• Part Of Route 60 Closed Due To Serious Injury Crash
    FREDONIA – Part of Route 60 between Laona and Lakeview Roads is closed as first responders work the scene of a multiple injury crash between a semi truck and car Monday afternoon. The Fredonia Fire Department, Cassadaga Fire Department and Chautauqua County Emergency Services were dispatched to the scene just ... read more
    Published on 2020-02-24
  • A Good Afternoon Ahead, Potentially Heavy Lake Snow Later In The Week
    JAMESTOWN – Warmer temperatures and quiet weather continues through the day today but the first of two storm systems that will impact the region will head our way tonight through Wednesday. The second storm has the potential to produce heavy lake effect snow Thursday and Friday. Clouds will be ... read more
    Published on 2020-02-24
  • County Dems Endorse Lawyer For County Executive Bid
    MAYVILLE – The Chautauqua County Democratic Committee has endorsed a Dunkirk City Attorney as its candidate for Chautauqua County Executive. County Chair Norman Green says 45-year-old Attorney Richard Morrisroe will take on Chautauqua County Executive PJ Wendel in this fall’s election. Wendel was appointed as the county’s next Executive by ... read more
    Published on 2020-02-24
  • City Council To Vote On Substation Annexation During Monday Night Meeting
    JAMESTOWN – The Jamestown City Council is expected to vote on a more than twenty-page resolution continuing the legal effort to annex a Board of Public Utilities electric substation on Monday night. Over the weekend, city officials amended the public agenda of the monthly voting session to include the 28 ... read more
    Published on 2020-02-24
  • New York’s Governor Renews Push To Ban Flavored Vaping Products
    ALBANY — New York State’s Governor has renewed a push to ban all flavored e-cigarette products, including menthol. Governor Andrew Cuomo proposed a package of bills that aim to ban all online, phone and mail order sale of e-cigarettes for personal use. Only registered retailers would be allowed ... read more
    Published on 2020-02-24
  • Opioid Settlement Still Elusive As Some Lawyers Criticize It
    NEW YORK – State attorneys general are finding a national settlement over the toll of opioids to be elusive, as some lawyers for state and local governments are renewing public criticism of the proposed deal with a group of companies led by the nation’s largest drug distributors. A group of ... read more
    Published on 2020-02-24
  • Man Arrested After Allegedly Choking Woman, Preventing Escape
    JAMESTOWN – A City of Jamestown man is facing charges after allegedly choking a woman and preventing her from leaving a Bush Street address early Sunday. Jamestown Police say the woman attempted to escape the residence through a bedroom window, however, Antonio Hall, 26, allegedly pulled her back into the ... read more
    Published on 2020-02-24
  • Man Arrested Following Sunday Night Vehicle Pursuit
    JAMESTOWN – A City of Jamestown man is facing several charges following a vehicle pursuit that started in the area of South Main and Harrison Streets Sunday night. Jamestown Police say they attempted to stop Samuel Gagliano, 27, who was allegedly driving recklessly just after 7 p.m. Gagliano allegedly refused ... read more
    Published on 2020-02-24
  • TSA Halts Employees From Using TikTok For Social Media Posts
    WASHINGTON — The Transportation Security Administration said Sunday it has stopped allowing employees to use the China-owned video app TikTok to create social media posts for the agency after the Senate’s top Democrat raised concerns about potential national security issues. New York Sen. Chuck Schumer sent a letter letter Saturday ... read more
    Published on 2020-02-24
  • Man Who Allegedly Stole SUV In PA Found Dead In Findley Lake
    FINDLEY LAKE – Pennsylvania State Police say a man suspected of stealing a vehicle and leading officers on a chase last week was found dead in Chautauqua County on Saturday. Troopers say a 2003 Ford Explorer SUV was reported stolen from Girard, Pennsylvania on Monday. The vehicle, police say, was ... read more
    Published on 2020-02-23
