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10/25/2016 6:55:00 AM
The countdown to Election Day continues, with the Chautauqua County League of Women Voters holding three "Meet the Candidate" forums in the county over the next week. The events will begin this evening starting at 7 pm at the JCC campus in Jamestown and Thursday evening at 7 pm at the Fredonia Opera House.  Minda Rae Amiran of the League tells WDOE News that they run their debates more
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2016-10-25 07:48
The Applied Communication Association of the State University of New York at Fredonia will be hosting its 12th Fall Sweep in conjunction with the annual Days of Service this Sunday, October 30. Fall Sweep is a volunteer event through which Fredonia students serve the community by raking leaves on Temple Street, Central Avenue and small side streets in the Village. Registration and a free more
2016-10-25 06:45
Gasoline prices are inching up across New York State and prices at the pump are now higher than they were a year ago.  AAA of Western and Central New York says the national average price for regular unleaded gasoline is now $2.22 per gallon, down 2 cents from last week, but the New York State average continue to increase.  The average price across the state is $2.37 per gallon, up 1 more
2016-10-25 06:19
A large contingent of police and firefighters turned out for a funeral service held Monday in Westfield for a 16-year veteran of the Chautauqua County Sheriff's Office.  Deputy Kevin Link died from a medical emergency while off duty last Wednesday.  Nearly every law enforcement agency in Chautauqua County and a number of fire departments sent representatives to the funeral that was held more
2016-10-24 08:13
A fourth area school district has released its water testing report.  In a letter to the district, Pine Valley Central Superintendent Scott Payne indicated that a total of 66 water samples were tested and only one showed lead levels above the 15 parts per billion threshold.  The water sample came from an infrenquently used hand wash sink located in the kitchen at Pine Valley Elementary more
2016-10-24 03:08
As the results of water tests continue to trickle in, more school districts in Western New York have to deal with high levels of lead in their water.  So far three Chautauqua County Schools have reported elevated lead levels, including Fredonia, Forestville and Silver Creek School District.  Water Specialist Bill Boria with the County's Department of Health and Human Services says the more
2016-10-24 12:09
The Red Cross is assisting a Kiantone family left homeless by a blaze Sunday night.  The fire at 679 Kiantone Road was first reported around 9:30 pm last night with Kiantone fire crews receiving mutual aid from Falconer, Panama, Kennedy, Busti and Lakewood along with Chautauqua County Emergency Services.  County 911 dispatchers say the blaze was knocked down by 11 pm, but crews remained more
2016-10-24 07:56
State Senator Cathy Young recently announced her re-election bid for the 57th State Senate District.  Young, who has held the seat for 11 years, is not only concerned about her own re-election, but whether Republicans can retain the majority in the New York State Senate.  During a recent stop in Dunkirk, WDOE News asked Young about the situation Republicans are facing in the Senate and more
2016-10-24 07:14
A crash earlier this morning on Dye Road in the town of Villenova has sent one person to Lakeshore Hospital for treatment. Chautauqua County Sheriff's deputies say a vehicle driven by 25-year-old Trisha Pryll of Route 83 was traveling north on Dye Road when her vehicle struck a tree that was down in the roadway around 5 am.  The impact damaged Pryll's vehicle and caused injuries to the more
2016-10-24 06:45
A Fredonia man is facing DWI and Aggravated DWI after he allegedly backed into a ditch on Newell Road in the town of Sheridan early Sunday morning.  Chautauqua County Sheriff's deputies say they arrested the driver, 34-year-old Ryan Holser, charging him with DWI, aggravated DWI with a blood alcohol content greater than .18 percent and for unsafe backing.  Holster will answer the charges more
2016-10-24 06:41
Dunkirk Police have arrested a 37-year-old Deer Street man after he allegedly fired a gunshot at a location on Columbus Avenue early Sunday morning.  Officers heard the gunshot while handling another disturbance call in the area around 4:30 am Sunday and through investigation determined that Raven Bush allegedly shot one round from a pistol in front of 613 Columbus Avenue, which caused more
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