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More Cuts Wanted

MAYVILLE - Legislator John Gullo, D-Fredonia, wanted more to be cut from the county's 2011 budget by the Audit and Control Committe... Read More

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Salamanca High School Presents Program Addressing Cyber Bullying October 19

In recognition of National Cyber Security Month, the Salamanca City Central School District is providing a public presentation addressing cyber bullying, identity theft, “sexting” and other serious internet issues.

Parents, guardians and community members are encouraged to come to the high school auditorium (50 Iroquois Drive) on October 19, 2010 at 6:30 p.m. to learn how to handle these internet issues. The same day district students in grades 5-8 and 9-12 will attend afternoon assemblies specifically geared to their age level regarding these issues.

Rep. Higgins & Erie Canal Harbor Development Corporation Announce $5 Million for Buffalo Harbor

Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-27) Erie Canal Harbor Development Corporation (ECHDC) Chairman Jordan Levy announced the release of $5 million, secured through the New York Power Authority relicensing settlement agreement, toward a project to build the Buffalo Harbor Bridge

“For decades limited and disjointed access has kept people, business and opportunity away from the Outer Harbor,” said Congressman Brian Higgins.  “By providing a link between the City’s downtown core and our waterfront we are actually building a bridge to limitless opportunities to draw economic development, jobs, residential living, recreation and tourism into the region.”

Chautauqua Chamber to Honor Lundine and SKF Aeroengine at Awards Banquet

The Chautauqua County Chamber of Commerce (CCCC) is gearing up for its annual awards banquet to be held on Thursday, Oct. 28 at 6 p.m. at the Chautauqua Suites Meeting & Expo Center, Mayville, NY.  This year’s banquet will honor Stan Lundine as Person of the Year and SKF Aeroengine as this year’s recipient for the Economic Development Award.

This year’s Person of the Year award recipient, former New York State Lieutenant Governor, Stan Lundine, has been selected based on his extraordinary work as public servant and leader.

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Dunkirk Pet Food Pantry Looking To WNY For Support

Buffalo, NY - The Pet Pantry serving Chautauqua County needs a new home and with your help, it could happen.

The organization is participating in Pepsi's "Refresh Project" and could receive $50,000 to purchase a new building if it finishes in the top 10 in voting. The Pet Pantry's current location is on the verge of being torn down according to its members.

The organization, run by volunteers, provides pet food supplies to those in financial need throughout Chautauqua County. 

For more information call (716) 785-5183 or click here!

Prendergast Library Sets New Computer Classes

JAMESTOWN, N.Y. – Three classes on job and computer skills will begin next week at Prendergast Library, and two additional classes will start later this fall.

Offered in conjunction with the opening of the library’s new Public Computer Center, all classes are free and open to the public.

Register online at www.prendergastlibrary.org or call 484-7135, Ext. 225.

Introduction to Windows will meet from 2 to 5 p.m. Mondays, Oct. 18 and Oct. 25. Jean McGowan and Janet Haveron from Jamestown Community College will introduce students to features that are common to all Windows packages. Participants will get hands-on experience with word processing, spreadsheet, and database management software developed for the Windows environment.

Chautauqua Opportunities Named Head Start Named Center of Excellence

Dunkirk, N.Y. -- The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Head Start, has recognized Chautauqua Opportunities, Inc.’s Head Start program as a "Center of Excellence." This is the first year this award has been designated and Chautauqua County is among the first ten Head Start programs nationwide to ever receive the award.  COI’s Head Start program will receive additional funding over the next five years to expand their current school partnerships and provide outreach to other local and national Head Start and early childhood education programs and deepen its unique evidence-based practices.