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MHA Homeless Shelter Successfully Opened

The Mental Health Association’s new emergency homeless shelter has been successfully opened. According to Steven Cobb, MHA executive director, the shelter, located at the Gateway Center at 31 Water St., has been operating at either full capacity or almost full capacity over the past week. ...

Schmidt Calls Child Witnesses ‘Heroes’ Behind Conviction

MAYVILLE — A northern Chautauqua County resident could be behind bars for the rest of his life after being convicted of six counts of sexual acts against children. If you ask District Attorney Jason Schmidt, 27-year-Dustin Post was found guilty because of the courage and bravery of five ...

City Becoming Minor Player In Migrant Debate

Jamestown continues to find itself on the periphery of the larger state and national discussion of migrants seeking asylum in the United States. New York City Mayor Eric Adams is continuing to push Gov. Kathy Hochul to send more migrants to upstate cities — a move 65% of New York City ...

Chautauqua Mall Sold For $6M To NY-Based Investment Group

The cost of what the Chautauqua Mall sold for has been revealed. The Post-Journal and OBSERVER have been analyzing real estates sales in Chautauqua County and recently looked at the sales from Sept. 16-30. During that time period, Chautauqua Mall LLC of Columbus, Ohio sold 318 East ...

Future Homelessness Plans Considered

With only a couple more months of winter, concerns about the next steps regarding the issue of homelessness are heating up. Mayor Eddie Sundquist, Sean Jones, project manager at the Mental Health Association, and Steven Cobb, executive director of the Mental Health Association, recently ...

Council Presented With Cannabis Concerns

A local resident voiced concerns to the City Council during Monday’s voting session regarding the city administration’s level of involvement in promoting the cannabis industry. Local resident Doug Champ presented concerns regarding statements Mayor Eddie Sundquist made during his State ...