‘It’s Bittersweet’

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Girton’s Flowers and Gifts, a long-standing Jamestown flower shop, will be closing at the end of June. The store first opened on Cherry Street before moving in 1989 to its current location on Washington Street. Current owner Sue Carlson began with the business on Cherry Street in 1981, ...

Debate Continues

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As the debate over the state’s handling of asylum seekers continues, legislation has been introduced to create a new state office to help with the crisis. Assemblywoman Jennifer Rajkumar, D-Woodhaven, has introduced A.7493 to amend the state Executive Law to establish a coordinator for ...

Report: Catt. Co. Inmate Died From Meth, Fentanyl OD

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No corrective actions are being recommended after an incarcerated 35-year-old Olean man died from a “multidrug intoxication” of methamphetamine and fentanyl in May 2021 in the Cattaraugus County Jail. In what was termed an “accidental overdose,” details regarding the death of ...

Disc Golf Course To Be Installed At Falconer Park

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FALCONER — Disc golf is coming to the village. At a cost of about $5,000, a nine-hole course will be installed inside Falconer Park. The project will be fully funded by the Rotary Foundation and Falconer Rotary Club. Falconer Village Board members in May heard from local Rotary member ...

Helping The Animals

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A Jamestown resident recently donated his own custom merchandise to the Chautauqua County Humane Society. Wallace Rankin, 18, was born in Russia and lives in Jamestown, attending Randolph Central School, and is set to graduate soon. He designs his own content online and decided to donate the ...

Abe Lincoln Festival Returns To Westfield June 9-10

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WESTFIELD — Abe Lincoln will once again commemorate his meeting with Grace Bedell on June 9-10 as Westfield’s Lincoln Festival returns. There will be the annual McClurg Gala, a downtown promenade, a best beard contest, a dance and music show, horse drawn carriage rides, Civil War ...