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Prendergast Library Approves 2022 Spending Plan

Financially speaking, the James Prendergast Library is in as good of a position it has been in a while. The James Prendergast Library Board of Trustees last week unanimously approved its 2022 budget. Michael Corey, board treasurer, said the spending plan allows the library to expand its ...

Dogs Found Shot To Death Just Over State Line

The Pennsylvania State Police are investigating the discovery of three deceased dogs that were found in the water of Howard Eaton Reservoir last week. Police said the dogs had been shot multiple times while they were in the water, located west of the town of Mina. All three dogs were pit ...

Committee Discusses Options Regarding Solar Projects

With the plethora of solar projects being proposed locally, Chautauqua County officials are looking at ways to help local municipalities protect themselves when evaluating projects. Last month, the county Agriculture and Farmland Protection Board sent a letter to the legislature expressing ...

Incumbent Faces Familiar Challenger In Ward 4

Editor’s note: This is the third in a six-part series featuring the candidates running for the Jamestown City Council. Marie Carrubba is being challenged by the same opponent for the fourth time since being appointed to the Jamestown City Council Ward 4 seat in March 2013. The challenger ...

Committee Backs Funds For Airport Hanger, Study

MAYVILLE — A new hanger at the Dunkirk airport has the approval of two county committees, while a proposed study to see if commercial air should ever be brought back to Jamestown has only one committee’s approval. The full legislature will get the final say this week. During a meeting ...

Pair Charged After Weekend Shooting Incident

Two men have been charged after officers heard gunshots during a disturbance call early Saturday. The department over the weekend announced the arrests of 21-year-old Stephon L. Thomas and 19-year-old Xavier M. Ramos, both of Jamestown. Officers had responded around 2:50 a.m. to an area near ...