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High School Grads Rise Above COVID Calamity

High school Class of 2021 members have been through a trying — and often bittersweet — 15 months. From the first shutdown due to COVID-19 in March 2020 as juniors to the final exams of this year’s fourth quarter, this collection of seniors has not only had to tolerate plenty of ...

County To Repair Airport Hangar

The Chautauqua County Legislature has decided to use some of its money from its contingency account to make repairs at the Jamestown airport. During this week’s legislature meeting, officials voted in favor to repair Hangar C at the Chautauqua County-Jamestown Airport. According to the ...

Loan To Aid City Business Impacted By COVID-19

A Jamestown manufacturer that was impacted by COVID-19 has been awarded a loan through the Chautauqua County Industrial Development Agency. During a meeting this week, Carol Rasmussen, county IDA business development manager, spoke on behalf of International Ordnance Technologies Inc. She said ...

Wrapping It Up

C. C. Ring Elementary School students ended a long school year with a week of fun while learning about camping. After a difficult school year having to deal with the pandemic, Ring teachers decided to host a week of activities for their students who made it through the trying year. ...

Mayor Upset Over Use Of Fireworks In Village

LAKEWOOD — The city of Jamestown isn’t the only local municipality dealing with illegal fireworks being set off. Both Lakewood Mayor Randy Holcomb and Christopher DePonceau, chief of the Lakewood-Busti Police Department, said the fireworks seem to be more of an issue each year between ...

City Looking To Start Syringe Disposal Program

Used needles in city parking garages and parks is an issue that isn’t going away. So to curtail the problem associated with dirty needles, Jamestown officials are looking to install syringe disposal kiosks in certain areas of the city. During a Jamestown City Council work session meeting ...