Student’s Complete JCC College Access Academy

JAMESTOWN – High school students from Chautauqua and Cattaraugus counties completed a recent three-day, residential College Access Academy on Jamestown Community College’s Jamestown Campus. Made possible through a College Access Challenge Grant administered by the Higher Education Services Corporation, the academy was designed to encourage continued success in high school and develop readiness for success […]

Faith Matters: Equality and Excellence

By the Rev. Eric M. Williams One of the most cherished ideas in American history and society has been the concept of equality. Thomas Jefferson famously enshrined the idea in the second sentence of the Declaration of Independence: “We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal….” On the face of […]

United Nations hears testimony of Western New York woman

NEW YORK – Employment is important to everyone. While most people are generally able to obtain work, the majority of people with disabilities who want to work are instead unemployed. A Western New York woman recently had the opportunity to share her employment experiences at a United Nations special session on the employment of people […]

BPU Expands 2012 Energy Star Rebate Program to include Appliances

JAMESTOWN – The Jamestown Board of Public Utilities (BPU) expands its Energy Star Rebate Program for 2012, offering rebates for certain Energy Star qualified new appliances purchased anytime between January 1, 2012, and December 31, 2012. The program, available to BPU electric customers, had been limited to residential windows, skylights and entry doors. Rebates in […]

Gold Medal Olympians to Appear in Jamestown this December

Gold Medal Olympians to Appear in Jamestown this December

2012 Olympic Gymnasts Jordyn Wieber, Gabrielle Douglas, Alexandra Raisman, Danell Leyva and John Orozco join 2008 Champion Nastia Liukin and Olympic and World Figure Skaters on December 15, 2012 JAMESTOWN – Jordyn Wieber, Gabrielle (Gabby) Douglas, Alexandra (Aly) Raisman, Danell Leyva and John Orozco will represent Team USA in London at this summer’s Olympic games.  […]

WCA HEALTH TIP: Suffer From Dizziness? WCA Can Help

WCA HEALTH TIP: Suffer From Dizziness? WCA Can Help

Many individuals find themselves suffering from dizziness or unsteadiness as a result of disturbances in the vestibular system. Approximately 15 out of every 1,000 individuals consult their family physician each year with problems related to dizziness or unsteadiness. Anyone suffering from these symptoms should seek the attention of their physician to determine the exact cause […]

Financial Cents: Women Need Life Insurance Too

By Miller Hall Financial Professionals Life insurance pays off mortgages, funds college education, provides for retirement and gives the money necessary for an unlimited list of expenses. In short, with life insurance the surviving spouse is likely not to have to sell the family home or have their standard of living negatively altered. A man […]

Vietnam Veterans Groups Come Together for Veterans Memorial

JAMESTOWN – The Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter #865 and Veterans of Modern Warfare donated a total of $7,500 to the Veterans Memorial Commission Relocation Non-Endowed Fund. The fund, administered through the Chautauqua Region Community Foundation, was established to provide funding for the relocation of Veterans Park from Second and Third Streets on the City’s […]