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Dining in the Dark Returns

Contributing Writer Joni Blackman Dining in the Dark is CBA Vision Rehabilitation Services’ unique experience of eating without seeing. The fundraiser and awareness-building event starts with...

A Shining Star

Contributing Writer Joni Blackman A few months ago, Jeff Kroon, Executive Director of the Jamestown Boys & Girls Club, received a letter from a very pleased...

Doors Open is Saturday, March 5

Contributing Writer Joni Blackman The greater Jamestown area museums and attractions are once again opening their doors to the public for free to promote learning about...

Chautauqua Blind Association Celebrates 10th Dining in the Dark Event

Contributing Writer Joni Blackman After a two-year break, the Chautauqua Blind Association will celebrate the agency’s 10th Dining in the Dark event on Thursday, April 21...

Love Your Eyes, CBA Vision Rehabilitation Services

Contributing Writer Joni Blackman #LoveYourEyes is all about being aware of your own eye health. The #LoveYourEyes campaign was started in 2021 for World Sight Day...

Heroes Helping Heroes

Contributing Writer Joni Blackman Last September, New York State Governor Kathy Hochul signed an executive order allowing her to deploy the National Guard and bring in...

Welcome to the 36th Annual Mayville Winter Festival!

Contributing Writers Joni Blackman After a two year break, the family-friendly Mayville Winter Festival is back on February 18-20, 2022 at beautiful Lakeside Park in Mayville,...

Chillin’ at the Harbor for a Great Cause!

Contributing Writer Joni Blackman The Chautauqua Harbor Hotel is once again putting on their incredible Fire & Ice sculpture event. This year the Children’s Advocacy Program,...

Local Wreaths Across America Ceremonies Happening this Saturday

Contributing Writer Joni Blackman Have you heard of Wreaths Across America? It has been happening quietly in our county for at least 10 years. Todd Hanson...

Jamestown’s Holiday Parade Returns

Contributing Writer Joni Blackman Jamestown is once again going to gather along Third Street under the twinkling lights in the crisp winter night to start the...