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Area Police Reports

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CHAUTAUQUA COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE ¯ RIPLEY — Matthew J. Fowler, 44, of Ripley was charged with fourth-degree criminal mischief. Deputies responded Friday at 9:57 p.m. to a residence on East Lake Road in Ripley for a reported disorderly person. It was learned that Fowler allegedly ...

Successful Event

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DUNKIRK — In the face of poor weather to start the day on Saturday, the weekend managed to finish on a bright note as Sunday was bright and sunny making for a great finish to the second annual Great Lakes Grand Prix in Dunkirk. Racers and fans gathered Sunday in Memorial Park for the ...

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Food Pantry To Open Tuesday KENNEDY — The Kennedy First United Methodist Church Food Pantry and Children’s Clothing Closet serving Falconer School District residents is open Tuesday from 6-8 p.m. The pantry strives to provide each family with between two and three days of food, but is ...

SUNY Fredonia To Welcome Over 1,300 New Students

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FREDONIA — More than 1,300 undergraduate students will begin the next chapter in their educational journey at Fredonia when the 2019-20 academic year begins on Monday, Aug. 26. “We are excited to welcome a dynamic incoming class of over 1,300 talented undergraduate students from 19 ...

Historic Markers In Mayville Note Ice House, Railroad

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MAYVILLE — Two new historic markers were recently dedicated in the village of Mayville. The signs honor both the former commercial lake ice harvesting and shipping industry, and former railroads that dominated transportation in the region. The push for the recognition was, in part, due to ...

Village Basketball Court To Open Today

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CELORON — The village of Celoron and the Chautauqua Harbor Hotel have completed a new basketball court in the Celoron Village Park. The courts will officially open at 3 p.m. today. Scott Schrecengost, Celoron mayor, will be joined by David Hart, president and CEO of Hart Hotels Inc. and ...

Trump Dismisses Worries Of Recession

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, N.J. — President Donald Trump dismissed concerns of recession on Sunday and offered an optimistic outlook for the economy after last week’s steep drop in the financial markets. “I don’t think we’re having a recession,” Trump told reporters as he returned to ...

Warren School District To Hold Intruder Drill

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WARREN, Pa. — On Tuesday, alarms will sound. Police will run, guns drawn, into the building. Fire and EMS personnel will triage the injured. Ambulances will transport patients to Warren General Hospital. But, it’s all a drill. Between 11 a.m. and 8 p.m. Tuesday, the Warren County School ...

Lakewood Republican, Independence Party Caucuses Held

Community

LAKEWOOD — The Lakewood Republican Caucus was held recently at the Lakewood Baptist Church, 150 Erie St. PJ Wendel, chairman of the Busti Republican Committee and Lakewood resident, led the caucus. Susan Lane, committee person of the Busti Republican Committee and also a Lakewood resident, ...

N. Harmony Senior Citizens To Meet Today

Community

Attendance for the two meetings of the North Harmony Senior Citizens on June 17 and July 15 were 50 and 56 members and guests respectfully. Birthday celebrant for June was Sue Harper and for July was Barb Cheney. They were given a round of applause. Host committee members for June were Greta ...

Legal Records

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JUDGMENTS APRIL 3, 2019 People of NYS vs. Eliel Rodriguez, $25. People of NYS vs. Jennifer M. Allen, $120. JUDGMENTS APRIL 4, 2019 Five Star Bank vs. Richard T. Vanguilder, $15,963.55. Vicki Ricker vs. Michael A. Briggs, $114.01. Corinne L. Lacey HHS vs. Lyton L. Copeland, ...

Opera Singers Perform For Jamestown Rotary Club

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The Rotary Club of Jamestown was recently entertained by members of the Opera Department of Chautauqua Institution. Carol Rausch returned for the 21st time to accompany two young opera performers. Rausch has served as music administrator/chorus master, overseeing the musical components of the ...

Monarchs And Margaritas Is Aug. 30 At Audubon

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Monarchs and Margaritas will be held at the Audubon Community Nature Center on Friday, Aug. 30, from 5-7 p.m. All that day, the Nature Center will have been a flurry of motion getting prepared for the next day’s family friendly Monarch Butterfly Festival. The multipurpose room will have ...

County Receives Federal Grant To Support Opioid Crisis Programs

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U.S. Rep. Tom Reed on recently announced a $1 million grant to provide Chautauqua County with funding to support their efforts to combat the opioid crisis in rural communities. “We care about ensuring that our rural communities have fair access to the resources to help people struggling ...

Child Advocacy Project To Hold Annual Run Sept. 28

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The Child Advocacy Program of Chautauqua County will hold its sixth annual 5K Run/Walk and Kids’ Hero Run around Cassadaga Lake, starting and ending at the beach on Park Street in Cassadaga, on Saturday, Sept. 28. The Child Advocacy Program’s mission is to end child abuse in Chautauqua ...

Goofy Gus Is NCCR Dog Of Week

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The Northern Chautauqua Canine Rescue Dog of the Week is Goofy Gus, an English bulldog who can be as bullheaded as his breed name. He is a neutered male, probably about 5 years old who likes things done his way. He would do best with an experienced dog person in an adult-only home. The shelter ...

‘It Cleared Up’

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DUNKIRK — Before the racers could get in the water to face off against one another, they had to first take on a bigger opponent — Mother Nature. Saturday’s festivities got off to a slower start due to the unexpected inclimate weather conditions, but that didn’t stop everyone from ...

Peer Support

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Two organizations are teaming up to help first responders and emergency workers deal with the stress and trauma of a critical incident. The Critical Incident Stress Management (CISM) Team is a sub-committee of the Chautauqua County Department of Emergency Services that help emergency ...

Healthy Places

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“My goal is to nudge people. Give them different tips,” is how Molly Howell, Chautauqua County Health Network healthy retail consultant, describes her goal of trying to convince people to eat healthier. On Tuesday, Howell was joined by Mikayla Certo, Chautauqua County Health Network ...

Dunkirk Lighthouse Highlight In ‘Widow’s Point’

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Fredonia native Gregory Lamberson announced the world premiere of his latest movie, “Widow’s Point,” at his Buffalo Dreams Fantastic Film Festival on Saturday. The movie, which has already garnered the attention of Variety Magazine and Entertainment Weekly, was filmed in just 15 days ...