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Home Attic Damaged By Fire In Cherry Creek Thursday

CHERRY CREEK — Chautauqua County fire investigators were summoned after a fire broke out in the attic of a home Thursday morning. Several volunteer fire departments were called to help douse the blaze, reported at 665 Southside Ave. in Cherry Creek around 11:40 a.m. The occupants were able ...

Church Hosts Halloween Party

The First Lutheran Church neighborhood and congregation enjoyed a Halloween party for children. Crafts, games, snacks and “Trick or Treat” bags filled with candy were part of a wonderful celebration with the children dressed in costumes that made the party a fun celebration for all. The ...

Candy Donated To Residents

Every year, families of residents and employees at the Lutheran Home and Rehabilitation Center and Hultquist Place Assisted Living Program visit a few days before Halloween to put on a costume parade for all the residents. Employees typically bring in bags of candy to distribute to each ...

Mammia Mia Extends Run 1 More Weekend

The public will have three more opportunities to see “Mamma Mia” at the Lucille Ball Little Theatre now that theatre officials have extended the show’s run for one additional weekend. Theatre officials said the show is the most successful musical performed at the theatre in more than ...

USDA To Conduct Farm Economics Survey

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Agricultural Statistics Service will gather information about farm economics and production practices from corn producers in Pennsylvania and New York, as part of the 2018 Agricultural Resource Management Survey. “ARMS is a vital survey that ...

JBGC To Hold Halloween Party

The Winifred Crawford Dibert Boys & Girls Club of Jamestown will host a Halloween Party on Saturday at the club, 62 Allen St. The free party is open to children between the ages of 5 and 12. The party will be from noon to 2 p.m. with no early entry. Games will be held in the gym, upstairs ...

Cassadaga Legion Auxiliary To Host Annual Halloween Party

CASSADAGA — The Cassadaga Legion Auxiliary held its regular monthly at the Legion Post on Oct. 9 with 15 members present. President Bev Speelberg opened the meeting in regular fashion with the Pledge of Allegiance, the Preamble and a moment of silence for our fallen soldiers. Chaplain ...

United Way Launches Campaign

Officially kicking off the campaign in September, United Way of Southern Chautauqua County has reached 20 percent of its 2019 Campaign goal. “It’s incredibly exciting to be able to do this for the first time of the 2018 Campaign. Our teams are working diligently in our community and we ...

JPS Appoints New Food Director

The Jamestown Public Schools Board of Education has appointed Jeffrey Smith as the new director of food services. Smith will begin the position Monday. Smith is currently the executive director for St. Susan Center and is in charge of the Food Services Feeding Programs, which serves more than ...

Bemus Point Celebrates Summer Reading Program

Thirty-eight Bemus Point Elementary students celebrated their summer reading achievement by dumping ice-cold water onto Elementary Principal Sonja DuBois. Students were challenged to read a minimum of 30 minutes a day for a period of 30 days over the summer. “My boys were so motivated over ...

Veterans Memorial Committee Establishes Fund

Chautauqua Hometown Heroes Veterans Memorial Committee and the village of Mayville have established a fund at the Chautauqua Region Community Foundation to support the construction of a veteran’s memorial. The Committee is hosting a brick campaign and invites veterans, family members, ...

Organ Concert

Preparing for the upcoming ‘Organ Plus’ concert at Ss. Peter and Paul Church, 508 Cherry St., on Sunday, Oct. 28, at 4 p.m., are pictured student musicians Courtney Jung and Olivia Kubera, joined by organists Brian Bogey, Ron McEntire, David Horne and Donna Gatz. Sponsored by the ...

Youth Symphony Launches Fund Drive, Preps For Concert

At their October meeting, Chautauqua Regional Youth Symphony board members launched their annual fund drive for 2018-19, the organization’s 32nd season. “We are so excited about all the opportunities for CRYS students this year,” said Nancy Larson, board president. “We are especially ...

Teachers Learn About Manufacturing

More than 40 teachers from Chautauqua County learned about local manufacturing jobs and required skills during a teacher development day at Jamestown Community College organized by Dream It Do It and the Manufacturers Association of the Southern Tier. Weber Knapp and Artone LLC were tour ...

Curtis Given Dan Feather Scholarship

The Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Academy has awarded academy recruit Brandon Curtis with the Dan Feather Memorial Scholarship worth $1,000. Curtis is attending the Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Academy at Jamestown Community College. He is from Frewsburg, attended Falconer High School, and ...

Safety Village To Hold Annual Halloween Fun Fair

ASHVILLE — The Chautauqua Children’s Safety Education Village is hosting its ninth annual Halloween Fun Fair from 4 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at the village, 2695 Route 394 in Ashville, next to BOCES. Children ages 12 years and under may dress up and trick or treat door to door among the ...

Der Kobblers Donates To Diabetes Program

Members of the Der Kobblers Automobile Association recently donated $1,500 to the UPMC Chautauqua Diabetes Self-Management Program which represented proceeds from their 2018 Labor Day Cruise-In Car Show at Midway Park. This gift will enable UPMC Chautauqua to purchase educational materials and ...

Rotarians Clean Portion Of Route 394

WESTFIELD — Five Westfield-Mayville Rotarians and one volunteer completed their Adopt-A-Highway community service of collecting four large bags of litter along a several mile stretch of Route 394 in Westfield on Oct. 9. The Rotarians pictured are, from left, Barbara Fay, Sue Hammond, Jim ...

Rotary Recognizes World Polio Day

Rotary Club members in Jamestown are among millions reaching out on World Polio Day to raise awareness, money and support to end polio — a vaccine-preventable disease that still threatens children in parts of the world today. Since Rotary and its partners launched the Global Polio ...

Underwood Pushes For Military Lending Act

NEW YORK — Barbara D. Underwood, New York attorney general, has joined a bipartisan coalition of 33 attorneys general calling on the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and Mick Mulvaney, acting director, to continue protecting military servicemembers against predatory lenders under the ...