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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 ...

Early Voting For Primaries Brings Few To Polls

MAYVILLE — Light turnout is being reported thus far in early voting for the Chautauqua County primary elections. “There’s been a grand total of 243 voters out of a potential 7,757 registered,” said Brian Abram, the Republican county elections commissioner, a few minutes after noon. ...

Familiar Names In Carrol Supervisor Primary Race

FREWSBURG — Familiar names will be facing off once again in the town of Carroll. On Tuesday, Laura Smith, former town of Carroll supervisor, will be challenging incumbent Russell Payne in the town supervisor Republican Party primary. The two faced each other in the 2019 general election, ...

Economy Rebounding, But Not Back To Pre-Pandemic Levels

Chautauqua County gained another 1,600 jobs in the past month, according to state Labor Department statistics. Private-sector employment increased from 44,700 jobs in April to 46,300 in May. But, that doesn’t mean Chautauqua County is back to pre-pandemic levels. In May 2019, the last ...

Jamestown Named A Tree City USA For 40th Year

The city of Jamestown has hit the “Big 4-0” with its urban forestry program. On Thursday, city officials held their annual Arbor Day celebration with a tree planting ceremony at Allen Park. Dan Stone, city parks manager, said this is the 40th consecutive year Jamestown has been named a ...

World Elder Abuse Awareness Day Press Conference Held

MAYVILLE — June is recognized as World Elder Abuse Awareness Month, and various Chautauqua County officials are looking to spread the word. “Reach Out, Speak Out” is the them of this year’s campaign, and it urges people to check in with seniors who have been especially isolated ...