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Boil Water Order Lifted For Fredonia Village Water Customers

Submitted by Justin Gould on Sun, 04/21/2024 - 11:53

MAYVILLE, N.Y - The Chautauqua County Health Department, in conjunction with the Village of Fredonia has lifted the boil water order for all Village of Fredonia water customers, including customers within the Town of Pomfret.  Turbidity in the distribution system has returned to acceptable levels and two consecutive days of testing indicate that the water throughout the distribution system is safe for drinking, cooking, making ice, brushing teeth, making coffee, etc.  

Statement from Chautauqua County’s Sheriff & County Executive the Tragic Loss of Two Police Officers in Upstate New York

Submitted by Justin Gould on Mon, 04/15/2024 - 15:05

MAYVILLE, NY – Chautauqua County Sheriff James B. Quattrone and Executive Paul M. Wendel Jr. have released a joint statement on the Tragic Loss of Two Police Officers in Upstate New York:

Violent Felony Weapons Sentencing

Submitted by Justin Gould on Thu, 04/11/2024 - 12:01

Cody Boisvert, age 25 of Jamestown, was sentenced yesterday in Chautauqua County court by Judge David Foley to an determinate state prison sentenced of 3.5 years with 5 years of post-release supervision after being convicted of Criminal Possession of a Weapon in the 2nd degree, a class C violent felony. In July 2023, officers from the Jamestown Police Department observed Mr. Boisvert to be illegally in possession of a loaded hand gun. He pled guilty to the charge in December 2023.

Sentencing Issued in Felony Weapons Case

Submitted by Justin Gould on Wed, 04/10/2024 - 16:00

Jimmy Watts, age 49 of Dunkirk, was sentenced yesterday, April 9th, to a determinate state prison sentenced of 8 years with 5 years of post-release supervision by Judge David Foley after being convicted of Criminal Possession of a Weapon in the 2nd degree, a class C violent felony. In March 2023, the Dunkirk Police Department responded to a report of an individual waiving a gun and pointing it at patrons of a business on Lakeshore Drive in the City of Dunkirk. In September 2023 Mr.