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5/22/2018 5:06:21 PM
A Jamestown man who has been missing for over a month is now believed to have been found dead Tuesday afternoon. Jamestown Police recovered a body from the Chadakoin River off of Harrison Street at about 1:40 PM, and they believe it is the body of 35-year-old Sean Carpenter. Carpenter has been missing since April 11th and was last seen walking down Pine Street from East 2nd Street on that date. more
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2018-05-22 05:49
The New York State Legislature on Tuesday voted in Barbara Underwood as the state's Attorney General. Underwood, who had been Acting Attorney General following Eric Schneiderman's resignation earlier this month, will hold the office through the end of the year. In a statement, Underwood called it "a tremendous honor" and says she pledges "to serve the people of the Great State of New York with more
2018-05-22 05:40
New York Republicans will choose candidates for statewide office Wednesday afternoon in Manhattan, and a Chautauqua County resident remains hopeful of getting nominated. Randy Elf of West Ellicott hopes GOP leaders pick him for Attorney General. Elf says when he gets he chance to speak to the convention on Wednesday, he plans to deliver "the speech of a lifetime"... [ more
2018-05-22 05:28
The third annual LECOM Health Challenge golf tournament is coming to Peek n' Peak in Findley Lake in July. During a media preview on Monday, Bo DeHuff, Business and Sponsor Relations Director for the Professional Golf Association, said that Peek n' Peak is a popular stop on the Tour. He says the players on the tour really enjoy the tournament, which will be held July 2nd through 8th this more
2018-05-22 01:47
Wet grounds have forced the postponement of several Section VI high school baseball playoff games. The Class B-1 semifinal between Fredonia and Depew has been postponed until 5:00 PM Wednesday and will now be played at Sweet Home High School in Amherst. Meanwhile, the Class C quarterfinal between Cassadaga Valley and Randolph has been postponed until 4:30 PM Wednesday. The Fredonia-Depew game can more
2018-05-22 01:40
Fredonia village trustees unanimously approved an emergency loan through the New York State Environmental Facilities Corporation for water line replacement to six village streets. During a special meeting of the Village Board Monday evening, the trustees approved the state funding to help cover the cost of a project that deals with ongoing water discoloration issues.  Mayor Athanasia Landis more
2018-05-22 01:18
A serial entrepreneur who played a role in creating the Buffalo-Niagara Medical Campus and who is trying to work his magic in Niagara Falls spoke about the "Power of Collaboration" at the Local Economic Development May Summit held at the State University of New York at Fredonia Tuesday morning. Patrick Whalen is Director of Niagara Global Tourism Institute and is the former COO of the medical more
2018-05-22 12:11
A Dunkirk man is facing charges after an investigation into a burglary that occurred a business in the village of Fredonia. Fredonia Police say that 48-year-old Walter Barnard allegedly unlawfully entered "The Sew-ers Choice" on Bennett Road earlier this month and stole over $3,000 worth of merchandise. Barnard was located by Dunkirk Police and taken into custody on an outstanding arrest warrant more
2018-05-22 07:44
A Jamestown woman is facing charges after she was accused of bringing contraband into the Mohawk Correction Facility in Rome on Sunday. State Police investigators say that 47-year-old Christine Robinson allegedly brought the contraband for an inmate. While processing the gray, powdery substance, an investigator began to feel lightheaded and had to be transported to a local hospital for more
2018-05-22 07:05
The City of Dunkirk will host a “Household Hazardous Waste” collection event on Saturday, June 9 from 9 am to 2 pm at the Lucas Avenue facility. The event is sponsored by Chautauqua County, the State DEC, Storer’s Container Service and Chautauqua County Hazmat. Materials accepted include used auto fluids, drain cleaners, glue, aerosol cans, varnishes, turpentine, solvents, weed more
2018-05-22 06:30
Village DPW crews in Fredonia were able to repair a major water main break that occurred in the village on Central Avenue. A portion of Central was closed for several hours between Day Street and Curtis Place Tuesday morning while crews were dealing with the break. The stretch of roadway reopened by late morning after crews completed the work. It was the second time village workers had to deal more
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