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Audubon Sets Birdathon For Saturday

The public is invited to join the Audubon Community Nature Center birding team of educators and volunteers — either in person or by pledging — to support a local student pursuing a natural sciences career or education. On Saturday the general public can join the Audubon Community Nature ...

Society Of Artists To Meet May 14

The Chautauqua County Society of Artists will meet at 6 p.m. Tuesday, May 14, at the Celoron Community Building in Lucille Ball Memorial Park. The guest artist will be Anne Jackson from the Beaded Forest who will lead the group in the making of a dragonfly pendant. Jackson is a member of the ...

Borrello Speaks To Southern Tier TEA Party

County Executive George Borrello was the featured speaker at the Southern Tier TEA Party Patriots monthly meeting recently at the Lakewood American Legion. Borrello said he feels the county has “turned the corner on economic issues.” Citing Chautauqua Lake, 15 organizations and ...

Cuomo Asking For Investigation Of Tax-Preparing Firms

Governor Andrew Cuomo is asking the state Department of Financial Services and the state Department of Taxation and Finance to investigate TurboTax, H&R Block and other major tax return preparers following recent reports that these companies allegedly used Google advertisement and website ...

YMCA Receives Donation

The Chautauqua-Cattaraugus Board of Realtors recently ended its 2019 fitness challenge and presented the Jamestown YMCA with a donation of $1,450 for youth programs. Fifty-one members participated in the eight-week challenge, earning points through regular exercise and healthy eating. Kacey ...

CVCS Releases Honor, Merit Rolls

CASSADAGA — Cassadaga Valley Central School recently announced students on the honor and merit roll. Students are listed here: HONOR ROLL 12th grade: Katherine Abram, Collin Barmore, Spencer Blake, Lucas Bouquin, Katrinah Bretl, Garrett Catanese, Abigail Clark, Amanda Clutter, Connor ...

Over $5,000 Raised For AMBUCS

The Jamestown Skeet Club and Great Lakes Insurance Group Services LLC recently sponsored a spaghetti dinner to raise money for the Greater Chautauqua Chapter of AMBUCS, a non-profit that provides adaptive Amtrykes to people of all ages with disabilities. All of the proceeds go directly to ...

Tree Falls On Power Line

Stockton firefighters were summoned Thursday at 6:20 a.m. to Bowers Road after a tree fell on a power line. Crews remained on scene for about an hour. Photo by Dan Kohler

County Announces Road Work

Chautauqua County highway and bridge work for the year was announced Wednesday by County Executive George Borrello and Brad Bentley, director of the county Department of Public Facilities. This year’s program makes use of county forces, contracted labor and shared services. According to ...

JCC Art Award Winners

Jamestown Community College’s annual juried student art and design show honored Sarah Marucci of Jamestown (Award of Excellence in Painting), Katie Dolphin Lawrence of Fredonia (Award of Excellence in 3D Design), Alex Hayes of Jamestown (Award of Excellence in Prints and Drawings), Chen Li ...

Busti Historical Society Will Hold Meeting

BUSTI — The Busti Historical Society will meet Wednesday in the meeting room of the museum next to the Grist Mill. Plans will be finalized for the May 16 appreciation reception for volunteers and Apple Festival demonstrators of recent years. The reception will be held at the historical ...

Upcoming Rabies Clinics Will Be Held In County

MAYVILLE — The Chautauqua County Department of Health and Human Services Division of Public Health has announced the following free rabies vaccination clinics in Chautauqua County: ¯ Saturday from 1-3 p.m. at the Poland Highway Barn, 533 Grubb Hill Road in Kennedy. This clinic is sponsored ...

Walkathon Raises Funds For Veterans

On April 13, the 2019 Chautuaqua County’s Sons of the American Legion, Legion Riders and American Legion Auxiliary held its “They marched for us, let’s walk for them Walk-a-Thon,” at the Riverwalk/National Comedy Center Plaza. Members walked for pledges, sponsored someone to walk, ...

Election Board Announces Early Voting Sites

MAYVILLE — The Chautauqua County Board of Elections has officially designated three early voting sites in Mayville, Dunkirk and Lakewood for Chautauqua County’s November 2019 General Election. The three sites designated are: ¯ Board of Elections Offices, Hall R. Clothier Building, ...

Audubon Sets Mother’s Day Wildflower Walk At Preserve

Continuing a long-standing tradition, on Sunday, May 12, naturalist Jack Gulvin will lead the Audubon Community Nature Center’s annual Mother’s Day Wildflower Walk at the Bentley Preserve, now owned and operated by the Chautauqua Watershed Conservancy. Starting at 2 p.m. at the entrance ...

Memorial Day Parade Set For May 27 In City

The planning is in full force for Jamestown’s Memorial Day Parade to be held Monday, May 27. United Veterans Council of Jamestown members are asking that the community reflects on what Memorial Day truly means to them. Memorial Day, originally called Decoration Day, is a day to remember ...

Southwestern Releases Honor, Merit Rolls

Southwestern High School recently announced its third-quarter honor and merit rolls. The students are listed here: HONOR ROLL 12th grade: Emily Ahlstrom, Drake Bell, Katie Brinkley, Madison Brooks, Kylie Brown, Chloe Bryant, Brittney Bull, Carlyn Burgeson, Michael Cammarata, Alexa Carlson, ...

City BPU To Begin Flushing Water Mains

The Jamestown Board of Public Utilities will begin spring daytime water main flushing in early May, weather-permitting. Pre-flushing in Falconer will start at 1 p.m. Friday in the areas of Ralph, Valmeere, Mapleshade and Aldren. The complete village of Falconer will be flushed from 8 p.m. ...

UPMC Cardiac Care Receives Cummins Donation

The Cummins Engine Jamestown plant recently donated $4,000 to UPMC Chautauqua’s Outpatient Cardiac Rehabilitation Program. Cummins had a donation drive at their facility to where their employees could contribute towards cardiac care. “We are very excited to have the opportunity to help ...

Ninth Annual Garden Faire, Plant Sale May 18

Spring is here, and the members of the Silver Creek Hanover Garden Club are busy making their final preparations for the ninth annual Garden Faire to be held on Saturday, May 18, in the village park (corner of Main Street and Central Avenue) in Silver Creek from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. The faire will ...