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August 26, 2016 Once hailed as a game changer for public education by linking student achievement to teacher and principal evaluations, New York’s teacher and principal evaluation law today largely represents for... more »»

 
 
 

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Obituaries

Frances M. Damond Hilton

August 24, 2016 Frances M. Damond Hilton, 80, of 430 East Ave., Falconer, N.Y., died Tuesday, Aug. 23, 2016, in Lutheran Social Service. more »»

Local News

Legislature Accepts Federal Funds For Airport Project

August 25, 2016 MAYVILLE — The Chautauqua County Legislature approved to accept federal and state funds for an airport project during Wednesday’s meeting, but it didn’t pass unanimously. more »»

Obituaries

Rev. Robert Edward Bohall

August 26, 2016 The Rev. Robert Edward Bohall, 93, of Heritage Village, Gerry, N.Y., formerly of Lockport, N.Y., died on Aug. 23, 2016, at Heritage Village. He was born in Denver, Colo. more »»

Business

Andrew Joy Joins Grape Program

August 14, 2016 Cornell Cooperative Extension Chautauqua County’s Lake Erie Regional Grape Program at Cornell’s Lake Erie Research and Extension Laboratory has added Andrew Joy to its staff. more »»

Opinion

Thumbs Up, Thumbs Down

August 20, 2016 Thumbs up to a change in state law signed earlier this week by Gov. more »»

Business

Nickerson Joins D’Angelo Agency

August 21, 2016 Farmers Insurance, The D’Angelo Agency, has hired Nicole Nickerson as a local agent. The D’Angelo Agency is located at 567 Fairmount Ave., Jamestown. more »»

Opinion

Student Proficiency Rates Are Troubling

August 21, 2016 It stinks that a true comparison between students now and students 20 years ago isn’t possible because New York state changes testing and assessment systems more often than most of us change the... more »»

Community

Falconer School To Open Sept. 1

August 25, 2016 Falconer Central Schools will open for students on Thursday, Sept. 1, with a full day of school for students in kindergarten through 12th grades. Teachers and teaching assistants will report Tuesday. more »»

Opinion

Pay Raise For Legislators Should Have Been Debated

August 25, 2016 State legislators could get a nearly $40,000 a year raise starting Jan. 1. more »»

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August 25, 2016 Joint Meeting Set For Today PANAMA — The Panama Board of Education will hold a joint board meeting with the Clymer Central School Board of Education to discuss shared services at 7 p.m. more »»

Community

Events

August 26, 2016 TODAY ¯ Ellington Community Food Pantry, Ellington Fire Hall, 8 a.m. to noon ¯ GED/High School equivalency classes, E2CC Boces at the Gateway Center, 31 Water St., Jamestown, 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. more »»

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August 26, 2016 Deadline Nears?For Seniors’ Group Trip The Town of Poland Center Seniors’ last bus trip for the year is Oct. 4 to the Flight 93 Memorial and Quecreek Mine in Somerset, Pa. The cost is $80 per person. more »»

Opinion

Southern Tier West Study Must Proceed

August 26, 2016 Attracting new jobs to a rural area like Chautauqua County takes time, a little skill and a lot of luck. more »»

Community

Western New York Group, Civil Air Patrol To Conduct Emergency Services Training

August 26, 2016 The Western New York Group, Civil Air Patrol which is made up of seven squadrons from across Western New York, including Hamburg, Niagara Falls, Dunkirk and Jamestown, along with units from the... more »»

Corrections

Clarification

June 3, 2016 A story in Thursday’s edition of The Post-Journal about a Family Treatment Court graduation said invited speaker Tabitha Raynor, a graduate of the program, had been in an abusive relationship and... more »»

Police Reports

In Years Past

August 5, 2016 JAMESTOWN POLICE DEPARTMENT ¯ Mark R. Maio, 32, of Jamestown was charged with resisting arrest and second-degree obstruction of governmental administration. On Tuesday, at 1:32 p.m. more »»

Arts/Entertainment

Fredonia Alum Publishes Inspirational Novel Drawn From True Events

August 11, 2016 A true story designed to inspire a love and appreciation for friends and family has given Dr. Mary Reid Gaudio her first novel. more »»

Police Reports

Missing 11-Year-Old Boy Found, Fugitive Guardians Charged

August 14, 2016 Two Pennsylvania fugitives who reportedly went missing with an 11-year-old boy were located in Jamestown on Friday. more »»

