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Veterans Rememberance Ceremony To Be Held Friday

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FREDONIA — The State University at Fredonia is celebrating its 11th Veterans Remembrance Ceremony on Friday at 3:30 p.m. in the Williams Center Multipurpose Room. The celebration got its start due to the growing number of student veterans on the Fredonia campus. Seeing the need for more ...

Prendergast Library To Feature Discussion Of Harmful Algae Blooms

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The Prendergast Library’s 14th annual Murray L. Bob lecture will address an all-too relevant topic for Chautauqua County — the risks of algae. Dr. Gregory Boyer, who has a Ph.D. in Biochemistry, will present on the causes of harmful algae blooms and discuss reduction strategies. ...

SUNY Fredonia Welcomes Alumnus, Former U.S. Ambassador

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FREDONIA — The State University at Fredonia will welcome back James B. Foley, alumnus and former U.S. ambassador, for a Writers@Work residency and series of events from Nov. 8-10, co-sponsored by the Fredonia Convocation series. Foley received a bachelor’s degree in English with minors in ...

CRCF Jacobson Scholarship Transition Award

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The Chautauqua Region Community Foundation has transitioned the Charles L. and Dorothy M. Jacobson Memorial Scholarship Award for Excellence in Music to the foundation’s care. The family, in cooperation with the Jamestown High School Music Department, previously administered these ...

Back Room Radio Welcomes Mark Mandeville, Raianne Richards

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The Back Room Radio Hour begins a new chapter at 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 8, at the Chadakoin Club. Host Bill Ward welcomes Mark Mandeville and Raianne Richards. Mark Mandeville and Raianne Richards blend distinctive voices and a wide range of accompaniment, including guitar, harmonica, ...

Seniors Meet For Dinner

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The Jamestown Senior Center met recently at the center, 556 E. Second St., Jamestown, for a tureen dinner furnished by members. Shirley Vandenburg opened the meeting with the Pledge of Allegiance and a group singing of God Bless America. Birthdays acknowledged were Sharon Garrison, Ron ...

The Power Of A Local Coalition

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The power of bringing people and organizations together with a clear objective, focused goals, and continuous action has been demonstrated by the Chautauqua County Education Coalition. A few years ago a group of business, school, not for profit, foundation and post-secondary leaders gathered in ...

Doors Open

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FALCONER — Craft Cottage of Chautauqua, owned by Stephanie Green, has moved to Falconer at its new location. For many of the vendors who work with Green, the move is a homecoming. Green held an official ribbon cutting ceremony at business’ new location. For Green, the locale is much ...

Problem Solver

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Marc Molinaro, Republican challenger for New York state governor, hopped on stage in Jamestown in front of podium that read, “Cuomo’s Got To Go.” Molinaro is challenging incumbent Andrew Cuomo to be the next governor of the state. He spoke to an audience gathered inside the Northwest ...

Briefly

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Mitrano To Hold Rally Today Tracy Mitrano, Democratic candidate for the 23rd Congressional district, will hold a rally in Jamestown today at the IBEW Local 106 headquarters, 322 James Ave., from 6-8 p.m. The rally will feature Judy Einach, candidate for New York State Assembly, Sheriff Joe ...

Correction

Corrections

A documentary film, Lake of Betrayal will be shown at 6:30 p.m. Nov. 7 at Jamestown Community College’s Carnahan Center Theatre. In an article published Oct. 28, the incorrect time was submitted.

City Man Sentenced For Role In 2016 Bust

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A Jamestown man will serve more than eight years in federal prison after being convicted on drug possession charges. U.S. Attorney James P. Kennedy Jr. announced the sentence Friday for Beau K.C. Jones, 34, who was convicted of conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute 50 grams or ...

Lakewood Man Faces Rape, Child Porn Charges

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LAKEWOOD — A Lakewood man who police say was under investigation for rape has additionally been charged with possessing child pornography. The Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Office on Friday announced the arrest of 38-year-old Jeffrey L. Shriver. The investigation began after a victim came ...

(3:10 PM) South Dayton Man Charged With Murder After Shooting Son

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SOUTH DAYTON -- A South Dayton man is facing second-degree murder charges following a reported domestic incident early Saturday. Cattaraugus County sheriff's deputies were called to 206 Mill St. in South Dayton at 2:45 a.m. An investigation found that 73-year-old Richard Tyma Sr. allegedly ...

Variance, Zoning Proposal Help Red House

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CASSADAGA — The Red House can again open for business after the Zoning Board of Appeals voted 3-2 Thursday to grant it a variance. ZBA President Tom Beichner explained that the purpose of the meeting was to re-vote on the variance for the Red House, a site used for weddings and other ...

Disagreements Leave Village Without Mayor

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LAKEWOOD — It was thought that Deputy Mayor Ted McCague was going to be the new mayor of the village of Lakewood. After a recent appointment attempt at the last regular meeting and one trustee changed his mind, the board still did not have a majority to confirm McCague as mayor, leaving ...

Interstate Crash Leads To Drug Charges

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SHERMAN — A Salamanca woman was remanded to Chautauqua County Jail after she was found with multiple drugs following a crash Thursday. Charged was 51-year-old Candy L. Leon after Chautauqua County sheriff’s deputies were called at 11:55 p.m. to Interstate 86 in Sherman for a reported ...

District’s Decision To Arm Teachers Draws Backlash

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TAMAQUA, Pa. (AP) — A Pennsylvania school board has become the first in the state to pass a policy allowing teachers and other employees to carry firearms. The Tamaqua Area School District passed the policy in a unanimous vote last month, receiving pushback from both parents and members of ...

Gentz Pleads Guilty To Amended Charges

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WARREN, Pa. — A Tidioute, Pa., woman who entered a procedural not guilty plea this week for allegedly stealing prescribed pain medication from local nursing home patients pleaded guilty to amended charges. Kellie A. Gentz, 31, was charged by the Pennsylvania Attorney General last month ...

Kids HeART Auction Planned Wednesday

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Area students will have their artwork displayed and auctioned off Wednesday in support of kids their own age. WCA Foundation will host the first Kids HeART Auction for Mental Health in support of Hannah’s Fund. “There was a great interest in schools from our community,” said Megan ...