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Judge Speaks To JPS Staff Prior To School Year

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On Tuesday, Jamestown Public Schools hosted Cohes, N.Y, judge Andra Ackerman who served as a guest speaker for the district. The presentation had the district staff in tears and out of their seats. At Jamestown High School on Tuesday, Ackerman detailed her childhood having lived in poverty ...

Chautauqua Harbor Hotel Officially Opens Doors

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CELORON — The Chautauqua Harbor Hotel is open, welcoming guests to the region along Chautauqua Lake, and it won’t stop doing that as a year-round resort. A ribbon-cutting ceremony was hosted to commemorate the achievement of hundreds of contractors and the leaders who helped it come to ...

Pair Charged After Marijuana Found In Vehicle

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Two people were facing charges after marijuana was discovered in a vehicle near the Jamestown Community College campus. The director of campus security at JCC notified the Jamestown Police Department on Wednesday of a suspicious vehicle on Curtis Street at College Park. The vehicle was ...

Students Return To City Schools

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Under the shine of the beating sun, all city schools in the Jamestown Public Schools district welcomed students back with open arms Thursday. Jamestown fell in line with other Chautauqua County school districts that opened earlier this week. Jamestown opened all eight of its school buildings ...

United Way Kicks Off Campaign

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Officials of the United Way of Southern Chautauqua County showed off their multitasking skills during a special event Thursday. United Way officials kicked off their annual fundraising campaign and hosted an open house to showcase their new location at 208 Pine St. Prior to moving, United Way ...

Lutheran Church To Hold Tree Of Life Mission Day

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The first Sunday of September the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America hosts a national day of mission called God’s Work — Our Hands. The mission projects are as varied as the churches that participate. Tree of Life Lutheran Church will take part in two local mission efforts to ...

More Safety

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FALCONER — Falconer Central School opened its doors to students returning back to class Tuesday, and with that the new traffic light in front of the school was officially implemented. Superintendent Steven Penhollow said the first day of class and the implementation of the new traffic ...

Repairing An Icon

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The Sea Lion Project Ltd. missed its goal of returning the Bemus Point-Stow Ferry to service this summer, but it wasn’t for a lack of trying. And, perhaps the best news for ferry lovers, the venerable vessel may be back in service — at least for foot traffic — for a bit this fall. ...

(4:05) Pair Charged After Marijuana Found In Vehicle Near JCC

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Two people were facing charges after marijuana was discovered in a vehicle near the Jamestown Community College campus. The director of campus security at JCC notified the Jamestown Police Department on Wednesday of a suspicious vehicle on Curtis Street at College Park. The vehicle was ...

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St. Luke’s Thrift Shop Hosts Sale St. Luke’s Thrift Shop, 409 Pine St. between East Fourth and East Fifth streets, Jamestown, is making room for its fall merchandise and is offering all clothing storewide at half-price, including already reduced items. Store hours are 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. ...

Water Flows For North County Water Customers

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PORTLAND — Wednesday was an important day for Chautauqua County, as following decades of development and talks, the North Chautauqua County Water District (NCCWD) officially was brought on-line. “This has been a building process,” Don Steger, Pomfret town supervisor and chairman of the ...

County To Spend More On 2019 Capital Projects

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Chautauqua County will be spending more money than usual on capital projects in 2019 because of a change in their accounting method. On Wednesday, the Chautauqua County Planning Board heard about the $4 million in the tentative 2019 budget for 27 capital projects. Kathleen Dennison, county ...

Three-Family Dwellings Allowed By Zoning Board

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Petitions for use variances that would allow two Jamestown residences to continue being used as three-family dwellings were approved by the Jamestown Zoning Board of Appeals. Use of 619 W. 7th St. and 401 W. 7th St. as three-family residences is allowed to continue under the condition that ...

Ellicott OKs Cell Tower Legislation

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FALCONER — The Ellicott Town Board has adopted a local law to overhaul the process in which wireless telecommunication towers are proposed, built and updated within the town. The local law — which was unanimously passed by the board Wednesday following a brief public hearing — is ...

Eighth Street Fire Deemed ‘Suspicious’

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A fire at a vacant residence in Jamestown late Tuesday is being treated as suspicious. According to WJTN radio, citing Jamestown fire battalion chief Matthew Coon, firefighters were called to 208 W. Eighth St. around 11 p.m. and found flames and heavy smoke coming from the upper floors of the ...

Marijuana Advocates Urge State To Make It Legal

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ALBANY (AP) — Marijuana advocates told a New York panel considering legalization that it should be affordable and accessible to everyone rather than enriching corporate producers and state tax coffers. Of about 30 people who spoke at the first of 15 “listening sessions” on legalizing ...

DA Announces Distracted Driving Program For Students

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Chautauqua County Distric Attorney Patrick Swanson announced a distracted driving program for all 19 public schools in Chautauqua County that will take place on Sept. 18 and 19. Jacy Good and Steve Johnson from “Hang Up and Drive” will be presenting at the Reg Lenna Center for the Arts. ...