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(12:20 PM) Artist Visits Love Elementary School

Through a partnership team comprised of Chautauqua Institution, Jamestown Public Schools and the Chautauqua Lake Central School District, visiting artists recognized by John F. Kennedy Partners in Education Institute organize professional development workshops for district teachers. ...

(1 PM) Operator Of Limo Involved In Deadly Crash Arrested

LATHAM, N.Y. (AP) — Police charged a limousine service operator Wednesday with criminally negligent homicide in a crash that killed 20 people, while the man's lawyer said that he wasn't guilty and that police were rushing to judgment. Prestige Limousine operator Nauman Hussain was taken ...

(1:45 PM) Reauthorization Bill To Fund Essential Air Service Programs

U.S. Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer and U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand announced that the recently passed five-year Federal Aviation Administration Reauthorization bill, which was signed into law on Friday, includes funding authorizations for both the FAA's Essential Air Service ...

(2:20 PM) Cold Front To ‘Knock The Temperature Back Down’

Summer officially ended on Sept. 22 with the the fall equinox, but that didn't halt record-breaking temperatures from consuming Western New York throughout the beginning of October. But while temperatures rose to near-record highs in Chautauqua County and the Buffalo area recently, Thursday ...

Sherman Man Charged After 1 Dog Dies, 3 Others Rescued From Locked Car

A Sherman man is facing charges after police say he left four dogs in a locked vehicle for at least 20 hours. One of the dogs died as a result of neglect, the Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Office said in a press release late Wednesday. Charged was 50-year-old David D. Hannold Sr. after ...

(9:45 AM) Forestville Woman Charged With Manufacturing Meth

FORESTVILLE — A Forestville woman was taken into custody on a warrant for manufacturing methamphetamine and disposing of its byproducts, the Chautauqua County Sheriff's Office said Tuesday. Taken into custody last week was 28-year-old Tinesha G. Kenny following an investigation by the ...

(10:30 AM) UN Ambassador Nikki Haley Resigns

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley plans to resign, The Associated Press has learned. President Donald Trump tweeted that he has a "big announcement with my friend Ambassador Nikki Haley in the Oval Office at 10:30 a.m." Congressional and Trump administration officials told the ...

(12:10 PM) Crash In Jamestown Sends 2 To Hospital

Two people were transported to the hospital following a crash Tuesday morning in Jamestown. The crash occurred around 11:30 a.m. at the intersection of West Third Street and Harding Avenue. Jamestown firefighters and police responded to the scene as did ALSTAR EMS. A woman and man were ...

(2 PM) Limo Service Lawyer Says Violations Fixed Before Fatal Crash

SCHOHARIE, N.Y. (AP) — The limousine service under scrutiny after a crash that killed 20 people fixed safety violations in its fleet before the tragedy, said a lawyer who suggested the driver was unfamiliar with the rural road. Prestige Limousine has been criticized for maintaining vehicles ...

(2:10 PM) Leaf Collection To Begin In Jamestown Oct. 29

Jeffrey Lehman, Jamestown public works director, announced Tuesday that Phase 1 of leaf collection in Jamestown will begin Monday, Oct. 29. "Residents are advised to rake leaves to the terrace area behind the curb and not into the street," Lehman said. "Please refrain from placing any trash, ...

(4:40 PM) Rollover Crash Sends One To Hospital

FLUVANNA — One person was taken to the hospital following a rollover crash Tuesday. The crash occurred around 4 p.m. on Pancake Hill Road in Fluvanna. A red Chevrolet Avalanche reportedly overturned before coming to rest on its wheels off the road. One person was taken by ambulance ...

(7:10 PM) City Budget Won’t Increase Taxes – Because It Can’t

Property taxes in the city of Jamestown will not increase in 2019 because it's literally impossible. On Tuesday, Sam Teresi, Jamestown mayor, released the 2019 executive budget, which included no tax levy increase because the city has once again hit its constitutional tax limit. The ...

(9:30 PM) Many Speak In Favor Of Gateway Lofts Project

The vast majority of those who spoke during a public hearing on the proposed $31 million Gateway Lofts project are in favor. On Tuesday, a public hearing was held hosted by the city Planning Commission, who will need to approve the project's site plan before it can continue. During the public ...

(11:15 AM) Roads Where Limo Crash Killed 20 Are Menace, Store Says

SCHOHARIE, N.Y. (AP) — The site of a devastating wreck that killed two pedestrians and 18 occupants of a limousine headed to a birthday party, including four sisters, is a known danger spot that has long worried locals, according to a manager of the store that sits at the intersection where ...

(1:30 PM) Governor: Limo That Crashed Shouldn’t Have Been On The Road

SCHOHARIE, N.Y. (AP) — The driver of a supersized limousine involved in a crash that killed 20 people outside an upstate New York country store wasn’t properly licensed, and the limo failed a state safety inspection just last month and shouldn’t have been on the road, Gov. Andrew Cuomo ...

Wanted City Man Found With Drugs, Guns

A Jamestown man was taken into custody after a search of his residence turned up drugs and weapons. Willie C. Graham, 37, was charged after officers executed a search warrant Monday on his 745 Foote Ave. home at 12:30 p.m. The search was conducted by members of the Jamestown Metro Drug Task ...

Former Local Limo Service Stopped Because Of Safety Concerns

FALCONER — The concern for safety of his passengers is why a former local limousine company stopped providing the service. Jeff Daversa, Fancee Transportation and Fancee Wheels owner, said in December 2016 his business changed from providing limousine services to only offering medical ...

(9 PM) Limo Company Operator Has History As FBI Informant

NEW YORK (AP) — The owner of a limousine company in the crash that killed 20 people was someone already familiar to law enforcement, but not in the way you might think. The company is owned by Pakistani immigrant Shahed Hussain, according to federal transportation records. Before the ...

(Noon) U.N. Report On Global Warming Carries Warning

WASHINGTON (AP) — Preventing an extra single degree of heat could make a life-or-death difference in the next few decades for multitudes of people and ecosystems on this fast-warming planet, an international panel of scientists reported Sunday. But they provide little hope the world will rise ...

(11:31 AM) Fishing Boat Destroyed In Fire Near Dunkirk Pier

It was supposed to be a fishing expedition on a perfect autumn morning. Dunkirk Fire Chief Michael Edwards reported after the 45-minute boat blaze had been contained, the 41-foot vessel this morning never was able to leave the dock. Within minutes after the engine was going, a thick, black ...