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Clymer Touts ‘Unprecedented Savings’ In Times Of Uncertainty

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CLYMER – The Clymer Central School Board will soon present to the community which avenue they have chosen to take the 2019-20 school budget, and essentially the school itself. The impending budget has remained an unknown to the community that has been looming since last year’s initial ...

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CHAUTAUQUA COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE ¯ SHERIDAN — Lamont E. Brown, 33, of Fredonia was taken into custody on a warrant for fourth-degree criminal mischief. Deputies stopped a vehicle Wednesday in the town of Sheridan for a traffic violation. Brown, a passenger in the vehicle, was known to ...

County DA To Discuss Officer-Involved Shooting

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FREDONIA — Chautauqua County District Attorney Patrick Swanson has called for a press conference Friday at 2 p.m. in Fredonia. During the event, he said a statement will be made regarding the Dec. 10 officer involved shooting in the village of Fredonia. On that date, the Fredonia Police ...

Thule Lodge Plans Easter Dinner For Thursday April 25

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FALCONER — The Thule Lodge now into its 112th year in the Jamestown area, serves to preserve the Swedish heritage through events and activities. This was shown at the last meeting when cultural leader Mary Ann Eva Ingrao told all that in Sweden, March 25 was national waffle day. That day is a ...

‘Never Stop Asking’

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SINCLAIRVILLE — In celebration of April’s Poetry month, the Sinclairville Free Library presents “Never Stop Asking for Poems,” a poetry reading by Michael Czarnecki on Thursday, April 11, at 6 p.m. Local poets are invited to read from their works following Czarnecki’s presentation. ...

Westfield Senior Citizens To Meet April 30

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WESTFIELD – The Westfield Senior Citizens met at the YWCA at noon for a chicken and biscuit luncheon served by W.W.O members. Drawings for St. Patrick’s Day items were won by Dolores Kaufman, Judy Sumption, Trudy Stafford, Jan and Ron Van Ord, Nancy Peters, Dave Cochran, Lucile Inwood, ...

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SWCS Board To Meet Tuesday The Southwestern Central School Board will meet Tuesday at 7 p.m. in the board of education room at the middle school. The public is invited to attend. Community Craft Time Wednesday KENNEDY — Community Craft Time at Kennedy First United Methodist Church will be ...

Pay The ‘Long Dollar’

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MAYVILLE — As lake affairs heat up throughout the spring season, members of the Chautauqua Lake Protection and Rehabilitation Agency discuss long-term solutions to Chautauqua Lake’s problems, and Ellicott Town Supervisor Patrick McLaughlin shared his idea to tax all county property owners ...

Local Landmark

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A once iconic Jamestown property home to the famed Galloway family and its ties to the mysterious “Lady in the glass case” memorial at Lake View Cemetery will soon be demolished. https://youtu.be/02pWtoE9MdU But before the building is reduced to rubble, it will be the subject of an ...

(12:05 PM) Horvath Announces Retirement From SUNY Fredonia

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ALBANY – State University of New York Chancellor Kristina M. Johnson announced Thursday that after more than 40 years of service and leadership in public higher education, Virginia Schaefer Horvath, president of SUNY Fredonia plans to retire at the end of the spring semester on July 1. "As ...

Lobbying Keeps Funding For The Great Lakes Level

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Congressional lobbying to keep funding for the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative at $300 million has apparently paid off. On Tuesday, U.S. Rep. Tom Reed, R-Corning, said through advocacy members of Congress, including himself, have changed President Donald Trump’s original appropriation ...

Lawmakers To File Suit Over Pay Increase

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Several state legislators are collecting money to sue New York over the pay increase they received at the beginning of the year. State Assemblyman Andy Goodell, R-Jamestown, said he “wrote a check” this week to help fund the lawsuit over the pay increase he feels is unconstitutional ...

County Schools Reflect On CBT Delays

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Computer-based testing was shut down Wednesday to rectify ongoing issues with 3-8 ELA assessment. Chautauqua County schools experienced similar problems before the “non-testing” day was announced. “We were surprised it wasn’t addressed because it was very similar to what happened ...

Goodell Points Out Negatives In State Budget

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Chautauqua County’s state assemblyman said consumers, law abiding residents and taxpayers are getting the short end of the stick when it comes to the approved 2019-20 New York budget. On Wednesday, Andy Goodell, R-Jamestown, told The Post-Journal that each year there are budget winners ...

Gallery: ‘Salvage Dawgs’ Filming At Former Moose Lodge

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A once iconic Jamestown property home to the famed Galloway family and its ties to the mysterious "Lady in the glass case" memorial at Lake View Cemetery will soon be demolished. But before the building is reduced to rubble, it will be the subject of an upcoming episode of the DIY Network ...

Area Police Reports

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ELLICOTT POLICE DEPARTMENT ¯ James D. Allison III, 34, was charged criminal mischief. Police picked Allison up March 11 on an arrest warrant after being accused of causing damage to the home where he was staying. Allison was turned over to the Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Office. ¯ ...

JHS Seniors Prevail At Oratorical Contest

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JHS seniors Grayson Holt and William Karr were the top two winners at the Zone Level of the Optimist Oratorical Contest held in Lockport. They will move to the next level of competition and compete against all the other winners in New York State and New England in Utica on April 27. The ...

Dunkirk Releases Parking Rules

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DUNKIRK — The Dunkirk Police Department said spring and summer parking regulations will be taking effect for alternate and overnight parking with the following changes. OVERNIGHT PARKING Overnight parking regulations on the main streets such as Central Avenue, Lakeshore Drive, Brigham ...

Career Fair To Be Held At JCC

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Jamestown Community College will host a Career Fair from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. Thursday, April 25, in the Student Union on the Jamestown campus. The event, a collaboration between JCC’s applied learning and employment services programs and sponsored by Bellevue University and American ...