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9/27/2016 7:12:54 AM
Fredonia village officials will now have to fill two key positions after two long-standing employees with a combined experience of over 70 years are leaving the village for retirement. Wastewater Treatment Plant Chief Operator Betsy Sly and Superintendent of the Department of Public Works/Street Commissioner, Jack Boland have each handed in their resignations. Sly has worked for the Village for th...read more
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2016-09-27 06:48
A Panama man is facing menacing and trespass charges following an incident on Goshen Road in the town of Harmony on Monday.  Chautauqua County Sheriff's deputies say they responded to a report of a disorderly person. They determined after an investigation that 48-year-old Scott Dickerson allegedly entered onto the property and used a metal chain to menace a male and female victim.  Dicke...read more
2016-09-27 06:45
Governor Andrew Cuomo has signed legislation allowing New Yorkers to be buried with their pets at not-for-profit cemeteries.  Cuomo says for many New Yorkers, their pets are members of the family.  The bill will allow humans to be buried with their cremated pet with the cemetery's written consent.  Cemeteries will also be required to place all payments for the pet internment in its ...read more
2016-09-26 02:35
The City of Dunkirk Public Works Department informs residents that the 300 block of Hoyt Street will have reduced water pressure from 8:00 am until noon on Tuesday, September 27 so that city crews can install a new fire hydrant....read more
2016-09-26 02:31
Area Congressman Tom Reed today announced two major grants.  The Corning Republican says the Erie 2- Chautauqua-Cattaraugus BOCES will pick up a $221,000 grant from the US Department of Agriculture’s Rural Development program for distance learning. The Rural Development fund will be used to increase video collaboration among 48 public schools in Western New York and the Southern Tier, e...read more
2016-09-26 01:36
Ethics reform is becoming a major campaign issue in the race for the 150th Assembly District which represents all of Chautauqua County.  Democrat Jason Perdue, who recently won the Reform Party primary, says he supports legislation that would make all state legislators full-time.  He believes there's a need to eliminate outside income as a way to curb the influence of outside funds has o...read more
2016-09-26 11:26
No word yet on what caused a deadly collision between two small planes in the town of North Collins.  Officials confirm that three people died in the crash off School Street around 9:30 am Sunday.  National Transportation Safety Board Investigator Robert Gretz was at the scene of the mid-air collision, involving a Cessna 120 and Piper PA-28.  He says they will be relying on witness ...read more
2016-09-26 07:19
An Ontario, Canada man is facing aggravated DWI after a traffic stop on Central Avenue in Silver Creek on Sunday afternoon.  Chautauqua County Sheriff's deputies say they pulled over 57-year-old John Robson after they observed a vehicle commit multiple traffic violations.  Deputies say that further investigation determined that Robson was operating the vehicle while under the influence o...read more
2016-09-26 07:16
A Gowanda man is facing felony DWI and aggravated unlicensed operation in the first degree after he was stopped on Center Street in Cherry Creek Sunday.  State Police in Jamestown say they arrested 30-year-old Paul Giambrone II after he allegedly committed traffic violations on Main Street.  Troopers say he provided a breath sample of .17 percent and his driving record revealed two DWI c...read more
2016-09-26 06:56
The FAA and the National Transportation Safety Board are continuing to investigate a mid-air collision that occurred Sunday involving two small planes that claimed three lives in the town of North Collins in Erie County.  The Erie County Sheriff's Office reports the crash occurred near School Street, between Larkin and Jennings Road. Scott Joslyn, Chief of Patrol Services for the Erie County ...read more
2016-09-25 06:50
The Buffalo Bills offense, powered by a rejuvenated offense under new offensive coordinator Anthony Lynn, picked up 17 unanswered points in the first half and went on to defeat the visiting Arizona Cardinals 33-18.  The Bills running game returned on Sunday, racking up more than 200 yards rushing.  LeSean McCoy rushed for over 100 yards and scored two touchdowns in the victory.  Buf...read more
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