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Paintings, Ceramics to Grace Prendergast Gallery

JAMESTOWN – The Prendergast Library Art Gallery will feature “Neighboring Views,” an exhibition of original watercolor paintings by Robin Zefers Clark and handmade stoneware pottery by Elliott Hutten, from Oct.  22 through Nov. 27.

From their properties along County Road 13 near Otto, the artists can actually see each other’s studios over a creek. As neighbors and friends for more than a quarter of a century, they share the same “view” of their rural surroundings, but they approach their preferred mediums of watercolor paint and clay from distinct perspectives.

The artists will welcome the public to an opening reception from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Friday, Oct. 22, at the library.

Plans Made to Celebrate Hispanic Heritage

JAMESTOWN – A community celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month will take place from 5 to 9:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 16, at the Jamestown Family YMCA, located at 101 E. Fourth St. 

            The event is made possible with support from a Chautauqua County Decentralization Grant and cooperation between the Y Jamestown and Eastside and the United Way, City of Jamestown, Joint Neighborhood Project, Jamestown Public Schools, Prendergast Library, Chautauqua Tapestry and Cornell Cooperative Extension.

            “This is our ninth celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month, and it’s still going stronger than ever,” said Billy Torres, director of the Eastside Family YMCA.

Officials To Open Library Computer Center

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Congressman Higgins to Host Military Academy Night

Students, Parents, School Administrators & Guidance Counselors Invited to Informational Meeting 


Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-27) will host Academy Night 2010, an opportunity for high school students, their families, school administrators and counselors to find out more about Military Academy institutions, programs and the application process. 

“We invite those interested to come to Academy Night, hear about the schools first hand from Academy representatives and learn how to apply,” said Congressman Higgins. 

Merge Restaurant to Host Farm Sanctuary Fundraiser: Join the Farmy!

The above is a video of Gloria. Gloria was rescued by Farm Sanctuary, and was a victim of severe neglect. For the first 8 years of her life she lived at a racetrack to calm the horses. She was tied to a wall, with no room to walk, roam, or really move at all, and she had no contact with any animals, other than being able to see them move about, as she remained tied. Gloria didn't know how to be a goat, she had never been allowed to prior to coming home to Farm Sanctuary, and as you can see, she can certainly play now!

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Six-Week Living Healthy Class to be Offered at Jamestown YMCA

The P2 Collaborative of Western New York, the Chautauqua County Health Department, and the Chautauqua County Health Network are pleased to host Stanford University's Living Healthy: Chronic Disease Self?Management Program beginning this September. Free workshops will be held Wednesdays September 22nd through October 27th from 10:45 until about 1:15 at the Jamestown YMCA.

The Chronic Disease Self?Management Program is a workshop given for two and a half hours, once a week, over six weeks in community settings. People with different chronic health problems are invited to attend the workshop. Caregivers, family members, and friends of individuals with chronic health conditions are also welcome to participate.