Historical Society Hosts Picnic, Speaker at Falconer Park

MAYVILLE, N.Y. – The Chautauqua County Historical Society would like to invite the public to its next upcoming speaker program.  Historical Society Trustee and Falconer resident Jason Sample will present “Early Water Transportation of Southeastern Chautauqua County” on Wednesday, July 11 at 6:00 p.m. in Falconer Park (N. Phetteplace St., Falconer N.Y.).  In addition to […]

JCC College Connections Students Of The Year Named

JAMESTOWN – High school students throughout southwestern New York were recognized as students of the year in Jamestown Community College’s College Connections program at the close of the 2011-2012 academic year. JCC honored the students, who were chosen by their schools, during a special reception in June. In selecting the students of the year, schools […]

Randolph Student Receives Diesel Scholarship

JAMESTOWN – The collaboration between Dream It Do It and local industry has quite literally paid off for one local high school graduate.  Ashton O’Brien of Randolph has received the Technology and Maintenance Council (TMC) WyoTech Diesel Technology Scholarship. Dream It Do It Coordinator Dave Johnson said, “We try to work very closely with local […]

Chamber Poised to Help Small Businesses In Wake of Supreme Court Decision

JAMESTOWN – In the wake of the historic Supreme Court decision pertaining to the Affordable Care Act, The Chautauqua County Chamber of Commerce is poised to assist small businesses understand the affect of the Act on their businesses. “The Chamber of Commerce is the premier resource to assist Chautauqua County’s small businesses as it relates […]

Area Students Learn Lesson of Tolerance through Film, “Follow the North Star”

JAMESTOWN— On June 19, 2012, the Jackson Center was honored to present its annual screening of “Follow the North Star” to area 3rd & 4th grade students in its Carl Cappa Theater. An Emmy award-winning film about the Underground Railroad which tells a timeless story of tolerance & friendship, the movie was accompanied by a […]


LITTLE VALLEY – This past week at area graduation ceremonies, CCB (Cattaraugus County Bank) sponsored various awards. CCB worked with each high school to establish the following awards, which are given out every year to graduating high school students in the area: Cattaraugus Little Valley Central School: CCB Commercial Award. The award is presented to […]

Jackson Center to Host Lecture Series at Chautauqua Institution, July 9-13

JAMESTOWN –  The Robert H. Jackson Center, as part of a continuing collaboration with the Chautauqua Institution, announces a week-long Special Studies lecture series. The daily lecture will be held July 9-13, 2012 at 9:00 a.m. at Hurlbut Church Sanctuary on the Chautauqua Institution grounds. For more information on attending one or all of these […]

Bon Voyage! Area Students Receive Scholarship to Study Abroad

JAMESTOWN – The Jamestown Rotary Club and the Chautauqua Region Community Foundation recently awarded the Brenda L. Morrow Memorial Scholarship to two Jamestown High School students. This annual scholarship provides financial assistance to students 15-18 years of age who will participate in the Rotary Youth Exchange Program in a foreign country. This year’s recipients were […]

DAR Day Planned at Chautauqua Institution

JAMESTOWN – The Jamestown Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution will again sponsor the DAR DAY at Chautauqua Institution.  This year’s event is Monday, July 16 with luncheon at 1 pm in the Parlor at the Hotel Athenaeum.  All  members from the 8th District (the 8 far Western counties of NY State) as […]