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Win Gives Dems Lock On Albany

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NEW YORK (AP) — Universal health care, marijuana legalization and early voting. Stronger gun control laws, protections for abortion rights and higher taxes on millionaires. Democrats say those are just a few of their priorities after seizing control of the state Senate from Republicans. ...

10 Businesses Charged In State Sweep

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Ten locations in Chautauqua County, including convenience stores, bars and liquor stores, sold alcohol to minors during a three-month investigation, Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced Wednesday. Altogether, more than 140 establishments across the state reportedly sold alcohol to minors in the ...

Bemus Point Historical Society To Host Robinson

Community

BEMUS POINT — Neil Robinson, local attorney, past president and founding member of the Bemus Point Historical Society will discuss the Holland Land Company at the Society’s Nov. 14 meeting. Anyone who has studied the history of Western New York, and particularly Chautauqua County, ...

Dance Noir Set For Saturday

Community

The Chautauqua Regional Youth Ballet presents Dance Noir on Saturday at 7:30 p.m. at the Willow Bay Theatre. Dance Noir is a smaller scale performance featuring works inspired by the darkness of the late fall season including both classic variations and new contemporary works. A cash wine ...

Foundation To Hold Pre-Holiday Dinner

Community

The American Scandinavian Heritage Foundation will hold a pre-holiday dinner on Friday, Nov. 16, at Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, 825 Forest Ave., Jamestown. Social time from 5:30 to 6 p.m. will include refreshments followed at 6 p.m. by a ham dinner. The program will feature the Thule ...

Gillibrand Pushes For Nonprofit Security Funds

Community

U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand, D-New York, is calling on leaders of the Senate and House Appropriations Committees to provide $60 million for the Nonprofit Security Grant Program in the upcoming fiscal year. Currently, the Senate has allocated $35 million for this national security ...

Audubon Nature Photography Club Meeting Today

Community

“Fall” and “Beauty in a Dreary Day” are the topics for the image review that opens the Audubon Nature Photography Club’s regular meeting on Thursday, Nov. 8, at 6:15 p.m. The public is invited to come and see how participants interpret and portray the subjects. There will also be a ...

Jefferson Terrace Salon and Spa celebrate 10th Anniversary

Business

Happy 10th Anniversary Jefferson Terrace Salon and Spa! Today marks 10 years in business. Jefferson Terrace gives a big "thank you" to all of their clients that made the ten years possible. Stop in and say congrats today and tomorrow. www.jeffersonterrace.com

Ballots Cast

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Voters and election officials all echoed the same sentiment Tuesday evening in Jamestown: that more residents than usual were showing up to exercise their right to vote in this midterm election. In total, 41,270 ballots were cast in Chautauqua County out of 75,930 registered voters, equaling ...

Area Police Reports

Police Reports

JAMESTOWN POLICE DEPARTMENT ¯ Benjamin W. Fuller, 38, of Jamestown was charged with six counts of first-degree criminal contempt and aggravated family offense. Police conducted a warrant check Monday on a West 12th Street residence. Officers found Fuller inside the residence, and an ...

Quattrone Wins

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There’s a new sheriff in town in Chautauqua County. Jim Quattrone, a former lieutenant with the Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Office, defeated incumbent Joe Gerace on Election Day, seizing more than 53 percent of the vote, according to unofficial results by the county Board of Elections. ...

Report: 10 Chautauqua County Establishments Sold Alcohol To Minors

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Ten locations in Chautauqua County, including convenience stores, bars and liquor stores, sold alcohol to minors during a three-month investigation, Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced Wednesday. Altogether, more than 140 establishments across the state reportedly sold alcohol to minors in the ...

(3:35 PM) Jeff Sessions Forced Out As Attorney General By Trump

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Attorney General Jeff Sessions was pushed out Wednesday as the country's chief law enforcement officer after enduring more than a year of blistering and personal attacks from President Donald Trump over his recusal from the Russia investigation. Sessions told the president ...

(4:30 PM) Tastee Corners Building To Be Demolished

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A beloved community location will be no more soon as plans are in motion to demolish the Tastee Corners & Cafe. Salim Sarvaiya, Southside Pharmacy owner and co-partner in the ownership of the Southside Plaza in Jamestown, said plans are are being made to demolish the former Tastee Corners ...

JPS Donates $23K To United Way

Community

Jamestown Public Schools staff recently donated $23,391.45 to the United Way of Southern Chautauqua County. This year’s donation was an increase of $6,774.10 over last year. “I couldn’t be more proud of how Jamestown Public Schools staff, teachers and administrators pulled together to ...

Briefly

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Frewsburg BOE To Meet Thursday FREWSBURG — The Frewsburg School Board will hold its regular meeting Thursday at 6:30 p.m. in the Robert H. Jackson Elementary Cafeteria. The public is welcome to attend. Library To Hold Christmas Bazaar FLUVANNA — The Fluvanna free Library will hold its ...

School Board Members Visit Piano Lab

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BEMUS POINT — At a Bemus Point Board of Education meeting Monday, board and audience members played piano. The music department gave presentations regarding recent developments inside its curriculum and what the department has to offer regarding instruments. Band teacher James Foley ...