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CRYB Announces 2019 Board Of Directors

The Chautauqua Regional Youth Ballet recently announced new members to its 2019 board of directors. The current Board consists of Richie Joly, president; Twan Leenders, treasurer; Francesca Galbato, secretary; Nancy Cala; Galena Duba-Weaver; and Chris Switala. “We are thrilled to welcome ...

Cuomo Calls For Financial Services To Investigate

Gov. Andrew Cuomo is asking the state Department of Financial Services to launch an investigation into reports that nurses have been denied life insurance coverage for carrying opioid overdose reversal medications, such as Naloxone or Narcan. “Nurses are on the front line of our state’s ...

Church Hosts Annual Easter Egg Hunt

The Eastside Fellowship held its 68th annual Easter Egg Hunt on April 20 at College Park. The fellowship thanked all its sponsors that made the annual Easter Egg Hunt possible.

Chautauqua Tapestry Honored With State Award

New York state is honoring Chautauqua Tapestry — a network charged with enhancing Chautauqua County’s system of care — with the 2019 ‘What’s Great in our State’ Systems of Care Award. Chautauqua Tapestry was established in 2008 as part of a federal SAMHSA grant to expand the ...

Impact CF Chairman Recognized

Jeff Klau was recently recognized for his leadership as the outgoing board chairman for Impact Campus Fellowship for the past six years. David Anderson was voted in as the new chairman for Impact Campus Fellowship. Impact CF is a student-led, faith-based network of Clubs in 42 schools in ...

Westfield Senior Citizens Change Meeting Time

WESTFIELD — The Westfield Senior Citizens met recently with 25 members and two visitors attending for a soup, bread and dessert supper served by the Westfield Women’s Organization. Doc Hamels played guitar and sang songs. He has played guitar for more than 50 years, has appeared on ...

Share The Love Event Supports Meals On Wheels

Meals on Wheels of the Jamestown Area has received $16,549 from Meals on Wheels America and Subaru of America as part of last winter’s Subaru Share the Love Event to help provide home-delivered meals to senior citizens in Chautauqua County. During Share the Love, held from Nov. 17, 2018, ...

Libertarian Party Holds Fifth Annual Convention

The Chautauqua County Libertarian Party recently held its fifth annual convention at EBC West in Fredonia. Andrew Martin Kolstee, party chairman, called the convention to order and introduced Larry Sharpe, the Libertarian Party’s 2018 candidate for governor. Sharpe spoke on the continued ...

Ellington Library Displays Creations Art Program Works

ELLINGTON — Artwork created by people with intellectual and developmental disabilities in The Resource Center’s Creations Art Program are on display at the Ellington Farman Library. The art is being showcased in the library’s community room display case and will be on exhibit for the ...

CARTS Announces Saturday Services

As part of Chautauqua County’s goal to improve and expand CARTS service, CARTS will be providing Saturday service for city fixed routes from June 1 to Aug. 31. Chautauqua County Executive George Borrello and Department of Public Facilities Director Brad Bentley rode the City Fixed Routes ...

Dyment Seeks Re-Election To School Board

WESTFIELD — Wendy M. Dyment is one of three candidates seeking two positions on the Westfield Academy Central School Board of Education on the May 21 budget vote and board member election. She has issued the following statement: “I have been a resident of Chautauqua County for 26 years ...

Rodeo City Seniors Hear Singer At Meeting

GERRY — The Rodeo Senior Citizens meet once a month on the second Friday in the Gerry United Methodist Church for a luncheon and program at noon. President Allen Swanson welcomed all to the gathering. Art Hodges gave the blessing prior to the meal. Festive table decorations were ...

Area Residents Receive Sacrament

St. Patrick’s Roman Catholic Church in Randolph joined area churches to celebrate the sacrament of confirmation recently. It was held at St. John’s Roman Catholic Church in Jamestown. Bishop Richard Malone presided over the ceremony. Those receiving the sacrament from St. Patrick’s were ...

Butterfly Release Services To Be Held

Chautauqua Hospice and Palliative Care has announced that its annual Services of Remembrance and Memorial Butterfly Release will be held this year on June 1 and 2. The first service will be held on Saturday, June 1, at 1 p.m. at Point Gratiot Park in Dunkirk and the second will be held at 1 ...

Telemedicine Visits Almost Triple In Area

Health care visits delivered via telemedicine nearly tripled over the past two years in upstate New York, as awareness and financial support of the option has expanded, according to Univera Healthcare. According to a claims-based review of health care services delivered, health plan members ...

Westfield Memorial Hospital Auxiliary Holds Coffee Mug Fundraiser

The Westfield Memorial Hospital Auxiliary is selling coffee mugs as a fundraiser. The “Lincoln & Grace” mug has a moss green interior while the “Barcelona Lighthouse & Keeper’s Cottage” has a lake blue interior. Both are high quality glazed porcelain and sell for $15 each. ...

Church Giving Away Children’s Books

The Social Justice Committee of the Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Jamestown is taking advantage of the church’s location along the route of the Memorial Day Parade. At 1255 Prendergast Ave., the church is near Lakeview Cemetery, the parade’s destination. Parents and children ...

Fredonia Named Best Water In Annual Test

MAYVILLE — Chautauqua County Department of Health and Human Services Director Christine Schuyler congratulates the village of Fredonia for being the winner of the 26th annual Water Tasting Contest held at Chautauqua Mall on Saturday. Other participants included Cherry Creek, Dunkirk, ...