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Jessica Pegula Reveals Her Mother’s Health Crisis

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BUFFALO (AP) — Pro tennis player Jessica Pegula has revealed that her mother, Buffalo Bills and Buffalo Sabres co-owner and president Kim Pegula, went into cardiac arrest in June and is still recovering while dealing with significant language and memory issues. In an essay that The Players' ...

1937 Aircraft Housed Locally Gets Airworthiness Certificate

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A rare 86-year-old vintage aircraft that has been sitting in southern Chautauqua County will soon be taking flight. At the Chautauqua County-Jamestown Airport is a Lockheed Electra Jr. 12A, an eight-seat twin engine transport aircraft built by the Lockheed Aircraft Corporation in Burbank, ...

Proposal Would Give Firefighters Property Tax Break

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Volunteer firefighters may be given a break on property taxes. Chautauqua County Emergency Services Director Noel Guttman recently spoke with members of the county Legislature’s Public Safety and Audit and Control committees about a proposal for property tax exemption for volunteer ...

Bill Restores More Comptroller Oversight Of State Contracts

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Assemblyman Andrew Goodell has voted against a watered down restoration of state Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli’s review of state contracts. Both houses of the state Legislature approved legislation in 2022 giving the comptroller back authority to approve contracts that had previously been ...

City Council Discusses Dwindling ARPA Funds

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The City Council discussed the remaining American Rescue Plan Act funding balance during the first work session of the month on Monday night. Finance Committee Chairwoman Kim Ecklund, R-At Large, explained that the “grand total” of ARPA funding allocated by the city is $25,306,148.24. ...

Salman Rushdie Gives First Interview Since 2022 Stabbing

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NEW YORK (AP) — Months after being stabbed repeatedly as he prepared to give a lecture, Salman Rushdie is blind in his right eye, struggles to write and, at times, has “frightening” nightmares. But, he said during his first interview since the attack, he still has a feeling of ...