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Humane Society’s Pennies 4 Paws Event Kicks Off Tuesday

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The Chautauqua County Humane Society announced that the 14th annual Pennies 4 Paws campaign that will be kicking off Tuesday and will run through the end of April. This campaign will benefit the animals at CCHS significantly by providing essential care and rehabilitation to animals in need of ...

Kiwanis Names Terrific Kid For The Month

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Makayla Carpenter, eighth-grader, has been chosen as the middle school Kiwanis Terrific Kid for November 2018. Makayla is a member of FBLA, Middle School Student Council and also Middle School Quiz Bowl. Maykayla’s favorite subject is Spanish and she also enjoys listening to ...

Washington Middle School To Receive State Supportive Grant

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Washington Middle School in Jamestown will receive $100,000 from the state Education Department through its Supportive Schools Grant program. The state program will pay for initiatives to improve school climate in economically disadvantaged schools identified as being in the greatest need of ...

4-H Club Meets At Covenant Church

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The January meeting of the Sugar Grove Ruff Riders 4-H Club was held Jan. 8 at the Mission Covenant Church. The club had their holiday party at the meeting. A short business meeting was held first. Then the club enjoyed food brought by all members. Club members proceeded to play games. An ugly, ...

YWCA Women2Women Coaching Program Helps Community Women

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“Single motherhood. Shared custody of my only son. Courts. Judges. Lawyers. Job loss. Financial struggles. Houses to reside in but no real home to truly live in,” Lindsey, a participant described, remembering how many challenges she faced just over one year ago when she entered the ...

Southwestern Names Students Of The Month

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Southwestern Middle School officials recently released the school’s December Students of the Month. They are: Trent Casselman, sixth grade and the son of Jamie and Casey Casselman of Jamestown. Trent’s favorite subjects are gym and science. Trent is on the Southwestern football team. ...

Elsie Is Northern Chautauqua Canine Rescue Dog Of The Week

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The Northern Chautauqua Canine Rescue Dog of the Week is Elsie, a young mix of something with a sweet personality. She loves people, toys and walks and did well riding long distances in a car. She will need housetraining, but should catch on quickly. She is pretty high energy and playful so she ...

State Officials Call To Regulate Drinking Water

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Senate Republican Leader John J. Flanagan and Sens. Ken LaValle and Phil Boyle are calling on the state Department of Health and Dr. Howard Zucker, state health commissioner, to immediately implement strict limits on perfluorooctanoic acid and perfluorooctane sulfonate levels in drinking water. ...

Clymer Announces Honor, Merit Rolls

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CLYMER — Clymer Central School recently announced its high honor, honor, and merit roll lists for the second marking period of the 2018-19 school year. The students are: HIGH HONOR ROLL 12th grade: Nicholas Bayer, Lucas Beckerink, Taylor Beckwith, Tori Beckwith, Mason Bestine, Erin ...

At Meeting, Ross Grange Hears About Priority Items

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Ross Grange met Jan. 28 at the Falcon’s Nest Banquet Hall. The charter was draped in memory of long time members Valerie Bartholomew and Dorothy W. Sprague. The committee appointed to write resolutions of respect is Betty Wakefield, Opal Sprague and Mary Jane Griffith. A letter of thanks ...

Auditions For ‘Curtains’ Set For Sunday, Monday

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The Lucille Ball Little Theatre will host auditions for its next production, “Curtains,” from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Sunday and Monday. “Curtains” requires a large cast of men and women of all ages. The performance is a play within a play as the production of Robbin’ Hood of the Old ...

‘She Kills Monsters’ To Be Held At JCC

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Jamestown Community College’s production of “She Kills Monsters” will feature JCC students as well as community members. The dramatic comedy, directed by Adam Owens, will be presented at 7 p.m. March 15-16 and 22-23 and at 2 p.m. on March 17 and 24. Tickets are available through JCC’s ...

3 To Perform At Comedy Club Today And Friday

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Three comedians will perform today and Friday at Two and a Half Laughs Comedy Club. Paul Clemente is a native of Pittsburgh, Pa. and now makes his home in Lakewood. Paul describes himself as “a simple human trapped in a complicated mind” This week Paul will be starting the show off ...

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Cassadaga Board Meeting Monday CASSADAGA — The Cassadaga Valley School Board will meet Monday at 7 p.m. in the middle-high school multi-purpose room. A budget work session will take place prior to the school board meeting. The public is welcome to attend. Bemus Point Board To Meet BEMUS ...

Annual ‘Souper Bowl’ Winner Declared

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FINDLEY LAKE — Souper Bowl Sunday was a real winner, with more than 75 people attending the annual luncheon put on by the Alexander Findley Library Board of Trustees in Findley Lake. The annual Soupfest was held on Sunday in the Findley Lake Community Center. Everything is free, even ...

Area Police Reports

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CHAUTAUQUA COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE ¯ WESTFIELD — Nicholas L. Rollins , 29, of Erie, Pa., was charged with unlawful possession of marijuana and speed over 55 mph. Deputies stopped a vehicle Monday at 5:56 a.m. on Route 5 in Westfield for a traffic violation. Rollins was allegedly found to ...

‘Wow’ Factor

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A second Lucille Ball Comedy Festival headlining act and a well-known musical performance may be happening in downtown Jamestown this summer thanks to a new fund dedicated at bring in the “Wow” factor. On Tuesday, the Jamestown Local Development Corporation discussed the first two ...

(8:40 AM) Woman In Stolen Vehicle Charged With DWI After Crash

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A woman in a stolen vehicle is facing drunken driving charges following a crash late Tuesday, the Jamestown Police Department said. Officers were called to the area of 204 Allen St. around 11 p.m. for a reported crash in which the driver fled the scene. Upon arrival, officers reported finding ...

(1:45 PM) Cuomo Defends NY Abortion Law After Criticism From Trump

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ALBANY (AP) — Gov. Andrew Cuomo is defending New York's new state abortion law after it was criticized by President Donald Trump during Tuesday's State of the Union address. In an op-ed published Wednesday in The New York Times, the Democratic governor pushed back against Trump's call to ban ...

Reed Praises State Of The Union Address

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Following President Donald Trump's second State of the Union address, Rep. Tom Reed praised the fellow Republican's message that he said reinforced the idea that the United States is a strong union. "I really heard his call," the Corning Republican said. "If we don't find that common ground, ...