Community notebook

Community Notebook

Villenova Grange meets on Monday SOUTH DAYTON — Members of the Villenova Grange will meet at 7 p.m. Monday, Sept. 20, at Balcoms Corners in South Dayton. The group will also hold a pancake brunch Sunday, Oct. 3, from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Ripley Library to host reopening RIPLEY — The ...

Area police

Area police

CHAUTAUQUA COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE ¯ GERRY — Nichol L. Gilbert, 29, and Kristian M. Wright, 20, both of Sinclairville, were taken into custody. Deputies stopped a vehicle at 8:17 p.m. Tuesday on Old Chautauqua Road in the town of Gerry for a traffic violation. Two of the passengers were ...

County reports 71 new COVID cases; hospitalizations drop

Coronavirus coverage

The county Health Department noted 71 new cases of COVID-19 on Thursday, though the number of people with the virus in local hospitals did come down. Thirty-four cases were reported in Jamestown, along with eight in Dunkirk, five in Ashville, four in Sherman and three each in Fredonia and ...

Dewittville solar project moving forward, despite concerns


A proposed solar project in Dewittville is moving ahead, although town officials are expressing their disappointment with the company. The Chautauqua Town Board on Monday continued its public hearing on a proposed 5-megawatt solar array on Hartfield-Stockton Road. The developer is Omni Navitas ...

Order your Audubon birdseed by Oct. 1


Give birds a mid-fall treat and stock up on their favorite birdseed at a special price. Orders are due by Friday, Oct. 1, for Audubon Community Nature Center’s fall birdseed sale, an opportunity to save and support Audubon at the same time. Ordering through the sale guarantees that ...

Anderson Lee Library accepting donations


SILVER CREEK — The Friends of the Anderson Lee Library in Silver Creek are now accepting book donations through Monday Sept. 20 for their annual used book sale to be held during Grape Festival weekend. All donations are to be dropped off to the Library at 43 Main St. The four day sale ...