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Sunday Lifestyles

Hospital telemetry topic of area Rotary program

During a recent Zoom meeting of the Rotary Club of Westfield-Mayville, Karen Surkala, Allegheny Health Network/Westfield Memorial Hospital president and member of the Rotary Club of Westfield-Mayville, presented a program titled “Telehealth, Mercy Virtual and Telemetry.” Her program was ...

Polish remedies focus of book

Hippocrene Books, Inc. announces the release of a new book written by Dunkirk resident and graduate of Dunkirk High School Class of 1966, titled “Polish Herbs, Flowers and Folk Medicine. Revised edition.” Taking the reader on a historical tour of herbs and flowers used in Poland ...

Brocton’s top students for April are announced

BROCTON — Brocton Central School officials have named the middle and high school Students of the Month for April. Nathyn Rodriguez was selected by the Brocton Middle School faculty and staff as Student of the Month for April 2021. Nathyn is currently an eighth-grader at Brocton and ...

Step Up For Kids run, walk for CAP is set for May 15

The Child Advocacy Program will host its eighth annual Step Up For Kids 5K Run/Walk at Cassadaga Beach on May 15. CAP’s mission is to end child abuse in Chautauqua County, and when abuse occurs, CAP coordinates a community response to bring healing, hope, and justice to these children and ...

Next Audubon virtual home gardening series May 4

Leigh Rovegno, Audubon Community Nature Center executive director, will present the fifth in her virtual seven-part series, Starting a Successful Home Garden, from 7 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, May 4. The presentation focuses on Planting Seedlings and Seeds Outdoors. Prior to coming to Audubon, ...

County residents saluted during SUNY banquet

Three area residents were among the 15 State University at Fredonia students who were honored April 10 by the Department of Communication at its annual banquet, which was held over Zoom. Financial awards and certificates that reflect their talent, hard work, dedication, service and academic ...

Volunteer efforts forged a commitment in Cassadaga

CASSADAGA – The Village of Cassadaga was officially incorporated 100 years ago on Jan. 9, 1921. Cassadaga dates to 1809 when settlers began arriving around 1803 because the area was rich for hunting. Its first land survey by the Holland Land Company happened in 1798. Cassadaga celebrated ...

Westfield pitches in during pandemic

WESTFIELD — On April 10, the Chautauqua County Rural Ministry held one of it’s Nourish New York distribution days at the Westfield American Legion. About 20 helpful citizens turned out to help unload trucks, stuff bags and boxes with food to hand out. The Chautauqua County Rural ...

Mr. and Mrs. Robert E. Peterson

Robert and Jeannine Peterson celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Saturday, April 17. Robert E. Peterson and the former Jeannine M. Fuller were wed Saturday, April 17, 1971 in St. Mary’s Church in Dunkirk. The Rev. Godfrey Kasper, CP Pastor, officiated the ceremony and Mass. ...

Brocton names top students for month of March

Kathryn Brostrom was selected by the Brocton Middle School faculty and staff as Student of the Month for March 2021. Kathryn is currently a seventh-grader at Brocton and resides in Portland with her parents Amy Brostrom and Todd Brostrom. Kathryn is a dynamic student. Kathryn has achieved ...

Pine Valley presenting ‘The Hello Girls’

Amid the craziness of the pandemic, Pine Valley Drama Club has found some joy and excitement in the form of a musical. On April 30 at 7 p.m. the Drama Club will be digitally streaming a professional recording of the musical “The Hello Girls.” After the show had to be canceled last year ...

Meet the people who rescue the animals

‘Tis the season. Spring is upon us in full force, a bit early. As I record the spring sightings in my nature log, I notice that some birds are returning early, others at the same time as normal. The trees on the other hand look as if it is the first weekend in May, and the spring flowers are ...

Collage teams set for Florida

The Collage Performing Arts Center is excited to announce their Majestic’s competitive dance teams have won the Northeast Dance Team Championship and qualified for three paid bids to The Summit in Orlando, Florida May 1-3.

Donations add warmth, adventure

At Campus and Community Children’s Center, the staff knows that children are natural explorers and discoverers who love to challenge themselves. They understand the significance of young learners having chances to learn in various settings. One of the best ways to allow for opportunities ...

SOMEWHERE ABOVE THE RAINBOW: An angelic sight

This rainbow photo taken from the back yard of Rosanne Cole of Dunkirk on March 26 came just before the rain. Cole noted at the peak of the colors there “looks like an angel figure in the clouds. ... Perfect as we entered Holy Week!” She also included this verse: “And God raised the Lord ...

Historian keeps making his mark in Cassadaga

CASSADAGA — John Sipos has served as the Cassadaga Village Historian for 16 years, being appointed in 2005. Sipos keeps historical records of the village which include research, sharing history, and maintaining records for the future. At a recent village board meeting, Sipos presented ...

Gowanda High School announces Boys State reps

GOWANDA — The Gowanda Central School District’s delegates for the 2021 American Legion Boys State are juniors Timothy Ackley Jr., Zachary Hammond and Gavin Phillips. Boys State Delegates are sponsored by the American Legion Gowanda Post 409. Boys State is a weeklong program that ...

Shakespeare Club holds final meeting

President Mary Croxton opened the seventeenth and final meeting of the Fredonia Shakespeare Club’s 2020-2021 program year, which focused on “Humor and Humorists.” The topic for the 2021-22 year will be “Scandalous Women,” with specific subject matter to be finalized at the ...

JCC student earns USA honors

JACKSON, Miss. — Bagul Mammedova, a sophomore global studies major at SUNY Jamestown Community College, is one of 20 college students named to the prestigious All-USA Academic Team and will receive a $5,000 scholarship. More than 2,000 students were nominated for this award. The All-USA ...