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Senators Propose Local Approval Of Emergency Declarations

Two Republican state senators from Erie County want to give local legislatures a say in local emergency designations. State Sen. Patrick Gallivan, R-Elma, has introduced S.7545 with co-sponsorship from Sen. Edward Rath III, R-Williamsville, to make proclamations extending local states of ...

Snow Brings Slick Roads, Accidents To Drivers’ Commutes

A vehicle is pictured on its roof Tuesday morning on James Road in the town of Stockton. Firefighters from Sinclairville and Stockton were alerted to the rollover crash around 7 a.m. Minor injuries were reported. The crash was one of several reported Tuesday in the region after snow fell ...

Many Amendments Made To 2022 City Budget, Tax Rate To Remain Flat

More than 20 amendments were made to the 2022 city budget before the Jamestown City Council approved a spending plan for next year. On Monday, the council passed the 2022 budget, which will keep the tax rate flat even with all of the changes made to the spending plan. One of the main changes ...

Lights Placed On City Christmas Tree Ahead Of Parade

A worker is pictured Monday morning stringing lights on the city's 40-foot blue spruce donated by Lindsay DeLong and her family from their Prospect Street home. Members of the city Parks, Recreation and Conservation department were set to decorate the tree, covered with plenty of snow from the ...

Governor, NYC Health Commissioner Recommend Masks Indoors

NEW YORK (AP) — New Yorkers are urged to wear masks in indoor public settings as scientists work to learn more about the newly identified omicron variant of the coronavirus, the governor and New York City’s health commissioner said Monday. Gov. Kathy Hochul, a Democrat, said the state ...

Schuyler: ‘A Scary Time To Be Sick’ As COVID Cases Surge

The number of people with COVID-19 in Chautauqua County hospitals has surged in the past week, and those inflicted with the virus seeking medical care are likely higher than what’s known and will continue to rise during the holidays. “I don’t think the public is realizing what’s going ...