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Cassadaga Board To Meet The Cassadaga Valley Central School Board of Education will hold a special meeting on Tuesday at 6:45 p.m. in the board’s conference room. The meeting is open to the public. The board will also meet for a special meeting on Tuesday, June 26, at 5 p.m. Outdoor Club To ...

The Search For Perfection In Bach And Beyond

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FREDONIA — After a second evening at this year’s Bach and Beyond Festival, held at the historic 1891 Fredonia Opera House, the programming decisions made by Artistic Director and Conductor Grant Cooper for this 23rd season really came into focus. This concert featured works written ...

Paintings From Renowned Artist Decorate Town Of Sherman

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SHERMAN — The family of renowned local painter John Fiet has donated 10 of his works to the Sherman Historical Society, which subsequently delivered the artwork to various locations throughout the town. A beautification effort reaching five locations in town, the dispersal of the paintings ...

Rights For NRG ‘Expired,’ NYISO Says

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DUNKIRK — NRG Energy Inc.’s decision to deactivate its Dunkirk power-generating has led to the recent bombshell cost of $114 million for the facility to tie back in to the state transmission system, according to the top official at the New York Independent System Operator. Brad Jones, ...

House Takes Up Bills To Battle Opioid Problems

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The nation’s opioid epidemic took center stage in the U.S. House of Representatives last week. U.S Rep. Tom Reed, R-Corning, cast votes last week in favor of making it harder to send drugs through the mail, a five-year pilot program setting aside federal housing vouchers for those who will ...

Lakewood Teen To Appear On ‘The Price Is Right’

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LAKEWOOD — Mikayla Johnson is set to walk across the stage when she graduates from Southwestern Central School on Friday at the Reg Lena Center For the Arts. Before that happens, though, the country will see her walk onto the set of "The Price is Right." The Lakewood native will appear on ...

Protests Held At Warren County Courthouse Against Border Action

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WARREN, Pa. — “No hate, no fear, immigrant kids are welcome here.” The chant could be heard on the corner of Market Street and Fourth Avenue in Warren, Pa., Friday evening, along with plenty of others, all centered on the same message: opposition to the Trump administration’s current ...

Arkwright Wind Turbine Project Almost Complete

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ARKWRIGHT — More than half of the wind turbines are up and cleanup is commencing at most sites, Arkwright town officials learned last week. “Twenty-two turbines up and 14 to go,” Rod Clossman from EDP Renewables said. “We have to start renewing the wetlands and all the areas that we ...

Dunkirk Boat Race Organizers Gearing For Event

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DUNKIRK — Less than two months before the first Offshore Powerboat Racing in Dunkirk, organizers were on hand last week to discuss details and logistics for what is expected to be the largest happening in the city this summer. Larry Bleil, chief executive officer of Race World Offshore, and ...

Cuomo Launches PILOT Program To Reduce Suicide Attempts

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Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo has launched a pilot program aimed at reducing new suicide attempts among individuals who had previously attempted suicide. Funded through the $3.5 million federal Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration grant, the Attempted Suicide Short Intervention ...

Cherry Creek Recognizes Firefighters, First Responders

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CHERRY CREEK — The Cherry Creek Fire Department recognized firefighters and first responders recently at their annual banquet held at the Pine Valley VFW Post 2522 on Route 83 in Cherry Creek. Following a welcome from Chief Terry Sheldon, and an opening prayer by Chaplain Bruce Fish, ...

Puerto Rico Native, JHS Senior Eager To Accept Next Challenge

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Graduating from high school within four years can be difficult for some students. Add in learning English after moving from Puerto Rico and the dream of graduating within four years is nearly impossible, at least according to Jamestown Public Schools officials. Kiera Velez Cortes is a ...

3:40 PM: State Issues Air Quality Health Advisory For WNY

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NEW YORK (AP) — The hot weather is coming with an air quality health advisory for much of Western New York. The state Department of Environmental Conseration and the Department of Health are warning residents in Chautauqua, Cattaraugus, Erie, Wyoming, Genesee, Orleans and Niagara counties ...

Chamber Welcomes New Members

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The Chautauqua County Chamber of Commerce has just concluded its most successful spring membership drive ever with the addition of 46 new members. The businesses that have joined the Chamber in the past couple of months cross all sectors of the economy in all geographic locations from Celoron ...

Blink Of An Eye

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Optometrist Dr. Kara Gibbs and her business, Southern Tier Optometry, has moved shop and set up a new location in the same building as the previous location, albeit with more rooms to handle patients and space for workers to be able to customize their offices. Not much has changed at ...

Red House Fight Continues After Zoning Board Decision

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CASSADAGA — The fight to restore the Red House to its status as a viable businesses in Cassadaga is not over. Owners of the popular wedding and event venue, Steve and Nancy Wickmark, attended last week’s village board meeting to check on the outcome of their letter requesting a ...

New City Riverwalk Trail To Feature A Variety Of Nature

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A new bike trail in the form of the Greater Jamestown Riverwalk is set for a grand opening June 29. The trail stretching from 8th Street to Fluvanna Avenue features lots of natural habitats to explore along the Chadakoin River. The Audubon Community Nature Center helped scout the trail before ...

DEC Launches Grant For Excess Food Diversion

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The state Department of Environmental Conservation is launching a $4 million grant program to help generators of excess wholesome food and food scraps to expand their capacity to donate wholesome food or divert it to organics recycling facilities. An estimated 40 percent of the food produced ...

Lutheran Welcomes New Organization, Foundation Board Chairs

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Lutheran Jamestown and the Lutheran Foundation proudly welcome and announce the election of two new board chairs after elections took place this spring. Terry Havens-Turner has been elected as the board chair for Lutheran Jamestown and Joel Gaden has been elected as the board chair for the ...