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Historical Society

Set To Reopen

FREWSBURG — The Carroll Historical Society, located at 5 W. Main St. in Frewsburg behind the town hall, will be reopening from 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday. A new military display honoring local servicemen killed in action is ready for viewing. This includes a section honoring Phillip Kidd, the only Frewsburg serviceman killed during Vietnam. A collection of medals and certificates are also on display. Admission to the historical society is free and is opened for appointments at 689-5365 ext. 9.

Memorial Service

For Workers

Is Sept. 25

FREWSBURG — The Chautauqua County Workers’ Memorial Committee will be holding its 20th annual Workers’ Memorial Day on Saturday, Sept. 25, at 11 a.m. at the Chautauqua County Workers’ Memorial Site at Erlandson Overview Park on Oak Hill Road in Frewsburg. Workers’ Memorial Day is a day of remembering all of the men and women from Chautauqua County who have lost their lives on the job, in the line of duty or died from job related causes. This year’s ceremony will recognize over 160 individuals who have passed away on the job since the 1880s. The event is free and open to the public. This year’s event will feature a variety of speakers including keynote speaker Peter DeJesus, president of the Western New York Area Labor Federation. The ceremony will also include a special dedication of a bell in memory of Mary Lou Dunning, a former member of CSEA Local No. 807/6300 and Buffalo-Niagara Frontier Retirees Local 903. There will also be a plaque dedication to honor deceased members of the Chautauqua County Worker’s Memorial Committee: Hobart (Hobie) Rhienhart, Mike Piazza, Helen Sischo, and Joe Sweeny.

BPU Lifts Order

To Boil Water

A boil water advisory impacting an area of Jamestown Board of Public Utilities water customers that had been in effect since Sept. 8 has been lifted. The affected area included BPU water customers located north of Smith Boys Marina such as Vukote, Loomis Bay and Sunrise Cove and included the BOCES school. Water samples collected on Thursday and Friday from the affected areas show that the water is safe to drink and can be used for all other purposes. The water division incurred a water main break on Route 394 north of Smith Boys Marina which was repaired the same day. Due to a loss of pressure and water in the system, a boil water advisory was placed as a precaution.

Local Gas

Prices Reported

To Be Higher

Gas prices in Jamestown are 5 cents higher this week at $3.348, according to AAA East Central’s Gas Price Report. The average price during the week of Sept. 7, 2021, was $3.298 while the average price during the week of Sept. 14, 2020, was $2.357. With the height of summer in the rearview mirror, motorists are seeing some relief at the pump, as the national gas price average dropped by a penny on the week to $3.17. However, the recovery from Hurricane Ida remains slow, with the latest U.S. data showing just under half of the U.S. offshore oil production in the Gulf still idle after companies shuttered production ahead of the storm.

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