Sheila Gulas

Sheila Gulas

Sheila (Lingenfelter) Gulas capped a remarkable athletic career last December when she was inducted into the National Fastpitch Coaches Association Hall of Fame, culminating a 31-year coaching career that took her from Allegheny College, to Wittenberg and, finally, to Ashland University. Along the way, the 1979 Southwestern Central School graduate, who retired in June 2017, […]

Lori Franchina

Lori Franchina

How accomplished an athlete is Lori Franchina? Well, the resume chronicling her achievements is three full pages, providing proof that she is more than worthy of being one of eight members of the Chautauqua Sports Hall of Fame Class of 2018. Joining Franchina as an inductee are Dick Cole, Curt Fischer, Sheilah (Lingenfelter) Gulas, the […]

Curt Fischer

Curt Fischer

Curt Fischer has become synonymous for coaching excellence at Maple Grove Junior-Senior High School for more than a quarter century, guiding three different sports programs to New York State Public High School Athletic Association championships. That’s certainly earns him a rightful place in the Chautauqua Sports Hall of Fame. Joining Fischer in the 2018 induction […]

Dick Cole

Dick Cole

Dick Cole’s athletic accomplishments dating back nearly 60 years, and the newspaper clippings that chronicle them, fill an album that is 4-5 inches thick. It truly is a trip down memory lane for anyone who has followed the career of the Jamestown native. From his basketball successes at Jamestown High School and Jamestown Community College […]

JCC Starting SPREE Program for Single Parents

JCC Starting SPREE Program for Single Parents

Article Contributed by Jamestown Community College Single Parents Reaching Education to Employment (SPREE), an initiative made possible through the Empire State Poverty Initiative (ESPRI) and the WNY Women’s Foundation, is under way at Jamestown Community College’s Jamestown Campus. SPREE, a program based on the WNY Women’s Foundation’s MOMs: From Education to Employment® model, assists students […]

Do Dessert at Home This Valentine’s Day

Do Dessert at Home This Valentine’s Day

Article Contributed by Metro Creative Connection Dining out is a Valentine’s Day tradition. Couples new and old typically make Valentine’s Day into date night at nice restaurants, making this holiday that much more special. Couples who want to add a special twist to Valentine’s Day date night can enjoy a nice meal out before returning […]

CSHOF to Honor County’s Outstanding Athletes at Banquet

CSHOF to Honor County’s Outstanding Athletes at Banquet

Article Contributed by Chautauqua Sports Hall of Fame The Chautauqua Sports Hall of Fame will honor twenty (20) of Chautauqua County’s top high school, collegiate and community athletes for achieving New York State championships, First Team All-State status, National championships or All-American status in their respective sports during the past year at its 37th annual […]