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Reed Shares Commitment To Manufacturing

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As the final few weeks lead up to Election Day, which will decide the race for representation in New York’s 23rd Congressional District, Rep. Tom Reed, R-Corning, rededicated himself to U.S. manufacturing jobs and his position to continue to support the industry. Reed mentioned his work as ...

Never Yield

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Robert H. Jackson expressed complete disdain for the Minersville School District v. Gobitis case which led to the 1943 landmark case of West Virginia v. Barnette. The Robert H. Jackson Center hosted a lecture series on the Barnette case Tuesday in the Carl Cappa Theatre. Jackson wrote the ...

Harmony Express To Perform

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The Jamestown Harmony Express will stage its 32nd Barbershop Show at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 27, at Southwestern Central School. Jim Eldridge, show chairman, said the show theme is “Jukebox Saturday Night” and will be a look back at the days when jukeboxes were popular. The Jamestown ...

Shades Of Pink Tourney Reaches Over $17,000

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On Friday, Aug. 3 , the fourth annual Shades of Pink Golf Tournament was held at South Hills Country Club to benefit UPMC Chautauqua’s Shades of Pink Program. The tournament helped raise funds for a great cause and cancer care. This year, the tournament raised $6,000, putting the total ...

Audubon Recognizes Volunteers

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The Audubon Community Nature Center took time out from celebrating the outdoors recently to celebrate its volunteers at the annual Volunteer Appreciation Night and Annual Dinner. After a welcome by Leigh Rovegno, center president; Pierre Chagnon, board chair, installed the board of directors ...

Mitrano Highlights Fundraising Success

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In an effort to distinguish herself from opponent and incumbent Rep. Tom Reed, R-Corning, Tracy Mitrano boasted support from residents of New York’s 23rd Congressional District with numbers that showed vast improvement in campaign fundraising in the third quarter. Mitrano said her campaign ...

State Review Requested For Gateway Lofts

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The State Environmental Quality Review (SEQR) process for the vast majority of development projects is usually an informal process that doesn’t attract much attention. However, for the Gateway Lofts redevelopment project of the Gateway Center, the SEQR process was the focal point of the ...

Schumer Asks To Probe Limousine Crashes

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A week after the upstate limo crash that killed 18 inside a stretch limo and two pedestrians, U.S. Senator Charles Schumer, D-New York and Senate minority leader, is asking the National Transportation Safety Board to investigate all crashes involving limousines. Schumer said after the NTSB ...

JCC Announces August Graduates

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Several students were awarded degrees or certificates from Jamestown Community College’s Jamestown and Cattaraugus County campuses in August. One student earned highest honors (4.0 grade-point average), 10 students earned high honors (3.50 to 3.99 GPA) and three students earned honors (3.25 ...

Look Around And Love Your Life

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I have stayed up far too late tonight, my dear readers, but it is imperative that I tap out these words to you before I go to bed or else I’ll lose them. Have you really looked at your life lately? I mean, have you really stopped and looked around to see what you have? The only reason I ...

Invasive Species

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Almost all of the ash trees in the city’s urban forest will be cut down in the coming weeks. On Monday, Dan Stone, city arborist, told the Jamestown City Council that employees from the Parks Department will be cutting down more than 170 ash trees on city property because of the invasive ...

Assembly Candidates Discuss County Wind Power

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Editor’s Note: This is the fourth of four stories detailing The Post-Journal debate between 150th state Assembly candidates — incumbent Andy Goodell, R-Jamestown, and challenger Judith Einach, D-Westfield. The challenger Judith Einach, D-Westfield, for the 150th state Assembly seat said ...

County Gets Grant To Combat Opioid Problem

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MAYVILLE — The Chautauqua County Department of Mental Hygiene has been awarded a $200,000 Rural Communities Opioid Response Program Planning grant from the Health Resources and Services Administration, an agency of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. The purpose of RCORP is ...

Women’s Club To Tour Comedy Center

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LAKEWOOD — The Lakewood Women’s Club began the 2018-19 year with a festive wine and cheese party held Sept. 25 at the home of Lisa Schutte. The event served as a welcome to all old and new members as well as guests. Barb Carlson and Wyn Imfeld served as co-chairwomen for the event. Club ...

Chasnoff To Speak Oct. 25 In Celoron

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CELORON — On Thursday, Oct. 25, Chautauqua County will welcome Dr. Ira Chasnoff, an author and national speaker, for a Cause and Consequence: Drugs, Alcohol, Pregnancy and the Vulnerable Child event from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Chautauqua Harbor Hotel, 10 Dunham Ave., Celoron. Community ...

Youth-Centered Organizations Recognized

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Since 2016, over 35 organizations within Chautauqua County have been recognized as “Bright Spots” of the community. The subcommittee of the Hope Chautauqua Coalition was founded after “we discovered so many organizations doing great things in our community,” said Marilyn Gilson of CHQ ...

Police: Woman Who Went Missing From Facility Found Safe

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WARREN, Pa. — A woman declared missing Sunday night in Warren County, Pa., was found safe hours later. According to City of Warren Police, 87-year-old Elizabeth Blakeslee was declared missing from an assisted living facility Sunday evening and was found early Monday morning close to the ...

Warren Bloodline Only 1/64th Native American

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WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump called out Sen. Elizabeth Warren on Tuesday over DNA test results she released that indicate she has some Native American heritage, saying she is “getting slammed” over what he claimed is “a scam and a lie” in the face of Warren’s results. Trump ...

Legion Auxiliary Holds First Meeting Of Year

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CASSADAGA — The Cassadaga Legion Auxiliary held its first meeting of the year at the Legion Post on Tuesday, Sept. 11. President Bev Speelberg opened the meeting in regular fashion with the Pledge of Allegiance, the Preamble, and a moment of silence for our fallen soldiers. Chaplain Paula ...