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Corrective Surgery Needed For Dog At Humane Society

The Chautauqua County Humane Society is working to raise money to help a loving dog regain his sight. Barney first came to the Chautauqua County Humane Society as a stray in February 2018 and was quickly adopted out. Between February and November 2018, Barney began losing his sight and ...

Gerry Hosts Memorial Day Parade

GERRY — The Gerry Memorial Day weekend parade was held beginning at the Gerry Fire Department. The parade followed Route 60 to the Gerry Cemetery where Paul Cooley served as the master of ceremony. The Cassadaga American Legion Post 1280 Honor Guard led the parade, and music was provided by ...

JCC Students Among 210 To Receive SUNY Chancellor’s Award

Jamestown Community College students Kendyl Austin of Lakewood and JoElla Lane of Dunkirk were among 210 State University of New York students honored recently with the SUNY Chancellor’s Award for Student Excellence for their academic achievement, leadership, and community service. “This ...

Fredonia Opera House Chicken BBQ Is Saturday

FREDONIA — The 1891 Fredonia Opera House will hold a chicken barbecue fundraiser on Saturday in Fredonia’s West Barker Common near the gazebo. A bake sale and basket auction also will be a part of the event. All proceeds benefit the Opera House’s 24th annual Bach & Beyond ...

County Historical Society Gala Fundraiser Is June 8

WESTFIELD — The Chautauqua County Historical Society is inviting its members and the community to help support the preservation of local history by attending its annual fundraiser and gala on Saturday, June 8. The gala will take place from 6-8 p.m. at the historic McClurg Museum in ...

Thule Lodge Holds Annual Memorial Service

FALCONER — The Thule Lodge held its annual Memorial service in the Bethlehem Lutheran Church in Falconer. Lodge chairman Tom Eckberg opened the service with a welcome to all. The service was conducted by lodge chaplain Diane K. Shaw, vice chairman Susan W. Sipos and membership chairman ...

Busti Historical Society To Meet June 5

The Busti Historical Society will meet Wednesday, June 5, at 7 p.m. in the meeting room of the Museum Building next to the mill. At the May meeting, several topics of business were discussed. The main one was contracting for a coordinator or project manager to handle such tasks as education ...

Court Appointed Special Advocates To Host Playhouse Fundraiser

MAYVILLE — Court Appointed Special Advocates of Chautauqua County announces its first CASA’s for CASA playhouse fundraiser. CASA of Chautauqua County has partnered with Howard Hanna Holt Real Estate to raise funds to provide children with a safe and permanent home. On July 4, CASA will ...

College Awards, Scholarships Announced At JCC Campuses

Scholarships and awards were presented during the annual college awards ceremony held at Jamestown Community College’s Jamestown and Cattaraugus County campuses in early May. Recipients, noted by their hometowns, included: Allegany: Jonathan Antle (Dr. Raymond Johnson Memorial Award), ...

Maternity Care Center Ribbon Cutting

UPMC Chautauqua invites the public to an open house and ribbon cutting on Wednesday, June 5, from 4 to 7 p.m. to view the new Women’s and Maternity Care Center and Adolescent and Adult Mental Health Inpatient units. The new 42,000-square-foot expansion includes: ¯ Four labor and delivery ...

Coldspring Town Board To Meet June 13

COLDSPRING — The Coldspring Town Board met May 9 for its regular meeting. The meeting was called to order at 7:05 p.m. by Supervisor Tina Hyde. Members present were Wendell Craig Anderson, Kenneth Dechow and David Chapman. Also present were Ronald Brooks, highway superintendent and two ...

Liberty Partnerships Attends Summit

Students in Jamestown Community College’s Liberty Partnerships Program participated in the 15th annual Liberty Partnerships Program Empire Promise Youth Summit in Utica recently. JCC’s representatives were joined by 46 other Liberty Partnerships Program programs from throughout New York ...

DAR Members Meet In Westfield

WESTFIELD — A regular business meeting of the Benjamin Prescott Chapter of the National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution was held at the Patterson Library in Westfield on May 2, the National Day of Prayer. There were 14 members present. The meeting was called to order with ...

Local Students Attend Leadership Program

Four local high school students participated in the Rotary District 7090 “SLAPSHOT” or “Student Leadership Award Program for Students High On Training” weekend experience during May 3-5 at the Adventure Learning Centre at Canterbury Hills, Ancaster, Ontario, Canada. The four young ...

Washington School Names April Students Of The Month

Yomaris Rojas Nieves is in fifth grade and is the daughter of Iris A Nieves Rivera. She likes to draw in her spare time. Her favorite subject in school is Art and she feels Miss Hannah from the after school program has changed her life by being funny and making her draw more. In the future, she ...

Jamestown Announces Students Of March

Mia Rowe, a freshman at Jamestown High School, is the daughter of Matthew and Maria Rowe. Mia was in the JHS production of “The Drowsy Chaperone” as one of the gangsters. She also is an avid musician. Though she isn’t in the school music programs, she taught herself ukulele and a bit of ...

Cummins Celebrates Years Of Giving

Cummins Engine ended its Easter Toy Drive with a big celebration delivering toys to pediatric patients at UPMC Chautauqua. UPMC Chautauqua director of development, Megan Barone, said “Matthew Davis, Cummins Engine third shift CLT had a vision to help our own community children to cope and ...

Learn Bonsai At Audubon Saturday, June 1

On Saturday, June 1, those interested can learn to create miniature trees in the Japanese bonsai tradition at “Bonsai for Beginners” at the Audubon Community Nature Center. From 10 a.m. to noon, Trenton Lutes will teach the history of bonsai, the specialized tools used, the most common ...

Sinclairville Senior Citizens Hold Auction

SINCLAIRVILLE — The Sinclairville Senior Citizens meet once a month on the second Tuesday at noon in the Sinclairville Firehall dining room for a luncheon and a program. At the last gathering, following the luncheon, a fun auction of used items brought in by members was held. Diman ...

Lecture Series Starts May 29

BEMUS POINT — The Lawson Center Boat Museum announces the opening lecture of their annual “Learning at the Lawson” lecture series on Wednesday, May 29, at 7 p.m. at the museum, 73 Lakeside Drive, Bemus Point. The hour-long lectures are free and open to the public. A mix-and-mingle time ...