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Falconer Man Arrested on Leandra's Law Charge in Hanover

A traffic stop Saturday evening in the Town of Hanover led to the arrest of a Falconer man on several charges, including a violation of Leandra's Law. Chautauqua County Sheriff's deputies responded to a vehicle complaint with a possible intoxicated driver on Hanover Road shortly before 7:45 PM. Deputies pulled over the vehicle and determined that the driver, 36-year-old Joshua Stenstrom, allegedly had a BAC more than twice the legal limit and had a child under the age of 16 in the vehicle. Stenstrom was charged with two counts of aggravated DWI, along with one count each of DWI, 4th-degree criminal mischief, and endangering the welfare of a child. He was transported to the Chautauqua County Jail for centralized arraignment.
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Rocheport bridge will continue to honor fallen Marine

Every year, more than 12.5 million vehicles travel over the I-70 bridge at Rocheport — now surrounded by towering cranes and bustling construction workers. Officially known as the Lance Corporal Leon Deraps I-70 Missouri River Bridge, the signage that informs motorists who the bridge is named for has been temporarily removed due to the ongoing construction.
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City of Jamestown Lunches New Metered Parking Option Tuesday

JAMESTOWN – The City of Jamestown is rolling out a new payment option for those parking in metered spots in and around the Downtown area. The new program launches on Tuesday. The Passport Parking app is powered by Passport, a leading transportation software and payments company that manages cities’...

Jamestown Police Crackdown On Gun Involved Crime

JAMESTOWN – Officers with the Jamestown Police Department are cracking down on gun involved crime. In fact, an ongoing initiative has resulted in 25 related arrests in the last week. Local law enforcement are taking part in what’s known as a Gun Involved Violence Elimination (GIVE) Initiative using “Problem-Oriented...

Buffalo Man Arrested in JPD GIVE Enforcement Detail

A Buffalo man was arrested on several charges as the result of a GIVE enforcement detail conducted in Jamestown on Thursday. Jamestown Police were in the area of Newland Avenue and Forest Avenue shortly after 4:30 PM, when they saw 26-year-old Michael Bland near the sidewalk. Officers made contact with Bland, who was known to have an active Jamestown City Court warrant for his arrest. Police say Bland reached into his pockets and continued to reach for something as he was being commanded to remove his hands. Bland led officers on a brief foot pursuit after they tried to take his hands out of his pockets. As Bland was being taken into custody, he allegedly tried to conceal a quantity of cocaine. In addition to the arrest warrant, Bland was charged with 2nd-degree obstruction, tampering with physical evidence, resisting arrest, and 7th-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance. He was transported to the Jamestown City Jail and later released on an appearance ticket in compliance with New York State's bail reform requirements.

Middle School Band Director in Jamestown Named Quarterfinalist for Grammy Award

Jamestown Public Schools has announced that Jefferson Middle School Band Director Dr. Carrie Pawelski was recently named a quarterfinalist in the Grammy Music Educator Award program, a joint partnership and presentation of the Recording Academy and Grammy Museum. She is one of 16 music educators in New York State who have been named named for this prestigious award among 219 in the country. Dr. Pawelski has been the Band Director at Jefferson for six years, is on staff as a brass technician with the JHS Red Raider Marching Band, and she holds an adjunct position in the SUNY Fredonia School of Music, where she directs the All-College Band.

Quiet Weather Through Late Monday

JAMESTOWN – High pressure will provide quiet weather through the rest of the Independence day extended weekend. The next chances for rain come late Monday night and into Tuesday. Sunday will be a beautiful day. Mostly sunny skies throughout the day with temperatures slightly below average in the mid...

Frewsburg Woman Accused of Using Vacuum Cleaner in Domestic Dispute

An investigation into a domestic dispute Thursday morning at a residence in the Frewsburg area led to an arrest. State Police in Jamestown responded to the scene at about 9:45 AM and found that 29-year-old Jessica Walczak allegedly tried to strike the victim with a vacuum cleaner, then jumped on top of him while he was on the couch and struck him repeatedly. Troopers say that the incident occurred in violation of a refrain-from order. Walczak was charged with 2nd-degree criminal contempt and 2nd-degree harassment and then transported to the Chautauqua County Jail.

Double Up Food Bucks Launches July 1st at Jamestown Public Market

Jamestown Public and Mobile Markets is excited to announce a partnership with Field & Fork Network, a NYS non-profit organization based in Western New York, to help individuals and families stretch their food budgets and access local fresh produce. Double Up Food Bucks (DUFB) is available July 1st- October 31st.

JPS Honors Retirees

JAMESTOWN – Jamestown Public Schools recently held a reception to honor this year’s retirees. Each retiree was individually recognized with a small gift and had the opportunity to tell their favorite JPS memory, and talk about their retirement plans. “This group represents hundreds of years of combined service...

Meet Pearl! 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...

CLA Says Chautauqua Lake Is in Good Shape for July 4th

Chautauqua Lake is in good shape for the July 4th holiday. That's according to Doug Conroe, Executive Director of the Chautauqua Lake Association. CLA crews were busy this past week, removing approximately 720,000 pounds of vegetation from the lake. Conroe says the weeds so far are nothing more than a "minor annoyance," but adds that there are some areas where lakegoers should take caution...
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New Columbus adds new rescue equipment

The New Columbus Fire Company added new life saving equipment for vehicle rescue operations. The fire company purchased a new Hurst battery powered cutter and spreader. They originally started with Hurst “Jaws of Life” spreader and power unit, which were given as a gift from KME, when they purchased their fire engine back in 1992.
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Featured Local Job: Life Skills Worker I

$15.00 – $17.80 an hour. APPLY TODAY – BE PART OF THE ABRAXAS TEAM AND TOGETHER, we will continue BUILDING BETTER FUTURES. Abraxas Youth and Family Services is a national leader in the operation of residential treatment facilities and community-based programs for troubled youth and their families. They offer a wide array of services including life skills, mental health services, cognitive behavioral therapy, family counseling, drug and alcohol treatment, case management services, recreational activities as well as vocational and educational services. Abraxas is a great place to start your career whether you have a high school diploma or GED, military experience, some college, or a bachelor’s or advanced degree. If you are interested in counseling, juvenile justice, psychology, social work, teaching, or just want to make a difference, Abraxas has a career path for you. Help change lives at Abraxas Youth and Family Services.

New green space park, trail opens in City of Corry

The City of Corry was celebrating a special addition to the community on Friday. Dozens of folks got a first hand look at a new green space park and trail. Brian Wilk explains.  The new three-acre green space park and 1,400 foot limestone trail sits on Mead Street across from Mead Park. The trail is also […]