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(12:55 PM) 17-Year-Old Taken To Hospital After Crash In Panama

PANAMA — A 17-year-old female was taken to the hospital for minor injuries following a crash Wednesday. Chautauqua County sheriff's deputies and Panama volunteer firefighters were summoned around 11 a.m. to Panama-Stedman Road for the single-car crash. The Sheriff's Office said the ...

Jamestown Jammers To ‘Go Dark’ In 2019; Team Donated To Local Nonprofit

The Jamestown Jammers will cease operation for the 2019 season as a team in the Perfect Game Collegiate Baseball League. Team and city officials made the announcement Wednesday at Russell Diethrick Park. Anthony Barone, field manager and community relations for ROC Ventures, said the ...

(1:55 PM) Crude Pipe Bombs Sent To Obama, Clintons, CNN; No Injuries

WASHINGTON (AP) — Crude pipe bombs targeting Hillary Clinton, former President Barack Obama, CNN and others were intercepted Tuesday night and Wednesday in a rash of attacks aimed at prominent Democrats and a cable news network often criticized by political conservatives. New York Gov. ...

Missing Warren Man Declared Legally Dead After 16-Year Search

WARREN, Pa. — More than 16 years after he was last seen in Warren, Pa., Damien Sharp has been declared legally dead. Damien's mother, Janeane Shanahan appeared in court Monday afternoon with her attorney, Alan Conn. She and City of Warren Police Detective Tony Chimenti, who has been ...

Woman Charged After Identifying Self As Twin During Arrest

SHERIDAN — Giving the name of your twin apparently won't protect you long-term during an arrest. That's what an Irving woman learned after reportedly using her identical twin sister's name while being arrested. As previously reported, on Sunday at about 9:45 a.m., Chautauqua County ...

(2:15 PM) Reed ‘Humbled’ By Trump Endorsement

U.S. Rep Tom Reed said he was humbled to learn President Donald Trump publicly endorsed him for re-election. In a Twitter post Monday, Trump said, "Congressman Tom Reed of New York's 23rd District has done a great job. He has my complete and total Endorsement." Reed, R-Corning, is seeking ...

(3:30 PM) City’s Annual Halloween Fun Fest Set For All Hallows’ Eve

Once upon a midnight dreary, hundreds of children dressed as ghouls, ghost and goblins wondered the city's streets in search of Halloween fun. On Tuesday, city officials gathered to announce the 34th Annual Citywide Halloween Fun Fest will be held from 6-8 p.m. Oct. 31 at the former Allen ...

(5:30 PM) Candidates For Governor Spar In Their Only Planned Debate

NEW YORK (AP) — Gov. Andrew Cuomo called his Republican challenger, Marc Molinaro, an acolyte of President Donald Trump, and Molinaro punched back by assailing the Democrat as corrupt as the two candidates faced off Tuesday at their only scheduled debate before next month's election. The ...

(10:18 AM) Lawmakers To Review School Health, Physical Education Programs

ALBANY (AP) — New York state lawmakers want to review the current state of physical education, mental health and health instruction in the state's schools. The Assembly's Education Committee has scheduled a public hearing Tuesday in Albany to review the current programs in place related to ...

(6:45 PM) Deputy Injured In Head-On Crash Released From Hospital

A Chautauqua County sheriff's deputy injured in a head-on crash last week has been released from the hospital. Sheriff Joe Gerace said the deputy, 29-year-old Jason Hallmark of Mayville, is recovering from a neck fracture following the crash Friday. Hallmark was driving a marked patrol ...

(10:50 AM) Cuomo, Molinaro To Hold Only Debate Tuesday

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo and Republican challenger Marc Molinaro have agreed to a one-on-one debate two weeks before voters head to the polls. The exchange will be taped Tuesday afternoon and broadcast at 7 p.m. Tuesday on WCBS-TV in New York City. Viewers outside New ...

(1:50 PM) Lockout In Warren County School District Ends

The Warren County School District announced just after 1 p.m. that it had “received word that the suspect is now in custody” and all schools will be released from their lockout status. Students in the northern and western attendance areas in the Warren County School District are on a lock ...

(2:15 PM) Person Injured In House Fire In Sinclairville

A fire at 5:44 a.m. Monday at 3083 Old Chautauqua Road, Gerry, left a man seriously burned. Sinclairville volunteer firefighters were the first ones on the scene. An adult man, who lived in the home, was able to drive himself to a nearby residence after sustaining burns during the fire. The ...

(2:20 PM) Three People Escape From Friday Morning House Fire Uninjured

SINCLAIRVILLE - A structure fire at 2:47 a.m. Friday resulted in no injuries to the home's three occupants. The fire was reported at 7025 Rood Road, Sinclairville. The Sinclairville Volunteer Fire Department, along with several other mutual aid departments, responded to the scene. Two ...

(2:30 PM) Police Pursuit Ends In Mina After Car Strikes Home

MINA — A Pennsylvania man is facing a host of charges after a vehicle pursuit ended when the sport utility vehicle he was in struck a home early Sunday. Chautauqua County sheriff's deputies were alerted to a pursuit around 1 a.m. coming from Pennsylvania into the town of Mina. The driver, ...

Lakewood Sears To Close Jan. 31, 40 Employees To Be Affected

Forty employees at Sears in Lakewood will be affected when the store closes early next year, the Buffalo News reported citing a notice filed with the state Department of Labor. Sears Holdings announced this week it was closing more than 140 underperforming Sears and Kmart locations amid ...

(4:10 PM) CARTS To Move Downtown Hub To Former Third Street Gas Station

Starting Monday, the Chautauqua Area Regional Transit System will have a new downtown Jamestown bus hub at 215 E. Third St., Jamestown. The hub, which was temporarily stationed at Pine Street in Jamestown, will provide a central location for CARTS customers in the city. Renovations to the ...

(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 ...