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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 ...

Infants Center Of Attention At County Fair Parade

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DUNKIRK — With just eight participants, the Chautauqua County Fair Baby Parade was a bit smaller than usual; however, eight judging categories meant that every baby was a winner on Thursday. The parade, which is open to all babies under the age of two, took place at the Arthur R. Maytum ...

Sports Complex To Open ‘On Schedule’

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FALCONER — Stephen Penhollow, staring out earlier this week at the recently laid all-weather football field at Falconer Central School, said the multi-purpose sports complex will be used for more than just simply football. Penhollow, Falconer district superintendent, said the field is for ...

Herbicide Applications Done For This Year

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There will be no further herbicide applications this year on Chautauqua Lake. The state Department of Environmental Conservation has denied the town of Ellery’s application to apply herbicides in Bemus Bay. The town requested the application of Aquathol K and Navigate for one day between ...

JCC Names High School Students To Part-Time Dean’s List

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Several area high school students were named to the Jamestown Community College part-time student dean’s list during the 2018-19 academic year. To be eligible for the part-time student dean’s list, a student must achieve a minimum GPA of 3.50 during the semester while enrolled in 6-11 ...

Audubon Announces 2019 Nature Photo Contest Winners and Exhibit

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With the winners now chosen, Audubon Community Nature Center is announcing two “firsts” for their 2019 Nature Photography Contest: a month-long exhibit of the winners and finalists, and the opportunity to purchase prints of some of the contest entries. The Audubon Community Nature ...

High School Students Named To JCC Full-Time Dean’s List

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Several area high school students were named to the Jamestown Community College full-time student dean’s list during the 2018-19 academic year. To be eligible for the full-time student dean’s list, a student must achieve a minimum GPA of 3.50 during the semester while enrolled in at least ...

Auditions For ‘The Producers’ To Be Held

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The Lucille Ball Little Theatre announces its auditions for its September production of “The Producers.” Auditions for leading roles and the company ensemble will be held Monday and Tuesday 6:30–8:30 p.m. in the theatre. Callbacks are scheduled for Wednesday. Interested people will ...

Kathmans Receive Rotary’s Paul Harris Awards

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Deborah and Daniel “Deke” Kathman each received Rotary’s Paul Harris Fellow Award at a recent meeting of the Rotary Club of Jamestown. Greg Jones, Rotary Club of Jamestown Foundation chairman, and Cheri Krull, club president, presented Mrs. Kathman with her second award. The retired ...