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CARTS Announces Saturday Services

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As part of Chautauqua County’s goal to improve and expand CARTS service, CARTS will be providing Saturday service for city fixed routes from June 1 to Aug. 31. Chautauqua County Executive George Borrello and Department of Public Facilities Director Brad Bentley rode the City Fixed Routes ...

Dyment Seeks Re-Election To School Board

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WESTFIELD — Wendy M. Dyment is one of three candidates seeking two positions on the Westfield Academy Central School Board of Education on the May 21 budget vote and board member election. She has issued the following statement: “I have been a resident of Chautauqua County for 26 years ...

Rodeo City Seniors Hear Singer At Meeting

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GERRY — The Rodeo Senior Citizens meet once a month on the second Friday in the Gerry United Methodist Church for a luncheon and program at noon. President Allen Swanson welcomed all to the gathering. Art Hodges gave the blessing prior to the meal. Festive table decorations were ...

Area Residents Receive Sacrament

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St. Patrick’s Roman Catholic Church in Randolph joined area churches to celebrate the sacrament of confirmation recently. It was held at St. John’s Roman Catholic Church in Jamestown. Bishop Richard Malone presided over the ceremony. Those receiving the sacrament from St. Patrick’s were ...

Butterfly Release Services To Be Held

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Chautauqua Hospice and Palliative Care has announced that its annual Services of Remembrance and Memorial Butterfly Release will be held this year on June 1 and 2. The first service will be held on Saturday, June 1, at 1 p.m. at Point Gratiot Park in Dunkirk and the second will be held at 1 ...

Telemedicine Visits Almost Triple In Area

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Health care visits delivered via telemedicine nearly tripled over the past two years in upstate New York, as awareness and financial support of the option has expanded, according to Univera Healthcare. According to a claims-based review of health care services delivered, health plan members ...

Design Focus

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New life has been given to a building that was once scheduled to be demolished. On Monday, the Jamestown City Council will vote to possibly transfer 8 E. Second St. from the city to the Jamestown Urban Renewal Agency for the purpose of redeveloping the building along with the vacant parcel ...

New Heart

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Seven-year old Sean Baker of Leon received a miracle this week in the form of a new heart. Imagine living with constant pain, having had 32 surgeries within seven years, a lifetime of minimal activity and never being able to eat a meal. I’ll bet that last one got your attention. Now ...

Two Gerry Residents Searched, Charged

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GERRY — Two Gerry residents have been charged after a search warrant was served at their Wilson Street home at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday. According to a police report, Richard Sendall, 34, of 3022 Wilson St., Gerry, was charged with third-degree criminal possession of a weapon, with additional ...

Poverty Reduction Task Force Continues Collaboration

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It’s one thing to say you collaborate well with others. It’s another to also communicate well with those you are collaborating with on a joint project. Collaboration and communication werethe highlight of a meeting of the Empire State Poverty Reduction Initiative (ESPRI) local task ...

Falconer To Hold 31st After Prom Party

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The Falconer High School invites the public to the gym and cafeteria from 7 to 8:30 p.m. today for the annual open house for its After-Prom Party. This year is Falconer’s 31st consecutive after-prom party. The theme this year is “Best in the West at FCS.” Refreshments will be ...

Ripley Hopes For Better Budget Vote Outcome

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RIPLEY – First-year Superintendent William Caldwell viewed the 2018-19 school year as a fresh start in the Ripley Central School District. One that let the past go while continuing to make strides. “We really just said, ‘new year,” Caldwell told The Post-Journal. “Let’s start ...

Family Of Victim Calls For Justice

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Family members of a girl who has died from a Wednesday stabbing are asking community members who witnessed what happened on Wednesday to start talking to law-enforcement officials so that an arrest can be made in the tragic incident. In a phone conversation with the Dunkirk OBSERVER on ...

Man, 20, Indicted On Murder Charge

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A 20-year-old has been indicted by a Chautauqua County grand jury on a second-degree murder charge for the November 2017 stabbing death of Dyllan Ownbey. Tavion L. Turner was taken into custody and arraigned in Chautauqua County Court for his involvement in the homicide, Jamestown police ...

Investigation Leaves Two Facing Drug Sale Charges

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SILVER CREEK — Two Silver Creek residents face drug sales charges after a search warrant was executed at their 276.5 Central Ave., Silver Creek, property at 11 a.m. Thursday. According to a police report, members of the Southern Tier Regional Drug Task Force, Federal Bureau of ...

Westfield Memorial Hospital Auxiliary Holds Coffee Mug Fundraiser

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The Westfield Memorial Hospital Auxiliary is selling coffee mugs as a fundraiser. The “Lincoln & Grace” mug has a moss green interior while the “Barcelona Lighthouse & Keeper’s Cottage” has a lake blue interior. Both are high quality glazed porcelain and sell for $15 each. ...

Church Giving Away Children’s Books

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The Social Justice Committee of the Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Jamestown is taking advantage of the church’s location along the route of the Memorial Day Parade. At 1255 Prendergast Ave., the church is near Lakeview Cemetery, the parade’s destination. Parents and children ...

Fredonia Named Best Water In Annual Test

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MAYVILLE — Chautauqua County Department of Health and Human Services Director Christine Schuyler congratulates the village of Fredonia for being the winner of the 26th annual Water Tasting Contest held at Chautauqua Mall on Saturday. Other participants included Cherry Creek, Dunkirk, ...

United Arts Appeal Announces 2019 Grant Recipients

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In addition to providing operating support for seven of the county’s larger arts organizations, the United Arts Appeal of Chautauqua County also awards grants to individual artists and nonprofit organizations for artistic projects. Eight organizations are receiving support for their ...