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City Tax Revenues Greater Than Expected

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City of Jamestown officials received 7 percent more in sales tax revenues than budgeted last year. On Monday, Anthony Dolce, Ward 2 councilman, presented a report done by Joseph Bellitto, city comptroller, to the Jamestown City Council during its work session meeting detailing how the city ...

Leaks Force Student Relocation At Washington School

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Students in a few classrooms were displaced at Washington Middle School this week due to water leaks from the ceiling. Buckets to catch dripping water and “Caution: Wet Floor” signs remained scattered around the A-Wing of the Jamestown Public Schools facility on Thursday. Several ...

Police Seek Info After Girls Receive Lewd Photos

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WARREN, Pa. — The Pennsylvania State Police said it is investigating after several girls reported receiving lewd photographs through a messaging cellphone app. Authorities were made aware of the incident around Jan. 20 when a 14-year-old Sugar Grove, Pa., girl came forward. The girl told ...

Illumination Project Slated For Summer Completion

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Lighting enhancements are being planned to be completed this summer on the Greater Jamestown Riverwalk. On Thursday, the Jamestown Urban Renewal Association discussed the Riverwalk illumination project and accepted a bid from Clark Patterson Lee of $31,620 for the designing, planning and ...

Reed Pushing To Keep Funding At W. Valley Site

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U.S. Rep. Tom Reed, R-Corning, wants to keep funding the West Valley demonstration project while also commissioning a federal report to get a better handle on what remains on the site and what can be done to remediate the site. Reed introduced H.R. 1138 Tuesday in the House of ...

Pair Jailed After Crack Cocaine Found In City Home

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Several complaints of narcotics activity in a Jamestown apartment led to the discovery of a crack cocaine trafficking business Thursday. Police announced the arrests of 32-year-old Ryan J. Stills and 55-year-old Warren E. Dinkens on charges of third-degree criminal possession of a ...

(1:40 PM) Gov. Cuomo Restores Aid To Local Municipalities

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One of Gov. Andrew Cuomo's amendments to the 2020 Executive Budget proposal will ensure towns and villages are not adversely impacted by changes to the Aid and Incentives to Municipalities program. The proposal would use additional sales tax revenue from the elimination of the internet tax ...

Fentanyl, Cash Found During Warrant Search

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A Jamestown man wanted for failure to appear in court for a drug charge was taken into custody after a search turned up a fentanyl-methamphetamine mixure and a large amount of cash. Officers with the Jamestown Police Department arrested 24-year-old Jesse S. Nahrebeski after serving a bench ...

Southwestern Holds Annual Spelling Bee

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Southwestern Middle School held its annual spelling bee recently in the newly-remodeled high school auditorium. All three grade levels competed to become the “bee” champion. The annual competition is organized by Diane LaGrega. After welcoming the audience, LaGrega turned to speak ...

Audubon Will Hold Backyard Bird Count Saturday

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The public is invited to be part of the Great Backyard Bird Count at the Audubon Community Nature Center. No prior knowledge or experience is necessary for the special event on Saturday, Feb. 16, from 1 to 2 p.m. The Great Backyard Bird Count was started more than 20 years ago to create a ...

Sherman Releases Students Of The Month

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Sherman Central School’s senior high Student of the second quarter is Gwen Chase. Gwen is the daughter of Lane Chase and Bridget and Scott Eddy. Agriculture programs, government, English and advertising are Gwen’s favorite classes. Gwen also enjoys horse riding, FFA, Student Council ...

Falconer FBL Excel At District Competition

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RANDOLPH — Falconer FBLA joined members from throughout Chautauqua and Cattaraugus counties in a variety of competitive events at the 2019 Spring District Meeting at Randolph Central School. The SDM was a preliminary competition to prepare them for the upcoming State Leadership Conference. ...

Dog Of Week

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The Northern Chautauqua Canine Rescue Dog of the Week is Howard, a neutered male mix, probably around 2 years old. Howard is a typical hound, he has a strong voice and loves to run. He would benefit from an energetic home or a house with a fenced in yard so that he can get some daily ...

Briefly

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Canine Rescue Open House Sat. WESTFIELD — The Northern Chautauqua Canine Rescue will host an open house from 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday. The shelter is located at 7540 N. Gale St., Westfield. For more information, call 326-7297 or visit www.caninerescue.org. BPU Offices Closed Monday While ...

Motorists Dodge Trampoline

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DUNKIRK — Motorists had to do more than just navigate through the snow and blustery conditions — some even had to avoid a trampoline in the city. Dunkirk officers were at Brigham Road on Wednesday morning moving a trampoline that was lifted by the winds on to the pavement between Fifth and ...

Castle Creators

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Volunteers with BOCES assisted Wednesday in the construction of the ice castle at Lakeside Park in Mayville, the location of the 33rd annual Presidents’ Day Weekend Winter Festival. Volunteers have been building the iconic structure this week; opening ceremonies and the lighting of the ice ...

Wrong Way Driver On I-86 Charged With Drunk Driving

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NORTH HARMONY — A Lakewood man is facing drunken driving charges after traveling the wrong way on Interstate 86. Jevin R. Kelderhouse, 59, was stopped after Chautauqua County sheriff's deputies were alerted at about 9:05 p.m. on Feb. 9 for a report of a vehicle traveling in the wrong ...

(11:40 AM) Cuomo Signs Child Victims Act Into Law

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NEW YORK (AP) — New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo has signed into law long-sought legislation that extends the statute of limitations so sexual abuse victims can have more time to seek criminal charges or file lawsuits. The measure, signed on Thursday, was blocked for the past decade by Republicans ...