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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.

WKBW-TV - 2018-08-17 23:16:04

Pucciarelli, Johnson Hired At Fredonia St.

A Fredonia native, Pucciarelli has a Master of Arts in Organizational Leadership from Medaille College, earning magna cum laude in May 2013. She also earned a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Fredonia State, attained in May 2009, and an Associate in Science in Business Administrat

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

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

Lighthouse highlighted in native’s latest movie

The movie is being shot in two other locations in Western New York; however, most of the lighthouse and exterior scenes are being filmed at the historic lighthouse, which has long been associated with paranormal activity.

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

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

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

OBSERVER TODAY - 2018-08-18 00:00:00

Reed has vision for power station

Reed said,“I know Cathy (Young) is working very hard in the state capital and with others to identify bringing in a new operator directly to the facility. We’re helping her and supporting her with whoever we can connect her with in order to come in and put this to work. I really see that as our best

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

JAKES Day youth event was fun for all involved

The driving force behind the Longbeards has always been a nucleus of turkey hunters lead by Scott Dibble, Rich Lazarczyk, Gary Dudek. Gary Burmaster, Bob Turk Sr. and Jr. and their spouses, year after year, they find the time to put on a great banquet/fundraiser, and still manage to put on another e

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

Dredging brings to light lake concerns

First question is who is watching over this dredging process, and how closely are they monitoring the materials being dumped? Much of this debris is near the now closed power plant which is claimed to be on contaminated grounds.

OBSERVER TODAY - 2018-08-18 00:00:00

County leads way in closed-door actions

Normally, these sessions are held among party members outside of the public’s view to strategize and discuss nominations of party candidates for offices in a coming election. With the Democrats holding the majority, Mayor Athanasia Landis, Trustees James Lynden, Kara Christina and Michael Barris hol


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.


Memories Of A Special Place

Some of those picnics were as a part of my father’s veterans’ group, the Catholic War Vets. In my younger days they took place at Point Grotiot Park in Dunkirk. Later, the event shifted to Allegany State Park, then Long Point, and later still, to College Park, in Jamestown.

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

Change not always ‘bleak’

She also is aware there is plenty of work still to be done — and the village has to try to put the chaos of recent years behind them and move forward.“Let me assure you that the future won’t be bleak just because (the former administrator) chose to leave the village, where he was ‘born and raised,’

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

Dunkirk, N.Y. Set To Host Race World Offshore Great Lakes Race Sunday

The secondRace World Offshoreevent of the year is coming to Dunkirk, N.Y., this weekend and the Great Lakes Grand Prix is poised for a great showing on Lake Erie.


Four arrested on drug charges in Dunkirk raid

Dunkirk City Police and members of the Southern Tier Regional Drug Task Force executed a search warrant at about 8:37 a.m. at a Roberts Road residence in the city, where they seized more than a half-ounce of heroin, marijuana and a sum of money, the Sheriff's Office said.


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.


Police identify man who died while kite surfing on Lake Erie

HAMBURG, N.Y. (AP) — Authorities have identified the man who died while kite surfing on Lake Erie in western New York earlier this week.Police in the Erie County town of Hamburg on Friday identified the man as 61-year-old Jeffrey Biehler, of Hamburg.Officials say police responded to a town beach on


2 teens facing sex abuse charges

Last month, they say that Collins and the other teen took the victim's bicycle and phone, then sexually abused them in a wooded area.


Hamburg Police Identify Kite Surfer Who Died Wednesday

Jeffrey Biehler, 61, was found dead at the scene. Police said they saw him having difficulty in the choppy lake at 2:36 p.m. They were unable to reach him.


(2:25 PM) Dunkirk Man Arrested In November Robbery Of Convenience Store

McQuiggan, of Dunkirk, was taken into custody on an arrest warrant signed by County Court Judge David Foley on a charge of second-degree robbery.