Sunday Lifestyles

Moreland family holds reunion, celebrates cultural heritage

Descendants of Price and Lizzie McGee Moreland (Leesburg, Georgia) gathered together to celebrate their cultural heritage on Friday and Saturday, July 19-20. The theme was “The Moreland Legacy Continues.” This celebration took place at the East Town Social Hall and about 50 family members ...

Waite family holds 138th annual reunion

The 138th Waite reunion was held Aug. 3 at Point Gratiot on the beautiful Lake Erie shores. President Helen Burlett called the meeting to order and welcomed all to the reunion. Bonnie Kemp gave the blessing for the luncheon as well as a memorial for Beverly Jean Widgay of Florida who passed ...

JCC staff awarded SUNY Chancellor’s Award for Excellence

Two Jamestown Community College staff members were awarded the 2019 State University of New York Chancellor’s Award for Excellence. Wendy Burns, senior student services assistant, received the Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Classified Service. A JCC staff member since 1993, Burns is ...

Briggs accepted into North Tonowanda Health and Science Academy

Joshua Briggs, son of Laurie and Michael Briggs and grandson of Joan and Harry Briggs has been accepted into North Tonawanda Senior High School Academy of Health Science for the upcoming school year. The Science, Family and Consumer Science, Physical Education, and Health department have ...

Eagles landing at the Beach

For youngsters in Eagle’s Landing, the Lake Shore Community Education six-week summer recreation program, it was all, literally, a day at the beach one recent Tuesday afternoon. Children dug in the sand, swung on the swings, slid on the slides, teetered and tottered on the teeter totter, ...

Students complete HVAC course

The first cohort of Jamestown Community College’s HVAC Fundamentals program at the Jamestown Campus completed its training in April. Earning OSHA certification were Roger Markham of Falconer (holding future technician Brentley), Fred Mead of Forestville, Nathan Anderson of Frewsburg, Doug ...

Just between us

... Marshall T. Hall Jr., made the dean’s list at the 20th rank University of Minnesota School of Law, located in Minneapolis. Marshall is the son of Marshall T. Hall Sr., of Illinois and Roberta Stump of Fredonia. Roberta graduated from Dunkirk High.The Hall family has been in Chautauqua ...

Key lime pie bars are refreshing

One of the best parts of each season, at least for a baker, is the corresponding desserts: the comforting desserts in the fall and winter season, and the start of light, refreshing desserts in the spring and summer. There’s just something about pumpkin and apple flavors once September is ...

SCHS Class of 1948 celebrates 71 year reunion

The Silver Creek High School Class of 1948 celebrated 71 years with a mini reunion at the Colony Restaurant on Sunday afternoon, Aug. 4. The event was organized by Mary Lou Pagano. The reunion was opened by Mary Lou Pagano, with a welcome to all. Prayers were given by Bob Sutehall at the ...

Bargains found at garage sales

The late comedian George Carlin used to do a routine on how we all have too much stuff. Look around your home and you can probably easily relate. The solution is the annual warm weather ritual — the garage sale. The recent annual villagewide sale in Silver Creek is a perfect example of just ...

In an emergency, calling 9-1-1 is best choice

CALL 911! Sounds simple, right? But what is really an emergency? And what should you expect when you call 9-1-1? Do your children or grandchildren know how to call, in case something happened to you? When you are teaching kids about calling 9-1-1, make sure they understand what an emergency ...

Westfield Girl Scouts take trip to San Francisco

Five Girl Scout Juniors from Troop 20173 had the experience of a lifetime as they joined 7,000 of their scouting sisters on San Francisco’s Golden Gate Bridge for the Girl Scouts of Northern California’s Golden Gate Bridging Event. The girls, Westfield fifth-graders Brooke Luce, ...

Putting break back in summer

Summer is here, and for many of us that means accomplishing all those things that just have to wait for warmer weather. The majority of us likely have places we’ve wanted to go, tasks we’ve wanted to accomplish, but just couldn’t because we live in a state that isn’t warm ...

St. Hyacinth’s first graduating class reunites

Submitted Photo Saturday July 20 saw the first graduating class from St. Hyacinth’s new school reunite for the first time in 55 years. Classmates attending the reunion were: Pauline Lanski Flitt, Jim Pacos, Theresa Graminski, Cathy Sikora Howard, Paulette Wojcinski Cooke, Christine ...

Carrier Educational Center holds Senior recognition ceremony

ANGOLA — Students enrolled in Career and Technical Education programming at the Carrier Educational Center celebrated hard work and perseverance during the 2019 senior recognition ceremony held at Lake Shore High School. More than 80 students from Eden, Forestville, Gowanda, Lake Shore, ...

CMHS Class of 1969 celebrates their 50 year reunion

Submitted Photos. Gala event for the 50th reunion involving a school tour of. the old Mindszenty building, Sunday Mass at old St. Mary's (now St. Elizabeth Ann Seton), and dinner and dance at the Clarion, tastings at two wineries, and meet and greet at Rookies.

Residents put special spin on carousel era at Sunset Bay Park

Members and guests at the Silver Creek Senior Center were presented with the history of Sunset Bay Park and its carousel at a recent meeting. Featured at the program was a model of the carousel built in 1999 by members of the Northern Chautauqua Wood Carvers club. Hanover Historian Vince ...

There’s still time to take in summer

It’s the time of year where we’re all spending more time outside, and more time together. If you’re in the same boat as me, then you have some kids who are home from school this summer, and you may need some things to keep them occupied. Here are just a few ideas but remember that ...