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JHS Class Of 1948 Celebrates 70th Reunion

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The Jamestown High School Class of 1948 celebrated its 70th reunion at Moon Brook Country Club recently. There were 30 graduates attending, including class members from California, Florida, Texas, Ohio, Illinois and New York. Committee members were Allene Anderson, Alta Martenson, Frances ...

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CELORON — The Lakewood-Celoron Moose Lodge Post 2587 donated many stuffed animals of their national mascot, Tommy the Moose, to local first responders so that police officers and firefighters can give children who are victims of domestic violence, fires, accidents and other loss something to ...

Window To The Future

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Touring the construction site at Southwestern Central School, Superintendent Maureen Donahue was excited and relieved that phase three of a 2015 capital project was almost complete. “This is all the end of a culminating project,” Donahue told The Post-Journal regarding the multi-phased ...

(9AM) Chance Of Severe Storms, High Winds Today

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Rain and thunderstorms — at times possibly severe — are expected to move into the region today, the National Weather Service in Buffalo said. Rain and some storms will fall in much of Western New York today and this evening. According to the weather service, the wet weather is moving ...

(3:05 PM) Man Found In Closet After Smashing Window With Rock

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A Jamestown man was waiting to be arraigned after police said he smashed a window with a rock during a domestic incident Tuesday. Tyree L. Holland, 21, was charged after Jamestown police responded at 10:45 a.m. to a home in the 500 block of West Seventh Street. Upon arrival, officers were ...

(4:05 PM) State Studying Fluvanna Avenue Redesign

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The reduction of lanes and addition of bicycle and turning lanes could one day change the design of Fluvanna Avenue. On Monday, the Jamestown City Council discussed how state officials might possibly redesign Fluvanna Avenue, which is also state Route 430. Tom Nelson, Ward 6 councilman, ...

Chautauqua County Fair Sheep Show Results Released

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DUNKIRK — 4-H members exhibited lambs and breeding sheep at the 137th Chautauqua County Fair. Sheep Program participants have owned their market sheep for at least 85 days and have owned their breeding animals in many cases for multiple years. Youth in the Sheep Breeding Project continue to ...

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Toastmasters To Meet At Library Christine Wolbert has prepared her presentation on looking confident on stage. Join this session by the Chautauqua Talks Toastmasters Club and bring your confidence to a new level as you present your next speech. The event takes place today at Prendergast ...

City Man Charged In Stabbing Incident

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Jamestown police have charged Askia J. Faison, 22, of Jamestown with first-degree assault in relation to a stabbing at 2:10 p.m. Aug. 14 at Baker Park, 402 W. Fourth St., Jamestown. According to the Jamestown Police Department, Faison and another person had an argument and were fighting when ...

Axemen MC Discusses ‘Fill The Bus’ School Supplies Campaign

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A mantra for some motorcycle enthusiast is, “Two wheels equals freedom.” During the next month in the greater Jamestown area, however, a new mantra might be, “Two wheels equals a Hello Kitty backpack.” The Axemen Professional Firefighters Motorcycle Club New York Chapter 4 has ...

O’Brien To Retire As Dunkirk Principal In January

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DUNKIRK — Classes are back in session at Dunkirk High School next month as Principal Stephen O’Brien prepares to welcome back students one last time. O’Brien is entering his seventh year as principal, but he won’t finish the upcoming school year out as he’s set to retire at the ...

Reed Sees Caucus As A ‘Beacon Of Hope’

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While Congress is in recess for the month of August, U.S. Rep. Tom Reed, R-Corning, has been busy talking to constituents throughout his 23rd Congressional District. Reed recently sat down with The Post-Journal to share recent progress of the Problem Solvers, the wave-making bipartisan caucus ...

Victim Of Dayton Crash Speaks To Town Board

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DAYTON — The owner of the vehicle that was involved in the accident with Dayton Highway Supervisor Brian Taber last winter came forward at the August Dayton Town Board meeting. Robert Wright of Peck Hill Cottage Road told his side of the story of the incident that transpired on March ...

Reed Details Workforce Plans With New Legislation

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Rep. Tom Reed, R-Corning, announced the Helping Americans Succeed by Measuring Outcomes Act, a piece of legislation that is aimed at helping people leave welfare for jobs that didn’t exist before the 21st century. “We have a booming economy as we speak across America,” Reed said during ...

Nominee Wants Analysis Of NRG Facility

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Tracy Mitrano, the Democratic opponent to incumbent U.S. Rep. Tom Reed in the 23rd Congressional District, is not certain on how to proceed with the future of the Dunkirk power-generation station. “I know that there have been various efforts,” she said about the site along the waterfront. ...

Drugs Found During Search Of Sheridan Business

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FREDONIA — Over the past several months the Southern Tier Regional Drug Task Force and the New York State Police Special Investigation Unit have conducted an investigation into a business located at 3491 E. Main Road, Sheridan. The investigation centered on the trafficking narcotics and ...

(5:24 PM) Manafort Found Guilty Of Eight Counts

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Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort has been found guilty of five counts of filing false income tax returns, one count of failing to file a report of a foreign bank account in 2012 and two charges of bank fraud. The jury couldn't reach a verdict on 10 counts — three regarding his ...

(5:35 PM) Ex-Trump Lawyer Cohen Pleads Guilty In Hush-Money Scheme

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NEW YORK (AP) — Michael Cohen, President Donald Trump's former personal lawyer and "fixer," pleaded guilty Tuesday to campaign-finance violations and other charges, saying he and Trump arranged the payment of hush money to porn star Stormy Daniels and a former Playboy model to influence the ...