Youth Symphony Making Changes, Recruiting Manager

JAMESTOWN – The board of the Chautauqua Regional Youth Symphony (CRYS) is enthusiastic about changes they are making for their 2012-2013 season. “We took a good look at what is best for our students,” observed board president Tanya Anderson, “and decided that with some schedule adjustments, we could provide them an enhanced experience.” Under the […]

Roller Derby Returns to the Allen Park Ice Rink Saturday, July 21

The Babes of Wrath Present: Let Them Eat Skate! JAMESTOWN – Chautauqua County’s own flat-track roller derby team, the Babes of Wrath, continue their season as they face-off against the Rubber City Roller Girls from Akron, Ohio on Saturday, July 21. The game will take place at Allen Park Ice Rink (200 Elizabeth Avenue, Jamestown). […]

Fenton Hosts Furniture History Lunch Talk on July 11

JAMESTOWN – Come hear about an important part of our area’s history during the lunch hour on Wednesday July 11 beginning at noon.  Fenton Trustee and local historian Clarence Carlson will talk about the evolution of the Swedish Furniture Co., started in 1883,  that eventually became Crawford Furniture.  The talk features images, stories and more […]

Busti Town Picnic Draws 75 Attendees, Next Event is Aug. 1

BUSTI – The Busti Town Picnic was held June 30, a warm summer evening with about 75 people attending. The picnic was held in the pavilion on the Busti Historical Society grounds. Old Dawg Bluegrass band (Steve Strom – mandolin and dobro, Steve Eng-guitar, Bill White- banjo and dobro, and Mark Davis- bass) played throughout […]

Rotary Honors Long Time Service

JAMESTOWN – Gregory Jones was honored by the Rotary Club of Jamestown recently for his 30 years of service to the Club as its Sergeant-at-Arms. Jones began serving the Club in that role in 1981 and took a break in his duties for one year to serve as President of the Club. In the local […]