Frewsburg Rest Home Offers Training on Aging Related Topics for Their Staff and Community

FREWSBURG – If you or a loved one has been diagnosed with either Alzheimer’s or Parkinson’s disease or you would like to know more about either or both illnesses, mark your calendar with these dates and times – “Understanding Alzheimers,” November 14, 2012 and “Understanding Parkinson’s Disease” December 12, 2012. Seminars will be presented at […]

A Struggle to Find Peace

By Melanie Witkowski, Prevention Coordinator of School Based Services November 11, 2012, is a day to honor all armed U.S. Military veterans.  The selfless actions of all the veterans are apparent as they are deployed leaving their families, friends and homes behind.  As some veterans return from combat, many are looking forward to a time […]

JCC Student Work Selected For SUNY Fall Art Exhibition

Artwork created by five Jamestown Community College students are included in the fall State University of New York Student Art Exhibition. The juried exhibition is on display in SUNY Plaza in Albany until February 1. Works by current JCC students Joe Rice of Ashville, Hye “Rosie” Lim of Seoul, South Korea, and Justin Pope of […]

Der Kobblers Midway Car Show Benefits WCA Diabetes Education

JAMESTOWN – Members of the Der Kobblers Automobile Association recently donated $1,500 to the WCA Hospital Diabetes Self-Management Program which represented proceeds from their 2012 Labor Day Cruise-In Car Show at Midway Park. This gift will enable WCA to purchase educational materials and tools, including measuring utensils to assist patients who have diabetes with portion […]

Red Cross Honors Volunteers in Chautauqua County

CASSADAGA – The Chautauqua District of the American Red Cross of Southwestern New York honored their volunteers on Thursday, October 25th at the Cassadaga American Legion. Chapter Executive Director Bill Tucker presented “Highlights of our 105th Year of Community Service” to over 60 volunteers and supporters, thanking them for their tremendous support in carrying out […]

Frewsburg Rest Home and Southside Midget Football Team up for Pumpkin Painting

FREWSBURG – Ten members of the Southside Midget Football team traded their spike shoes and calisthenics for paint, brushes, creativity and PIZZA when they matched up with residents of the Frewsburg Rest Home for an evening of pumpkin painting. The youth were paired with residents who provided technical advice and encouragement resulting in some very […]

JCC, Edinboro Sign Agreement On Music Degree Program

JAMESTOWN – Jamestown Community College and Edinboro University of Pennsylvania have formalized a transfer articulation agreement regarding Edinboro’s music degree program. JCC students who graduate with an Associate in Science in Fine Arts: Music degree and pass Edinboro’s music audition will be admitted to the bachelor’s degree program. The agreement also guarantees junior standing to […]

RHJC Hosts Continuing Education Seminar: “Lincoln on Professionalism”

JAMESTOWN – The Robert H. Jackson Center hosted a free Continuing Legal Education Seminar titled “Lincoln on Professionalism” on Tuesday, October 23, 2012. The event opened with remarks by Greg Peterson (board member, Jackson Center) and Randy Sweeney (Executive Director, Chautauqua Region Community Foundation). The seminar began with a presentation on “Charitable Gift Giving” by […]

Astronomical Association Awards Telescopes at Fundraiser

JAMESTOWN – William G. Aitken, of Fredonia, is seeing stars after winning a 3” beginner’s Newtonian telescope from the Marshal Martz Memorial Astronomical Association. The telescope has been fully restored and ready to be used to view the moon, planets and stars. Randy Sweeney, Executive Director of the Chautauqua Region Community Foundation, pulled the winning […]

Family Service of the Chautauqua Region announces retirement of their Executive Director

Donna Vanstrom, who with over 35 years’ experience in the not-for-profit sector, joined Family Service of the Chautauqua Region as their Executive Director in 2001 and will retire effective April 1, 2013. “Serving as Executive Director of one of the county’s premier mental health counseling agencies has been an extraordinary experience”, Vanstrom said. “I have […]