Community

Mayville Seniors To Visit Letchworth Park

Mayville Senior last met on June 21 with Bonnie Johnson, president, welcoming all. Bonnie asked Dianne Goodrich to do the Blessing before the meal. Mary Carlson called the table numbers. After lunch, Bonnie led the Pledge to the flag. Edna Brown gave the treasurer’s report and Izetta Ayling ...

First Covenant Preschools Hosts Year-End Picnic

Students from First Covenant Preschool, aided by director Cathy Byrne and accompanied by Pastor Adam Rohler, serenade their families at their year-end picnic at the Gateway Center. First Covenant Preschool provides child-centered education to children 2-5 years old. Information is available at ...

Area Students Named To Alfred State Dean’s List

ALFRED — Several area students are among the 754 students to be named to the dean’s list at Alfred State University for the spring semester. “Alfred State has many academically talented students, and we congratulate all of those who have earned dean’s list honors for the spring 2018 ...

Bocce Tournament At The Taste Scheduled For July 22

OLEAN — For the second year in a row, The Rehabilitation Center will host a lawn bocce ball tournament fundraiser to support The ReHabilitation Center and people with disabilities in the community. The 2018 Tournament is sponsored by Fenton Mobility Products, Inc. The lawn tournament will ...

Annual Bemus Point Library Book Sale Begins Friday

BEMUS POINT — The annual Bemus Point Library book sale will be held Friday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. The hours Saturday will also include a bake sale. Books of fiction and non-fiction for adults and children will be on sale along with CDs, DVDs, puzzles, ...

Community Volunteers Bring Dance-Off To Prendergast Library

Thanks to two community members, kids and teens can now have fun learning dance moves and being active at the library. As part of the Summer Reading Challenge, the library will hold dance-offs on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 4:30, running now through Aug. 16. Two volunteers will help run the ...

Six Receive Chancellor’s Award For Excellence

Six Jamestown Community College faculty and staff members were awarded the 2018 State University of New York Chancellor’s Award for Excellence recently. Faculty, librarians, and professional service employees who received the SUNY Chancellor’s Award were honored with a certificate and ...

Westfield Exempt Volunteers Donate Bike Helmets

WESTFIELD — The Westfield Exempt Volunteer Firemen’s Association recently donated bicycle helmets for third-grade students at the Westfield Academy and Central School. During a recent visit by students to the Chautauqua Children’s Safety Village, where children learn different aspects ...

Veterans Service Agency Director Receives Honor

Greg Carlson, Chautauqua County Veterans Service Agency director, has been awarded the Vietnam Veterans of America National Achievement Medal. The medal was presented by Robert Lewis, president of David L. Woodburn VVA Chapter 978 in Carroll. The citation reads, “Greg’s tireless efforts ...

The Resource Center Holds Annual Meeting

R. Michael Goldman was re-elected president of The Resource Center’s board of directors at The Resource Center’s annual meeting, held in the agency’s administrative offices on Dunham Avenue in Celoron. Also elected as officers for the board’s 2018-19 term were Patricia Perlee, vice ...

Farmers Markets In Full Swing

One of the best things you can do to make sure you live a longer, healthier life is to feed yourself well. A less well-known fact is that being engaged in your community also leads to longer, healthier lives. We are fortunate to have more local farms in Chautauqua County than anywhere else ...

Salvation Army Announces Summer Park Series

The Salvation Army will begin its series of Summer Park Meetings Sunday, July 8, at the River Walk Park in Brooklyn Square. The Salvation Army said it was pleased to invite the community to the yearly event. “We are especially thankful to the city of Jamestown for once again allowing us ...

Bethel Baptist Christian Academy Conducts Annual State, County Fair

Bethel Baptist Christian Academy conducted its annual State and Country Fair recently at the school, 200 Hunt Road, West Ellicott. The annual projects for history classes in fourth through sixth grades has students compile data, create project boards and write reports on New York state in ...

State Working To Help Businesses Borrow Through LDP

A move in Albany to increase the lifetime cap on the amount a company can borrow through a state program was approved in the Assembly in the 2018 legislative session, but has been stalled in the Senate. Assemblyman Robin Schimminger of Kenmore sponsored the bill at the request of Empire State ...

Golf Tournament To Be Held July 28

CHAUTAUQUA — — The Chautauqua Home Rehabilitation and Improvement Corporation will hold its third annual CHRIC Classic golf tournament on Saturday, July 28, at the Chautauqua Golf Club, 4731 W. Lake Road, Chautauqua. Registration and lunch start at noon with a 1 p.m. shotgun start for the ...

Registrations Open For Battle Of Businesses

Registration is now taking place for the Jamestown Area YMCA’s 31st annual Battle of Businesses, taking place Sept. 8-15. The Battle of the Businesses consists of two divisions, a large division and small division. The divisions are made up of national and local-area companies, agencies or ...

St. Susan Center Names Nystrom June Volunteer

St. Susan Center officials have named Steve Nystrom as the center’s June Volunteer of the Month. Nystrom has been married to his wife, Becky, for 42 years; they have one daughter and a young granddaughter. Nystrom is five years retired from the BPU, where he worked for 36 years. Nystrom ...

Three Seniors Honored As Scholars Of The Month

Receiving special recognition as “Scholars of the Month” from the Rotary Club of Westfield-Mayville at its June 5 meeting at the Lakeshore Assembly of God Church in Westfield were seniors Dylan Wagner of Sherman Central School; Lindsey Stahlman of Brocton Central School; and Gavin Kahle ...

American Heart Association, Cummins Donate To JPS Physical Ed. Programs

The American Heart Association recently presented a donation of $250 worth of recess equipment to Bush and Lincoln Elementary Schools for their participation in the Jump Rope for Heart. The donation was made through the generosity of Cummins Engine Co. “We donated to Bush and Lincoln ...