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Former Fenton Director To Head RTPI

Joni Blackman, longtime director of the Fenton History Center, has taken on a new position as senior vice president and chief operating officer of the Roger Tory Peterson Institute. A longtime resident of the Jamestown area, Blackman has more than 30 years' experience in leading and managing not-fo

POST-JOURNAL - 2018-01-15 08:00:00

Committee looks at fire department merger

OBSERVER Photo by Ann Belcher Members of both Brocton and Portland fire departments and municipalities discuss the finer points of the potential merger of fire companies during the most recent Shared Services Committee meeting. BROCTON - The Brocton Portland Shared Service Committee got some questi

OBSERVER TODAY - 2018-01-16 08:00:00

Failed Bridge Abutment In Bemus Point Reused As Stabilization Tool

Pictured is the site of a stream bank stabilization project in Bemus Point. A failed bridge abutment was compromised during a November rainfall. Money from the county's 2 percent bed tax Lakes and Waterways Reserve was used to break the abutments down and the concrete used to stabilize the streamban


COLLAPSE: Building at Dart Airport caves

OBSERVER Photo by Jordan W. Patterson A building at Dart Airport in Hartfield reportedly has collapsed. It wasn't known when the building collapsed at the private airport and museum, located on Plank Road near Mayville, or what may have caused the incident. Someone who answered the phone at AFM Empo


UPMC Chautauqua WCA Focuses On Safe Sleep For Babies

Tammy Johnson, a registered nurse at UPMC Chautauqua WCA, demonstrates how to use a sleep sack. P-J photo by Katrina Fuller Safe sleeping practices for babies are as easy as ABC. Under Cribs For Kids, a program out of Pittsburgh that helps provide safe infant sleep spaces for mothers who cannot affo

POST-JOURNAL - 2018-01-14 08:00:00

WESTFIELD: A questionable state reward

Last week, the Westfield Police Department received a state grant of $7,541 to either purchase recording equipment to conduct video interrogations or replace existing systems that are either faltering or in need of upgrade. Is that really good use of taxpayer dollars? New York state, through Gov. An

OBSERVER TODAY - 2018-01-14 08:00:00

Stockton Town Board holds reorganizational meeting

Submitted Photo by John Sipos Stockton Town Clerk Katie Palmer administers the oath of office to town Councilman Stan Zembryski. STOCKTON - The Stockton Town Board recently held its annual reorganizational meeting in the Stockton Town Hall. Supervisor Dave Wilson opened the meeting, and the first th

OBSERVER TODAY - 2018-01-14 08:00:00

Traffic stop finds 4 pounds of marijuana in car

Failing to stop at a stop sign in the city of Dunkirk led to felony drug charges for three Dunkirk men Saturday night when more than four pounds of marijuana were found in plain view. Dunkirk Police report a patrol officer observed a vehicle fail to stop at the intersection of West 5th and Swan str

OBSERVER TODAY - 2018-01-14 08:00:00

NJ Transit delays controversial vote on purchase of Hoboken riverfront property

Hoboken officials and residents fighting the sale of riverfront property to NJ Transit for use by NY Waterway as a maintence facility won a small victory Monday, when the agency delayed the purchase. Transportation Commissioner Richard Hammer announced the proposed purchase of the Union Drydock Prop

NJ.COM - 2018-01-15 15:28:59

NJ TRANSIT Vote On Buying Land In Hoboken Pulled From Agenda

NEWARK, N.J. (CBSNewYork/AP) - NJ TRANSIT will not purchase a three-acre site on Hoboken's waterfront to use as a ferry maintenance terminal. After the controversial decision to reschedule its board meeting on Martin Luther King Jr. Day, NJ TRANSIT's board of directors didn't have enough votes to su

CBSLOCAL.COM - 2018-01-15 10:31:09

Appellate court reinstates lawsuit by N.J. college's former deputy police chief

JERSEY CITY -- A court has reinstated a portion of a lawsuit filed by a former Stevens Tech deputy police chief that claims he was fired under the pretext of not being a citizen so the chief could hire a friend. In 1992, James Collins immigrated to the U.S. after marrying a U.S. citizen and began wo

NJ.COM - 2018-01-15 18:05:18

NJ Transit board meets on King holiday, but ducks controversial vote

In a surprise move, NJ Transit's board of directors removed a controversial real-estate purchase on the Hoboken waterfront from its Monday meeting agenda. But board members still faced criticism from Hoboken's mayor and about 100 residents for holding a board meeting on Martin Luther King's birthday

NORTHJERSEY.COM - 2018-01-15 17:29:42

Boys & Girls Clubs of Hudson County honor MLK (PHOTOS)

The Boys & Girls Clubs of Hudson County partnered with the Jersey City Medical Center to provide events on MLK Day at the Boys & Girls of Hudson County facility in Jersey City on Monday. Events included CPR lessons, mural painting and yoga lessons. Tammy Murphy, wife of Governor-Elect Phil Murphy, a

NJ.COM - 2018-01-16 00:08:53

Girl's courageous battle with cancer inspires a town's holiday spirit

A little girl who is fighting the battle of her life celebrated the holiday season like never before -- thanks to a dedicated teacher and the generosity of her hometown. 7-year-old Daniela Aucaquizhpi of North Bergen was diagnosed with osteosarcoma, a form of bone cancer that typically affects bones

NJ.COM - 2018-01-15 16:19:01

Prosecutor: Man arrested for alleged sexual assault of 10-year-old Union City girl

A New York man was arrested last week for the alleged sexual assault of a 10-year-old Union City girl, Hudson County Prosecutor Esther Suarez announced. By John Heinis/Hudson County View Luis Bescome, 31, of East Elmhurst, New York, was charged with sexual assault endangering the welfare of a child

HUDSONCOUNTYVIEW.COM - 2018-01-15 16:54:17

McGill becomes Jersey City's new fire chief

Steve McGill, who joined the Jersey City Fire Department over 30 years ago, was sworn in as the fire chief at City Hall Friday. "Today is the culmination of a long, hard journey to get to this point in my career," McGill, 53, said to a crowd of family members, friends and firefighters assembled insi

NJ.COM - 2018-01-15 08:00:35

Piedmont Newton helps mother plan for safe sleep

COVINGTON, Ga. - "If I never had to work a child death, or infant death, related to a sleep environment again, it would be fantastic," Newton County Coroner Tommy Davis said. Make sure there is nothing around the baby as it is sleeping Davis said sleep-related infant deaths are a national problem a

COVINGTON NEWS - 2018-01-15 18:19:00

Belton: Getting started at the capital

The signature event launching every new session is the Eggs and Issues breakfast at the Georgia World Congress Center. This year we heard the governor talk about his final year's priorities, as well as his accomplishments over the past seven years. For the fifth year in a row, Georgia was named the

COVINGTON NEWS - 2018-01-15 18:28:00

3 common health resolutions and how to keep them

COVINGTON, Ga. - Resolving to be healthier in 2018? Doctors at Piedmont Physicians of Social Circle and Conyers share tips on how to make three common health resolutions stick throughout the year. 1. Lose weight. One of the most common health resolutions made each year, losing weight is the top prio

COVINGTON NEWS - 2018-01-15 18:23:00

Man found guilty in hookah lounge murder case

A man was found guilty of murder Friday in the deadly shooting of another man over a $5 cover charge, Channel 2 Action News reported. David Jacobs, a former bouncer at Cloud 6 Hookah Lounge near Lithonia, was found guilty in the 2013 death of Keith Butler, Channel 2 reported. A mistrial was declared