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CHAUTAUQUA COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE ¯ SILVER CREEK — Shaun I. Ellison, 39, of Silver Creek, was charged with second-degree harassment and criminal obstruction of breathing or blood circulation. Deputies responded at 1:55 p.m. Wednesday to Angell Road in Silver Creek for a reported ...

Dunkirk: No restrictions on graduation ceremony

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The Dunkirk City School District announced Friday afternoon it is ending restrictions on commencement spectators for the June 26 ceremonies at Karl Hoeppner Field. "...Due to recent guidance received from the Chautauqua County Health Department, there will be no restrictions placed on the ...

JCC North County Extension Center returns to in-person


SUNY Jamestown Community College’s North County Extension Center in Dunkirk has returned to in-person operations. Student services available through the center have operated remotely since March 2020. The center, located at 10807 Bennett Road, had been closed to the general public due to ...

Ripley home, 3 vehicles destroyed in morning blaze

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RIPLEY — A home and three vehicles were destroyed, and another property was damaged, in a fire that broke out Friday morning in the town of Ripley. Firefighters from several departments, including Ripley, South Ripley, Westfield and Sherman as well as North East in Pennsylvania, responded to ...

‘We made it’

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For more than 25 years, Dunkirk has been the host to a Juneteenth Celebration. Even last year during the COVID-19 pandemic, the Juneteenth Celebration Committee was able to hold a smaller rally to celebrate the holiday. But this year, between Saturday, June 19, and Sunday, June 20, there ...

Dunkirk Town Board torn on pot dispensaries

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As all local municipalities will have to face, members of the Dunkirk Town Board on Tuesday night discussed whether they want to opt out of having cannabis dispensaries in the town of Dunkirk. By the end of a lengthy discussion, the board voted 3-2 in favor of crafting the opt out law, but ...