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Security to be ramped up at Dunkirk Schools

Dunkirk City Schools will soon be implementing a new security system in all of their buildings following spring break. According to a letter sent to parents earlier this month, the Raptor V-Soft Security System, a web-based software application used in school districts across the state of New York,


Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Office Hold Training Courses

MAYVILLE- The Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Office held training courses for the New York State Division of Criminal Justices Services last week. The courses engaged authorities in 120 hours of training which provided police officers better capabilities to preserve, protect, and collect evidence at al


Rapper Kodak Black arrested at border in upstate New York

LEWISTON, N.Y. – New York state police say rapper Kodak Black was arrested on drug and weapons charges as he tried to cross from Canada into the United States near Niagara Falls.


Sean Kirst: After Notre Dame fire, Dunkirk mayor sends regrets to French counterpart

Less than a week ago, in an emotional ceremony at the French Embassy in Washington, D.C., Mayor Willie Rosas of Dunkirk helped formally renew a dormant relationship with Dunkerque, France, which once had strong ties to its American namesake.


Tops investing $40M in upstate New York stores

Tops Friendly Markets is putting millions of dollars into some of its stores in upstate New York. The announcement comes months after the chain closed several stores in our area.


Dunkirk Memorial Unit 62 plans spring events

President Audrey Miga called the meeting of Dunkirk Memorial Unit 62 to order on Tuesday , April 9. In the absence of the chaplain, Dawn Ransom read the opening prayer. Those in attendance recited the Pledge of Allegiance and Preamble to the Auxiliary Constitution.


GROSS! Worms Found in Cups At McDonald’s in New York State

You never know just how sanitary a restaurant may be when you choose to dine out. Unsanitary, or just plain disgusting, might be a better words to describe what was found on two separate instances at a McDonald's in Western New York.


(9:45 AM) JPD Looking For Vehicle Involved In Hit-And-Run

Jamestown police are looking for a vehicle and its driver involved in a hit-and-run crash Tuesday evening. The incident occurred around 9:15 p.m. in the crosswalk in front of UPMC Chautauqua hospital at 207 Foote Ave. A woman who was struck was treated at the hospital and later transported to UPMC H


Walk The Talk And Block NYC Pipeline, Activists Tell Cuomo

NEW YORK CITY HALL — More than 300 environmental activists on Thursday demanded Gov. Andrew Cuomo block a natural gas pipeline that they worry could threaten waters off New York City's shoreline.


NY State Court System Rules No ICE Arrests In Courthouses Without A Judicial Warrant

ICE agents can no longer arrest immigrants in New York courthouses without a judicial warrant or court order, according to new rules promulgated by the New York State Office of Court Administration.


If Cuomo’s parole board can free terrorist Judith Clark, it’ll free anyone

The decision Wednesday by Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s Parole Board to set free onetime domestic terrorist Judith Clark decades ahead of schedule makes it painfully clear: There’s just no limit to who it’ll let out of prison.


Ask the Expert: Does New York State tax Roth IRA withdrawals?

I've had a Roth individual retirement account since 2009, and I'm in my 70s. I took a distribution for the full amount last month. I know there's no federal tax on the interest income, but what about New York State taxes on the interest?


Fieldbrook Foods purchased by competitor

LE MARS, Iowa (AP) — Wells Enterprises, Inc. has acquired Fieldbrook Foods headquartered in Dunkirk from Arbor Investments, effective Monday. This purchase expands Wells’ current manufacturing capacity, diversifies its ability to support customers geographically to help meet future demand and adds a


Jamestown man, woman face multiple drug, firearm charges

BUFFALO, N.Y. — Two people from Jamestown were arrested and face multiple drug and firearm charges, according to the office of U.S. Attorney for Western New York James Kennedy.


Greenwich cops assist in major N.Y. drug bust: D.A.

GRENWICH — Greenwich police assisted in a major drug bust that was operating out of Port Chester, N.Y., according to the Westchester County District Attorney. Westchester D.A. Anthony Scarpino sent a statement Wednesday afternoon, “Today’s sweep was a culmination of a yearlong investigation stemming


Hoppy Easter? This Upstate New York beer is made with Peeps

MANCHESTER, NY -- It wouldn’t be Easter without chocolate bunnies, brightly colored eggs -- and a beer brewed with Peeps. At least that’s what they’re thinking in Upstate New York, where a brewery in the Finger Lakes collaborated with one in Rochester to come up with this beer that some might call s


New York State Zoo at Thompson Park Zoo to host annual Earth Day celebration

WATERTOWN, NY — New York State Zoo at Thompson Park will be hosting its annual Earth Day Celebration on Saturday (April 20) from 11:00am to 3:00pm (Zoo is open for regular hours 10am – 5pm.)


Chautauqua County man arrested after allegedly violating order of protection

A Chautauqua County man was arrested Monday after he was allegedly found to be in violation of a court order of protection, according to the Chautauqua County Sheriff's Office.


Dunkirk High School Academic Honors

The Dunkirk High school is extremely proud to release their 2018/2019 Honor and Merit Rolls for the second quarter. Congratulations to the following 9th-12th graders on a job well done!


Huckleberry Is Northern Chautauqua Canine Rescue Dog Of The Week

The Northern Chautauqua Canine Rescue Dog of the Week is Huckleberry, a neutered 1 1/2-year-old male mix who has lots of energy and would prefer an active, cat-free home. He’s a strong boy who has been through obedience school and knows the basic commands. He likes to play ball, snuggle and take lon