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U.S. Employers Add 201K Jobs

Business

WASHINGTON (AP) — Hiring picked up in August as U.S. employers added a strong 201,000 jobs, a sign of confidence that consumers and businesses will keep spending despite the Trump administration’s conflicts with U.S. trading partners. The Labor Department says the unemployment rate ...

Finishing Touches

Local News

City officials are asking people to be a patient for a few more days while the final stage of the Chadakoin Park playground project is completed. On Friday, Jamestown Parks, Recreation and Conservation Department officials announced they are completing the final stage of the project, which is ...

Symphony Of Success

Local News

Some musical instruments received a new life Saturday. The first of PROMISE Fund’s Annual Music Program Drive was a resounding success, collecting 60 instrument donations, some of which being pre-WWII instruments, as well as a Bach Stradivarius Trombone, along with numerous financial ...

Area Police Reports

Police Reports

CHAUTAUQUA COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE ¯ MAYVILLE — Charles G Wilson, 46, of Cassadaga was charged with fourth-degree criminal possession of marijuana. Deputies stopped Wilson at 10:30 p.m. on Saturday in Mayville for having inadequate, loud exhaust. During the stopped, K-9 Drake located ...

Transforming Lives

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Whatever the weather, the United Christian Advocacy Network mission says that more help is needed to ensure its future efforts. “During especially the warmer months we kind of go off the radar. And the reality is despite the warm weather, we are running,” “just as full as we are in the ...

(5:30 PM) Rain From ‘Gordon’ Expected Beginning Sunday

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The Jamestown area could see up to 3 inches of rain between Sunday morning and early Tuesday, the result of former Hurricane Gordon making its way north, the Nation Weather Service predicted. Rain is expected to move into the area Sunday and continue steadily through Monday. Much of ...

Briefly

Briefly

RTPI To Host Tour Tuesday On Tuesday at 3 p.m., The Roger Tory Peterson Institute will offer its visitors a docent-led tour with the regular cost of admission. Admission prices are $12 for Adults, $10 for seniors/military, and $8 for children/students. The current exhibition is the Extinct ...

Locals Face Off For Busti GOP Seats

Local News

LAKEWOOD — Douglas Schutte, Randall Holcomb and Susan Drago are vying for two seats on the Busti Republican Committee, a competition that will be decided in Thursday’s primary election. The Election District 3 race has been confused by some as a race for trustee seats on the Lakewood ...

Fredonia, JCC Ahead Of Food Pantry Deadline

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The State University of New York at Fredonia and Jamestown Community College are ahead of Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s deadline for the 2018 “No Student Goes Hungry Program.” Cuomo recently announced all New York state public colleges at SUNY and the City University of New York will have ...

Disabled Individuals Returning To Work

Local News

September is National Disabilities Month and according to the Social Security Administration, “disability,” can “happen at any stage of life.” Recent SSA statistics suggest that one in four 20-year-olds will be disabled by retirement and need Social Security Disability Income (SSDI) for ...

TEA Party Endorses Quattrone For Sheriff

Local News

The Southern Tier TEA Party has endorsed Jim Quattrone for Chautauqua County Sheriff. “It is an honor to receive the endorsement from the Southern Tier TEA Party Patriots knowing that they have confidence in me to be the next Chautauqua County Sheriff ensuring that each person can enjoy ...

CARTS To Continue Occupying Pine Street

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Until a new long-term plan is in place, the temporary downtown Jamestown hub for the Chautauqua Area Regional Transit System will continue to be along Pine Street between Third and Fourth streets. Brad Bentley, county public facilities director, told The Post-Journal that county officials ...

Cassadaga Board Turns Down Zoning Change

Local News

CASSADAGA — An initiative to change village zoning law to allow for a historical site event venue zoning designation is dead for now. Trustee Cindy Flaherty was working with state and county planners on a proposal for a change to local law to create the category. She told the village board ...

Rain From Former Hurricane Expected To Begin Today

Local News

The Jamestown area could see up to 3 inches of rain between this morning and early Tuesday, the result of former Hurricane Gordon making its way north, the Nation Weather Service predicted. Rain is expected to move into the area today and continue steadily through Monday. Much of Chautauqua ...

Governor, Clinton Open New Bridge Over Hudson River

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NYACK (AP) — Gov. Andrew Cuomo officially opened the second span of the new Hudson River Bridge that bears his father’s name, taking the opportunity Friday to criticize Republican President Donald Trump as being “obsessed” with building walls instead of bridges. Hillary Clinton, a ...

County Receives Soil, Water District Funding

Community

The Chautauqua County Soil and Water Conservation District will receive $586,564 while the Cattaraugus County Soil and Water Conservation District will receive $770,000 as part of a $14.7 million state program to implement water quality protection projects on 43 farms across the state. The ...

Fenton History Center To Install Military Exhibit

Community

The Fenton History Center is excited to announce that it is installing a new military room exhibit this fall. The history center excited to update the exhibit and include new research, collection items, personal stories and interviews that have been gathered over the last few years. In order ...

Church News

Community

Salvation Army The Salvation Army 83 S. Main St., Jamestown Temple Corps Captains John and Kimberly Merchant 11 a.m. Sunday School, 9:45 a.m.; Major John Merchant in charge of service; Corps Council Meeting following service. The public is always welcome to attend. Monday: Men ...

Fenton History Center To Install Military Exhibit

Community

The Fenton History Center is excited to announce that it is installing a new military room exhibit this fall. The history center excited to update the exhibit and include new research, collection items, personal stories and interviews that have been gathered over the last few years. In order ...

County Receives Soil, Water District Funding

Community

The Chautauqua County Soil and Water Conservation District will receive $586,564 while the Cattaraugus County Soil and Water Conservation District will receive $770,000 as part of a $14.7 million state program to implement water quality protection projects on 43 farms across the state. The ...