Community

Harmony Senior Citizens Meet

STOW — Harmony Senior Citizens met Sept. 6 at the North Harmony Senior Center in Stow for a tureen dinner with 37 members present. President Beverly Smith welcomed everyone. Chaplain Lois King read “A Prayer for America,” offered the dinner prayer and led the flag salute. Birthdays were ...

Poland Town Board Holds September Meeting

POLAND — The Poland Town Board meeting saw members discussing ongoing projects as well as future concerns. During the first privilege of the floor, a resident offered to be responsible for the removal of old flags in the cemeteries this fall. Board members thanked her for her offer, and ...

Audubon Volunteers Participate In Roadside Cleanup

Volunteers are invited to to join Audubon’s roadside cleanup on Saturday, Oct. 6, along Route 62. Rain or shine, volunteers meet at the Nature Center at 8:30 a.m., divide into teams, gear up with gloves and orange safety vests, then ride in the van to various sections of Route 62 cared for ...

Reg Lenna Center Announces Upcoming Screenings

The award-winning documentary “Three Identical Strangers” shows Wednesday, Oct. 3, at 7 p.m. and the action film Mission Impossible: Fallout shows Saturday, Oct. 6, at 8 p.m. at the Reg Lenna Center for the Arts. Admission to each film is $5. Winner of Sundance Film Festival’s ...

Pair Celebrating 25 Years At Open Door Baptist Church

CASSADAGA — Pastor Mark and Linda Emke are celebrating 25 years of ministry at Open Door Baptist Church in Cassadaga. Both are natives of the Kennedy area. Pastor Mark graduated from Randolph Central School while Linda is a graduate of Kennedy Christian Academy. During their college ...

TRC Sets Autism Walk For Saturday

The Resource Center will host ninth annual Step Up for Autism celebration on Saturday. Step Up for Autism takes place at The Resource Center’s administrative office building at 200 Dunham Ave., Celoron, and is sponsored by TRC and Filling the Gap Inc., with support from village officials ...

Oct. 12 Last Day To Register To Vote

MAYVILLE — The Chautauqua County Board of Elections reminds voters that Friday, Oct. 12, is the last day to register to vote in person at the Board of Elections or by mail with a valid Oct. 12 postmark for the upcoming Nov. 6 general election. Properly postmarked mailed voter registrations ...

Cuomo Approves Law Allowing Weed For Pain

ALBANY — Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo has signed legislation (S8987A/A11011-B) that adds acute pain management to the list of conditions for which medical marijuana can be recommended as an alternative to opioid use. The bill will also allow for substance use disorder treatment providers to ...

Amish Country Running Festival To Be Held Saturday

More than 100 people are expected to participate in the Amish Country Running Festival on Saturday, Sept. 29, starting at 8 a.m. from the East Randolph Methodist Church. Runners and walkers traditionally attend from the surrounding areas as well as from Ontario, Canada, Pennsylvania, ...

Jazz Concert Series To Feature Heller Quintet

The Jazz Concert Series at the Infinity Arts Cafe, 302 E. Third St., Jamestown, will feature Vinny Heller Quintet at 7 p.m. Friday. The concert is sponsored in part by the Chautauqua Region Community Foundation. There is no admission price. An offering will be accepted to help pay ...

Artifacts To Be On Display At Busti Apple Festival

The annual Busti Apple Festival will be held Sunday from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. In the demonstrator’s building, vistors will see dinosaur bones, a mastodon tooth, a mammoth tooth, other fossils, Indian artifacts, old bottles, Chautauqua County crocks and jugs and many other items which Vince ...

Go Green Campaign Held By Cummings, Trucklite Employees

About 200 combined employees of Cummins Engine and Trucklite dressed in safety orange filled the parking lot of Cummins Engine on Sept. 22. These volunteers supported their Go Green Recycling campaign greeting each car off-loading batteries, paint, electronic devices, used motor oil, ...

Swanson Attending Prosecutor Conference

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah — Patrick Swanson, Chautauqua County district attorney, is among the 150 prosecutors from across the country attending Best Practices for the 21st Century Modern Prosecutor Conference from Sept. 27-28 in Salt Lake City, Utah. During the conference, prosecutors and ...

Audubon Taking Bird Seed Orders Through Today

With fall just around the corner, now is the time to stock up on birdseed to be sure birds visit homes home throughout the winter. Thursday, Sept. 27, at 5 p.m. is the deadline for ordering bird seed and related treats from Audubon Community Nature Center’s fall bird seed sale. In addition ...

Findley Lake Restaurant To Host Fundraiser Sunday

FINDLEY LAKE — Alexander’s Restaurant in Findley Lake announced it will host a walk/run fundraiser with donations going to Little People of America (LPA) on Sunday. Katie Roche, second grade teacher and LPA member along with Andy Wallen and Chris Hess (Alexander’s Co-Owners) have united ...

Sprout Film Festival To Be Held Friday

The experiences of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities will be shared when The Resource Center presents the fourth annual Sprout Film Festival on Friday, Sept. 28. The festival takes place at 7:30 p.m. in the Reg Lenna Center for the Arts, 116 E. Third St., Jamestown. ...

Third Annual Buddy Walk To Be Held Oct. 6

LAKEWOOD — The Lakewood Area Buddy Wall Committee is announcing its upcoming event, the “Third Annual Lakewood Area Buddy Walk” scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 6 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Lakewood Rod and Gun pavilion. The National Down Syndrome Society developed the Buddy Walk ...

President’s Award Recipient To Be Featured At SUNY Fredonia Lecture

Kimberly Conti, senior lecturer in the Department of Mathematical Sciences at the State University at Fredonia, will give a presentation as the recipient of the 2018 President’s Award for Excellence in Teaching and Learning on Thursday at 1 p.m. in the Juliet J. Rosch Recital Hall. Her talk ...

Army Vet, Cancer Survivor Shares Story With Rotary Club

WESTFIELD — “Life is a banquet, and most people are starving. I encourage everybody to take a moment each and every day to enjoy something.” Those were a few of the inspirational words that Angela “Angie” Janosky shared with members of the Rotary Club of Westfield-Mayville at The ...

JCC Student Leaders Elected

Jamestown Community College’s student leadership includes several international students this year. Elected recently for the 2018-19 academic year were Student Senate members Samantha Clark of Hannibal, Diamond Feliciano of Brooklyn, Nimish Gounder of Wellington, New Zealand, Andrew ...