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Awards Program Honors Students

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The Jamestown Chapter National Society Daughters of the American Revolution recognized middle school students from area schools at a recent awards program in the chapter house. Students were selected for their service, leadership and patriotism. Included were Corinne Inkley, Randolph ...

Community Decides The Audubon Turtle’s Name

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With more than 75 percent of the total “votes” cast, “Tank” was the clear-cut winner in Audubon Community Nature Center’s contest to name the 12-foot concrete turtle that lives near the Nature Play Area. Last fall, the 1500 pound, larger-than-life turtle was created and donated to ...

Chi Sigma Chi Alums Donate To Boys And Girls Club

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For nearly 50 years, members of the Chi Sigma Chi fraternity at Jamestown High School, along with other local youth, played basketball at the Boys Club after school and on weekends. The Boys Club, which today is known as the Winifred Crawford Dibert Boys and Girls Club, offered youth a safe ...

City BPU Is Starting New Program For Energy Efficiency

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The Jamestown Board of Public Utilities is starting a new energy efficiency program offering businesses incentives for the installation of electric vehicle charging stations at commercial or industrial locations in the BPU electric territory. The BPU EV Charging Equipment Program for ...

Delegation Expresses Concerns About Changes To Medicare Wage Index

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The entire New York Congressional delegation has expressed concerns over recent Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services proposed changes to the Medicare area wage index, arguing that it would disproportionately harm hospitals across New York state. The Medicare Wage Index aims to ensure ...

Fire Department Adds Stretcher To Equipment

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CASSADAGA — Maintaining equipment and keeping all equipment up to date is one of the priorities of the Cassadaga Volunteer Fire Department. Recently, the fire department purchased a Stryker Performance Stretcher for the ambulance. The stretcher is an electric lifting stretcher which is ...

Girl Scout Troop Donates Rain Barrel

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Falconer Girl Scout Troop 20209 decorated and donated a rain barrel to the Falconer Central School Key Club Garden. Presenting the gift to Matthew Moore, Key Club President, and Mary Plumb, Adviser, are Girl Scouts Tessa Brooks, Payton Smith and Hailey Hendrickson.

Lions Club Presents Annual Scholarship

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The Gerry Lions Club recently presented their annual scholarship at Cassadaga Valley High School. Each year, $100 is given to each graduating senior who is joining a branch of the U.S. military. This year’s recipient was Brandon Johnson of Stockton who is entering the U.S. Army Reserve. He ...

Cappalino Welcomed Into Congregation

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The congregation at Lakewood United Methodist Church, 164 Shadyside Ave., have welcomed Colton Cappalino into membership through confirmation. Cappalino went through a 10-week course of study and affirmed his love for Christ before the whole congregation. On their side, the congregation has ...

Jamestown High School Announces Fourth Quarter Honor, Merit Rolls

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Jamestown High School recently announced its fourth quarter honor and merit rolls. Students on the list are: HONOR ROLL 12th grade: Austin Aldrich, Beck Anderson, Jackson Arthurs, Alani Badgley, Kathleen Barry, Mikayla Bartlett, Tyler Blizzard, Elise Blomquist, Alexa Bloomquist, Zenneth ...

Goodell Against Creating Food Safety Panel

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The state Legislature wants to help an overburdened Department of Agriculture and Markets by creating a 13-member advisory panel on food safety and inspection programs. A.5176/S.5387 was approved by the state Assembly 111-37 and 62-0 in the state Senate. It has not yet been signed by Gov. ...

Princess Club Teaches Values And Manners

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For seven years one organization has been helping to instill values and manners in young women. The Princess Club originally started in June 2012 when Jamestown resident Brenda Stewart made an observation from looking out her window. “I was sitting at the kitchen table I looked out, and ...

Mental Health Visits May Be Covered By NYS Medicaid

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Visits to mental health counselors and a host of other types of therapy could be covered by Medicaid in New York state. A. 648A/S.3421A was approved 133-15 in the state Assembly and 61-1 by the state Senate. It has not yet been signed by Gov. Andrew Cuomo. Similar legislation had been ...

Farm Bureau President Speaks About Labor Act

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Editor’s Note: On Thursday, The Post-Journal spoke with Richard Kimball, president of the Chautauqua County Farm Bureau, about the Farm Laborers Fair Labor Practices Act. Some of those comments needed additional context. Below, The Post-Journal provides context to Kimball’s remarks so that ...

‘Orbital Perspective’

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CHAUTAUQUA – Scott Kelly said the experience of an “orbital perspective” changed his life after spending 500 days in space. Kelly, a retired astronaut, has been to space four different times, once on a six-month mission and another for a year from 2015 to 2016. Upon return from the ...

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Celoron Village Board To Meet CELORON — The Celoron Village Board will hold a special meeting on Monday at 6 p.m. in the Celoron Community Center, 47 Dunham Ave., Celoron, to discuss and take possible action on a Consolidated Funding Grant Application. The public is welcome to attend. Craft ...

Growing Reputation

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CHAUTAUQUA – Roy Speckhardt was initially confused why he was invited to speak at Chautauqua Institution as part of its interfaith lecture series because he is simply not a man of faith, at least not in the traditional sense. “Well when I reviewed the description of the interfaith ...

Man Drowns In Barcelona Harbor, Body Recovered

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WESTFIELD - A Jamestown man in his early 20s drowned Friday. The Chautauqua County Water Emergency Team, along with other rescue agencies in the region responded to Barcelona Harbor in Westfield at 4:25 p.m. According to The Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Department, John R. Penhollow, 24, ...

Laurel Run

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Friday afternoon "Laurel-thon" runners were welcomed in Washington Park as they carried the Laurel Run flags. The relay started in Jamestown around 6 a.m. and the last leg of the relay arrived in Dunkirk around 1 p.m. Today, Laurel Run celebrations continue in Silver Creek with opening ...

What NASA Has Accomplished

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EDITOR’S NOTE: This is the fourth in an occasional series on the 50th anniversary of historic events. Toward the end of a tumultuous decade, the world could marvel at what NASA’s Apollo program had accomplished. The ambitious undertaking was born partly from the commitment of the United ...