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Starflight starry night

Fundraiser and awareness event set

Submitted Photo Join Starflight at its second annual fund-raising and awareness event. The fundraiser will be held at The Chautauqua Suites, 215 W. Lake Road, Mayville on Saturday, June 3 beginning at 6 p.m. Guests will be treated to musical entertainment by Jamestown Harmony Express, the ...

Post 1017 Auxiliary meets and sets plans

The John T. Murray Post 1017 Auxiliary recently held its monthly meeting. An informal meeting was held. A discussion on the pork dinner to be held Wednesday, March 29 was held. The dinner includes salad, pork, mashed potatoes, vegetables, bread and dessert. Veterans’ donation is $4.50 and ...

Trail guide training on Wednesday

JAMESTOWN — With more than 3,000 schoolchildren visiting every spring, the Audubon Community Nature Center needs volunteers with a love of nature to lead Discovery Walks with groups of students. “Our trail guides generously share their time and themselves for the important work of ...

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Member of the Chautauqua County Genealogical Society Andrew Martin Kolstee was the speaker on “DNA for Genealogy” at the Barker Library in Fredonia.

Chautauqua County Genealogical Society holds year’s first meeting

The Chautauqua County Genealogical Society met recently in the Fredonia Barker Library for its first meeting of the new year for 2017. The group takes a winter break, meeting from March through November of each year on the third Tuesday evening of each of those months. Walt Sedlmeyer is the ...

Submitted Photo: 4-Hers served more than 700 members of the community who came to support Chautauqua County 4-H at the Green Tie Affair held Sunday Feb. 26.

Have a Heart for 4-H dinner a success

MAYVILLE — Cornell Cooperative Extension Chautauqua County’s 4-H Youth Development Program would like to thank the community for their support of the fifth annual Have a Heart for 4-H Green Tie Affair. Over 700 members of the community gathered at the Chautauqua Suites on February 26th for ...

Chadwick Bay NYS Women speaker talks about woman’s suffrage

The Chadwick Bay Chapter of New York State Women Inc. and guests met at the Moose Lodge 89, Tuesday, March 21. The guest speaker, Sue Mager, past state president and current state secretary, spoke on woman’s suffrage. This year, 2017, marks 100 years since New York state signed woman ...

LWV discussion held about State Constitutional Convention

On Tuesday, the League of Women Voters will present information about the New York State Constitutional Convention that all will be voting on Nov. 7. The voters of New York will be deciding on whether to have a constitutional convention to revise or amend the current constitution. A ...

DALC meets to vote on issues, announces scholarship offered

The Dunkirk Area Labor Council(AFL-CIO) held its monthly meeting Tuesday, March 21. A variety of issues were discussed and voted on by the delegates. Included was a report by the Scholarship Committee. The DALC once again will offer a scholarship. The scholarship will go to an eligible High ...

Jackie Dresser

Lake Erie Regional Grape Program welcomes new staff

PORTLAND — The Lake Erie Regional Grape Program (LERGP) at Cornell’s Lake Erie Research and Extension Laboratory (CLEREL) is pleased to announce the addition of Jackie Dresser to their staff. Dresser was hired on March 16 as a research technician, and as such she will be working as part of ...

For the kids

The Musical Journeys Program of The State University of New York at Fredonia School of Music kicks off its 11th season of free concerts designed to appeal to very young children. The Fredonia Woodwind Quintet from the Fredonia School of Music will perform a half-hour Children’s Concert at 11 ...

“La La Land” stars Emma Stone and Ryan Gosling.

Opera House Cinema Series to screen ‘La La Land’

The next feature film in the Opera House Cinema Series is the Oscar-winning “La La Land,” starring Ryan Gosling and Emma Stone. It will be screened on Saturday, March 25, and Tuesday, March 28, at 7:30 p.m. Winner of six Academy Awards, including Best Actress for Stone and Best Director, ...

UPMC Chautauqua WCA with blue lights

UPMC Chautauqua WCA goes blue to raise awareness

JAMESTOWN — UPMC Chautauqua WCA joined area health officials to “Turn Chautauqua County Blue,” by lighting the hospital blue in March to raise awareness about the importance of colorectal cancer screening and early detection. March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month and blue is the ...

Community News

Girl Scout Troop 20237 plans cookie sales Girl Scout Troop 20237 will be selling cookies at the Clarion, 30 Lake Shore Drive E. Dunkirk, on Wednesday, March 29 from 5 to 8 p.m. They will also be at the Kosciuszko Club, 252 Nevins St., Dunkirk today from 5 to 8 p.m. and at Tractor Supply ...

Meals on Wheels

March hot noon meal 27 Turkey w/gravy, stuffing, winter squash, fruit punch, apple sauce 28 Salisbury steak w/gravy, mashed potatoes, green beans, bread, cookie 29 Goulash, carrots, biscuit, peaches 30 Scalloped potatoes and ham, broccoli, bread, vegetable juice, fruit crisp 31 ...

Community News Briefs

Literacy Volunteers of Chautauqua County plan volunteer recognition tea The Literacy Volunteers of Chautauqua County will honor the organization’s volunteers at an afternoon tea on Sunday, from 2 to 4 p.m. at the Lanford House, 194 Central Ave., Fredonia. An awards ceremony will take ...

Vera Allen

Card shower proposed as Vera Allen will celebrate 90th birthday Monday

STOCKTON — Vera Allen, well-known in the Forestville area, will be celebrating her 90th birthday on March 27. The Stockton Star Rebekah Lodge 395 is commemorating Allen’s 90th birthday with a card shower at its March 27 meeting. The group is asking local residents to send her a card to ...

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John Ruska and one of the bluebird houses on his farm.

Bluebird workshop set for April 1

The New York State Bluebird Society will sponsor a Bluebird Workshop in Western New York on Saturday, April 1. This workshop is free and the public is invited. It will be held at the Roger Tory Peterson Center in Jamestown. This meeting will begin at 1 p.m. and will feature two presentations ...