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Falconer Man Latest To Be Charged For

Illegal Dumping

A community effort helped police identify a Falconer man who reportedly left tires at a common dumping site in the city.

Blaydon Niles, 32, is scheduled to appear in Jamestown City Court on a littering prohibited charge.

Officers were notified Sept. 11 of an illegal dumping on Pratt Avenue. In a news release, JPD said video footage showed a man who had been driving a maroon colored pickup truck rolling tires down the hill on Pratt.

Niles was identified due to the “assistance of several citizens.” The Falconer man was eventually located by the department’s detective bureau.

“JPD would like to thank the members of the community who assisted to help solve this crime,” the department said.

Pratt Avenue has been a common site for illegal dumping.

Empty Bowls Fundraiser Will Be Held Saturday

FREDONIA — The Empty Bowls Fundraiser to Fight Hunger will be held from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday in the east parking lot adjacent to Mudslingers Studios in downtown Fredonia. The fundraiser is held rain or shine. Those attending are asked to bring bags to carry their purchases. For more information call 716-672-6833.

Outdoor Club Meeting To Hike On Sunday

On Sunday the Allegheny Outdoor Club will hike at the Audubon Community Nature Center, 1600 Riverside Road, Jamestown. The group will meet at the kiosk at 2 p.m. Linda Ross will be the leader of the hike. She can be reached at 814-726-3920 or 814-688-5908 for any questions.

Oktoberfest

Celebration To Take Place On Sunday

CASSADAGA — The Cassadaga American Legion will hold its Oktoberfest celebration on Sunday at the legion on Maple Avenue, Cassadaga. The Whiz Whip food truck will be in the parking lot from 3 to 6 p.m. while music will be performed by Family Traditions in the legion hall from 4 to 7 p.m. There is also a food drive. Those bringing a non-perishable food items or cash donation can win a door prize.

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