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1 hr ago | The Post-Journal, Jamestown New York

No Child Left Hungry

While the number of Chautauqua County students receiving free or reduced lunches during the school year is high, those receiving meals during the summer is low.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Kirsten Gillibrand, United States Department of Agriculture, Life, Food, Nutrition, Family, Kids

1 hr ago | Observer

4-H Program sold 165 animals in the 4-H Market Animal Sale

The hustle and bustle of animals and people filled the Warren K. Brown Show Arena Friday as volunteer auctioneers, ring assistants, and other volunteers helped make the 2014 Chautauqua County 4-H Market Animal Sale a huge success.

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Related Topix: Chautauqua, NY, Mayville, NY, Sinclairville, NY

1 hr ago | Observer

Gillibrand pushing for child nutrition

While the number of Chautauqua County students receiving free or reduced lunches during the school year is high, those receiving meals during the summer is low.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Medicine, Nutrition, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Kirsten Gillibrand, United States Department of Agriculture, Family, Kids

13 hrs ago | The Post-Journal, Jamestown New York

Forestville Mayor Discusses Task Force, Village's Future At Board Meeting

No matter one's stance on whether the village of Forestville dissolves, a task force was created with the primary goal to inform the community.

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Related Topix: Forestville, NY

17 hrs ago | The Post-Journal, Jamestown New York

AIDS Initiative Is A Worthwhile ...

It isn't often we agree with Gov. Andrew Cuomo, but his plan to end the AIDS epidemic in New York state is one we can all get behind.

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Related Topix: HIV/AIDS, Health, Andrew Cuomo, US Governors, Epidemic, Natural Disasters

21 hrs ago | The Post-Journal, Jamestown New York

Task Force Looks To Thwart Ash Borer Infestation

A beetle roughly the size of a penny has the potential to kill every standing ash tree in Western New York.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Entomology, Fredonia, NY

Thu Jul 31, 2014

The Post-Journal, Jamestown New York

Untangling The Drug Web

The 159-count indictment leveled against 47 members of a drug distribution network Wednesday describes in chilling detail the covert - and illegal - business set up to get Chautauqua County addicted to narcotics.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Erie County, NY, New York County, NY, Jamestown, NY

WIVB-TV Buffalo

10-year-old girl injured in ATV accident

The City of Buffalo is cracking down on landlords who are neglecting their property, by stepping up enforcement of th Jordan Williams had filed an open records request nearly seven months ago asking for copies of the expense records for the thruway's board o A NYS State Supreme Court Justice ruled pre-trial depositions with state officials will not ... (more)

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Related Topix: Buffalo, NY, Ripley, NY

Wed Jul 30, 2014

The Post-Journal, Jamestown New York

JCC Hosts Disaster Drill

Local emergency officials, in an effort to prepare the school for such an event, joined together Wednesday to conduct an hour-long disaster drill on the JCC campus.

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Related Topix: Fire, Jamestown, NY

The Post-Journal, Jamestown New York

Riding The Rails

Known as the "LoCo" Trail, short for Lower County Trail, it is a proposed trail on the rail right-of-way directly contiguous to the active Western New York & Pennsylvania tracks that run through the lower county.

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Related Topix: New York, Randolph, NY, Salamanca, NY, Lakewood, NY, Jamestown, NY

The Post-Journal, Jamestown New York

Horrigan, Goodell Counsel Busti Advisory Group

Increasing shared services may not solve every problem for municipalities in Chautauqua County, but it could potentially change things for the better in the town of Busti.

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Related Topix: Jamestown, NY, Lakewood, NY, Ripley, NY, Forestville, NY

The Post-Journal, Jamestown New York

Infinity Big Band To Perform Friday

The Infinity Big Band will perform Friday night at the Infinity Arts Cafe, 115 E. Third St., Jamestown, from 7-9 p.m. Students from all over Chautauqua County will perform jazz favorites.

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Related Topix: The Big Band, Jazz, Jamestown, NY

Observer

Barkstrom Acupuncture presents check to Humane Society

Barkstrom Acupuncture, a nutrition and wellness practice at 500 Pine St. in Jamestown, recently held a consultation special with proceeds to benefit the Chautauqua County Humane Society.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Acupuncture, Jamestown, NY

The Post-Journal, Jamestown New York

JAMA Partners With Great Lakes Physician Practice

Great Lakes Physician Practice, a provider organization affiliated with UPMC Hamot in Erie, Pa., acquired Jamestown Area Medical Associates - also known as JAMA - earlier this month.

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

Observer

4-H youth learn through challenges

Often, you hear of the grand champion of a project or celebrate the trophy winner.

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Related Topix: Chautauqua, NY

Observer

Horrigan to visit Rowdy Rooster Restaurant on Aug. 11, Meeder's Restaurant on Aug. 13

In an effort to open up additional channels of communication, Chautauqua County Executive Vince Horrigan is prepared to visit several coffee shops and restaurants around the county as part of his Neighborhood Chats.

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Related Topix: Panama, NY, Ripley, NY

The Post-Journal, Jamestown New York

Area Children To Participate In Sheriffs' Summer Camp

The camp is designed to provide a recreational program with the development of good citizenship.

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Related Topix: Penn Yan, NY, Yates County, NY, Kids, Family

Observer

Bids finally requested for Peerless Street Bridge

In what seems like a project with slow movement, the Peerless Street Bridge Project in Brocton took another step forward.

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Related Topix: Brocton, NY

Observer

high taxes Another resident get...

A former letter writer to this newspaper wrote a farewell note in The Post-Journal of Jamestown in the middle of last month.

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The Post-Journal, Jamestown New York

Skeet Leagues

Three shooters tied for the top spot in the Chautauqua County Skeet Doubles League last week at Jamestown Skeet Club.

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