Community

Magician, Ventriloquist Mike Randall To Perform Saturday

Magician and ventriloquist Mike Randall will perform for families and children of all ages at Prendergast Library on Saturday, Aug. 26, at 1 p.m. for the library’s Summer Reading Program finale. The performance is free and open to the public. After the show, library staff will announce the ...

Viking Youth Playground Receives Donations

Two groups recently made significant donations to Viking youth work. Each year for the past several years members of local Ingjald Viking Lodge and their friends living the winter months in Florida hold a chicken barbecue picnic at Sarasota County’s Lemon Park in North Port, Fla. The ...

Chautauqua Regional Youth Ballet Receives Bauman Grant

BUFFALO — The Community Foundation for Greater Buffalo, on behalf of the Oliver G. & Sarah Sloan Bauman Fund for the Arts today, has awarded the Chautauqua Regional Youth Ballet a grant. The Bauman Fund for the Arts was established in 1996 by Sarah Bauman Baxter as a unique way to ...

Historic Walking Tour Saturday

The Fenton History Center is leading a walking tour of Jamestown’s Southside, Saturday, Aug. 26 at 10 a.m., starting at the Fenton History Center, 67 Washington St. The Southside of Jamestown in the mid-1800s to early 1900s was a mix of neighborhoods and thriving businesses. Explore the ...

Chautauqua High School Class Of 1955 Celebrates 62nd Reunion

The Chautauqua High School Class of 1955 recently held its 62nd reunion with eight classmates attending a luncheon at Alfies. A moment of silence was given in respect to the 13 who have passed on. There were 36 of who graduated on the front steps of Chautauqua High School in 1955. The eight ...

Church News

Lutheran Bethel Lutheran Church 904 W. Third Street Jamestown The Rev. Alan W. Anderson, Pastor Worship: 10 a.m. Saturday: Worship, 5:30 p.m. Sunday: Lessons: Isaiah 56:1, 6-8, Psalm 67, Romans 11:1-2a, Matthew 21-28 Monday: AARP Safe Driving Class, by reservation, 9:30 a.m. ...

Cook To Perform Patsy Cline Tribute

The final performance of the 2017 Entertainment in the Park Summer Concert Series will feature Mayville’s own Patty Cook performing a “Come Back Patsy Cline” Tribute. This performance will take place on Thursday, Aug. 24 at Lakeside Park in the village of Mayville from 6:30-8:30 p.m. In ...

Carroll Historical Society To Host Speaker On Law Enforcement

The Carroll Historical Society community program night will be Monday, August 21, at 7 p.m. They will host as speaker Russell Payne, a Carroll resident who will speak of three generations of Carroll law enforcement, their history and reminiscences. The July meeting presented many interesting ...

Patty Benton Rejoins Westfield-Mayville Rotary Club

Westfield resident Patricia (“Patty”) Benton was recently welcomed back as a member of the Rotary Club of Westfield-Mayville. Benton, who served as president of this Rotary club in 1995-1996, took a hiatus of several years for professional reasons. Her membership was sponsored by Rotarian ...

Bethel Baptist Church: Celebrating The Past, Embracing The Future

On Sept. 3, Bethel Baptist Church will celebrate its 75th anniversary of service in Jamestown. In May of 1942, a small group of devoted Christians met together in Fluvanna to start what would eventually become Bethel Baptist Church. The church was organized on June 15, 1942, and incorporated ...

Bethel Baptist Church: Celebrating The Past, Embracing The  Future

On Sept. 3, Bethel Baptist Church will celebrate its 75th anniversary of service in Jamestown. In May of 1942, a small group of devoted Christians met together in Fluvanna to start what would eventually become Bethel Baptist Church. The church was organized on June 15, 1942, and incorporated ...

Rural Ministry To Receive $150K

The Chautauqua County Rural Ministry Inc. will receive $150,529 from New York state. The state recently awarded $3.1 million to four emergency food relief organizations in Western New York through the Hunger Prevention and Nutrition Assistance Program, administered by the state Health ...

Reg To Celebrate ‘Dirty Dancing’ Anniversary

The Reg Lenna Center for The Arts will celebrate the 30th Anniversary of the film “Dirty Dancing” with a showing on Wednesday at 7 p.m. In the summer of 1963 innocent 17-year-old Baby vacations with her parents at a Catskill’s resort. One evening she is drawn to the staff quarters by ...

Great Lakes Physician Practice Open House Set For Tuesday

Residents of Chautauqua County will get the chance to tour the inside of the newly renovated Great Lakes Physician Practice, JAMA-GLPP at a free open house from 4-6 p.m. Tuesday. Located at the Riverwalk Center Medical Mall, 15 S. Main St., Jamestown, the community open house is an ...

Cornell Creates Online Drought Atlas For Farmers

ITHACA — Cornell University’s Climate Smart Farming program has added a new online tool — the New York State/Northeast Drought Atlas — to help farmers adapt to a warming world. The atlas presents drought severity state-by-state, county-by-county, for the entire region from 1950 to the ...

Tuesday Is Junior Guest Night At Jamestown Coin Club

At the Jamestown Coin Club meeting on Tuesday, Aug. 22, all guests under age 18 will receive a special free coin to add to or begin their collections. With the exception of December, the Jamestown Coin Club meets regularly on the fourth Tuesday of the month at the Erie 2 BOCES Center on Route ...

Immunizations Of Utmost Importance For Children

Those with school-age children should check to see that their immunizations are current. If the medical file kept at home isn’t complete, call their pediatrician to see if any immunizations are needed before the first day of school. “It’s important for adults to keep up with their ...