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Town And Village To Hold Dem Caucus

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LAKEWOOD—The Democratic Committee of the village of Lakewood and town of Busti will hold a caucus for nominating candidates to stand for election to the following offices: ¯ Busti town supervisor (four-year term); ¯ Busti Town Clerk (four-year term); ¯ Busti Town Council (two ...

‘Project Sticker Shock’ Is Underway

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Students from area school districts recently kicked off “Project Sticker Shock”, a youth-led initiative to change adult attitudes about selling and providing alcohol to minors. The public awareness project is sponsored by the Chautauqua Alcohol and Substance Abuse Council to bring ...

Drug Take Back Day Scheduled For April 27

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The 17th National Prescription Drug Take Back day will be held Saturday, April 27, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Office, community partners and the Drug Enforcement Administration will provide the public with an opportunity to prevent pill abuse and theft by ...

JHS Students 1st, 3rd At JCC Speech Contest

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JHS senior Finley Holt placed first, and Kara Triscari took third in the seventh annual JCC College Connections Speech Contest held on the JCC campus April 10. Finley and Kara competed against 14 other students from eight high schools that offer JCC Public Speaking for college credit in the ...

Falconer VFD Raises $1,000

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The Falconer Volunteer Fire Department recently hosted a pancake breakfast to raise money to purchase helmets and support the department’s Junior Firefighters program. The breakfast raised $1,000. Sponsors and donors included Community Helping Hands, The Tanning Bed, Monroe Muffler, Jamestown ...

Maple Grove Releases Honor, Merit Rolls

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Maple Grove Junior-Senior High School officials recently released the school’s honor and merit rolls for the third quarter of the 2018-19 school year. They are: HONOR ROLL 12th Grade: Kayla Abbey, Chase Benson, David Brown, Frank Colburn, Sage Cresanti, Carson Crist, Clare Crossley, ...

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Alumni Of SCCS Program Needed SILVER CREEK — The organizing committee for the Silver Creek Central School Music Alumni Reunion Performance is again reaching out to all vocal and instrumental alumni of the SCCS music program to RSVP as soon as possible to facilitate music selection and time ...

‘Tornado Alley’

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WARREN, Pa. — The path of the EF-2 tornado that touched down Sunday night and wreaked havoc through the center of Warren County is apparently longer that originally thought. Dozens of trees are down in Althom, a few of them squarely on houses. “We found a couple more miles of tornado ...

Battle Tested

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Forty years later, Jamestown High School students again, as they did then, stormed the gymnasium with school spirit for a charitable cause with the Battle of the Classes. The four grade levels at JHS competed in the culminating fundraising event that collected $11,000.19 that was donated to ...

(2:50 PM) College Freshman Dies In Suspected Fraternity Hazing

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BUFFALO (AP) — A university student in upstate New York has died following suspected hazing that led to a suspension of fraternity and sorority activities. University at Buffalo President Satish Tripathi says Sebastian Serafin-Bazan died Wednesday. The 18-year-old freshman from Port Chester ...

(9:45 AM) JPD Looking For Vehicle Involved In Hit-And-Run

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Jamestown police are looking for a vehicle and its driver involved in a hit-and-run crash Tuesday evening. The incident occurred around 9:15 p.m. in the crosswalk in front of UPMC Chautauqua hospital at 207 Foote Ave. A woman who was struck was treated at the hospital and later transported ...

(2:10 PM) City Easter Egg Hunt To Be Held Indoors Due To Weather

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Due to weather forecasts, Jamestown’s 72nd annual Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday has been moved inside the Allen Park Ice Rink. The event is free for children ages 12 and under. Children will be allowed into the hunt one age group at a time, starting at 10:30 a.m. Once a group has found all the ...

JPS Board Approves Leave Incentives For District

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In a potential attempt at cost savings, the Jamestown Public Schools Board of Education approved leave incentives for teachers and principals in the district. Officially termed Jamestown Teachers Association resignation incentive and Jamestown Principals Association resignation incentive, ...

Cuomo, Local Officials For Gold Star Free Tuition

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State officials are working to provide free tuition to children of military members killed or disabled while on duty despite legislation being voted down in the state Assembly’s Higher Education committee earlier this month. On Wednesday, Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced he will waive tuition ...

Fieldbrook Foods In Dunkirk Purchased By Competitor

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LE MARS, Iowa (AP) — Wells Enterprises Inc. has acquired Fieldbrook Foods headquartered in Dunkirk from Arbor Investments effective Monday. In a press release, the company said the purchase “expands Wells’ current manufacturing capacity, diversifies its ability to support customers ...

Teacher Arrested On Drug Charges

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WARREN, Pa. — A Warren County School District teacher was removed from class and arrested on drug charges on Tuesday. Matthew R. Kiser, a teacher at Beaty-Warren Middle School, is charged with possession with intent to deliver, two counts of corruption of minors, endangering the welfare ...

Pair Arrested On Federal Gun And Drug Charges

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BUFFALO — U.S. Attorney James P. Kennedy Jr. announced Wednesday that Douglas P. Beardsley, 33, and Camille Lopez, 18, both of Jamestown, were arrested and charged by criminal complaint with possession with intent to distribute methamphetamine, possession of a firearm during a drug ...

Reed Says Politicizing Tax Returns Is Dangerous

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The U.S. congressman for New York’s 23rd District says it is wrong to politicize someone’s tax return no matter who they are. On Wednesday, Tom Reed, R-Corning, made clear his position during a conference call with regional media when it comes to the request for President Donald Trump ...