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Boy bitten by rabid raccoon in Chautauqua County

TOWN OF NORTH HARMONY, N.Y. (WKBW) — A boy in Chautauqua County was bitten by a rabid raccoon while hunting, according to the Environmental Health Unit of the Chautauqua County Department of Health and Humans Services.


National Take Back Day Returns to Chautauqua County on April 27th

The 17th National Prescription Drug Take Back day will be held on Saturday, April 27th, from 10am to 2pm. The Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Office, community partners and the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) will provide the public with an opportunity to prevent pill abuse and theft by clearing o


Reed announces affordable housing grants for Dunkirk

Rep. Tom Reed Monday announced a $474,831 grant from the Department of Housing and Urban Development to provide the City of Dunkirk with funding to develop housing and increase economic opportunities.


Burglary attempt nixed for two Dunkirk men

On Sunday, April 21, around 7:28 p.m., patrol units were dispatched to the 200 block of Nevins Street in the city of Dunkirk for reports of two suspicious males in the backyard of a residence.


Grants in place for Sheridan Bay Park improvements

SHERIDAN — The town board has been having a successful start to 2019, with the acquisition of two new grants, in addition to one already in the bank, for improvements to Sheridan Bay Park. As of the latest meeting Wednesday, the board plans to meet with Jeff Smith of Municipal Solutions to discuss t


Area colleges (April 24)

Canisius 12, St. Bonaventure 0 (5, Game 1) Canisius 10, St. Bonaventure 5 (5, Game 2) Fredonia at Penn State Behrend (2), ccd.


Dunkirk Duo Charged With Burglary

DUNKIRK – Two Dunkirk men are charged after they allegedly entered a home by forcing a window and removing a large amount of jewelry and personal belongings, according to the Dunkirk Police Department.


Chautauqua County motorist faces multiple charges after stop for equipment violation

A motorist stopped for an alleged equipment violation Sunday afternoon was arrested on multiple charges, the Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Office reported. Deputies issued appearance tickets to Larimey A. Gilbert, 33, of Gerry, for possession of marijuana, seven-degree possession of a controlled subst


Routine check around Sinclairville park results in drug arrest

A routine check of the area around Sinclairville Village Park led to the arrest of a Sinclairville man on drug charges Tuesday evening, the Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Office reported.


Dunkirk and Fredonia Lions Club hold successful White Cane weekend

The Dunkirk Fredonia Lions Club worked with Joyce Smith, SUNY Fredonia Coordinator of Volunteers and Community Services and Delta Chi Fraternity to make our White Cane Days a success. This is the third year that The Lions Club have worked as community partners.


Man who killed wife and New York State trooper sentenced to life without parole

WATERTOWN N.Y. — After being found guilty for murdering his wife and a New York State trooper, a North Country man has been sentenced to life in prison without parole. The sentencing comes two years after Justin Walters shot his wife 13 times in their home in Theresa.


(4:20 PM) Youth Attacked As First Rabid Animal Confirmed In County

MAYVILLE — The Environmental Health Unit of the Chautauqua County Department of Health and Humans Services received word Tuesday that the first rabid animal of 2019 has been confirmed in the county.


Undercover Cops Posing as Drug Buyers Arrested by Undercover Cops Posing as Drug Dealers

Well, this is a new one. A gigantic drug raid mistake led to police officers arresting…well, each other. Turns out undercover cops in Detroit posed as drug dealers to help catch a pair of sellers. However, thanks to a “tiny” mess up, another undercover police group thought they were real drug dealer


Hanlon On A Roll On Diamond

In her first year on the diamond for Volunteer State (Tennessee) University in Knoxville, Emily Hanlon (Dunkirk/Dunkirk) is off to a fantastic start. The Pioneers are 24-13 in NJCAA Division I play and are preparing for a slate of games at Chattanooga State Community College this weekend.


With 2 kids in the car on Easter Sunday, Brooklyn, N.Y., man led police on 120 mph chase on I-78, cops say

A Brooklyn, N.Y., man hit speeds of 120 mph with two unrestrained kids in the car while trying to flee from a state trooper on Interstate 78 Easter Sunday in Salisbury Township.


Data Project Planned For Summer In Lake

CHAUTAUQUA — A pilot program courtesy of the Lake Erie Center for Fresh Water and Human Health and funded in part by the Chautauqua Lake Partnership will attempt to further explore the complexities of phosphorus loading and harmful algal blooms in Chautauqua Lake this summer.


Heavy, gusty thunderstorms to rumble from New York state to Kentucky

While a severe weather outbreak is not expected, heavy, gusty thunderstorms will stretch from the eastern Great Lakes to the western slopes of the central Appalachians and part of the Ohio Valley into Tuesday evening.


Ruby Tuesday's in Hamburg closes leaving customers looking for lunch disappointed

Lovers of Ruby Tuesday's salad bar, breakfast and even burgers, now have to find somewhere else to get their fix, as the restaurant's Hamburg Location closes its doors for good.


Upstate NY drug company fined $20M; ex-CEO indicted over opioids

A drug distributor in Upstate New York has been fined $20 million and its former head has been indicted over opioids. The Associated Press reports an indictment unsealed Tuesday reveals the Rochester Drug Co-Operative (RDC) and its ex-CEO Laurence Doud III have been charged over allegations the comp


State DOT endorses community grid plan for I-81 replacement

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — A state Department of Transportation report supports tearing down the elevated section of Interstate 81 in downtown Syracuse and replacing it with a ground-level community grid.