Dining

20 Jul 20180 Contributed Article By Harley Anderson The White Carrot restaurant, located in Mayville, kicked of its “Chefs Unchained” series last Monday, inviting Chef Edward Forster of The Dapper Goose to create a collaborative dinner with White Carrot chef and owner, Brian Kiendl. Chef Brian introduced the idea for collaborating with other chefs, hoping to get closer to the Buffalo dining scene by “bringing chefs down I greatly respect and want to get to get to know and have some fun cooking awesome food.” After only a week of collaboration, Chef Brian and Chef Edward were able to put together a tasting menu featuring “the bounty of...

12 Feb 20180 Jamestown, N.Y. – When Willow Fodor joined Audubon Community Nature Center’s Board of Directors recently, she learned that one of her responsibilities would be to help with fund raising. Then Fodor had an idea: She could prepare dinners before the GreenUp Jamestown Events planned for St. Luke’s Episcopal Church on February 28, March 7, 14 and 28, and May 2. As Fodor explained, “Catering the GreenUp Jamestown events while supporting Audubon combines two of my passions: Food and Nature. I recently joined the Audubon board and was excited to learn that one of our initiatives this year will be looking for ways to use our time and...

7 Feb 20180 JAMESTOWN, N.Y. – Hold onto your perms and grab your leg warmers. Community Helping Hands is excited to host an 80’s Rewind Party and Cash Raffle at Chautauqua Suites in Mayville on Saturday, March 3rd from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. Preparations are well underway for this first annual signature fundraising event benefiting Community Helping Hands in Jamestown; a not-for-profit organization providing emergency assistance to local families in need, and a youth/family center offering a variety of activities since 2001. Proceeds will help Community Helping Hands provide a hand up to our community when they need it the most. The event boasts DJ...

29 Jan 20181 How good of an athlete was Chautauqua Sports Hall of Fame inductee Phil Young growing up? Well, when he was just 15 years old, Phil was asked by the Westfield Moose Club-sponsored baseball team to join it as a backup catcher at the semi-pro championships. So Phil’s brother, Bob, took pen to paper and left a note for their parents. The essence of the note was simple: “We’re on our way to Wichita, Kansas. See you in two weeks.” It was just the start of Phil’s sports odyssey. Consider: At Mayville Central School, Phil held the basketball record for career points with 1,104, spearheading the program’s 36-game winning...

22 Jan 20181 When Clem Worosz was a kid growing up in Dunkirk in the 1940s, he found his way to South Roberts Road — the west side of the avenue to be exact — where there was a large tree. Nailed to it was a bushel basket, sans backboard. The width of the road was the court. A basketball career was born. To say the young Worosz got off to a fast start in the sport, however, would be an overstatement. In fact, when he tried out for his Catholic Youth Organization team, Worosz was told that he would never make it as a basketball player. Guess who had the last laugh? Inspired to prove his detractors wrong, Worosz not only turned out to be...

22 Jan 20181      The Cassadaga Volunteer Fire Department recently held the annual installation banquet at the Cassadaga Fire Hall.      Danna DuBois, president of the fire department,  served as the master of ceremony, welcoming all to the banquet and introducing those at the head table and many of the visitors.  The banquet opened with a moment of silence for the two Cassadaga Fire Department "who answered their last call of duty," the 93 firemen who lost their lives in 2017 in the line of duty in the United States, and the 3 firemen so far in this year 2018.  Representatives from neighboring fire departments were present from Fredonia,...
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