Local Programs Statewide Focus on Educating Parents on the Importance of Talking to Their Kids about Gambling and Problem Gambling

Youth are exposed to gambling now more than ever before, therefore, The New York Council on Problem Gambling is working with local Prevention Councils statewide, including Chautauqua Alcoholism & Substance Abuse Council (CASAC), to educate parents of school age youth about gambling and problem gambling and to encourage them to talk to their kids about […]

Rotary Club Of Jamestown To Host Summit On Employability This Thursday, February 21, At JCC Carnahan Center

The Rotary Club of Jamestown is hosting a community-based comprehensive discussion to explore collaborative solutions that will expand the pool of employable adults possessing the skills necessary to fill available Chautauqua County jobs, with a focus on the ways that various community organizations and employers can work together to improve the employability of non-college educated […]

The Resource Center presents annual employee awards

Tonia Brown, Brigitte Hodnett and Linda Knight received The Resource Center’s major wards for 2012 at the agency’s 28th annual Employee Service Recognition Luncheon. They were honored for the roles they play in improving the lives of people with disabilities. Ms. Brown, vocational skills instructor in the Jamestown Rehabilitation Department, received the Norma J. Smith […]

NYS Office Of Alcoholism And Substance Abuse Services Regional Coordinator Visits “New” Chemical Dependency Unit At WCA

Patrick Morrison, Regional Coordinator for the western field of the Office of Alcoholism And Substance Abuse Services (OASAS), recently visited with officials and staff at WCA Hospital to tour the newly constructed Inpatient Chemical Dependency Unit located on the 4th Floor at WCA Hospital, 207 Foote Avenue. He visited with hospital leadership and staff, touring […]

“Striders Night Live!”

While snowy February and muddy March can be extremely “long” months, Chautauqua Striders is finding ways to encourage healthy lifestyles and have fun at the same time! During the stark, gray days of winter and what seems like unending lack of sunshine, everyone needs something to look forward to, something to bring a smile. Here […]

Support Enterprises to Showcase Innovations at February 27 Open House

“Made in America? We can do it for nearly any product we sell,” said Mike Suppa, vice president of Planning and Operations at Jamestown’s Support Enterprises, Inc., one of Chautauqua County’s fastest growing businesses. In 2012, SEI’s fiscal income increased 277 percent over fiscal year 2011. “Quality sells,” Suppa recently told a visitor at SEI’s […]

Jamestown Business College, Seneca Gaming Corp. Partner

For the second year, Jamestown Business College (JBC) and Seneca Gaming Corporation (SGC) have partnered to bring professional training to select employees in the Corporation’s Career Development program. As part of the six-week program, JBC offered professional development seminars to participants in the already established Career Development Program at Seneca Allegany Casino. JBC, who has […]

Celebration Planned for International Women’s Day

The Jamestown Branch of the American Association of University Women (AAUW) and the Zonta Club of Jamestown will co-host an International Women’s Day Celebratory dinner on Friday, March 8th, at the Robert H. Jackson Center beginning at 6 pm. The celebration is open to the public and will feature two speakers: Katherine Mang of Mothers […]