SUNY Fredonia Alumni Golf Tournament returns in July with added virtual option

FREDONIA– A hybrid model will be in play at the 2021 State University of New York at Fredonia Alumni Golf Tournament that’s been reimagined so it can also welcome alumni and other golfers from virtually anywhere to participate and help raise money to support student scholarships and the alumni association. “We are so excited to bring the annual Fredonia Alumni Golf Tournament back in 2021,” said Associate Director of Development Spencer Morgan, the tournament’s director. Like so many other events, the 2020 tournament was canceled due to the coronavirus pandemic. “This year,… Read More

Foti Turns SUNY JCC Nursing Education Into Worldwide Career

JAMESTOWN–An atlas. It’s one of Cheri Foti’s most prized possessions — a visual memory of a career dedicated to serving her country and others across the globe. “I’ve highlighted each of the countries and continents I’ve been to,” Foti says. “I’ve been to over 21 countries and four continents — North America, Europe, Asia, and Africa.” “That’s not bad for a little Jamestown girl who was afraid to leave home,” she laughed. Foti is a nurse by trade and a retired lieutenant colonel in the United States Air Force. One of the… Read More

PSA: 11/24 COVID-19 testing clinic is full

PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT:No appointments remain available for the rapid testing clinic in Mayville on Tuesday, November 24th. Additional clinics are being planned for the week of November 30th; more information to follow.


(MAYVILLE, NY)– The Chautauqua County Health Department has received reports from the New York State Department of Health (NYSDOH) on its disease investigation and contact tracing efforts for the months of September and October 2020. Per the NYSDOH, Chautauqua County is doing better than both Western New York and New York State comparisons. “Our County Public Health staff is truly the frontline unsung heroes of this pandemic,” said Public Health Director Christine Schuyler. “It has been all hands on deck every single day since early March. The dedication and hard work of… Read More

Six NY Army National Guard Soldiers are part of new Army Museum opening Wednesday

National Museum of the United States Army features figures modeled on live Soldiers Three New York Army National Guard Soldiers posed for figures that inhabit this exhibit of a Higgins Boat landing craft loading up for the landings in Normandy on D-Day, June 6, 1944 at the National Museum of the United States Army. Major Kevin Vilardo, served as the model for the photographer in the stern, while 1st Lt. Sam Gerdt modeled the Soldier waiting at the side of the boat. Sgt. 1st Class Nick Archibald served as the model for… Read More

Wellness kits donated to help first-year students navigate the pandemic

FREDONIA,NY– Wellness kits are on their way to State University of New York at Fredonia first-year students to help them address unique needs during an academic year made more challenging by the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. What will students find in these kits? An assortment of items that have become part of everyday life, such as a face mask, water bottle, hand sanitizer spray and lip balm, along with stickers, a postcard and a pin that contain referral information about suicide warning signs, crisis hotline and lists of mental health resources available on… Read More

Public Safety Committee Seeks Input on Jamestown Police Reform Initiative Survey

(JAMESTOWN, NY) – The Jamestown City Council Public Safety Committee has released a survey as part of the Jamestown Police Reform Initiative. The survey is intended to solicit feedback from the community about the Jamestown Police Department. The link to answer the survey is:  Cities in New York State are required under a directive by Governor Andrew Cuomo to develop a plan that reinvents and modernizes police strategies and programs in their community based on community input. Each police agency’s reform plan must address policies, procedures, practices and deployment, including, but… Read More

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New Historical Marker Honors Local and National Suffrage Leader

  The City of Jamestown has unveiled a new historical marker honoring local and national Suffrage Leader Edith Ainge. The City’s 76th marker is located on the corner of Fourth and Pine Streets near where Ainge was living during the final years of the suffrage struggle. Edith Ainge immigrated from England to the U.S. with her family when she was 10 years old, becoming involved in the suffrage movement in 1914. Her family lived adjacent to her father’s accounting firm on East Fourth Street in Jamestown. Ainge chaired the Jamestown branch of the… Read More

South Dayton United Methodist Church to Host Giant Rummage Sale

Friday, September 11 from 10am to 5pm & Saturday, September 12 from 9am to 2pm at the South Dayton Fire Activity Hall. Bag Sale will be Saturday Noon – 2pm. Bake sale both days. All Attendees MUST follow all NYS and Catt. Co. Covid-19 protocols including face coverings. Entry may be limited if necessary. Remember a child counts as an occupant. No additional rummage accepted at this time. Please consider volunteering September 6th-12th. Questions? Call Jenny 988-3501.