Lakewood man arrested for alleged sexual abuse of a child in town of Mina...

A Lakewood man is jailed without bail... accused of sexually abusing a child recently in the town of Mina.  Sheriff's Deputies say they arrested 68 year-old Ellis Delahoy of Jones Street without incident Thursday afternoon following an investigation by officers... and, the Chautauqua County Department of Child Protective Services.  Authorities acted on a complaint by CPS.  Deputies say Delahoy was arraigned in Mina Town Court on charges of first-degree sexual abuse... and endangering the welfare of a child.  He was then sent to the county lock-up.


NWS Forecaster Aaron Reynolds says small storm dumps 2-to-4 inches of snow, more coming early Saturday through Saturday afternoon...

Much of the snow we received early this morning around the Jamestown-area is gone now that the sun has been out... and temperatures are above freezing.  However... we're not done with Wintry weather for the weekend.  Forecaster Aaron Reynolds with the National Weather Service in Buffalo says the snowfall this morning was 'elevation dependant... with about 4-inches of snow at our West Ellicott studios.  Generally... the area got about 2 to 3 inches.  Reynolds says we're getting a break right now before we get another blast of snow overnight.  There is a Winter Weather Advisory in effect from 2 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday... with between 3 and 5 inches of snow expected to fall across the area.  Reynolds says we'll see more snow over the weekend... but, that will mainly be from snow showers with little or no accumulation.  He says we'll finally see some moderation by next Monday... with rain and temperatures reaching the lower 50s.


Salamanca native seeking Democratic nomination to run for 57th State Senate seat...

A Cattaraugus County native is back in the area... and, has announced that he's running for the 57th State Senate District seat currently held by incumbant Republican Cathy Young.  Democrat Lee Hyson of South Valley says he "fully appreciates" the opportunity to represent the district... and, adds he'll "work hard to promote this important region, and it's interests."  Hyson is a 2005 graduate of Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio... and, lived elsewhere the past few years.  He says he brings a different persepctive to the race... adding he has three main issues for the campaign.  One is the need to improve local school resources and funding.  The 33 year-old Hyson says the other two legs of his platfrom for the Fall election is trying to draw younger people -- like himself -- back to the region.  He says the population is declining, and getting older.  The third "leg" is stemming the Heroin and opiate addiction crisis.  He says there needs to be a community response... which includes getting insurance companies to allow addicts who need treatment to get that treatment.


Edwards among regional residents involved in Trump campaign leadership team...

The leadership team for front-runner Donald Trump's GOP Presidential primary campaign in New York has been announced.... and, a former County Executive is among the co-chairs.  Greg Edwards, who is now the Chief Executive Officer of the Gebbie Foundation in Jamestown, says he's analyzed all of the candidates seeking the Republican nomination, and adds he felt the billionaire businessman was the best choice.  Edwards says Trump is someone who is not entangled in the Washington web, and is willing to try and fix what's wrong there.  He agrees there are challenges facing Trump's campaign in New York because of the tens of millions of dollars that are being spent on media campaigns to "smear" Trump here.  The former Lt. Governor candidate... who ran with Carl Paladino of Buffalo in 2010... believes Trump will score an "impressive" win over Ted Cruz in the April 19 primary.  Edwards and local Congressman Tom Reed are among the co-chairs of Trump's New York campaign.  Paladino and Congressman Chris Collins are among the team's honorary co-chairs.


New "Joe Z" Coffee Shop opens in Jamestown...
The ribbon has been cut on a new coffee shop on Jamestown's southside which has a neighborhood feel to it... yet is ready to serve the downtown area too.  Owner Patty Franco says it's a "dream come true" because she and her husband, and business partner, Tom, live just across the street from the "JoeZ" Coffee Shop at 98 Forest Avenue.  Franco says they're been open a couple of weeks now, and they're had a wonderful response to their new business.  She says they're serving Steadman Corner's Coffee fresh every day... along with tea, and cookies, and cupcakes.  She adds that Tom also makes a "Savory dough" for special dishes... including Tomato soft-side and Egg Pies.  Franco says their shop uses most of the downstairs area.  She says they like the location... adding they're also close to the downtown.  JoeZ Coffee is open Tuesday through Fridays from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., and, from 8 a.m. to Noon on Saturday's.

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