(**Alert)Becker announces retirement at end of 2016 Chautauqua Inst. season...

Chautauqua Institution President, Tom Becker, has announced his retirement.  He says he and his wife, Jane, made the decision together... adding it's a "very emotional time for us."  Becker says it's not only the right time for he and his wife, but for Chautauqua as well... that with the successful conclusion of a major fundraising campaign expected this year, and a new Amphitheater in 2017.  The plans for a 'renewed' Amphitheater have been controversial... but, Becker says the acrimony is not what led to his decision.


Frigid Weather greats upstate New York... Chautauqua County...

It was the coldest morning of the Winter Season in Upstate New York... and Chautauqua County today.  The National Weather Service reports several readings of about zero... or below across the region.  There were readings of 8 and 10-below in Sherman this morning... and, minus-8 in Cassadaga.  Across the U-S... Saranac Lake in the Adirondack's had the lowest temperature this morning... 21-below zero.

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