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Irgang Honored As Woman Of Distinction

Community

Tory Irgang, executive director of the Chautauqua Region Community Foundation, will be honored as a 2019 Woman of Distinction by the Girl Scouts of Western New York later this year. The ceremony will take place at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 26, at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Buffalo. The ...

O’Pray To Return To St. Luke’s For Summer Visit

Community

St. Luke’s Episcopal Church will welcome the Rev. Denis O’Pray back to Jamestown for four weeks this summer from July 14 to Aug. 5. O’Pray has a long history of service to the Jamestown church and community and is happy to have the opportunity to come back and visit his hometown and ...

Shumer Sees Fentanyl Sanctions Act Passed

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To confront what he terms as inaction by China’s government on the trafficking of fentanyl to the United States, where it is killing thousands in opioid overdoses, U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer, D-New York, has seen his Fentanyl Sanctions Act passed by the U.S. Senate as part of the ...

JCC Names Spring 2019 Part-Time Dean’s List Students

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Students who were named to the spring 2019 part-time student dean’s list at Jamestown Community College earned at least a 3.50 average, equal to a B plus or better, in six to 11 credit hours of letter-graded work. Named to the list were: Allegany: Malanna Fuentes, Kristine Graham, Lynn ...

Fletcher School Holds Annual Playground Memorial Ceremony

Community

Fletcher Elementary School recently held its fifth annual Playground Memorial Sign Ceremony during a school-wide event. Kimberly S. Foster and Lauren E. Proctor’s names were added to its Playground Memorial sign. Their names are two of 12 that exist on the sign to commemorate individuals ...

‘Echo In The Canyon’ To Be Featured

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FREDONIA — The next feature film in the Opera House Cinema Series is the documentary, “Echo in the Canyon.” It will provide a bit of American musical history as part of Fredonia History Days and will be screened on Saturday, July 13, and Tuesday, July 16, at 7:30 p.m. “Echo In The ...

Pine Valley Graduate Inducted Into Naval Academy

Community

ANNAPOLIS, Md. – Daniel Milliman, a graduate of Pine Valley Central School in South Dayton, was inducted into the Naval Academy Class of 2023 recently and will begin six weeks of basic midshipman training as part of Plebe Summer. Approximately 1,200 candidates are selected each year for the ...

State Budget Projects Growth

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New York state’s 2019-20 budget projects healthy growth in tax receipts and federal aid for the current fiscal year, but raises concerns about long-term balance, increasing debt and the impacts of federal policies, according to a report by state Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli. The $177 ...

Mayville Seniors Hold Meeting

Community

MAYVILLE — The Mayville Seniors gathered on June 20 for its second meeting of the month. A choice of many dishes donated by the members were enjoyed. Dianne Goodrich gave the invocation and later devotions. President Janet Loomis lead the Pledge of Allegiance to the flag. Bonnie Johnson ...

JCC, Gannon Update Agreement

Community

Jamestown Community College and Gannon University have updated an articulation agreement that allows JCC graduates to transfer easily into Gannon’s occupational therapy master’s degree program. The agreement guarantees junior standing for JCC students who graduate with an occupational ...

Name Change

Local News

WARREN, Pa. — Last week, the Perkins in Warren was told by a federal judge not to be Perkins anymore. On Monday, the company that owns the Warren restaurant filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy. As of Tuesday, the restaurant was still open — and still operating as Perkins. The bankruptcy ...

Extended Stay

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The first long-term residential addiction services program in Chautauqua County will open later this month. Cecil Miller, UPMC Chautauqua vice president of operations, said patients will start to be seen at the new treatment facility Wednesday, July 17. The $1.5 million project was made ...

‘All Or Nothing’

Business

Crystal Borst is a hair stylist. And now she’s the owner of Charm Salon — an opportunity she “jumped on.” “It’s all or nothing,” Borst said. Charm Salon has been in operation for more than two decades, beginning as the Lucky Charm and then transitioning to its current name. ...

Greater Jamestown Restaurants To Close Soon

Local News

Three greater Jamestown area restaurants will be closing its doors soon. On Friday, Alfies Restaurant, located at 986 Fairmount Ave., officials announced via a sign in the door that the longtime business will be closing Saturday, July 26. The restaurant during the next two weeks will only ...

Traffic To Route 83 Closed After Fatal Accident

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Route 83 is still closed to traffic after an accident involving a passenger vehicle and a gasoline tanker. At 1:36 a.m., New York State Police were patrolling the area of Route 83 in Ellington when they came upon a motor vehicle accident. Troopers saw a NOCO gas tanker on its side in the ...

Douglas Appointed Director Of Morse Funeral Home

Business

BROCTON — Douglas W. Sanderson, a state licensed funeral director and a native of Westfield, has been welcomed as the funeral director and licensed manager of the Morse Funeral Home in Brocton following the retirement of Gerald Newman, who had been the funeral home manager since the untimely ...

City To Receive Second Zombie House Grant

Local News

“Zombies 2.0” sounds like the name of a movie or TV show, but instead it’s a state program that will provide an additional $200,000 to city officials. Wednesday, New York State Attorney General Letitia James announced the recipients of $9 million in grants to address the statewide ...

National Geographic Takes Over Chautauqua

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CHAUTAUQUA —On-world and off-world issues were on display inside Chautauqua Institution in week three of its season. Chautauqua partnered with National Geographic for its third week of the 2019 season. The partnership brought scientists, journalists and lecturers from all over the world ...

Piazza Appointed Chief Officer

Business

Sallie Piazza has been appointed chief nursing officer at Saint Vincent Hospital, effective July 1. In this role, Piazza will lead nursing and clinical staff in the delivery of patient care, supporting unit-level and hospital-level strategies. She will serve on the Saint Vincent executive ...

Candidate Receives Libertarian Endorsement, Switches Race

Local News

A city candidate who lost in the primary election will be involved in November at another position. According to a news release from the Chautauqua County Libertarian Party, Raven Mason Thompson has been endorsed by the party for an At-Large position on the Jamestown City Council. Last ...