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Julia Roberts Newspaper Headline Goes Viral After Unfortunate Typo
An apology has been issued to Julia Roberts by an American newspaper. They printed an article about the star that had a rather unfortunate typo in the headline. The Post Journal, a local paper printed in Jamestown, New York, ran the article about Robert’s 30-year career. It highlighted the fact that
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
One More Day To Participate In Holiday Haul
From left are Dan Keefe, Katie Murdock, Frank Capizzi, Joe Vogt, Keith Martin, and Bonny Sleight. The St. Susan Center will hold the last session of its annual Holiday Haul today in the Jamestown Cycle Shop Parking Lot from 8 a.m. until 3 p.m. People are encouraged to drop off food supplies througho
Jamestown man charged with menacing
A Jamestown man was charged Thursday with second-degree menacing after Jamestown Police were dispatched to a report of a fight with weapons in the area of Newton Avenue and Weeks Street, according to Jamestown Police.
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.
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.
New York State Police join Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over campaign
The New York State Police announce they will participate in the national "Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over" initiative. The campaign started Thursday, December 13, and runs through the holidays until Tuesday, January 1, 2019.
Lucille Ball-Desi Arnaz Museum Wins Decorating Contest
The Jamestown Renaissance Corporation has announced the winners of the annual Downtown Jamestown Storefront Holiday Decorating Contest. The contest began in 2015 as a way to encourage business owners in downtown Jamestown to dress up their businesses for the holidays and to increase the curb appeal
Chautauqua County teen hurt in Sinclairville crash
A 17-year-old Sinclairville boy was airlifted to Hamot Hospital in Erie, Pa., after his vehicle ended up in a ditch off Lester Street in the Village of Sinclairville Thursday night, the Chautauqua County Sheriff's Office said.
City Police Arrest Two Youths Following Investigation Into North Side Car Break-Ins
JAMESTOWN – Two Jamestown youths face charges after several items – including a semi-automatic rifle and a loaded hand gun – were reportedly stolen from local vehicles. The Jamestown Police Department says an investigation was launched after numerous larcenies were reported in a five-block area in t
Police in Nevada confirm identity of Salamanca murder suspect
Police in Henderson, Nev., on Thursday confirmed the identity of a Cattaraugus County man in their custody who is wanted on a murder charge in Salamanca, and is awaiting extradition to Western New York.
Group arrested for throwing snowballs and rocks at moving vehicles
Jamestown police have made multiple arrests in connection with a string of crimes during the month of November. Police say between November 21 and November 26, Kyle Seekings, 21, and 3 juvenile males, threw rocks and snowballs at moving vehicles in the North Main and Foote Avenue area.
21-year-old man, three juveniles charged with criminal mischief in Jamestown
JAMESTOWN, N.Y. (WIVB) - A 21-year-old and three juveniles have been charged with damaging homes, businesses, and vehicles along First Street and Riverwalk in Jamestown. Kyle J. Seekings, 21, was charged with six counts of second degree criminal mischief and seven counts of third degree criminal mis
#AngelsForAndy challenge comes to HS hoops
It started with a challenge to Adam Bennett, but his Salamanca boys basketball players wouldn’t let him jump in the snow for some snow angels without them. The Warriors’ varsity gathered around Bennett outside the school on a cold Tuesday night, Nov. 27, as the coach introduced a short video. This w
(9:05 AM) City Man Allegedly Threatens Another Man With Hammer
Kyle J. Colburn, 20, of Jamestown was charged with second-degree menacing at 7:41 p.m. Thursday after a reported fight in the area of Newton Avenue and Weeks Street. Jamestown police report Colburn allegedly chased and threatened another man with a metal hammer. Colburn was allegedly found a short d
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.
Guns Recovered, Charges Pending In String Of City Larcenies
Charges are pending against two male youths after several items — including an AR-15 rifle and a loaded handgun — were stolen from vehicles over a three-week period in Jamestown.
3 Men Face 40 Charges and Thousands in Fines for Poaching New York Deer
There's the illegal taking of deer, then there's poaching. By letter of the law, there's probably no difference. But as 3 men can attest, when the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation starts using the term, the charges are going to be serious.
(UPDATED) 4 Males Cause $30K In Damage During Criminal Mischief Spree
A criminal mischief spree in late November reportedly caused more than $30,000 in damage to numerous homes, businesses and vehicles in Jamestown. A city man and three male youths are now facing a host of felonies following an investigation by the Jamestown Police Department. On Thursday, police anno
CARTS Meets Conditions For New Third Street Site
Public and private officials have met deadlines for the new Chautauqua Area Regional Transit System hub location along Third Street in downtown Jamestown. In October, officials from the city, county and GPatti Development reached an agreement for the new CARTS hub location to be temporarily located