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‘Murder at Maple Springs’ is Latest Release from No Frills Buffalo Publishing

‘Murder at Maple Springs’ is Latest Release from No Frills Buffalo Publishing

“Murder at Maple Springs,” written by Western New York native Robert John Terreberry, is the latest release from No Frills Buffalo publishing company. Terreberry, a native of Niagara Falls, currently resides in Maple Springs.

In reality, Maple Springs is a beautiful spot on Lake Chautauqua, south of Buffalo and just north of the Pennsylvania border. It's a restful and inviting summer community bent on offering successful R&R. 

Daemen Receives National Recognition for Community Service

Daemen Receives National Recognition for Community Service

For the eighth consecutive year, Daemen College has been named to the President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll, the highest federal recognition an institution can receive for its commitment to the community, service learning, and civic engagement.

The national honor recognizes higher education institutions that support exemplary community service programs and raise the visibility of effective practices in campus community partnerships. Daemen is one of only four institutions in the Buffalo Niagara region and among 35 colleges and universities across New York State to receive this national distinction in the 2015 general community service category.

Audubon Community Nature Center Recognizes Thousands of Volunteer Hours

Audubon Community Nature Center Recognizes Thousands of Volunteer Hours

Jamestown, NY – The Audubon Community Nature Center began its 60th anniversary year with the celebration of its Volunteer Appreciation Night and Annual Dinner and the announcement of its new name. 

The event began with a social time followed by a dinner featuring locally produced food prepared by Miley’s Old Inn of Jamestown.

In calling to order the annual meeting, Board Chair John Beard acknowledged Bob Crowley of the Community Foundation of Warren County and Randy Sweeney of the Chautauqua Region Community Foundation for helping to make the evening possible.

  President Ruth Lundin installed all the board members for 2016-2017. New board member Wendy Bale, an artist and photographer who works at Blair and lives in Kiantone, joined returning members John Beard, Pierre Chagnon, Bob Klebacha, Penny Lester, Pete Lombardi, Steve Maggio, Jim Murphy, Ellen Paquette, Bob Sokolski, Rose Stark, Nate Welker, and Carolyn Yurick.

Infinity Visual and Performing Arts Pulse Poetry Slam Event

Infinity Visual and Performing Arts Pulse Poetry Slam Event

Pulse Poetry Slam Event

The Infinity Visual and Performing Arts Center will be hosting the October installment of Pulse Poetry Slam on Thursday, October 6 at 6:00pm at the Infinity Arts Café.

This event is free, family friendly, and open to the public. Audience members and performers of all ages are welcome.

Performance poetry is an excellent way to express creativity while practicing performance and public speaking. Poets and audience-members welcome.

The Infinity Arts Café performance entrance is located at 300 East 3rd Street, through the doors of the old post office. Look for the neon guitar!

Email info@infinityperformingarts.org

Website http://www.infinityperformingarts.org/

Infinity Upcoming Classes

Infinity Upcoming Classes

Infinity Upcoming Classes

The Infinity Visual and Performing Arts Center has announced their October and November class lineup!

Whether you are already taking private lessons at Infinity, or you just want to experience a music, art, dance, theater or literature class in a group setting, there are opportunities for you!

For a full listing of the upcoming classes, or to register, please visit www.infinityperformingarts.org or call the Infinity Center at 716-664-0991.

Email info@infinityperformingarts.org

Website http://www.infinityperformingarts.org/

Audubon Gets Great Response to NCCF-Funded North County Programs

Audubon Gets Great Response to NCCF-Funded North County Programs

Jamestown, NY – If an overwhelming response is any indication, Northern Chautauqua County loved the Audubon Nature Center’s monthly April-September presentations.

“It blew us away,” said Audubon Program Director Jennifer Schlick. “I hope the Northern Chautauqua Community Foundation (NCCF) is as thrilled as we are with the outreach programming they funded!”

Thanks to a Community Benefit Grant from the Northern Chautauqua Community Foundation, programs like those at the Nature Center just south of Jamestown were offered at the Fredonia Grange #1, SUNY Fredonia College Lodge in Brocton, Luensman Overview Park, and the BOCES LoGuidice Center in Fredonia. They included Bird Banding Highlights, a Birds & Blooms Walk led by Terry Mosher, Lunch Bunch presenter Kim Sherwood on “How I Wandered into Bird Photography,” Raising Monarchs, Wild Edibles Walk & Potluck Picnic, and a Leaf Print Workshop presented by Sue Yauchzy.   

Noted Scholars to Examine American Presidency at Daemen Forum

Noted Scholars to Examine American Presidency at Daemen Forum

As the U.S. prepares for the national election in November, the historical legacy of past presidents will be explored by renowned scholars at a forum on the American presidency scheduled from 1 to 6 p.m. Oct. 1 in Daemen College’s Wick Campus Center.

“The People’s Forum on the American Presidency” will feature experts who will discuss the presidential eras of Thomas Jefferson, Grover Cleveland, Warren Harding, and Woodrow Wilson, and their historical connection with today’s political landscape. The forum, which will include an exhibit of presidential memorabilia featuring a range of campaigns and presidencies, will also offer attendees the unique opportunity to engage in direct discussion with one of four noted historians during the break-out phase of the event.