News

Lakewood Man Who Stole Car Extradited

Local News

LAKEWOOD — A Lakewood man who police say broke into a village car dealership and stole cash and a vehicle earlier this year has been jailed after crashing the vehicle during a chase in Florida. Collin A. Slack, 22, was recently extradited to New York after being jailed for several months ...

Area Police Reports

Police Reports

CARROLL POLICE DEPARTMENT ¯ James R. Tuttle, 30, of Kennedy was charged with two counts of petit larceny. Officers charged Tuttle on Wednesday after an investigation occurred at a Centennial Street residence Sept. 12. Tuttle is accused of stealing a small amount of cash and a debit card from ...

Complaint Details Child Porn Possession Charges Against Teacher

Page One

CLYMER — The Clymer teacher charged with possession of child pornography was released on $50,000 cash bail with conditions of home confinement. At a detention hearing on Tuesday in Buffalo, Scott Aikens was granted bail on conditions. No immediate hearing has been scheduled, however, the ...

Cleanup Of River Yields 23K Pounds Of Metal

Local News

Despite losing two water days to Hurricane Florence, the 10th Annual Allegheny River and Conewango Creek Cleanup resulted in close to 23,000 pounds of metal removed from the area. “‘Ideal’ water levels for the river cleanup are approximately 2,500 cubic feet per second flowing out of ...

Fly-Car Mobile System Still Losing Funds

Page One

The county’s mobile emergency medical services program — also known as “fly-cars” —is still losing money, but is improving as time goes by. On Wednesday, John Griffith, county emergency services director, told the Chautauqua County Legislature Public Safety Committee that ...

Man Sought In CVS Theft Wanted Elsewhere

Local News

A man accused of stealing medication from several pharmacies — including from the CVS Pharmacy in Falconer on Monday night — is believed to be involved in a similar incident in Horseheads, N.Y. According the Elmira Star Gazette, police in Horseheads were looking for a man who went into a ...

County Justice Council Highlights Overdose Decline

Page One

MAYVILLE — The Chautauqua County Community Justice Council emphasized the recent data that revealed an estimated 12 percent decrease of drug-related and overdose deaths. Overall in 2017, there were 42 drug-related deaths and 38 drug overdose deaths in Chautauqua County with one remaining ...

One-Year-Old Uninjured After Struck With Pepper Spray

Local News

A 1-year-old child was not injured after being pepper spayed during a dispute between neighbors Tuesday. Jamestown police responded to Midgley Street around 5 p.m. for the dispute and learned that 22-year-old Mariah A. Jackson used pepper spray on an adult male during an argument. The child, ...

Officials: NC Flooding Too Bad To Tally Storm’s Harm

Page One

Aerial photographs show widespread devastation to farms and industrial sites in eastern North Carolina, with tell-tale trails of rainbow-colored sheen indicating potential contamination visible on top of the black floodwaters. However, conditions remain so bad more than five days after ...

Brownfield Grant To Help Jamestown, Dunkirk

Local News

Governor Andrew Cuomo announced Wednesday the designation of two new Brownfield Opportunity Areas in Dunkirk and Jamestown. The designations cover more than 1,200 acres of neglected, dormant and blighted properties in the two communities and help the localities implement revitalization ...

Glasier Family Reunion Held

Community

STOCKTON — The 93rd annual Glasier family reunion was held recently at the Stockton Firemen’s Grounds. It was opened with a prayer by Pastor Cliff Cliver before a tureen luncheon. There were 43 individuals attending. President Jason Trippi presided over the meeting. Sandy Cliver, ...

RTPI To Host Lecture, Book Signing With Alberto Rey

Community

The Roger Tory Peterson Institute of Natural History (RTPI) invites you to join us for a lecture and book signing with artist and author Alberto Rey on Friday at 7 p.m. Rey will discuss the origins of the Extinct Birds Project as well as its evolution into the exhibition, now on view at RTPI, ...

SUNY Fredonia To Hold Writers At Work Seminar Today

Community

FREDONIA — Insight into what it’s like to work in the non-profit world, utilizing writing and other communication skills, will be shared by three graduates of the State University at Fredonia — Heather (Mansfield) McKeever, Carol Pulver and Rich Ryan — when they return to SUNY ...

Recovery Walk At MHA To Be Held Sept. 27

Community

In celebration of National Recovery Month, the public is invited to join Chautauqua County organizations that provide mental health and substance use services at a Recovery Walk in Jamestown at noon on Thursday, Sept. 27. The short walk along Jamestown’s Riverwalk will begin and end at the ...

Camp Gross Foundation Plans Golf Tournament

Community

CASSADAGA — The Camp Gross Foundation Board of Directors is busily planning a new fundraiser for the organization. On Sept. 29, the inaugural running of the Dr. John R. Forbes Memorial Golf Tournament will be held at the Cassadaga Country Club on Frisbee Road in Cassadaga. The format is a ...

Glasier Family Reunion Held

Community

STOCKTON — The 93rd annual Glasier family reunion was held recently at the Stockton Firemen’s Grounds. It was opened with a prayer by Pastor Cliff Cliver before a tureen luncheon. There were 43 individuals attending. President Jason Trippi presided over the meeting. Sandy Cliver, ...

RTPI To Host Lecture, Book Signing With Alberto Rey

Community

The Roger Tory Peterson Institute of Natural History (RTPI) invites you to join us for a lecture and book signing with artist and author Alberto Rey on Friday at 7 p.m. Rey will discuss the origins of the Extinct Birds Project as well as its evolution into the exhibition, now on view at RTPI, ...

Slow Drip

Local News

A portion of the Jamestown Fire Department located below Tracy Plaza has been damaged due to rain water leaking into the area because of the Tracy Plaza construction project. On Monday, city officials discussed the most recent damage due to rain water leaking below the ongoing Tracy Plaza ...

Man Jailed After Chase

Police Reports

By The Post-Journal editorial @post-journal.com FINDLEY LAKE — An Erie, Pa., man was facing a host of charges after a pursuit that began in Pennsylvania ended across state lines in Findley Lake. Taken into custody was 51-year-old Marshall G. Young after troopers with the Pennsylvania ...

Stay Off The Phone

Page One

“We’re killing the ones we love because we’re selfish — honestly.” Those were the words of Jacy Good, a survivor of a distracted driving accident in 2008 that killed both her parents and rendered her left arm and leg paralyzed. “I’m so lucky to have walked in here to share ...