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Coco Is NCCR Dog Of The Week

The Northern Chautauqua Canine Rescue Dog of the Week is Coco, a perfect medium-sized dog; slightly taller than a big beagle. She seems to be a brindle hound mix of some sort; but a dog DNA test would be useful. She’s shy with new people, but once familiar she is friendly, sweet and loving. ...

People, Organizations Allowed To Perform At High Level

United Way of Southern Chautauqua County invests in Collaboration and Capacity Building with our community partners allowing individuals and organizations to perform at a greater capacity (larger scale, larger impact) for minimal costs. As you can see with the story provided by one of the ...

Hospital Petition Drive Is Launched

BRADFORD, Pa. — Rep. Martin Causer, R-Turtlepoint, and McKean County Commissioners Tom Kreiner, Carol Duffy and Cliff Lane are inviting area residents to sign on to a petition supporting Bradford Regional Medical Center and the services it provides to the community. The petition was ...

‘First Five Years’ Parenting Program Being Offered Free Of Charge

Prevention Works is offering a program for parents of children ages birth to five years of age called “First Five Years” free of charge through a grant from the United Way of Southern Chautauqua County and a partnership between Prevention Works and Mental Health Association of Chautauqua. ...

Breast Cancer Research To Receive More Funding

The recently-passed government funding package authorized $150 million for the Department of Defense peer-reviewed Breast Cancer Research Program (DoD BCRP), enabling the program to continue making scientific breakthroughs in breast cancer prevention, detection and treatment. Earlier this ...

Audubon Drive-Up Spaghetti Dinner Fundraiser Is Jan. 23

The Audubon Community Nature Center is presenting a drive-up spaghetti dinner fundraiser on Saturday, Jan. 23. The meal includes a plentiful helping of spaghetti with red sauce and meatballs, a side salad, sliced bread, and a homemade cookie. A vegetarian option is also available that does ...

Virtual Foster Parents Open House Scheduled For Jan. 14

MAYVILLE — The Chautauqua County Department of Health and Human Services Home Finding Team will offer a foster parent open house on Thursday, Jan. 14 from 6 to 7 p.m. and a second session from 7 to 8 p.m. The sessions will take place virtually via Zoom. During the event, attendees will ...

Pregnancy Center Receives New Ultrasound Machine

Options Care Center, formerly Women’s Services, has been doing business in Chautauqua County for over three decades offering pregnancy tests, parenting education, material assistance for families with young children, and several other services. In the past year, they began offering a new ...

Sampling Of Private Water Wells In Mayville Completed

MAYVILLE — In response to the village of Mayville’s drinking water emergency, the Chautauqua County Health Department, New York State Department of Health and New York State Department of Environmental Conservation teamed up to sample private drinking water wells within a 1-mile radius of ...

TRZ Gives Away ‘Stay Home’ Package

The Relief Zone fundraising committee recently gave away “Stay Home” package that included a 58-inch smart TV and two baskets filled with snacks and blankets. The winner was drawn at the organization’s annual Memorial Tree Lighting Ceremony and helped raise more than $3,000 through ticket ...

Panama Releases Honor And Merit Rolls

PANAMA — Panama Central School officials recently released the school’s honor and merit rolls for the first quarter of the 2020-21 school year. They are: HONOR ROLL 12th Grade: Isabel Bailey, Natwara Buawkaew, Nora Engstrom, Colin Flikkema, Aurora Gould, Ashlyn Harvey, Carson Heimburg, ...

Author Releases 2nd Book

Kathleen Lombardo, a teacher at a K-12 public school and an instructor at a junior college, has completed her most recent book “Shamrock,” a gripping and potent true story for kids that tells the tale of Shamrock, a calf that cannot stand or walk, but with the help of those around her and ...

Several Departments Aid In Battling Fluvanna Fire

The American Red Cross was called to assist after fire broke out at a residence Friday afternoon. Firefighters from Fluvanna and Gerry were initially called to the reported fire around 2:25 p.m. on Tompkins Road, off Route 60 and east of the Jamestown airport in the town of Ellicott. Fire ...

Program Allows Agricultural Producers To Learn About Pesticide Use

Cornell Cooperative Extension’s Southwest New York Dairy, Livestock, and Field Crops Program will be offering a virtual training opportunity for agricultural producers to learn more about pesticide use on their farm. The training will take place on Tuesday, Jan. 12, from 9 to 10:50 a.m. ...

Westfield Merchants Gift Basket Drawing

Joan Caruso, president of the Patterson Library, draws the winners of the Community Merchants Christmas gift baskets. The winners are Amy Stephenson, Karen Kuehl and Kim Kellogg. Sponsors include Sparkling Ponds Winery in Ripley, Quagliana’s Bark Grill, Calarco’s Italian Restaurant, Full ...

Audubon Morning Nature Walks On Saturdays

Audubon Community Nature Center invites the public to take a hike with an Audubon educator on Saturday, Jan. 2, or Jan. 23, from 9 to 10 a.m. The natural world changes constantly throughout the year. During 2020, people flocked to both new and familiar outdoor environments. In 2021, area ...

Washington School Names Students Of December

Washington Middle School has announced its students of the month for December. TyJai Goodlow, fifth grade student at Washington Middle School, is the son of Odessarae Goodlow. He enjoys fishing, hiking and playing soccer. When he grows up he would like to become a game warden. Riley ...

Sinclairville Elementary School Honored

Sinclairville Elementary School has been named a National Association of ESEA State Program Administrators Distinguished School by the state Education Department. Sinclairville Elementary is one of up to 100 schools throughout the country that is being nationally recognized for exceptional ...

Clymer Central School Names ‘Pirate Pride’ Students Of First Quarter

CLYMER — The Clymer Central School District recently announced its “Pirate Pride” students of the first quarter. The K-3 student of the first quarter is kindergartener Nash Jackson. He is the son of Eric and Holly Jackson. His favorite school activity is playing outside on the ...

Westfield-Mayville Rotary Sends Holiday Cards To Veterans, Seniors

Members of the Rotary Club of Westfield-Mayville, the Brocton Central School Interact Club and the Chautauqua Lake Central School Interact Club recently signed 1,918 holiday greeting cards for area veterans and senior citizens. The Westfield-Mayville Rotary Club led this campaign to help ...