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Woman Hospitalized Following Washington Street Accident

An unidentified woman was taken to UPMC Chautauqua WCA after her vehicle struck a tree near the corner of Washington and Sixth street around 1 p.m. today. According to Jamestown Police Department Division Commander Todd Isaacson, it is unknown at this time whether the driver suffered a medical ...

JRC Eyes Next Step In Revitalization Program

With more than $900,000 in private investments made to the exterior property improvements throughout Jamestown, officials with the Jamestown Renaissance Corporation want to expand its Renaissance Block Challenge program. On Monday, JRC board members and staff discussed the new Renaissance ...

Two Charged With Weapon Possession

Two Jamestown residents have been charged with second-degree criminal possession of a weapon after a search warrant was served at 103 McKinley Ave. at 4 p.m. Tuesday. According to a police report, an investigation by Jamestown police and investigators from the Jamestown Metro Drug Task Force ...

New Busti Bar, Restaurant To Host Grand Opening Friday

BUSTI — Though it has already established a community-wide presence, Ye Olde Ed-N-Jen’s Busti’s Tap House will make its opening official this week. The Busti Tap House and its owners, Dave and Maryann Attard, will hold a grand opening event all day Friday from noon-11 p.m. to ...

GOP Strains For Obamacare Repeal Votes In Last-Ditch Effort

WASHINGTON — Time growing short, President Donald Trump and Republican Senate leaders dove into a frantic hunt for votes Tuesday in a last-ditch effort to repeal and replace “Obamacare.” The pressure was intense, the outcome uncertain in a Capitol newly engulfed in drama over health ...

Oh, The Places You’ll Go … And The People You’ll Meet

Editor’s Note: While visiting Crater Lake National Park, Ore., the author of the article met Emily Heide by chance, struck up a conversation and recently hosted her new friend as she continued her cross-country journey. CRATER LAKE NATIONAL PARK, Ore. — Recently, California native Emily ...

City Officials Discuss Rally To Recover Event

The Rally To Recover Jamestown has a new location that has been approved by city fire and building inspection officials. On Monday, the Public Safety Committee once again discussed the event designed to attract people who need help ending their battle with addiction. Last week, the committee ...

Legislators Set Public Hearing For Sewer Extension

MAYVILLE — With a map and plan complete, Chautauqua County legislators are taking the next step in relation to a proposed public sewer extension along Chautauqua Lake’s west side. On Monday, the County Legislature’s Public Facilities Committee approved to schedule a public hearing on ...

Chautauqua County Legislators Looking To Sell Three Buildings

MAYVILLE — Chautauqua County legislators will consider requests to sell three county-owned buildings to a private business this month. The South County Office Building on East Fourth Street in Jamestown, the Frank W. Bratt Agricultural Center on Turner Road in Ellicott and the Sherman Shop ...

Nationwide Survey Shines Light On County Trends

The good news for Chautauqua County is wages have gone up over the last six years. The bad news is the county’s population continues to decrease, poverty has continued to increase and educational attainment continues to lag. The information comes from the American Community Survey, a ...

City Woman Charged With Meth Possession During Operation GIVE Detal

Makayla E. McBride, 21, of 1267 E. Second St., Jamestown, was charged with seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance, resisting arrest and obstructing governmental administration on Friday. According to a police report, officers from the Jamestown Police Department and ...

Anne Zuroski: Teaching Is Incredibly Interesting

BEMUS POINT — Anne Zuroski has taught at Bemus Point Central School District for 12 years, and deeply enjoys her profession. Zuroski said she knew she wanted to be a teacher because she has always loved school. When her youngest son, Frank, started kindergarten at Bemus Elementary School, ...

Life-Saving Support

Michael Seeley knew there was a 25 percent chance his sister would be a match for a potentially life-saving bone marrow transplant. “It also means there’s a 75 percent chance she’s not,” said Seeley, a Chautauqua County Sheriff’s deputy who in August was diagnosed with acute ...

Artone, Special Spaces Create New Room For Lakewood Girl

LAKEWOOD — Suzannah Goins was in for a surprise when she returned home Saturday evening. Artone LLC of Jamestown and Special Spaces Buffalo, a group that helps build “dream bedrooms” for children with illnesses, collaborated for the second time to make a child’s life a little bit ...

Reed Again Faces Rowdy Crowd At Town Hall

KIANTONE — While the meeting hall was different, the message of Rep. Tom Reed’s constituents was the same on Saturday morning. In his third town hall meeting in the immediate area this year, Reed, R-Corning, was faced with questions and outbursts about health care, consideration of ...

Campaign Kicks Off

LAKEWOOD — The United Way of Southern Chautauqua County kicked off its 2017 campaign at Southwestern Central School’s varsity football game on Friday night. The United Way hopes its kickoff results in great returns. “We wanted to host our kickoff event somewhere different this ...

Law May Help Arbitration With City Fire, Police Unions

As the city of Jamestown prepares to enter into binding arbitration with the unions of its police and fire departments, a new law should help the city financially. In 2013 when Gov. Andrew Cuomo and the state Legislature created the Financial Restructuring Board For Local Governments, the new ...

Site Of Arson May Find New Life After Sale From Land Bank

A lot that once contained an abandoned property in Jamestown that burned down in March may soon find new life. The Chautauqua County Land Bank, a meeting this week, voted to sell the parcel at 220 Crossman St. to a neighboring property owner, who told members he wished to extend his yard and ...

Fly-Car System Responds To More Than 80 Calls Since Rollout

Paramedics who comprise Chautauqua County’s Emergency Medical Services Program, or fly-car system, have been busy since going into full service in early August. The county emergency service response operates Monday through Saturday from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. Since the system’s unveiling, Mike ...

Rain Storm, Contractors Cited In Damage To Police Department

The customer service entrance for the Jamestown Police Department was closed Thursday because of flooding from an overnight rain storm. Sam Teresi, Jamestown mayor, said the general contractors working on the Tracy Plaza reconstruction project — Patterson-Stevens Inc. — are responsible ...