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Holiday Potluck Luncheon At Audubon Dec. 20

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Audubon Community Nature Center staff and volunteers will host a festive potluck luncheon and some holiday fun on Thursday, Dec. 20. The public is invited to attend. Those attending should arrive by noon with a dish to pass and table service. Those attending can also bring their potluck ...

JHS Students Participate In Code Initiative

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Sam Quadri, Jamestown High School technology teacher, recently took a group of students to the State University at Fredonia to participate in the worldwide Hour of Code initiative. During the recently held Computer Science Education Week thousands of students from more than 180 countries ...

Grand Opening

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BLOCKVILLE — Dollar General has opened its newest store in Chautauqua County. The Dollar General at 5360 Route 474 in Blockville recently opened its doors to the public. It’s the 20th location for the chain variety store in the county, a Dollar General spokeswoman said. John Brown, ...

Guns Recovered, Charges Pending In String Of City Larcenies

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Charges are pending against two male youths after several items — including an AR-15 rifle and a loaded handgun — were stolen from vehicles over a three-week period in Jamestown. An investigation was launched after numerous larcenies were reported in a five-block area in the city’s ...

‘Super’ Thoughtful

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LAKEWOOD — Christmas came early — as it has for the last 15 years in Lakewood. Doug Peterson, founder and vice president of Southern Tier Supply, is a member of the Chautauqua County Highway Association and through his connections with the highway superintendents the annual Toys For ...

Students, Faculty Protest Potential SUNY Cuts

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FREDONIA -- Beginning at 11:30 a.m. today, more than 70 students and faculty from the Department of Visual Arts and New Media and other departments and majors marched around SUNY Fredonia’s campus. The group’s silent march served as a protest against the proposed cuts to several majors, ...

(3:50 PM) Officer In Fredonia Shooting Was Wearing Body Camera

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The officer involved in Monday's fatal shooting of a male in distress with a knife was wearing a body camera at the time of the incident, Fredonia Police Chief Brad Meyers announced in a press release today. Patrolman Nathan Scriven, a 15-year member with full-time experience with the village ...

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Little Theatre Sets ‘Christmas Is’ The Lucille Ball Little Theatre of Jamestown will be hosting “Christmas Is,” featuring special guests, the Junior Guilders and Children Sing. The performances are Friday and Saturday at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday at 2 p.m. All tickets are $10. The special ...

CARTS Meets Conditions For New Third Street Site

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Public and private officials have met deadlines for the new Chautauqua Area Regional Transit System hub location along Third Street in downtown Jamestown. In October, officials from the city, county and GPatti Development reached an agreement for the new CARTS hub location to be temporarily ...

Agreement Halts Panel To Probe Misconduct

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An agreement between New York and district attorneys across the state has likely halted a measure that would have created an independent body to investigate complaints of misconduct by local prosecutors and their assistants. The District Attorneys Association of the State of New York sued ...

DA’s Office To Handle Village Shooting

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FREDONIA — On Wednesday afternoon the Chautauqua County District Attorney’s Office received confirmation from the New York State Attorney General’s Office that the DA could move forward with their investigation into the 76 Liberty St. shooting that took place in Fredonia Monday ...

Longtime Carroll Highway Superintendent Recognized

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FREWSBURG — Carroll Town Highway Superintendent Tom Allison was officially recognized for his services as he officially announced his retirement, effective Dec. 30. However, he won’t be gone long as he will be reappointed to his position for the upcoming year, so the vacancy will be ...

Salamanca Man Who Fled After Stabbing Is Arrested

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LITTLE VALLEY — A Salamanca man who fled to Las Vegas following a stabbing in Salamanca is facing second-degree murder charges. The Cattaraugus County Sheriff’s Office announced the arrest of the 22-year-old, though his name was not released. The Sheriff’s Office has been investigating ...

Reed Requests Federal Investigation Of State Justice Center

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In response to stories of abuse and death involving disabled New York residents under state care, Rep. Tom Reed, R-Corning, is calling for a federal investigation of the New York State Justice Center. The goal is for these cases to be prosecuted and brought to light. The Department of Justice ...

Student Council Donates To Salvation Army

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The Student Council at Southwestern High School donated $300 to The Salvation Army’s Christmas Assistance Program recently. The Student Council raised the money through the ticket sales from this year’s Homecoming dance in October. Student Council members wanted to donate the money to a ...

Kiwanis Club Names ‘Terrific Kids’ For September, October

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Sixth-grader Chelsea Trapani has been chosen as Kiwanis Terrific Kid for September. Chelsea enjoys drawing, singing and spending time with her grandma. Chelsea is a member of Middle School Student Council and also Builders Club. Chelsea’s favorite subject is ELA and she also enjoys ...

Back Room Radio Live Today

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The Back Room Radio Hour will present its annual Christmas Special live from the Robert H. Jackson Center in Jamestown today at 7 p.m. Bill Ward will host the event. Scheduled to appear are Adam McKillip, Amanda Barton, Barbara Jean and Steve Strickland, Ward, Bob Henry, Eric Kane, Infinity ...

Churches Donate To Angel Tree Program

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Staff at G.A. Family Services held a recognition luncheon earlier this month to honor and thank several area churches for taking up monetary collections or hosting an Angel Tree at their parishes for the 2018 holiday season. Gifts or monetary donations made to the G.A. Foster Care Angel Tree ...