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CARROLL POLICE DEPARTMENT ¯ Dennis A. Eklund, 52, of Frewsburg was charged with first-degree felony aggravated unlicensed operation, DWI, DWI per se, unlicensed operation, uninspected motor vehicle, insufficient brake lights and consumption of alcohol in a motor vehicle. Police stopped a ...

‘All In A Day’s Work’

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LITTLE VALLEY — It was a warm Monday afternoon. The day had already been busy for Cattaraugus County Sheriff’s deputies Steve Dombeck, Hanz Heineman and Sgt. Andrew Rozler, but Monday, May 7, 2018, had much more in store for the trio. At about 6 p.m., the call came from dispatch that a ...

Groups Call For Unity On Health Of Lake

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Ahead of a county-led memorandum of understanding that seeks to guide all of Chautauqua Lake’s stakeholders under one mission — to improve overall lake health — most lake-related groups have signed onto a conservation statement penned by the Chautauqua Watershed Conservancy. Leaders ...

County Officials Take On Lake Leadership Role

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CHAUTAUQUA — The Chautauqua County government has found itself in a leadership role in regard to Chautauqua Lake management now perhaps more than ever, and that reality became more evident at the most recent Turner Winter Series lecture. The series is focusing exclusively on the welfare of ...

WH Indicates Trump To Veto Disapproval Of Emergency

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WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — President Donald Trump is prepared to issue the first veto of his term if Congress votes to disapprove his declaration of a national emergency along the U.S.-Mexico border, a top White House adviser said on Sunday. White House senior adviser Stephen Miller told ...

‘We The People’

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WESTFIELD — Despite being one of the smallest schools, to take part in the annual statewide “We the People” competition in Albany, Westfield Academy and Central School students not only became better acquainted with the U.S. Constitution, but received an award for their efforts. The ...

Polar Plunge

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MAYVILLE — It’s the 33rd Presidents Day Weekend Winter Festival, and along with the ice castle and fireworks came the sixth Polar Plunge Saturday. The plunge is an event held each year to help generate donations for the Food Bank of Western New York. “The jumpers all bring in a ...

Proposed Warren Roundabout Decision To Be Made Monday

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WARREN, Pa. — There’s one more round left for the roundabout decision. The final decision is being held up by rescission. The roundabout issue will only be before council for one more week, according to Mayor Maurice Cashman. At a recent special meeting of Warren City Council, ...

News Analysis: Airline Was Wrong

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Boutique Air bet that promises of a better airline service would be enough to convince the federal government to restore an Essential Air Service subsidy to the Chautauqua County Airport at Jamestown. The airline was wrong. When the federal Department of Transportation issued an order ...

Manufacturing Roundtable Brings Opportunity

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Understanding innovation’s return on investment was the main topic for a manufacturing roundtable recently held at Jamestown Community College for an audience of representatives from 40 small and medium-sized businesses in Western New York. The Shift program of nonprofit Buffalo ...

Durniok Is Named UPMC Interim President

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Even though he is a lifelong resident of northwest Pennsylvania, Brian Durniok is enjoying his new surroundings in Western New York. Durniok is the new interim president at UPMC Chautauqua, a position he officially filled when former president and CEO Betsy T. Wright retired after 29 years ...

County Residents Receive Extra Time To Pay Property Tax

Community

All residents in Chautauqua County and a handful of other area municipalities will have extra time to pay their property tax payment. On Thursday, Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo issued an executive order extending the property tax payment due date in municipalities impacted by recent winter storms. ...

Gerry Senior Citizens Hear About Maple Sugaring

Community

GERRY — The Rodeo City Senior Citizens met for their monthly luncheon and program at the Gerry United Methodist Church. Guest speaker Rich from the Audubon Community Nature Center had a slide show and talk on making maple syrup. Rich said the identification of a hard maple tree versus a ...

United Arts Appeal Fund Drive Contributors

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To kick off their 2019 fund drive, this month United Arts Appeal of Chautauqua County board members sent letters to previous donors. They requested support again for the hundreds of concerts, performances, classes, and exhibits UAA member organizations present that are seen by thousands of ...

Exhibition Accepting Artists

Community

“Women Create” invites women to submit work for consideration for its fourth juried exhibit of women’s art at the 3rd On 3rd Gallery at the Reg Lenna Center for the Arts in Jamestown. Applications are being accepted from women of all ages in any media, and artists from within 100 miles of ...

Ross Grange Met With Resolutions

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Ross Grange met Feb. 11 with Resolutions of Respect read for Valerie Bartholomew and Dorothy W. Sprague. The new password was given out. A letter of thanks was received from the Blue Star Mothers for a monetary donation. Betty Wakefield will inquire regarding where to give grocery coupons for ...

Rotary Honors February Scholars

Community

On Feb. 12 at the Lakeshore Assembly of God Church in Westfield, the Rotary Club of Westfield-Mayville gave recognition to four local high school seniors as “Scholars of the Month” for February. The honorees included Riley Rivera, Brocton Central School; Noah Knappenberger, Westfield ...

Washington Names Students Of January

Community

Washington Middle School recently announced its students of January. They are: Scott James is in fifth grade and is the son of Tim James. He likes to play outside in his spare time. His favorite part of his day is lunch and he feels Ms. Cronin has changed his life. In the future he would ...

Lifeguarding Class Registration Open

Community

The Jamestown YMCA has a few spots available for the lifeguarding class that begins Sunday. The class will train and certify students in American Red Cross Waterfront Lifeguarding, CPR-PR, First Aid and AED. The Y will offer the class at the downtown branch starting Sunday from 9 a.m. 5 ...

Donations For Grants

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Tractor Supply Company stores across the country are collecting donations to support grants for Future Farmers of America chapters in their community. Coinciding with National FFA Week, celebrated from Feb. 17-24, Tractor Supply customers can donate $1 or more at checkout from February ...