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Fire Dept. To Provide Alarms To Area Residents

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The Chautauqua Fire Department is helping residents in the community make their families safer from the dangers of fire/carbon monoxide poisoning thanks to First Alert. This June, First Alert, the most trusted brand in home safety, launched its “60 Years of Thank Yous” sweepstakes to mark ...

Warren Campus Holds Its Graduation Ceremony

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Graduation exercises were held Monday, June 25 for 22 students of the Practical Nursing Program at Venango Technology Center’s Warren Campus. Dr. Cynthia Cornelius, Coordinator of Venango Technology Center’s Practical Nursing Program, welcomed the graduates and guests. Connie Kellogg, the ...

Best-Selling Author, Journalist Colin Woodard Speaks At Chautauqua

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CHAUTAUQUA — Best selling author and award-winning journalist Colin Woodard recently spoke at the Hall of Philosophy inside Chautauqua Institution where he discussed a different side of political party lines. Woodard is a contributing editor at Politico as well as a state and national ...

Laraine Newman Tells Chautauqua Audience To ‘Go Out And Play’

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CHAUTAUQUA — Two things that aren’t traditionally considered connected are playing and learning, but for Laraine Newman, they are essential to each other. Newman took the Amphitheater stage Friday morning at Chautauqua Institution and quickly evoked from the crowd what she has generated a ...

(7:12 PM) Search Taking Place For Missing Swimmer

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LAKEWOOD — Crews are currently searching for a male swimmmer who may have gone missing on Chautauqua Lake near Lakewood. https://youtu.be/m-TMsK98H_c Chautauqua County Sheriff Joe Gerace confirmed a search is taking place. The swimmer reportedly went into the lake around 5:30 p.m. ...

Wild America Nature Festival to Be Held July 28, 29

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Roger Tory Peterson’s Wild America Nature Festival, scheduled for July 28-29 at Panama Rocks, was created to help strengthen an emotional connection to the natural world and to facilitate understanding and respect for wild animals. One of this year’s featured presenters is nationally- ...

Body Found At Site Of Blue Heron Fest

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SHERMAN — A body found in the town of Sherman late Thursday has not been identified as of late Friday night. The body was found late Thursday night after police agencies spent a day searching the area in and around the Heron Farm and Event Center where the Great Blue Heron Music Festival ...

City Man Convicted Of Drug Charges

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BUFFALO — A federal jury has convicted Andrew Garner, 37, of Jamestown of conspiracy to possess with the intent to distribute cocaine. The charge carries a maximum penalty of 30 years in prison. Assistant U.S. Attorneys Joel L. Violanti and Emmanuel O. Ulubiyo, who handled the ...

Former WCA Announces Name Change To UPMC Chautauqua

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Jamestown’s longtime hospital, which finalized an integration with the Pittsburgh-based UPMC health organization in December 2016, has altered its name. Officials announced this week the “refinement” of the hospital’s name to UPMC Chautauqua, dropping WCA from the brand. The change ...

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Fluvanna Library Holds Book Sale FLUVANNA — The Fluvanna Free Library book sale continues today and Sunday offering a selection of books and other materials, including children’s easy and junior fiction, adult fiction, Christian fiction and non-fiction, music, movies and puzzles. Many ...

Church News

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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.; Worship service with Aaron Smith; The public is always welcome to attend; Summer Park Concert at the Riverwalk in Brooklyn Square featuring Saved ...

Carlson Memorial Concert, Street Fest Set For July 28

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SOUTH DAYTON — South Dayton will be transformed into a musical destination as the Christian Carlson Memorial Concert and Street Festival takes place July 28. Created by friends and family in memory of Christian Carlson, a South Dayton native who passed away suddenly from a respiratory ...

Another Successful Year For The LECOM Health Challenge

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While bringing outstanding golf to an exceptional course is a worthy goal, the real goal of the Chautauqua Regional Economic Development Corporation is to help drive economic growth through an outstanding event. In that way, the PGA-sanctioned 2018 LECOM Health Challenge can only be dubbed a ...

Mayor: Clinic Officials Agree To Seek New Site

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DUNKIRK — It appears the methadone clinic will be looking at other options for a future site in Dunkirk. Mayor Willie Rosas announced this week that after meeting for several hours with officials from Hispanics United of Buffalo in regard to the proposed opioid clinic, the organization has ...

Area Police Reports

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JAMESTOWN POLICE DEPARTMENT ¯ Willie C. Graham, 37, of Jamestown was charged with aggravated family offense, first-degree criminal contempt and second-degree obstructing governmental administration. Officers responded to Bowen Street for a warrant check around 10:30 a.m. Tuesday. Police were ...

Family Of Missing Warren Man Awaits Safe Return

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SHERMAN — For the past five years Sven Blumquist has camped out at the Great Blue Heron Music Festival in Sherman. With a passion for music and the outdoors, the Conewango Township, Pa., resident looked forward to the three-day festival known for its rural location far from most ...

(9:18 AM) Overnight Police Reports

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NEW YORK STATE POLICE • Brandon Philbrick, 25, of Jamestown was charged Thursday with driving while ability impaired by drugs, third-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance, criminally possessing a hypodermic instrument, second-degree criminal possession of drug paraphernalia ...

Robert Jackson Center Names New Interim Executive Director

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The Robert H. Jackson Center has named Daniel “Deke” Kathman as interim executive director. “We are very fortunate to have Deke Kathman to lead and manage the Jackson Center,” said Stan Lundine, Jackson Center board chair. “is an experienced administrator with a deep commitment to ...