What’s new for Summer 2021 in the Chautauqua Lake Erie Region

Chautauqua County is preparing for a great summer season. Many attraction sand experiences are reopening and are creating new and exciting ways for you to enjoy Chautauqua this summer. Lake Erie Wine Country is hosting a new event— “Red, White, & BBQ”. Lake Erie Wine Country is home to 23 wineries through Chautauqua County and Pennyslvania. This summer they are introducing a new event featuring patriotic pairings and summer favorites to help you impress your guests at your upcoming Fourth of July gathering. Wineries will offer a selection of seasonal fruits and… Read More

City of Jamestown to hold drive-thru Easter Eggstravaganza at Allen Park

JAMESTOWN– The City of Jamestown is excited to announce a COVID safe Easter Egg celebration at Allen Park this Saturday, April 2, 2021, starting at 10 AM until candy runs out. The event will include appearances from the Easter Bunny and Tarp Skunk’s mascot, Whiffy. Volunteers will be masked and gloved and will hand out candy to families in their cars. The Parks Departments asks that participants enter through Allendale Ave., Fairdale Ave, and Springdale Ave. off Martin Road. Traffic will be let out either through W. Virginia Blvd or Hughes St…. Read More

City, County to Provide Free Rabies Immunization Clinic

(JAMESTOWN, NY)– The City of Jamestown and Chautauqua County Department of Health are holding a free rabies immunization clinic for cats, dogs, and domestic ferrets this Saturday, November 7th from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. The clinic will take place at the Jamestown Parks Department located at 115 Fairmount Avenue. Participants must pre-register before Saturday for the drive-thru clinic. To pre-register, call the Jamestown City Clerk’s Office at (716) 483-7613 between 9:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. this week. You will need to provide your name, address and animal information. Animals must be… Read More

City of Jamestown Christmas Tree 2020

(JAMESTOWN,NY)–The City of Jamestown Parks, Recreation & Conservation Department will be harvesting the 2020 Christmas Tree on Monday, November 9th, at 9:00 a.m., with the tree arriving at City Hall at approximately 10:00 a.m. This year’s tree will be a 40-foot tall White Spruce Tree that is being donated by the Carl & Donna Mazzurco Family. The tree will be harvested from the residence at 403 Cole Avenue in the City of Jamestown. Once the tree is removed by a crew from the City’s Parks, Recreation & Conservation Department, along with the… Read More

Brown Bag talk to delve into election outcome

(FREDONIA, NY)– Timely reflections of the 2020 General Election will be offered by State University of New York at Fredonia Department of Politics and International Affairs Associate Professor Jonathan Chausovsky in the Brown Bag Lunch virtual presentation on Wednesday, Nov. 4, from noon to 1 p.m. “The Day After Hangover: An Election Post-Mortem (or, how to manage in the wake of a) disaster; b) relief; or c) uncertainty),” Dr. Chausovsky’s talk, continues the year-long Brown Bag Lunch theme “The Health of the Nation.” It’s unlikely Presidential and congressional election results will be… Read More

DHHS announces upcoming animal rabies immunization clinics

Drive-in rabies immunizations clinics scheduled for November 7 in Jamestown and Dunkirk Pre-registration for the drive-in rabies clinics is required MAYVILLE, NY – The Chautauqua County Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) Division of Public Health has announced that two free rabies vaccination clinics will be held on Saturday, November 7, 2020.  Both clinics will be drive-in clinics and animals must be pre-registered to receive vaccinations.  Vaccinations will be provided free of charge to all dogs, cats and domesticated ferrets three months of age and older. The City of Jamestown and… Read More


(MAYVILLE, NY) – The Chautauqua County Shared Services Initiative Panel will be holding a meeting on Thursday, October 29, 2020 at 1 p.m. via Zoom. Individuals wishing to view or listen to the meeting may join by calling 646-558-8656, Webinar ID: 941 5406 1470 or using the following Zoom link:https://zoom.us/j/94154061470 .   Anyone seeking further information may call Executive Assistant Daniel Heitzenrater in the Chautauqua County Executive’s Office at 716-753-4672.

GCC Creates Recognition Event for Veterans Everywhere

Watch Online November 11, 2020 (BATAVIA, NY )– For more than 20 years, Genesee Community College has invited the public to its Main Campus in Batavia on Veterans Day for two very important events-welcoming potential new students with an Academic Open House and honoring veterans for their service to our country with a Veterans Day Ceremony. However, due to the current pandemic related mandates and concerns for the health and safety of the Veterans in our community, the Adult Educational Opportunities Center (AEOC) and other staff and faculty at GCC have collaborated… Read More

Free Testing During Lead Poisoning Prevention Week

(MAYVILLE, NY)- A case of a local two-year old with lead poisoning initially had Chautauqua County’s Lead Poisoning Prevention Team stumped.  Deteriorating lead paint in the home is the typical cause of lead poisoning in Chautauqua County, but the family’s home was nearly new, meaning there was no lead paint used.  Risk assessors tested numerous items in the house, and finally determined that the most likely cause was that the child had chewed or swallowed part of a dollar-store toy contaminated with lead.    In recognition of Lead Poisoning Prevention Week 2020, the… Read More


Prevention Works is offering “Active Parenting of Teens” program free of charge through a grant from the United Way of Southern Chautauqua County and a partnership between Prevention Works and Mental Health Association of Chautauqua. “Active Parenting of Teens” Third Edition from Active Publishers, is a three-session, two-hour video and discussion program from noon to 2 pm on Wednesdays October 21, 28, & November 4, 2020 through Zoom video meeting software. The classes cover teens and technology (the Internet, social networking sites, etc.); the latest in teen drug use prevention (including prescription… Read More