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No New Cases Of Virus Reported In County Sunday

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MAYVILLE -- No new cases of the coronavirus were reported Sunday, the Chautauqua County Department of Health announced. The total number cases of COVID-19 remains at seven, while 87 tests have come back negative. The state Health Department deems this the beginning of the infections period. ...

3 New Cases Of Virus Reported In Cattaraugus County; 5 Total

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Three new cases of the coronavirus have been confirmed in Cattaraugus County, bringing the total number to five. In a news release Sunday, the county Department of Health said the three new cases include a male living in the northwest part of the county with recent travel to New York City ...

Jamestown KeyBank Among 10 In WNY To Temporarily Close Monday

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A Jamestown KeyBank is one of 10 in Western New York scheduled to temporarily close in the company’s efforts to contain the spread of the coronavirus. Matthew Pitts, a KeyBank spokesman, confirmed that the Southside Plaza location next to Tops Markets at 730 Foote Ave. will temporarily ...

Six Facing Charges

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A “significant seizure” of illegal weapons, narcotics and cash were announced in addition to six arrests following a daylong investigation into a shooting Thursday morning. Charges range from criminal possession of weapons to tampering with evidence, and include Torrie T. Jones, 21; ...

Outside The Box

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Spreading faith and comfort to those in need during a time of social distancing has its challenges, but local churches are up to the task. In order to make sure that congregations remain safe from the coronavirus, pastors have turned to 21st century solutions to get the word out. Zach ...

OfficeMax Closing

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LAKEWOOD — The OfficeMax located in the village of Lakewood will close its doors in mid-May. The 318 E. Fairmount Ave. store, located next to the Chautauqua Mall, began announcing closing sales late last week. Sarah England, a spokeswoman for Office Depot Inc., said the company “continues ...

Taking A Different Approach

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The federal COVID-19 bill, expected to be signed into law could temporarily help individual families’ budgets while helping wreak havoc with local municipal budgets. During his daily news briefing Thursday, Gov. Andrew Cuomo discussed his reaction to the federal stimulus bill. While the ...

‘You All Are The Best’

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As the majority of learning and communication is being done remotely and online, Dana Williams, Jamestown High School interim principal, recently sent letters to more than 300 seniors that weren’t for instructions, in an effort to simply offer some words of comfort. For Williams, he ...

Cummins To Bolster Investment In Fuel Cell Technology

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Cummins Inc. is continuing its investment in fuel cell technology by making an additional cash investment in Loop Energy. The investment comes at a time when the novel coronavirus and its impacts on the national economy have prompted Cummins Inc. to withdraw its financial guidance for full ...

Bill Would Help With Medication Stock Up

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A pair of Democrats in the state Legislature want to amend state laws to make sure state residents are better able to stock up on their required medications in the case of a declared emergency. Assemblyman Felix Ortiz, D-Brooklyn, and state Sen. David Carlucci, D-Rockland/Westchester, have ...

Ogden News Creates $1M Fund For Businesses

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Businesses in The Post-Journal’s coverage area can now apply for a grant to help them recover from the effects of the coronavirus pandemic. Ogden Newspapers Inc., the parent company of The Post-Journal, has established a $1 million fund to help local businesses get back to full strength ...

Serta To Donate Mattresses to Hospitals

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Serta Simmons Bedding, the nation’s largest bedding manufacturer, announced this week it will donate 10,000 mattresses to New York City hospitals and temporary medical facilities fighting the COVID-19 pandemic, and it is calling on its peers to do the same. While the healthcare system’s ...

Urgent Care Begins In-Vehicle Triage

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WellNow Urgent Care said it has instated a new in-vehicle triage process in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Effective immediately, patients will be asked to complete an in-vehicle check-in process before entering a WellNow Urgent Care facility. This new procedure is a precautionary ...

Limits Imposed On NY Travelers

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BOSTON — States are pulling back the welcome mat for travelers from the New York area, which is the epicenter of the country’s coronavirus outbreak, but some say at least one state’s measures are unconstitutional. Governors in Texas, Florida, Maryland and South Carolina this week ...

Confirmed Cases Of Virus Now Up To Five

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MAYVILLE — The number of confirmed cases of the coronavirus in Chautauqua County has reached five, County Executive PJ Wendel said Friday. The individuals confirmed to have COVID-19 include a man in his 60s who recently traveled to New York City and a woman in her 30s with no recent ...

Small Businesses Learn To Cope With Pandemic

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Small businesses in the area face low customer volume and being closed until further notice. In an interview with Todd J. Tranum, Chautauqua County Chamber of Commerce president and CEO, he addressed some of the biggest concerns he is hearing from businesses during this trying ...

National Grid To Delay Price Increases

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National Grid has taken another step to reduce the coronavirus’ financial strain and economic uncertainty on upstate New York customers by deferring a bill increase that was scheduled to take effect April 1. The company has asked New York regulators for permission to postpone the ...

County Up To Seven COVID-19 Cases; 84 Test Negative For Virus

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Chautauqua County has a total of seven confirmed cases of COVID-19, with two new positive tests reported today. These new cases include: · A woman in her 70s, with no recent travel. · A woman in her 30s, with no recent travel outside the country, has had travel to Erie County, ...

NY Delays Presidential Primary; Trump Eyes A Quarantine

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NEW YORK (AP) — As coronavirus cases kept rising in the national epicenter of New York, President Donald Trump said Saturday he is considering a quarantine affecting residents of the state and neighboring New Jersey and Connecticut. New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Saturday he wasn't sure what ...

Man With Bombs Who Forced Thruway Closure Faces Federal Charges

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BUFFALO – A Niagara Falls man who forced a two-hour closure Wednesday of the New York State Thruway from Silver Creek to Hamburg has been charged by the U.S. attorney's office after his home was found filled with explosives. U.S. Attorney James P. Kennedy Jr. announced that Jose M. Gandia, ...