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Carroll Town Police Chief arrested for alleged assault against wife...

The town of Carroll Police Chief has been accused of assaulting his wife three-months ago during a domestic incident that occured in Cattaraugus County.  State Police in Jamestown say they arrested 49 year-old Timothy Wright of Frewsburg Friday for third-degree assault while they were driving through the town of Leon last April 5th.  Troopers say Wright is accused of striking his wife several times, causing injuries.  Police say Wright was issued an appearance ticket for Leon Town Court... and, released pending a July 13th appearance at 7 p.m.


Fourth of July information -- including Fireworks...

There are a number of July 4th events, activities, and fireworks displays taking place today.  One of the big early events today was the annual Mayville Fourth of July Parade along Route 394.  This years' theme was "Four Score and Seven Years Ago: United We Stand."  Park activites begin at 12 Noon... an,d Skylighters of Western New York will put on the fireworks display at 10 p.m.

In Lakewood... the annual Fourth of July Summerfest at Hartley Park began with the annual Firecracker 10-K Run.  Other activities in the Park began at 11 a.m.  Live music in the Park begins at 7 p.m. with "Smokehouse" performing... and, fireworks begin at 10 p.m.   Zambelli Fireworks of New Castle, Pennsylvania be again firing off the pyrotechnics.

The other major parade in the region was in Warren, Pennsylvania this morning.  Activities at Betts Park run -- with music -- from 3 to 11 p.m.  There'll also be fireworks at 10 p.m.

The annual fireworks show at the Dunkirk Pier will be held... beginning at dusk....

AND... there'll be fireworks at Midway State Park at 10:05 p.m. tonight...


The annual Flarelighting around Chautauqua Lake will also take place at 10 p.m., put on by the Chautauqua Lake Association.  Flares are available at a number of locations.


Great Blue Heron Music Festival into second-day...

The 24th annual Great Blue Heron Music Festival's second-day is underway with some 32 bands, duets and soloists performing on three stages.  For more information, call 761-7190, or go on-line to info@greatblueheroin.com.



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