×

Page One

Longtime Season Ticket Holders Excited To Attend Playoff Game

There are very few things in the world that Anne Sischo loves talking about more than the Buffalo Bills. A retired kindergarten teacher at Fletcher Elementary School in Jamestown, generations of students became accustomed to not only seeing her five days a week in the classroom, but also ...

Drugs, Weapons Seized In Searches

Several pounds of marijuana, dozens of guns and thousands of dollars were recovered during a series of multi-agency searches in the south county as part of “Operation Crazy Ivan,” a years-long effort to halt the trafficking of drugs and weapons in the region. The sweep took place ...

County Has Largest Single Day Infections

Chautauqua County recorded the largest single-day increase of COVID-19 infections in the county since a global pandemic was declared in March on Friday. The county Health Department reported 266 new cases of the coronavirus on Thursday, according to numbers released on Friday afternoon. ...

Rioters Who Stormed US Capitol Now Face Backlash At Work

NEW YORK (AP) — A printing company in Maryland saw the photo on Twitter Wednesday night: an employee roaming the halls of the U.S. Capitol with a company badge around his neck. He was fired the next day. Others are facing similar repercussions at work for their participation in Wednesday’s ...

Pizza Shop Gets Creative As Bills Fever Grips Area

The Buffalo Bills fever gripping Western New York has found its way into every nook and cranny, including your local pizza shop. Coppola’s Pizzaria in Bemus Point will be helping fans get into the spirit for Saturday’s playoff game with its signature Bills-shaped pie, which has become a ...

Officials Seek Trump’s Removal After Capitol Events

New York’s statewide elected leaders did not mince words about what they think President Donald Trump’s punishment should be in the wake of Wednesday’s actions at the United States Capitol — removal from office. U.S. Sens. Chuck Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand, both Democrats, each ...

Reed Strongly Condemns Actions In Washington

With less than two weeks before Joe Biden is sworn in as the next president of the United States, Rep. Tom Reed does not feel President Trump needs to be removed from office, although he strongly condemns the actions that occurred in the U.S. Capitol shortly before Biden’s victory was ...

COVID Claims 8 Lives In Chaut., Catt. Counties

While much of the nation has been focused on the armed protesters that broke into the U.S. Capitol Wednesday, the coronavirus continued its deadly ways. Another fatality from COVID-19 was reported by the Chautauqua County Health Department and seven more were reported in Cattaraugus County. ...

‘Disbelief And Dismay’

WASHINGTON — A violent mob loyal to President Donald Trump stormed the U.S. Capitol on Wednesday and forced lawmakers into hiding, in a stunning attempt to overturn America’s presidential election, undercut the nation’s democracy and keep Democrat Joe Biden from replacing Trump in the ...

UPMC Chautauqua Sees Increase In COVID Patients

Since the Thanksgiving holiday, UPMC Chautauqua has seen an increase in patients with COVID-19. That’s according to Brian Durniok, president of the Jamestown facility, and comes as more people than ever with the virus are in Chautauqua County hospitals. “We’ve seen an increase in ...

3 New Deaths Reported As Emphasis Continues For Vaccinations

As deaths from COVID-19 across New York state and Chautauqua County continue to rise, Gov. Andrew Cuomo is continuing his push to get the vaccine out to hospital staff and nursing homes immediately. Three new COVID-19-related deaths were announced Wednesday by the Chautauqua County Department ...

Whitaker Updates JPS Board On State Budget Issues

Kevin Whitaker likened the state’s fiscal situation and its impending effect on schools to a confidence game. “Think about a three-card monte where you move the cards around and you try to find the ace or the king or you have those cups and shells where there’s a marble underneath ...

Unfortunate ‘Cluster’

DUNKIRK — Positive COVID-19 cases involving staff and residents appear to be increasing at a rapid rate in the Chautauqua Nursing & Rehabilitation Center on Temple Road in Dunkirk. Since Christmas, there have been at least five communications from the administration to family members ...

Cuomo Wants All Nursing Home Residents Vaccinated In 2 Weeks

Gov. Andrew Cuomo is criticizing the federal government for the slow vaccine rollout and said the state will assist in getting it out faster. On Tuesday, Cuomo noted that the federal government distributes the vaccines to states. Statewide, New York has been getting around 300,000 doses a ...

Lutheran Announces Collaboration With Buffalo Providers

Moving forward Lutheran Jamestown will have the benefit of a new cooperation agreement with Buffalo-based providers Niagara Lutheran Health System (parent of The GreenFields Continuing Care Community) and Schofield Care. The three not-for-profit senior care providers announced Tuesday that ...

Reed Says He Won’t Object To Presidential Election Certification

Despite endorsing and supporting President Donald Trump, Rep. Tom Reed, R-Corning, said he will not object to any any state’s electors during the presidential election certification process. Reed said, during his weekly conference call with regional media outlets Tuesday, he will not ...

Peterson Reflects On ‘Conclusion’ From RHJ Center Board

There were two “aha” moments for Greg Peterson. The first came a quarter-century ago in the square outside of Love Elementary School on Jamestown’s northside after hearing U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O’Connor call former Jamestown resident Robert H. Jackson “one of the ...

Vince DeJoy Is Named The Warren City Planner

WARREN, Pa. — “I am truly excited for the future of Warren.” Vince DeJoy has been tapped to lead planning and development efforts for the city of Warren, Pa. And he comes with knowledge of the challenges facing communities in this region. “My initial thought is that Warren is such ...

Four New Deaths Reported: Active Cases Top 600

Chautauqua County has reported over 1,000 new cases of the coronavirus in the last 13 days. Since March, the county has recorded 4,097 cases of the coronavirus — with 1,090 since Dec. 22. The county Health Department announced on Monday that 418 new cases of COVID-19 were confirmed from ...

Assembly Bill Causes A Stir

Legislation that stands little chance of ever reaching Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s desk caused quite a stir over the weekend. A.416 has been sponsored by Assemblyman Nick Perry, D-Brooklyn, since 2015 when an Ebola outbreak in Africa brought an Ebola case to New York City. The physician was part ...