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Silver Creek notes disagreement with critical DiNapoli audit

Silver Creek Central Schools has indicated in a letter to state Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli it does not agree with a recent audit that was made public this week. In the audit, DiNapoli's office said the board and district officials need to improve their budgeting practices and transparency. ...

Sports betting generates $909M for state in first year

It appears mobile sports wagering has become a good bet for New York state. Upon the one-year anniversary of the initiative in New York state, Gov. Kathy Hochul announced the state has collected more than $709.2 million in taxes on such bets, a figure that leads the nation. An additional $200 ...

Jamestown firefighters battle afternoon blaze

A woman said her son was forced to flee through a second story window after fire broke out at their home Friday. Jamestown firefighters were alerted at about 12:45 p.m. to reports of heavy smoke coming from 233 Hazzard St., located at the corner of Partridge Street. Crews quickly ...

After fire, Schumer wants action on Jamestown site

A fire at a historic Jamestown site in the fall has caught the attention of U.S. Senate Majority Leader Charles E. Schumer. During a visit to the city on Wednesday, Schumer stood outside the crumbling and hazardous former site of Jamestown’s Crawford Furniture Factory and launched a ...

Contract extension is approved for JCC president

SUNY Jamestown Community College President Daniel DeMarte will continue to lead the institution through "challenging times." On Tuesday, the Board of Trustees at JCC renewed the contract through 2028 unanimously. In a news release, the college says DeMarte became the ninth president of JCC in ...

UPDATE: Property destroyed in fire, probe underway

FLUVANNA — Police are looking into the cause of a "suspicious" fire that destroyed an unoccupied Moon Road home in Fluvanna late Wednesday. The blaze was reported at about 10:20 p.m. and drew firefighters from a half dozen departments in the county. In a message posted early Thursday ...