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‘Unique Obstacles’

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WARREN, Pa. — After 10 years, Warren Skate Park still feels like home. The facility first opened at Beaty Park in 2010 and, depending on the weather and what else is going on, has seen steady use ever since. There were about 10 young men on skateboards and scooters at the park Monday ...

City Woman Pleads Guilty To Narcotics Charge

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A Jamestown woman has pleaded guilty to selling methamphetamine, the U.S. Attorney’s Office announced Tuesday. Tracey Wynn, 38, entered the plea to a charge of conspiring to possess with intent to distribute, and distributing, 500 grams or more of methamphetamine before U.S. District Judge ...

Rounding Up Memories

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After 75 consecutive years, the Gerry Rodeo will not take place this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The major fundraiser for the Gerry Volunteer Fire Department will be missed by many, especially Mr. and Mrs. Francis Finch Jr. of Randolph who have attended 50 of the last 52 years. ...

Cherry Creek Man Facing Several Charges Following Dispute

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A Cherry Creek man is facing multiple charges after a domestic dispute involving family. New York state troopers were summoned at about 9 p.m. Sunday to a reported dispute in the town of Cherry Creek. What started as verbal arugument with family involving Joseph I. Chadwick, 19, reportedly ...

Argument Over Face Mask Leads To Charges For City Woman

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A city woman is being held for court after getting into a verbal argument with staff at a Jamestown 7-Eleven for not wearing a face mask. Officers were called to the convenience store, located at 518 N. Main St., at about 10:30 a.m. for a report of trouble involving a customer. A manager of ...

Ace In The Hole

COVID-19 Coverage

A lot of attention was paid to senior student-athletes who lost their winter sports championships and entire spring sports seasons when COVID-19 swept the nation back in March. Rightfully so, because they would never step on a high school court or field again. But the coronavirus pandemic ...

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DiNapoli Sets Property Tax Cap Property tax levy growth for local governments with fiscal years closing Dec. 31 will be capped at 1.56% for 2021, according to state Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli. The figure affects tax cap calculations for all counties, towns, fire districts, 44 cities and 11 ...

Positive Test Closes Resource Center Facility

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The Resource Center has temporarily suspended operations on the third and fourth floors of its Jamestown manufacturing facility after an an employee tested positive for COVID-19 over the weekend. The employee had last worked at the Michael J. Raymond Center, located at 75 Jones & Gifford ...

Whitaker Updates JPS Board On Reopening

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Calling the endeavor a “huge lift in a short period of time,” Dr. Kevin Whitaker, Jamestown Public Schools superintendent, updated board of education members on the district’s plan to reopen schools in September during a meeting Tuesday night via teleconference. In his report to the ...

Falconer School Reopening Plans Sent To Albany

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FALCONER—A reopening plan for the Falconer Central School District was submitted to the New York State Department of Education on Friday after spending months in development by a reopening committee staffed by more than 50. The district’s teachers, administrative staff, parents and ...

City Man Indicted On Murder Charge

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A Jamestown man was indicted by a Chautauqua County grand jury on a second-degree murder charge for his role in the stabbing death of another city resident last month. Carl W. Sorenson, 28, pleaded not guilty during arraignment Monday before County Court Judge David Foley and remains in jail ...

Online Option For 5-Hour Course Gets Green Light

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Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced last week that New York State Department of Motor Vehicles pre-licensing courses may now be offered online, aiding a large pool of prospective drivers who have been unable to attend classes during COVID-19. New York’s “five-hour course” is a prerequisite for ...

Bemus Pair Celebrates 70th Anniversary

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Bemus Point residents Phil and Lynn Wight have celebrated a lifetime of cherished memories together, but it will be hard to compare any of those to the milestone of Aug. 5, 2020. Today the couple will celebrate an astonishing 70 years of marriage, which of course begs the question — what is ...

Borrello, WNY Lawmakers Warn Advisories Could Impact Economy

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State Sen. George Borrello, R-Sunset Bay, has joined a group of Southern Tier and Western New York lawmakers in urging Gov. Andrew Cuomo to provide an exemption for workers who live in Pennsylvania but work in New York from potentially being included in the governor's COVID-19 travel advisory ...

Teachers’ Unions: Close Schools When There’s A COVID-19 Case

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NEW YORK (AP) — New York's teachers' unions said a single COVID-19 case in a school should trigger its immediate closure for 14 days as they listed demands Wednesday for reopening this fall. New York State United Teachers and the United Federation of Teachers called for the state policy ...

Cherry Creek Starts Shortened Concert Series Thursday

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CHERRY CREEK — The Cherry Creek Community Association Inc. has announced the beginning of a shortened “Gazebo Concert Series,” to begin Thursday evening in the Pavilion of the Cherry Creek Ballpark located on Main Street. All concerts of the 2020 season will be held in the ballpark ...

Jackson Center To Celebrate Anniversary Of Agreement

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The Robert H. Jackson Center will celebrate the 75th anniversary of the signing of the London Agreement and Charter and the establishment of the International Military Tribunal at Nuremberg with a free global webinar on Saturday, Aug. 8 at 9 a.m. “As Justice Jackson said in his opening ...

Another State Added To Travel Advisory List

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Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Tuesday announced that an additional state, Rhode Island, meets the metrics to qualify for the travel advisory requiring individuals who have traveled to New York from those states to quarantine for 14 days. Delaware and Washington, D.C., have been removed. The quarantine ...