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(Update)Power restored to areas affected by Monday power outages on Jamestown's eastside, and Falconer...

Power has now been restored to Jamestown's eastside... and, parts of Falconer after a possible power surge that triggered an outage at a Board of Public Utilities' transformer in Falconer.  BPU Spokeswoman Becky Robbins says crews replaced two transformers... and, completed testing of others in the area about 4 this afternoon.  The problem apparently triggered flames that damaged one side of the Rand Machine Company.  The call came in about 9:15 Monday night.  Robbins says BPU officials are still trying to determine what happened.

 

 

City school board approves DiMaio and Lucas to again head up panel...

The president and vice-president for the Jamestown School Board over the past year will again lead the panel in a new year that includes a new face... and, new challenges.  The board Tuesday night approved Joe DiMaio again as board president... even though he was out-of-town, and couldn't attend the meeting.  In addition... Laurel Lucas will serve again as the board's vice-president.  Lucas ran the meeting once she was re-elected... and, says she appreciates the other board member's support.  As for the new face... she says she's looking forward to working with new Superintendent Tim Mains... who comes from Rochester....