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Steve Davis Jazz Band to Perform at Infinity Café

Steve Davis Jazz Band to Perform at Infinity Café

Steve Davis Jazz Band to Perform at Infinity Café

Friday, April 24

The Infinity Jazz Concert Series will feature “An Evening With The Steve Davis Jazz Band” on Friday, April 24 at 7:00pm. The evening will feature an anthology of classic jazz. Keyboardist, Steve Davis, will be joined by musicians, Dave Golando, Mike Willis, Vince Micciche and John Andrea. Students of Infinity will be opening for the program.

This concert is free and open to the public.

The Infinity Visual and Performing Arts Center is located at 301 East 2nd Street in Downtown Jamestown.

The Infinity Arts Café entrance is located on 3rd street, by entering through the doors to the old Post Office.

Email info@infinityperformingarts.org
Call 716-664-0991
Website http://www.infinityperformingarts.org/

New Student Orientation at Infinity Visual and Performing Art

New Student Orientation at Infinity Visual and Performing Art

New Student Orientation Session at Infinity Visual and Performing Arts:

Thursday, April 23, 2015

All students and families interested in learning more about Infinity or signing up for lessons or classes are invited to attend a new student Orientation Session on Thursday, April 23 at the Infinity Center!

Orientation sessions last approximately 20 minutes and are followed by a tour of the facility and the scheduling of lessons.

The Infinity Center is located at 301 East 2nd Street in Downtown Jamestown.

Please call for availability and time slot reservation. 716.664.0991

Sessions begin at 5:45 and are scheduled every 30 minutes after that when the prior session is full.

Email info@infinityperformingarts.org        Website http://www.infinityperformingarts.org/

Man beaten, duct taped in Jamestown home invasion


JAMESTOWN, N.Y. - An Ashville man is charged with robbery and burglary after a home invasion early Friday morning.

Police say the incident happened just after 1:30 a.m. at a home on Pershing Avenue.

Three men allegedly forced their way into the home, bound a victim with duct tape, and then beat him. The suspects got away with a safe, cash, jewelry, coins, and clothing. Police say the suspects were armed with a billy club and machete.

The victim was taken to WCA Hospital and then transferred to Hamot Medical Center.

Police searched two homes Friday in Ashville and West Ellicott.

Robert W. Ellsworth, 22, was charged in connection with the crimes. An unnamed 17-year-old suspect was also arrested and charged with criminal possession of stolen property and possession of marijuana.

Police are still looking for the third suspect.

Farmland Protection Roundtable Draws Large Crowd to East Aurora

Farmland Protection Roundtable Draws Large Crowd to East Aurora

 

The Western New York Land Conservancy, Cornell Cooperative Extension of Erie County, the Erie County Department of Environment and Planning, and the Erie County Agricultural and Farmland Protection Board cosponsored a Farmland Protection Roundtable on April 8 at the Cornell Cooperative Extension office in East Aurora. Nearly 100 people from five counties in Western New York came to investigate the different tools that can be used to protect farmland. 

Former Colleagues Team Up to Create Story and Activity Book for Children

Former Colleagues Team Up to Create Story and Activity Book for Children

 

Three former colleagues who once worked together in Western New York media recently teamed up to create a story and activity book for children titled “Maggie’s Adventure: I’m Going Over Niagara Falls in a Barrel,” and have scheduled two events related to the release of the book.

Lyndsey D’Arcangelo, a freelance writer from Eden, developed the idea for the book, a fictional story starring her adventurous daughter Maggie, and wrote the copy. The book is interactive, encourages coloring and features several age-appropriate activities related to the book’s story.

Hochul defends Start Up Ny


JAMESTOWN, NY - Recently we told you how the state's Start Up New York jobs program has been big on promises but short on results.

It created tax-free zones on or near college campuses as a way to create new jobs. It promised 54 new businesses and more than 2,000 jobs. But so far only 76 jobs have been created in Start Up's first year.

It has also cost taxpayers $53 million dollars since it began in late 2013.

And state records show it has led to only $1.7 million in private investment to date.

Amherst Proclamation Recognizes Daemen Basketball Teams

Amherst Proclamation Recognizes Daemen Basketball Teams

The Town of Amherst Board has issued a proclamation in honor of the Daemen College men’s and women’s basketball teams, recognizing both teams’ victories in their respective United States Collegiate Athletic Association (USCAA) Division I National Championship tournaments. The proclamation was presented at the April 6 town board meeting.

The Daemen men’s team, led by tournament Most Valuable Player Gerald Beverly, entered this year's tournament as the top seed and went on to defeat No. 8 Indiana University-South Bend, No. 4 Concordia College (Ala.) and No. 3 Rochester College (Mich.) in Uniontown, Pa., to capture the program’s first-ever USCAA national title.