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UPDATE: County incumbents lose primaries, Dems choose Luczkowiak

In a vote with low turnout, two sitting Chautauqua County legislators have lost primary challenges. Susan Parker has won her primary election challenge of Christine Starks for the Chautauqua County Legislature’s seat representing District 4 by an 151-32 vote. Starks had been endorsed by ...

Docks are ready at Dunkirk Harbor

The docks are ready at Dunkirk Harbor, removing a source of irritation for city officials and boaters alike. Both of the docks at the launch ramps are now repaired and installed, city Department of Public Works Director Randy Woodbury confirmed. In addition, he said the contractors that are ...

Police ID man killed in June 11 shooting

Police continue to investigate the June 11 shooting death of a 41-year-old man whose body was found in the early morning hours outside a town of Dunkirk motel. Few details had been released in the case, but following an inquiry by The Post-Journal on Monday, Chautauqua County District ...

Blood drives set for Wednesday in Dunkirk

Two blood drives are taking place Wednesday due to “critically low” levels. Brooks-TLC Hospital System, Inc., in collaboration with ConnectLife, will host a blood drive, from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m. The drive will be held in the main lobby of the Brooks-TLC campus at 529 Central Ave., ...

Farmland Protection Board wants decommission plans for renewable projects

Decisions on what to do with the former NRG plant in Dunkirk are difficult. There was no exit strategy when it was constructed. It’s the shining example of why a county advisory board is expressing concern about the number of renewable energy projects coming to the area and is urging ...

Symbols of Hate Bill Passes Assembly

Legislation regulating “symbols of hate” at the local government level is on its way to Gov. Andrew Cuomo for signature. A.5402 was passed during an end-of-session marathon meeting recently. The Assembly vote was 138-10 with Assemblyman Andrew Goodell, R-Jamestown, and Assemblyman Joe ...