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Jackson Center Accepting Applications For Internships

The Robert H. Jackson Center is seeking applicants for its 2021 summer internship program. The center is expanding its program and offering a stipend to include students interested in multiple disciplines, including research, web design, content creation for newsletters, blogs, webinars, ...

Fraternity Supports City Club

Although their reunion picnic was canceled this past summer, members of Jamestown High School’s Chi Sigma Chi Fraternity can still celebrate their ability to support the Winifred Crawford Dibert Boys and Girls Club of Jamestown. For 10 years, The Chi Sigma Chi Remembrance Fund at the ...

Follow The ‘Red Brick Road Virtual Scavenger Hunt’ Feb. 27

The Jamestown Community Chamber of Commerce will host its Red Brick Road Virtual Scavenger Hunt, unveiling a series of videos at noon Saturday. Wizard of Oz-themed items will appear strategically placed in each of the videos as a visual clue. These items include: Flying Monkey, Oil Can, ...

Guild To Host Free Day Of Percussion For Students

FREDONIA — The State University at Fredonia Percussion Guild will host a free virtual Day of Percussion for middle school, high school and college students on Saturday, Feb. 27, at 9 a.m. Evelyn Glennie, a solo percussionist who has performed with orchestras around the world, will open the ...

Gillibrand Expected In Dunkirk Today

U.S. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand is scheduled to make a stop in Dunkirk this afternoon. Gillibrand is slated to be at Dunkirk’s City Hall before 1:30 p.m. to call for robust Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program funding in the next coronavirus relief package in order to provide critical ...

Winter Blues Are Real And COVID May Make It Worse

Some people love the cold weather months. They eagerly bundle up for a brisk walk, they hit the ski slopes, they huddle by a window to watch the snow fall. But for other people, this is a dreary time of year filled with feelings of loneliness and malaise known as the winter blues. “The ...

Audubon Morning Nature Walk Feb. 27

Discover what is happening in the natural world in February on a hike with an Audubon educator. Audubon Community Nature Center invites area residents to take a morning walk on Saturday, Feb. 27, from 9 to 10 a.m. In the past year, people flocked to both new and familiar outdoor ...

WMH Foundation Supports ‘The Little Hospital That Could’ Endowment

WESTFIELD — Donors to the Westfield Memorial Hospital Foundation contributed close to $280,000 during the height of the COVID-19 pandemic to support the foundation’s mission. With its partner, Allegheny Health Network, AHN-Westfield Memorial Hospital worked to be among the first in the ...

Loki Is Named NCCR Dog Of The Week

The Northern Chautauqua Canine Rescue Dog of the Week is Loki, a handsome, young and lively mix of perhaps husky and something. He is definitely a diamond just waiting for some polishing; he seems to like all people, but he isn’t sure about most others dogs and is probably too bouncy for ...

Junior Achievement Stock Market Challenge Goes Virtual, Winners Announced

This year’s disruption in the high school learning environment did not prevent the annual Junior Achievement Stock Market Challenge from happening, with Jaidel Johnson from Jamestown High School taking first place. The volunteers and staff at Junior Achievement of Western New York quickly ...

JPD Comfort Dog, Hope, Visits Local Schools

The pitter patter of puppy paws echoed in Love Elementary School hallways to the delight of students and staff, thanks to Jamestown Police Department’s comfort dog, Hope, a 9-week-old yellow labrador retriever. Matthew Rhinehart, JPD community resource officer, and Hope’s handler, Emma ...

Jamestown High School Names Its Second-Quarter Honor, Merit Roll Students

Jamestown High School has announced its second-quarter honor and merit rolls. HONOR ROLL 12th grade: John Alvira Collazo, Caidence Anderson, Jacob Anderson, Stephanie Beriso, Brianna Blevins, Sara Burgos Negron, Ninoshka Cabrera Mujica, Taryn Caldwell, John Carlson, Kiyah Carpenter, Maisy ...

Alliance Achieves Funding Goal For 2021

The Chautauqua Lake and Watershed Management Alliance has secured $690,000 to implement its 2021 consolidated work plan for the care and maintenance of Chautauqua Lake and its watershed. Funding is provided by The Lenna Foundation, the Ralph C. Sheldon Foundation and the Chautauqua Region ...

Cassadaga Begins New Village Website

CASSADAGA — As the village continues to see an increase in tourism, it needed a place to advertise themselves. And now, they have one. The website — cassadagalakesny.com — has been created to promote Cassadaga’s hospitality industry and economic development opportunities. The site ...

Brickman To Offer ‘Share The Love’ Virtually

Jim Brickman, Grammy-nominated songwriter and performer, will continue to entertain fans in February with “Share The Love” LIVE Virtually. A portion of each ticket purchased to the live online event will benefit the Reg Lenna Center for the Arts. Fans and their families can enjoy this ...

Southwestern Central High School Announces Second Quarter Honor, Merit Rolls

Southwestern Central High School announced its second quarter honor and merit rolls. HONOR ROLL 12th grade: Abigail Adam, Cassidy Allen, Kayla Allen, Kylee Andrews, Callen Barron, Sabrina Bellardo, Miracle Berakah, Sage Bertges, Makenzie Besse, Hayden Briggs, Declan Brown, Jetta Carrillo, ...

Oath of Office Given

Hannah Abram was given the oath of office for the new Stockton Town Board member on Feb. 9, the 200th anniversary of the town of Stockton being formed. It was on Feb. 9, 1821, when the town of Stockton separated from the town of Chautauqua to form its own township. David Wilson, town ...

US Postal Service Bill Is Reintroduced By Lawmakers

WASHINGTON — U.S. Rep. Tom Reed is among the House of Representatives members reintroducing the USPS Fairness Act, a bipartisan piece of legislation to provide the United States Postal Service much-needed financial relief by ending the agency’s burdensome prefunding mandate on future ...