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(12:50 PM) Winter Storm Threatens Thanksgiving Plans Across Midwest

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A day after bringing havoc to the Rocky Mountains, a powerful winter storm rolled across the Midwest on Wednesday, threatening to scramble Thanksgiving plans for millions of people during one of the busiest travel weeks of the year. The storm, which was blamed for one ...

(2:15 PM) Donation To Aid In Community Free Offering

A kind gesture by a Jamestown woman during the Thanksgiving holiday seems to have caught on locally. About two weeks ago, Cindy Thompson hung a clothes line in front of her 16 W. Ninth St. home and strung bags containing an assortment of gloves, hats and scarves. She had seen similar ...

(9:20 AM) Cummins To Cut Global Workforce By 2,000

Cummins Inc. said this week it plans to lay off 2,000 salaried employees from its global workforce following a downturn in business. The Columbus-based Cummins told the Indianapolis Star newspaper Monday evening that demand for its products has "deteriorated even faster than expected." It's ...

(11:40 AM) Pizza Giveaway Part Of Community Initiative

More than 220 people were expected to be served free pizza as part of Little Caesars' "Love Kitchen" program to provide meals to those in need. On Tuesday, a semi dubbed the "big-rig pizza kitchen on wheels" rolled into the parking lot of the Salvation Army in Jamestown. A volunteer helped ...

(12:10 PM) Borrello Seated As State Senator

MAYVILLE — Chautauqua County Executive George Borrello was seated yesterday as the New York state Senator for the 57th District. Borrello recently won the election to fill the seat, which was vacated by former Senator Catharine Young earlier this year. "I am honored and extremely humbled to ...

(12:45 PM) Pennsylvania Ends Time Limits On Future Child Sex Abuse Charges

READING, Pa. (AP) — Pennsylvania overhauled its child sexual abuse laws Tuesday, more than a year after a grand jury report showed the cover-up of hundreds of cases of abuse in most of Pennsylvania's Roman Catholic dioceses over the last seven decades. The central bill signed by Gov. Tom ...

(2:53 PM) Legislature Chairman Announces Candidacy For County Executive

MAYVILLE — The Chautauqua County Legislature chairman has announced his candidacy to be the next county executive. On Tuesday, PJ Wendel, R-Lakewood, told The Post-Journal that after discussing the decision with his family that he will be a candidate to fill the vacated position after ...

(5:17 PM) Federal Grand Jury Indicts 3 City Residents In Meth Ring

A federal grand jury has indicted three Jamestown residents on charges of narcotics conspiracy. On Tuesday, U.S. Attorney James P. Kennedy Jr. announced the indictments against 35-year-old Richard E. Kinsey Jr., 23-year-old Brandi M. Whitford and 39-year-old Terrence M. McRae. Kinsey and ...

(11:30 AM) City Woman Facing Burglary Charge After Found Hiding In Bathroom

A Jamestown woman reportedly found hiding in a bathtub earlier this month is now facing burglary and stolen property charges. The Lakewood-Busti Police Department took 30-year-old Jennifer Blake into custody after investigating an incident that took place Nov. 4. Police said a family returned ...

(6:50 PM) Police Say Missing Dunkirk Woman Found Safe

DUNKIRK — Police say a woman reported missing earlier this week has been found safe. In an email to the media Friday evening, the Dunkirk Police Department said: "Anne Guziec has been located safe. We want to thank the public for their assistance with information leading to her being ...

(7:55 PM) Clymer/Sherman/Panama Defeats Tioga In Semifinal

No. 2 Clymer/Sherman/Panama defeated top-ranked Tioga 28-27 in tonight's New York State Public High School Athletic Association Class D semifinal football game at Cicero-North Syracuse High School. Tioga led 27-13 at halftime before CSP scored 15 unanswered points in the second half. ...

(9:44 AM) Mayor-Elect Sundquist Announces Transition Team, Public Meetings

With an eye toward assembling a wide variety of ideas as he prepares to launch his initial mayoral term, Mayor-elect Eddie Sundquist has put together a transition team and established a series of public input sessions to begin the process. The Mayoral Transition Team is a voluntary committee ...

(11:40 AM) Person Sought, 2 Bodies Found In Burning Allegany County Home

CLARKSVILLE, N.Y. (AP) — Police are looking for a 17-year-old boy as they investigate the discovery of two bodies in a burning home in western New York. Officials closed local schools and issued a shelter-in-place advisory after the bodies were found early Thursday morning in the Allegany ...

(3:11 PM) Sheriff’s Office Seeks Info In Rash Of Burglaries

Information is being sought following a rash of burglaries in the town of Ripley. The Chautauqua County Sheriff's Office said the burglaires have taken place in October and November. Anyone with information is asked to contact the "WeTip" number at 1-800-782-7463. WeTip offers rewards up ...

(6:03 PM) Information Sought For Missing Dunkirk Woman

Dunkirk police are asking the public's helping in locating a missing 54-year-old woman. The Dunkirk Police Department said Anne Guziec was seen about two days ago walking her brown and white English Springer Spaniel with an orange collar, in the Main Street area. The Dunkirk woman is ...

(7:10 PM) BPU To Begin New Annexation Process For Substation Process

The Jamestown Board of Public Utilities board has unanimously approved a resolution asking the City Council to begin a new annexation process for the BPU's Dow Street Substation. The resolution was passed after a lengthy discussion of the board in an executive session Wednesday. Council ...

(9:15 AM) North East Man Charged After Vehicle Pursuit

A Pennsylvania man is facing a host of charges after a vehicle pursuit that began in Chautauqua County. Sheriff's deputies attempted to stop a vehicle around 2:09 a.m. on Tuesday for speeding on Mann Road in the town of Mina. The driver, later identified as 27-year-old Brett M. Bisbee of ...

(2:30 PM) Meals Donated Before Thanksgiving Holiday

Jamie Billquist and Matthew Ehrman were dressed to impress on Sunday. Donned in turkey costumes, the pair delivered 100 Thanksgiving meals, including frozen turkeys and several side dishes, to local organizations such as the Salvation Army Anew Center and Conduit Ministries. However, the ...

(UPDATE 5 PM) Sheriff’s Office Investigating Possible ‘Swatting’ Incident

WESTFIELD — Chautauqua County Sheriff Jim Quattrone said local police are thankful for a “peaceful resolution” after a possible “swatting” incident in the town of Westfield. Members of the Sheriff’s Office, the New York State Police and Westfield Police Department were alerted at ...