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Multiple crews fight fire at Chautauqua County home

SINCLAIRVILLE, NY (WIVB) - A fire occurred at a Chautauqua County home on Tuesday evening. The Chautauqua County Sheriff's Office said crews responded to a call about the fire on 38 Park Street in Sinclairville just before 9 p.m. on February 19. There are multiple crews at the scene.


Red Cross Assists Family of Four After Chautauqua County House Fire

A family of four in Sinclairville, N.Y. has been forced to find a new place to live after fire tore through their home Tuesday night. The fire was reported at 37 Park St. around 9 p.m.


Car hits cow, catches fire in Chautauqua County

SINCLAIRVILLE, N.Y. (WIVB) - A car hit a cow and caught fire Monday night in Chautauqua County. First responders were called to Route 60 in Sinclairville around 10:30 p.m. The Sheriff's Office says the cow walked onto the roadway, where the car hit it.


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


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If your tax preparer is not an attorney, CPA or IRS enrolled agent, you can use our lookup to be sure he or she is registered to do your taxes in New York state. Look up registrations for more than 33,000 tax preparers in the search below. Enter a name or look for registrations by city. The list inc


Winter Weather Advisory issued for WNY Wednesday

BUFFALO, N.Y. — A Winter Weather Advisory will go into effect for Niagara, Orleans, Genesee and northern Erie Counties from 1 p.m. through 10 p.m. Wednesday. Chautauqua, Cattaraugus, Allegany, Wyoming and southern Erie Counties will be under the same advisory from 10 a.m. Wednesday through 1 a.m. Th


Mayville Man Jailed After Trafficking Investigation

MAYVILLE — A Mayville man subject to a lengthy investigation into narcotics trafficking throughout Chautauqua County was taken into custody Sunday by sheriff’s deputies. Harry Radke, 42, was arrested at a residence around 9 p.m. in the village on felony counts of third-degree criminal sale of a cont


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


Train hits tractor-trailer in North East

NORTH EAST — A semi driver escaped injury early Tuesday morning when his tractor-trailer was hit by a train in the borough. The crash was reported shortly after midnight at the railroad tracks crossing Loomis Street near Parkway Drive. A tractor-trailer hauling ranch dressing was crossing the tracks


Train collides with semi in North East

A train and semi truck collide overnight in North East. Police were called to the railroad tracks at the intersection of Loomis Street and Parkway Drive just after midnight. According to police, the semi truck got stuck between the gates and could not get out of the way of the train. Loomis Street a


Fighting to keep Brooks Memorial Hospital in Dunkirk

DUNKIRK, N.Y. (WIVB) - People living in Dunkirk are trying to keep Brooks Memorial Hospital from leaving the city. In January, the hospital announced it was moving about five miles down the road to Fredonia.


Case of 'zombie deer disease' confirmed in New York state

ONEIDA COUNTY, N.Y. (WHEC) -- The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has issued a warning about "zombie deer disease" that affects deer, elk, and moose. As of January, 24 states have reported cases of Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD), according to the CDC, including a reported case in Oneida Co


Pennsylvania coyote hunters claim nearly $50,000 in prize money

Coyote hunters were awarded $48,120 in Pennsylvania’s biggest coyote, the Mosquito Creek Sportsmen’s Association coyote hunt, which ran Friday, February 15, through Sunday, February 17.


(7:25 PM) City Sues Contractors After Water Damages Tracy Plaza

The city of Jamestown and its insurance carrier are suing one of its contractors for $2 million in damages. In a court filing received Feb. 15 in Chautauqua County Supreme Court in Mayville, the city and New York Municipal Insurance Reciprocal filed the suit in an attempt to recoup damages from wate


TOTAL LOSS: Leaky gas tank destroys vehicle

A car fire on the corner of Christy Road and Route 20 in Fredonia slowed down traffic Presidents Day evening. A leak in the gas tank caught fire and kept re-igniting flames, unfortunately, until the tank ran dry.


Former Corry student faces probation for making threat

The most serious charges were dropped through a plea deal against a former Corry student originally charged with threatening to shoot up a school. Investigators say 20-year old Scott Perkins said he could become a school shooter and allegedly threatened to attack Corry High School.


Woman who Escaped from State Police Barracks Arrested After Search

Pennsylvania State Police wasted no time tracking down a female theft suspect who escaped from their barracks Saturday. The woman and the man who harbored her are now both in jail.


Car Damaged In Collision With Cow In Sinclairville

SINCLAIRVILLE — A car was heavily damaged in a crash with a cow late Monday. Firefighters were called to 5353 Route 60 in Sinclairville, between Old Chautauqua and Terry roads, around 10:35 p.m. County dispatch told fire officials that the crash was between a vehicle and a cow.


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.


City Planning Commission Approves Second Urban Design

An expansion of Jamestown’s health and wellness corridor is just one of the focuses of the Urban Design Plan 2.0. On Tuesday, Kathleen Onufer of Goody Clancy, an architecture, planning and preservation firm serving educational, governmental and private sector clients and communities, presented the d