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Change To Meeting Dates Opposed

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Two area state Assemblymen are against legislation that has been signed by Gov. Andrew Cuomo to slow down the reorganizational meetings for political committees each year. A.8227/S.6421B requires county committees to hold their organization meeting between Sept. 17 and Oct. 6 following the ...

City Within Budget Through First Half Of 2019

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Jamestown budget finances through the first half of the year are in line with what was predicted in 2019. On Monday, Joseph Bellitto, city comptroller, presented his first half finance report during the Jamestown City Council work session. He said revenues are within budget estimates, with ...

Scientists Close In On Blood Test For Alzheimer’s

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LOS ANGELES — Scientists are closing in on a long-sought goal — a blood test to screen people for possible signs of Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia. On Monday at the Alzheimer’s Association International Conference, half a dozen research groups gave new results on ...

Zonta Club Inducts New Members

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The Zonta Club of Jamestown inducted three new members at its annual meeting in May. Pictured from left are Beth Jermain, Diana Anton and Rosemary Lombardo. Also pictured is Wendy Burns, president-elect of Zonta Club. The Zonta Club of Jamestown is one of over 1,300 chapters of Zonta ...

Connecting To Nature With Fascinating Creatures

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Roger Tory Peterson’s Wild America Nature Festival, to be held July 28 and 29 at Panama Rocks, was created to help strengthen the emotional connection to the natural world and to facilitate understanding and respect for the many fascinating creatures with which we share our planet. At a ...

Area Police Reports

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CHAUTAUQUA COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE ¯ PORTLAND — Victor C. Rivera, 65, of Ripley was charged with driving while intoxicated, failure to keep right, moving from lane unsafely and third-degree unlicensed operation. Deputies responded Thursday at 10:37 p.m. to a crash on Route 5 in Portland. ...

­­Finding Good Homes

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Paula Briggs and Jena Krauth have mad it their mission to save as many feral cats as they can, while also finding them loving families. “We started in 2008 rescuing bunnies,” Briggs said. “I went to this event once where people would put their pet rabbits that they could no longer own ...

(3:30 PM) City Man Who Impersonated Veteran Charged

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A Jamestown man who police say impersonated a veteran to receive benefits is facing multiple charges, the Chautauqua County Sheriff's Office said. Deputies were alerted June 27 from a local veterans program that 63-year-old Glenn A. French was possibly impersonating a military veteran. An ...

UPDATE: Investigation Ongoing After Trooper, SUV Collide

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SHERIDAN — Two helicopters were summoned and serious injuries were reported following a collision Monday afternoon between a New York state trooper and SUV. Few details were released regarding the crash that occurred in the westbound lane of Interstate 90. The collision was between the ...

Group Who Became Lost On Hike Found, 2 Treated For Injuries

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A group of 11 people who became lost while hiking in an area near Cassadaga Creek in the town of Arkwright were found late Monday, the Chautauqua County Sheriff's Office said. The hikers, including two adults and children ages 4 to 19 years old, were found after nearly four and a half hours ...

Briefly

Briefly

Cookie Contest Planned Saturday Do you make the best pepparkokar cookies in the area? The traditional Christmas cookies, good any time of the year, will be judged by a team of Swedes as part of the upcoming Scandinavian Folk Festival. The best cookie will receive $50 and the second best $25. ...

Westfield Super To Retire By Year’s End

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WESTFIELD — Westfield Academy and Central School superintendent David Davison officially announced his intention to retire at the end of the year during a recent meeting of the school board. Davison took over as superintendent in May 2012. “I would like to take this opportunity to ...

Bill Looks To Expand Charging Stations

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New York is taking aim at condominiums in its push to encourage the use of electric vehicles. Legislation passed at the end of the last state legislative session, A.6338A/S.5157A, would allow the owner of a condominium or member of a housing cooperative to overrule the objections of the ...

Act Requires Report Stating No. Of Women On Boards

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Corporations in New York state will have to report the composition of their boards of directors under legislation passed by the state Legislature. A.6330/S.4278, requires the Department of State and the state Taxation and Finance Department to study the number of women directors who serve on ...

Leave The US, Trump Tells Congresswomen Of Color

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Starkly injecting race into his criticism of liberal Democrats, President Donald Trump said Sunday that four congresswomen of color should go back to the “broken and crime infested” countries they came from, ignoring the fact that all of the women are American citizens ...