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Audubon Photo Club To Meet Thursday

Visitors are welcome to the Audubon Nature Photography Club meeting on Thursday at 6:15 p.m. The meeting will feature video presentations of “Best of the Best: 20 Years of Nature’s Best Photography,” “How to Photograph Trees, Mushrooms, and Rivers,” and “Woodland Photography ...

10th Annual Kidney Walk Held

The Southern Tier Kidney Association hosted its 10th annual Kidney Walk. More than 300 people were attendance for the walk Sunday. A check for $2,000 was received by Sam Pellerito, president of the Kidney Association. Jamie Billquist, in middle, is pictured representing Rosies Run and Fred ...

Willie Is NCCR Dog Of The Week

The Northern Chautauqua Canine Rescue Dog of the Week is Mr. Willie, a nice easygoing typical beagle who is guessed to be between 2 or 3 years old. He is definitely people friendly, and he can be choosy about his dog playmates. The shelter is located at 7540 N. Gale St., Westfield, and is ...

Fluvanna Library To Hold Book Sale

The Fluvanna Free Library is hosting its annual book sale Friday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Sunday from noon-3 p.m. Sunday’s sale will offer a bag full of books for $5. Hot dogs, potato chips and sodas will be available as well as a bake sale indoors. The ...

City Public Market Has New Partnerships

The Jamestown Public Market announced it will again participate in the Double Up Food Bucks program, in partnership with the Field and Fork Network. The program is slated to begin Saturday during traditional public market hours. Double Up Food Bucks is a Supplemental Nutrition Assistance ...

JCC Announces Spring 2019 Dean’s List

Students named to the full-time student dean’s list for the spring 2019 semester at Jamestown Community College earned at least a 3.50 average while enrolled in at least 12 degree credits. Named to the list were: Allegany: Jonathan Antle, Hallie Domes, Hannah Domes, Yolanda Englund, ...

Proceeds From Fly-In Aid Rotary

Pictured above is Chautauqua County Sheriff Jim Quattrone showing Dunkirk-Rotary Fly-In Breakfast attendees the Starflight helicopter. Also shown is another aircraft on display at the Dunkirk airport. From 8 a.m. to noon, nearly 1,200 breakfasts were sold by the club for the 55th annual ...

United Way Coordinates Community Baby Item Collection, Donations

The United Way of Southern Chautauqua County annually coordinates community baby item collections to gather essential items that will give the community’s infants a better future. Local worksites get creative and host their own baby showers as team building activities or just simply a way ...

Washington Middle School Releases Honor, Merit Rolls

Washington Middle School recently announced its honor and merit rolls. Students on them are: HONOR ROLL Fifth grade: Josiah Cruz, Scott Dahlbeck, Isis Dahlgren, Sophia Davis, Alani Felix, Aidan Fodor, Jeffrey Keller, Hayden Langford, Ryah Leeper, Roslynn Mack, Nathan Majkowski, Javiana ...

Love After School Artists Work To Be Exhibited

Love Elementary School Terrific Kids After School students recently became exhibiting artists with a reception at the Reg Lenna Center for the Arts. Students exhibited photographic self-portraits and writing they created as part of a program called “The Best Part of Me” with local ...

Local Church Serves Communion, Welcomes New Members

Pilgrim Memorial and First Congregational United Church of Christ in Jamestown welcomed five new members into its family on June 2. Carson Hiller, son of Christine Hiller and Mark Hiller, was confirmed by the Rev. Dr. Philip Rohler. His Sunday school teacher, Pat Hazenberg is also his ...

Kiwanis Club Of Jamestown Announces Terrific Kids Of June

The Kiwanis Club of Jamestown has announced its Terrific Kids for June. They are: ¯ Matthew Greenland, seventh grade at Jefferson Middle School and son of Nicole Nickerson and Dan Nickerson. Matthew plays the trumpet. His favorite subject in school is English language arts, his favorite ...

Sinclaireville Native Named Council Winner

A Sinclairville native has been named one of five winners of the President’s Council on Sports, Fitness & Nutrition’s 2019 Lifetime Achievement Award. Debra Kibbe has been recognized for her her contributions to the advancement and promotion of physical activity, fitness, and ...

Local Confirmation Celebrated June 9

On June 9, the Rite of Confirmation was celebrated at Bethel Lutheran Church for Daisy Meyer, daughter of Barry and Millary Meyer. Pictured, along with Daisy, is the Rev. Rob Allport-Cohoon. A reception in Daisy’s honor was held following the service. Submitted photo

JPS Hosts Retirement Reception

Jamestown Public Schools recently honored 42 employees for their service to the district at a Retirement Reception. Superintendent Bret Apthorpe spoke to the retirees. “It’s an exciting time in your life,” said Dr. Apthorpe. “You can see by the amount of administrative staff here ...

4 Seniors Selected For Their Character

Four high school seniors each recently received a $500 scholarship from Sacred Heart Parish. The four seniors, Samantha Kosinski, Grace Lillie, Hannah Lillie and Carissa Minarovich, were selected on the basis of their character and continuing involvement in and contributions to parish life.

JHS Alumni Award Two 2019 Graduates

The Jamestown High School 100 Member Club Alumni Association awarded its annual $4,000 scholarships to 2019 JHS graduates Christian Dolce and Elle Noon at the JHS commencement ceremony. The JHS 100 Member Club gives two scholarships each year to JHS seniors and also contributes gifts to JHS to ...

Persell School Announces Students Of Year

Persell Middle School recently announced its Students of the Year. They are: Lucas Arnone is the fifth grade Student of the Year at Persell Middle School. He is the son of Nathan Arnone and Laura Anderson. Lucas enjoys playing hockey, skate boarding and skiing. His favorite classes are ELA ...

Association Presents Jackie Pacos Memorial Scholarship

The New York State Nurse Practitioner Association Southern Tier Group presented the 2019 Jackie Pacos Memorial Scholarship to two student nurse practitioners. A $500 award and a one-year membership was presented to Alexis DiPalma from Dunkirk and Jerezem Fegley from Frewsburg. Both are ...

Attorney General Opposes Poverty Threshold Proposal

NEW YORK — New York Attorney General Letitia James and Illinois Attorney General Kwame Raoul today are part of a group of 21 state attorneys general who have submitted a comment letter to the federal Office of Management and Budget opposing a proposal to change the way the federal poverty ...