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2 hrs ago | WICU12 Erie

Nearly a Dozen Injured in Early Morning Fire

The call came in just before 4 a.m. for a fire at a 3-story apartment house, at 453 West 6th Street.

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Related Topix: Sherman, NY

6 hrs ago | Observer

Ann J. Fabritius

Ann J. "Dolly" Fabritius, 87, of Dunkirk/Fredonia, died Tuesday afternoon at the Chautauqua County Home in Dunkirk.

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Related Topix: Fredonia, NY, Dunkirk, NY, Mexico, NY, Mallory, NY

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

WIC To Use Library Book Sale Voucher

Barbara Genco, administrative assistant from the Jamestown Office of the Chautauqua County Women, Infants and Children Program, second from right, accepts a Book Sale/Family Literacy Fund voucher from Tamara McIntyre, Library Services manager, as book sale volunteers Janet Forbes and B. Dolores Thompson look on.

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

Lifesaving Devices Donated To Sheriff's Office

The 65-year-old Erie, Pa. resident, who in 2013 suffered a massive heart attack while jogging in Hartfield, is indeed a living testament to the training, equipment and sheer fortune involved in life and death situations.

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Related Topix: Dewittville, NY

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

Investigation Continues

The murder of 8448 Titus Road resident Mary E. Whitaker is the second homicide of 2014 to send a wave of shock throughout the community.

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Related Topix: Westfield, NY, Chautauqua, NY

Thu Aug 21, 2014

YourErie

Fatal Fire In Ripley, NY

A man from Ripley, New York man has died after a fire struck his home. 61 year old Kevin Lantz was taken to Westfield Memorial Hospital after firefighters responded to a fire at his residence shortly after 4 pm on Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Ripley, NY

Observer

City departments may be next to ...

It wasn't that long ago it seemed a solution was found to what had been somewhat of a problem for potential developers in the northern part of Chautauqua County.

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Related Topix: Sheridan, NY, Dunkirk, NY

The Post-Journal, Jamestown New York

Jamestown Woman Charged For Selling Cocaine To Task Force Agents

A Jamestown woman is in Chautauqua County Jail after she allegedly sold cocaine to Southern Tier Regional Drug Task Force agents in the city.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Jamestown, NY

The Post-Journal, Jamestown New York

In Years Past

In 1914, Arthur C. Wade, able lawyer, successful businessman, earnest farmer, devoted friend and counselor, died at his home on East Fifth Street in Jamestown shortly after 5 o'clock in the morning.

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Related Topix: Jamestown, NY, Weather, Chautauqua, NY

Wed Aug 20, 2014

The Post-Journal, Jamestown New York

Collaborative Effort

The Lakewood YMCA summer camp recently toured the Lakewood-Busti Police Department.

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The Post-Journal, Jamestown New York

Westfield Woman Found Dead

A scanner report just before 4:30 p.m. initially called police to the scene of a crime at 8448 Titus Road involving an assault victim who was possibly deceased.

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Related Topix: Mayville, NY

Observer

Fredonia continues push for more sharing discussions

Fredonia Central School's top official is continuing to push for a public list of all high school programs currently provided by Erie 2 BOCES' component districts, as well as enrollment numbers for those programs.

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Related Topix: Fredonia, NY

Observer

City police nab two in armed robbery

Dunkirk Police have arrested two city men in connection with an alleged armed robbery that occurred early Tuesday afternoon in the area of Lake Shore Drive East and Gazelle Street.

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Observer

County IDA relocates to incubator

The State University of New York at Fredonia's Technology Incubator is welcoming the relocation of the County of Chautauqua Industrial Development Agency's northern county offices to its facility, located in the central business district of Dunkirk.

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Related Topix: Chautauqua, NY, Dunkirk, NY

Observer

Pay raises: Reality check for committees

Last year, a Salary Review Committee was set up in Chautauqua County to examine the wages paid to elected officials.

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Related Topix: Ashville, NY

The Post-Journal, Jamestown New York

Flying High

Much of Monday night's 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

Tue Aug 19, 2014

The Post-Journal, Jamestown New York

Master Gardener Program To Hold Pizza Tasting Tonight

The Cornell Cooperative Extension Master Gardener Program of Chautauqua County will be highlighting the "fruits" of the Pizza Garden and invite the public to attend a tasting of pizzas that feature the vegetables and herbs that have been grown in the demonstration garden as well as homemade cheeses from the Master Food Preservers at their next ... (more)

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Related Topix: Home Gardening, Home, Life, Food, Vegetables, Jamestown, NY

Federal Emergency Management Agency

Dunkirk Fire Department to Gain Mobile Burn Simulator - $360,000...

Chautauqua County's city of Dunkirk will receive a mobile burn unit that will allow the New York fire department and the county's 42 other departments to conduct live-fire training.

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Related Topix: Fire, FEMA, US News

WIVB-TV Buffalo

Farm wineries now have option to import grapes

After the harshest winter in decades, the New York State Agriculture Department is allowing farm wineries the option of importing wine grapes, if they could not grow enough of their own.

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Related Topix: Drink, Wine, Forestville, NY

Observer

County sales tax up, but not by much

This was evidenced by recent reports on sales tax collections from the New York State Association of Counties and state Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli's office.

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Related Topix: Cattaraugus County, NY

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