Community News

United Arts Appeal announces 2019 grant recipients

JAMESTOWN – In addition to providing operating support for seven of the county's larger arts organizations, the United Arts Appeal of Chautauqua County (UAA) also awards grants to individual artists and nonprofit organizations for artistic projects. This year eight organizations are ...

John T. Murray Post 1017 Auxiliary installs officers at lunch and meeting

The Auxiliary of the John T. Murray Post 1017 recently met with installation of officers by past county president/installing officer Robin Richmond. A luncheon was held before the meeting with buffet prepared by Brenda Drummond and Judi Perry. Members brought in desserts. Everything was ...

Community news

CIAO News Attention all CIAO members — we are still organized and working to provide you with activities you requested at our December meeting! We have officially added our membership to the many Italian organizations in Erie County! This is exciting news for our membership! As a member ...

Entries now being accepted for 2019 Southern Tier Biennial Art exhibition

The Tri-County Arts Council is announcing a call for artists for the Southern Tier Biennial (STB), a professionally juried exhibition of works by artists 18 years of age or older, who reside in one of the following New York State counties: Allegany, Broome, Cattaraugus, Chautauqua, Chemung, ...

Beyer part of Art Trail

The North Shore Arts Alliance announces that the 11th annual Chautauqua-Lake Erie Art Trail Open Studio and Gallery Tour will take place over Memorial Day Weekend, May 25-26. One of the artists participating in this year’s Chautauqua Lake Erie Art Trail is Bonnie Beyer. Jewelry maker ...

Rotary Foundation described at meeting

Westfield-Mayville Rotarians (left to right) Jim Wakeman, Club Foundation Chair, and Mary Swanson, Club President, collaborated on a program about The Rotary Foundation (TRF) that was given during this group’s April 23 meeting at The Parkview in Westfield. TRF’s domestic and international ...

Youth symphony gets unique coaching

JAMESTOWN — With support from the Blossom Fund of the Chautauqua Region Community Foundation, Chautauqua Regional Youth Symphony (CRYS) students had a distinctive experience: intense sectional coaching by professional performer/educators. CRYS has three orchestras: Prelude Strings for ...

Gowanda High School Honor & Merit Rolls

GOWANDA – Gowanda High School has announced its high honor, honor and merit rolls for the third-quarter marking period of the 2018-2019 academic year. Congratulations to all our students who earned a spot. High Honor Roll (95 and higher average) Freshmen: Kaylee Baird, Emma Christopher, ...

Club news

Steelworkers Organization of Active Retirees Chapter 4 - 1 of S.O.A.R., Steelworkers Organization of Active Retirees, recently held their regular monthly meeting at the Steelworker’s Union Hall on East Fourth St. President Jim Bickhart opened the meeting with the Pledge of Allegiance, ...

Fredonia New Jazz Ensemble wins prestigious DownBeat magazine award

Rarely, if ever, does an unheralded student music ensemble win a major award from a prestigious international publication, but that’s exactly what the Fredonia New Jazz Ensemble did when it received DownBeat magazine’s Student Music Award for Outstanding Performance by a College Large Jazz ...

JCC participates in Model European Union simulation

Students from Jamestown Community College and other American and European colleges participated in a simulated European council summit during the annual State University of New York Model European Union Simulation in New York City. The simulation is sponsored by the SUNY Institute for ...

Carrier students accepting donations for community service project

ANGOLA — Two students enrolled in the Erie 2-Chautauqua-Cattaraugus BOCES Culinary Program at the Carrier Educational Center are looking to do their part in the community. North Collins seniors Veronica Maciejewski and Kelsey Mallaber will be competing in the SkillsUSA State Competition ...

Class in social dancing

The spring session of classes in social dancing in the style of American Ballroom is scheduled to begin on Monday, April 29 at the Collage Performing Arts Center, located at 214 Eagle St., Fredonia. This is an eight week class that meets on Monday evenings from 7:30 to 9 p.m. This is a class ...

Healthy Pet Clinic set for today

The Chautauqua County Humane Society (CCHS) announces the first low cost Healthy Pet Clinic for the public of 2019. The north county clinic will be held today, April 6 at the Pet Pantry in Dunkirk from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m. No appointments will be necessary. The clinic will operate on a first ...

Club news

National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution — Benjamin Prescott Chapter WESTFIELD — A regular business meeting of the Benjamin Prescott Chapter of the National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution was held at the Patterson Library in Westfield on March 7 ...

April programming at Anderson-Lee Library

SILVER CREEK — Anderson-Lee Library, located at 43 Main St. in Silver Creek has announced its programming for the month of April. Most programs are free and open to the public. Registration is often required to ensure enough seating and materials for all patrons attending the program. To ...

Rotary scholarship breakfast set for Brocton

BROCTON — Call them flapjacks, hotcakes or simply pancakes, but do enjoy them fresh off the griddle at the Rotary Club of Westfield-Mayville’s “Scholarship Pancake Breakfast” on Sat., April 6, from 8 to 11 a.m. in the Brocton Central School Cafeteria, 138 West Main St. in Brocton. All ...

United Way branch announces officers

At the heart of any effective community organization, is a group of caring, and selfless leaders that show genuine care and concern for their community and those around them. The United Way of Northern Chautauqua County has been able to develop a Board of Trustees that exhibit those traits and ...

Dunkirk High School presents ‘The Wizard of Oz’

Dunkirk High School proudly presents “The Wizard of Oz.” Showtimes continue tonight at 7 p.m. and Sunday at 2 p.m. DHS chose this musical to pay homage to the 80th anniversary of the movie. Students in the musical were honored to have received a letter from the only surviving cast member ( ...

Murray Hose 4 news

The 113th Annual Installation Banquet and Dance honoring the 2019 officers of Murray Hose 4 will be held Saturday, March 23, beginning at 5:30 p.m. at the Kosciuszko Club. Dinner will be served family style and will consist of three entrees: chicken, pork chops and roast beef, as well as all of ...