Man tasered after allegedly fleeing Dunkirk police

Area police

An individual with two outstanding warrants had to be tasered after he allegedly fled officers who were attempting to place him under arrest. Around 4:45 p.m. Saturday, city of Dunkirk police officers observed the subject on a bicycle at East Second Street and Washington Avenue. Officers ...

County reports 66 new COVID cases, new virus death

Coronavirus coverage

The Chautauqua County Department of Health reported 66 new cases of COVID-19 as well as a new virus-related death. The information was collected Tuesday. Of the new cases, 16 came from people living in the Jamestown zip code; 13 in Fredonia; six in Dunkirk; four in Frewsburg; three each in ...

Brush pickup begins Monday in Fredonia


The village of Fredonia will be picking up limbs and yard waste beginning Monday at 7 a.m. Collection will continue until every village street has been completed. Bags and brush are collected separately by different crews. All items for collection must be at the curb no later than 7 a.m. ...

Music Ed. Summit planned for Sept. 11 at SUNY Fredonia


The State University of New York at Fredonia School of Music, with funding from the Carnahan Jackson Fund for the Humanities of the Fredonia College Foundation, will present “Music Education for Social Change,” a Music Education Summit event. Featured speakers include Dr. Juliet Hess, ...

Westfield School Board reviews reopening protocols


WESTFIELD — “Things tend to change as new guidelines come out,” said Westfield Academy and Central School Superintendent Michael Cipolla at a special informational meeting held Aug. 31 via ZOOM. The purpose of the meeting was to update families on protocols for starting the school year. ...

Stateline Speedway put up for sale


BUSTI — Stateline Speedway in the town of Busti has been put up for sale. The listing for the one-third mile clay oval race track by ERA Team VP was posted late last week. Michael McVinney, a real estate broker based in Jamestown, said discussions to have the 65-year-old track be put on ...