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Former Manufacturing Plant In Jamestown Destroyed By Blaze

Massive flames, several stories tall, could be seen Friday evening shooting from a multi-story brick property formerly home to a furniture manufacturing plant. The heat from the blaze was so intense at times it could be felt more than two blocks away and quickly melted the siding on a ...

JHS Hosts Graduation Ceremony At Chautauqua

CHAUTAUQUA — Last year, Jamestown High School’s graduation ceremony was held on the turf at Strider Field due to COVID restrictions. This year, the ceremony returned to a familiar setting: the Chautauqua Institution Amphitheater. Earlier this year, the ceremony was going to be held in ...

Residents Opinions Voiced On Renewable Energy

MAYVILLE — The issue of renewable energy continues to take center stage with the Chautauqua County Legislature, even if the lawmakers aren’t voting on anything immediately. Around 40 county residents either spoke at our had their letter read aloud during the recent legislature meeting. ...

Proposed Busti Solar Project Trudges Along

BUSTI — A 9-megawatt solar project proposed in the town of Busti is moving along — albeit slowly. The project applicant is the Buffalo-based solar company Solar Liberty. The solar array is proposed on 29 acres of land at 1255 S. Main St. Ext. The property is currently owned by PPP Future ...

Borrello Calls On Repeal Of Governor’s Executive Authority

New York’s state of emergency ended Friday, but that does not mean Gov. Andrew Cuomo is done wielding emergency authority. There are several executive orders issued that have been extended until at least July 5, including Executive Order 202.11, which states any guidance issued by the state ...

On The Move: Lakewood Parade Honors Southwestern Seniors

The Southwestern Central School District hosted a vehicle parade Thursday to honor the class of 2021 ahead of their graduation ceremony today. The parade started at the school at 6 p.m. and took a route throughout the Southwestern district before ending back at the school. Southwestern School ...