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Robert H. Jackson Center Welcomes Interns

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The Robert H. Jackson Center has welcomed five college students participating in the Jackson Center’s internship program this summer. The Robert H. Jackson Center intern program provides a formal experiential learning experience integrating knowledge and theory learned in the classroom ...

Boys And Girls Club Holds Awards Ceremony

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The Winifred Crawford Dibert Boys and Girls Club of Jamestown recently held its award ceremonies for annual club awards. Simon Ferringer, Youth of the Year, participated in the New York State Youth of the Year competition in Albany in May. While at the program, Simon was given a tour of the ...

Telemedicine App Can Save A Family Vacation

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A “must have” addition to a packing list for this summer’s family trip won’t take up any suitcase space. It’s an app for a smart phone that gives users access to a board certified telemedicine physician from wherever you happen to be sightseeing. “The ideal situation for getting ...

Student Receives Air Force Reserve Officers’ Scholarship

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Wyatt J. Chriest has received an Air Force Reserve Officers’ Training Corps scholarship to attend the University of Virginia. Scholarships are awarded based on academic achievement, extracurricular activities, physical fitness, specific performance or accomplishments, and leadership ...

Westfield Memorial Hospital Unveils New Diner Ornament

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WESTFIELD — The Westfield Memorial Hospital Auxiliary board has unveiled its 2018 collectible ornament, the 14th year in the limited edition series. The 2018 ornament features the Westfield Main Diner on the corner of Main and Elm streets. In 1934 Manuel Triantefellow placed a 30-foot ...

JHS’ Gardeners Of Weedin’ Club Busy Spreading Beauty, Love

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Jamestown High Schools’ Gardens of Weedin’ Club has been out and about finding time to dig in the dirt. Their first mission was to weed the overgrown “secret garden” area by the bench in front of JHS. Over the past few years, the club has planted annuals and perennials in this area to ...

Speta Memorial Golf Tournament To Be Held July 22

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FALCONER — The 10th annual, and final, Colin Speta Memorial Golf Tournament will be held Sunday, July 22, at Breezewood Golf Links, Dean School Road in Falconer. The tournament is held in memory of Speta, who was boating on Chautauqua Lake on Aug. 16, 2009, when a wave crashed into the ...

JMS Students Donate To GA Family Services Through EASE Program

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Jefferson Middle School students recently organized a Summer Toy Drive for kids and families working with GA Family Services. They collected toys for two weeks to donate with the help of Sue Cunningham, Jamestown Community Learning Council’s EASE (Educational Advocacy & Scholastic ...

Senate Legislation Sent To Gov. Cuomo

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The state Senate has passed several bills that will be sent to Gov. Andrew Cuomo for review. If signed, the bills would assist victims of human trafficking; assist taxpaying homeowners affected by Superstorm Sandy; increase public awareness and help prevent infants from contracting a ...

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 ...