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Road Ready System Offered On Stoughton Trailers

Business

FALCONER — Truck-Lite Co. LLC, a worldwide leader in LED lighting, telematics, engine protection, safety and visibility systems, has partnered with Stoughton Trailers to offer the Road Ready trailer telematics system on new trailer builds. Released in 2017, Truck-Lite's Road Ready system ...

Cuomo Signs Bill Extending Statue Of Limitations

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Gov. Andrew Cuomo has signed legislation (S.6574/A.8412) extending the statute of limitations to 20 years for second-degree rape and to 10 years for third-degree rape. The law also extends the statute of limitations to 20 years for a criminal sexual act in the second degree and incest in the ...

Guns Are Sought; 2 Charged By Police

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Reports of shots being fired late Wednesday led to the discovery of stolen handguns and drugs, and two area residents are facing numerous charges. Officers with the Jamestown Police Department responded to 152 Bowen St. around 9:50 p.m. after several shots were believed to have been fired ...

WellNow Urgent Care Adds Veterans Affairs Dept.

Business

BUFFALO — WellNow Urgent Care — one of New York state's fastest-growing urgent care providers — has added Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) TriWest to its network of accepted insurance plans. Through this partnership, WellNow Urgent Care has been named a VA authorized urgent care ...

Lack Of Child Care Hurting Workforce

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MAYVILLE — Workforce development in the county is being impeded by the lack of quality child care. That is why the Chautauqua County Child Care Workforce Development Initiative has been started, said Beth Starks, Jamestown Community College early childhood education specialist and ...

QuickBooks To Be Taught At FTI

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DUNKIRK — The Fredonia Technology Incubator continues its entrepreneurial education program with a workshop designed to assist entrepreneurs and startups with utilizing QuickBooks Desktop more efficiently and effectively. Sham Bahgat, CPA and managing director of Bahgat & ...

Local Attorney Named Rising Star

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Jamestown attorney John I. LaMancuso of Lewis & Lewis, P.C. was named a Rising Star by Super Lawyers. Super Lawyers is a rating service of lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high-degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. The Rising Stars ...

The Biggest Retirement Mistakes

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One of the biggest retirement mistakes you can make is not realizing what you don't know. I regularly hear from people in or near retirement who misunderstand how Social Security works, dramatically underestimate life expectancies or fail to plan for big expenses, such as long-term care or ...

US Opens Jeep Wrangler Probe

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DETROIT (AP) — U.S. safety regulators are investigating complaints of steering problems in about 270,000 SUVs made by Fiat Chrysler. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration says it granted a consumer's petition asking for a probe into 2018 and 2019 Jeep Wranglers. The agency ...

Small Chevrolet SUVs Recalled

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DETROIT (AP) — General Motors is recalling more than 107,000 small SUVs in the U.S. and Canada because a suspension weld can break and cause steering problems. The recall covers the 2015 through 2018 Chevrolet Trax. Documents posted Friday by the National Highway Traffic Safety ...

State Launches Cell Coverage Task Force

Community

New York state has launched an Upstate Cellular Coverage Task Force to develop potential solutions and policies to address the lack of cell service in rural and remote parts of upstate New York. The task force, originally proposed as part of Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s 2019 State of the State, ...

Chairs Donated To Falconer Park

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Brian and Kay Nelson, owners of Falconer Vac Shop, made a donation to the village of Falconer for Davis Park. A chair set made of polywood from the pair’s store at 15 W. Main St. in Falconer was donated. “We appreciate the chairs donated to Davis Park,” said Mayor James Rensel. “It’s ...

Lion’s Club To Host ‘Walk For Diabetes’

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The Jamestown chapter of the International Lions Club will be hosting an inaugural ‘Walk for Diabetes’ on September 28 at YMCA Camp Onyahsa on East Lake Road in Dewittville. Proceeds from the event, which will include both a beginners and a more advanced walking/hiking trail, will ...

BPU Announces Limited Water Main Flushing Schedule

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The Jamestown Board of Public Utilities announces that fall water main flushing will be limited this year due to the Harrison Street bridge project. In preparation for the bridge project, the BPU had to close water valves on a major water supply line near the bridge. Without the line in ...

Salvation Army Names Hamilton To Board

Community

The Salvation Army has named Sharon Hamilton to its local Advisory Board. Hamilton retired as vice president of Lutheran Senior Housing, where she managed market rate and subsidized housing. She is now involved in several community and church-related organizations. Hamilton said she is hoping ...

Bruno Is NCCR Dog Of The Week

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The Northern Chautauqua Canine Rescue Dog of the Week is Bruno, a short, fuzzy faced beagle who just arrived at the shelter after his family didn’t have the time for him that he deserved. He’s a very friendly dog who rushes to the kennel door to greet people with his tail wagging. As a ...

Rotary Club Donates To STAR Program

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Patty Benton club community service chair, presented a $350 donation check from the Rotary Club of Westfield-Mayville to Westfield Elementary School STAR (Sharing The Art of Reading) program committee members Daneille Boughton and Emily Bostwick on Sept. 5 at the school. The Westfield-Mayville ...

Boo & Brew Festival Set Friday, Oct. 4

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MAYVILLE — The Court Appointed Special Advocates of Chautauqua County will hold its third annual Chautauqua Boo & Brew Festival on Friday, Oct. 4 at the CHQ Barn in Mayville. Doors open at 6 p.m. with beer and wine tastings from 6 to 9 p.m. There will be live music by For The People, ...

Regulation Enhances State DEC’s Authority

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New York state is expanding list of animals regulated as “dangerous.” The proposed regulation enhances the state Department of Conservation’s authority to implement licensing requirements that will ensure that dangerous animals held at facilities for exhibition purposes do not pose a ...

Applications Encouraged For Grant Program

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The Chautauqua County Department of Planning and Development encourages applications for the 2020 3% Tourism Product Development Grant Program. Interested groups or organizations have until Oct. 15 to submit applications. Applications are available online at ...