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Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive A Success

The Mayville Post Office held its annual Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive on May 12. More than 27 tubs of non-perishable food was collected and donated to the Mayville Food Pantry, totaling about 400 pounds. The Mayville Food Pantry serves those in need within the Chautauqua Lake Central School ...

Five Generations Of Family Gather

Five generations of the Nazzaro family recently gathered in Jamestown. Pictured on bottom, from left, are Catherine Quackenbush of Fonda, N.Y.; Anjolina Nazzaro of Jamestown; and Naydia Moore of Gloversville. Pictured on top, from left, are Sarah Nazzaro and Sharon Nazzaro, both of Jamestown. ...

Five Generations Of Family Gather

Five generations of the Nazzaro family recently gathered in Jamestown. Pictured on bottom, from left, are Catherine Quackenbush of Fonda, N.Y.; Anjolina Nazzaro of Jamestown; and Naydia Moore of Gloversville. Pictured on top, from left, are Sarah Nazzaro and Sharon Nazzaro, both of Jamestown. ...

Persell Middle Names Students Of The Month

Persell Middle School Students of the Month for April: The fifth grade Student of the Month at Persell for April is Alexis Ackley. She is the daughter of Kristin Ackley and the granddaughter of Nancy Ackley. Alexis enjoys dancing and playing soccer in her spare time. Her favorite subject is ...

Southwestern Names Honor, Merit Roll Students

Southwestern High School recently announced students on its honor and merit rolls for the third quarter. They are: HONOR ROLL 12th grade: Allyson Bankowski, Alexis Barron, Madison Belli, Paige Bernhardt, Alexis Berry, Autumn Bertges, Mikayla Brock, Lauren Burch, Brian Burns, Isabel Bursch, ...

Bowling Tournament To Benefit Chautauqua Hospice Raises $7.8K

Nearly $8,000 was raised for Chautauqua Hospice and Palliative Care by the 13th annual Lake Chautauqua Memorial Post 8647 “Don’t Know Your Partner” bowling tournament. The tournament raised $7,800. Bill Larson started the event as his idea to curb cabin fever, and now the tournament ...

Kiwanis Names Terrific Kids

FALCONER — Falconer Middle School officials recently released the school’s Kiwanis Terrific Kid for March. Nathaniel Colley, sixth grade, is the son of Ms. Verna Gallagher and Michael Angelo of Kennedy. Nathaniel has many interests, but his favorite is video games. His favorite ...

Fredonia Graduation To Air Saturday

FREDONIA — Local television coverage of Commencement 2018 at the State University at Fredonia will begin at 10 a.m. and 3 p.m. on Saturday with coverage of both ceremonies in the Steele Hall arena combining undergraduate and master’s degree and advanced certificate graduates. Brocton, ...

Infinity Visual And Performing Arts Welcomes New Instructors

Infinity Visual and Performing Arts welcomes two new instructors. Mariana Mathewson (cello & piano) and Jed Thomson (guitar, bass guitar, drums, audio/digital production) have joined the Infinity Team. Mariana is currently offering private cello and piano lessons, and Jed is offering ...

Kiwanis Club Names Terrific Kids For April

Jamestown Kiwanis Club officials recently released the club’s Terrific Kids for April. They are: ¯ Damian Pratt, seventh grade at Jefferson Middle School and the son of Mathew Pratt and Vanessa Baca. Damian enjoys soccer and his favorite subject is gym. ¯ Jillian Sharp, fifth grade at ...

Westfield Cub Scouts Hold Annual Raingutter Regatta

Lions, Tigers, Wolves, Bears and Webelos from Westfield Cub Scout Pack 201 held their annual Raingutter Regatta recently at the Westfield Volunteer Fire Hall. Cubs shaped and painted their boats, as well as decorated their sails, in anticipation of the races. Cub Master Chris Anderson said, ...

Westfield Names Honor, Merit Roll Students

WESTFIELD — Westfield Academy and Central School officials recently announced the high school’s honor and merit rolls for the third quarter of the 2017-18 school year. Students earning an average between 94.5 and 100 percent are awarded recognition by having their names placed on the ...

Fund For Women Grant Recipients Named

The Allegany-Cattaraugus-Chautauqua Fund for Women is pleased to announce the recipients of the Fund’s 2018 individual grants — the first two grants in Fund history. The recipients are: Caitlin Brown (Allegany County) and Debra Eck (Chautauqua County). Grants are awarded based on ...

Southwestern Middle Names Honor, Merit Roll Students

Southwestern Middle School officials recently released the school’s honor and merit rolls for the third quarter of the 2017-18 school year. They are: HONOR ROLL Eighth Grade: Grace Alexander, Emma Anderson, Ashton Beckerink, Evan Bishop, Josephine Corey, Melissa DeVore, Jacob Galati, ...

Pets Of The Week

The Chautauqua County Humane Society’s Pets of the Week are Butch and Elsa. Butch is just over 1-year-old; loves treats and sitting by a window watching the birds. Elsa is a typical spunky and crazy puppy once she gets to know you. Elsa is pretty nervous at first. For more information about ...

Canine Rescue Dog Of The Week

The Northern Chautauqua Canine Rescue Dog of the Week is Solomon, a friendly, laid-back dog who looks for belly rubs more than romps on the grass. He is a 2- or 3-year-old neutered male hound mix who occasionally likes to showcase his hound voice. The shelter is located at 7540 N. Gale St., ...

Daughters Of The American Revolution Members To Meet Saturday

Members of the Jamestown Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution met recently at the historic chapter house on Prospect Street. Prospective member Maureen Berner was introduced and welcomed by members. Following a brief business meeting led by Regent Connie Pilato, members enjoyed a ...

Church News

The Salvation Army 83 S. Main St., Jamestown Temple Corps Captains John and Kimberly Merchant 11 a.m. Sunday School, 9:45 a.m.; Worship service with Major John Merchant; The public is always welcome to attend; Corp Council will follow the service. Monday: Men & Women Bible ...

Rotary To Hold Chicken BBQ, Auction

“Going once, twice, SOLD” will be heard on Saturday at Eason Hall, 23 Elm St. in Westfield during the Rotary Club of Westfield-Mayville’s Chicken BBQ and Auction, when David Brown, Auctioneer, conducts the live auction with his animated banter. Doors to this fun, casual event open at 5 ...

Hodara Honored With Teaching Award

SALAMANCA — Laura Hodara, Salamanca City Central School District fifth grade teacher, was honored recently with the Empire State Excellence in Teaching Award. Mrs. Hodara was presented the award by Lori Cornell, a regional representative for Gov. Andrew Cuomo. “In order to qualify as ...