• Chautauqua County Sees First COVID-19 Related Death
    MAYVILLE – The Chautauqua County Department of Health says an 80-year-old man has died as a result of the COVID-19 virus. Officials say the man, who underwent testing and treatment at a hospital in Erie, died due to complications of the virus. As of Monday, Chautauqua County has a total ... read more
    Published on 2020-03-30
  • Local Child Care Leader Talks COVID-19 Impacts, Resources For Parents
    JAMESTOWN – A local childcare leader in Chautauqua County is speaking out about how the novel Coronavirus, COVID-19, is imparting her industry. Beth Starks, the Founder and Executive Director of the Chautauqua Lake Child Center, joined our Justin Gould on WNYNewsNow’s Monday broadcast. Watch the interview in the embedded ... read more
    Published on 2020-03-30
  • Soggy And Cooler Afternoon, Wet Snow Flakes Possible Overnight
    App users, tap here to watch video. JAMESTOWN – After Sunday’s very warm day, we’re back to reality as rain showers will continue throughout the day and staying quite chilly. We may mix in a few wet snow flakes tonight before high pressure returns for the rest of the ... read more
    Published on 2020-03-30
  • Man Arrested After Allegedly Stabbing Teen In Jamestown
    JAMESTOWN – An 18-year-old is facing charges after allegedly stabbing a teen during an incident in Jamestown Sunday. Jamestown Police say Tyler Hough, 18, was allegedly involved in an altercation in the area of W. 4th Street just before 10 p.m. Sunday. Police say a 16-year-old was stabbed in the ... read more
    Published on 2020-03-30
  • CDC Issues Travel Advisory For New York Tri-State Area
    NEW YORK – New York, New Jersey and Connecticut have been placed under a 14-day travel advisory in the latest effort by United States officials to slow down the rapid spread of the deadly coronavirus. More than 121,000 coronavirus cases have been reported in the US and more than half ... read more
    Published on 2020-03-30
  • Jamestown Police Announce Monthly Alternate Parking Rules
    JAMESTOWN – Police in the City of Jamestown announced Monday monthly alternate parking rules will soon be in effect. Police say the rules will start Wednesday, April 1. Vehicles should be parked on the odd-numbered side of the street on odd-numbered months, and, should be parked on the even-numbered side ... read more
    Published on 2020-03-30
  • No New COVID-19 Cases Reported Sunday In Chautauqua County
    MAYVILLE – The Chautauqua County COVID-19 Response Team says there were no new cases of the novel Coronavirus reported Sunday. Officials say 21 people remain under a mandatory quarantine, 38 in precautionary quarantine and 22 are placed under mandatory isolation because they are symptomatic of the virus and lab test ... read more
    Published on 2020-03-29
  • Three Test Positive For COVID-19 In Cattaraugus County, Brings Total To Five
    LITTLE VALLEY – Three additional cases of COVID-19 were reported Sunday in Cattaraugus County, bringing the county total to five. The Cattaraugus County Health Department says the first cases is a male resident who lives in the northwest part of the county with a travel history to NYC and Buffalo ... read more
    Published on 2020-03-29
  • New York Extends Workforce Policy Regulations Through Mid-April
    ALBANY – New York State has extended its nonessential workforce policy regulations through mid-April. Governor Andrew Cuomo says the “New York On Pause” policy will now run through April 15. This is the policy keeping 100% of the nonessential workforce home. The governor made the announcement during Sunday’s COVID-19 update. ... read more
    Published on 2020-03-29
  • Strong Storms Possible This Afternoon, Some Severe
    JAMESTOWN – The weather will be getting active once again with a threat for thunderstorms this afternoon with some potentially becoming strong to severe. In the wake of a Warm front passage that moved through late this morning, a strong Cold front will be moving through this afternoon with a ... read more
    Published on 2020-03-29
  • COVID: Walmart Has More Sales Of Tops, Not Bottoms
    JAMESTOWN – With so many people adapting to working from home during the Coronavirus outbreak, Walmart says it’s seeing an interesting new trend. Millions of white collar workers have traded their business suits, for more comfortable wear. A spokesman for Walmart says right now, people are buying tops, but not ... read more
    Published on 2020-03-29
  • Chautauqua County District Attorney To Face Challenger In 2020 Election
    FREDONIA – Chautauqua County District Attorney Patrick Swanson will face a Republican challenger in the 2020 election. Fredonia native Jason Schmidt recently filed the necessary petitions with the Chautauqua County Conservative Party, according to the Chautauqua County Board of Elections website. Schmidt told WNYNewsNow Friday that he is running, but ... read more
    Published on 2020-03-29
  • Cattaraugus County’s Second COVID-19 Case Confirmed, Officials List Possible Exposure Sites
    LITTLE VALLEY – The Cattaraugus County Health Department says laboratory testing has confirmed a second case of COVID-19. Officials say a male resident who lives in the southwest part of the county with an extensive travel history to Buffalo developed joint pain and visited a Buffalo Chiropractor on March 20. ... read more
    Published on 2020-03-28
  • COVID-19 Cases Increase To Seven In Chautauqua County
    MAYVILLE – Officials in Chautauqua County say the number of confirmed COVID-19 cases have increased to seven. During Saturday’s update by the Chautauqua County COVID-19 Response Team, officials said the two new cases include a woman in her 70s, with no recent travel, and a woman in her 30s, with ... read more
    Published on 2020-03-28
  • Mayor Continues Call For Jamestown Residents To Stay Home
    JAMESTOWN – Jamestown Mayor Eddie Sundquist is urging city residents to continue to shelter in place, even though there are no confirmed COVID-19 cases in the city. In a statement, Sundquist said, “I want to urge all city residents to continue as they have been; staying home as much as ... read more
    Published on 2020-03-28
  • President Trump Considering Short-term Quarantine of New York, Other States
    WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump said Saturday that he’s considering a short-term quarantine of New York state, New Jersey, and parts of Connecticut, as cases of coronavirus continue to rise. “We’re thinking about certain things. Some people would like to see New York quarantined because it’s a hotspot. … We ... read more
    Published on 2020-03-28
  • New York Moves Its Presidential Primary Election To June 23
    ALBANY – In light of the Coronavirus spread, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo has moved the state’s presidential primary election to June 23. The original date was April 28, Cuomo said. “I don’t think it’s wise to be bringing a lot of people to one location to vote,” the governor said during ... read more
    Published on 2020-03-28
  • Niagara Falls Man Who Forced Closure Of I-90 Charged With Bomb Possession
    HANOVER – A Niagara Falls man who caused the closure of the New York State Thruway earlier this week has been charged with possessing multiple bombs. Jose M. Gandia, 47, is charged with unlawful possession of a destructive device and unlawful possession of a shortened shotgun. According to the assistant ... read more
    Published on 2020-03-28
  • COVID: Apple Launches Online, App Self-Screening
    NEW YORK – Think you need to be screened for the Coronavirus? There’s an app for that. Friday, Apple released an app and a website that will ask you about your symptoms and give users information on the virus. It’s all thanks to a partnership with the Centers for Disease ... read more
    Published on 2020-03-28
  • Congressman Praises Government Unity After House Passes Stimulus Package
    WASHINGTON – Congressman Tom Reed says the U.S. Government, as a whole, took a “positive step” forward as both the House of Representatives and Senate passed a roughly $2 trillion stimulus package this week.  Reed spoke with reporters following the House’s vote this afternoon. The Republican lawmaker says he’s thrilled ... read more
    Published on 2020-03-28
  • First Defense: Heavy Rain With Localized Stronger Storms Possible This Weekend
    JAMESTOWN – The weather will be getting active over the weekend with the potential for heavy rainfall and some gusty winds at times before turning much colder late next week. A storm system currently near Oklahoma City will be tracking through the upper Great Lakes over the next few ... read more
    Published on 2020-03-27
  • During Shooting Investigation Police Search Houses, Find Drugs, Cash, Guns
    JAMESTOWN – Several people are facing charges following a search of Thursday’s shooting scene on Jefferson Street and then subsequent raid of another house in Jamestown. Jamestown Police first responded to 707 Jefferson St. to investigate a shooting incident that occurred. During the course of the investigation a search warrant ... read more
    Published on 2020-03-27
  • Chautauqua County Receives Two New Positive COVID-19 Cases, Brings Total To Five
    MAYVILLE – Chautauqua County is now up to five positive coronavirus cases, according to officials.  Two were received today. In addition, several residents are in isolation. Christine Schuyler, Director of Public Health, says they’ve received nearly 70 negative test results today. More to come. The post Chautauqua County Receives Two ... read more
    Published on 2020-03-27
  • U.S. House Passes Historic $2 Trillion Stimulus Package
    WASHINGTON – The House of Representatives on Friday approved the historic $2 trillion stimulus package that passed the Senate earlier this week. The bill now goes to President Donald Trump’s for his signature as the American public and the US economy fight the devastating spread of Covid-19. The far-reaching legislation ... read more
    Published on 2020-03-27
  • Cattaraugus County Receives First Positive Coronavirus Case
    LITTLE VALLEY – Cattaraugus County received its first positive COVID-19 case Friday.  Officials say the case was reported in the northwestern region of the county. Thirteen people remain in precautionary quarantine while 58 are in mandatory quarantine. The county has administered 126 total tests, with 108 coming back negative. WNYNewsNow ... read more
    Published on 2020-03-27
  • Governor Cuomo Says Schools Will Remain Closed For Another Two Weeks
    WNY News Now LIVE New York State Officials Update Coronavirus Outbreak Posted by WNY News Now on Friday, March 27, 2020 NEW YORK – New York State Governor Andrew Cuomo says school in the state will remain closed for another two weeks as the ... read more
    Published on 2020-03-27
  • Man Charged Following Overnight Chase
    FALCONER – Ellicott Police say they’ve charged a man following an overnight chase in the Village of Falconer. Police say they saw Braedon L. Jim, 24, allegedly driving at a high rate of speed. Jim allegedly failed to stop for police before striking a power pole. Jim allegedly attempted to ... read more
    Published on 2020-03-27
  • NY Wants The Nation’s Breathing Machines, But Supply Is Low
    ALBANY – New York’s scramble to find enough breathing machines to treat its rapidly expanding legion of coronavirus patients illustrates a problem vexing hospitals and governments worldwide. In his nationally televised briefings this week, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo has made desperate pleas to other states and the federal government ... read more
    Published on 2020-03-27
  • Man Arrested After Allegedly Breaking Lamp, Taking Child During Domestic
    JAMESTOWN – A City of Jamestown man was arrested Thursday afternoon after allegedly violating a stay away order of protection during a domestic dispute on Prospect Street. Jamestown Police say James Tuttle, 31, allegedly violated the order and smashed a lamp belonging to the victim during the 2 p.m. dispute. ... read more
    Published on 2020-03-27
  • Three Charged After Deputies Allegedly Find Meth During Traffic Stop
    CELORON – Three people were arrested early Friday after the Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Office allegedly found methamphetamine during a traffic stop in Celoron. Deputies say Robert Harrington, 58, of Jamestown, was pulled over on Dunham Avenue just before 3:30 a.m. for an alleged traffic violation. Through investigation deputies say Harrington’s ... read more
    Published on 2020-03-27

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