SWNY Chapter of the Red Cross Wants to Help You be Prepared

JAMESTOWN – The American Red Cross of Southwestern New York will be offering a free smoke alarm or carbon monoxide detector, while supplies last, to those who donate blood at the Fralick Donation Center on September 26th and 27th. Blood donations are open from 12:30-5:30pm on these days. “The American Red Cross is helping to […]

Library Announces Brewing Program

JAMESTOWN – Prendergast Library will host a representative from the Southern Tier Brewing at 5 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 26, for a program about beers. “This program is intended for craft beer lovers, home brewers, and anyone curious about brewing,” according to Reference Librarian Kevin Fricano. The speaker will give an overview of the brewing process […]

Class teaches people with chronic condition how to lead healthy lives

JAMESTOWN – A class being offered through The Resource Center seeks to help area residents with chronic conditions learn how to lead healthy lives. The class is called “Living a Healthy Life with Chronic Conditions” and is being offered in collaboration with P2 Collaborative of Western New York, Inc., an organization dedicated to improving the […]

Jamestown Rotary Exchange Student Reports Back From Australia

JAMESTOWN – Wearing a navy blue Rotary Exchange Student blazer festooned with badges, banners, trophies and memorabilia…even a set of fake kangaroo ears…and sporting his own authentic Ausie, Down Under accent, Nolan Wells thanked the Jamestown Rotary for sending him to the other side of the planet, to Australia. On Monday, September 10, Nolan addressed […]

Striders Corner – Sept. 2012

JAMESTOWN – Chautauqua County enjoyed one of the longest, warmest, and most beautiful summers in recent memory but as leaves turn and fall to the ground, it is time to return to the classroom and begin a new and exciting school year for area students. For some, this is their first experience being away from […]

2012 Senior Olympics Held at Frewsburg Rest Home

FREWSBURG – On the heels of the Summer Olympics in London, come our own local Olympics — The Senior Olympics which kicked off Friday, Sept. 7 at the Frewsburg Rest Home with an opening ceremony and games. Senior athletes from Emeritus at Lakewood, Frewsburg Rest Home, Hultquist Place, Lutheran Social Services and Warner Place Adult […]

Famous Fireball Run – Astronaut and Hometown Girl Find Missing Children

“You’ve blown the lid right off !” Fireball Run Adventurally planners told Lee Harkness after their 4-day visit to Jamestown. “Jamestown is way above expectations. We didn’t know anyplace like it existed in the U.S.A.” Lee Harkness, Executive Director of the Downtown Jamestown Development Corporation, was quoting Universal Studios Florida Executive Producer, “JJ” Sanchez, and […]

Third annual Step Up for Autism walk to be held September 22

JAMESTOWN – Plans are under way for the third annual Step Up for Autism walk, to be held Saturday, September 22, in Celoron. The event is being coordinated by The Resource Center and TRC Foundation with support from parents and village officials. The event will begin and end at The Resource Center’s Administrative Offices at […]

JCC Announces Total Fitness Programs for Fall Semester

JAMESTOWN – Jamestown Community College’s Total Fitness program and Faculty Student Association are offering several fitness classes during the fall, beginning the first week in October. Two five-week sessions will be held. Classes are conducted in the Physical Education Complex. Registration information is available by calling JCC Total Fitness, 338.1260. Preregistration is requested by September […]

Second Public Meeting for Chadakoin River Revitalization Study is Oct. 2, 2012

JAMESTOWN – The second public meeting to address the City of Jamestown Chadakoin River Revitalization Study will be held in the auditorium of the Robert H. Jackson Center at 305 East 4th Street, Tuesday, October 2, 2012, from 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm. The Chadakoin River Revitalization Study is a 16-month planning effort focused on […]