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High-Speed Pursuit Leads To Charges For Gerry Man

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GERRY — A high-speed pursuit that began in Jamestown led to numerous charges for a Gerry man late Saturday. At 11:46 p.m. Chautauqua County sheriff’s deputies were attempting to assist the Jamestown Police Department by locating a suspect vehicle involved in an altercation in the city ...

Court Filing Targets 4 On Dunkirk Council, Terminations

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Dunkirk’s divide between its Common Council and mayor has just become a bit more bitter. On Friday, Mayor Wilfred Rosas, city attorney Richard Morrisroe and former human resources director David Campola were petitioners in documents filed in state Supreme Court in Chautauqua County to ...

Children Can Learn About Squirrels, Chipmunks Saturday

Community

Did you know that both chipmunks and squirrels are squirrels? It’s true. Adults and the three- to eight-year-old children in their life are invited to Audubon Community Nature Center’s Little Explorers to learn more about “Chipmunks and Squirrels” on Saturday, from 10 a.m. to 11:30 ...

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JPS Board To Meet Tuesday The Jamestown Public Schools Board will meet Tuesday at 6 p.m. in the board room, 197 Martin Road, Jamestown. The public is welcome to attend. Free Rabies Vaccination Clinic Set March 26 MAYVILLE — The Chautauqua County Department of Health and Human Services ...

Plastic To Fabric

Business

BUSTI — “Saving the Earth one plastic bottle at a time,” is a catchy eco-friendly slogan to put on a T-shirt to encourage recycling. But what if that T-shirt is also made from recycled plastic bottles. This scenario could become a reality thanks to a clothing company started by a ...

Area Businesses To Benefit From State Award To JCC

Business

Jamestown Community College will work with several local businesses and organizations that will benefit from professional training funds supplied by the state. The $3.1 million Workforce Development Initiative, funded through the Department of Labor and the State University of New York, is ...

Full Moon Rising Host 1 Year Anniversary

Business

Full Moon Rising Bakery, located at 122 E. Third St., Jamestown, will be celebrating its one year anniversary Saturday. There will be a cake cutting ceremony at 1 p.m., with Mayor Eddie Sundquist scheduled to appear. For more information, visit fullmoonrisingbakeryjtny.com.

SBDC Host WIN Program Thursday

Business

The Small Business Development Center at Jamestown Community College will be hosting a Women in Networking program Thursday, March 12, at 11:30 a.m. at the Roger Tory Peterson Institute in Jamestown. The presentation will focus on small business bookkeeping and tax deduction tips. The speaker ...

CHQ Opp Offering Essentials Class

Business

Chautauqua Opportunities for Development Inc. is offering an informative workshop for budding and established entrepreneurs in Chautauqua County. “Small Business Essentials” is an eight-week course covering all issues involved in starting a business and making it successful. The course ...

Pursuit Leads To Charges For Gerry Man

Police Reports

GERRY — A high-speed pursuit that began in Jamestown led to numerous charges for a Gerry man late Saturday. At 11:46 p.m. Chautauqua County sheriff's deputies were attempting to assist the Jamestown Police Department by locating a suspect vehicle involved in an altercation in the city of ...

Behind The Scenes, Scientists Prep For COVID-19 Vaccine Test

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WASHINGTON (AP) — A team of scientists jostled for a view of the lab dish, staring impatiently for the first clue that an experimental vaccine against the new coronavirus just might work. After weeks of round-the-clock research at the National Institutes of Health, it was time for a key ...

Cuomo: Coronavirus Caseload Rises To 105 In New York State

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NEW YORK (AP) — The number of coronavirus cases in New York state rose Sunday to 105, an expected increase Gov. Andrew Cuomo expects to continue as more testing is done. The largest concentration of cases, 82, is in suburban Westchester County north of New York City. There are 12 cases in ...

Exxon Cuts Activity In Permian Basin As Oil Prices Drop

Business

NEW YORK (AP) — Exxon Mobil plans to reduce the number of oil rigs operating in an oil-rich region in the Southwest and may cut planned capital expenditures as the spreading coronavirus saps energy demand. The price of a barrel of oil has fallen more than 20% since the start of the year, ...

New Record Low Mortgage Rates

Business

WASHINGTON (AP) — The average rate on a 30-year fixed mortgage has hit a record low of 3.29%, driven down by investors shifting money into the safety of U.S. Treasurys as the viral outbreak deepens. Mortgage buyer Freddie Mac says the average rate on the benchmark 30-year loan this week ...

Unlock The Debtor’s Prison Of Student Loans

Business

Earlier this year, a judge denounced the myth that student loans can’t be erased in bankruptcy court as she excused a Navy veteran from having to pay $221,000 in education debt. Bankruptcy judge Cecelia G. Morris’ decision garnered plenty of headlines, along with speculation that the ruling ...

Trending Down

Local News

The total number of crimes committed within the city of Jamestown continues to fall. That’s according to the city Office of Public Safety annual report released Thursday. Harry Snellings, Jamestown police chief and director of public safety, said violent crimes dropped 18.7% in 2019, from ...

City Teen Receives Pa. Prison Sentence

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WARREN, Pa. — A Jamestown teenager is headed to state prison in the wake of a firearm theft from a sporting goods store in Columbus Township last September. Dasai K. Bradberry was sentenced on two felonies - burglary and theft by unlawful taking - as well as criminal mischief before ...

Still Divided?

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The debate over an amendment to the state Legislature’s $40 million coronavirus appropriation shows there is still a deep divide in the state Assembly between Republicans and Democrats. A.9953/S.7919 gives the governor the authority to issue directives in response to a disaster. The ...

Gallery: First Responders Hold Ice/Cold Water Training

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First responders from throughout the county took part in an ice/cold water training exercise this morning at Long Point State Park. The training is held annually and brings volunteer firefighters and county agencies together. See Monday's edition of The Post-Journal for complete coverage.

Daylight Saving Time Returns On Sunday

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Like clockwork, daylight saving time strikes again this weekend. Watch for it at 2 a.m. local time Sunday in most of the United States. Don’t forget to set your clocks an hour ahead, usually before bed Saturday night, to avoid being late for Sunday morning ...