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(9:30 AM) Truck Strikes Home In Silver Creek

SILVER CREEK -- Emergency crews were on the scene of an accident in Silver Creek near the Oak Hill turn on Route 20 when a truck failed to negotiate a turn near the top of the hill around 8:12 this morning. The truck crashed into a house, apparently at 323 Central Ave. Early reports indicated a ...

(10:25 AM) Wilson Foundation Helping Remake Parks In Detroit, Buffalo

DETROIT (AP) — The Ralph C. Wilson Jr. Foundation is helping remake waterfronts and improving recreational trail systems in two former Rust Belt cities that meant so much to the late former owner of pro football's Buffalo Bills. The Detroit-based philanthropy on Wednesday announced ...

(10:50 AM) Canada Now World’s Largest Legal Marijuana Marketplace

TORONTO (AP) — Ian Power was among the first to buy legal recreational marijuana in Canada but he has no plans to smoke it. He plans to frame it. Canada became the largest country with a legal national marijuana marketplace as sales began early Wednesday in Newfoundland. Power was first in ...

(2:30 PM) Freeze Warning Issued For Chautauqua, Southern Erie Counties

A freeze warning remains in effect for Chautauqua and southern Erie counties, the National Weather Service in Buffalo announced. The warning is from late Wednesday into Thursday morning. Temperatures will be in the low-30s for locations away from Lake Erie. Below-freezing temperatures ...

(3:50 PM) State Police Warn Of Phone Scam

The New York State Police is warning the public of a reported phone scam. The scam, police said Wednesday in a press release, reaches as far east as Erie County and as far west as Steuben County. The scam involves someone claiming be from the state police and requesting personal information. ...

(4:13 PM) Warren County Man Killed In Crash

A Warren County man was killed in a one-vehicle crash Wednesday in McKean County, Pa. According to the Pennsylvania State Police, 26-year-old Aaron M. Arnold was killed when the eastbound truck he was driving "at a high rate of speed" left Route 59 on a left-hand curve at about 7:04 a.m. ...

(4:35 PM) Mural Painted By Former Students Unveiled In Frewsburg

FREWSBURG — "Providing students with the tools to pursue excellence through the individual self," reads a mural now displayed outside Frewsburg Central School. On Friday, the project created by six former FCS seniors who graduated in 2015 was finally available for the community to see. ...

(7 PM) 14 Indicted In Jamestown Methamphetamine Ring

BUFFALO - Fourteen Jamestown residents face a 42-count federal indictment as part of an alleged methamphetamine conspiracy. The following people face charges: Zackiel Fields Jr., Ernest Cauley Jr., a/k/a L.A., a/k/a Ernie; Jamell Trapp, a/k/a K.S., Ramael Fields; Stephanie L. Harrison; ...

(9:55 AM) Reed Shares Commitment To U.S. Manufacturing

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 ...

(12:35 PM) Jamestown Man Sentenced For Role In Theft From Medicaid

A Jamestown man will serve time in jail for his role in the theft of $1.2 million from Medicaid, state Attorney General Barbara Underwood said Tuesday. Haimid Thompson, 48, was sentenced to two to four years in prison as a second felony offender with the possibility of parole. As a condition ...

(1:52 PM) BPU Reschedules Water Main Flushing In Falconer

The Jamestown Board of Public Utilities announced that Falconer flushing of water mains has been rescheduled to take place Wednesday through Friday this week, instead of on its traditional weekend flushing process. Due to high water levels and issues created by the North Main Street Bridge ...

Report: Sears To File For Bankruptcy, Several Stores To Close

Sears Holding Corp. is expected to file for bankruptcy protection, several wire service reports have indicated. The filing could come as soon as Monday morning. With the bankruptcy, about 150 of the company’s department stores could be closed, Reuters said late last week. The company has ...

Woman Reported Missing From Warren Assisted Living Facility

WARREN, Pa. — A search is underway for an 87-year-old female with severe dementia who is missing after leaving an assisted living facility Sunday evening in Warren, Pa. City of Warren Police said in a statement posted on Facebook that Elizabeth Blakeslee “has been missing since 6 p.m. ...

(11:25 AM) Sears To Close Lakewood Location Amid Bankruptcy

LAKEWOOD -- Sears will close its Lakewood location as the company announced bankruptcy protection. A list of the 142 Sears and additional Kmart stores that would close was announced, including the longtime location at the Chautauqua Mall. It wasn't immediately known when the local store will ...

Pennsylvania Gov. Issues Warning Over Raw Milk

WARREN, Pa. — Anyone with a glass bottle of Pot O Gold raw whole milk with a red cap in Pennsylvania is advised to throw it out. The governor’s office has issued a warning regarding Pot O Gold raw whole milk sold in the area in the past several weeks.v “Consumers who purchased raw whole ...

(9:50 PM) Clymer Bus Driver, Aide Recognized After Saving Students

CLYMER — Following protocol and instincts, two Clymer staff members who district officials said helped save students from serious injuries in separate incidents last week were recognized. During a Clymer School Board meeting Monday, Superintendent Ed Bailey discussed the recent heroism from ...

(9:18 AM) Audubon Discusses Findings Of West Nile On Property

Leigh Rovegno, Audubon Community Nature Center president, says the center is safe to visit after a recent report from the Chautauqua County Health Department that West Nile virus was found on the premises. "Audubon Community Nature Center has been a test site for the New York State Health ...

(2:12 PM) City Men Charged With Burglary Of Vacant Home In Scio, N.Y.

Two Jamestown men face charges after they were charged in Scio on Wednesday. State Troopers from the Amity barracks charged Terry L. Kendall, 28, of Jamestown with second-degree burglary, a class C felony, and Kenneth E. Kendall, 49, of Jamestown with second-degree burglary, fourth-degree ...