CSHOF to Honor County’s Outstanding Athletes at Banquet

CSHOF to Honor County’s Outstanding Athletes at Banquet

Article Contributed by Chautauqua Sports Hall of Fame The Chautauqua Sports Hall of Fame will honor twenty (20) of Chautauqua County’s top high school, collegiate and community athletes for achieving New York State championships, First Team All-State status, National championships or All-American status in their respective sports during the past year at its 37th annual […]

2018 Softball League Informational Meeting Dates Announced

2018 Softball League Informational Meeting Dates Announced

Article Contributed by Jamestown Parks, Recreation & Conservation Department The City Parks, Recreation and Conservation Department has announced the informational meetings for the 2018 softball leagues: Modified League: Wednesday, February 7, 6:00 p.m. Co-Ed League: Wednesday, February 7, 6:15 p.m. City Slo-Pitch League: Wednesday, February 7, 6:30 p.m. All meetings will be held in the […]

Chautauqua Striders Celebrates National Mentoring Month

Chautauqua Striders Celebrates National Mentoring Month

Article Contributed by Chautauqua Striders On January 10 at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church, Chautauqua Striders celebrated National Mentoring Month with a recognition dinner, honoring the program’s volunteer mentors. Made possible by funds granted through the Chautauqua Region Community Foundation, the event provided the opportunity for current and former mentees to tell their stories, sharing how […]

Chautauqua Sports Hall of Fame Announces Banquet Ticket Locations

Chautauqua Sports Hall of Fame Announces Banquet Ticket Locations

Article Contributed by Chautauqua Sports Hall of Fame Chip Johnson, chairman of the 37th annual Chautauqua Sports Hall of Fame Induction Banquet has announced the locations where tickets may be purchased for the February 19, 2018 event. Jamestown Cycle Shop, 10 Harrison Street, Jamestown; Matt’s News, 93 E. Third Street, Dunkirk; Tony’s Shoe Repair, 12 […]

Youth Baseball News in Falconer, NY

Article Contributed by U.S. Baseball Academy Falconer High School is hosting a four week baseball camp starting January 7. SUNY Fredonia assistant coach Dick Adams will direct the program in conjunction with U.S. Baseball Academy. Classes are available for players in grades 1-12 and are limited to seven players per coach. Sessions are offered in […]

Clymer/Sherman/Panama Cross Country Team

Clymer/Sherman/Panama Cross Country Team

Contributing Writer Cortney Linnecke With winter just around the corner and sectional races this weekend, Chautauqua County’s cross country season is coming to a close. Before it ends, however, the Jamestown Gazette caught up with Ray Shrout, head coach of both the boys’ and girls’ Clymer/Sherman/Panama cross country teams. Shrout’s teams each finished the regular […]

Grateful NFL Star Thanks Local Man

Grateful NFL Star Thanks Local Man

Article Contributed by Walt Pickut “I was just doing my job,” Jeff Bloomquist told a gathering of his friends at the Jamestown Gazette office on Tuesday afternoon last week. But for Jeff that meant giving a wounded soldier the shirt off his back, the only bandage he could find in an emergency… because that’s just […]

Big Things, Small Package: Kindergartner Donates Birthday Money

Big Things, Small Package: Kindergartner Donates Birthday Money

Article Contributed by Cortney Linnecke Ethan Arnone may be small, but he has a heart bigger than most. The Southwestern kindergartner recently used his 6th birthday as an opportunity to raise money for the Jamestown Lakers sled and special hockey teams. In lieu of receiving gifts at his ice-skating-themed birthday party two weeks ago, Ethan […]

Frewsburg Varsity Swimming with Coach Johnson

Frewsburg Varsity Swimming with Coach Johnson

Contributing Writer Cortney Linnecke Bruce Johnson is a name that has become almost synonymous with the Frewsburg swim program. And for good reason: Johnson has coached Frewsburg’s swim teams for four decades and has racked up over 800 victories in the school’s name. It has even been suggested that the school pool be re-named in […]