New York Kiwanis Governor Visits Southwestern Division

SILVER CREEK – The members of the Southwestern Division of NY Kiwanis recently honored NY District Governor William Risbrook and First Lady Dr. Lavonia Frances as they made their official Governor’s Visit to the Division. This event was held at the Colony Restaurant in Silver Creek and was hosted by the Silver Creek Kiwanis club. […]

Fan Out to Find Funky Nests!

Annual contest seeks unusual nesting sites ITHACA – It’s time for the “Funky Nests in Funky Places” contest held by the Celebrate Urban Birds project at the Cornell Lab of Ornithology. With breeding season in full swing, birds are in a flurry of nest-building or may already be raising chicks—but birds don’t always build in […]

Chamber Subsidiary Receives Grant to Help Small Businesses Access Insurance

JAMESTOWN – The Community Chamber Development Corporation (CCDC) a subsidiary of the Chautauqua County Chamber of Commerce, has been awarded a $50,000 grant from the Community Service Society of New York to provide outreach and assistance to small businesses regarding health care and health insurance.  In 2009 the Chautauqua County Chamber of Commerce coordinated a […]

Walking tours of Jamestown Begin June 2

JAMESTOWN – The Fenton History Center is offering a variety of walking tours this summer.  The next tour is on Saturday June 2, 1012 at 1 PM at the Fenton History Center, 67 Washington St.., Jamestown, NY.  Explore the beauty and majesty of an era gone by in the south side neighborhoods near Forest Ave.  […]

Cummins Donates to Chautauqua Sports Hall of Fame

JAMESTOWN – Cummins has made a significant donation to the expansion project at the Chautauqua Sports Hall of Fame. Gary Hinman, facilities maintenance manager, at the Jamestown Engine Plant, arranged the transfer of used chairs and tables from Cummins’ Ashville facility to the 15 West Third Street location of the Chautauqua Sports Hall of Fame. […]

Jamestown BPU Cloed on Memorial Day

JAMESTOWN – The Jamestown Board of Public Utilities (BPU) Customer Service Office and other administrative offices will be closed on Monday, May 28, in observance of Memorial Day. There will be no garbage pick-up on Monday. Residents whose garbage normally is picked up on Monday should place their garbage and recyclables at the curb after […]

WCA Health Tips: Running Shoes

By, Dan Johnson, PT WCA Hospital Director of Rehabilitation Services We frequently see injuries related to running in our Sports Medicine Center, whether it’s the high school student running track or cross country, or the adult runner who’s training for a 10 K or marathon.  Often the injuries that we see are related to training […]

Conservation Education Marks its 46th Year

Cornell Cooperative Extension’s 4-H Program to conduct Conservation Field Days JAMESTOWN – Cornell Cooperative Extension of Chautauqua County’s 4-H Program was proud to hold 46th Annual Conservation Fields Days Event, which took place Wednesday, May 23 and Thursday, May 24, from 10:00 a.m. to 1:25 p.m. at Lake Chautauqua Lutheran Center in Bemus Point, NY. […]

CASAC June 7 Bowl-a-thon: ‘Helping Keep Kids off Drugs’

JAMESTOWN – Polish your bowling ball and shoes and help Chautauqua Alcoholism & Substance Abuse Council (CASAC) make a strike on June 7! CASAC Staff and Board are looking for sponsors for the 2012 CASAC “Helping Keep Kids Off Drugs” Bowl-a-thon. The event will be held at the Fountain Bowl in Fluvanna. Funds raised at […]