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New practice opens Monday in Dunkirk

Business

Chautauqua Physical & Occupational Therapy is celebrating the latest expansion with its third location to serve the Dunkirk/Fredonia community. The practice is founded and owned locally by Dr. Patrick E. Green along with his wife Susan Green. Together the pair established the practice ...

Heritage announces appointment of new chief information officer

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Mark Wilcox, Heritage vice president of information systems, has been named chief information officer of the organization. “We look forward to the future, knowing that he will continue working to ensure Heritage is at the forefront of technology,” said Lisa Haglund, president and CEO of ...

As Phase 4 begins, let’s focus on keeping businesses open

Business

On Tuesday June 30th, Western New York entered the final phase of the four-stage reopening plan known as New York Forward. Significant steps have been taken in reopening the economy as businesses fight hard to navigate the impact of COVID-19. Yet, this remains a challenging time for most ...

One new county COVID-19 case reported; eight active

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One new case of COVID-19 has been reported by Chautauqua County on Saturday. In addition, there are eight active cases that continue to recover. The newest case involves a female in her 40s. There are 104 cases under quarantine/isolation orders by the Public Health Director and being ...

Mayville motorcyclist charged in DWI after accident

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BEMUS POINT -- Two people were injured after a motorcyclist, charged with driving while intoxicated, struck a vehicle around 6 p.m. Friday. Chautauqua County sheriff's deputies were called to a location on Main Street in the village for a report of a personal injury accident. Upon further ...

Safety urged during holiday weekend

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Several beaches and other locations will be open this weekend for Independence Day. Staying safe is the number one priority, but beating the heat is also important — all while celebrating the birth of American independence. Though the Dunkirk fireworks show is cancelled for this year, due ...

Some starting to return to churches

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Area churches are adjusting to new protocols in holding services, but are happy to allow their members back inside to worship in person. On Tuesday, churches are allowed to have 33% of their maximum capacity, raised from 25%. Blessed Mary Angela Parish, Family Church Fredonia, and First ...

Theater reopenings going in slow motion

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WARREN, Pa. — For movie-goers south of the New York state border, the shows are starting to go on. As part of the reopening of Pennsylvania, lawmakers have given the green light for theaters to open with no more than 250 people in attendance. For Wendy McCain, executive director of the ...

Standoff ends in surrender

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SILVER CREEK — There was some high drama in this village after the noon hour. Elm Street was closed and neighbors in the area were told to shelter in place as Chautauqua County Sheriff’s deputies were involved with a suspect wanted in an aggravated assault incident in Florida. After a ...

Community notebook

Community Notebook

Arkwright lists upcoming meetings The town will be holding a special meeting on July 6 at 7:30 p.m. to appoint a town clerk at the Arkwright Town Hall, 9543 Center Road. Its regular monthly board meeting will be Monday July 13 at 7:30 p.m. in the town hall. A finance meeting will be at 7:30 ...

Area police

Area police

Chautauqua County Sheriff WESTFIELD — A Ripley resident has been charged in a burglary on June 22. Michael S Smith, of 5666 Route 76, was charged and issued appearance ticket for fifth-degree criminal possession of stolen property and will be in Town of Westfield Court at a later date. ...

Leadership keeps shifting in Arkwright

Coronavirus coverage

Jan. 1, 2020. One o’clock at the Arkwright Town Hall. The room was packed with smiling faces. There was so much to look forward to as five town officials were sworn in for the first time. Oh, sure. There was trepidation as well. Aren’t we all somewhat afraid of what’s new? But each knew ...

CULTURE Showing support for institutions

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It will take some time for us all to get used to the “new normal” after the COVID-19 epidemic. One aspect of our lives that should not change — but could — is the variety of museums that educate and entertain us. Throughout the world, most museums had to close during the height of the ...

Four new COVID-19 cases in county; eight active

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Four new cases of COVID-19 have been announced Friday by the Chautauqua County Health Department. Those new cases are part of the eight that are currently active. The new cases include a male in his 20s and females in their 20s, 30s and 50s. There are 95 cases under quarantine/isolation ...

Access cable schedule includes ’95 parade

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The 1995 Fourth of July Parade will be shown at 10 a.m. on Saturday and then repeated at 7 a.m. Sunday through Friday. This encore performance was the first live production on Access Channel 5 from when the station started 25 years ago. Chautauqua Sunrise, hosted by Doc Hamels, will have ...

Collins Center Seniors offer update on events, tours

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COLLINS — Collins Center Seniors “are praying for all of our members and those affected by this terrible crisis and wishing the best to the essential workers and health care providers, first responders, etc. We are staying optimistic and looking forward to the end of this uncertain ...

Area KOA now open for camping

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New York Kampgrounds of America, Inc. (KOA) campgrounds are now open to leisure camping after statewide lifting of COVID-19 restrictions. Eighteen KOA campgrounds in New York are opening and welcoming campers back to the great outdoors. That includes the KOA locations in Dewittville and ...

Brush pickup is planned for village of Fredonia

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The village of Fredonia will be picking up limbs and yard waste Monday to Thursday. Collection will begin at 7 a.m. and continue until every village street within the scheduled section has been completed. Bags and brush are collected separately by different crews. All items for collection ...

No new cases of COVID-19 in Chautauqua County Thursday

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There are no new cases of COVID-19 in Chautauqua County, according to the Chautauqua County Health Department, while the percentage of positive cases compared to tests given is now about 0.85%. Chautauqua County has had 131 confirmed COVID-19 cases and 15,262 negative tests. The county ...

Dunkirk man charged after cocaine delivery

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A Dunkirk man is facing federal charges after receiving a package with 2 pounds of cocaine via U.S. mail. The Southern Tier Regional Drug Task Force, after receiving information from the U.S. Postal Service that Hector D. Santos-Morales, 30, of 109 S. Beaver St. was going to be receiving a ...