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Wegmans Offering Pediatric Flu Shots

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Following Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s executive order to increase influenza vaccine accessibility for children and families in New York state, Wegmans Pharmacy is now offering pediatric flu shots for children age five and older with no appointment or prescription necessary. Adult flu shots and ...

Persell Names January Students Of The Month

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Grayson Bloomquist is the fifth-grade Student of the Month at Persell for January. She is the daughter of Jamie and Jill Bloomquist. Grayson enjoys playing soccer, being outside and going to school. Her favorite subject is ELA and she plans to go to college in the future. Carsen Bane is the ...

Washington Middle Names Students Of The Month

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Jimmy Leonard is in fifth grade and is the son of Rhonda Jean and Mark Mullen. He likes to play video games in his spare time. He likes any subject in school that takes the learning outside and thanks Mrs. Rein for everything she has taught him. In the future, he wants to be a YouTube ...

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Rap Group To Meet Saturday Is there an upside to living with Multiple Sclerosis? Come to the Chautauqua Regional Multiple Sclerosis rap group from 9:30-11:30 a.m. on Saturday in the Jones Hill Memorial Rehabilitation Center, first floor, 51 Glasgow Ave., Jamestown. This semi-structured support ...

Pounding Pavement

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It happens every winter —a pothole rears its ugly head at the end of your street. You know, the one you always find the bottom of no matter how you drive to avoid hitting it. This sentiment is shared by dozens of residents and drivers throughout the city, no matter what street you reside ...

Retirement Planning A Worthwhile Cause

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Editor’s note: This is the first in a series highlighting the aging population of Chautauqua County. Planning for the future is important, but often retirement gets put off until later. Local officials say the best approach is to begin planning as soon as possible — maybe directly after ...

Alzheimer’s Group Offers Support For Caregivers

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“You don’t know what it’s like until you’ve been through it,” said Bonnie. Bonnie, who wished to keep her last name private, shared these sentiments while attending a local Alzheimer’s Association’s Caregiver Support Group for the past year and a half. She said the group has ...

State Senate Democrats: Eliminate Cash Bail Requirements

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ALBANY — New York state would eliminate the long-standing practice of requiring defendants to post cash bail under a proposal from Democratic lawmakers who say the idea would save money while addressing a glaring inequity in the criminal justice system. States including Alaska and New ...

4Q Sales Tax Revenue Up, Surpasses City Budget Estimates

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With a 6.31 percent increase in fourth quarter sales tax revenues, city officials exceeded the budgeted estimate. On Monday during the Jamestown City Council work session meeting, Anthony Dolce, Ward 2 councilman, discussed sales tax revenues for the last quarter of 2017. City officials ...

Tom Reed Disappointed With Budget Proposal By President

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U.S. Rep. Tom Reed said he is less than impressed with the president’s budget proposal. Reed, R-Corning, said he is “deeply disappointed” in the budget, and couples that disappointment with the budget gaps bill that he recently did not support. On Monday, President Donald Trump ...

Flood Watch In Effect From Thursday To Friday

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A flood watch has been issued for much of Western New York beginning Thursday afternoon, the National Weather Service in Buffalo said. The warning includes Chautauqua, Cattaraugus, Erie and Allegany counties and lasts from Thursday to Friday afternoon. The weather service said a combination ...

Area Police Reports

Police Reports

CHAUTAUQUA COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE ¯ CHAUTAUQUA — James L. Hupcej, 28, of Ashville was charged with driving while intoxicated, DWI with a blood-alcohol content of .08 percent or greater and failure to keep right after his vehicle was pulled over at 3:16 a.m. Sunday on Route 394 in the ...

Collaboration Continues On Child Abuse Cases

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Representatives from several agencies signed a Memorandum of Understanding to continue working as members of the Chautauqua County Child Abuse Multidisciplinary Team, in partnership with The Child Advocacy Program (CAP), to ensure child abuse victims get the thorough treatment and investigative ...

STEM Academy Announces Honor, Merit Roll

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WNY P-TECH STEM College & Career Academy has announced its second quarter honor and merit roll. High Honors (95 and above) Whitney Hice Iann Ramirez Honor Role (90 to 94.9) Chase Cooper David Kozlowski Erik Mettler Jailene Jimenez Hope Smith Nathan Edgar Michael ...

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Plunge Planned For Saturday Family Health Medical Services will host its fourth annual Polar Plunge on Saturday at Lakeside Park in Mayville. Check-in starts at 12:30 p.m. with plunges starting at 2 p.m. Over the last four years, the polar plunge has raised $14,828 for the Food Bank of Western ...

Hoops For Hospice Donates Funds In Memory Of Billquist

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For eight years, the Falconer Girls Basketball Team has rallied for a cause with the "Hoops For Hospice" event. The game's proceeds, including tickets, basket raffle, bake sale and T-shirt sale, all go toward Chautauqua Hospice and Palliative Care. This year's game was dedicated to Rosemary ...

Officials Escort Deputy Seeley’s Body Back To Jamestown

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Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Office cruisers began escorting the hearse carrying deputy Michael Seeley, 44, near I-86 in Findley Lake Monday afternoon. Seeley, who gained widespread praise in 2013 for helping to save the life of a man and known for his career in emergency services, died Friday ...