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(11:55 AM) Thruway Authority Announces Lawsuit After Wind Turbine Failures

The New York State Thruway Authority today Thursday it has filed a lawsuit against Vergnet, S.A., Prudent Engineering, LLP, Ravi Engineering & L.S., P.C., Kandey Company Inc. and CHA Consulting Inc./Clough Harbor & Assoc. LLP for the failure of four wind turbines located along the ...

(2:20 PM) Harmony Town Judge Resigns Following Ethics Complaint

HARMONY — The longtime town justice in Harmony has resigned following an ethics complaint filed by the New York State Commission on Judicial Conduct. The commission charged that for more than three years, Justice Bruce Scolton missed monthly reporting and depositing deadlines of court ...

(5:15 PM) Family Begins Accepting Donations After Fire

BROCTON — After a fire destroyed their home the morning after Christmas, the Brigham family has begun to accept donations to rebuild their lives after the tragedy that took the lives of their three dogs and one cat and burned all of their possessions. A Facebook fundraiser was established ...

(10:10 AM) Several Departments Called To Route 380 Fire

BROCTON -- Several fire departments were called to a structure fire Wednesday morning. The fire was first reported around 5 a.m. at 8299 Route 380, south of Brocton, between Burr and Colt roads. Volunteer firefighters from Brocton, Stockton, Portland, Westfield and East and West Dunkirk were ...

Trio Charged After Christmas Day Shooting

A cache of weapons was found and three men were arrested following a Christmas Day shooting in Jamestown. No one was injured after officers responded at about 2:40 a.m. to a report of shots fired Tuesday in the area of East Second and Jeffords streets. An investigation found that someone ...

(4:30 PM) ‘Cosmic Tubing’ Ride Opens At Peek’n Peak

CLYMER — Peek'n Peak has opened a new attraction of colorful proportions. Cosmic Tubing opened Wednesday and is a new nighttime show providing snow tubers with a "unique sledding experience." The attraction consists of a light show using thousands of LED and projection lights. Among the ...

Brocton Woman After Devastating Fire: ‘We Lost Everything’

BROCTON — A few days ago, Season Brigham's four children were happily decorating Christmas cookies in preparation for the holidays. Since yesterday, they and their mother are mourning the loss of their entire home and several family pets. The house of the Brigham family was almost ...

(8:15 PM) Man Wanted In Robbery Jailed After Theft

A Frewsburg man wanted in connection to a robbery in the state of Washington was jailed after an alleged theft this week. Joshua M. Hollingsworth was taken into custody after officers with the Lakewood-Busti Police Department were called Sunday to Walmart in Lakewood for a reported larceny. ...

(9:25 AM) Man Wanted For Attempted Homicide Taken Into Custody

ASHVILLE -- An Ashville man wanted by Pennsylvania State Police on attempted homicide charges following a stabbing last week in Warren County, Pa., was taken into custody Tuesday morning. The Chautauqua County Sheriff's Office announced the arrest of 22-year-old Michael C. Shreve at 1732 ...

Elementary School Students Write Letters To Santa Claus

Editor’s Note: The following are letters to Santa Claus written by area elementary school students and submitted by their teachers. M.J. FLETCHER ELEMENTARY SCHOOL 1ST GRADE MISS CALLA’S CLASS Dear Santa, I hope that the elves are doing good. I hope that you come this year. Can ...

Ashville Man Facing Attempted Homicide Charges After Stabbing

WARREN, Pa. -- Charges including attempted homicide were filed against an Ashville man in Warren County Court on Monday. Michael C. Shreve, 22, is accused of stabbing a 26-year-old Jamestown man after a fight early Saturday in the area of The Bucket, Main Street, Sugar Grove, Pa. He is ...

(9:30 PM) Quattrone Ready To Take Helm At Sheriff’s Office

The theme of Sheriff-Elect Jim Quattrone’s mindset going into his first term is collaboration among all police departments and related agencies that can have a positive impact on the community at large. During an interview with The Post-Journal, Quattrone listed goals he has for the ...

(9:45 PM) Few Details Released In Warren County Stabbing

WARREN, Pa. — Police in Pennsylvania remain tight-lipped following a stabbing early Saturday in Warren County. No names or further information has been released after a man accused of stabbing another following an altercation in Sugar Grove, Pa., was taken into custody in Busti. The ...

Suspect Involved In Stabbing Located In Busti, K-9 Helps Find Weapon

SUGAR GROVE, Pa. -- A Chautauqua County K-9 Unit helped locate a weapon used in a reported stabbing early Saturday in Warren County, Pa. Deputies were called around 2 a.m. to assist Pennsylvania State Police after two men got into an altercation in Sugar Grove, Pa. During the altercation, one ...

(5:55 PM) Gerace Reflects On Time As Sheriff, Readies For Next Career

MAYVILLE — Chautauqua County Sheriff Joe Gerace will soon wake up in a new year and into the next phase of his life, but without the badge he's worn for 24 years. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hQa7nD9_IL0 "It's been my life for almost a quarter-century," Gerace told The Post-Journal ...

(2:50 PM) Lawsuit Against Ellery, DEC Dismissed

The case of Chautauqua Institution against the Town of Ellery and the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation in regard to having what was called an unscientifically sound Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement prepared for the permits of herbicide applications in ...

(4:30 PM) Former Tastee Corners Building Torn Down

The former Tastee Corners & Cafe is no more. Demolition took place Friday at the Foote Avenue site. A new building is expected to be constructed on the site, possibly with space for three businesses. Site plans have not been finalized nor reviewed by city officials. "We cannot continue ...

(11:55 AM) Jamestown Police Warns Of Phone Scam

The Jamestown Police Department is warning the public of a suspected phone scam. JPD said it was recently made aware that someone claiming to be associated with the department was calling people in an attempt to gain personal information, including credit card numbers. "We would like the ...