• AAA, NYSP Remind Drivers Of Winter Safety Tips Ahead Of Tuesday’s Storm
    JAMESTOWN – AAA is partnering with the New York State Police to remind drivers of important safety tips and precautions ahead of Tuesday’s winter snowstorm. Motorists traveling in areas heavily impacted by snow are recommended to leave with extra time to make a slow and careful drive to your destination. ... read more
    Published on 2020-12-01
  • Man Arrested Following Domestic Dispute
    BEMUS POINT – A Bemus Point man was arrested after allegedly striking and chocking a person during a domestic dispute on Monday. New York State Police allege 38-year-old Justin Miller pushed, struck and choked the victim in the presence of a young child. He was later arrested at a residence ... read more
    Published on 2020-12-01
  • New York State Releases Details Of New COVID-19 Winter Crackdown Plan
    NEW YORK – New York State’s new plan to combat COVID-19 during the winter season focuses on five main points that will strengthen the state’s micro-cluster crackdown and help hospitals deal with a surge in activity. Governor Andrew Cuomo announced the strategy on Monday afternoon. He says that with more ... read more
    Published on 2020-12-01
  • Jamestown City Council Votes Against Increase In Meter Costs, Parking Fines
    JAMESTOWN – Two of the most controversial items included in Jamestown Mayor Eddie Sundquist’s 2021 budget were reversed by the City Council during its November Voting Session Monday evening. The first involved an increase in violations fines for parking meter, meter feeding and overtime in zone violations. The Council voted ... read more
    Published on 2020-12-01
  • New Bishop Of Buffalo Diocese Named
    BUFFALO – A new Bishop has been named to head the Catholic Diocese of Buffalo. The Diocese announced Tuesday morning that Michael William Fisher has been appointed by Pope Francis. Fisher, who will become the 15th Bishop of the Diocese of Buffalo, says he is “deeply humbled and grateful to ... read more
    Published on 2020-12-01
  • Mother Of Warren County Native Believes Her Daughter Was Murdered
    HOUSTON, TX – The mother of a Warren County, Pennsylvania native is seeking answers after her daughter, a nationally known social media influencer, was found dead in Texas last week. In an interview with 13 Eyewitness News, Warren resident Stacey Robinault says she believes someone murdered her daughter. “It’s just ... read more
    Published on 2020-12-01
  • City Council Confirms Jamestown’s Next Police Chief
    JAMESTOWN – Jamestown’s City Council has confirmed Timothy Jackson as the city’s next police chief. Mayor Eddie Sundquist previously appointed Jackson to acting chief following former Jamestown Police Chief Harry Snellings’s retirement in July. Sundquist announced earlier in the month Jackson as his full-time choice for the job. On Monday night ... read more
    Published on 2020-11-30
  • Chautauqua County Reports New COVID-19 Death, Launches New Dashboard To Track Cases
    MAYVILLE – Officials in Chautauqua County have launched a new way for the public to monitor COVID-19 activity locally, this as officials reported a new COVID-19 related death on Monday. The County Health Department says a new dashboard at chqgov.com will now be updated on weekdays, with the exception of ... read more
    Published on 2020-11-30
  • First Defense: Heavy Snow Likely Tuesday And Wednesday
    https://www.42degreesandsunny.com/ App users, tap here to watch video. JAMESTOWN – While it’s been mainly rain across the region through the day, that will be changing as we head into tonight with a heavy snowfall likely through Wednesday. The ... read more
    Published on 2020-11-30
  • Schumer Calls For Federal Funding To Help Distribute A COVID-19 Vaccine
    NEW YORK – Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer is calling for $30 billion in federal funds to help distribute a COVID-19 vaccine, this as another major pharmaceutical company plans to apply for emergency use of its dose. The Democrat says that New York State alone would need “hundreds of millions” ... read more
    Published on 2020-11-30
  • Trio Arrested Following Stockton Burglary
    STOCKTON – Three Jamestown residents were arrested after homeowners allegedly found them burglarizing their property on Route 380 in the Town of Stockton on Saturday. The Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Office says that Alfred Kohl, 53, Lisa Hayes, 41, and Brooke Amatuzzo, 33, were allegedly found in possession of property and ... read more
    Published on 2020-11-30
  • Governor Calls For Schools To Stay Open When Possible
    ALBANY – New York’s Governor is continuing his call for schools to stay open during the pandemic. Governor Andrew Cuomo says new facts and information from experts indicate students in grades kindergarten through eighth should be kept open whenever possible. In a phone conference on Sunday, he explains that data ... read more
    Published on 2020-11-30
  • 25-year-old Charged Following Weekend Vehicle Theft In Celoron
    CELORON – A 25-year-old was charged in connection with a vehicle theft over the weekend in the Village of Celoron. Town of Ellicott Police report Robbie Steams allegedly took a vehicle without the owner’s permission on Saturday. The vehicle, police say, was later located in Jamestown. Steams is charged with ... read more
    Published on 2020-11-30
  • Winter Storm Could Dump 8 To 15 Inches In Parts Of Area
    JAMESTOWN – A mid-week winter storm could bring 8 to 15 inches of snow to parts of our area. The National Weather Service in Buffalo issued a Winter Storm Warning for Chautauqua and Cattaraugus Counties from 1 a.m. Tuesday to 1 p.m. Wednesday. Heavy snow is expected, with the ... read more
    Published on 2020-11-30
  • President-elect Biden Fractures Foot After Slipping While Playing With Family Dog
    WASHINGTON – President-elect Joe Biden’s doctor says he will likely require a walking boot after slipping while playing with his family’s dog over the weekend. Dr. Kevin O’Connor, Biden’s primary care doctor since 2009, says the 78-year-old has a hairline fractures in his “mid-foot.” “Initial x-rays did not show any ... read more
