Praise, criticism follow Biden announcement


President Joe Biden’s decision to not seek re-election and offer his backing to Vice President Kamala Harris for the Democratic nod has brought the expected reactions from both sides. In a post on Facebook on Sunday, Chautauqua County Democrats called Biden “one of the greatest and most ...

‘Grape & Grain Trail’ launches this week


There’s a new Chautauqua County marketing effort launching this week, focusing on the county’s craft beverage and wine producers, with an additional focus on ecotourism opportunities. The “Chautauqua County Grape & Grain Trail” is a collaboration between the Chautauqua County ...

Cummins’ Plant in Busti turns 50


It’s been a fabulous 50 years for Cummins Inc. in the Jamestown area. A $452 million investment in the plant located in Busti seeks to extend the company’s presence locally another 50 years. “Celebrating 50 years of the Jamestown Engine Plant is a proud moment for all of us at ...

Chautauqua Fire Department responds to blaze


CHAUTAUQUA – Volunteer firefighters from the Chautauqua Fire Department as well as Sheriff deputies were called to a fire on Potter Road early Monday morning. Chautauqua Town Supervisor Don Emhart, who is also the chief of the Dewittville Fire Department, said he personally did not go to ...

Sinclairville fire called ‘incendiary’

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SINCLAIRVILLE – A morning fire has been labeled incendiary. On Tuesday around 10 a.m. the Sinclairville Fire Department and several mutual aid fire departments responded to East Avenue in the village of Sinclairville for a residential structure fire. After extinguishing the fire, the ...