When it comes to reducing greenhouse gas emissions in Chautauqua County, the answer might be blowin’ in the wind.
A doctor discovered a gene that could cure a deadly disease that has killed more than 90 percent of a population. But that gene also has the potential to kill even more.
When Chris Mascelli’s newly purchased home in Jamestown burned down in 2008 during a random act of arson, he didn’t move away or even get angry. Instead, he looked at his empty, ash-covered lot and imagined it as a thriving urban farm.
Forget the Chautauqua Institution Archives. The real record keeper of any community, Courtney Wigdahl-Perry said, is its closest body of water.
The Chautauqua In Bloom season officially ended Wednesday at the garden recognition ceremony in Smith Wilkes Hall, during which the winning gardens of this year’s biennial contest were announced.
The Kanfers are a brave, innovative bunch. Not only is the family’s home in Chautauqua — located at 88 North…
Chautauqua Institution co-founder Lewis Miller was ahead of his time, particularly when it came to sewage. Concerned about waterborne pathogens, Miller mandated that all homes in Chautauqua connect to a sewer system in 1893, making the Institution the first completely sewered community in the U.S.
On a typical summer day at Hickory Hurst Farm, Adrienne Ploss wakes up at 3:30 a.m., loads her truck with produce, flowers and supplies and arrives at the Chautauqua Farmers Market at 5 a.m.
Politicians, religious leaders and environmentalists are buzzing about Pope Francis’ recent encyclical, in which he addresses the “ecological crisis” and anthropogenic climate change.
There is a saying that Chautauqua would be nothing without its lake, which is perhaps the heart of the Institution. As biologist Rick Constantino points out, that heart would be nothing without its kidneys.