Area Police Reports

Police Reports

LAKEWOOD-BUSTI POLICE DEPARTMENT ¯ William Eppinger, no age listed, of Dunkirk, was charged with petit larceny, fifth-degree criminal possession of stolen property, resisting arrest and false personation. Officers responded at 10:15 p.m. Tuesday to Walmart for a shoplifting complaint. ...

County Accepts $6.2M Grant For Airport

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MAYVILLE — Chautauqua County is moving ahead with plans to rehabilitate a runway at the Chautauqua County-Jamestown Airport. During this week’s county Legislature meeting, lawmakers unanimously accepted a $6,240,272 grant from the Federal Aviation Administration to pay for costs ...

Motion To Preserve 23rd Congressional District Falls Short

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Local leaders aren’t united if Chautauqua County should remain in the 23 Congressional District after next year. During the county Legislature meeting Wednesday, lawmakers voted 11-6 urging the “preservation of existing boundaries of New York State 23rd Congressional District.” Even ...

SUNY Fredonia Alumna Among Nominees for U.S. Attorney

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OBSERVER Staff Report President Joe Biden has announced eight nominees to serve as U.S. Attorneys across the country, including State University of New York at Fredonia alumna Trini E. Ross as the U.S. Attorney nominee for the Western District of New York. In making the announcement, the ...

Opt-Out Law Discussed In Cassadaga

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CASSADAGA — The issue of whether to allow marijuana dispensaries and smoking dens within the village was tabled at the last meeting of the Village Board. This week, however, the board introduced two separate opt out laws for both dispensaries and smoking dens. The motions to introduce both ...