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Jamestown Man Charged with Felony Criminal Contempt in Falconer

A Jamestown man was arrested on a felony charge after Chautauqua County Sheriff's deputies and Ellicott Town Police were called to the area of Main Street in Falconer for a reported argument between two people on the sidewalk on Wednesday. Police arrived on scene at about 3:15 PM and found that 25-year-old Travis Estus was allegedly in violation of an order of protection. After an investigation, deputies arrested Estus and charged him with 1st-degree criminal contempt. He was taken to the Chautauqua County Jail, where he is being held on $1,000 bail.
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One-vehicle crash downs power lines in Pomfret

One person suffered minor injuries after a vehicle he was driving struck a utility pole Wednesday evening in the Town of Pomfret. State Police and Fredonia Fire responded to the scene on Fredonia-Stockton Road near Webster Road shortly after 8:00 PM. Troopers tell WDOE News that the northbound vehicle driven by 47-year-old Jonathan Bernacki of Akron failed to negotiate a curve and went off the roadway, striking the pole. When Fredonia firefighters responded to the scene, they found downed power lines and a brush fire. National Grid crews were also called in to make repairs. Troopers say Bernacki declined treatment at the scene.
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12-Year-Olds Accused In Burglary, Allegedly Stole Liquor Bottles, Handgun

LAKEWOOD – A trio of 12-year-olds are facing several charges following a residential burglary in Lakewood where they allegedly stole liquor bottles and a handgun. The Lakewood Busti Police Department reports the break-in happened at a residence along Chautauqua Lake this week. Police say the juveniles, two from Jamestown...

State Police Charge Stockton Man with Identity Theft

A Stockton man is facing a handful of felony charges after an investigation into a reported larceny last week in the Brocton area. State Police in Fredonia say 33-year-old Jonathan Eggleston was visiting the victim at her residence on June 23rd, removed five debit cards from her purse and later tried to withdraw $500 from a nearby ATM. Eggleston was arrested later in the day at his residence, still allegedly in possession of the stolen cards. Eggleston was charged with one count of 2nd-degree identity theft and five counts of 4th-degree criminal possession of stolen property. He was issued appearance tickets for Portland Town Court.

Introducing “Chili Season”: Millie’s Homemade Ice Cream Joins the Team

It’s been pretty hot outside. This weather has most of us scrambling for the air conditioner or the pool or the garden hose. We need to beat the heat. Well, Group Ther-Happy, located at 103 Chautauqua Avenue in Lakewood, NY has just the thing. Not only do they have a menu with craft pizzas and tasty shareables like a huge Bavarian pretzel with beef cheese, but they now have partnered with Millie’s Homemade Ice Cream out of Pittsburgh, PA to offer a tasty treat to beat the heat. The Villager had the opportunity to speak with one of the owners, Michelle Turner, about how the partnership happened and what they are offering.

Wegmans Recalls Vidalia Onions Sold June 23-24

The onions are being recalled due to potential Listeria contamination. Listeria is a bacteria that can cause serious infection, the primary symptoms of which are fever and diarrhea. The recall affects Vidalia onions sold by the pound from June 23 to June 24 at specific Wegmans stores listed below. They...

Nick Charlap’s Ice Cream has five locations and no two locations are the same

Nick Charlap’s Ice Cream is a third-generation family-owned/operated business. In 1926 Nick’s grandfather purchased a small milk plant in Black Rock and Nick says they had all this surplus of cream left over and they decided to make ice cream. Nick says, “They bought a small machine, a little 10x10 freezer, and away they went with vanilla, chocolate and a few weeks later they tried strawberry and they were able to perfect that, and they ran only about 100 – 150 gallons a week at that time.”

Wegmans Recalls Vidalia Onions Due To Potential Listeria

ROCHESTER, NY (WENY) – Vidalia Onions at Wegmans have been recalled due to potential listeria. According to the company, the products were sold from June 23rd to June 24th. Locations that sold the onions include the Jamestown location. The onions may have a four-digit P-L-U sticker on the product...

Fitness in the Park – Emily does a yoga demonstration

Emily demonstrates some yoga as directed by Pam Vetrano, wellness director at the Independent Health YMCA. She starts with grounding and breath and Pam walks her through it. Pam says, “Through Fitness in the Park, we have over 50 classes offered this summer at 25 different park locations moving from Jamestown to Olcott, all over Erie County and Niagara County.” All you have to do is show up. Most classes you want to bring a mat and water bottle but all you have to do is sis show up. She says come with friends, family or by yourself and all levels are welcome to all classes and you have a chance to win a free three month membership for you or your family just by showing up to the parks.

Close To Home: Making The Most Of Summer

They say the sun at home warms better than the sun elsewhere. This is true of our Southern Tier. Everyone knows the summer is our time to shine, and since it’s hard to find this kind of charm and lovely weather elsewhere, most of us like to stay put in the summer season. This is what we’ve all been waiting for.
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Binghamton Rumble Ponies vs. Portland Sea Dogs

Are you feeling Thursty? Come to Mirabito Stadium every Thirsty Thursday for special 2-for-1 pricing on regular fountain beverages as well as domestic draft beers. All fans consuming alcohol must be 21 years of age with a valid Driver's License. | Presented By 98.1 The Hawk and Labatt Blue.

Large Boa Constrictor Found on Lawn of New York State Family

Snakes are out all across New York state this time of year. They're a part of nature. But while some other recent snake sightings are species commonly found in New York and surrounding states, this particular case wasn't. This was no native species, as it's probably another case of someone with an exotic pet that either got loose or simply got too big to take care of. A family in New York state was in for the shock of their lives recently when it showed up on their property.

Meet Snowball! Our Pet of the Week

JAMESTOWN – In an effort to help animals find their forever home, WNY News Now is partnering with the Chautauqua County Humane Society to showcase animals’ part of our pet of the week segment. To learn more about our featured pet, watch the video above or contact the...