JHS Announces 2017 Valedictorian and Salutatorian

JHS Announces 2017 Valedictorian and Salutatorian

Article Contributed by Jamestown Public Schools Jamestown High School is proud to announce its 2017 Valedictorian, Kelly Emerson, and Salutatorian, Madison Card. “These young women have worked extremely hard during their high school careers and are most deserving of these honors,” said JHS Principal Mike McElrath. “Their commitment to academics is a testament to their […]

The Chautauqua-Cattaraugus Library System One of 75 Organizations Nationwide to Receive an NEA Big Read Grant

Article Contributed by Chautauqua-Cattaraugus Library System The Chautauqua-Cattaraugus Library System has received a grant of $14,000 to host the NEA Big Read at its 38 public libraries and their cultural partners in the Spring. It is one of 75 nonprofit organizations chosen for the Big Read, an initiative of the National Endowment for the Arts […]

Graduation 2017: What Lies Ahead

Graduation 2017: What Lies Ahead

Article Contributed by Cortney Linnecke Every year, at the dawn of summer, high school seniors across the country file onto stages to perform the ritual of graduation. The whole ceremony is really quite simple: first, students clone themselves in slippery gowns and angled caps. They sit in rows and fan themselves with programs as they […]

Horrigan Proclaims June as Elder Abuse Prevention Month

Horrigan Proclaims June as Elder Abuse Prevention Month

Article Contributed by Chautauqua County Department of Health and Human Services June has been proclaimed as Elder Abuse Awareness Month in Chautauqua County and The United Nations has designated June 15 as World Elder Abuse Day. Each June, around the world, communities and organizations come together to raise awareness about the problem of physical, emotional, […]

Westfield Farmers’ and Artisans’ Market Dives into the 11th Season

Westfield Farmers’ and Artisans’ Market Dives into the 11th Season

Article Contributed by Westfield Farmers’ and Artisans’ Market Opening day on May 27 marked true success with 34 vendors lining the cross sidewalks in central Moore Park on Main Street in the village of Westfield. People came to celebrate the sunshine, fresh strawberries, baked goods and generally soak in the sights and smells of the […]

Fund for the Region Awards $135,000 to Local Organizations

Fund for the Region Awards $135,000 to Local Organizations

Article Contributed by Chautauqua Region Community Foundation Representatives from the Reg Lenna Center for the Arts, Infinity Visual and Performing Arts, The Relief Zone, Audubon Community Nature Center, Fenton History Center, Chautauqua County RSVP, Community Helping Hands, Marvin Community House, Ashville Free Library, Meals on Wheels of the Jamestown Area, #IntegrityFirst, Village of Falconer, Ellington […]

Lutheran Foundation Welcomes New Donors with Luncheon

Lutheran Foundation Welcomes New Donors with Luncheon

Article Contributed by Lutheran Over 70 community members recently attended the Lutheran Foundation’s annual donor luncheon honoring members of the 2016 Touching Lives Club and members of the Juliet Anderson Rosch Society. The Touching Lives Club recognizes donors for their annual giving white the Rosch Society recognizes donors who have established planned gifts in support […]