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St. Susan Center To Host Golf Charity July 29

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St. Susan Center will host its eighth annual charity golf classic on Sunday, July 29, at Chautauqua Golf Club on the lake course. The format will be a four-person scramble. During the registration period from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., golfers can have hot dogs, snacks and beverages, as well as a ...

Senate Sends Drug Take Back Act To Gov. Cuomo

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The state Senate recently passed a bill enacting the Drug Take Back Act that helps prevent opioids and other unused prescriptions from being abused and protects water supplies from improper drug disposal. The measure (S. 9100), sponsored by Senator Kemp Hannon, R-Nassau, and Sen. Tom ...

Robert H. Jackson Center Hosts Living Voices Performance

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The Robert H. Jackson Center recently invited students, their teachers and the public to experience history in a unique way. The Jackson Center brought Theatreworks USA’s Living Voices to present a total of six performances over two days, June 12 and 13, combining dynamic solo performances ...

Board Of Public Utilities Wins Water Tasting Contest

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The Jamestown Board of Public Utilities is the winner of Chautauqua County’s 25th annual water tasting contest held recently at the Chautauqua Mall. The BPU draws its water from groundwater wells and serves 46,700 people in Jamestown and surrounding communities. The town of Cherry Creek ...

Ellington Farman Library To Host Cemetery Preservation Talk

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ELLINGTON — The preservation of rural cemeteries is a daunting task due to the lack of clearly marked plots, variety of materials involved in headstones and grave markers and the limited resources of financially struggling rural towns. On Saturday, June 30, from noon to 2 p.m., the ...

CCLA Presents ‘Broadway Serenade’

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Cattaraugus County Living Arts Association invites theatergoers to enjoy songs from Broadway favorites, including those from its past productions, while getting a glimpse into songs to be performed in the future, at the Ray Evans Seneca Theater, 10 Main St., Salamanca. “Broadway ...

JCC Alumni Honored

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Jamestown Community College alumni Kyle Baglia, Class of 2008, and Rebecca Nystrom, Class of 1975, were honored as recipients of the 2018 Distinguished Alumnus Award during the college’s Jamestown Campus commencement exercises. The award, now in its 36th year, is given to those who have ...

UPMC Hamot Equipment Can Spot Lung Cancer Early

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More than 90 percent of people diagnosed with lung cancer do not survive the disease, in part because it is often found at an advanced stage. Technology available at UPMC Hamot can diagnose lung cancer earlier. The Auris Health’s Monarch Platform, a new robotic system, allows specialists ...

CMA Church Receives Grant For Repairs

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The Jamestown Christian and Missionary Alliance Church has received a grant from the Chautauqua Region Community Foundation Karl Peterson Fund to repair the church tower roof and windows. Over time, the condition of the windows in the church tower had deteriorated due to exposure to the ...

Ellington Announces Summer Reading Program

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Libraries Rock! is the New York summer reading theme, and Ellington Farman Library is ready to rock with the kids in all different ways. From rocket-making to rocking out with drums and rhythm games, the children will enjoy all kinds of variations on the theme as they learn, read and have ...

State Cautions Farmers To Watch For Blight On Produce

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Richard A. Ball, state agriculture commissioner, is asking New York’s home gardeners, greenhouse growers and vegetable farmers to look for and report any suspicions of late blight in their tomato and potato plants and crops this summer. Late blight is a plant disease that has the potential ...

Legal Records

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JUDGMENTS FEBRUARY 28, 2018 Cavalry SPV I LLC, vs. Michele Hays, $1,900.96. Greater Chautauqua FCU, vs. Jennifer Mosher, $1,302.56. Bouvier Law LLP, vs. Jessica Ross and Benjamin Ross, $1,078.96. Citibank NA, vs. Roger Carlson, $6,006.53. Ally Financial Inc., vs. Sharon Eggleston, ...

Couple Create Ivory Acres Wedding Venue

Business

FREWSBURG — After searching for venues to possibly host their own wedding, John Volpe and Kelsey Akin decided to open their own wedding venue Ivory Acres. In October, the couple purchased the land that featured a field and an old red barn that Volpe said was built in the early 1900s. Ten ...

Accounting Firm Welcomes Two New Employees

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FREDONIA — Johnson, Mackowiak & Associates has announced the hiring of Nathan Nobles and Kathleen Furness as staff accountants. Both Nobles and Furness will be involved in various areas of the firm including tax preparation, auditing, reviews of financial statements and compiling ...

Stopping Difficult Coworker Behavior

Business

Passive aggressive behavior in the workplace can undoubtedly be one of the trickiest to deal with. People who behave this way do so because it is more convenient that a direct conversation, and involves less skill than being assertive. There are many different types of passive aggressive ...

OPEC To Increase Oil Production

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VIENNA (AP) — The countries of the OPEC oil cartel will discuss increasing their production by about 1 million barrels a day at a meeting Friday that could influence the cost of energy globally in coming months. The group’s largest producer, Saudi Arabia, is seen to be open to higher ...

EU Forces Tariffs On US Products

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BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union started enforcing tariffs Friday on American imports like bourbon, peanut butter and orange juice, part of a growing global trade rift that’s likely to intensify over the next few weeks. The EU tariffs on $3.4 billion worth of U.S. products are in ...

Frewsburg Central School Gives Departing Seniors Life Advice

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FREWSBURG — Four dozen seniors graduated from Frewsburg Central School on Friday evening and left equipped with more knowledge thanks to commencement addresses from students and a teacher. English teacher Lindsay Marzec told her students that “happiness is a choice,” a theme that ...

Finding Passion, Purpose

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CHAUTAUQUA — The long and often familiar road came to an end for the Jamestown High School senior class in a somewhat unfamiliar place. The graduating class took the stage of the Chautauqua Institution’s Amphitheater on Friday with their fellow classmates amid steady rain. But that ...