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Rudolph H. “Duke” Beel

1943 to 2018 Rudolph H. "Duke" Beel, a former resident and active community member of Jamestown, died July 13, 2018. Duke will be missed by family and friends.

5K Glow Run/Walk To Benefit Local Suicide Prevention Efforts

On Saturday, Aug. 25, the third annual GLOW Your Mind 5K Run/Walk will take place at 8:30 p.m. at the Northwest Arena, 319 W. Third St. All of the proceeds raised by the event stay local and will be used for suicide prevention efforts in Chautauqua County. The glow run is being put on ...

Cherry Creek Summer Gazebo Concert Series Continues Thursday

CHERRY CREEK — The 2018 Cherry Creek Summer Gazebo Concert Series will continue Thursday evening in the gazebo of the Memorial Park, located on Main Street,behind the Town Hall. In case of inclement weather the concert will be held in the pavilion of the Ballpark further down Main ...

Reg Lenna Center To Screen ‘The Big Lebowski’ Aug. 9

The Coen brothers’ cult comedy-thriller, The Big Lebowski, will show at the Reg Lenna Center for The Arts on Thursday, Aug. 9, at 7 p.m. Admission is $5. The film stars Jeff Bridges, John Goodman, Steve Buscemi, Sam Elliott and Julianne Moore on a journey that blends characters, ...

Public Market Makes Plans For Comedy Center Grand Opening

The Jamestown Public Market continues into the dog days of summer with several exciting events, vendors and entertainers sponsored by Univera Healthcare. On Saturday, in celebration of Lucy Fest weekend and the grand opening of the National Comedy Center, the market will feature an all-day ...

National Comedy Center Opens This Week

After years of planning, fundraising and construction, the National Comedy Center is poised to open this week. The Center opening in conjunction with the Lucille Ball Comedy Festival will bring thousands of people to Chautauqua County. Get ready! This is a great opportunity for businesses to ...

4H Chooses Projects For Fair

Cornell Cooperative Extension of Chautauqua County’s 4-H program evaluated more than 1,000 4-H projects in the area of foods, creative crafts, conservation, sewing projects and other non-animal exhibits. Youth throughout Chautauqua County have been working for months, and in some cases, ...

4-H’ers Show Off Clothing, Textiles In Fashion Revue

DUNKIRK — Cornell Cooperative Extension of Chautauqua County’s 4-H members had a variety of projects on display in the 4-H Building at the Chautauqua County Fairgrounds in Dunkirk. The 4-H Building was busy Tuesday as county fair goers had a chance to take part in a number of youth and ...

Young Locals Participate In Goat Show

The goat barn was full of activity during the Chautauqua County Fair as 4-H Goat Project members participated in the Pack and Harness Goat Show. Goats are a hardy animal that can carry well above their own body weight. The 2018 Grand Champion Harness Goat was shown by Anna Talbot. The Grand ...

CLN To Host Leader Recognition Event Aug. 14

The Chautauqua Leadership Network will host its Leader of the Year recognition from 7:30-9:30 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 14, at the Chautauqua Inn and Suites in Mayville. Those being honored include state Assemblyman Andrew Goodell, Chautauqua Leadership Network Leader of the Year; Jef Kroon, ...

Bemus Point Library Receives New History Plaque

BEMUS POINT — In 2008, a plaque was created to celebrate 100 years of service for the Bemus Point Library. The sign described the rich history of the library, but over the years the sign became weathered and faded and needed to be replaced. A grant from the Chautauqua Region Community ...

New York National Guard Announces Promotions

Major General Anthony P. German, state adjutant general, announces the recent promotion of members of the New York Army National Guard in recognition of their capability for additional responsibility and leadership. Darrell Hunzinger from Jamestown, assigned to the Company E (Forward Support ...

Panama Churches Host School Bash

PANAMA — The Panama United Methodist Church and the Panama Baptist Church will again host a Back To School Bash for the Panama community from 6-8 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 9, at Panama Central School. Event organizers try to supply children attending Panama Central School in the universal ...

Jamestown Rotary Club Presents Paul Harris Fellow Awards

Jennifer Gibson, senior vice president and senior district executive officer for Northwest Bank for the past 14 years, was presented with a Paul Harris Fellow Award by the Rotary Club of Jamestown. Gibson has 12 years of experience in management, leadership, administration, planning and ...

Cassadaga Legion To Meet August 14

CASSADAGA — The Cassadaga Legion Auxiliary recently held their 2018-19 officer installation banquet at the Stockton Hotel with 15 members and one guest attending. Chaplain Paula Pattison gave the opening prayer, and the ladies enjoyed a great dinner and conversation. After dinner Pattison ...

Longtime Golf Player Remembered At Charity Tournament

The Rotary Club of Jamestown honored deceased member Gordie Black at its recent 24th annual charity golf tournament. Black had been a long-time member of the club and was an avid golfer, playing year after year in the tournament, until his death in 2017 as a result of injuries sustained in ...

Spoken Word Artist To Perform Aug. 2 At Levant Church

Spoken word artist Levi MacAllister, also known as Levi the Poet, will perform at 7 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 2, in the Levant Wesleyan Church community room. Born the introverted son of a father whose mental illness led to suicide and a mother who clung to her faith, MacAllister said he turned to ...

County Clerk Now Accepts Credit Cards

County Clerk Larry Barmore has announced that the County Clerk’s Office is now accepting credit cards as a means of payment along with checks and cash. “This is something I have been working on for some time,” Barmore said. “Making sure that I found the right company to deal with for ...

Attorney General Underwood Heads Move To Ban Flavored Tobacco

NEW YORK — Barbara D. Underwood, New York attorney general, is leading a bipartisan coalition of nine attorneys general-filed comments urging the Food and Drug Administration to ban flavored tobacco products. On March 21, the FDA issued the Advance Notice in order to solicit information ...

Mark Russell To Perform At Robert H. Jackson Center

The Robert H. Jackson Center will present legendary humorist Mark Russell to offer his “Mid-Term Report” to benefit the Jackson Center on Sunday, Aug. 5. Russell, an American political satirist, comedian and longtime friend and supporter of the Jackson Center, will make an exclusive ...