Achievement

P-TECH students participate in Summer Bridge Program

Teamwork and communication are the cornerstones of any successful business model. To put these best practices to use, P-TECH WNY STEM College and Career Academy students recently participated in the Summer Bridge Program. The six-day-long program housed primarily out of the P-TECH facility ...

Chautauqua Bright Spots to celebrate ‘youth empowerment’

JAMESTOWN — As Margaret Mead once said, “The young, free to act on their initiative, can lead their elders in the direction of the unknown.” Youth empowered to explore their creativity, talents and acts of community service can truly impact our world. With this in mind, Chautauqua Bright ...

Gowanda High names Students of the Month

GOWANDA – Seven upperclassmen have been singled out for special recognition at Gowanda High School. The following students have been named Students of the Month for September 2018: Nate Gernatt for Science/Technology with Swanson; Galatee Kerfourn for Social Studies with Maginnis; Justice ...

SUNY Fredonia announces summer graduates

Fredonia President Virginia S. Horvath announced the following students who are summer 2018 graduates. The students, their hometowns and degrees are as follows: Dunkirk Stephanie Wisniewski, Master of Science in Education, Curriculum and Instruction Erin M. Wright, Master of Science, ...

Cheerleaders participate at Eastern Regional Cheerleading Camp

The Hott-Shot All-Star Cheerleaders Senior Level 3 and Youth Level 2 competitive cheerleading teams recently participated and competed at the Universal Cheerleaders Association Eastern Regional Cheerleading camp and Regional qualifier. The UCA Cheer camp was held at the Pocono Mountains Pine ...

Forestville students participate in Summer Reading Adventure

FORESTVILLE — Forestville Elementary School’s Reading Teachers, Mrs. Jennifer Dunn and Mr. Gary Worosz, (pictured above), along with Elementary Principal, Mrs. Lindsay Marcinelli, (not shown), challenged all students to participate in the Summer Reading Adventure 2018 – Reading Takes You ...

Fredonia native welcomed into Playhouse on the Square

The Circuit Playhouse, Inc. is pleased to welcome Michaela Tramuta to Playhouse on the Square as an associate company member. Playhouse on the Square is Memphis’ only resident professional theatre company servicing the entire Mid-South. Between our two main stage venues, Playhouse on the ...

Just between us

...ATLANTA — The National Society of High School Scholars (NSHSS) today announced student Lily T. Kasperek from Forestville has been selected to become a member of the esteemed organization. The Society recognizes top scholars who have demonstrated outstanding leadership, scholarship and ...

UPMC Chautauqua medical laboratory program holds graduation

JAMESTOWN — UPMC Chautauqua hospital and school leadership, family, and friends gathered at the UPMC Chautauqua Auditorium to recognize the accomplishments of the Class of 2018 graduates during the 36th Commencement Exercises of the UPMC Chautauqua Medical Laboratory Science Program. Steven ...

Local dancer attends four week pre-professional dance intensive

Mckenna Taylor, a 15-year old resident of Fredonia just returned from a four -week pre-professional contemporary dance intensive. She was one of just 30 students selected from all over New York state to participate in a residential summer program held each summer in Saratoga Springs for ...

The Resource Center looks to welcome Fields as new therapist

The Resource Center is pleased to announce the addition of Kamie Fields as a mental health clinician. Fields, who works in TRC’s Counseling and Psychiatric Services office at 186 Lake Shore Drive West in Dunkirk, is a Forestville native now living in Dunkirk. She obtained her bachelor of ...

Just between us

... A son, Colton Scott, was born Thursday, July 19, 2018, at Mercy Hospital to Scott and Theresa Thompson of Fredonia ... ... A daughter, Aubree Lynn, was born Friday, July 6, 2018 at Oishei Children’s Hospital to Steve and April Shoup of Cassadaga...

Gowanda student receives national honor for academics

ATLANTA — The National Society of High School Scholars (NSHSS) today announced student Andrew B. Musacchio from Gowanda, New York, has been selected to become a member of the esteemed organization. The Society recognizes top scholars who have demonstrated outstanding leadership, scholarship ...

Grange Fair booth honors Fredonia Farm Festival

The Fredonia Grange fair booth at the recently completed Chautauqua County Fair and yet to be seen Erie County Fair commemorates the Golden Anniversary or 50 years of continuous activity for this event which features crafts, entertainment and family fun at Fredonia’s Barker Common. Fair booth ...

Styers family becomes a growing 4-H youth participant

JAMESTOWN — Cornell Cooperative Extension of Chautauqua County’s 4-H Youth Development Program often refers to the 300+ youth who participate in yearlong programming a “4-H Family.” For the Styers Family, 4-H helped to grow their own family. Ken Styers, 4-H alumnus and longtime ...