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Early Morning Dunkirk Fire Under Investigation

DUNKIRK -- Dunkirk Police are investigating an early morning fire in the city. Dunkirk Fire Department reports it was dispatched to the structure fire with possible occupants trapped at 633 Leopard St. around 1:22 a.m. Upon arrival firefighters found smoke emitting from a story single family ...

Illegal Drugs, Weapons Charges Levied On Forestville Man

FORESTVILLE -- A local resident has been charged after an investigation into narcotics activity and illegal weapons possession at 11139 Mixer Road. On Tuesday, the Chautauqua County Sheriff's Department said it conducted a search warrant that led to the arrest of Timothy Will on Aug. 23. Will ...

The August 29 Rundown

Here is a rundown of stories that can be found in Tuesday's edition of The Post-Journal. Please click the link above ("The Rundown") in an email or the triangle (below the picture) on the website.

Group Releases Rescued Birds In Sheridan

SHERIDAN — A group that nurses injured birds and releases them into the wild sent out a red-tail hawk and a falcon this week, inviting the OBSERVER along to raise awareness of their efforts. Tim O'Day, director of the Campbell Environmental Center, leads the group but is retiring soon. He ...

Traffic Stop Leads To Drug Charges For Florida Woman

An early morning traffic stop led to a Florida woman being charged with drug possession. Around 1:23 a.m. Friday, Jamestown Police Department's Violent Crime Unit and K9 Unit took part in the operation at Newland Avenue and Colfax Street. Officers identified the operator of the vehicle as ...

Man Charged After Injury At Dunkirk Restaurant

A domestic-related incident at a town of Dunkirk restaurant led to a take-out order by State Police at Fredonia for a Perrysburg man. At 4:45 p.m. Wednesday, State Police at Fredonia charged Stuart L Elijah, 33, with third-degree aggravated criminal contempt and third-degree assault after a ...