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Recent Accumulation Expected To Help Delayed Snowmobile Season

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After missing out for most of the winter season, snowmobiles can soon begin to safely take part in riding the trails. However, riders are encouraged to wait until Thursday so trails can be maintained and allow time for snow to set. The current forecast from the National Weather Service calls ...

Persell MS Names December Students Of The Month

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Persell Middle School officials recently released the school’s Students of the Month for December. They are: ¯ Peyton Joly, fifth grade and the daughter of Richie and Sara Joly. Peyton’s hobbies include ballet dancing and snowboarding. Her favorite class in school is social studies. ...

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Art Gallery To Celebrate 1 Year Chautauqua Art Gallery will celebrate its one-year anniversary on Saturday with a daylong open house. The gallery will be open from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. with watercolor demonstrations at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. There will also be food and beverages throughout the day. ...

Enrollment Up As Students Return To Fredonia

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FREDONIA — With the holiday season complete and the January blues in full effect, preparing for the upcoming semester may seem like a dreadful task. However, some students at the State University of New York at Fredonia are feeling the exact opposite and heading into this next chunk of the ...

Supervisors Respond To Proposed Budget Cuts

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Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced that New York towns will have their budgets cut in his newly proposed state budget, and town supervisors in Chautauqua County are not happy with the idea. His proposed budget would cut nearly $60 million in funding to local governments, including towns, villages ...

Reg Lenna To Screen ‘Widows’ And ‘Instant Family’ This Week

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The Reg Lenna Center for The Arts will show the heist thriller “Widows” on Wednesday, Jan. 23, at 7 p.m. and the family comedy “Instant Family” on Saturda,y Jan. 26, at 4 p.m. Admission is $5 to each screening. In “Widows, a police shootout leaves four thieves dead during an ...

Gowanda School To Merge More Programs

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GOWANDA — Gowanda Central School has already merged with Pine Valley for multiple athletics, including football and soccer. However, at a recent board of education meeting, more possibilities for shared programs were discussed. During the board members’ round table discussion, board ...

Church To Host ‘Furloughed Friends’ Amid Shutdown

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WARREN, Pa. — Many federal employees have been without work and paychecks for more than a month. A desire to help has taken shape as a group from First Presbyterian Church of Warren, Pa., has decided to welcome their furloughed federal friends for dinner. “It was the inspiration of one ...

Legal Records

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WARRANTS OCTOBER 10, 2018 NYS Dept. of Taxation and Finance vs. Robert Snyder, $116.03. NYS Dept. of Taxation and Finance vs. Gary L. Green, $465.26. NYS Dept. of Taxation and Finance vs. Bryan Livingston, $227.52. NYS Dept. of Taxation and Finance vs. Eileen Wright, $217.61. NYS ...

Council OKs Roundabout Maintenance Agreement

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WARREN, Pa. — Roundabout or no roundabout? The Warren City Council on Monday approved a maintenance agreement with PennDOT regarding the proposed roundabout at the intersection of Market Street and Pennsylvania Avenue. However, newly-appointed council member John Lewis called for a recall ...

Dems Eager To Bring DeVos Under Closer Oversight

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WASHINGTON — Wielding control of the House and a new set of investigative powers, Democrats are preparing to bring Education Secretary Betsy DeVos under the sharpest scrutiny she has seen since taking office. DeVos has emerged as a common target for Democrats as they take charge of the ...

Frewsburg HS Names Students Of Month

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Frewsburg Junior High School recently announced its students of the month for December. They are seventh-grader Aleah Bjork and eighth-grader Erich Thompson. These students were chosen for their outstanding character and serve as true role models to their peers.

Westfield Senior Citizens To Hold Next Meeting Feb. 10

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WESTFIELD — Twenty-six members attended the Westfield Senior Citizens’ December meeting at the Westfield YWCA. Angel ornaments and candy were at each place as gifts from Pat Sciarrino, group president. The meeting opened with the Pledge of Allegiance. Shirley Kolpien read a short ...

Prescott DAR Chapter Welcomes New Members

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A Christmas luncheon meeting of the Benjamin Prescott Chapter of the National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution was held at Webb’s Restaurant recently with 15 members present. The meeting was called to order at 12:15 p.m. with the opening ritual performed by Regent ...

Reduction Approved

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Residents on Southwestern Drive will notice a change soon. The speed limit between Hunt Road in Lakewood and Baker Street Extension in Busti will be decreased from 55 mph to 50 mph. The area borders the town limits of Busti and West Ellicott. Southwestern Drive is in the jurisdiction of ...

Area School Districts Reviewing Tobacco Policies

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As vaping and electronic cigarette use among many youths have been declared an epidemic by the U.S. Surgeon General Jerome Adams in December, school board of education members across Chautauqua County are reviewing updates to its tobacco policies specifically with vocabulary regarding vaping ...

GameStop To Move Location Next Week

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LAKEWOOD — The GameStop currently located at 318 E. Fairmount Ave. in the Chautauqua Mall will be newly setting up shop across the street in the Lakewood Village Center at 279 E. Fairmount Ave. next to Michaels craft store. As the area's biggest gaming retailer, the store will make its move ...

Chautauqua Lake Announces Students Of November, December

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Students of the Month at Chautauqua Lake Central School, honored for November and December achievements, are Chadelynn Johnson, Alyssa Reynolds, Rachel Wilson, Claire Millspaw, Erma Wolcott and Sophia Gervasio. The student recognition program honors students in grades seven through 12 whose ...

Blustery Conditions

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More than 16 inches of snow fell in the Jamestown area from Saturday afternoon through Sunday morning. However, it’s the bitter cold that area residents must now contend with heading into the week. A wind chill warning remains in effect for much of the area through 7 p.m. this evening, the ...

Past Chiefs Deliver Christmas Poinsettias

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WESTFIELD — As part of a tradition spanning many years, the Past Chief’s Association of the Westfield Fire Department conducted its annual delivery of Christmas poinsettias to the widows of deceased firefighters. The Christmas flower presentation is a small token of appreciation to the ...