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Safe Space

Leigh Rovegno, Audubon Community Nature Center president, says the center is safe to visit after a recent report from the Chautauqua County Health Department that West Nile virus was found on the premises. “Audubon Community Nature Center has been a test site for the New York State Health ...

Two City Men Charged With Burglary Wednesday

SCIO — Two Jamestown men face charges after they were found by police in Scio on Wednesday. State Troopers from the Amity barracks charged Terry L. Kendall, 28, of Jamestown with second-degree burglary, a class C felony, and Kenneth E. Kendall, 49, of Jamestown with second-degree ...

Trial Date Set For Accused Arsonist

MAYVILLE — A January trial date has been set for the Jamestown area man accused of setting more than a dozen fires locally last year. Jury selection in the case against Jonathan H. Young, 20, is scheduled to begin Jan. 22 in front of Chautauqua County Court Judge David Foley. Young pleaded ...

Warren City Council Discusses Roundabout Options

The issue of intersection improvements at Market St. and Pennsylvania Ave. will be on Warren City Council’s agenda next week. The meeting is set for Monday at 7:30 p.m. at the Municipal Building. PennDOT has outlined two options — replacing the traffic signal and increasing turning ...

Flames Damage Pa. Apartment Building

GLADE TOWNSHIP — Fire broke out at Conewango Apartments late Friday night on Holly Street off of Conewango Avenue. The fire apparently broke out initially in the easternmost apartment, the farthest from Conewango Avenue. Glade Volunteer Fire Department was in charge at the scene and ...

Chamber Awards

The Chautauqua County Chamber of Commerce Awards was a fulfilling night for individuals and families who were there to celebrate the achievements of many within the community. The honorees for the Community Service Awards Thursday included James Nichols for Dunkirk, Kurt Maytum for Fredonia, ...

‘Fill The Bus’ Campaign Concludes

The fifth annual “Fill The Bus” school supplies campaign is officially over, but the fundraiser will technically be extended as the Axemen Professional Firefighters Motorcycle Club New York Chapter 4 will travel to Clymer Central School District on Oct. 19 to deliver the remaining supplies. ...

Bill To Fund Air Service Approved

U.S. Senators Charles Schumer, D-N.Y., and Kirsten Gillibrand, D-N.Y., have announced the passing of a five-year Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) reauthorization bill that includes funding for both the Essential Air Service (EAS) program and the Airport Improvement Program (AIP). Five ...

City Leaf Collection To Begin 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 ...

$500 Donation

The All For Amy Committee has made a $500 donation to the Salvation Army’s Bundle Them Up campaign. Pictured are All For Amy board members and Salvation Army officials, from left, Elizabeth Lopez, Tonie Wirsen, Theresa Jackson, Michelle Maher, Caryn Pace, Jennifer Peters, Crystal Friss and ...

Keeler Is Keynote Speaker, Presenter

Rusty Keeler, an artist, designer and author, will be the keynote and workshop presenter for the 29th annual Early Childhood Conference on Friday at the Carnahan Center, Jamestown Community College, Jamestown, and Saturday at Dunkirk High School. The conference is co-sponsored by the ...

Sparking Creativity

Deborah Sunya Moore, vice president of Performing Visual Arts at Chautauqua Institution, sang along with Pre-Kindergarten students inside Love Elementary School who is a visiting artist from the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts Partners in Education Program. While following along ...

Sinclairville Senior Citizens Hold Meeting

SINCLAIRVILLE — The Sinclairville Senior Citizens meet once a month on the second Tuesday at noon in the Sinclairville Firehall dining room for a luncheon and program. Diman Smith serves as the president and welcomed all to the gathering. Diane Shaw gave the blessing prior to the meal. A ...

County Confirms Detection Of West Nile Virus

MAYVILLE — West Nile Virus has been confirmed in Chautauqua County following testing of two mosquito pools at the Audubon late last month. Chautauqua County Department of Health and Human Services confirmed the positive test results from the state Department of Health Arbovirology ...

Brown Bag Lecture Talks Archaeological Finds

Dr. Tom Greer and volunteers for the archaeological project at the Fenton History Center understand all too well that you don’t know what you’re going to find once you start digging in the ground. On Wednesday, Greer, leader of the archaeological project and Fenton trustee, spoke about the ...

Rollover Crash Leads To Minor Injuries

GERRY — A Panama man suffered only minor injuries following a rollover crash Wednesday. The incident was reported on Route 60 around 2 p.m. Chautauqua County Sheriff’s deputies said 28-year-old Nicholas Troup was northbound on Route 60 in the town of Gerry when he reportedly drifted ...

Sherman Man Faces Animal Abuse Charges

MAYVILLE — David D. Hannold Sr., 50, of Sherman was charged with overdriving, torturing and injuring animals along with four counts of failure to provide proper sustenance and four counts of confinement of a companion animal in a vehicle. Chautauqua County Sheriff’s deputies were called ...

Tuesday Rollover

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 and came to rest on its wheels off the road. One person was taken by Fluvanna ambulance to ...

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 ...

JPS Accepts Promise Fund Donations

Inside Lincoln Elementary School, Jamestown Public Schools Board of Education held its meeting as part of its yearly rotation among district schools where the board accepted a $17,561 donation from the PROMISE Fund. The PROMISE Fund recently held a musical instrument drive in September with ...