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Biden Selects Kamala Harris As Running Mate

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WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — Joe Biden named California Sen. Kamala Harris as his running mate on Tuesday, making history by selecting the first Black woman to compete on a major party's presidential ticket and acknowledging the vital role Black voters will play in his bid to defeat President ...

Fairmount Ave. Office Building Moves Forward

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LAKEWOOD -- The Lakewood Village Board approved the site plan application for a new office building which will be located at 341-343 E. Fairmount Ave. after a holding a public hearing on Monday. Lori Thierfeldt of Madmar Development Corp. briefed the board on construction progress and plans ...

Purchasing Additional Body Cameras Discussed By City Council

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Should the Jamestown Police Department start from scratch with the type of body camera their officers use or just buy additional ones for detectives and their supervisors. The Jamestown City Council discussed the options of equipping each officer in the department with a body camera during ...

6 New Cases Reported; 16 Active

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Six new cases of COVID-19 within Chautauqua County were reported Monday. The new cases, according to the county Department of Health, involve two people under the age of 18, women in their 20s, 30s and 40s, and a man in his 50s. There are 16 active cases for those who continue to recover ...

Shooting Leads To Charges Against City Man

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Public safety cameras located within the city of Jamestown reportedly helped police track down a city man who allegedly fired several rounds into a car with people inside. No one was injured in the shooting, which took place about 8:15 p.m. Thursday near the intersection of Newland and ...

Fire Department Warns Of Dangers Following Rescue

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DUNKIRK — The Dunkirk Fire Department is reminding the public to use caution after a swimmer was rescued Sunday afternoon at Point Gratiot. Fire Chief Michael Edwards noted the increase in calls for assistance on or near the cliffs at Point Gratiot. He pointed to Sunday’s multi-agency ...

Briefly

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Riverfront Panel To Meet Today The Jamestown Riverfront Management Council will meet at 5:30 p.m. today in the McCrea Point Park pavilion. Items on the agenda include an update on the city’s new skate park. The public is welcome to attend. Those attending must wear masks. Farmers’ ...

New York’s 50-Person Wedding Rule Successfully Challenged

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SYRACUSE (AP) — A federal judge has ruled in favor of two couples who sued for the right to have more than 50 people at their weddings in western New York, despite the state's pandemic-related restrictions. U.S. District Judge Glenn T. Suddaby issued the preliminary injunction Friday in a ...

Cuomo Signs New Seat-Belt Law Legislation

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State Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo today signed legislation (S.4336/A.6163) requiring all passengers in motor vehicles over the age of 16 to wear a seat belt. Currently, passengers aged 16 and older are only required to wear a seat belt in the front passenger seat next to the driver. "We've known for ...

2 States Added To Travel Advisory List, 4 Removed

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Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Tuesday announced that two additional states and the Virgin Islands meet the metrics to qualify for the travel advisory requiring individuals who have traveled to New York from those areas to quarantine for 14 days. The newly-added states are Hawaii and South Dakota. ...

Jamestown Police Asking For Help Locating Missing 14-Year-Old

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The Jamestown Police Department is asking the public's help in locating a missing 14-year-old. Gianna L. Coleman has reportedly been missing since Feb. 13, 2020. "Investigators have had an open case since that time and she has yet to be located and return home," JPD said in a news release ...

High-Speed Chase With Teens In Stolen Vehicle Halted in Westfield

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A high speed-chase that began in the town of Hanover ended early this morning in Westfield after the driver of a stolen car and five other youth were finally slowed down by spike strips on Route 5. Chautauqua County sheriff's deputies report they observed a vehicle speeding on Routes 5 and 20 ...

8 Active Cases Of COVID-19; None Hospitalized

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Eight active cases of COVID-19 remain in Chautauqua County, with no new cases reported Tuesday. The county Department of Health said 98 people remain in quarantine or isolation under orders from the public health director. Not all of those being monitored are confirmed to have COVID-19 but ...

BPU Reports Power Outages

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Power outages were reported by the Board of Public Utilities, beginning around 9:25 p.m. Tuesday in the following areas: north side of Jamestown, Fluvanna area, Falconer, Camp Street Extension, Willard Street Extension, the Swanson Road area, and Crescent and Hebner Heights. As of 10:33 p.m., ...

Pitt-Bradford Students To Return To Campus

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BRADFORD, Pa. — University of Pittsburgh at Bradford students will return this week to a much different campus than the one they left in March. For the past several months, faculty, staff and administrators have been planning and reconfiguring nearly every facet of University life. In ...

‘Boatin And Votin Trump 2020’

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Pictured are some of the boats taking part in the “Boatin and Votin Trump 2020” parade on Sunday. The boat parade began in the south end of Chautauqua Lake near the Lakewood Rod & Gun Club. Photo by Karen Harvey

AFL-CIO Backs Mitrano For Congress

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The New York State AFL-CIO has endorsed Democrat Tracy Mitrano in her bid to represent New York’s 23rd district in Congress. Mitrano is running against Republican incumbent Tom Reed. The New York AFL-CIO, which represents 2.5 million working people across the state, released its candidate ...

Education Pavilion Dedication Planned At Audubon

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As a child, Stephanie Frucella loved to come to Audubon Community Nature Center with her family to walk the trails and discover wildlife, flowers and the beauty of nature. She grew up to become a fourth grade teacher who shared her passion for nature and strived daily to make a difference in ...

Modern Facility

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New York’s government is drowning in red. According to Gov. Andrew Cuomo, without federal assistance, the state is staring at a $16 billion deficit due in part to the coronavirus. That, apparently has not hurt future plans for the Brooks-TLC Hospital System. According to the state ...