Community Helping Hands Announces Resignation of Executive Director, Rev. Amy Rohler

Article Contributed by Community Helping Hands The Board of Directors of Community Helping Hands announces the resignation of Executive Director, Rev. Amy Rohler, who will be taking on a new role as the Executive Director of the United Way of Southern Chautauqua County. “We are thrilled for Amy, and know she will do an excellent […]

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Cancer Services Program Screens the Uninsured

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Article Contributed by Chautauqua County Department of Health and Human Services Over the past two decades, the Chautauqua County Cancer Services Program (CSP) has helped thousands of women without insurance get screened for breast cancer. The mission of the CSP is to ensure that women, despite insurance status, have access to mammograms and breast exams. […]

Der Kobblers Automobile Association Provides Funds to UPMC Chautauqua WCA Diabetes Self-Management Program

Der Kobblers Automobile Association Provides Funds to UPMC Chautauqua WCA Diabetes Self-Management Program

Article Contributed by UPMC Chautauqua WCA Members of the Der Kobblers Automobile Association recently donated $2,500 to the UPMC Chautauqua WCA Diabetes Self-Management Program which represented proceeds from their 2017 Labor Day Cruise-In Car Show at Midway Park. This gift will enable UPMC Chautauqua WCA to purchase educational materials and tools, including measuring utensils to […]

Time to Stop the Traffic!

Modern Slavery in Chautauqua County

Time to Stop the Traffic!

Article Contributed by Walt Pickut Human trafficking is not only a Third World problem. It has come to Chautauqua County. “This problem is very real and it is still very under-reported,” Chautauqua County Sherriff Joseph Gerace told the Jamestown Gazette. “It is, in fact, modern day slavery. However, people don’t often report it, mostly out […]

Breast Cancer Screening Services

Breast Cancer Screening Services

Article Contributed by Darlene Rowe Cancer Services Program Coordinator October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and turns things pink during October. We see more community walks and events. Even the NFL gets on board with pink gloves, towels and socks. Let’s use this opportunity to increase our own awareness of breast cancer. Our program has […]

Interscholastic Equestrian Team Saddles Up

Interscholastic Equestrian Team Saddles Up

Article Contributed by Interscholastic Equestrian Association The Interscholastic Equestrian Association (IEA) is a non-profit that was formed in 2002 to introduce students in private and public middle and high schools to equestrian sports. The unique aspect of IEA is that student riders do not have to own their own horses or tack, making riding accessible […]

Westfield Farmers’ and Artisans’ Market

Westfield Farmers’ and Artisans’ Market

Article Contributed by Westfield Farmers’ and Artisans’ Market Congratulations to the Westfield Farmers’ and Artisans’ Market as they wrap up their 11th successful season tied tightly with a prize ribbon for being voted #1 Farmers’ Market in New York State and also named in the top 20 nationwide by American Farmland Trust for 2017. What […]

Chautauqua Rails to Trails Announces Dedication of Train Wreck Memorial

Article Contributed by Chautauqua Rails to Trails One of the many benefits of utilizing the trail system created and maintained by Chautauqua Rails to Trails is an appreciation of our county’s railroad history. A day that lives in infamy is Christmas Eve, 1872, when a Buffalo, Corry and Pittsburgh train went off the trestle, causing […]