Area police

— FORESTVILLE — Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Department responded to an address in the town of Hanover around 3 p.m. Friday for a report of an altercation. After an investigation it was found that Daniel Baez, 24, of Forestville, engaged in a physical altercation with another ...

Fredonia OKs advisory team, trustees duties law


Fredonia’s trustees approved two changes to the village charter last week. The first change alters the charter to add to Board of Trustees duties, “supervising and directing subordinate officers and employees of the village, and retaining contractors and employees of all lawful purposes ...

Legislator wants to end state broadband hosting fee


By JOHN WHITTAKER jwhittaker@post-journal.com State Sen. George Borrello’s proposal to end a state right-of-way fee on fiber optic companies has gained an unlikely ally. Assemblywoman Carrie Woerner, D-Saratoga Springs, wants to end state fiber-optic right-of-way fees to stimulate more ...

Two Pasture Walks Announced for October 25th and 29th in SWNY


Cornell Cooperative Extension’s Southwest New York Dairy, Livestock, and Field Crops Program is hosting two pasture walks, scheduled for the last week in October. On Monday, Oct. 25, from noon to 2 p.m. Kramer Farms LLC in Erie County will host a walk. A second walk will be held from 1 to ...

Brocton recognizes school board, new staff


BROCTON — The New York State School Boards Association recognizes this Monday to Friday as School Board Recognition Week. It is a time to promote awareness and understanding of the important work performed by school board members. The Brocton Central School district is joining all public ...

Realtors volunteer in cleaning up community


A group of Chautauqua-Cattaraugus Board of Realtors members met recently at the Daniel Reed Pier in Barcelona to pick up trash and debris along the beach. Then, a group gathered at an abandoned property in Jamestown to mow, trim and remove trash. The project was coordinated with the help of ...