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PROMISE Fund Thanks Community For Athletic Equipment Donations

The Jamestown PROMISE Fund recently held an Athletic Equipment Drive to great success. The local community donated hundreds of balls, bats, athletic shoes, baseball mitts, helmets, ice skates and other essential athletic equipment over the three-week drive to benefit Jamestown students. ...

Southwestern Elementary Student To Take Part In Youth Leadership Forum

Ejuah Sarvaiya of Lakewood will join elementary school students from across the state at the National Youth Leadership Forum: Pathways to STEM, taking place in Pittsburgh. Pathways to STEM is part of the Envision group of programs that helps students explore their interests and experience ...

Norden Women’s Club Names New Officers

The Norden Women’s Club board met recently at the home of Birgitta Hofert. Pictured from left to right are the new officers: Birgetta Hofert, president; Lisa Johnson and Katie Peterson, vice president; Judy Lockwood, second vice president; Sally Stohl, recording secretary; and Sue Keppel, ...

College Scene

BARMORE — Dalton C. Barmore of Gerry graduated from Edinboro University with a bachelor of arts in criminal justice. BARMORE — Kari Diane Barmore of Gerry graduated from Edinbodo University with a master of education in special education. DELCALZO — Andre M. Delcalzo has been named ...

World Series Of Wheels Will Be Held July 28

The Babe Ruth World Series Board of Directors will host the 36th annual World Series of Wheels on Saturday, July 27, at Bergman Park on Baker Street, Jamestown. In case of rain, the show will be held Sunday, July 28. The major sponsor is Dave Warren Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram. The World ...

Cuomo Is Investigating Claims Against Facebook

Gov. Andrew Cuomo has called on the state Department of Financial Services to investigate reports that state-regulated advertisers are using Facebook Inc.’s advertising platform to discriminate against protected classes. “The allegations against Facebook advertisers are extremely ...

Rotary Club Highlights Youth Services

Honoring 37 outstanding area high school students for their many achievements, offering $2,800 in scholarships to eight deserving high school graduating seniors, developing the leadership skills of four young adults, and fostering the spirit of volunteerism with a local high school service ...

Falconer Releases Honor, Merit Rolls

FALCONER — Falconer Middle-High School recently announced its fourth quarter honor and merit rolls. Here are the students on the list: HONOR ROLL Sixth grade: Isabella Anderson, Nathan Bailey, Channing Brainard, Brayden Brown, Hannah Cobb, Gabriel Delahoy, Savannah Devlieger, Cooper Doud, ...

Fourth Of July Displays Set In County

Fireworks displays will be included at several Fourth of July events across Chautauqua County. The following is a list of local festivities: TODAY SILVER CREEK — A fireworks display will take place at dusk at Borrello Park. THURSDAY DUNKIRK — Music on the pier will be provided by ...

Wild 5K Run/Walk Is Set

At the Audubon Community Nature Center 2019 Wild 5K Run/Walk area residents can walk and run in one of the area’s only 5K trail races. Monday, July 15, is the deadline for early bird registration to receive a free t-shirt for the event on Saturday, July 27. Race through fields and ...

­­State Offers Safety Tips To Handling Sparklers On Fourth Of July Holiday

The state Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Services and State Office of Fire Prevention and Control are asking New Yorkers to handle sparkling devices responsibly when celebrating the Fourth of July. The federal Consumer Product Safety Commission estimates about 12,900 people were ...

National Comedy Center To Host ‘Teacher Days’

The National Comedy Center is inviting all Chautauqua County teachers, faculty and administrators — from elementary school through the college level — to visit the Comedy Center with free admission on “Teacher Days,” taking place today and Friday, July 12. Along with free admission, ...

SWCS Senior Receives Scholarship

Hannah Lillie, a senior at Southwestern High School and a member of Sacred Heart Parish, was recently awarded a scholarship from the Knights of Columbus. Hannah received the scholarship in recognition of her continued commitment of service to her church.

‘A Dog’s Journey’ Shows At The Reg

The family film, “A Dog’s Journey” shows Wednesday at 7 p.m. at the Reg Lenna Center for The Arts. Admission is $5. Some friendships transcend lifetimes. In “A Dog’s Journey”, starring Dennis Quaid — back from the heartwarming global hit “A Dog’s Purpose” — beloved dog ...

Quaker Beach To Host Fourth Of July Barbecue

Allegany State Park’s Quaker Beach area will celebrate Independence Day on Wednesday starting at noon with a chicken barbecue by the Coldspring Volunteer Fire Department. At 6 p.m., Allegany’s artist-in-residence Keith James will perform. James is a pop singer/songwriter from Buffalo who ...

County Vegetarian-Vegan Society To Meet This Week

The Chautauqua County Vegetarian-Vegan Society will meet on Wednesday at 5:30 p.m. This month’s program features a Plant Walk and will take place at Greystone Nature Center, 8531 Bear Lake Road, Fredonia. The meeting will be held rain or shine, so those coming should dress for the weather, ...

‘Celebrate America With Prayer’ On Wednesday

“Celebrate America with Prayer for America” will take place at Hillcrest Baptist Church at 40 Hallock St, Jamestown, on Wednesday at 6:30 p.m. Together with the Kiantone Congregational Church, the patriotic service at Hillcrest Baptist will feature the songs of God and country. ...

‘Mom Tribe’ Is New Group At Mental Health Association

“Mom Tribe” is the name chosen for the group that provides education and support for expecting and new mothers at the Mental Health Association in Chautauqua County. Michelle Colaiacovo of UPMC Chautauqua and Karen Weis from the Jamestown Community College occupational therapy assistant ...

Southwestern Middle School Selects June Students Of The Month

Southwestern Middle School officials recently selected the schools June Students of the Month. They are: Judd Harris, sixth grade and the son of Kristin Harris of Lakewood. His favorite subjects are math, gym and social studies. Judd belongs to the Southwestern Ski Club, Band and Choir. ...