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After Facebook Scrutiny From Congress, Is Google Next?

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MENLO PARK, Calif. — Facebook has taken the lion’s share of scrutiny from Congress and the media about data-handling practices that allow savvy marketers and political agents to target specific audiences, but it’s far from alone. YouTube, Google and Twitter also have giant platforms ...

10 AM: 4 Dead In Nashville Waffle House Shooting; Suspect Sought

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Four people were killed in a shooting at a Waffle House restaurant in Tennessee early Sunday, according to police, who credited a bystander with saving many lives by wresting a weapon away from the gunman. The Metropolitan Nashville Police Department said via their ...

Police: Body Of Man Found In Randolph

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RANDOLPH — New York State Police said the body of a man was discovered on Swanson Hill Road in the town of Randolph on Saturday. The body was found around 5:15 p.m. by someone who called police. The State Police Bureau of Criminal Investigation responded and is investigating the ...

Area Police Reports

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JAMESTOWN POLICE DEPARTMENT ¯ Frank A. Nutt, 60, was charged with first-degree aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle, moving from lane unsafely, unlicensed operator, driving while intoxicated, failure to submit breath test and probation warrants. Officers conducted a traffic ...

Search Continues

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The search for a missing Jamestown man continued Friday as police, with assistance from the State Police Aviation Unit, searched various sections of the city with a helicopter. The search for 35-yer-old Sean Carpenter went into its second week after the city man was last seen in the early ...

5:45 PM: City Officials Eye Ridding Zombie Houses

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Jamestown officials understand the importance of trying to eliminate zombie houses in city neighborhoods. Zombie houses, which are houses that are vacant and abandoned that are not maintained during a prolonged foreclosure proceeding, can cause decreases in assessed value for neighboring ...

(UPDATE 11:30 PM): Body Found Near Portland Town Park

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PORTLAND — A man was found dead near Corell Creek off Route 20 across from the Portland Town Park on Saturday afternoon. New York State Police said someone came across the man's body and called 911 around 2 p.m. The man, believed to be in his 40s or 50s, was found near the creek, but not in ...

Thule Lodge Receives Historical Report

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BEMUS POINT — The Thule Lodge recently received its historical report for the past year. The Thule Lodge is the Swedish organization in the Jamestown/Bemus Point area formed 111 years ago to help the Swedish immigrants settle in this country. Many Swedish immigrants settled in the area, ...

Honor, Merit Rolls Announced

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Maple Grove Junior-Senior High School officials recently released the school’s honor and merit rolls for the third quarter of the 2017-18 school year. They are: HONOR ROLL 12th Grade: Katherine Allen, Grace Auer, Katherine Baer, Matthew Bloss, Chase Boardman, Tabitha Boughton, Susan ...

United Veterans Council Seeks Volunteers For Parade

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The United Veterans Council of Jamestown is looking for participants for the 2018 Memorial Day parade. Invitations were mailed out to several organizations, schools, businesses and government officials to participate in the city’s annual Memorial Day parade and services. The Veterans ...

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Paint And Sip Event At Church St. Luke’s Episcopal Church’s will host a Paint and Sip using mixed media to benefit St. Luke’s Children of the Book Summer Reading Program. The event will be held Wednesday at 6 p.m. in the undercroft of St. Luke’s Church. The fee of $35 includes all ...

Earth Day Event To Feature ‘Pillar Of Light’

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A locally made sculpture will be a focal point in the community-wide Earth Day ArtParty to be held at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church today. Known as the “Pillar of Light: An Earth Day Revival and Community Sculpture Project,” the sculpture will be on display during the Earth Day ...

Report: Tops Markets Could Close Stores In Reorganization

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After recently filing for bankruptcy, Tops Markets LLC is looking to close underperforming stores during its restructuring process, the Buffalo News reported on Friday. Tops in February voluntarily filed for reorganization under Chapter 11 of the U.S. Bankruptcy Code in order to implement its ...

Jefferson Middle ‘Rocks’ Their ‘Socks’

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Jefferson Middle School staff recently celebrated “Rock Your Socks” World Down Syndrome’s Day by buying and wearing T-shirts and donating money to The Resource Center. Jefferson held the day to raise awareness of Down Syndrome and to honor student Charleigh Saeger, whose mother ...

United Veterans Council Hosts Essay Contest

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The United Veterans Council of Jamestown is holding an essay contest to find this year’s Memorial Day Miss Veterans Poppy. The council is making preparations for the annual Jamestown Memorial Day Parade. The essay contest is extended to all local fifth- through eighth-grade girls to become ...

CAP To Host Diamond Dinner Auction

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The Child Advocacy Program of Chautauqua County will hold its eighth annual Diamond Dinner Auction on Saturday at the Chautauqua Inn and Suites, Mayville. The event is CAP’s signature fundraiser with all proceeds going towards the organization’s mission to provide hope and justice to ...

HUD Admin, Reed Tour Jamestown, Dunkirk

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United States Department of Housing and Urban Development Regional Administrator, Lynne Patton, and Rep. Tom Reed, R-Corning, toured sites Friday in Jamestown and Dunkirk that are annually provided HUD funding through Community Development Block Grants and other HUD programming. The city of ...

Closing Sales Begin For Bon-Ton Stores Locally

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LAKEWOOD — Bon-Ton stores in Lakewood and Warren were among more than 200 holding “going out of business sales” that began Friday. Several signs announcing sales of 10 to 30 percent off merchandise were displayed at the Lakewood location at the Chautauqua Mall. The same was true of the ...

Wits ‘n Giggles To Return Saturday

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Wits ‘n Giggles Stand-Up Comedy will return to the Northwest Arena at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, April 28, with headliner Mikey Mason and featured performer Brad Scott. Scott has battled entire armies alone, slain dragons and feasted on the meat of mythological creatures. He is a mild-mannered ...