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Sign Of The Times

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The new DoubleTree by Hilton Jamestown sign was installed Wednesday on the Fourth Street hotel that is slated to open at the end of the month. The 147-room hotel redevelopment project will include a 4,100-square-foot ball conference room for meetings and receptions of up to 375 guests; Pearl ...

Doors Open Jamestown To Be Held Saturday

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Did you ever want to see the inside of Gov. Reuben Fenton's mansion for free? How about paying nothing to take a selfie with the bust of Robert H. Jackson? These are just a couple of the activities people will be able to do for free during the Doors Open Jamestown event to be held Saturday. ...

(1:05 PM) City Officials Implementing Parking Meter Changes

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Time changes are happening to most of the parking meters in downtown Jamestown. On Wednesday, Patti Culliton, city employee, told The Post-Journal that all two-hour parking meters downtown will be changed to three hours. Also, two-hour parking meters on the outskirts of the downtown will be ...

County Leaders Weigh In On Marijuana Debate

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With Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo continuing to push legal recreational marijuana use and retail sales for the state of New York, Chautauqua County Executive George Borrello said he would be interested in the county opting out of legal retail sales of the drug. Cuomo said that future ...

Cuomo: State Prepared For Back-To-Back Winter Storms

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ALBANY (AP) — Gov. Andrew Cuomo says the State Emergency Response Operations Center has been activated in preparation for back-to-back storms expected to drop 1 to 2 feet of snow across upstate New York. The Democrat says that the state has more than 2,000 plows and other vehicles and ...

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Historical Society To Hear Speaker RED HOUSE — The Allegany State Park Historical Society will hold its monthly meeting on Saturday at 1 p.m. in the classroom building at Camp Allegany, just past Red House Lake, off of ASP Route 2. Guest speaker will be John Snyder, park manager at Allegany ...

Drugs, Cash Found During Search Of Home

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A search of a Jamestown home Tuesday resulted in several charges for a city man, the Jamestown Police Department said. Lynn J. Jackson Jr., 39, was charged with third- and seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance and criminally using drug paraphernalia following an ...

Open, For Now

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NEW YORK — Sears will live on— at least for now. The company’s chairman and largest shareholder, Eddie Lampert, won a bankruptcy auction for Sears, averting liquidation of the iconic chain, according to a source familiar with the negotiations. The person agreed to speak on condition of ...

Westfield Man Jailed After Robbery

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RIPLEY — A Westfield man was jailed following a robbery Monday in Ripley. Charged was 27-year-old Tyler Bowen with first-degree robbery and first-degree burglary after Chautauqua County sheriff’s deputies were called around 6 p.m. to 10 W. Main St. for a robbery that had just occurred. ...

Transgender Rights Bill Approved By Legislature

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“It’s a really victory for us,” is how the first openly elected officials in Western New York described the bill that passed the state Legislature Tuesday that bolsters transgender rights. Greg Rabb, former Jamestown City Council president and LGBTQ advocate, said he had it on good ...

Brooks Hospital Eyes Fredonia Move

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DUNKIRK — Brooks-TLC Hospital System, Inc. announced on Wednesday it intends to pursue a new site for its new hospital. The proposed 30-acre site is located on East Main Street just west of Route 60 in the village of Fredonia. “As we moved through 2018, it became apparent that the town ...

Young Wants Changes To School Aid Distribution

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State Sen. Cathy Young, R-Olean, wants to see changes to the way state education aid is distributed in the wake of a judge’s ruling against eight small city school districts, including the Jamestown Public Schools District. In a news release Wednesday, Young said she was disappointed in a ...

Landis Led Way In Pushing Cornell Site

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FREDONIA — Fredonia Mayor Athanasia Landis made her first pitch on the evening of Sept. 21, 2016, in the former Days Inn hotel. High-ranking Kaleida Health and Brooks Memorial Hospital officials were holding a community meeting to discuss the future of the health-care facility and the ...

Nominees Sought For Annual Sweetheart Contest

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Brookdale Lakewood and the United Senior Council is hosting its seventh annual Chautauqua County Senior Sweetheart Contest. All nominees must be at least 70 years of age or older and live in Chautauqua County. Nominations can be sent to Katie Walker, sales manager at Brookdale Lakewood, by ...

Gov. Cuomo To Reinstate Speed Camera Program

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Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo will formally reinstate the speed camera program in New York City and more than double the number of zones will be included in the 2019 Executive Budget. Cuomo said the program could have expired in 2018, blaming the Republican-led Senate for blocking passage of ...

Hospital Recognizes ‘Those Who Have Touched Our Lives’

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WESTFIELD — Tribute Gifts offer a unique opportunity to recognize someone who has memorably touched your life. Remembering a family member, a dear friend or a colleague (in life or in death) is something that many members in our community customarily do at the Westfield Memorial Hospital ...

Audubon’s ‘Beers For The Beasts’ Planned Wednesday At Brazil

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Brazil Craft Beer and Wine Lounge is hosting a fundraiser for Audubon Community Nature Center. “Beers for the Beasts” will help raise money to care for the more than 25 live animals at the Nature Center. On Wednesday, 25 percent of all food and drink sales between 4 p.m. and midnight ...

Audubon Sets Nature Play Day

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The third Saturday morning of every month is Nature Play Day at Audubon Community Nature Center. Saturday, Jan. 19, from 10 a.m. to noon is the next opportunity for children between the ages of 2 and 8 to explore unstructured outdoor play in a safe environment while their favorite grownups ...

Pasta For A Purpose Set For Feb. 15

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MAYVILLE — On Friday, Feb. 15 from 6:-9:30 p.m. Family Service of the Chautauqua Region (FSCR), will hold its Pasta for a Purpose fundraiser. The event will be held at Chautauqua Suites at 215 West Lake Road. The dinner will be catered by Chautauqua Suites and will offer a variety of pasta ...