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Jackson Center marks 75th anniversary of Korematsu vs. US

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JAMESTOWN – The Robert H. Jackson Center (RHJC) is pleased to present “The Fight for Justice,” a two-day event commemorating the 75th Anniversary of Korematsu v. U.S. Fred Korematsu was one of four men who defied President Roosevelt’s Executive Order 9066, which authorized the American ...

Accident on Vineyard Drive

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Pictured, a car that went into the ditch on Vineyard Drive early Sunday evening. Responding agencies included the New York State Police and several area ambulances. It was unknown at press time if there were any injuries.

Fred Fest madness

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FREDONIA — Fog-shrouded streets and a little cold air wasn’t enough to even slow things down for SUNY Fredonia students on their Holy Day of drinking. Whether you call it ‘Not-Fred Fest’ or refuse to let the original Fred Fest title die, the weekend Fredonia homeowners have come to ...

Local resident reflects on Kent State massacre

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Described by local resident Rich Goodman, as a “watershed moment in history,” May 4, 1970 — the Kent State massacre — shocked the nation, when members of the National Guard opened fire on an unarmed group of students engaged in a mass protest against the Cambodian incursion. At that ...

Touch-a-Truck event promotes kindness at County Fairgrounds

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The childhood dream came true for many locals as they hopped in police vehicles, semi-trucks, fire trucks and many more during the Touch-a-Truck event on Saturday at the Chautauqua County Fairgrounds. The objective was to bring a national event to Chautauqua County, which allowed children to ...

Fredonia Animal Hospital marks 50 years

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Fredonia Animal Hospital is 50 years old this year, and as it looks back, it is also barking and meowing with anticipation for the future. Dr. Josef Powell was there at the start, and he’s still there. “I started working for an old veterinarian in Cassadaga when I was 12 or 13, and it ...

Community notebook

Community Notebook

DHS Class of 1969 Reunion Committee seeks classmates’ addresses Preparations are under way for the 50-year reunion of the Dunkirk High School Class of 1969 which takes place Aug. 1-4 this year. Committee members are actively seeking addresses or information on the following classmates ...

Agritourism Boot Camp to be held at JCC

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Hugh McPherson, national agritourism expert, will lead an Agritourism Boot Camp on the Jamestown Campus of Jamestown Community College on Wednesday. The program hosted by the Small Business Development Center (SBDC) at JCC, will begin at 9 a.m. and conclude at 3 p.m. The day-long, interactive ...

Vegetarian society to meet Wednesday

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The Chautauqua County Vegetarian-Vegan Society will meet on Wednesday, May 8 at 6 p.m. at the YWCA, 58 S. Portage St., Westfield. During the longer days of spring and summer meetings will be held on Wednesday evenings. This month’s presenters will be Joanne and Mary Zdrojewski of ...

Earth Month Expo: Greystone Thanks the Community

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On Saturday April 27, Greystone Nature Preserve held its Earth Month Expo. It was held in the Science Center on the SUNY Fredonia campus. It was fun for all ages as many local children came to do the arts and crafts Greystone intern Gabrielle Cartwright put together. There were numerous ...

Forestville Middle/High School Academic Honors

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Forestville Middle/ High School has released academic honors for the third quarter. The following students have been commended for academic achievement at the Forestville Middle/High School for the third quarter of the 2018-2019 school year: Twelfth Grade High Honor Roll Rene Leone, ...

Chamber/MAST help members comply with sexual harassment law

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The Chautauqua County Chamber of Commerce and Manufacturers Association of the Southern Tier are pleased to provide a new resource that offers New York State compliant workplace harassment guidance and tools, and much more. By providing an online platform, the Chamber and MAST can offer a ...

Dunkirk Farmers Market pre-season meeting set

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This Tuesday, the Dunkirk Farmers Market will host a pre-season meeting for current and prospective vendors, entertainers and participating community organizations. The meeting will run from 6 to 7 p.m. at the SUNY Fredonia Technology Incubator (214 Central Ave., Dunkirk). Vendors may ...

Mancuso to serve as campaign manager in Hall campaign

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Ron Hall, candidate for County Legislature in the upcoming Republican primary, has announced that Sam Mancuso will serve as campaign manager. “I am excited to once again be working alongside Sam. We have been side-by-side for many community efforts for over 30 years. Sam possesses an ...

Clymer baccalaureate to be held at church

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CLYMER – After the Clymer Central School District canceled its baccalaureate services this year, a local church announced it will now host the services for graduating seniors. The Clymer United Methodist Church announced it will take over the decades-long tradition that was formerly held at ...

Ripley woman charged with larceny

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RIPLEY — Saturday afternoon at about 4:27 p.m., Chautauqua County Sheriff's deputies took a larceny complaint in the town of Ripley. Deputies located the suspect who was found to be Summer Howser, 24, of Ripley. It is alleged that Howser took property from the victim without permission. ...