• Missing Three-Year-Old Jamestown Boy Reunited With Parents
    JAMESTOWN – A missing three-year-old Jamestown boy found wondering on North Main Street Wednesday morning was reunited with his parents. Jamestown Police Chief Harry Snellings told WNYNewsNow that the boy was found alone by a concerned citizen. The citizen then brought the boy to the Jamestown Police Station on East ... read more
    Published on 2019-12-04
  • County Issues Code Blue Warning
    MAYVILLE – Cold temperatures and frigid wind chills have prompted the Chautauqua County Department of Health and Human Services to issue a Code Blue Warning. The warning is triggered when temperatures reach 32 degrees or lower and requires shelter access to anyone in need of assistance. During normal business hours ... read more
    Published on 2019-12-04
  • Lake Effect Snow Settles Into Southern Tier This Afternoon, Continues Through Friday
    JAMESTOWN – As advertised, lake effect snow has setup shop off Lake Erie and has been impacting the Buffalo metro area through the day. That band will jog southward and settle into the Southern Tier and Northwestern Pennsylvania through the day and will remain over the area through Friday. The ... read more
    Published on 2019-12-04
  • Sheriff Warns Residents Of Phone Scam
    LITTLE VALLEY – The Cattaraugus County Sheriff’s Office is warning area residents about a recent phone scam. Deputies say the scammers claim they are from the Social Security Bureau and request the victim’s last four digits of their social security number. Furthermore, the scammers say the victim must send money ... read more
    Published on 2019-12-04
  • Bill To Clean Up Cattaraugus County Nuclear Waste Site Headed To President’s Desk
    WASHINGTON – A bill that aims to clean up a nuclear waste site in Cattaraugus County is headed to the President’s desk. Congressman Tom Reed says the bill to authorize $75 million a year for the West Valley Demonstration Project through 2026 to secure and remove nuclear waste from the ... read more
    Published on 2019-12-04
  • Local Pharmacy Closing
    FREWSBURG – A local pharmacy will close its doors at the end of business Wednesday. Officials with Frewsburg Pharmacy, at 26 W. Main St, in Frewsburg say all current customer’s prescriptions will automatically be transferred to Walgreens in Jamestown. When asked why the location was closing, the clerk stated: “a ... read more
    Published on 2019-12-04
  • Bishop Richard Malone Steps Down
    BUFFALO – After months of pressure to step down, Bishop Richard Malone of Buffalo finally has. Malone had been under intense criticism for his handling of sexual abuse in the Buffalo Catholic Church. In his statement, Malone hoped a new bishop could bring about reconciliation and healing. Normally a bishop ... read more
    Published on 2019-12-04
  • Government Launches HIV Prevention Program
    WASHINGTON – A national program to provide free preventative drugs to uninsured Americans at risk of HIV was announced on Tuesday. The program is called Ready, Set, Prep. To qualify, participants must test negative for HIV, have a valid prescription for the medication, and not have any prescription drug coverage. ... read more
    Published on 2019-12-04
  • Health Minute: Americans Weigh More This Decade
    WASHINGTON – Do you weigh more now than you did ten years ago? You’re not alone. According to a new report, Americans self-reported they weigh more this decade than they did last decade. But fewer adults say they want to lose weight. That’s according to a ... read more
    Published on 2019-12-04
  • It’s National Cookie Day
    JAMESTOWN – Preheat to 350 and enjoy; because today is National Cookie Day. There is no better time of year to bake up some love. Tis the season for giving, and the gift of a cookie is the prefect way to spread cheer at work, school, and everywhere in between. ... read more
    Published on 2019-12-04
  • County Signs ‘Harassment Bill’ To Protect First Responders
    ROCHESTER — An upstate New York county executive has signed a measure to protect police from behavior considered annoying or harassing. WHEC reports Monroe County Executive Cheryl Dinolfo signed a new county law dubbed the “harassment bill” on Monday, after a day of angry protests. The bill makes threatening, harassing ... read more
    Published on 2019-12-04
  • Ex-Investment Banker Sentenced To 2 Years In Prison
    NEW YORK — A former investment banker sentenced to two years in prison Tuesday for insider trading says fledging companies looking for advice still trust him with their secrets. Sean Stewart made the comment before U.S. District Judge Jed Rakoff announced the sentence in Manhattan. The Yale-educated Stewart had already ... read more
    Published on 2019-12-04
  • Jamestown Man Arrested For Warrant, Fentanyl Possession
    JAMESTOWN – A City of Jamestown man is behind bars after allegedly possessing 12 1/2 grams of fentanyl following a probation warrant check on Tuesday. Jamestown Police say Jesus M. Rodriguez Marrero, 44, was observed walking on East 6th Street where he was taken into custody without incident. Officers discovered ... read more
    Published on 2019-12-03
  • Lake Effect Snow Showers Develop Tonight, Last Through The Next Few Days
    JAMESTOWN – After a quiet and cloudy afternoon, the Lake Effect Snow Machine will start up once again and lead to some accumulating snow through the end of the week. A brief pattern swap could possibly bring a shot of milder air into the region by early next week. ... read more
    Published on 2019-12-03
  • Chautauqua County Hospital Slated To Close January First
    IRVING – A local hospital is slated to close at the start of the new year. Officials with the Brooks-TLC Hospital System say the Lakeshore Health Center Campus will close on January 1, 2020 pending patient transfers from the facility. The closure impacts all services at the campus including outpatient ... read more
    Published on 2019-12-03
  • Odell Announces County Executive Bid
