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 […]

31st Annual Citywide Halloween Fun Fest Set for October 31

Article Contributed by Jamestown Department of Parks, Recreation & Conservation The 31st Annual Citywide Halloween Fun-Fest will be held on Saturday, October 31, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the former Allen Park Ice Rink. The event has been planned to offer a safe, fun and no-cost alternative to trick-or-treating door to door. The […]

College Connections Program Honors Mary Jantzi

Article Contributed by Jamestown Community College Mary Jantzi, a biology teacher at Chautauqua Lake Central School, was presented the Teacher of the Year award during the annual College Connections professional development day at Jamestown Community College on October 16. Ms. Jantzi has taught the BIO 1500: Human Biology course in the College Connections program since […]

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