Chautauqua Watershed Conservancy Holds Grand Opening of New Preserve

Chautauqua Watershed Conservancy Holds Grand Opening of New Preserve

Article Contributed by Chautauqua Watershed Conservancy The Chautauqua Watershed Conservancy recently held a grand opening for its 21-acre Chautauqua Creek Oxbow Forest Preserve on Lyons Road in the Town of Chautauqua. The opening included a spring wildflower walk, which was led by preserve steward Jay Stratton, JCC Biology Professor and CWC co-founder Becky Nystrom, and […]

YWCA Announces Woman of Achievement Winners

YWCA Announces Woman of Achievement Winners

Article Contributed by YWCA of Jamestown The YWCA of Jamestown is pleased to announce the winners of the 2017 Woman of Achievement awards. Lisa Schmidtfrerick-Miller-Health, Wellness and Fitness, Melanie Berg, Outstanding Entrepreneur, Rev. Chloe Smith, Mentorship/Education and Training, and Sarah Bigney, Leader of the Future. These women will be recognized on Tuesday, June 13, 2017, […]

Infinity Visual and Performing Arts

Infinity Visual and Performing Arts

Article Contributed by Chautauqua Region Community Foundation Polly Pillittieri works with students at Harvey C. Fenner Elementary School in Falconer during a lesson on city planning. Pillitieri is a volunteer with Junior Achievement of WNY, which provides relevant, hands-on learning experiences for students from Kindergarten through 12th grade. The Chautauqua Region Community Foundation’s Fund for […]

Former Cassadaga Mayor Announces for County Clerk

Former Cassadaga Mayor Announces for County Clerk

Article Contributed by The Office of LeeAnn Lazarony Former Cassadaga Mayor LeeAnn Lazarony today announced her candidacy for Chautauqua County clerk. Lazarony, a lifelong resident of Chautauqua County, is the resource coordinator for the Dunkirk City drug treatment court and also has in the past worked in that same capacity for the Jamestown drug treatment […]

Greek for the Weekend

Greek for the Weekend

Article Contributed by Cortney Linnecke Yassou! In Greece, this word means several things: hello! Cheers! To your health! In Jamestown NY, however, it signifies something else: the jovial, spirited, and food-filled Yassou Festival put on annually by the St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church. The festival, which traditionally occurs every Father’s Day weekend, is slated to […]

Present and Former Chautauqua County Executives Unveil Commemorative Portraits

Present and Former Chautauqua County Executives Unveil Commemorative Portraits

Article Contributed by Office of the Chautauqua County Executive At The Robert H. Jackson Center’s recent program, Chautauqua County Executive Vincent W. Horrigan joined former Chautauqua County Executives to unveil portraits of each of them, which are now permanently on display on the third floor of the Gerace Office Building, 3 N. Erie St. in […]

JHS Holds Blood Drive for Community Blood Bank

JHS Holds Blood Drive for Community Blood Bank

Article Contributed by Jamestown Public Schools Jamestown High School’s Honor Society and Career Development and Occupational Studies (CDOS) students recently volunteered their time to run a Blood Drive for the Community Blood Bank of NWPA and WNY. Fifty-one students donated blood, which is record number for Jamestown High School. The Community Blood Bank supplies blood […]