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Fundraising Event To Support Dunkirk Family

DUNKIRK — A cancer diagnosis can be devastating to any family. Two separate diagnoses to the same family within weeks of each other is almost unthinkable. Sadly, that’s the reality the DePasquale family has been forced to accept, as Joe and Linda DePasquale were each diagnosed with ...

K-9 Demo Given To BOCES Students

Chautauqua County Sheriff’s deputy Jason Beichner gave a K-9 demonstration at the BOCES LoGuidice Center for the Criminal Justice and Animal Science classes. Students were educated on how the dogs are trained and what they do on a daily basis. K-9 Drake is trained in narcotics detection ...

Clymer Elementary School Principal Resigns

CLYMER — Clymer Central School will be without an elementary principal for the rest of the school year. The district recently announced the resignation of elementary principal Mike Fessel in a Facebook message by Superintendent Beth Olson alerting the public to the personnel change. “I ...

Strongest Earthquake In Decades Felt In North County

BUFFALO — A small earthquake rumbled through Western New York early Monday, alarming people in a region unaccustomed to such shaking but apparently causing no significant damage. The U.S. Geological Survey preliminarily reported a 3.8 earthquake centered east of Buffalo in the suburb of ...

City Man Sentenced On Weapon Possession, Probation Violation

A Jamestown man found with an illegal weapon last year will now serve time in state prison. Carlos Rivera Leon was sentenced Monday on a conviction of third-degree criminal possession of a weapon and violating probation. The sentence — two to four years on the weapon possession charge ...

Efforts Recognized

Westfield Town Clerk Andrea Babcock, pictured in middle, received the Chautauqua County Municipal Clerk’s Association “Clerk of the Year” award for 2022. Babcock is a member of the Chautauqua County Municipal Clerk’s Association and has served as an officer since 2016. Babcock was ...