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Fredonia Golf Tournament Set For July 13

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FREDONIA — The Fredonia Alumni Golf Tournament will mark its 10th anniversary when golfers assemble at Shorewood Country Club, 4958 W. Lake Road, Dunkirk, on Friday, July 13, to raise money for scholarships for State University at Fredonia students. The tournament is a four-player scramble, ...

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Reading Camp To Kick Off Monday The “Children of the Book” Summer Reading Camp will begin its fourth Summer on Monday. The free program will be held daily until July 27 at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church, 410 N. Main St., Jamestown, and is open to students who have completed the third, ...

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Antique Auto Club The Antique Auto Club will meet at the War Vets at 7 p.m. Wednesday, June 27. The date was incorrectly submitted to The Post-Journal.

Fenton Archaeological Dig Paying Early Dividends

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The volunteers participating in the archaeological dig at the Fenton History Center have discovered an item that dates back before the start of the Civil War. On Tuesday, Dr. Tom Greer, Fenton trustee and head of the archaeological dig, said that they have excavated two coins from the ...

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Private equity firm Lorraine Capital from Buffalo recently acquired Bush Industries Inc., a furniture manufacturer and distributor based in Jamestown. At a time when several Chautauqua County businesses have experienced closures and layoffs this year, Lorraine plans on investing more capital ...

11:30 AM: Trio Charged After Meth-Making Items Found

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POMFRET — Three people were jailed after police found items used in the production of methamphetamine inside a Pomfret residence. Charged were 40-year-old Jessica Rumsey of Fredonia, 25-year-old Andrew M. Lindstrom of Fredonia and 29-year-old Tyler A Jaynes of Silver Creek after deputies ...

11:50 PM: Marine Unit Recovers Body Spotted In Lake Erie

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Erie County Sheriff Timothy B. Howard reports the Marine Unit was dispatched around 6:40 p.m. Wednesday, after jet skiers found a body in Lake Erie. The Marine Unit located the complainants about 1.5 miles off Woodlawn Beach, Blasdell and the body was recovered and loaded onto the sheriff's ...

12:45 PM: Bank Robbery Reported In Falconer

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FALCONER — Police were looking for a man who reportedly robbed a Falconer bank shortly before noon Thursday. The robbery occurred at Community Bank, NA, located at 1982 East Main St. The area was quickly cordoned off to the public, and police began searching for the suspect. Ellicott ...

UPDATE: Photo Of Man Sought In Bank Robbery Released

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ELLICOTT — Police are asking the public's help in identifying a man who robbed a bank Thursday. The robbery at Community Bank, NA, 1982 E. Main St., took place shortly before noon. Police said a man approached a bank teller with a note and left with an undisclosed amount of money. No ...

5:30 PM: Former Bemus Point Restaurant Slated For Demolition

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BEMUS POINT — Historic restaurant Ye Hare 'n Hounds Inn has been through a lot. After decades of serving locals and tourists, the fine-dining establishment caught fire in 1974 and again in 2017, transforming it for better and worse. And now after former Jamestown residents had expressed ...

6:44 p.m. City ZBA Approves Comedy Center Sign Variance

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The Jamestown Zoning Board of Appeals has approved an area variance and special use permit for the National Comedy Center. On Thursday, the board held a special meeting after they had tabled the request from the NCC on June 6 because no representative from the center attended the hearing. ...

Jamestown High School Class Of 1943 To Hold 75th Class Reunion

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Class reunions are usually a mixed bag for former high school peers. Some are ecstatic to see old friends again whereas others would rather leave the past behind them. Whichever way one leans, most usually let the reunion scene fade before or after the 50th reunion. For the Jamestown High ...

Third Street Streetscape Project To Be Finished Aug. 1

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June 6, 1944, also known as D-Day, is considered one of the ultimate target dates of all time. D-Day was the result of the Allied Army spending months planning and preparing for Operation Overlord, the amphibious invasion of Normandy beach during World War II. In the city of Jamestown, ...

Ripley School Searching For Options Amid Failed Vote

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RIPLEY — In the hallways of Ripley Central School, Board President Bob Bentley remained optimistic of Ripley’s future following the failed school budget vote in May. However, on Wednesday following another failed school budget vote, he said he was“lost” as to why the district ...

In Reversal, President Orders Halt To Family Separation

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WASHINGTON — Bowing to pressure from anxious allies, President Donald Trump abruptly reversed himself Wednesday and signed an executive order halting his administration’s policy of separating children from their parents when they are detained illegally crossing the U.S. border. It was a ...

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Migrant Prayer Vigil To Be Held WESTFIELD — In conjunction with the Episcopal Church bishop’s activities, St. Peter’s Episcopal Church will be open all day for a prayer vigil on Thursday in response to the forced separation of children in America. The Rt. Rev. William Franklin will be ...

4:48 P.M.: City Man Pleads Guilty To Federal Drug Charges

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Juan Pacheco Jr., 36, of Jamestown pleaded guilty before U.S. District Judge Lawrence J. Vilardo to conspiracy to distribute five kilograms or more of cocaine, 500 grams or more of methamphetamine and marijuana. The charge carries a mandatory minimum penalty of 20 years in prison, a maximum of ...

5:36 P.M.: State Legislative Session Ends With A Whimper

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ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York lawmakers left the state Capitol early Thursday with little to cheer, ending a six-month legislative session marked by gridlock, shifting alliances and blown chances. High-profile proposals to authorize sports betting, overhaul antiquated election laws, extend ...