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Jamestown Public Board Approves 1-Year Contract

Teachers in the Jamestown Public Schools District will receive a 2 percent raise. In a special meeting Tuesday, the JPS Board of Education ratified a one-year contact with the Jamestown Teachers Association. Board President Paul Abbott said the one-dear deal gives JTA and the administration ...

‘Great Addition’

A collaborative effort between various organizations has led to the creation of a safe and clean, new playground on Jamestown’s north side. Located on Windsor Street, directly and behind Appleyard Terrace complex on Second Street, is a new playground and park for the community’s ...

Heat Wave Bringing Challenges To County

With this heat wave, Chautauqua County officials are promoting four ‘Cs’ – community, consistency, cool space, and call. Lacey Wilson, the director of the county’s Public Health Department went into detail on the four Cs. “Community. Please check on your neighbors, especially ...

Three City Residents Charged After Wednesday Drug Bust

Three Jamestown residents face charges after a drug raid early Wednesday morning on Grandin Street. According to a news release, members of the Jamestown Metro Drug Task Force and Southern Tier Regional Drug Task Force executed a search warrant at 6:10 a.m. Wednesday at 1 Grandin St., ...

Community Donates Big, During Give Big CHQ 2024

Chautauqua County residents did, indeed, Give Big on Thursday. The Chautauqua Region Community Foundation held its annual 24-hour Give Big fundraising campaign Thursday. Foundation officials said the drive is about more than just raising money for nonprofits. “This event allows our ...

State Poised To Require Labor, Schools On IDA Boards

County Industrial Development Agency boards could be required to have a local labor representative and a representative of a county school district. Legislation (A.7532/S.4040) passed both the state Senate and Assembly in the closing days of the legislative session and will now be sent to ...