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Breakfast Party To Return Saturday In Doubletree By Hilton

The Saturday Breakfast Party will begin weekly broadcasts from the DoubleTree by Hilton’s Pearl City Hops dining room on Saturday, June 15. “We are thrilled to bring our iconic Saturday morning show to the beautiful Doubletree,” said Andrew Hill, director of broadcast operations at ...

Boys & Girls Club Awards Announced

The Winifred Crawford Dibert Boys & Girls Club recently held its annual awards night. Recognition was given for participation and achievement in various program areas including sports, swimming, prevention programs, academic achievement, art, computers and game rooms. Over 150 youth were ...

Yassou Festival Begins Friday

The 37th annual Yassou Festival will take place June 14-15 from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. at St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church, Mount Vernon Place and Francis Street, Jamestown. The event will be held rain or shine under the big tent. Live Bouzouki music and dancing will be held, with shows Friday ...

State Launches Public Online Map On Harmful Algal Blooms

The state Departments of Environmental Conservation and Health are launching a new online harmful algal bloom map and reporting system for the public. Dubbed “NYHABS,” the reporting system features an interactive map that is updated daily with reports of HABs, as well as a new public ...

Fishing Association Donates To CLA

LAKEWOOD — Last month, the Chautauqua Lake Association accepted a $5,000 donation from the Chautauqua Lake Fishing Association. The CLFA is an annual supporter of the CLA’s mission to keep the lake healthy and clean. To date, the CLFA has donated over $60,000 toward lake maintenance. Mark ...

DAR Holds Monthly Meeting

Members of the Jamestown Chapter National Society Daughters of the American Revolution held their annual meeting recently at the chapter house. Regent Connie Pilato and Chaplin Martha Karapantso led members in the opening ritual. Committee members gave a brief report of activities for the ...

JHS Students To Participate In Young Writers Institute At Chautauqua

Jamestown High School seniors, Sophie Schweiger, Allyson Buck, Veronica Hansen and Chloe Short will soon have an opportunity that every budding writer would love to have — an all-expense paid Chautauqua experience during one of the first three weeks of the season at the Young Writers ...

RTPI Presents New Exhibition Until Sept. 22

The Roger Tory Peterson Institute’s galleries will present original works and artifacts from the collection of the Ned Smith Center for Nature & Art for the summer season. On view through Sept. 22, the exhibition includes more than 50 original paintings and illustrations by the ...

Zonta Club Awards Bargar Scholarship

The Zonta Club of Jamestown announced the Mary Bargar Scholarship award winner, the last of the local 2019 scholarship award winners at a special dinner at the Marvin House, June 5. Three previous scholarship awards were presented in April: the Verna Nelson Scholarship, the Nell Newton ...

Frewsburg Wins High School Bowl Championship

Frewsburg Central School won the 2018-19 High School Bowl championship, defeating Kane Area High School, 69-47. The Frewsburg team, coached by Shaun Laska, completed the season with a perfect 6-0 record. The championship was recorded at Jamestown Community College and broadcast on WJTN ...

Conservation Students Compete

ASHVILLE — Students enrolled in the Conservation program at the Hewes Educational Center in Ashville recently competed alongside Career and Tech schools from around the state in the New York State Conservation Competition held at SUNY Cobleskill. Students compete in heavy equipment, land ...

Cassadaga Board Appoints New Mayor

CASSADAGA — In a special meeting on Friday, Cassadaga village trustees appointed Bill Astry to the position of mayor. He will fill the position until the winner of November’s general election takes office on Dec. 2. Trustees Cynthia Flaherty, Amanda Kalfas and Theresa Seibert voted ...

Grant Set To Help Fund LINC Project

A recent grant received from the Chautauqua Region Community Foundation will help fund Jamestown Community Learning Council’s Project LINC (Learning Is Never Complete) after school program at Lincoln Elementary School. Operating since 1992, the LINC program provides the “missing link” ...

Legion Names Miss Poppy, Miss POW/MIA

FALCONER — Miss Poppy Kaelynn Jones and Miss POW/MIA Addison Cappalino were named by the American Legion Henry Mosher Post 638 in Falconer. Jones is 9 years old and attends Lincoln Elementary School. She is the daughter of Brandon Jones and Angelica Jenkins. She is the granddaughter of ...

Regulations Proposed For Equivalency In Student Instruction, Education

The state Education Department is proposing regulations regarding the statutory requirement for substantial equivalency of instruction for students attending nonpublic schools to ensure that all students receive the education to which they are entitled under the law. “Every child in New ...

$45,000 Grant Received To Support Local Counties’ Mental Health Services

Southern Tier Health Care System Inc. has received a $45,000 grant from The John R. Oishei Foundation to support mental health services in Allegany, Cattaraugus and Chautauqua counties. The Oishei Foundation funds projects and organizations that enhance quality of life and the vitality of ...

Fletcher Announces Science Fair Winners

Fletcher Elementary School recently held its annual Science Fair headed by Fletcher’s Instructional Coach Stephanie David and Kindergarten Teacher Kara Benson. The optional activity for UPK through fourth grade students displayed 34 projects in the gymnasium for fellow students and ...

Free Nature Play Day To Be Held June 15

Children ages 2-8 and their favorite adult(s) can drop in the Audubon Community Nature Center Nature Play Area anytime between 10 a.m. and noon, Saturday, June 15, for Nature Play Day. With its open house format, those attending can stay as long as they’d like. Those who attend early on ...

Students Help Field Renovation

Students enrolled in the Conservation program at the Hewes Educational Center recently participated in the Ashville Baseball Field Renovation Project. Students volunteered their time to makeover the baselines, home plate and pitcher’s mound. All of the baselines were re-established and edged, ...