Cities to pay more with revised workers comp


MAYVILLE — Officials in Jamestown, Dunkirk and Westfield are going to be looking for more money in their budgets to pay for a change in how Chautauqua County bills workers compensation. During Wednesday night’s county Legislature meeting, lawmakers voted 15-3 to approve a local law ...

World War II vet is grand marshal

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A World War II veteran and Westfield resident has been named grand marshal by the Dunkirk Joint Veterans Council for this year’s services and parade that will take place on Memorial Day. Hoyt Prince, 98, served with the U.S. Army in the infantry working with the motor pool working with ...

Participants in city have a day to shine

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The Special Olympics held its annual northern Chautauqua County track and field events at Dunkirk Junior-Senior High School Wednesday afternoon. The athletes paraded around the Dunkirk Middle School block before the opening ceremony at Karl Hoeppner Field. Hundreds of Dunkirk school ...

Hanover in dispute over pact with sheriff

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HANOVER — The town continues to work with the Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Department to finalize its next contract, and according to Hanover Town Councilman Bernard Feldmann, there isn’t much good news to report on that front. Feldmann said he requested the price point for the contract ...

Gowanda working to revive UPK

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GOWANDA — Earlier this month, Superintendent Dr. Robert Anderson said that the universal prekindergarten program that was being run by Chautauqua Opportunities Inc. will no longer be available for the upcoming school year due to staffing shortages and a desire to consolidate the program. This ...