• Lake Effect Rain Showers Through The Afternoon, More Widespread Rain Later In The Week
    JAMESTOWN – It maybe a rather dreary and cool day but some some brief recovery is on the way before more widespread showers arrive with a strong frontal system by late week. Through the afternoon, on-again, off-again lake effect rain showers will be moving from west to east through ... read more
    Published on 2019-10-14
  • Man Charged With DWI After Allegedly Operating Car Nearly Three Times The Legal Limit
    JAMESTOWN – A City of Jamestown man was arrested for allegedly driving his car intoxicated nearly three times the legal limit early Sunday morning. Jamestown Police say James T. Swain, 48, was pulled over in the area of East 4th Street and Prendergast Avenue just before 2 a.m. While speaking ... read more
    Published on 2019-10-14
  • Duo Arrested Following Assault
    JAMESTOWN – Two City of Jamestown residents were arrested after Jamestown Police said they assaulted each other during an incident Sunday afternoon. Both Ryan D. Baker, 26, and Alyssa A. Sheldon, 24, are charged with third-degree assault following a reported domestic violence incident on Fairview Avenue. Police said the duo ... read more
    Published on 2019-10-14
  • Cassadaga Man Arrested After Police Allegedly Find Meth During Stop
    GERRY – A Village of Cassadaga man is facing several charges after New York State Troopers alleged they found methamphetamine during a traffic stop Sunday. Michael Austin, 39, is charged with two counts of seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance, two counts of second-degree criminally using drug paraphernalia and ... read more
    Published on 2019-10-14
  • Woman Arrested After Allegedly Kicking Person In Face
    JAMESTOWN – A City of Olean woman is facing several charged after Jamestown Police said she kicked a person in the face during a domestic incident on Prospect Street Sunday night. Kaylee A. Hicks, 21, is charged with second-degree criminal trespass and endangering the welfare of a child after police ... read more
    Published on 2019-10-14
  • Man Charged With DWI After Allegedly Riding Lawn Mower On Sidewalk Drunk
    JAMESTOWN – A City of Jamestown man is facing DWI charges after Jamestown Police said he was found driving his lawn mower on the sidewalk while intoxicated along Prendergast Avenue early Monday morning. Police report Alberto Santiago, 46, was stopped while driving a Cub Cadet riding lawn mower on the ... read more
    Published on 2019-10-14
  • Rebels To Host Halloween Themed Hockey Game This Weekend
    JAMESTOWN – During the second game of their home series vs. the Maryland Black Bears on Oct. 19, the Jamestown Rebels will be hosting a Halloween themed game.  Dubbed “Halloween With the Rebels”, fans are encouraged to attend the game in costumes for the opportunity to partake in a costume ... read more
    Published on 2019-10-14
  • Wilfong Resigns As County Republican Chairman As Fall Election Looms
    JAMESTOWN – County Legislator David Wilfong, the endorsed Republican and Conservative candidate for Jamestown Mayor, announced Monday the he resigned from his position as the Chautauqua County Republican Chairman. Wilfong is currently serving third term as District 11 Chautauqua County Legislator. He says in order to focus more time on ... read more
    Published on 2019-10-14
  • Sheriff’s Office Looking For Missing 74-Year-Old Woman
    WATTS FLATTS – The Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Office is searching for an endangered woman from the Village of Panama. Deputies say Diana Chase, 74, was last seen walking on Blockville Watts Flatts Road, around 1:30 p.m. Sunday. Chase was last known to wearing blue pajama pants, a gray zip-up sweatshirt ... read more
    Published on 2019-10-14
  • Trail Patch Sales Support NY Outdoor Recreation Projects
    ALBANY — New York’s Department of Environmental Conservation is selling patches to support maintenance work on outdoor recreation facilities. The latest design of the New York State Trail Supporter Patch resembles the round yellow disks marking connector trails on state lands. The previous design was red, like markers used by ... read more
    Published on 2019-10-14
  • $3 Million For NY Towns To Buy Zero Emissions Equipment
    ALBANY — New York’s Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo says that communities that want to promote emissions-free vehicles can apply for part of $3 million in rebates and grants. Department of Environmental Conservation Commissioner Basil Seggos says electric vehicles cost less to operate and are more energy efficient. Municipalities have until ... read more
    Published on 2019-10-14
  • Study: Woman May Be Under-Diagnosed for Alzheimer’s
    Did you know? Women are more likely to get Alzheimer’s, but men are usually diagnosed with it sooner. So what’s the deal? Well, scientists say it has to do with memory tests, specifically with verbal memory, which is basically the ability to memorize information and remember words and stories. Women ... read more
    Published on 2019-10-13
  • Award-Winning Author To Appear At Chautauqua Harbor Hotel
    CELORON – Dr. Ira Chasnoff, an award-winning author, researcher and lecturer, will return for a no cost community-based learning and planning experience from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Nov. 4 at Chautauqua Harbor Hotel, according to an announcement from the Chautauqua County Executive’s Office.  Chasnoff is president of NTI Upstream ... read more
    Published on 2019-10-13
  • Cornell Cooperative Extension To Offer Workshop For Those Who Dream To Have Own Farm
    ELLICOTTVILLE – Cornell Cooperative Extension will be offering a workshop titled “So, You Want to Start a Farm?” on Tuesday, October 22 from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Cornell Cooperative Extension of Cattaraugus County office, 28 Parkside Dr. “So, You Want to Start a Farm?” is a workshop for ... read more
    Published on 2019-10-12
  • KFC To Add Popular Chicken Dish To Menu
    KFC has added a popular chicken dish to its menu. The Chicken Chain introduced its new Kentucky fried wings Thursday. The bone-in wings come in four ways. You can get them with no sauce or classic. You can also add Nashville hot…Buffalo or honey BBQ sauce to the chicken portions. ... read more
