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UPDATE: Coroner Called To Scene Of Vehicle-Pedestrian Crash

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A county coroner has been called to the scene of a vehicle-pedestrian crash tonight in the town of Ellery. Fluvanna firefighters and Chautauqua County EMS were alerted to the incident around 9 p.m., located between Fluvanna Townline Road and Sunyside Road. Due to the crash, a portion of the ...

Dog-Gone Quick

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FALCONER — In just over two months, employees of Rand Machine Products have raised enough funds to help the Jamestown Police Department eventually purchase and train a new K-9. Officials at the Falconer-based manufacturing company met with members of the police department Friday morning ...

Partner’s Death Came After Couple ‘Avoided Everything’

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Carrie Wolfgang assumed the worst of the COVID-19 pandemic had passed. The numbers, released daily by the Chautauqua County Department of Health and reported by the media, had long come down from the early months of the pandemic when dozens — if not hundreds — of new confirmed cases were ...

Half-Speed

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When Jamestown junior Jaylen Butera was told the numbers he put up in the first half of Friday night’s Section VI Class A semifinal football game at Strider Field, it didn’t immediately register with him. “Wait, can you say that again?” he asked. “That’s crazy.” When the stats ...

Extended Family

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For the first time since its inception, Lisciandro’s Restaurant in downtown Jamestown will be owned by someone outside of the family. Lisciandro’s, located on 207 N. Main St., has been in operation for almost 70 years. The restaurant was founded in 1954 by John Lisciandro’s father, ...

Jamestown Boat Landing — Gateway To Chautauqua Lake

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Did you know that up through the early decades of the 20th Century the Boat Landing on the Chadakoin River was a main hub of activity connecting Jamestown to all of the destinations along Chautauqua Lake? Pictured from the left are The Riverfront Hotel, the Railroad Ticket Station across the ...

Week Brings Awareness To The Benefits Of Composting

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In today’s day and age, many are focused on protecting the Earth and doing their part. One simple way that anyone can do that is through composting. New York State’s Compost Awareness Week, which was at the beginning of May, is a week set aside to raise awareness across the state of the ...

Retirements, Enrollment Changes Push Need For Teachers

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As aging teachers retire and with changes to enrollment in education programs, schools in New York state are in need of teachers. According to statistics from New York State United Teachers there were more than 51,000 teachers in 2018 over the age of 55 and almost 36,000 aged 51-54 enrolled ...

Area Board Of Realtors Honors Carlson

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The Chautauqua-Cattaraugus Board of Realtors has honored William “Bill” Carlson as the 2020 Realtor of the Year. Following a career in the hospitality industry and 25 years of dedicated service to A1 Specialty Metals, Carlson entered the real estate profession. Over the years, ...

County Has Pockets With No Broadband Access

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Is New York’s broadband access issue one of cost or lack of infrastructure? The answer may be a little bit of both. Gov. Andrew Cuomo has been quick to say the broadband access gap has been closed by his Broadband for All program, though many — including state Sen. George Borrello, ...

Heritage Names New Chief Financial Officer

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Lisa Haglund, president and CEO of Heritage Ministries, announced that Karen Hardick of Getzville has been named chief financial officer of the organization. Hardick will replace current Heritage CFO, Greg Fernandez, who will be retiring later this year. Hardick comes to Heritage with a ...

Area Schools Ramp Up Vaccinations

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GOWANDA — The Gowanda Central School District, working with Cattaraugus County, will be holding a vaccination clinic located at the Gowanda Middle School. The clinic will be on Tuesday. Students ranging from the ages of 16 to 18, as well as staff members who haven’t been vaccinated, can ...

JPD To Increase Patrols Over Motorcycle Complaints

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Residents of a westside neighborhood are requesting temporary speed bumps be installed on their streets to prevent motorcyclists from speeding through their community. Jennifer Williams, city clerk, read an email sent to city officials during a council work session meeting from Elizabeth ...

Looking Forward: What’s The Plan?

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Since October of 2020, I have been communicating with the public through this monthly article about all of the great things going on throughout Chautauqua County as they relate to economic development. These commentaries may include discussions about specific projects of public interest that ...

Southwestern Beats C/S/P To Advance To Final

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CLYMER — Over the past five years, Southwestern has become a team that has relied on next-level quarterback play and skilled position players to put up points in bunches. Saturday, with a spot in the Section VI Class C championship game on the line, the Trojans needed 1 yard to take ...

Eastern Star Project Helps Anew Center

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Mt. Sinai-Mecca Chapter No. 132 Order of the Eastern Star recently filled tote bags with necessary toiletry items and towels for residents of The Salvation Army’s Anew Center. Fifteen tote bags were filled to meet basic needs of residents. These bags plus a large amount of refills were ...

Mareri Scholarship Supports Falconer Vocational Students

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Hard work always was part of Hector Mareri’s DNA. His mother Emma, an Italian immigrant, began working at a local factory when her husband passed away unexpectedly. Hector was two years old. At the age of 12, Hector began working after school, picking up odd jobs to help his mother. After ...

Evergreen Health Has Begun Utilizing Cabenuva Treatments

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Evergreen Health has begun using Cabenuva (Cabotegravir and Rilpivirine), an HIV-1 treatment regimen approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration in January and trialed by Evergreen’s own physician, Dr. Alyssa Shon. Shon is also a physician in the Division of Infectious Diseases in ...

Proctor Seeks County Legislature Seat

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The Chautauqua County Republican Committee has endorsed Martin J. Proctor of Findley Lake as its Republican candidate for Chautauqua County Legislative District 18 at its Feb. 23 meeting. Proctor has previously served in the position, fulfilling the remainder of the term of David Himelein, ...