Posts Tagged 'John Ford'

Chautauqua Conversations

Chautauqua Conversations

For several years, Chautauqua County, the Institution, local civic and tourist development boards, and various lake conservation groups and coalitions have been struggling against the rising tide of weeds, pollution and the seemingly inexorable death march of Chautauqua Lake.

Chautauqua Conversations: Chautauqua’s ‘Uncle’ Howie: Capturing youthful moments for years

Chautauqua Conversations: Chautauqua’s ‘Uncle’ Howie: Capturing youthful moments for years

Just inside the Bestor Plaza entrance to the Brick Walk Cafe, four children are intent on nine picture boards arrayed for their inspection. Fronting one group of boards is a smaller placard offering the free photographic services of “Uncle Howie” Schiller. Pictured are a caricature of Schiller by longtime Chautauqua cartoonist Ed Harmon, as well as Schiller’s contact information.