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3:20 PM: Absentee Votes To Decide Democratic Primary Election

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The wait continues to find out who will be challenging Rep. Tom Reed in the November election. Absentee ballots for the 23rd Congressional District Democratic Primary Election are expected to be counted by Tuesday, July 3, according to election officials. As of Tuesday night, the election was ...

Justice Kennedy Retiring; Trump Gets 2nd Supreme Court Pick

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy announced his retirement Wednesday, giving President Donald Trump a golden chance to cement conservative control of the high court. The 81-year-old Kennedy said in a statement he is stepping down after more than 30 years on the court. A ...

5:10 PM: City Man Held For Grand Jury Action Following Robberies

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A Jamestown man accused of robbing a bank and gas station last week was ordered held pending grand jury action. Jamestown City Court Judge John LaMancuso remanded 34-year-old Albert L. Chapman back to Chautauqua County Jail without bail following a preliminary hearing Tuesday morning. The ...

Dog Killed After Charging Officers In Warrant Check

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A dog Jamestown police say charged officers was shot and killed during a warrant check at a city home. The incident occurred shortly before 2 p.m. Wednesday as two officers were attempting to locate a resident at 222 Winsor St. wanted on an outstanding warrant. According to Capt. Robert ...

7:55 PM: BPU Grant To Fund Electric Vehicle Charging Station

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An electric vehicle charging station that significantly decreases the time it takes to charge a battery will be installed in downtown Jamestown later this summer. On Monday, the Jamestown Board of Public Utilities discussed the agreement to purchase a direct current fast charger station for ...

Junior Guilders To Perform Patriotic Songs In Philadelphia

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The Junior Guilders of the Lucille Ball Little Theatre will be traveling to Philadelphia to perform in the Welcome Home Concert on the Fourth of July weekend. The local choir group will perform a patriot-themed set list with songs like “My Country Tis Of Thee,” “This Land Is Your ...

Mission Of Workforce Board Discussed

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BEMUS POINT — Congressman Tom Reed and Chautauqua County Executive George Borrello recently visited the Chautauqua Workforce Development Board at their Dunkirk and Jamestown offices respectively, and both politicians ended their trips enthused about the future of the board and its ability to ...

SWCS Updates Cellphone Policy

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Introducing a “stop light methodology,” Southwestern Central School principals updated the board on upcoming changes to the code of conduct regarding cellphone use. Richard Rybicki, middle school principal; Scott Cooper, high school principal; and Matthew Langworthy, elementary ...

Reed: Reform Needed To Help Social Security, Medicare

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According to the 2018 Trustees of the Social Security and Medicare trust funds report, Medicare funds will be depleted by 2026 and Social Security will be insolvent by 2034. Because of the potentially doomed state of both of these federal programs, U.S. Rep Tom Reed-R-Corning is calling on ...

Concerns Raised Over Proposed Dunkirk Methadone Clinic

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DUNKIRK — Parents had mixed reactions over the lack of answers they felt they were getting from representatives of Hispanics United on Tuesday. At a special private meeting called to address parental concerns about the proposed methadone clinic in Dunkirk at Third Street and Park Avenue, ...

11:41 A.M.: Supreme Court Deals Setback To Labor Unions

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court ruled Wednesday that government workers can't be forced to contribute to labor unions that represent them in collective bargaining, dealing a serious financial blow to organized labor. The justices are scrapping a 41-year-old decision that had allowed ...

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Ripley Board To Meet Thursday RIPLEY — The Ripley School Board will hold a special meeting Thursday at 6:30 p.m. in the upstairs library (Room 204) at Ripley Central School. The meeting is for the purpose of appointing a new district superintendent. Warren Class Of ’66 To ...

Fletcher Elementary Students Awarded Young Playwright Awards

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Nine Fletcher Elementary School third- and fourth-graders were recently honored with awards through Chautauqua Institution’s Young Playwrights Project. Jessi Hunter, Brynn Ribbing and Giovannie Jackson’s plays won the project and were performed by the Chautauqua Theater Company. Camren ...

Jackie Pacos Scholarships Recipients Honored

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Beth Weslow and Elizabeth Bless were honored recently as recipients of the Jackie Pacos Student Nurse Practitioner Scholarship presented by the Southern Tier Group of the state Nurse Practitioner Association. The scholarship is in memory of Jackie Pacos, who was a pioneer and inspiration to ...

Persell Names Students Of The Year

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Grayson Bloomquist is the fifth-grade Student of the Year at Persell. She is the daughter of Jamie and Jill Bloomquist. Grayson enjoys exploring outside and playing soccer. Her favorite subject in school is English Language Arts and her goal in life is to go to college and get a good ...

Access Channel 5 Programming

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Mayville’s Fourth of July Parade will be live beginning at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, July 4. Defenders of Freedom will air at 12:30 and 6:30 p.m., featuring interviews of World War II veterans Candy Kyler and Carter Rowland. Chautauqua Sunrise, hosted by Doc Hamels, will have guest Tory ...

Veteran Groups Sponsor Falconer Students’ Trip To Boys’ State

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Henry Mosher Post 638 American Legion, Sons of the American Legion Squadron 638 and the Jamestown Vietnam Veterans of America are proud to combine and sponsor four Falconer high school young men to attend New York state Boys’ State. David Allen is the son of Dave Allen is the son of Dave ...

AJP Awards Karen Hessney Scholarship To Ellen Merchant

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The Association of Jamestown Paraprofessionals along with Paul Hessney are both pleased and proud to announce Ellen Merchant as this year’s winner of the Karen Hessney Scholarship. Ellen is the daughter of Christina Michos and Chris Merchant. Christina is a member of the Association of ...