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Getting an E-ZPass will be the only way to avoid extra charges on tolls once the new year starts. For the past two years, the New York State Thruway Authority has been hard at work, installing gantries at every exit and across the Thruway. The project is now finished and will be turning to ...

Wreckage Of Missing Plane Found; No Survivors

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Chautauqua County Sheriff James Quattrone confirmed three people were killed when the plane they were in crashed Sunday evening near the Chautauqua County-Jamestown Airport. The wreckage of the plane, a private twin-engine aircraft, was located Monday around 9:30 a.m. on a steep embankment ...

UPDATE: Missing Plane Located During Search

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Chautauqua County Sheriff James Quattrone confirmed three people were killed when the plane they were in crashed Sunday evening near the Chautauqua County-Jamestown Airport. The wreckage of the plane, a private twin-engine aircraft, was located Monday around 9:30 a.m. on a steep embankment ...

County Reports 25 COVID-19 Hospitalizations

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The Chautauqua County Department of Health on Monday reported that 25 people with COVID-19 were hospitalized, the highest count during the pandemic. In addition, 16 new cases of the corornavirus were announced, in addition to the 28 reported over the weekend. The cases include nine in the ...

Gowanda Faces Lawsuit Over Property

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GOWANDA — The village is facing a lawsuit put forth by Dorothy Myers Watson of Tonawanda and William Worden Watson Jr. of North Tonawanda stemming from an alleged illegal inspection and entry done by the code enforcement officer. The mother and son are rental property owners throughout ...

‘We Dissent’

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Several members of the Zonta Club of Jamestown participated in the “We Dissent” 5K Run/Walk, a virtual race held to honor the life of Ruth Bader Ginsburg, at Lakeview Cemetery ahead of Election Day on Tuesday. Thousands have participated in the event across the country since Sept. 20 ...

School Construction Project Nearly Complete

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SHERMAN — It’s been a long haul from the planning stages to a public vote and through the COVID pandemic, but the Sherman Central School District’s capital improvement project, which includes roof replacement, repairs to sidewalks and drainage, and a whole new office area, is nearly ...

City Woman Dies After Vehicle Strikes Tree

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A Jamestown woman was killed in a one-vehicle crash Friday evening. The Lakewood-Busti Police Department said Carol Boyer, 65, was a front-seat passenger in a vehicle that struck a tree. In a news release, the department said Joseph Wisnewski, 51, also of Jamestown, was southbound on Busti ...

Back-Seat Buckling Law Goes Into Effect In State

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Passengers will have to buckle up in the back seat. New York’s new rear seat belt law goes into effect requiring all passengers to wear a seat belt in the back seat of a motor vehicle, including passengers of ride sharing services like Uber and Lyft. Until now, passengers over age 16 were ...

Local Wedding Venue ‘Grateful’ For IDA Grant

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FREWSBURG — John Volpe and his wife Kelsey have yet to take a paycheck since their wedding venue — Ivory Acres – opened in the summer of 2018. “We’re a new business, we’re seasonal and we’re really trying to build up our business,” said Volpe. Doing so prevented the Volpes ...

City Human Rights Commission Holds First Meeting

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The reintroduction of the Jamestown Commission on Human Rights has officially started. On Friday, the commission members met for the first time at the Robert H. Jackson Center. The first meeting was a commission retreat so members could get to know each other and their backgrounds. The ...

Snow Falls In WNY; Winter Weather Advisory Issued

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Snow has officially entered the forecast. The National Weather Service in Buffalo issued a winter weather advisory for Chautauqua, Cattaraugus, Wyoming and southern Erie counties that began Sunday night at 5 p.m. and continued through Monday morning at 7 a.m. Steven Welch, meteorologist, ...

More Than 14K Ballots Cast In Early Voting

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Election commissioners Norm Green and Brian Abram on Monday announced that 14,279 voters cast ballots this year at the county's three early voting poll sites. Sunday was the last day to vote early before Tuesday's General Election. All county poll sites will be open on Election Day 6 a.m. to ...

Cake Decorating, Vermicomposting To Be Offered In November

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Cornell Cooperative Extension Chautauqua County’s 4-H Program invites area youth to participate in their upcoming LEAF Junior workshops in November. The LEAF (Learn, Empower, Achieve, Farm) workshop series was created for adult learners on beginning farmer and homesteading topics. The 4-H ...

Luncheon Features Songwriter And Guitarist Pipitone

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DUNKIRK — The Fredonia Technology Incubator continues its Arts and Business Luncheon Series with a virtual lunch event featuring award winning songwriter and guitarist Alison Pipitone. Pipitone will share her story and offer insights into the business side of her career. “The Arts and ...

OTDA Makes More Assistance To Avoid Food Insecurity

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The state Office of Temporary and Disability Assistance is making more than $100 million in additional emergency food assistance to help New Yorkers avoid food insecurity during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. About 700,000 low-income individuals and families enrolled in the SNAP program will ...

NCCR Dog Of The Week Is Lilo

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The Northern Chautauqua Canine Rescue Dog of the Week is Lilo, who recently arrived when his family could not give the active young male dog the attention he needed. He is a maybe a year old and appears to be a border collie mix. Border collies are considered to be an alert, intelligent, ...

Two Free Rabies Vaccinations Clinics To Be Held

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The Chautauqua County Department of Health and Human Services Division of Public Health will hold two free rabies vaccination clinics Saturday, Nov. 7. Both clinics will be drive-in clinics and animals must be pre-registered to receive vaccinations. Vaccinations will be provided free of ...

Virtual Service Focuses On Fenton LGBTQ+ Project

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Noah Goodling, Fenton History Center executive director, will talk about “Preserving Diversity: Building a Jamestown LGBTQ+ Archive” at the Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Jamestown’s virtual service on Sunday, Nov. 8. In late 2019, Jamestown Pride approached the Fenton History ...

AJ Strong, Rosie’s Run, ESA Sports Make Toys For Tots Donation

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The foundations of AJ Strong, Rosie’s Run and ESA Sports came together recently to hold a matching funds fundraisers spread over 52 hours. The three foundations matched donations of $10 and higher made by community members to raise $4,000 for Toys for Tots 2020. Pictured are Patrick Smeraldo ...