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Falconer Kiwanis Club Donates Books to Temple Elementary

FALCONER — The Kiwanis Club of Falconer recently presented a book to each universal pre-kindergarten and kindergarten student at Paul B. D. Temple Elementary School. Kiwanis members believe every child should experience the joy of reading. They have long been dedicated to Kiwanis’ Read ...

Hultquist Place Serves Thanksgiving Dinner

Residents at the Hultquist Place Assisted Living Program on the Lutheran Campus enjoyed a fresh carved turkey dinner Thursday afternoon prepared and served by staff and volunteers. The traditional Thanksgiving meal is served ahead of the holiday so the staff and residents can enjoy a meal ...

Shop Small, Win Big Contest Starts Saturday

The Jamestown Renaissance Corp. and Jamestown Up Close will host the Shop Small, Win Big starting Saturday at shops throughout downtown Jamestown. The contest kicks off on Small Business Saturday on Nov. 25 and continues until Dec. 18. Downtown businesses participating include: ¯ BioDome ...

17th Annual Amy’s Run Set For Saturday

The 17th annual Amy’s Run 5K run and walk will be held Saturday in the village of Lakewood, beginning at 11 a.m. Pre-race registration will be taken at the Lakewood YMCA through noon today for $30, and same-day registration will also be held prior to the 11 a.m. start time for $35. For more ...

Dawn Columbare Elected To Resource Center Board

Dr. Dawn Columbare was elected to The Resource Center’s board of directors at the agency’s annual membership meeting. Columbare will serve a two-year term. She replaced Richard Koerner, who stepped down after serving on the board for three years. Currently working as a nursing education ...

United Arts Appeal Organizations Offering Varied Holiday Fare

United Arts Appeal of Chautauqua County member organizations are contributing to the area’s holiday festivities with a number of events. Two United Arts Appeal members are teaming up for a holiday production on Wednesday, Dec. 6. The Jamestown Concert Association will present the Western ...

Clymer Announces Honor, Merit Rolls

CLYMER — Clymer Central School recently announced its High Honor, Honor and Merit rolls for the first marking period of the 2017-18 school year. To be named to the High Honor Roll list, students must attain a 95 percent average or higher. To be named to the Honor Roll list, students must ...

Washington Student Council Holds Annual Food Drive

Washington Middle School Student Council held its annual Food Drive in honor of Thanksgiving. Each grade level donated food to a different organization and Farm Fresh Foods generously donated four turkeys to go along with the school’s donation. Fifth grade donated to The Hispanic Outreach ...

Reg Lenna Movies Continue Wednesday

The Reg Lenna Center for The Arts will show a variety of movies next week including Emma Stone as Billie Jean King in “Battle of the Sexes” at 7 p.m. Wednesday, “Dr. Seuss’ How the Grinch Stole Christmas” starring Jim Carrey at 2 p.m. Dec. 2 and Judi Dench as the Queen in “Victoria ...

Proposed State Amendment Aims To Ease Teaching Certification Process

The state Education Department is proposing regulatory changes to expand the Transitional G teaching certificate for career changers beyond the fields of science, technology, engineering and mathematics to include any area for which there is a teaching certificate title. In addition, the ...

Infinity Visual And Performing Arts Welcomes New Instructors

Infinity Visual and Performing Arts welcomes two new instructors! Lauren Engallina (vocal) and Ashley Ordines (art) have joined the Infinity Team. Lauren is currently offering private vocal lessons, and Ashley is offering private art lessons Lauren Engallina, Soprano, was born and raised in ...

JHS Class Of ’62 Donates $1,400

Members of the Jamestown High School Class of 1962 donated the proceeds of their 55th class reunion to The CEO Scholarship Fund, administered by the Chautauqua Region Community Foundation. Pictured are Sandy Gilebarto, Tom Terwilliger and Diana Gronquist, members of the Jamestown High School ...

Lions Club Assemble Thanksgiving Baskets For Visually Impaired

The Jamestown Lions Club members gathered to assemble Thanksgiving fruit baskets to their visually impaired friends. A total of 30 baskets were made and delivered by the membership. Pictured are Angelo Cimo on the assembly, and members Don Nelson, Cathy Cimo, Laurie Marucci, Diane Nelson and ...

Church News

Methodist Ashville United Methodist 2108 N. Maple Street Ashville The Rev. Ray Gilman, Pastor Worship: 9:30 a.m. Message: “He Separates the Sheep and the Goats.” Scripture: Matthew 25: 31 - 46 Thursday: Food Pantry, 3:30-5:30 p.m.; combined choir practice at Lakewood UMC, ...

Diabetes Forum Set For Today

In recognition of National Diabetes Awareness Month, the UPMC Chautauqua WCA diabetes, nutrition, and wellness teams will host “Learn About Diabetes,” a free forum that educates the public on preventative lifestyle techniques to prevent Type 2 diabetes from 10 a.m. to noon today in the ...

A Holiday Tradition Continues, Korv Dinner Set For Dec. 2

Members of Tree of Life Ev. Lutheran Church , the combined ministry of the former Immanuel and Holy Trinity Lutheran churches, will carry on a long standing tradition of more than 35 years of hosting their annual homemade holiday korv dinner. The dinner will be Saturday, Dec. 2, at the ...

Cornell Cooperative Buy Local Event Today

Cornell Cooperative Extension of Chautauqua County’s Agriculture Program is partnering with the New York Sustainable Agriculture Working Group to encourage more institutional buying in the area. From 6-8 p.m. today at the Frank W. Bratt Agricultural Center, 3542 Turner Road, Jamestown, ...

Fenton To Display Exhibits, Host Book Signing Friday

Looking for a fun activity with the family to work off your post-turkey daze? Head to the Fenton History Center on Black Friday to celebrate the opening of our holiday display in style. Alongside classic favorites like the upside-down Christmas tree and the Swedish Christmas display, the Fenton ...