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They’re Calling This Julia Roberts Headline ‘The World’s Most Unfortunate Typo’ [Image]

Over the years, Julia Roberts will have read thousands of headlines about her – some favourable, and others less so. I’m not sure she will ever have read one quite like the effort from the Post-Journal newspaper out of Jamestown, New York, though, which was supposed to focus on how she’s enjoying a

2OCEANSVIBE.COM - 2018-12-11 07:00:00

Jamestown man jailed for allegedly assaulting a woman

HANOVER — A Jamestown man has been jailed for allegedly assaulting a woman Sunday night, sending her to the hospital. According to the Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Office, around 11 p.m. deputies were called to an address in the town of Hanover for a physical altercation. It is alleged that Kenneth M

OBSERVER TODAY - 2018-12-10 07:00:00

Fredonia officer fatally shoots knife-wielding man, says officer's lawyer

A Fredonia police officer Monday afternoon fatally shot a man holding a knife and who refused to stop advancing on the officer, said an attorney hired by the village police union.

BUFFALO NEWS - 2018-12-10 21:21:55

Police: Person shot dead after brandishing knife

A Monday afternoon shooting left a person dead in the village of Fredonia. Witnesses said the suspect apparently was shot by a Fredonia Police Department officer. The incident took place outside of 76 Liberty St. just before 2 p.m. Monday afternoon, though according to Fredonia Police Chief Brad Mey

OBSERVER TODAY - 2018-12-11 07:00:00

Petition has no legal impact on Ripley sewer work

RIPLEY — A petition asking that Ripley town officials consider an alternate route for the planned sewer project has no legal impact, council members and residents learned. At the November meeting of the Ripley Town Council, Supervisor Doug Bowen read a letter from Charles Schachter of the law firm H

OBSERVER TODAY - 2018-12-10 07:00:00

County Executive to appear on ‘City Speaks’

This week’s guest on “City Speaks” to be aired beginning Thursday through Dec. 20 is Chautauqua County Executive George Borrello. Borrello will share information regarding many of the significant happenings in the city and county.

OBSERVER TODAY - 2018-12-12 07:00:00

WHOOPS: Upstate Paper's Embarrassing Headline

Spelling is important. We know this. It's especially important for a newspaper headline, as one word can change the meaning in an instant. That's what happened to this Jamestown, NY newspaper though. Check out the headline...

IHEART.COM - 2018-12-11 11:36:00

WMH president discusses priorities at Rotary session

WESTFIELD — During the Nov. 20 meeting of the Westfield-Mayville Rotary Club, which was held at The Parkview in Westfield, Club President Elect John “Doc” Hamels introduced Valarie Jackson, Westfield Memorial Hospital (WMH) President, as the guest presenter. Jackson, who assumed her role on Aug. 13

OBSERVER TODAY - 2018-12-11 07:00:00

Sinclairville man charged in attempted car wash theft

LAKEWOOD — A Sinclairville man is in trouble with the law after breaking into change machines at a local car wash. Lakewood-Busti police report Merle C. Smith, 37, of 3109 Old Chautauqua Road, was seen by officers attempting to take change at East Fairmount Avenue. He was charged with third-degree c

OBSERVER TODAY - 2018-12-08 07:00:00

Julia Roberts' 'holes' earns NY newspaper international fame

IT is every editor's dream to come up with an attention-grabbing headline, however for a Jamestown, New York newspaper, this came by way of an unfortunate typo. Having interviewed what can only be dubbed as a member of Hollywood royalty, The Post-Journal published the article last Saturday which fea

MSN.COM - 2018-12-11 07:34:27

Jamestown, NY’s Post-Journal sees “Julia Roberts finds life and her holes get better with age” headline go viral

We do enjoy a good newspaper headline mistake around here, from “analize the analytics” to “Iowa wary of Frazier” to Packers’ center Ringo Starr to Aaron/Keith Hernandez to “Jack off to promising start.” And the latest one comes from the Jamestown, New York Post-Journal, which ran a headline (for an

AWFUL ANNOUNCING - 2018-12-11 02:00:25

[LISTEN] Community Matters – Bob Lingle Shares Details for Christmas in the Village

When Lakewood village officials opted to not hold the annual “Christmas in the Village” promotion during Small Business Saturday this year, a local business owner stepped forward and took over organizing and coordinating the event.

WRFALP.COM - 2018-12-11 12:35:59

SILVER CREEK: Dialogue turns a bit unhealthy

A pair of enthusiastic individuals approached the Silver Creek Village Board to talk about a healthy initiative known as “Complete Streets.” One was a member from the Chautauqua Health Network while another was a village resident.

OBSERVER TODAY - 2018-12-10 07:00:00

Family who loses son in bus accident to receive $1.7 million settlement

A Wattsburg area family will receive more than $1.7 million in a settlement ending a wrongful death lawsuit after their 11-year-old son was struck and killed at his bus stop. 11-year-old Noah Wion was killed after he got off the school bus February 9th. The insurance company for the driver of the ve

YOURERIE - 2018-12-10 18:23:00

[LISTEN] Community Matters – Chautauqua Striders in Need of Mentors

Chautauqua Striders is asking for members of the community to come forward and consider volunteering a few hours each month to serve as a mentor for local students. WRFA Public Affairs Director Jason Sample recently talked with representatives from Chautauqua Striders to learn more about the need fo

WRFALP.COM - 2018-12-10 10:29:10

Prendergast Library to hold free Gingerbread Workshop

JAMESTOWN — The holidays are coming to the library! The library will host a free Gingerbread Workshop in the makerspace on Dec. 20, from 3:30 to 6 p.m. This is a drop-in event — stop by when it’s convenient for you.

OBSERVER TODAY - 2018-12-10 07:00:00

Some of the best, worst of the week

EMPTY BOWLS — Once again, the community came out in droves to support the Empty Bowls project. Last weekend, hundreds of people came to the Clarion in Dunkirk to purchase a bowl and have it filled with soup or chili made by local BOCES culinary students. The bowls were made by Chautauqua Area Potter

OBSERVER TODAY - 2018-12-08 07:00:00

Just One Word — Plastics

BROCTON — Toyota; GM; Browning and Crossman Knives; Tesla; Great Batch Medical — what do all of these well-known labels have in common?. All of them have products manufactured by a 60-year-old thermal injection molding and packaging business, which has remained a constant in Chautauqua County, James

POST-JOURNAL - 2018-12-09 07:00:00

Recently Resigned JHS Teacher Receives $15,000 in Severance Pay

JAMESTOWN – The Jamestown High School teacher who resigned at the end of November has reportedly received a severance pay of more than $15,000 from the school district. The Jamestown Post-Journal says the Jamestown School Board agreed to pay teacher Scott Lumia the equivalent of two month’s pay – to

WRFALP.COM - 2018-12-10 09:05:52

Cole Snyder receives in-home visit from three Rutgers coaches

It was a busy Monday for the Rutgers coaching staff in Jamestown, N.Y., as three coaches stopped by for an in-home visit with Southwestern High quarterback Cole Snyder. Rutgers head coach Chris Ash, offensive coordinator John McNulty and tight ends coach all stopped by to visit with the Rutgers quar

247SPORTS - 2018-12-04 10:35:25