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National Comedy Center Providing Parking Assistance

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You might have noticed a new message on the scrolling screen on the exterior of the National Comedy Center. On the bottom of both screens, the message reads “ Parking info, text ‘PARK’ to 888111.” Gary Hahn, National Comedy Center marketing and communications director, said the ...

Schumer Calls For Friendly’s Investigation

Local News

U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer on Wednesday called on the U.S. Department of Labor to look into the sudden closure of Friendly’s restaurants across New York. Specifically, Schumer wants an investigation on the “manner by which New York workers were let go this past weekend by the Friendly’s ...

Annexation Case Heard In Court

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Oral arguments were made Wednesday in the annexation case pitting the city of Jamestown against the town of Ellicott, village of Falconer and Falconer Central Schools. The proposed annexation of the Jamestown Board of Public Utilities Dow Street substation located in the town of Ellicott ...

City Officials To Ask State To Change Statute

Local News

According to state law, the plumbing inspector for the Jamestown Board of Public Utilities has to be a master plumber who lives in the city. Jamestown officials would like to change this state statute because the BPU is having a difficult time finding a master plumber who works part-time ...

PVCS Drama Club Presents ‘Thoroughly Modern Millie’

Community

SOUTH DAYTON — Pine Valley Drama Club has been hard at work for the past couple of months working on getting their musical, “Thoroughly Modern Millie,” ready for audiences. Millie is about a young woman in her twenties who moves to New York City from Kansas in hopes of marrying rich ...

Audubon Scholarship Has May 1 Application Deadline

Community

The Audubon Community Nature Center is accepting applications for the Gerald Augusto Audubon Natural Science Scholarship. The winner will be awarded $400 after attending at least five of seven Saturday morning bird banding sessions this summer. They will learn bird banding and nest box ...

Dunkirk Crews Work On Water Main Break In City

Community

DUNKIRK — A high-pressure water line break on the 100-block of Central Avenue had city workers on the go this morning. The 80-year-old cast iron pipe that cracked around 4:30 a.m. was fully fixed and back in service at 11 a.m. When the break occured, city crews quickly closed it off from ...

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Departments Called To Fire FINDLEY LAKE — Several departments were called to a structure fire Wednesday shortly before 9 a.m. A neighbor spotted smoke coming from the windows and chimney at 2232 Mann Road in Findley Lake. Fire officials went on scene reporting the home fully engulfed by ...

‘Position The Brand’

Local News

The Friendly’s brand was removed from its former Jamestown location Tuesday. The Brooklyn Square location — open in the city since 1985 — was one of 23 restaurants to close over the weekend. Crews on Tuesday removed letters from the front and back of the restaurant while spray paint ...

Suspect Sought After 2nd Shooting In Dunkirk

Police Reports

DUNKIRK — The Dunkirk Paolice is investigating a shooting that occurred early Tuesday morning at approximately 1:55 a.m. A Dunkirk man was shot while in the area of S. Beaver and E. Second streets and was transported to the hospital for gun shot wounds to his leg. Anyone with information ...

Finishing Touches

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Beginning Monday, South Main Street in Jamestown between First and Harrison streets will be closed to traffic as a multi-million dollar bridge rehabilitation project comes to an end. The Chautauqua County Department of Public Facilities said the closure is to complete the top course ...

(9 AM) Firefighters Called To Structure Fire In Findley Lake

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FINDLEY LAKE -- Several departments were called to a structure fire Wednesday morning. Crews were alerted shortly before 9 a.m. A neighbor spotted smoke coming from the windows and chimney at 2232 Mann Road in Findley Lake. Fire officials went on scene reporting the home fully engulfed by ...

(12:20 PM) Scientists Reveal First Image Ever Made Of A Black Hole

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Scientists on Wednesday revealed the first image ever made of a black hole, depicting a fiery orange and black ring of gravity-twisted light swirling around the edge of the abyss. The picture, assembled from data gathered by eight radio telescopes around the world, shows ...

(1:15 PM) Annexation Case Argued In Appellate Court

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Oral arguments were made today in the annexation case pitting the city of Jamestown against the town of Ellicott, village of Falconer and Falconer Central Schools. The proposed annexation of the Jamestown Board of Public Utilities Dow Street substation located in the town of Ellicott and the ...

(6:15 PM) New Fast Food Restaurant Coming To Lakewood

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LAKEWOOD - A new fast food restaurant will be taking root on Fairmount Avenue this year. This was announced at the March 25 Lakewood Village Board meeting by building inspector Jeffrey Swanson, who said an unnamed establishment will soon occupy the space between Ruby Tuesday and Olive ...

Southwestern Approves 2019-20 Budget

Local News

The Southwestern Central School District anticipated an increase in foundation aid in the range of $100,000 to $150,000. However when New York state announced the increase was much less, the district had to reorganize the 2019-20 proposed school budget. The Southwestern School Board of ...

Area Police Reports

Police Reports

JAMESTOWN POLICE DEPARTMENT ¯ Richard C. Neal, 34, of Jamestown was charged with first-degree criminal contempt and aggravated family offense. Officers on Monday at 5:46 p.m. observed Neal walking with a female on North Main Street. Officers confirmed Neal had an order of protection to stay ...

Chautauqua Institution Defends Its Legal Action

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CHAUTAUQUA — As matters concerning Chautauqua Lake come to a head this spring, Chautauqua Institution defended its legal action taken last year and shared optimism that variables won’t add up to similar action again. Vice President of Campus Planning and Operations John Shedd expressed ...

Legislature Candidate Declines Nomination

Local News

The Chautauqua County Democratic Committee’s Committee to Fill Vacancies will be meeting Thursday in Jamestown hoping to replace the name of Margaret Cornell as the Democratic candidate in Chautauqua County Legislature District 12. Norm Green, Chautauqua County Board of Elections ...