DAR Day Planned at Chautauqua Institution

JAMESTOWN – The Jamestown Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution will again sponsor the DAR DAY at Chautauqua Institution.  This year’s event is Monday, July 16 with luncheon at 1 pm in the Parlor at the Hotel Athenaeum.  All  members from the 8th District (the 8 far Western counties of NY State) as […]

Kwik Fill supports Laurel Run through sales of paper sneakers

JAMESTOWN – From July 2-29, area residents can show their support for people with disabilities by buying paper sneakers in conjunction with the 16th annual Laurel Run. For the 10th straight year, United Refining Company’s Kwik Fill and Red Apple Food Mart locations will be selling paper sneakers.  Customers who purchase a sneaker can write […]

Southwestern Central School Student Wins Laurel Run Logo Contest

JAMESTOWN – Adrianna Fish, a Southwestern Central School student, has won the contest to design the logo for the 2012 Laurel Run. The contest was open to high school students in the Chautauqua County area.  Entries were received from Chautauqua Lake, Forestville, Sherman, Silver Creek, and Southwestern.  Adrianna’s design received the most votes of 13 […]

Infinity Visual and Performing Arts Welcomes Two New Instructors

JAMESTOWN – Infinity Visual and Performing Arts welcomes two new instructors: Chris Cotter and Diane Barton. Chris Cotter is originally from the Jamestown area. From 1985 – 1991, Chris studied privately, learning rock, blues, and jazz styles as well as theory, sight reading, and improvisation. In 1989 he began studies in music composition and education […]

Goodell, New York Farm Bureau Celebrate Dairy Day

Celebration highlights important role of dairy in New York’s economy JAMESTOWN – Assemblyman Andy Goodell (R,C – Chautauqua) recently joined North Country Assemblyman Ken Blankenbush, ranking member on the Agriculture Committee, the New York State Farm Bureau, and dairy producers from across New York to celebrate Dairy Day. The event, which is hosted by the […]

Sign-ups Now Underway for Prendergast’s Summer Reading Club

JAMESTOWN – Children can now sign up for Summer Reading Club at Prendergast Library. “The state’s summer reading theme this year is Dream Big – Read!” according to Children’s Librarian Valle Blair. Mrs. Blair said Summer Reading Club has been a tradition at Prendergast Library for more than 20 years, and it’s a great opportunity […]

Calling all Huckleberry Finns

FREWSBURG – Have you ever rested quietly by a stream, river, pond or lake on a lazy summer day?  Maybe you looked to the clouds, seeing objects and animals in their shapes.  Maybe, like Huckleberry Finn, you imagined all the places the river or stream flowed, And maybe, just maybe, you watched a brightly colored […]

Assembly Passes Legislation to Rename Bridges Along I-86

Goodell honors prominent local residents as part of tourism development mission Assemblyman Andy Goodell (R,C–Chautauqua) today announced passage of his legislation to rename the Interstate 86 bridges that cross over Strunk Road and North Main Street in the Town of Ellicott after former U.S. Supreme Court Justice Robert H. Jackson and Lucille Ball and Desi […]

Chautauqua County Chamber Courner: June 24

Chamber Launches New Website Featuring a series of improvements for members, the Chautauqua County Chamber of Commerce has a new website up and running. The new site provides enhanced search capabilities for Chamber members, including a mobile application available to smart-phone users and embedded links to Google Maps.  The new online Business Directory also allows […]