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Dunkirk pier needs improved fish cleaning station
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Man receives diploma more than 40 years later
The Dunkirk Board of Education proudly presented Marion Dole Jr. with his high school diploma on Thursday evening at its monthly meeting which was held at school No. 5. In 1973, Dole was sent to fight in the Vietnam War and now his veteran’s rep has reached out to the high school to award him his lo
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
FREDONIA Audit may be an eye-opener
A recent audit — not yet publicly presented — shows some potential good news for the village of Fredonia. As noted by Mayor Athanasia Landis in Tuesday’s edition, the report shows there is $1.3 million in capital reserves and the fund balance exceeds acceptable levels recommended by the state Comptr
Dunkirk police offer holiday season safety tips
During Christmas and Holiday season people are often busy, excited and a little careless. Unfortunately it’s a time when they should be extra careful. This season don’t let the spirit of giving lull you into giving burglars, pick-pockets, purse snatchers and con artists a better chance to do their d
City man sentenced in drug sales
A Dunkirk man will be behind bars for six years for his role in possessing and selling opioid medications and methamphetamine. U.S. Attorney James P. Kennedy, Jr. announced Thursday that Anthony Dloniak, 40, who was convicted of possession with intent to distribute U-47700, a synthetic opioid pain m
Assist our area shelters with time, donations
“For it is in giving that we receive.” — Francis of Assisi. “We make a living by what we get. We make a life by what we give.” — Winston Churchill. “A generous person will prosper; whoever refreshes others will be refreshed.” — Proverbs 11:25.
DUNKIRK CRASH: Man hospitalized
Dunkirk Police and Fire departments responded to a vehicle rollover at the intersection of Central Avenue and Newton Street around 10 a.m. Wednesday morning. The driver of the overturned vehicle, identified as Kenneth R. Naslund, 88, of Dunkirk was coming up behind Brent A. Geise, 18, of Forestville
Dunkirk man gets six years for drug sales
BUFFALO — A Dunkirk man will be behind bars for six years for his role in possessing and selling opiod medications and methamphetamine. U.S. Attorney James P. Kennedy, Jr. announced that Anthony Dloniak, 40, who was convicted of possession with intent to distribute U-47700, a synthetic opiod pain me
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
Dunkirk Girls Post Bowling Win
FREDONIA — Dunkirk (15-1) was a 3-1 winner over Jamestown (9-3) in CCAA Division 1 West girls bowling thanks to a linescore of 833-912-798-2,543 while the Red Raiders finished at 780-808-806-2,394.
2018 Tree of Hope lighter will spend Christmas at home
BUFFALO, N.Y. -- This year, the Tree of Hope was lit by Mason Schrantz, 9, of Dunkirk. Schrantz was diagnosed with lymphoma almost exactly one year ago, but this year instead of spending Christmas in the hospital, he'll spend it at home.
New York News: Dunkirk Man, Anthony Dloniak Sentenced For Selling Illegal Controlled Substances
Buffalo, N.Y. – U.S. Attorney James P. Kennedy, Jr. announced today that Anthony Dloniak, 40, of Dunkirk, NY, who was convicted of possession with intent to distribute U-47700, was sentenced to serve 78 months in prison by U.S. District Judge Elizabeth A. Wolford.
St. Gianna’s mission is labor of love
Great gifts do not come only at Christmastime. Many are delivered daily, especially at the Brooks Memorial Hospital maternity unit in Dunkirk in the form of newborn babies. Often, those bundles of joy arrive to thrilled parents and family members.
Investigation continues into death of suspect shot by police in Fredonia
Chautauqua County District Attorney Patrick Swanson says he's not identifying the man killed in an encounter with a Fredonia police officer on Monday. The determination was made after a meeting with the man's family yesterday.
County Executive to appear on ‘City Speaks’
This week’s guest on “City Speaks” to be aired beginning Thursday through Dec. 20 is Chautauqua County Executive George Borrello. Borrello will share information regarding many of the significant happenings in the city and county.
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.
Fredonia students, faculty protest proposed program cuts
On Thursday at 11 a.m., more than 70 SUNY Fredonia students and faculty gathered outside the Rockefeller Arts Center in a silent protest against the proposed cuts to 20 degree programs announced as part of the Procedures for Emergency Program Reduction/Elimination plan in November.
New York Attorney General's office files lawsuit against Target, Walmart and LaRose Industries
New York — The attorney general's office has filed a lawsuit against Target Corporation, Walmart Inc., and importer LaRose Industries, for allegedly committing thousands of violations of multiple New York laws governing the safety of children’s toys sold in the state.
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.