“Merchants of Doubt” to Be Shown

“Merchants of Doubt” to Be Shown

Article Contributed by Jamestown Community College The documentary “Merchants of Doubt” will be shown on November 15 in Jamestown Community College’s Carnahan Theatre. The film begins at 6:30 p.m. and is free and open to the public. Released in 2014, “Merchants of Doubt” examines how some members of the scientific community with extensive political connections […]

JCC’s Nursing Program Rated Highly

JCC’s Nursing Program Rated Highly

Article Contributed by Jamestown Community College RegisteredNursing.org has rated Jamestown Community College’s nursing program among the best in New York state. JCC was ranked fourth out of 30 schools considered to have top nursing programs in New York. Overall, 99 programs offering associate, bachelor’s, and master’s degrees in nursing were analyzed. “This honor reflects the […]

New ‘n Old

New ‘n Old

Old things become new again, they say. Really? I’m still waiting for my old thin ties to come back. But if they don’t, it’s OK with me. They’re not nearly as good as the newer, wider ties that are much better at keeping pasta sauce off my shirt…just about the only thing most guys will […]

Fluvanna Free Library Hosts “Sweet Maple” Event

Article Contributed by Fluvanna Free Library “Sweet Maple” a program for children will be presented at the Fluvanna Free Library on Saturday, April 9, 2016. Led by Lynn Grundstrom, Library Director, children will learn about the science of sap through a hands-on program including activities, crafts, and dance (ballet). The program is open to children […]

Chautauqua County Lakes and Waterways Grant Applications Available

Article Contributed by Chautauqua County Department of Planning and Economic Development The Chautauqua County Department of Planning and Economic Development has announced applications for the Chautauqua County 2017 Occupancy/ Bed Tax Grants for Lakes and Waterways are now available. The Occupancy Tax Grants for Lakes and Waterways are funded through the county’s five percent occupancy […]

Blue Star Mothers Collecting Donations

Article Contributed by Blue Star Mothers The Blue Star Mothers NY Chapter 4 are currently collecting donations for their Easter Care Package Drive. After a very successful Christmas Drive with 507 packages mailed, the Chapter is hoping that the Easter Drive will be another successful opportunity to offer support and encouragement to troops deployed around […]

Three JHS Students Win 2016 Optimist Oratorical Contest

Article Contributed by Jamestown Public Schools Twelve Jamestown High School students participated in the 2016 Optimist Oratorical Contest at the Winifred Crawford Dibert Boys & Girls Club. JHS junior, Kaitlin Healy won first place, JHS junior, Lucas Lassinger placed second, and JHS freshman, Sarah Russo placed third. The topic for this year’s speech was: “How […]

American Made Screenings Set In Jamestown, Olean

Article Contributed by Jamestown Community College Jamestown Community College, the Manufacturers Association of the Southern Tier, and Dream It Do It Western New York will sponsor screenings of American Made in Jamestown and Olean in February. The screenings, free and open to the public, both begin at 7 p.m. on February 2 in Cutco Theatre […]

January Skies: Showers, Moons and Launches

Article Contributed by Walt Pickut, Martz Kohl Board of Directors Go Watch a Shower January 1 through 5 – Quadrantids Meteor Shower. The Quadrantids is usually an above average shower, producing up to 40 bright meteors streaking across the night sky per hour at its peak. These showy night visitors are thought to be dust […]

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