Gas Prices Steady In City

Gas prices in Jamestown held steady this week at $2.558 per gallon, according to AAA East Central’s Gas Price Report. Only three Mid-Atlantic and northeast states have more expensive gas price averages on the week. The rest of the region is paying less to fill up as compared to last Monday. The average price of gas this time last year in Jamestown was $2.761 a gallon. With regional utilization up 2.2 percent to 74.6 and an increase in imports, the region’s gasoline stocks built by 2.3 million barrels for the week ending Feb. 1 — the largest of any region according to Energy Information Administration data. On the week, the national gas price average is two cents more expensive, landing at $2.28. At the start of the workweek, nearly half of all state averages also saw jumps — some at or more than a dime increase.

Tick Awareness Forum Saturday

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. They are offering several opportunities to participate in the WNY Tick Awareness Forum to be held on Saturday in Jamestown from 1-3 p.m. at the Ag Center, 3542 Turner Road; Jamestown; Contact: Katelyn Walley-Stoll, CCE-Chautauqua County, at or 664-9502 ext. 202 for more information.

Church To Host Support Group

St. Luke’s Episcopal Church is hosting a new support group for individuals with family members or loved ones who are incarcerated. The group will facilitate healing conversations, offer support and resist stigmatization. The meetings will occur on the first and third Wednesdays of each month from 5-6 p.m. in the Fenn Library in the church. For more information, email Shauna Anderson at or Marge Fiore at

Area Craft Time Date Moved

KENNEDY — Community Craft Time at the Kennedy First United Methodist Church, 3594 Church St., Kennedy will not be held Wednesday. It will meet again Wednesday, Feb. 20.

MS Rap Group Meets Saturday

Is there an up-side to living with multiple sclerosis? Come to the Chautauqua Region Multiple Sclerosis Rap Group in the auditorium at the Jones Hill Memorial Rehabilitation Center, First Floor, 51 Glasgow Ave., Jamestown, on Saturday from 9:30-11:30 a.m. This semi-structured support group has the goal of being both informative and fun. Snacks will be provided at the event. Those affected by the disease, including family and friends, are welcome to attend. For more information or directions to the Rap Session, or for peer support, please contact Debbie Lane at 962-9401.

Mgmt Council To Gather Today

The Jamestown Riverfront Management Council will meet at 5:30 p.m. today in the mayor’s fourth floor conference room in the Jamestown Municipal Building. The agenda includes discussion of a riverfront event. The public is welcome to attend the meeting.