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Attorney General: Price Cut For Naloxone Extended

Eric Schneiderman, New York attorney general, recently announced an agreement with Amphastar Pharmaceuticals Inc. to extend a price cut for naloxone, an antidote that can quickly reverse an opioid overdose, for all agencies in New York state through January 2018. The deal comes as new data ...

A benefit for the family of Owen Johnson, pictured, will be held Saturday from 1-10 p.m. at the Frewsburg firegrounds Blue Building. Owen passed away last month from brain cancer at the age of four months.
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Benefit For Family Of Owen Johnson To Be Held Saturday

FREWSBURG — A community saddened by a shared loss is banding together in support of the family of Owen Johnson this weekend. On Saturday, the Frewsburg firegrounds Blue Building on Hazzard Street will host a benefit for Owen, who died from brain cancer last month at four months old. The ...

United Way To Lead Poverty Reduction Plan

The United Way of Southern Chautauqua County will be the nonprofit agency to develop an anti-poverty task force for Jamestown. On Thursday, Sam Teresi, Jamestown mayor, announced the United Way will administer the Empire State Poverty Reduction Initiative, also known as ESPRI, in the city. ...

The town of Poland Recreation Committee held its annual Halloween party Monday for area youth. 
P-J photo by Rose Mary Carver

Ghouls, Goblins March For Candy In Kennedy

POLAND — The Kennedy Fire Department hall was once again haunted with all sorts of creatures, as the town of Poland Recreation Committee hosted the annual Halloween party for area youth. Children of all ages enjoyed fun and games, with treats and trinkets for playing. Refreshments were ...

Frewsburg Man Charged In Road Rage Incident

CONEWANGO, Pa. — A Frewsburg man has been charged after he brandished what appeared to be a pistol out of his vehicle when someone was evidently following him too closely. Greggory John Brady, 21, 920 Warren Road, Frewsburg, was charged by Conewango Township Police in Pennsylvania on ...

Warren Library Roof Project Begins

As former President John F. Kennedy said, “The time to repair the roof is when the sun is shining.” Warren Public Library is hoping for sunny skies until its new roof is finished, which is projected to be in December. “This has been in the works for quite a while,” said Patty ...

Olean Man Gets Probation For Phone Harassment

LITTLE VALLEY—An Olean man is facing several years of probation after repeatedly harassing another person on the phone. On Monday, Steven Allen Sr., 49, was sentenced to five years probation for his conviction of first-degree criminal contempt, a class E felony. An order of protection was ...

The annual Wreaths Across America ceremony will be held by the Civil Air Patrol’s Jamestown Composite Squadron on Dec. 17 at noon at Lake View Cemetery. During the ceremony, evergreen wreaths will be laid on the graves located in Soldiers Circle in the cemetery, as well as on the graves of the Medal of Honor recipients which are located in a different area. 
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Wreaths Across America Campaign Underway

The Civil Air Patrol’s Jamestown Composite Squadron is asking for the public’s help in their annual Wreaths Across America campaign. Each year, the squadron participates in the program in which evergreen wreaths are purchased for the graves of those in Soldiers Circle at Lake View ...

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WWII Author To Speak On RHJC’s Defenders Of Freedom Project Saturday

FREDONIA — Phil Zimmer, a 1969 graduate of the State University at Fredonia, will be in-residence Thursday through Saturday through the Writers@Work program at the university. Zimmer is a prolific author, specializing in writing for World War II magazines, and a former public relations ...

Grants Available For Poland Projects

Councilwoman Kathy Stanton told the Poland Town Board at a recent meeting that there was a micro grant available for projects that would assist community “walkability.” A grant could be up to $1,500. Applications are due in November. Street and sidewalk work that helps promote safety could ...

People who enjoy drinking a quality whisky or vodka now have the chance to taste test a unique apple vodka, a corn vodka and a corn whisky at the Ellicottville Distillery. Shown is Distiller Bryan Scharf with the 500-gallon copper pot still that was custom-made in Germany. 
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New Ellicottville Distillery Offers Variety Of Drinks

ELLICOTTVILLE — A new distillery producing a unique line of corn whiskey, corn vodka and apple vodka has recently opened on the outskirts of Ellicottville. The Ellicottville Distillery officially opened its doors for business in early October, offering the public three unique spirits ...

Poland Town Board Works On Next Years’ Budget

POLAND — Both old and new issues were discussed at the recent Town of Poland Board meeting. Working on the 2017 budget was also planned. Under legal business, Town Attorney Paul Webb said he had received a tentative copy for a new agreement for the Time Warner cable franchise. It was ...

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A Day In The Life: JCC Hosts Senior Shadow Day

Area high school seniors recently trailed their college-going guides at Jamestown Community College to experience what college might be like for them next year.From class to class, and lunch in between, the students were treated to a full-day experience at JCC and learned more about the ...

Lubi To Retire As Executive Director Of Humane Society

After 14 years of dedicated and committed service to the Chautauqua County Humane Society and growing the organization more than tenfold, Jeffrey Lubi has announced his retirement as executive director of the Chautauqua County Humane Society effective Jan. 1."I had mixed emotions when Jeff told ...

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Blockbuster Hit: Local Church Meets In Cinema, Draws Crowd

LAKEWOOD - Several local residents get up Sunday morning and head for the cinema - but not to watch a movie.Instead, these congregants are heading to their church, Church on the Rock, for the weekly worship service at Dipson Theatres Cinema 8. Instead of a pulpit and an altar, the church boasts ...

JCC Uncommoners To Present ‘Cabaret’ In November

The Jamestown Community College Uncommoners are inviting community members on a trip back to the 1930s as the performance group prepares for its upcoming production of "Cabaret."The production will be staged by the Uncommoners in JCC's Scharmann Theatre over the course of three weekends in ...

Temple Elementary School Celebrates 60th Anniversary

KENNEDY - A local school has been educating students for 60 years and is looking forward to the next 60.Temple Elementary School students, staff, school officials and community members gathered at the school Saturday to acknowledge the special occasion. The group gathered to enjoy refreshments, ...

Career Launch Inspires Work Readiness At United Way

United Way of Southern Chautauqua County has made it their mission to demonstrate impact in all aspects of their work by focusing in four priority areas: to ensure that families are self-sufficient, everyone is ready to work, young people succeed in school and those in need can find help. This ...

JCC, New Flyer Named As Part of Start-Up NY Program

A plan put in motion in August by Jamestown Community College has now come to fruition, according to Gov. Andrew Cuomo.The governor announced Friday that the association between the college and New Flyer of America under the Start-Up NY program was approved. Also, 38 other companies also joined ...

Restored Trolley Car No. 93 Relocated From Train Station

On Wednesday, a Jamestown Street Railway Trolley Car traveled downtown for the first time in 78 years.Granted, the trolley was on a trailer and wasn't picking up or dropping off passengers. And even though the trolley wasn't traveling on rails, it still had to be a sight few have seen in ...