Clarification: Chautauqua Lake Association

The weed harvesting vessels pictured along with the story on Chautauqua Lake herbicide spraying results published Wednesday belong to the Chautauqua Lake Association, and not the Chautauqua Lake and Watershed Management Alliance.

Correction: Mealy Benefit Sunday

The medical benefit for Denise VanDeWark Mealy will be hosted Sunday from 1-9 p.m. at the American Legion in Celoron. The date was incorrectly listed in Tuesday’s edition of The Post-Journal.


BUSTI — At the Busti Town Board meeting Monday, board members expressed that two local residents said their areas of Chautauqua Lake were clearer than they had been previously thanks to the spraying of herbicides.


A story in Thursday’s edition of The Post-Journal incorrectly gave the year of Annie Oakley’s marriage to Frank Butler. Historians site Oakley as either being married to Butler in 1881 in Ohio or via the marriage certificate with the date June 20, 1882, in Windsor, Ontario.


The party affiliations of Doug Schutte and Ted McCague were incorrectly identified in an editorial in the Sunday, July 1, edition of The Post-Journal. Schutte and McCague were endorsed by both the Republican and Democratic parties in the 2017 election.

Correction: County Court Judgement

Kathryn M. Mikula was awarded a $14,487.47 judgement against Clifford Mikula Jr. The information was incorrect in the June 19 edition of The Post-Journal.


JPS Takes Part In Conference In an article published in the Wednesday edition of The Post-Journal, Jamestown Public Schools was unintentionally excluded from a list of local schools that attended a Supervising to Excellence Conference at Jamestown Community College.


Antique Auto Club The Antique Auto Club will meet at the War Vets at 7 p.m. Wednesday, June 27. The date was incorrectly submitted to The Post-Journal.

Correction: Lakewood Memorial Library Budget

In the Sunday, May 13 editorial, “Are Small Libraries Something We Want, Or Something We Need?” it was incorrectly stated that the Lakewood Memorial Library has a little more than $900,000 in the bank to help with its budget. According to an Independent Accountant’s Review Report ...

CLA Hearing

A story featured in the Saturday edition of The Post-Journal regarding a public hearing held in the town of Ellery meant to read, “Doug Conroe, executive director of the Chautauqua Lake Association (CLA), spoke on behalf of the CLA and asked for an extension of the public comment period. ...

JCC Play Postponed

Jamestown Community College’s production of Speech and Debate has been postponed until mid-April. The play, originally scheduled for the Scharmann Theatre stage in March, will now be performed at 8 p.m. on April 13 and 14 and at 2 p.m. on April 15. Adam Owens will direct the production, which ...


Matt Oakes, a 2001 gradute of Falconer Central School, is a certified athletic trainer with USA Luge. His job title was incorrect in a story that appeared on Page A1 in Friday’s edition of The Post-Journal.

WCA Offering Free Screenings

An article in the Wednesday edition of The Post-Journal regarding blood pressure screenings at UPMC Chautauqua WCA incorrectly stated that the hospital was offering the free screenings through Friday. WCA is offering the services Monday through Friday for the entire month.


IDA Approves PILOT For Wind Farm Project An article in the Thursday edition of The Post-Journal regarding a PILOT program for the Cassadaga Wind Farm incorrectly said Cassadaga Valley Superintendent Charles Leichner and Business Official Debra A. McAvoy spoke in favor of the PILOT during a ...

Incomplete Honor Roll

Brandon Smith, a sixth-grader at Southwestern Middle School, was left off of the original list of honor and merit roll students in the first quarter of the 2017-18 school year at Southwestern Central School.


Parks Commission Discusses Capital Projects In an article in Friday’s edition of The Post-Journal regarding the county Parks Commission, Legislator John Hemmer was listed as a commission member. Hemmer is the legislative representative to the commission.

Libraries Receive Funding From Municipalities

When Tina Scott, James Prendergast Library director, was discussing the $50,000 in funding in the proposed 2018 city budget for the library during the Jamestown City Council meeting Monday, she said several libraries in cities that have a similar population as Jamestown receive 90 percent of ...

Scholarship Program Names Winner, Runners Up

In The Sunday Post-Journal regarding the Chautauqua Area Scholarship Program, the names of runner-up award winners was listed incorrectly. Mikayla Johnson was the first runner-up, Evelyn Rowan was the second runner-up and Anna Sena was the third runner-up.


ESPRI Funding The YWCA of Jamestown will be receiving funding through the Empire State Poverty Reduction Initiative. The organization’s name was incorrect in Saturday’s edition of The Post-Journal.

Schutte Experience

In Saturday’s Election 2017 publication, Doug Schutte’s answer to the question “Have you previously held any other positions in local/county government and, if so, for what duration of time?” was listed as not applicable. While Schutte has not held elected office, he has served on the ...