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22 Chautauqua County Projects Will $6.1 Million in Economic Development Funding from State
ALBANY – State officials announced Tuesday that more than $763 million in economic and community development funding has been awarded through Round VIII of the Regional Economic Development Council initiative, with over $6.1 million going toward projects within Chautauqua County.
[LISTEN] Community Matters – Mark Geise and Rich Dixon with the Chautauqua County IDA
Originally airing Thursday, Dec. 13, 2018. WRFA Public Affairs Director Jason Sample talks with Mark Geise, CEO of the Chautauqua County Industrial Development Agency and Richard Dixon, CFO of the IDA, to share details on how the IDA functions and what it does to help with economic development in th
Two stabbings, one shooting happen in Jamestown
JAMESTOWN – Three men suffered non-life-threatening injuries after a shooting and two stabbings took place over the weekend. The Jamestown Police Department said it was investigating the spate of incidents, the first of which took place around 11:30 p.m. Saturday at an unknown location. In a press r
Troubles multiply for Jamestown man after police officers recognize him
A Jamestown man already was in trouble when officers on patrol spotted him getting out of a vehicle in the 800 block of Jefferson Street about 4:15 p.m. Tuesday. Jamestown Police reported the officers were aware that James A. Grant, 55, was the object of multiple outstanding Jamestown City Court war
Jamestown police looking for shooting suspect
The Jamestown Police Department is seeking an assailant who shot another man in the arm several times early Sunday. Police said the shooting occurred shortly after midnight following an argument on the street between the two men in the area of 96 Falconer St. According to police, the shooter drove u
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.
Westfield man charged in disorderly conduct
WESTFIELD — A 55-year-old Westfield man has been charged with second-degree harassment, second-degree criminal trespass and fourth-degree criminal mischief after refusing to leave a residence and then doing minor damage.
These Are The 10 Easiest Cities To Get Laid In New York For 2019
Editor’s Note: This article is an opinion based on facts and is meant as infotainment. Don’t freak out we updated this article for 2019. This is our second time ranking the easiest cities to get laid in New York.
Jamestown police looking for suspect in Sunday morning shooting
JAMESTOWN, N.Y. (WIVB) - Jamestown police are looking for a suspect following a shooting on Falconer St. The shooting took place on Sunday morning. The victim, who was only identified as a male, had been shot several times in the arm after an argument occurred in the street, police say.
Cassadaga Man Charged Following Motorcycle Chase with Police
CASSADAGA – A Cassadaga man faces charges after leading police on a high-speed motorcycle chase Friday night. The Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Office says 28-year-old Anthony Digangi was spotted making a traffic violation while riding his motorcycle in the town of Stockton just after after 10:15 p.m.
(1:50 PM) Jamestown Police Investigating Two Stabbings
Jamestown police are investigating two separate stabbing incidents that happened late Saturday and early Sunday. The first stabbing happened around 11:30 p.m. at an unknown location in the city. The victim was taken to UPMC Chautauqua by a private citizen and dropped off for treatment after being st
Police arrest Jamestown man who violated stay-away order
A Jamestown man was arrested Sunday at a residence he had been ordered not to enter. Frank J. Bindics, 42, was taken into custody around noon at a residence on McKinley Avenue, Jamestown Police said. He was charged with criminal contempt and aggravated family offense.
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.
[LISTEN] Community Matters – Jamestown Mayor Sam Teresi December 2018 Interview
Originally airing Thursday, Dec. 1, 2018. WRFA public affairs director Jason Sample talks with Jamestown Mayor Sam Teresi about the 2019 city budget that was approved at the end of November by the Jamestown City Council. In addition, the mayor offers details on why the city is challenging a ruling b
Jamestown police seek public's help to solve two weekend stabbings
Jamestown police are seeking help to solve two stabbings in which the victims have not been cooperative in the investigations. The first happened at 11:30 p.m. Saturday in an unknown location, and was discovered by police after the victim was transported by private vehicle to UPMC Chautauqua. Police
Comptrollers Audit Finds Lack of Policy and Oversight with BPU Energy Efficiency, Recycling Programs
JAMESTOWN – A recent audit by the State Comptroller’s office has found the Jamestown Board of Public Utilities did not adopt adequate written policies or procedures and management did not provide sufficient oversight regarding the BPU’s Energy Efficiency and Residential Recycling Credit Program.
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
NY boundaries on pilot hemp program misinterpreted as ‘ban,’ attorney says
Counter to the chatter aroused by a recent report, the State of New York has not ‘banned’ CBD, according to an expert on the legality of hemp products. The state did however put some boundaries around a pilot agricultural program.
Bailey’s NCAA Life Spanned Decades
EDITOR’S NOTE: The following article on 2019 Chautauqua Sports Hall of Fame inductee Cheryl Bailey appeared in The Post-Journal in April 2013. Joining Bailey in the Class of 2019 are Tiffany Decker, Vince Gullo, Mike Lopriore, Bob Palcic, Mark Weaver, Jack Harper, Charles Johnston and Luella Kye. Th
Cassadaga Man Leads Police On High-Speed Motorcycle Chase
STOCKTON — A Cassadaga man is facing a slew of charges this morning in three different townships afer leading police on a high-speed motorcycle chase Friday night. On Friday, at approximately 10:16 p.m., Chautauqua County sheriff’s deputies attempted to stop a motorcycle in the town of Stockton for