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Pianists Perform At Mozart Club

The Mozart club met Jan. 15 at the Marvin House to hear pianists "Music By Two" from Houghton College. Dr. Sharon Johnson and Dr. Nancy Davis performed the "St. Matthew Passion: Suite for Two." As "Music By Two" pianists, Davis and Johnson were named finalists in the 2016 Professional Chamber ...

Conewango Creek Group Sets Fundraiser

WARREN — The Conewango Creek Watershed Association will hold the Conewango Speakeasy fundraising event from 4 to 8 p.m. Feb. 29 at the Warren Moose Lodge Lodge, 422 Pennsylvania Ave. West, Warren. The theme will be the Roaring 1920s and guests are invited to dress in the style of that era. ...

Grant To Aid Opera Program

A $15,000 Art Works grant has been obtained for the Chautauqua Opera Company’s 2020 Opera Festival, “The Women’s Suffrage Centennial: Claiming a Voice, Claiming a Vote.” The opera company’s season will focus on the 100th anniversary of the ratification of the 19th Amendment with three ...

Pierce Named Student Of The Month

Katherine Pierce, sixth grade, has been chosen as student of the month for December 2019 at Falconer Central School. She enjoys playing the baritone in the Middle School Band and is also a member of the Middle School Chorus. Katherine’s favorite subject is math and her favorite music group is ...

2020 Optimist Oratorical Contest Held

The 2020 Optimist Oratorical Contest was recently held at the Winifred Crawford Dibert Boys and Girls Club. Jamestown High School senior Abby Beach won first place, JHS senior Max Bollman placed second and sophomore Emma Abers came in third. The topic for this year’s speech was: “Just ...

Public Market Finds New Home At Church

The Jamestown Public Market has announced a new partnership with St. Luke’s Episcopal Church of Jamestown. Operated under the Jamestown Renaissance Corporation for the past decade, market stakeholders realized following a successful 2019 season, that the market had outgrown JRC’s current ...

Students Receive Cecchini College Scholarship

The Dr. Albert B. Cecchini College Scholarship is a renewable scholarship awarded to graduating high school seniors who exemplify exceptional moral character and a caring nature, are hardworking, and involved in extra-curricular activities. Once a student has been named a recipient, they ...

JCC Announces Part-Time Dean’s List For The Fall 2019 Semester

Students who were named to the fall 2019 part-time student dean’s list at Jamestown Community College earned at least a 3.50 average, equal to a B plus or better, in six to 11 credit hours of letter-graded work. Named to the list were: Allegany: Erika Borden, Jessica Eaton, Misty ...

Schumer, Gillibrand Push For Quality Of Lake Water To Be Prioritized

WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Senate Minority Leader Charles E. Schumer and U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand, a member of the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee, are calling on the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to prioritize funding to protect the lake’s water quality from toxic algal ...

Jazz Concert Series To Feature Scott Bradley

On Friday, the Jazz Concert Series at the Infinity Arts Cafe, 302 E. Third St., Jamestown, will feature An Evening with the Scott Bradley Quartet at 7 p.m. Area saxophonist John Cross will host this first Infinity Cafe Jazz Series program of 2020. The concert is presented with the support ...

JHS Closet Looking For Donations

Jamestown High School has a place where students can find items that they might need such as personal hygiene products, coats/gloves/hats or school supplies. They are always looking for donations from the community to keep the JHS Closet running. “There is a great need at JHS for these ...

Audubon To Hold Winter Birdseed Sale

Monday is the deadline to order from the Audubon Community Nature Center’s Winter Birdseed Sale. Conewango Blend, unique to Audubon, was developed to attract favorite and common winter species of the region such as chickadees, cardinals, and titmice. There are also suet cakes for ...

Seniors Welcome Two New Members

MAYVILLE — Thirty-nine members of the Mayville Senior Citizens braved the winter weather to attend the meeting Jan. 16. Two new members were welcomed. There was no news about the Senior Council and the Horizon Club Tours has not gotten back to the group with any information. Door prizes ...

‘Midway’ To Be Shown At Reg

The World War II drama “Midway” shows Saturday, at 8 p.m. and the American legal thriller “Dark Waters” shows Wednesday, Jan. 29, at 7 p.m. at Reg Lenna Center for The Arts. On Dec. 7, 1941, Japanese forces launch a devastating attack on Pearl Harbor, the U.S. naval base in Hawaii. ...

Cassadaga VFD Holds Installation Banquet

CASSADAGA — The Cassadaga Volunteer Fire Department held its annual installation banquet at the Cassadaga Fire Hall. David Muscatio, vice president of the fire department, served as the master of ceremony, welcoming all to the banquet, and introduced those seated at the head table, and ...

Library Returns To Regular Hours

The Bemus Point Library will return to regular hours starting Thursday after completing a new front door and handicapped-accessible bathrooms. The history of the Bemus Point Library goes back to 1907 when Elizabeth Bemus revealed her plans for starting a public library in Bemus Point. She ...

Panel Votes To Delay Shared Services Plan

MAYVILLE — The Chautauqua County Shared Services Initiative Panel recently voted to delay the Countywide Shared Services Initiative Plan for 2019 in order to have more time to develop projects for the 2020 plan. The Countywide Shared Services Initiative was proposed by Cuomo in spring 2017, ...

Chautauqua Lake Names Students Of Month

MAYVILLE — Students of the Month at Chautauqua Lake Central School, honored for November and December achievements, are Hannah Morrison, Grace Seekings, Sophia Shearer, Tatem Zemcik, Taylor Donato and Brady Phelps. The student recognition program honors students in grades seven through 12 ...

School Property Tax Levy Growth Rate Is 1.81%

Property tax levy growth for school districts will be capped at 1.81% for the 2020-21 fiscal year, a decrease from a 2% cap in each of the two previous years, according to data released recently by state Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli. “As the levy growth rate dips below 2 percent, school ...

Community Service Grant Helps Concert Association Season

A Community Service Grant from the Chautauqua Region Community Foundation has helped the Jamestown Concert Association present its 2019-20 concert season. Jason Jordan, Chautauqua Region Community Foundation grants committee member, and his family attended the concert association’s recent ...