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Chautauqua County man arrested on murder charge
A Chautauqua County man has been charged with first-degree murder after a fatal shooting occurred Sunday night near Peru, Kan. Travis W. Dickson, 43, was arrested at approximately 7:10 p.m. Sunday at his home in Niotaze, Kan. and booked into the Chautauqua County Jail for driving under the influence
NY lawmakers push for recognition for National Comedy Center
JAMESTOWN, N.Y. (AP) -- Members of New York's congressional delegation are pushing for official recognition for the recently opened National Comedy Center. Democratic U.S. Sens. Charles Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand say the Senate has passed legislation designating the western New York center as th
Officials: Property tax extension won’t affect many here
Chautauqua County officials are saying not so fast when it comes to the property tax extension. County attorney Stephen Abdella notified the media Friday that the governor’s executive order extending the time to pay real property taxes due to a recent winter storm will likely not apply to Chautauqua
Record Crowd Checked out Winter Festival in Mayville on Saturday
Chautauqua County has been celebrating winter all weekend long at the 33rd annual Winter Festival. The centerpiece is the beautiful ice castle crafted with giant blocks of ice from frozen Chautauqua Lake.
Jamestown man stopped for driving without headlights, arrested on multiple charges
A traffic stop for driving without headlights led to the arrest of a Jamestown man on multiple charges, including driving with a revoked nondriver's ID and possession of a "small amount" of crack cocaine and marijuana.
Kenmore truck driver injured when semi rolls over in Chautauqua County
MAYVILLE, N.Y. — A Kenmore man was injured Saturday morning, when a tractor trailer he was driving rolled over on County Route 380 in the town of Kiantone. The Chautauqua County Sheriff's Office said the semi, for an unknown reason, went off the side of the roadway. The semi slid into a deep drainag
Winter Weather Advisory for Western New York
BUFFALO, N.Y. — Western New York will see another dose of winter weather Sunday evening and into Monday. A Winter Weather Advisory will go into effect at 4 p.m. Sunday for the Southern Tier, including Allegany, Cattaraugus, and Chautauqua Counties.
‘They Made It Happen’
MAYVILLE — “Very challenging this year. But with determination and a lot of hard work, they made it happen,” Sally Andriaccio said, the president of the Mayville Chamber of Commerce.
SAFE Act seven-round capacity limit nonenforcement zone now at 100 percent in WNY
With addition of Wayne County, WNY is unanimous in SAFE Act seven-round limit nonenforcement. Joining his colleagues in Erie, Niagara, Chautauqua, Wyoming, Allegany, Steuben, Ontario, Livingston, Monroe, Yates, Cattaraugus, Genesee, Seneca, Chemung, Orleans and Schuyler counties, Wayne County Distri
Group plans border declaration protest today
The Chautauqua Cattaraugus Women’s Action Group (CCWAG) will be sponsoring a protest, entitled “Chautauqua County Rapid Response to National Emergency Declaration,” in response to the announcement of a national emergency at the southern border. The protest will take place today at noon, at the gazeb
Groups Call For Unity On Health Of Lake
Ahead of a county-led memorandum of understanding that seeks to guide all of Chautauqua Lake’s stakeholders under one mission — to improve overall lake health — most lake-related groups have signed onto a conservation statement penned by the Chautauqua Watershed Conservancy.
ANNUAL EVENT: Ice Castle lights a delight
Photo by Daryl Simons Jr. A family takes a picture of the newly lit ice castle in Mayville, celebrating the 33rd annual Presidents’ Day Weekend Winter Festival.
One man dies in single-vehicle accident in Chautauqua County
GERRY, N.Y. — One man died in a single-vehicle accident on Gerry-Ellington Road on Friday morning, according to the Chautauqua County Sheriff's Office. The passenger, 43-year-old Paul R. Newell of Steamburg, N.Y., was pronounced dead at the scene. Sheriff's office officials said he had been partiall
County Officials Take On Lake Leadership Role
CHAUTAUQUA — The Chautauqua County government has found itself in a leadership role in regard to Chautauqua Lake management now perhaps more than ever, and that reality became more evident at the most recent Turner Winter Series lecture.
Chautauqua Hurricane prepare for season to begin this Friday
BROCTON — Although most of Western New York is fixated upon sports such as football, hockey and baseball with professional teams located so close in Buffalo, one local semipro team is looking to bring rise to a different sport in the area — basketball.
New York State Funding Should Help Ease Waiting Lists
The weather the last few weeks has really reminded us what WNY winters can dish out. It’s seems like it’s been a long time since we have had such cold temperatures and dangerously cold wind chills, not to mention blowing and drifting snow. Since February is heart month, I just want to remind older a
Gasoline prices fall in NY state, but national average rises
KINGSTON, N.Y. — Gasoline prices in New York state fell another 3.3 cents per gallon last week, settling at an average of $2.47 on Sunday, according to GasBuddy.com. But the national average crept upward for the second straight week.
Seven charged in Cattaraugus County meth bust
CONEWANGO — Seven people have been arrested after a meth bust late last week. On Friday at approximately 11:15 p.m., the Southern Tier Regional Drug Task Force, assisted by the Cattaraugus County Sheriff’s Office, the Cattaraugus County Sheriff’s Office Special Response Team and Cattaraugus County K
News Analysis: Airline Was Wrong
Boutique Air bet that promises of a better airline service would be enough to convince the federal government to restore an Essential Air Service subsidy to the Chautauqua County Airport at Jamestown.
(9 AM) Semi Rollover Closes Peck Settlement Road
KIANTONE — A tractor-trailer driver suffered only minor injuries following a rollover crash early Saturday. Volunteer firefighters from Kiantone and Falconer as well as Chautauqua County EMS were called around 6:10 a.m. to the rollover at 1706 Peck Settle Road. The driver was assisted out of the cab