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Council Approves Resource Officer

The Jamestown City Council has approved suspending its hiring freeze for a school resource officer for the Jamestown Public Schools District. On Monday, the council approved the resolution to meet the school district’s request for a school resource officer. According to a staff report ...

Sherman Receives Housing Rehabilitation Money

SHERMAN — The village of Sherman received notification on June 15 by New York State Homes and Community Renewal that it was awarded a Community Development Block Grant of $488, 250 for housing rehabilitation. The Sherman Village Board were told at their regular meeting on June 14 that ...

‘A Really Great Opportunity’

Normally, Meegan Yerico considers herself to be a bit of an introvert. “I’m one of those more anxious people and a little bit more shy,” said Yerico, a rising junior at Dunkirk High School. But over the last three weeks, she can see personal growth in how she communicates with — ...

Library Ambassador Program A Success

LAKEWOOD — There was a reason for smiles by the board of directors and library staff at the Lakewood Memorial Library. An exit interview of the outgoing Southwestern seniors who participated in the Youth Ambassador Program confirmed the program provided them with leadership experiences ...

Athenex Meets With FDA Over Concerns

Athenex has had its long-awaited meeting with the federal Food and Drug Administration in its effort to bring oral paclitaxel and encequidar to market. The company, which is nearing completion on a plant in Dunkirk, met with federal officials to discuss the deficiencies raised in the ...

Dept. Of Mental Hygiene Announces Dunkirk Director

The Chautauqua County Department of Mental Hygiene has expanded its clinical leadership team with the hire of a new behavioral health clinic director for the Dunkirk location. Krista Garland, a graduate of the University of Buffalo and the State University at Fredonia, will be bringing more ...