Community

Seniors Discuss Upcoming Trip

Jamestown Senior Center members met for coffee and cookies recently at the fellowship hall in the Immanuel Lutheran Church, 556 E. Second St. The meeting opened with the Pledge of Allegiance and the singing of God Bless America. The June 18 trip will leave the parking lot in Falconer, ...

Vets Asked To March In Parade

The United Veterans Council of Jamestown Committee is trying to find all current and former Jamestown area residents that served in the United States Armed Forces. All active duty service members and veterans are invited to take part in Jamestown’s Memorial Day parade. The veterans can ...

Auxiliary Debuts New Ornament

WESTFIELD — The Westfield Memorial Hospital Auxiliary board’s 2019 Christmas ornament is now available. This is the 13th year in the limited edition series. The 2019 ornament celebrates the advent of the Mechanical Grape Harvester and is titled “Harvestime 1969.” In 1969, ...

Memorial Day Parade Participants Needed

The United Veterans Council of Jamestown Parade Committee is looking for participation in this year’s Memorial Day parade. Invitations were mailed out to several organizations, schools and government officials to participate in the city’s annual Memorial Day parade and services. The ...

BPU To Flush Falconer Water Mains Today

The Jamestown Board of Public Utilities plans to flush Falconer water mains tonight and Friday depending on water levels Thursday morning. An announcement will be made today regarding the ability to flush this evening. The originally-scheduled May 4 Falconer flushing was cancelled due to high ...

Hands On Jamestown To Be Held Saturday

Every year, hundreds of volunteers from the greater Jamestown region join the Jamestown Renaissance Corporation for Hands On Jamestown, a community-wide effort to clean and beautify the streets of Jamestown. Participants assist with litter collection, raking, sweeping, and other clean-up ...

CMP Chorale To Present Final Concert Of The 2018-19 Season

The CMP Chorale will present its final concert of 2018-19 season at 7 p.m. Saturday, May 18, in the Southwestern Central School high school auditorium. The CMP Chorale was founded by the Community Music Project in the fall of 2018 to promote high quality choral singing to anyone in the ...

CCHS Pet Clinic Set For Saturday

The Chautauqua County Humane Society will hold its next healthy pet clinic for the public from noon to 3 p.m. Saturday at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church in Jamestown. No appointments will be necessary. The clinic will operate on a first-come, first-served basis, and is for healthy dogs and ...

Audubon Nature Play Day Will Be Held May 18

Saturday, May 18, is the next free Nature Play Day at Audubon Community Nature Center. All children ages two to eight and their favorite grown-ups are welcome. The open house format means those attending can stay as long as they like between 10 a.m. and noon. Adults are required to stay with ...

‘Fill The Boot’ Drive Is Set

FALCONER — The village of Falconer Fire Department will be hosting a “Fill the Boot” Drive on Saturday and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the four-corner intersection of North Work and Main streets. All proceeds from the Boot Drive will offset the cost recently incurred by the fire ...

Group Discusses Single-Use Plastic Bag Alternatives

Members of Chautauqua Progressive Action kicked off their Life After Plastic/Zero Waste project at their April meeting. The group is getting a head start on the New York state ban on single-use plastic bags, set to take effect in March 2020, by promoting alternatives to plastic and ways to ...

Audubon Is Holding Turtle Naming Contest

The Audubon Community Nature Center needs a name for the huge concrete turtle that lives near its outdoor Nature Play Area. The 12-foot long creature weighs about 1,500 pounds. It was given to Audubon last fall by its creator, Mike Whitmire of Whitmire Outdoor Living in Starbrick, ...

Districts Struggle To Find ESL Teachers

School districts are struggling to find teachers for English language learners, according to a new report from the New York State School Boards Association. A NYSSBA survey found that 52 percent of school superintendents with non-native English speakers in their schools reported having ...

New Groups Announced At MHA Luncheon

Participants at the Mental Health Association in Chautauqua County (MHA) April Recovery Luncheon applauded those who achieved recovery milestones. Mike Nordin, Mental Health Association program director, had certificates for seven people who moved up a phase in treatment court, seven who ...

Youth Ballet Sets Fundraiser Saturday

The Chautauqua Regional Youth Ballet presents Soiree at the Ballet, a fundraiser for the youth ballet, Saturday, at 7 p.m. at its studios in downtown Jamestown. The evening, sponsored by the Chautauqua Regional Youth Ballet board, will feature hors d’oeuvres by Studio D catering, a wine ...

American Legion Celebrates 100th Birthday

CASSADAGA — The American Legion was formed in March 1919, 100 years ago. The Cassadaga American Legion Post 1280 held a “birthday” dinner to recognize the 100th year, and present various awards. The event was held at the legion dining room on Maple Avenue in the village with a ...

Persell MS Announces April Students of Month

Persell Middle School officials recently announced the school’s April Students of the Month. They are: Anna Engquist is the fifth grade Student of the Month at Persell for April. She is the daughter of Jeremy and Amy Engquist. Anna enjoys playing soccer in her spare time. Her favorite ...

UPMC Chautauqua To Host Kidney Health Screening On Saturday

UPMC Chautauqua is planning a free community kidney health screening with the Kidney Foundation of WNY from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at the UPMC Chautauqua Auditorium, 207 Foote Ave., Jamestown. One in seven adults has kidney disease, according to estimates by the Centers for Disease ...

Jamestown High School Recognizes February Students Of The Month

Jamestown High School officials recently announced the school’s February Students of the Month. They are: Ava Hagelin, a freshman at Jamestown High School, is the daughter of Paul and Kim Hagelin. She is involved in mixed chorus and will be in A Capella next school year. Ava is also a ...

Bluegrass Duet To Entertain Mayville Seniors

A buffet lunch consisting of several casseroles, sandwiches, pizza, salads and desserts was enjoyed by members of the Mayville Senior Citizens at noon at the Mayville VFW on May 2. After lunch, Janet Loomis, president, began the meeting. Dianne Goodrich told three stories and asked all to ...