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Southwestern Names Middle School Students Of Month

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Southwestern Middle School officials recently released the school’s Students of the Month for January. They are: Simeon Lewis, sixth grade and the son of Dan and Christi Lewis of Jamestown. His favorite subjects are physical education, social studies, math and band. Simeon plays on ...

Winners Of High School Bowl Matches Announced

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Panama Central School defeated Clymer Central School, 65-26, and Falconer Central School, 53-43, in recent Media One High School Bowl matches at Jamestown Community College. In another match, Clymer defeated Youngsville Area High School, 65-38. Elliott Jackson of Panama, Erin Brumagin and ...

Clymer Students Go ‘Red For Women’

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CLYMER — Students at Clymer Central School participated in “Go Red for Women” in association with the American Heart Association. The “Go Red for Women” campaign is designed to raise awareness regarding heart disease and stroke among women. Students recently lined up in the Clymer ...

Area Police Reports

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CARROLL POLICE DEPARTMENT ¯ Dennis A. Eklund, 52, of Frewsburg was charged with first-degree felony aggravated unlicensed operation, DWI, DWI per se, unlicensed operation, uninspected motor vehicle, insufficient brake lights and consumption of alcohol in a motor vehicle. Police stopped a ...

‘All In A Day’s Work’

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LITTLE VALLEY — It was a warm Monday afternoon. The day had already been busy for Cattaraugus County Sheriff’s deputies Steve Dombeck, Hanz Heineman and Sgt. Andrew Rozler, but Monday, May 7, 2018, had much more in store for the trio. At about 6 p.m., the call came from dispatch that a ...

(7:25 PM) City Sues Contractors After Water Damages Tracy Plaza

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The city of Jamestown and its insurance carrier are suing one of its contractors for $2 million in damages. In a court filing received Feb. 15 in Chautauqua County Supreme Court in Mayville, the city and New York Municipal Insurance Reciprocal filed the suit in an attempt to recoup damages ...

(10:45 PM) Car Reported On Fire After Collision With Cow

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SINCLAIRVILLE -- A car was heavily damaged in a crash with a cow late Monday. Firefighters were called to 5353 Route 60 in Sinclairville, between Old Chautauqua and Terry roads, around 10:35 p.m. County dispatch told fire officials that the crash was between a vehicle and a cow. The car was ...

Groups Call For Unity On Health Of Lake

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Ahead of a county-led memorandum of understanding that seeks to guide all of Chautauqua Lake’s stakeholders under one mission — to improve overall lake health — most lake-related groups have signed onto a conservation statement penned by the Chautauqua Watershed Conservancy. Leaders from ...

County Officials Take On Lake Leadership Role

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CHAUTAUQUA — The Chautauqua County government has found itself in a leadership role in regard to Chautauqua Lake management now perhaps more than ever, and that reality became more evident at the most recent Turner Winter Series lecture. The series is focusing exclusively on the welfare of ...

WH Indicates Trump To Veto Disapproval Of Emergency

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WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — President Donald Trump is prepared to issue the first veto of his term if Congress votes to disapprove his declaration of a national emergency along the U.S.-Mexico border, a top White House adviser said on Sunday. White House senior adviser Stephen Miller told ...

‘We The People’

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WESTFIELD — Despite being one of the smallest schools, to take part in the annual statewide “We the People” competition in Albany, Westfield Academy and Central School students not only became better acquainted with the U.S. Constitution, but received an award for their efforts. The ...

Polar Plunge

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MAYVILLE — It’s the 33rd Presidents Day Weekend Winter Festival, and along with the ice castle and fireworks came the sixth Polar Plunge Saturday. The plunge is an event held each year to help generate donations for the Food Bank of Western New York. “The jumpers all bring in a ...

Proposed Warren Roundabout Decision To Be Made Monday

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WARREN, Pa. — There’s one more round left for the roundabout decision. The final decision is being held up by rescission. The roundabout issue will only be before council for one more week, according to Mayor Maurice Cashman. At a recent special meeting of Warren City Council, ...

News Analysis: Airline Was Wrong

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Boutique Air bet that promises of a better airline service would be enough to convince the federal government to restore an Essential Air Service subsidy to the Chautauqua County Airport at Jamestown. The airline was wrong. When the federal Department of Transportation issued an order ...

Manufacturing Roundtable Brings Opportunity

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Understanding innovation’s return on investment was the main topic for a manufacturing roundtable recently held at Jamestown Community College for an audience of representatives from 40 small and medium-sized businesses in Western New York. The Shift program of nonprofit Buffalo ...

Durniok Is Named UPMC Interim President

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Even though he is a lifelong resident of northwest Pennsylvania, Brian Durniok is enjoying his new surroundings in Western New York. Durniok is the new interim president at UPMC Chautauqua, a position he officially filled when former president and CEO Betsy T. Wright retired after 29 years ...

County Residents Receive Extra Time To Pay Property Tax

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All residents in Chautauqua County and a handful of other area municipalities will have extra time to pay their property tax payment. On Thursday, Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo issued an executive order extending the property tax payment due date in municipalities impacted by recent winter storms. ...

Gerry Senior Citizens Hear About Maple Sugaring

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GERRY — The Rodeo City Senior Citizens met for their monthly luncheon and program at the Gerry United Methodist Church. Guest speaker Rich from the Audubon Community Nature Center had a slide show and talk on making maple syrup. Rich said the identification of a hard maple tree versus a ...

United Arts Appeal Fund Drive Contributors

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To kick off their 2019 fund drive, this month United Arts Appeal of Chautauqua County board members sent letters to previous donors. They requested support again for the hundreds of concerts, performances, classes, and exhibits UAA member organizations present that are seen by thousands of ...

Exhibition Accepting Artists

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“Women Create” invites women to submit work for consideration for its fourth juried exhibit of women’s art at the 3rd On 3rd Gallery at the Reg Lenna Center for the Arts in Jamestown. Applications are being accepted from women of all ages in any media, and artists from within 100 miles of ...