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Federal Judges: NYC Can Impose Vaccine Mandate On Teachers

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NEW YORK (AP) — The nation's largest school district can immediately impose a vaccine mandate on its teachers and other workers, after all, a federal appeals panel decided Monday, leading lawyers for teachers to say they'll ask the U.S. Supreme Court to intervene. The city's Department of ...

County Health Dept. Reports 42 New COVID Cases

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The Chautauqua County Department of Health on Tuesday reported 42 new cases of COVID-19. There are currently 429 active cases of the virus in the county along with 33 people with the virus in the hospital, 1,282 in quarantine and a seven-day positivity rate of 8.4%. To date there have ...

City Man Charged After Threatening Stranger With Knife

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A 28-year-old Jamestown man who reportedly threatened a stranger with a knife while walking down the street this week is facing charges. Richard N. Dehart was being held for court following Monday's incident that occurred around 9 p.m. on West Fourth Street. Officers with the Jamestown ...

Facing Deadline, More NY Health Care Workers Vaccinate

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ALBANY (AP) — Thousands of health care workers in New York faced with either getting the COVID-19 vaccine or losing their jobs received at least one dose as the statewide mandate neared, according to state figures. Workers at hospitals and nursing homes had until Monday to get their first ...

Remains Of Second Body Found In Portland

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PORTLAND — An investigation that kicked off Sunday evening when a body was found in a wooded area in the town of Portland ramped up after a second set of human remains were recovered. Several agencies, including the FBI and Lakewood-Busti Police Department, are now assisting the Chautauqua ...

Visitation Limits Renewed At Dunkirk’s Brooks-TLC

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Limits on visitors are being renewed, starting Wednesday, by the Brooks-TLC Hospital System in Dunkirk. In a news release issued this morning, the health-care facility announced the return of early pandemic restrictions in visitation due to a direct result of increases in volume, the new wave ...