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YWCA Announces Gesing As New Executive Director

The YWCA Jamestown’s Board of Directors has hired Amanda Gesing as the organization’s new executive director. “After a very thorough search the board is excited to welcome Amanda Gesing to lead the YWCA as we continue to strive to meet our mission of eliminating racism, empowering ...

Clymer Central School Announces Second Quarter Honor, Merit Rolls

CLYMER — Clymer Central School has announced its second quarter honor and merit rolls. HIGH HONOR ROLL 12th grade: Grace Beckerink, Anabella Burchanowski, Callie Carter, Ian Catlett, Alison Einink, Mattison Heslink, Sebastion Hinkler, Kaylee Hodge, Kelsie Jackson, Olivia Lundeen, Ethan ...

Falconer Names February Student Of Month

Mathis Baehr, eighth grade, was chosen as the Student of the Month for February 2021 at Falconer Central School. Baehr enjoys playing football, soccer, and basketball and is a member of the JV basketball team. His favorite subject is math and he enjoys listening to the Hip Hop Group, 116. Baehr ...

Arts Council Announces Area Grant Awards

The Tri-County Arts Council has announced the recipients of the Individual Artist, Community Arts and Arts Education grants for 2021 which are funded by the New York State Council on the Arts Decentralization Program with the support of Gov. Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature. ...

Westfield High School Announces Merit, Honor Rolls For Marking Period

WESTFIELD — Westfield High School has announced its merit and honor rolls for the second marking period. MERIT ROLL: Students earning an average of 85.00-89.499% are awarded recognition by having their names placed on the Merit Roll. The following high school students make up the Merit Roll ...

Bethel Baptist Christian Academy Recognizes Students

Bethel Baptist Christian Academy is pleased to recognize the accomplishments of the following students for their hard work during the second quarter of the 2020-21 school year. ¯ High Honor Roll: Ashley Anderson, Mackenzie Hinman, JJ Moore, Olivia Olson, Sam Olson, Brady Smart, Natalie ...

Potter Named Kiwanis Terrific Kid

Annalise Potter, eighth grade, has been chosen as Kiwanis Terrific Kid for February 2021. Potter enjoys reading, painting, and coloring. Her favorite subject is science and she enjoys listening to the music group, Tame Impala. Her favorite television show is Expedition Bigfoot. Potter is the ...

Persell Middle School Announces Students Of The Month

Persell Middle School has announced its January students of the month. William Schnars is the fifth grade student of the month. He is the son of Michele and John Schnars. William enjoys skateboarding and his favorite class is math. His goal in life is to be good at skateboarding. Ginx ...

Washington Middle School Announces Students Of The Month

Students of the month at Washington Middle School have been announced. Levi Blakeslee, fifth grade student at Washington Middle School, is the son of Christopher and Cassie Blakeslee. He enjoys karate, football, playing with friends and coming to school. He is involved in karate and ...

Carroll Lodge Names Students Of The Month

The Carroll Lodge has announced its students of the month for November, December and January. They are Andrew LeBaron and Anjolie Sanfilippo for November, Courtney Boardman and Alexander Pitts for December, and Anna Torres-Carvella and Trent Bjork for January. Submitted photos

Audubon Offering Nature Lab For Young Children

The Nature Lab, a new program at Audubon Community Nature Center on Thursdays and Fridays from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m., gives 4- and 5-year-olds a variety of activities that build skills in the outdoors. Children who have an older sibling in The Outdoor Classroom can be dropped off ...

Chautauqua County Officials Recognizes COVID-19 Heroes

Chautauqua County Executive PJ Wendel and the COVID-19 Response Team recently announced the second and third week of COVID-19 Hero nominations. Nominations are recognized in a video posted weekdays on the Chautauqua County Government Facebook page, and each nominee receives a personal note from ...

Chautauqua County Officials Recognizes COVID-19 Heroes

Chautauqua County Executive PJ Wendel and the COVID-19 Response Team recently announced the second and third week of COVID-19 Hero nominations. Nominations are recognized in a video posted weekdays on the Chautauqua County Government Facebook page, and each nominee receives a personal note from ...

Talk About Pheasants Tuesday At Audubon

Cornell Cooperative Extension 4-H Youth Development is holding a pheasant rearing class for youth ages 8 to 18 in partnership with the Audubon Community Nature Center. Raising Pheasant for New York - Class 1 is Tuesday, March 2, from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the Nature Center and via Zoom. The ...

Westfield High School Announces Merit, Honor Rolls For Marking Period

WESTFIELD — Westfield High School has announced its merit and honor rolls for the second marking period. MERIT ROLL: Students earning an average of 85.00-89.499% are awarded recognition by having their names placed on the Merit Roll. The following high school students make up the Merit Roll ...

Bethel Baptist Christian Academy Recognizes Students

Bethel Baptist Christian Academy is pleased to recognize the accomplishments of the following students for their hard work during the second quarter of the 2020-21 school year. ¯ High Honor Roll: Ashley Anderson, Mackenzie Hinman, JJ Moore, Olivia Olson, Sam Olson, Brady Smart, Natalie ...

Jamestown KeyBank Among 8 To Close This Year In WNY

A KeyBank branch in Jamestown is among eight set for closure this year. The local branch, located at 730 Foote Ave. in the Southside Plaza, will close by May 21, the Buffalo News reported Wednesday afternoon. The move is part of a larger consolidation plan by KeyBank announced last month. ...

RTPI To Host Free Online Bird Program Today

The Roger Tory Peterson Institute will host a free online bird program focused on American Kestrels at 7 p.m. today. As part of a monthly series of online bird programs, the Roger Tory Peterson Institute is hosting a presentation on American Kestrel conservation and recovery by Alex ...

Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program Has Officially Begun

The Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program has officially begun and utilizes volunteers, certified by the IRS, to prepare income tax returns at no charge for working families who earned less than $57,000 in 2020. The season has started with COVID-19 guidelines in place and everyone ...

Clymer Central School Announces Students Of Quarter

The Clymer Central School District recently announced its students of the second quarter. The K-3 Student of the Second Quarter is second grader, Faith VanGiesen. She is the daughter of Jessica VanGiesen. Her favorite school activities are art and singing in music class. After school, she ...