Achievement

E2CCB lauds aspiring nurses at commencement in Jamestown

JAMESTOWN – Clad in white uniforms, the 34 graduates of the Licensed Practical Nursing program of the Workforce Development division of Erie 2-Chautauqua-Cattaraugus BOCES strode into Scharmann Theatre on the campus of Jamestown Community College to accept their diplomas in front of ...

Dunkirk local one of few to have two engineering diplomas

Dr. Robert Lyczkowski graduated from Dunkirk High School as Valedictorian in 1959. According to the Cleveland State University’s Washkiewicz College of Engineering 2017-2018 issue, he received his bachelor of chemical engineering from Cleveland State University and Fenn College of Engineering ...

Brown wins Post 59 scholarship

Fredonia Memorial American Legion Post #59 and its Auxiliary are proud to announce that Ian Brown from Fredonia High School is the recipient of the annual scholarship that Post 59 presents. Congratulations from all of the members and hopes are offered that all of Ian’s plans for the future ...

WM Rotary gives scholarships

During the month of June, the Rotary Club of Westfield-Mayville proudly presented eight local high school graduating seniors each with $300 scholarship awards for a total of $2,400. The two recipients from each of the four schools were selected by school district officials. Throughout their ...

NPA Region 1 awards scholarship

The Nurse Practitioner Association NYS Region 1 Southern Tier Group awarded the Jackie Pacos Memorial Student Scholarship and a one year membership in the NPA NYS to Beth Weslow and Elizabeth Bless. The award presentation was held during the June 12, 2018 Meeting of the NPA NYS Region 1 ...

Forestville instrumental music teacher retires after 41 years

The Forestville Music Boosters hosted Forestville Central School’s 31st Alumni Band Concert and Retirement Dinner for Mr. Jeffrey Geblein. Mr. Geblein retired after 41 years of teaching at FCS. Included in the band were alumni, current high school, middle school and elementary school ...

U.S. Army retirement held for Dunkirk local

A U.S. Army Retirement Ceremony was held for Sergeant First Class Edwin Ruiz on July 2 at Fort Buchanan Chapel in Fort Buchanan, Puerto Rico. Following welcoming remarks and the National Anthems, the Invocation was offered. Remarks were shared by Maj. Wanda I. Acevedo, U.S. Army Garrison ...

Just between us

...Dylan Meyer of Fredonia, bachelor of science in mechanical engineering, received academic honors from Milwaukee School of Engineering for the 2018 Spring Quarter. He was named to the Dean’s List. Undergraduate students who have earned at least 30 credits and have a cumulative GPA of 3.20 ...

UPMC Chautauqua WCA welcomes 19 new graduate registered nurses

JAMESTOWN – UPMC Chautauqua is excited to welcome 19 new graduate nurses (RNs) to the more than 1,000 staff employed at the hospital. The new graduate nurses (RNs) include: Ashton Albanesius, Jason Baldwin, Laiken Biekert, Carrie Castagnino, Michelle Fairbanks, Kaylin Gowan, Amanda Hollis, ...

CCAEOP holds spring dinner to award students

The Annual Spring Bosses’ Night and Dinner Meeting of the Chautauqua County Association of Educational Office Professionals (CCAEOP) was held on May 10 at the Cassadaga Legion in Cassadaga, hosted by members from the Cassadaga Valley Central School. Approximately 65 members, bosses, ...

Dunkirk Democratic Committee awards scholarship to local student

The Dunkirk Democratic Committee announced that it awarded Leyxsli Bautista a $350 scholarship from the Dunkirk Democratic Committee scholarship fund. Bob Bankoski, the driving force behind the Scholarship Fund, met with and presented to Leyxsli, at the Dunkirk High School Tuesday, June 12, ...

Tranum named 2018 Friend of Education

Todd Tranum, executive director of the Manufacturers Association of the Southern Tier and President/CEO of the Chautauqua County Chamber of Commerce, is the recipient of this year’s Chautauqua County School Boards Association Friend of Education Award. He received this award at CCSBA’s ...

Dunkirk robotics team wins first place

BUFFALO — The Dunkirk Robotics team placed first place with McQuaid Jesuit in the InfoTech WNY event at Buffalo's Riverworks. The team, officially named FTC 13945 Marauder Robotics, competed in early May and participated in the off-season scrimmage. The event paired teams together and ...

Just between us

...Hunter Lee Palmer, son of Michael Palmer of Dunkirk and Elizabeth Barker of Jamestown, was baptized at the First United Presbyterian Church of Dunkirk on July 1, 2018. His godparents are Angela Kellogg and Tyler Crumb... ...AMHERST — Daemen College Dean Dr. Michael Brogan announces the ...

Local author wins gold in 2018 Indie Book Awards

“Alvar’s Spear,” by Westfield resident, Charles Freedom Long, has been named by the Independent Book Publishing Professionals Group as one of the best indie books of 2018. “Alvar’s Spear” is the Gold Medal Winner of the Science Fiction category in the 2018 Next Generation Indie ...