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BPU Announces Limited Water Main Flushing Schedule

The Jamestown Board of Public Utilities announces that fall water main flushing will be limited this year due to the Harrison Street bridge project. In preparation for the bridge project, the BPU had to close water valves on a major water supply line near the bridge. Without the line in ...

Salvation Army Names Hamilton To Board

The Salvation Army has named Sharon Hamilton to its local Advisory Board. Hamilton retired as vice president of Lutheran Senior Housing, where she managed market rate and subsidized housing. She is now involved in several community and church-related organizations. Hamilton said she is hoping ...

Bruno Is NCCR Dog Of The Week

The Northern Chautauqua Canine Rescue Dog of the Week is Bruno, a short, fuzzy faced beagle who just arrived at the shelter after his family didn’t have the time for him that he deserved. He’s a very friendly dog who rushes to the kennel door to greet people with his tail wagging. As a ...

Rotary Club Donates To STAR Program

Patty Benton club community service chair, presented a $350 donation check from the Rotary Club of Westfield-Mayville to Westfield Elementary School STAR (Sharing The Art of Reading) program committee members Daneille Boughton and Emily Bostwick on Sept. 5 at the school. The Westfield-Mayville ...

Boo & Brew Festival Set Friday, Oct. 4

MAYVILLE — The Court Appointed Special Advocates of Chautauqua County will hold its third annual Chautauqua Boo & Brew Festival on Friday, Oct. 4 at the CHQ Barn in Mayville. Doors open at 6 p.m. with beer and wine tastings from 6 to 9 p.m. There will be live music by For The People, ...

Regulation Enhances State DEC’s Authority

New York state is expanding list of animals regulated as “dangerous.” The proposed regulation enhances the state Department of Conservation’s authority to implement licensing requirements that will ensure that dangerous animals held at facilities for exhibition purposes do not pose a ...

Applications Encouraged For Grant Program

The Chautauqua County Department of Planning and Development encourages applications for the 2020 3% Tourism Product Development Grant Program. Interested groups or organizations have until Oct. 15 to submit applications. Applications are available online at ...

Hand Bell Ensemble To Play Sunday

The Good News Hand Bell Ensemble, a Music Ministry of First Lutheran Church of Jamestown, will present a concert of sacred and popular favorites on Sunday at 4 p.m. in the church nave. The 14-member bell choir will play octavos on their four and a half octaves of hand bells, four octaves of ...

Cassadaga Holds Labor Day Weekend Festivities

CASSADAGA — The end of the summer brought the Labor Day weekend, and the people of Cassadaga celebrated with a weekend of events. There was a boat parade with the theme of Mardi Gras. Eight boats participated in the parade which went from the middle lake boat launch to the village lake, ...

County Resident Honored By State

Carri Raynor of Chautauqua County has been awarded the New York State Office of Mental Health’s “Excellence in Suicide Prevention: Journey of Healing Award.” Raynor was recognized during the Office of Mental Health’s fourth annual state Suicide Prevention Conference, at which keynote ...

Boys And Girls Club Gears Up For Fall

Members of the Winifred Crawford Dibert Boys and Girls Club Camp Hiak Tilikum play with some of the new games purchased through a Field of Interest Grant at the Community Foundation. The grant provided for arts and crafts supplies, gym and sports equipment and games and incentives for both the ...

Elks Lodge Collects, Donates School Supplies

The Jamestown Elks Lodge has teamed up with local Dollar Tree locations and an organization called Operation Homefront to hand out school supplies to families of area veterans. The Dollar Tree locations collected the supplies at their stores, located at Foote Avenue, Washington Street and in ...

Reed Begins As JCC Board Of Trustees’ Student Representative

Heath Reed of Sherman has begun serving as the student representative to the Jamestown Community College board of trustees for the 2019-20 academic year. Reed, a graduate of Sherman Central School, is majoring in business administration. He is vice president of the Town of Sherman Committee ...

Mitrano Launches 2nd Bid To Represent NYS

CORNING — Tracy Mitrano has officially launched her second bid to represent New York’s 23rd Congressional District. Politicians “who used to represent the center of American politics have become puppets to big moneyed corporate interests,” said Mitrano, who is looking to unseat ...

Taste Of St. Nicholas

St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church, 15 Francis St., Jamestown, will host its “Taste of St. Nicholas” on Saturday, Oct. 5, from 6-8 p.m. The event will include a unique tasting of foods representing the various cultures of Orthodox parishioners. Tastings will include foods from Albania, ...

‘Project 22’ Film To Be Shown

On Thursday, Sept. 26, at 5:30 p.m., State University of New York at Fredonia will host a free screening of “Project 22” in the Multi-Purpose Room in Williams Center on the college’s campus. The screening event, which will be preceded by a resource fair with local mental health and ...

RTPI To Hold Museum Day Saturday

The Roger Tory Peterson Institute will be open free of charge to all Museum Day ticket holders on Saturday, as part of Smithsonian magazine’s 15th annual Museum Day. Museum Day represents a nationwide commitment to access, equity and inclusion. Over 450,000 tickets were downloaded for last ...

Jamestown Brewing Company To Reopen Sept. 30

People will soon be able to say “cheers” with alcohol for the first time at the Jamestown Brewing Company later this month. On Wednesday, the Jamestown Brewing Company posted on its Facebook page that it had received its state liquor license and will be reopening Monday, Sept. 30, with ...

DAR Inducts Tammy Lachner As New Member

Members of the Jamestown Chapter National Society Daughters of the American Revolution inducted Tammy Lachner into membership of the chapter at the chapter’s recent tureen luncheon meeting. The next chapter meeting will be Saturday, Sept. 21, at 12:30 p.m. at the historic chapter house on ...

Historical Society Sets Harvest Fest

BLOCKVILLE — The Harmony Historical Society’s annual Harvest Festival and Quilt Show will be held Saturday and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day, rain or shine, at the historical society’s campus at 1943 Open Meadows Road in Blockville. The society has five historic areas on its ...