New York to let COVID-19 state of emergency expire

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ALBANY (AP) — New York will lift more COVID-19 restrictions when the state of emergency expires later this week, Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Wednesday. New Yorkers will still have to wear masks on public transit, hospitals, nursing homes, correctional facilities and homeless shelters, in ...

Water conservation order remains in Mayville


MAYVILLE — The Chautauqua County Department of Health is reminding Mayville water customers that a mandatory water conservation order remains in place until further notice. The order is needed to ease the burden on Well No. 4, which is the only well currently in use. Due to increased ...

County DMV returning to regular hours


Starting on Monday, the Chautauqua County DMV offices will be returning to normal operations, Chautauqua County Clerk Larry Barmore announced. This will include a return to late hours one day per week at each office. The late hours at each office are as follows: ¯ Dunkirk office will be open ...

Schuyler appointed to state association board


The New York State Association of County Health Officials announced recently the results of its 2021 election for board of directors. NYSACHO represents all 58 of New York’s local health departments, serving as the collective voice of New York state’s local public health system. One of ...

Assistance sought in theft of blacktop sealer trailer

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The Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a grand larceny that occurred between June 18 and June 21 on Berry Road, in the town of Portland. The victim reports their 2017 Neal blacktop sealer trailer was stolen. The trailer was described as all black with a red hose real and a ...

No serious injuries in Amish buggy crash in Kiantone

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No one was seriously injured after an SUV struck an Amish buggy Tuesday evening in the town of Kiantone. Firefighters were alerted to the collision on Kiantone Road around 8:40 p.m. According to Capt. Eric Balon of the New York State Police, a northbound 2019 Chevy Equinox being operated by ...