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Top Dog

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LAKEWOOD – A celebrity hot dog is in Western New York this weekend. The iconic hot dog arrived while on a tour of the Southern Tier. On Friday, the vehicle was on display outside of WalMart. The vehicle is set on a Chevrolet W4 series chassis and has a V-8, 6.0 liter engine and an ...

Lake Taxing District Discussed

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MAYVILLE — The Chautauqua Lake Protection and Rehabilitation Agency may be the newest lake group on the block, but their purpose is vastly different compared to the various nonprofits and municipalities concerned with the health of Chautauqua Lake. The CLPRA’s goal: to evaluate the needs ...

Gowanda School Board Considers Later Start Time

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GOWANDA — Despite its controversial nature in other school districts, a later start time for Gowanda Middle/High School students was met with enthusiasm by members of the Gowanda Central School Board and there were no members of the public who commented on the matter at the board’s most ...

Chamber Honors North And South Members

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CELORON – Two members of the Chautauqua County Chamber of Commerce were honored for their community service in the north and south county. Monica Simpson of Dunkirk and Simone Sellstrom of Jamestown were awarded the Pam Lydic Coalition Builder Award. The celebration took place during the ...

Historical Society Open House To Be Held Sunday

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WESTFIELD — The Chautauqua County Historical Society will say goodbye to 2018 with its annual holiday open house on Sunday at the McClurg Museum in Westfield. The open house provides an annual opportunity for visitors to learn more about the museum and the historical society, ...

JHS Students To Perform

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The Jamestown High School Orchestra Program will hold its annual Holiday Tour Concert on Monday at 7 p.m. in front of Sears at the Chautauqua Mall. The Symphonic Orchestra, Chamber Orchestra and Concert Full Orchestra will perform a variety of works including Greensleeves, Selections from How ...

Chautauqua Center, St. Luke’s To Host Health Fair Today

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The Chautauqua Center will partner with St. Luke’s Episcopal Church to offer a community health fair on Saturday from 8 a.m. to noon. The event will include a variety of health and education offerings including: oral health screenings, blood pressure checks, glucose testing stations and a ...

Church Hosts Trunk Or Treat

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Pilgrim Memorial and First Congregational United Church of Christ held their Annual Neighborhood Trunk or Treat on Oct. 30, 2018 on the corner of Forest and McKinley avenues. Nine trunks were filled with Halloween treats that were given to the approximately 65 area children dressed in their ...

Warren Woman Receives State Prison Sentence

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WARREN — A Warren woman who initially lied to police in a child abuse investigation before admitting that she struck her child causing bruises and contusions — and threw toys that hit the child — has been sent to state prison. Harley R. Billyard, 21, was sentenced on Friday before ...

State Unveils Initiatives To Help Grape Industry

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New York is unveiling several new initiatives to strengthen New York’s Concord grape industry, including an investment of more than $1.3 million in the Vineyard Improvement Program to help growers renovate their vineyards, diversify operations and plant new grape varieties, increase ...

Gillibrand Pushes FTC To Protect Consumers From Discrimination

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U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand is calling on the Federal Trade Commission to protect consumers against discrimination in automobile lending. Car dealerships often charge higher-interest loans, set longer loan terms and higher monthly payments, and offer less financing options for consumers ...

Community Service

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Volunteers at the St. Susan Center were honored Thursday. As an organization whose mission is to feed the hungry, it wouldn’t be possible without its volunteers that help accomplish this mission. The event hosted around 100 attendees this year, and offered food and dessert, with a ...

‘Definitely Shocking’

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LITTLE VALLEY — A community that has benefited for more than two decades through a shared produce program is now showing its support to a Little Valley farm after a massive fire destroyed a century-old barn. Deb Ritchie, co-owner of Native Offerings Farm, said she and her husband are just ...

(12:43 PM) Mobile Home In Ellery Destroyed By Fire

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ELLERY — A family of five needs the community's help after their home was destroyed by fire Friday morning. Firefighters from five area volunteer departments responded to a fire around 9:15 a.m. Friday at 42 Second St. in the High Acres Mobile Home Back in Ellery. Witnesses reported seeing ...

Briefly

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Ellery Seniors Met At Church Ellery Senior Citizens met recently at St. Timothy Lutheran Church. Those serving on the kitchen committees were Maureen Langebartel and Mary Carpenter. Moe Stowell led the flag salute to open the business meeting led by Marty Hunt. Julie and Monty Hatch were ...

La Quinta Toasts To Jamestown ‘Renaissance’

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Employees of La Quinta Inn and Suites in Jamestown celebrated the newly renovated downtown hotel during a ribbon-cutting ceremony in which Jamestown Mayor Sam Teresi and other dignitaries attended. “‘Wake up on the bright side’ of Jamestown,” Teresi quoted the slogan behind the desk ...

CLP Uses Lecture As Platform To Air Grievances

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Members of the Chautauqua Lake Partnership referred to themselves as an outlier in terms of the various organizations concerned with the health of Chautauqua Lake and the improved economic and recreational gains it could offer if the water body was less burdened with invasive weed species, ...

2 Wanted After Shooting Thursday

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Two Jamestown residents are wanted by police in Pennsylvania following a shooting Thursday. The Meadville, Pa., Police Department said it was looking for 22-year-old Anthonie L. Sugden and 40-year-old Michelle Sugden-Rosario, both of whom were considered “armed and dangerous,” the ...

Falconer School Board Fills Vacancy

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FALCONER — Tracy Schrader will soon be the interim-board member the Falconer Central School District for the remainder of the school year filling an empty position that was vacated early November. Schrader will be officially appointed at the Dec. 18 regular meeting when her interim term ...