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Powwow To Celebrate 30th Anniversary In Salamanca

SALAMANCA — The Marvin “Joe” Curry Veterans Powwow will celebrate its 30th anniversary this weekend. The event is held from Friday through Sunday in Veterans Park in Salamanca. The annual three-day event will feature a series of dance and drum competitions, including what is billed as ...

Veterans Services Topic Of Rotary Program

WESTFIELD — During the July 2 meeting of the Rotary Club of Westfield-Mayville in Westfield, Greg Carlson, Chautauqua County Veterans Service Agency director, highlighted some of the services and types of assistance which this agency offers to Chautauqua County veterans and their dependents. ...

Campaign Financing Panel Members Named

The members of the state’s Public Campaign Financing Commission have been announced. The commission was established as part of the 2019-2020 state budget and will have the binding power to implement public campaign financing for legislative and statewide offices, authorizing up to $100 ...

5 Kids To Attend Sheriff’s Summer Camp

MAYVILLE — Chautauqua County Sheriff Jim Quattrone said five children have been sent to the New York State Sheriffs’ Institute Summer Camp. The camp is located on Keuka Lake in the Finger Lakes Region of Yates County. Now in its 43rd year of operation, the camp will accommodate over 900 ...

Sherman Central School Announces Students On 4Q Honor And Merit Rolls

SHERMAN — Sherman Central School recently announced its honor and merit roll for the fourth quarter. Students on the lists are: HONOR ROLL 12th grade: Josephine Allen, Kourtney Ames, Tyler Ames, Jassmin Bivins, Gabrielle Carris, Gwen Chase, Richard Cooper, Rowan Fisher, Austin Freligh, ...

Zonta Club Inducts New Members

The Zonta Club of Jamestown inducted three new members at its annual meeting in May. Pictured from left are Beth Jermain, Diana Anton and Rosemary Lombardo. Also pictured is Wendy Burns, president-elect of Zonta Club. The Zonta Club of Jamestown is one of over 1,300 chapters of Zonta ...

Martz-Kohl Observatory To Mark 50th Anniversary On Wednesday By Showing Film

FREWSBURG — In celebration of the 50th anniversary of the historic moon landing, at 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, the Martz-Kohl Observatory will be open to the public for a one-time showing of the 2018 biographical drama, “First Man,” released in the United States in October 2018 by Universal ...

Reg Lenna Center For The Arts To Screen Shakespeare Film ‘All Is True’

Kenneth Branagh directs and stars as William Shakespeare in “All Is True” showing Wednesday at 7 p.m. at Reg Lenna Center for The Arts. Admission is $5. The year is 1613, and Shakespeare is acknowledged as the greatest writer of the age. But disaster strikes when his renowned Globe ...

CMP Chorale Looking For Members

The Community Music Project is looking for singers to join the non-audition group ‘The CMP Chorale.” In 2018, the CMP Chorale had between 80 and 90 members ranging in ages from 16 to 90 years of age while presenting two concerts. Those who enjoy singing but don’t want to audition can call ...

JHS Classes To Host Combined Reunion On July 27

The Jamestown High School classes of 1973 and 1974 have scheduled a combined class reunion to be held Saturday, July 27, from 6-11 p.m. at the Comedy Center Park located behind The National Comedy Center, 203 W. Second St., Jamestown. Additionally, an informal social gathering will take place ...

Mayville Concerts Begin Thursday

The Mayville/Chautauqua Community Chamber of Commerce welcomes The Dave Golando Big Band as the performers of the Thursday performance of the 2019 Entertainment in the Park Summer Performance Series. The musical performances for this year’s concert series will take place at a new location ...

CHRIC To Offer First-Time Homebuyer Class July 20 In Mayville

The Chautauqua Home Rehabilitation and Improvement Corp. is inviting all potential first-time homebuyers to attend one of two classes as part of the Homebuyer Dream Program offered by the Federal Home Loan Bank of New York. Classes are to be held in the CHRIC offices in the former Mayville ...

Southwestern Announces Fourth Quarter Honor, Merit Rolls

Southwestern Central High School recently announced its honor and merit roll for the fourth quarter. Students on the list are: HONOR ROLL 12th grade: Emily Ahlstrom, Drake Bell, Katie Brinkley, Kylie Brown, Chloe Bryant, Brittney Bull, Carlyn Burgeson, Michael Cammarata, Alexander Card, ...

Valley Historical Society Holds Patriotic Meeting

SINCLAIRVILLE — Members of the Valley Historical Society of Sinclairville met at the museum for a patriotic meeting and a patriotic cake. Diane Shaw, chaplain for the Cassadaga American Legion Post 1280 was the speaker on the “Patriotic Moment.” Shaw told a World War II account of four ...

Irgang Honored As Woman Of Distinction

Tory Irgang, executive director of the Chautauqua Region Community Foundation, will be honored as a 2019 Woman of Distinction by the Girl Scouts of Western New York later this year. The ceremony will take place at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 26, at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Buffalo. The ...

O’Pray To Return To St. Luke’s For Summer Visit

St. Luke’s Episcopal Church will welcome the Rev. Denis O’Pray back to Jamestown for four weeks this summer from July 14 to Aug. 5. O’Pray has a long history of service to the Jamestown church and community and is happy to have the opportunity to come back and visit his hometown and ...

Shumer Sees Fentanyl Sanctions Act Passed

To confront what he terms as inaction by China’s government on the trafficking of fentanyl to the United States, where it is killing thousands in opioid overdoses, U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer, D-New York, has seen his Fentanyl Sanctions Act passed by the U.S. Senate as part of the ...

JCC Names Spring 2019 Part-Time Dean’s List Students

Students who were named to the spring 2019 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. Named to the list were: Allegany: Malanna Fuentes, Kristine Graham, Lynn ...

Fletcher School Holds Annual Playground Memorial Ceremony

Fletcher Elementary School recently held its fifth annual Playground Memorial Sign Ceremony during a school-wide event. Kimberly S. Foster and Lauren E. Proctor’s names were added to its Playground Memorial sign. Their names are two of 12 that exist on the sign to commemorate individuals ...

‘Echo In The Canyon’ To Be Featured

FREDONIA — The next feature film in the Opera House Cinema Series is the documentary, “Echo in the Canyon.” It will provide a bit of American musical history as part of Fredonia History Days and will be screened on Saturday, July 13, and Tuesday, July 16, at 7:30 p.m. “Echo In The ...