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County Nears 1,500 Total COVID Cases; Adds 47 Over Weekend

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Chautauqua County is closing in on 1,500 total cases of COVID-19 since March, the county Health Department announced over the weekend. The county announced 26 new cases on Saturday and another 21 on Sunday, bringing the one-week total to 168 cases — or an average of 24 per day. Because the ...

City Branding, Marketing Effort Continues

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A new branding and marketing initiative for the city of Jamestown continues to move forward. The Jamestown Local Development Corp. discussed last week some examples of what the logo, font, themes and tagline might be for the new branding and marketing initiative. Crystal Surdyk, city ...

State To Study Volunteer Fire Department Staffing

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Gov. Andrew Cuomo has signed legislation for state agencies to make recommendations to the governor and state Legislature to better recruit and retain volunteer firefighters. A.9779/S.7589 was sponsored by Assemblyman Fred Thiele, I-Sag Harbor, and Sen. James Gaughran, D-Syosset, and passed ...

WACS Board Reviews Security Measures

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WESTFIELD — Can Tenamore, Westfield Academy and Central School District’s technology coordinator and chief privacy officer, reviewed cybersecurity measures with the board of education at a recent meeting. Tenamore began by showing board members a news report detailing how schools have ...

Trump’s Legal Team Cried Vote Fraud, But Courts Found None

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PHILADELPHIA (AP) — As they frantically searched for ways to salvage President Donald Trump’s failed reelection bid, his campaign pursued a dizzying game of legal hopscotch across six states that centered on the biggest prize of all: Pennsylvania. The strategy may have played well in ...

Saranac Lake Cop Charged With False Info On Job Application

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SARANAC LAKE — It’s not normal for a police officer to spend a night in jail, but that’s what happened to one of this village’s patrolmen Wednesday night. Travis MacDonald, 41, stands accused of giving false information about his disciplinary history to the Saranac Lake Police ...

Hollyloft To Close Doors Dec. 24

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Hollyloft Ski & Bike owners Les and Cheryl Johnson announced on Monday that they are retiring and that the business will close at 4 p.m. on Dec. 24. "While this is a chapter closing, it is not necessarily good-bye," read the 600 Fairmount Ave. business' Facebook page. "We are actively ...

Sherman Man Charged Again With Unwelcome Appearance

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SHERMAN — A 21-year-old resident is in trouble again with the law after again visiting a residence where he is not welcome. Around 12:30 a.m. Saturday, Chautauqua County sheriff’s deputies responded to an address on Route 430 in the town for a reported unwanted person. Upon arrival it was ...

Area Police Reports

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CHAUTAUQUA COUNTY SHERIFF ¯ CLYMER — Two south county residents were injured after a vehicle struck a scooter around 5:30 p.m. Saturday. The Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Office, Clymer Fire Department and Sherman Fire Department responded to 8075 Ravlin Hill Road in the town after the ...

Trump’s Legal Team Cried Vote Fraud, But Courts Found None

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PHILADELPHIA (AP) — As they frantically searched for ways to salvage President Donald Trump's failed reelection bid, his campaign pursued a dizzying game of legal hopscotch across six states that centered on the biggest prize of all: Pennsylvania. The strategy may have played well in front ...

Buffalo Diocese Target Of Attorney General Lawsuit

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BUFFALO - New York Attorney General Letitia James filed a lawsuit against the Roman Catholic Diocese of Buffalo and former senior leaders, Bishop Emeritus Richard J. Malone and former Auxiliary Bishop Edward M. Grosz, for failing to follow mandated policies and procedures that would help to ...

Little Valley Man Facing Child Porn, Cyberstalking Charges

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A Little Valley man has been charged by criminal complaint with production of child pornography and cyberstalking, the U.S. Attorney's Office announced Monday. According to the complaint, 19-year-old Dyllan Barber initiated a conversation with a minor female victim in November 2019 on the ...

County Reports 18 New COVID Cases, 65 Since Saturday

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The Chautauqua County Department of Health reported 18 new cases of COVID-19 on Monday, adding to the 47 announced over the weekend. From Saturday through Monday, the cases break down as follows: 21 in the Jamestown zip code, seven in Bemus Point, four in Dunkirk, two each in Silver Creek, ...

County: Violators Of Private Gathering Rules Could Face Fines

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MAYVILLE -- New York state continues to show one of the lowest rates of COVID-19 infection across the country thanks to individuals and communities that follow the New York Forward reopening rules and keep one another safe. Actions such as wearing face coverings, social distancing, washing ...

Local Tree Farm Offers A Variety Of Holiday Joys

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There's a new business in the area that has opened just in time for some area residents to have Christmas fun while choosing their tree and/or shopping for gifts. John and Mallory Coan of Coan's Dusty Acres at 1199 Frew Run Road in Frewsburg have made their tree farm into a special ...

Two Hurt After Vehicle Strikes Scooter

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CLYMER -- Two south county residents were injured after a vehicle struck a scooter around 5:30 p.m. Saturday. The Chautauqua County Sheriff's Office, Clymer Fire Department and Sherman Fire Department responded to 8075 Ravlin Hill Road in the town after the incident. An investigation found ...

Sherman Man Charged In Assault For Second Time In Two Weeks

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SHERMAN -- A 21-year-old resident is in trouble again with the law after again visiting a residence where he is not welcome. Aroudn 12:30 a.m. Saturday, Chautauqua County sheriff's deputies responded to an address on Route 430 in the town for a reported unwanted person. Upon arrival it was ...

No Slots Remain For Tuesday’s COVID Rapid Testing

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Christine Schuyler, Chautauqua County public health director, announced on Sunday afternoon that no appointments remain available for the rapid testing clinic in Mayville on Tuesday. Additional clinics are being planned for the week of Nov. 30 with more information to follow. A Mayville ...

Man Dies, Son Injured In Ischua Four-Wheeler Mishap

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ISCHUA -- A horrific accident involving an all-terrain vehicle has led to the death of a 63-year-old man. Cattaraugus County sheriff's deputies report the man and his son, 43, were operating the four-wheeler on their property at 5301 Miller Hill Road. Deputies said it appeared the dad, who was ...

County Nearing 1,500 COVID Cases With 21 More Today

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Per the Chautauqua County Health Department, there are 21 new cases of COVID-19 in Chautauqua County on Sunday. This brings the one-week total to 168 cases -- or 24 per day. Chautauqua County does not release information on Saturday or Sunday regarding the numbers. That will come on ...