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JPS UPK Students Benefit From YMCA Swimming Program

UPK students from the Heritage House program had the fantastic opportunity to learn basic safety such as jumping in and finding the wall, back floating, and swimming across the pool at the YMCA. UPK 3- and f4-year-olds from across Jamestown participate in the basic safety lessons and are often ...

Pair Awarded Fredonia Scholarship

Jamestown High School seniors Maverick Tomczak and Olivia Gren were recently awarded academic scholarships to SUNY Fredonia should they choose to attend the school after graduation. Both students received a President’s Science/Math Scholarship. The President’s Science/Math Scholarship is ...

Forestville Announces Students On Honor, Merit Rolls For Second Quarter

FORESTVILLE — Forestville Central School officials recently released the school’s high honor, honor and merit rolls for the second quarter of the 2017-18 school year. They are: ı ı ı HIGH HONOR 12th Grade: Ashlee Bailey, Julia Burgos, Hannah Fetterick, Alyssa Graziano, Marshall ...

All-County Musicians To Perform At Chautauqua Lake CS

MAYVILLE — February has long been a busy month for the music educators of Chautauqua County. Two countywide events take place during this blustery month: the Chautauqua County Music Teachers’ Association Solo Festival and the association’s Winter All-County Festival. The Chautauqua ...

Southwestern Announces Students Of The Month

The Southwestern Central School District has selected its Students of the Month for November and December for the 2017-18 academic year. ı ı ı SENIORS Aleena Swanson is the Daughter of Kasandra Swearinger and David Swanson. Her favorite class in high school is wood shop. Her ...

Gifts, Money Donated To Humane Society

Animals at the Chautauqua County Humane Society were treated to eight gift bags worth of presents as well as a donation of money that will also go directly to their benefit from Giada Schauman. Giada turned 9 on Saturday, Jan. 20, and requested that her friends bring gifts for the animals at ...

Ross Grange To Host Pomona Grange Feb. 24

Resolutions of Respect for Mary Katherine Kimball and Charles Gordon Carlberg were read by Betty Wakefield at Ross Grange Meeting. Mary Jane Griffith, treasurer, reported she has sent memorials to the New York State Grange Museum for those members who passed away in 2017. Acknowledgements for ...

Applications For Annual Scholarships Being Accepted

E&M Engineers and Surveyors PC is accepting applications for its 12th annual set of scholarships. Two $1,000 scholarships will be awarded to high school seniors from Western New York and northwestern Pennsylvania. The purpose of this scholarship is to encourage high school seniors to ...

Operator, Heavy Equipment Program Training Set In Jamestown

In today’s industry, it is necessary that proper training and certification in heavy equipment be obtained on construction sites and businesses where forklift and aerial platform lifts are used. The Adult Education & Workforce Development division of the Erie 2-Chautauqua-Cattaraugus ...

JHS Names Students Of The Month

Jamestown High School recently announced its students of the month for December. They are: Madison Smith, a freshmen at Jamestown High School, is the daughter of Mark and Cindy Smith. Madison is the co-vice president of the freshmen class along with the treasurer of astronomy club. She ...

SAR, DAR Members Hold Joint Meeting

STOCKTON — A combined group of SAR and DAR members heard a talk recently by Doug Arters about Gen. Edward Hand, a leader of Revolutionary War riflemen, mainly a commander of a Pennsylvania line and a medical doctor. Meeting in a combined group, members of the Chautauqua County Chapter of ...

Robert H. Jackson Center To Share Stories In ‘Six Faces Of WWII’

The Robert H. Jackson Center will host a program entitled “Six Faces of WWII,” a video presentation of personal stories related by six area World War II veterans. The veterans’ stories have been preserved through the Defenders of Freedom project which recorded interviews with more ...

Stow Guest Speaker At Fortnightly Meeting

The meeting of Fortnightly met Jan. 25 at the Gloria Dei Church in Lakewood. Refreshments were served for a social time preceding the meeting. President FRAN Lipinski conducted the business meeting and Fran McCarren announced that all vacancies for officers had been filled with the exception ...

Octagon Galley At Westfield Library To Open New Show Feb. 16

WESTFIELD — The Octagon Gallery in the Patterson Library in Westfield will open a new show on Friday, Feb. 16, featuring the artwork of Cecelia Ivy Price. Price is a former art therapist at Gowanda Rehabilitation and Nursing Center and former art teacher at Aspire of Western New York, ...

Frewsburg Announces Honor, Merit Rolls For Second Quarter

FREWSBURG — Frewsburg Central School officials recently released the school’s honor and merit rolls for the second quarter of the 2017-18 school year. They are: HONOR ROLL Seventh Grade: Micah Barber, Tyler Becker, Jacey Cappa, Zackery Carr, Noah Collins, Madigan Collver, Jacob ...

February Is American Heart Disease Awareness Month

Cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of death in the United States for both men and women; one in every three deaths is from heart disease and stroke, equal to 2,200 deaths per day. February is American Heart Month. To prevent heart disease and increase awareness of its effects the ...

E-ZPass Offering Deal For Buyers Until Feb. 26

Chautauqua County Clerk Larry Barmore is letting travelers know about an incentive to purchase an E-ZPass that will put a little bit of money back in their pockets. In preparation for the cashless tolling system being implemented on the state Thruway, E-ZPass On-The-Go is offering a $10 ...

Cuomo Proposes License For State Mead Producers

New York’s 2018-19 budget includes a proposal to create a license for farm meaderies, a new license similar to those already available to farm wineries, breweries, distilleries and cideries. Mead, commonly referred to as “honey wine” is an alcoholic beverage that is created by fermenting ...

Country Singing At The Gerry Senior Citizens

GERRY — Pat Cook was the entertainment at the Rodeo City Senior Citizens luncheon held at the United Methodist Church in Gerry recently. Mrs. Cook sang a medley of songs as a tribute to country women singers. She included songs sung by Kitty Wells, Loretta Lynn, Tammy Wynette, Sammi Smith, ...