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Paws For Love

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Pet photos will be the focus of employees of UPMC Chautauqua during July’s Patriotic Pet photo contest at the hospital. The label Patriotic Healer could be attached to a photo of Artimus by his handler Tammara L. Card-Hodges, the hospital’s director of imaging services/service dog ...

JPD Receives 98 Complaints For Fireworks In July

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The Jamestown Police Department is hoping the number of illegal fireworks being set off within the city drops with the passing of the Fourth of July holiday. According to Capt. Robert Samuelson, the department received 98 complaints of fireworks from July 1 to Monday. That's almost double ...

City Man Charged After 2019 Burglary Of Kiantone Church

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A Jamestown man is facing burglary and larceny charges after items were stolen from a Kiantone church in September 2019. The Chautauqua County Sheriff's Office on Monday announced charges to 24-year-old Johnny Ray Hallowell following a lengthy investigation. The Sheriff's Office received word ...

Update: Police Release More Info After Child Found In Pool

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More information has been released after a 3-year-old child who was found in a pool died Monday evening. According to the New York State Police, troopers were called to a report of a missing child on Damon Hill Road in the town of Gerry around 4:40 p.m. While responding, troopers were ...

Methadone Clinic Has Support, Discomfort

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People battling addiction will soon have a place to go locally with a methadone clinic coming to the city of Dunkirk. Acacia Network will be moving into 303 Main St. and have also purchased 305 Main St. should expansion be needed. The facility will see over $1 million in renovation work and at ...

Whitaker Assumes JPS Superintendent Role In Difficult Times

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(Editor’s Note: This is the first of a two-part conversation with Dr. Kevin Whitaker, who took over as the superintendent of Jamestown Public Schools on July 1. Part Two will run in Tuesday’s edition of The Post-Journal) In a normal year, a transition between an outgoing and an incoming ...

Amish Cheese Shop Helps Local Farms

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After a five-year hiatus, the Valley View Cheese Company in Conewango Valley is ready to welcome hungry customers back inside once again. The shop on Route 62 has remained Amish owned since it was founded in 1962, but was not an operational cheese factory for the past half decade. “The ...

Jacobs: No Tik Tok On State Devices

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Tik Tok dances may be fun, but at least one state Senator doesn’t want the popular app being downloaded on state-provided devices. State Sen. Chris Jacobs, R-Buffalo, recently introduced S.8600 in the Senate to add a new subdivision in the state’s Technology Law to prohibit the download ...

No New Cases Of COVID Reported; 6 Active Cases Remain

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No new cases of COVID-19 were reported Monday by the Chautauqua County Department of Health. There remains six active cases; those with the virus continue to recover under orders from local health officials. In addition, the county Health Department said there are 108 county residents ...

Employee At AJ’s Texas Hots Tests Positive For COVID-19

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AJ's Texas Hots restaurant on Foote Avenue announced via Facebook on Monday afternoon that a part-time employee not working in contact with customers has tested positive for COVID-19. According to the post, the employee was not feeling well on June 25 and left work for the remainder of the ...

14th Annual Art Show Goes Virtual

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This is a year for adaptation. Despite the Coronovirus Pandemic, the Art in the Wilds show goes on. This year, its virtual! The online art show — artinthewilds.org — runs through Sept. 7. Between the pandemic and social upheaval, there have been signs since February that this year ...

Grants Awarded To Nonprofits From WNY COVID-19 Response Fund

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OLEAN — With the support of nonprofit leaders in Cattaraugus County, the WNY COVID-19 Community Response Fund recently made possible 21 grants to organizations in Cattaraugus County, together totaling $25,000 to support those most impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. The Western New York ...

Audubon Little Explorers To Learn About Butterflies

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Butterflies are the subject of the next Audubon Little Explorers from 10 to 11:30 a.m. Saturday for children between the ages of 3 and 8 and adults. Previously held online due to COVID-19 restrictions, Little Explorers program returns to in-person starting in July. Butterflies float by in ...

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Cassadaga Valley School District To Hold Meeting The Cassadaga Valley Central School District will hold its annual re-organizational meeting and regular monthly meeting at 6 p.m. Monday. The public may attend using the Zoom link posted on the district’s website. Interfaith Lecture To Be ...

Moore Presented Eskeli Scholarship

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Nearly one year after the death of Matthew William Eskeli IV, a Falconer Central School graduate and Rochester Institute of Technology student, Eskeli’s legacy continues. During Falconer’s high school graduation ceremony last week, Matthew Moore was presented The Billy Eskeli Scholarship ...

County Has New COVID-19 Case; Six Remain Active

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Chautauqua County has six active cases of COVID-19, including the latest being a woman in her 60s, according to the daily update issued by the Health Department. 100 cases under quarantine/isolation orders by the Public Health Director and being monitored. Recovered cases are at 124, there ...

‘A Thank You’

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The Chautauqua Lake Twin Tier Chapter of the Antique and Classic Boat Society will be hosting a parade on July 11 at 10:30 a.m., beginning in front of the Lawson Center museum in Bemus Point. In a normal year without COVID-19 restrictions, the chapter would host a boat show open to the public ...

Area Police Reports

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JAMESTOWN POLICE ¯ Jose A. Rosario, 44, was charged with fourth-degree mischief, second-degree unlawful imprisonment and second-degree unlawful possession of marijuana after officers responded to a Fulton Street residence around 5:30 p.m Thursday. Rosario allegedly had broken an item and ...