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SC ‘Cell’ probe calls for policies

SILVER CREEK — An investigation into an alleged “isolation cell” at the Silver Creek Elementary School shows no evidence that any student was struck, manhandled or assaulted in any way. That according to Melanie Beardsley, who briefed the school board Thursday evening on her findings ...

Holding court: Improvements welcomed in Forestville

FORESTVILLE — Earlier this month, the Hanover Town Board officially opened the recently restored tennis, pickleball and basketball courts for the season. The courts have seen resurfacing, have been striped, and the fencing surrounding the courts has been repaired and heightened. The two ...

In wake of shooting, aim is to close loophole

Two days before the murder of 10 people in Buffalo, state Sen. Brad Hoylman introduced legislation to close a loophole for large capacity ammunition feeding devices that has made it difficult to prosecute those caught with such devices. On Wednesday, Assembly Majority Leader Crystal ...

Man runs from police before press conference

An unusual thing happened before Wednesday’s press conference at the Dunkirk Boardwalk: A fugitive from justice ran by. About 15 minutes before the presser began, four Dunkirk Police Department officers showed up at a nearby restaurant. They were inside for a couple of minutes. Then ...

Brocton mayor announces resignation

BROCTON — Due to issues with his health, village Mayor Art Miller officially submitted his letter of resignation to the Village Board during Wednesday night’s regular meeting. Miller’s resignation is effective as of Wednesday’s meeting. The board unanimously accepted Miller’s ...

Tech overload already at school near you

FORESTVILLE — It did not take long for educator and administrator Bryna Moritz to become fatigued over the use of technology at the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic. Only four months into the position of superintendent at Pine Valley Central Schools, Moritz was leading her team through an ...