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Meals On Wheels Hot Chocolate Fundraiser Set For Friday

Those attending Friday’s Downtown Jamestown Christmas Parade and Holiday Celebration will be able to warm up with a cup of hot chocolate from Meals on Wheels of the Jamestown Area. Paradegoers can pay $1 for a 10-ounce cup of hot chocolate, said Barrie Yochim, executive director of ...

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Southwestern Names Students Of The Month

Southwestern Middle School officials recently released the school’s Students of the Month for October. They are: Cole Johnson, sixth grade and the son of Seth and Kirsten Johnson of Jamestown. Cole’s favorite subjects are science, social studies and gym. He plays on the Southwestern ...

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T-Bone Accident Sends One To Hospital

STOCKTON — Two vehicles collided in a T-bone accident on Route 380 in the town of Stockton Sunday around noon. The operator of the vehicle that was struck was sent to Brooks Memorial Hospital with minor injuries, according to Stockton Fire Chief Dave Lessinger. The Stockton and Cassadaga fire ...

Rick Rupprecht, Outdoorsman and retired Jamestown Community College professor, will talk about Pennsylvania timber rattlesnakes at the Audubon Community Nature Center’s First Friday Lunch Bunch on Friday.

Learn About Timber Rattlesnakes At Audubon’s First Friday

The public can learn more about the Pennsylvania timber rattlesnake at Audubon Community Nature Center’s First Friday Lunch Bunch on Friday at 11 a.m. Presenter Rick Rupprecht spent his career as a math teacher at Jamestown Community College, but he has spent his entire life enjoying the ...

North Harmony Seniors Enjoy Thanksgiving Dinner

Forty-seven members of the Harmony Senior Citizens enjoyed a delicious Thanksgiving Dinner at the Panama Diner for their Nov. 2 meeting. President Beverly Smith welcomed everyone and Lois King, Chaplain, gave a reading, led the flag salute and offered the dinner prayer. Birthdays were ...

The Giving Tree in the lobby of Audubon Community Nature Center welcomes visitors. It invites them to take a tag from its branches that suggests a gift for the animals or to help the staff and volunteers who maintain them. Wrapped gifts will be opened on Wednesday, Dec. 27, by the children at Christmas with the Critters.

Audubon’s Giving Tree Now Open For Visitation

The Giving Tree is welcoming visitors to the Audubon Community Nature Center lobby and provide an opportunity to give a gift to Audubon. Those interested can take a tag from the tree to select a gift that can be given. The list of gift possibilities will also be at Giving Tree on the Programs ...

World Juniors Hockey Returns To Jamestown

The return of the World Juniors Exhibition Games to Jamestown this coming month is a tremendous accomplishment. The Northwest Arena is to be congratulated for this tremendous event! This will be the first time that the World Juniors have returned to Jamestown since 2010, when they played ...

Marv Johnson, Chautauqua County 4-H Hog Program Advisory Chair; Nancy Johnson, Fred Johnson’s wife; Margie Morrison, David Morrison’s wife; and Randy Sweeney, Community Foundation executive director, announce the establishment of the Chautauqua County 4-H Hog Project Memorial Scholarship.

Hog Project Memorial Scholarship Established

David Morrison and Fred Johnson believed in 4-H and the lessons it provided youth in Chautauqua County. One of the nation’s largest youth organizations, the Chautauqua County chapter, boasts roughly 500 active members between the ages of 5-19 who, along with adult volunteers, participate in ...

Kiwanis Club Announces Terrific Kids For September, October

The Kiwanis Club of Jamestown announced Terrific Kids for the months of September and October. In September were Bella Lisciandro, who is in the fifth grade at Jefferson Middle School. Her favorite school subject is technology. She enjoys baking, art, swimming, softball and math. Bella ...

The Jamestown Cycle Shop of Jamestown hosted a business tour for youth in the Accountability and Responsibility Program. Pictured in the front row, from left, are Billy Torres GA Family Services, Gabriel M., Jonathan F., James W., Nadja S., Nicole G., Lori Carr, Randy Marsh of Jamestown Cycle Shop. In back row is Steve Deyo of Jamestown Cycle Shop.
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Jamestown Cycle Shop Hosts Youth Business Tour

When the Jamestown Cycle Shop gives a tour, usually the participants just get the routine business information and are told about the different departments along with equipment and customer demand. But this time they went the extra mile to show kids not only how the business works, but to ...

