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City police helping family with search for missing Jamestown man...

Jamestown police are asking for the public's help in finding a city man who has been missing since late this past May.  Police investigators say the family of 43 year-old Joseph Anthony reported that he was last seen in the 700-block of East Second Street about 10:30 p.m. Tuesday, May 27.  Officers say family members have checked out a number of locations, and leads on where he might be found.  However... they say they have not found him.  Anthony is described as a white male... about 5-foot-8 and 280 pounds.  He has short, black hair and brown eyes.  If you have any information... you're asked to call city police at 483-7537.

Horrigan pleased with SEIU-ConAgra agreement...

The agreement reached between the union representing over 400 Carriage House workers and ConAgra is good news for the workers who'll be losing their jobs with the plant closing.  However... it will also help in marketing the site for future development.  That from County Executive Vince Horrigan... who spoke at this (Friday) morning's County Executive Breakfast held by the Chautauqua County Chamber of Commerce.  Horrigan is pleased there will be no restrictions on the future use of the facilities.  He says previously -- with Petri -- there was a non-compete clause in the closing agreement.  Horrigan says this is good news for local food processors that may be interested in the Carriage House facilities.  He says the County's efforts to land a developer or develop an agribusiness park can now move ahead with the help of a $50,000 reuse study.  He says they're looking at "one-on-one" business... and, about six total.  He says they're also going to be looking at the possibility of an agri-business, or a business park with several, smaller businesses inside.  Horrigan thanked the union leaders for their work in reaching the agreement.  ConAgra is expected to close down the Carriage House facilities by the end of this year.

Street JAM set to hit the streets of Jamestown...

The 18th year of 3-on-3 basketball for the Resouce Center and 'Filling the Gap' begins tomorrow morning in area around the Jamestown Savings Bank Arena.  "Street JAM" Tournament Director Vicky Bardo says they'll kick off with the National Anthem... and, official welcomes by TRC Directors.  Bardo, who says they have about 240 teams for this year's tournament.  There'll be about 600 basketball games will be played during the day Saturday and Sunday.  One of the new features this year is two new brackets for the youngest players... 8 and under... and, 9 to 10 years of age.  All proceeds from 'Street Jam' benefit consumers at the Resouce Center. 


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WJTN News Headlines for May 27, 2020

A Jamestown man was arrested for allegedly breaking into a home and stabbing a person on the city's eastside Tuesday afternoon. Officers were called to the scene on East 8th Street... and, found...

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