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

McDo ... n't Touch That

A plastic cylinder lays at Ronald McDonald's feet. A large metal claw inches tentatively toward the suspicious object before its two metal fingers gently clamp down and pick it up.

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Related Topix: Ashville, NY, Chautauqua, NY, Cattaraugus, NY, Robots, Science / Technology

17 hrs ago | Observer

Trauma-informed care initiative in Chautauqua County

Chautauqua County is one of the sites selected by The National Council for Behavioral Health to participate in the 2014 Trauma-informed Behavioral Healthcare Learning Community.

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Related Topix: Chautauqua, NY

17 hrs ago | Observer

Campaigns heat up after summer

Come Tuesday, the day after the final summer holiday, candidates will begin an even greater push for public office.

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Related Topix: US News, Representative Tom Reed, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Dunkirk, NY, Andrew Cuomo, US Governors, Fredonia, NY

Yesterday | Paradise Post

Suspects in New York violinist's death held

Two homeless men accused of killing a concert violinist during a robbery in her rural home were ordered held without bail Thursday after a prosecutor detailed how the 61-year-old musician was shot twice and stabbed after opening her door to let them use her phone.

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Related Topix: Home Listing, Home, Westfield, NY

Yesterday | The Post-Standard

'Sneakin' into the fair': End of a generational game of cat-and-mouse?

A trooper walks the midway at the state fair: The state police say they rarely receive complaints anymore about teenagers sneaking in.

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Related Topix: Family, Teenagers, Dunkirk, NY, Syracuse, NY, Solvay, NY

Wed Aug 27, 2014

YourErie

Murder Suspect Charged with Grand Larceny

August 27, 2014 One of the suspects in the murder of Chautauqua County resident Mary Whitaker has been charged with grand larceny.

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Observer

Lease extension proposed for airport restaurant

Much of the Public Facilities Committee meeting revolved around business at both Chautauqua County airports, with one resolution regarding a public hearing for a continued lease with the Jamestown Airport restaurant's current operator.

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Related Topix: US News, Federal Aviation Administration

Construction Equipment Guide

Cummins Celebrates Plant Milestone

Typically, more than 400 engines are built per day at JEP, and the plant produced its 1.5 millionth heavy-duty engine in the summer of 2013.

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Related Topix: Jamestown, NY

Observer

Frances D. Anderson

Frances D. "Fran" Anderson, 97, of Westfield, NY went home to be with her Lord on August 21, 2014 at Absolut of Westfield.

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Related Topix: Westfield, NY, Chautauqua, NY, Fredonia, NY, Sheridan, NY, Mayville, NY

Tue Aug 26, 2014

The Post-Journal, Jamestown New York

SUNY Fredonia Incubator Welcomes County IDA

The State University at Fredonia's Technology Incubator will be the new home of the Chautauqua County Industrial Development Agency's northern county offices.

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Related Topix: Chautauqua, NY, Fredonia, NY

Observer

Chautauqua County needs compliance/privacy officer

In a conversation familiar to the County Legislature's Administrative Services Committee, members heard once again about the need for a county compliance/privacy officer.

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Observer

Genealogical society hears from Arkwright Town Historian

Ruth Nichols, the Arkwright Town Historian, was the guest speaker at the recent gathering of the Chautauqua County Genealogical Society in the Barker Library in Fredonia.

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Related Topix: Fredonia, NY, Sheridan, NY

Observer

Maria Kindberg appointed JCC dean

"Maria will provide leadership for the many academic areas within a diverse division," said Marilyn A. Zagora, vice president of academic affairs, who also cited Kindberg's ability to continue building on the foundation of excellence and innovation established by her colleagues and predecessor, Roslin Newton, who retired this summer.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., York, NY, Geneseo, NY, Fredonia, NY, Saint Bonaventure University

WICU12 Erie

Ridgefield Elementary Building Sells to Engineering Firm

The Millcreek School Board unanimously voted to sell the old Ridgefield Elementary school building, to an engineering firm for $1 million on Monday.

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The Post-Journal, Jamestown New York

Value Of Hard Work

Monday was a busy day for Congressman Tom Reed, who stopped at Everyday's True Value on his "Working and Listening" tour.

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Related Topix: US News, Small Business, Personal Finance

The Post-Journal, Jamestown New York

Support System

Back in 2009, out of the blue, George Kessler suddenly could not recall the time or date.

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Related Topix: Orleans County, NY

Mon Aug 25, 2014

The Post-Journal, Jamestown New York

County Officials Attend Soil And Water Field Day

While soil and water quality improvement projects are discussed often by Chautauqua County officials, on Monday they had a first-hand view of what those projects actually entail.

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Related Topix: Mayville, NY, Dewittville, NY

WICU12 Erie

Criminal Complaint Details Plot Leading to Murder

SEE News/ 12 News has obtained the criminal complaint against the two men accused of murdering Mary Whitaker, detailing the suspect's plans which lead to the deadly outcome.

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Related Topix: Sherman, NY, Chautauqua, NY

WICU12 Erie

Woman Charged with Arson

A woman has been arrested and charged with arson, for a fire that left nine people homeless and one critically injured.

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Related Topix: Fire

The Post-Journal, Jamestown New York

Mower Poker Run Date Set For Sept. 6

Participants in the annual Jack Carlson Memorial Lawn Mower Poker Run park their tractors at Mayville American Legion Post 493 - emulating what Carlson did for many years.

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Related Topix: Mayville, NY

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