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Holy Trinity Catholic Church announces scholarship award winners

Recipients of the 2020 Holy Trinity Parish Scholarship Award will begin giving witness talks this weekend at the Sunday 8:30 a.m. Mass, which is also broadcast live on WDOE. One student will speak each week of Advent, beginning November 29th and continuing through December 20th. Jane Fortna, ...

New York Army National Guard announces promotions

Major General Ray Shields, adjutant general for the state of New York, announces the promotion of members of the New York Army National Guard in recognition of their capability for additional responsibility and leadership. Kaleb Johnson from Westfield, assigned to the 152nd Engineer Company, ...

Church scholarship awarded

On Aug. 8, the Friendship Missionary Baptist Church’s Scholarship Committee met and reviewed applications for college scholarships. Ryan Waller, the Scholarship Chair presented $300 check to the recipient, Morrigan Waller, is a 2020 Fredonia High School graduate. Ms. Waller is attending ...

Fredonia State student lands transfer scholarship

Ben McKelvey, a senior majoring in philosophy and political science at the State University at Fredonia, has been awarded a $3,000 scholarship by Tau Sigma, the national honor society for transfer students, in recognition of his academic achievements and civic contributions. Each year, Tau ...

Employee to retire after 47 years

Mike Goon, a maintenance mechanic with Jamestown Community College’s buildings and grounds staff since September 1974, will retire in November, shortly after starting his 47th year at the college. Goon, who has served under eight presidents at JCC, said, “I’ve seen lots of changes over ...

Area students attending Alfred State College

ALFRED — Alfred State College welcomed a new class of freshmen this fall. The college is accredited by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools. Among the new faces at Alfred State this semester are the following students from Chautauqua County include: Laura Johnston, ...

Area student named to Dean’s List at Albany College of Pharmacy

ALBANY – Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences is pleased to announce that Ashley Ganey from Dunkirk earned a place on the school’s Dean’s List for the Spring 2020 semester. Dean’s List status is awarded to students who have successfully completed their course work with a ...

Sinclairville girl wins dairy scholarship

Northeast Dairy Suppliers Association, Inc. (NDSA) has announced 12 college students to receive the Bruce W. Krupke Memorial Scholarship for the 2020-21 academic year totaling $20,000. The NDSA Scholarship Committee awarded $2,500 scholarships to students whose majors are related to the ...

P-TECH student finds work at Lakeside, headed to Alfred

When P-TECH formed five years ago the hope was to help give high school students an opportunity to pursue careers they were passionate about while developing the workforce of tomorrow. The first cohort of students will enter their final year of the program this fall and earn their associate ...

Alfred announces area graduates

ALFRED — Approximately 840 two- and four-year degree candidates received diplomas from Alfred State College in May. Associate and baccalaureate degrees were awarded in fields of agriculture, health, business, vocational, and engineering technology, as well as the arts and sciences. Area ...

JCC lists part-time dean’s list students for fall

Several high school students were named to the Jamestown Community College part-time student dean’s list during the 2019-20 academic year. To be eligible for the part-time student dean’s list, a student must achieve a minimum GPA of 3.50 during the semester while enrolled in 6-11 degree ...

Benjamin Prescott Chapter NSDAR holds summer picnic

Members of the Benjamin Prescott Chapter of the National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution met at the Pioneer Cemetery in Fredonia, New York on Saturday, Aug. 15. While enjoying each other’s company, the members also recognized the 99th. birthday of Janice Weitz, associate ...

Miller, Burr win scholarships

The Fredonia-Pomfret Democratic Association recently announced recipients of the JFK and Joe Sweeny scholarships. Both scholarships are awarded annually to a graduating Fredonia High School senior. The criteria for the awards include a minimum 3.0 grade point average, a record of community ...

Fredonia announces graduation honors

Graduation Awards were announced recently by the Fredonia Central Schools for the Class of 2020. They include: Thomas M. Heary Memorial Scholarship— Joseph Gullo III F.C.S. Educational Assistance Fund Awards— Marissa Burr, Kelly Gullo & Emily Smith Fredonia Teachers’ ...

Dunkirk National Guard soldier receives new rank, responsibilities

LATHAM — Major General Ray Shields, the Adjutant General for the State of New York, announces the recent promotion of members of the New York Army National Guard in recognition of their capability for additional responsibility and leadership. Anthony Lintz from Dunkirk, and assigned to the B ...

Feser receives doctorate from University of Chicago

Dr. Ali Feser, daughter of Al and Melony Feser of Dunkirk, graduated from the University of Chicago with a doctorate of anthropology in June 2020. Her dissertation, “Reproducing Photochemical Life in the Imaging Capital of the World,” is an ethnography of American visual culture, ...

JCC announces dean’s list for spring semester

Students named to the full-time student dean’s list for the spring 2020 semester at Jamestown Community College earned at least a 3.50 average while enrolled in at least 12 degree credits. Named to the list were: Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates: Mohamed Ladmia Allegany: Mandi Douthit, ...

Fredonia Central School announces scholarship, award winners

The Fredonia Central School District held a virtual presentation of the annual Academic Awards Night program, the Student Awards program, and the Sports Awards program which were released on the High School website on Tuesday, June 16, 2020. A brief description of each ceremony and the winners ...