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Fundraiser Benefits Go To Bemus Point Library

BEMUS POINT — The Ellicottville Brewing Company’s recent grand opening celebration fundraiser benefited the Bemus Point Library. Fifty-six baskets were donated by members of the Bemus Point community. Hundreds of people from the community and beyond came out to participate in the ...

Power Lines Down

For the consecutive weekend, a series of storms knocked out power, trees and utilities lines throughout Chautauqua County. The first storm, which rolled through the southern portion of the county, caused widespread flooding — most notably at the Chautauqua Mall and in the Celoron area. ...

Reg Lenna To Show ‘Breakthrough’

The American Christian drama “Breakthrough” shows Wednesday at 7 p.m. at the Reg Lenna Center for The Arts. Admission is $5. Chrissy Metz (”This Is Us”) stars in the drama “Breakthrough.” When Joyce Smith’s adopted son John falls through an icy Missouri lake, all hope seems ...

Homestead Stables Receives Innovation Of Year Award

Homestead Stables by Heritage has received a 2019 Innovation of the Year Award from LeadingAge New York. The Innovation of the Year Award recognizes innovative approaches to care and services for the elderly are a hallmark of mission-driven organizations. The award recognizes programs that ...

Zonta Club Installs Officers, Board Members

The Zonta Club of Jamestown installed officers and board members for the 2019-20 year at its annual meeting on May 15 at the Marvin House in Jamestown. Special guest, Diane Balaban, area director for Zonta International District 4, Area 5 installed the officers and board. Officers are: Ellen ...

Sophie School Society To Hold Exercise

An event, “Bullying Clymer to Gag Graduation Prayers,” will be held Thursday, June 6, at 6:30 p.m. at the Jamestown Prendergast Library. Sponsored by the Sophie School Society, Pastor Mel McGinnis will examine the issues relevant to the free exercise of religion, freedom of speech and ...

Grape Discovery Center Receives Donation

WESTFIELD — Area residents are well aware of the expansive agricultural district in Chautauqua and surrounding counties. A long-standing, local business recently learned of a need at the Grape Discovery Center in Westfield and rallied to assist. “With only one paid employee at the Center, ...

Fairy House Event Set At Audubon

The Audubon Community Nature Center is sponsoring a fairy house contest as part of its Dragons, Fairies, and Elves, Oh My! event in late June. The contest is open to ages five and up, in three age categories. Winners will be awarded prizes and have their houses on display at the ...

Fluvanna Fest Will Be Held June 15

FLUVANNA — Planning for the fourth annual Fluvanna Fest weekend is underway. The event is sponsored by the Fluvanna Community Historical Society in collaboration with other cornerstone Fluvanna organizations. The Fluvanna Fest 5k will commence the weekend’s family friendly activities ...

County Music Teachers Assn. Spring Concert Set

CHAUTAUQUA — Every spring since 1949, with a notable exception of 1978 and during renovations in 2017, the Chautauqua Institution Amphitheater has come alive with the sights and sounds of nearly 1,000 music students from around Chautauqua County who assemble for the Chautauqua County Music ...

First Communion

First communion was celebrated recently at St. Patrick’s Roman Catholic Church in Randolph. Father Joseph Janaczek administered the sacrament to Easton Pence, son of Tim and Dana Pence, and Nathan Zink, son of Sara Congdon, and Marshall Zink. Both students are third graders at Randolph ...

Kiwanis Chooses Kids Of March, April

Anna Carlson, seventh grade, and Addison Walker-Osgood have been chosen as the Kiwanis Terrific Kids for March and April. Anna enjoys sewing, cooking and welding. She is also a member of Girl Scouts. Anna enjoys her art class as well as many others. Her favorite music group is Nathaniel ...

Falconer Announces Students Of The Month

Lucas VandeVelde, seventh grade, was chosen as Falconer Central School Student of the Month for April. Lucas enjoys video games, reading and hanging out with family and friends. He is also a member of the Modified football team and enjoys many subjects in the middle school. Lucas’s ...

‘A Million Dreams’ To Be Performed

The Tiffany Wakeley Academy of Dance will present its recital “A Million Dreams” on Thursday and Friday at Southwestern High School auditorium. Shows start at 7 p.m. Pictured are, bottom row: Alyssa Cusimano, Lauren Youngberg, Lauren Engquist Second row:Sophie Jordan, Eden Heintzman, Parker ...

SW Middle School Students Read Essays At Service

Students in Southwestern Middle School wrote essays based on the patriotic theme “Why It Is Important To Celebrate Memorial Day.” Nolan Lefler, Reece Beaver and Dustin Hendrix marched in the Memorial Day parades on Monday, May 27, and read their essays at the Busti and Sunset Hill ...

JCC Students Placed On Phi Theta Kappa Academic Team

Jamestown Community College students Zachry Ensell, Joana Leamon and Aurora Treacy were among the State University and City University of New York placed on the Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society 2019 All-New York Academic Team for Community Colleges. The students were honored for their academic ...

Pa. Police Seeking Hit-And-Run Driver

WARREN, Pa. — Conewango Township, Pa., Police are looking for a light-colored, silver or gold four-door sedan that was traveling north on Route 62, and turned left into the path of a south-bound motorcycle at about 8:32 p.m. Monday. According to police, the driver of the motorcycle ...

Former Professor To Host Sermon On Social Psychology Of Love

Jeffrey Victor will offer a sermon Sunday at the Unitarian-Universalist Congregation of Jamestown about the social psychology of love. The title of the sermon is “When you say love, what do you mean?” Victor taught a course in the social psychology of intimate relationships at Jamestown ...

Poland Town Board Hears About Changes In Its Assessments

POLAND — The Poland Town Board recently held its monthly meeting. County Legislator John Davis reported that he had attended the annual memorial service for county workers at Erlandson Park. He noted that over the years worker safety has been greatly increased. The state has approved ...

Preliminary Hearing Again Postponed In Stabbing Case

A preliminary hearing has again been postponed for a Dunkirk man charged in a May 11 stabbing. Alec J. Stanley, 18, is scheduled to appear in Ellicott Town Court on July 9 in front of Town Court Justice Marilyn Gerace; preliminary hearings scheduled May 16 and May 23 were both adjourned, a ...