

Audubon Nature Play Day Set For Sunday

The Audubon Community Nature Center’s next Nature Play Day is Sunday when adults and children can explore unstructured outdoor play in a safe environment and learn how to continue the nature play experience at home. On the third Sunday of the month, children two to eight years old and their ...