Community

Winter Performances Slated At Chautauqua Lake

Student musicians at Chautauqua Lake Central School rehearse for one of several winter performances to be held the week of Dec. 11 in the District Auditorium. From right to left are freshman band members Amelia Brown, trumpet; Kira Erickson, saxophone; and Isabella Gilmore, flute; and seniors ...

Veterans Remembered At Valley Historical Society

CASSADAGA — The Valley Historical Society met recently in the Cassadaga American Legion Hall for their monthly meeting and program. Guest speaker was Pomfret Town historian Todd Langworthy. Langworthy presented a program for Veterans Day entitled “Veterans of Fredonia Past.” Langworthy ...

Pottery Show Planned Wednesday At SUNY Fredonia Campus

FREDONIA — Locally known potters will sell handcrafted mugs, trays, bowls and jewelry at the annual Pottery Show and Sale to benefit the State University at Fredonia’s Health Professions School Preparation Scholarship Fund on Wednesday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. in the Williams Center ...

Cassadaga Library Decorated For Christmas Season

CASSADAGA — Members of the Cassadaga Library Association met recently at the village library for a brief to decorate the library for the Christmas season and hold a brief business meeting. The tree was decorated with lights and many different kinds of ornaments, along with an angel at the ...

Persell Announces Students Of The Month

Persell Middle School recently announced its students of the month for September. The students are: Holden Putney is the fifth grade Student of the Month at Persell. He is the son of Taylor and Annika Putney. Holden enjoys art, playing Legos, and building Minecraft. His favorite subject is ...

Second Annual Teddy Bear Toss Planned For Friday’s Xpress Game

Organizers of the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots drive in Chautauqua County are pictured with members of the Southern Tier Xpress and Jamestown Lakers hockey teams to promote the second annual Teddy Bear Toss. Fans planning to attend Friday’s game between the Xpress and the ...

Grief Support Group To Sponsor Event Featuring Tara Swan Of Kallie’s Krusade

The Friend-To-Friend Grief Support Group of Chautauqua Hospice and Palliative Care will again be the area sponsor for the 12th Annual Worldwide Candle Lighting Event in support of families who have experienced the death of a child. The event will be held at Praise Fellowship Church, 741 Market ...

Christmas Bird Count Reservations Due Dec. 9

On Saturday, Dec. 16, in Warren, Pa., and Sunday, Dec. 17, in Jamestown, local bird watchers will take to the roads, woods and backyards to see how many birds and species they observe. The Audubon Community Nature Center is supporting the National Audubon Society’s 118th annual Christmas ...

Youth Symphony Audition Applications Deadline Is Tuesday

Tuesday is the deadline for teachers to submit applications for their students to be auditioned for placement in a Chautauqua Regional Youth Symphony orchestra. The Chautauqua Regional Youth Symphony sponsors three orchestras. Prelude Strings is the orchestra for beginning string players. ...

Scarlet Ole Hatters Donate Stuffed Animals To Jamestown Police Department

The Scarlet Ole Hatters are a group of mischievously jolly senior women that meet once a month and go out for lunch. Several times a year they like to participate in an activity that benefits their community. Past projects include visiting and entertaining at area nursing homes, volunteering at ...

Shults To Provide Transportation For Santa

Shults Auto Group is the official transportation of Santa Claus at the Winter Games Christmas Parade and Holiday Celebration scheduled for Friday in Jamestown. Shults will provide transportation for Santa Claus through the holiday parade to City Hall. “Every year families in this ...

Safety Village To Host Breakfast With Santa

ASHVILLE — The Chautauqua Children’s Safety Education Village is hosting its second annual Breakfast with Santa from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday at the village, 2695 Route 394, Ashville, next to the BOCES Hewes Center. The event includes a hot pancake breakfast, old-fashioned horse drawn ...

Family Volunteer Day Set For Saturday

The Audubon Community Nature Center has an opportunity for children and adults in their lives to give back to the community during the holiday season. From 10-11:30 a.m. Saturday children ages 2-15 and adults are invited to Family Volunteer Day. Volunteers can choose from a variety of ...

Randolph Holiday Arts And Crafts Show Is Saturday

RANDOLPH — The 6th Annual Randolph Holiday Arts and Crafts Show will be held Saturday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Randolph Central School campus. Each year, participation in vendors and shoppers has continued to grow with a record turn out last year, and it’s even bigger this year. ...

Mayville Seniors Have Thanksgiving Meal Prepared By Dewittville Church

MAYVILLE — The Mayville Senior Citizens will meet Dec. 7. The group’s last meeting was held Nov. 4 at the Mayville VFW, where a Thanksgiving feast was prepared by the Dewittville Christian Missionary Alliance Church. Dianne Goodrich read two funny stories and then a poem entitled ...

Grant Assists Bemus Point Library

Thanks to a grant from M&T Charitable Foundation, the Bemus Point Library transformed the Bemus Point Pre-School and the Bemus Point Toddler Time into a Thanksgiving Celebration. Following the reading of the book “Thanks for Thanksgiving” by Julie Markes, the children made their own ...

Blue Star Mothers Christmas Care Package Item Fundraiser Ends Wednesday

Lake Erie New York Chapter 4 of the Blue Star Mothers of America is collecting items and cards and letters to send to troops serving overseas. This is the 10th consecutive Christmas that the organization is sending care packages. The cost to send each box is $17.85, bringing the cost of ...

Pets Of The Week

The Chautauqua County Humane Society’s Pets of the Week are all 12 of the shelter’s FIV-positive kitties. All of the cats are very sweet and are looking for that family that will give them a chance. They should either be an only cat or with other FIV-positive cats. They will all need to be ...

Meals On Wheels Hot Chocolate Fundraiser Set For Friday

Those attending Friday’s Downtown Jamestown Christmas Parade and Holiday Celebration will be able to warm up with a cup of hot chocolate from Meals on Wheels of the Jamestown Area. Paradegoers can pay $1 for a 10-ounce cup of hot chocolate, said Barrie Yochim, executive director of ...