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HAUNTED HALLS OFFERS FUN TO BENEFIT SOCIAL PROGRAM

JAMESTOWN -- For some ghostly fun this weekend, check out the sixth annual Haunted Halls of Horror attraction sponsoed by Summit Community Services, a division of the Resource Center.

The event will take place from 6 to 10 p.m. Friday, 5 to 10 p.m. Saturday and 2 to 8 p.m. Sunday in Summit Community Services' facility at 712 W. Eighth St.

Cost to go through the Haunted Halls is $3 for people 12 and older. Children younger than 12 will be admitted for $2 and will receive a bag of candy. Summit's rehabilitation program provides social activities for people with mental illness.

GRANT TO JCC TO AID REGIONAL PROGRAMS

JAMESTOWN -- Jamestown Community College has received a $65,000 grant from the Community Health Foundation of Western and Central New York for a pilot project focusing on the regionalization of health programs and remedying a health care work force shortage.

The grant, announced by the Community Health Foundation, will coordinate health professional training among JCC, Corning Community, Erie Community, Genesee Community and Monroe Community colleges.

Possible areas of study include dental hygiene, respiratory therapy, radiography, sonography, physical therapy assistance and emergency medical technician training.

The project also has received $35,000 from the state and $49,705 from the U.S. Department of Education.

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