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(3:04 PM) Lakewood Mayor Officially Resigns

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LAKEWOOD — Lakewood Mayor Cara Birrittieri officially resigned from office, effective Friday. The village office received her letter of resignation, prompting Village Clerk Joseph Johnson to send out a press release detailing Birrittieri's decision to end her term early. Her four-year term ...

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BPU To Remain Open On Monday The Jamestown Board of Public Utilities will be open during normal operating hours from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday, Columbus Day. Garbage and recycling collection for the week of Oct. 8-12 will take place on regular schedule. Flushing of water mains will follow ...

Hearing Waived For City Man Accused Of Killing Dog

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MAYVILLE — A hearing to discuss statements collected by police was waived in the case of a Jamestown man accused of killing his dog by hanging it from a tree. The Chautauqua County Public Defender’s Office, which is representing 48-year-old Robert Overton Jr. in the death of his pit bull, ...

Sheriff Warns About Car-Deer Accidents

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Chautauqua County Sheriff Joseph A. Gerace reminds motorists to be especially careful when traveling on highways. The deer migration and mating season occurs during the months of October, November and December and more car-deer accidents occur during these months. November is the peak month ...

Hunter Pleads Guilty In 2017 Shooting Death Of Woman

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MAYVILLE — Thomas Jadlowski, the Sherman man who told police he thought he saw a deer when he fatally shot his neighbor in November 2017, pleaded guilty to criminally negligent homicide and hunting after hours. The plea deal was accepted Thursday in Chautauqua County Court in front of Judge ...

BOCES To Receive Funding For School Safety

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Erie 2-Chautauqua-Cattaraugus BOCES will receive $500,000 in funding designed to help bolster school security, educate and train students and faculty and support law enforcement officers and first responders who arrive on the scene of a school violence. U.S. Attorney James Kennedy Jr. joined ...

Mayville Candidates Discuss Key Issues

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MAYVILLE — Two mayoral candidates and five trustee candidates for the village of Mayville shared their thoughts about how to preserve the positive qualities of the village and introduced themselves at a meet-the-candidate forum Thursday evening. As residents prepare to vote on who will fill ...

‘Ain’t Missin’ Dinner!’ Returns To Chautauqua County

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Full disclosure…. I love “Ain’t Missin’ Dinner!” I’ve seen four different productions of “Ain’t Missin’ Dinner!” I produced two of those four productions of “Ain’t Missin’ Dinner!” I can’t wait for the new production of “Ain’t Missin’ Dinner!” soon ...

In Transformation, JFK Airport To Receive 2 New Terminals

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NEW YORK (AP) — John F. Kennedy International Airport will get two new terminals, centralized ground transport, and better security and runways in a transformation that will increase its capacity by at least 15 million passengers a year, Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced Thursday. The project was ...

No Injuries Reported In Kennedy Fire Wednesday

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KENNEDY — No one was injured after a fire broke out at a home in Kennedy early Wednesday. The fire at 3668 Ellington St. was reported at 12:05 a.m. Keith Bean, Kennedy fire chief, said he arrived on scene to find heavy smoke coming from the property. He said the fire originated in a ...

Good Gourd

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Jamestown resident Tim Bailey took fifth place at last Sunday’s World Pumpkin Weigh-off at the Great Pumpkin Farm in Clarence. He received $500 for his 1,483.5-pound pumpkin, the heaviest he’s ever grown. Bailey is a longtime participant at local pumpkin weight competitions. “I’ve ...

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NEW YORK STATE POLICE ¯ GERRY — Rashid Jabbar, 33, of Jamestown was charged with unlawful possession of marijuana. Troopers stopped a vehicle Sunday on Route 60 in Gerry for a traffic violation. While speaking to the driver, troopers reported smelling marijuana in the vehicle. Jabbar was ...

‘Stop The Bleed’

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CLYMER — Students were seen applying tourniquets and packing gunshot wounds in Clymer on Wednesday — only it was during a simulated lesson. But Terry Phelps, Findley Lake Fire Department EMS Captain, wanted the students to have the ability to dress a wound in the event of a tragedy. ...

Hunter Pleads Guilty In Shooting Death Of Sherman Woman

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MAYVILLE — Thomas Jadlowski, the Sherman man who told police he thought he saw a deer when he fatally shot his neighbor in November 2017, has pleaded guilty to criminally negligent homicide and hunting after hours. The plea deal was accepted Thursday in Chautauqua County Court in front of ...

UPDATED: Hearing Waived For City Man Accused Of Killing Dog

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MAYVILLE -- A hearing to discuss statements collected by police was waived in the case of a Jamestown man accused of killing his dog by hanging it from a tree. The Chautauqua County Public Defender's Office, which is representing 48-year-old Robert Overton Jr. in the death of his pit bull, ...

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Salvation Army To Host Cake Walk The Salvation Army is holding an old fashioned cake walk on Friday in its fellowship hall at 83 S. Main St., Jamestown. Make a $5 donation at the door and do the cake walk with the opportunity to win bake goods donated by Panera, Bob Evans, Arbys, KFC, Ruby ...

Audubon Fall Frolic Will Be Held Oct. 13

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A new season means that big changes are coming to Audubon Community Nature Center. On Saturday, Oct. 13, from 10 to 11:30 a.m., adults and the three- to eight-year-old child(ren) in their life can learn all about fall’s changes and have a Fall Frolic at Little Explorers. Every fall leaves ...