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Zoning Board Withdraws Motion With Only Four Members Present

A rare occurrence happened during the Jamestown Zoning Board of Appeals meeting Wednesday. Of the seven members on the board, only four attended the meeting held via Zoom to consider the petition from Lisa Volpe for an area variance to construct an addition on to 167 Brad St. in a R-1 ...

Library Hosting ‘Sweetest Pets Valentine’s Day’ Contest

FINDLEY LAKE — Pet owners who think they have the sweetest companion that ever lived now have the chance to show everyone. The Alexander Findley Community Library in Findley Lake is holding a Sweetest Pets Valentine’s Day contest. All anyone needs to do is submit a photo of their beloved ...

JPS Discusses Addition Of New School Resource Officer

Members of the Jamestown Public Schools Board discussed the possibility of adding a new school resource officer. Paul Abbott, school board president, said the idea is that the officer would not be assigned to an individual building, rather assist all schools. He said the school resource ...

Niagara Falls Schools Ready For Afghan Refugees

The nation’s longest military campaign ever recently came to an end in Afghanistan. With what could, most optimistically be described as decades of mixed results, the U.S. withdrawl led to the Taliban reclaiming control of the country and necessitated the exit of several Afghan citizens, ...

JPD Mourns Loss Of Retired K-9

Members of the Jamestown Police Department were mourning the loss of K-9 Mitchell, a retired canine who years earlier was wounded in the line of duty only to return and continue serving the community. K-9 Mitchell, according to the department in a message posted to Facebook on Saturday, died ...

State Of Energy Discussed During RHJ Center Presentation

Arthur Stewart, president of Cameron Energy, gave a presentation on energy this week at the Robert H. Jackson Center in Jamestown. Stewart’s presentation was part of the 2022 Turner Winter Series. Stewart is the founder of Cameron Energy, located in Clarendon, Pa., and has been in oil and ...