Sunday Lifestyles

Chautauqua Lake sixth graders tour Hewes Educational Center

ASHVILLE — A little metal, a little mousse and a whole lot of chocolate were just some of the “meals” served up during the first-ever Hewes Educational Center Taste of Tech. More than 50 Chautauqua Lake sixth-graders recently spent the morning at the center, touring the classrooms, ...

Opera House presents National Theatre Live’s King Lear with Ian McKellen

The 1891 Fredonia Opera House will present a riveting new production of Shakespeare’s King Lear, starring acclaimed actor Ian McKellen in the title role. Captured live via satellite from the stage of London’s Chitester Festival Theatre, it will be presented on Thursday, Oct. 25, at 7 p.m. ...

If there’s deer, ticks and fleas are along for the ride

Lyme disease in our area is on the rise. Lyme disease is the most common tick transmitted disease. Lyme disease can lead to a lifetime of chronic arthritis and kidney failure more common in dogs. At the Dunkirk Animal Clinic a simple blood sample is taken to see if your pet has developed ...

CLUB’S VISION ENDURES

Born in Tuscumbia, Ala., in 1880, Helen Keller developed a fever at 18 months of age that left her blind and deaf. With the help of an exceptional teacher, Anne Mansfield Sullivan of the Perkins School for the Blind, Helen Keller learned sign language and braille. A few years later, she ...

Make gathering a banner idea

A few weeks ago, I had some friends over for a fall craft night. Complete with apple cider, tea and apples with caramel dip. While I was growing up, my mom used to do exactly this kind of thing with her friends very often. Especially during the holidays. Us kids would entertain ourselves, ...

Engagement

Diane Logsdon and Christopher Lee, together with their families, announce their engagement. The bride-to-be, from Brocton, is the daughter of John and Bobbie Logsdon. She earned her master’s of business administration from Niagara University and is currently working on a doctorate degree in ...

UBC and Job Corps aid the United Way

The United Brotherhood of Carpenter’s training program at the Cassadaga Job Corps Academy recently came to the aid of the United Way of Northern Chautauqua County by repairing a ramp and deck at the United Way office. Seven students and instructor Tim Parker reinforced the deck posts and ...

Senior-to-School connection in Silver Creek

The Silver Creek Central School District held its annual Senior Luncheon on Tuesday Oct. 16, in the lobby of the High School. Approximately 35 senior citizens were able to join us for a harvest luncheon served by the district's administrative team. Entertainment was provided by the High School ...

JCC graduates for 2018

Several students were awarded degrees or certificates from Jamestown Community College’s Jamestown and Cattaraugus County campuses in August 2018. One student earned highest honors (4.0 GPA), 10 students earned high honors (3.50-3.99 GPA), and three students earned honors (3.25-3.49 ...

Jana G. Goodrich named 2018 Penn State Alumni Fellow

ERIE, PA — Erie businesswoman Jana G. Goodrich, a Fredonia native and a 1995 graduate of Penn State Behrend’s M.B.A. program, was honored as one of 14 2018 Penn State Alumni Fellows at an early October ceremony on the University Park campus. The lifelong title of Alumni Fellow is the ...

P-TECH students participate in Summer Bridge Program

Teamwork and communication are the cornerstones of any successful business model. To put these best practices to use, P-TECH WNY STEM College and Career Academy students recently participated in the Summer Bridge Program. The six-day-long program housed primarily out of the P-TECH facility ...

Chautauqua Bright Spots to celebrate ‘youth empowerment’

JAMESTOWN — As Margaret Mead once said, “The young, free to act on their initiative, can lead their elders in the direction of the unknown.” Youth empowered to explore their creativity, talents and acts of community service can truly impact our world. With this in mind, Chautauqua Bright ...

Artist Audrey Kay Dowling participating in Pottery Tours

Studio to studio pottery tours have been initiated in numerous parts of the United States. Since there is an ongoing desire on the part of the general public to own and give objects that have been made by hand by creative individuals in their own region, such pottery tours have become quite ...

Opera House to present lecture on Panama’s Civilian Conservation Corps

The 1891 Fredonia Opera House continues its new series of free-admission local history lectures when it presents The Great Depression: The Civilian Conservation Corps in Panama on Wed., Oct. 17, at 7 p.m. The Great Depression: The Civilian Conservation Corps in Panama is the sixth of seven ...

CREATING POSITIVE ENERGY

Earlier this month, Valerie Walawender, M.A., founder and lead artist of the CREATE Project, attended the “Regulate, Relate, Reason: A Developmental Approach to Trauma Conference” at the Harmony Family Center in Knoxville, Tenn. There she met Dr. Bruce Perry, the keynote speaker and ...

‘Serious’ apple crockpot treat

Here we go again with the apple recipes. Sorry, not sorry, friends. It’s just that time of year for picking and making! As I mentioned last week, a family friend invited us over to pick from their trees, and we brought home a decent amount of apples. I have tried many apple recipes in ...

Persch named in National Merit Scholarship Program

Mr. Darrin Paschke, principal of Fredonia High School, announced that Michael R. Persch has been named a Commended Student in the 2019 National Merit Scholarship Program. A Letter of Commendation from the school and National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC), which conducts the program, will ...