  • BPU Renews Water Agreement With Town Of North Harmony, Busti
    JAMESTOWN – The Jamestown Board of Public Utilities has renewed its water agreement with the Towns of North Harmony and Busti. As part of the agreement, the BPU agrees to perform the normal operation, maintenance and repair of the existing water distribution mains located within the Town of North Harmony. ... read more
    Published on 2020-02-23
  • States Step Up Funding For Planned Parenthood Clinics
    HARTFORD, Conn. — Several states have begun picking up the tab for family planning services at clinics run by Planned Parenthood, which last year quit a $260 million federal funding program over a Trump administration rule prohibiting clinics from referring women for abortions. States including New Jersey, Massachusetts and Hawaii ... read more
    Published on 2020-02-23
  • ‘Pennies 4 Paws’ Campaign Looks To Raise Money For Animals In Need
    JAMESTOWN – The Chautauqua County Humane Society’s fifteenth annual Pennies 4 Paws campaign that kicked off earlier this month is looking to raise more than $13,000 for animals in need. Officials with the Humane Society say last year they helped over 4,000 animals with a variety of needs including food, ... read more
    Published on 2020-02-23
  • Rebels Defeat Titans 5-2, Inch Closer To Playoff Spot
    JAMESTOWN – Behind a strong all-around performance, the Jamestown Rebels defeated the first place in the East New Jersey Titans 5-2 on Friday night, cutting their playoff point deficit to two points.  In the first period, Jamestown took a 2-0 lead over the Titans thanks to two goals from defenseman ... read more
    Published on 2020-02-22
  • Senators Borrello, O’Mara Share Concerns Over Cuomo’s Proposed Budget
    ALBANY – Local leaders from across New York State traveled to Albany last week for a meeting of the New York Conference of Mayors and to directly share their concerns with state legislators on Governor Andrew Cuomo’s proposed New York State budget. The governor unveiled his Executive budget proposal in ... read more
    Published on 2020-02-22
  • Fed Official: NY Law Limiting DMV Data Access Goes Too Far
    ALBANY — The nation’s top immigration enforcement official say that New York’s new law allowing people who are in the U.S. illegally to get driver’s licenses goes far beyond other states’ measures in restricting his agency’s access to motor vehicle records. In response to that law, the Department of Homeland ... read more
    Published on 2020-02-22
  • Girl Scout Cookies Arrive In WNY
    JAMESTOWN – Ahead of the Mega Drop event, 1.6 million packages of Girl Scout cookies have landed in Western New York. Now, the time has come for locals to receive those delicious cookies they crave every year. The Mega Drop dates run from Feb. 26 through the 29. The Girl ... read more
    Published on 2020-02-22
  • Beautiful Weekend Ahead With Warmer Temperatures, Next Week Unsettled
    JAMESTOWN – This weekend will feature good mid-winter weather, quiet and warmer. High pressure will maintain its strength through the weekend with warmer temperatures. Friday afternoon will have mainly sunny skies with highs in the lower-30’s. With clear skies tonight, temperatures will drop down into the upper teens to ... read more
    Published on 2020-02-21
  • Jamestown BPU Warns Customers Of New Phone Scam
    JAMESTOWN – The Jamestown Board of Public Utilities is warning its customers about a new phone scam where a caller is trying to refund overages charged to the customer’s account. Officials say the scammer asks customers for their bank account numbers and other personal financial information. They are warning the ... read more
    Published on 2020-02-21
  • NY Project Would Map Genes Of 1 Million To Fight Alzheimer’s
    ALBANY — Researchers would aim to map the genes of one million people living with or at-risk of Alzheimer’s disease over five years through a proposed initiative at the State University of New York. Gov. Andrew Cuomo proposed Friday to establish the SUNY Curing Alzheimer’s Health Consortium to collect and ... read more
    Published on 2020-02-21
  • Reward Offered After Crews Find Bald Eagle Shot Dead In Cattaraugus County
