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3 hrs ago | Westfield Republican

County meeting on fracking to be aired on Access Channel 5

Chautauqua County Legislature recently held an informational meeting for lawmakers on the controversial subject of high volume horizontal hydraulic fracturing for methane gas.

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Related Topix: Mayville, NY

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

Jamestown Man Sentenced On Drug Charges

U.S. Attorney William J. Hochul Jr. announced today that Boris Aguayo-Matos, 35, of Jamestown, who was convicted of conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute 1 kilogram or more of heroin and possession of a firearm in relation to drug trafficking activities, was sentenced to 121 months in prison by Chief U.S. District Judge William M.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Prison, Jamestown, NY

11 hrs ago | Observer

Cassadaga Legion Auxiliary holds monthly meeting

The members present recited the Pledge of Allegiance, the Auxiliary Preamble and observed a moment of silence for the country's fallen soldiers.

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Related Topix: Dining, Sinclairville, NY

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

RecruitNY Set For This Weekend

Local volunteer fire departments will open their doors to the public this weekend as part of the fourth annual RecruitNY campaign.

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Related Topix: Fire, Lakewood, NY

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

County Approves Amended Bailout

When Forestville resident David Flowers found out his village taxes may increase by 445 percent, it was another blow, following the news that his 16-year career at Carriage House would end due to ConAgra's closure of both facilities in Dunkirk and Fredonia.

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

Wed Apr 23, 2014

Observer

Westfield/Mayville Rotary hears about former county executive's experiences

A former Rotarian, Edwards was introduced by club member Ann Weidman, who asked him, "What was it really like to be a county executive?" His answer covered a few of the ups and downs, beginning with the 'ups.'

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Related Topix: Jamestown, NY, Panama, NY

The Post-Journal, Jamestown New York

Never Too Late

Although Mother Nature has once again refused to cooperate, the Jamestown Community College Earthfest celebration went off without a hitch indoors.

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Observer

Silver Creek Village Board still has police decision to make

"Sooner or later we are going to have to have a public referendum for the police department.

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The Post-Journal, Jamestown New York

Long Point To Receive $1M For Sewers

Cuomo announced $90 million in statewide funding on Tuesday for the improvement of state parks and historic sites, $1 million of which was allocated for Long Point State Park.

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Related Topix: Allegany, NY

Tue Apr 22, 2014

Observer

Chautauqua in Bloom celebrates many ways to learn in western New York

In its third roundup of Best Small Towns to Visit, Smithsonian magazine named Chautauqua number one in 2014 for the number and quality of learning opportunities available.

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Related Topix: Chautauqua, NY, New York, Jamestown, NY, Westfield, NY

Observer

Bud - n Bloom to hold plant sale on May 17 and 18 to benefit Literacy Volunteers

The Bud 'n Bloom Club is gearing up for their annual plant sale, which will be held on Saturday, May 17 and Sunday May 18 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Deakin's barn on Route 20 in Portland .

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Related Topix: Portland, NY

The Post-Journal, Jamestown New York

In Years Past

In 1914, the Chautauqua County woman's suffrage convention opened in the Eagle Temple auditorium in Jamestown on this morning with Mrs. Hettie Sherwin, leader of the first assembly district, presiding.

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Related Topix: Jamestown, NY, Hunt, NY, Silver Creek, NY, Bemus Point, NY

Mon Apr 21, 2014

Observer

George Knapp

George W. Knapp, 84, of Walnut Street, Forestville, died April 19, 2014 at TLC/HN-Lake Shore Hospital, Irving, following a short illness.

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Related Topix: Forestville, NY, Irving, NY

Observer

Preview of book and paper show

Submitted Photo Chautauqua County Historical Society Trustees Bob Johnston, left, and John Wolfe set up an exhibit to generate interest in an upcoming book and paper show and sale, sponsored by and benefiting the society.

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Related Topix: Westfield, NY

The Post-Journal, Jamestown New York

Baseball Showcase Will Begin Friday

Falconer Central School, with the assistance of the Chautauqua County Baseball Umpires Association, will once again sponsor the High School Baseball Showcase on Friday and Saturday at Diethrick Park.

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Related Topix: Cattaraugus County, NY

The Post-Journal, Jamestown New York

Fire Destroys North Harmony Barn

Fire crews responded to a raging barn fire Monday afternoon that nearly spread to an adjacent home in North Harmony.

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Chautauqua County Prescription Drug Take Back Day

The Chautauqua County Sheriff's Office is partnering with the Drug Enforcement Administration in a Nationwide Prescription Drug Take Back Day.

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Related Topix: Drug Enforcement Administration

Business Journal

Law Day Lecture April 28 in Jamestown

The Robert H. Jackson Center will host the second annual Stanley Weeks Law Day Lecture, co-hosted by the Ancient Accepted Scottish Rite of Freemasonary Valley of Jamestown, with keynote speaker Judicial Hearing Office Judge Joseph Gerace on Monday, April 28 at 7 p.m. at 305 East Fourth Street in Jamestown.

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The Post-Journal, Jamestown New York

Bravo, Mr. Plyler!'

I would like to join the community in celebrating the 35th Birthday of Bob Plyler's "Critical Eye" column.

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Sun Apr 20, 2014

Observer

TRC, UB partner to increase job opportunities for people with disabilities

The Resource Center recently wrapped up a successful partnership with the University at Buffalo that will result in increased employment opportunities for people with disabilities.

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Related Topix: SUNY Buffalo, Dunkirk, NY, Jamestown, NY

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