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Briefs

City Man Charged After Threatening Stranger

A 28-year-old Jamestown man who reportedly threatened a stranger with a knife while walking down the street this week is facing charges. Richard N. Dehart was being held for court following Monday’s incident that occurred around 9 p.m. on West Fourth Street. Officers with the Jamestown Police Department responded to a report of a person with a weapon. An investigation found that Dehart “approached a stranger walking down the street and threatened him with a knife.” The city man was transported to Jamestown City Jail, the department said in a news release. He is facing charges of fourth-degree criminal possession of a weapon and second-degree menacing.

Sewer Boards To Meet Tuesday

The administrative board of the South and Center Chautauqua Lake Sewer Districts will meet at noon Tuesday, Oct. 5, at the water pollution control facility. The meeting can also be accessed by video conference by calling 646-558-8656 with the ID 999 449 0210.

Order Of Eastern Star Sets

Spaghetti Dinner

Mt. Sinai Mecca Chapter Order of the Eastern Star is hosting its annual public spaghetti dinner on Saturday from 4:30-7 p.m. at the Masonic Center, 3485 Baker St. Ext. A sign will be posted outside the building. Tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for children ages 5-12 years old. Take-out dinners are also available. Dinner includes beverage and dessert. A special basket raffle event will be held.

JCC Names

Student Board Representative

Angelika Mutygulina, of Yekaterinburg, Russia, has been elected to serve as the student representative to the SUNY Jamestown Community College Board of Trustees for the 2021-22 academic year. Mutygulina was sworn in during the college’s board meeting on July 20. “I am honored to be a part of the board and serve on behalf of SUNY JCC’s student community,” said Mutygulina. “I believe that we can bring the Jayhawks family together again and give every student the opportunity to learn, have fun, and become the best version of themselves that they can be.” A student in JCC’s nursing program, she completed an associate degree in psychology in May of 2021. She served as a resident assistant on the Jamestown Campus and is a student member of JCC’s Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion task force. She was president of the International Club, vice president of Ski Club, a member of Hall Council, and is currently a member of Phi Theta Kappa.

Gas Prices Dip 1 Cent In Area

Gas prices in Jamestown are 1 cent lower this week at $3.358, according to AAA East Central’s Gas Price Report. By comparison, the average price during the week of Sept. 28, 2020, was $2.35. The national average dropped just a penny on the week to $3.18 after matching a seven-year-high in the prior week. The big culprit keeping pump prices high is the price of crude oil, which is above $73 per barrel. This time of year, consumers typically see some relief at the pump. However, with approximately 16% of crude production in the Gulf of Mexico still shut down because of Hurricanes Ida and Nicholas and the concerns about what higher COVID cases could do to the economy, oil prices remain elevated. AHh crude prices (above $72 per barrel) will contribute to gasoline prices likely remaining elevated this fall.

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