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Reed Against Elimination Of SALT Deductions

U.S. Representative Tom Reed, R-Corning, plans to take his tax reform with a grain of SALT. A big question surrounding the tax reform debate in recent weeks has been whether or not Reed will support a bill that completely eliminates the State and Local Tax Deduction, also known as SALT ...

County CSEA Contract To Go Before Legislature For Approval

MAYVILLE — The largest collective bargaining unit representing Chautauqua County employees may soon have a new, one-year contract extension. Pending approval of the County Legislature next Wednesday, a one-year contract extension for the Civil Service Employees Association Local 807 – ...

Leak Reported After Vehicle Crashes Into Gas Well

Police were looking for a vehicle that reportedly fled after crashing into a gas well Friday afternoon in Sinclairville. First responders were alerted shortly after 4 p.m. to the crash at at 7479 N. Hill Road. A dispatcher said a dark-color SUV struck the gas well and later fled the scene. ...

Lady Panthers Defeat CG Finney; Advance To Final Four

The Panama Lady Panthers defeated CG Finney, 25-22, 22-25, 25-15 and 25-14, on Friday in the Class D Far West Regional at Daemen College. With the win, Panama advances to the New York State Public High School Athletic Association Final Four in Glens Falls where the Lady Panthers will defend ...

Red Dragons Advance To State Semifinals

Maple Grove defeats Clyde-Savannah, 61-28, in the Class D Far West Regional football game at SUNY Brockport on Friday. The Red Dragons will now advance to the state semifinals next weekend. Check back later for more game coverage.

Five Star, Aspen Dental To Share Fairmount Avenue Location

Fairmount Avenue will soon be home to two new businesses in a shared space. Five Star Urgent Care and Aspen Dental will occupy a new structure to be built on the existing sites of Stroehmann Bakeries and Pfeffer Insurance Agency, according to Lakewood’s Code Enforcement Officer Jeff ...

Meth Bust Second Largest In City History

The seizure of 2 pounds of methamphetamine by the Jamestown Police Department earlier this week is believed to be the second largest in city history. The significant bust, though, further fuels proof that more drug users locally are seeking the highly addictive stimulant than other ...

Proposed Executive Budget Defies City Charter

According to the Jamestown City Charter, the executive budget should be presented as a balanced fiscal plan to the Jamestown City Council. On Oct. 10, Jamestown Mayor Sam Teresi presented a proposed budget with a $946,679 deficit, which was the second consecutive year he has presented a ...

Predicting Winter More Gray Than Black And White

Sometimes in the months leading up to winter, people attempt to forecast how harsh or how long the upcoming season might be. Sometimes those people are right and sometimes they’re wrong, but the prediction — much like winter itself — is typically more gray than it is black and white. ...

Borrello Wins Executive

After a long campaign, Chautauqua County voters chose George Borrello as the new county executive for 2018. “We got it done tonight,” Borrello said. The Republican candidate heard the final numbers at Webb’s Captain Table in Mayville, and offered words of hope for the future of ...

Predicting Winter More Gray Than Black And White

Sometimes in the months leading up to winter, people attempt to forecast how harsh or how long the upcoming season might be. Sometimes those people are right and sometimes they're wrong, but the prediction -- much like winter it's self -- is typically more gray than it is black and white. ...

Rabb Ousted, Two New Members Elected To City Council

The Democratic Party will keep its majority in the Jamestown City Council, but the Republicans gained a seat and knocked off the incumbent president. On Tuesday, Democrat Greg Rabb, Jamestown City Council president, was defeated as an At-Large candidate, with two new members being elected to ...

Barmore Wins Second Term As Chautauqua County Clerk

MAYVILLE — Republican Larry Barmore will serve a second term as the Chautauqua County clerk. On Tuesday, Barmore was re-elected as clerk, defeating Democratic challenger LeeAnn Lazarony with 58 percent of the vote, according to the unofficial results posted on the Chautauqua County Board of ...

Several Incumbents Retain Seat On Legislature

Many Republican candidates have retained their seats on the Chautauqua County Legislature following Tuesday’s general election. Legislator Kevin Muldowney, R-Dunkirk, was re-elected to the Chautauqua County Legislature, as well as Legislator John Hemmer, R-Westfield. Others who were ...

Meth Bust Second Largest In City History

The seizure of 2 pounds of methamphetamine by the Jamestown Police Department earlier this week is believed to be the second largest in city history. The significant bust, though, further fuels proof that more drug users locally are seeking the highly additive stimulant than other narcotics. ...

Emergency Services Evaluating Countywide Storm Damage

Most of the water has receded and a majority of the roads that had been closed have reopened. This is what the Chautauqua County Office of Emergency Services is reporting in the aftermath of heavy rainfall and water accumulation across Chautauqua County throughout Sunday evening. Although ...

Crews Sweep Streets In Storm-Ravaged Areas

FREDONIA — Crews cleared the debris and mud-filled streets in Fredonia on Monday following Sunday’s storm while Chautauqua County Emergency Services spent the day working to assess damage reported particularly in northern communities. Along with Fredonia, the villages of Cassadaga and ...

Police Will Meet ’17 Budget Projection

About halfway through the year, it was unknown if the Jamestown Police Department would meet its 2017 budget. However, Harry Snellings, Jamestown Police Department chief and city public safety director, told the Jamestown City Council Monday that the department will meet or be under budget ...