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JPS Budget Book Available, Hearing To Be Held

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The 2020-21 Proposed Budget is accessible to the public at jpsny.org/budgetinfo under “Budget Book.” Those who do not have access to the Internet and would like to see the Budget Book are asked to contact JPS District Clerk, Jaunita Walter, at 483-4420 to set up an appointment to view in ...

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‘Meet The Board’ Event To Be Held Via Zoom GOWANDA — The Kiwanis Club of Gowanda will present the “Meet the Board of Education Candidates Night” remotely via Zoom on Thursday at 6:30 p.m. The event will allow district residents to find out where the board of education candidates ...

Area Police Reports

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JAMESTOWN POLICE DEPARTMENT ¯ Brandon P. Dubois, 30, of Frewsburg, was charged with leaving the scene of a property damage accident, failure to maintain lane, refusal of roadside breath test and driving while intoxicated. Officers responded Sunday at 12:11 a.m. to a crash in the area of ...

‘Ultimate Sacrifice’

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CASSADAGA — Members of the Cassadaga American Legion Post 1280 Honor Guard, using military like precision, visited a dozen cemeteries Monday in recognition of Memorial Day. Sporting blue face masks and standing 6 feet apart, the Honor Guard made sure the coronavirus pandemic would not put ...

Drive-In Service Recognizes Fallen Heroes

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LAKEWOOD — The coronavirus pandemic forced the cancellation of many Memorial Day services around the country. That did not stop area residents from recognizing fallen heroes on what turned out to be a beautiful Monday. In Lakewood, a drive-in ceremony was held in the Chautauqua Mall parking ...

Ceremonies Pay Tribute To Those Who Gave Everything

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Though an abbreviated ceremony, the Dunkirk Memorial Day service honored the fallen heroes of the United States, New York, Chautauqua County and the city of Dunkirk. “May God bless all our veterans and remember those who have sacrificed for our freedom and this great nation of ours,” said ...

Memorial Day Boat Parade Held In Cassadaga

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CASSADAGA - A Memorial Day Boat parade commenced in Cassadaga on Monday, honoring the lost lives of veterans. Many boats were decorated for the occasion, with one boat playing patriotic music.

Sheridan Hosts Memorial Day Service In Honor Of Soldiers

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SHERIDAN -- The Sheridan Town Board held a Memorial Day service to honor soldiers who gave their lives in war. The service was abbreviated this year because of the coronavirus pandemic. "This year is the 152 anniversary of Memorial Day," said Walker. "It was on May 5, 1868 that General John ...

Two New Cases In County; Hospitalizations Now At 2

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Two new coronavirus cases were announced today in Chautauqua County. The new cases include a male in his 60s and a male in his 80s. County officials also noted two hospitalized cases. Through Tuesday, there have been 52 recovered cases, four deaths, 77 total confirmed cases and 254 cases under ...

UPDATE: Serious Crash Reported In Chautauqua

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Four occupants of a sedan suffered serious injuries in a crash Monday morning. Chautauqua County sheriff's deputies, along with firefighters from Chautauqua, Mayville, Hartfield and Ashville, responded to 4777 Route 394 at Chautauqua Institution for a vehicle into a gate. Two of the ...

P-EBT Receives OK

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WASHINGTON — The Trump administration has approved New York state’s request to operate the Pandemic Electronic Benefit Transfer (P-EBT) program authorized under the Families First Coronavirus Response Act. New York state had submitted its plan for P-EBT-which provides nutritional ...

G.A. Family Services Assists During Pandemic

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G.A. Family Services accountability and responsibility program is one of the many local community service providers that have had to get creative and come up with some effective problem solving ideas in order to adjust the program and able to meet the needs of the youth and families they serve ...

James Gives COVID-19 Eviction Update

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NEW YORK — New York Attorney General Letitia James has provided direction to law enforcement departments throughout New York state so they have clear guidance on how to protect the public from unlawful evictions both during the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) public health crisis and into ...

Kennedy Holiday Parade

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Residents of Kennedy were cheered as members of the Kennedy Fire Department proceeded along the usual parade route from the Town Hall to Riverside Cemetery on Memorial Day. Both Falconer and Randolph fire departments sent equipment and personnel to join in honoring those who have sacrificed ...

Efforts Underway To Get Food From US Farms To The Needy

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OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — As food banks have struggled to meet soaring demand from people suddenly out of work because of the coronavirus pandemic, it has been especially troubling to see farmers have to bury produce, dump milk and euthanize hogs. Now some states are providing more money to help ...

3rd Person Dies In Cattaraugus County From COVID-19

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A 91-year-old woman is the third person in Cattaraugus County to die from COVID-19-related causes. The Cattaraugus County Health Department said in a news release on its website that the woman was a 91-year-old woman who developed sudden respiratory failure and was unable to overcome her ...

Commencement

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A decision on how commencement ceremonies for Jamestown High School seniors will look this year is expected to be announced in early June. Dr. Bret Apthorpe, Jamestown Public Schools superintendent, said Friday during his weekly Facebook Live session with students and parents that ...

The ‘Greatest Generation’

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They’re called the “Greatest Generation.” Their stories are those of heroism borne of patriotism. And, to local attorney and Robert H. Jackson Center co-founder Greg Peterson, they must be told and preserved before it’s too late. “Having had conversations with (former ...