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8/2/2015 1:26:12 PM
Chautauqua County Fair Board President Dave Wilson says a lot of people were "very happy" with this year's fair.  Wilson, who spoke with WDOE News on Sunday, says the weather we have had for the last week was a key factor... [audio:80215122155-davewilsongreatfairweather.mp3]Dave Wilson: great fair weather[/audio] Wilson does not have final attendance figures yet; however, he says that fairg...read more
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2015-08-02 12:36
Day #6 of the Chautauqua County Fair came to an abrupt end Saturday after a massive fight broke out at one of the gates.  Chautauqua County Sheriff's officers, State Police, Dunkirk Police, and Fredonia Police were called to the fairgrounds in Dunkirk around 9:30 PM.  According to media reports, most of the people involved in the altercation were juveniles.  Deputies also reported t...read more
2015-08-02 10:00
An elderly Fredonia woman was hospitalized with non-life threatening injures after a rollover accident early Saturday afternoon in the Town of Pomfret.  State Police tell WDOE News that 79-year-old Claudia Ansell was traveling north on Fredonia-Stockton Road just before 12:45 PM, when she drifted off the east shoulder of the road.  Troopers say Ansell's vehicle struck a sign post and a c...read more
2015-08-02 09:21
Two men from Erie, Pennsylvania are facing a number of charges after a traffic stop in the Town of Westfield late Saturday afternoon.  Chautauqua County Sheriff's officers on patrol pulled over a vehicle on Route 5 just after 4:30 PM for a traffic violation.  A records check showed that the driver, 48-year-old Kevin Mundy, had his driving privileges in New York State suspended.  Mun...read more
2015-08-02 09:14
A Sinclairville woman is facing a harassment charge after she allegedly chased someone with her vehicle in the Town of Chautauqua.  According to Chautauqua County Sheriff's officers, the incident occurred on Beach Hill Road shortly after 3:30 PM Thursday.  Deputies say 28-year-old Kelsey Raynor chased another person with her vehicle through a field, with the other person also inside a ve...read more
2015-08-02 09:05
Local officials and comedians gathered at the Lucille Ball Comedy Festival in Jamestown on Saturday to officially break ground on the new National Comedy Center.  Tom Benson, the chairman of the National Comedy Center, was among the local officials in attendance.  He thanked a number of local foundations and organizations who supported the project, including the Gebbie Foundation and the...read more
2015-08-01 11:45
Drugs appear to be the cause of a recent death of a woman in Fredonia. According to Fredonia Police Chief Brad Meyers, the body of a female was carried out of the Green Acres Apartments on Wisteria Drive on July 23rd. No official cause of death has been released at this time; however, authorities suspect that the unidentified female died of an apparent drug overdose. An autopsy is pending....read more
2015-08-01 11:41
It's that time of year again, where the pads start popping and the Buffalo Bills begin their quest towards ending a 15-year stretch without a playoff berth. On Friday, the Bills officially opened their 2015 training camp at St. John Fisher College just outside of Rochester.  Bills head coach Rex Ryan, beginning his first season with the team, was excited to get back onto the field... [audio:...read more
2015-08-01 08:29
Buffalo Bills offensive line coach Aaron Kromer is free of legal trouble, but still faces a possible suspension by the team. On Friday, an attorney announced that charges against Kromer and his son, Zachery, in connection with a fishing trip in Walton County, Florida, have been dropped. That means the 48-year-old Kromer, who had been placed on indefinite leave, can now return to the Bills and work...read more
2015-08-01 07:08
One person was taken to Brooks Memorial Hospital following a crash involving a vehicle and a tractor in the Town of Pomfret. According to State Police, 20-year-old Dyllan Tieszak of Fredonia was traveling on Van Buren Road around 1:00 PM Friday, when he tried going around the tractor. However, Tieszak's brakes reportedly failed, causing his vehicle to hit the left rear corner of the trac...read more
2015-08-01 07:02
A 21-year-old man had to be rescued from Lake Erie Friday night after his kayak overturned.  Chautauqua County Sheriff's officers were called to Van Buren Bay just after 8:15 PM and saw the boater about one mile off shore, clinging to his kayak without a life jacket on. Deputies say Andrew Amsler of Evans City, Pennsylvania got caught up in rough waters when his kayak overturned. A Sheri...read more
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