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Legion Hosts Vets Day Dinner, Recognition Program

CASSADAGA — On Veterans’ Day Monday, the Cassadaga American legion Post 1280 held a special dinner and recognition program at its hall on Maple Avenue in the village. Past Commander Bruce Kaus was the master of ceremony, and welcomed all to the event. Chaplain Diane K. Shaw gave the ...

Pumpkin Offers Nutrition, Health Benefits

You may think that pumpkins are only good for Halloween decor or pie filling at Thanksgiving. However, pumpkin and all winter squash has an impressive number of health benefits and can actually be used year round. Winter squash is high in Vitamin A and beta-carotene, powerful vision ...

Manger Exhibit To Be On Display

Members of Preceptor Alpha Upsilon of Beta Sigma Phi Sorority will present “Away in the Manger,” a display of numerous tradition and unique nativities, on Saturday, Nov. 23, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. The exhibit will be open to the public and shown in the Fireplace Room at the James ...

Training Seminar To Focus On Opioid Treatment Plans

Dr. Davina Moss-King, president of Positive Direction and Associates, will present a training seminar titled, “CAPTA and Substance Use Disorder Treatment Planning for Families,” on Thursday, Nov. 21, from 10 a.m. to noon at Jamestown Community College. The seminar is being co-sponsored ...

‘Pay It No Mind’ To Be Screened Sunday

Marsha P. Johnson was an activist and a figure in the Stonewall Uprising of 1969. Stonewall served as a catalyst for the gay rights movement in the United States and around the world. The P in Johnson’s name stands for “pay it no mind,” her response when people would ask about her ...

International Education Week To Be Observed

International student enrollment at Jamestown Community College is at a record high this fall with 53 international students representing 25 different nations and six of the seven continents. JCC welcomed its first students ever from four nations — Italy, the Ivory Coast, the Netherlands ...

Rotary Seeks Greeting Cards For Vets Project

The Rotary Club of Westfield-Mayville is collecting new, unsigned Christmas greeting cards with their envelopes for use with its service project of helping to brighten the day of veterans who are in area Veterans Administration facilities by providing them with holiday greeting cards and warm ...

WACS To Present ‘A Christmas Carol’

Among the many adaptations of Charles Dickens’ 1843 classic tale, A Christmas Carol, the version crafted by Grammy Award winner and music educator, Kent Knappenberger, has become a popular tradition at Westfield Academy and Central School. Knappenberger said the show was first produced at ...

Mayville Seniors To Hear Sheriff

Mayville Seniors enjoyed a harvest dinner with all the trimmings Nov. 2 prepared by the DeWittville Christian and Missionary Church. The meal was enjoyed very much by all the attending members. After the meal the monthly meeting was held and all the reports were given. Jeff Wagner reported ...

Falconer Fire VFD To Host CPR Class

In May, the Volunteer Fireman’s Association of Falconer received a grant from the Falconer Region Community Foundation and the Axel W. Carlson Memorial Fund through the Chautauqua Region Community Foundation that allowed the fire department to purchase CPR training equipment that meets the ...

Norden Women’s Club Holds October Meeting

The Norden Women’s Club enjoyed a Swedish lunch at the group’s October general meeting held at the Marvin House. Speaking about the extensive work they have done to restore the Jamestown Street Railway Trolley Car No. 93 were Jim Mitchener and Bob Johnston. The work began in 1996 when ...

JHS Students Tour Edinboro University

Jamestown High School students recently visited Edinboro University with teachers Stephanie Baker and Brandy Fuller. They took a tour, visited a college art studio, and attended art demonstrations and workshops. “They loved the hands-on activities, being in an actual college studio, ...

Falconer Central School Names Swan October Student Of The Month

Marissa Swan, seventh grade and the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Gene Swan of Jamestown, has been chosen as Falconer Central School Student of the Month for October. Marissa enjoys taking care of animals and is a volunteer at the Humane Society. She also enjoys her gymnastic classes and her ...

Prevention Works To Hold Active Parenting Program

Prevention Works, formerly known as CASAC, is offering the “Active Parenting of Teens” in January and February. Active Parenting of Teens is a comprehensive parenting program that helps parents of children between the ages of 5 and 12 raise responsible, cooperative children who are able ...

Persell Announces October Students Of The Month

Persell recently announced its Students of the Month for October. Britta Putney is the fifth grade Student of the Month at Persell for October. She is the daughter of Taylor and Annika Putney. Britta enjoys drawing and playing sports. Her favorite subject is math and her goal in life is to ...

Falconer Santa Parade Will Be Held Nov. 23

FALCONER — The annual Falconer Santa Parade, sponsored by the Falconer Rotary Club and the village of Falconer, will be held Saturday, Nov. 23, beginning at 1 p.m. with formation at 12:30 p.m. The parade will begin at Dow Street and will proceed along West Main Street to South Work Street ...

Taft Center Students Display Artwork

Three of Chautauqua Adult Day Services, Taft Center participants attended art classes at the Roger Tory Peterson Institute over the spring and summer. The classes were made possible through a grant from the Tri-County Arts Council furnished by the state Council on the Arts Decentralization ...

JPS Pupils Learn About Fire Safety

Jamestown Public Schools UPK-3 and UPK-4 classes, located at A Children’s Place, spent the month of October learning about safety. The classrooms invited community helpers to come share firsthand what important jobs they have. Officer Rich Telford of the Chautauqua County Sheriff’s ...

Carroll Lodge Names Students Of The Month

The Carroll Lodge Students of the Month for October have been announced. Zachary Heberlein and Bailey South are pictured with Mark Nelson, representing the Carroll Lodge. Submitted photo

A Little Bitter, A Little Sweet

Where I live, the arrival of autumn is always a little bitter and a little sweet. Sometimes the weather is warm well into October, although a hint of chill is often riding on the tail of a warm breeze. Some years, Labor Day weekend is so rainy and cold that many of our summer neighbors decide ...