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Potter Named Student Of December

Eighth grader Lydia Potter was chosen as the December Student of the Month in Falconer. Lydia’s favorite subject is Spanish and she enjoys drawing and coloring. She likes to listen to many different types of music and her favorite television show is “White Christmas.” Lydia is the ...

Soup And A Song Fundraiser Set Jan. 30

On Thursday, Jan. 30, St. Susan Center will host a Soup and a Song the first of two winter series — a program combining popular local musical groups and a great meal. For $10, guests will be treated not only to an evening of live musical entertainment, but a meal consisting of five ...

Car Club Members Make Donation

Pictured above are shoppers from the Antique Car Club who purchased gifts for families in need from the Southwestern Central School district. Pictured above are Greg and Cindy Press, Chris Hatfield, Jim Sackett and Nancy and Ron Rudny. Missing are shoppers Ken and Connie Shearer, Mary Sackett ...

Health Officials Warn Of Increasing Flu Cases

ALBANY — New York state says it’s seeing more reported cases of influenza so far this season than in recent years. The state’s online flu tracker shows the state has seen over 10,000 laboratory-confirmed cases of influenza as of Jan. 4. That’s up from roughly 3,000 in 2017. The ...

DiNapoli Stresses Importance Of Upcoming 2020 Census

New York paid $26.6 billion more in taxes to the federal government in federal fiscal year 2018 than it got back in federal spending, ranking it last among the states, according to a report by state Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli. “For every dollar New York generates in tax receipts it ...

Blue Star Mothers To Host Ball

The Blue Star Mothers will host its first Blue Star Ball fundraiser taking place Saturday, Feb. 1, from 5-10 p.m. at Chautauqua Suites, 215 W. Lake Road, Mayville. The event costs $25 per person and includes dinner, dancing and a guest speaker. For tickets, call 969-5542 or 499-6897. Tickets ...

Salamanca City Central School District Asking For Feedback From Community

SALAMANCA — The Salamanca City Central School District is building a strategic plan to ensure the continued success of its students, staff and administrators. In doing so, the district is seeking feedback from the community through online and paper surveys. Parents, guardians, and residents ...

Audubon Sets Meditation Class Jan. 23

Loretta Cheney, a McLean Meditation Institute-certified meditation and mindfulness instructor, is teaching the Three Pillars of Meditation at the Audubon Community Nature Center from 5 to 6 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 23. Cheney will introduce the three ways meditation trains one’s awareness, the ...

Mayville Seniors Welcome 2 New Members

MAYVILLE — Thirty-nine members of the Mayville Senior Citizens turned out for the group’s first meeting in 2020. The group welcomed two new members and were delighted that Sandy Light was a visitor. The tour directors reported that Horizon Club Tours is working on the scheduled trips for ...

Westfield Guild Donates 165 Quilts

WESTFIELD — The Westfield Quilters’ Guild donated 165 quilts, 10 bibs, 22 pillowcases, six knitted hats and two pillows in 2019. Since 1995-1996, a total of 2,690 comfort quilts have been donated. Guild officials said 2020 will be an exciting year for the guild as members continue to ...

Boots Donated To Evergreen Health

Express Employment Professionals employees recently donated $500 worth of Boots to Evergreen Health for the holiday season.

Good Role Models Can Help Dairy Farmers Reduce Antibiotic Use

ITHACA — By following new recommendations from Cornell for smarter, more targeted antibiotic use, New York dairy farmers can save money and have healthy cows while slowing the rise of antibiotic-resistant bacteria. But not all farmers are following the new guidelines. To find out why, an ...

Infinity To Hold Market, Auction

Infinity Visual and Performing Arts, Inc. is inviting local artists to participate in the sixth annual Infinity Art Market and Auction. Infinity’s Art Market and Auction is an annual event that supports area artists by giving them a market to showcase and sell their arts while raising ...

Doors Open Jamestown Is Saturday

Jamestown Renaissance Corporation and Jamestown Up Close are working with area attractions, retailers, and restaurants for Doors Open Jamestown, which is scheduled for Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. The event is sponsored by Chautauqua County Chamber of Commerce, Jamestown Community ...

State Officials Issue Reminder About Importance Of Flu Shots

With the increase in the number of reported flu cases and hospitalizations across the state in recent weeks, state Office for the Aging officials are remidning older New Yorkers and caregivers about the importance of getting a flu vaccination as soon as possible. Flu season can extend as ...

Church Preschool To Hold Fundraiser

ACME Appliance donated a freezer to be auctioned off by First Covenant Church. The preschool is having a spaghetti dinner and auction to benefit the preschool on Thursday from 4-7 p.m. Tickets can be purchased from the church, any board member or the night of the dinner. Tickets are $8 pre-sale ...

Programs Aid In Debris Removal From Lake

In the fall of 2018, a large mass of floating aquatic plants drifted into Burtis Bay, causing stagnant conditions, which allowed sediment and other suspended solids to accumulate in the bay. The conditions hindered recreation and aesthetics in the bay until the spring of 2019, when they were ...

Maple Grove Wins High School Bowl

Maple Grove High School defeated Chautauqua Lake Central School, 72-44, in a recent Media One High School Bowl match at Jamestown Community College. In another match, Fredonia Central School defeated West Valley Central School, 51-47. Will Allen of Maple Grove, Jackson Osborne-Coy of ...

‘Maleficent: Mistress of Evil’ To Be Screened Sat.

Disney’s Maleficent: Mistress of Evil shows Saturday at 4 p.m. and the American sports drama Ford v Ferrari shows Wednesday, Jan. 22, at 7 p.m. at the Reg Lenna Center for The Arts. In the sequel to Disney’s 2014 film, Maleficent (Angelina Jolie) travels to a grand old castle to ...

Down And Out

Power was restored to hundreds of homes throughout Chautauqua County after winds whipped through the region early Sunday. The Jamestown Board of Public Utilities said power was restored for all customers in Celoron by 8:30 a.m. Sunday after a 20- to 30-foot pine tree fell on lines on Jones ...