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Sinclairville Auto Crash Sends Teen to Erie Hospital
SINCLAIRVILLE – A teenager was flown by Starflight to an Erie Hospital Thursday night following a motor vehicle crash in Sinclairville. The Chautauqua county sheriff’s office says the 17-year old-male, whose name is not being released, was driving along Lester St. in the village just after 8:30 p.m.
Julia Roberts Newspaper Headline Goes Viral After Unfortunate Typo
An apology has been issued to Julia Roberts by an American newspaper. They printed an article about the star that had a rather unfortunate typo in the headline. The Post Journal, a local paper printed in Jamestown, New York, ran the article about Robert’s 30-year career. It highlighted the fact that
The Fishing Beat (Dec. 12)
Some area waters are slowly starting to transform into safe ice. Make sure you take the necessary safety precautions. Bring along a fresh change of clothes, a PFD, a set of ice picks, a length of rope and a blanket.
Fredonia Police Release Name of Officer Involved in Fatal Shooting
FREDONIA – Fredonia Police Chief has released the name of the officer involved in a fatal shooting that took place earlier this week in the north county village. The Jamestown Post-Journal says Chief Brad Meyers said in a press conference on Thursday that the Patrolman involved in the shooting was N
Cassadaga Man Leads Police On High-Speed Motorcycle Chase
STOCKTON — A Cassadaga man is facing a slew of charges this morning in three different townships afer leading police on a high-speed motorcycle chase Friday night. On Friday, at approximately 10:16 p.m., Chautauqua County sheriff’s deputies attempted to stop a motorcycle in the town of Stockton for
Better fishing days coming in 2019
As of Monday afternoon, area streams were at moderate levels with decent clarity for success. Rick Miller in Irving reported that the Cattaraugus Creek was in great condition for steelheaders.
Northern Chautauqua Young Professionals & Entrepreneurs Holiday networking event at Merritt Winery set
FORESTVILLE — Northern Chautauqua Young Professionals (NCYP) is hosting its Holiday Networking Event Thursday from 4:30 to 7 p.m. at Merritt Winery, 2264 King Road, Forestville.
Silver Creek tops Sherman, wins third straight
SILVER CREEK — The Silver Creek Black Knights boys basketball team won its third game of the season on Friday, topping Class D Sherman by a final score of 70-37 in non-league action.
Jamestown man charged with menacing
A Jamestown man was charged Thursday with second-degree menacing after Jamestown Police were dispatched to a report of a fight with weapons in the area of Newton Avenue and Weeks Street, according to Jamestown Police.
Area Toys for Tots in need of late-season donations
The local Marine Toys for Tots campaign is in need of some late-season donations. For the 18th straight year, The Resource Center is coordinating the Toys for Tots drive in Chautauqua County. Assisting in operating the campaign again this year are Chautauqua Connections Inc. and the Chautauqua Conne
DA’s Office To Handle Village Shooting
FREDONIA — On Wednesday afternoon the Chautauqua County District Attorney’s Office received confirmation from the New York State Attorney General’s Office that the DA could move forward with their investigation into the 76 Liberty St. shooting that took place in Fredonia Monday afternoon.
Teen airlifted to hospital following crash in Chautauqua County due to apparent medical condition
SINCLAIRVILLE, N.Y. (WIVB) - A 17-year-old male was taken to Hamot Hospital in Erie, Pa. Thursday following a motor vehicle crash in Sinclairville. The crash occurred around 8:30 p.m. on Lester Street, the Chautauqua County Sheriff's Office said Thursday night.
Local Toys for Tots Drive Behind Pace for Annual Donation Campaign
JAMESTOWN – Organizers of the local Marine Toys for Tots campaign say they are behind pace on donations this year and are asking the community to come forward to make sure the program is a success.
21-year-old man, three juveniles charged with criminal mischief in Jamestown
JAMESTOWN, N.Y. (WIVB) - A 21-year-old and three juveniles have been charged with damaging homes, businesses, and vehicles along First Street and Riverwalk in Jamestown. Kyle J. Seekings, 21, was charged with six counts of second degree criminal mischief and seven counts of third degree criminal mis
Fredonia police identify officer involved in fatal encounter
The Fredonia Police Department on Thursday identified the police officer who was involved in the fatal shooting of a civilian Monday. The officer is Patrolman Nathan Scriven, a 15-year member of the department.
Newspaper Apologizes for Saying Julia Roberts’ ‘Holes Get Better with Age’
A small newspaper in Western New York apologized for making a big mistake in a headline about actress Julia Roberts. The Post-Journal, a newspaper based in Jamestown, New York, published an AP wire story with the serialized headline, “Julia Roberts Finds Life And Her Holes Get Better With Age” Satur
CARTS Meets Conditions For New Third Street Site
Public and private officials have met deadlines for the new Chautauqua Area Regional Transit System hub location along Third Street in downtown Jamestown. In October, officials from the city, county and GPatti Development reached an agreement for the new CARTS hub location to be temporarily located
Group arrested for throwing snowballs and rocks at moving vehicles
Jamestown police have made multiple arrests in connection with a string of crimes during the month of November. Police say between November 21 and November 26, Kyle Seekings, 21, and 3 juvenile males, threw rocks and snowballs at moving vehicles in the North Main and Foote Avenue area.
SILVER CREEK: Dialogue turns a bit unhealthy
A pair of enthusiastic individuals approached the Silver Creek Village Board to talk about a healthy initiative known as “Complete Streets.” One was a member from the Chautauqua Health Network while another was a village resident.
Fredonia officer fatally shoots knife-wielding man, says officer's lawyer
A Fredonia police officer Monday afternoon fatally shot a man holding a knife and who refused to stop advancing on the officer, said an attorney hired by the village police union.