As one of the most fished lakes in New York — and a recreational hub for Chautauquans — Chautauqua Lake has seen its fair share of use. But when blue and green sludge-like goop coated the lake’s surface at the tail-end of each season for the past few years, officials prohibited Chautauquans from swimming and setting sail.
The environmental stress that Chautauqua Lake faces from human factors is illustrated by the stress placed on the lake’s largest…
Human factors often prevent progress around a particular scientific issue even when the scientific consensus is strong. For vaccines, it’s irrational fear. For human evolution, it’s religious objections. For climate change, it’s frequently misunderstanding of the concepts of climate and weather.
The five-ringed symbol of the Olympic Games is intended to represent the colors of all nations in the quadrennial sporting event. On a much smaller and chaotic scale at the Boys’ and Girls’ Club annual Water Olympics last Thursday, only two colors are needed: red and blue.
After the Batgirls lost to the Moms in the women’s softball championship in 2014, Rae Zarou, shortstop for the Batgirls, made a definitive statement that resembled the likes of sporting greats Joe Namath and Muhammad Ali.
When Lisa Schmidtfrerick-Miller drives along Route 394 outside Chautauqua Institution, her sympathy goes out to the bikers and walkers along the side of the curvy road, dodging speeding cars and inhaling exhaust and particulate matter.
Forget the Chautauqua Institution Archives. The real record keeper of any community, Courtney Wigdahl-Perry said, is its closest body of water.
By many accounts, Chautauqua is hard to explain. From the windows of the John R. Turney Sailing Center, it becomes…
Chautauqua Institution is building strong roots. Literally.
The Kanfers are a brave, innovative bunch. Not only is the family’s home in Chautauqua — located at 88 North…