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Winter Weather Expected To Arrive Today

It may be spring, but for Western New York there’s always a chance of snow in the forecast. And, according to the National Weather Service in Buffalo, Chautauqua County could see a little of everything today. A winter weather advisory remains in effect from midnight through 2 p.m. Certain ...

JCC Receives Funds From New York State

Jamestown Community College has received $541,765 from New York state to start a short-term advanced manufacturing training program. JCC will launch a new short-term advanced manufacturing training program to prepare individuals for jobs in advanced manufacturing through CNC/Machining and ...

NY Maple Producers Tap Cornell Experts To Diversify

ITHACA — On Feb. 15, the weather in Lodi, New York, hovered in the low 20s and it snowed, but that didn’t stop chocolatier Claire Benjamin from setting up a table to greet customers outside her store. Benjamin owns Rue Claire Lavender Farm and Artisan Chocolates,which she runs from a ...

Spring Watershed Cleanup Slated For Month Of May

The Chautauqua-Conewango Consortium and the Conewango Creek Watershed Association invite you to participate in our Spring Watershed Cleanup. While we will not be gathering for a community cleanup as we usually do, we can still have fun contributing to the watershed-wide effort. You, your ...

Red Cross Welcoming Blood, Plasma, Platelet Donors

With no substitute for blood and no way to manufacture it, volunteer donors are essential for hospital patients in need of transfusions. During National Volunteer Month throughout April, the American Red Cross is celebrating the blood, platelet and plasma donors who help fulfill its ...

Proctor Seeks County Legislature Seat

The Chautauqua County Republican Committee has endorsed Martin J. Proctor of Findley Lake as its Republican candidate for Chautauqua County Legislative District 18 at its Feb. 23 meeting. Proctor has previously served in the position, fulfilling the remainder of the term of David Himelein, ...

NCCR Names Dogs Of The Week

The Northern Chautauqua Canine Rescue Dogs of the Week are Oreo and Brownie, both of whom arrived recently. It’s thought that Oreo (age about 5) is the mother to Brownie (age about 2). Both are spayed female chihuahua mixes who seem to like most people once they get past their initial fear ...

Reg Lenna Film Showings Include Academy Awards Nominees

Two films nominated for Best Picture at this year’s Academy Awards will show at Reg Lenna Center for The Arts. Minari screens Wednesday, April 21, at 7 p.m. Promising Young Woman screens Friday, April 23, at 7 p.m. Each is nominated for six Academy Awards, including Best Picture. A ...

Connect55+ Lakewood Donates To Bethel Lutheran Church Food Pantry

LAKEWOOD — Connect55+ Lakewood, an active 55 and over adult independent living in Lakewood, designed a canned food sculpture with collected goods being donated locally. As part of a corporate-wide charitable contest, the residents of Connect55+ Lakewood were tasked with creating a ...

Persell Middle School Names March Students Of The Month

Persell Middle School has named its March Students of the Month. Lily McCraw is the fifth gradeStudent of the Month at Persell for March. She is the daughter of Joshua and Stephanie McCraw. Lily’s hobbies include driving Traxxas trucks and riding her bike. Her favorite class is GRAIR ...

Audubon Shirt Sale Supports Summer Day Camps

Area residents can celebrate Earth Day and support the Audubon Community Nature Center by ordering a t-shirt through Thursday, May 13. The design, created by Kimberly Turner, a local artist and Audubon staff member, is available only this year. Turner also designed the 2020 Audubon ...

JHS 2021 Homecoming Court

Jamestown High School announced its 2021 Homecoming Court: John Carlson, Madison Smith, Steven Dewey, Emily Hall, Demarri Jones, Stephanie Beriso, Chris Navarro, Julissa Navarro, Spencer Trout, Bella DiDomenico, Drew Carlson, Quentasia Leeper, Taye Rice, Gia Slaughter, Ryan Malarkey and Olivia ...

Reptiles Are Audubon Creature Feature

The Audubon Community Nature Center’s April 28 Creature Feature will focus on reptiles from 3:30 to 4:15 p.m. Reptiles are air-breathing vertebrates covered in special skin made up of scales, bony plates, or a combination of both. They include crocodiles, snakes, lizards, turtles, and ...

Road, Bridge Work Announced

The Chautauqua County Department of Public Facilities has announced its schedule for planned road and bridge work this year. Work includes bridge/culvert replacements and rehabilitation, drainage projects, general maintenance, surface treating projects, and paving. Funding comes from a ...

Turn Of The Century Through The Eyes Of The Marvin Family

The April 2021 program at the Elizabeth Warner Marvin Community House, 2 W. Fifth St., Jamestown, features the story of The Marvin House, the Marvin Family and life in Jamestown at the turn of the 20th century. The April 15 luncheon, followed by the esteemed speaker, begins at noon. Contact ...

Small Business Roundtable Event Today

A virtual workshop will be held today to assist business owners who want to go from being a vendor to having their own storefront. The small business incubation roundtable event will start at 6 p.m. on Jamestown Public Market’s Facebook page and is free to all viewers. The Jamestown Public ...

Great Lakes Tree Service Assists Audubon

Great Lakes Tree Service recently donated its time to remove a large White Pine tree in order to safely build the Pamela A. Westrom Wildlife Habitat at the Audubon Community Nature Center. “We are all sad to see this tree go,” said Audubon Executive Director Leigh Rovegno. “Our Land ...

Opera House Cancels Music Fest

FREDONIA — The 1891 Fredonia Opera House Performing Arts Center today announced the impact of the continued COVID crisis on two annual events – the 1891 Run and the Bach & Beyond Baroque Music Festival. The 1891 Run, a 5K Walk/Run usually held in late April, has been rescheduled for ...

Seneca Nation To Receive American Rescue Plan Funding

The Seneca Nation will receive $1,745,554 in American Rescue Plan funding from the federal Housing and Urban Development Department. Marcia L. Fudge, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development secretary, said Thursday $450 million in Indian Housing Block Grants is being distributed to ...

Our Lady Of Loreto Receives Grant

Our Lady of Loreto in Falconer deeply appreciates the grant received from the Chautauqua Region Community Foundation to update the sound system in the parish hall. The old equipment was outdated and not working. With the grant, the church was able to buy a new system that will be used by all ...