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The Chautauqua County Historical Society will say goodbye to 2013 with its annual Holiday Open House on Sunday at the McClurg Museum in Westfield.
It isn't commonplace for the commissioner of the New York State Education Department to make a personal visit to classrooms in Chautauqua County, but that was the case for three Jamestown Public Schools buildings Wednesday.
An investigation into the sale and possession of heroin in Chautauqua County led Jamestown Police to execute a search warrant at 516 Newland Ave. just after 4 p.m. A quantity of heroin was located along with paraphernalia and cash inside the residence of 22-year-old Barry R. Matteson.
Youth are educated by volunteers from throughout the county and are reminded of the community support for Chautauqua County 4-H.
A two-vehicle collision in North Harmony spun a Chevrolet Impala into a telephone pole Tuesday afternoon and sent one driver to UPMC Hamot in Erie.
Programs in western New York are benefitting from some of the $80 million in state homeland security grants that Governor Andrew Cuomo announced Tuesday.
Parents for Parents, a monthly support group for family members and care givers of people with special needs, has announced its December meeting dates.
State Education Commissioner John King Jr. will come to Jamestown tomorrow to discuss the controversial implementation and rollout of Common Core standards across New York state.
"I truly recognize the selfless sacrifices that our veterans and their families have made to protect our nation," Chilcott said on his first day.
A nine-year prison stay now awaits a Chautauqua County man. Henry Lee Smith, 51, was sentenced Monday for his role in a violent home invasion, in Buffalo, of a Bennett High School teacher.
School Business Administrator John Forbes detailed the report before it was voted on at a recent board of education meeting.
The board of education held a special meeting recently to approve the report and send it to the Chautauqua County Department of Taxation and Finance with an amount of $429,776 in unpaid taxes.
In 2000, a consulting firm developed the comprehensive plan for the town with the intention that it would be updated every 10 years.
According to information gathered from SeeThroughNY, superintendents are the highest paid employees in 15 of 18 Chautauqua County school districts as of this year - with other high-ranking positions rounding out the rest.
He was a 1942 graduate of Jamestown High School, received both bachelor's and master's degrees from Alfred University and completed additional studies at St. Bonaventure University where he received certification in guidance and ad-ministration.