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(5:30 PM) 4 Helicopters Summoned After Several Burned On Boat

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MAYVILLE — Four people, including three children, were airlifted to the hospital after suffering burns in a boating accident Wednesday. The incident near the Chautauqua Marina on West Lake Road in Mayville occurred around 5:20 p.m. Chautauqua County Sheriff Jim Quattrone said it appear ...

4 Airlifted After Suffering Burns In Boating Accident

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MAYVILLE — Four people, including three children, were airlifted to the hospital after suffering burns in a boating accident Wednesday. The incident near the Chautauqua Marina on West Lake Road in Mayville occurred around 5:20 p.m. Chautauqua County Sheriff Jim Quattrone said it ...

Family Of Owen Miller Encourages Kindness

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MAYVILLE — Standing in front of Chautauqua Lake Central School’s Class of 2019, Aimee Rowe repeated one key piece of advice, always pursue kindness. For the last nine months, Rowe, her family and her friends have been spreading the importance of kindness following the tragic death of her ...

New Principal Appointed To Jefferson Middle School

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Leslie Melquist will be the new face of Jefferson Middle School. “I’m looking forward to being a part of their school community,” Melquist said. Melquist was appointed as the new Jefferson principal by the Jamestown Public Schools Board of Education at Tuesday’s regular ...

Falconer Man Dies In 2-Car Ohio Crash On Interstate

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By SPRINGFIELD, Ohio — A Falconer man was killed in a two-car crash early Tuesday. The Ohio State Highway Police said 20-year-old Matthew W. Eskeli IV died from injuries suffered in a crash on Interstate 70 in Clark County. The collision took place around 2:30 a.m. Patrol officers ...

Former Clymer Teacher Pleads Guilty To Child Porn Charge

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BUFFALO — A former agriculture teacher at Clymer Central School pleaded guilty Tuesday to possession of child pornography involving a prepubescent minor. Scott Aikens, 60, entered the plea before U.S. District Judge Elizabeth A. Wolford in Buffalo. Special Assistant U.S. Attorney ...

Driver Charged In Hit-And-Run Involving Motorcycle

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FREWSBURG — A woman has been charged after a motorcyclist was struck near Frewsburg last week. The name of the woman was not released Tuesday by the Carroll Police Department. However, police said the driver came to the department to report the incident that took place June 25 at the ...

Archdiocese Sues Insurers Over Future Abuse Claims

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NEW YORK (AP) — The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of New York has sued more than two dozen insurance companies, seeking to compel them to cover claims filed by people who say they were abused by clerics. Church officials anticipate that numerous alleged abuse victims will sue under New ...

Area Police Reports

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CHAUTAUQUA COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE ¯ NORTH HARMONY — Matthew A. Ryan, 42, of Ashville was charged with fourth-degree criminal mischief. Deputies responded Friday at 9:30 p.m. to a home on Route 474 in North Harmony. An investigation found that Ryan intentionally damaged property at the ...

Tour JCC Science Center With Audubon On Friday

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The program for Audubon Community Nature Center’s July 5 First Friday Lunch Bunch is a tour of the Jamestown Community College Science Center led by Professor Jan Bowman. All are welcome. The JCC Science Center is LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) Gold certified by the ...

PROMISE Fund Thanks Community For Athletic Equipment Donations

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The Jamestown PROMISE Fund recently held an Athletic Equipment Drive to great success. The local community donated hundreds of balls, bats, athletic shoes, baseball mitts, helmets, ice skates and other essential athletic equipment over the three-week drive to benefit Jamestown students. ...

Norden Women’s Club Names New Officers

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The Norden Women’s Club board met recently at the home of Birgitta Hofert. Pictured from left to right are the new officers: Birgetta Hofert, president; Lisa Johnson and Katie Peterson, vice president; Judy Lockwood, second vice president; Sally Stohl, recording secretary; and Sue Keppel, ...

College Scene

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BARMORE — Dalton C. Barmore of Gerry graduated from Edinboro University with a bachelor of arts in criminal justice. BARMORE — Kari Diane Barmore of Gerry graduated from Edinbodo University with a master of education in special education. DELCALZO — Andre M. Delcalzo has been named ...

World Series Of Wheels Will Be Held July 28

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The Babe Ruth World Series Board of Directors will host the 36th annual World Series of Wheels on Saturday, July 27, at Bergman Park on Baker Street, Jamestown. In case of rain, the show will be held Sunday, July 28. The major sponsor is Dave Warren Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram. The World ...

Cuomo Is Investigating Claims Against Facebook

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Gov. Andrew Cuomo has called on the state Department of Financial Services to investigate reports that state-regulated advertisers are using Facebook Inc.’s advertising platform to discriminate against protected classes. “The allegations against Facebook advertisers are extremely ...

Rotary Club Highlights Youth Services

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Honoring 37 outstanding area high school students for their many achievements, offering $2,800 in scholarships to eight deserving high school graduating seniors, developing the leadership skills of four young adults, and fostering the spirit of volunteerism with a local high school service ...

Falconer Releases Honor, Merit Rolls

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FALCONER — Falconer Middle-High School recently announced its fourth quarter honor and merit rolls. Here are the students on the list: HONOR ROLL Sixth grade: Isabella Anderson, Nathan Bailey, Channing Brainard, Brayden Brown, Hannah Cobb, Gabriel Delahoy, Savannah Devlieger, Cooper Doud, ...

Fourth Of July Displays Set In County

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Fireworks displays will be included at several Fourth of July events across Chautauqua County. The following is a list of local festivities: TODAY SILVER CREEK — A fireworks display will take place at dusk at Borrello Park. THURSDAY DUNKIRK — Music on the pier will be provided by ...

Wild 5K Run/Walk Is Set

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At the Audubon Community Nature Center 2019 Wild 5K Run/Walk area residents can walk and run in one of the area’s only 5K trail races. Monday, July 15, is the deadline for early bird registration to receive a free t-shirt for the event on Saturday, July 27. Race through fields and ...