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Rotary Club To Host ‘Gold Rush’ Dinner, Raffle

Community

WESTFIELD — A chicken and ribs barbecue dinner and reverse draw raffle for cash up to the grand prize of $1,000 are on the menu of the Rotary Club of Westfield-Mayville’s Gold Rush event on Saturday, Oct. 27, from 6-9 p.m. at Eason Hall, 23 Elm St., Westfield. The Chiavetta’s ...

Auxiliary Donates To Local Fire Departments

Community

The Chautauqua County Volunteer Fire Services Auxiliary recently presented $100 to Kiantone, Ellery Center and East Dunkirk fire departments that maintains a rehab trailer. Rehab trailers, respond to fires and other emergencies to take care of the firemen that are working an emergency scene. ...

NYC Ballet Dancers To Perform At Reg Lenna

Community

New York City Ballet dancers Lauren King and Joseph Gordon will perform the roles of the Sugar Plum Fairy and her Cavalier in the Chautauqua Regional Youth Ballet’s 2018 Nutcracker at the Reg Lenna Center For The Arts on Dec. 14-15. “We are thrilled to give our young dancers the ...

Bowling Over Breast Cancer To Be Held

Community

The sixth annual Framed in Pink: Bowling Over Breast Cancer bowling tournament will be held from noon to 4 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 28, at Jamestown Bowling Company, 850 Foote Ave., Jamestown. Registration is closed for bowlers, but community members are invited to take part and support local ...

Urban Makeover

Local News

DUNKIRK — Offensive signs. Expletive remarks. There’s serious concern over what’s observed inside the Robin Street tunnel, but a remedy appears to be on the way. During the Common Council’s meeting Tuesday inside city hall, Robin Street resident Jeanette Delgado came before council ...

Area Police Reports

Police Reports

CHAUTAUQUA COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE ¯ NORTH HARMONY — Richard J. Conway Jr., 39, of Mayville was charged with seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance, third-degree aggravated unlicensed operation, uninsured motor vehicle, unregistered motor vehicle, uninspected ...

Off Its Foundation

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SILVER CREEK — A home was partially knocked off its foundation after a large box truck struck it Thursday morning. First responders were called to the crash at 323 Central Ave. in Silver Creek shortly before 8 a.m. Chautauqua County sheriff’s deputies found that a large truck had struck ...

Disposal Drop Box Opens In Dunkirk

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DUNKIRK — A new medication disposal drop box location has opened in the Dunkirk Police Department so that north county residents can dispose safely of their unused, unwanted or expired prescription medication 24 hours a day, seven days a week, free and anonymously. The medication disposal ...

Briefs

Briefly

Benefit To Be Held Sunday A benefit for Roxanne (Moore) Overturf will be held Sunday at the Cherry Creek Fire Department, Main Street, Cherry Creek, from 1-7 p.m. Admission is $10 and includes a pork sandwich, chips and water. The benefit will include live music, a 50/50, Chinese auction, bake ...

City Within Budget Estimates Through 3rd Quarter Of 2018

Local News

The city is within budget estimates, for the most part, through the first three quarters of 2018. On Monday, Joseph Bellitto, city comptroller, presented the third quarter finance report to the Jamestown City Council. He said revenues through the first nine months of the year are within budget ...

Wind Farm Noise, Lead Poisoning Concerns Aired

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MAYVILLE — The Chautauqua County Board of Health listened to concerns shared by village residents regarding the noise disturbances caused by the Arkwright Summit Wind Farm and the high rate of lead poisoning in children that continues to persist in the city limits of Jamestown. Residents of ...

Conversation With Your Dog Improves Its Attention Span

Community

Hello, everyone. We all talk to our dogs, right? We tell them how much we love them, how good they are, what we want them to do, and where they should go. Yes, we have talked about this before, but new research has been released within the past couple of days I want to talk to you ...

I Start To Exercise — And Restart, And Restart, And…

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I do not enjoy exercising. I exercise intermittently, but I take breaks that last days, weeks, months. My spouse ensures that those breaks do not last for years. She loves to exercise. She also fervently believes that I am still alive only because she feeds me healthy food and goads me into ...

Committee Lowers Tax Levy Again

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MAYVILLE — The Chautauqua County Legislature will be voting on a 2019 budget with an even lower tax levy increase after the Audit and Control Committee lowered it another $25,000. On Thursday, the committee, on the recommendation of the Human Services Community, lowered the stipend for ...

Troopers Probe School Bus, Truck Incident

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CLYMER — The New York State Police said it is investigating a truck that illegally passed a stopped Clymer Central School bus on Oct. 11 that almost struck two students. The incident was captured on video from a bus camera and was played for the public during a Clymer Board of Education ...

How Prather Avenue Got Its Name

Community

Occasionally this column will look back at some of the earlier settlers, businessmen, and maybe even a character or two from the past while they resided in the area of Ellicott. Today we will get acquainted with a businessman who was involved in the wood industries of the village and the city ...

Council May Revise Loan With New Business

Local News

The Jamestown City Council will vote later this month to revise the terms of the loan awarded to the Jamestown Brewing Company. On Monday, Anthony Dolce, Ward 2 councilman, spoke about the restructuring of the loan for the new business, which is expected to open in December. On the ...