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Cherry Creek Starts Shortened Concert Series Thursday

CHERRY CREEK — The Cherry Creek Community Association Inc. has announced the beginning of a shortened “Gazebo Concert Series,” to begin Thursday evening in the Pavilion of the Cherry Creek Ballpark located on Main Street. All concerts of the 2020 season will be held in the ballpark ...

Jackson Center To Celebrate Anniversary Of Agreement

The Robert H. Jackson Center will celebrate the 75th anniversary of the signing of the London Agreement and Charter and the establishment of the International Military Tribunal at Nuremberg with a free global webinar on Saturday, Aug. 8 at 9 a.m. “As Justice Jackson said in his opening ...

Another State Added To Travel Advisory List

Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Tuesday announced that an additional state, Rhode Island, meets the metrics to qualify for the travel advisory requiring individuals who have traveled to New York from those states to quarantine for 14 days. Delaware and Washington, D.C., have been removed. The quarantine ...

Sheriff’s Office To Launch Speed Enforcement Blitz

The Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Office said it will commence a speed enforcement blitz Thursday as part of “Speed Awareness Week,” a statewide enforcement campaign organized by the governor’s Traffic Safety Committee. The intensified enforcement effort against speeding drivers ...

NYSDA Issues Statement On Seed Packets

New York state Commisioner of Agriculture Richard Ball issued a statement on unsolicited packages of seeds coming in from China. “Our office has received questions from a few New Yorkers who have received unsolicited packages allegedly sent from China that are marked as containing jewelry, ...

Randolph Central School Announces Honor, Merit Rolls

RANDOLPH — Randolph Central School has announced students on the fourth quarter honor and merit rolls. They are: HONOR ROLL 12th grade: Allison Ames, Hunter Barber, Noah Barber, Jadon Barron, Natalie Barrus, Riley Basile-Benson, Emily Beightol, Joshua Brown, Harley Bruyere, Loganne ...

Lakeshore Bank Receives Funds From Recovery Grant Progarm

Lake Shore Savings Bank, the subsidiary of Lake Shore Bancorp Inc., has received funds from the FHLBNY Small Business Recovery Grant Program. The money is intended to support the financial security and health of workers employed by organizations that have suffered a decrease in revenue as a ...

Little Explorers To Learn About Soil, Rocks

Parents and the three to eight-year-old child(ren) in their life can learn about the ground under their feet on Saturday, Aug. 8, from 10 to 11:30 a.m. at the Audubon Community Nature Center. What is dirt made of, anyway? How did that rock get so smooth? During the outdoor lesson on “Soil, ...

NCCR Dog Of The Week Is Madison Rose

The Northern Chautauqua Canine Rescue Dog of the Week is Madison Rose, who arrived at the shelter due to her not getting along with a neighbor’s small dog. She is a 5-year-old spayed female who is possibly a mountain cur mix. Maddie is a very smart dog who would do best in a home that can ...

Driving Schools Can Now Conduct Distance Learning Pre-Licensing Courses

Motor Vehicles Department-licensed driving schools can now conduct distance learning pre-licensing courses. Due to the COVID-19 public health crisis, driving schools across the state have been unable to offer the pre-licensing course — also known as the five-hour course — to students. In ...

JCC Part-Time Students Dean’s List

Several high school students were named to the Jamestown Community College part-time student dean’s list during the 2019-20 academic year. To be eligible for the part-time student dean’s list, a student must achieve a minimum GPA of 3.50 during the semester while enrolled in 6-11 degree ...

County Parks To Reopen Aug. 3

The Chautauqua County Department of Public Facilities Division of Parks and Recreation announced this week that Luensman Overview Park and Erlandson Overview Park will reopen to the public Aug. 3 “Both parks usually open in mid-May, but their openings were delayed due to the COVID-19 ...

NYS Field Band Season Canceled

The New York State Field Band Conference has canceled its 2020 competitive field band season due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. The organization that regulates and schedules field band events in New York released a statement Tuesday. “It is with great regret that our conference has ...

Groups Call For Passage Of New State Seat-Belt Law

A coalition of professionals and organizations are calling for the passage of the rear seat belt proposal made in March by state Gov. Andrew Cuomo. “As organizations representing traffic safety, public health and medical professionals, emergency responders and the insurance industry, we are ...

Maple Grove Releases Honor, Merit Rolls

Maple Grove Junior-Senior High School recently announced students on the last quarter honor and merit rolls. Students are listed here: HONOR ROLL 12th grade: Leah Akl, William Allen, Peter Auer, Lillian Baer, Madelaine Becker, Maddigan Bless, Riley Caskey, Samuel Cummings, Cade Egan, ...

No New COVID Cases Reported; 11 Cases Remain Active

No new COVID-19 cases were reported within Chautauqua County on Monday. There remains 223 total cases to date, with 11 considered active. Of the total cases, 101 (four active) have been reported in the south county; 69 (one active) have been reported in the north county; 17 (one active) have ...

Red Cross Has Emergency Shortage Of Convalescent Plasma

The American Red Cross has an emergency shortage of convalescent plasma, a potentially lifesaving treatment for patients with COVID-19. The Red Cross has seen demand for convalescent plasma more than double over the last month as the number of coronavirus cases increases across the U.S. ...

Food Banks Receive Donations

Several area food banks have received funding from Univera Healthcare and its Rochester-based parent health plan. “The ability to earn a paycheck and feed a family are at risk for many people because of the coronavirus and its impact on the economy,” said Art Wingerter, Univera Healthcare ...

Rep. Reed Joins Defund Cities That Defund The Police Act

U.S. Rep. Tom Reed, R-Corning, joined the Defund Cities that Defund the Police Act, which would prevent jurisdictions that defund the police from receiving certain federal grants and stop specific federal taxpayer dollars from supporting jurisdictions who intentionally make their communities ...

Cornell Helps Prevent Northern Corn Leaf Blight

Cornell Cooperative Extension’s SWNY Dairy, Livestock and Field Crops Program is working with Cornell University officials to prevent northern corn leaf blight. In 2019, northern corn leaf blight appeared throughout the Southwest New York region. This year, farmers might be faced with this ...