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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
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
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
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.
City May Go Over Contingency Budget
The Jamestown City Council may exceed its yearly contingency account by approving an equipment purchase. On Monday, the council will vote on whether or not to approve spending $137,897 on a trackless vehicle, which city officials primarily use for snow removal, but can be used throughout the year.
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
Ruling’s Costs Add Up Quickly
Last month, the Jamestown City Council approved appealing a decision made by the arbitration panel awarding Jamestown Police Department employees a retroactive 2 percent salary increase for 2016 and 2017.
Swanson talks plans to move forward without ADA
Chautauqua County District Attorney Patrick Swanson has faith that those who work in his office will be able to cover the work First Assistant District Attorney Michael Flaherty would normally do after the ADA was ruled “unqualified” to serve in his position by Judge David Foley at a hearing Nov. 30
Four seniors honored as Westfield-Mayville Rotary December Scholars
On Dec. 12 during a meeting of the Rotary Club of Westfield-Mayville at the Lakeshore Assembly of God Church in Westfield, four high school seniors were given recognition as “Scholars of the Month.” They were Olivia Kitchen, Westfield Academy and Central School; Emily Phelps, Chautauqua Lake Central
(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
Sinclairville Auto Crash Sends Teen to Erie Hospital
SINCLAIRVILLE – A teenager was flown by Starflight to an Erie Hospital Thursday night following a motor vehicle crash in Sinclairville. The Chautauqua county sheriff’s office says the 17-year old-male, whose name is not being released, was driving along Lester St. in the village just after 8:30 p.m.
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.
Sinclairville woman charged in falsely reporting incident
STOCKTON — A Sinclairville resident is facing charges after a November accident. Chautauqua County sheriff’s deputies responded to a report of a single motor vehicle accident that occurred on Thum Road in Dewittville. The operator was identified as Brenda G. Witt, 69. Upon further investigation it w
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
High School Extra: City Honors stays perfect
Kevion Taylor made exactly one shot out of 13 from the field Friday night. Of course, that one shot happened to be a game-winning 3-pointer with 2.4 seconds left to lift City Honors over MST Seneca, 56-55, the Indians’ first loss of the season.
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.
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
Historical Headlines – December 13
12/13/1968 – Mrs. Esther Miller of West Kittanning was hired to teach second grade at West Kittanning Elementary School at a salary of $7,100. Mrs. Nancy Fischer of Lakewood,NY, was hired as a third grade teacher in Cowan Elementary School at a salary of $5,750.