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Village Seeks To Get Cassadaga Beach Open For Season

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CASSADAGA — With summer fast approaching the village has been hard at work aiming to get Cassadaga Beach open for the public and their visiting relatives. Trustee Cindy Flaherty began her report with some unfortunate news regarding the village triathalon. “We had 30 students from Maple ...

City Rape Trial Adjourned In County Court; No Date Set

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MAYVILLE — The trial for a Conewango man accused of sexually assaulting a woman at a Jamestown laundromat last summer has been adjourned. Jury selection was scheduled to begin today in Chautauqua County Court; no reason for the adjournment was made public, and no new court date has been ...

Clymer IDs Sports, Teachers As Potential Cuts

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CLYMER — After proposing an almost 9% tax levy increase, the Clymer Central School Board of Education has identified potential cuts to be made if a second proposal faces the same fate as the first did in May. With an 8.8% tax levy increase in the current proposal, the board and school ...

Town Stresses Permits For Pools, Outdoor Fixtures

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LAKEWOOD — With summer soon to be in full swing, Lakewood-Busti building inspector and code enforcement officer Jeffrey Swanson wants residents both in and outside of town boundaries to be aware of mandatory permitting processes for pools, sheds and other outdoor amenities. Swanson said ...

Kayak Launch To Be Installed At McCrea Point Park

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More boating activities will be coming to McCrea Point Park this summer. On Monday, the Jamestown City Council discussed the installation of a kayak launch at McCrea Point Park. Jeff Lehman, city public works director, said it will be a handicapped accessible launch. Vince DeJoy, city ...

Researchers Pose As Heroin Users To Find Treatment Gaps

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Posing as heroin users seeking help, researchers contacted hundreds of treatment clinics in U.S. states with the highest overdose death rates. The “secret shoppers” were denied appointments much of the time, especially if they said they were insured through Medicaid. The study revealed ...

D-Day Is Subject Of Historical Society Meeting On Wednesday

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RANDOLPH — Earl McElfresh will be he guest speaker at the Randolph Historical Meeting at 7 p.m. Wednesday in the Randolph Municipal Building. McElFresh will be speaking on the eve of the 75th anniversary of the Allied plan to send an immense invasion force across the turbulent and ...

Registration For CLN Golf Tournament Is Due Wednesday

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The Chautauqua Leadership Network will hold its second annual Mini Golf Tournament on Wednesday, June 12, at Webb’s Miniature Golf in Mayville. Registration will begin at 5 p.m. with shotgun starts at 6 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Participants can choose either time to play. The cost is $50 per ...

Walk Across America Raises Awareness Of Vets’ Issues

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LITTLE VALLEY — Veteran William Shuttleworth is on a mission to raise awareness on veterans’ issues, and he’s doing it on foot. As he passed through Little Valley on Friday, he stopped at the Civil War Memorial Building where he was met by C.A.M.P. members and local residents who ...

Area Police Reports

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JAMESTOWN POLICE DEPARTMENT ¯ Jena S. Blocker, 32, of Randolph was charged with seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance. Officers observed a female passenger in a vehicle that had an active warrant out of Jamestown City Court. The vehicle was stopped, and Blocker was ...

‘We Were Shocked’

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FLUVANNA — The sound of crashing trees and power lines due to a powerful storm that swept through Saturday had residents on edge along Old Fluvanna Road. https://youtu.be/Ssyl-Z00k3M Those sounds were replaced Sunday morning with buzzing chainsaws and a wood chipper. Though downed ...

(5:50 PM) Cuomo Says Legal Marijuana Not Likely This Year

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ALBANY — Gov. Andrew Cuomo does not believe legislation legalizing recreational marijuana in New York will pass before lawmakers adjourn for the year this month, he said Monday. Cuomo, a Democrat, supports legalization but said he doesn't think there are enough votes in the state Senate to ...

550 Pounds Of Food Collected In Annual Collection Drive

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MAYVILLE — Due to the generosity of the U.S. Postal Service, letter carriers and postal customers, 30 tubs of non-perishable food and hygiene products were collected and donated to the Mayville Food Pantry (St. Paul’s Episcopal Food Pantry), totaling about 550 pounds. The Mayville Food ...

Fenton To Host Tour Of Lake View Cemetery

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On Sunday, the Fenton History Center will host “Poetry, Nature and History: A Sunday in Lake View,” which will combine a walking tour of the cemetery with a poetry recital. Jennifer Champ, Fenton education and exhibits director, said the event is $15 for adults and free for children. She ...

Assessments Provide Evaluations For Seniors

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As people grow older, parts of their bodies grow weaker; cognitive assessments for senior citizens are one way to point out where aging minds need help. Kara Johnson, social work director for Heritage Village in Gerry, is a licensed master social worker familiar with both clinical service and ...

Jamestown HS Announces April Students Of The Month

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Jamestown High School recently announced its students of the month for April. They are: Jaymin Morano, a freshman at Jamestown High School, is the son of Chris Morano and Julie Morano. Jaymin is the co-vice president of Freshman Class Council and a member of Key Club, Student Organization and ...

Amid Many ‘Challenges,’ SUNY Restructuring Has Local Critics

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FREDONIA — Beginning this summer, five joint task forces approved by SUNY Fredonia’s University Senate will begin a process that fewer than a dozen universities nationwide have undertaken: the restructuring of Academic Affairs into a new organizational model of multiple schools instead of ...

Shootings Create Rippling Network Of Stricken Survivors

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CHICAGO — Pardeep Singh Kaleka has surveyed the landscape of an America scarred by mass shootings. Seven years ago, a white supremacist invaded a Sikh temple in Wisconsin and killed six worshippers, among them, Kaleka’s father. Now, whenever another gunman bloodies another town, Kaleka ...

WWII Royal Air Force Vet Reflects On History

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What do Wellington Bombers, parachute mines, magnesium flares and carrier pigeons have in common? They were all part of the daily life of Norman Shopland, a member of the Royal Air Force during World War II who was trained as a wireless operator and airgunner. Shopland, who rose to the rank of ...