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Surviving Struggles

For Meagan Genco and her fiance Cody Crandall, the last few years have been an ongoing series of health struggles. The pair met during high school at Jamestown, where Crandall graduated in 2011 and Genco in 2013. The two did not start dating until 2020, two years after Crandall had a heart ...

Harbor Hotel Looks For $16.5M Assessment Cut

The owners of the Chautauqua Harbor Hotel in Celoron are asking to decrease the hotel’s taxable assessment by nearly two-thirds. A petition was filed this week in state Supreme Court in Mayville asking the judge to reduce the hotel’s tax assessment from $25 million to $8.5 million. The ...

New York State Is 3 Years Behind Clean Energy Goals

New York is at least three to five years behind its goal to generate 70% of its electricity from zero-emissions sources. That means the state won’t meet one of the main tenets of its 2019 Climate Leadership and Community Protection Act to generate 70% of its power with no emissions by 2030 ...

All JFD To Be Open, Manned – Just Not Yet

For the first time since 2002, the Jamestown Fire Department is set to be manned at full-strength and reportedly have all stations open. That won’t happen until early in 2025, when Station 5 repairs are finished and new fire department recruits have been hired and trained. But it caught ...

Give And Grow

Ben Cecchini, a Jamestown native and 2009 graduate of Jamestown High School, believes in giving back to his hometown. From Monday through Friday, at the Jamestown Area YMCA, the former JHS basketball and football standout has brought his 501 (c) 3, non-for-profit organization, Give N’ ...

Council Discusses New Food Truck Ordinance

City officials are looking to amend Jamestown’s food truck ordinance - but don’t expect the issue to be nearly as contentious as it was a few years ago. A draft of the ordinance was presented during last week’s City Council meeting to members of the Public Safety Committee and then was ...