May Is Better Hearing and Speech Month

According to the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, more than 20 percent of consumers 55 years and older have a communication disorder.  As people age, normal changes occur in hearing, speech, language, memory, and swallowing.  Once an individual turns 55, their chances of having a hearing loss, suffering a stroke, developing dementia or Parkinson’s disease increases, which […]

Street Jam Basketball Tournament Returning To Jamestown June 2-3

  The tradition of outdoor basketball will return for the 16th straight year when The Resource Center presents the Street JAM three-on-three tournament the weekend of June 2-3 on the streets of downtown Jamestown. Registration for the event has begun, and teams can enjoy a discounted registration fee of $100 if they register by April […]

Sports Injuries in Our Youth

  Sports Injuries in Our Youth   By, Dan Johnson, PT WCA Hospital Director of Rehabilitation Services   Sports injuries in youth across the nation have reached epidemic proportions. It is estimated that over 8,000 young people seek medical care for sports-related injuries each day in emergency rooms across the country.   Experts from the […]

Library Schedules Adult Literacy Grant Classes

Library Schedules Adult Literacy Grant Classes

  Jamestown Prendergast Library will offer several new classes beginning March 19 with support from the New York State Library’s Adult Literacy Library Services grant program.             Courses designed to help area residents enhance their job and computer skills are offered in cooperation with Erie 2-Chautauqua-Cattaraugus BOCES. Instruction   is free and open to the public. […]

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