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Library To Host Holiday Event

The Teacher Education Club at Jamestown Community College is working with the James Prendergast Library to reach more children in the community. The club’s members will bring holiday-themed activities and snacks to the Makerspace on Wednesday from 4 to 5 p.m. The event is free and to all ...

Westfield Seniors Hold Meeting

WESTFIELD — Twenty-seven members attended the Westfield Senior Citizens’ recent meeting held at the Westfield YWCA. The New Horizons Saxtette entertained the group before joining the members for a submarine sandwich luncheon with desserts. The Pledge of Allegiance was recited by ...

CLP To Host Presentation

The James Prendergast Library will feature an additional perspective on the issues surrounding Chautauqua Lake with a presentation entitled “Chautauqua Lake Management: The Partnership Perspective.” The presentation will be Wednesday at 6:30 p.m. in the library’s Fireplace ...

Ellington Library To Hold Several Christmas Events

ELINGTON — The Ellington Library will host several holiday events in the coming month. The Jamestown Harmony Express Chorus will present a holiday concert on Tuesday, Dec. 4, from 7 to 8 p.m. The barbershop chorus was founded in 1986 and has been singing together for 32 years in locations ...

Explorers To Learn All About Evergreens

Humans use beautiful evergreen trees to decorate their homes for the holidays. Do other animals use them, too? Adults and the three- to eight-year-old child(ren) in their life can find out at Audubon Community Nature Center’s Little Explorers on Saturday, Dec. 8, from 10 to 11:30 ...

Bird Count Project Set For Dec. 15, 16

The public is invited to count birds as part of a nationwide science project to analyze winter birds across the continent. On Saturday, Dec. 15, in Warren, and Sunday, Dec. 16, in Jamestown, area residents can join a dedicated crew of local bird watchers who take to the roads, woods and ...

Journey To South American At Audubon First Friday Lunch

Dr. Scott Stoleson will lead a photographic journey to “Iguazu Falls and Beyond” at the Audubon Community Nature Center’s next First Friday Lunch Bunch at 11 a.m. Friday, Dec. 7. Those attending will see the natural beauty of Argentina and Brazil as Stoleson shares stories and photos of ...

Meals On Wheels To Sell Hot Chocolate

People attending this Friday’s Downtown Jamestown Christmas Parade and Holiday Celebration will be able to warm up with a cup of hot chocolate thanks to Meals on Wheels of the Jamestown Area. For a contribution of $1 for a 10-ounce hot chocolate, event patrons will be able to warm up ...

Curtis Given Dan Feather Scholarship

The Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Academy has awarded academy recruit Brandon Curtis with the Dan Feather Memorial Scholarship worth $1,000. Curtis is attending the Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Academy at Jamestown Community College. He is from Frewsburg, attended Falconer High School, and ...

Clymer Releases Honor And Merit Rolls

CLYMER — Clymer Central School officials recently announced the school’s High Honor, Honor, and Merit Roll lists for the first marking period of the 2018-19 school year. To be named to the High Honor Roll list, students must attain a 95 percent average or higher. To be named to the ...

SWCS Announces Honor, Merit Rolls

Southwestern Central School has announced students on its honor and merit rolls for the first quarter. Here are the names: HONOR ROLL 12th grade: Emily Ahlstrom, Drake Bell, Katie Brinkley, Madison Brooks, Kylie Brown, Chloe Bryant, Brittney Bull, Carlyn Burgeson, Michael Cammarata, ...

Swim And Dive Teams Are Collecting Dresses

The cost of formal dresses have risen over the last several years, and if a young lady attends more than one social event her costs could reach into the thousands of dollars just to attend Prom. The Southwestern Swim and Dive teams are looking to help. If you have a homecoming or prom dress ...

Police In Warren Release Photos Of Armed Robbery Suspect

WARREN, Pa. — Pennsylvania State Police in Warren have released video surveillance photos showing the suspect and vehicle allegedly involved in an armed robbery that took place Friday at the Dollar General store in Pine Grove Township. On Friday, a man wearing a mask and carrying a shotgun ...

Gillibrand Pushes For AFM Funding

WASHINGTON — With an increase in cases of acute flaccid myelitis (AFM), a debilitating, polio-like disease that has been affecting children in New York and across the country, U.S. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand is calling on Congress to immediately provide emergency funding for research, treatment, ...

Civil War Re-Enactor Talks To Students

“What do you eat?” asked a Jamestown High School U.S. History student to Brian Teagarden, a Civil War re-enactor. “Hardtack, which is a thick, salty cracker. I made some yesterday and brought it in for you to try.” Teagarden passed around hardtack to the students, which received ...

Schumer Pushing To Thwart Cyber-Scalpers

With holiday shopping heating up, U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer has launched a push to pass The Stopping Grinch Bots Act of 2018. Schumer said the same cyber scalpers responsible for instantly vacuuming up tickets to major concerts have migrated to in-demand holiday toys, scooping up ...

Counties To Receive State Water Funds

Chautauqua and Cattaraugus counties will receive nearly $2.4 million from the state to help farms improve water quality in surrounding watersheds. Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo recently announced that $16.8 million has been awarded to support 54 agricultural water quality conservation projects across ...

Novel Inspires Fenton Holiday Exhibit

Celebrate the holiday season with the March Family. A Little Women Holiday showcases scenes from the beloved book by Louisa May Alcott. Published 150 years ago, the story of four sisters living in Massachusetts in the 1860s has inspired generations. Visit The Fenton History Center during ...

Christmas Trees Being Sold To Send Care Packages Overseas

FALCONER — The Veterans of Modern Warfare Chapter 20 of Jamestown is selling Christmas trees to raise money to send care packages overseas. The trees start at a $20 donation and homemade fresh wreaths start at a $5 donation. The sale is ongoing until sold out. Trees will be for sale Monday ...