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Fitness On The Plaza

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Right, Shawna Kohlbacher owner of Jamestown Fitness Factory leading the Fitness on the Plaza course on Tracy Plaza outside of the Jamestown Municipal Building, located at 200 E. Third St., Jamestown. Kohlbacher is the owner of Jamestown Fitness Factory, located at 110 N. Main St., which ...

Dems Wants State To Provide $600 Jobless Benefit

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A Bronx Democrat wants New York state to institute its own $600 a week unemployment benefit for the rest of the COVID-19 pandemic. Sen. Jamaal Bailey, D-Bronx, has introduced S.8972 to respond to ongoing gridlock in Washington, D.C., on the next round of federal COVID-19 stimulus legislation. ...

Families Rally To See Loved Ones At Nursing Facility

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A rally was held Friday morning outside Chautauqua Nursing and Rehabilitation Center to address the fact that people have been unable to visit family members during the pandemic. Due to COVID-19, there have been visitation restrictions throughout the state in an effort to limit the potential ...

Forestville, Pine Valley Are Eliminating School Resource Officers

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Pine Valley and Forestville are the latest schools that are cutting school resource officers. During the Chautauqua County Legislature’s Public Safety Committee meeting Wednesday, legislators approved contracts for three school resource officers — two for BOCES and one for Silver Creek ...

JPS Sets Benchmarks For In-Person Return

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Jamestown Public Schools administrators have committed themselves to two-week benchmarks in bringing back more students to the Jamestown High School building, Kevin Whitaker, superintendent, told parents during a Friday morning Facebook Live question-and-answer session. “We’re trying to ...

Dunkirk Care Facility Allowing Visitation On Monday

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Chautauqua Nursing & Rehabilitation Center in Dunkirk is preparing for visitations to resume on Monday. “We have made progress and are excited, yet cautiously optimistic, as we prepare for formal visitation scheduled to begin,” said facility administrator, Colleen Hart. The center has ...

Fishing Report

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CHAUTAUQUA LAKE As fall begins here in Western New York, water temperatures drop. For bass anglers this means bass can be found off shallow rocky points, docks and other shoreline structure. Warner and Lakewood Bar are great places to begin the search for monster smallies. With baitfish ...

Westfield Hospital Foundation Adds New Board Member

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WESTFIELD — The Westfield Memorial Hospital Foundation welcomed Christine G. Adams to its board of directors recently. A cum laude graduate of Gannon University, Adams earned a Bachelor’s of Science degree, majoring in accounting with a minor in finance. Adams, who lives in Portland, ...

Casinos Cancel Events

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All entertainment shows have been canceled at the Seneca Resorts & Casinos through January. This includes shows scheduled at the Seneca Niagara Event Center, Seneca Niagara Bear’s Den Showroom, and Seneca Allegany Event Center. Original tickets for rescheduled shows will still be ...

DiNapoli: Sales Tax Collections Are Down

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Sales tax collections in Chautauqua County decreased 10.2% in August 2020 compared to last year, worsening a trend of decreasing sales tax revenues due to COVID-19. Sales tax revenues in Chautauqua County were 4.3% less from January through August 2020 compared to the same period last year, ...

Fall String Festival Slated For Sept 26, 27

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FREDONIA — The State University at Fredonia School of Music will host a virtual edition of its annual string festival on Saturday, Sept. 26, and Sunday, Sept. 27, with Project: Music Heals Us (PMHU) Artists as special guests. The event is sponsored by the Carnahan Jackson Fund for the ...

Reed Celebrates Signing Of Great American Outdoors Act

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Rep. Tom Reed, R-Corning, joined President Donald Trump, David Bernhardt, interior secretary, and lawmakers from the Senate and House for the signing of the “Great American Outdoors Act.” Reed co-sponsored the legislation, and the Problem Solvers Caucus, which Reed co-chairs, endorsed the ...

Everydays True Value Hardware Donates To JHS

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Everydays True Value Hardware on Foote Avenue recently donated health and safety supplies to Jamestown High School through The True Value Foundation’s Educational Heroes Safety Campaign. The donation included hand sanitizer, NN-95 masks, hand soap and cleaners. “We are very thankful ...

Volunteers Sought For Coaching Program

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The Coalition of Chautauqua County Women and Girls is seeking volunteers for the Women2Women (W2W) coaching program. The W2W adult mentoring program was sparked in 2013 by a status report titled “Women and Girls in Chautauqua County.” Since then, the Coalition of Chautauqua County Women ...

University Receives Funding To Improve Recycling, Waste Reduction

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The State University of New York at Buffalo has received state funding to focus on strategies to improve recycling and waste reduction. Recycling markets are currently experiencing unprecedented volatility due in part to tightening import restrictions in Asia. As a result, some U.S. recycling ...

Abrams-Hill To Run For Seneca Nation Treasurer

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SENECA NATION ALLEGANY TERRITORY — Sandra Abrams-Hill of the Wolf Clan has announced her candidacy for Seneca Nation treasurer. A resident of the Allegany Territory, Abrams-Hill will be running at the Seneca Party Caucus and seeks to then advance to the nation’s general election in ...

Area Police Reports

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NEW YORK STATE POLICE ¯ RANDOLPH — Elena Ramirez, 47, of Van Wert, Ohio, was charged with driving while intoxicated. Ramirez was stopped Friday for a traffic violation on Main Street in Randolph. Ramirez was taken into custody after allegedly failing several field sobriety tests and later ...

McConnell Vows Quick Vote On Next Justice; Biden Says Wait

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The death of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg just six weeks before the election cast an immediate spotlight on the crucial high court vacancy, with Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell quickly vowing to bring to a vote whoever President Donald Trump ...

Mourning Ginsburg: A ‘Giant’ Loss

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National and state leaders are mourning the death of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. Ginsberg died on Friday night and since then, tributes have come from many state officials. State Gov. Andrew Cuomo issued this statement: "New York's heart breaks with the passing of Justice Ruth ...

County Announces Three New COVID-19 Cases

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Chautauqua County on Saturday announced three new cases of COVID-19. That brings the total number of cases to 605. In addition, four new cases were announced at the State University of New York at Fredonia. Currently, the university notes, there are 14 active cases and 82 students have recovered.