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Jamestown man sentenced for child porn

A Jamestown man was sentenced Friday to 10 years in prison and 10 years supervised release following his conviction on charges of distributing child pornography According to the U.S. Attorney's office, Christopher Whitford, 46, on May 1, 2016, used a peer-to-peer file sharing program in which he sha

BUFFALO NEWS - 2017-09-23 16:37:41

ALDI will reopen in Jamestown next week

ALDI will unveil a new look at its Jamestown store next week. The store, at 930 Fairmount Ave., will reopen Wednesday with the company's latest decor and layout concept after being closed for renovations. ALDI has committed to investing $1.6 billion in 1,300 stores across the country by 2020. Improv

BUFFALO NEWS - 2017-09-21 19:53:09

Sinclairville man, 26, arrested on drug charges

A Chautauqua County man sought by authorities on an outstanding warrant for drug-related charges was arrested Thursday by deputies after he was stopped while driving on Route 20 in the Town of Sheridan, according to the Chautauqua County Sheriff's Office. Benjamin M. Gray, 26, of Sinclairville, had

BUFFALO NEWS - 2017-09-23 02:45:38

Rally To Recover Sparks Debate On Local Drug Addiction

Chandra Germain speaks Saturday in Falconer at the Rally To Recover event on drug addiction. P-Jphoto by Jordan Patterson FALCONER - Positive change for drug addicts and drug awareness was demanded by people gathered at the Rally to Recover Jamestown event Saturday afternoon. Music could be heard co

POST-JOURNAL - 2017-09-24 07:00:00

Teenager Charged After Collision With City Van

A Jamestown teenager was charged after colliding with a city van last week. Fawn R. Constable, 19, was issued several appearance tickets following the collision, which took place Thursday around 9:45 a.m. at the intersection of North Main and Third streets. Constable, driving a red sedan, reportedly

POST-JOURNAL - 2017-09-24 07:00:00

Chamber Members: Sign up now to accept the Shoptauqua gift card

The new Shoptauqua Gift Card program is catching on quickly, and we continue to build participation. Our membership has taken an active interest in this program, and for good reasons. First and foremost: it is a gift card. While we have operated a gift check program for many years, paper checks are

OBSERVER TODAY - 2017-09-24 07:00:00

Beautiful weather is prime for good walleye/perch fishing

OBSERVER Photo by Gene Pauszek Bill Begier in the foreground and David Woodworth in the back at the Southtowns Walleye Association meeting on Thursday. The Southtowns Walleye Association of Western New York held their monthly meeting last Thursday at their club located at 5895 Southwestern Boulevar

OBSERVER TODAY - 2017-09-24 07:00:00

Tammy's Nails, Tails Opens In Lakewood Plaza

Tammy Flippo, certified groomer, is offering full services at Tammy's Nails and Tails for cats and dogs. The Business is located at 169 W. Fairmount Ave. in Suite C. P-J photo by Katrina Fuller LAKEWOOD - Tammy's Nails and Tails is now offering a full range of services for pets and their owners in L

POST-JOURNAL - 2017-09-24 07:00:00

Home Sought For Maimed Canine After Brutal Attack In Stockton

Polly, Piebald Catahoula mix, is seeking a forever home following an assault by a wild animal in Stockton. STOCKTON - A brutally injured rescue dog is now home and currently on the mend after an unidentified wild animal scaled two 7-foot fences and assaulted her. According to Tera Cunningham, owner

POST-JOURNAL - 2017-09-24 07:00:00

'Today is not tomorrow'

Kevin Hines told his story of living with Bipolar Disorder and his attempt at suicide by jumping off the Golden Gate Bridge. On September 24, 2000, Kevin Hines feel 25 stories in four seconds after jumping off the Golden Gate Bridge. On Thursday, Sept. 21, Kevin Hines told his story to a packed hous

