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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 ...

Hand Bell Ensemble To Play Sunday

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The Good News Hand Bell Ensemble, a Music Ministry of First Lutheran Church of Jamestown, will present a concert of sacred and popular favorites on Sunday at 4 p.m. in the church nave. The 14-member bell choir will play octavos on their four and a half octaves of hand bells, four octaves of ...

Cassadaga Holds Labor Day Weekend Festivities

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CASSADAGA — The end of the summer brought the Labor Day weekend, and the people of Cassadaga celebrated with a weekend of events. There was a boat parade with the theme of Mardi Gras. Eight boats participated in the parade which went from the middle lake boat launch to the village lake, ...

County Resident Honored By State

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Carri Raynor of Chautauqua County has been awarded the New York State Office of Mental Health’s “Excellence in Suicide Prevention: Journey of Healing Award.” Raynor was recognized during the Office of Mental Health’s fourth annual state Suicide Prevention Conference, at which keynote ...

Boys And Girls Club Gears Up For Fall

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Members of the Winifred Crawford Dibert Boys and Girls Club Camp Hiak Tilikum play with some of the new games purchased through a Field of Interest Grant at the Community Foundation. The grant provided for arts and crafts supplies, gym and sports equipment and games and incentives for both the ...

Elks Lodge Collects, Donates School Supplies

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The Jamestown Elks Lodge has teamed up with local Dollar Tree locations and an organization called Operation Homefront to hand out school supplies to families of area veterans. The Dollar Tree locations collected the supplies at their stores, located at Foote Avenue, Washington Street and in ...

Reed Begins As JCC Board Of Trustees’ Student Representative

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Heath Reed of Sherman has begun serving as the student representative to the Jamestown Community College board of trustees for the 2019-20 academic year. Reed, a graduate of Sherman Central School, is majoring in business administration. He is vice president of the Town of Sherman Committee ...

Mitrano Launches 2nd Bid To Represent NYS

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CORNING — Tracy Mitrano has officially launched her second bid to represent New York’s 23rd Congressional District. Politicians “who used to represent the center of American politics have become puppets to big moneyed corporate interests,” said Mitrano, who is looking to unseat ...

Pledged Completion

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MAYVILLE — Two agricultural projects in the Chautauqua Lake watershed that have been awarded occupancy tax funding need extended, again. On Wednesday, Dave McCoy, Chautauqua County watershed coordinator, and Rob Halbohm, Chautauqua County Soil and Water Conservation District water quality ...

Area Police Reports

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CHAUTAUQUA COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE ¯ MAYVILLE — Gary A. Warren III was charged with second-degree promoting prison contraband. Corrections officers observed Warren collecting prison contraband Aug. 26 while on a work detail. He was allegedly observed picking up chewing tobacco and cigars ...

Giving Back

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CELORON — Joel Gaden has been giving back to the city of Jamestown for decades. For his efforts, he was presented the 2019 John D. Hamilton Community Service Award by the Chautauqua Region Community Foundation Thursday. Gaden and his late wife, Nancy, and their three children, moved to ...

Testimony Reveals Extent Of Injuries To 16-Month-Old

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MAYVILLE — The Chautauqua County District Attorney’s office said a Jamestown man, charged with the murder of a 16-month-old child in 2014, left the toddler to suffer and “did not care.” However, the public defender maintains that Tyler Perez is an innocent man. Perez, 35, is ...

Clymer Appoints Interim Supervisor

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CLYMER — The Clymer Central School District has found its next superintendent for the time being. The Clymer School Board at a meeting Thursday approved Karen Krause as interim superintendent under a three-month contract. Ed Bailey, who officially steps down as superintendent Sept. 30, ...

Reed Reported To Be ‘In Good Condition’ After Collapse

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U.S. Rep. Tom Reed was in good condition after he reportedly collapsed before he was set to appear on television Thursday. Multiple Washington-based media outlets said Reed, R-Corning, was in the rotunda of the Cannon Office Building in Washington, D.C., when the episode occurred around ...

JPS Enrollment Drops, Trend Continues

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Enrollment in the Jamestown Public Schools District is slightly less than it was in 2018-19, continuing a five-year trend of slight decreases. Jamestown Public Schools Board of Education officials received the district’s enrollment report on Tuesday from Bret Apthorpe, district ...

(2:10 PM) City Man Charged With Drug Possession

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A Jamestown man has been charged with drug possession after a search warrant was executed at 6:50 p.m. Thursday. Jamestown police officers, the Jamestown Metro Drug Task Force, Southern Tier Regional Drug Task Force and New York State Police K-9 Unit served the search warrant at 51 Fairmount ...