• Reed Secures Grant To Further Develop High Speed Internet Access In Rural Areas
    WESTERN NEW YORK – Congressman Tom Reed says a nearly $400,000 grant to help further develop access to high speed internet within his congressional district does more than just improve resident’s quality of life. Reed says in today’s modern economy the next great innovator could live anywhere, from the big ... read more
    Published on 2019-10-10
  • Cattaraugus Man Arrested Following Burglary
    NAPOLI – A Cattaraugus man was arrested following a Tuesday burglary at a home on Manley Hill Road in the Town of Napoli. The Cattaraugus County Sheriff’s Office reports that Jay D. Phillips, 34, is charged with third-degree burglary and fourth-degree criminal mischief following a reported break-in. Deputies said that ... read more
    Published on 2019-10-10
  • Town Of Allegany Man Charged With Welfare Fraud
    OLEAN – A Town of Allegany man is facing several charges after the Cattaraugus County Department of Social Services accused him of defrauding the agency by receiving more than $4,000 in unentitled benefits. David E. Ortlip, 61, is charged with two counts of fourth-degree grand larceny, two counts of fourth-degree ... read more
    Published on 2019-10-10
  • ‘We’re Not Alone’ – ‘Sesame Street’ Tackles Addiction Crisis
    NEW YORK — “Sesame Street” is taking a new step to try to help kids navigate life in America — it’s tackling the opioid crisis. Sesame Workshop is exploring the backstory of Karli, a bright green, yellow-haired friend of Elmo’s whose mother is battling addiction. The initiative is part of ... read more
    Published on 2019-10-10
  • Kennedy Man Charged In Altercation
    POLAND – A Kennedy man is facing several charges after the Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Office allged he chocked a person and pushed them to the ground during an altercation on Second Street in the Town of Poland Tuesday. Walter L. Ploss, 54, is charged with criminal obstruction of breathing or ... read more
    Published on 2019-10-10
  • Shop Manager Says Brake Work Not Done On Limo Before Crash
    ALBANY — A former repair shop manager told investigators that brake work was billed but not performed on the stretch limousine that crashed five months later in upstate New York, killing 20 people, according to court papers released to reporters on Wednesday. The former manager of a Mavis Discount Tire ... read more
    Published on 2019-10-10
  • Sabres Rookie Olofsson Ties NHL Power-Play Goal Record
    BUFFALO — Buffalo Sabres rookie forward Victor Olofsson has tied an NHL record in becoming the fourth player to score each of his first six career goals on the power play. Olofsson made it six in a row with a one-timer off Jack Eichel’s pass into the right circle to ... read more
    Published on 2019-10-10
  • Instagram Kills ‘Stalking’ Feature, The Following Tab
    NEW YORK – Instagram has removed a feature that some users found to be a little “stalkerish.” The “following” tab allows people to see their friends’ “likes,” “follows” and comments. Its original goal was to help people discover new content they may like. But it sometimes gave users too much ... read more
    Published on 2019-10-10
  • Copy And Paste Weather; Weekend Becomes A Bit Unsettled
    JAMESTOWN – The time will be moving but the weather will not be changing over the next several days as High pressure remains  parked over the region. A deepening storm system in the upper Midwest will bring the chance for rain showers for parts of the weekend. Lots of ... read more
    Published on 2019-10-09
  • ‘Save A Life Tour’ Show Dangers Of Impaired Driving At Panama Central School
    PANAMA – The International ‘Save a Life Tour’ visited Panama Central School Wednesday to teach students the importance of driving sober and distraction free. The program aims to informs, educate and demonstrate the potentially deadly consequences of driving while ability impaired; something that Chautauqua County Sheriff Deputy Tim Riley ... read more
    Published on 2019-10-09
  • Results Of Ripley Gateway Center Study To Be Announced
    RIPLEY – Chautauqua County Executive George Borrello announced Wednesday that he and key project partners will be discussing the final results of the New York Gateway Center at Ripley Market Study and Concept Plan on Friday, October 18 from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at Meeder’s Restaurant, 19 E. Main St.  ... read more
    Published on 2019-10-09
  • Jamestown Jammers Seek Fans’ Help In Renaming Team
    JAMESTOWN – Baseball fanatics throughout the City of Jamestown already knew Summer 2020 would be the start of a new era of baseball but, until Wednesday morning, not many were aware of just how new.