WARREN TIMES-OBSERVER - 2017-09-22 07:00:00

Lecture on 100th Anniversary of Women's Suffrage set for today

Submitted Photo Pictured are JCC Professor Traci Langworthy, left, and Dr. Shannon Risk of Niagara University. BEMUS POINT - The Chautauqua County Historical Society, in partnership with the Bemus Point Historical Society, will present a special lecture on the 100th anniversary of women's suffrage

OBSERVER TODAY - 2017-09-23 07:00:00

Lakewood woman injured in Ripley accident

Chautauqua County sheriff's deputies responded to a motor vehicle accident on Route 76 around 6:30 today. Upon arrival, deputies identified the operator as Tiffany M. Green, 35. Through an investigation it was found that Green was traveling in the town and fell asleep causing her vehicle to go off t

OBSERVER TODAY - 2017-09-23 07:00:00

'Inside View' of NY State Supreme Court Appellate Division

The Robert H. Jackson Center, a non-profit dedicated to promoting liberty under law through the examination of the life and work of Supreme Court Justice Robert H. Jackson and its relevance to current events and issues, will present "An Inside View: Supreme Court of the State of New York, Appellate

WARREN TIMES-OBSERVER - 2017-09-23 07:00:00

Annual Out Of The Darkness Walk Shines Downtown

The annual Out of the Darkness Walk proceeded Saturday morning after ceremony inside Northwest Arena. Walkers wore shirts as part of teams to remember those who have taken their own lives. Balloons also were carried through the walk to honors those who have died as the result of suicide. P-J photo b

POST-JOURNAL - 2017-09-23 07:00:00

Quickbooks training for agricultural producers to be held

JAMESTOWN - Cornell Cooperative Extension of Chautauqua County's Agriculture Program is excited to announce that they will be offering a workshop series entitled "QuickBooks Training for Agricultural Producers" throughout the month of October. "QuickBooks Training for Agricultural Producers" will b

OBSERVER TODAY - 2017-09-23 07:00:00

Hometown History: Storing Cheese Without A Refrigerator

The question of how to store perishable foodstuffs for as long as possible was one of central importance to people from centuries past. In the late 1800s, the idea of using buildings dedicated solely to food preservation began to gain traction. By 1900, many cities had cold storage buildings for the

POST-JOURNAL - 2017-09-22 07:00:00

Frewsburg man charged with animal neglect

FREWSBURG, NY - A Frewsburg man is facing animal neglect charges after a tip about dogs locked in a trailer. Thomas C. Wallace, 26, was arrested on on charges of overdriving, torturing and injuring animals and failure to provide proper sustenance to the animals, according to New York State Police. A

WGRZ TV - 2017-09-21 19:35:23

County Executive Candidates Discuss Medicaid, Welfare Drug Testing

Editor's Note: Part two of the debate between Chautauqua County Executive candidates Mike Ferguson and George Borrello will appear in the Saturday edition of The Post-Journal and will focus on the economy, sanctuary cities and repowering of the power plant in Dunkirk. Democratic candidate Mike Fergu

POST-JOURNAL - 2017-09-22 07:00:00

First-Time Out Of The Darkness Participants To Walk With A Purpose

Tina Gross and her assembled team of 30 will participate in the Jamestown Out of the Darkness Community Walk at the Northwest Arena on Saturday. The team will walk in memory of Greg Edson, pictured below, who took his own life in 1999. Submitted photos When the Jamestown Out of the Darkness Communit

POST-JOURNAL - 2017-09-22 07:00:00

Warren man picked up for drugs in Gerry, N.Y.

A Warren man awaiting trial on felony drug charges in Warren County has been charged with possession in Chautauqua County, New York. Christopher A. Cross, 34, was pulled over by Chautauqua County Sheriff's Deputies on September 9 at 2:02 a.m. Deputies stopped his vehicle on Rt. 60 in the Town of Ger

WARREN TIMES-OBSERVER - 2017-09-22 07:00:00