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Dunkirk pier needs improved fish cleaning station
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Family and Caregiver Group for Parents of Children with Developmental Disabilities to meet Wednesday
The next meeting of the Dunkirk/Fredonia Family and Caregiver Group for Parents of Children with Developmental Disabilities will take place Wednesday, Dec. 19 from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Western New York DDSO, 258 E. Main St., Fredonia. The group meets the third Wednesday of each month. Subsequent dates
Fredonia OKs fire department agreement
The Fredonia Board of Trustees handled three items related to the Fredonia Fire Department Monday, passing a fire protection agreement with the town of Pomfret, hearing a report on the deteriorating condition of the fire station’s exterior and bonding for a new tanker truck.
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.
County legislature’s support sought in petition to NYS Senate Energy Committee
MAYVILLE — Several local residents have taken notice of the state’s lack of verification that carbon dioxide emissions are mitigated by the use of renewable energy, such as wind turbines and solar power, and they are committed to making their concerns heard.
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
Man receives diploma more than 40 years later
The Dunkirk Board of Education proudly presented Marion Dole Jr. with his high school diploma on Thursday evening at its monthly meeting which was held at school No. 5. In 1973, Dole was sent to fight in the Vietnam War and now his veteran’s rep has reached out to the high school to award him his lo
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.
Nine student musicians from Silver Creek named to All-County Band
SILVER CREEK — Nine students from the Silver Creek Central School District will perform with dozens of young musicians from around the region in the 5th and 6th Grade All-County Band this winter. They will gather for a day of rehearsal Feb. 9, 2019, at Chautauqua Lake Central School in Mayville foll
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
SUNY Fredonia faculty criticize administration, possible cuts
This past week, an open letter was emailed to President Virginia Horvath, Ph.D., Provost Terry Brown, PhD. and copied to the vice presidents and deans, as well as the chair of chairs, University Senate and the United University Professions labor specialist. The letter, signed by 26 current and retir
Cuomo calls for legal recreational marijuana in NY State
ALBANY - Gov. Andrew Cuomo called Monday for the legalization of marijuana for recreational use in New York, saying it was beyond time for the state to deal with the "debilitating criminal stigma" of prior convictions related to the drug.
FREDONIA Audit may be an eye-opener
A recent audit — not yet publicly presented — shows some potential good news for the village of Fredonia. As noted by Mayor Athanasia Landis in Tuesday’s edition, the report shows there is $1.3 million in capital reserves and the fund balance exceeds acceptable levels recommended by the state Comptr
Assist our area shelters with time, donations
“For it is in giving that we receive.” — Francis of Assisi. “We make a living by what we get. We make a life by what we give.” — Winston Churchill. “A generous person will prosper; whoever refreshes others will be refreshed.” — Proverbs 11:25.
City man sentenced in drug sales
A Dunkirk man will be behind bars for six years for his role in possessing and selling opioid medications and methamphetamine. U.S. Attorney James P. Kennedy, Jr. announced Thursday that Anthony Dloniak, 40, who was convicted of possession with intent to distribute U-47700, a synthetic opioid pain m
Cookies offer a taste of Christmas
We’re just going to keep on going with our cookie theme for this Christmas season. Last week I shared one of the newer classics, and this week we have one that has been around for a bit longer.
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
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.
Famous Lake View house tones down Christmas lights, goes big on new Minion displays
LAKE VIEW, N.Y. (WIVB) - This time of year, many Western New York neighborhoods are aglow with cheerful Christmas lights displays, but few homes can compare to the Field family's house in Lake View.
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