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Ducky Derby Raises $13K For CLA, Sled Hockey Program

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CELORON — The third annual Chautauqua Lake Dragon Boat Festival and Rubber Ducky race pairing raised $13,000 for the Chautauqua Lake Association and the Lakers Disabled Sled and Special Hockey Program. Thirty-one dragon boat teams and hundreds of spectators gathered at the Lucille Ball ...

Kiwanis Club Announces December Terrific Kids

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The Kiwanis Club of Jamestown recently announced its Terrific Kids for December. They are: Jasmine Ryan, eighth grade at Jefferson Middle School and the daughter of Lisa and Andy Ryan. Jasmine likes to play the clarinet and to draw. Her favorite subject is math, her favorite musical group ...

WNY Tick Awareness Forum Is Friday

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Cornell Cooperative Extensions of Chautauqua and Erie Counties are leading a regional initiative to increase awareness of tick-borne diseases and tick management in the Western New York Region, with a second opportunity to participate in the WNY Tick Awareness Forum from 1 to 3 p.m. Friday at ...

Foundation Opens Its Next Grant

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The William G. Pomeroy Foundation has opened the next grant round of its New York State Historic Marker Grant Program, which commemorates historic people, places or things during the years 1740 to 1918. A grant covers the entire cost of the historic marker, pole and shipping. Chautauqua ...

Maple Grove Releases Honor And Merit Rolls

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Maple Grove Junior-Senior High School officials recently released the school’s honor and merit rolls for the second quarter of the 2018-19 school year. They are: HONOR ROLL 12th Grade: Kayla Abbey, David Brown, Frank Colburn, Sage Cresanti, Carson Crist, Clare Crossley, Samantha Davis, ...

School Bus Drivers Shortage Creates Consequences

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More than eight in 10 school transportation directors in New York consider driver shortage either their “number one” problem/concern (60 percent) or a “major” problem/concern (23 percent), according to a report by the New York State School Boards Association (NYSSBA), New York ...

Mayville Seniors Set Trip To Buffalo

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MAYVILLE — The Mayville Senior Citizens met recently. After a variety of dishes including casseroles, salads, breads and desserts, Janet Loomis, president began the meeting. Dianne Goodrich told two funny stories, a poem called “His Presence” and then all recited the Lord’s Prayer. ...

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Man Charged After Failure To Comply Jessie Burham, 62, of Ashville was charged with violation of the Sex Offender Registration Act and making a punishable false written statement at 9 a.m. Friday. According to a police report, Burham was arrested at the Chautauqua County Sheriff’s ...

Creating Content

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Jamestown Public Schools is using iPads to not only consume content, but to create a product too. Each month, Washington Middle School students interview a staff member to introduce over the morning announcements. This week, two of Danielle Ellis’ students interviewed a fellow Washington ...

‘Great For Markets’

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Mobile Market Plus electronic benefits transfer platform will continue at local farmers markets throughout the county this summer. On Tuesday, state officials announced Square Inc.’s $2 million investment in Novo Dia Group, which will support the continued expansion of the Mobile Market ...

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Legion To Host Ramblers Today The Lakewood Legion Post 1286 will be hosting The Rustic Ramblers today from 7:30-11:30 p.m. Chef Jack Tibbets will be preparing prime rib, broiled or fried fish dinner, and seafood bisque. Dinner hours are from 5-9 p.m. All members and guests are welcome. ...

Soup and a song

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St. Susan Center’s annual “Soup and a Song” Fundraiser will be held Saturday at St. James Church, 27 Allen St., Jamestown. The location of the fundraiser was listed incorrectly in Thursday’s edition of The Post-Journal.

Elementary School STEAMing With Activity

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BEMUS POINT – Once again the Bemus Point Elementary School opened its doors after school hours to welcome in parents and students for the annual Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Mathematics night. And again, Principal Sonja DuBois’ favorite moment was the “ah-ha” moment when ...

Lake Protection and Rehabilitation Agency Establishes Main Goals

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MAYVILLE — In its second public meeting of the year, the Chautauqua Lake Protection and Rehabilitation Agency considered past presentations regarding the formation of a tax district to address health concerns of Chautauqua Lake. Don McCord, Chautauqua County director of planning and ...

Children’s home

Corrections

The Randolph Children’s Home is operated by New Directions Youth and Family Services Inc. Randolph Academy does not have authority to oversee the Children’s Home. The information was incorrect in Thursday’s edition of The Post-Journal.

County Hospitals Eligible For Funding

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Hospital emergency departments in Chautauqua and Cattaraugus counties are eligible for a state grant to facilitate use of buprenorphine induction and links to community based peer treatment. The grant is part of a $7.5 million state program to help prevent addiction and increase drug ...

Bemus Point To Hold Annual Winter Festival

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BEMUS POINT — Fireworks and live music will fill the air at the 2019 annual Winterfest. The Bemus Point Golf Club and Tap House will host the event that has grown to over 500 attendees in the past six years. Proceeds from Winterfest benefit five snowmobile clubs in Chautauqua ...