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Salvation Army Behind In Annual Red Kettle Campaign

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With a little more than two weeks left in the Salvation Army’s Red Kettle Campaign, the clock is ticking to reach the nonprofit’s annual goal. The annual fundraiser helps support essential services for the local Salvation Army and in New York state. The local branches are trying to raise ...

City Man Charged After Fleeing Police

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A Jamestown man was charged after fleeing police in a stolen car late last month. The Lakewood-Busti Police Department received a complaint of a burglary in the village in which a car was taken from a garage Nov. 28. The following day, around 4 p.m., officers located the stolen car on ...

Salary Board Calls For Pay Increase For Mayor, Council

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A recommendation has been made on a possible pay increase for elected officials in the city of Jamestown. On Wednesday, the city’s Salary Review Commission meet for the second time this year to discuss a possible pay increase for the mayor and members of the council. Every four years, ...

Tax Department Warns Of Possible Scams

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To help taxpayers avoid being scammed, the state Department of Taxation and Finance today highlighted some common tactics used by identity thieves and cybercriminals. The strategies to steal sensitive personal data range from the simple to the complex, as described in the examples ...

Scott-Sleight Named Executive Director Of St. Susan Center

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Bonny Scott-Sleight has been named executive director of St. Susan Center. Scott-Sleight joined the organization in December, the nonprofit announced Wednesday. As a 30-year resident of Jamestown, Scott-Sleight said she is committed to developing and leading programs that enrich the ...

SWCS Middle School Releases Its Honor And Merit Rolls

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Southwestern Middle School officials recently released the school’s honor and merit rolls for the first quarter of the 2018-19 school year. They are: HONOR ROLL Eighth Grade: Spencer Bell, Griffin Bogdanowicz, Kiara Calkins, Muazam Chaudhry, Lillian Cobb, Lydia Covert, Madison Cresanti, ...

Stow Seniors Change Meeting Time

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The Stow Senior Citizens Inc. membership decided in October to change the monthly supper meeting time to 5 p.m. from November to April. Norm Czubaj introduced a resolution at the November meeting to make the change of the time year-round. Joann Harper made a motion to accept. It was ...

‘Breathtaking’

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A project that began in the fall of 2017 is now complete as the Southwestern Central School District opened its doors to the newly constructed gymnasium. Prior to the first boys and girls home basketball game, an official grand opening ceremony was held to honor the completion of the ...

‘A Win-Win-Win’

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ELLICOTT — Snowflakes crowned the scene of a major demolition at 173 Jackson Ave., the former site of Jamestown Woodworking Inc., on Tuesday morning. The wrecking was the result of years of effort and a symbol of mutually beneficial means to an end, according to Mark Geist, CEO of the ...

(10:40 AM) City Man Charged After Fleeing Police In Stolen Car

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A Jamestown man was charged after fleeing police in a stolen car late last month. The Lakewood-Busti Police Department received a complaint of a burglary in the village in which a car was taken from a garage Nov. 28. The following day, around 4 p.m., officers located the stolen car on ...

Scott-Sleight Named Executive Director Of St. Susan Center

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Bonny Scott-Sleight has been named executive director of St. Susan Center. Scott-Sleight joined the organization in December, the nonprofit announced Wednesday. As a 30-year resident of Jamestown, Scott-Sleight said she is committed to developing and leading programs that enrich the ...

Four Calves Found On Interstate Safe After Checkup

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CORRY, Pa. — Four young cows are now safe after being dumped on the Southern Tier Expressway on Tuesday. Five calves were originally found wandering in the westbound lanes of Interstate 86 near Sherman after falling off the back of a cattle truck reportedly driving 70 mph. The truck was ...

Sherman Releases Honor, Merit Rolls

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SHERMAN — Sherman Central School officials recently released the school’s honor and merit rolls for the first quarter of the 2018-19 school year. They are: HONOR ROLL 12th Grade: Josephine Allen, Kourtney Ames, Tyler Ames, Reece Bates, Faith Beckerink, Jassmin Bivins, Gabrielle Carris, ...

City Man Charged After Dispute

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A Jamestown man was charged after a woman was found by police lying unconscious in a pool of blood. Officers with the Jamestown Police Department were called at 6:30 a.m. Tuesday to a home on Broadhead Avenue for a reported domestic dispute involving 45-year-old Carl L. Settle and a woman. ...

County Legislature Hears Burtis Bay Fish Kill Woes

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MAYVILLE — Mike and Peggy Newell have become more well-known in Chautauqua County, but not due to anything they had ever expected or predicted. The fish kill in Burtis Bay in Celoron, which amassed dozens of feet of invasive Eurasian milfoil weeds and thousands of various dead species of ...

Resource Center Artists Paint Cemetery Trash Cans

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This summer the Resource Center’s “Pickin’ Club” painted five trash cans for Lake View Cemetery in Jamestown. The cans, each displaying a different theme, have been placed throughout the cemetery in theme inspired locations. The “Pickin’ Club” at the Resource Center, turns ...

Calves Who Fell Off Truck Found On I-86

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Police in New York and Pennsylvania found themselves asking the public “Where’s the beef?” Several young cows were found wandering Interstate 86 after they apparently fell out of the back of a truck early Tuesday. The first calf was found in the westbound lane of the interstate around ...

Humane Society Announces Holiday Adoption Drive

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The Chautauqua County Humane Society (CCHS) is teaming up with Happy Hounds Hotel and Day Spa and the Media One Radio Group for the Season of Hope adoption drive. From Black Friday through Saturday, Dec. 22, the humane society is working to make sure 100 animals make it to their forever ...

Falconer School Board Meets Candidates

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FALCONER – Candidates vying for consideration to fill the vacancy currently facing the Falconer Central School Board of Education met with board members during Tuesday’s meeting. At the Nov. 6 meeting, the 7-member board approved a resolution that vacated Jennifer Olsen’s position. ...