Public Reception Set For Editor

A reception in the commemoration of longtime editor Cristie Herbst will be held Thursday between 4 and 6 p.m. at the Robert H. Jackson Center, 305 E. Fourth St., Jamestown. Herbst, who has been with The Post-Journal for 40 years, 30 as editor, recently announced her retirement effective Friday.

Senior Report

To Host Hannum

Senior Report with Reed Powers will have Diane Hannum as the guest on the Saturday television program. Hannum is the executive director of the Northern Chautauqua Community Foundation. The live call-in program airs from 9-10 a.m. on Saturday morning. Individuals may call 753-5225 during that time with questions or comments. The program is rebroadcast each day at 2 and 8 p.m. for some communities. Reed Powers, host of Senior Report, has been producing the television program since 1995. The series highlights senior citizen club news for 15 minutes with the remainder of the hour-long program devoted to the featured guest. The guest is subject to change. Senior Report is shown live on Saturday mornings on Time Warner cable systems covering the following communities: Brocton, Cassadaga, Chautauqua, Fredonia, Mayville, North Harmony, Portland, Ripley, Sherman, Stockton and Westfield on Channel 5. In Dunkirk, Falconer, Forestville, Hanover, Irving, Jamestown, Lakewood and Silver Creek the program is on channel 19. The show originates at the Access Channel 5 studio in Mayville.

Westfield To Host Several Activities

WESTFIELD – The Westfield Recreation Department will host several activities. Walkers are welcome to use the Eason Hall auditorium when it is available. Adult coed volleyball takes place on Wednesdays at 7 p.m. at WACS half gym. Pilates classes are on Mondays and Wednesdays at 5 p.m. at the Eason Hall. Youth job referral services are available. For more information, call 326-4243.

Christmas Tree Clean Up In City

The City of Jamestown Parks, Recreation and Conservation Department has announced that on Monday, crews will begin their annual pickup of discarded Christmas trees for recycling. This is a service provided by the city on a weather-permitting basis. Residents are urged to place their trees on the terrace between the street and sidewalk. If possible, keep all trees visible should a large snowfall occur. All trees should be removed from plastic bags and tree stands with lights removed. The Christmas trees are taken to the Fluvanna Avenue Yard Waste Site where they are chipped and stored as mulch. The Parks and Rec Department uses the mulch in landscaping and tree-planting projects throughout the city. Anyone having questions is asked to contact the Parks and Recreation Office at 483-7573. For more information, please visit