Everyone knows them. They’re your neighbors, friends, the fellas who sit there, quietly waiting, watching . . . pouncing! Always ready for action – these men are the epitome of little boys refusing to grow up! They’re the ones who come up with things that make one just stop and stare, not knowing whether to […]

Alternative Resources for the 1890 Census

Our discussion last month covered the devastating loss of the 1890 Census. However all is not lost, there are some alternative resources that can be used such as, City Directories, Tax records, Military Records, Local Histories, and State Census Records to name just a few of the additional sources that can be explored. City Directories […]

Olympic E-Mail Chain

To: Uncle Tony Subject: The Olympic experience… Okay, here’s what you get, let’s say 12 years to prepare yourself physically for something, let’s say its riding a pair of silicon boards down the side of a snowy hill as fast as you can. Then you get one chance to ride the boards down said hill […]

Japanese Nursing Students Visit JCC

Several nursing students from Japan visited Jamestown Community College’s Jamestown Campus recently to explore nursing education in the United States. During a tour of JCC’s nursing labs, nursing professor and program director Dawn Columbare and adjunct nursing faculty member Debbie Johnston led patient simulation activities. The visitors, who attend the school of nursing and health […]

Audubon Receives Community Foundation Grant for HVAC System

When trouble hits in the form of old and dying equipment, it’s wonderful to have the support of the Chautauqua Region Community Foundation. That’s the feeling of the staff and volunteers at the Audubon Center and Sanctuary after learning that a deteriorating furnace and defunct air conditioning unit will be replaced thanks to a Community […]

Critical Discussion Series Continues

Prendergast Library will offer the fourth in its Critical Discussion Series from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Thursday, March 21, in the Fireplace Room at the library with a program on Fracking – Impacts on Environment, Health and Society. Moderator Becky Nystrom, Jamestown Community College Professor of Biology, will join panelists Sarah Buckley, Robert M. […]

A Volunteer- The Red Cross Everyday Hero

March is Red Cross Month, the American Red Cross of Southwestern New York would like to take this time to thank the Everyday Heroes. Red Cross volunteers take time out of their day or night to help their neighbors in need. Whether it is spending a Thursday afternoon at the local church passing out cookies […]

The Good Guys List

With the apparent resurgence of Tiger Woods in front of the upcoming Masters Golf tournament (he’s a 4-1 favorite ) I find myself rethinking his legacy as a famous sports figure. Honestly, is what Tiger Wood does any of my business? On a human level, absolutely not. But I’ve always maintained that people as famous […]

Running Away

The 4 year old little red-headed girl was upset – as most red-heads get at some time or another! She crossed her chubby little arms, turned, stomped her small feet as best she could, pouting as she scooted away from her adversary. She was determined to do whatever it was that she needed to do […]

New Companies Joining Family Service EAP

Family Service of the Chautauqua Region, Inc. welcomes 2 Employers to their family of EAP Companies, Clymer Central School and the Chautauqua and Cattaraugus Library System and James Prendergast Library. The companies signed on in February and orientations have begun. Currently Family Service EAP covers 38 companies in both North and South counties which includes […]

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