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Community Effort

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SINCLAIRVILLE — A major building project for an area church is officially underway. On Sunday, members of Park United Methodist Church gathered to break ground for their $2.5 million building project. The church is adding a Family Life Center and doing other renovations to its current ...

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Police Reports

NEW YORK STATE POLICE ¯ Rafael Gattorno, 57, of Jamestown was charged with aggravated driving while intoxicated. A concerned citizen notified police Saturday when Gattorno was observed intoxicated in Sherman then drive onto Interstate 86 heading eastbound. Gattorno was stopped near exit 11 ...

Taking Flight

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“We are congratulating you on your acceptance into the Cadet Wings,” Col. Michael Cook, National Civil Air Patrol staff, said to 1st Lt. Gavin Swanson. “I flew a plane by myself before I ever drove a car,” said Swanson, a Jamestown resident. On June 10, Swanson of Squadron 402 ...

BOCES Recognizes Career And Technical Education Seniors

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Career & Technical Education students from the Erie 2-Chautauqua-Cattaraugus BOCES (E2CCB) Hewes Educational Center in Ashville were honored during their recent senior recognition ceremony at the Jamestown High School auditorium. Opened by the Star Spangled Banner by the Jamestown High ...

NCC Makes List Of Top National Attractions

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The National Comedy Center is again receiving national attention. People magazine, as part of its cover story for the July edition, named the comedy center one of the “100 Reasons to Love America.” The edition is currently available on newsstands and online. “We are proud to be ...

Centaur Stride Debuts New Sign At Sherman Location

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SHERMAN — A new sign and logo have been placed at an area horseback riding facility. Centaur Stride recently installed and dedicated a new sign at their location on Jones Road in Sherman. The sign was created and designed by Centaur Stride volunteer Alison Gugino of Forestville. Gugino was ...

Bill Would Ease Process For Paying Traffic Fines

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Legislation proposed this spring in the state Assembly would make it easier for people to pay traffic fines. A bill (A.7463A) by Assemblywoman Pamela Hunter, D-Syracuse, would limit the reasons to suspend someone’s driver’s license, provide additional notification when a person is ...

CPR To Be Taught To Pa. Students

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WARREN, Pa. — The how and when have yet to be specified, but one thing is certain, students at Warren Area High School will soon be required to learn potential life-saving skills. Gov. Tom Wolf signed Act 7 of 2019, formerly Senate Bill 115, into law June 12. The law will require the ...

Census, Redistricting Top Remaining Supreme Court Cases

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WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court enters its final week of decisions with two politically charged issues unresolved, whether to rein in political line-drawing for partisan gain and allow a citizenship question on the 2020 census. Both decisions could affect the distribution of political power ...

Legal Records

Community

BUSINESS CERTIFICATES MARCH 1, 2019 Uplifting Transportation, 6 Dean St., Randolph, by Patrick Alexander. New Image Lawn Care, 195 Pine Ridge Rd., by Travis M. Surtas. BUSINESS CERTIFICATES MARCH 4, 2019 Misfits Construction, 33 E. Front St., Dunkirk, by Ahren B. Morano. BUSINESS ...

Marchincin Receives College Scholarship

Community

Kiara Marchincin of Frewsburg has been chosen to receive the chosen to receive the Bethany College Presidential Scholarship, which provides recipients with a full-tuition scholarship to reward outstanding achievements. Bethany College President Rev. Dr. Tamara Nichols Rodenberg brought the ...

‘Old Chautauqua Road’

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ELLERY — The Bemus Point Historical Society recently erected its 10th New York state Historical Roadside Marker at the site of the former Red Bird Tavern at the intersection of Pickard Street and Route 380 in the town of Ellery. Following the surveying of much of western New York by ...

‘They Persevered’

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“I’m going to miss high school,” were the words of a Jamestown High School student a week away from graduation. The sentiment is common for students who are about to leave the institution they’ve spent almost their entire lives with. But the student uttering the common phrase was ...

Setting Trends

Business

For 35 years, one local salon has been making history in Jamestown and nationally. While the business originally started as Price Cutters in 1984, Salon 1 has been a fixture of the South Side Plaza along Foote Avenue. Along the way, the business has also been setting trends in the beauty ...

Dunkirk Native Publishes Book For New Teachers

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BEMUS POINT — Jeff Julian said it is a perfect time to enter the teaching profession. According to recent data from New York State United Teachers, a state-wide union with nearly 300,000 members, New York state will experience a teacher shortage in the near future, and many parts of the ...

County Airport Puts Historic War-Worn Airplanes On Display

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From the B-17 Flying Fortress “Memphis Belle,” to the Vultee BT-13 Valiant, and a Curtiss P-40 Warhawk, World War II classic war planes were on display for tour at the Chautauqua County Airport in Jamestown. The tours were from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., and will continue today from 9 a.m. to 3 ...

Bush Industries Awarded State Contract

Business

For the first time, Bush Industries Inc. has received a New York state contract for the sale and installation of commercial office furniture. The contract allows the Jamestown-based manufacturer to sell professional-grade products to any state agency. The company may now bid on opportunities ...

HALT Act Fails To Pass In State Legislature

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The HALT Act, which would restrict use of segregated confinement and mandates that county governments create residential rehabilitation units, was not passed during the state Legislature’s legislative session that ended Thursday. New York Association of Counties members said the costs ...