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Pictured clockwise from top left: Joey Parker (right); Laramie Ball (left); Matthew Leon and Martin Dibble; Damon Tanner (left); Abigail Roof and Daniel Swanson; Aayilah Tanner (left); and Nnyl  Newark (center).

IMPACT Announces Campus Fellowship Award Winners

IMPACT is pleased to recognize several student leaders from area schools. They volunteered, were dependable, took initiative, led meetings and organized service projects. The organization would like to recognize for JCC, Laramie Ball; Chautauqua Lake Central School, Joey Parker; Jamestown ...

George Clever from Stockton was the recent guest speaker at the Valley Historical Society meeting on preserving oral history, and recording the information.

Historical Record Keeper Speaks To Valley Historical Society

SINCLAIRVILLE – The Valley Historical Society recently heard from George Clever on keeping historical records. Clever is a retired educator, beginning his career as a fourth grade teacher and moving up to a college professor. Clever is a local author and historian, with six published books ...

Pictured above from left, front row, are Tate Catanese and Keara Brady, essay contest grand prize winners; and back row, Mike Sperry, Sports Fishery Advisory board member; Pat Catanese, Tate’s father; Vince Horrigan, Chautauqua County executive; and Matt Brady, Keara’s father.

Local Students Win Fish Essay Contest

MAYVILLE — Chautauqua County Executive Vince Horrigan recently traveled to Chautauqua Marina to go fishing with the two grand prize winners of the Chautauqua County Sports Fishery Advisory Board’s 25th annual Fishing Essay Contest. Keara Brady, a fourth grader from Brocton Central School, ...

One of the tables at the recent Come to the Table fundraiser is pictured.

CASA Holds ‘Come To The Table’ Fundraiser

Court Appointed Special Advocates of Chautauqua County held their ninth annual Come to the Table fundraiser recently. Come to the Table is a unique table auction that attracts many community members. The 2017 event featured more than 25 tables all decorated in different themes including ...

From left are Kristine Brombacher, Boys and Girls Club board secretary, Jon DeAngelo, Boys and Girls Club Alumni Association president, Scholarship recipients LJ Spangenberg, Matthew Hair, Lauren Hendrick, Kerrigan Walters, Emily Hair and JoAnne Ottoson, Winifred Crawford Dibert Boys and Girls Club of Jamestown board member and scholarship committee chair.

Winifred Crawford Dibert Boys And Girls Club Announce Scholarship Recipients

The Winifred Crawford Dibert Boys and Girls Club of Jamestown has announced its 2017 Education Fund Scholarships and Tony LeVoie Memorial Scholarships being presented to area graduating seniors pursuing full-time college or university studies. Boys and Girls Club Education Fund Scholarships ...

U.S. Fish And Wildlife Service To Survey Canadaway Creek To Find Sea Lampreys

FREDONIA — The continuing battle against sea lampreys will soon come to locations in the local area. A U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service survey crew will conduct work on Canadaway Creek in Chautauqua County, New York, during July 25 – Aug. 3 to estimate abundance of lampreys in the stream. The ...

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Historic Walking Tour Saturday

The Fenton History Center is leading a walking tour of Jamestown’s Hidden Alleys Saturday at 10 a.m., starting at the Fenton History Center, 67 Washington St. Tucked away from view behind respectable facades, alleys were indispensable elements in American city building during the last half ...

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Chautauqua Watershed Conservancy To Host Tour Of Oxbow Preserve Saturday

The Chautauqua Watershed Conservancy invites the public to a Stewarding Our Great Lake’s Waters and Watershed Tour at 10 a.m. Saturday, July 28, at the Chautauqua Creek Oxbow Preserve near Westfield. Jonathan Townsend, Chautauqua Watershed Conservancy lands manager, and Jennifer Phillips ...

Miniature Golf ‘PolioPlus Challenge’ Charity Event Is Aug. 19

“’Putt’ an end to polio” is the theme of the Rotary Club of Westfield-Mayville’s “PolioPlus Challenge” Miniature Golf Tournament, which will be held on Saturday, Aug. 19, starting at 9 a.m., at Webb’s Miniature Golf, 115 W. Lake Road, Rt. 394, Mayville, NY 14757. All net ...

CLN To Honor Leaders Of The Year

The Chautauqua Leadership Network will honor four area residents with the network’s annual Leaders of the Year awards from 7:30 to 9:30 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 15, at the Chautauqua Inn and Suites in Mayville. Winners are: ¯ CLN Student Leader – Asha Deharder; ¯ CLN Volunteer Leader ...

CASAC To Offer Program For Parents Of Young Children

The Chautauqua Alcohol and Substance Abuse Council is offering a parenting program for parents of children through five years of age called “First Five Years.” The program is offered free of charge through Chautauqua Region Community Foundation sponsorship. The training is a partnership ...

Church News

Methodist Ashville United Methodist 2108 N. Maple Street Ashville Ray Gilman, Pastor Worship: 9:30 a.m. Message: ‘‘Weeds Crowd Your Goodness;’’ scripture: Matthew 13:24-30 and 36-43 Monday through Thursday: “God’s Underwater World’’ vacation Bible school, in the ...

Francois de Radzitzky is pictured.

Belgium Bell-Ringer To Teach Hunting Horn July 29

MAYVILLE — Francois de Radzitzky, a bell-ringer from Belgium, will teach the hunting horn on Saturday, July 29. The day long event will be hosted by Clear Creek Farm in Mayville. The purpose of the workshop is to introduce and promote the hunting horn used in the hunt still in 11 ...

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YMCA Hosts Paint And Sip Night

Several Chautauqua veterans’ family members enjoyed a recent paint and sip night (alcohol-free) at the Jamestown Area YMCA, as part of the Pfc. Joseph P. Dwyer Veterans Peer Support Program. The YMCA provided the space and will be collaborating in the future with upcoming events, camps and ...

Nan Hoffman

Singer Nan Hoffman To Perform At Fluvanna Free Library On July 28

FLUVANNA — Singer Nan Hoffman will entertain at the Fluvanna Free Library on Friday, July 28, at 11 a.m. A Grand Island resident, Hoffman is known for her crisp, clear soprano voice and her use of guitar, auto-harp and various other interments as accompaniment. Her song styles include ...

An Evening Of Wine And Art To Benefit Chautauqua Blind Association Is Aug. 10

The Chautauqua Blind Association Vision Rehabilitation Services will be hosting a fundraiser entitled “Intrigue Your Senses with an Evening of Wine and Art” at 21 Brix Winery in Portland on Aug. 10 at 5:30 p.m. As the evening begins, visitors can enjoy beautiful music from harpist, Hannah ...

Area Police Reports

CHAUTAUQUA COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE ¯ ELLERY — Patrick D. Fleming, 26, of Erie, Pa., was charged on July 2 with speed in zone, driving while intoxicated and DWI per se. At 1:35 a.m., deputies pulled over Fleming on Main Street in Ellery for reportedly speeding. It is alleged that Fleming ...

Robert H. Jackson Center Opens New ‘Flags’ Exhibit

The Robert H. Jackson Center has opened a new exhibit, “Flags at Nuremburg.” On June 20, the Robert H. Jackson Center debuted the exhibit depicting a scene from Jackson’s chambers in the Supreme Court. In the display, the flags of the allied nations of World War II; the United States, ...