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Bill Locke

Locke Completes Term As Lawson Center Trustee

Bill Locke of Dewittville and Charlotte, N.C., has completed his current term as a trustee of The Lawson Center in Bemus Point. Locke was one of the founders of The Lawson Center and has worked tirelessly to make it a success. Locke originally served the center as membership chairman and ...

Survey Says High Cost Of Health Care A Concern

ITHACA — High cost is by far the most important health care issue for New Yorkers, and their concern about it is growing according to a recent study by the Cornell Institute for Healthy Futuures. In a recent survey of a representative sample of New York state residents, 58 percent said the ...

From left are Janita Byars, Community Music Project president; Joe Braeger, Community Music Project general manager; Andy Schmidt, Jamestown Choral Society director; and Rebecca Ryan, Chautauqua Chamber Singers director.

Chautauqua Chamber Singers Begin Anniversary Year

The Chautauqua Chamber Singers will begin their 40th year of bringing choral music to the Jamestown area. The Community Music Project is planning a reunion concert for all current and former members on May 12 and is bringing back former directors Dr. Lee Spear and Roland Martin to ...

Dunkirk Harvey Collection

County Residents Organize Harvey Relief Effort

Pictured is a Dunkirk warehouse that was recently used as a collection and sorting center for donations to help those impacted by Hurricane Harvey. Hundreds of pounds of donations were sorted into organized bags to be sent to Houston. The relief effort was organized by Fredonia residents Mike ...

The Reg Lenna Center for The Arts will show “Dunkirk” Wednesday at 7 p.m.

Fall Movie Season Continues With ‘Dunkirk’

The Reg Lenna Center for The Arts continues its fall movie season with the historical war drama “Dunkirk” showing Wednesday at 7 p.m. The film is directed by Christopher Nolan (”The Dark Knight,” “Interstellar”). “Dunkirk” opens as hundreds of thousands of British and Allied ...

RHJC To Host Legal Seminar Wednesday

The Robert H. Jackson Center will host “An Inside View: Supreme Court of the State of New York, Appellate Division, Fourth Judicial Department” on Wednesday. The legal education program is one in an ongoing series of Continuing Legal Education seminars presented in partnership with ...

Affordable Housing Forum Set For Wednesday

DUNKIRK — County agencies will host a forum from 5-8 p.m. Wednesday at the JCC North Center, Route 60, Dunkirk, on affordable housing programs available to area residents. Hosted by the Chautauqua County Land Bank Corporation, the forum will provide information regarding programs and ...

Young Professionals Lecture Set For Tuesday

The Jamestown Young Professionals will host the second installment of its fall speaker series, “Invest in Your Financial Future,” at Moon Brook Country Club on Tuesday from 5:30-7 p.m. The event is free and open to the public. Panelists Bryce Ireland and Derek Watkins will set the ...

SoundRhythms Studios To Offer Beginner Classes

SoundRhythms Studios will be adding new young beginners classes to their monthly music programming beginning in October. Instructor Jeremiah Stump will be offering a general pre-music class for students ages 4-7. This class will cover the basics of music presented through fun music games, an ...

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Cuomo Signs 9/11 Unlimited Sick Leave Bill

Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo has signed legislation to expand unlimited sick leave benefits for public sector officers and employees who developed a qualifying health condition as a result of their heroic response to the Sept. 11, 2001, rescue, recovery, and clean-up efforts at World Trade Center ...

On Wednesday, Oct. 4, the Audubon Community Nature Center is taking a field trip to the Elk Country Visitor Center in Benezette, Pa., where participants will learn about as well as see and hear elk. Participants can expect to see many of these majestic creatures, like the one pictured. 
Submitted photo by Deb Lanni

Audubon Offering Trip To View Elk In Pennsylvania

The Audubon Nature Center is offering an opportunity to learn about and view herds of elk. Elk once roamed much of North America but began to disappear from the east in the 1800s due to overhunting and habitat destruction. Reintroduction programs beginning in the early twentieth century ...

At the final session of Audubon Community Nature Center’s gardening series, the public can harvest the last vegetables, fruit and tubers of the season, discuss how to prepare for next year and feast on the bounty at the home of organic gardeners Scott and Pam Stoleson in Sugar Grove. The Asian pears pictured will be among the treats at the Sunday, Oct. 1, event.

Harvest And Enjoy Fall’s Bounty At Audubon Workshop Oct.1

Beans, winter squash, Asian pears, apples and quince are some of the veggies, fruits, and tubers of the season that can be harvested at the final session of Audubon Community Nature Center’s gardening series on Sunday, Oct. 1. The public is invited to the home of organic gardeners Scott and ...

Tina Scott, James Prendergast Library director, Kristie Bemis, librarian and Robert Hewitt, technology staff member, pose with new materials for the Makerspace.

Prendergast Library To Open New STEM-Focused ‘Makerspace’

A grant from the Holmberg Foundation will help the James Prendergast Library open a new Makerspace on Friday, Sept. 29, dedicated to creative, STEM-based activities. The space features a green screen, Lego wall, robotics, single-board computers and a 3-D printer. During the open house, ...

Scott Shalaway To Host Nature Programs Wednesday

On Wednesday, Sept. 27, Dr. Scott Shalaway will be in the Jamestown area to deliver a series of nature-themed programs. At 7 p.m., Shalaway will give a talk on the topic of bird-friendly coffee at the Roger Tory Peterson Institute’s monthly ornithological club meeting. The program will ...

Pictured Susan W. Sipos, Thule Lodge vice chairman, and Diane K. Shaw, lodge chaplain, showing the others the specially decorated cake.

Thule Lodge Holds Annual Corn And Hot Dog Roast

BEMUS POINT — The Thule Lodge, 4123 Pancake HIil Road, recently held the annual corn and hot dog roast at the lodge. Lodge chairman Tom Eckberg prepared the hot dogs and the corn. Those attending brought a dish of food to add to the meal. For the occasion, Ranee Kaus of Cassadaga ...

Environmental Protection Fund Providing Rebates To Municipalities

The state is making $2.2 million from the Environmental Protection Fund available in rebates for municipalities to purchase or lease electric or hydrogen fuel cell vehicles for municipal fleet use and to install public charging or fuel cell refueling infrastructure. “New York is committed ...

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