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Unitarian Church To Host Spaghetti Dinner

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The Unitarian Church will host a spaghetti dinner from 4-7 p.m. Saturday. The meal includes spaghetti with marinara or meat sauces, salad, bread and desserts. Coffee, tea, soda and juice are included. The cost is $10 for adults and $5 for children 12 years and under. The board of the ...

Youth Symphony Sunday Fund Day At Northwest Arena Set For Sunday

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A portion of the proceeds from an open skate at the Northwest Arena from 1:30-4:30 p.m. Sunday will benefit the Chautauqua Regional Youth Symphony. The skate fee is $6, with a portion benefitting the symphony. Skate rental is $2. As part of the Sunday Fund Day, music students and others will ...

City Council Approves Fourth Street Reconstruction

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The first major project for the city of Jamestown Public Works Department this spring will be the reconstruction of West Fourth Street. On Monday, the Jamestown City Council approved a contract with R. Patti Concrete & Excavating for the reconstruction work, which will cost around ...

Increase For Highway Maintenance Funding Sought

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While materials, labor rates, fuel and inflation have all increased in the last 31 years, the reimbursement rate to cities to maintain state arterial highways has not. On Monday, the Jamestown City Council passed a resolution, joining 37 other municipalities throughout the state, asking state ...

Falconer Middle School Student Of The Month

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FALCONER — Falconer Middle School officials recently announced the school’s Student of the Month for February. Grace Lundmark, eighth grade, is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Charlie Lundmark of Falconer. Grace enjoys playing basketball, soccer and track and also enjoys skiing. She is a ...

Daffodil Festival Set For Saturday

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SOUTH DAYTON — The South Dayton Daffodil Festival will be held Saturday in the South Dayton Firemen’s Activity Hall, 34 Maple St. A craft show will be held from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the hall. A dessert contest will be held for desserts with at least one of the following ingredients: ...

PenNY Coin Show Set For Sunday At Celoron American Legion

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The PenNY Coin Show will be held Sunday t Herman Kent American Legion Post 777, just off Fairmount Avenue in West Ellicott. The show runs from 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. More than two dozen dealers from Western New York and northwest Pennsylvania will be buying, selling and offering free ...

Ross Grange To Meet Monday

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Representatives of local libraries shared with others what they are doing in their respective communities. The meeting was held at the Falcon’s Nest Banquet Hall on March 12. Libraries and their representatives included Ellington Farman, Judy Whittaker; Fluvanna, Lynn Gunderson and Dennis ...

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Easter Events To Be Held Saturday CHERRY CREEK — The Cherry Creek/Leon United Methodist Church will host Easter activities for children from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday in the church fellowship hall. There will be crafts, a coloring contest, cookie decorating and an Easter egg hunt for children ...

Falconer Vac Shop Moves Into Temp Location

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Brian Nelson, Falconer Vac Shop owner, watches as the new, temporary location of his business is brought in to downtown Falconer. Nelson said he hopes to be up and running later this week, selling polywood furniture and bags and belts for vacuums. He said there will be a grand opening event ...

Motivational Speakers Discuss Bullying At Jamestown Schools

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“My name is Chris Hollyfield and I am somebody,” said Chris Hollyfield, motivational speaker, to students gathered inside the Jamestown High School auditorium. Hollyfield and Preston Centuolo, motivational speaker, visited various schools in the district to address bullying and ...

Maple Grove High School To Present ‘All Shook Up’

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Maple Grove High School will present the musical, “All Shook Up!” at 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday. From jukebox jives such as Elvis Presley’s “Come on Everybody” to a melodic take on Presley’s “Fools Fall in Love” each number is packed with jazz, tap and even ...

Frewsburg To Present ‘Chitty Chitty Bang Bang’ This Weekend

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FREWSBURG — The Frewsburg Bear Players are preparing to offer their high school musical with a “bang” this year. The production’s cast and crew will present “Chitty Chitty Bang Bang” at the Frewsburg High School auditorium Friday at 7 p.m. and Saturday at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. The ...

Trump Talks Opioid Crisis, Death Penalty

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MANCHESTER — President Donald Trump promised Monday that the “scourge of drug addiction in America will stop,” and proposed a new course of “toughness” for drug dealers that would include the death penalty. “Some of these drug dealers will kill thousands of people during their ...

Access Channel 5 Announces Programming

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“Defenders of Freedom” shares the first hand experiences of WWII veterans in the Western NY and Northwestern PA areas. Hosted and filmed at the Jackson Center in Jamestown NY, the project is a collaborative effort between the Center, the United Veterans Council, Chautauqua County Office of ...

CAP Hires New Executive Director

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The Child Advocacy Program of Chautauqua County board has hired Beth Oakes as the organization’s new executive director. Oakes will oversee a program that operates two locations serving child victims of physical and sexual abuse all across Chautauqua County. “Beth brings many years of ...

Frewsburg Rest Home Easter Egg Hunt Is Saturday

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The Frewsburg Rest Home invites area children and their families to join them on Saturday at 2 p.m. as they host their annual Easter egg hunt on the campus grounds. “We are excited to be hosting our Easter Egg Hunt again this year, it’s an event the residents have really come to look ...

‘CGT’ Presents Third Round Of Competition

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It was a slightly more subdued round of performances that comprised Week Three of the ninth annual “Chautauqua’s Got Talent” competition. Although ballads made up a majority of the songs presented Monday at The Spire Theater, the 16 acts of Round Three performed songs of varying ...

West Side Women To Meet Friday

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The West Side Women of Jamestown met on Friday, Feb. 23, at Bethel Lutheran Church. President Elaine Damsteegt began the meeting by thanking our outgoing officers: Madelyn Olson, treasurer; Maxine Castiglione, program chair; and Ruby Burns, fellowship chair. Each of these women were given a ...