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Reed announces affordable housing grants for Dunkirk

Today, Rep. Tom Reed announced a $474,831 grant from the Department of Housing and Urban Development to provide the City of Dunkirk with funding to develop housing and increase economic opportunities. "We care about ensuring our friends and neighbors have fair access to quality housing," Tom ...

Rollover on Route 60

Submitted Photo A delivery truck rolled over on Route 60 in the town of Pomfret near Clemens Auto Sales today around noon. No immediate word on injuries.

Burglary attempt fails for two Dunkirk men

On Sunday, April 21, around 7:28 p.m., patrol units were dispatched to the 200 block of Nevins Street in the city of Dunkirk for reports of two suspicious males in the backyard of a residence. An alert neighbor called after observing the males walking around a neighbors' house. Upon ...

Vehicle rollover on Route 39

FORESTVILLE — A vehicle heading towards Route 20 rolled over on Route 39 Saturday afternoon, taking out a telephone pole. The one-vehicle accident occurred at the corner of Route 39 and Newell Road. The cause of the accident was unknown and only minor injuries were reported.

Dewittville barn destroyed in fire

On Saturday, at around 5:24 p.m., fire crews were dispatched to 7211 Walker Road in Dewittville for an Amish Barn fire. It is believed that no livestock was killed in the fire. Responding agenies included: Responding Agencies: Brocton Fire Department, Cassadaga Fire Department, Dewittville ...

Head-on collision on Rt. 60

There was a two-vehicle head-on collision on Route 60, Fredonia, in front of the Kwik Fill gas station around 11:45 a.m. Friday. There were no immediate reports of injuries. Both the Fredonia Police and Chautauqua County Sheriff's Office responded to the scene.

Cuomo: NY to waive tuition for fallen service members’ kids

NEW YORK (AP) — New York state will grant free state tuition and room and board to the families of New York military members who are killed or disabled while on duty. Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced the move Wednesday, days after Republican lawmakers accused the Democrat-led state ...

Fieldbrook Foods purchased by competitor

LE MARS, Iowa (AP) — Wells Enterprises, Inc. has acquired Fieldbrook Foods headquartered in Dunkirk, New York, from Arbor Investments effective April 15, 2019. This purchase expands Wells' current manufacturing capacity, diversifies its ability to support customers geographically to help meet ...

Tractor trailer goes up in flames

Fredonia firefighters were called to a tractor trailer fire on I-90 West around 11:15 a.m. No immediate word on the cause or if there were any injuries.

Pedestrian killed in Jamestown

A Jamestown man identified as 59-year-old Kent Norgren died as the result of a vehicle-pedestrian crash this morning. Jamestown police and firefighters were called shortly before 6 a.m. to Prendergast Avenue, between East Fifth and East Sixth streets, for the crash involving an SUV. ...

South Dayton man acquitted in murder trial

LITTLE VALLEY — After a three-day jury trial in Cattaraugus County Court, Richard Tyma Sr, of South Dayton, was acquitted of all charges. The trial was presided over by the Honorable Ronald D. Ploetz, Cattaraugus County Judge. Tyma, 73, was acquitted in the Nov. 3, 2018, shooting death of ...

Robert H. Jackson Center names new president

JAMESTOWN — The Robert H. Jackson Center, a non-profit dedicated to promoting liberty under law through the examination of the life and work of Supreme Court Justice Robert H. Jackson and its relevance to current events and issues, announced today that it has appointed Kristan McMahon as its ...

’City Speaks’ to feature DPW director

“City Speaks” takes a tour this week of the North County Water District with Mayor Wilfred Rosas and DPW Director Randy Woodbury. Director Woodbury will provide viewers with a plethora of facts and trivia about the granulated activated carbon treated water, otherwise known as the best and ...

Jamestown man charged with DWI, drug possession

LAKEWOOD — This morning at about 1:57 a.m., Chautauqua County Sheriff's Deputies stopped a vehicle for an observed traffic violation on Sessions Avenue in the village of Lakewood. The operator was identified as Wyatt A. Mann, 22, of Jamestown. Mann was found to be operating the vehicle on ...

Officer cleared, college student charged in fatal shooting

In a press conference this afternoon, Chautauqua County District Attorney Patrick Swanson announced the conclusion of his investigation into the police-involved shooting and death of Gueorgui P. Penev on Dec. 10, 2018 on Liberty Street in Fredonia. "There is no evidence to support any charges ...

District attorney to discuss police involved shooting

Chautauqua County District Attorney Patrick Swanson has called for a press conference Friday at 2 p.m. in Fredonia. During the event, he said a statement will be made regarding the Dec. 10 officer involved shooting in the village of Fredonia. On that date, the Fredonia Police Department ...

Cassadaga woman injured in car/deer accident

GERRY — Chautauqua County Sheriff Deputies responded to Rt. 60 in the town of Gerry for a Personal Injury motor vehicle accident this morning around 6:30 a.m.. The investigation found that Kelly Leydic, 26, of Cassadaga was operating her vehicle southbound on Rt. 60 when she struck a deer ...

Stabbing incident occurs in Sinclairville

SINCLAIRVILLE — A Wednesday afternoon stabbing in the village of Sinclairville has two Jamestown residents facing criminal mischief charges. On Wednesday, at approximately 12:43 p.m., deputies responded to Kent Street in the village of Sinclairville for a report of a stabbing victim. Upon ...