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(6:55 PM) Weed Mass Trapping, Killing Fish In Burtis Bay

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CELORON — A rancid smell is carried on the winds in Burtis Bay. With a sizable mass of invasive Eurasian milfoil and other weeds collected there, hundreds, perhaps thousands, of fish are trapped, most already dead, with no choice but to frantically flop around in an attempt to ...

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UMC To Hold Thanksgiving Meal GERRY — The Rodeo City Senior Citizens will meet on Friday at noon in the United Methodist Church for the annual Thanksgiving dinner. Turkey, stuffing and gravy will be provided. All those attending are asked to bring a dish of food to add to the meal, and ...

Reed To Retire ‘Extreme’ Label After Re-Election

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U.S. Rep. Tom Reed said he plans to retire the “Extreme Ithaca Liberal” tag he has used on many of his past Democratic opponents. Reed, R-Corning, made the announcement during a call with regional media Wednesday, a day after he secured another term to the 23rd Congressional District. ...

Biochemist Talks About Harmful Algal Blooms

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There is no silver bullet to rid Chautauqua Lake of its harmful algal blooms. According to Dr. Gregory Boyer, the speaker for the 14th annual Maurray L. Bob lecture at the Prendergast Library, the prevalence of cyanobacteria, otherwise known as blue-green algae, in the lake is a problem that ...

Mitrano’s Future Uncertain After Defeat

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Tracy Mitrano said she isn’t sure what her political future holds after she was defeated by U.S. Rep. Tom Reed in Tuesday’s general election. In a call with regional media, Mitrano said she felt good about the campaign her team ran in seeking the sprawling 23rd Congressional District. The ...

After Attacks From Trump, AG Sessions Pushed Out

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Attorney General Jeff Sessions was pushed out Wednesday after enduring more than a year of blistering and personal attacks from President Donald Trump, who inserted in his place a Republican Party loyalist with authority to oversee the remainder of the special counsel’s ...

Paving Work Begins On Jamestown Bridge

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Paving work began Wednesday on the South Main Street Bridge in Jamestown. The work is the latest on the bridge, scheduled to open by the end of this month, county officials said. The bridge’s concrete relieving slab was poured on Sept. 21, with granite curbing and sidewalk placement taking ...

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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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“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

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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

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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. ...