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BROOKS EYES FREDONIA FOR NEW HOSPITAL

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Brooks-TLC Hospital System, Inc. today announced its intent to pursue a new site for its new hospital. The proposed 30-acre site is located on East Main Street just west of Rt. 60 in the village of Fredonia. "As we moved through 2018, it became apparent that the town of Pomfret site was not ...

Cuomo discusses agenda, National Comedy Center during address

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Gov. Andrew Cuomo discussed a lot of topics during his annual State of the State Address, which even included a shout-out to Jamestown. During the speech, which correlated with the release of his executive state budget, Cuomo discussed the opening of the National Comedy Center earlier this ...

Civiletto: Bring drug clinic to city

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A powerful testimony to the drug epidemic by a resident spurred a Dunkirk Common Council member Tuesday to express regret for his opposition last year to a methadone clinic in the city. “I lost two friends since the first of the year in this opioid epidemic,” said Jeanette Delgado of ...

Cuomo unveils plan to make NY 11th state to legalize pot

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ALBANY (AP) — New York would become the 11th state to legalize recreational marijuana for adults under a proposal unveiled Tuesday by Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo. The measure would permit personal use as well as retail sales of the drug. Marijuana taxes would raise an estimated $300 ...

Reed continues to call for compromise on border security

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As the federal government shutdown lingers underneath a cloud of border security concerns, Rep. Tom Reed again called for compromise and bipartisan consensus for the U.S-Mexico border. "We all recognize that border security is a problem," Reed said. Through his Problem Solvers Caucus, Reed ...

Forestville promotes wellness, local farmers

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FORESTVILLE — While January is a popular time of year to adopt resolutions for healthier habits, Forestville Central School is taking great strides to promote health and wellness district-wide, year ‘round, beginning with Wellness Week this week. During the January board of education ...

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State Police On Jan. 14th, Troopers out of State Police Jamestown arrested Ryan Roselle, 25, of Ripley, for Driving While Intoxicated. Roselle reportedly pulled into the Ellery Overlook on I-86 for a mandatory commercial vehicle inspection and subsequently failed several SFSTs. Roselle was ...

Male, SUV sought after JPS student approached

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JAMESTOWN — The Jamestown Police Department said it was looking for a male driver of an SUV who reportedly approached a student Tuesday morning and asked for help finding a dog. The incident took place around 8 a.m. on Hotchkiss Street at Dearing Avenue. In a statement sent to parents, ...

Athenex Project Construction Team raises $10,000 for community

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This past December, the Northern Chautauqua Community Foundation was honored to assist with a special holiday mission. Although new to the area, the Athenex Project Construction Team saw a need, so during the holiday season they raised money to assist the local community. Their goal at the ...

Trades, manufacturing technology scholarship available

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The Northern Chautauqua Community Foundation (NCCF) and the Dunkirk Area Labor Council announce that applications for the Dunkirk Area Labor Council Scholarship are due by May 1. Students currently enrolled in the following schools are eligible: Fredonia, Brocton, Cassadaga, Chautauqua Lake, ...

Borrello is optimistic for lake consensus

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STOW — At the first Chautauqua Lake and Watershed Management Alliance meeting of 2019, County Executive George Borrello shared his optimism that the different organizations can reach general agreements and that a weed management consensus strategy will be forged by the end of ...

Forestville man charged with criminal mischief

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FORESTVILLE — An altercation Tuesday night in a Forestville home led to an arrest for a Forestville man. Deputies responded to an address on King Road in the town of Sheridan for the report of an altercation. When deputies arrived on scene they made contact with Joshua M. Cross, 30, of ...

Write Now Writers Group makes donation

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Write Now Writers Group’s mission is to foster ambition, talent and the pursuit of the art of writing. They strive to promote literacy within the area and far beyond. In that effort, they have published their second Anthology, “Here Again.” Their first anthology two years ago, “Here In ...

Lady Wolverines fall to Sherman

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BROCTON — The Westfield-Brocton girls basketball team dropped a tough decision on Monday, falling to Sherman by a final score of 44-32 in CCAA Div. 2 West action at Brocton High School. The Lady Wolverines were led by Juli Smith with 13 points and McKayla Wolfe with 11 points. The usual ...

Lawtons man with numerous violations nabbed by police

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A Lawtons man with nine suspensions has been charged by Erie County sheriff’s deputies. Daryll Jimerson, 48, was arrested by a deputy after it was determined that his license is suspended due to nine scoffs on four separate dates along 14185 Route 438 within the Seneca Nation of Indians ...

Cassadaga winter festival set for February

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CASSADAGA — The Citizens for a Better Cassadaga reported at the Cassadaga Village Board meeting that the 3rd Annual Cassadaga Winter Festival is officially slated for early February. “The winter festival is on track for Feb. 8-10,” said Cindy Flaherty, Citizens for a Better Cassadaga ...

Legislators receive pay hike despite challenge

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Whether they want it or not, state legislators received a pay increase in their first paycheck of the year. On Friday, state Assemblyman Andy Goodell, R-Jamestown, said he received the proposed increased in pay that was approved by the state Committee on Legislative and Executive Compensation ...

Sherman man sentenced in 2017 hunting death

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MAYVILLE — Thomas Jadlowski, the Sherman man who accidentally shot and killed his neighbor the day before Thanksgiving in 2017, will spend the next one to three years in state prison. Jadlowski was sentenced Monday in Chautauqua County Court by Judge David Foley for the shooting death of ...

Local state legislators provide thoughts on current session

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Will recreational marijuana be legalized by the New York State Legislature this session? According to state Assemblyman Andrew Goodell, R-Jamestown, it will be. Last month, Gov. Andrew Cuomo called on state lawmakers to fully legalize recreational marijuana, which would open the door for ...