Catholic Charities’ Chautauqua County Outreach, Volunteer Honored for 10 Years of Service

Catholic Charities’ Chautauqua County Outreach, Volunteer Honored for 10 Years of Service

Article Contributed by Catholic Charities of Buffalo, NY Catholic Charities’ Chautauqua County Outreach recently celebrated its 10-year anniversary of providing respite care and friendship to homebound seniors and nursing home residents in the county. A luncheon to thank the volunteers was held to mark the milestone. Formed in 2007, the small group of nine volunteers […]

JHS Announces 2017 Valedictorian and Salutatorian

JHS Announces 2017 Valedictorian and Salutatorian

Article Contributed by Jamestown Public Schools Jamestown High School is proud to announce its 2017 Valedictorian, Kelly Emerson, and Salutatorian, Madison Card. “These young women have worked extremely hard during their high school careers and are most deserving of these honors,” said JHS Principal Mike McElrath. “Their commitment to academics is a testament to their […]

The Chautauqua-Cattaraugus Library System One of 75 Organizations Nationwide to Receive an NEA Big Read Grant

Article Contributed by Chautauqua-Cattaraugus Library System The Chautauqua-Cattaraugus Library System has received a grant of $14,000 to host the NEA Big Read at its 38 public libraries and their cultural partners in the Spring. It is one of 75 nonprofit organizations chosen for the Big Read, an initiative of the National Endowment for the Arts […]

Meals on Wheels to Offer Pancake Breakfast at Dragon Boat Race

Meals on Wheels to Offer Pancake Breakfast at Dragon Boat Race

Article Contributed by Chautauqua Lake Dragon Boat Race Planning Committee The Chautauqua Lake Dragon Boat Race scheduled for August 12 announces they will be partnering with Meals on Wheels of the Jamestown Area to offer a pancake breakfast the morning of the event. Breakfast will be served from 7:30 to 10:30 a.m. at the Lucille […]

The Wrong Hands for Guns

The Wrong Hands for Guns

Contributing Writer Steve Sorensen Last fall I had a serious eye surgery. A skilled surgical team at UPMC Mercy Hospital in Pittsburgh had to fish out a stray lens implant and sew in a new lens from the inside. In the process they made seven incisions in my eyeball and changed out all the vitreous, […]

Pets of the Week

Pets of the Week

Chautauqua County Humane Society 2825 Strunk Rd., Jamestown, NY 716.665.2209 www.spcapets.com cchs@spcapets.com June is adopt a cat month. $10.00 off the price of any cat. Paws Along the River 212 Elm St., Warren, PA 814.726.1961 www.pawsalongtheriver.org

Horrigan Proclaims June as Elder Abuse Prevention Month

Horrigan Proclaims June as Elder Abuse Prevention Month

Article Contributed by Chautauqua County Department of Health and Human Services June has been proclaimed as Elder Abuse Awareness Month in Chautauqua County and The United Nations has designated June 15 as World Elder Abuse Day. Each June, around the world, communities and organizations come together to raise awareness about the problem of physical, emotional, […]

Westfield Farmers’ and Artisans’ Market Dives into the 11th Season

Westfield Farmers’ and Artisans’ Market Dives into the 11th Season

Article Contributed by Westfield Farmers’ and Artisans’ Market Opening day on May 27 marked true success with 34 vendors lining the cross sidewalks in central Moore Park on Main Street in the village of Westfield. People came to celebrate the sunshine, fresh strawberries, baked goods and generally soak in the sights and smells of the […]