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Committee Looking For Candidates The Jamestown Democratic Committee is currently looking for candidates for the 2021 election season to fill spots for the City Council and Chautauqua County Legislature. Mayor Eddie Sundquist, along with current council members Tamu Graham-Reinhardt and Tom ...

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Board Sets Zoom Meeting Monday LAKEWOOD — Due to an increase in COVID-19 cases, the Monday organizational and regular meeting of the Lakewood Village Board will be held via Zoom. The meeting begins at 6:15 p.m. and a link will be available on the village’s website lakewoodny.com. DNA ...

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Man Charged In N. Collins Burglary Incident A Cattaraugus County man has been charged in connection with a burglary at the North Collins Community Bank on Christmas. Erie County Sheriff Timothy Howard on Tuesday reported the arrest of Versailles resident James Meehan Jr. following an ...

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City Fire Still Being Probed Jamestown fire investigators were still looking into the cause of a fire that heavily damaged a commercial building on New Year’s Eve. City firefighters were called to 255 Blackstone Ave. around 4:10 p.m. following reports of a propane tank explosion. Heavy ...

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Pair Helped From Vehicle Volunteer firefighters in Cattaraugus County helped two people get out of their vehicle that had overturned and was partially submerged in water following a crash over the weekend. The Cattaraugus County Sheriff’s Office detailed the incident, which occurred at ...

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BPU Offices Will Be Closed For New Year’s The Jamestown Board of Public Utilities offices will be closed on Thursday and Friday for the New Year’s Holiday. Customer service will reopen for business at 9 a.m. Monday, Jan. 4. Garbage and recycling will not be collected on Friday, New ...

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New Directions Receives Grant New Directions’ Randolph Residential Campus has received a $5,500 grant from the Chautauqua Region Community Foundation’s Edwin L. Danielson Community Service Fund. Grant funding was used to commission a pool study to assess and determine the full extent of ...

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Winter Storm Watch Starts Thursday A winter storm watch begins Thursday evening and lasts through Saturday afternoon, the National Weather Service in Buffalo reported. The watch includes Chautauqua, Cattaraugus, Erie, Genesee and Wyoming counties. Total snow accumulations of more than 9 inches ...

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Library Sets Holiday Activities FALCONER — The Falconer Public Library is offering some holiday activities with the help of a grant from the Falconer Region Community Fund and Donald R. Swanson Memorial Fund, made available through the Chautauqua Region Community Foundation, the library ...

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The Marvin House in Jamestown will offer take-out meals Thursday that will be available from 3-4 p.m. and include Brussels sprouts salad, turkey and biscuits, mashed potatoes, winter mashed squash, cranberries and cream puffs. To make a reservation, send an email to marvinhouse@netsync.net or ...

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Gerry United Methodist Church is sponsoring a Christmas Lighting Contest for the entire Gerry township beginning Dec. 20. Awards will be given out after Jan. 1. Those who wish to enter are asked to send their send name, address, phone number and $10 entry fee to Gerry UM Church. PO Box 187. ...

Ellicott Town Court Will Not Be In Session

FALCONER — The Ellicott Town Court will not be in session until further notice. Those who have a scheduled court date, the court staff will reach out as soon as it is allowed to hold in-person sessions again. Those who have recently moved, or have a new phone number, are asked to reach out to ...

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Lecture Series Included In Programming Access Chautauqua programming includes the Chautauqua Lecture Series, featuring a 2019 lecture by the Rev. Dr. Barbara Brown Taylor, “Alarming Grace: A Christian Perspective.” The program is at 1 and 7 p.m. Chautauqua Sunrise, hosted by Doc ...

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Land Bank To Meet Wednesday Members of the Chautauqua County Land Bank Corp. will meet online at 9 a.m. Wednesday. The public is welcome to attend. To register, send an email to gparadis@chautauqualandbank.org for the link and password. BPU Sets Pump Maintenance Pump maintenance at the ...

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Marvin House Sets Takeout Dinner Thursday The Marvin House in Jamestown will be offering meals for take out on Thursday that include apple sauce, rosemary roasted pork roast, oven roasted potatoes, carrots and parsnips, homemade bread and gingerbread cake with caramel topping. The cost is $17 ...

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Weather Service Issues Winter Storm Watch The region could see a foot or more of snow in some locations in the next few days. The National Weather Service in Buffalo issued a winter storm watch for Chautauqua, Cattaraugus and southern Erie counties that is expected to see “heavy, wet snow ...

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Chamber To Talk About Shopping Chautauqua Sunrise, hosted by Doc Hamels, will have representatives from the Westfield-Barcelona Chamber of Commerce discussing local holiday shopping. The program is aired and streamed on Facebook live at 9 a.m. Saturday, then repeats at 2 and 8 p.m. Fresh ...

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Cattaraugus Sheriff Warns Of Money Scam The Cattaraugus County Sheriff’s Office said it has recently become aware of of a fraud/scam case that has been circulating the area recently. In a statement Tuesday, the Sheriff’s Office said, “People are being contacted through email for ...

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Clerk Warns Of DMV Scam Chautauqua County Clerk Larry Barmore is warning the public of a scam involving the Department of Motor Vehicles. In a statement Monday afternoon, Barmore said, “Many people in Chautauqua county are receiving text messages that appear to be from the DMV telling them ...

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Food Pantry Open Tuesday KENNEDY — The Kennedy First United Methodist Church Food Pantry will be open from 6-8 p.m. Tuesday. The food pantry is open to residents of the Falconer School District. Those attending are asked to wear appropriate face covering and maintain social distancing ...