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Forestville students attend Boys State

Submitted Photo The Forestville American Legion Post 953 sponsored two junior boys from Forestville High School to attend Boys State. Boys State was held June 25 through July 1 at SUNY Morrisville. Representing Post 953 are, left to right, Cathy Kaicher (Luke’s mother), Luke Kaicher, Randy ...

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Post 62 sends two to Boys State

Submitted Photo Dunkirk Memorial Post 62 sent two deserving Dunkirk High School juniors to Boys State. Pictured from left are: Nathan Bowers, son of Paul and Lynn Bowers of Urban Road and Walter Casey Jr., son of Walter Sr. and Kimberly Casey of Ruggles Street. The young men are participating ...

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Pine Valley graduate Emily Raiport received a $500 scholarship from the Chautauqua Fallen Heroes Scholarship Committee. Pictured in front is retired Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Deputy Tina Holt presenting the check to Raiport. In back from left are Fredonia Fire Department Chief Kurt Maytum, NYS Corrections Department retiree Bill Makuch and Dunkirk Police Chief David Ortolano.

Chautauqua Fallen Heroes Scholarship awarded

Representatives of the Chautauqua Fallen Heroes Scholarship Committee recently presented the Chautauqua Fallen Heroes Scholarship. Emily Raiport was awarded a $500 scholarship to further her education in Forensic Science/Crime Scene Investigation. Emily, daughter of Stephen and Stacey ...

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Silver Creek High School May Knights of the Month

Submitted Photo Four upperclassmen at the Silver Creek Central High School were named Knights of the Month for May 2017 for embodying the character trait of honor. As defined by the Character Council of Western New York, the May honorees respect their leaders, treat others with dignity, use ...

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The Class of 2017 awaits presentation of diplomas at the Hewes Educational Center in Ashville on June 12.

Special Education program at BOCES Hewes Educational Center held

ASHVILLE — A recognition ceremony for graduating seniors in the Special Education program of the Erie 2-Chautauqua-Cattaraugus BOCES at the Hewes Educational Center in Ashville was held Monday, June 12. The event was attended by family and friends of the nine members of the Class of ...

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Forestville student wins credit union scholarship

Western Division Federal Credit Union has announced that Trent Hartloff of Forestville is a 2017 Scholarship Award winner. Scholarships are awarded to Western Division members that are high school seniors planning to further their education at a two-or-four year college or university. In ...

SUNY at Fredonia releases Dean’s List for spring 2017 semester

State University of New York at Fredonia President Virginia S. Horvath announced that approximately 1,608 students have been named to the Dean’s List for the spring 2017 semester. Dean’s List students have earned a grade point average of at least 3.30 or higher for that semester out of a ...

Just Between Us

...A daughter, Quinn Elizabeth-Lynn, was born in Mercy Hospital June 25, 2017 to Eric and Kathleen (Smith) Murtaugh of Fredonia. Grandparents are Harold and Lois Smith of Brocton and Patrick and Vicky Murtaugh of Buffalo... ...The University at Albany congratulates Olivia Barone of ...

Infinity’s competition season a success

Infinity’s Elite cheer teams attended several competitions this season. They traveled to Pennsylvania, Ohio and several local competitions. The Mini Team received top honors and came home with 1st place trophies at several competitions as well as Level 1 Champions. The Senior Level 2 team ...

Fredonia Central School announces scholarship and award winners

Parents and students gathered in June for the Fredonia Central School annual Academic Awards Night program. Students were recognized for their outstanding achievements in citizenry, scholarship, vocational studies and service. Also in June, Fredonia High School held its annual Student Awards ...

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League of Women Voters sponsors ‘Student in Albany’

The purpose of the League of Women Voters Education Foundation program “Students in Albany” is to increase students’ awareness of their responsibility in representative government and provide the tools necessary for meeting that responsibility, The goal is to improve student understanding ...

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Dr. Charles Stoddart receives CCSBA ‘Friend of Education’ award

Longtime Western New York educator Charles Stoddart, associate professor of School Building Leadership in the College of Education at the State University of New York at Fredonia, has received the Chautauqua County School Boards Association’s 2017 Friend of Education award. “It’s truly ...

Westfield native selected for NYWEA NG Kaul Memorial Scholarship

SYRACUSE — The New York Water Environment Association, a statewide nonprofit organization of water quality management professionals, has announced that it is awarding a major $4,000 NG Kaul Memorial Scholarship to Matthew P. Baideme of West Point, New York, who is originally from Westfield. ...

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Students from the inaugural graduating class from the Academy at Maple Avenue in Cassadaga are pictured after commencement. Front row: Nathan Giordano, Kaitlyn Michael, Ericka Farnham, Breanna Smith, Alysson Caron, and Seth Munson. Back row: Tylar Grimes, Anthony Mueller, Karli Campaign, Nathaniel Briggs, Cheyanne Barrington, Alan Abbey, Armando Arce, and Collin Bailey. Not pictured: Jay Cerrie, Nathan Rhodes and Jacob Steves.

The Academy at Maple Avenue lauds first graduates

CASSADAGA — The very first graduating class at The Academy at Maple Avenue, an Alternative Education school of the Erie 2-Chautauqua-Cattaraugus BOCES, marked a milestone and celebrated their achievements on Thursday, June 22 during a Senior Recognition ceremony held at Jefferson Hall, the ...

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Above: Nate Bonafede, Jenna Fisher, Johnathan Sheldon, Trever “Jimmy” Kneer, Josh Eidens, Devin Bush and Donovan Silleman are members of the Special Education division’s Class of 2017 at the LoGuidice Educational Center in Fredonia. Below: Graduating senior Johnathan Sheldon of Dunkirk City Schools took home two awards and offered a heartfelt goodbye to his fellow graduates and the staff at Erie 2-Chautauqua-Cattaraugus BOCES during the ceremony.

A perfect 10: E2CCB Special Education students graduate

The Erie 2-Chautauqua-Cattaraugus BOCES held a senior recognition ceremony June 20 for the 10 graduates of the Special Education division at the LoGuidice Educational Center in Fredonia. Supervisor of Special Education Melanie Ulinger welcomed the graduates, their family and friends. ...

Fredonia Rotaract Club gives boost to PolioPlus Challenge

WESTFIELD — What do college students, ugly sweaters, a gala event and international service have in common? They describe the Fredonia Rotaract Club and how its members raised $1,600 in support of the Rotary Club of Westfield-Mayville's PolioPlus Challenge, which is a campaign to raise ...

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Brocton Elementary Students of the Month

Submitted Photo On Thursday, May 25, Brocton Elementary School celebrated its character education assembly. Sixteen students were chosen as Students of the Month representing grades K-5. These students demonstrated the trait of Leadership on a daily basis. The following students were chosen ...

Biotechnology

Westfield students present research posters

Submitted Photo Biotechnology Techniques Class at Westfield Central School presented five research posters at the 4th Annual Western New York genetics in Research Partnership Student Capstone on May 31 at the University at Buffalo Center for the Arts. A total of 27 schools were represented. ...

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Silver Creek Elementary School Bus Ambassadors

Submitted Photo A group of students from the Silver Creek Central Elementary School have earned recognition as Bus Ambassadors because they have shown they are honest, trustworthy, respectful, and helpful to others on their buses.The students were lauded during the Board of Education meeting ...

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Forestville student is 4-H SuperYouth

JAMESTOWN — Cornell Cooperative Extension of Chautauqua County’s 4-H Youth Development Program connects youth to hands-on learning opportunities that help them grow into competent, caring, contributing members of society. In an effort to recognize the great things that 4-H youth ...