Community

Harmony Senior Citizens Convene For Business

Harmony Senior Citizens met Aug. 2 at the North Harmony Senior Center with 37 members present. Beverly Smith, president, welcomed everyone and Lois King, chaplain, read “Late Summer Day,” led the flag salute and offered the dinner prayer. Birthdays were celebrated by Ruth Brown, Eleanor ...

Palmer Ends 40-Year Career

Betty Palmer, senior library clerk, pictured holding flowers, will be ending her 40-year career today serving the patrons at the Falconer Public Library. Pictured, from left, are Deputy Mayor DeEtte Dispenza; Mayor James Rensel; Palmer; Patricia Fales, library board president; and Steven ...

Molinaro Calls For Second Cuomo Debate

New York gubernatorial candidate Marc Molinaro today called on Andrew Cuomo and Cynthia Nixon to agree to a televised “Other 57” debate before the Democratic gubernatorial primary on Thursday, Sept. 13. “Other 57” refers to the 57 counties across New York state that Molinaro said ...

3rd On 3rd Gallery To Open New Exhibit

The 3rd on 3rd Gallery presents Ashley Ordines’ art exhibition Machines beginning Tuesday at 10 a.m. The gallery will be open for a free public reception on Friday at 7 p.m. Machines is a series of abstract, watercolor/pen and ink illustrations that focuses on elements of design, fantasy ...

Artifacts On Display At Bemus Point Historical Society

Earlier this year when the Fenton History Center in Jamestown dismantled their Lake Room and offered to loan the contents of that room to local historical institutions, the Bemus Point Historical Society was quick to respond. Within days a “deal was made” and some of the great Lake ...

Annual History Planned For Sept. 8

SINCLAIRVILLE — The 20th annual History Fair sponsored by the Valley Historical Society of Sinclairville will be held on Saturday, Sept. 8, from 7 a.m. until the fireworks at 9 p.m. The event, which will include music, contests, historical events, a grand parade, a time of recognition and ...

Junior Achievement Volunteers Needed

Junior Achievement of Western New York is seeking classroom volunteers. Research conducted by Junior Achievement and Survey Monkey shows that helping students link what they learn in school to life outside the classroom is one of the biggest concerns facing teachers. Junior Achievement ...

Boys And Girls Club Announce August Youth

The Winifred Crawford Dibert Boys and Girls Club of Jamestown announces the August Youth of the Month. Youth are chosen based on attendance, participation and positive attitude. Art Room: Joseyris Figueroa-Herrera is the daughter of Elaine Herrera. She is going into second grade at Love ...

SUNY Fredonia To Hold Stroke Awareness Walk

FREDONIA — The Stroke Awareness Walk, an annual event held at the State University at Fredonia, dedicated to providing education on stroke prevention and introducing services available at the campus’ Henry C. Youngerman Center for Communications Disorders, will be held on Saturday, Sept. 8, ...

CWC To Host Walking Tour

The Chautauqua Watershed Conservancy will host an up-close look at lake-friendly landscaping during a walking tour of Chautauqua Institution’s buffers and rain gardens at 6:30 p.m. Thursday. Jane Conroe, conservancy volunteer and former conservationist, will lead the tour, with assistance ...

Westfield Fire Department Dedicates New Truck

On behalf of the village and town boards, Westfield Mayor Mike Vandevelde presents a dedication plaque to First Assistant Chief Christopher Reese of the Westfield Fire Department for the department’s new rescue truck 291. Pictured from left to right are Captain Chris Chassee; Robert ...

Fredonia Incubator To Host Aspire Workshop

FREDONIA — The Fredonia Technology Incubator will host the Aspire Arts for Inclusion Workshop from 10 a.m. to noon Friday. Heath Bartle and Alex Glenfield, Aspire of WNY art instructors, will present the artistic, musical, literary and cinematic creations of the individuals with ...

Recovery Walks To Be Held In Dunkirk And Jamestown

The community is invited to come and celebrate recovery and help end the stigma surrounding drug and alcohol addiction by participating in one of two Recovery Walks to be held in Chautauqua County. The Recovery Walk in the north county will be held on Thursday, Sept. 20, at 4 p.m. and will ...

Dawson Metal Company Announces Scholarship Winners

Dawson Metal Company announced its College Scholarship winners for the 2018 year. The Jamestown-based company has awarded these scholarships annually to deserving college-bound students of its employees since 1980. The applications are reviewed by an outside party. This year, retired ...

Sheriff Releases Back-To-School Safety Tips

School for most students is set to begin next week. Chautauqua Country Sheriff Joe Gerace on Tuesday released a list of reminders to commuters, parents, students, pedestrians and bicyclists as the new school year approaches. “Summer’s winding down and it’s time to kick off another ...

Chautauqua Rails To Trails To Feature ‘Antarctica’ Presentation

CHAUTAUQUA — Chautauqua Rails to Trails would like to invite trail and nature lovers to a presentation, “Antarctica: A Day in the Life With David Akin.” Akin is a member of the board of directors of Chautauqua Rails to Trails. This will take place on Thursday at 7 p.m. at Bellinger ...

Community Music Project Children’s Music Studio Adds New Teacher

The Community Music Project’s Children’s Music Studio has added a new teacher, Danica Olson-Walter. Olson-Walter is a bachelor of music education graduate from Otterbein University and is certified in pre-kindergarten through 12th grade music. She is a newly certified teacher with ...

Students Return To Jamestown Public Schools Beginning Sept. 6

The 2018-19 school year in the Jamestown Public Schools system begins Thursday, Sept. 6, for children in kindergarten through sixth grades. All Jamestown schools will include a superintendent’s conference Sept. 6 with all students dismissed at 11:30 a.m. The first day of classes for ...

The Resource Center Named Healthiest Business

After being named one of the region’s healthiest employers for two consecutive years, what did The Resource Center do for an encore? TRC won the award for the third straight year. The Resource Center recently was named the healthiest employer in Western New York among extra-large ...

Local Author To Hold Book Signing

The newest book by local author T.J. Buck, “Of Bloody Deeds And Death” will be released Sept. 3 in both soft cover and as an e-book on Amazon that can also be ordered at any book store. Buck will hold a book signing for the novel at the Off the Beaten Path bookstore in Lakewood on ...