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Memorial Day Parades Come Back After COVID Pause

Memorial Day honors the men and women who have died while serving in the United States Armed Forces. This year, Lakewood American Legion Post 1286 is joining with Celoron American Legion Post 777 in conducting its annual Memorial Day parade to begin at Southwestern High School heading west ...

State Launches Prison Site Study Commission

As New York has closed prisons over the years, it has faced difficulties in finding new uses for the shuttered facilities. Now, Gov. Kathy Hochul is creating a commission to explore possibilities for the properties. Hochul this week launched the Prison Redevelopment Commission. The 15-member ...

State Senate Takes Aim At County Election Boards, Commissioners

Add election reform legislation to the list of items in a holding pattern as the state legislative session nears a close. The state Senate recently approved several election bills, though it is uncertain if the legislation will be taken up by the Assembly before the end of the session in ...

Big Lift: Crews Attempt To Upright Toppled Truck

LAKEWOOD — Efforts were ongoing to upright a large crane truck that toppled in the village this week. On Thursday, crews with a local towing company were on Pine Avenue to get the crane truck back on its wheels. It’s not clear how the truck, operated by a tree service company, ended up ...

Chautauqua County Funders Respond To Buffalo Tragedy

Nearly two weeks after a racist gunman shot and killed 10 people in a Buffalo grocery store, two of Southern Chautauqua County’s largest funders have committed to supporting our Western New York neighbors in need. The Chautauqua Region Community Foundation and United Way of Southern ...

Suspicious Person Prompts Lockouts At City Schools

A person deemed suspicious prompted brief lockouts at two Jamestown schools Wednesday afternoon. Shortly after noon, a male reportedly wearing dark clothing had been spotted in the area of Jamestown High School. It wasn't clear who saw the man or where he was in regard to the school grounds. ...