Community Foundation Awards Grant to Youth Symphony

 The Chautauqua Region Community Foundation recently recognized the Chautauqua Regional Youth Symphony (CRYS) with a Community Service Grant to support the honorarium for its conductor and music director, Bryan Eckenrode. Eckenrode has been the driving force of CRYS since he took its musical reins in 2003. At that time there was a single orchestra, which […]

Italian American Maintains Firm Commitment to Enhance Local Cancer Care at WCA Hospital

The Italian American (IA) Charity Golf Association recently presented WCA Hospital with a $50,000 check, proceeds from their 2012 golf tournament and other fundraising activities. This was the final installment of the IA’s three-year, $150,000 pledge to enhance local cancer care at WCA Hospital through the purchase of a minimally-invasive lung navigation system which will […]

United Arts Appeal Grant Deadline April 15

April 15 is the deadline for applications to the 2013 Projects Pool Grant Program of the United Arts Appeal of Chautauqua County. Grants up to $500 are available to organizations and to individual artists in all disciplines. Eligible organizations must have non-profit status and may include libraries, municipalities, churches and other community groups. An artist […]

Edgewood Communities to Host Seminar on Communicating With Someone with Dementia

Edgewood Communities is inviting the public to join Janell Sluga, Geriatric Care Manager Certified for a free seminar on “How to Communicate with Someone with Dementia”.  It will take place on Thursday, April 11th at 6:30 p.m. in Christ Chapel, on the Lutheran Campus, 715 Falconer Street in Jamestown. Reservations are appreciated by calling Patty […]

Japanese Nursing Students Visit JCC

Several nursing students from Japan visited Jamestown Community College’s Jamestown Campus recently to explore nursing education in the United States. During a tour of JCC’s nursing labs, nursing professor and program director Dawn Columbare and adjunct nursing faculty member Debbie Johnston led patient simulation activities. The visitors, who attend the school of nursing and health […]

Audubon Receives Community Foundation Grant for HVAC System

When trouble hits in the form of old and dying equipment, it’s wonderful to have the support of the Chautauqua Region Community Foundation. That’s the feeling of the staff and volunteers at the Audubon Center and Sanctuary after learning that a deteriorating furnace and defunct air conditioning unit will be replaced thanks to a Community […]

Critical Discussion Series Continues

Prendergast Library will offer the fourth in its Critical Discussion Series from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Thursday, March 21, in the Fireplace Room at the library with a program on Fracking – Impacts on Environment, Health and Society. Moderator Becky Nystrom, Jamestown Community College Professor of Biology, will join panelists Sarah Buckley, Robert M. […]

A Volunteer- The Red Cross Everyday Hero

March is Red Cross Month, the American Red Cross of Southwestern New York would like to take this time to thank the Everyday Heroes. Red Cross volunteers take time out of their day or night to help their neighbors in need. Whether it is spending a Thursday afternoon at the local church passing out cookies […]