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Bemus Point cat creating feline hazard on 8th hole of golf course

Charlie, an outdoor cat who lives near the Bemus Point Golf Club, was sneaking onto the 8th hole and tapping the balls into the hole earlier this week.

WIVB - 2018-08-19 01:49:53

Jamestown man charged with attack on woman

Jason M. Loucks, 45, of Jamestown, was charged with third-degree assault and second-degree unlawful imprisonment. Police were called to the scene at 12:41 a.m. and found Loucks allegedly holding the woman down. Police accused him of punching the woman in the face several times.

BUFFALO NEWS - 2018-08-19 15:30:48

Sherman man facing burglary, drug charges

Chautauqua County sheriff’s deputies report Brandon E Newby, 31, was charged with second-degree burglary, petit larceny, criminally possessing a hypodermic instrument and 3 counts of seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance after an alleged incident at 40 Evans St., Apartment 9 i


How Chautauqua Institution Learned Of World War II’s End

Two teenage boys brought the news. I was one of them. The other was my friend, the late Jim Fox. After we grew up, we both became reporters.

POST-JOURNAL - 2018-08-19 00:00:00

100+mph Power Boat Race in Dunkirk this weekend

Dunkirk held airshows the past two summers that drew tens-of-thousands of people. It is hoped the powerboat races, which feature million-dollar boats from across the country, will also draw big crowds.


For the good of Chautauqua Lake

“We are happy to be able to support the CLA again this year. Their work is essential to Chautauqua Lake. Their persistent efforts support the economy and our mission to better Chautauqua Lake,”said Mark Damon, CLFA President. To date, the CLFA has donated just shy of $60,000 toward lake maintenance.


Akin leads Bowie to 3-1 win over Erie

ERIE, Pa. (AP) -- Keegan Akin tossed 6 2/3 scoreless innings, leading the Bowie Baysox over the Erie SeaWolves in a 3-1 win on Sunday.Branden Kline allowed a run, but got Cam Gibson to fly out with a runner on first to end the game for his 12th save of the season.Akin (14-6) picked up the win after

MESSENGER - 2018-08-19 20:30:30

Night Lights Music Festival to Host 8th Annual Event

Next weekend, the 8th annualNight Lights Music Festivalwill be taking place in Sherman, NY at The Heron. This is Night Lights’ biggest year yet, featuring some big names like Lotus and The Motet. The festival will be taking place from August 23rd-25th, continuing last year’s move to a 3-day fest in

NYS MUSIC - 2018-08-19 15:00:30

Brad Bentley to Serve as Director of Chautauqua County Department of Public Facilities

Bentley’s career spans over 25 years working for public utilities throughout the United States and most recently theJamestown Urban Renewal Agency. His work experience includes both management and engineering positions while working forAmerican Electric Powerin Columbus, Ohio;GridAmericain Clevelan


Chautauqua Institution food, film festival features Ken Burns

Continuing through Friday at Bestor Plaza, it will feature film screenings, food events and talks bydocumentary filmmakers Ken Burns and Dayton Duncan, among others.

BUFFALO NEWS - 2018-08-18 21:13:12

Jamestown man takes plea in friend's death

Investigators says Brian Korzeniewski, 52, entered a plea of 'Not Responsible By Reason of Mental Disease or Defect' in court on Thursday.


Psychiatrists: Jamestown man charged with murder didn't fully understand his actions

Brian Korzeniewski, 52, was charged with killing Michael Bull on 6th St. Prosecutors say this happened sometime last year between August 17 and 19.


(9:34 AM) Court Accepts Not Responsible By Reason Of Mental Disease Or Defect Plea In Jamestown Killing Case

MAYVILLE — Brian Korzeniewski, 52, of Jamestown has entered a plea of not responsible by reason of mental disease or defect in Chautauqua County Court.


Car Enthusiast Line The Streets For The Jamestown Cruise-In

However, when you make the journey in a roadster, muscle car or classic automobile, you’re doing it with style.


The Lawson Center’s new research database available to the public

BEMUS POINT — Thanks to the support and generosity of the Chautauqua Region Community Foundation, The Lawson Center in Bemus Point has created a library of books, magazines, photographs, and historical documents. A customized computer application provides easy-to-use search capabilities to help peop

OBSERVER TODAY - 2018-08-19 00:00:00

Former rivals in HS still friends through Macker

Despite standing in each other’s ways throughout their prep basketball careers, Erickson, Chudy, Bowen and Grinols would remain friends after the season, and even after the games.

TIMES-HERALD - 2018-08-18 14:39:00

Chautauqua County is looking for foster parents

Chautauqua County is looking for foster parents, and will hold an open house for prospective parents from 4 to 6 p.m. Aug. 23 in Park United Methodist Church, 25 Maple Ave., Cassadaga.


Jamestown man faces multiple charges after domestic disputes

Police said that an investigation determined that David M. Paulson, 37, had used force to prevent a woman from leaving the house on two occasions that day and had choked her during the earlier incident.


Jamestown man charged with intent to deliver

Photo submitted to Times Observer City of Warren Police seized 126 grams of marijuana, cash, and a digital scale, Tuesday during a traffic stop that led to the arrest of a Jamestown, N.Y., man.


Chautauqua Institution Files Lawsuit Against State DEC, Town of Ellery in Regard to Herbicide Use on Chautauqua Lake

Native plants help filter out phosphorus and nitrogen, the two main nutrients that can pollute the lake. But with the application of herbicides to control invasive weeds, Institution officials fear the native plants were also impacted, causing a rise in the algal blooms.