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16 min ago | The Post-Journal, Jamestown New York

Sexual Abuse Charges Dropped For Former Randolph Bus Driver

The Randolph bus driver accused of sexually abusing a juvenile male last year had every sexual abuse charge against him dropped Wednesday.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

Observer

CASA celebrates decade of providing voices for children

Court Appointed Special Advocates of Chautauqua County has reached a milestone in its 10th anniversary as an independent not-for-profit organization.

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Related Topix: Mayville, NY, Chautauqua, NY

The Post-Journal, Jamestown New York

A High Note

To assist an undergraduate student attending an accredited four-year school. Applicants must be a Chautauqua County high school or Eisenhower High School graduate.

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Related Topix: Frewsburg, NY, Jamestown, NY, Education Etc., Bemus Point, NY

Observer

William D. Barber

William D. Barber, 91, a resident of the Chautauqua County Home, Dunkirk, formerly of Forestville, died Saturday, April 12, 2014 at his residence.

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Related Topix: Dunkirk, NY, Forestville, NY, Portland, NY, Sheridan, NY, Silver Creek, NY

Mon Apr 14, 2014

The Post-Journal, Jamestown New York

Fish Kill

Christine Schuyler, director of the Chautauqua County Department of Health and Human Services, said she feels this is a result of a "winter fish kill."

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Related Topix: Chautauqua, NY, Bemus Point, NY

The Post-Journal, Jamestown New York

Area Police Reports

Nicholas J. Coletta, 33, of Harborcreek, Pa., was charged with driving while intoxicated and failure to keep right Sunday at 1 a.m. Deputies stopped a vehicle on North Erie Street, and an investigation determined Coletta, the driver, was intoxicated, police said.

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Related Topix: Irving, NY, Frewsburg, NY, Sheridan, NY

Observer

Happy hunting

Within minutes, the lawn around SUNY Fredonia President Virginia Horvath's house went from decorated with a full palette of pastel dots, to clean green on Sunday afternoon.

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Related Topix: Family, Kids, Delta Chi, Student Society, Fraternities, Fredonia, NY

Observer

CLN welcomes new class of community leaders

Twenty-six individuals representing businesses and organizations from throughout Chautauqua County gathered in Bellinger Hall on the grounds of Chautauqua Institution in February to complete a two-and-a-half-day retreat designed to identify each person's leadership style, build new relationships with other community leaders and launch nine months ... (more)

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Related Topix: Chautauqua, NY, Fredonia, NY, Bemus Point, NY

The Post-Journal, Jamestown New York

Could Co-Ops Strengthen Economy?

The recent decision by ConAgra to shut down its Carriage House plants in Dunkirk and Fredonia, resulting in the loss of over 400 local jobs, reveals once again how decisions made in distant places can have a significant impact on the local economy.

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Related Topix: Fredonia, NY, Dunkirk, NY, Jamestown, NY, Westfield, NY

Sat Apr 12, 2014

The Post-Journal, Jamestown New York

County Takes Aggressive Stance Against Drugs

Last month's community drug forum in Mayville was deemed by many of its attendees as a productive "first step" in addressing Chautauqua County's drug problem.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Mayville, NY

Observer

Is it fire proof?

With the memory of the 2009 Masonic Temple still fresh, the prospect of another large structure such as the Coburn Block catching fire is not something the Dunkirk Fire Department wants to see.

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Related Topix: Fire

Observer

Breakfast with a side of politic...

Chamber of Commerce members attended a Legislative Breakfast at the Lakewood Rod and Gun club on Friday morning to hear about issues of importance from Sen. Cathy Young and Assemblyman Andy Goodell.

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Related Topix: Jamestown, NY, Olean, NY, Standardized Testing, Education

Fri Apr 11, 2014

Observer

Driver charged in morning crash

According to the Chautauqua County Sheriff's Office, Mary Rigby, 65, of Angola was traveling south on Center Road around 9:30 a.m., and proceeded into the intersection of Route 39 after stopping at a stop sign.

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Related Topix: Dunkirk, NY

The Post-Journal, Jamestown New York

Martonis Speaks At Bemus Point Historical Society

The Bemus Point Historical Society met on Tuesday to discuss society information and invite Vince Martonis, town of Hanover historian, to speak to members.

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Related Topix: Bemus Point, NY

Observer

Assistance needed

The Forestville Village Board recently presented a budget with a 445 percent tax rate increase to $2797 per thousand assessed value.

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Related Topix: Forestville, NY

Observer

Options, numbers shared but no decisions made

With options and numbers on the table, there was no agreement on a first step to be made with the North County Water District water project.

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Related Topix: Fredonia, NY, Brocton, NY, Dunkirk, NY

The Post-Journal, Jamestown New York

Mission Continues

Chautauqua Striders Inc. is celebrating its 35th year of mentoring and guiding youth through education, advocacy and athletics.

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Related Topix: Chautauqua, NY, Jamestown, NY, Education Etc., Dunkirk, NY

Thu Apr 10, 2014

The Post-Journal, Jamestown New York

Class Act

Collectively, the student body raised more than $12,000 through its 2014 Battle of the Classes fundraiser - the proceeds of which have been donated to the Western New York Kidney Connection.

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Related Topix: Kidney Cancer, Health

Observer

NYS provides $100K to support TRC's - STARS' initiative

The Resource Center's efforts to revolutionize the way it provides care have been bolstered by a $100,000 grant secured by Senator Catharine Young through the New York State Department of Health.

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Related Topix: Dunkirk, NY

Observer

Above the influence

Ellysa Maze, a sophomore in the Cassadaga Valley Central School district, was named the grand-prize winner of CASAC's yearly contest aimed at raising youth awareness regarding the dangers of alcohol abuse.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., Drug Addiction (Substance Abuse), Health, Chautauqua, NY, Bemus Point, NY

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