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9 Jul 20180 Contributed Article Lakewood YMCA Registration is now taking place for the Jamestown Area YMCA’s 31st annual Battle of Businesses taking place September 8 through September 15, 2018. The “Battle” consists of two divisions, a large division and small division. The divisions are made up of national and local-area companies, agencies or organizations. The Large Division consist of those organizations which has more than 101 employees and the Small Division is stocked with companies with employees numbering 100 or less. The Battle of the Businesses pits opposing teams against one another in fun-filled, action-packed, fun, and...

6 Jul 20180 Contributed Article The Garden Walk Committee The Maple Springs Community is proud to host their 6th Garden Walk on July 14 from 10am to 2pm with the theme of “Porches and Posies”. Garden Walk Committee member, Marilyn Martin noticed on her daily walk that Maple Springs not only boasts beautiful gardens and landscaping but also the most welcoming porches. Many of the homes in Maple Springs were built when the front porch was the connection to your neighbors and that tradition condition continues. Over 20 flower-filled gardens and cozy porches are included on the tour for the viewing pleasure of participants. The Garden Walk also...

6 Jul 20180 Contributed Article Chautauqua County Planning & Community Development Chautauqua County today announced it has been designated a Clean Energy Community by the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA), recognizing its leadership in reducing energy use, cutting costs and driving clean energy locally. Announced by Governor Cuomo in August 2016, the $16 million Clean Energy Communities initiative supports local government leaders across the state by providing grants to eligible municipalities to implement energy efficiency, renewable energy, and sustainable development projects in their communities. Clean...

1 Jun 20180 The Jamestown Kiwanis Club is sponsoring an AMBA Wellness Program on Saturday, June 9, 2018 at the Immanuel Lutheran Church at 556 East Second Street from 6:00 am to 10:00 am. The AMBA Wellness Program includes blood tests for Coronary Disease, Kidney Disease, Anemia, Liver Disease, Diabetes and other types of diseases. The cost for the full AMBA panel, including the Kiwanis sponsorship fee, is $48.00. The following optional tests are also available for an additional fee and require a separate script from a physician: Prostate Specific Antigen (PSA), TSH, Vitamin D - 25, Hemoglobin A1C and Insure Colon Rectal Kit. Kiwanis President Wendy...

23 May 20180 On May 21, Rolling Hills Radio will present Robin and Linda Williams, musicians who are internationally known for their harmony singing and songwriting talents. The show will be recorded live for radio and television at Shawbucks in downtown Jamestown, NY. "What better way could there possibly be to bring our 8th, and most successful season to a close?" asks Ken Hardley, the show's producer and host. "Since 1976, Robin and Linda, who have frequently appeared on the 'A Prairie Home Companion' stage, will be making their first-ever appearance in Jamestown. When I asked ... and they said yes, I was absolutely delighted!" As Hardley and others...

22 May 20180 – Lutheran Foster Grandparents, Elaine Kimbleton and Connie Mignoli, recently worked with students in small groups on number skills in Pat Cunningham’s UPK class at Love Elementary School. Both ladies have been Foster Grandparents for a few years in the schools. “I got involved because I wanted to do something I really loved after I retired and I just love being around the kids,” said Grandma Elaine. “We do a lot of small group or one-on-one activities under the supervision of the teacher and it’s wonderful for the kids to have an adult of a different age working with, and helping, them. The kids keep me young!” “I...

20 May 20180 At a recent emergency board meeting of the historic Bemus Point-Stow Ferry, the State of New York annual survey was discussed. Each year the Ferry is inspected carefully to make sure it is safe to operate and for the public to ride. This year was the 10th year survey where the boat has to be hand-steered to the Steamboat cradle near Mayville Park and the bottom inspected for wear and for proper maintenance.   The board members knew that this year's inspection would be one that might indicate a possible large expenditure of money and repair time for the Ferry.  Proactively we had the Ferry hauled out at Mayville at the end of the...

4 May 20181 The Winged Ox Players will present the thought provoking play "It Can't Happen Here" the weekends of May 11th and 12th and 18th and 19th at the Willow Bay Theater, 21 E. Third Street, Jamestown. Friday and Saturday evening performances will begin at 7pm and there will also be a matinee performance on Saturday May 12th at 1pm followed by a panel discussion with several community members, including journalists, high school teachers, and members of the cast.   The play is based on the novel by American author Sinclair Lewis and has been adapted for the stage by Tony Taccone and Bennet S. Cohen.  "It Can't Happen Here" has been...

26 Mar 20180 Through an endowment established by the family of Gerald Augusto at the Chautauqua Region Community Foundation, Audubon Community Nature Center is able to offer a unique experience to a local high school student this summer. “Introduction to Ornithological Research Techniques” is the description of the learning the Gerald Augusto Audubon Natural Science Scholarship winner will experience. The student will be required to attend at least five of seven banding Saturday sessions. They will learn bird banding and nest box monitoring techniques and protocols under Penn State Dubois Instructor Emily Perlock. After producing evidence of their...
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