    Published on 2019-10-12
  • Workweek Ends Strong, A Few Showers Saturday
    JAMESTOWN – It might be a different day but the weather will essentially be a near carbon copy of the past several days. A weakening front moving through will bring the chance for some showers for parts of the day on Saturday. Lots of sunshine will take us through ... read more
    Published on 2019-10-11
  • St. Bonaventure To Extend Media Coverage For Men’s Basketball
    OLEAN – The St. Bonaventure Bonnies will be giving fans of their Men’s Basketball Team who live in the Elmira area the opportunity to listen to the games on the radio. The Men’s Basketball games can now be heard on WWLZ 820 AM/101.3 FM, located in Elmira. With the addition ... read more
    Published on 2019-10-11
  • Freeman Murder Trial Adjourned For Second Time
    MAYVILLE – The murder trial for Mayville man Rance “Randy” Freeman, Jr., 31, has been adjourned for a second time. A court clerk told WNYNewsNow Friday morning that a new trial date hasn’t been scheduled. In addition, a reason for the adjournment wasn’t disclosed. Freeman is charged with two counts ... read more
    Published on 2019-10-11
  • Jamestown Man Remanded To County Jail Without Bail In Sherman Shooting Death
    SHERMAN – A Jamestown man will remain in Chautauqua County Jail without bail in connection with the Sunday morning shooting death of a Mayville man. Chautauqua County District Attorney Patrick Swanson confirmed to WNYNewsNow Friday morning that Julio E. Montanez, 25, appeared in Town of Sherman Court for a preliminary ... read more
    Published on 2019-10-11
  • Cuomo Announces Grant Opportunities In Attempt To Grow Farm-To-School Programs
    ALBANY – Governor Andrew Cuomo announced Thursday that $1.5 million is available for eligible school districts to support the growth of Farm-to-School programs across New York State. Cuomo said the program helps Kindergarten through Grade 12 schools to increase the purchase of locally grown and produced food for school meals ... read more
    Published on 2019-10-11
  • Congressman Reed Reflects On Trip To Poland
    WASHINGTON – Congressman Tom Reed discussed a trip to Poland he took earlier this week to discuss U.S. and Poland business investment in a release Thursday. “Western New York has a rich Polish heritage, and we were proud to meet with the Polish Prime Minister and President about important national ... read more
    Published on 2019-10-11
  • Two Charged With Drug Possession At Holiday Inn
    ELLICOTT – Two people were charged with drug possession Tuesday at the Holiday Inn in the Town of Ellicott, according to the Ellicott Police Department.  Officers said they originally responded to the hotel for a report of two people refusing to leave. Officers allegedly located hypodermic needles and a suboxone ... read more
    Published on 2019-10-11
  • Bemus Point Woman Allegedly Throws Hot Coffee On Deputies During Interview
    ELLERY – A Bemus Point woman allegedly threw hot coffee on deputies as they interviewed her Thursday evening at a residence in the Town of Ellery, according to the Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Office. In addition, deputies said Sally M. Lawson, 62, of Bemus Point, allegedly punched another individual several times ... read more
    Published on 2019-10-11
  • STUDY: Healthy Diet Improves Depression In Young Adults
    JAMESTOWN – A new study indicates that a healthier diet can improve depression in young adults. The study was published this week in the journal “PLOS One.” It found that eating a healthy diet for three weeks improved depressive symptoms in college-age young adults. The study’s lead author said cutting ... read more
    Published on 2019-10-11
  • CDC: Vaping-Related Injuries Now In 49 States
    WASHINGTON – New numbers from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention show 1,299 cases of vaping related lung injuries. Alaska is the only state that has not reported any injuries related to the habit. About 80 percent of the cases are in people under 35 years old. The CDC ... read more
    Published on 2019-10-11
  • Jamestown Mayoral Debate Slated For Next Week
    JAMESTOWN – The three candidates running for City of Jamestown Mayor will debate next week during a forum at the Reg Lenna Center for the Arts. The 90-minute forum will feature City Councilman and mayoral Libertarian Candidate Andrew Liuzzo, Jamestown lawyer and Democrat Candidate Eddie Sundquist and County Legislator and ... read more
    Published on 2019-10-10
  • Another Day Of Sunshine; Rain Showers Prevalent On Saturday
    JAMESTOWN – High pressure continues to dominate the weather pattern across the Northeast, leading to sunshine and seasonable temperatures. The area will be brushed by a deep storm system, making parts of the weekend a bit unsettled. Lot of sunshine will take us through the afternoon once again today with highs 62 ... read more
    Published on 2019-10-10
  • County Executive To Recognize National Pregnancy, Infant Loss Remembrance Day
    JAMESTOWN – Chautauqua County Executive George Borrello will be joining officials from the Western New York Perinatal Bereavement Network, Inc. and UPMC Chautauqua to recognize National Pregnancy and Infant Loss Remembrance Day on Tuesday, October 15 at 11 a.m. in the Maternity Lobby, 3E, of UPMC Chautauqua, 207 Foote Ave.  The ... read more
    Published on 2019-10-10
  • Postal Service Announces New Prices For 2020
    JAMESTOWN – You may have to shell out more money for some postal services next year. The U.S. Postal Service is proposing an increase in prices that would start January 26, 2020. Some services, including basic letters and postcards, would not be impacted. But, the price of priority mail express ... read more
    Published on 2019-10-10
  • Three STDs At All Time High In U.S.
    WASHINGTON – U.S. health officials are issuing a sharp warning, following the dramatic increase in STDS, and they are asking the federal government for help. For the fifth year in a row, rates of syphilis, gonorrhea, and chlamydia have gone up, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease ... read more
    Published on 2019-10-10

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