    SALAMANCA – An up to $5,000 reward is offered for information that helps investigators looking into a fatal bald eagle shooting in Cattaraugus County. Seneca Nation Fish and Wildlife officials say on November 20 they received a complaint about a large dead bird in a tree along the Allegheny River ... read more
    Published on 2020-02-21
  • Computer Scientist Who Pioneered ‘Copy’ And ‘Paste’ Has Died
    NEW YORK — Larry Tesler, the Silicon Valley pioneer who created the now-ubiquitous computer concepts such as “cut,” “copy” and “paste,” has died. He was 74. He made using computers easier for generations as a proponent and pioneer of what he called “modeless editing.” That meant a user wouldn’t have ... read more
    Published on 2020-02-21
  • Jamestown Woman Arrested After Hiding In Ceiling, Falling Through
    JAMESTOWN – A City of Jamestown woman is facing charges after allegedly hiding in a ceiling from officers responding to a reported order of protection violation. Jamestown Police say Ashley Inserra, 31, visited a Charles Street address and violated an order of protection on Thursday afternoon. Officers say Inserra was ... read more
    Published on 2020-02-21
  • Sabres To Play Two Games Over The Weekend
    BUFFALO – With their playoff hopes still alive, the Buffalo Sabres will have a chance to strengthen the possibility with a game on Saturday and another on Sunday.  The first game of the weekend series Buffalo has will be a road game Saturday afternoon at 1 p.m. against the Pittsburgh ... read more
    Published on 2020-02-21
  • Man Dies Following Crash, Reportedly Not Wearing Seat Belt
    CLYMER – A Pennsylvania man died from injuries sustained during a crash this week on Clymer Center Road in Clymer. The Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Office says Michael Wade, 52, of Clymer, allegedly failed to keep right and struck another vehicle in the oncoming lane on Thursday, February 13. Deputies say ... read more
    Published on 2020-02-20
  • Lake Snow Flakes End Tonight, Better And Warmer Weekend Ahead
    JAMESTOWN – Lake effect snow flakes continue to fly in patches across the Southern Tier this afternoon. It will stay cold through the day before High pressure returns to bring us a nice warmup going into the weekend. The lake snow showers will be limited and quite light in ... read more
    Published on 2020-02-20
  • Search Warrant Reveals Meth, Handgun Inside City Home
    JAMESTOWN – A City of Jamestown man is behind bars after allegedly possessing a loaded handgun and methamphetamine during a search warrant at 126 Hodges Ave. Thursday morning. Jamestown Police say 35-year-old Richard Kinsey Jr. was wanted on a federal Drug Trafficking warrant. Kinsey Jr. allegedly tried to flee out of  the home upon ... read more
    Published on 2020-02-20
  • Schumer Calls On Feds To End Hold-Up, Give Suffering Vietnam Vets Health Care
    DUNKIRK – U.S. Senator Chuck Schumer is calling on U.S. Veterans Affairs officials to add new medical conditions caused by side effects from Agent Orange to the VA’s presumptive conditions list. Schumer, standing at Memorial Park in Dunkirk Thursday, demanding a detailed explanation as to why agencies continue to block ... read more
    Published on 2020-02-20
  • Chautauqua County Transit System Awarded Grant To Buy Trolley Buses
    JAMESTOWN – Chautauqua County’s transit system was awarded a grant this week to buy trolley buses to help modernize and enhance its fleet.
    Pictured above, an example of a trolley shaped bus that the County could purchase with the grant funds.Officials with the Chautauqua Area Regional Transit System, also ... read more
    Published on 2020-02-20
  • Ring Elementary Hosts ‘I Love You Day,’ Touts Importance Of Mental Health
    JAMESTOWN – Jamestown’s Ring Elementary School spent time last week spreading love, kindness and awareness of the importance of mental health. On Friday, school officials teamed up with the Community Alliance for Suicide, Family Services of the Chautauqua Region and Chautauqua Tapestry for its annual ‘I Love You Day.’ During ... read more
    Published on 2020-02-20

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