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Car Club Helps Dunkirk After-School Program Purchase Boxing Ring

DUNKIRK — The Unique Car Club of Dunkirk donated $7,000 this week to a city after-school program for a boxing ring. Juan Rivera, the car club’s founder, said it raised most of the funds at an Oct. 9 show at the Chautauqua County Fairgrounds. “We raffled off a TV. We had people selling ...

City Left Out Of Assessing Pact

At the start of the month, a 17-year agreement between the town of Busti and the city of Jamestown ended. On Oct. 1, Busti officials ended the shared assessor’s agreement with the city of Jamestown. According to Jamestown Mayor Eddie Sundquist, the agreement not being renewed ended the ...

Call For Artists To Celebrate Iconic Third Street Oak Trees

The Chautauqua Art Gallery and Chautauqua Region Community Foundation are sponsoring an online exhibition and sale for artwork related to Jamestown’s West Third Street oak trees. Proceeds from the sale will benefit Jamestown’s Urban Forestry Fund, administered by the Community ...

Chautauqua Town Takes Over Village Code Enforcement

MAYVILLE — A new agreement between the town of Chautauqua and the village of Mayville regarding code enforcement is now official. During separate meetings, both the Mayville Village Board and the Chautauqua Town Board approved an agreement to have the town of Chautauqua run code enforcement ...

Hanover Man Indicted On Weapons, Drug Charges

MAYVILLE — A Hanover man reportedly found with a loaded AR-15 rifle during the execution of a search warrant at his home in February has been indicted by a Chautauqua County grand jury. The indictment for 33-year-old Josue Baez includes charges of third-degree criminal possession of a ...

Lily Dale Residents Get Water Works Update

LILY DALE — Residents got an update this month on an upcoming water piping replacement project, as the Pomfret Town Board held a meeting at the fire hall here. About 15 people who live in the hamlet took advantage of the board’s foray outside Town Hall and peppered their guest, Ryan Reitz ...