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Liberty Partnerships Program Represented At Youth Summit

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The Liberty Partnerships Program at Jamestown Community College was represented by local students at the annual LPP Youth Summit in Albany in late April. Dunkirk High School students Bryan Montalban, Ibraim Lopez and Aubrey DeLeon and a parent joined JCC’s LPP staff members Lindsey Rensel, ...

YWCA Names New Executive Director

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The YWCA of Jamestown is proud to announce Jacqueline Chiarot Phelps as the organization’s new Executive Director. Phelps succeeds longtime director Beth Oakes, who now serves as the Executive Director of the Child Advocacy Program. “On behalf of the board we are just thrilled to have ...

Borsari Wins Small Business Administration Award

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Borsari Food Company Inc. was honored at the National Small Business Week Awards ceremony, an annual event sponsored by the Small Business Administration — Buffalo District that recognizes outstanding regional businesses and entrepreneurs. The Small Business Development Center at ...

JCC Grads Told Not To Fear Failure In Career

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It’s May, meaning commencement season is in full swing for colleges. Jamestown Community College graduated its Class of 2018 with associate’s and bachelor’s degrees Saturday morning in its 68th commencement. In total, 475 spring 2018 graduates, 165 December 2017 graduates and 36 summer ...

Ballet Student To Attend Conservatory Of Dance

Community

Megan Stefanik, a pre-professional student at the Chautauqua Regional Youth Ballet has been accepted at the Conservatory of Dance at Point Park University in Pittsburgh, Pa., majoring in Dance (B.F.A) with a concentration in Ballet. Point Park University has been ranked as No. 3 on Onstage’s ...

‘Baldies And Brews’ Is Special Audubon Event Wednesday, May 23

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The Audubon Community Nature Center has added another special event to its Audubon Exclusives series of opportunities and experiences created to help fund center programs. At Baldies and Brews on Wednesday from 5:30-7:30 p.m., the public can learn more about the country’s national bird and ...

Simulated Fire Used As Training Tool For First Responders

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BEMUS POINT — More than 75 first responders from several area fire departments took part Saturday in a simulated structure fire at Hotel Lenhart in Bemus Point. The large-scale drill is part of routine training meant to familiarize firefighters with some of the conditions they may encounter ...

Chautauqua Chosen To Receive Emergency Funds

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Chautauqua County has been chosen to receive $60,357 to supplement emergency food and shelter programs throughout the county. The award was made by the Emergency Food and Shelter Program’s National Board that is chaired by FEMA and consists of representatives from the American Red Cross, ...

Get A Match For Your Audubon Community Nature Center Donation

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The Community Foundation of Warren County is giving donors an opportunity to get a match for their gift to Audubon Community Nature Center. With its “Warren Gives” program, the foundation will be accepting and tracking donations, strictly online, and contributions will be matched. All ...

Zevenbergen Receives SUNY Honor

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FREDONIA — Dr. Andrea Zevenbergen of the State University at Fredonia Psychology Department is one of 15 faculty members throughout the SUNY system to be promoted to the Distinguished Faculty Ranks by the State University of New York Board of Trustees. A member of the Fredonia faculty since ...

Daughter Of American Revolution Host Meeting

Community

WESTFIELD — A regular meeting of the Benjamin Prescott Chapter of The National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution was held recently at the McClug Mansion in Westfield. The opening ritual was performed by Regent Brenda Johnson. Lisa Sedlmayer read the DAR president’s ...

Youth Ballet To Perform At Amphitheater

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CHAUTAUQUA — The Chautauqua Regional Youth Ballet announced that one of its premier annual showcases will be hosted at a brand new location this summer. Tickets are now on sale for CRYB’s 2018 Spring Gala performance to be performed at the newly renovated Chautauqua Institution ...

Thrice As Nice

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Joanna and Bob Paterniti expanded their family size by three children in as many minutes. On Wednesday, the Jamestown couple was blessed with the birth of triplets — Michael, Thomas and Brenna — at UPMC Chautauqua WCA Hospital. The babies were born over the course of three minutes, ...

9:15 AM: Annual ‘Hands On Jamestown’ Beautifies City

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Dozens of area volunteers — including kids with brooms, rakes and garbage bags — took part in "Hands On James," a community-wide effort to clean and beautify the city organized by the Jamestown Renaissance Corporation. The volunteers, many sponsored by local businesses and ...

1:25 PM: JCC Holds 68th Commencement Ceremony

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It's May, meaning commencement season is in full swing for colleges. Jamestown Community College graduated its Class of 2018 with associate's and bachelor's degrees Saturday morning in its 68th commencement. In total, 475 spring 2018 graduates, 165 December 2017 graduates and 36 summer 2017 ...

1:55 PM: Pair Charged After Meth, Marijuana Found In Car

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Two people were charged after methamphetamine, marijuana and drug paraphernalia were discovered during a traffic stop early Saturday. Charged was 22-year-old Briana J. Elderkin of Falconer and 18-year-old Scott A. Eddy of Jamestown after police stopped a Pontiac G6 driven by Elderkin around ...

3:55 PM: Longtime County Clerk Sandy Sopak Dies

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Sandy Sopak, the longtime Chautauqua County clerk and third woman to hold the position since 1811, died Friday at her home in Falconer. She was 78. Sopak began serving as clerk in 1994, a position she held for 20 years until she announced her retirement in 2013. In 1999, Sopak was honored ...