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(12:05 PM) Accidental Drowning Cited After Body Found In River

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The body of a man who fell into the Chadakoin River was recovered by first responders early Monday. Jamestown police said 61-year-old Robert B. Cavender reportedly fell into the water at some point overnight and drowned. His body was found Monday around 6:30 a.m. in the water near Victoria ...

Foundation Grant To Help Bemus Point Library Program

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BEMUS POINT — A grant from M&T Charitable Foundation has helped the Bemus Point Library to provide a special Thanksgiving celebration for its pre-school story time students at both the library and at Bemus Point Elementary School again this year. The book all students will receive this ...

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Spanglish Class Starts Wednesday Spanglish classes will be taught at Holy Trinity and Immanuel Lutheran churches in Jamestown, alternating monthly, starting Wednesday at 7 p.m. Classes will continue on Wednesday evenings taught by Millie Torres-Ruiz. The idea behind teaching class in both ...

Busti Town Board Recaps Tentative Budget

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LAKEWOOD — The tentative budget for the town of Busti was presented at Monday’s board meeting, and the major difference in appropriations discussed would be not spending $120,000 for the Lakewood Memorial Library and Hazeltine Public Library. In May, voters in the Southwestern Central ...

Chautauqua Opportunities Discusses County Housing Stock

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A lack of affordable housing and an old housing stock are just a couple of the housing issues Chautauqua Opportunities is trying to improve in the county. On Monday, Josiah Lamp, Chautauqua Opportunities Inc. housing and community development director, was an invited guest to speak about ...

Panama School Board Tours New STEM Room

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PANAMA — The Panama Central School District introduced a new K-2 STEM Lab with the goal of blending traditional and contemporary learning. Board of Education members toured the newly created room during a meeting Monday. A presentation was given by Elementary Principal Lauren Harper and ...

Buyer Still Sought For Former Sam’s Club Location

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WEST ELLICOTT — Yellow liquidation signs were recently posted at the former Sam’s Club located at 720 W. Fairmount Ave. The wholesale box chain closed its doors Jan. 27 of this year, about two weeks after the company announced it was shuttering dozens of stores. The 30-day liquidation ...

United Refining Agrees To Pay $450K In Settlement

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WARREN, Pa. — United Refining Company has agreed to pay more than $450,000 as settlement of violations of the Air Pollution Control Act between 2010 and 2016. According to the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP), inspections between September 2014 and December 2015 and ...

Hearing Sets Up Dramatic Showdown Between Kavanaugh, Accuser

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WASHINGTON — Republicans on Monday abruptly called Brett Kavanaugh and the woman accusing him of sexual assault decades ago to testify publicly next week, grudgingly setting up a dramatic showdown they hoped would prevent the allegation from sinking his nomination to the Supreme ...

Jamestown Area Seniors Meet For Tureen Dinner

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The Jamestown Area Senior Center met recently for a tureen dinner furnished by attendees. Shirley Vandenburg, director, opened the meeting with the group reciting the Pledge of Allegiance and singing God Bless America led by JoAnn Hoglund. Birthdays celebrated were JoAnn Hoglund and Willamae ...

Audubon Community Nature Center To Host Elk Adventure Sept. 26

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Fall is breeding season for elk, when males bugle and skirmish, competing for mates. Those interested can be part of Audubon Community Nature Center’s day-long outing on Wednesday, Sept. 26, to learn about and view herds of elk in Pennsylvania. The Audubon van will depart at 10 a.m. for ...

Jamestown Business College Release President’s, Dean’s List

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Jamestown Business College officials recently released the college’s President’s and Dean’s lists for the Summer 2018 semester. Students recognized are: PRESIDENT’S LIST Allegany: Kaylee Howitt. Bemus Point: Victoria L. Baran. Dunkirk: Angelique Cardona, Brittany Lombardo, ...

Motorcyclist Checked After Crash In Jamestown

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A motorcyclist was checked by ALSTAR EMS and Jamestown firefighters after being struck by a van Sunday afternoon. The collision occurred before 4:30 p.m. at the intersection of Washington and West Fifth streets in the city. The motorcyclist was examined at the scene but did not appear to suffer ...

Area Police Reports

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NEW YORK STATE POLICE ¯ KIANTONE — Jason Porter, 48, of Jamestown was charged with DWI. Troopers responded to a crash Saturday on Kiantone Road. An investigation found that Porter rear-ended a vehicle that was waiting to make a left-hand turn. He was taken into custody and later provided a ...

Bemus Point Latest District To Add Resource Officer

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BEMUS POINT — Following the tragedy in Parkland, Fla., that left 17 students and school staff members dead after an armed gunman opened fire with a semiautomatic weapon, local schools expressed concerns of school safety regarding secure entrances and the possibility of employing a school ...

(UPDATE 10:40 AM) 5 Displaced By Morning Fire In Jamestown

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Five people have been displaced after a fire broke out at their Jamestown residence early Monday. Jamestown firefighters were called to the 202 McKinley Ave. property, at Sampson Street, around 4 a.m. Crews remained on scene for several hours. Roger Sigular, Jamestown fire battalion chief, ...

‘Fight For Seeley Scholarship Fund’ Established

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Those who knew Michael Seeley, a sheriff's deputy, EMT and volunteer firefighter, said he lived his life to serve and help others in any way that he could. Honoring Seeley's service to the community and commitment to others, his family and friends have established the "Fight For Seeley ...

(7:30 PM) Couch Likely Source Of Fire That Destroyed Home

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A couch sitting on the porch of a Jamestown residence was found to be the likely source of a fire the destroyed a home early Monday. Lt. Tim Glenn of the Jamestown Fire Department said investigators were still looking at the exact cause of the blaze that ripped through the 202 McKinley Ave. ...