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(12:05 PM) Police: 20 Dead In NY Crash Involving Limo

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SCHOHARIE, N.Y. (AP) — State police say 20 people died in a crash in upstate New York that local officials say involved a limousine near a crowded tourist spot. The Times Union of Albany reported local officials said a limo speeding down a hill crashed into bystanders at the Apple Barrel ...

(3:55 PM) Lakewood Cinema Seeking Liquor License

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LAKEWOOD — Dipson Theatres’ Lakewood Cinema 8 may be able to serve alcoholic beverages in the future as a waiver of the 30-day notification of a municipality was requested of the town of Busti. The request was made by Robert Heil, liquor license consultant at SLA Solutions, on behalf of ...

(6:30 PM) Fenton Brings History Alive With Cemetery Tours

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The 13th annual “Saints & Sinners” Cemetery Tours by the Fenton History Center brought to life several old stories back from the dead at Lake View Cemetery. Stories included those of soldiers dating back to the Revolutionary War, inventors, politicians, celebrities and other ...

Electric Connection

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The Jamestown Board of Public Utilities has resigned another local manufacturer to an agreement to offer lower electric rates for investment in the community. On Sept. 28, officials from both the BPU and Anderson Precision gathered to sign the new flex-rate contract. The BPU’s flex-rate ...

DEC Reminds Homeowners To Check Fuel Oil Tanks

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The state Department of Environmental Conservation is reminding homeowners that heating fuel oil storage tanks should be inspected to ensure they will not leak or spill before receiving the first shipment of fuel oil for the upcoming heating season. More than two million homes in New York are ...

Tornado Hits Warren County

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WARREN, Pa. — A tornado touched down in Warren County on Tuesday. A crew from the National Weather Service in State College accompanied by Warren County Public Safety Director Todd Lake investigated a location in Freehold Township near Route 958 north of Kidder Road for a couple of hours ...

Gerace Touts 23 Years Of Experience In Mayville

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In his familiar black dress clothes patterned with colorful pins and badges of accolades and recognition, Joe Gerace wore his uniform equipped with the gold Chautauqua County Sheriff’s badge when he left his house early Thursday morning — as he has for the last 23 years. Gerace ...

Acme-The Appliance Store Receives Award

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Acme-The Appliance Store of Jamestown was named the 2018 BrandSource Dealer of the year for the North Atlantic Region at the BrandSource National Convention & Expo at Caesars Palace Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas, Nev. Co-owners Dan and Beth Hocking were on hand to receive the award at the ...

Continuing Education In Memory Of Former Zonta Club President

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Editor’s Note: The Chautauqua Region Community Foundation is commemorating its 40th anniversary this year. This week’s story was inspired by gifts to the Anne H. Crowe Zonta Club Scholarship. As the president of the Zonta Club in Jamestown in 1947 and again in 1954, Anne Crowe understood ...

Jamestown Mayor Expecting State To Continue Additional Aid Payment

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Even with an unassigned fund balance of $1,849,000 at the end of 2017, Jamestown Mayor Sam Teresi still expects state officials to continue helping city officials balance their budget. During the 2017 and 2018 budget process, the Jamestown City Council passed both with a deficit of $824,926 ...

J. Edwards Gains Johanson Agency

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Two long-standing, family-owned local insurance agencies are now one. On Oct. 1, the J. Edwards Insurance Agency acquired The Johanson Agency, formerly of 917 Washington St. The two agencies came together in new offices located at 800 W. Third St., Jamestown, and existing offices at 9 E. ...

Mortgage Rates Slightly Lower

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Long-term U.S. mortgage rates edged slightly lower this week, taking a pause after five straight weeks of increases. Costs for would-be homebuyers have been climbing, and the key 30-year rate has been running at its highest levels in more than seven years. Mortgage buyer ...

How Not To Inherit Mom’s Timeshare

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Timeshare owners James and Barbara Ruh enjoy their annual vacations in Hawaii, but they don’t want their daughters to be obligated to take over the contracts when they die. So the Ruhs, who are attorneys with offices in Santa Barbara, California, and Edwards, Colorado, created a trust to ...

TRC Wellness Program Nationally Recognized

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For the third straight year, The Resource Center was named one of the “Healthiest 100 Workplaces in America.” TRC was honored at the Healthiest 100 awards ceremony, held during the 2018 Fitbit Captivate conference in Chicago in September. The Resource Center was ranked 45th and was the ...

Reed Puts Forward Disaster Area Funding

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U.S. Rep. Tom Reed, R-Corning, has introduced a bill help save money, reduce destruction and prevent the loss of lives in disaster-prone areas following the recent flooding in the Finger Lakes and Southern Tier along with his colleagues Rep. Mario Diaz-Balart, R-Fla., and Rep. Peter Defazio, ...

Legal Records

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WARRANTS JUNE 13, 2018 NYS Dept. of Taxation and Finance vs. Elizabeth Atcheson dba CSES Jones Inc., $1,921.69. NYS Dept. of Taxation and Finance vs. Jamie E. Beish, $510.86. NYS Dept. of Taxation and Finance vs. Scott H. Brasted dba Brasted House Creative Ideas, $335. NYS Dept. of ...

Bush 4th Graders Participate In Lessson On Constitution

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Bush Elementary School fourth graders, Maylin Cuifolo and Jhensen Hernandez-Rohena, Bush Elementary School fourth graders learned more about the Preamble of the Constitution on Constitution Day in Amy Venzia’s class. Students matched cards with the actual words from the Preamble to cards with ...

Quilters Hold Show

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The Westfield Quilters’ Guild 2018 Quilt Show was held recently at the YWCA in Westfield. Quilts of all colors, designs, and styles were represented, as well as other quilted items made by guild members. Ribbons were awarded for various categories, including Best of Show and Viewer’s ...

End Of Reading Challenge

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Falconer Central School’s elementary schools recently ended their summer reading celebrations. In June, students from Paul B.D. Temple Elementary and Harvey C. Fenner Elementary were all presented with a summer reading challenge. The goals for each building were designed according to grade ...