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Walk For Life, Fall Vendor Fest Set For Saturday

Options Care Center will be hosting its annual Walk For Life this Saturday, with a new harvest-themed attraction — a Fall Festival. Starting at 10 a.m., the Fall Festival hosted at Real Life Church on Second Street in Jamestown will offer various vendors for visitors. The festival will be ...

County Surpasses 200 Virus-Related Deaths

Eight new COVID-related deaths were reported for the week of Oct. 10 to the 16th, marking 200 to date during the pandemic, the county Health Department announced Wednesday. The county also recorded 236 new confirmed cases of the virus during the week. That’s the fewest new cases over a ...

Carroll To Recognize Historic Locations

FREWSBURG — Two historic places — one the home of the founder of Frewsburg and the other the most recognizable barn in Chautauqua County — will be honored by the Carroll Historical Society Saturday. Starting at 1 p.m., the historical society will dedicate a historic plaque ...

Mother Charged In August Drowning Death Of Child

WARREN, Pa. — The mother of a 2-year-old girl who drowned in the Allegheny River in August has been charged with endangering the welfare of children. Patti Jo Vargason, 39, 215 Valley View Lane, was charged by Pennsylvania State Police on Wednesday. The incident occurred on August ...

In Rare Air: 94-Year-Old Local Pilot Still Takes To The Skies

WARREN, Pa. — All Elaine Olney wanted to do was fly. When she was young, her father told her to learn to do something no one else was doing. She tried the piano. “That bored me.” She kept looking. As a self-described “goody-two-shoes” high school senior, Elaine cut school one ...

Green Criticizes Wendel Declining League Debate

By the time Election Day arrives, there will have been three debates between the two candidates running for county executive. But none of them will be hosted by the Chautauqua County League of Women Voters. Norm Green, Democratic county executive candidate, issued a statement criticizing ...