Community

Access Channel 5 Programming

Mayville’s Fourth of July Parade will be live beginning at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, July 4. Defenders of Freedom will air at 12:30 and 6:30 p.m., featuring interviews of World War II veterans Candy Kyler and Carter Rowland. Chautauqua Sunrise, hosted by Doc Hamels, will have guest Tory ...

Veteran Groups Sponsor Falconer Students’ Trip To Boys’ State

Henry Mosher Post 638 American Legion, Sons of the American Legion Squadron 638 and the Jamestown Vietnam Veterans of America are proud to combine and sponsor four Falconer high school young men to attend New York state Boys’ State. David Allen is the son of Dave Allen is the son of Dave ...

AJP Awards Karen Hessney Scholarship To Ellen Merchant

The Association of Jamestown Paraprofessionals along with Paul Hessney are both pleased and proud to announce Ellen Merchant as this year’s winner of the Karen Hessney Scholarship. Ellen is the daughter of Christina Michos and Chris Merchant. Christina is a member of the Association of ...

Randolph Native Graduates From Philadelphia College

Jessica Mary Chase of Randolph was among 254 graduates awarded a Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine degree from the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine. Dr. Chase is the daughter of Stan and Melinda Chase of Randolph and Kathy O’Shea of Denver, Colo. She earned a bachelor of science ...

Westfield Woman Charged With Embezzling $227K

WESTFIELD — A Westfield woman has been charged with allegedly embezzling thousands of dollars from a health care agency. On Tuesday, U.S. Attorney James P. Kennedy Jr. announced that 40-year-old Alicia Raynor was arrested and charged by criminal complaint with embezzlement. The charge ...

Learning At The Lawson Series Continues Wednesday

BEMUS POINT — The Lawson Boating Heritage Museum in Bemus Point will continue its monthly “Learning at the Lawson” series Wednesday at 6:30 p.m. Local author, Fletcher “Ned” Ward will present the history of the Chris-Craft Corporation. What started as a small boat building ...

Dog Of The Week

The Northern Chautauqua Canine Rescue Dog of the Week is Freddie, a small beagle/terrier mix who has a firecracker personality once he knows someone. He zooms around with his kennel buddy Zeus, so he is small-dog friendly and supposedly cat friendly, too. He can be shy at first, but warms up ...

YMCA To Offer Open Meal Sites Throughout City

The YMCA of Jamestown is offering open meal sites throughout the city of Jamestown as part of its Summer Food Service Program. Available now, the YMCA will offer open meal sites providing meals to any children through 18 years of age. The program is offered in partnership between the ...

Medical Organizations Partner For Diabetes Workshop

UPMC Chautauqua WCA, Chautauqua County Health Network, and Chautauqua Region Associated Medical Partners are partnering to offer a 16-week workshop series, “Lifestyle Change Diabetes Prevention Program” that helps individuals adopt lifestyle changes for healthy eating and physical activity ...

JHS AP Biology Students Volunteer Time For Jefferson Arboretum

JHS AP Biology students in Jennifer Lumia’s classes channeled their end-of-the-school year excitement to create promotional materials for the Jefferson Arboretum on Martin Road. The students created two brochures, a website and a rap video about trees to help let the community know about this ...

Poetry Takes Center Stage At Chautauqua Through New Makerspace

A new Poetry Makerspace in Chautauqua Institution’s Colonnade will bring poetry to the everyday lives of Chautauquans throughout the entire 2018 season. Located in the space formerly occupied by the Chautauqua Fair Trading Company, the Makerspace will host Kent State University’s Wick ...

VanRensselaer Graduates From Coastal Carolina

Approximately 1,183 students were eligible to walk in Coastal Carolina University’s graduation exercises, held on campus at the HTC Student Recreation Center and Convocation Center in three separate ceremonies May 5. Rachel VanRensselaer, a communication major from Randolph, earned a Bachelor ...

JCC Names Spring 2018 Dean’s List Students

Students named to the dean’s list for the spring 2018 semester at Jamestown Community College’s Jamestown and Cattaraugus County campuses earned at least a 3.50 average while enrolled in at least 12 degree credits. Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates: Mohamed Ladmia Albany: Madeleine ...

JCC Honors Part-Time Students Named To Spring 2018 Dean’s List

Students who were named to the spring 2018 part-time student dean’s list at Jamestown Community College earned at least a 3.50 average, equal to a B plus or better, in six to 11 credit hours of letter-graded work, and included: Allegany: Ronald Higley, Nathan Hoffman, Lynn Leonard, ...

Falconer Students Honored For Month Of June

FALCONER — The Kiwanis Club of Falconer has announced its Terrific Kid for June. Marcella Seekings, sixth grade, is the daughter of Jessica Bertram of Gerry. Marcella’s interests include baking, running and walking her dog. She is part of the “Weird Kids Wanna Have Fun” group. ...

LECOM Health Challenge Offers Opportunities For Many

The Chautauqua County Chamber of Commerce is pleased to be joining again this year with the Chautauqua County Visitors Bureau and Jamestown Renaissance Corporation/Jamestown Up Close to host a visitor’s tent at the LECOM Health Challenge. The joint focus of this partnership is to encourage ...

Chautauqua Institution: Week One

Chautauqua Institution is proud to announce the program lineup for Week One of its 2018 season. The week, which began Saturday and concludes June 29, features presentations by renowned guests such as celebrated author John Irving, National Book Foundation Executive Director Lisa Lucas, and ...

JCC Announce Phi Theta Kappa Awards

Recent Jamestown Community College graduates Marina Kessler, Kathryn Nicholson and Johanna Nordland were among the State University and City University of New York students placed on the Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society 2018 All-New York Academic Team for Community Colleges. The students were ...

Robert H. Jackson Center Welcomes Interns

The Robert H. Jackson Center has welcomed five college students participating in the Jackson Center’s internship program this summer. The Robert H. Jackson Center intern program provides a formal experiential learning experience integrating knowledge and theory learned in the classroom ...