Sunday Lifestyles

South Dayton teen advocates for Tourette awareness

The Tourette Association of America announced this year’s Youth Ambassador Program inductees — a group of teens that have been selected to participate in the Association’s Ambassador training program in San Antonio, Texas, this weekend. These teens, both with and without Tourette ...

A family embarked on a journey away from their homeland of Ireland in 1922

“Aon Sceal?” — Got a story to tell? Most Irish people love to tell stories, and I bet the O’Mahony clan is no different. Arriving in the United States The first of the O’Mahony family to arrive was Bridget Mahony arriving aboard the SS Baltic into the Port of NY. She sailed from ...

Brown wins Post 59 scholarship

Fredonia Memorial American Legion Post #59 and its Auxiliary are proud to announce that Ian Brown from Fredonia High School is the recipient of the annual scholarship that Post 59 presents. Congratulations from all of the members and hopes are offered that all of Ian’s plans for the future ...

WM Rotary gives scholarships

During the month of June, the Rotary Club of Westfield-Mayville proudly presented eight local high school graduating seniors each with $300 scholarship awards for a total of $2,400. The two recipients from each of the four schools were selected by school district officials. Throughout their ...

U.S. Army retirement held for Dunkirk local

A U.S. Army Retirement Ceremony was held for Sergeant First Class Edwin Ruiz on July 2 at Fort Buchanan Chapel in Fort Buchanan, Puerto Rico. Following welcoming remarks and the National Anthems, the Invocation was offered. Remarks were shared by Maj. Wanda I. Acevedo, U.S. Army Garrison ...

Fredonia’s connection to work, school

During the second semester of this school year, Fredonia High School had 17 students involved in the internship program giving them a small taste of what a future career may look like. Juniors and seniors can participate in this program and receive a half-credit upon successful completion. ...

CCAEOP holds spring dinner to award students

The Annual Spring Bosses’ Night and Dinner Meeting of the Chautauqua County Association of Educational Office Professionals (CCAEOP) was held on May 10 at the Cassadaga Legion in Cassadaga, hosted by members from the Cassadaga Valley Central School. Approximately 65 members, bosses, ...

Dunkirk Democratic Committee awards scholarship to local student

The Dunkirk Democratic Committee announced that it awarded Leyxsli Bautista a $350 scholarship from the Dunkirk Democratic Committee scholarship fund. Bob Bankoski, the driving force behind the Scholarship Fund, met with and presented to Leyxsli, at the Dunkirk High School Tuesday, June 12, ...

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 ...

Getting FRESH: Locally grown foods in abundance at markets, stands

One of the best things you can do to make sure you live a longer, healthier life is to feed yourself well. A less well-known fact is that being engaged in your community also leads to longer, healthier lives. We are fortunate to have more local farms in Chautauqua County than anywhere else ...

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 ...

Patterson Library in Westfield preparing summer events

WESTFIELD — The Patterson Library is preparing for several events over the course of the next few weeks, including two book sales, its summer reading program and programs for adults. On Monday, July 2, the library will host a Flash Book Sale, which will operate during library hours. Prices ...

Exhibit opening at the Leon Historical Society Museum

LEON — In 1818 Leon’s first settler, James Franklin came to Leon. To commemorate this bicentennial event, the Leon Historical Society Museum, located on Route 62 in Leon, opened a new exhibit entitled “Pioneer Life.” The exhibit’s theme is the journey and homestead life of pioneers ...

Starflight helicopter to be featured at Rotary fly-in breakfast

The Rotary Club of Dunkirk-Fredonia has announced that the Starflight medevac service will send one of its medical evacuation helicopters to the club’s 54th Annual Fly-In Breakfast to be held on Sunday, July 8 at the Chautauqua County Airport / Dunkirk at 3389 Middle Road in ...

South Dayton to host music, Farmers’ Market through July

SOUTH DAYTON — The Village of South Dayton’s Library hours are Tuesdays 10 a.m. to noon, Wednesdays 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and nights of music concerts 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., Thursdays 10 a..m to noon, and Saturdays 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday evenings from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., Summer Music on ...

Visit Westfield’s Grape Discovery Center this summer

WESTFIELD — Within the Lake Erie Grape Region, there is a hidden treasure that new visitors find amazing and are always happy they discovered, as they travel through the region on a bus or winery tour, bicycling or just driving by and discovering it. The Grape Discovery Center in Westfield, ...

MORE THAN WORDS: Family wins PARP award

FORESTVILLE — The Kellerman Family was honored recently with the Senator James H. Donovan Award. The award and plaque were presented at the annual Elementary Awards Assembly earlier this month. It is because this family’s love of reading and commitment to the PARP Program, teacher ...