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Reports: Jammers leaving Jamestown for West Virginia


JAMESTOWN, NY – It seems a local minor league baseball team is relocating to West Virginia.

Multiple news sources in West Virginia, including the West Virginia Gazette, are reporting that the Jamestown Jammers will soon move to Morgantown to play in a brand new baseball stadium being constructed there.

The team is owned by Robert Rich Jr., who also owns Rich Products and the Buffalo Bisons AAA minor league baseball team.

A spokesman for the company told us Sunday that Rich Products officials had no comment.

Fans say they're not happy seeing the team leave Western New York.

According to the West Virginia Gazette, the Jammers' ownership group will hold a press conference to make the official announcement Monday afternoon in Morgantown.

Head of Westfield Utility electrocuted


WESTFIELD, NY - A frightening and deadly incident happened in Chautauqua County this weekend. A utility worker was electrocuted on the job.

The incident happened around noon Saturday along Route 20 in the Town of Westfield. William Boneberg was moving a wire when the line broke and fell on him.

The 62-year-old was the superintendent for Westfield Electric.

Police have ruled his death accidental.


2 men charged in violinist's murder


MAYVILLE, NY-- Two men have been charged in connection with the death of a violinist.

Mary E. Whitaker, 61, was found dead from a gunshot wound in a home on Titus Road in the Town of Westfield Wednesday.

Authorities arrested 43-year old Jonathan Conklin and 30-year-old Charles Sanford, who they believe are responsible for the death of Mary Whitaker after police say they attempted to rob her.

The arrests were announced Friday by the Chautauqua County Sheriff and the District Attorney.

World-Traveled Culinary Expert Oliver Wolf Joins Seneca Resorts & Casinos as Executive Chef

World-Traveled Culinary Expert Oliver Wolf Joins Seneca Resorts & Casinos as Executive Chef

Germany native brings 25+ years of experience at Marriott International properties
throughout the U.S. and Germany, as well as resorts in Bermuda and Dubai

 

Buffalo’s Economic Resurgence Focus of Mayor’s Daemen Lecture

Buffalo’s Economic Resurgence Focus of Mayor’s Daemen Lecture

Mayor Byron W. Brown, a staunch advocate for economic development in Buffalo, will discuss the city’s economic resurgence and revitalization efforts as featured speaker in the Daemen College Distinguished Leaders Lecture Series that will take place at 7 p.m. Sept. 2 in the Wick Campus Center Alumni Lounge.

Currently serving a third term as mayor of New York State’s second largest city, Brown’s talk, “Buffalo on the Move: For Our Region, Our State,” will focus on the city’s economic development initiatives over the past decade and the positive impact this growth has had both regionally and statewide.

Seneca Resorts & Casinos Reveals Its Bold New Brand Positioning

Seneca Resorts & Casinos Reveals Its Bold New Brand Positioning

New logos, new tagline, “It’s Time to Play,” rolling out throughout
advertising campaign with an emphasis on Seneca Resorts & Casinos’
integrated experience for entertainment and excitement

 

Suspected crack dealers arrested in Dunkirk


DUNKIRK, NY – Two people are under arrest and a couple of hundred dollars worth of crack cocaine is in police custody after a raid conducted by City of Dunkirk Police and the Southern Tier Regional Drug Task Force Thursday evening.

Acting on neighborhood complaints, police raided a Grant Avenue apartment where the drugs, and a large amount of cash, were seized, according to a statement released by the Dunkirk Police Department.

Police arrested two suspects at the scene: Yanira Corraliza-Maestre, 20, and Kayla A. Hoffman, 21. Two other suspects remain at large: Antoine D. Jones, 35, and Shamaar D. Braggs, 33.

Police acted on a warrant issued by Dunkirk City Court following a lengthy investigation and surveillance of the apartment, which is located at 631 Grant Avenue. Police raided the residence at about 6:30 p.m. Thursday.