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Governor Cuomo’s Long Shadow

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Gov. Andrew Cuomo has long cast a long shadow over legislative politics in Albany. But rarely is that shadow interpreted as differently as it was last week during a debate between Sen. Gustavo Rivera, D-Bronx, and Sen. Edward Rath III, R-Williamsville. Rivera and Rath were debating ...

Key County, State COVID Stats Dip

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Active COVID-19 cases, hospitalizations and those in quarantine all dipped in numbers released Friday by the Chautauqua County Department of Health. Similar stats statewide also appear to be on the decline. There were currently 124 active cases in the county, a decline of 19; six people with ...

Former County Residents Weather Texas Turmoil

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The historic snowstorm and shutdown that occurred in Texas this month impacted citizens across the state, including Steven and Stephanie Anderson, who have lived in Texas for over 30 years but both graduated from Dunkirk High School in 1982. When the snow first started in Texas, the Andersons ...

UPMC Revenue Increases 12% During 2020

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Even during the COVID-19 pandemic, UPMC’s health care system had successful financial results in 2020. On Friday, UPMC officials held an online news conference to discuss its financial results from last year. Edward Karlovich, UPMC executive vice president and chief financial officer, said ...

House Passes $1.9T Pandemic Bill On Near Party-Line Vote

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The House approved a $1.9 trillion pandemic relief bill in a win for President Joe Biden, even as top Democrats tried assuring agitated progressives that they’d revive their derailed drive to boost the minimum wage. The new president’s vision for flushing cash to ...

Gerry Man Charged In Harassment, Endangerment

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GERRY -- A town resident has been charged with endangering the welfare of a child and second-degree harassment after an incident late Friday. Chautauqua County Sheriff's Deputies were dispatched to a report of a disorderly person inside a residence on Route 60 just before midnight. Upon ...

Johnson & Johnson 1-Dose Shot Cleared

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. is getting a third vaccine to prevent COVID-19, as the Food and Drug Administration on Saturday cleared a Johnson & Johnson shot that works with just one dose instead of two. Health experts are anxiously awaiting a one-and-done option to help speed ...

Westfield High School Announces Merit, Honor Rolls For Marking Period

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WESTFIELD — Westfield High School has announced its merit and honor rolls for the second marking period. MERIT ROLL: Students earning an average of 85.00-89.499% are awarded recognition by having their names placed on the Merit Roll. The following high school students make up the Merit Roll ...

Bethel Baptist Christian Academy Recognizes Students

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Bethel Baptist Christian Academy is pleased to recognize the accomplishments of the following students for their hard work during the second quarter of the 2020-21 school year. ¯ High Honor Roll: Ashley Anderson, Mackenzie Hinman, JJ Moore, Olivia Olson, Sam Olson, Brady Smart, Natalie ...

Potter Named Kiwanis Terrific Kid

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Annalise Potter, eighth grade, has been chosen as Kiwanis Terrific Kid for February 2021. Potter enjoys reading, painting, and coloring. Her favorite subject is science and she enjoys listening to the music group, Tame Impala. Her favorite television show is Expedition Bigfoot. Potter is the ...

Persell Middle School Announces Students Of The Month

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Persell Middle School has announced its January students of the month. William Schnars is the fifth grade student of the month. He is the son of Michele and John Schnars. William enjoys skateboarding and his favorite class is math. His goal in life is to be good at skateboarding. Ginx ...

Washington Middle School Announces Students Of The Month

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Students of the month at Washington Middle School have been announced. Levi Blakeslee, fifth grade student at Washington Middle School, is the son of Christopher and Cassie Blakeslee. He enjoys karate, football, playing with friends and coming to school. He is involved in karate and ...

Carroll Lodge Names Students Of The Month

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The Carroll Lodge has announced its students of the month for November, December and January. They are Andrew LeBaron and Anjolie Sanfilippo for November, Courtney Boardman and Alexander Pitts for December, and Anna Torres-Carvella and Trent Bjork for January. Submitted photos

Audubon Offering Nature Lab For Young Children

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The Nature Lab, a new program at Audubon Community Nature Center on Thursdays and Fridays from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m., gives 4- and 5-year-olds a variety of activities that build skills in the outdoors. Children who have an older sibling in The Outdoor Classroom can be dropped off ...

Chautauqua County Officials Recognizes COVID-19 Heroes

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Chautauqua County Executive PJ Wendel and the COVID-19 Response Team recently announced the second and third week of COVID-19 Hero nominations. Nominations are recognized in a video posted weekdays on the Chautauqua County Government Facebook page, and each nominee receives a personal note from ...

Chautauqua County Officials Recognizes COVID-19 Heroes

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Chautauqua County Executive PJ Wendel and the COVID-19 Response Team recently announced the second and third week of COVID-19 Hero nominations. Nominations are recognized in a video posted weekdays on the Chautauqua County Government Facebook page, and each nominee receives a personal note from ...

Talk About Pheasants Tuesday At Audubon

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Cornell Cooperative Extension 4-H Youth Development is holding a pheasant rearing class for youth ages 8 to 18 in partnership with the Audubon Community Nature Center. Raising Pheasant for New York - Class 1 is Tuesday, March 2, from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the Nature Center and via Zoom. The ...

Westfield High School Announces Merit, Honor Rolls For Marking Period

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WESTFIELD — Westfield High School has announced its merit and honor rolls for the second marking period. MERIT ROLL: Students earning an average of 85.00-89.499% are awarded recognition by having their names placed on the Merit Roll. The following high school students make up the Merit Roll ...

Bethel Baptist Christian Academy Recognizes Students

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Bethel Baptist Christian Academy is pleased to recognize the accomplishments of the following students for their hard work during the second quarter of the 2020-21 school year. ¯ High Honor Roll: Ashley Anderson, Mackenzie Hinman, JJ Moore, Olivia Olson, Sam Olson, Brady Smart, Natalie ...

Whitaker Talks Former School Uses

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The former Rogers Elementary School may have a new lease on life thanks to a proposed capital project in the Jamestown Public Schools district. Since the elementary school’s closure, it has housed the short-lived Success Academy and now houses the TEAM program. Dr. Kevin Whitaker, Jamestown ...