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11/20/2017 12:32:28 PM
The Chautauqua County Chamber of Commerce is gearing up for the annual holiday shopping season that kicks off after Thanksgiving and will once again be taking part in the annual Small Business Saturday. County Chamber President and CEO Todd Tranum says the chamber has signed on as a Neighborhood Champion for Small Business Saturday. He says a recent study by the Michigan State University Center more
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2017-11-20 02:06
Over 30 people were injured, including five firefighters, after an explosion and fire at a cosmetics plant in Orange County, New York. A steady stream of tankers coming in from all parts of Orange County helped firefighters get water onto the fire. The explosion occurred first, then the fire happened around 10:30 am in the town of New Windsor. The company is called Verla International and it more
2017-11-20 01:19
New York State Police are reminding pistol permit holders of the upcoming deadline to complete recertification of their permit. Recent changes to the State Penal Law requires license holders to recertify every five years. Individuals who were issued a Pistol /Revolver License before January 15, 2013, must recertify by January 31, 2018. The deadline to recertify for those issued a license on or more
2017-11-20 01:11
Governor Andrew Cuomo today announced that temporary lane closures associated with road and bridge construction projects on state highways will not be permitted from 6 a.m. on Wednesday to 6 a.m. next Monday in order to accommodate motorists during the busy Thanksgiving holiday travel week. Some work may continue behind permanent concrete barriers or for emergency repairs. more
2017-11-20 12:24
A three-month investigation into meth sales has led to the arrest of a Sherman man on a number of drug related charges. An investigation by the Southern Tier Regional Drug Task Force resulted in the arrest of 42-year-old Edwin Hannold Jr. last Wednesday on charges of criminal sale of a controlled substance both in the 3rd and 4th degree. He was sent to the Chautauqua County Jail in lieu of $75, more
2017-11-20 07:08
Charles Manson was the cult leader of the "Manson Family" whose frightening ability to inspire others to kill -- captured the attention of the American public. But now the infamous serial killer convicted of seven counts of first degree murder has died. Debra Tate, sister of slain actress Sharon Tate said she wasn't relieved on Sunday when she heard that Manson, who was responsible for her more
2017-11-20 06:16
Weather conditions should improve as lake effect snow continues to wind down across the area.  The flow of colder air across the warmer Lake Erie waters did bring a couple of inches to the hilltops of the Southern Tier, but conditions are improving according to Meteorologist Bob Hamilton of the National Weather Service.  With the lake effect starting to weaken...Hamilton says they have more
2017-11-20 06:05
Fredonia firefighters were called out to a vehicle fire on the State Thruway eastbound between Exit 59 and Exit 58 late last night. The fire involving a tractor-trailer was first reported shortly after 11 pm near milepost 462.9 in the town of Sheridan. Chautauqua County Sheriff's dispatchers say a portion of the Thruway eastbound was closed for about half-hour so that crews could quell the more
2017-11-19 06:44
The decision by Buffalo Bills head coach Sean McDermott to bench Tyrod Taylor for rookie quarterback Nathan Peterman apparently didn't provide the spark the rookie NFL coach had hoped.  The Bills wound up losing to the Los Angeles Chargers 54-24.  Peterman tossed five interceptions in his NFL debut, with Taylor returning under center early in the third quarter, with the Bills trailing more
2017-11-19 03:16
Chautauqua County Sheriff's deputies were called out to the scene of a vehicle roll-over in the town of Stockton Sunday afternoon. Deputies say a vehicle driven by a male youth was traveling south on South Stockton-Cassadaga Road around 2 pm when it began to slide on the snowy pavement. The youth, who was not identified, was unable to regain control and the vehicle went into a ditch. The vehicle more
2017-11-19 02:52
A country music legend is gone. Mel Tillis died at a hospital in Ocala, Florida Sunday morning. He was 85. Tillis was as well known for his stutter as for his music with a long list of top 10 country hits in the late 60's and 70's. In 2012 President Obama awarded Mel Tillis "The National Medal of Arts" for his contributions to country music. Photo by Grand Ole more
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