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City Public Works, Parks Officials Discuss Employee, Equipment Needs

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The need for additional employees and equipment is at the top of the list for the heads of the city Public Works and Parks departments. On Monday, the first budget deliberation meeting of the city’s proposed 2019 executive budget started with the Public Works and Parks department leaders ...

Candidates Agree On Need To Halt Weeds

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Editor’s Note: This is the third of four stories detailing The Post-Journal debate between 150th state Assembly candidates — incumbent Andy Goodell, R-Jamestown, and challenger Judith Einach, D-Westfield. Both candidates for the 150th state Assembly understand the importance of ...

Tax Decrease Explained By Busti Town Board

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LAKEWOOD — The Busti town council voted 4-1 to approve the final budget for the town in 2019. A public hearing was hosted Monday evening and featured some residents criticizing the 1 cent per $1,000 tax rate decrease for residents in the town. Lakewood village residents will experience a ...

Task Force To Help Mothers, Community Outreach Holds First Meeting

Community

A task force to improve the health of expectant mothers has held its first meeting. “New York is committed to ensuring every woman in the state has equal access to high quality healthcare, and this initiative will help break down unnecessary barriers to care,” said Gov. Andrew Cuomo. ...

P-Tech Hosts Open House

Community

DUNKIRK — The 3-D printers were churning and student volunteers were bustling, eager to showcase the work taking place inside WNY P-TECH in Dunkirk. The Pathway in Early College High School program was showcased to nearly 200 parents and community members during its recent open ...

Construction On Roundabout Expected Next Year

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FREDONIA — Following years of planning and some pushback, construction of a roundabout will proceed at northern Chautauqua County’s busiest intersection. On Friday, the New York State Department of Transportation said the DOT will go forward with a two-lane roundabout at the Route 20 and ...

Area Police Reports

Police Reports

CHAUTAUQUA COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE ¯ MINA — Christopher A. Schoen, 49, of North East, Pa., was charged with driving while intoxicated, DWI with a blood alcohol content of .08 percent or greater, speed in zone and unregistered motor vehicle. Deputies stopped a vehicle on Route 426 in Mina ...

Prehistoric Passion

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“My first thought was, ‘They’re not extinct!’” Mark Jukes’ fascination with reptiles began at the early age of 5 when he first saw a green anole, a kind of lizard, crawling along the pavement. Making the connection to the scaled giants of the past, Jukes has since thought of all ...

Report: Sears To File For Bankruptcy, Several Stores To Close

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Sears Holding Corp. is expected to file for bankruptcy protection, several wire service reports have indicated. The filing could come as soon as Monday morning. With the bankruptcy, about 150 of the company’s department stores could be closed, Reuters said late last week. The company has ...

Woman Reported Missing From Warren Assisted Living Facility

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WARREN, Pa. — A search is underway for an 87-year-old female with severe dementia who is missing after leaving an assisted living facility Sunday evening in Warren, Pa. City of Warren Police said in a statement posted on Facebook that Elizabeth Blakeslee “has been missing since 6 p.m. ...

(11:25 AM) Sears To Close Lakewood Location Amid Bankruptcy

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LAKEWOOD -- Sears will close its Lakewood location as the company announced bankruptcy protection. A list of the 142 Sears and additional Kmart stores that would close was announced, including the longtime location at the Chautauqua Mall. It wasn't immediately known when the local store will ...

Pennsylvania Gov. Issues Warning Over Raw Milk

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WARREN, Pa. — Anyone with a glass bottle of Pot O Gold raw whole milk with a red cap in Pennsylvania is advised to throw it out. The governor’s office has issued a warning regarding Pot O Gold raw whole milk sold in the area in the past several weeks.v “Consumers who purchased raw whole ...

(9:50 PM) Clymer Bus Driver, Aide Recognized After Saving Students

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CLYMER — Following protocol and instincts, two Clymer staff members who district officials said helped save students from serious injuries in separate incidents last week were recognized. During a Clymer School Board meeting Monday, Superintendent Ed Bailey discussed the recent heroism from ...

Attorney General Announces Settlement With Biopharmaceutical Company

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NEW YORK — Barbara D. Underwood, New York attorney general, has reached a settlement with major biopharmaceutical company Pfizer Inc. following an investigation into the company’s business and advertising practices for its copayment coupon program. As part of the program, consumers were ...

Annual Golf Tournament Raises Funds For Mayville Food Pantry

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CHAUTAUQUA — The recently held 19th annual Lake Chautauqua Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 8647 golf tournament raised $4,500 for the Mayville Food Pantry. The tournament was held at the Chautauqua Hill Golf Course with 92 golfers participating. “Thank you is not enough for the success ...

Briefly

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After-Prom Group Meets This Week FALCONER — The Falconer After-Prom Committee will hold its first meeting at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday in the eighth-grade project room. All parents of juniors or seniors are asked to attend along with anyone else who would like to help out with the party. Those ...

O’Hurley To Perform At Reg Lenna On Saturday

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The Reg Lenna Center for the Arts presents a night of nostalgia when “Seinfeld” actor, John O’Hurley, performs “A Man With Standards” live on stage Saturday at 8 p.m. “A Man With Standards” is the veteran performer’s retrospective of the music of The Great American Songbook ...

State Assembly Candidates Debate Corruption, Ethics Reform

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Editor’s Note: This is the second of four stories detailing The Post-Journal debate between 150th state assembly candidates — incumbent Andy Goodell, R-Jamestown, and challenger Judith Einach, D-Westfield. The debate between the two candidates running for the 150th assembly seat on ...