Library To Host Ethiopian Author

JAMESTOWN – Tewodros “Teddy” Fekadu will speak and sign copies of his book, “No One’s Son,” at 6 p.m. Thursday, May 24, in the Fireplace Room at Prendergast Library. The author was born in wartime in a rural village in Ethiopia to a poor teenage mother and a wealthy older father who did not acknowledge […]

Audubon Offering Wildflower Walk at Chautauqua

JAMESTOWN – Spring wildflowers flourish in the wild places on the grounds of Chautauqua Institution. Audubon Center and Sanctuary Senior Naturalist Jeff Tome, a longtime student of wildflowers, sees as many as 250 varieties each spring. While leading groups of local schoolchildren, he observed the large numbers of wildflowers on the Institution grounds. From 9 […]

JCC Featured At SUNY Showcase

JAMESTOWN – Jamestown Community College was one of the featured colleges at the State University of New York’s Western New York Regional Showcase in Buffalo on May 1. The event, which spotlighted notable programs and initiatives among ten SUNY institutions in the region, culminated the series of showcases that began last fall as part of […]

Strider Corner – May 2012

JAMESTOWN – Eighty degrees and sunny one minute, 30 degrees and snowing the next; it has been a wild and wooly spring! Despite the changeable weather, in just a few weeks, Chautauqua Striders will begin its track season in earnest. Late May, June, and July are packed with events and activities designed for every track […]

Jamestown Salvation Army Domestic Violence Program Receives National Salvation Army Award

SYRACUSE, NY – “Women are beaten every three seconds in our nation,” according to Stacey Tanner, program director of the Jamestown Salvation Army Anew Center – Domestic Violence & Rape Crisis Programs. This speaks to the prevalence of domestic violence right here in our country. Three women die in the United States daily from domestic […]