Jamestown Public Schools Board of Education members are pictured receiving books that were donated to a Jamestown school library in the board members’ names by the Jamestown City Council PTA.

Jamestown PTA Honors Board Of Education, Donates Books

The Jamestown City Council PTA honored the Jamestown Public Schools Board of Education at their last meeting by donating a book in each member’s name to a Jamestown school library for National School Board Recognition Week and the Thanksgiving holiday. The Jamestown Board of Education ...

Jamestown High School Announces First Quarter Honor, Merit Rolls

Jamestown High School recently announced students on the honor and merit rolls for the first quarter of the school year. The students are: HONOR ROLL 12th grade: Brianna Abbott, Michael Andalora, Benjamin Anderson, Vanity Aponte, Alex Aversa, Abnel Avila Burgos, Nicholas Beach, Katelyn ...

First Christmas In The Park Set For Saturday

RED HOUSE — Allegany State Park will host its inaugural Christmas in the Park on Saturday, Dec. 2. The event begins at 1 p.m. in the Red House Administration building as the group decorates the big tree in the lobby. There will also be holiday crafts for children. From 2 to 4 p.m., those ...

Chautauqua Institution Participating In Giving Tuesday

CHAUTAUQUA — On Tuesday, Chautauqua Institution joins individuals, families and nonprofit organizations from all 50 states and in countries around the world for Giving Tuesday. The global movement celebrates the collective gifts shared in community with one another. Throughout the day ...

From left are Frank Bercik, Chautauqua Adult Day Care executive director, Paul McCoy, Linda Swanson, of the Sheldon Foundation, and, in back, standing, is Karen Lucks, Chautauqua Adult Day Care associate director.

Chautauqua Adult Day Services Buys New Bus

Chautauqua Adult Day Services recently received funding to obtain a new bus to transport participants attending the Taft and Present Center locations in Jamestown. The agency received 80 percent of the funding to buy the bus from the state DOT Section 5310 Enhanced Mobility for Seniors and ...

From left are Jim Lemanski, Dunkirk Memorial Post 62 Commander, and Paul Oyer, Chautauqua County American Legion commander.

Chautauqua County American Legion To Meet, Package Items Thursday

DUNKIRK — The Chautauqua County American Legion held its October meeting at the Dunkirk Memorial American Legion Post 62. The dinner meeting was a joint meeting with the Chautauqua County American Legion Auxiliary and the Chautauqua County Sons of the American Legion. Jim Lemanski, ...

New York Forms Suicide Prevention Task Force

New York state has formed New York State Suicide Prevention Task Force. The group includes leaders from state agencies, local governments, not-for-profit groups, and other recognized experts in suicide prevention. The creation of the Task Force was first announced in Governor Andrew Cuomo’s ...

Kurt Gustafson and Dr. Robert Berke, co-directors of the BigFish Triathlon, are pictured presenting Jon O’Brien, Camp Onyahsa director, with a check.

Triathlon Proceeds Benefit YMCA Camp Onyahsa

Kurt Gustafson and Dr. Robert Berke, co-directors of the BigFish Triathlon, presented Jon O’Brien, Camp Onyahsa director, with a $6,000 check from triathlon proceeds. Over the last five years, the race has raised more than $55,000 for the Y Camp’s special projects. The BigFish 2018 ...

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Fredonia To Host Author CJ Hauser

FREDONIA — The Mary Louise White Visiting Writers Series will bring CJ Hauser, whose debut novel “The From-Aways” has been described as an irreverent story of family, love, friendships and lobsters set in small-town Maine, to the State University at Fredonia. Hauser will deliver a ...

Falconer Kiwanis Donation

Falconer Kiwanis Club Donates Books to Temple Elementary

FALCONER — The Kiwanis Club of Falconer recently presented a book to each universal pre-kindergarten and kindergarten student at Paul B. D. Temple Elementary School. Kiwanis members believe every child should experience the joy of reading. They have long been dedicated to Kiwanis’ Read ...