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Noted Professor To Speak At SUNY Fredonia

FREDONIA — The State University at Fredonia English Department is hosting the Mary Louise White Spring Symposium, with Madelyn Detloff, professor of English and Women’s, Gender and Sexuality Studies at Miami University in Ohio, as the guest speaker. The talk is slated for April 5 at 4 ...

JHS Art Department Offers Unique, Creative Opportunities

“In animation class we are learning about the processes of animation and it’s a lot more work that goes into it than I thought but it’s really fun,” said Jamestown High School senior Jasmine Haight. “I took the class because I wanted to learn how to animate for the longest time. ...

United Arts Appeal Grant Application Deadline Is April 15

Chautauqua County artists and organizations have until April 15 to submit applications for the United Arts Appeal of Chautauqua County’s Projects Pool Grants Program. Eligible organizations must have non-profit status and may include libraries, municipalities, churches and other community ...

Community Helping Hands Raises Over $10,000 At Recent Fundraiser

Community Helping Hands, a not-for-profit organization providing assistance to those needing a “hand up” in the greater Jamestown region since 2001, raised more than $10,000 with a 1980s-themed fundraiser held recently at the Chautauqua Inn and Suites. Sponsors include Media One; ...

WNY Alumni Drum & Bugle Corps To Perform At Winter Guard Show Saturday

WNY Alumni Drum & Bugle Corps will put on a special exhibition at the Jamestown Express indoor Winter Guard Show on Saturday, March 31 in the Jamestown High School Gymnasium. The show starts at 5 p.m. and will feature 17 guards from New York state and Canada. The Drum Corps will put on a ...

Ring School Music And Art Teachers Collaborate To Create Recycled Instruments

Ring Elementary School music teacher, Kristen Brunacini, and art teacher, Rebecca Whitman, collaborated together to create a fun and educational project for third grade students that combined English language arts, music and art to create musical instruments from recycled products. Before ...

‘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. ...