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Roslin Smith’s local artist documentary to be screened at Opera House

“Moods, Moons and Masterpieces: A Portrait of An Artist,” a short documentary of Tom Annear of Fredonia by Roslin Smith of the State University of New York at Fredonia, will be presented at the 1891 Fredonia Opera House today, March 30, at 7.30 p.m., prior to the feature film “The ...

Workshop, vendor schedule for Grow Jamestown availabe now

JAMESTOWN — The vendor list and workshop schedule for the GROW Jamestown Garden Fair and Home Show is now available. Presented by Mike’s Nursery, the event will take place on Saturday April 1st at the Northwest Arena from 10 am to 4 pm. This year more than 50 vendors and 12 workshops have ...

Winning Take 5 ticket sold in Angola

ANGOLA — The New York Lottery has announced one top-prize winning ticket was sold for Monday night’s Take 5 drawing. The lucky ticket has a guaranteed a cash prize totaling $60,541.50 less required withholdings. The ticket was sold at Chick’s Restaurant & Lanes at 8196 Erie Road in ...

IDA Board approves loan cancellation to MVP Plastics

JAMESTOWN — County economic development officials are writing off over $1 million in loans that a failed startup company hasn’t paid. The Chautauqua County Industrial Development Agency Board of Directors authorized the cancellation of three loans to Jamestown MVP Plastics, LLC during ...

Village of Silver Creek announces event dates for spring, summer

SILVER CREEK — Silver Creek is a little village with a lot of activity, as residents and visitors know. At a recent village board meeting, municipal leaders told residents to mark their calendars for some very important festivities! First came April announcements. “(As mayor) ... I ...

State reps relay priorities as budget deadline looms

A deadline approaches for state lawmakers in Albany to approve and enact an on-time budget. More aid for schools, tax relief and increased infrastructure investments are among the priorities for state Sen. Cathy Young and Assemblyman Andy Goodell. State lawmakers’ efforts to obtain ...

New books added to Sinclairville library

SINCLAIRVILLE — The Sinclairville Free Library had added these new books for the children in the community to enjoy, made possible by a Pilcrow Foundation Grant. EASY BOOKS Lion Lessons, Agee, Jon; The Skunk, Barnett, Mac; Rufus the Writer, Bram, Elizabeth; The Nonsense Show, Carle, Eric; ...

Incumbent keeps seat in Westfield

MAYVILLE — Village trustee Robert Cochran has officially been re-elected in Westfield On Tuesday, the Chautauqua County Board of Elections met to count absentees and one affidavit ballot that determined the winner of the close Westfield village trustee election. On election night ...

Winning Take 5 ticket sold in Angola

ANGOLA — The New York Lottery has announced one top-prize winning ticket was sold for Monday night’s Take 5 drawing. The lucky ticket has a guaranteed a cash prize totaling $60,541.50 less required withholdings. The ticket was sold at Chick’s Restaurant & Lanes at 8196 Erie Road in ...

Investigation into arson attacks, Falconer Fire ongoing

Investigators looking into the recent outbreak of fires in the city have yet to report any breakthroughs. Captain Robert F. Samuelson, division commander of the Jamestown Police Department, said investigators have been receiving tips from the public and are still following up on leads. ...

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Univera Healthcare President Art Wingerter, left, is seen with Chautauqua County Sheriff Joseph Gerace.

Grant keeps life-saving devices ready

Lifesaving devices carried in several Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Department patrol cars are being updated, courtesy of an underwriting grant from Univera Healthcare. Over the past several years, Univera has underwritten the purchase of 26 semi-automated external defibrillators (AEDs) that ...

Fredonia announces limbs and yard waste pick up schedule

The Village of Fredonia will be picking up limbs and yard waste Monday, April 3 through Thursday, April 6. Collection will begin at 7 a.m. and continue until every village street within the scheduled section has been completed. Bags and brush are collected separately by different crews. All ...

Cochran is officially re-elected in Westfield

MAYVILLE — Village trustee Robert Cochran has officially been re-elected in Westfield This morning, the Chautauqua County Board of Elections met to count absentees and one affidavit ballot that determined the winner of the close Westfield village trustee election.  On election night ...

Civic calendar

Dunkirk Today — Zoning Board of Appeals meeting, public hearing on cold storage development, city hall, 5 p.m. Tuesday — Department of Public Works Committee meeting, water maintenance, Robin Street, 4 p.m. Tuesday — Cable Board meeting, city hall, 5 p.m. Wednesday — Harbor ...

Reading is no competition, but it brings plenty of victories

Every year, the Academic Intervention Services teachers at Harvey C. Fenner Elementary School in Falconer, have the students participate in a statewide reading program called PARP (Pick a Reading Partner). The goal of PARP is to encourage families to read together. Studies show that children ...

JCC to hold Open House April 2

JAMESTOWN — Jamestown Community College’s academic programs, student services, and facilities will be the focus of an open house for high school students and others from 1-4 p.m. on April 2 on the Jamestown Campus. After opening remarks by JCC President Cory Duckworth, visitors will have ...

Senate passes legislation to require state funding for mandated programs

ALBANY — Greater control over costs to local governments and school districts has been an issue at the forefront of actions by the state Senate. To help control local property tax increases, Senator Catharine Young (R,C,I- 57th District) and her colleagues passed legislation that would ...

Senate passes legislation protecting patriotic expressions

ALBANY — Each year, millions of New York State residents and visitors make the trip to the National September 11 Memorial and Museum in lower Manhattan, a somber site that stirs deep emotions. Regrettably, the experience was marred last April for a group of seventh and eighth graders from ...