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First Responders Take Stand In Redeye Murder Trial

MAYVILLE — Day two of Barbara J. Redeye’s murder trial had police officers taking center stage in Chautauqua County Court. On Wednesday, Patrick Swanson, Chautauqua County district attorney, called four witnesses to the stand — all Jamestown police officers who responded to 501 Lakeview ...

Public Defender Questions Lack Of DNA, Forensic Testing At Murder Crime Scene

MAYVILLE- Barbara J. Redeye's defense team is hoping a startling lack of DNA and forensic testing at the crime scene will bode well for their client. On Thursday morning, Nathaniel Barone, Redeye's counsel, cross-examined Detective Floyd Kent, a member of the Jamestown Police Department and ...

Cell Tower Variance Denied In Lakewood

LAKEWOOD — The contentious prospect of a 180-foot cellphone tower’s construction in the village of Lakewood is no longer up for discussion. On Wednesday, it was announced that the Village of Lakewood Zoning Board of Appeals had denied the granting of a use variance to Up State Tower Co. ...

City Zoning Board Votes Down Variance For Tattoo Parlor

The Jamestown Zoning Board of Appeals has voted down a variance to allow for a second tattoo parlor in downtown Jamestown. On Wednesday, Robert Sanders appeared before the Zoning Board to answer questions about his petition for a variance to allow for a tattoo parlor at 100-120 North Main St. ...

Update: Keywell Fire Was From Conveyor Belt Inside Facility

FALCONER — Multiple fire agencies were called to Keywell Metals in Falconer for the report of heavy smoke Thursday morning. First responders arrived at the Keywell Metal's facility on Lyndon Boulevard next to Allied Fire Protection Systems Inc. around 10 a.m. this morning. Charles Piazza, ...

Prosecution, Defense Lay Out Case In Redeye Murder Trial

MAYVILLE — A rage-filled act of violence or a justified case of self-defense? The question was the heart of opening statements Tuesday in the trial of Barbara J. Redeye, the 24-year-old Jamestown woman accused of murdering her half-brother — 36-year-old Dale A. Redeye — on Aug. ...

Second Suspect Charged In Credit Union Robbery

An accomplice involved in the robbery of the Greater Chautauqua Federal Credit Union has been apprehended. Investigators from the Town of Ellicott and Jamestown Police departments located and charged Thomas Bartlett Sr., 61, of Jamestown with second-degree robbery. Bartlett was located in a ...

Root Sworn In As Interim Jamestown Schools Superintendent

A temporary leader has taken her place at Jamestown Public Schools District and said she is glad to do so. Interim Superintendent Sylvia Root took her oath of allegiance Tuesday night at the Jamestown Board of Education meeting. Root said she had been working at the district for the past few ...

Pair Arrested After Meth Found In Traffic Stop

A traffic stop in the city Tuesday led to the discovery of methamphetamine and meth-making materials. Shortly after 1 a.m., New York state troopers pulled over a 2002 Dodge Neon for an alleged traffic violation in the area of Sixth and North Main streets. The driver, 26-year-old Sean D. ...

IDA Approves Dunkirk NRG PILOT Changes

Repowering NRG is back online, and a renegotiated PILOT agreement will bring some money to entities as a transition is made from coal to natural gas. During a Tuesday meeting in Jamestown, the Chautauqua County Industrial Development Agency board approved the revised agreement, which details ...

Opening Statements Heard In Murder Trial Of Barbara Redeye

MAYVILLE - A rage-filled act of violence or a justified case of self-defense? The question was the heart of opening statements Tuesday in the trial of Barbara J. Redeye, the 24-year-old Jamestown woman accused of murdering her half-brother -- 36-year-old Dale A. Redeye-- on Aug. 14. Patrick ...

Three Charged In City Drug Raid, Substandard Living Conditions Found For Child

Three city residents are facing a handful of drug-related charges following an early morning raid. Jamestown police led by the Jamestown Metro Drug Task Force executed two search warrents around 6 a.m. Tuesday. Jamestown Police SWAT Team members and the New York State Police K-9 unit assisted ...

Southwestern Art Teacher Talks Of Lifelong Passion

Jenny Brown, an art teacher at Southwestern Central School District, shares her artistic passion with her students each and every day she comes to work. Recently, Brown gave some insight into her teaching career, her love of art and more to The Post-Journal. Brown offered a window into why ...

City Man Charged In Connection To Falconer Credit Union Robbery

FALCONER — A Jamestown man was charged Monday after allegedly robbing the Greater Chautauqua Federal Credit Union in Falconer. According to the Ellicott and Jamestown police departments, Kyle R. Senear, 22, entered the credit union, located at 51 E. Main St., around 9:30 a.m. Using ...

City Man Charged For Holding Woman Captive

A Jamestown man was charged Sunday after allegedly holding a woman captive in his apartment for two days. According to the Jamestown Police Department, the female victim alleged that 31-year-old Joshua I. Turybury held her against her will at 66 McDaniel Ave. Apt. A-1 from early morning ...

Council Moves On Riverbed Purchase For Walking Bridges

Jamestown City Council has started the process to become the owners of the riverbed along the Chadakoin River where the two pedestrian bridges will be installed along the Greater Jamestown Riverwalk later this year. On Monday, council approved the two resolutions under new business to start ...

Suspect Charged In Connection To Falconer Credit Union Robbery

FALCONER —A Jamestown man has been charged in connection to Monday morning's robbery of the Greater Chautauqua Federal Credit Union, located at 51 E. Main St. in Falconer. According to the Jamestown Police Department, Kyle R. Senear, 22, allegedly entered the credit union around 9:30 a.m. ...

Jennifer Price Discusses Photography As Passion And Career

Jennifer Price has been in love with photography for nearly as long as she can remember. Now, the Tampa, Fla., native and current Jamestown resident has established herself as a professional in the field as the owner and operator of Priceless Studios Photography, located at 122 Chautauqua ...

Former Residents Share Importance Of Black History Month

Black History Month is something many learn about in school, but many may not realize its true importance until later in life. Several former residents of the area recently shared how Black History Month has impacted their lives, and why it remains important for the upcoming generations. ...

City Council Slated To Vote On Alley Abandonment

For the second time, Jamestown City Council is scheduled to vote on the abandonment of an alley between Lindsey and Woodlawn avenues Monday. Last month, council tabled voting on the alley abandonment after hosting a public hearing where two residents spoke against the proposal. Chris Gardner, ...