Achievement

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 ...

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...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 ...

Sheridan resident earns Eagle Scout honors

With a group of 150 in attendance at his Court of Honor, Joseph Bowers was awarded the rank of Eagle Scout on Feb. 25. Joseph is a member of Boy Scout Troop 267 of Fredonia, and is the son of Ron and Marianne Bowers of Sheridan. Having passed his Board of Review in December, he is a member of ...

UPMC Chautauqua WCA holds School of Radiology graduation

JAMESTOWN — Five students of the UPMC Chautauqua WCA School of Radiology celebrated with family and friends during the 49th commencement exercises held on June 8. Anna Dibble, board of directors, UPMC Chautauqua WCA; and Amanda Bender, MS RT(R), lead clinical instructor presented ...

Westfield resident wins Robert Guiffreda Memorial scholarship

DUNKIRK – Adult learners come from all walks of life, and the Workforce Development Division’s 2018 Robert Guiffreda Memorial Scholarship winner is no exception. Westfield resident Tyler Muka, 28, was home-schooled most of his childhood and works as a certified riding instructor with ...

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...OSWEGO – Nearly 1,000 students, including several from the area, completed their baccalaureate studies at SUNY Oswego in spring 2018 and were recognized during Commencement in May. Sarah E. Hart of East Main Street in Fredonia completed a bachelor of arts degree in public relations, cum ...

Dunkirk announces top graduates

Dunkirk High School takes great pleasure in announcing Josue Rosario as the Class of 2018 valedictorian and Samantha Moser as the Class of 2018 salutatorian. Josue Rosario would like to thank his family especially his parents Sixto and Nancy Rosario for all their support and encouragement ...

Silver Creek names top students

SILVER CREEK – The top two graduates of the Silver Creek Central School district for 2018 are valedictorian, Briget Whipple and salutatorian, Lauren Grover. In an interesting coincidence, both plan to attend Clarkson University in Potsdam, N.Y., in the fall. As the senior with the highest ...

Westfield Middle School Students of the Month for May and June

Three students were selected as a Student of the Month for the month of May: Jeminy Houser was chosen as the sixth grade Student of the Month. Jeminy's favorite classes are math, social studies, technology, and art. She also enjoys drawing and has an interest in learning about dinosaurs and ...

Fredonia High School announces top students

Fredonia High School announced the Class of 2018 Valedictorian as Seth Schrader and the Salutatorian Hannah Gullo. Seth Schrader is the son of Philip and Karen Schrader, and he has two younger brothers (Alec and Gabe Schrader). Last year, Seth took five AP courses — physics, U.S. ...

Mother and son graduate from JBC

On Saturday, June 2 Jamestown Business College held their 132nd Commencement Ceremony. This years’ ceremony is particularly exciting as it marks the first group of graduates to complete their degree at JBC’s Extension Site in Dunkirk. Fifteen students from the Dunkirk Extension Site ...