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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.


State To Repair Culverts Across Chautauqua County

Several culverts will be repaired in Chautauqua County, the New York State Department of Transportation said this week. Work has begun on a $2.8 million project to repair or replace several culverts along roads in Chautauqua and Erie counties. The state DOT said the new and rehabilitated culverts wi


(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


Jamestown Police Seek Vehicle Involved in Hit-And-Run

JAMESTOWN – Jamestown Police are asking for the public’s help in finding the vehicle involved in a hit-and-run accident that occurred Tuesday evening in front of UPMC Chautauqua on Foote Avenue.


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.


Jamestown couple charged with multiple drug, gun charges

BUFFALO — U.S. Attorney James P. Kennedy, Jr. announced today that Douglas P. Beardsley, 33, and Camille Lopez, 18, both of Jamestown, were arrested and charged by criminal complaint with possession with intent to distribute methamphetamine, possession of a firearm during a drug trafficking crime, a


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.


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.


Adams Doesn’t Allow A Hit, Fans 19 In Bears’ Win

FREWSBURG — MaKena Adams pitched the game of her life Wednesday, as she threw a no-hitter en route to the Frewsburg Bears’ 9-0 victory over the Pine Valley Panthers in a Chautauqua-Cattaraugus Athletic Association Division 2 East battle.


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?


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,


Bring on the mead: NY state now licensing farm meaderies

New York state is offering new licenses to operate farms for the production of mead, an alcoholic beverage made by fermenting honey with water. Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced March 21 that applications for operating farm meaderies are now being accepted.


Ellery Refuses to Sign Chautauqua Lake Management Agreement

ELLERY – It appears one local municipality will not be supporting a Memo of Agreement involving the Chautauqua Lake Weed Management Consensus Strategy. The Jamestown Post-Journal is reporting that that the Town of Ellery won’t sign be signing the MOA presented by Chautauqua County Executive George B


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.


Pacheco Sentencing Adjourned To A Different Date

BUFFALO – The sentencing for Jamestown man Juan Pacheco was adjourned Wednesday, U.S. Attorney Public Information Officer Barbara Burns told WNYNewsNow. Pacheco plead guilty in June to conspiracy to distribute five kilograms or more of cocaine, 500 grams or more of methamphetamine, and marijuana. Pa


Brown, Bulldogs top Westfield, 8-2

WESTFIELD — Brocton star pitcher Ronald “Bubba” Brown had it all working on Wednesday against the division rival Westfield Wolverines on the road. Brown tallied 14 strikeouts over 6 2/3 innings pitched in an 8-2 win for the Brocton Bulldogs at Westfield Academy on Wednesday afternoon.


Despite Executive Order, Jamestown Public Schools Will Turn Away Registered Sex Offenders During Budget Vote and School Board Election

JAMESTOWN – Governor Andrew Cuomo may have signed an executive order that gives voting rights to registered sex offenders, but that doesn’t mean they’ll be showing up and voting at Jamestown Public Schools anytime soon.


Cassadaga holds off on Red House zoning board hearing

CASSADAGA — A large crowd turned out at the village ZBA public hearing Monday to learn what’s next for Red House in the process of possibly re-opening its doors. Unfortunately for those in attendance, things were a bit anticlimactic, as the 15-minute meeting resulted in an adjournment of the appeal.