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Illegal Fireworks Reports Increase Officers with the Jamestown Police Department reported 61 complaints of illegal fireworks between July 3 to July 7 this Independence Day holiday, an increase from roughly the same time last year. In 2018, the department received 53 complaints for fireworks, ...

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Park To Host Dog Days Event On Saturday, July 27, from 2-4:30 p.m. Allegany State Park will host its second annual Dog Days of Summer event at the Red House Picnic Area. The event includes agility courses, paw painting and other dog-friendly events. Any pet on a maximum of a six-foot leash, ...

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Citizens Group Sets Meeting SINCLAIRVILLE — A citizens group against dissolving the village of Sinclairville will hold an organizational meeting on Thursday, July 11, at 7 p.m. in the David Vern Luce Community Building, 8 Lester St., Sinclairville. All those interested are welcome to ...

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Astronomy Talk Set For Wed. FREWSBURG — On Wednesday at 7:30 p.m., the Martz-Kohl Observatory will be open to the public for an evening of astronomy and space science discussion. Following the discussion, the observatory will be open for both members and the public to view the night sky, ...

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Town Of Ellington Offices Closed ELLINGTON — The town of Ellington offices will be closed today and Friday in observance of the Fourth of July holiday. The offices will reopen Monday. Driving Course To Be Held July 15 FREWSBURG — A five-hour pre-licensing driving course will be ...

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N. Harmony Offices To Close The North Harmony town offices will be closed on Thursday and Friday for Fourth of July holiday. Offices will reopen on Monday. Local Authors’ Works At Library CHERRY CREEK — The Cherry Creek Free Library has added works by local writers, including “Prey” ...

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Church Store Announces Hours St. Luke’s Thrift Shop, 409 Pine St. between East Fourth and East Fifth streets, Jamestown, will be open Wednesday and Friday, but closed the Fourth of July. The shop will also be closed Saturdays in July and August. Hours are 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday and ...

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Class Planning Annual Picnic The Jamestown High School Class of 1963 is planning its annual picnic Aug. 17 at the Viking Lake Lodge from 2-8 p.m. All members and families are welcome to attend. Dinner will be provided at the reunion. Reservations can be made by calling Jackie Jackson at ...

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Harrison Street Bridge To Close A county bridge on Harrison Street in Jamestown, between Hancett Place and Institute Street, will be closed to traffic beginning Monday. The closure is due to a bridge replacement project. A detour will be posted. Vacation Bible School Dates Set FALCONER — ...

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Habitat Ground Breaking Saturday The Chautauqua Area Habitat For Humanity will have a ground-breaking ceremony at 27 Norton Ave., Jamestown, at 10 a.m. Saturday. Habitat officials are seeking volunteers to work at the site (no experience needed), to coordinate construction efforts, to ...

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Dale Drive Project Has Begun CASSADAGA — A shoulder expansion project on Dale Drive in Cassadaga has begun. The project involves adding a 5-foot asphalt paved shoulder to the existing road. The road is not expected to be closed to traffic during construction. Temporary lane closures during ...

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Bandshell Series Continues At Park The Jamestown Summer Bandshell Performance series will feature a production of William Shakespeare’s “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” as directed by Chautauqua Theatre Company’s Sarah Elizabeth Wansley at 7 p.m. Wednesday. The production is part of ...

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Food Truck At Ashville U.M. ASHVILLE — The Food Bank of Western New York Mobile Pantry Truck from Buffalo will be at the Ashville United Methodist Church on Tuesday from 10 a.m. to noon and 3 to 5 p.m. The truck brings fresh produce and some staple items. To receive free food, proof of ...

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Phelps Benefit To Be Held Saturday ASHVILLE — A benefit for Robin Phelps will be held Saturday from noon-6 p.m. at the Llama Club, 4939 Route 474, Ashville. The event will include a spaghetti dinner with salad and dessert. The cost is $10 at the door, and children 5 and under are free. ...

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Phelps Benefit To Be Held Saturday ASHVILLE — A benefit for Robin Phelps will be held Saturday from noon-6 p.m. at the Llama Club, 4939 Route 474, Ashville. The event will include a spaghetti dinner with salad and dessert. The cost is $10 at the door, and children 5 and under are free. ...

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Free Yoga Event Is Saturday Local yoga teachers from studios in the Jamestown and Lakewood areas will be teaming up to host a free yoga event Saturday in the green space at Comedy Center Park. This will be Jamestown’s third International Day of Yoga, a celebrated day with yoga events all ...

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SW Class Of ’89 Reunion In July The Southwestern Central School Class of 1989, 30-year reunion will be held Saturday, July 6, from 7-10 p.m. at the Lawson Center in Bemus Point, 73 Lakeside Drive. Tickets are $20 per person and will cover the cost of the venue, appetizers and drinks. ...

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PCSB To Meet In Board Room PANAMA — The Panama Central School Board of Education will meet at 7 p.m. Monday in the board room. The public is welcome to attend. Ellington Quilters Meeting Monday ELLINGTON — The Ellington Quilters and Crafters will meet Monday from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. ...

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Cassadaga School Board To Meet CASSADAGA — The annual organizational meeting and the regular monthly meeting of the Cassadaga Valley School Board will be held on Monday, July 1, at 7 p.m. in the middle-high school multi-purpose room. Go-Kart Unit To Perform Monday The Zem Zem Hornets, a ...

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Legion To Hold Auction Benefit On Saturday, the Herman Kent Post Legion, 26 Jackson Ave., will host the band Happy Days starting at 8 p.m. The legion will be auctioning T-bone steaks and shrimp. Proceeds will help with maintenance. A buffet dinner will begin at 5 p.m. Library To Hold ...