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Four charged in Dunkirk drug bust

As a result of the search, agents of the Southern Tier Regional Drug Task Force seized over a half an ounce of heroin, marijuana and a large quantity of money.

OBSERVER TODAY - 2018-08-15 00:00:00

Athenex says Dunkirk plan is on schedule as losses continue

Athenex finished June with $80.7 million in cash, well above the $51 million in cash it had at the end of last year, even after burning through $25 million of its cash during the second quarter. The company said it has enough money to fund its operations at least through mid-2019.

BUFFALO NEWS - 2018-08-14 15:58:39

Hamburg Police: Kite surfer dies in Lake Erie off of Hamburg Town Park

HAMBURG, N.Y. (WIVB) - Hamburg Police have confirmed that a male kite surfer died Wednesday while surfing off of Hamburg Town Park.The surfer began to have trouble around 2:35 p.m. Wednesday. Police and lifeguards spotted him and tried to help but the wind took hold of the sail and pushed him out fu

WIVB - 2018-08-15 20:30:37

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.

BUFFALO NEWS - 2018-08-15 18:22:03

Traffic stop leads to marijuana, drug charges

State Police at Jamestown charged Casey Clark, 38, with two counts of seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance, possessing a controlled substance in a non-original container, unlawful possession of marijuana and second-degree aggravated unlicensed operation.

OBSERVER TODAY - 2018-08-15 00:00:00

Remote-throwing leads to jail channel for Dunkirk man

Chautauqua County sheriff’s deputies report responding to a residence just before midnight for a disorderly male. Upon arrival, deputies found that Jason E. Lack 3711 Route 5 had thrown a TV remote at a TV, which caused it to break.


Thrown TV remote control results in criminal charge for Dunkirk man

Jason E. Lack of Dunkirk was charged with criminal mischief (fourth degree) Monday after throwing a remote at a television, causing the TV to break, according to the Chautauqua County Sheriff's Office.

BUFFALO NEWS - 2018-08-14 11:45:36

New line of canned cocktails introduced by Southern Tier Distilling Company

Just in time for tailgate season (and for us non-beer drinkers),Southern Tier Distilling Companyhas introduced a new canned cocktail line made from its craft spirits. And if the name sounds familiar, yes, the distillery is an offshoot ofSouthern Tier Brewinglocated in Lakewood, along Chautauqua Lake

BUFFALO NEWS - 2018-08-15 11:00:33

(10:45 AM) Overnight Police Blotter

• DUNKIRK — Jason E. Lack, 37, of Dunkirk was charged with fourth-degree criminal mischief. Deputies responded to a home in the town of Dunkirk on Monday for a disorderly male. Deputies found that Lack had thrown a TV remote at a TV, which caused it to break he had no right to destroy. He was remand


Thousands of dollars in damage caused at school; 2 kids facing felonies

ANDOVER, N.Y. (WIVB) - Two kids have been charged with felonies after police in Andover say they broke into a school and caused thousands of dollars in damage.Police say this happened at Andover Central School District.The boys have not been named, but were identified as an eight-year-old from Sprin

WIVB - 2018-08-15 17:05:52

Dunkirk Lighthouse, Veterans Park Museum to host sixth annual event

The 64th Virginia Mounted Infantry and the Lancaster Amateur Radio Club are returning as the main attractions. The Confederate Civil War re-enactors will have a camp and a Saturday battle re-enactment, according to Dave Briska, the Lighthouse events coordinator.

OBSERVER TODAY - 2018-08-15 00:00:00

Sinclairville woman charged with striking man with open car door

Stephanie Frank, 36, of Sinclairville, was charged Monday with second degree reckless endangerment and endangering the welfare of a child.

WIVB - 2018-08-14 20:05:36

Suspect in fatal hit-and-run near Darien Lake charged with separate DWI

Around 1 a.m. on Sunday morning, following a concert at nearby Darien Lake, a marked Genesee County Sheriff's Department vehicle was nearly hit by a car on Alleghany Road in Darien. Deputies subsequently charged the woman driving the car with driving while intoxicated.


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.

WRFALP.COM - 2018-08-14 16:46:53

Sinclairville woman strikes man with vehicle, charged

GERRY — A domestic incident led to charges for a Sinclairville woman on Monday. State Police at Jamestown responded to a residence in Gerry for a report of a past-tense domestic incident. An investigation revealed that Stephanie Frank, 36, and the victim met at a neutral location for a child exchang


Man dies following Chautauqua County crash

CHERRY CREEK, Ny. - A man is dead, following a crash involving a motorcycle and a car in Chautauqua County.


Jamestown Pair Arrested on Illegal Gun, Drug Charges Following Traffic Stop

Daniel McKay and Kaylyn BarlowJAMESTOWN – Two Jamestown residents were charged late last week after police recovered a loaded and defaced pistol, methamphetamine and fake $100 bills.Jamestown policewere patrolling the north side of the city when they saw a vehicle with a loud muffler driving through


Bemus Point restaurant gets world record for number of wings sold in 24 hours

Village Casino sold 40,000 wings over the weekend of August 11-12, giving the establishment a Guinness record.


Warren County Woman Dies In Crash With Tractor

Pennsylvania State Police report Travis Larson, 37, of Warren, Pa., was driving the tractor westbound near the top of a hill on Route 957 at 9:34 p.m. when the sedan, which was driving eastbound, allegedly crossed over the center line and hit the tractor.


Arrest made in deadly hit & run accident

Serrano was committed to the Genesee County Jail in lieu of $100,000 cash bail or $200,000.