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(9:27 AM) Pelosi OKs Drafting Impeachment Articles Against Trump

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Speaker Nancy Pelosi announced Thursday that the House is moving forward to draft articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump. ''Our democracy is what is at stake," Pelosi said. "The president leaves us no choice but to act." Pelosi delivered the ...

(3:10 PM) Welch’s Building In Westfield Sold To Developer

WESTFIELD — A historic building nearly 120 years old and previously the headquarters to Welch's Foods could see new development in the near future. The Westfield Town Board on Wednesday approved a resolution authorizing the sale of the 48,000-square-foot Welch's building, 2 Portage St. in ...

Sheriff’s Office Participates In ‘No Shave’ November

MAYVILLE — The Chautauqua County Sheriff's Office raised $5,000 toward the purchase of a therapy dog for the Child Advocacy Program. The money was collected after 125 members from the Sheriff's Office participated in "No Shave November." "We are so grateful for this generous donation. ...

(5:06 PM) Upstate NY Police Say They Won’t Enforce Anti-Harassment Law

ROCHESTER (AP) — Law enforcement officials in an upstate New York county say they will not enforce a controversial new law that makes it a crime to annoy a police officer. The Monroe County bill makes threatening, harassing or annoying police officers or emergency responders a crime ...

(9:25 AM) Buffalo Bishop Resigns Under Fire For Handling Of Misconduct

NEW YORK (AP) — Pope Francis on Wednesday accepted the resignation of Buffalo Bishop Richard Malone following widespread criticism from Malone’s staff, priests and the public over how he handled allegations of clergy sexual misconduct. The Vatican announced the resignation in a brief ...

(11:30 AM) Sheriff’s Office Issues Warning On Phone Scams

The Cattaraugus County Sheriff's Office issued a warning Wednesday regarding recent phone scams. In a news release, the Sheriff's Office said: "The person is claiming to be a representative of the Social Security Bureau. They are requesting that you provide the last four digits of your Social ...

(3 PM) JPD To Deploy Mobile Security Camera During Parade

There will be an extra "eye in the sky" to ensure everyone attending the Jamestown 2019 Christmas Parade and Holiday Celebration Friday is being nice and not naughty. On Wednesday, Sam Teresi, Jamestown mayor, and Harry Snellings, Jamestown Police Department chief and city public safety ...

(11:40 AM) TLC-Lakeshore Facility In Irving To Close

IRVING — The TLC/Lakeshore Health Center Campus in Irving will be closing its doors by Jan. 1, 2020. The Brooks-TLC Hospital System Board of Directors made the announcement Tuesday, citing a need to ensure the health system is "sustainable and can serve the region for many years to ...

(UPDATED) County, State Officials Respond To Closing

Chautauqua County and state officials are weighing in on the abrupt closing of the Lakeshore-TLC Hospital in Irving. Most are expressing disappointment and “shock.” “While I was extremely disappointed to hear this news, the county will be committed to working with the Brooks-TLC ...

(5:30 PM) Schumer Urges Cummins To Maintain Local Workforce

U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer on Tuesday said he recently called Tom Linebarger, Cummins Chairman and CEO, regarding a report that the company planned to cut about 2,000 jobs worldwide. Schumer said the call was to ensure that the workforce at the Cummins engine plant in Chautauqua County ...

(9:44 AM) Two Good Samaritans Help Man On Bridge

Two Good Samaritans who came across a distraught man on the Third Street bridge in Jamestown are being credited with helping to prevent a potential "tragedy from happening." Chris Murphy and Steve Reynolds were traveling across the bridge Saturday around 3 p.m. when they spotted the man with ...

(10:55 AM) DA’s Office Makes Appeal In Arson Case In Rochester

ROCHESTER — The fate of evidence in the local arson trial of a Jamestown-area man now rests in the hands of the Fourth Department Appellate Division. John Zuroski, Chautauqua County assistant district attorney, argued on behalf of the county while Kaixi Xu argued on behalf of Jonathan Young, ...

(5:40 PM) Schools, Offices Close As Long-Lived Storm Clobbers US East

ALBANY (AP) — A seemingly endless winter storm that hindered travel across most of the country over the long holiday weekend is delivering a last wallop as it swoops through the Northeast, dumping heavy snow, shuttering hundreds of schools and bedeviling commuters in the region Monday. The ...

(11:59 AM) London Police Shoot Suspect Dead After ‘Terrorist’ Stabbings

LONDON (AP) — Police shot dead a man suspected of stabbing several people near London Bridge on Friday in what detectives declared a terrorist incident. The Metropolitan Police said „a number“ of people were wounded but gave no information on the number or their conditions. The ...

(2:25 PM) Clymer/Sherman/Panama Wins NYS Class D Championship

SYRACUSE -- Twice is nice. Clymer/Sherman/Panama defeated Moriah 47-6 in today's New York State Public High School Athletic Association Class D championship game at the Carrier Dome. The win was the Wolfpack's second title in as many years. Today's opponent was Section VII Moriah (8-3), ...

(12:50 PM) Winter Storm Threatens Thanksgiving Plans Across Midwest

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A day after bringing havoc to the Rocky Mountains, a powerful winter storm rolled across the Midwest on Wednesday, threatening to scramble Thanksgiving plans for millions of people during one of the busiest travel weeks of the year. The storm, which was blamed for one ...

(2:15 PM) Donation To Aid In Community Free Offering

A kind gesture by a Jamestown woman during the Thanksgiving holiday seems to have caught on locally. About two weeks ago, Cindy Thompson hung a clothes line in front of her 16 W. Ninth St. home and strung bags containing an assortment of gloves, hats and scarves. She had seen similar ...

(9:20 AM) Cummins To Cut Global Workforce By 2,000

Cummins Inc. said this week it plans to lay off 2,000 salaried employees from its global workforce following a downturn in business. The Columbus-based Cummins told the Indianapolis Star newspaper Monday evening that demand for its products has "deteriorated even faster than expected." It's ...

(11:40 AM) Pizza Giveaway Part Of Community Initiative

More than 220 people were expected to be served free pizza as part of Little Caesars' "Love Kitchen" program to provide meals to those in need. On Tuesday, a semi dubbed the "big-rig pizza kitchen on wheels" rolled into the parking lot of the Salvation Army in Jamestown. A volunteer helped ...

(12:10 PM) Borrello Seated As State Senator

MAYVILLE — Chautauqua County Executive George Borrello was seated yesterday as the New York state Senator for the 57th District. Borrello recently won the election to fill the seat, which was vacated by former Senator Catharine Young earlier this year. "I am honored and extremely humbled to ...