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8/25/2016 5:17:39 PM
As the Chautauqua Institution season wraps up this weekend, plans call for construction work to resume Monday on the "renewed" Amphitheater. George Murphy, Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer of Chautauqua, says crews will be back to work and facing an "aggressive schedule" the day after the season comes to an end. Murphy says a lot of work was done pre-season, which will help to allow...read more
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2016-08-25 07:35
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BUFFALO HAS ISSUED A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR...SOUTHWESTERN CATTARAUGUS COUNTY IN WESTERN NEW YORK...SOUTHEASTERN CHAUTAUQUA COUNTY IN WESTERN NEW YORK... UNTIL 8:15 PM EDTAT 7:25 PM EDT...A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED NEAR FALCONER...OR 9 MILES NORTHEAST OF JAMESTOWN...MOVING EAST AT 20 MPH.HAZARD...60 MPH WIND GUSTS AND QUARTER SIZE HAIL.SOURCE...RADA...read more
2016-08-25 06:53
Fredonia Police are investigating an accident involving a car and a motorcycle late Thursday afternoon.  Officers tell WDOE News that the crash occurred at the intersection of Central Avenue and Temple Street at about 5:45 PM.  The operator of the motorcycle was transported to Brooks Memorial Hospital with minor injuries.  WDOE will have more information when it becomes available....read more
2016-08-25 06:36
It appears that there could be a second vote by Forestville residents on whether or not to dissolve the village. Chautauqua County Election Commissioner Norm Green says the Board of Elections has reviewed a petition they received from the village on Thursday. Green tells WDOE News that the petition received a total of 130 valid signatures, which is more than the required number to get another vote...read more
2016-08-25 05:44
Wednesday's announcement that Fieldbrook Foods is adding 50 full-time jobs may be an indication of coming attractions. Fieldbrook President and CEO Bob Charleston says it's been a great year for the company, helped by strong ice cream sales.  Charleston says the company's performance and business have been strong, and has established good relationships with customers, which include ...read more
2016-08-25 05:32
An $851,000 rehabilitation project at the Greater Chautauqua-Jamestown Airport can now move forward after the county legislature voted to accept federal and state money for it. However, some legislators Wednesday night opposed the measure, with at least one saying he believes the state and federal governments should be doing more for economic development in the county. Frewsburg Republican Ron Lem...read more
2016-08-25 05:24
The 2016 edition of the New York State Fair got underway Thrusday morning near Syracuse. Governor Andrew Cuomo kicked off the State Fair with a ribbon cutting and celebrated the fairgrounds' $50 million transformation. The newly redesigned fairgrounds includes a new main entry gate, upgraded midway and a new RV park. The New York State Fair continues through Labor Day, September 5th....read more
2016-08-25 09:23
The State Missing Vulnerable Adult Alert that was issued for a 61-year-old Hamburg man who disappeared yesterday has been canceled.  Hamburg Town Police canceled the alert for Glen Paul Beecher shortly after 11 am this morning....read more
2016-08-25 08:01
The village of Cassadaga now has its own floating stage which doubles as a community fishing dock.  The 40 by 20 foot structure was recently completed under the direction of Cindy Flaherty of the Cassadaga Lakes Association.  Funds for the stage, which was donated to the village, were raised by the Citizens for a better Cassadaga, Cassadaga Lakes Association and the Cassadaga Valley Kiwa...read more
2016-08-25 07:44
Six more members of the Chautauqua County Sheriff's Office have recently been certified as New York State Basic-EMTs including the law enforcement agency's top official.  Sheriff Joe Gerace, three deputies, a deputy sheriff sergeant and a corrections sergeant completed training and recently received their certification.  The Sheriff's Office now has 13 law enforcement EMTs who can respon...read more
2016-08-25 07:28
The Chautauqua County Legislature has approved an agreement with Wyoming County to house some of the Chautauqua County Jail's inmates to stem an overcrowding situation at the facility in Mayville.  County Lawmakers voted unanimously Wednesday night for the agreement, which primarily involves some 18 state Parole violators.  County Executive Vince Horrigan says he's met with the County Pr...read more
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