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‘The Greatest Showman’ Showing At Reg Lenna Saturday

Hugh Jackman stars at P.T. Barnum in the movie musical “The Greatest Showman” showing Saturday at 8 p.m. at the Reg Lenna Center for The Arts. Admission is $5. The movie’s song, “This Is Me” was nominated for Best Original Song at this year’s Academy Awards. The movie is ...

Busti Federated Church Members To Volunteer At Alaskan Camp Li-Wa

In July, four members of Busti Federated Church will travel with a group from Lakewood Baptist Church to Fairbanks, Ala., to volunteer at Camp Li-Wa. Camp Li-Wa, which stands for Living Water, offers year-round activities which include: summer camp for all ages of children, retreat and ...

JBC Releases President’s, Dean’s Lists For Winter 2017

Jamestown Business College officials recently released the college’s President’s and Dean’s lists for the Winter 2017 term. Students on the President’s List earned a grade-point average of 3.9 or better. They are: Allegany: Kaylee Howitt. Bear Lake: Matthew F. Farr. Bemus ...

USDA To Release Potato Surveys

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Agricultural Statistics Service is encouraging producers and agribusinesses to respond to three upcoming surveys — the Potato Stocks Survey, the Potato Seed Price Inquiry and the Potato Processing Survey — that are critical to the potato ...

Westfield-Mayville Rotary Club Surpasses PolioPlus Challenge Goal

Thanks to the strong support of businesses, groups and individuals in area communities, the "Pancakes Against Polio" charity fundraiser breakfast sponsored by the Rotary Club of Westfield-Mayville on March 10 in the Brocton Central School Cafeteria was a flipping success. Seven-hundred-plus ...

Tom Vitale Speaks To Noon Rotary Club

At a recent meeting, the Noon Rotary Club of Jamestown welcomed Tom Vitale as a new member. Vitale is the outreach coordinator for the Chautauqua-Cattaraugus Library System based in Jamestown. In his role, Vitale serves 38 member public and association libraries in the areas of community ...

JBC Releases President’s, Dean’s Lists For Winter 2017

Jamestown Business College officials recently released the college’s President’s and Dean’s lists for the Winter 2017 term. Students on the President’s List earned a grade-point average of 3.9 or better. They are: Allegany: Kaylee Howitt. Bear Lake: Matthew F. Farr. Bemus ...

Sinclairville Senior Citizens Hold St. Patrick’s Dinner

The St. Patrick’s luncheon and meeting for the Sinclairville Senior Citizens was recently held in the Sinclairville Firehall Dining room. President Diman Smith welcomed all to the luncheon, and Cassadaga American Legion Chaplain Diane K. Shaw gave the blessing prior to the meal. The main ...

Advancing A Manufacturing Agenda

A local team of manufacturers spent March 21st in the halls of the state capital discussing the needs of manufacturers with Assembly and Senate Members from across the state. During the eleventh annual event of the Manufacturing Alliance of New York State (MANY) our local team joined with ...

Beta Sigma Phi Meet For Program On Flu, Medicine

The Theta Beta Chapter of Beta Sigma Phi International Sorority met at the home of Joyce Anderson. Co-hostesses for the evening were Sandy Zenns and Tracie Smith. Mrs. Anderson presented her program “Medicine — The Flu.” She explained that the flu is a contagious influenza virus with ...

Astronomy Prof. Neal Evans To Speak At Fredonia Tuesday, April 3

FREDONIA — A talk on astrochemistry and a Brown Bag lecture on extraterrestrial life are the focus of guest scientist Neal Evans, Randall Centennial professor emeritus from the Department of Astronomy at the University of Texas at Austin. On Tuesday, April 3, Dr. Evans will give the ...

West Valley Cleanup Bill Includes $75 Million In Funding

More than $75 million was included in the recently announced omnibus bill for cleanup of the West Valley Demonstration Project. U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer, D-New York, and Sen.Kirsten Gillibrand, D-New York, helped successfully secure an additional $8.6 million above 2017 levels in the ...

Cornell Researchers: Maple Production Dips As March Temperatures Remain Cool

As Maple Weekend 2018 welcomes visitors to maple farms across the state, Cornell University experts are assessing how fluctuating temperatures have impacted production this year. For sap to flow well, temperatures ideally need to dip below freezing at night and rise above it during the day. ...

Weavers Guild Enters Its 64th Year

The Chautauqua County Weavers Guild will celebrate its 64th year in 2018. Founded in 1954 by a group of like-minded women, the guild’s first meeting was held in March 1954 at the YWCA in Jamestown. The purpose of the group was to develop interest in and promote the knowledge of hand weaving. ...

Church News

Methodist Ashville United Methodist 2108 N. Maple Street Ashville The Rev. Ray Gilman, Pastor Worship: 9:30 a.m. Thursday: Food Pantry, 3:30-5:30 p.m. Saturday: Food Pantry, 9:30-11:30 a.m. Bemus Point United Methodist Bemus-Ellery Road, Bemus Point The Rev. Dr. Bill ...

Go To Trainings Wednesday Mornings In April To Be An Audubon Trail Guide

On four Wednesday mornings in April, Audubon Community Nature Center education staff will teach volunteers how to serve as trail guides, leading 90-minute discovery walks for students in pre-kindergarten through fourth grades. The training will also cover how to work with different ages of ...

Persell Middle School Announces Second Trimester Honor, Merit Rolls

Persell Middle School recently announced students on its honor and merits roll for the second trimester. They are: HONOR ROLL Eighth gradeEmma Leasen Abers, Caleb Jacob Bane, Allison Nacole Bedford, Joshua Charles Bush, Nicole Marie Carlson, Camryn Marie Cederquist, Mason Alexander Chapman, ...

NCCR Dog Of The Week

The Northern Chautauqua Canine Rescue Dog of the Week is Khloe, who arrived at the rescue after she was abandoned and never picked up. She’s a pretty girl with lots of red spots, possibly a red ticked coonhound mix. She likes her walks, being cuddled in her kennel and seems to like some other ...

JPS Board Of Education Election Petitions Available Tuesday

Petitions for the Jamestown Public Schools Board of Education election on May 15 are available beginning Tuesday, March 27. There will be two seats available on the May 15 ballot, each for a three-year term, beginning July 1. Candidates must submit a completed petition containing the names ...

Patricia Pihl To Speak At Lutheran Campus

Patricia Pihl, local author, personal historian and owner of Real Life Legacies in Mayville, will be the featured presenter at the next Best of Times Seminar on the Lutheran Campus, sponsored by Edgewood Communities. The presentation entitled “Saving Lives One Story at a Time” will focus ...