    Published on 2020-11-30
  • COVID-19 Rapid Testing Happening In Chautauqua County This Week
    MAYVILLE – The Chautauqua County Health Department says two COVID-19 rapid testing clinics will take place in the county this week. Officials say the first round of testing will take place at the Murphy Training Center on Brigham Road in Dunkirk on Tuesday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. The ... read more
    Published on 2020-11-29
  • First Defense: Winter Storm Watch Issued For The Southern Tier
    JAMESTOWN – The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Storm Watch for heavy wet snow for Chautauqua and Cattaraugus Counties, starting at 1 a.m. Tuesday and running through 5 p.m. Wednesday. Total snowfall accumulations could reach upwards of one foot or more with the highest amounts along the higher elevations ... read more
    Published on 2020-11-29
  • Heritage Gearing Up For ‘Giving Tuesday’
    GERRY – Heritage Ministries is getting ready to take part in ‘Giving Tuesday’ this week. Every year on Giving Tuesday, millions of people across the globe mobilize to show up, give back, and change their communities by supporting their local not-for-profit organizations. The goal is to create a massive wave ... read more
    Published on 2020-11-29
  • Beautiful Sunday On Tap, Soaking Rain To Begin New Work Week
    https://www.42degreesandsunny.com/ JAMESTOWN – High pressure will provide for nice weather on Sunday, then a large storm system will then provide a soaking rain across the area for Monday followed by lake ... read more
    Published on 2020-11-29
  • WATCH: Rockefeller Tree Owl Released Into Wild
    App users, tap here to watch video. NEW YORK STATE – The famous little owl that hitched a ride on the Rockefeller Christmas Tree is back home in the wild. The truck driver hauling the 75-foot spruce for New York’s famous holiday display discovered the saw-whet owl in the branches. ... read more
    Published on 2020-11-29
  • Local School Students Use ‘Dance Dance Revolution’ During Phys Ed Class
    JAMESTOWN – Officials from Fletcher Elementary School physical education students were moving and grooving to Earth, Wind & Fire’s September during a recent class with teachers Greg Jackson and Kevin Emley. The students were using “Dance Dance Revolution” borrowed from the Lending Locker program through Erie 2-Chautauqua-Cattaraugus BOCES. Officials ... read more
    Published on 2020-11-29
  • Blue Star Mothers Accepting Donations For Military Christmas Care Package Drive
    JAMESTOWN – The Blue Star Mothers NY Chapter 4 is currently accepting donations for this year’s Military Christmas Care Package Drive. The group says monetary and material donations are being collected, including hand-signed cards and letters. Items especially sought are beef jerkys, protein bars, peanut butter, hand wipes and ... read more
    Published on 2020-11-28
  • Mother Charged After Police Allegedly Find Her Five Children Living In Filth
    JAMESTOWN – A mother in Jamestown is facing several charges after police say they found her five children living in filth during a welfare check at the Appleyard Terrace Apartments on East Second Street Friday evening. Jamestown Police were investigating alleged child endangerment at the location just before 6 p.m. ... read more
    Published on 2020-11-28
  • Quiet Weather Weekend Before A Storm System Arrives Next Week
    https://www.42degreesandsunny.com/ JAMESTOWN – The final weekend of November will be fairly calm, however that all changes as we head into next week.  For Saturday, a few early morning rain/snow showers ... read more
    Published on 2020-11-28
  • FDA Says It’s ‘Probably’ Okay To Wear A Face Mask That Has Expired
    WASHINGTON – Do face masks expire? Probably not, according to the Food and Drug Administration. The FDA posted new guidance about face coverings on its website this week. One of the most notable additions has to do with expiration dates on surgical masks. The agency says the masks may still ... read more
    Published on 2020-11-28
  • U.S. Unemployment Claims Rise
    WASHINGTON (AP) – The number of Americans applying for unemployment benefits rose last week for a second straight week to 778,000, evidence that the U.S. economy and job market remain under strain as Coronavirus cases surge and colder weather heighten the risks. The Labor Department’s report Wednesday said that jobless ... read more
    Published on 2020-11-28
  • Not A Bad Weekend Ahead; Watching Next Week For Possible Accumulating Snow
    https://www.42degreesandsunny.com/ JAMESTOWN – The last weekend of November will be an overall nice one but as we ring in December, we could be dealing with wintertime cold and potentially accumulating snow. While we’ll be ... read more
    Published on 2020-11-27
  • NY Winter Virus Plan Will Eye Hospitalizations, ICU Beds
    NEW YORK (AP) — New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Thursday that officials are working on a winter plan for the coronavirus that will add metrics for how the state designates virus hot zones. Cuomo said the state will continue homing in on small geographic areas where virus cases are ... read more
    Published on 2020-11-27
  • Business Leaders Explain How To Support Small Businesses This Holiday Season
    App users, tap here to watch video report. JAMESTOWN – In a year filled with uncertainty for small businesses, the Chautauqua County Chamber of Commerce is urging everyone in the community to help out my shopping locally. This week, the group launched ShopLocalCHQ, a new online marketplace that features a ... read more
    Published on 2020-11-27
  • Group Releases List Of Most Dangerous Toys Of Year, Issues Warning For Parents
    NEW YORK – A consumer watchdog group has released its list of the most dangerous toys of the year. World Against Toys Causing Harm is cautioning parents against getting these toys for the holidays. The first toy on the list are Calico Critters Nursery Friends. The group says the box ... read more
    Published on 2020-11-27

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