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10/4/2015 7:59:43 AM
An investigation is ongoing into a car-pedestrian accident that occurred in Irving late Saturday night.  Chautauqua County Sheriff's officers, along with Irving and Silver Creek firefighters, responded to Routes 5 and 20 at about 10:00 PM.  According to deputies, a 44-year-old woman was struck by a vehicle driven by Eugene Dodge, Jr. of Hamburg.  The woman was initially transported more
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2015-10-04 08:28
Hurricane Joaquin does not appear to be a threat to the East Coast anymore, but some people may still be in the storm's current path.  According to the National Hurricane Center, Joaquin, which has been downgraded to a Category 3 hurricane, will be passing near the island of Bermuda.  Conditions on the island are expected to deteriorate as the day progresses, with hurricane more
2015-10-03 11:39
The Dunkirk Fire Department has announced that it will hold the first citywide fire drill on Wednesday, October 14th from 6:00-7:30 PM. The fire department says during the drill, they are asking city residents to check their smoke detectors, make an escape plan and practice the plan by having a fire drill at home. Fire department personnel will be out driving through the various city more
2015-10-03 08:35
New York State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli made a stop in Jamestown on Friday and toured many downtown locations from city hall to the site for the National Comedy Center. DiNapoli says was particularly impressed with the emphasis on residential development in the downtown sector.  The National Comedy Center and other downtown projects have been helped by money from Albany, and while more
2015-10-03 07:21
An ongoing investigation into the sales and trafficking of heroin in the Jamestown area resulted in a drug raid on Crescent Street in Jamestown early Friday morning. The Jamestown Metro Drug Task Force with help from the State Police CNET Team and the Jamestown Police Department SWAT Team executed a search warrant at the lower apartment of 541 Crescent Street around 6:00 AM. more
2015-10-03 07:03
The Fredonia Hillbillies entered Week 5 of the high school football season with a 1-3 record, giving up 28 points per game.  On Friday, the defense turned in its best effort of the season thus far and got plenty of support from the offense.  In a game broadcast on WDOE, Fredonia took advantage of key mistakes in the first half and blew out Olean by a score of 38-12 at Bradner Stadium& more
2015-10-02 03:02
Because of the building collapse, the Dunkirk Salvation Army has announced expanded hours for its Emergency Food Pantry.  The food pantry will be open Monday through Friday from 9 am until 2pm and Tuesday evenings from 5 until 8 pm.   The organization will continue to assist any of the residents who were displaced by the collapse. more
2015-10-02 03:00
With the clean up process expected to take several more days, Chautauqua County Rural Ministry has tentatively set up office space at the SUNY Fredonia Incubator on Central Avenue in Dunkirk.  Executive Director Kathy Peterson says the staff are providing a bag of non-perishable food items outside the incubator.  The staff are with the displace tenants helping them to shop, get meals more
2015-10-02 02:58
A preliminary report has been issued and it has cleared the way for demolition work on the collapsed portion of the Coburn Block in downtown Dunkirk.  The building collapse at 123 Central Avenue forced the closing of the entire Coburn Block as a precaution.  A structural engineer and the insurance adjuster examined the site Thursday afternoon according to Mayor AJ Dolce.  He says more
2015-10-02 01:31
Voters in the Dunkirk City School District will be deciding on a proposition that would convert School 6 into the PTECH College and Career Academy during a referendum set for next Tuesday, October 6.  Dunkirk City School Superintendent Gary Cerne and Erie 2-Chautauqua-Cattaraugus BOCES Superintendent Dr David O'Rourke were guests on Friday's Viewpoint program on WDOE.  Cerne says the $ more
2015-10-02 07:56
The latest forecast path for Hurricane Joaquin takes it away from the U-S. But it's still a historic storm, hammering the central Bahamas, overnight. The National Hurricane Center in Miami says wind gusts over 150 miles per hour are making this the strongest Atlantic hurricane in five years, since Hurricane Igor of 2010. more
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