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South county resident receives Ukraine medal of support

Local resident Sally Baer recently received the Medal of Support from Valerii Zaluzhnyi, Ukraine’s commander of armed forces. Baer has engaged in multiple volunteer trips to Ukraine, collectively spending multiple months of time providing humanitarian aid. Baer has also raised a large ...

City becoming minor player in migrant debate

Jamestown continues to find itself on the periphery of the larger state and national discussion of migrants seeking asylum in the United States. New York City Mayor Eric Adams is continuing to push Gov. Kathy Hochul to send more migrants to upstate cities — a move 65% of New York City ...

Fundraiser for ‘Lexy’ memorial a huge success

JAMESTOWN — A south county resident’s plan to create a memorial at Dow Park in honor of Alexis “Lexy” Hughan are quickly coming to fruition. Last week, Melissa Paterniti told Jamestown City Council members that the cost of the bench and picnic table for the memorial project was ...

Preparing for the worst

Submitted Photo On Jan. 27, state Department of Environmental Conservation Forest Rangers and conducted flat ice rescue training for eight rangers at Clear Lake Wildlife Management Area in North Collins. Various techniques were utilized to simulate rescue scenarios, including self-rescue with ...

Legion planning four Chaplains observance

The American Legion, in commemoration of the dramatic sacrifice of four armed forces Chaplains during World War II, will observe a ceremony on Sunday, 8th District Chaplain Stan Kawski of Post 434 in Brocton has announced. The event will be at the Wheatfield post, Sanborn at 1 p.m. Legion ...

Olean man sentenced in attack on Collins woman

Erie County District Attorney John J. Flynn announces that 22-year-old Gabriel C. Melkioty of Olean was sentenced Tuesday afternoon before Supreme Court Justice Deborah A. Haendiges to 16 years in prison followed by five years of post-release supervision. On March 31, at approximately 3:56 ...