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High-Speed Police Pursuit Ends Near Frewsburg

JAMESTOWN, NY (WNY News Now) – A high-speed vehicle chase in the Jamestown area has come to an end near Frewsburg. Around noon on Tuesday, officers with the Jamestown Police Department attempted to stop a vehicle in the Willard Street area on the city’s eastside. The car however...
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Four arrested after Jamestown police chase, search warrant

JAMESTOWN, N.Y. (WIVB) — Jamestown Police arrested four people on Tuesday, following a high-speed vehicle pursuit, which started in Jamestown just before noon and ended in Frewsburg. The pursuit began after police attempted to conduct a traffic stop near the intersection of Allen Street and Willard Street, as police reportedly observed Samuel Pointer, a wanted […]
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Early Morning Traffic Stop Leads to Drug Arrest in Jamestown

A Jamestown man faces several drug-related charges following a traffic stop early Tuesday on the city's east side. Jamestown Police say they stopped 37-year-old Tyler Elsesser in the area of East 2nd Street and Cowing Street shortly after 3:00 AM and arrested him after they found that he had a suspended license. Officers then searched the vehicle and found various quantities of methamphetamine, cocaine, fentanyl, heroin, prescription pills and suboxone, as well as digital scales. Elsesser faces one felony count of 3rd-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance, five counts of 7th-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance, one count of 2nd-degree criminally using drug paraphernalia, and one county of 2nd-degree aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle. He was jailed pending arraignment.

Sammy Hagar concert at Seneca Allegany Casino postponed

SALAMANCA, N.Y. (WIVB) — The Seneca Allegany Resort & Casino announced Thursday that an outdoor concert featuring Sammy Hagar & The Circle scheduled for Saturday has been postponed due to illness. “I was holding out hope that I’d kick this sinus infection in time to perform, but unfortunately woke up [Thursday] and realized that’s just […]

2022 Griffis Sculpture Park Summer Festival

As if Griffis Sculpture Park was not great enough, every year – the third Sunday in August – the grounds come alive with the fabulous sights and sounds of a summer festival. Set atop the hill at the Mill Valley section of the park, the Griffis Sculpture Park...

Hidden Valley Camping Area Joining Jellystone Park Franchise Network

Hidden Valley Camping Area in Jamestown, New York is joining the Jellystone Park Franchise Network as Chautauqua County Jellystone Park. The campground that has been a fixture in Chautauqua County camping for over half a century will become New York’s sixth Jellystone park, according to a press release. “Adding...

Jamestown Public Market to Celebrate National Farmer’s Market Week

The Jamestown Public Market will join markets across the country to celebrate National Farmer’s Market Week starting Sunday, August 7. Market Director Linnea Carlson said Mayor Eddie Sundquist will mark celebrations at the market on Saturday, August 13 with a proclamation in honor of the week, “And then we’re going to have a special tent at market that people can visit to get information on why farmer’s markets are so important. They can get a farmer’s market (temporary) tattoo. We have a nice photo booth. And then we’re really excited, we’re going to be beginning sales.. the first time we’re selling market-themed t-shirts.”

2022 Vintage Book and Paper Show Takes Place August 6 in Mayville

The event will take place from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Chautauqua Suites on Route 394 in Mayville on Saturday, August 6. It will feature over 20 different dealers selling a large variety of items, including vintage and rare books, first editions, antiquarian books, local history, postcards, photography, maps, historic documents, posters, sports memorabilia, comic books, and more.

Ellicottville Brewing Co. Expansions

EBC Tap + Bottle Taqueria: Ellicottville Brewing Company has had some exciting updates in the works recently. The first is the addition of a picturesque secluded patio to the EBC Tap + Bottle Taqueria in Ellicottville. The patio is accessible only via their front entrance from the restaurant and features modern Mexican themed ambiance with beautiful flowers in the fresh outdoors. The patio is full menu and bar service, seats about 30-40 people and frequently features live music and entertainment. (Check their website and follow them on social media for a schedule of events.) “We took an area in EVL that was pretty run down and turned it into a beautiful destination patio. It was a revival of sorts.”, says owner Peter Kreinheder. “We’re thrilled with how the space came out and invite you to come enjoy.”

Ellicottville Ski Area Host 1st Annual Event August 6

August is here and it’s really hot, so it’s time to hit the ski slopes! No, you didn’t read that wrong. For the first time ever, HoliMont Ski Resort, in Ellicottville (at 6921 route 242 W) is offering a five-hour summer endurance challenge on their slopes, the “HoliMont Good Climb”.