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Dog Of The Week

The Northern Chautauqua Canine Rescue Dog of the Week is Tripper, who is about as big a dog as the shelter ever receives. Tripper is a neutered, 4-year-old male Cane Corso Mastiff. He walks well on a leash, keeps a neat kennel, loves to lean on people for scratches, is good with all the ...

Boys And Girls To Host Halloween Party

The Winifred Crawford Dibert Boys and Girls Club of Jamestown will host a Halloween Party today at the Club at 62 Allen St. The free party is open to ages 5-12 and goes from noon-2 p.m. with no early entry. Games will be held in the gym, upstairs game room and community room and will include ...

Senate Drug Task Force Issues Report

The state Senate Task Force on Heroin and Opioid Addiction has issued a new and comprehensive report describing steps currently being taken to address the state’s opioid crisis. The report released by Sen. Chris Jacobs, Sen. George Amedore and Sen. Fred Akshar, task force co-chairs, ...

SWCS Names Students Of The Month

Six students at Southwestern Central High School have been selected as Students of the Month for September/October. The students are: freshman Hiba Munir, sophomores Cora Casselman and Clara Todd; juniors Dawn Roller and Chloe Peters; and senior Lily Constantino on their accolades. Freshman ...

Area Artists Donate To Mission

FREDONIA — A giveaway featuring items by Fredonia-area artists will be held to raise money to support a State University at Fredonia student study abroad mission to Honduras. Students enrolled in the 2019 J-term course, Honduras Health Care, taught by Dr. Ted Lee of the Department of ...

Literacy Volunteers Receive Grant

Literacy Volunteers of Chautauqua County has received a grant from the Appalachian Regional Commission to staff a part-time office in Jamestown. Literacy Volunteers offers free one-on-one tutoring in basic literacy and English as a Second Language to adults in the community, at locations ...

DAR To Visit Seneca-Iroquois Museum

Several members of the Benjamin Prescott Chapter of the National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution recently went on an historical fieldtrip to the DEYONOHSAGWEDE Cultural Center in Salamanca. The Seneca-Iroquois National Museum is housed within the museum. DAR members heard ...

Congressional Debate To Be Held Thursday

OLEAN — The two candidates vying for the Congressional seat in New York’s 23rd Congressional District — U.S. Rep. Tom Reed, R-Corning, and Dr. Tracy Mitrano, D-Penn Yan — will appear for a public debate at 7 p.m. Thursday at the Olean High School Auditorium, 410 W. Sullivan St., ...

Camp Onyahsa Launches Its Weekend Season

DEWITTVILLE — YMCA Camp Onyahsa, located on the shores of Lake Chautauqua, launched the start of its annual weekend camping season, Oct. 20-21. Camp “O” will host monthly campouts for regional youth until the start of its summer camping season, on the third weekend of every month until ...

Home Attic Damaged By Fire In Cherry Creek Thursday

CHERRY CREEK — Chautauqua County fire investigators were summoned after a fire broke out in the attic of a home Thursday morning. Several volunteer fire departments were called to help douse the blaze, reported at 665 Southside Ave. in Cherry Creek around 11:40 a.m. The occupants were able ...

Church Hosts Halloween Party

The First Lutheran Church neighborhood and congregation enjoyed a Halloween party for children. Crafts, games, snacks and “Trick or Treat” bags filled with candy were part of a wonderful celebration with the children dressed in costumes that made the party a fun celebration for all. The ...

Candy Donated To Residents

Every year, families of residents and employees at the Lutheran Home and Rehabilitation Center and Hultquist Place Assisted Living Program visit a few days before Halloween to put on a costume parade for all the residents. Employees typically bring in bags of candy to distribute to each ...

Mammia Mia Extends Run 1 More Weekend

The public will have three more opportunities to see “Mamma Mia” at the Lucille Ball Little Theatre now that theatre officials have extended the show’s run for one additional weekend. Theatre officials said the show is the most successful musical performed at the theatre in more than ...

USDA To Conduct Farm Economics Survey

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Agricultural Statistics Service will gather information about farm economics and production practices from corn producers in Pennsylvania and New York, as part of the 2018 Agricultural Resource Management Survey. “ARMS is a vital survey that ...

JBGC To Hold Halloween Party

The Winifred Crawford Dibert Boys & Girls Club of Jamestown will host a Halloween Party on Saturday at the club, 62 Allen St. The free party is open to children between the ages of 5 and 12. The party will be from noon to 2 p.m. with no early entry. Games will be held in the gym, upstairs ...

Cassadaga Legion Auxiliary To Host Annual Halloween Party

CASSADAGA — The Cassadaga Legion Auxiliary held its regular monthly at the Legion Post on Oct. 9 with 15 members present. President Bev Speelberg opened the meeting in regular fashion with the Pledge of Allegiance, the Preamble and a moment of silence for our fallen soldiers. Chaplain ...

United Way Launches Campaign

Officially kicking off the campaign in September, United Way of Southern Chautauqua County has reached 20 percent of its 2019 Campaign goal. “It’s incredibly exciting to be able to do this for the first time of the 2018 Campaign. Our teams are working diligently in our community and we ...

JPS Appoints New Food Director

The Jamestown Public Schools Board of Education has appointed Jeffrey Smith as the new director of food services. Smith will begin the position Monday. Smith is currently the executive director for St. Susan Center and is in charge of the Food Services Feeding Programs, which serves more than ...

Bemus Point Celebrates Summer Reading Program

Thirty-eight Bemus Point Elementary students celebrated their summer reading achievement by dumping ice-cold water onto Elementary Principal Sonja DuBois. Students were challenged to read a minimum of 30 minutes a day for a period of 30 days over the summer. “My boys were so motivated over ...

Veterans Memorial Committee Establishes Fund

Chautauqua Hometown Heroes Veterans Memorial Committee and the village of Mayville have established a fund at the Chautauqua Region Community Foundation to support the construction of a veteran’s memorial. The Committee is hosting a brick campaign and invites veterans, family members, ...