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History Production

Business

One hundred and fifteen years ago, the Dahlstrom Roll Form Company of Jamestown was created. On Friday, the manufacturer celebrated its anniversary with business still going strong. “It’s kind of fun to touch 115 years of history everyday when you come into work,” said Rob White, ...

Heritage Honors Management Company Employee

Business

GERRY — Heritage Ministries honored their 2018 Employee of the Year for the Heritage Management Company in Gerry. Don Robbins was presented with a special award for his achievement. Robbins is a maintenance assistant and has worked in the Heritage maintenance department since ...

Falconer Business Rand Machine To Host Job Fair

Business

FALCONER — On Saturday, Feb. 23, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Rand Machine will hold a job fair for people interested in learning more about what Rand does and the possibility of pursuing employment at Rand Machine. In 2016-17, Rand had faced uncertain times and the very real possibility of ...

Picking A Financial Adviser

Business

Gaylen Rust must have seemed trustworthy to the people who gave him money. Rust was a longtime businessman in Layton, Utah, where he ran a coin shop started by his father in 1966. Rust also founded a charity called Legacy Music Alliance that funded arts programs in schools. An admiring 2013 ...

City Chamber Picks Coordinator

Business

The Chautauqua County Chamber of Commerce has named Joanna Dahlbeck as coordinator for the Jamestown Community Chamber of Commerce. Most recently with the Chautauqua County Visitors Bureau for nine years, Dahlbeck understands the importance of business and tourism promotion. She served as ...

Hot Dogs, Cool Cats

Local News

The Chautauqua County Humane Society’s Hot Dogs, Cool Cats pet photo contest came to a close with Snowflake, a Great Pyrenees mix, being named Chautauqua County Humane Society Pet of the Year 2019. Along with the pet of the year title, Snowflake will receive a $100 Visa gift card, a photo ...

Area Police Reports

Police Reports

ELLICOTT POLICE ¯ FALCONER — David R. Ralph II, 29, was charged with criminal mischief after allegedly throwing an object though the front window of Waddington’s Tavern at 2:15 a.m. Thursday after being asked to leave. Ralph was later found and charged. He will be in Ellicott Town Court ...

Home Destroyed

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High winds played a major role in containing a fire on Willard Street Friday. The Jamestown Fire Department along with mutual assistance from Lakewood and Falconer Volunteer Fire Departments, were called to a house fire at 281 Willard St. at approximately 2:22 p.m. The fire was reported ...

(11:50 AM) Man Charged With Arson After Late Night Fire

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A city man is facing arson charges after a fire that seriously injured its occupant late Friday. Charged was 49-year-old Danny Phanco with second-degree arson, second-degree criminal mischief and second-degree reckless endangerment after a fire was reported around 11:30 p.m. at 105 Weeks St. ...

(12:35 PM) Items Left Near Space Heater Cause Of Stubborn Fire

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“Combustible items” left near a space heater has been cited as the cause of a stubborn fire in Jamestown on Friday. Andrew Finson, battalion chief with the Jamestown Fire Department, said the fire at 281 Willard St. has been ruled accidental by fire investigators. The fire was reported ...

Incorrect Town

Corrections

An editorial in Friday’s edition incorrectly stated the town judge who hadn’t properly updated New York state of the status of more than 2,000 traffic tickets. The judge in question was the longtime Harmony town judge.

Reg Lenna To Show ‘Mary Poppins Returns’

Local News

The Reg Lenna Center for The Arts will show the historical drama “Mary Queen of Scots” Wednesday, Feb. 13, at 7 p.m. and Disney’s musical sequel “Mary Poppins Returns” Friday, Feb. 15, at 7 p.m., as a sensory friendly matinee Saturday, Feb. 16, at 2 p.m. and a weekday matinee on ...

Schumer Says Comedy Center To Receive Recognition

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Sen. Chuck Schumer, D-NY and Senate minority leader, pushed for national recognition of Jamestown’s own National Comedy Center last year, but no action was taken in the Senate. However, Schumer, brimming within confidence, said this year was different. “The official designation of the ...

UPMC Chautauqua Working On Location

Local News

There might be a change in location for UPMC Chautauqua Medication-Assisted Treatment program. Cecil Miller, UPMC Chautauqua vice president of operations, told The Post-Journal that UPMC officials have refiled the necessary paperwork to receive a certificate of need from the state ...

Lawmaker Gives Updates On Shutdown, County Airport

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With another government shutdown looming, Sen. Chuck Schumer, D-NY and Senate minority leader, said the likelihood of it happening is “small.” The previous shutdown lasted almost two months making it the longest partial government shutdown in U.S. History. The closing left 800,000 ...

Commissioner Will Stay On As Department Head

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State Department of Environmental Conservation commissioner Basil Seggos has announced that he will stay on as head of the department, reversing a previous decision to leave. Shortly after Gov. Andrew Cuomo was re-elected last year, Seggos said he would step away from the DEC. However, in a ...

Skateboard Park Fund Is Created

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The Chautauqua Region Community Foundation has a new donation fund that might just have the most stylish name of all. On Friday, community foundation, city and area skateboard officials meet to sign papers as part of the process in creating the SK8 JTNY fund that was created to collect ...

Facility Will Have Cameras And Lighting

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Just like every park in the city, the new skateboard park will have security cameras and lighting. Even though measures will be taken to stop vandalism, Sam Teresi, Jamestown mayor, said no matter the lengths city officials will go to secure the new skateboard park, there will be ...

Safety Village To Celebrate ShamROCK N’ Roll Event

Community

MAYVILLE — The Chautauqua Children’s Safety Education Village is gearing up to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day on Saturday, March 16, with a community wide St. Patrick’s Day Party at Chautauqua Suites, 215 W. Lake Road, Mayville. This ShamROCK N’ Roll celebration will feature the ...

CARTS To Offer Free Jamestown, Dunkirk Travel On Feb. 16

Community

On Saturday Feb. 16, CARTS will be offering free fixed route transportation. The buses will be running in Falconer/Jamestown/Lakewood areas and in the Dunkirk area with a stop at Fredonia Wal-Mart. “We are actively working on enhancing CARTS, the countywide transportation service and ...