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Former County Residents Weather Texas Turmoil

The historic snowstorm and shutdown that occurred in Texas this month impacted citizens across the state, including Steven and Stephanie Anderson, who have lived in Texas for over 30 years but both graduated from Dunkirk High School in 1982. When the snow first started in Texas, the Andersons ...

House Passes $1.9T Pandemic Bill On Near Party-Line Vote

WASHINGTON (AP) — The House approved a $1.9 trillion pandemic relief bill in a win for President Joe Biden, even as top Democrats tried assuring agitated progressives that they’d revive their derailed drive to boost the minimum wage. The new president’s vision for flushing cash to ...

County Child Care Advocate Testifies About CARES Act Allocation

A convoluted and arduous process has delayed state officials allocating a significant portion of $164 million in CARES Act funding for child care. Because of the problems during the first round of funding, how the state is going to handle distributing the next round of $469 million for child ...

JPS Board Prepares For Lean State Aid Years

At least two Jamestown Public Schools board members prefer seeing budget cuts now as opposed to possibly bigger budget cuts in two or three years. Board members heard a presentation from Brittnay Spry, Jamestown Public Schools business official, during Tuesday’s meeting. Early projections ...

County Still Financially Facing Challenges

Even though it appears Chautauqua County has finished up 2020 in the black, there are still plenty of financial challenges in this upcoming year. During Wednesday’s legislature meeting, County Executive PJ Wendel shared that preliminary reports show the county finished 2020 with $4.5 ...

Vaccination Clinics Booked Within Minutes

Within a matter of minutes both the State University of New York at Fredonia and Jamestown Community College vaccination clinics scheduled for the coming days were booked. On Thursday morning, the Chautauqua County Health Department listed the two sites. The first takes place Saturday at the ...