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Steelworkers Organization of Active Retirees Chapter 4 - 1 of S.O.A.R., Steelworkers Organization of Active Retirees, recently held their regular monthly meeting at the Steelworker’s Union Hall on East Fourth St. President Jim Bickhart opened the meeting with the Pledge of Allegiance, ...

Fredonia New Jazz Ensemble wins prestigious DownBeat magazine award

Rarely, if ever, does an unheralded student music ensemble win a major award from a prestigious international publication, but that’s exactly what the Fredonia New Jazz Ensemble did when it received DownBeat magazine’s Student Music Award for Outstanding Performance by a College Large Jazz ...

JCC participates in Model European Union simulation

Students from Jamestown Community College and other American and European colleges participated in a simulated European council summit during the annual State University of New York Model European Union Simulation in New York City. The simulation is sponsored by the SUNY Institute for ...

Carrier students accepting donations for community service project

ANGOLA — Two students enrolled in the Erie 2-Chautauqua-Cattaraugus BOCES Culinary Program at the Carrier Educational Center are looking to do their part in the community. North Collins seniors Veronica Maciejewski and Kelsey Mallaber will be competing in the SkillsUSA State Competition ...

Class in social dancing

The spring session of classes in social dancing in the style of American Ballroom is scheduled to begin on Monday, April 29 at the Collage Performing Arts Center, located at 214 Eagle St., Fredonia. This is an eight week class that meets on Monday evenings from 7:30 to 9 p.m. This is a class ...

Healthy Pet Clinic set for today

The Chautauqua County Humane Society (CCHS) announces the first low cost Healthy Pet Clinic for the public of 2019. The north county clinic will be held today, April 6 at the Pet Pantry in Dunkirk from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m. No appointments will be necessary. The clinic will operate on a first ...

Club news

National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution — Benjamin Prescott Chapter WESTFIELD — A regular business meeting of the Benjamin Prescott Chapter of the National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution was held at the Patterson Library in Westfield on March 7 ...

April 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 April. 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 ...

Rotary scholarship breakfast set for Brocton

BROCTON — Call them flapjacks, hotcakes or simply pancakes, but do enjoy them fresh off the griddle at the Rotary Club of Westfield-Mayville’s “Scholarship Pancake Breakfast” on Sat., April 6, from 8 to 11 a.m. in the Brocton Central School Cafeteria, 138 West Main St. in Brocton. All ...

United Way branch announces officers

At the heart of any effective community organization, is a group of caring, and selfless leaders that show genuine care and concern for their community and those around them. The United Way of Northern Chautauqua County has been able to develop a Board of Trustees that exhibit those traits and ...

Dunkirk High School presents ‘The Wizard of Oz’

Dunkirk High School proudly presents “The Wizard of Oz.” Showtimes continue tonight at 7 p.m. and Sunday at 2 p.m. DHS chose this musical to pay homage to the 80th anniversary of the movie. Students in the musical were honored to have received a letter from the only surviving cast member ( ...

Murray Hose 4 news

The 113th Annual Installation Banquet and Dance honoring the 2019 officers of Murray Hose 4 will be held Saturday, March 23, beginning at 5:30 p.m. at the Kosciuszko Club. Dinner will be served family style and will consist of three entrees: chicken, pork chops and roast beef, as well as all of ...

Sinclairville Free Library news

The Sinclairville Free Library announces the following programs for children during the month of March: Families are invited to the library for Spring Crafts on Monday, March 18 from 5 to 7 p.m. There is no charge for this program. Caregivers of children under the age of 8 are required to ...

Patterson Library news

The Patterson Library, located at 40 S. Portage St., Westfield has a number of programs planned for the coming weeks. On Fridays at 9:30 a.m., storytime takes place for ages 2 and up. Read stories, sing songs, make crafts and enjoy other Patterson Park fun. Register at the circulation desk ...

Masons’ Breakfast to support Greenhouse and Horticultural Center

On Tuesday, March 19, from 7 to 8 p.m., the Grand Lodge of Free and Accepted Masons of the State of New York will be holding a Telethon to support the Brotherhood Fund and the Masonic Care Community in Utica, N.Y. Donations made during the telethon and specified as for the MCC, or the Grand ...

Brocton John W. Dill Post 434 American Legion seeks to identify photos

The Brocton John W. Dill Post 434 American Legion, 110 W. Main St., Brocton, is seeking any person who has any connection with the Brocton/Portland area and would like to help celebrate the Legion’s 100th Year Anniversary Celebration this coming September. Post members are in need of those ...

Dunkirk library lists March computer classes

¯ Email: Today from 11 a.m. to noon ¯ I-Phone Basics: March 13 from 1 to 2 p.m. ¯ I-Pad and Tablet Basics: March 15 from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. ¯ YouTube: March 18 from 11 a.m. to noon ¯ Exploring the Library Edition of Ancestry: March 19 from 1 to 2:30 p.m. ¯ Android Smartphones ...

Audubon launches new member drive

JAMESTOWN — It's a big undertaking, but Audubon Community Nature Center (ACNC) staff, members and volunteers are confident they can accomplish it: Increase their membership by more than 25 percent in just two months. "We're up to the challenge!" declared ACNC President Leigh Rovegno in ...

Students honor vets

Silver Creek VFW Post 6472 would like to thank Jennifer Restivo and her students for the great work honoring our local veterans. A wall of cards and photographs of area veterans and their service flags was very well done. Pictured are Restivo and Chautauqua County VFW Commander Colin Anderson.

School 3 students celebrate 100 day milestone

Dunkirk School 3 Kindergarten celebrated the 100th day of school on Thursday, Feb. 14. Students in Miss Perry, Miss Kulig and Mrs. Csont’s classes had a morning full of fun activities. There were numerous stations set up between both rooms where children rotated to different centers during ...