JCC Foundation Holds Annual Recognition Event

Patricia M. Phillips, a member of the Jamestown Community College Foundation board of directors, was honored with the John D. Hamilton Award during the foundation’s annual recognition event in October. The award was established by the JCC Foundation in 1995 to recognize individuals whose contributions exemplify those of Mr. Hamilton, a trustee emeritus of JCC. […]

JBC Classes Rally to Support St. Susan’s

JAMESTOWN –Jamestown Business College marketing students recently joined together in competition, all for a common goal: giving back to the community. Marketing students, as a part of JBC’s Marketing Principles courses, were challenged to plan, design, market, and execute a business that could be profitable within the college community. Mrs. Pamela Reese and Mrs. Katharina […]

JBC Class Works to Benefit Wounded Warrior Project

JAMESTOWN – Jamestown Business College Associate degree students recently put their classroom lessons to the test to make a difference in the community. A networking/fundraising event, organized completely by students, benefitted the Wounded Warrior Project – an organization that seeks to honor and empower wounded soldiers. Students were tasked with creating a networking event using […]

Farr Outdoors: Beyond the Sights

By Nolan Farr For everyone who plans on being out in chase of game this season, I’m sure you have heard the old saying “Be sure of your target – and beyond!” Whether it is from the instructors at a hunter’s safety course that you attended, or from the words of a mentor who introduced […]

Sharing the Warmth: Lutheran Honors Volunteers

JAMESTOWN – Over one hundred volunteers ages three to ninety three were honored at Lutheran for the many ways they bring warmth and compassion to the residents and staff. “The work they do is precious and priceless,” said Suellen Carlson, Volunteer Coordinator. “We can add the hours and compute the value in dollars, which is […]

JCC Foundation Presents Community Partner Awards

JAMESTOWN – The Jamestown Community College Foundation presented three Community Partner Awards at its annual recognition event in October. The Community Partner Award recognizes the vital role of organizations that work collaboratively with JCC to provide educational, social, cultural, and civic enrichment for the area. This year, the honorees were the city of Jamestown, Cattaraugus […]

Youth Symphony Makes Changes, Launches Annual Fund Drive

JAMESTOWN – The Chautauqua Regional Youth Symphony (CRYS) board has made some changes this year to offer an even more enriching experience for their students. Maestro Bryan Eckenrode has been CRYS music director and conductor since 2003. Under his professional leadership, students have learning opportunities that are unique in the Chautauqua area. During this 26th […]

YMCA Introduces Membership Promotion

The Jamestown and Lakewood YMCAs will hold a month-long membership drive starting Friday, November 23 through December 24. All community members that join the YMCA during this time will receive a complimentary YMCA gym bag. Some restrictions may apply. The YMCA facilities include dual Y access, babysitting, childcare, fitness centers, pools, tracks, gymnasiums, free group […]

Great American Smokeout Rate of Youth Smoking Declines

But too many start due to in-store tobacco marketing JAMESTOWN, NY – As the American Cancer Society celebrates the 37th annual Great American Smokeout, New Yorkers can be thankful that fewer high school students are smoking. While the trend is moving in the right direction, the rate of decrease is slowing. According to the Surgeon […]

Ironmen Forward Earns NAHL Top Weekly Honors

Tyler Dunagan was named the Combat Hockey North Division Star of the Week by the NAHL FRISCO, TEXAS – The North American Hockey League (NAHL) today announced the Divisional Stars of the Week presented by Combat Hockey for the week ending November 11, 2012.  The Divisional Stars of the Week is a weekly feature during […]