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I Love My Park Day To Be Hosted In May

The Friends of Allegany State Park will host volunteers at Allegany State Park as part of more than 100 cleanups, improvement and beautification events happening statewide on Saturday, May 5. I Love My Park Day is an exciting statewide event to improve and enhance New York’s state parks and ...

Falconer Firefighter Teaches Kids Fire Safety

One year after a devastating fire changed the look of Main Street in Falconer, the 3- and 4-year-old Story Hour classes at the Falconer Public Library were able to learn more about fire safety. Katie Delahoy of the Falconer Fire Department came to the library to read some stories and shared ...

Historical Society Holds Maple Sugar Party

SINCLAIRVILLE — Members and guests of the Valley Historical Society of Sinclairville met recently for the opening meeting of the year with a maple sugar party in the South Stockton Wayside Chapel. Larry Barmore, president of the society, opened the meeting with a welcome, led by the Lord’s ...

JCC Earns Distinction

Jamestown Community College has earned the 2018-19 Military Friendly School designation. Institutions earning the Military Friendly School designation were evaluated using public data sources and proprietary survey responses. Student survey data was also taken into consideration. More than ...

Alzheimer’s Association Awarded $24M

The Alzheimer’s Association New York State Coalition has been awarded $24 million by the state Department of Health through the Alzheimer’s Disease Community Assistance Program. Established by legislative action in 1997 to address the escalating Alzheimer’s public health crisis, the ...

Mayville Senior Citizens Meeting To Be Held

Forty-two senior citizens enjoyed beef on weck sandwiches, pizza, salads, and an array of desserts on April 5. Burl Swanson, Dewittville Fire Chief, was our guest speaker. Chief Swanson spoke of ice water rescues on Chautauqua Lake in connection with the invaluable hovercraft. He kept us on the ...

Stow Senior Citizens To Host Dinner Meeting

Members of the Stow Senior Citizens Group were given a presentation by the “Stow Away Kids” 4-H Club at the last dinner meeting held on March 19, at the Stow Senior Center. This unit is one of many units in Chautauqua County. The youth members, guided by their senior leaders, spoke about ...

Jamestown High School Class Of 1968 Prepares Reunion

The Jamestown High School Class of 1968 is planning its 50th reunion and needs addresses for many classmates. Those with information about the following class members can email jeanetteostrom@gmail.com: Judith Allen Price, Dianne Alm Putney, John Robert Anderson, Daniel Bauer, Kay Beckstrom ...

Wild Edibles Workshop To Be Held April 28

With a little bit of knowledge, nature can be a grocery store. On Saturday, April 28, at Audubon Community Nature Center’s Spring Wild Edibles workshop the public can learn to identify spring greens, flowers and other wild plants available this time of year and how one can eat them. Some ...

Washington Middle Names Students Of The Month

Ashlyn Galeazzo is in fifth grade and is the daughter of Elizabeth and Frank Galeazzo. She likes to do arts and crafts in her spare time. Her favorite subject in school is science. She wants to thank her third grade teacher, Ms. Rott, for making a difference in her life. In the future, she ...

New Transfer Agreements Made Between Schools

New transfer agreements in media arts and studio arts between Jamestown Community College and Edinboro University of Pennsylvania have been signed. JCC graduates who hold an Associate in Science degree in fine arts: studio arts and who have met grade point and course requirements can transfer ...

Miller-Williams To Visit Fredonia Monday

FREDONIA — Erie County Legislator Barbara Miller-Williams will visit the State University at Fredonia on Monday to offer a lecture on women in politics. The lecture is slated from 1-2 p.m. in Williams Center Room S204. Williams will offer tips on how to become civically engaged and ...

YMCA Scores ‘Three-Pointer’ With Youth Fundraiser

The Jamestown Area YMCA held its premier youth fundraising event of the year, the Final Four Viewing Party and Raffle, at the Hotel Jamestown Crystal ballroom on March 20. Event attendees were treated to a superb buffet-style dinner (catered by Honest Johns restaurant), free beer and wine, ...

Spend-O-Meter Updated By Empire Center For Fiscal ’19

The Empire Center has updated its online Spend-O-Meter to reflect the record size of New York’s newly enacted $168.3 billion budget for fiscal 2019. As of April 1, the fast-spinning Spend-O-Meter shows, the state government is spending at a rate equivalent to: ¯ $5,336 per second, ¯ ...

Choral Concert To ‘Sing On’ This Sunday

The Jamestown Choral Society and Friends will present a choral concert “Music, Sing On!” at 4 p.m. Sunday at St. James Roman Catholic Church. Performing will be the Jamestown Choral Society under the direction of Andy Schmidt. Society members will feature music from Samuel Thorstenberg, ...

New State Law Requiring Video Of Interrogations Now In Effect

A state law requiring law enforcement agencies to video record custodial interrogations with individuals accused of serious crimes, including homicides and violent felony sex offenses, is now in effect. The law, originally passed as part of Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s criminal justice reforms in ...

Westfield Academy Defeats Randolph In Bowl Match

Westfield Academy and Central School defeated Randolph Central School, 90-31, in a recent Media One High School Bowl match at Jamestown Community College. In another match, Falconer Central School defeated Fredonia Central School, 95-13. Bethany Schaaf of Westfield and Nick Pawlak of ...

Chautauqua Rails To Trails Topic Of Westfield-Mayville Rotary Program

Jim Fincher was the guest presenter of a program about the Chautauqua Rails to Trails (CR2T) recreational use trail system during the Apr. 3 meeting of the Rotary Club of Westfield-Mayville. Club President-Elect Mary Swanson, who was the sponsoring Rotarian of this program, introduced Fincher. ...

Thule Lodge Dance Team To Visit In Fall

The Thule Lodge Swedish Folk Dance Team will be visiting Sweden from Sept. 30 through Oct. 10. The trip will include folk dance workshops with two folk dance teams in Stockholm, two in Avesta, one in Orebro and one in Mora. Other invites are being considered. The purpose of the trip is ...

Church News

SALVATION ARMY 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 guest speaker, Captain James Brennan; The public is always welcome to attend. Monday: Men & Women Bible Study, 6 ...