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Youth Swim Classes Scheduled

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The Winifred Crawford Dibert Boys and Girls of Jamestown will be starting a new session of swim lessons for youth from Sept. 11 through Nov. 3. The club uses the American Red Cross system of progressive instruction for beginning to advanced swimmers with placement in classes that encourage ...

Frewfest To Be Held Saturday

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FREWSBURG — The second annual FrewFest will be held on Saturday from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on the Firemen’s Grounds off of Main and Hazzard streets, Frewsburg. Churches in the Frewsburg area are joining to provide the community a day of family fun and outdoor concerts. Featured for the music ...

Cherry Creek Firefighters Honor Member

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CHERRY CREEK — At the Cherry Creek Volunteer Fire Department banquet June 2, Raymond L. Sheldon Sr. was honored for his service of 35 years of being an officer from fire chief to fire police, being a member of 59 years in the Cherry Creek Volunteer Fire Department. When he went to the VFW ...

Prendergast Library Sets Summer Reading Finale

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To celebrate a summer of reading, the library will hold its finale event on Saturday, Aug. 25 at 2 p.m. in the library’s Community Room. Musician Nan Hoffman will perform a fun, family friendly concert. During her performances, Hoffman sings and accompanies herself on guitar, autoharp and ...

Seniors Host Luncheon At Gerry UMC

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GERRY — Rick Rupprecht of the Audubon Community Nature Center of Jamestown was the recent speaker at the Gerry Senior Citizens luncheon held in the Gerry United Methodist Church. Rupprecht said he has been with the Audubon for 20 years and wanted to present some information to all on the ...

Civil War Remembrance To Be Held In Little Valley

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LITTLE VALLEY — Descendants of members of the 154th New York Volunteer Infantry, a Civil War regiment raised in Cattaraugus and Chautauqua counties, will hold their 33rd annual reunion at 2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 25, under a tent on the grounds of the Cattaraugus County Memorial and Historical ...

Deadline For United Arts Appeal Recognitions Is End Of August

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The deadline is approaching for United Arts Appeal recognitions. Throughout the 2018-2019 performance season, 2018 fund drive contributors will be listed on the UAA’s website, in the printed programs of presentations by member organizations, and more. A single contribution of any amount ...

Thule Lodge Holds Summer Meeting

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FALCONER — Members of the Thule Lodge No. 127 met at the end of July at the Falcons Nest in Falconer for their summer meeting. Thule Lodge is in its 111th year in the Jamestown area, and serves to preserve the Swedish heritage through events and activities. Chairman Tom Eckberg welcomed all ...

Adult Swimming Classes To Begin Sept. 10

Community

The Winifred Crawford Dibert Boys and Girls Club of Jamestown is set to begin another year offering adult programming. The club will reopen for adults on Tuesday, Sept. 4. For the first week, open swim will be available Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. and Friday from 7 ...

AJ Texas Hots Celebrates 50 Years In City

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Well hot dog! Cars pictured waiting to enter AJ Texas Hots at 824 Foote Ave. in Jamestown. The hot dog eatery celebrated its 50th anniversary Tuesday with discounted food and giveaways. To commemorate the anniversary, the Texas hot dogs were sold for 50 cents. Owner Sam Colera’s work in the ...

Reg Lenna Center To Screen ‘Hereditary’

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The supernatural horror film Hereditary shows Wednesday, Aug. 22, at Reg Lenna Center for The Arts. When Ellen, the matriarch of the Graham family, passes away, her daughter’s family begins to unravel cryptic and increasingly terrifying secrets about their ancestry. The more they discover, ...

Annual Lip Sync Battle Fundraiser Planned Friday

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The fourth annual Lip Sync Battle fundraiser to support people with disabilities will take place Friday at the Celoron Legion, located at the corner of Fairmount and Jackson avenues in West Ellicott. The lip-syncing competition is open to anyone. People can participate as solo acts or as a ...

Area Police Reports

Police Reports

CHAUTAUQUA COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE ¯ SILVER CREEK — Travis J Eaton, 35, of Silver Creek was charged with third-degree burglary and third-degree criminal mischief. Deputies responded at 12:56 p.m. on Saturday to a location on Jaekle Avenue in Silver Creek for a reported criminal mischief. ...

Chautauqua Institution Files Lawsuit

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BUFFALO — Chautauqua Institution has filed an Article 78 proceeding against the state Department of Environmental Conservation and town of Ellery seeking to stop future use of herbicides on Chautauqua Lake by declaring a Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement approved in April ...

(10:45 AM) Overnight Police Blotter

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CHAUTAUQUA COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE • DUNKIRK — Jason E. Lack, 37, of Dunkirk was charged with fourth-degree criminal mischief. Deputies responded to a home in the town of Dunkirk on Monday for a disorderly male. Deputies found that Lack had thrown a TV remote at a TV, which caused it to ...

(3:11PM) Report Identifies More Than 1,000 Victims Of Priest Abuse

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HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — More than 1,000 children — and possibly many more — were molested by hundreds of Roman Catholic priests in six Pennsylvania dioceses, while senior church officials took steps to cover it up, according to a landmark grand jury report released Tuesday. The grand ...

(6:08 PM) Suspect Sought After Stabbing In Jamestown

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A suspect was being sought after a man was stabbed Tuesday afternoon in Jamestown. The man, who was not identified, was reportedly stabbed in the area of Baker Park near West Fourth Street in the city. According to Capt. Robert Samuelson of the Jamestown Police Department, the stabbing ...