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Audubon honoring retiring president Ruth Lundin Friday

JAMESTOWN — Audubon Community Nature Center (ACNC) invites the community to join them at a reception honoring retiring president Ruth Lundin. “Ruth’s Retirement Party” will be at the Nature Center on Friday, June 8. Appetizers and beverages will be served 4 to 5 p.m. Anyone who ...

Thule Lodge service remembers those who died in the last year

FALCONER – The Thule Lodge held its annual Memorial service recently. The lodge is the Swedish organization in this area, formed 111 years ago. The organization, which is a part of the international Vasa organization, was formed to help the Swedish immigrants settle in the United States, with ...

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Brocton Beta Epsilon Chapter of Beta Sigma Phi news Members of the Brocton Beta Epsilon Chapter of Beta Sigma Phi met Tuesday evening, May 22 at a new venue in Fredonia called, “A Spot & A Spell,” a unique place owned by Patty Valentine who offers many different types of organic teas ...

Writing group accepting nominations

Write Now Writers Group’s mission is to foster ambition, talent, and pursuit of the art of writing. In this effort, they published an anthology, “HERE, In This Time or Place”. Six contributing authors shared stories, some fiction, non-fiction, poems, and more. Due to the success of the ...

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National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution – Benjamin Prescott Chapter Meet A regular meeting of the Benjamin Prescott Chapter of The National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution was held at the McClurg Mansion in Westfield recently. The opening ritual ...

Cassadaga Legion Auxiliary holds May meeting

CASSADAGA — The Cassadaga Legion Auxiliary held its May meeting on Tuesday, May 8 with 12 members attending including seven officers. President Pat Hayward opened the meeting in regular fashion with the Pledge of Allegiance, the Auxiliary Preamble, and a moment of silence for our fallen ...

The Valley Historical Society ready

In our Valley area, archeologists who have worked here believe Indian occupation dates back 10,000 years, with many different cultures. Indian artifacts from our area are in museums located in Albany, Rochester, Buffalo, Jamestown and Harvard University. During the period 1809-10, white ...

Darren Manzella-Lapeira Memorial Run details announced

BROCTON — The 2018 5th Annual Darren Manzella-Lapeira Memorial Run 2018 will take place in Brocton at the American Legion Post 434 on Saturday, July 28 and will be a certified 5K Run and Fun Walk. Walkers will be able to walk the 5K Run if they desire. Registration begins at 8:30 a.m. ...

Pinochle Scores

Share & Care Seniors pinochle Tuesday’s Best May 15 1. Ed Long 694 2. Kathy Kamery 684 3. Betty Donovan 654 4. Anthony Grisanti 651 peanuts: George Richer Birdie’s Bidders May 17 1. tie: Ed Long and Duane Peterson 596 2. tie: Tony Grisanti and Phyllis ...

Sheridan Historical Society news

The Sheridan Historical Society has planned a three-day event on Memorial Weekend. On Saturday, May 26, the society will be open for visitors from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The collection will be augmented by a visiting exhibit about World War I which has been expanded from last year. There will be a ...

Chautauqua County Genealogical Society news

The June meeting of the Chautauqua County Genealogical Society will take place at Barker Library, 7 Day St., Fredonia in the Steele Room on Tuesday,. June 19 at 6:30 p.m. Steve Boothe a member of the Chautauqua County SAR, Sons of the American Revolution will give a presentation at 7 p.m. on ...

State Audubon Council recognizes Ruth Lundin

Jamestown – The Audubon Council of New York State presented its prestigious Norman I. Stotz Award to Ruth Lundin, president of Audubon Community Nature Center (ACNC). The annual award recognizes the Audubon New York member who best demonstrates extraordinary leadership on behalf of the ...

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CIAO News The Chautauqua Italian American Organization has announced several upcoming events, including: July 7: Annual Italian Festival: Barker Common, Fredonia. It’s All About the Pesto! (a pesto-making demonstration with a tasting) July 12 to 15: Italian Heritage Festival Outer ...

Traci Langworthy to lead book discussion at Prendergast Library

Come to a facilitated book discussion with local Professor of American History, Traci Langworthy at the Prendergast Library, 509 Cherry St., Jamestown, on Wednesday, May 23 at 6:30 p.m. Learn more about the women’s suffrage movement and discuss the biography of Elizabeth Cady Stanton ...

Barbecue, bidding set for May 19 Westfield-Mayville Rotary auction

Where will you find a delicious Chiavetta’s chicken barbecue dinner and a bounty of bidding? Come to the Rotary Club of Westfield-Mayville’s Chicken BBQ & Auction on Saturday, May 19 at Eason Hall, 23 Elm St., Westfield. Doors open at 5 p.m. and dinners will be served from 5 to 6:15 ...

Fredonia Parks/Village Beautification and Planting Day planned for May 26

Fredonia Parks/Village Beautification and Planting Day - Part 2 will take place on Saturday, May 26 from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.. The effort involves planting flowers in and around Barker Common, and up and down Main Street, in conjunction with the Dunkirk-Fredonia Rotary Club. For those meeting at 9 ...