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GreenUp Jamestown Event ‘Exceeds Expectations’

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“Dear Mother, we are gathered here today to thank you.” With those words in her poem “An Apology to Mother Earth,” local slam poet Autumn Echo headlined the GreenUp Jamestown Earth Celebration and ArtHappening event Saturday at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church. This precursor to Earth ...

Plight Of The Living Dead

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Jamestown officials understand the importance of trying to eliminate zombie houses in city neighborhoods. Zombie houses, which are houses that are vacant and abandoned that are not maintained during a prolonged foreclosure proceeding, can cause decreases in assessed value for neighboring ...

5 PM: Police: Deaths In Portland, Randolph Not Related

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State police said there was “no reason to believe” the discovery of two men dead Saturday in the towns of Portland and Randolph hours apart are related. Autopsies were scheduled for the bodies after passersby in both towns discovered them and notified police. The first, a man believed ...

Westfield-Mayville Rotary Surpasses Its PolioPlus Challenge Goal

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In 18 months members of the Rotary Club of Westfield-Mayville raised $11,715.46 and donated it to The Rotary Foundation PolioPlus Fund for polio eradication efforts. This organization had set an original goal of raising $10,000 within two years. On April 10, 32 Rotary International Zone 24E ...

Adams Accepts Membership Into NSCS

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Alexis Jean Adams of Jamestown has accepted membership in the National Society of Collegiate Scholars. “NSCS is more than just a symbol of academic achievement,” said Stephen E. Loflin, NSCS founder and CEO. “Membership gives students access to a number of amazing benefits including ...

Ballet Member Accepted At Conservatory

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Megan Stefanik, a pre-professional student at the Chautauqua Regional Youth Ballet, has been accepted at the Conservatory of Dance at Point Park University in Pittsburgh, majoring in dance with a concentration in ballet. Point Park University has been ranked third on Onstage’s list of the ...

Chautauqua County Continues To See Drop In Population

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Chautauqua County’s population continues to erode, according to recently released U.S. Census Bureau statistics. Is it taxes? Is it lack of opportunity? Are Chautauqua County residents just not as nice as we think we are? Can we not attract people here because of the weather — a ...

E2CCB Offers Home Study Programs

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Do you want to get your high school equivalency diploma, but cannot travel to a class? The Adult Education and Workforce Development Division of the Erie 2-Chautauqua-Cattaraugus BOCES has the program for those interested in improving their professional prospects. GRASP — the Giving Ready ...

Lake Erie Outdoor, Fishing Show Held In Dunkirk

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DUNKIRK — Droves of people entered the Clarion Hotel Marina & Conference Center to educate, shop and enjoy the first-ever Lake Erie Outdoor and Fishing Show on Saturday. More than 700 people attended the event with many vendors and patrons giving positive reviews to the packed ...

Police Chief Recalls Drug Bust During Hearing

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In 2016, Jamestown Police Department Chief Harry Snellings witnessed something he never thought he would see in the city of Jamestown — a multi-kilogram drug bust. Earlier this month while testifying during the arbitration hearing between the city and the Kendall Club Police Benevolent ...

After Facebook Scrutiny From Congress, Is Google Next?

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MENLO PARK, Calif. — Facebook has taken the lion’s share of scrutiny from Congress and the media about data-handling practices that allow savvy marketers and political agents to target specific audiences, but it’s far from alone. YouTube, Google and Twitter also have giant platforms ...

10 AM: 4 Dead In Nashville Waffle House Shooting; Suspect Sought

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Four people were killed in a shooting at a Waffle House restaurant in Tennessee early Sunday, according to police, who credited a bystander with saving many lives by wresting a weapon away from the gunman. The Metropolitan Nashville Police Department said via their ...

Police: Body Of Man Found In Randolph

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RANDOLPH — New York State Police said the body of a man was discovered on Swanson Hill Road in the town of Randolph on Saturday. The body was found around 5:15 p.m. by someone who called police. The State Police Bureau of Criminal Investigation responded and is investigating the ...

Area Police Reports

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JAMESTOWN POLICE DEPARTMENT ¯ Frank A. Nutt, 60, was charged with first-degree aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle, moving from lane unsafely, unlicensed operator, driving while intoxicated, failure to submit breath test and probation warrants. Officers conducted a traffic ...

Search Continues

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The search for a missing Jamestown man continued Friday as police, with assistance from the State Police Aviation Unit, searched various sections of the city with a helicopter. The search for 35-yer-old Sean Carpenter went into its second week after the city man was last seen in the early ...

5:45 PM: City Officials Eye Ridding Zombie Houses

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Jamestown officials understand the importance of trying to eliminate zombie houses in city neighborhoods. Zombie houses, which are houses that are vacant and abandoned that are not maintained during a prolonged foreclosure proceeding, can cause decreases in assessed value for neighboring ...

(UPDATE 11:30 PM): Body Found Near Portland Town Park

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PORTLAND — A man was found dead near Corell Creek off Route 20 across from the Portland Town Park on Saturday afternoon. New York State Police said someone came across the man's body and called 911 around 2 p.m. The man, believed to be in his 40s or 50s, was found near the creek, but not in ...