New approach to downtown development incentives announced

Collaborative reinvestment in downtown Jamestown is the goal of a program launched this week by the Jamestown Renaissance Corporation (JRC). The Downtown Renaissance Block Challenge encourages property owners and merchants to work together to improve clusters of downtown buildings. Peter Lombardi, Executive Director of the JRC, explained that the program offers matching grants to groups […]

Woman of the Year Banquet Set For March 18

Jamestown Interclub Council will hold the 56th annual Woman of the Year Banquet on Monday, March 18, 2013, 6:00 PM at the historic Marvin House, Jamestown, NY. Russell E. Diethrick, Jr. will make the surprise presentation. Serendipity, an eight woman a’capella singing ensemble, will perform. The Women’s Club of Lakewood and Creche will host this […]

JCC Named Tree Campus USA For Fourth Year

The Arbor Day Foundation has designated Jamestown Community College as a Tree Campus USA for the fourth year in a row. Tree Campus USA is a national program created in 2008 to honor colleges and universities for effective campus forest management and for engaging staff and students in conservation goals. Toyota, which helped launch the […]

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 […]