    Image By Matt Hummel/WNYNewsNowJamestown Jammers General Manager Frank Fanning, hired in July, announced Wednesday ... read more
    Published on 2019-10-09
  • Jackson Center To Host “A Perfect Pairing” Fundraiser
    JAMESTOWN – The Robert H. Jackson Center will host its second annual “A Perfect Pairing” benefit to support the center’s upcoming educational programs.  The event will take place Saturday, October 26, at 5:00 p.m. at the center. Officials said the evening will feature a four-course autumnal meal created by Marlene ... read more
    Published on 2019-10-09
  • PA Man Allegedly High While Driving On Wrong Side Of Road
    JAMESTOWN – A Pennsylvania man was charged with driving while ability impaired by drugs after allegedly driving on the wrong side of the road Tuesday evening. Jamestown Police said Eli B. Malinowski, 34, was spotted by officers driving on the wrong side of the street on Baker Street before making ... read more
    Published on 2019-10-09
  • Jamestown Man Charged With Theft At Lakewood Walmart
    LAKEWOOD – A City of Jamestown man is facing charges after allegedly stealing merchandise from the Lakewood Walmart Store Monday evening. Lakewood-Busti Police report Joseph A. Snyder, 35, is charged with petit larceny, fourth-degree criminal mischief and possession of burglar’s tools. Snyder allegedly damaged the super store’s property and used ... read more
    Published on 2019-10-09
  • New York State Receives First Report Of Vaping-Related Death
    ALBANY — New York’s governor says the state has seen its first reported death linked to vaping. Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo says the Oct. 4 death of a 17-year-old male from the Bronx was reported Tuesday to the state Department of Health. Cuomo says the teenager was hospitalized in early ... read more
    Published on 2019-10-09
  • GM Talks Hit Snag As Union Seeks Products For UAW Factories
    DETROIT — Talks between General Motors and the United Auto Workers union hit a snag Tuesday over what the union says is a lack of commitment by GM to build new vehicles in U.S. factories. In a letter to members, union Vice President Terry Dittes wrote that the union has ... read more
    Published on 2019-10-09
  • Group Calls For Reform Amid Rises In Prescription Drug Costs
    ALBANY — New York’s Democratic governor is facing calls for action as prescription drug costs rise. AARP is pushing across the country for reform and announced Tuesday that its new analysis of federal survey data shows one in five New York adult residents stopped taking medication as prescribed largely because ... read more
    Published on 2019-10-09
  • A Rather Quiet And Seasonable Week Ahead
    JAMESTOWN – High pressure has built into the Northeast which will equate out to mainly sunny afternoons and fair nights with patchy morning fog over the next several days. The next chance for rain will not arrive until the weekend. The afternoon today will be mostly sunny to compete sunshine. ... read more
    Published on 2019-10-08
  • Appellate Court To Hear DA’s Argument In Young Arson Case
    ROCHESTER – The Chautauqua County District Attorney’s Office is appealing a decision from Judge David Foley dated Feb. 8th suppressing statements that Jonathan Young, the man charged in connection with several fires in the Jamestown and Falconer area in 2017, allegedly made to Pennsylvania State Police. According to the New York ... read more
    Published on 2019-10-08
  • Consumer Watch: Report Finds Latino-Owned Businesses Growing
    NEW YORK – An annual report on Latino entrepreneurship reveals gains, but has room for improvement. The latest report from the Stanford Latino Entrepreneurship Initiative shows the growth rate of Latino-owned businesses is higher than any other group. The report also found these businesses face unique challenges. Latino ... read more
    Published on 2019-10-08
  • Study Finds Owning A Dog Helps You Live Longer
    NEW YORK – Dogs could add years to your life. According to new research from the University of Toronto, dog owners had a lowered the risk of dying early by 24-percent. The group analyzed data from 4 million people in six countries. For those who already had a heart attack, ... read more
    Published on 2019-10-08
  • Jamestown Public Schools Recognize Word Day Of Bullying Prevention
    JAMESTOWN – Students and teachers at Jamestown Public Schools recognized the importance of bullying prevention at Bush Elementary School Monday during the Word Day Of Bullying Prevention. According to a video posted on the district’s Facebook page, school officials talked about the subject during an assembly with students. Educators reminded ... read more
    Published on 2019-10-08
  • Jamestown Man Charged With Meth Possession, Outstanding Warrant
    JAMESTOWN – A City of Jamestown man is facing several charges after Jamestown Police say they found him in possession of a quantity of meth during a traffic stop in Brooklyn Square late Monday night. Mathew P. Miles, 25, is charged with false personation, seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled ... read more
    Published on 2019-10-08
  • Falconer Man Charged In Credit Card Theft
    ELLICOTT – A Village of Falconer man is facing charges after allegedly stealing a credit card from a safe. New York State Police charged Daniel Blake, 25, with petit larceny following an investigation Saturday. Blake allegedly stole the victim’s credit card from a safe and used it for cash advances. ... read more
    Published on 2019-10-08
  • NY Governor Signs Bill Requiring Pelvic Exam Consent
    ALBANY — New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo has signed a measure to prohibit the performance of pelvic exams without informed consent on patients under anesthesia or unconscious. Democrat Cuomo’s Monday announcement says the law takes effect in 180 days. Roughly a dozen states this year have introduced bills to require ... read more
    Published on 2019-10-08
  • Public Campaign Finance Task Force Faces Call For Update
    ALBANY — A task force setting rules for New York state’s new $100 million public campaign finance system faced calls Monday to give the public another chance to weigh in before a looming December deadline. The League of Women Voters and other advocacy groups sent a letter Monday asking the ... read more
    Published on 2019-10-08
  • Supreme Court Takes Up Cases About LGBT People’s Rights
    WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court is set to hear arguments in two of the term’s most closely watched cases over whether federal civil rights law protects LGBT people from job discrimination. The cases Tuesday are the court’s first on LGBT rights since Justice Anthony Kennedy’s retirement and replacement by Justice ... read more
    Published on 2019-10-08
  • Few Early Showers Today, Sunshine Returns Next Several Days
    JAMESTOWN – The weather will be feeling like fall over the next several days with dry conditions and seasonable temperatures. The next chance of rain will be coming over the weekend. After a few early rain showers today, the remainder of the afternoon will be mainly dry but do ... read more
    Published on 2019-10-07
  • New York’s Governor Signs Law Protecting Patient Information
    ALBANY – New York’s Governor signed legislation Monday prohibiting ambulance and first response service providers from disclosing or selling private patient information to third parties for marketing purposes. Governor Andrew Cuomo says under prior law, emergency response providers could sell information that identifies an individual patient such as addresses and ... read more
    Published on 2019-10-07

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