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Gowanda students defend graduation tradition

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GOWANDA — A proposed change of location for Gowanda Central School’s Class of 2019 was a much-anticipated discussion topic during Wednesday’s board of education meeting. Earlier this fall, Superintendent Dr. Robert Anderson made a suggestion to the board of education about moving the ...

Community Notebook

Community Notebook

Ahira Hall Memorial Library hosts opening reception for LARC program exhibit Jan. 14 Ahira Hall Memorial Library will host an opening reception for “Making Our Mark,” works by participants from the LARC (Literacy in Art, Reading, Culture) class “Printmaking without a Press. ” The ...

Excel and PowerPoint courses open to the public in Silver Creek

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SILVER CREEK — The Community Education division of the Silver Creek Central School District is offering a couple computer classes to the public via its Winter/Spring 2019 program. Registration forms are available at www.silvercreekschools.org. Intro to Excel: This course requires NO ...

Chautauqua County Camera Club show to open at 3rd on 3rd Gallery

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JAMESTOWN — Members of Chautauqua County Camera Club have their art on display in 3rd on 3rd Gallery at Reg Lenna Center for The Arts. A free public reception is open to the public from 6-8 p.m. tonight, Jan. 11. Admission during all hours of the gallery is free. Chautauqua County Camera ...

Alleged drunk driver hits house

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GERRY — A Tonawanda woman was arrested for allegedly driving drunk after her vehicle hit a house Wednesday night. According to the Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Office, Teaira A. Marbury, 22, was traveling on Route 60 in the town of Gerry around 6 p.m. when her vehicle went off the road ...

Cassadaga man charged in domestic incident

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SINCLAIRVILLE — A Cassadaga man is facing a number of charges after a domestic disturbance at a Sinclairville residence on Thursday. State Police at Jamestown responded to the incident and after an investigation revealed that during an argument, Michael Austin, 38, broke a cell phone and ...

Mayville man charged in DWI, drug possession

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MAYVILLE — A warrant for a village resident led to drug charges on Thursday night. Chautauqua County sheriff's deputies served an outstanding warrant on Casey S. Monroe, 31. Monroe had an outstanding felony driving while intoxicated warrant. He was found at a residence in Mayville and taken ...

Northwest Arena named best place to skate in upstate in poll

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JAMESTOWN — Looking for some winter fun? Lace up those skates and get ready for some cool fun at Northwest Arena, named the No. 1 best place to go skating by Syracuse.com. Northwest Arena features a dual pad ice rink serving Western New York and Northwestern Pennsylvania. Keith Martin, ...

Gowanda won’t relocate graduation ceremonies

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GOWANDA — A proposed change of location for Gowanda Central School's Class of 2019 was a much-anticipated discussion topic during Wednesday's board of education meeting. Earlier this fall, Superintendent Dr. Robert Anderson made a suggestion to the Board of Education about moving the ...

Smoothies making the grade in Forestville

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FORESTVILLE — Students at Forestville Middle and High School have a fresh and healthy new menu option thanks to the Farm to School Grant: smoothies. “They are a big hit with our students,” said Superintendent Renee Garrett. “We are so pleased to be able to offer such a popular and ...

Leaks lead to a deluge of Fredonia water issues

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Fredonia has a message to property owners with leaky water service pipes: Get them fixed. Mayor Athanasia Landis said at this week’s Board of Trustees meeting that a recent study by the Leak Detection Services company estimated that the village water system is losing 66 million gallons of ...

County Land Bank looking to rehabilitate more housing

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MAYVILLE — One of the main missions for the Chautauqua County Land Bank Corp. is to rehabilitate rundown houses, which it has completed for several dozen properties throughout the county since being created in 2013. Along with trying to save the housing stock in the county, especially the ...

More snow was expected, emergency crews still stay busy

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Through most of Wednesday, the winter storm warning for the region seemed a bit overdramatic. Yes, snow accumulated in some portions of the region, such as the Cassadaga and Gerry area, but totals by evening were nothing out of the ordinary. Roads, however, were impacted by the weather. ...

JCC dealing with decreasing enrollment

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Enrollment is down at Jamestown Community College, but college officials are optimistic marketing, recruitment and admissions initiatives could help mitigate the current trend – including President Daniel DeMarte. “One of two (graduates) leave here with no debt. That’s a message we need ...

Community Notebook

Community Notebook

Cassadaga group meets today CASSADAGA — Citizens for a Better Cassadaga will meet at 7 p.m. today in the Cassadaga Library. Details for the Cassadaga Winter Festival will be finalized. New board members will be introduced and plans for 2019 will be discussed. All area residents are ...

Area Police

Area police

Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Office ≤ POLAND — A Kennedy man is facing charges after an alleged altercation. On Tuesday at about 2:48 p.m., Chautauqua County Sheriff's Deputies responded to a residence on Oriole Street in the town of Poland for a reported altercation. Upon arrival, ...

Boys State grad spotlighted at community meeting

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BROCTON — The annual Community Advisory Board Meeting of the Lakeview Shock Incarceration Correctional Facility recently updated Brocton and Portland residents on the current population at the facility and the changes that have been implemented at Lakeview in 2018. The recipient of last ...

Power outage planned for Mayville area Saturday

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As part of an electric transmission system upgrade that will improve reliability and resiliency for its Western New York customers, National Grid is planning a brief power interruption in Chautauqua County on Saturday morning. The planned interruption should last no more than 10 minutes ...

Warning still in effect; accident near Exit 59 ramp

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A winter storm warning remains in effect, but as of this morning the weather was far from frightful. However, there was an accident at the intersection at Vineyard Drive and Route 60 between a sedan and SUV. According to the New York State Police, a Ford Escape, driven by Dunkirk resident ...