Arts/Entertainment

In Review: ‘The Taming Of The Shrew’

August 15, 2016 CHAUTAUQUA — Director Andrew Borba has reframed the Shakespeare classic “The Taming of The Shrew,” which opened amidst a deluge torrenting guests huddled on the porch before curtain, Saturday at... more »»

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Briefs

August 16, 2016 Marina, Cafe Still Open Kinzua Wolf Run Marina and Docksiders Cafe are both operational and open. more »»

Police Reports

Area Police Reports

August 16, 2016 JAMESTOWN POLICE DEPARTMENT ¯Richard L. Taylor, 39, of Frewsburg was charged with second-degree obstructing governmental administration and second-degree criminal contempt. On Wednesday, at 9:53 p.m. more »»

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August 17, 2016 Author To Hold Book Signing FALCONER— Children’s author James Vincent will be signing copies of his second book, “Not For Now, But Soon,” on Saturday, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. more »»

Arts/Entertainment

Creedence Clearwater Revisited Returns To Seneca Allegany Casino

August 18, 2016 SALAMANCA — For the second time since 2013, Creedence Clearwater Revisited came to Salamanca’s Seneca Allegany Resort and Casino. more »»

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August 19, 2016 Rod And Gun Cancels Picnic LAKEWOOD — Due to inclement weather forecasted, the Lakewood Rod and Gun Club Family Picnic scheduled for Sunday has been cancelled. more »»

Arts/Entertainment

Urban Grit And Grunge

August 21, 2016 Editor’s Note: “Let’s Talk Photography” will run exclusively in Tuesday’s edition of The Post-Journal beginning this Fall. Until then, this column will run weekly as space allows. more »»

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Briefs

August 22, 2016 SWCS Board To Meet Tuesday The Southwestern Central School Board of Education will hold a work session meeting on Tuesday at 7 p.m. in the board of education room. The public is welcome to att. more »»

Police Reports

Kennedy Man Leads Police On High-Speed Chase

August 22, 2016 A Kennedy man faces multiple charges after leading members of the Jamestown Police Department on a high-speed chase through Jamestown on Sunday. At about 1:52 a.m. more »»

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Briefs

August 23, 2016 JHS Band Preview Night Set The Jamestown High School Red Raider Marching Band will hold its annual community preview night on Thursday at 8 p.m. in the Strider Field parking lot. more »»

Sports

Henderson Takes Next Step In Beating Chron’s Disease

August 23, 2016 PITTSFORD — Nine months after fearing his career might be over because of Crohn’s disease, right tackle Seantrel Henderson lined up at his familiar spot along the Buffalo Bills’ offensive line in... more »»

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August 24, 2016 Rummage Sale Begins Friday SOUTH DAYTON — The South Dayton United Methodist Church will hold a rummage sale in the South Dayton Fireman’s Activity Hall, 34 Maple St., on Friday from 10 a.m. to 5 p. more »»

Sports

Jayhawks Fall Behind 4-0, Suffer 5-2 Setback To Gannon Junior Varsity

August 24, 2016 Jamestown Community College men’s soccer team got off to a rough start in the season’s opener Tuesday afternoon at home. more »»

Police Reports

Area Police Reports

August 25, 2016 CHAUTAUQUA COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE Ø WESTFIELD — Ryan M. Deland, 23, of Westfield was charged with speed not reasonable and prudent, moving from lane unsafely, DWI and DWI per se. more »»

Arts/Entertainment

Seneca Allegany Adds Scotty McCreery, Crystal Cayle To Entertainment Lineup

August 25, 2016 SALAMANCA — The list of top-notch performers to have performed at the Seneca Allegany Resort and Casino during 2016 continues to grow, with upcoming acts scheduled through November. more »»

Police Reports

Area Police Reports

August 25, 2016 JAMESTOWN POLICE DEPARTMENT ¯ Stephen T. Griffin, 37, of Jamestown was charged with fourth-degree grand larceny and second-degree criminal possession of a forged instrument. Walter A. more »»

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Greystone Nature Festival August 27, 2016

Greystone Nature Festival will be unique experience, full of fun, educational activities, workshops,talks with bat bird bees, and butterfly experts, nature walks. And we can not forget about the night activities that include, campfires, fire spinners, live bat netting, and so much more. more »

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