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Cassadaga Ghost Ship

Submitted Photo Cassadaga has three lakes, and in the middle lake close to the Dale Drive boat launch is the Cassadaga Ghost Ship. It has survived several winters of wind, snow and ice, and on the Fourth of July proudly stood out facing the southwest. Boaters can see the ghost ship the ...

Lewis Black to perform at Chautauqua

Lewis Black is no stranger to Chautauqua County. He feels equally at home on stage at the Amphitheater as he does enjoying the National Comedy Center. “I’ve been on that (Amphitheater) stage three or four times. I was just as comfortable on that stage from the moment I stepped on, so, ...

Bail set at $2.5M for Ripley man facing numerous charges

Bail was set at $2.5 million cash for a Ripley man who, already awaiting trial on multiple kidnapping charges from last year, was recently jailed for incidents that reportedly involved weapons. Chautauqua County District Attorney Jason Schmidt on Friday went before County Court Judge David ...

Rain keeps Silver Creek crews on run

SILVER CREEK — In what was a devastating week of rain all across Western New York, some municipalities faced that rain harder than others. Thanks to the work of several people in the village, Mayor Jeff Hornburg, at the Village Board meeting on Monday, offered his appreciation to the crews ...

Donation made to family displaced by fire

JAMESTOWN — The mother involved in the William Street house fire that destroyed everything her family owns is thankful for all of the money and assistance being given to them. On Friday, Brooke Lucas was at Tracy Plaza outside of the Jamestown Municipal Building to accept a $1,000 donation ...

Mayville resident rides for charity, sport

During one of our recent drives in Chautauqua County, our path was crossed more than once by a bicyclist that we won’t soon forget. The first time we ran into (not literally) Galen Zook on that sunny day, we had been to Luensman Overview Park in the town of Portland. Down the road a ways ...