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Cattaraugus County Students Receive Trapper Scholarships

Two area graduates recently received the inaugural Cattaraugus County Trappers Memorial Scholarship, managed by the Cattaraugus Region Community Foundation. Kameron Ramadhan and Mason Snyder received the first-ever awards from the Cattaraugus County Trappers Memorial Scholarship for $500 ...

City BPU Receives State Grant

The city of Jamestown will receive $200,000 for advanced remote water meter monitoring through Empire State Development. The Jamestown project will upgrade several thousand water meters with advanced water meter sensors to improve system reliability, share water information with residents, ...

HEAP Program Extended To Aug. 31

HEAP has been extended through Aug. 31, 2020, or until the funds are exhausted, whichever occurs first. Customers whose income situations have changed in the last 30 days may be eligible for the Home Energy Assistance Program or HEAP, a federally funded program that provides financial ...

Vineyards, Improvements Discussed At ‘Coffee Pot’ Meetings

Coffee Pot meetings have been a staple of the extension work done by the Lake Erie Regional Grape Program for many years. During these meetings researchers and extension associates come together with growers in a relaxed setting to share up-to-date information and advice on how to take care ...

Continuing Service

Thomas Todaro has achieved All-American status as a Veterans of Foreign Wars Department commander. To achieve All-American status, department commanders must meet strict requirements in their role to include leadership, accomplishment in membership growth and strong support of VFW core ...

CHRIC To Hold Fifth Annual Golf Tournament Is July 25

CHAUTAUQUA — The fifth annual CHRIC Classic golf tournament will be held again this year on the Lake Course at Chautauqua Golf Club, 4731 West Lake Road in Chautauqua on Saturday, July 25. Registration is still being accepted for the tournament, which will be followed by an awards reception ...

Vincent Messina, Radiology Students Honored Through WCA Foundation Fund

Graduation, as a rite of passage, has been changed throughout the land, including at the UPMC Chautauqua School of Radiology. The COVID-19 version of pomp and circumstance, non-existent well-wishers and celebration following the 2020 graduation was of little concern to the ushers from the ...

Week Four Lectures Have Variety Of Offerings

Aside from daily lectures, Week Four features a variety of artistic offerings across the CHQ Assembly platforms. ¯ 4 p.m. Monday — Chautauqua Chamber Music: Chautauqua partners with the Detroit-based Sphinx Organization to feature two artists who are siblings and former winners of the ...

DiNapoli: June Tax Receipts Down 17% Over Last Year

State tax receipts in June were down $1.5 billion — or 17.3% — from the previous year, according to a monthly state cash report released by state Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli. “As steps toward an economic reopening continue, state tax revenues remain far short of pre-pandemic ...

Waterkeeper Alliance Welcomes New Affiliate

The Waterkeeper Alliance, a nonprofit solely focused on clean water, has welcomed the Chautauqua-Conewango Consortium as a new Waterkeeper affiliate. The Waterkeeper Alliance connects and mobilizes more than 300 Waterkeeper groups. Melanie Smith, a local resident and Roger Tory Peterson ...

Caldwell Awarded Jackie Pacos Memorial Scholarship

The Southern Tier Group of the New York State Nurse Practitioner Association Region 1 has selected Amy Jo Caldwell for the 2020 Jackie Pacos Memorial Scholarship. Caldwell completed her education at Gannon University in Erie in May and will be working with Southern Tier Pediatrics. The ...

Professors Publish Paper Discussing Environment Changes Due To Virus

Not all of the news emerging from the coronavirus pandemic is bleak, according to two faculty members of the Department of Sociology and Criminology at St. Bonaventure University. “Recent news has hinted at something of a shift, a move in a direction that just might lead to lives — and a ...

Tranum Named To Roster Of Honor

Sarah Tranum, director of Jamestown Community College’s occupational therapy assistant program, was named to the American Occupational Therapy Association’s roster of honor recently. The award recognizes occupational therapy assistants who through their knowledge, expertise, leadership, ...

New Findings By UPMC Researchers Could Improve Immunotherapy

Blocking a newly identified “immune memory checkpoint” in immune cells could improve immunotherapy and help prevent cancers from recurring, according to new findings in mice and human samples by researchers at the UPMC Hillman Cancer Center and the University of Pittsburgh School of ...

SUNY Fredonia Starts Construction On Solar Battery Project

FREDONIA — The State University at Fredonia has started construction on its first solar/battery project. The New York Power Authority, as the campus’ energy advisor, is overseeing the project. Selected in a competitive bidding process, the state’s strategic partners Oriden, a Mitsubishi ...

BPU Customers Urged To Seek Utility Help

Jamestown Board of Public Utilities customers behind on utility bills due to the COVID-19 pandemic should apply now for assistance to pay bills for which they ultimately are responsible. At the beginning of pandemic limitations implemented in March, the BPU committed not to disconnect service ...

Cuomo Adds Four States To Travel Advisory List

Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Tuesday said four states have been added to a travel advisory requiring individuals who have traveled to New York from those states, all of which have significant community spread, to quarantine for 14 days. The new states include Ohio, Minnesota, New Mexico and ...

Randolph Releases Honor, Merit Rolls

RANDOLPH — Randolph Central School recently announced students on the fourth quarter honor and merit rolls. The students are listed here: HONOR ROLL 12th grade: Allison Ames, Hunter Barber, Noah Barber, Jadon Barron, Natalie Barrus, Riley Basile-Benson, Emily Beightol, Joshua Brown, ...