    MAYVILLE – Chautauqua County Legislator Mark Odell is joining the race for the county’s next executive. Odell, a Brocton Republican and District 7 Legislator made the announcement Tuesday morning. Since the seat was vacated, Odell says he has assumed many of Senator Borrello’s Legislative duties including chairing the Planning ... read more
    Published on 2019-12-03
  • State Cracking Down On Nuisance Calls
    ALBANY – New York’s Governor signed legislation Monday that aims to close a loophole in the do not call registry. Governor Andrew Cuomo says the Nuisance Call Act requires live telemarketers to give consumers the option to be added to the seller’s do-not-call list. It also requires telemarketers to have ... read more
    Published on 2019-12-03
  • Schumer Calls Cummins CEO In Attempt To Preserve Jamestown Plant
    JAMESTOWN – U.S. Senator Chuck Schumer recently called Cummins Chairman and CEO Tom Linebarger to ensure that its workforce at the Jamestown Engine Plant is maintained in light of news that the company would be cutting as many as 2,000 jobs worldwide. Schumer urged the CEO to do all in ... read more
    Published on 2019-12-03
  • More Prison Officers Claim Beard Discrimination In New York
    ALBANY — More correction officers are accusing New York’s prison agency of discriminating when it comes to religious beards. A federal judge last week barred the state prison department from taking any “adverse action” against correctional officers who have a beard or are seeking an accommodation to have a beard ... read more
    Published on 2019-12-03
  • Over 500K Pot Vapes Seized In 2 Years As Busts Rise In US
    NEW YORK — As health officials scrutinize marijuana vaping, it’s increasingly on law enforcement’s radar, too. From New York City to Nebraska farm country to California, authorities have seized at least 510,000 marijuana vape cartridges and arrested more than 120 people in the past two years, according to an Associated ... read more
    Published on 2019-12-03
  • Roberts Seems To Hold Key To Case Over New York City Gun Law
    WASHINGTON — Chief Justice John Roberts appeared Monday to be the key vote in whether the Supreme Court considers expanding gun rights or sidesteps its first case on the issue in nearly 10 years. The court’s dismissal of the case would be a disappointment to gun-rights advocates and a huge ... read more
    Published on 2019-12-03
  • Dolce To Be Elected Next City Council President
    JAMESTOWN – Jamestown City Councilman Tony Dolce will be elected as the city’s next council president. Chairman of the Jamestown Republican Committee and Ward 1 Councilman Brent Sheldon made the announcement Monday evening. “Tony has by far the most experience of any Council person and has acted as acting Council ... read more
    Published on 2019-12-02
  • Light Snow Showers End Late, Potential For Some Lake Effect Mid Week
    JAMESTOWN – The region is getting wrapped up the “flow around the low” as the storm system that impacted the area on Sunday has moved off the Northeast coast. Due to the direction of flow, scattered snow showers will continue throughout the afternoon and ending later in the day. ... read more
    Published on 2019-12-02
  • CSHOF Class Of 2020 Announced
    JAMESTOWN – This week, the Chautauqua Sports Hall of Fame named nine new honorees who will be inducted into the Class of 2020.  This upcoming year’s members are comprised of seven living members, and two who will receive posthumous inductions. The CSHOF Class of 202o is George P. Bataitis, Robert ... read more
    Published on 2019-12-02
  • Free Cookies? Yes Please
    JAMESTOWN – The Girl Scouts of Western New York announced Monday in celebration of the early launch of their annual cookie program, the public is invited to attend a free cookie tasting this week. The tasting is scheduled to take place Saturday, December 7, from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. ... read more
    Published on 2019-12-02
  • Accused Jamestown Arsonist Evidence Appeal Heard In State Appellate Court
    ROCHESTER – The Chautauqua County District Attorney’s Office pushed to overturn a suppression of evidence decision in the trial of a Jamestown man accused of setting several fires in 2017 on Monday. Assistant District Attorney John Zuroski appeared before New York State’s 4th Appellate Division to argue the ... read more
    Published on 2019-12-02
  • Man Arrested After Allegedly Interfering With Medical Personnel At Jamestown Bar
    JAMESTOWN – A Gerry man was arrested Sunday after allegedly interfering with medical personnel at a local bar. Jamestown Police say Damean Williams, 23, allegedly prevented Jamestown Firefighters from giving medical attention to person at the Wine Cellar. Firefighters said they had to escort Williams from the scene. While police ... read more
    Published on 2019-12-02
  • Click & Shop: Cyber Monday Is Here
    JAMESTOWN – If you missed out on Black Friday bargains, don’t worry, you have another chance to score some deals. Today is cyber Monday, where millions of people are expected to log onto a computer or smartphones to shop. According to Adobe Analytics, Americans are expected to spend ... read more
    Published on 2019-12-02
  • A Look At 15 States Making It Easier To Sue Over Sex Abuse
    NEW YORK — Fifteen states have revised their laws in the past two years extending or suspending statute of limitations to allow child sex abuse claims stretching back decades, unleashing potentially thousands of new lawsuits against the U.S. Roman Catholic Church. Some highlights of the new laws: WINDOW STATES Eight ... read more
    Published on 2019-12-02
  • Man Arrested Following Reported Burglary, Assault
    RIPLEY – A Ripley man was arrested following a reported burglary and assault Sunday evening. The Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Office says they responded to an address on W. Main Street in the Town of Ripley just before 6 p.m. for a reported burglary in progress. Deputies said through investigation they ... read more
    Published on 2019-12-02

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