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(2:10 PM) City Easter Egg Hunt To Be Held Indoors Due To Weather

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Due to weather forecasts, Jamestown’s 72nd annual Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday has been moved inside the Allen Park Ice Rink. The event is free for children ages 12 and under. Children will be allowed into the hunt one age group at a time, starting at 10:30 a.m. Once a group has found all the ...

JPS Board Approves Leave Incentives For District

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In a potential attempt at cost savings, the Jamestown Public Schools Board of Education approved leave incentives for teachers and principals in the district. Officially termed Jamestown Teachers Association resignation incentive and Jamestown Principals Association resignation incentive, ...

Cuomo, Local Officials For Gold Star Free Tuition

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State officials are working to provide free tuition to children of military members killed or disabled while on duty despite legislation being voted down in the state Assembly’s Higher Education committee earlier this month. On Wednesday, Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced he will waive tuition ...

Fieldbrook Foods In Dunkirk Purchased By Competitor

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LE MARS, Iowa (AP) — Wells Enterprises Inc. has acquired Fieldbrook Foods headquartered in Dunkirk from Arbor Investments effective Monday. In a press release, the company said the purchase “expands Wells’ current manufacturing capacity, diversifies its ability to support customers ...

Teacher Arrested On Drug Charges

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WARREN, Pa. — A Warren County School District teacher was removed from class and arrested on drug charges on Tuesday. Matthew R. Kiser, a teacher at Beaty-Warren Middle School, is charged with possession with intent to deliver, two counts of corruption of minors, endangering the welfare ...

Pair Arrested On Federal Gun And Drug Charges

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BUFFALO — U.S. Attorney James P. Kennedy Jr. announced Wednesday that Douglas P. Beardsley, 33, and Camille Lopez, 18, both of Jamestown, were arrested and charged by criminal complaint with possession with intent to distribute methamphetamine, possession of a firearm during a drug ...

Reed Says Politicizing Tax Returns Is Dangerous

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The U.S. congressman for New York’s 23rd District says it is wrong to politicize someone’s tax return no matter who they are. On Wednesday, Tom Reed, R-Corning, made clear his position during a conference call with regional media when it comes to the request for President Donald Trump ...

One In Christ To Hold Maundy Service Today

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Once a year, hundreds of people gather in downtown Jamestown to observe the call to love one another and come together during Holy Week. One in Christ is inviting the public to attend a collective community gathering today at 6:30 p.m. at the Reg Lenna Center for the Arts. One in Christ is a ...

Randolph Town Board OKs Work On Weeden Park

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RANDOLPH — The Randolph Town Board will give all the help it can to youth athletic organizations that utilize Weeden Park. At the board’s recent meeting, officials of Randolph Youth Soccer and Randolph Area Baseball asked for separate assistance to accommodate their respective youth ...

Bethel Announces Honor, Merit Rolls

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Bethel Baptist Christian Academy recently announced the students in grades seven to 12 who made the merit or honor roll for third quarter. They are: HIGH HONOR ROLL Justin Bloss, Natalie Corbelli, Sarah Inman, Christina McCoy, Rachel McEntire, JJ Moore, Olivia Olson, Brady Smart and Hailey ...

School Superintendent Speaks To Rotary

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WESTFIELD — Doc Hamels, Westfield-Mayville Rotary Club President Elect, welcomes Ben Spitzer, Chautauqua Lake Central School District superintendent, to the Rotary Club’s March 26 meeting at the Parkview in Westfield. As the program presenter, Spitzer spoke about the state budget, aid to ...

Community Caregiver Conference Held In March

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GERRY — Chautauqua Opportunities Alzheimer’s Services recently held a Community Caregiver Conference on March 22 at the Heritage Retirement Campus in Gerry. Vendors included Chautauqua Adult Day Services; Office of the Aging; Alzheimer’s Association of WNY; WillCare; Venture Forthe; ...

Holy Apostles Parish Presents Awards

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Holy Apostles Parish recently presented awards to two youth members. Sarah Russo was honored with the Spirit Award. Anna Burt was honored with the Manus Christi Award. Both young ladies are altar servers and catechists (religion teachers) at the parish.

Youth Symphony Fund Drive Closing

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The Chautauqua Regional Youth Symphony is celebrating its 32nd season of offering music opportunities to talented and motivated young musicians. Students in CRYS’s three orchestras have had sectional coaching by professional performers/educators as well as regular rehearsals in preparation ...

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Lakewood FD To Host Tournament The Lakewood Fire Department will host its annual golf tournament on Saturday, May 25, at South Hills Country Club. Entry forms are available at the fire department any Tuesday evening or at the Lakewood Village Hall during normal business hours. The fundraising ...

Veered And Flipped

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A woman was taken to the hospital Tuesday after the vehicle she was in veered off Route 430 and flipped into a culvert. The crash took place around 5 p.m. at 3844 Route 430 near Bemus Point. The vehicle landed on its side in the water, making it difficult for firefighters and EMS personnel to ...

City Woman With BAC More Than 4 Times Legal Limit Charged

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A Jamestown woman was charged with drunken driving after police say her blood alcohol level was four times over the legal limit. Officers responded Tuesday at 3:05 a.m. to Kwik Fill at 1617 W. Third St. for a reported suspicious vehicle. Upon arrival, officers found 32-year Aislyn G. Carlson ...

Ready For Prom

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For the past three years, Diana Scott of Studio D Catering has been collecting hundreds of dresses to help girls attend prom. The dresses, donated through a variety of sources locally and across the country, now amount to anywhere from 400 to 600 and are again available free to local high ...