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BPU Approves Steam Turbine Maintenance

One of two steam turbine generators will be overhauled at the Jamestown Board of Public Utilities. On Monday, the BPU approved contracting with S.T. Cotter Turbine Services of Clearwater, Minn., to perform a maintenance overhaul of steam turbine generator No. 5 in the amount of $1.9 million. ...

Palmer Amaranth Confirmed Resistant To Liberty Herbicide

Palmer amaranth has been found to be resistant to herbicides, according to University of Arkansas researchers. Additional information and resources can be found from the University of Arkansas as well as the International Herbicide-Resistant Weed Database managed by Dr. Ian ...

Vaccine Eligibility Expands As County Crosses 8K Cases

Not since the earliest months of the COVID-19 pandemic did it take Chautauqua County more than 30 days to record 1,000 new confirmed cases. The county on Monday officially crossed the 8,000 mark, with 71 new cases recorded from Friday through Sunday including 21 in Fredonia, nine in Dunkirk and ...

Fireworks Restrictions Proposed In Pa.

Legislation has been introduced in the Pennsylvania House of Representatives that would crack down on the sale of consumer fireworks. “Since the passage of Act 43 of 2017, which authorized the sale of consumer fireworks to Pennsylvania residents, complaints of inappropriate fireworks usage ...

New Group Of COVID-19 Heroes Announced

MAYVILLE — Chautauqua County Executive PJ Wendel and the COVID-19 Response Team recently announced the sixth week of COVID-19 Hero nominations for March 15-19. Nominations are recognized in a video posted weekdays on the Chautauqua County Government Facebook page, and each nominee ...

‘Still Alive’

Since 2000, Maple Weekend has been a prime source of publicity and revenue for maple syrup producers all across New York state. This year, however, the event won’t happen during its normal March weekend. “Our top priority this year is keeping people safe,” said Greg Zimpfer of Zimpfer ...