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

County Tests For Mosquito Viruses

While mosquitoes and the itchy bumps they deliver are a common nuisance at the majority of summer's outdoor events, local officials want to remind the public to keep repellent on-hand and to cover up.

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Related Topix: West Nile Virus, Health

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

Woman Trying To Save Children Drowns In Lake Erie

Christen L. Stefan, 37, who was vacationing in the area and staying in the Shore Haven area on Lake Erie in the town of Westfield, was at Shore Haven Beach with her 9-year-old son, an 8-year-old friend of the family and a 7-year-old friend of the family when the 9-year-old and 8-year-old went swimming in Lake Erie with an inner tube float.

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Related Topix: Westfield, NY

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

Jamestown Municipal Band To Perform Tonight

The City Summer Bandshell Concert series will feature a concert by the Jamestown Municipal Band sponsored by the Scandinavian Studies Program.

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Related Topix: Jamestown, NY, Chautauqua, NY

19 hrs ago | Business Journal

Ailing TLC Health to receive $6.6M in state funds

Bolstered by a $6.6 million state grant, TLC Health System hopes to keep its Irving hospital open until at least next spring.

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Related Topix: Economics News, Bankruptcy, Long Term Care, Health

21 hrs ago | 13WHAM

Schumer wants Lincoln letters displayed in NY

Sen. Charles Schumer is asking for letters exchanged between Abraham Lincoln and an 11-year-old western New York girl in 1860 to be temporarily displayed in the girl's hometown.

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Related Topix: Documentary Movies, Drama Movies, Biography Movies, Lincoln, US Politics, Charles Schumer, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Westfield, NY

Tue Jul 08, 2014

Observer

Justin Hanft named to Chamber posts

The Chautauqua County Chamber of Commerce has recently named Justin Hanft to a dual role as coordinator for both the Jamestown Community Chamber of Commerce and Dream It Do It Chautauqua County.

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Related Topix: Jamestown, NY, Education Etc., Alfred University, Chautauqua, NY

The Post-Journal, Jamestown New York

UAA Grant Provides Art Supplies For Library

Sally Ulrich, right, board member of the United Arts Appeal, looks at art supplies at Prendergast Library with George Bogardus of Jamestown; George III, 4; and Rhiannon, 7. Materials were made possible by support from the United Arts Appeal of Chautauqua County Projects Pool Grant Program.

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Related Topix: Jamestown, NY

Observer

Mary Elizabeth Chudzinski

Mary Elizabeth Chudzin-ski, age 91, formerly of Lin-coln Avenue, Dunkirk, NY died Friday evening at the Chautauqua County Home.

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Related Topix: Dunkirk, NY

Observer

Sanvidge to speak at Meeting of the Minds

The Chautauqua Region Community Foundation will host a Meeting of the Minds reception July 16 at the Robert H. Jackson Center.

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Related Topix: Chautauqua, NY

The Post-Journal, Jamestown New York

Severe Thunderstorm Warning Issued

The National Weather Service In Buffalo Has Issued A * Severe Thunderstorm Warning For... Western Chautauqua County In Western New York This Also Includes The New York Thruway Between Exits 60 And 61. This Also Includes Interstate 86 Between Exits 4 And 10. * Until 345 PM EDT * At 244 PM EDT...National Weather Service Doppler Radar Indicated A Line ... (more)

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Related Topix: Weather, Findley Lake, NY

The Post-Journal, Jamestown New York

Severe Thunderstorm Warning In Effect For Chautauqua, Cattaraugus Counties

The National Weather Service in Buffalo has issued a severe thunderstorm warning for Chautauqua and Cattaraugus counties until 2 p.m. today.

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Related Topix: Chautauqua, NY, Weather, Cattaraugus County, NY, Bemus Point, NY

Observer

Household Hazardous Waste Drop-Off Day July 12 in Mayville

Chautauqua County Department of Public Facilities Director George Spanos has announced that the first Household Hazardous Waste Drop-Off Day of 2014 will be held July 12 in Mayville.

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Related Topix: Mayville, NY, Chautauqua, NY

The Post-Journal, Jamestown New York

Norris L. Nobles

Norris L. Nobles, 82, a millwright for Ford Motor Company, Buffalo, N.Y., where he worked for 20 years, died Sunday, July 6, 2014, at Buffalo General Hospital in Buffalo, N.Y. He was born May 1, 1932 in South Dayton, N.Y., the son of the late Harry and Nellie Nobles.

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Related Topix: Buffalo, NY, South Dayton, NY, Dayton, NY, Cherry Creek, NY

Mon Jul 07, 2014

Observer

Fredonia 2010 murder trial to begin

Jury selection is set to begin today at the Chautauqua County Courthouse in Mayville for the Fredonia murder trial for former One Temple Square resident Jason P. Wells.

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Related Topix: Fredonia, NY, Mayville, NY, Lakewood, NY

The Post-Journal, Jamestown New York

Piazza Announces Family Court Candidacy

Jamestown attorney and Kiantone resident Jeffrey A. Piazza has announced his candidacy for the second Chautauqua County Family Court judge position.

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Related Topix: Jamestown, NY, Chautauqua, NY, Mayville, NY

The Post-Journal, Jamestown New York

Catt. Co. Officials Concerned With Measles In Amish Community

It's become a popular view to avoid vaccinations for children, as well as adults, in prevention of some illnesses.

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Related Topix: Health, Vaccinations, Cattaraugus County, NY, Allegany County, NY

Sun Jul 06, 2014

Observer

Master gardeners to lead tour of Allenberg Bog

Want to experience one of the finest undisturbed areas in southwestern New York state? Interested in unique vegetation and flora that includes dense thickets of rhododendrons, numerous species of wildflowers, ferns, huge hemlocks, tamarack stands and cancrivorous plants? Then join the Cornell Cooperative Extension of Chautauqua County Master ... (more)

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Related Topix: Jamestown, NY, Entomology, Science

Observer

SAR participates in parades in Cherry Creek and Frewsburg

Recently, members, family members and friends, under the flag of the National Society Sons of the American Revolution, participated in two parades, the first at Cherry Creek, and the second parade at Frewsburg.

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Related Topix: Frewsburg, NY, Cherry Creek, NY

Observer

After a deal, time to pay

Village of Fredonia officials noted in May how much they appreciate the fact that Chautauqua County Executive Vince Horrigan will listen.

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Related Topix: Fredonia, NY

Observer

James Spann seeks Democratic nomination for family court judge

Spann has been an attorney with a private law practice in Dunkirk since his admission to the New York State Bar in 1985 and has been admitted to practice in Washington, D.C. since 1986.

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Related Topix: Dunkirk, NY, Westfield, NY, Jamestown, NY, Erie County, NY

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