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Agency opposes Chautauqua Lake tax

MAYVILLE – After more than five years of exploration, a special tax to fund Chautauqua Lake is dead in the water. On Thursday, the Chautauqua Lake Protection and Rehabilitation Agency voted 7-4 to give up forming a lake district, which would have been used to generate funds to clean up and ...

Body found near Dunkirk was missing Ohio kayaker

DUNKIRK — Chautauqua County sheriff's deputies announced Friday the body found this week near the shore of Lake Erie by Canadaway Creek was that of a missing kayaker from Ohio. Evan Zeller, 30, of Sheffield Lake, was reported missing in November after he was unable to re-board his kayak ...

UPDATE: Power restored to most of Jamestown area

The Jamestown Board of Public Utilities said a problem with circuits tripping at its Dow Street substation caused a widespread electric outage Thursday from 8:53 a.m. to 9:19 a.m. Portions of Jamestown, Ellicott, West Ellicott, Celoron and Falconer were impacted. "Supervisors immediately ...

Officials investigating death of man found in town

Chautauqua County sheriff's deputies are investigating the death of a male individual whose body was found near the shore of Lake Erie near Canadaway Creek. At around 10:40 a.m. Thursday, an individual reported to the Dunkirk Police Department that there was a body at the location in the town ...

Langworthy aims to protect ‘gem’ from turbines

U.S. Rep. Nick Langworthy lashed out at green energy development Wednesday, during a press conference announcing his bill to stop potential Great Lakes wind farms from getting tax credits. The bill is Langworthy's first introduction of legislation since the Republican began representing New ...

Two charged at DWI impact panel meeting

ASHVILLE — Two individuals taking part in a driving while intoxicated victim impact panel are facing charges after arriving to the Jan. 11 meeting in an illegal fashion. Deputies reported Tuesday they were assisting with the event at the Board of Cooperative Educational Services. The ...