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Younger Workers May View Aging Workforce Negatively

CHICAGO (AP) — Some younger workers aren’t particularly thrilled to see a rising share of older Americans forgo retirement and continue working, according to a recent poll by The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research. The poll found that workers under the age of 50 were ...

Remembering D-Day

June 6, 1944: D-Day, one of the most impactful military endeavors in the costliest war in world history. World War II still lives on in the memories of veterans, and 75 years later, visions of D-Day still flash in the minds of area residents. Ray Davis Jr., a 97-year-old veteran and ...

Honoring Those Who Took The Plunge

Editor’s note: Jon Babcock is a Clymer resident. He spoke with two men who took part in the Allied invasion of Normandy to ensure their legacy. Seventy-five years ago today allied forces, led by Supreme Allied Commander Europe, U.S. General Dwight D. Eisenhower, took part in the largest ...

UPMC Chautauqua Opens New Maternity, Mental Health Units

Is there a more suitable place to celebrate the creation of something new than in a maternity ward? Well, that is what UPMC Chautauqua officials did Wednesday as they hosted a ribbon cutting ceremony in the new state-of-the-art women’s and maternity care center≥ Local elected officials ...

Filling In The Cracks

Because of the federal U.S. Housing and Urban Development Community Block Development Grant program, a couple of city blocks will see much needed infrastructure improvements later this summer. Vince DeJoy, city development director, said the CDBG target neighborhood infrastructure program ...

Repairs Needed

CELORON — An iconic cruiser of Chautauqua Lake will need repairs before the start of the season later this month. The Summer Wind, which has called Lucille Ball Memorial Park in Celoron home since July 1998, sustained damage Saturday when a series of storms moved through Chautauqua ...

Fenton Dig Spurs Volunteer Efforts

At least one of the volunteers for the Fenton History Center’s archaeological dig had his interest piqued by what some might consider to be an old way of spreading information. “Well, I read it in the paper,”said Pete Bumsted of Jamestown about why he volunteered for the project ...

Ready For The Road

Anyone can ride. The American Business Council has been providing cycling options for those with disabilities since the 1990s. The vehicles provided are specially modified tricycles that give individuals with disabilities the ability to ride regularly and exercise. They are provided by a ...

Clymer IDs Sports, Teachers As Potential Cuts

CLYMER — After proposing an almost 9% tax levy increase, the Clymer Central School Board of Education has identified potential cuts to be made if a second proposal faces the same fate as the first did in May. With an 8.8% tax levy increase in the current proposal, the board and school ...

Kayak Launch To Be Installed At McCrea Point Park

More boating activities will be coming to McCrea Point Park this summer. On Monday, the Jamestown City Council discussed the installation of a kayak launch at McCrea Point Park. Jeff Lehman, city public works director, said it will be a handicapped accessible launch. Vince DeJoy, city ...

Researchers Pose As Heroin Users To Find Treatment Gaps

Posing as heroin users seeking help, researchers contacted hundreds of treatment clinics in U.S. states with the highest overdose death rates. The “secret shoppers” were denied appointments much of the time, especially if they said they were insured through Medicaid. The study revealed ...

‘We Were Shocked’

FLUVANNA — The sound of crashing trees and power lines due to a powerful storm that swept through Saturday had residents on edge along Old Fluvanna Road. https://youtu.be/Ssyl-Z00k3M Those sounds were replaced Sunday morning with buzzing chainsaws and a wood chipper. Though downed ...

Assessments Provide Evaluations For Seniors

As people grow older, parts of their bodies grow weaker; cognitive assessments for senior citizens are one way to point out where aging minds need help. Kara Johnson, social work director for Heritage Village in Gerry, is a licensed master social worker familiar with both clinical service and ...

Shootings Create Rippling Network Of Stricken Survivors

CHICAGO — Pardeep Singh Kaleka has surveyed the landscape of an America scarred by mass shootings. Seven years ago, a white supremacist invaded a Sikh temple in Wisconsin and killed six worshippers, among them, Kaleka’s father. Now, whenever another gunman bloodies another town, Kaleka ...

Pa. Audit: Number Of Hunting Licenses On The Decline

WARREN, Pa. — Hunting is a major economic driver in Pennsylvania, and the state’s auditor general has some suggestions for the Game Commission with regard to finances. In a release last week about the audit of the Pennsylvania Game Commission, Auditor General Eugene DePasquale said the ...

‘Crack The Code’

Up from their seats onto the stage, the Jamestown Business College Class of 2019 completed a piece of their journey while being encouraged to remain kind going forward. “In a world where you can be anything, be kind. Crack the code,” said Cecil Miller, UPMC Chautauqua Vice President of ...

Jobs Grow In NYS; Numbers Less Than National Rate

Private sector job growth is growing in New York state, but the rate of growth is less than the national rate and job growth is still lagging in the state’s rural areas compared to the New York City area. The April jobs report, released recently by the state Labor Department, did provide ...

Teachers Key; Textbooks Are Being Phased Out

Textbooks aren’t as key as teachers a new study says, Jamestown Public Schools officials agreed during a time when the traditional textbook is being phased out. During a transition to a more hands-on teaching experience, textbooks become less and less frequent while the focus remains on ...

Dual Paths For Students Are Offered At JPS

In the Jamestown Public Schools District, a shift in curriculum has seen a prioritization of two post-graduation pathways: college and career readiness – especially during a time when higher education can be seen as a financial burden. “There’s other kids,” said Michelle McDowell, ...

Preserve, Promote

A regional nature club has just started its 2019 schedule. Based in Warren, Pa., the Allegheny Outdoor Club plans Sunday outdoor excursion trips to the northwestern parts of the state. A typical trip involves outdoor activities to a state park and/or trail, campgrounds and similar ...