East Randolph, NY

Bradford Man Accused of Theft

A Bradford man is facing charges after allegedly switching barcodes on products at the Foster Township Walmart. Court filings say that on ten separate occasions between March 26 and May 24, 69-year-old Paul J. Berg switched barcodes on high-priced items with those on lower priced items. He is also accused of returning some items for the inflated prices.
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Several Departments Battle House Fire in Forestville

Firefighters from several area departments were called out to a fire that heavily damaged a house in Forestville on Saturday. Chautauqua County dispatchers say crews from Forestville responded to 11024 Bennett State Road just after 8:30 AM, with firefighters from Silver Creek, Hanover Center, Sunset Bay, South Dayton, Perrysburg, Sheridan and the Seneca Nation also responding. According to Forestville Fire, water in the area may have discoloration due to the fire. WDOE News will have more information when it becomes available.
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Chautauqua County Sheriff’s office investigating Hanover fire

HANOVER, N.Y. (WIVB) — According to the Chautauqua County Sheriff’s office, deputies, Forestville Fire and mutual aid responded to a residential fire on Bennett State Road around 8:30 Saturday morning. The residence was vacant at the time of the fire and no injuries were reported. Forestville Fire later requested the Sheriff’s Fire Investigation Team, as […]

Festival Italia Taking Place Today in Fredonia

The Village of Fredonia's annual celebration of Italian heritage is going on today. Festival Italia gets underway at 11:00 AM and will continue until 11:00 PM. Due to the overwhelming attendance and feedback at last year's festival, this year's edition will be held at the Fredonia Beaver Club for the second year in a row. Festival Co-Chairman Larry Fiorella says the festival will begin with children's activities and dancing from the Collage Performing Arts Center...

Accused Drug Dealer Charged Federally For Causing “Serious Bodily Injury”

BUFFALO – An accused Jamestown drug dealer is facing federal charges connected to the alleged sale of narcotics that has resulted in “serious bodily injury.”. The U.S. Attorney’s Office in Buffalo announced the federal grand jury indictment against 43-year-old Bradley Knapp on Thursday. Between January 2019, and...

Black Bear Caught On Camera Near Falconer

FALCONER – A black bear was spotted near the Village of Falconer on Friday afternoon. WNY News Now viewer Kelly Perry shared video of the bear in the area of Gerry Levant Road and Route 394 around 1:30 p.m. The bear, Perry says, was spotted running through residential back...

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...

E’VL Entrepreneurs Forge Into Frewsburg

There is a hidden gem a lot of folks round these parts don’t know about. The Nickel restaurant in Frewsburg, NY. About 45 minutes southwest of Ellicottville on Bone Run Road, sits an historic restaurant that has recently changed ownership to a local gal and her fella. Lisa Mendell and Chris Lynn (pictured) have taken over the Nic-L-Inn, which was also called the Mooney’s Tavern and Lucky Dollar back in the day, more than 40 years ago. It was established on the main thoroughfare twixt Jamestown and Bradford then. The Nickel restaurant has some stories to tell and this one here, is the beginning of the rabbit hole, because you’ll want to hear more once you’ve entered the established roadhouse.

Pick Your Own Unique Bouquet on One of Kind NY Flower Farm

There's a two-acre field of flowers on a unique rural u-pick flower farm you'll want to visit this summer. The Flower Stand is a country getaway in the village of Springville, 30 minutes south of Buffalo, New York, where you’ll find row after row of gorgeous and affordable flowers in the prettiest setting you could imagine.

Kosher Changes in Lakewood: Rye’s Cafe Closed, Replaced by Hot Bagels

Rye’s Cafe in Lakewood has recently shut down, but the bake shop was replaced by another similar restaurant, Hot Bagels. A Brooklyn staple, Lakewood residents can now get a taste of New York without venturing too far. In addition to all of their bagel, salad, and soup offerings, Hot Bagels will also serve pastries from Patis Bakery.

Which dining halls and cafes will be open next semester?

After several on-campus dining halls and cafes closed at SUNY Fredonia last academic year, many students are wondering when — and if they will reopen. Here is a complete list of which dining halls and cafes will be open for the fall 2022 semester. Cranston Marche. Cranston Marche is...