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Westfield Quilters’ Guild 2018 Quilt Show a success

WESTFIELD — The Westfield Quilters’ Guild 2018 Quilt Show, held Sept. 7 and 8 at the YWCA in Westfield, was a superb display of talent. Quilts of all colors, designs, and styles were represented, as well as other quilted items made by guild members. Ribbons were awarded for various ...

Vegetarian Society to meet Wednesday

The Chautauqua County Vegetarian-Vegan Society will meet on Wednesday, Sept. 19 at 6 p.m. at the YWCA, 58 S. Portage St., Westfield. This month’s speaker will be Doreen Rudnicki of Westfield, whose topic is “Organics – A Slightly Different Perspective.” Doreen and her husband had a ...

Westfield Fire Department seeks Korean War Veterans for Veterans Day Tribute

WESTFIELD — The Fire Department of Westfield, along with the Westfield Exempt Volunteer Firemen’s Association, will be holding a brief ceremony to honor our Chautauqua County Korean War Veterans. The tribute will be held on Sunday, Nov. 11 at 2 p.m. at the Westfield Fire Hall on Clinton ...

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Collins 50 Plus Seniors Activities for the week of Sept. 16 to 22 Sunday, Sept. 16: Pickle Ball with Lois at 6:30 p.m., Collins Town Park. Monday, Sept. 17: Exercises with Pat at 10 a.m., Painter Center gym. Tuesday, Sept. 18: Active Senior Aerobics with Kim at 9 a.m.,L.K. ...

Chair yoga classes resume at Unitarian Church Sept. 19 to Oct. 17

JAMESTOWN — Following the popularity of her spring sessions, Certified Kripalu Yoga Teacher Rachel Tome will continue to teach Chair Yoga at the Unitarian Church on Wednesday afternoons, Sept. 19 to Oct. 17. The 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. classes will be at the church at 1255 Prendergast Ave. in ...

Program to focus on Chautauqua Lake’s first white settler

MAYVILLE - Chautauqua County has had its fair share of eccentric and colorful characters throughout its long history. The first of these notable individuals was arguably Dr. Alexander McIntyre, who became Chautauqua Lake’s first white settler in the spring of 1804. On Wednesday evening, ...

Ahira Hall Memorial Library News

BROCTON — The Ahira Hall Memorial Library, located at 37 W. Main St., Brocton, will host a Preschool Story Time with Mrs. Westin and Mrs. Raymond on Tuesday, Sept. 11 from 10 to 10:45 a.m. We're BUGGY FOR BOOKS! Call the library at 792-9418 for more information. Makerspace Fridays will ...

CREATE project presents community arts and crafts program

This autumn weave, dye, paint, construct, create, and have loads of fun! Local Master Artist Renee Pye is pleased to present a series of Community Arts & Crafts Workshops through the CREATE Project this fall. In the program, adult and youth participants will have the opportunity to ...

LOGIC hears about energy transition

Energy Transition was one of the topics discussed at the annual LOGIC picnic held at Lakeside Park in Mayville. Over time, energy Transition has occurred natural sources of energy such as wind and water power to drive sailing ships and saw and grist mills, to 19th century reliance on coal, oil, ...

Pillows made with love

Melissa Prosneick and her son, Chris Prosneick, are pictured at Josie Christopher's home with their hand-made pillows for the Circle of Love organization. According to Josie Christopher of Dunkirk, founder and director of the organization, every two weeks the pair have been delivering bags of ...

September 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 September. 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 ...

Chautauqua Hospice, Palliative Care to host charity auction Sept. 14

Chautauqua Hospice and Palliative Care will host its second annual Butterfly Art & Charity Auction on Sept. 14 at Chautauqua Suites, 215 W. Lake Road, Mayville. Friends, family and art lovers of all ages are invited to join this celebration. The auction will feature a variety of ...

Fall prevention event, free and for the community in Fredonia

The first day of fall is also National Fall Prevention Awareness Day, which is a time to raise awareness of the critical issue of falls among older adults. National Fall Prevention Awareness Day is a time to focus on ways to prevent falls. Among older adults, falls are the leading cause of ...

Healthy Heart workshop planned

The next Healthy Heart workshop is scheduled for 5 p.m. Sept. 6 at the Friendly Kitchen on Central Avenue Parents are encouraged bring their children to share in the sampling healthy foods. This will be the last Healthy Heart meal at the current Rural Ministry location. October's Healthy ...

Valley Historical Society holds annual quilt show

The Valley Historical Society recently held its annual quilt show in the museum located at the corner of Main and Lester streets. Each year, quilts are brought to the museum by residents of the area for a display with a note describing the pattern, the date, and the family. There are always ...

Holy Trinity School class of 1972 reunites

On Saturday, July 28, the eighth-grade classmates from Holy Trinity School Class of 1972 reunited at the former Holy Trinity School on Central Avenue in the Msgr Bernardo Hall. Special honored guest and fourth grade teacher Kathy Damiano attended the event. The informal gathering began at 5 ...

CCHS announces Clear The Shelters

JAMESTOWN – The Chautauqua County Humane Society (CCHS) is teaming up with WGRZ Channel 2 On Your Side to host NBC/Universal Owned Television Stations’ Clear the Shelters fourth annual nationwide pet adoption drive. CCHS will offer the public no-cost adoptions on Saturday, Aug. 18 from 10 ...

An evening of Wine and Art to benefit Chautauqua Blind Association set

PORTLAND — On Thursday, Aug. 16, at 5 p.m., the Chautauqua Blind Association will be hosting a fundraiser entitled “Intrigue Your Senses with an Evening of Wine and Art” at 21 Brix Winery, 6654 West Main Road, Portland. As the evening begins, guests will enjoy beautiful music from ...

Westfield-Mayville Rotary welcomes new member

The Rotary Club of Westfield-Mayville welcomed Sheila Chapman, a Brocton resident, as its newest member last month. Pete Bills, club membership chair, led the induction ceremony, which was held during this Rotary Club’s installation banquet at Noble Winery in Westfield. Chapman, who has ...