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NEMF Files For Bankruptcy, To Close Falconer Terminal

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ELIZABETH, N.J. — New England Motor Freight Inc. — which has a terminal location in Falconer — announced that it and 10 related entities have voluntarily filed for relief under Chapter 11 of the Bankruptcy Code in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of New Jersey in ...

JHS Junior Headed To NYC To Compete In Poetry Out Loud Finals

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“Which U.S. slang do you speak?” asked JHS junior, Olivia Ruiz, pointing her finger at the Poetry Out Loud judges to win first place in the Western New York Regional competition held in Brockport recently. Now, she’s heading to New York City for the State Finals, where she will compete ...

E2CCB Distance Learning Program To Benefit From State Grant Award

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FREDONIA — More than 7,000 miles separates Western New York from Namibia, Africa, however that distance will seem less now thanks to a recent grant award and the Building Cultural Bridges program. Erie 2-Chautauqua-Cattaraugus BOCES is part of a grant consortium that was recently awarded a ...

Falconer Releases Honor, Merit Rolls

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FALCONER — Falconer Central School officials recently released the school’s second quarter honor and merit rolls. HONOR ROLL Sixth Grade: Isabella Anderson, Nathan Bailey, Lucas Barron, Channing Brainard, Brayden Brown, Hannah Cobb, Emily Crawford, Gabriel Delahoy, Savannah Devlieger, ...

Audubon Announces Two Scholarship Opportunities

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The Audubon Community Nature Center is accepting applications for two different opportunities for students with an interest in wildlife and nature education. The deadline for applying for the 2019 Ryan Exline Memorial Scholarship is Monday, March 18. Since 2003, the education staff of the ...

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Senior Council To Meet Thursday United Senior Council members and guests will meet Thursday, Feb. 14, at 10 a.m. at the Lakewood American Legion on Chautauqua Avenue, Lakewood. The Lakewood-Busti Golden Agers will serve as hosts. Refreshments will be provided. Speakers from the Salvation ...

Superintendent Outlines Bemus Point Budget

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BEMUS POINT — Michael Mansfield, Bemus Point Central School District superintendent, said the district is seeing “the best start that we’ve had since I’ve been here” regarding the early stages of preparing the school budget. The 2019-20 school budget will increase 1.67 percent or ...

Area Police Reports

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CARROLL POLICE DEPARTMENT ¯ Robbie M. Stearns, 23, of Frewsburg was charged with seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance. Police observed a vehicle Saturday at 11:27 p.m. driving with one headlight on Ivory Road. An investigation found that Stearns was allegedly in ...

Kings Of The Castle

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MAYVILLE — Volunteers spent Monday placing dozens of ice blocks — freshly harvested from Chautauqua Lake — into place on the heels of this year’s Presidents’ Day Weekend Winter Festival, scheduled to take place Friday through Sunday at Lakeside Park in Mayville. A staple in the ...

(9:17 AM) 3 Warren County Men Charged In 2017 Drug-Related Death

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WARREN, Pa. — Charges were filed Monday in the 2017 drug-related death of a Warren, Pa., man. Douglas A. Harkins, 44, of Sugar Grove, Pa.; Cody A. Streit, 27, of Warren; and Michael J. Marshall, 33, of Warren, were each arraigned Monday before District Justice Ray Zydonik in relation to ...

(10:45 AM) Snow And Ice Wreak Havoc On Local Roads

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A mix of snow and ice has made for tricky driving conditions across the area. Capt. Eric Balon of the New York State Police said troopers have responded to several reports of vehicles off the road. Balon said at one point -- around 10:30 a.m. -- six semi tractor-trailers were reported off ...

UPDATE: Clymer Woman Injured After Car Strikes Home

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ASHVILLE — A Clymer woman was taken to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries after the car she was driving struck a home. The Chautauqua County Sheriff's Office said 20-year-old Madison Styers was transported to UPMC Chautauqua after the crash shortly before noon at the ...

(12:45 PM) NEMF Files For Bankruptcy, To Wind Down Operation

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ELIZABETH, N.J. -- New England Motor Freight Inc. — which has a terminal location in Falconer — announced that it and 10 related entities have voluntarily filed for relief under Chapter 11 of the Bankruptcy Code in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of New Jersey in Newark. NEMF ...

Falconer Kiwanis Club Names Terrific Kid For December

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Rachael Wallace, sixth grad, has been chosen as the Kiwanis Terrific Kid for December. Rachael enjoys gymnastics, bowling, drawing, dancing and singing. She is a member of Middle School Chorus and Youth Group. Her favorite subjects are science, math and ELA. Rachael enjoys listening to One ...

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Gas Prices Steady In City Gas prices in Jamestown held steady this week at $2.558 per gallon, according to AAA East Central’s Gas Price Report. Only three Mid-Atlantic and northeast states have more expensive gas price averages on the week. The rest of the region is paying less to fill up as ...

Longtime Jamestown Area YMCA CEO To Retire

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The chief executive officer for the Jamestown Area YMCA will be retiring later this year. Mark Eckendorf told The Post-Journal Monday that he has notified the Jamestown Area YMCA Board of Directors of his intent to retire effective June 1. Eckendorf has worked for the YMCA for more than 40 ...

Occupancy Issue Raised By Building Inspector

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LAKEWOOD — “Moving this meeting to this floor is a direct violation.” With these words, Lakewood building inspector Jeffrey Swanson tried to enforce the same standards businesses and residences must comply with onto the village government that employs him. Swanson said he had brought ...