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11-Year-Old Source Of Bomb Threat At Mall

LAKEWOOD — An Ohio youth’s bomb scare to a gaming store at the Chautauqua Mall forced a brief evacuation Tuesday evening. The call was made to Game Stop around 7:12 p.m. stating that a “man with a camera was coming to the store and he has a bomb,” the Lakewood-Busti Police Department ...

Happy Tails Kennel Closes Shop After 20 Years In Panama

PANAMA — A kennel business is hard work, and a love of dogs is what has held one Panama business together for two decades. Happy Tails Boarding Kennel and grooming service will be ending operations Friday. Twenty years ago, owner Larry Ostrander decided it was time to move on from Bush ...

Rep. Collins Facing Insider Trading Charges

NEW YORK (AP) — Republican U.S. Rep. Christopher Collins of New York was arrested Wednesday on charges he fed inside information he gleaned from sitting on the board of a biotechnology corporation to his son, helping family and friends dodge hundreds of thousands of dollars in losses when one ...

Construction Expected Next Year On Project

MAYVILLE — Plans to build a luxury condominium resort hotel along Chautauqua Lake has taken its next step forward. The history of fractional-use development — officially named The Lodge at Chautauqua Lake — dates back at least four years when Ben and James Webb announced hopes to bring ...

Demolition Set For Two Spring Street Houses

It’s not the way Spring Street residents or city officials wanted it, but two condemned houses will be demolished in the coming months. On Tuesday, Vince DeJoy, city development director, told The Post-Journal that city officials have finally moved through the necessary legal red tape to ...

JPS Hires 17 New Teachers

“This is a very special day for our Jamestown school family,” said Bret Apthorpe, superintendent of Jamestown Public Schools, as 17 new teachers were appointed during Tuesday’s board of education meeting. “I’m looking at a real all-star cast here,” Apthorpe said as he stared out ...

Officials Challenge Merger

WASHINGTON (AP) — The judge who allowed AT&T’s mega-merger with Time Warner was clearly wrong in concluding the marriage won’t harm consumers, the Trump Justice Department argued Monday in challenging the decision. U.S. District Judge Richard Leon misunderstood the complexities of ...

Open Jobs Outnumber U.S. Unemployed For 3rd Straight Month

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. employers posted slightly more openings in June than the previous month, resulting in more available jobs than unemployed people for the third straight month, signaling a solid economy. The Labor Department said Tuesday that job openings barely increased, rising 3,000 ...

Opening On Tap

Construction has officially started at the Jamestown Brewing Company. Officials from the new brewery and restaurant located at the corner of Third and Washington streets have posted photos to their Facebook page showing the cutout of the first floor where guest will be able to see the brewing ...

Cummins Books Record 2Q Profit

Cummins Inc. sailed through the second quarter of 2018 financially even as company officials are figuring out how to mitigate the possible effect of changes in federal tariffs. Cummins officials recently released the company’s second quarter financial results, with second quarter revenues ...

Medical Benefit To Battle City Resident’s Possible Foreclosure

Dual hip replacements and spinal injections have changed the life of Denise VanDeWark Mealy, who has not been able to work for 15 months and is in need of a medical benefit to prevent her house from being lost to foreclosure and pay her mounting medical bills. The benefit will be hosted at the ...

Millions On The Line In Spat Over ‘I Love NY’ Signs

ALBANY — The big, blue “I Love NY” signs lined up in groups of five along New York state highways and roads are hard to miss. And that, say federal transportation officials, is the problem. The 500-plus tourism signs the state has installed from Long Island to Buffalo are at the center ...

‘Making A Difference’

SOUTH DAYTON — There is a wise adage of old that states, “When faced with a challenge, one can allow it to affect your life in two ways — by making one bitter or better.” Ezra Daly-Griffen has been dealing with the effects of Tourette Syndrome for half of his 12 years of life and has ...

Comedy Festival Goers Share Wish List

Thousands of locals and tourists roamed the streets of Jamestown for block parties and highly anticipated performances from the likes of famous comedians Lewis Black, Amy Schumer, Saturday Night Live originators and Lily Tomlin. Despite all the talent pouring in, festival participants can ...

Labyrinth Reaches Kickstarter Goal, Providing Food At NCC

Reaching your own personal goal is rewarding. However, when the community works to help you reach a goal, that might be even more gratifying. This is the case for the owners — Frank Besse and Jeff and Alexandria James — of the Labyrinth Press Company who exceed their goal of a ...

Jobs Boom Favors Dem. Counties, Not GOP Strongholds

MONACA, Pennsylvania (AP) — The United States is on pace to add about 2.6 million jobs this year under President Donald Trump’s watch. Yet the bulk of the hiring has occurred in bastions of Democratic voters rather than in the Republican counties that put Trump in the White House. On ...

Covering Lost Ground

Holly Todd’s life will forever be defined by a bee sting. For better, the incident in February 2014 helped her find her true passion in running and helping others. Yet for worse, it brought her within inches of death and plenty of emotional and physical scars. Through all of it Todd, a ...

Lily Tomlin Triggers Eruption Of Laughter

Lily Tomlin joked that she had wanted to grow up from her hopeful childhood, make it to comedy stardom and travel the country ... just to perform in the city of Jamestown. That jest was one of many Saturday evening at the Reg Lenna Center for the Arts that sent audience members into fits of ...

Arnaz Brings Musical Reflection To Jamestown

“It only took 30 years, but ... (the National Comedy Center) is here,” Lucie Arnaz, daughter of Lucille Ball, bellowed Saturday night during a performance of her touring musical show, “I Got the Job: Songs From My Musical Past.” This year’s Lucille Ball Comedy Festival brought Arnaz ...

Charter CEO Says Company ‘In Compliance’ Despite State Order

Charter Communications isn’t going to leave New York state quietly. In a conference call last week, Charter officials detailed the company’s second quarter financial results and responded to questions about the Public Service Commission’s order that Charter stop operating its cable ...