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Area police

JAMESTOWN POLICE DEPARTMENT — Heidi S. Waite-Coone, 43, was charged with second-degree falsely reporting an incident. At about 1:21 p.m. Saturday, officers were dispatched to assist fire and rescue with a reported chair on fire inside a southside residence. Upon arrival, Jamestown Fire ...

Grid Modernizing Commission nears reality


By JOHN WHITTAKER jwhittaker@post-journal.com After two years, the state’s Grid Modernization Commission is closer to becoming a reality. The state Assembly unanimously passed legislation (A.6253) forming the commission. The bill now proceeds to the state Senate for consideration ...

Norman Carlson appointed as new county historian


Chautauqua County Executive Paul M. Wendel Jr. has announced the appointment of Norman Carlson as the new Chautauqua County Historian. This position had been vacant for several months following the retirement of the former historian, Michelle Henry. Carlson, a native of Busti, brings ...

County begins review for Agricultural District


Per New York State Agriculture and Markets Law Section 303-a(1), the Chautauqua County Legislature is required to review an Agricultural District eight years after its creation and every eight years thereafter. The eight-year review of Chautauqua County Agricultural District 8 will take place ...

Sales include future credit union, former dentist office


A credit union is relocating one of its branches to Fredonia. The Post-Journal and OBSERVER have been analyzing real estate transactions in Chautauqua County and recently looked at the sales from March 20-31. During that time period, Lab 264, LLC of Rochester sold 264 E. Main St., Fredonia ...