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Cuomo’s Proposal For Student Loan Borrowers

Community

Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s 2020 budget proposal includes proposals to provide new protections for student loan borrowers. The protections require companies servicing student loans held by New Yorkers to obtain a state license and meet standards consistent with the laws and 93 regulations ...

Frewsburg Honor, Merit Rolls Announced

Community

Frewsburg Central School recently announced its honor and merit rolls. Students on them are: HONOR ROLL Seventh grade: Haleigh Albright, Aleah Bjork, Greta Bollman, Garrett Brink, Zayne Cline, Gracie Conlan, Brendan Devereaux, Harrison Eckert, Delaney Erickson, Daylan Errett, Cameron ...

Take The Community Health Survey

Community

Your drug store receipt invites you to take a survey, so does your fast food receipt: you could win $3000, or get a free breakfast sandwich. Surveys pop up almost every time you buy something online. It’s our bet that you’ve already been asked to take a few surveys this past week. On ...

Immigrant Workers Threatened

Community

NEW YORK — Letitia James, state attorney general, is proposing legislation to hold employers accountable who retaliate against workers by threatening to expose their immigration status to federal authorities. The legislation would amend the New York Labor Law to clarify that unlawful ...

History Production

Business

One hundred and fifteen years ago, the Dahlstrom Roll Form Company of Jamestown was created. On Friday, the manufacturer celebrated its anniversary with business still going strong. “It’s kind of fun to touch 115 years of history everyday when you come into work,” said Rob White, ...

Heritage Honors Management Company Employee

Business

GERRY — Heritage Ministries honored their 2018 Employee of the Year for the Heritage Management Company in Gerry. Don Robbins was presented with a special award for his achievement. Robbins is a maintenance assistant and has worked in the Heritage maintenance department since ...

Falconer Business Rand Machine To Host Job Fair

Business

FALCONER — On Saturday, Feb. 23, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Rand Machine will hold a job fair for people interested in learning more about what Rand does and the possibility of pursuing employment at Rand Machine. In 2016-17, Rand had faced uncertain times and the very real possibility of ...

Picking A Financial Adviser

Business

Gaylen Rust must have seemed trustworthy to the people who gave him money. Rust was a longtime businessman in Layton, Utah, where he ran a coin shop started by his father in 1966. Rust also founded a charity called Legacy Music Alliance that funded arts programs in schools. An admiring 2013 ...

City Chamber Picks Coordinator

Business

The Chautauqua County Chamber of Commerce has named Joanna Dahlbeck as coordinator for the Jamestown Community Chamber of Commerce. Most recently with the Chautauqua County Visitors Bureau for nine years, Dahlbeck understands the importance of business and tourism promotion. She served as ...

Hot Dogs, Cool Cats

Local News

The Chautauqua County Humane Society’s Hot Dogs, Cool Cats pet photo contest came to a close with Snowflake, a Great Pyrenees mix, being named Chautauqua County Humane Society Pet of the Year 2019. Along with the pet of the year title, Snowflake will receive a $100 Visa gift card, a photo ...

Area Police Reports

Police Reports

ELLICOTT POLICE ¯ FALCONER — David R. Ralph II, 29, was charged with criminal mischief after allegedly throwing an object though the front window of Waddington’s Tavern at 2:15 a.m. Thursday after being asked to leave. Ralph was later found and charged. He will be in Ellicott Town Court ...

Home Destroyed

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High winds played a major role in containing a fire on Willard Street Friday. The Jamestown Fire Department along with mutual assistance from Lakewood and Falconer Volunteer Fire Departments, were called to a house fire at 281 Willard St. at approximately 2:22 p.m. The fire was reported ...

(11:50 AM) Man Charged With Arson After Late Night Fire

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A city man is facing arson charges after a fire that seriously injured its occupant late Friday. Charged was 49-year-old Danny Phanco with second-degree arson, second-degree criminal mischief and second-degree reckless endangerment after a fire was reported around 11:30 p.m. at 105 Weeks St. ...

(12:35 PM) Items Left Near Space Heater Cause Of Stubborn Fire

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“Combustible items” left near a space heater has been cited as the cause of a stubborn fire in Jamestown on Friday. Andrew Finson, battalion chief with the Jamestown Fire Department, said the fire at 281 Willard St. has been ruled accidental by fire investigators. The fire was reported ...

Incorrect Town

Corrections

An editorial in Friday’s edition incorrectly stated the town judge who hadn’t properly updated New York state of the status of more than 2,000 traffic tickets. The judge in question was the longtime Harmony town judge.

Reg Lenna To Show ‘Mary Poppins Returns’

Local News

The Reg Lenna Center for The Arts will show the historical drama “Mary Queen of Scots” Wednesday, Feb. 13, at 7 p.m. and Disney’s musical sequel “Mary Poppins Returns” Friday, Feb. 15, at 7 p.m., as a sensory friendly matinee Saturday, Feb. 16, at 2 p.m. and a weekday matinee on ...

Schumer Says Comedy Center To Receive Recognition

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Sen. Chuck Schumer, D-NY and Senate minority leader, pushed for national recognition of Jamestown’s own National Comedy Center last year, but no action was taken in the Senate. However, Schumer, brimming within confidence, said this year was different. “The official designation of the ...

UPMC Chautauqua Working On Location

Local News

There might be a change in location for UPMC Chautauqua Medication-Assisted Treatment program. Cecil Miller, UPMC Chautauqua vice president of operations, told The Post-Journal that UPMC officials have refiled the necessary paperwork to receive a certificate of need from the state ...

Lawmaker Gives Updates On Shutdown, County Airport

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With another government shutdown looming, Sen. Chuck Schumer, D-NY and Senate minority leader, said the likelihood of it happening is “small.” The previous shutdown lasted almost two months making it the longest partial government shutdown in U.S. History. The closing left 800,000 ...

Commissioner Will Stay On As Department Head

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State Department of Environmental Conservation commissioner Basil Seggos has announced that he will stay on as head of the department, reversing a previous decision to leave. Shortly after Gov. Andrew Cuomo was re-elected last year, Seggos said he would step away from the DEC. However, in a ...