22nd Annual Hospice Walk Steps Off on May 19th

22nd Annual Hospice Walk Steps Off on May 19th

Article Contributed by HomeCare & Hospice The HomeCare & Hospice Foundation will celebrate its 22nd annual Hospice Walk and Run on Saturday, May 19th at 10 a.m. on the Allegheny River Trail, located at the west entrance of St. Bonaventure University.  Pre-registration will begin at 9 a.m.  The event will help raise public awareness for […]

United Veterans Council of Jamestown Contest for Miss Veterans Poppy 2018

Article Contributed by United Veterans Council of Jamestown The United Veterans Council of Jamestown is holding an essay contest to find this year’s Memorial Day Miss Veterans Poppy. They are currently making preparations for the Annual Jamestown Memorial Day Parade. The essay contest is extended to all local 5th – 8th grade girls to become […]

JCC Awarded Military Friendly School Status

JCC Awarded Military Friendly School Status

Article Contributed by Jamestown Community College Jamestown Community College has earned the 2018-19 Military Friendly® School designation. Institutions earning the Military Friendly® School designation were evaluated using public data sources and proprietary survey responses. Student survey data was also taken into consideration. More than 1,400 schools participated in the 2018-2019 survey with 941 earning the designation. The […]

‘National Take Back Day’ Returns to Chautauqua County on April 28

Encouraging local residents to turn in their unused or expired prescription medications safely

‘National Take Back Day’ Returns to Chautauqua County on April 28

Article Contributed by CASAC The 15th National Prescription Drug Take Back day will be held on Saturday, April 28, from 10am to 2pm. The Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Office, community partners and the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) will provide the public with an opportunity to prevent pill abuse and theft by clearing out their homes of […]

Celebrate Earth Day at the Library

Article Contributed by Ellington Farman Library Ellington Farman Library will be celebrating Earth Day on Saturday, April 21 with a free event for the whole family from 10:30am – 12:30pm. Everyone is invited to learn how to make Seed Bombs and how to create a Perennial Garden with presenter Anny Lynch from Robert’s Nursery. The […]

RTPI to Open New Exhibit from Peterson Collection April 21st

RTPI to Open New Exhibit from Peterson Collection April 21st

Article Contributed by RTPI RTPI is excited to present their newest exhibition, “Roger Tory Peterson: The Life, The Work, The Legacy” from April 21 – August 5, 2018. In the early 1900s, Jamestown, New York’s urban nature inspired young Roger Tory Peterson to pursue his celebrated career as a naturalist, nature artist and influential educator. […]

Mason-Dixon Outdoor Writers Recognize Sorensen

Mason-Dixon Outdoor Writers Recognize Sorensen

Article Contributed by Mason-Dixon Outdoor Writers Association Jamestown Gazette outdoor writer Steve Sorensen took home two top Craft Awards from the Mason-Dixon Outdoor Writers Association at their annual conference on April 7 in historic Frederick, Maryland. Sorensen won in three award categories out of seven—two first place awards and one second—for work published in 2017. […]

JCC Alumni Nurses, UPMC Honored

JCC Alumni Nurses, UPMC Honored

Article Contributed by Jamestown Community College The Jamestown Community College Alumni Association honored several alumni nurses recently. Julie Apperson, a psychiatric nurse practitioner for UPMC Chautauqua, received the 2018 Nurse of Distinction Award. The award honors a person who exemplifies JCC’s tradition of excellence and brings credit to the college through professional achievement. Ms. Apperson […]