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Scott-Sleight Named Executive Director Of St. Susan Center

Bonny Scott-Sleight has been named executive director of St. Susan Center. Scott-Sleight joined the organization in December, the nonprofit announced Wednesday. As a 30-year resident of Jamestown, Scott-Sleight said she is committed to developing and leading programs that enrich the ...

Four Calves Found On Interstate Safe After Checkup

CORRY, Pa. — Four young cows are now safe after being dumped on the Southern Tier Expressway on Tuesday. Five calves were originally found wandering in the westbound lanes of Interstate 86 near Sherman after falling off the back of a cattle truck reportedly driving 70 mph. The truck was ...

(9:08 AM) Injured Calves Who Fell Off Truck Found On I-86

SHERMAN — Several injured calves were found wandering Interstate 86 after they apparently fell out of the back of a truck early Tuesday, the Chautauqua County Sheriff's Office said. Motorists in New York and Pennsylvania were asked to be on the lookout after sheriff's deputies were notified ...

(UPDATE) Lakewood Man Jailed After Pursuit Reaches 130MPH

A Lakewood man charged last year for stealing a car from a village dealership and crashing it in Florida is facing a host of charges after a high-speed pursuit Tuesday in a stolen vehicle reportedly reached 130 mph on Interstate 86. Taken into custody was 22-year-old Collin A. Slack after ...

(3:15 PM) City Man Charged After Woman Found Lying Unconscious In Blood

A Jamestown man was charged after a woman was found by police lying unconscious in a pool of blood. Officers with the Jamestown Police Department were called at 6:30 a.m. Tuesday to a home on Broadhead Avenue for a reported domestic dispute involving 45-year-old Carl L. Settle and a woman. ...

(UPDATE) Lakewood Man Jailed After Pursuit Reaches 130MPH

A Lakewood man charged earlier this year for stealing a car from a village dealership and crashing it in Florida is again facing a host of charges after a high-speed pursuit Tuesday in a stolen vehicle reportedly reached 130 mph on Interstate 86. Taken into custody was 22-year-old Collin A. ...

(4:55 PM) Former Jamestown Woodworking Building Demolished

ELLICOTT — Snowflakes crowned the scene of a major demolition at 173 Jackson Ave., the former site of Jamestown Woodworking Inc., on Tuesday morning. https://youtu.be/K054VnlK_DI The wrecking was the result of years of effort and a symbol of mutually beneficial means to end, according to ...

(5:50 PM) Donor Gives Jamestown Resident New Lease On Life

Two women with regional connections have had their lives changed. Jamestown resident Karen Misko recently found a compatible out-of-state donor for a new kidney transplant. The news came as a relief to Misko, who has been on dialysis for years. Even more surprising is that the search ...

Police: City Man Unhooks Gas Line In Attempt To Harm Occupants

A Jamestown man is facing a host of charges after police say he unhooked a stove's gas line in an attempt to harm those inside. Held for arraignment was Justin B. Traver, no age given, after officers with the Jamestown Police Department were called at 6:48 p.m. Friday to 11 W. 10th St. for a ...

(4:30 PM) Jamestown High School Teacher Resigns

Jamestown Public Schools Board of Education approved the resignation of Scott Lumia, a high school teacher. The board of education approved the resignation and separation agreement after an executive session during a special meeting on Friday. The Federal Bureau of Investigations is ...

(9:45 AM) Loaded Gun, Marijuana Found During Search

A loaded handgun and marijuana were found during the search of a vehicle at Jamestown Community College, the Jamestown Police Department said. Officers observed several people sitting in a parking vehicle in the JCC parking lot on Falconer Street around 10 p.m. Wednesday. Someone inside the ...

UPDATE: Mayville Man Charged In 10-Year-Old Homicide Case

Little more than 10 years ago, Jeffrey Johnson of Westfield was found dead inside his residence, which was labeled by investigators as "suspicious" when his body was found Nov. 8, 2008. Now, the Chautauqua County District Attorney Patrick Swanson and Chautauqua County Sheriff Joe Gerace have ...

(4:20 PM) Betsy Wright, UPMC Chautauqua President, To Retire Dec. 31

Betsy Wright, president and CEO of UPMC Chautauqua, announced she will retire Dec. 31. Wright has been president of the Jamestown hospital for almost 20 years; she has more than 35 years experience in the health care field. She was named one of "Western New York's Most Influential People" ...

(6 PM) Man Charged, 1 Injured After Stabbing In City

A male was taken into custody following a stabbing Thursday afternoon in Jamestown. According to Capt. Robert Samuelson of the Jamestown Police Department, the stabbing took place around 2:15 p.m. in the area of Bowen and Falconer streets. A male was stabbed with an unknown item and later ...

UPDATE: Travel Advisories Lifted In Chautauqua, Cattaraugus Counties

Heavy snow accumulation forced officials to issue travel advisories in Chautauqua and Cattaraugus counties early Wednesday. Several inches of snow fell throughout the area, making some roads impassable. Chautauqua County Executive George Borrello advised no unnecessary travel throughout the ...

More Than 17 Inches Of Snow Dumped On Jamestown

The Jamestown area received 17.6 inches of snow, the National Weather Service in Buffalo said. Heavy accumulation was seen throughout Chautauqua County, though it's the city that likely topped surrounding areas according to official measurements taken at the Chautauqua County Jamestown ...

Gallery: Chautauqua County Becomes Winter Wonderland

With several locations in Chautauqua County receiving several inches of snow, much of the area has become a winter wonderland. Here are some photographs from locations throughout the county.

(11:15 PM) Police Release Images From Warren County Armed Robbery

WARREN, Pa. — Warren state police have released video surveillance photos showing the suspect and vehicle allegedly involved in an armed robbery that took place Friday at the Dollar General store in Pine Grove Township, Pa. On Friday, a man wearing a mask and carrying a shotgun got away ...

Pair Rescued After SUV Becomes Stuck In Warren County Creek

WARREN, Pa. — A fruitless opening day of hunting turned into a water rescue situation in Pittsfield Township in Pennsylvania. Wrightsville Volunteer Fire Department, Glade Swiftwater Rescue Team and Emergycare responded Monday afternoon to a situation in which an SUV was stuck in moving ...

(10:05 AM) Several Crashes Reported As Snow Moves Into Region

SINCLAIRVILLE — Several crashes were reported throughout the county as heavy snow moves into the area. A tractor trailer was reported disabled on Route 60 around 9:30 a.m. The road was closed to traffic in both directions, between Bard Road and Route 83, so the semi could be removed. At ...