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Symbols Of Hate Bill Passes Assembly

Legislation regulating “symbols of hate” at the local government level is on its way to Gov. Andrew Cuomo for signature. A.5402 was passed during an end-of-session marathon meeting recently. The Assembly vote was 138-10 with Assemblyman Andrew Goodell, R-Jamestown, and Assemblyman Joe ...

‘Temporary Headache’

LAKEWOOD — Business owners along a bustling road in the heart of the village are finding ways to deal with summer construction. Bob Lingle, owner of Off the Beaten Path Bookstore, which moved to its Chautauqua Avenue location last summer, has noticed some changes in the amount of customers ...

UPMC Chautauqua Eyes $3.5M Expansion To Radiology Dept.

A $3.5 million radiology department expansion project is being planned at UPMC Chautauqua. Hospital officials submitted its Certificate of Need application earlier this month to the state Department of Health seeking approval for the project. Tammara Hodges, UPMC Chautauqua director of ...

Sherman Superintendent Accepts New Position

Sherman Central School will soon be in need of a new superintendent. “This is a chance to move back home,” Michael Ginestre said of becoming superintendent of the Sweet Home Central School District.. “I grew up in the district next to Sweet Home. My entire family is up there. It’s ...

Bill Requires Minimum Fines For Unfixed Code Violations

State legislators want to crack down on substandard housing in New York state with minimum penalties for housing code violations that aren’t fixed within 180 days. The state Assembly earlier this week passed A.362 by a 114-34 vote, with both Assemblymen Andrew Goodell, R-Jamestown, and Joe ...

Changes To JHS Mascot, Logo Nothing New

Change is nothing new for Jamestown High School’s mascot. In fact, throughout the last century, the mascot and nickname have changed numerous times. In a recent reconvening of the Red Raider Committee to discuss the ongoing use of the school’s nickname, members researched the history of ...